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Get ready for the Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic!

posted on November 3, 2017 by Greensboro CVB

The Craftsmen’s Classic is coming to town this Thanksgiving weekend! The Craftsmen’s Classic was founded 43 years ago by the Gilmore family of Greensboro, NC. Clyde Gilmore, a jewelry maker, wanted to create a “family” of artists and craftsmen, nationwide, that could stage indoor festivals showcasing their original works, and interact one-on-one with the public.…Read more

Massive Water Slide Makes a Splash in Greensboro

posted on May 11, 2016 by C L

Slide the City is starting their 2016 season strong when they come to Greensboro on Saturday May 21. With over 50 events already scheduled for this year, event organizers are excited to kick-off the season in North Carolina. Starting at 9 a.m., adventure-seekers can speed down McGee Street on the massive slide, stretching three football…Read more

Did you know?

posted on May 9, 2016 by C L

10 Things you probably didn’t know about Greensboro. The Barn Dinner Theatre is the oldest continuously running dinner theater in the United States.  It was opened in 1964 and is the last of the original Barn Dinner Theatres. While working in Greensboro, Lunsford /Richardson developed a number of home remedies under the name “Vicks,” including…Read more

LeBauer Park Scheduled to Open Summer 2016

posted on May 3, 2016 by C L

LeBauer Park is Greensboro’s newest family destination – schedule to open in early summer 2016 – will feature attractions for people of all ages, including performances, play areas, a dog park, outdoor “reading rooms” gardens and much more!  A monumental aerial sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist Janet Echelman will anchor the park.  This “must” see”…Read more

Metro Madness

posted on February 29, 2016 by C L

In homage to college basketball craziness, we’ve created special brackets to let you select the most important of a great city – Greensboro, NC. Vote via the Metro Madness website, and you will be entered for a chance to win weekly prizes and the Grand Prize of an exciting three-day, two-night getaway to discover Greensboro,…Read more

Attention all Marathoners!

posted on September 21, 2015 by C L

Are you looking for your next marathon to compete in and don’t want to travel far and wide? The Greensboro Marathon is the only marathon in the triad and it (and a half marathon) will be taking place on October 17th, 2015 for the third year in a row. The race will take place all…Read more

13th Annual Taste Carolina Wine Festival

posted on September 8, 2015 by C L

Get ready because in just a few short days the 13th annual Taste Carolina Wine Festival, presented by Greensboro Jaycees, will be here! This weekend, head on over to Colfax where you can taste all the best NC winery offerings. Colfax is located right on the outskirts of Greensboro. The festival will be held at…Read more

Taylor Swift at the Greensboro Coliseum

posted on August 31, 2015 by C L

Taylor Swift will be returning to Greensboro this year with her “1989 World Tour” which will be held at the Greensboro Coliseum on October 21st, 2015. Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster and are going quickly, so be sure to get yours soon! Last year, Taylor’s “RED Tour” sold out and played over 66…Read more

17 Days is Coming!

posted on August 26, 2015 by C L

The annual 17 Days Festival, hosted by Arts Greensboro, is coming soon! The event will take place from September 11th-27th, with the National Folk Festival kicking off the fun from September 11th-13th. If you’ve never been to 17 Days in Greensboro, there is truly something for everyone. The festival is a unique experience that fuels…Read more

National Folk Festival Coming Soon!

posted on August 13, 2015 by C L

Mark your calendars for the 75th annual National Folk Festival to be held in Greensboro this year from September 11th – 13th. This event is a 3 day celebration kicking off the start of the annual 17 Days Festival in Greensboro….and it’s FREE! Join the fun and experience arts, culture, and heritage in a jam-packed…Read more

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