Calendar of Events 2020

Note that this calendar is still active and is being added to and adjusted. Stay tuned and check back in closer to the date of your event for finalized details.

Please click on each event for more details!

Pre-Creek Week Events

MARCH 24

Water Themed Story Times

High Point Library, 901 N Main St

  • Water-themed BookWorm Storytime, 10am. For ages 12-23 months.
  • Water-themed Time for Two’s, 11am. For two-year olds.

MARCH 27

Project WET, Kathleen Clay Library, 1420 Price Park Rd, Greensboro

  • March 27, 9am-4pm.
  • To register, e-mail melanie.buckingham@greensboro-nc.gov. 

Saturday, March 28

Creek Week Kick Off Party

  • Gibson Park, 5207 W. Wendover Ave., High Point,
  • 10am – 12:30pm.

Nature Walk with Audubon Society

  • Tankersley Drive (behind Moses Cone Hospital)
  • 10am. 

Creek Clean-up with Get:Outdoors

  • Greensboro Arboretum
  • 10am, Open to the public. Please contact info@shopgetoutdoors.com or call 336-294-3918 for more information.

Creek Clean-up with Piedmont Plateau Group of NC Sierra Club

  • 10am-12pm
  • 501 Yanceyville St, Greensboro.
  • Gloves, bags and vests will be provided for this cleanup.  Contact information TBA

Cottage Grove Cleanup Day

Wine and Design Jamestown water themed art class

  • 121 E Main St, Jamestown
  • 4:30pm. $27 per person
  • 6:30pm. $37 per person
  • Please pre-register, information here

Sunday, March 29

Night Hike
  • Haw River State Park, 339 Conference Center Dr, Browns Summit,
  • 6pm
  • Take a night hike in the wetlands and discover a new experience at Haw River State Park. Listen for frog and toad calls, watch for river otter or beaver and try to call in bard and screech owls. Red cellophane available if you wish to bring a flashlight. Event space is limited please register by calling the park office at: 336-342-6163.

Monday, March 30

Check the Greensboro Libraries events!

Creek Week Tours: What Goes Where?

  • 12:30-2pm
  • Call 336-373-2342 to register

Wit & Spark Trivia, Scuppernong Books

  • 304 S Elm St, Greensboro
  • 7pm

Tuesday, March 31

Check the Greensboro Libraries events!

Carolina Gold: The History of Gold in NC

  • High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave, High Point
  • 5:30-6:30pm

DIY Rain Barrel Workshop

  • Guilford County Cooperative Extension, 3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro
  • 6pm
  • Space is limited, contact Lorelei Elkins at 336-641-2082 or email lelkins@guilfordcountync.gov

Creek Week Tours: What Goes Where?

  • 11am-12:30pm
  • call 336-373-2342 to register

Wine and Design Jamestown water themed art class

  • 121 E Main St, Jamestown
  • 6:30pm. $37 per person
  • Please pre-register, information here

Wednesday, April 1

Check the Greensboro Libraries events!

Guided Nat Greene Trail Hike

Creek Week Tours: What Goes Where?

  • 9:30-11am
  • Call 336-373-2342 to register

Family Fishing Day

  • City Lake Park, 602 W Main St, Jamestown,
  • 2pm-5pm. 
  • Free event led by the NC Wildlife Commission. Bait and loaner poles provided. No license required.

Creek Week Trivia @ Brown Truck Brewery

  • 1234 N. Main St, High Point
  • 6:30pm.

Thursday, April 2

DIY Rain Barrel Workshop

  • Guilford County Cooperative Extension, 3309 Burlington Rd, Greensboro
  • 1pm.
  • Join Guilford County staff for a FREE educational workshop and come home with a rain barrel!  Space is limited register by contacting Lorelei Elkins at 336-641-2082 or email lelkins@guilfordcountync.gov.

Tap Room Trivia

  • Pig Pounder Brewery, 1107 Grecade St, Greensboro
  • 7-9pm
  • Come enjoy your favorite beverage and test your water knowledge with this special water-themed trivia night! Free pizza to all attendees and prizes for top two teams. First place team will receive Creek Week t-shirts! For more information contact 336-553-1290 or visit http://www.pigpounder.com.

Creek Week Tours: What Goes Where?

  • 3-4:30 pm call 336-373-2342 to register

Check the Greensboro Libraries events!


Friday, April 3

Check the Greensboro Libraries events!

STEM Club: Creek Week, High Point Library

  • High Point Library, 901 N Main St
  • 3:30pm

Creek Critters Clay Crafting

  • Green Hill Studios at Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 North Davie Street, Greensboro,
  • 5-8:30pm
  • This event is free and open to all ages. Visit www.greenhillnc.org for more details.

Creek Week Tours: What Goes Where?

  • 1:30-3pm
  • call 336-373-2342 to register

First Friday Fun at Reconsidered Goods

  • 2805 Patterson St, Greensboro
  • 5pm-8pm.
  • Celebrate Guilford Creek Week by participating in the First Friday Craft Event. All supplies provided for crafting. Bring snacks and drinks. Admission is $10 per maker. Contact 336-763-5041 for more information.

Saturday, April 4

Urban Stream Walk and River Watch Training with UNCG’s Dr. Praskievicz and Haw River Keeper Emily Sutton

  • Lake Daniel Park
  • 11am-2pm. 
  • Come learn about the stream assessment work that was completed at North Buffalo Creek by UNCG students in the Department of Geography, Environment, and Sustainability. Dr. Praskievicz will discuss the physical habitat and water quality of urban streams and demonstrate the equipment used to perform the assessments. This walk will be followed by a River Watch training with the Haw River Keeper to learn more about the River Watch Program and how to become a volunteer. Please contact Emily Sutton at emily@hawriver.org for inquiries about River Watch and visit: http://hawriver.org/projects/stream-monitoring/ for more information.  For information about the overall event please contact guilfordcreekweek@gmail.com

Lake Shore Trail Walk

Check the Greensboro Libraries events!


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