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THURSDAY

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BEACH MUSIC BLAST

WHAT: Join us for our 7th annual Beach Music Blast. Music Gates open at 5:30. Food trucks will be on site. Sept. 10 – The Embers featuring Craig Woolard. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. No coolers or pets please. WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Mendenhall Transportation Terminal. 220 E. Commerce St. High Point MORE: $7 admission.

THURSDAY

10 SONGS OF HOPE AND JUSTICE

WHAT: ArtsGreensboro will present a free concert. Songs of Hope & Justice. Sponsored by O.Henry and Proximity Hotels, this will be the first event in ArtsGreensboro’s 2015 Fabric of Freedomseries. Singer/ songwriter Laurelyn Dossett of Greensboro will host the free concert, which will feature songs that shine a light on important social issues past and present. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Rail Yard Parking Lot. 106 Barnhardt St. Greensboro. MORE: Free event.

FRI-SUN

11 NATIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL

WHAT: With 30+ groups performing on seven stages the National Folk Festival offers a jubilant array of experiences for all ages. Prepare to be wowed as both legendary masters and the next generation of dynamic, young artists celebrate America’s musical soul and cultural roots. WHEN: Friday: 5:45 – 10:30 p.m. |  Saturday: Noon-10:30 pm. | Sunday: Noon – 6:30pm. WHERE: Downtown Greensboro MORE: Free event.

FRIDAY

11 KNOW YOUR RIGHTS SEMINAR

WHAT: We are offering extensive training on what you can do to exercise your legal rights when you encounter a police officer so you can legally protect yourself from unlawful stops, searches and abuse of authority.WHEN: time p.m. WHERE: Warnersville Recreation Center. 601 Doak St., Greensboro. MORE: 336-230-0001

FRIDAY

11 GALLAGHER: THE JOKE’S ON YOU

WHAT: Why go see Gallagher? Hes the famous watermelon smasher. Yes, he literally INVENTED the television stand-up comedy special. Absolutely, 14 Showtime specials is a big deal. And certainly 3,500 live shows to capacity crowds is worth mentioning. Gallagher has led an extroardinary life, with an even more spectacular career. WHEN: 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Cone Denim Entertainment Center. 117 South Elm Street, Greensboro. MORE: $25-$60 admission. Front Row be prepared.

FRIDAY

11 AMY GRANT IN CONCERT

WHAT: Grant’s ability to dissolve musical boundaries and impact music lovers of all ages and cultural backgrounds has made her one of the world’s most celebrated talents for more than three decades. She has sold more than 30 million albums, won  six Grammys, 26 Dove Awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: High Point Theatre 220 E Commerce Ave High Point MORE: $50-$55 tickets.

SATURDAY

12 5TH ANNUAL CAR & CRAFT SHOW

WHAT: We have over 50 crafters from all over North Carolina and Virginia along with some great food. BBQ to smoothies, hamburgers to kettle corn and everything in between! The car show is open to all makes, models and years of cars, trucks and motorcycles! Registration starts at 9, judging begins at 11am with trophies at 1:30pm. WHEN: 9 a.m. WHERE: Rockingham County High School. 180 High School Rd., Reidsville. MORE: Free event.

SATURDAY

12 MIDDLE EAST- ERN CHRISTIAN FESTIVAL

WHAT: The Middle Eastern Christian Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday with food, bands, a bounce castle, and fun for the entire family. Come join us this weekend and enjoy a worship concert and tent service. WHEN: 3 p.m. WHERE: 1292 Whicker Rd., Kernersville MORE: Free event. www.friendlyarabicchurch.com

SATURDAY

12 TRIAL BY FIRE: TRIBUTE TO JOURNEY

WHAT: TRIAL BY FIRE is born out of the hearts of five seasoned North Carolina – based musicians who have decided to answer that question. It is their vision to bring that 1996 tour to Journey fans across the country to embrace the sound and visuals of the Steve Perry era of Journey.WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Cone Denim Entertainment. Center. 117 South Elm Street, Greensboro. MORE: $10-$20 tickets.

SUNDAY

13 BERNIE SANDERS

WHAT: Please join Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and local leaders for a rally in Greensboro, North Carolina to discuss the major issues facing our country. The event is free and open to the public. Admission is first come, first served. Tickets are not required, but an RSVP is strongly encouraged. Members of the public are encouraged to carpool. Facility parking is available for $5 per car. WHEN: Doors: 6 p.m | Begins at 7 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Coliseum Complex. 1921 West Gate City Boulevard, Greensboro. MORE: Free event. Facility parking $5.

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