Thurs., Dec 2
Weatherspoon Art Museum; UNCG; www.weatherspoon.uncg.edu 6:30 p.m.; FREE Waste Land is an award-winning documentary that follows renowned contemporary artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world’s largest garbage dump located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. The film is followed by a post-screening discussion with local experts.
Wed., Dec 1’
GOING GREEN FROM THE GROUND UP Finch Chapel; Greensboro College; 6 p.m.; FREE After a tornado destroyed Greensburg, Kan., Mayor Bob Dixson put his city on 100-percent wind power and specified that all new government buildings be built to LEED platinum standards. Tonight he tells the audience at Greensboro College how it happened. Fri., Dec 3 FREE CHAIR MASSAGES AT THE BODIES REVEALED EXHIBIT Natural Science Center of Greensboro; 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro; 336.288.3769; www.natsci.org; 2 p.m.; $21, $12 members Massages provided by Avanti Salon and Spa trained professionals. Sponsored by YES! Weekly. Massage nights will also be held Thursday, Dec. 9 and Thursday, Dec. 16, from 2 to 5 p.m. For more information about the exhibit, visit www.bodiesgreensboro.com or natsci.org. More information about Avanti Salon and Spa is available at www. avantilakeside.com. Sat., Dec 4 TRAVELING WOOD FIRED PIZZA Krankies Coffee; 211 East Third St., Winston- Salem; 336.722.3016; www. krankiescoffee.com; 6 p.m.; $7-$12 per pie Dogtown Pizza travels to Krankies to serve wood-fi red pizza from their mobile oven. Pizzas are priced individually and are enough for one to two people. NC draught beers and other beverages are available inside Krankies. Sun., Dec 5 WINTER WONDERETTES Theatre Alliance; 1047 Northwest Blvd., Winston-Salem; www.wstheatrealliance.org; 2 p.m.; $16 A Christmas musical that includes all your Christmas favorites with a 1960s girl group twist. The show runs through Dec. 18. Mon., Dec 6 WINSTON SALEM CRAFTS GUILD HOLIDAY SHOP Reynolda Village; 2201 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem; 336.829.6991; www.winstonsalemcraftsguild.com; 10 a.m.; FREE Gifts, accessories and dÃ©cor created by juried members of the guild. Shoppers can purchase jewelry, kaleidoscopes, pottery, tin work and toys in time for the holidays. Shop is open through Dec. 23. Tues., Dec 7 YES! WEEKLY PRE SHOW RECEPTION AND THE SANTALAND DIARIES OPENING NIGHT SHOW Triad Stage UpStage Cabaret; 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro; www.triadstage.org; 7 p.m.; $20 YES! Weekly hosts a reception prior to the opening night performance of The Santaland Diaries at Triad’s Stage’s Up- Stage Cabaret. Fruit and dessert will be provided by YES! Weekly and Summit Station from 7 to 7:25 p.m. Curtain call is at 7:30 p.m. This is the third season Triad Stage presents David Sedaris’ hilarious take on holiday spirit. Wed., Dec 8 LESSONS AND CAROLS CANDLELIGHT SERVICE. Hayworth Chapel; High Point University; 336.841.4530; www.highpoint.edu/chapel/services; 6 p.m.; FREE A heartwarming program based on the traditional festivals of lessons and carols and featuring members of the High Point community. Following the service, participants are invited outside for Christmas carols and the lighting of the Hayworth Chapel Christmas Tree.