House of Fools CD Release Show Greene Street Club; 113 N Greene St., Greensboro; www.greenestreetclub.com; 336.273.4111; 8 p.m.; $12 House of Fools will be releasing its new record Versus the Beast as an early exclusive.
Mozart Birthday Concert UNC School of the Arts; 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem; www.uncsa.edu/performances; 336.721.1945; 7:30-9 p.m.; $15 Since 1978, the annual Mozart Birthday Concert has been among the most popular of UNCSA’s offerings. School of Music faculty artists come together in a program of chamber music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in celebration of his 256th birthday. DIY For Teens Glenwood Branch Greensboro Public Library; 1901 W. Florida St., Greensboro; www.greensborolibrary.org; 336.297.5000; 2-4 p.m.; FREE Do It Yourself arts and crafts for teens — middle and high school students — features design-your-own buttons, duct tape crafts, beading, origami and manga drawing. The Wheeew Year Show w/ Chris Wiles Odeon Theatre; Greensboro Coliseum Complex; 1921 W Lee St., Greensboro; www.chriswiles.net; 888.397.3100; 7:30 p.m., 9:45 p.m.; $30 The 7:30 show is normally called the starter show and is priced at $15 per ticket. The 9:45 show is the big party, a two-hour comedy show with hats and horns, a midnight buffet and a dance party spun by DJ Eminate of First Affordable DJ’s. New Years Day Kindness & Meditation Center City Park; 200 N Davie St., Greensboro; www.centercitypark.org; 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.; FREE Begin 2012 with best wishes for our friends, our neighbors, our community, and ourselves by wishing us all wellness, peace and harmony through a kindness meditation. Artabilities! Center for Visual Artists; Greensboro Cultural Center; 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro; www.greensboroart.org; 336.333.7475; 9 a.m.-noon An art-based pre-school program for children with special needs that focuses on utilizing the visual arts as a creative outlet that fosters positive self image, self expression and therapeutic benefits. Space is limited to the first six applicants Go Postal! Group Exhibit Artworks Gallery; 564 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem; www.Artworks-Gallery.org; 336.723.5890; 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; FREE Artworks Gallery presents this group show with all the exhibiting members showing new work related to the broad them of “Postal” or other communication in a variety of mediums and presentations. Triad After Work Social Encore American Bistro; 2000 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem; www.triadafterwork.com; 6-8 p.m. Exhibitors and prizes this week include Dickson Chiropractic Clinic, Rick Babusiak State Farm Insurance, and more. Also beer, wine, and soda from Childress Vineyards, Budweiser and Cheerwine.