First National Bank Field is home to the Greensboro Grasshoppers. The Grasshoppers play in the South Atlantic League and are the Singe-A minor league farm team of Major League Baseball's Florida Marlins. Opened in 2005, the stadium has a capacity 7,499. This is a wonderful sports stadium to watch a baseball game and root on the home team!
The Natural Science Center of Greensboro takes attendees through worlds once inhabited by dinosaurs with 36-foot (10 meters) tall T-Rex models, as well as places to learn about the natural earth like the Gem and Mineral Gallery. There are also aquatic labs where everyone can pet and get to know more about snakes, amphibians and other sea-creatures. A trip to this center and all the attractions within is an experience that all members of the family can enjoy.
The goal and lasting mission of the International Civil Rights Center and Museum is to educate future generations and also not let anyone forget Greensboro's as well as the nation's struggle for Civil Rights. Everything that began with the sit-in protest of the Woolworth-lunch counter 1960 by four young North Carolina A&T State College students and every battle in-between is chronicled inside these walls. This is truly an inspiring monument to chronicling the history of the Civil Rights Movement.
Elegant and timeless, the Carolina Theatre first opened on the last day of October in 1927. Originally a 2,200 seat vaudeville theater, the interior design of the Carolina is finely decadent with its crystal chandeliers, gilded railings and marbled columns. Presently, people still come to the Carolina to take in the beautiful landmark either to tour the facilities, take in a live performance or a matinee or a an evening out watching a Hollywood classic.
The key aspect to the Greensboro Children's Museum, the part that they stress is that above all else, is that the children that come through their doors get to experience something educational and interactive. There are outreach programs for children throughout the community that seek to educate the youth about nature through activities in science. There are various kinds of field-trips available including fun sleepovers.
Whether a student, a researcher or just someone wanting to know a little something more about the long and rich history of Greensboro and Guilford Counties, the Greensboro History Museum is the place to be. Notable figures the museum covers include, among others, former Governor John Motley Morehead, O. Henry and David Caldwell. Exhibitions here are both of the permanent kind as well as those that are held for only a limited time.
Set in downtown Greensboro, One Thirteen Brewhouse + Rooftop Bar is spread across four floors. This bar and events venue features three bars. The rooftop bar offers stunning views of the city of Greensboro. In addition to several bars, the building houses a large stage which is used for live music concerts and performances. This happening venue also has a hall that is used for hosting private events like gatherings and parties. This bar and event space is a great place to visit with friends.
Cone Denim Entertainment Center is set in Downtown Greensboro and is one of the premier destinations for live acts. Spread across 8000 square feet (743.22 square meters), it is done up in black, blue and gray hues. It features many bars and a lounge. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, it hosts comedy shows and concerts by House of Blues Entertainment but will also encourage local artists.
The Empire room of the Elm Street Center is one of two large ballrooms that can be used for weddings, parties, Galas, proms, conventions, business events and whatever else you can think of! The elegant setting holds up to 800 people and can be divided into three separate rooms. The Empire room is a featured venue for the Eastern Music Festival organization.
The Green Hill Center is dedicated to promoting arts and culture. It has four floors of art galleries that host a variety of paintings and cultural exhibits. Additionally, there are studios, classrooms and rehearsal halls that showcase events and informative workshops. If you enjoy arts and culture, the Green Hill Center is the place to go.