Ten things to do for free in the Triad, Jan. 21–27

by Dani Vanderboegh


It’s been along work week and the weekend is approaching fast. Here at YES! Weekly we want you to know aboutall the fun stuff happening around the Triad, especially the free stuff. So wewent ahead and compiled 10 free things to do around the Triad and beyond. Thisweek we have lots of art, a potluck and even a daylily club. If you hit up anyof these events, take some pics, and when you post them on your social media,tag YES! Weekly; you might win aprize.

Craig Hood

WednesdayJan. 21, 2015

1.Artlink’s 34th NationalPrint Exhibit

When: All day.

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

More: The show includes 68 original,hand-pulled prints by 46 artists from 19 states. Several print techniquesranging from monoprints, intaglio, lithographs and screen prints will be ondisplay.

2.Craig Hood: FalkVisiting Artist

When: All day.

Where: Weatherspoon Art Museum,500 Tate St., Greensboro, N.C. 26170

More: Craig Hood examines the narrative role of the human figurewithin the landscape. Often conveying a hazy atmospheric quality, his paintingspresent mysterious scenes of detachment and solitude. His exhibition at theWeatherspoon will include recent works on paper and oil on canvas paintings. Hoodwill present a lecture and gallery talk on his work and participate in MFAgraduate student critiques. Visit the Weatherspoon website for more info.


When: All Day

Where: Weatherspoon Art Museum,500 Tate St., Greensboro, N.C. 26170

More: Skyward presents the work of four artists who search andobserve the skies for the subjects of their work. The artists include SharonHarper, Karin Apollonia Müller, Demetrius Oliver and Trevor Paglen.

Billy Creason and Dam Fi No

ThursdayJan. 22, 2015

4.Billy Creason and DamFi No

When: 7 p.m.

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

More: Check the boys out on theirFacebook page.

5.Sustainability Film& Discussion Series

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Weatherspoon Art Museum,500 Tate St., Greensboro, N.C. 26170

More: This year will begin with the film Thin Ice. Climate science has been coming under increasing attack.Geologist Simon Lamb takes a look at what’s really happening with globalwarming by filming scientists at work in the Arctic, the Antarctic and aroundthe world. The result is a unique exploration of the science behind globalwarming and an intimate portrait of a global community of researchers racing tounderstand our planet’s changing climate. Panel discussions with local expertswill give participants a chance to ask questions and learn more aboutsustainability issues relevant to North Carolina.

6.TV Club Presents:”Archer”

When: 10 p.m.

Where: Geeksboro Coffeehouse Cinema,2134 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro, N.C. 27408

More: Geeksboro is screening all new episodes of “Archer” everyThursday at 10 p.m. Admission free with drink purchase.

Tracy Lawrence

FridayJan. 23, 2015

7.Tracy Lawrence

When: 8 p.m.

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

More: Tracy Lawrence is one of the most recognizable voices inCountry music. The entertainer has enjoyed 22 songs on the Billboard Top 10charts with 18 No. 1 singles and has sold more than 13 million albums.

Slow Food Piedmont’s Fourth Annual Seed Swap & Potluck

SaturdayJan. 24, 2015

8.Slow Food Piedmont’sFourth Annual Seed Swap & Potluck

When: 11 a.m.

Where: Old Salem Museum & Gardens,600 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27101

More: A potluck lunch will begin at 12:30 p.m. Slow FoodPiedmont’s Annual Seed Swap encourages first time growers, experiencedgardeners, and all who are interested to come and swap seeds or corms, handytips, and garden wisdom. Local experts will be on hand to answer questions.Please bring a dish to share at the potluck, something from your garden or froma favorite recipe. Please bring a permanent marker and containers for seeds.Small envelopes, prescription bottles without labels, and film canisters workwell. In addition, if you have heirloom seed that has been handed down overgenerations, the Old Salem Horticulture Department will be collecting ‘Seedswith Stories’ during the Seed Swap. For more information

9.Film Screening

When: 3 p.m.

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

More: In this documentary film we explore the deep-rooted historyof struggle, foresight, family, equality, courage and perseverance of theAfrican American community. Walk down the corridor of time while takingriveting glimpses of a people, their culture and humanity that propelled theminto the Civil Rights Movement. Local historians and prominent African Americancitizens of High Point share their personal accounts and family stories of thecity’s history, culture and black experience.

Triad Daylily Club

SundayJan. 25, 2015

10.Forming Triad DaylilyClub

When: 2 p.m.

Where: Vidapour Tea,412 State St., Greensboro, N.C. 27405

More: This is a group for those interested in growing, showing,education, conventions, garden touring, hybridizing, affordable daylilies. Wewill discuss, have guest speakers and see video presentations including how-tosand completed projects as well as visit area hybridizers and sellers’ gardens.RSVP: If you are active on the web please RSVP at Gardening topic,or call Lynne 336-456-4509.