Things To Do Now

posted on February 19, 2020 by C L

Greensboro has it all!

Stay busy this Coronavirus Summer: Isolation doesn’t have to mean “indoors.” Almost all parks are accessible now, due to Phase 2 Reopening Plan in NC. Here is a list of things to do at local parks to get you out of your house and still at a safe distance from other people.

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Canoe or Kayak at Lake Brandt 

Sometimes the trail can be quite busy, so we recommend taking to the water for some much-needed tranquility. Canoes and kayaks are available for rental daily.

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Have a picnic at BurMil Park 

You won’t have trouble finding a shady spot of lawn to roll out a blanket and enjoy lunch with friends. If picnics aren’t your cup of tea, there are a million other things to do at this park!

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Scavenger hunt at Greensboro Arboretum

A fun activity to do with kids: create a Scavenger Hunt and set off for the Arboretum! Will you find something red? What about a bug that flies? You’ll only know if you try!

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Open Streets: Downtown Greensboro

Shop downtown Greensboro and enjoy patio dining along a pedestrian-friendly Elm Street (from Market Street to Lewis Street) Every Saturday | 5-10 pm HOW IT WORKS Come downtown to Elm Street during ...

Food Truck Friday Grooves

Join us for some good eating and some live music at Downtown Greensboro Park! Food truck Fridays are back and better than ever with live music! Each Friday will feature different trucks offering a ...

SpookyWoods

The Scariest and Largest Haunted House in NC is Spooky Woods. Featuring all-new amazing sets and the first haunted train ride of its kind, The Sudden Death Express. Voted Scariest Haunted Attractio...

Wicked

So much happened before Dorothy dropped in. WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young ...

Gary Clark Jr.

Multiple Grammy-winning and Billboard chart-topper Gary Clark Jr. is coming to the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts on October 27. Clark achieved global impact following his first Gramm...

for KING & COUNTRY

October 28 at 7pm at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex Hailing from the land of Oz, Christian Contemporary Music duo For King And Country have taken their new homeland by storm with soaring praise an...

NC A&T Homecoming

THE GREATEST ON EARTH October 30, 2021 Welcome to “The Greatest Homecoming on Earth” at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University! Homecoming is a festive time for the Universi...

Little Big Town : Night Fall Tour

GRAMMY, ACM, CMA, and AMA Award-winning group Little Big Town is coming to the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts for two performances – Thursday, November 4, 2021 and Friday, November 5,...

Holiday Market

GSO Coliseum Complex, Special Events Center, 1921 W. Lee St., Greensboro, NC 27403 The 30th Annual Holiday Market is Your Complete Holiday Experience! Offering foods and fashions, gifts and glitter...

An Evening with Matthew Morrison

Star of stage and screen, Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe nominee, Matthew Morrison, will perform LIVE with the Greensboro Symphony in an evening of sophisticated enjoyment at the Steven Tanger for...

85 South Comedy Show Live

The 85 South Show, produced by 85 South Media, unites three of America’s funniest, talented, and most fearless comedians. With nearly two million subscribers on YouTube, 410 million independent vie...

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time...

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame group Lynyrd Skynyrd was well into the Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour, when the worldwide shutdown forced the band – and all musicians – off the road. Over...

CTG’s The Wizard of Oz

Annual production of The Wizard of Oz, celebrating it’s 26th year. Over 100 community cast members perform this annual family-friendly theatre production. Performance Dates: November 13-21...

Gladys Knight

Gladys Knight coming to Greensboro – November 17, 2021Greensboro, N.C. – The Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts will host “Empress of Soul” Gladys Knight on November 17, 2021 as part of a...

Christmas Festival at McLaurin Farm

Memories are made at Christmas, and McLaurin Farms is here to help you do that, as our Christmas event is one of the highlights of our season. It’s so much more than your typical “drive-through” li...

The Craftsmen’s Christmas Classic

Greensboro’s Thanksgiving Weekend Tradition for 45 years!  Voted consistently as one of the top 100 shows In The Nation – #1 In North Carolina and a “Top 5” In The Nation – Sunshine Artist Magazi...

Motown Christmas

A Motown Christmas features a world-class vocal group comprised of past and present members of Motown’s most legendary groups…The Temptations, The Miracles and The Capitols. A Motown Christmas...

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA

Multi-platinum, progressive rock group Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will be bringing its highly-anticipated Winter Tour back for 2021 to Greensboro Coliseum on Dec. 9. This year’s long-awaited ...

Princess Christmas Gala

Experience the true magic of the season and be wrapped up in dazzling, pure delight with your little one as you walk into the Grandville Ballroom and into an event filled with royal Professional Pr...

A Magical Cirque Christmas

A Magical Cirque Christmas is coming to the Steven Tanger Performing Arts Center on Friday, December 17, 2021. It’s a thrilling, festive, fun-for-the-whole-family event. For more information and co...

Eric Church: Gathering Again Tour

ERIC CHURCH IN THE ROUND: THE GATHER AGAIN TOUR   NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year and current ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee Eric Church has his sights set on a retu...

45th Annual HAECO Invitational

The HAECO Invitational: Greensboro Holiday Tradition Thrives More than four decades ago, seven Greensboro Sports Councilmen had a vision: bring Greensboro’s high school basketball teams together ...

Come From Away

Steven Tanger for the Performing Arts  Inaugural Broadway Season continues with Come From Away December 28 – January 2. Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY is a Best Musical winner all across North Amer...

Porgy and Bess

The Greensboro Opera will present Porgy and Bess at the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts on at the New Steven Tanger Performing Arts Center in Downtown Greensboro. January 21 & 23, 202...

Disney’s The Lion King

Tickets for Disney’s The Lion King on Sale At the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts on October 29 Greensboro, N.C. - Disney Theatrical Productions and the Steven Tanger Center for the Pe...

RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour

For a quarter of a century, Jonathan Larson’s RENT has inspired us to choose love over fear and to live without regret. This Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning phenomenon that follows a year i...

Chris Tomlin – United Tour

CHRIS TOMLIN & UNITED ANNOUNCE MEGACO-HEADLINE “TOMLIN UNITED” TOUR“We really believe this tour is going to be something unforgettable,” said Chris Tomlin and Joel Houston (UNITED). “We’ve been try...

NCAA Women’s Final Four

Tickets to the 2022 NCAA Women's Final Four,As well as the accompanying regionals, will go on sale to the general public the week of Oct. 18. Regional tickets will be available for purchase Tuesday...

Cinderella: Greensboro Ballet

A lost slipper, a Fairy Godmother, a Charming Prince, and a kind young lady whose beauty sparkles from within. These are just some of the characters that make the fairy tale classic Cinderella such...

The Harlem Globetrotters

The World-Famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their newly reimagined Spread Game tour The Spread Game Tour is a basketball event like no other. Ankle-breaking moves, jaw-dropping swag,and rim-...

Justin Bieber — Changes Tour

Iconic pop star Justin Bieber will be going on tour and performing in Greensboro on April 6, 2022. This is currently the only North Carolina Date. April 6, 2022 at 7pm at the Greensboro Coliseum....