EVENTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS
19 COCKTAILS AND JAZZ
WHAT: Artists Dave Fox (piano) and Neill Clegg (saxophone, clarinet and flute) will be joined by guest vocalists, who cover The Great American Songbook, jazz classics including swing…and modal classics from the late ‘50s to early ‘60s, as well as Brazilian jazz from the early ‘60s.
WHEN: 5:30 p.m. WHERE: O.Henry Hotel.
624 Green Valley Road, Greensboro. MORE: Free event.
19 PAINT NITE
WHAT: Raise your glass to a NEW kind of night out! Paint Nite invites you to create art over cocktails at a local hotspot, guided by a professional artist and party host. Grab your friends and your sense of humor and spend two hours drinking, laughing, and flexing your creative muscles. Theres no experience necessary and well provide all the supplies, so you dont have to worry about a thing (except having a great time!). WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Stumble Stilskins.
202 West Market St., Greensboro. MORE: $25 tickets.
20 1ST ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT
WHAT: The Piedmont School is hosting its first annual charity golf tournament at Oak Hollow Golf Course. All profits will benefit the students of The Piedmont School. The Piedmont School is a private nonprofit school that specializes in education students K-12 with learning differences.
WHEN: 8:30 a.m. WHERE: Oak Hollow Golf Course.
3400 N. Centennial St. High Point. MORE: 4 Person Teams. $100 per entry.
20 IGNITE HIGH POINT
WHAT: This FREE, Friday concert series at High Point’s beautiful, historic passenger train depot is back for 2016 with Boom Unit Brass Band. Sousaphones, saxophones, trombones and trumpets and an awesome drummer deliver Second Line, Jazz and Funk. WHEN: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. WHERE: 100 West High Ave. High Point, NC. MORE: Free event.
21 SLIDE THE CITY
WHAT: Summer time is upon us, and we are bringing a record-breaking water slide to brighten your city streets. Come dressed to impress because it’s not every day you can strut through town with your hot bod, cool dance moves and slick slides. Did we mention it’s the world record ? Yeah, it’s that long. WHEN: All day. WHERE: 509 Freeman Mill Rd., Greensboro. MORE: $45 tickets on the day of.
21 STRAWBERRY PANCAKE AND CELEBRATION DAY
WHAT: Delicious pancakes will be prepared using Ward’s Eggs from the market and prepared by guest chef Alex Amoroso of Cheesecakes by Alex. Patrons can enjoy live music by Carrie Pazdziora beginning at 8 am followed by Dean Driver at 9:45 am, There will be hoola hoops and activities. WHEN: 8 am – 11:30 am. WHERE: Greensboro Farmers Curb Market. 501 Yanceyville Street, Greensboro. MORE: $5 admission.
21 WALNUT COVE SPRINGFEST
WHAT: On Main Street there will be various activities/entertainment, such as a cruise-in, dancing and the Stan Bobbitt band playing on a stage near the town center. Activities in Fowler Park include Living History exhibits/demonstrations such as blacksmithing, woodworking, Civil War reenactments and more. WHEN: 10 a.m. WHERE: Downtown Walnut Cove. Main Street, Walnut Cove. MORE: Free event.
21 SPRING FESTIVAL & FARM DAY
WHAT: It’s time again! Bring the family and join us for our 3rd Annual Spring Festival & Farm day! We will have games, animals, face painting, hayride, crafts, horse rides, food & fun! We are very excited and ready for a fun filled weekend with YOU! WHEN: 10 a.m. WHERE: Smith Hollow Farm. 5920 Smith Hollow Road, Kernersville. MORE: $7 admission.
2ND ANNUAL TRIAD
WHAT: This is a free family-friendly event. Event features Veterans Services, Military Displays, Kids inflatables Kids Olympics, Kids Fun Run, Food Trucks, Live Entertainment featuring 82nd Airbourne Band, Letters From Home & Muddy Creek Players. WHEN: 11 a.m. WHERE: Triad Park. Kernersville. MORE: Free event.
22 WINSTON-SALEM CHEFS BATTLE
WHAT: The Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series, a single-elimination tournament highlighting the best of the states food is heating up the Triad area with a Winston-Salem series May 22 to 25. For each dinner battle, two teams of some of the best local chef talent will battle it out in a blind full-service six-course meal. WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Benton Convention Center. 301 W. 5th Street, Winston-Salem. MORE: $59 admission.