Ten things to do for free, Nov. 26 through Dec. 2

by Dani Vanderboegh

This week can be a little too long for some people, whereas others look for more quality time with the fam. But there is such thing as too much of a good thing, whether it be people, food or your house. So if you are itching to get out for little alone time or looking for something to do with your out-of-towners, but don’t want to spend a lot of cash, check out this list of free things to do in the Triad. If you do decide to stop watching football, get up off the couch, button up your pants and head to one of these events, post your selfies and pics on Facebook and tag YES! Weekly. Who knows, you might just win a prize.

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

1.Woodmark Originals

When: 10 a.m.

Where: High Point Museum,1859 E. Lexington Ave., High Point, N.C. 27262

More: Woodmark Originals features a pairof wingback armchairs, which is a wonderful complement to the High Point’sFurniture Heritage exhibit on the first floor of the museum, that are only ondisplay in the lobby until Nov. 26.

2.Fine Art Exhibition

When: Noon to 3 p.m.; Monday–Saturday

Where: Paramount Theater,128 Front St., Burlington, N.C. 27215

More: Husband and wife artists, Robert York and Nancy Diciolla arecurrently exhibiting original acrylic paintings and photography in the lobby ofthe Paramount.

3.Pre-Turkey Party withThrillbilly

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Southern Smoke Eatery and Tavern,3441 Myer Lee Dr., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27101

More: Come our for a little pre-familygathering with live music.

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

4.ShelleyHahenberger-Mixed Media and Nancy Raasch-Paper Jewelry

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Hillsborough Art Council Gallery102 N. Churton St., Hillsborough, N.C. 27278

More: It’s opening night for theseartists’ exhibit at the HillsboroughArts Council Gallery with a meet the artist reception on the Last Friday Art Walk.Regular Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and duringspecial events.

5.Last Fridays Art Walk

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Hillsborough Art Council Gallery,102 N. Churton St., Hillsborough, N.C. 27278

More: Park once and enjoy five art galleries, artist studios, finejewelers, cool boutique shops and award-winning restaurants.

Saturday, Nov. 29,2014

6.Hand to Hand HolidayMarket

When: Noon

Where: Carolina Theatre – Greensboro,310 S. Greene St., Greensboro, N.C. 27401

More: It’s Greensboro’s largest indoorindie craft fair with over 60 vendors and 1,500 shoppers.

7.Christmas TreeLighting

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Sedge Garden UMC,794 Sedge Garden Rd., Kernersville, N.C. 27284

More: There will be food and beverages, amarshmellow and wiener roast over an open fire, of course, plus carol singing,crafts and stories for children. Please bring non-perishable food items for aGirl Scouts food drive.

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014

8.The NC RevelersOrchestra

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store,39 West St., Pittsboro, N.C. 27312

More: Bring your dancing shoes because this big band plays allkinds of dance music “” swing, ballroom and sometimes salsa.

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

9.Chamber Singers Concert

When: 12:15–1:45 p.m.

Where: Greensboro College815 W. Market St., Greensboro, N.C. 27401

More: Greensboro College Chamber Singers will present their finalperformance of the fall semester. The event is free and open to the public.Contact Jon Brotherton at 336-272-7102 or by email

10.Potluck Dinner &Entertainment

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Forsyth County Public Library -Reynolda Branch2839 Fairlawn Dr., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27106

More: Following a potluck dinner, members will entertain withstories of ancestors or interesting research situations, and Katherine Fosterand Chris Jordan from the New Winston Museum will give a brief introduction totheir Memory Mapping project.