Local Spotlight: Mill District

posted on August 20, 2018 by Amy Scott

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. What was once a functioning flannel mill is now a destination for dining and art for visitors. Dine at Kitchen and Market, Cugino Forno and Cafe Revolution and soon to be opened second location of the Bearded Goat.

Take in history at "The Fabric of Memory,"a history exhibit that "highlights the experiences of people who worked the mills or lived in the one of 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. Nex exhibits are installed monthly.

Revolution Mill also offers two event spaces: The Colonnade and Color Works Meeting Space.

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 include: 

  • Exploring WAMRev or Central Gallery to see the latest art exhibit
  • Drink and Dine at Kitchen and Market at Revolution Mill
  • Take a walk around to if there's ay events happening or just to soak in the architecture.
  • 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 Revolution Mill. The annual event brings the history of the mill with North Carolina makers market featuring local makers and vendors.
There will also be live music and children's activities. Former employee and residents of Revolution Mill are encouraged to attend and share their stories of the mill's history.  This years event takes place on September 23. Get more information here.

Vendors for the North Carolina Maker's Market 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 Cinema in the Yard and Rumble in the Stacks.

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

Pictures provided by Revolution Mill