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by Lindsay Craven

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Thur., Aug., 27

ITALIAN WINE EXTRAVAGANZA

Wine Merchants Gourmet; 1901-B Mooney St., Winston-Salem; 336.765.8175; www.merchantsgourmet.com; 6 p.m.; $10 Take a wine tour of Italy without even leaving state lines. Vias Imports will provide almost 25 Italian imported wines for your tasting pleasure. Doug Donovan, general manager of Vias Imports, will be on site to answer questions about the wines. Your $10 admission includes a tasting glass and no reservations are required to attend.

Fri., Aug., 28

HALLOWEEN II

In theaters todayGet a jump-start on theHalloween spirit tonight.Rob Zombie’s re-imaginingof the Michael Myer’s seriescomes to an end with thisfilm. As always we thoughtMyers was dead in the firstfilm but he’s back with avengeance to terrorize hisbaby sister and all of herpromiscuous friends.

Sat., Aug., 29

CARIBBEAN CARNIVALE Castle McCulloch; 3925 Kivett Drive, Jamestown; 336.887.5413; www.castlemcculloch.com; 8:30 p.m.; $10-60 It’sthe Mardi Gras of the Carolinas. This year’s event will feature acostume contest, aerial performers, fire theatrics, Polynesian dancing,island music, pirate revelry and more. The party takes place rain orshine and only 21 and up is admitted.

Sun., Aug., 30

‘ DOG AGILITYCOMPETITIONSPiedmont Saddle Club; 8001Leabourne Road, Colfax;336.931.1424; www.piedmontsaddleclub.com; 8 a.m.;FREEThis is the last day tocatch some furry athletesbattle it out to become themost agile pup around. Thedogs are facing the clockas they jump hurdles, scaleramps, run through tunnels,navigate seesaws and weavethrough slalom poles. Theevent lasts until 4 p.m.today.

Mon., Aug., 31

FLUIDITY—ART OF FLUIDEXHIBITIONMaria’s; 2130 LawndaleDrive, Greensboro;336.379.8646; www.marias-to-go.com;11 a.m.; FREEThis artflowing liquids.Kernodle evencreates art withfaux framesthat surround hisfive pieces of displayed art.Head out and be inspired byart that focuses on things wesee every day.

‘ Tues., Sept., 1

AUDITIONS FOR RENTTHE MUSICALGreensboro CulturalCenter; 200 N. Davie St.,Greensboro; 336.335.6426;www.TheDramaCenter.com; 7 p.m.; FREEIs there a dormant actorwaiting to break out in you?If so, here’s your chanceto be seen. The LivestockPlayers will be holdingauditions for the widelyknown musical. Anyonefrom grade nine to age 20is encouraged to auditionand should have a preparedsong. Orchestra and crewmay also sign up at theauditions.

Wed., Sept., 2

TRIAD AFTER-WORKSOCIALSilke Salon; 102 W. Third St.,Winston-Salem; 336.602.2028;www.silkesalon.com; 5:30p.m.; FREEThe necessity of networkingdoesn’t stop at theend of the workday. Takeadvantage of a networkingand socializing opportunitytonight. This event is informaland there will be a limitedsupply of beer and winefrom 336events.com so getthere early.everyday something cool.exhibition byRobert Kernodleincludesoriginalpaintings thatcapture the artand beauty ofGo to yesweekly.comfor a full listing ofhappeningsaround the triad.

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