Be there

by Brian Clarey

Sat., Nov 13 Flaming Guns of the Purple SageTheatre Alliance Playhouse; 1047 Northwest Blvd., Winston-Salem; 336.723.7777;; 8 p.m.; $12 ($10 students and seniors) The rodeo star Big 8 has had her Wyoming ranch foreclosed upon, and now she must tangle with a mysterious woman named Shedevil and a one-eyed Ukrainian biker named Black Dog. This is one of the final showings of Flaming Guns, which also runs Thursday, Friday and Sunday nights.

Wed., Nov 10 Professional Women of Winston-Salem luncheon Piedmont Club, 19th Floor BB&T Building, 200 W. 2nd St., Winston-Salem; 336.631.3906; 11:30 a.m.; $15 Lida Hayes, owner of S&L Painting and Decorating Company, will deliver her speech, “The Risks and Courage Required of Women Leaders in the Triad,” at this installment of the PWWS luncheon. Reservations are required and can be made by calling JJ Elliott at the above number.

Thurs., Nov 11 Teacher Workday Camp Bur-Mil Park; 5834 Bur-Mil Club Road, Greensboro; 336.373.2574;; 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; $22 per child Bur-Mil Park opens for camp today while Guilford County students have the day off. Students from kindergarten to 5th grade are welcome to spend the day with arts, crafts, wildlife education, games, prizes and more. Other teacher workday camps are scheduled for Jan. 21, Feb. 25 and March 29.

Fri., Nov 12 Legally Blonde the Musical War Memorial Auditorium, Greensboro;; 7:30 p.m.; $45-$55The coliseum’s Best of Broadway series presents Legally Blonde the Musical, based on the 2001 feature film about a blonde sorority sister who tackles Harvard Law School. Blonde jokes, Ivy Leaguery and the color pink feature prominently.

Sun., Nov 14 Krazy Dog Music one-year anniversary party The Crossing, Oak Hollow Mall, High Point; 336.885.4147;; 6:30 p.m.; FREE Our man Randy proves that shopping malls can be effective incubators for local, independent businesses after a full year of service at Krazy Dog Music. There will be music provided by three bands as well as refreshments, and if we know Randy there just might be a beer or two laying around. Tell him we sent you.

Mon., Nov 15 Santa Claus comes to Town Lower-Level Belk Court, Hanes Mall; Winston-Salem;; 10 a.m. 9 p.m., noon-6 p.m. Sundays; FREE The fat man in the red suit has been holding court at Hanes Mall since Nov. 6, and he’ll be there until Christmas Eve before loading down our trees in the middle of the night. Last year Santa saw more than 12,000 kids at the mall, and this year lap-sitters and their parents can pre-order photos at the Hanes Mall website.

Tues., Nov 16 League of Women Voters Lunch: Education Panel Holy Trinity Episcopal Church; 607 N. Greene St, Greensboro; 336.643.2131; noon; FREE ($10 for lunch, registration required) Have lunch with the League of Women Voters’ Education Panel, featuring speakers Anthony Graham, of NC A&T University, on African-American males in public education, and Margaret Arbuckle, of the Guilford Education Alliance, on diversity. The league meets on the third Tuesday of every month.

Wed., Nov 17 Winston-Salem Light Project Downtown Winston-Salem; 336.287.7126;; 7 p.m.; FREEThe Winston-Salem Light Project is a massive artistic undertaking using the downtown cityscape as a canvas. Using light, images, video and more, UNC School of the Arts seniors invite us to re-imagine the district, its buildings, open spaces and streets.