Local Spotlight: Mill District

posted on August 20, 2018 by Paislee

Take a Trip to the Stacks

Renovated and thriving with new life the Revolution Mill in Greensboro is a great place to explore, bursting with restaurants, events, and art.

Revolution Mill

Over the last three years, Revolution Mill has repurposed itself. It was once functional mill to now a destination for dining and art for travelers. Dine at Natty Greene’s Kitchen and Market, Cugino Forno and Cafe Revolution and soon to be opened Bearded Goat second location.

Take in history at “The Fabric of Memory” it brings in experiences of people who worked in the mills and lived in the four Cone mill villages. Exhibit is open Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm

Get inspired at WamRev the Monday-Friday, 11am-6pm with rotating exhibits from the UNCG Weatherspoon Art Museum.

Gain perspective at the Central Gallery including “Quilt from the Mill” an exhibition by Judi H. Bastion

Additional options at Revolution Mill including hosting events, work and reside.

Plan an evening

Hannah Pomphrey, owner of Hue & Tone Creative has worked at Revolution Mill for the last three years. Her recommendations for an evening at Revolution Mill.

  • First, explore WAM at Rev to see the latest art exhibit
  • Drink and Dine at Natty Greene’s Kitchen and Market if the Deck is open dine outside.
  • stroll through the mill, see the stacks
  • Lastly grab  coffee or dessert at the Cafe Cugino in Cugino Forno

Mill Day

“The Mill is steeped in history and Mill Day is a day to celebrate,” states Tahe Zalal, Campus Activation Strategist for Rev Mill. The annual event brings the history of the mill with a makers market featuring local makers, and vendors, plus live music and children’s activities. Former employee and residents of Revolution Mill are encouraged to attend and share their stories of when the revitalize space was a working mill.  This years event takes place on September 23. Get more information here.

Vendors Include:
Black Mountain Chocolate
New Sarum Brewery
Natty Greene’s
Incendiary Brewing
Childress Vineyard
King Queen Haitian Cuisine
Yeehaw Doughnuts
Liberty Kettle Corn Shop
Liberty Ice Cream
Ann & Anne
Mindful Supply
Formation Design
Beth Sartore
Centennial Trading
Black Mountain Chocolate

Live Music provided by: Caleb Caudle, plus more


Seasonally Revolution Mills hosts events for all including Thursday Night Movies and Rubble in the Stacks.

More information check out http://revolutionmillgreensboro.com/

Pictures provided by Hannah Pomphrey