EVENTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS
22 CLAP IT UP! COMEDY SHOW
WHAT: Every Wednesday night Crowd- Play Events offers a wildly entertaining show at The Comedy Zone featuring stellar comedic talents from across The Carolinas. We switch up the format every week to keep it interesting, but rest assured no matter what Wednesday you show up for we are going to make your howl with laughter. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: The Comedy Zone. 1126 S Holden Rd., Greensboro. MORE: $10 admission.
22 BADFISH – A TRIBUTE TO SUBLIME
WHAT: Badfish aims to bring the awesome music and message of Sublime to their spirited fans, wherever they may be. In paying tribute to one of the most galvanizing musical acts in history, Badfish try to revive the Sublime experience by keeping their down-to-earth, punk rock attitude. WHEN: 9 p.m. WHERE: Cone Denim Entertainment Center. 117 South Elm Street, Greensboro. MORE: $12-$20 admission.
23 DASH BASEBALL:
WHAT: WS Dash Baseball Thirsty Thursday Select beers are $1 throughout the ballpark until the end of the seventh inning! Lowes Foods is the proud partner of Thirsty Thursdays at BB&T Ballpark. The Dash play at beautiful BB&T Ballpark in downtown Winston-Salem. The Dash offer the best family-friendly entertainment in the Triad! WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: BB&T Ballpark. 951 Ballpark Way, Winston-Salem. MORE: $8-$16 admission.
23 UNIVERSOUL CIRCUS
WHAT: The show is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz and Gospel. It embraces and celebrates the unique and familiar aspects of pop culture globally by bringing them center stage with a cast of international performers. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Coliseum Parking Lot. 1921 W Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. MORE: $19-$29 entry.
24 NEW EDITION & BABYFACE
WHAT: New Edition released their debut album Candy Girl in 1983, which spawned three No. 1 hits and solidified them as a teen pop phenomenon. A 10-time Grammy winner with 9 solo albums of his own, and 2 collaboration albums, Kenny Babyface Edmonds is credited with more than 125 Top-10 R&B and Pop Hits. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Coliseum Complex. 1921 West Gate City Blvd, Greensboro. MORE: $39.50-$99.50 tickets.
25 TASTE GOURMET FOOD TOURS
WHAT: Theaters, parks, galleries and restaurants line the historic Elm street area in downtown Greensboro. On this guided tour of the revitalized downtown, modern culture and incredible food intertwine with over 200 years of history. You’ll talk with chefs and owners who are partnering with nearby small farms. WHEN: 2 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Marriott Downtown. 301 N. Greene St. Greensboro MORE: $55 admission.
25 SUMMERTIME BREWS FESTIVAL
WHAT: Sample over 500 delicious craft beers, enjoy food trucks, live music and more!. Benefits Animal Rescue & Foster Program. All those who are less interested measured analytical sips and would rather jump right in to experience as many of the four hundred beers as responsibly possible, may crash the gates starting at 4pm. WHEN: 4 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Coliseum Complex. 1921 W Lee St., Greensboro. MORE: $40 tickets | $50 VIP.
WHAT: Town of Pleasant Garden Independence Day Celebration event with a spectacular fireworks display produced by Pyro Engineering, Inc.! Fun for the whole family: food trucks, games, inflatables, face painting and balloon twisting. The Groovin Band will perform live onstage, followed by the Amerifest concert. WHEN: 6 p.m. WHERE: Pleasant Garden Community Center. 5024 Alliance Church Road, Pleasant Garden MORE: Free event.
25 BRIAN REGAN
WHAT: Brian Joseph Regan is an American stand-up comedian who uses observational, sarcastic, and self-deprecating humor. Don’t miss a night of side splitting laughter! WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Cone Denim Entertainment Center. 117 South Elm Street, Greensboro. MORE: $55-$65 tickets.
STAND AGAINST HB2
WHAT: In direct response to North Carolina’s discriminatory law HB2, Musicians across the state are banding together to take a stand for equality and say #WeAreNotThis and #StandAgainstHB2. We are not represented by this law, we are not going to stand silent while our state legislation, our Governor puts laws on record that systematically discriminate. WHEN: 12 p.m. WHERE: Millennium Center. 101 W. 5th St., Winston Salem. MORE: $15-$20 admission