by Jordan Green

Author Juliette Fay reads from her newest book, The Shortest Way Home, at the Central Library in downtown Greensboro on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Six Days in November kicked off on Tuesday, showcasing arts, culture and entertainment in Forsyth County.

Wednesday sees 100 Prints for Hunger by Terri Dowell-Dennis at the Elberson Fine Arts Center at Salem College; an exhibit to celebrate its 40-year anniversary at Delta Fine Arts from 7 to 8:30 p.m.; a forum on connecting with your creative muse in the Hanes Conference Room at the Milton Rhodes Arts Center; the Frank Selby exhibit Misunderstanding at SECCA; and the Winston-Salem Light Project exhibit Lumanotus at Winston Square on the campus of UNC School of the Arts every evening through Saturday.

Michael Garmash and Inessa Garmash, a Russian couple who are painters, join Dmitri Danish to paint scenes from South Elm Street in Greensboro on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Translators will be on hand so that passersby may converse with the painters. Visit Downtown Greensboro Inc.’s Facebook and Twitter pages on Thursday morning to find out exact locations.

Part of Six Days in October, the Sights & Sounds of Artists in Action exhibit takes place at the Sawtooth from 6 to 8 p.m.

As part of National Novel Writing Month, Barnhill’s in Winston-Salem is hosting meet-ups for writers to get help, encouragement and inspiration every Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Barnhill’s will have in-store appearances by different authors every day from Wednesday through Saturday. Call 336.602.1383 for details.

Also part of Six Days in November, Associated Artists presents Her Reverie, a live downtown photo shoot on West 4th Street near Cherry Street on Saturday from 3 to 4 p.m. Dempsy Calhoun gives a mixed-media sculpture workshop at Sawtooth from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Piedmont Craftsmen Fair opens at the Benton Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and continues on Nov. 18 from noon to 5 p.m. Brian Kubecki leads a free forum entitled “Touching the Tablet: Challenging Image Art through Tactile Appropriation” in the Hanes Conference Center at the Milton Rhodes Arts Center from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Later, from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m., Travis Phillips leads another free forum on the direction of art.

Also on Saturday, Art-o-Mat founder Clark Whittington conducts a lecture and workshop for artists interested in learning the ropes or getting back in the game at Delurk gallery in Winston-Salem from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. For the uninitiated, art-o-mats are retired cigarette vending machines that have been converted into art dispensaries.