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by Erica Katz

OFTEN AWESOME BENEFIT

Tues., May 18

Greene Street Club; 113 N. Greene St., Greensboro; 336.273.4111′

TONIGHT IS THE OFTEN AWESOME BENEFIT SHOW FOR THE OFTEN AWESOME ARMY —’  HELP SUPPORT TIM LAFOLLETTE IN FIGHT AGAINST ALS, FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY THE NUMBERS (SN’ZZ & SAM FRAZIER), COME HELL OR HIGH WATER, COLLECTOR, JEWS & CATHOLICS, TREASON WITH DJ ROYALE, MUTANT LEAGUE, THE SOCIAL LIFE AND JOSH NEAS. A $5 MINIMUM DONATION GETS YOU IN THE DOOR. FOR PEOPLE UNDER 21 YEARS OLD IT’S A $7 MINIMUM DONATION. COME SUPPORT TIM’S FIGHT AGAINST ALS. ALS, KNOWN AS LOU GEHRIG’S DISEASE, IS A TER’MINAL DEGENERATIVE MOTOR-NEURON DISEASE THAT EVENTUALLY ROBS THOSE AFFLICTED OF ALL THEIR VOLUNTARY MOVEMENT. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ALS VISIT WWW.ALSA.ORG

Wed., May 12

ART ‘ LA CARTE ONLINEBIDDINGGreen Hill Center for NC Art;200 N. Davie St., Greensboro;336.333.7460; www.greenhillcenter.org; 6:30 p.m.Today is the last day for Art ‘la Carte’s online bidding beforethe big event tomorrow! Art ‘la Carte is a biennial fundraiserthat benefi ts the programs atGreen Hill Center for NC Art. OnThursday guests will be treated toa seven-course meal paired withwines from European Cellars inCharlotte. Attendees will also bidon 16 items, including glass worksby Jon Kuhn and Richard Ritter,a 5-day stay at the hand-craftedMexican vacation home of NorthCarolina artist Randy Shull andHedy Fischer, and other vacationand dining experiences across thestate. In addition, the evening willfeature the Private Collectionscollected from Green Hill Center.Visit the website for informationon bidding and attending.

Thurs., May 13 BEACH MUSIC IN THE PARKFestival Park; 200 N. Davie St.,Greensboro; 336.274.1538, ext.556; www.chsnc.org; 5:30 p.m.;$7Tonight kicks off the 7th annualBB&T Beach Music in the Parkconcert series with the Part TimeParty Time Band! They have beenan icon in Southeastern entertainmentsince 1980. Concert goerscan always depend on the bands’ability to captivate and involve theaudience to deliver a great time forall. Proceeds support Children’sHome Society of Greensboro intheir mission of “promoting theright of every child to a permanent,safe, and loving home.” The eventincludes limited free food tastings.Tickets are available at the gate orat the phone number listed above.This concert series will run everyThursday from May 13 to June24 at Festival Park in downtownGreensboro.

Fri., May 14 FOOTHILLS HAYRIDEJomeokee Campground;1140 Paces Pl., Pinnacle;336.325.2296; www.foothillshayride.com; 2 p.m.; $20/dayIt’s time for the 5th AnnualStokes County Foothills Hayrideand Jomeokee Music Festival!This two-day musical experiencecontributes to the promotion oflocal musicians. Come enjoy someBluegrass and Old Time musicprovided by such artists as JohnCowan, Grasstowne, Junior Siskand Rambler’s Choice, Rich InTradition, Blues Creek, the MuddyCreek Bluegrass Band, the McGeeBrothers and much more. Ticketswill be available at the gate for $20per person, per day. Children under12 are free. A two-day ticket can bepurchased in advance for $40 fromthe Stokes County Arts Councilin Danbury, King Music Center inKing, or Priddy’s General Store inDanbury.

Sat., May 15 COVER BAND EXPLOSIONBlind Tiger; 2115 Walker Ave.,Greensboro; 336.272.9888;www.theblindtiger.com; 9 p.m.;$5It’s Joe G’s Cover BandExplosion hosted by WQFS’s JoshNeas. The evening will featurelocal musician’s performing songby your favorites, including ZZTop, Rick Springfi eld, Bauhaus,the Cars, Shocking Blue, theDescendents, REM and more.A mere $5 gets you in the door.Donations will go to the NorthCarolina Humane Society.Why notcome out for this unique show andsupport a good cause as well?

‘ Sun., May 16 LIFE TO DOWNTOWN LIBERTYMasten’s Music & Art; 135W. Swannanoa Ave., Liberty;336.622.1267; 1 p.m.; FREECome join the town of Libertyfor a grand opening celebrationfor Masten’s Music & Artand Woosley Photography!Throughout the day there will bea ribbon cutting ceremony, facepainting, tye-dying, hula-hooping,balloons, popcorn, hot dogs, drinksand a bounce house. Bring yourlawn chairs and enjoy live musicfrom Nu-Blu and the Greg PhairasBand. Nu-Blu will also have a CDsigning of their newly releasedalbum, “Nights.” You won’t wantto miss the fun and a chance tomeet and support your local merchants!The event lasts until 6 p.m. Mon., May 17 LADIES ONLY FACEBOOKBOOT CAMPNew Town Bistro; 420-UJonestown Rd., Winston-Salem;336.659.8062; www.newtownbistro.com; 6:30 p.m.; $35 to $45You should probably know howto use Facebook by now. But forthose of you out there that don’t,tonight is the night to learn atNew Town Bistro. They will beholding a ladies only Facebookbootcamp where topics coveredinclude the newsfeed, connectingwith friends, privacy settings, yourprofile, messages, sharing content,creating events, uploading photosand more. There will also be anopportunity to win a free massage.Tickets are $35 in advance and$45 at the door. Go online to registernow! Wed., May 19 7TH ANNUAL WSUL GOLFTOURNAMENTBermuda Run West CountryClub; 324 Bermuda Run Drive,Advance; 336.998.8154; www.wsurban.org; 10 a.m. $100 andupMayor Allan Joines and theWinston-Salem Urban Leaguepresent the 7th Annual WSUL GolfTournament. Registration beginsat 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. shotgunstart and captain’s choice. Therewill be door and course prizes forclosest to the pin, hole in one andlongest drive. Additional prizesinclude a 2011 Toyota CamryLE, Southwest Airlines round-triptickets and a Windham Resort stay.Proceeds will help fund Winston-Salem Urban League’s programssuch as employment and workforcedevelopment, senior programs,youth leadership institute,health and wellness and diversitytraining.

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