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WEDNESDAY

3 BBQ SMOKEHOUSE WORKSHOP

WHAT: Chef Timothy Grandinetti presents Spring House Summer Cooking Series: Hands-On Culinary Workshops. Rubs, Mops and Sauces. Cooking Techniques Hands-On Production (and recipes): The Holy Trinity of BBQ Pork Ribs, Pork Shoulder and Beef Brisket Doc Brownstones Bonus Recipes: ABTs, Moink Balls and Pig Candy WHEN: 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Spring House Restaurant.

450 N Spring St., Winston-Salem. MORE: $89 per guest.

TUESDAY

4 A CELEBRATION OF SOUTHERN SIRENS

WHAT: Join us for a Celebration of Southern Sirens! Local songstresses Laura Jane Vincent Emily Stewart Abigail Dowd Susan Snow Carrie Harrell Pazdziora Jill Erin Martin-Byers Ella Patrick aka Momma Molasses will sing familiar favorites as well as lesser known gems from country music mavens. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Muddy Creek Music Hall.

5455 Bethania Road, Winston-Salem. MORE: $8 admission.

FRIDAY

5 STAND UP FOR MENTAL HEALTH

WHAT: Laugh for a good cause! Stand Up for Mental Health is a comedy show fundraising event featuring counselor and comedian David Granirer. All proceeds go to supporting The Mental Health Association in Greensboro. WHEN: Cocktails and dessert bar: 7-8 p.m. Comedy show: 8-9:30 p.m. WHERE: Carolina Theatre. 310 S. Greene Street, Greensboro. MORE: $50 admission.

FRIDAY

5 PATHWAY TO FREEDOM

WHAT: Pathway to Freedom, a rich blend of history and music, invites you to become a part of the Underground Railroad. George Vestal, the son of a slave owner, forms an unlikely friendship with a slave, William. We follow their journey along the Underground Railroad as they search for freedom and forgiveness. WHEN: 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Snow Camp Outdoor Theatre. 801 Drama Road Snow Camp. MORE: $16 admission.

SATURDAY

6 3RD ANNUAL BLT CHALLENGE & TOMATO TASTING

WHAT: Local restaurants will create their best bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich using their favorite recipe. Customers will sample all sandwiches and vote for their favorite BLT creation. WHEN: 8 a.m. WHERE: Greensboro Farmers Curb Market. 501 Yanceyville Street, Greensboro. MORE: $5 admission.

SATURDAY

6 HOUSE IN THE HORSESHOE

BATTLE REENACTMENT

WHAT: The 235th anniversary of the House in the Horseshoe Battle will be remembered with a re-enactment and other activities. Revolutionary War and domestic life activities will make for a day of familyfriendly fun. A highlight of the event will be a re-enactment of the 1781 fight. WHEN: 9:30 a.m. WHERE: House in the Horseshoe.

288 Alston House Rd., Sanford. MORE: $5 parking fee.

SATURDAY

6 TASTE CAROLINA FOOD TOUR

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. WHEN: 2 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Marriott Downtown. 301 N. Greene St. Greensboro.

MORE: $55 admission.

SATURDAY

6 THE REGGIE BUIE QUARTET

WHAT: Reginald Buie comes to North Carolina by way of Chicago, Illinois, and has performed around the Winston-Salem area since 1991. Performing locally with the Joe Robinson Quartet, Reggie has been seen on stages in Greensboro, Charlotte, and Raleigh as the opening act for well known artists such as Gerald Albright, & Boney James. WHEN: 6:30 p.m. WHERE: O.Henry Hotel. 624 Green Valley Road, Greensboro. MORE: Free admission.

SUNDAY

7 WS DASH: FAMILY SUNDAY

WHAT: Family Sunday BB&T is the place to be on Sunday! A couple of Dash players will sign autographs on the concourse before the game. Then, enjoy $1 hot dogs and sodas through the first inning. After the game, kids can run the bases! WHEN: 5 p.m. WHERE: BB&T Ballpark. 951 Ballpark Way, Winston-Salem. MORE: $10-15 tickets.

TUESDAY

9 RAY LAMONTAGNE

WHAT: Grammy Award winner Ray LaMontagne has announced dates for his 2016 North American Tour. Ray will be touring in support of his sixth studio album, Ouroboros. Ouroboros was produced by Ray and Jim James of My Morning Jacket. The album was written by LaMontagne and features first single, Hey, No Pressure. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Coliseum Complex. 1921 West Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. MORE: $25-$70 tickets.

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