Guilford & The Civil War: A Unique Living History Experience

Saturday, May 31, 2014 @ 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. On and around the Guilford Green Rain or Shine (see alternate schedule below in case of rain) Join us for a celebration of Guilford life in the 1860s, a commemoration of the Civil War - the deadliest war in American history -  and a tribute to the 300 men who fought in the Guilford Regiment, many of whom died of battle wounds and disease in service to the Union.  Spend an hour or spend the day! Observe military drills and demonstrations of the … [Read more...]

Guilford Generations Jubilee

Event Snapshot Kick off the year-long celebration of Guilford’s 375th Birthday in 2014 with a day-long series of family-friendly events near or around the Guilford Green, culminating in fireworks in the downtown area. When: December 31, 2013, from Noon - 8 p.m. Where: Guilford Green What:  A family -oriented day of entertainment, totally alcohol-free Town Photo Shoot Noise Parade! Concerts** - Broadway, Classical, Jazz Dance (performance & lessons) Bubble Wrap … [Read more...]

The Guilford Generations Jubilee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On Tuesday, December 31, Guilford Generations Jubilee, a day of fun and festivities for all ages, launches a year of signature celebrations marking the founding of Guilford in 1639.  The event, which begins at noon and continues until 8 p.m., takes place at several venues on and around the Guilford Green. The day opens in front of Guilford Town Hall, where an “aerial” photo will be taken from the bucket of a fire truck of all those gathered below.  Photos will be … [Read more...]

An Evening Out to Benefit Guilford’s 375th Anniversary

A fundraiser to benefit the Crystal Ball, the second major event in the year-long Guilford 375th Anniversary celebration, will take place at the Guilford Yacht Club on Thursday, November 21, from 6:30 to 11 p.m.  The affair will include both silent and live auctions, hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar and entertainment.  The function is free of charge and open to all who would like to attend. Tony Fappiano will host the evening and run the live auction.In addition to owning Shoreline Real Estate … [Read more...]

Tell Us Your Story About Guilford Today

Everyone sees Guilford through a different lens. What’s yours? We invite you to share your favorite aspects about living in Guilford. If it’s short, you can share it as a comment below. If you have more to say – up to 500 words, with photos if you’d like – then share it with us through the form below. From these entries, we will select stories to feature throughout the year. (If you have a favorite memory or story from Guilford's past, share here.) Wondering what to write about? Here … [Read more...]

Tell Us Your Story About Guilford of Yesteryear

Everyone has a story. What's yours? We invite you to share your stories, memories, and anecdotes about Guilford. If it's short, you can share it as a comment below. If you have more to say - and/or have photos, videos, audios, and other momentos - then share it with us through the form below. From these entries, we will select stories to feature throughout the year. Wondering what to write about? Here are some suggestions: How did you come to live in Guilford? Were you born and raised … [Read more...]