Ten things to do for free in the Triad, Feb. 4-10

by Dani Vanderboegh

The Black and White Show

You workhard all week and here at YES! Weekly weknow that you want to spend your free time getting out there and enjoying theTriad without spending a lot of dough. So we pillaged the interwebs to find 10free things in the Triad that you can go do starting today. If you hit up anyof these events, take some pics, and tag YES!Weekly when you post them on social media; you might win a prize just for tagging us courtesy of YES! Weekly.

A River of Waste

ThursdayFeb. 5, 2015

1.Your Garden in Winter

When: Noon

Where: Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden,215 South Main St., Kernersville, N.C. 27284

More: Learn what about your garden in thewinter from by AdrienneRoethling, PJCBG’s Garden Curator. Bring your lunch. The Garden will providedrinks. Reservations required. Please call 336-996-7888 to reserve your seat orregister online at

2.EnviromentalMovie/Speaker Night

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Temple Emanuel,201 Oakwood Drive, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103

More: The film will be ARiver of Waste: The Hazardous Truth About Factory Farms.

Cline Observatory

FridayFeb. 6, 2015

3. Cline Observatory Open House

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Guilford College’s Cline Observatory,

5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro,N.C. 27410

More: Come learn about Pluto and the New Horizonsspacecraft when Guilford College’s Cline Observatory hosts an open housefeaturing a full-dome video and a multimedia presentation.

4.First Friday atGreenhill

When: 6-9 p.m.

Where: Greenhill,200 N. Davie St., Greensboro, N.C. 27401

More: Enjoy the current exhibition Fritz Janschka’s Portrait Museum andSelf-Portraits by NC Artists and live music by Will Ridenour.

5.The Black and WhiteShow

When: All day

Where: Artworks Gallery,564 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27101

More: The exhibit is an exciting display of the expressiveness ofart within the limitations of Black & White and the inventive ways artistsexplore its possibilities featuring the art of Ben Perini.

Jody Servon Exhibit

Saturday Feb. 7, 2015

6.Art ExhibitionFeaturing Jody Servon

When: All day

Where: Greensboro College,815 W. Market St., Greensboro, N.C. 27401

More: North Carolina artist Jody Servon will debut “Seen, Heard,and Remembered,” a new work created with Greensboro College students. Servonborrowed books from the campus library, selected images for students to studyand asked students to write what they saw in the images. Both the library booksand student writings will be on display. Jody Servon’s art projects includeinstallations, drawings, photographs, sculptures, video and social experiments.

7.Beer School

When: 2:30 p.m.

Where: Foothills Brewing,638 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27101

More: Spend an afternoon educating you and your friends on thesubtle nuances of craft beer brewing, take a tour of our brewery and for the final exam,taste several of the results. Registration is required.

8.Susie’s Hope MovieMatinee

When: 2 p.m.

Where: High Point Public Library,901 N. Main St., High Point, N.C. 27261

More: The High Point Public Library will be showing a specialmatinee screening of the film Susie’sHope where both Susie and Donna will be on hand to introduce the movie thattells of their life story.

9. 2nd Annual Montford Point MarineChapter 38 Gospel Festival

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Mebane Arts & Community Center,622 Corregidor St., Mebane, N.C. 27302

More: Guest choirs are Pastor Mark Webb & Family WorshipCenter Praise Team, Heavenly Angels, Legendary Silver Stars, The Cates Family,Sensational Royal Lights and Jennifer Paul. For more information contact (336)512-3606 or email


TuesdayFeb. 3, 2015

10. Liverpool

When: 9 p.m.

Where: Blue Bourbon Jacks,1310 N. Main St., High Point, N.C. 27262

More: Liverpool, is The Carolina’s Beatles Experience based out ofRaleigh who has played for crowds up to 14,000. Liverpool provides the authenticity of theBeatles sound by adding the much needed keyboard effects such as piano, organ,symphony strings, harpsichord, accordion, clavinet and brass horns.