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EVENTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS

WEDNESDAY

1 MOA’S CABINET OF CURIOSITIES

WHAT: Cabinets of curiosities, also known as wunderkammem or wonder rooms, first appeared in mid-sixteenth century Europe as private collections of exotic and extraordinary objects. These collections, can be seen as the precursors to modern museums. WHEN: All day. WHERE: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University. Wingate Road Winston Salem MORE: Free event.

THURSDAY

2 CREEKSIDE FARMERS MARKET

WHAT: Support Local, Buy Local! Fresh, guaranteed local produce, handmade goods, and homemade treats. Set up is on the corner of Main Street and Park Drive. WHEN: 3 p.m. WHERE: Creekside Park 214 Park St., Archdale MORE: Free event

THURSDAY

2 ROCK THE RAILS

WHAT: Mingle Music Microbrews Join Yes! Weekly in The Railyard every Thursday beginning April 23rd to enjoy great bands, good company, and cold craft beer. The Rock the Rails event series will be held at The Railyard Entertainment Complex off South Elm Street between Barnhardt and West Lewis Street. WHEN: 5 p.m. WHERE: The Railyard Entertainment Complex. 120 Barnhardt Street, Greensboro. MORE: $2 admission.

FRIDAY

3 FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA

WHAT: Northeast Park is celebrating its 9th annual Fireworks Extravaganza! There will be a fireworks display, food, games, entertainment, rides, and a DJ! Family friendly atmosphere with playgrounds,carousel, and mini golf. WHEN: 4 p.m. WHERE: Northeast Park. 3421 Northeast Park Drive, Gibsonville. MORE: $5 admission.

SATURDAY

4 FUN 4TH FESTIVAL

WHAT: The Fun Fourth Festival has been presented annually since 1975 as a community celebration of Independence Day for Guilford County and the Piedmont Triad. In 2015, the Street Festival will be held in the Historic District of Downtown Greensboro! WHEN: 9:30 a.m. WHERE: Downtown Greensboro. Intersection of S. Elm and McGee Streets,  Greensboro. MORE: Free event.

SATURDAY

4 INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

WHAT: Join Old Salem Museums and Gardens for an Independence Day celebration. Enjoy hands-on activities, demonstrations, music, games and more, including a moving naturalization ceremony at 10 a.m., throughout the historic district. Theres no  better place to celebrate our nations independence than the site of the first Fourth of July celebration. WHEN: 9:30 a.m. WHERE: Old Salem Museum & Gardens. 600 South Main Street, Winston-Salem. MORE: $23 admission.

SATURDAY

4 GRAND RE-OPENING

WHAT: Grand Re-Opening of Fincastles Downtown – Greensboro’s New Retro Diner! To celebrate the re-launching of Fincastles Downtown we will have live performances by Jay-Bird, of Soul Central, house talent  Miss Valerie Rose, and recording artist Joey Barnes, formerly of the band Daughtry. WHEN: 5 p.m. WHERE: Fincastles Downtown. 215 S Elm Street, Greensboro. MORE: Free event.

SATURDAY

4 FOURTH OF JULY BLOCK PARTY

WHAT: Marvelous Funkshun will be rocking it outside from 8:30 till,plus a special acoustic set from Norlina… $1.00 Hot Dogs all day, Fireworks provided by the Dash!!! WHEN: 5:30 p.m. WHERE: Second & Green Tavern. 207 North Green Street, Winston-Salem. MORE: Free event.

SATURDAY

4 FUN FOURTH POPS CONCERT AND FIREWORKS

WHAT: Thrill to the display of elaborate specialty shells along with Sousa Marches. Seating is available for 7,600 inside the Amphitheatre! Best view of the Piedmont’s largest fireworks display. WHEN: time p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Coliseum. 1921 W. Lee St., Greensboro. MORE: Free event.

MONDAY

6 WINSTON-SALEM DASH

WHAT: The Winston-Salem Dash play at beautiful BB&T Ballpark, and all fans in attendance will enjoy the best family-friendly entertainment in the Triad! Tickets range from $8 to $16, and you can purchase tickets at For more information on the club, visit wsdash.com! WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: BB&T Ballpark. 951 Ballpark Way Winston-Salem MORE: $8-$16 admission.

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