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WEDNESDAY

17 TAYLOR WHITE OPENING RECEPTION

WHAT: Join us in the InFocus Gallery for the Opening Reception of New Works by Taylor White. White has exhibited her compelling figurative paintings focusing on the fragility of the human body in solo exhibitions in Melbourne, Australia and Oslo, Norway. WHEN: 5:30 p.m. WHERE: InFocus Gallery at GreenHill.

200 N. Davie Street, Greensboro. MORE: Free event.

THURSDAY

18 JILL SCOTT

WHAT: Diamond Life Concerts has announced three-time Grammy award winning singer-songwriter Jill Scott will perform live in concert at Greensboro Coliseum. Scott burst on to the music scene with her groundbreaking 2000 release Who Is Jill Scott?

Words & Sounds Vol. 1, which achieved double-platinum status. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Coliseum Complex – Arena. 1921 West Gate City Blvd Greensboro MORE: $50 tickets.

FRIDAY

19 GUILFORD GREEN FOUNDATION

WHAT: GGF Takeovers are social mixers for the LBGTQ community, straight allies, and supporters. Supportive establishments host each Takeover, providing a location for people to come together, have fun and unite community. Join us for a night of fun with friends, new and old! Maybe get a bite to eat or have a cocktail. WHEN: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. WHERE: The Marshall Free House, 1211 Battleground Ave., Greensboro MORE: Free event.

FRIDAY

19 THE EARLY MAYS

WHAT: The Early Mays bring traditional and original material to spectacular life (Cindy Howes, Folk Alley/WYEP) with Appalachian-inspired songs built on deep country sensibilities, masterful singing and a sweet old-time sound. They burst on to the scene with a #2 debut on the National Folk-DJ charts: an eponymous album where fiddle, banjo and guitar are the backdrop to heart-melting three part vocal harmonies. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Muddy Creek Music Hall.

5455 Bethania Road, Winston-Salem. MORE: $13-$15 admission.

SATURDAY

20 BRENNER KID’S DAY

WHAT: To Brenner Children’s Hospital will be kicking off the Winston-Salem Open with their sixth annual Brenner Kid’s Day. USTA North Carolina will be organizing the day’s activities. These will center around the fundamentals, skills and fun of tennis for all ability levels. Brenner Kid’s Day is offered FREE to the public. WHEN: 9:30 a.m. WHERE: Wake Forest Tennis Complex.

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem. MORE: Free event.

SATURDAY

20 KERNERSVILLE HONEYBEE FEST

WHAT: A day full of family fun is in store! Buzz on over to Fourth of July Park for authentic arts and crafts, music, food, and kids activities! WHEN: 10 a.m. WHERE: Fourth of July Park.

702 West Mountain Street, Kernersville. MORE: Free event.

SATURDAY

20 CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

WHAT: This is a Captain’s Choice Tournament with teams of 4 players of all skill levels. Burke Street Pub will host the awards ceremony immediately following the tournament with a banquet sponsored by Bib’s Downtown. WHEN: 2 p.m. WHERE: Pudding Ridge Golf Course.

224 Cornwallis Drive, Mocksville. MORE: $75 per player. $300 a team. Spots are limited!

SATURDAY

20 CHASIN’ SKIRT 80’S BAND COSTUME PARTY

WHAT: Free rock show! LIVE music from the 80s/90s/NOW and karaoke. THIS IS AN 80s COSTUME PARTY (not required) so break out the old leg warmers, tiger spandex and party 80s style! WHEN: 9:30 p.m. WHERE: Club Orion.

4618 West Market Street, Greensboro. MORE: Free event.

SUNDAY

21 POWERSHARES LEGEND SERIES

WHAT: During the evening session on Aug. 21, the Winston-Salem Open will welcome Andy Roddick, James Blake, Mardy Fish and Jim Courier for some friendly competition between American tennis legends.

Each PowerShares event features two one-set semifinal matches and a one-set championship match. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Wake Forest Tennis Complex.

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem. MORE: $42 admission.

TUESDAY

23 DRAKE:

“SUMMER SIXTEEN” TOUR

WHAT: Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum selling artist Drake will launch the DRAKE SUMMER SIXTEEN TOUR WITH FUTURE AND SPECIAL GUESTS in support of his brand new album, View. The album’s multi-platinum certified lead single, ‘Hotline Bling,’ became a massive hit reaching #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Coliseum Complex – Arena. 1921 West Gate City Blvd Greensboro MORE: $70 tickets.

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