EVENTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS
23 RE-BECOMING NASCA
WHAT: The Nasca were a pre-Hispanic society that flourished on the south coast of modern-day Peru around 100 B.C. – A.D. 650. ake Forest Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology Dr. Verity Whalen’s archaeological research explores what happened.
The lecture will be followed by wine and cheese reception. Admission is free. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: WFU Museum of Anthropology 1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem. MORE: Free event.
24 PAJAMA JAM
WHAT: Join the Greensboro Science Center and Chick-fil-A for a fun-filled, afterhours party designed especially for families with children ages 12 and younger. Put on your favorite jammies and spend the evening exploring the museum and aquarium, and watch a show in the OmniSphere Theater. Play games and participate in activities including crafts, animal encounters, face painting, and balloon animals! WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Science Center. 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro. MORE: $10-$12 admission.
25 EASTER BUNNY EXPRESS
WHAT: Take a 25 minute train ride with the Easter Bunny Express as he hands out treats for kids! Children can also enjoy face painting, coloring, crafts, model train layouts, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and MORE! WHEN: 9 a.m. WHERE: North Carolina Transportation Museum. 411 South Salisbury Avenue, Spencer. MORE: Adults – $15, Seniors/Active Military – $13, Kids (3-12) – $1.
25 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
WHAT: It seems especially fitting that the first rock opera, created as a concept album at the end of the turbulent 1960s, should have at its center a social and political rebel. Jesus meteor-like rise in renown provides, as the title suggests, a parallel to contemporary celebrity worship. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance. 1047 West Northwest Boulevard, Winston-Salem. MORE: $16-18 admission.
26 EGGSTRAVA- GANZA AT THE NC ZOO
WHAT: Eggstravaganza features Zoo animals hunting for treats in their exhibits. In keeping with the Easter celebration, the treats are hidden inside decorative papermache eggs made by Zoo volunteers.
WHEN: 10 a.m. WHERE: NC Zoo. 4401 Zoo Pkwy., Asheboro. MORE: Free with Zoo admission.
26 EASTER FESTIVAL
WHAT: The Rotary Club of Western Forsyth will hold its 8th annual Easter Festival for the children of the community. There will be egg hunts by age group starting at 12 noon. Also scheduled are a childrens activities, Photos with the Easter Bunny and Face Painting. Please bring a canned food donation for the event. WHEN: 11 a.m. WHERE: Town Square. Lewisville NC.
Lewisville. MORE: Entry fee is one can of food.
26 AFTERNOON TASTING TOUR
WHAT: The friendliness of Winston- Salem’s residents and its prevailing Southern character creates a unique urban and independent vibe. On these guided tours, discover how chefs and owners are using locally-sourced ingredients to create masterful contemporary Southern dishes and treats. WHEN: 3:30 p.m. WHERE: Foothills Brewing.
638 W Fourth St., Winston-Salem. MORE: $65.98 admission.
26 MELVA HOUSTON
WHAT: Melva Houston Melva Houston will be returning to the O.Henry Jazz Series for Easter Weekend! In the eighties, she accompanied ‘The Platters’ on their European tour and from 1988 to 1996, toured Spain as a soloist, achieving overwhelming success. In North Carolina, Melva is a permanently sought-after performer at renowned jazz festivals WHEN: 6:30 p.m. WHERE: O.Henry Hotel.
624 Green Valley Road, Greensboro. MORE: $5 admission.
26 BLACK VIOLIN
WHAT: In an age where music is coming to be more and more defined by the labels given to it, Black Violin shows that music does not exist within a box, but rather exists in another space – one as open and unrestrained as the minds that produce it. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: High Point Theatre. 220 East Commerce Avenue, High Point. MORE: $30 admission.
27 HOLI: A FESTIVAL OF COLORS
WHAT: The festival of Holi brings with it the spirit of togetherness and good cheer. And the joy doubles when we celebrate it with friends, family and loved ones. Make this Holi a really colorful and high-spirited one for your friends, family and loved ones, by celebrating this occasion with IAT. WHEN: 11:30 a.m. WHERE: Grove Winery & Vineyards.
7360 Brooks Bridge Rd Gibsonville. MORE: $15-$40 admission.