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THURSDAY

27 WINSTON-SALEM DASH VS. FREDERICK KEYS

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.

FRIDAY

28 AMERICAN ROOTS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

WHAT: The American Roots Bluegrass Festival was founded in 2014 with the love of music and community. This annual event includes some of the hottest Bluegrass bands, primitive camping/RV parking, fun vendors, Veteran recognition ceremony, and the experience of a lifetime! WHEN: time p.m. WHERE: The Groome Inn. 4719 Groometowne Road, Greensboro. MORE: $25-$40 admission.

FRIDAY

28 2015 LINCOLN FUNERAL TRAIN

WHAT: The N.C. Transportation Museum will immerse visitors in Civil War history with the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Train, pulled by the Leviathan locomotive. It’s an amazing recreation of the engine and car that transportation the remains of the nation’s 16th President from Washington D.C. to Springfield, Ill. in May of 1865. WHEN: 6:30 p.m. WHERE: NC Transportation Museum. 411 South Salisbury Avenue, Spencer. MORE: $14-$40 admission.

FRI-SUN

28 EAST WEST BBQ FEST

WHAT: The East West BBQ Fest is a celebration of great BBQ, great music and zany fun, and when we say zany we mean it. We want attendees to our BBQ festival to leave satisfied with the food and marveling over the entertainment. We hope we can do that  for you. WHEN: Friday: 5 PM – 11 PM | Saturday: 11 AM – 11 PM | Sunday: Noon- 7 PM WHERE: Downtown Greensboro at the  corner of W. McGee St. and S. Greene St. MORE: $5 admission. Children free.

SATURDAY

29 COLOR VIBE 5K

WHAT: Come get CRAZY with us! The Color Vibe is coming to Greensboro on August 29th and wants you to experience the most #VIBErant 5k of all time! Grab your friends and family and join us as we blast you with lots of fun, epic beats and TONS OF COLOR while you run/walk our course. You’ll come as a blank canvas and leave a colorful mural! WHEN: 8 a.m. WHERE: Greensboro Public Library Central Branch. 219 N Church Street, Greensboro. MORE: $26-$30 admission. Children 12 and under are free!

SATURDAY

29 CLEMMONS ICE CREAM FESTIVAL

WHAT: We will be hosting the first Clemmons Ice Cream Festival at the Tanglewood Farmers Market. Festivities, in addition to the market vendors include a homemade ice cream competition; numerous activities including balloon animals, potato stamping, ice cream toss, and more!

WHEN: 10 a.m. WHERE: Tanglewood Park Farmers Market. 3715 Clemmons Road, Clemmons. MORE: Free event.

SATURDAY

29 LIVE PRO WRESTLING

WHAT: America’s Most Liked Wrestling, or AML Wrestling for short, is coming to the Southside Rec Center in High Point, NC for the 1st time! Join us for this family-friendly night of fun. Doors for VIP Ticket Holders open at 6pm (INCLUDES Meet & Greet), doors for General Admission Ticket Holders open at 6:30pm and bell time is 7:30pm. WHEN: 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Southside Recreation Center. 401 Taylor Avenue, High Point. MORE: $5-$20 tickets.

SATURDAY

29 BETH MCKEE’S SUGARCANE REVIVAL PARTY

WHAT: SECCA is proud to present Beth McKee’s Sugarcane Revival and Hurricane Party, featuring Tommy Malone (subdues) and Jeffrey Dean Foster. The concert will start with a songwriter-in-the-round showcasing recent work by each artist and a discussion of the songwriting process. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: SECCA.750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem. MORE: $15-$25 admission.

SUNDAY

30 GROWLER GALLOP GREENSBORO

WHAT: Beer and running just go better together! And what a better way to enjoy them, than by running a great downtown race and then listening to a live band while drinking a delicious local microbrew from Gibb’s Hundred. WHEN: 5 p.m. WHERE: Gibbs Hundred Brewing, 117 W Lewis St., Greensboro. MORE: $27-$48 admission.

SUNDAY

30 SPOONMOSA SUNDAYS

WHAT: New! Spoonmosa Sundays! Join the Weatherspoon Association for Spoonmosa Sundays at the Weatherspoon Art Museum. Grab a free beermosa or mimosa, explore the sculpture garden and take a tour of the current exhibitions with a trained docent. WHEN: All day. WHERE: Weatherspoon Art Museum. 500 Tate Street, Greensboro. MORE: Free event. Call 336.334.5770 for information.

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