1. Open Streets #DGSO
When: Sat, Oct 3, 5:00-11:00pm
Where: Downtown Greensboro
WE’RE CLOSING IT DOWN TO OPEN IT UP.
Enjoy a pedestrian-friendly Elm Street (from Market Street to Lewis Street) every Saturday through October 3rd!
Saturday | 5-11 pm
Parking is available in our parking decks and street side on streets not blocked off for pedestrian traffic.
Parking is free all day on Saturdays.
Visit https://www.downtowngreensboro.org/events/openstreets/ for a list of participating restaurants and retailers.
2. NC Balloon Festival Live Stream 2020
When: Fri, Oct 2 at 5:00pm and Sun, Oct 4 at 9:00pm
Where: Online Event
Hot air balloons (weather permitting), food trucks, retail vendors and activities for the family! This event is held just outside of Charlotte, NC
3. Shop, Sip & Stroll
When: Fri, Oct 2 5:00 - 9:00pm
Where: Downtown Greensboro
IT’S FALL Y’ALL!
Get a jump on holiday shopping, shop local and enjoy complimentary beverages from your favorite downtown retailers during First Friday and Saturday in October!
First Friday, Oct. 2: 5-9 PM
October 3: 12-9 PM
(Note: Elm St. will be pedestrian friendly for Open Streets on Oct. 3 from 5-11 PM)
Go to https://www.downtowngreensboro.org/events/shop-sip-stroll/ for a list of participating retailers!
4. Mama Crockett's Hittin' Greensboro!
When: Sat, Oct 3, 8:00am - 2:00pm
Where: Sweet Tea Studio & Boutique at Irving Park, 401 State St, Greensboro, NC
GREENSBORO: Catch Yo Dozies from the Chute at Sweet Tea Studio on Saturday, October 3!
Click 'GOING' to be 1 of 3 FREE dozie winners!!!
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5. Kona Ice at Spears Family YMCA
When: Fri, Oct 2, 4:30-6:00pm
Where: Spears Family YMCA, 3216 Horse Pen Creek Rd, Greensboro, NC
LOOKING FOR A KONA ICE?
We will be continuing our visits to the Spears Family YMCA on Fridays thru October!
We will be following all social distancing rules.
6. Sunday Brunch on Mendenhall
When: Sun, Oct 4, 8:00am - 1:00pm
Where: Double Oaks Bed & Breakfast, 204 N Mendenhall St, Greensboro, NC
Double Oaks is pleased to partner with the Grinder Café to bring Greensboro a new option for Sunday brunch. This pairing brings together baristas and chefs to create a full-spectrum menu in a comfortable, neighborhood location. Take a look at what we have to offer, and we’ll look forward to seeing you on Sundays!
The Grinder Café truck will be parked out front on Mendenhall St. every Sunday, so you can enjoy their specialty coffee and smoothie drinks, as well as our full brunch menu. Order yours to-go at the truck, or ring our doorbell so we can help you find a place in the garden to enjoy your meal. Dine-in is on a first-come, first-served basis—find a spot at one of our outdoor tables, or bring your own chairs or picnic blanket! (Please practice safe social distancing.)
7. Art in the Arboretum: Virtually Awesome!
When: Sun, Oct 4 at 2:00pm
Where: Online Event
Experience the event at home! A variety of musical performances by local bands and musicians, presentations by the garden’s volunteer curators highlighting special garden areas, and a photo lineup of local artists showcasing their work. Check back for a detailed listing of performance and presentation times.
8. Food Drive & Pet Blessing
When: Sat, Oct 3, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Where: St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2210 N Elm St, Greensboro, NC
St. Pius Catholic Church will host a drive-though food drive and pet blessing in the parking lot of the church on Saturday October 3, 2020 from 9am until noon. All are welcome! Bring your furry, fuzzy, slimy, crawly, scaly or winged friends in the car with you for a very special pet blessing from Monsignor Marcaccio! The GUM Food Pantry is seeking FOUR food items for this event that are needed MOST in the pantry - PEANUT BUTTER - CANNED MEATS - SOUP - MAC & CHEESE!
9. Historic Gate City Trolley Tour
When: Fri, Oct 2, 12:00-2:00pm
Where: Daily Departures in Downtown Greensboro
Enjoy some time with us on this comprehensive history tour aboard a classy, sassy, and comfortable Trolley. Whether you were raise in Greensboro or are visiting from afar, or even just passing thru, this is a great way to see the sights and hear the tales thru decades of popular landmarks, architecture, and history galore! These daily departures @ 2-3 downtown Greensboro local Trolley Tours occur with the comforts of air-conditioning, cushioned seats, an on-board Guide, and a stellar courteous Driver.
Tickets must be purchased online in advance, or by calling 336/722-7777. Neither bathrooms nor seatbelts are available on the Trolley. Beverages welcome but no glass or alcohol please. This tour can accommodate maximum of 8 passengers to practice social distancing aboard our Trolley.
NOTE: This tour requires a minimum of four passengers to run. Please book your desired party size (recruit friends/family), and we will reach out within 24 hours of the start time to let you know if the minimum has not been reached for a refund or to reschedule.