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Be there Thur., Sept. 17IDIOT BOX PRESENTSTHE ROOMBattleground CarouselTheaters; 1305Battleground Ave,Greensboro; 336.230.1620;;7:30 p.m.; $10 (spoonsincluded)Tommy Wiseau’s filmThe Room just may be theworst movie ever made,which is precisely why somany people love it (seeMark Burger’s columnon page XX). Tonightthe chucklemeisters atGreensboro’s Idiot Boxscreen this masterpiece ofridiculosity at the Carousel.Admission gets you a beeror a soda, and, for somereason, plastic spoons tothrow at the screen.Fri., Sept. 18SEPTEMBER WINEFESTIVALWine MerchantsGourmet, 1901-B MooneySt., Winston-Salem;336.765.8175;; 6p.m.; $10No reservationsare required for WineMerchants’ September WineFestival, which featuressome heavier and spiciervarietals appropriate forthe change of the seasons.Big chards. Opulent cabs.Peppery zins and velvetyshiraz. Also, you get to keepthe glass.Sat., Sept. 19MELVA HOUSTONStudio B at the Broach;520 S Elm St., Greensboro;336.373.0811;; 9p.m.; $15, two for $25Straight outta Memphis,Melva Houston made herbones with Stax Records,singing backup for giantslike Sam & Dave, OtisRedding, Isaav Hayes andthe Platters. Tonight shecomes to the Triad to thissmall, intimate room for ashowcase of jazz, blues andR&B. A little advice: Getthere early.Sun., Sept. 20RIDE-IN BREAKFASTFirst Christian Church;1130 N. Main St.,Kernersville; 336.996.7388;8:30 a.m.; donationsappreciatedEddie Boggs, formerlyof the Metal Rebel club inWinston-Salem, dies fromnatural causes in June 2006.He is remembered by bikersand brothers from allover the Triad today in amemorial ride and breakfastthat begins at Kernersville’sFirst Christian Church andterminates at Wild WingCafé, a journey that neatlyallegorizes Boggs’ life. Theday will feature a performanceby the band Returnto Life.Mon., Sept. 21UNCG FALL FESTUNCG CAMPUS,Greensboro; 336.256.2013;; allday; FREEUNCG’s annual FallFest kicks off today witha celebration in the quadand continues until Sundayevening. Activities includea children’s festival, food,crafts, music and more. Ofnote, UNCG alum ChuckFolds, who is pursuing aPhD in geography, will leadhis kid-friendly band BigBang Boom on Saturdaymorning at 11.Tues., Sept. 22IDEA EXCHANGECenter for DesignInnovation; 301 N. MainSt., Winston-Salem;336.727.4310;;5:30 p.m.; FREEOkay smartypants,today’s the day you exposeyour genius to the world…or, at least, to the Triaddesign community. TodayNickolay Hristiv of BrownUniversity and Winston-Salem State University (andalso a Wake Forest grad)will explore “Techniquesfor motion data analysisusing thermal imaging andhigh-speed videography.”We admit: We don’t knowwhat that means. ButHristov’s motto, accordingto his website, is “Studynature, not books.” We’redown with that.Wed., Sept. 23TEE UP A WISH GOLFTOURNAMENTBermuda Run West GolfCourse; 324 BermudaRun Drive, Advance;336.403.1964;; 6:30a.m.; $25You like-a the golf? Wellgrab your sticks and headout to Advance, whereyou’ll play so much golfyou may even master yourshort game. This tournamentis more like a marathon:100 holes in a singleday — if you can finish.And all proceeds go to theMake-A-Wish Foundationof Central and WesternNorth Carolina, whichgrants wishes to dying children.And, apparently, golferswho like to tee off onMondays.