Upcoming Events in 2016-17

January 25, 2017
Community Appearance Index

Greensboro Beautiful volunteers will assess our community's appearance with regard to presence and frequency of litter, abandoned and junk vehicles, illegal signs, graffiti, and outside storage.

February 15-28, 2017
Winter Wipeout

Litter is so much easier to clean up when it's easier to see in wooded areas, along tree-lined streets, and roadsides.

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Arbor Day Tree Planting

10 am, Sunset Hills Neighborhood
In observance of Arbor Day, Greensboro Beautiful will plant a commemorative tree and kick off the 2017 NeighborWoods Community Tree Planting program.

Saturday, April 1, 2017
Great American Cleanup

9 am-12 noon
Join volunteers throughout Greensboro to get litter out of our waterways, off our streets and out of our neighborhoods!

Sunday, April 30, 2017
Groovin' in the Garden: Jazz at Gateway Gardens

12-5 pm
This event will feature live jazz performances on two stages in the garden. Other activities include creating musical instruments from recyclable items, an instrument “petting zoo”, and Garden Quest. A variety of food will also be available for purchase. It promises to be and afternoon of fun and entertainment for all! Free Admission.

Sunday, June 4, 2017
Parisian Promenade

12-5 pm, Tanger Family Bicentennial Garden
Greensboro Beautiful recreates the sights, scenes, sounds and smells of a spring afternoon in Paris - all in our own Bicentennial Garden. Sidewalk artists, live music, children's activities, family games, sidewalk cafes and more are featured - all within the colorful backdrop of the garden in bloom. Free Admission.

September 16, 2017
Big Sweep Greensboro

9 am-12 noon
Join volunteers throughout Greensboro to get litter out of our waterways, off our streets and out of our neighborhoods!

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Annual Meeting & Awards Reception

12 noon; Location, TBA
Greensboro Beautiful recognizes individuals, businesses and community organizations for outstanding contributions to our community's beautification and environmental conservation.

Sunday, October 1, 2017
Art in the Arboretum

12-5 pm, Greensboro Arboretum
A juried art and fine craft exhibit and sale featuring fifty artists from throughout the region exhibiting their hand-crafted offerings in an outdoor gallery. This event also features entertainment on three stages, art activities, Garden Quest, and two food courts. Free Admission.

Saturday, November 4, 2017
NeighborWoods Community Tree Planting

10 am, Sunset Hills Neighborhood
Greensboro Beautiful volunteers and neighborhood residents will plant trees in a neighborhood as part of the NeighborWoods Community Tree Planting.

Sunday, December 3, 2017
Holiday Greenery Festival

12-5 pm, Lewis Recreation Center
Join us for this annual holiday tradition and fundraiser for Greensboro Beautiful! Featuring fresh, North Carolina-grown wreaths, white pine roping, six colors of poinsettias, light balls, and local artisans with holiday decor and gift ideas.