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WEDNESDAY

9 BEER, APPS, AND HOLIDAY FUN

WHAT: Ever wonder what type of beer is best to serve with that Christmas ham or maybe that tasty holiday pie? Well question no more! Daniel from Gate City Growlers will be giving us a lesson on what beer pairs best with what food! The event includes a flight of six beers (3 ounce pours) and a little lesson on each. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Gate City Growlers. 1724 Battleground Ave., Greensboro. MORE: $5 admission.

THURSDAY

10 TAG’S HOLIDAY PAINT N POUR

WHAT: Join Theatre Art Galleries for a relaxing evening of art making with friends. We’ll use tissue paper collage to create unique ornaments, candleholders and decorations. Not only is the process of collage fun and surprising, but each completed piece turns out differently. Come enjoy a glass of wine and see what you can create! WHEN: 5:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. WHERE: Theatre Art Galleries. 220 E. Commerce Ave., High Point. MORE: $25-$30 admission.

THURSDAY

10 TOBY MAC

WHAT: Six-time Grammy winner TobyMac has announced fall tour plans to support his August release, THIS IS NOT A TEST. Hitting 37 markets this fall, including Greensboro, NC, the THIS IS NOT A TEST TOUR will also feature Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon and introduce new Gotee Records act Hollyn. WHEN: 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Coliseum. 1921 West Lee St., Greensboro. MORE: $40 tickets.

FRIDAY

11 TRIAD HOLIDAY CONCERT

WHAT: Come out and enjoy wonderful holiday music by the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and family-friendly entertainment. Admission is FREE with a donation of non-perishable food items to benefit the Salvation Army. Hosted by Neill McNeill and Katie Nordeen from FOX 8. WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Coliseum. 1921 West Lee St., Greensboro. MORE: Free event.

FRIDAY

11 BACK IN BLACK: AC/DC TRIBUTE

WHAT: Get Ready to Rock with Back in Black: AC/DC tribute. At Cone Denim Entertainment Center. Playing all the hits from ‘Highway to Hell’ to ‘T.N.T’ Don’t miss this rock’in good time. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Cone Denim Entertainment Center. 117 South Elm Street, Greensboro. MORE: $10-$20 tickets.

FRIDAY

11 THE SECRET GARDEN

WHAT: Orphaned in India, 11 year-old Mary Lennox returns to Yorkshire to live with her embittered, reclusive Uncle Archibald and his invalid son Colin. The estate’s many wonders include a magic garden which beckons the children to discover healing and renewal in a place where magic, hope, and love grow. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Carolina Theatre. 310 S. Greene Street, Greensboro. MORE: $20-$24 tickets.

SATURDAY

12 HOLIDAY CHILDREN’S CELEBRATION

WHAT: Edward Mckay’s will host a Holiday Children’s Celebration this Saturday. Come join us for holiday reading time, arts & crafts, candy, fun, and more! Everyone will also be given the opportunity to meet Santa! WHEN: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. WHERE: Edward McKay’s. 1607 Battleground Avenue, Greensboro MORE: Free event.

SATURDAY

12 THE NUTCRACKER

WHAT: The Triad may hope in vain for a real white Christmas, but High Point Ballets production of Tchaikovskys classic Nutcracker promises all the beauty and joy without the wet and cold. The sets and lighting of this years Nutcracker are ready to enchant just as thoroughly as the dancing. WHEN: 2 p.m. WHERE: High Point Theatre. 220 E Commerce Ave., High Point. MORE: $27-$30 admission.

SUNDAY

13 POP EVIL PLUS RED SUN RISING

WHAT: Even as the music business was dismantled and reconfigured, cable TV abandoned music videos as a format, radio playlists tightened, and thick-headedly bubblegum anthems celebrated, hard rock music has actually thrived, increasing in size and championed by an elite vanguard of ambitious bands. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Ziggy’s. 170 9th Street, Winston-Salem. MORE: $18-$22 tickets.

SUNDAY

13 HEALING BLUES PROJECT

WHAT: The series begins with ‘A Merry Meldavians Christmas,’ a musical written by Greensboro College music professor Dave Fox and featuring music by The Meldavians, The Apple Pie String Band, and the Apocalyptic Quartet, with special guest Neil Clegg.WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Mack and Mack Clothing Design Studio. 220 South Elm Street,  Greensboro. MORE: $20 admission.

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