8 Great Things This Weekend Aug. 14-17

by Rebecca Harrelson


When: 08/14/2015 | 05:00 pm – 08:30 pm

Where: Liberty Street Art Center-526 N. LibertyStreet-Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Piedmont Craftsmenpresents a Dog Days Sale! Shoppers will find great deals on artwork that hasbeen gently loved including pottery, jewelry, paintings, and more. Held onceagain at the Liberty Street Art Center, enjoy a special shopping experiencethat includes wine & cheese for $6/person or $10 for you & a buddy!Liberty Street Art Center 526 North Liberty Street Friday August 14th 5:00 to8:30pm $6/per or $10/you & a buddy

What:Homegrown Artisan Market

When: Sunday at 2:00pm – 8:00pm

Where: The Blind Tiger

1819 Spring Garden St, Greensboro,North Carolina 27403

“An alternative market for local artists andcraftspeople to hustle their wares in a great space. We will have live music,food trucks and the bar will be operating so you can drink and eat and shop anddance!”

What:Whodat Festival at Doodad Farm 2015

When:Saturday at 1:00pm

Where:Doodad Farm- 4701 Land Rd, Greensboro, North Carolina 27406

“Our 4th annual WhoDat Festival is a celebrationof NC artists and makers, held at Doodad Farm in Greensboro – a beautiful communityvenue just 10 minutes east of downtown.With open mics, skill shares, kids activities,collaborative art projects, local makers, food trucks, games, and camping onSaturday night, WhoDat 2015 is a wake-you-up, find-your-people,learn-something-fun, dance-like-crazy great day.Catch all seven of our killer NC bands – plusfind new artists to follow with performances by local songwriters, comics, andemerging artists.We are an ALL volunteer operation, so your$15-$30 suggested CASH donation per person goes 100% to the bands.”

What: Retro Run Food Truck Festival

When: Saturday at 4:30pm – 8:00pm

Where: Gibb’s Hundred Brewing Company-117 W Lewis St, Greensboro,North Carolina

Food trucks, livemusic and great beer at Gibb’s Hundred Brewery! While you run, your friends and family can eatdrink and enjoy music while waiting to cheer you on! Or, there is the 0k option where you get all thefun, without the run! You get the a shirt, beer and food, but don’t have torun.

What: Greensboro Roller Derby Fresh Meat Interest Meeting!

When: Sunday at 3:00pm

Where: Email for moreinformation.


When:Fri. August 14- 08:00 am – 11:00 pm

Where:221 N Main St , Kernersville NC

“Join us for the amazing sounds of Joey Barnes!Watching Joey perform onstage makes one realize the difference between aregular musician and a true artist. The passion he emits while playing makesyou appreciate the honesty behind every note. “And honesty,” Joey maintains,”be it pretty or brutal, is something that’s contagious. People dig that.” Heconcedes that he has no problem getting onstage and bleeding for hours during aperformance. It’s this type of rare quality that sets Joey apart from the majorityof the music industry today. His humble confidence and desire to stay true tohimself as opposed to what’s popular with the mainstream is going to give himthe longevity to stay in the spotlight as long as he desires.”


When:08/14/2015 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Where:SECCA-Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art-750 MargueriteDrive-Winston-Salem, NC 27106

“Center for CreativeEconomy presents Girls Driving for a Difference, a team of four StanfordUniversity Design students who will be in Winston-Salem on August 12-14 to giveFREE WORKSHOPS on Design Thinking and Leadership for middle school girls. Whatwill happen in the two hour workshop? “¢ Design Thinking Challenge – Girlsexplore innovative ideas to improve their school or hometown that can beimplemented in real life. “¢ Find Your Drive – Spark conversations about eachgirl’s passions, skills and causes they care about, and explore how to bringall three together. “¢ Each girl will receive a flipbook to guide them throughthe process with team games and activities, skits, prototyping, storytelling,and a relay race for brainstorming ideas.


When: 08/15/2015 | 04:00 pm – 05:30 pm

Where: James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium at the Old Salem VisitorCenter-Winston-Salem, NC