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by Erica Katz

Sat., Aug. 28 GREAT NC BEER FESTIVAL; Tanglewood Park; 4061 Clemmons Rd., Clemm’­ons; 336.721.0064;; 1 p.m.; $25 to $50 The wait is over for the Great North Carolina Beer Festival! From 1 to 8 p.m. at Tanglewood Park you’ll have thechance to sample over 100 world class beers. Kansas, Katelyn Marks, Big Daddy Love, Part Time Party Time Band, thePlaids and Fuhnetik Union will provide the live music. There will also be an Eight Ball Express billiard tournament, abasketball free-throw contest, golf putting contest and cornhole. Regular tickets are $25, designated driver tickets are $20,and VIP tickets are $50. Visit to purchase your ticket today! Wed., Aug. 25 SAM ADAMSWake Forest University; 1834Wake Forest Rd., Winston-Salem; 336.758.5000;; 8:45 p.m.;$10.50 to $15Today is the fi rst day of schoolfor many. To get students evenmore excited for the new schoolyear, Lambda Chi Alpha of WakeForest University is presentinga concert at Davis Field. From 7to 8:45 p.m. those 21 and olderwill be able to enjoy the beergarden and live DJ. At 8:45 p.m.G. Curtis will perform. Then at 9p.m., the main act, Sam Adamswill take the stage. Tickets are$10.50 to $15 and are availableonline at Thur., Aug. 26 FREE HAIRCUTSAvanti Salon & Spa;1578 HighwoodsBlvd.,Greensboro;336.288.3883;; 5 p.m.;DonationsThis afternoonbeginning at 5 p.m.Avanti Salon & Spa isgiving away free shampoo andhair trims with your $25 or moredonations. Come out and geta great haircut, enjoy refreshmentsand support a wonderfulcause. One hundred percent ofthe proceeds will go to Women’sResource Center of Greensboro.WRC is a place where womencan receive information, education,advice and support froma helpful and caring staff. Call336.288.3883 to reserve yourspot. Space is limited! Fri., Aug. 27 FASHION PLATEDowntown; 600 block ofTrade St., Winston-Salem;336.416.2857;; 5:30 p.m.;FREE to $15Tonight an event called FashionPlate is being held on the 600block of Trade Street in downtownWinston-Salem. There willbe a runway show featuring thelatest in fashion, accessories,art, dance and music created byartists that work at WoodlandMoth Visual & PerformingArtists, Retro Art Wear, H20 TieDyes, Miller’s, Deborah WillardDesigns, The FiberCo. and Studios at625. Tickets forreserved seatingsurroundingthe runway are$15, includedinner fromFinnigan’sWake and areavailable at anyof the participatingstudios. The event is freefor spectators that don’t sit in thereserved area. Sun., Aug. 29 SUMMER SOCIAL SUNDAYWarehouse 29; 1011 ArnoldSt., Greensboro; 888.559.6520;; 2 p.m.;$5Sunday Fundays are now atWarehouse 29! For $5, comeparty with VWE Music from 2to 6 p.m. There will be volleyballand cornhole tournaments,beer pong, live acoustic musicand DJ, prizes, billiards, dancingand much more! Summer SocialSunday will also be held onSeptember 12. Mon., Aug. 30 AUDITIONSHigh Point Community TheatreRehearsal Hall, Suite 322;305 N. Main St., High Point;336.882.2542;; 7 p.m.; FREEAuditions for Bram Stoker’sDracula are being held Sunday,Aug. 29 and Monday, Aug.30 at 7 p.m. at the High PointCommunity Theatre RehearsalHall. Auditionees should comeprepared to read from the script.Rehearsals will be held Sundaysthrough Thursdays from 7 to 10p.m. starting Sept. 12. Productiondates are Oct. 22-24 and 27-30.For a complete list of roles Tues., Aug. 31 TELL ME A STORY EXHIBITDoll & Miniature Museumof High Point; 101 W. GreenDr., High Point; 336.885.3655;; 10 a.m.; $2.50 to $5Today is your last chance tocheck out the Tell Me A Storyexhibit at the Doll & MiniatureMuseum of High Point. On displayare an assortment of famousstory book dolls from children’sliterature along with their companionbooks. Exhibit hours areTuesday through Saturday from10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundayfrom 1 to 4 p.m. Admission to theexhibit is free for children ages 5and under, $2.50 for those ages6-15, $4 for seniors and studentsand $5 for adults. Wed., Sept. 1 SANKOFAGuilford College, SternbergerAuditorium; 5800 W.Friendly Ave., Greensboro;336.316.2335;; 4p.m.; FREEToday from 4 to 9 p.m. andtomorrow from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sankofa, the African AmericanMuseum on Wheels will be openin Sternberger Auditorium on thecampus of Guilford College. Itincludes artifacts, photographsand art pieces that defi ne theimportance of African Americanhistory from the “King Cotton”era to the Negro Baseball Leagueand much more. Sankofa is aGhanian term meaning “use thewisdom of the past to build thefuture.” This exhibit is free andopen to the public.