News & Events

Veteran's Night: Carolina Thunderbirds vs. Danville Dashers

November 10, 2018
6:05 PM

The Annex at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds
421 West 27th Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27102

We will be hosting a Food Drive which will benefit Crisis Control Ministry. Please bring your canned food to the game and help us feed the community!

IdeaLaunch

November 14, 2018
8 - 9 AM

229 North Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401

Come check out the latest and greatest ideas coming out of our Entrepreneur Community! Hear 4-minute pitches from startups about their latest idea, new product, or expansion.

Great for those who always want to be in the know, thrive on networking, and love supporting other business owners.

Chick-fil-A Chill-Out!! Block Party

November 16, 2018
6 - 8:30 PM

LeBauer Park
208 North Davie Street
Greensboro, NC 27401

Admission is Free and receive a Free Chick-fil-A original sandwich with donation of a canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!! Please bring a canned good for each person.

Face Painting, ride on the "Chill-Out" Express, dance to live music provided by Eric and Chilltones, balloon artist, hot chocolate and lots more!!

Skating for special rate of $3.00 (includes skate rental) for opening night of Winterplace Skating Rink!

So much Friday Night Fun for the whole Family!

Festival of Lights

November 30, 2018
6 - 9 PM

Community Tree Lighting at 6:56 PM at Center City Park

The festival of lights has been a holiday tradition for over 25 years. This year the festival will include all of the holiday favorites including the community sing, lighting of the community tree in Center City Park, and of course carolers and acoustic performances along Elm Street. You can find Santa in Hamburger Square and roast marshmallows too! Warm your hands at the warming stations and get your group holiday photo in the social photo booth! You’ll find plenty of delicious treats throughout downtown and don’t forget – finalize your shopping at on of the many downtown merchants who will be open late for Festival of Lights!

Greensboro Holiday Parade

December 1, 2018
12 - 2 PM

Downtown Greensboro

For four decades, the Greensboro Holiday Parade has brought bands, huge Macy-style balloons (the only opportunity to see these in North Carolina and within 300 miles of Greensboro!) and the community together to enjoy holiday spirit! 

PARADE HISTORY

The Greensboro Holiday Parade has been a downtown tradition for almost 40 years. The Parade features huge Macy’s style balloons and is the only Parade in North Carolina to feature these great attractions which have been featured in countries such as Belgium, Israel, Mexico and many other locations!

The parade averages over 60,000 spectators who also enjoy professional floats, dance and drill teams and the area’s best middle school, high school and college bands as they march along the streets of downtown Greensboro.

Candlelight Memorial Service

December 6, 2018
6 PM

300 W. Wendover Ave. Greensboro, NC 27408

In understanding the past year has been difficult for the families that have lost loved ones, the Staff of Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Home would like to extend an invitation for you to attend a Candlelight Memorial Service. this service, to be held at the Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Home Chapel, will honor and remember those we have served during the past year. You, and your family, are all extended an invitation for support during this service of remembrance.

No reservations are needed, but a phone call will help us serve you more efficiently. There will be a personalized gift, honoring your loved one, given to each family in attendance.

Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with you and your family.

Please call us at 336-273-3401, so that we will have your gift ready.

Toys for Tots - 2018 Toy Drive

December 7, 2018
7 AM - 6 PM

Event Schedule
7:00am - Breakfast
7:00am until 9:00am - 100.3 Kiss FM
11:00am until 2:00pm - BBQ Chicken Lunch
11:00am until 1:00pm - Q104.1 WTQR
3:00pm until 5:00pm- Q104.1 WTQR

With an unwrapped toy or monetary donation Free Breakfast or Free BBQ Chicken Lunch

Marine Corps. Reserve Toys For Tots Foundation

Marines will be in attendance to receive your donations.

Goal:

The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a shiny new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to needy youngsters that will motivate them to grow into responsible, productive, patriotic citizens and community leaders.

Objectives:

The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help needy children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas; to play an active role in the development of one of our nation's most valuable natural resources - our children; to unite all members of local communities in a common cause for three months each year during the annual toy collection and distribution campaign; and to contribute to better communities in the future.

Activities:

The principle Toys for Tots activities which take place each year are the collection and distribution of toys in the communities in which a Marine Corps Reserve Unit is located and in communities without a Reserve Unit that has a Marine corps League Detachment or group of men and women, generally veteran Marines, authorized by marine toys for Tots Foundation to conduct a local toys for Tots campaign.

Year of the Pig

January 15, 2019
5:30 - 7:30 PM

HQ Greensboro
111 West Lewis Street
Greensboro, NC 27406

2019 is the Year of the Pig According to Chinese Zodiac. The Pig is thought can bring affluence to people. Consequently, it has been regarded as wealth. We want to kick off your 2019 with a comprehensive evening of community organizations, resources to grow and engage your business, drinks, food, music and fun.

Attendees should come prepared to "BRING HOME THE BACON!" as they strategically engage with our community partners. Early arrival is suggested as we will have door prizes that can only be won by attending and connecting at the event. Bring business cards and prepare to network. New and existing business are welcome as well as students looking for internships.

Come learn about the Triad expansion programs and new developments to gain funding for your business via Piedmont Business Capital.

Co-Sponsor(s): HQ Greensboro, Piedmont Business Capital, Real Glow Getters, North State

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.