8 Great Things to do in the Triad Sep. 11-13

by Rebecca Harrelson

What: Songs of Hope & Justice: A Fabric of Freedom Concert

When: Thursday 7:00 PM

Where: The Railyard- 120 Barnhardt St, Greensboro, NC

Laurelyn Dossett hosts an evening of songs focused on issues of social justice featuring North Carolina’s preeminent singer/songwriters: Bhi Bhiman, Laurelyn Dossett, Alice Gerrard, Rhiannon Giddens, Django Haskins, Molly McGinn, & emcee Preston Lane. This special evening, Songs of Hope & Justice, will feature words and music from the folk canon of Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Odetta and more – plus new original songs about today’s social issues.

What: 75th Annual National Folk Festival

When: September 11th– September 13th

Where: Downtown Greensboro, NC

The 75th Annual National Folk Festival is a large, FREE outdoor event that features performances and demonstrations by over 300 of the nation’s finest musicians, dancers, and craftspeople. The site for the National Folk Festival NC is in downtown Greensboro and partially within Greensboro’s vibrant Elm Street district. A mix of open air and tented sites will provide a variety of performance venues ranging from intimate stages to amphitheater size.Hours of OperationFriday, September 11: 5:45 – 10:30 pmSaturday, September 12: noon – 10:30 pmSunday, September 13: noon – 6:30 pm

What: Elusive Groove

When: Saturday at 10PM

Where: Bulls Tavern- 408 West 4th St, Winston-Salem, NC

Come get your reggae groove on with the guys of Elusive Groove!

What:Urban Grinders celebrates the National Folk Festival coming to Greensboro featuring LIVE MUSIC by Laura Jane Vincent and Magpie Theif!

When: Friday 6:30 PM

Where: Urban Grinders 116 North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC

What: My Geek Stuff 2: Marshall Lakes Solo art show

When: Saturday at 6-9pm

Where: Common Grounds 602 S Elam Ave, Greensboro, NC

Join artists Marshall Lakes at Common Grounds. There will be cosplay, an art raffle and live painting by Lakes.

What: Bernie Sanders and local leaders rally

When: Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Where: Greensboro Coliseum Complex (Special Events Center) (Greensboro, NC)

1921 West Gate City Boulevard

Greensboro, NC 27403

What: Monthly Homegrown Artisan Market

When: Sunday at 2PM

Where: Set up is inside The Blind Tiger- 1819 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, NC

What: The World’s Largest Chest of Drawers

Where: 508 North Hamilton St, High Point NC