Be There

by Lindsay Craven

Thur., Sept. 3


Off n’ Running; 2014 Pisgah Church Road, Greensboro; 336.288.7071;; 6:15 p.m.; FREE As the summer draws to a close it is finally starting to get a little cooler outside. Now is the perfect opportunity to start a regular workout routine. Off n’ Running offers you a night to join others like you as you take a three- to six-mile run around Greensboro. The run is for all different paces and usually averages 5:30 to 9:30 minutes per mile.

Fri., Sept. 4


…XYZ Beverage; 2309 Fleming Road, Greensboro; 336.605.3636; 10 a.m.; FREE In order to make up for a lack of mixer selections at the local ABC store three Greensboro couples got together to create a one-of-akind store. …XYZ Beverage will provide competitively priced non-alcoholic beverage mixers, glassware, cigars, flasks, dart boards, rimmers, olives and more. Go out and support your newest local business owner.

Sat., Sept. 5


Plum Krazy’s; 106 College Road, Greensboro; 336.851.0133; www.; 10 p.m. This hard-rock cover band will be dominating Plum Krazy’s tonight. Soul Patch covers everything from AC/DC, Pantera, Tool and Godsmack to lighter music like 3 Doors Down, Hinder and Nickleback. This is your only chance to catch Soul Patch in the Greensboro area.

Sun., Sept. 6


Bowman Gray Stadium; 1250 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem; 336.725.5635;; 3 p.m.; $15-20 High school and college bands face off to find out who is the best of the best. You’re sure to hear some impressive drum lines as schools like Carver High, Parkland High, Winston- Salem State, NC A&T, Shaw University and Livingstone College go toeto-toe to earn the title of North Carolina’s best band.

Mon., Sept. 7


Festival Park; 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro; 336.272.0160 (box office); 4 p.m.; $10-$75 Hang out with Richard Petty this Labor Day. Yes, here in Greensboro at Festival Park with the EMF crew. EMF is throwing an all-American event this Labor Day, featuring Richard Petty and live music by David Cody, Big Bump & the Stun Gunz and Big, Bang Boom. The music and Q&A session start at 5 p.m., and if you want to upgrade your experience, you can purchase a dinner ticket and enjoy some barbeque alongside Mr. Petty. Either way, it’s a fun day for all, in the downtown Greensboro park. Start your engines, and go.

Tues., Sept. 8


Lyndon Street Artworks; 205 Lyndon St., Greensboro; 336.340.8543;; 8:30 p.m.; FREE Tonight will be combination of Latin-influenced classical guitar and jazz bass. Helado Negro is the son of immigrant parents from Ecuador. He has worked with bands like Prefuse 73 and has even provided his voice for the Cartoon Network’s “Aqua Teen Hunger Force.” Jason Ajemin has floated throughout several Chicago jazz bands like Chicago Underground Trio and Exploding Star Orchestra. DJ Harley Lyles will join the musicians.

Wed., Sept. 9

MUSEUM SHOP FALL BACK SALE Wake Forest University; 1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem; 336.758.5282;; 10 a.m.; FREE Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology will provide a special selection of crafts and knickknacks from around the world. All items will be a greatly reduced process and the sale will last through Sept. 30.