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Ten things to do for free in the Triad, Jan. 14–20

by Dani Vanderboegh

Bobby and the Good Times

It’s been along, cold workweek and the weekend is approaching fast. Here at YES! Weekly we want you to know aboutall the fun, indoor stuff happening around the Triad, especially the cost-effectiveevents, and really, what’s better than free? So we went ahead and compiled 10free things to do around the Triad and beyond. If you hit up any of theseevents, flash those pearly whites and take some pics. When you post them onyour social media, tag YES! Weekly. Youcould win a prize “” that’s like getting paid for nothing.

WednesdayJan. 14, 2015

1.The Year You BecomeEngaged

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Womble Carlyle Gallery at the MiltonRhodes Center for the Arts,251 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27101

More: The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County hasdeclared 2015 “The Year You Become Engaged” as it showcases arts and culturalorganizations and matches residents of the community with opportunities to be apart of the work of these groups. The vehicle for doing so is The Arts CouncilEngagement Society or ACES which is holding an Open House 5:30 -7:00 p.m.,Wednesday, January 14, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts at 251 N SpruceStreet in downtown Winston-Salem.

Jon Pardi

FridayJan. 16, 2015

2. Jon Pardi

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Johnny & Junes Saloon,2105 Peters Creek Pkwy., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27104

More:All I ever wanted to do coming to Nashville was to writerowdy, in-your-face, straight country music,” says Jon Pardi, “and that’s whatthis album is.” Listen to that Pardi country music.

3.She and I Dog

When: 7 p.m.

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

More: See what She and I Dog is about.

Taylor Vaden

SaturdayJan. 17, 2015

4.Taylor Vaden

When: 7 p.m.

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

More: Hear Taylor’s sound here.

5.Paperhand PuppetIntervention

When: 11 a.m.

Where: The ArtsCenter-Carrboro,300 E. Main St., Carrboro, N.C. 27510

More: Since 1998, Paperhand has been using cardboard, corn starch,bamboo, your old house paints and other assorted junk to create giant puppets,masks, shadow plays and performances for all ages. They tell stories, beatdrums, paint cardboard, sew cloth, get sweaty, push boundaries and carry heavythings to help make the world a better place. Learn more at paperhand.org.

6. From Stigma to Acceptance

When: 1 p.m.

Where: Sawtooth School for Visual Art,251 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27101

More: This student-curated exhibit featuring the words and art offormerly incarcerated offenders is a collaboration between Sawtooth School,Wake Forest Humanities Institute and Department of History, the Winston-SalemProject Re-Entry program of the Piedmont Triad Regional Council, and formeroffenders who graduated from the program. For more information, visitwww.sawtooth.org or call (336)723-7395 ext. 201.

7.Greenhill Hosts USFigure Skating Poster Contest Exhibition at Greensboro Coliseum

When: 1 p.m.

Where: The Greensboro Coliseum Complex,1921 W. Lee St., Greensboro, N.C. 27403

More: Poster designs by 40 U.S. Figure Skating ChampionshipsPoster Competition semi-finalists will be on exhibition at the GreensboroColiseum. Four prizes including a People’s Choice award will be designatedprior to the exhibition opening.

8. Classical Revolution GSO The RailyardQuartet

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Gibbs Hundred Brewery,17 W. Lewis St., Greensboro, N.C. 27401

More: Get to know the house band for Classical Revolution GSO, TheRailyard Quartet.

9.Bobby and the GoodTimes

When: 8 p.m.

Where: The Deck at River Twist,118 E. Main St., Jamestown, N.C. 27282

More: Check out Bobby and the Good Times.

10.Mikele Buck

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Johnny & Junes Saloon,2105 Peters Creek Pkwy., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27104

More: Find out more about The Mikele BuckBand.

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