Calendar of Events

by YES! Weekly staff

Calendar of Events

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Now – Nov. 30. Central Library Hosts Elder Expressions Exhibit. Visitors to Central Library’s Gallery can see paintings, carvings, stories and more throughout the month of November. The exhibit features artwork created by older adults, including some who have dementia and Alzheimer’s. To learn more visit or contact or call 336.373.3636 (219 North Church Street GSO)

Dec. 2. – Jan. 4. The Cosmic Cow Society Art Show & Public Art Talk Series. Reception is December 4, 7-9p.m. First Art Talk is December 12, 7-8:30p.m. All events are free and open to the public at the Maya Gallery (340 Tate Street GSO)

Dec. 3. 11a.m. Deck The Halls-The Sawtooth School for Visual Arts will hold its sixteenth annual Deck the Halls event Wednesday, December 3 – Sunday, December 7. Deck the Halls is a sale of fine arts and crafts by regional artisits, faculty and students all affiliated with Sawtooth. Preview Party $20 in advance, Sale Days are free. For more information: 336.723.7395 or deckthehall.html (305 West Forth Street, Suite C W-S)

Dec. 5. 6-9p.m. Winter Light Gallery and Art Studios kicks off its December show, Small Works for the Small Purse – Original Oils, Water Colors, Pastels and Photography. Open to public & free! For more information 336.274.7272 or www. (410 Blandwood Ave. GSO

Dec. 5. 6-8:30p.m. Gateway Gallery Presents “Picturing Motion: Image & Reality” Photographs by Steve Clarke, Ron Hagan & Photographers of Gateway Studios will be exhibited. Premier of two short choreographic works for film will be shown at 7:30. 336.777.0076 (1006 S. Marshall St W-S)

Dec. 9. 6p.m. CREATING A TRADITIONAL RAGDOLL Old Salem Museums & Garden. Create a beautiful ragdoll by stuffing a cloth figure, embroidering facial features, and sewing a simple dress and apron. Basic sewing skills are needed. – $30, $25 for Old Salem members. For more information: 336.721.7350 lwerner@oldsalem. org or (900 Old Salem Road. W-S)

Mondays. Acrylic painting classes for beginners to advanced, 3-5 pm. Learn, create and have fun! The Marshall Art Gallery is located at the Village at North Elm Shopping Center next to the Chop House Grille. $20 per two-hour class. Tracey Marshall, 336.545.8268.

Mondays: 7-9p.m. Painting classes (Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic) Red Door Studio/ Gallery Call for hours. 336.288.5415 (3631 Redfield Drive GSO)

Mondays & Thursdays. 6:30-9p.m. Oil and Acrylic Painting for Beginners to Intermediate. Six consecutive structured sessions to build skill in depicting 3D form in space and light. Work from still life and photographic references. Classes taught by area artist Jack Stone ( at The Art House For schedules, supply list, fee and registration contact Jack at 336-375-7568 or jack@ (600 N. Church Street GSO)

Tuesdays: 9:30-noon and 6:30-9p.m. Painting classes (all media) Red Door Studio/ Gallery (3631 Redfield Drive GSO) www. Call for hours. 336.288.5415

Wednesdays — Watercolor classes for beginners to advanced, noon – 2p.m. or 3-5p.m. Learn, create and have fun. The Marshall Art Gallery is located at the Village at North Elm Shopping Center next to the Chop House Grille, $20 per two-hour class. Christine Seiler, 336.545.8268.

First Fridays — Lyndon Street Artworks and Artworks Collective Gallery 205 Lyndon St., Greensboro, 336.370.0025, Mon-Sat, 9-5 p.m. Featuring over forty local artists’ working studios that are open to the public. Go to for directions or for more information. Join us on the First Friday of every month from 6-9 p.m. during our extended hours, and keep an eye out for a variety of other special events going on at Lyndon Street Artworks.

Sundays. 1-6p.m. Mad Platter Sundays. Bring your entire family for discounts and lots of pottery painting fun. 336.540.9823 (2921-A Battleground Ave. GSO)

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Dec. 9. 6p.m. Cooking a Taste of Christmas Past, at Old Salem Museums & Gardens. Prepare, cook, and taste popular Christmas treats of the 18th and 19th century. $28, $23 for Old Salem members. For more information: 336.721.7350 or (900 Salem Road W-S)


Nov. 29 &30. 2-5p.m. Thanksgiving Weekend Open House at McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks. Spend an afternoon in the Yadkin Valley with a roaring fire & guitarists Andrew Motten and Genevieve Leitner. No entry fee, $5 for tastings. 336.874.3003 (315 Thurmond Post Office Road Thurmond)

Dec. 5. 7-10p.m. DADA’s Holiday Gallery Hop in the Winston-Salem downtown Art district. Streets are closed off, galleries , shops, studios and businesses are open. Free to the public with Horse & Carriage rides. For more information: 336.734.1864 or or (Sixth, Trade & Liberty Streets W-S)

Dec. 7. 7p.m. Festival of Lessons & Carols at Hannah Brown Finch Memorial Chapel at Greensboro College. Limited seating available. Contact campus Minister Robert Brewer 336.272.7102 ext. 597 (815 W.Market St GSO)

Dec. 7. 2-5p.m. Eden Preservation Society Twelfth Annual Christmas Tour of homes. Tickets $10 for the whole tour, available at Barbour Studio & Gallery, Eden Chamber of Commerce, Granny’s Variety and Antiques, Riverhouse Gift & Gourmet, The Front Porch, or from any member of the Society. All proceeds to benefit Eden Preservation Society projects. Call 336-627-1762 or 336-623-1043.


Nov. 28. 7:30p.m.-Until. Kristen Leigh a local folk & Alternative Rock singer & songwriter will be perform at The Coffee Break. No cover charge. For more information: 336.230.2310 www.myspace. com/callywest (1820 Spring Garden Street GSO)

Dec.1. 7:30p.m. 2008 Holiday Pops Tour presents Keith Lockhart and The Boston Beloved at the Joel Coliseum Theatre. Tickets are $36.50 & $56.60 and can be purchased at the Coliseum Box Office, Ticketmaster Centers, Macys and Lowes Foods. To order by phone 336.722.6400 or 336.852.1100 or For more information call Jazmine Pierce at 336.725.5635 ext. 411

Dec. 2. 7:30p.m. Jazz Ensemble Presents Concert for Community at The Royce Reynolds Family Student Life Center. Free & open to public. Contact Director of Bands Benjy Springs 336.272.7102 ext. 456 (1015 W. Market St. GSO)

Dec. 3. 7:30p.m. New Music Ensemble to Perform at Hannah Brown Finch Memorial Chapel on Greensboro College Campus. Free & open to public. Contact Fox at 336.272.7102 ext. 321 (815 W.Market St GSO)

Dec. 6 & 13. 8p.m. Triad Pride Men’s Chorus will present its 10th Anniversary Holiday Concert at Greensboro Day School’s Sloan Theater (5401 Lawndale Dr. GSO) Dec. 13th at UNC School of The Arts, Watson Chamber Music Hall (1533 S. Main St W-S) Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Purchase tickets online at or 336.589.6267

Come out for Open Mic every Saturday from 9pm to 1am, and Karaoke every Tuesday from 9pm to 1am. Only at Ham’s at 201 N. Smyres Place, Greensboro. Call 336.272.6721 for more info.

Mondays. 7-9:30p.m. – Women ages 16 meet at First Presbyterian Church of Kernersville to enjoy a fourpart acapella harmony as a part of the Golden Triad Chorus. For details call 336.996.3251 or visit www. Guests are always welcome!

Ham’s on High Point Road is boomin’! Karaoke twice a week, every Thursday and Sunday night, from 9p.m. to 1a.m. Full menu available! Ham’s, 3017 High Point Road, Greensboro. Call 336.854.5693 for more info.

Open Mic every Tuesday night in Downtown Greensboro at the Flatiron! Come on down and sing us a song or two! 221 Summit Ave, Greensboro. 336.272.7774.

This & every Wednesday come to Center City Park in Greensboro to enjoy local music presented by Grassroots Productions. Music will take place from 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. For more information, visit

Wednesdays. Beginning Sept. 3 UNCG is offering weekly jazz to the community during the 2008-2009 academic year. Classes are offered from 5-6p.m. in the Collins Lecture Hall (Room 217) of the school of Music Building located at W. Market & McIver streets. For more information visit

FRIDAYS – Coffee at The Summit is looking for local talent for its Friday night open mic. If you have or know of someone who has talent ex. comedy, spoken word, musical talent, etc., please contact us at Coffee at The Summit. We can be reached at 336.275.0642 or 336.965.1548.


Now-December. 6:30p.m. Line Dancing at the Korner Lounge, learn the latest line dances and new ones! Great form of exercise. Dress comfortably and come prepared to have fun! November 11& 18, Decemeber 2, 9, & 16. Adults Only. $10 perperson. 1001 Burke St. For more information: 336.499.2042 or

Belly Dance classes FOUR nights a week, and occasional Saturdays at Studio 318 – your World Dance Oasis. Classes for beginning through intermediate levels as well as for advanced intermediates. Studio 318 (New location!) 4604 West Market Street, Suite 124, Greensboro. 336.547.9399.

Free Salsa Dance Lessons from 10-11 pm every Friday night with Instructor Raul. Mambo Latin Dance Party 3505 Tinsley Dr. #101 High Point. (Wendover & 68) 336.882.0066 inside Azteca.

Monday nights, 7 – 8 pm. – Belly Dance Technique. Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, Greensboro. For all levels. Great for beginners, but also good for experienced dancers who want to polish up on basics and learn new steps and combinations. Use of props – veils and cymbals, graceful arms, shimmies and more. Performance opportunities for the more advanced. $38 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. 336.379 .1712 or 336.404 . 0111

Yoga classes centrally located on West Market Street in Greensboro. Start with breathing meditation and warm-up to properly prepare for more demanding poses. Find your center, connect with your soul, work your body. Studio 318, (New location!) 4604 West Market Street, Suite 124, Greensboro. Classes taught by Allison Williams on Mondays at 5:30 p.m. and by Faun Finley on Wednesdays at 6p.m. Call 336.547.9399 or visit for more information.

Mindful Flow Yoga. An invigorating yoga practice with postures that build strength and train flexibility. Mindful Flow cultivates precise alignment, steadiness and ease. Taught by Kirtan Coan, 9-10:30 a.m. Saturdays. 1223 W. Fourth St. 336.3655.7047,

The Piedmont Swing Dance Society holds two dances each month, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. On the 2nd Saturday we’re at the Vintage Theatre in Winston-Salem, and on the 4th Saturday we’re at the Oriental Shrine Club on High Point Road. We offer a free lesson at 7:30 and the dance starts at 8:30. Dance for $10 if you’re not a member, or $8 for members for students.

Thursdays. Brazilian samba dance classes 6:30 -7:30 p.m. at Wanek Medical Center, 6 North Pointe Court, Greensboro. Learn the basic steps of Brazilian samba dance. $35 per session of four classes or $10 per class. Call Sueli for more information 336.965.4572.

Belly Dance Classes and Performance Opportunities: YWCA downtown, 336273.3461. Call Linda at 336.379.1712 or 336.404.0111.

Tuesdays. Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers. Contras and Squares at the Vintage Theatre in Winston- Salem. 7 Vintage Ave. Live bands and callers. 8 ‘till 10p.m., $5 ‘till 10:30p.m. $6 beginners lesson at 7:30p. m. No partner necessary. Contact 336.272.3245.

Tuesday. Belly dance class. 7-8 p.m. at Wanek Medical Center, 6 North Pointe Court, Greensboro. Let belly dance, a timeless dance, move you.