Ten things to do for free in the Triad, Jan. 7–13

by Dani Vanderboegh

Mezza Voce

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. Ifyou hit up any of these events, take some pics, and when you post them on yoursocial media, tag YES! Weekly; youmight win a prize.

WednesdayJan. 7, 2015

1.Mystery Hillbillies

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Prissy Pollys BBQ, 729 Hwy 66 S Kernersville, N.C. 27284

More: Check out the Mystery Hillbillies‘sound; they do work for tips.

2.Environmental Movie& Speaker Night

When: 7 p.m.

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

More: Join for a positive, motivating film and discussion ofachievable steps all can take to ensure our energy future. The Future of Energy is really about the clean energy revolutionhappening right now. By the final credits, you’ll know both how and whyrenewable energy is the cleanest, quickest, cheapest and safest way to supplyall of our energy needs.

Soul Central

FridayJan. 9, 2015

3.Soul Central

When: 8 p.m.

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

More: Check out Soul Central on theirwebsite.

Atomic Roots

SaturdayJan. 10, 2015

4.Historic Soap Making

When: 10 a.m.

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

More: Come find out about soap making during the 18thcentury while you watch costumed interpreters make homemade lye soap. All agesare welcome, and it’s a drop-in event.

5.Les Amies harmoniques

When: All day

Where: United Church of Chapel Hill,1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill, N.C. 27514

More: Les Amies harmoniques will perform a varied program of musicby Giuseppe Verdi, Christopher Palestrant, Fernando Obradors, Gabriela LenaFrank, and Carey Blyton featuring combinations of cello, flute, harp, piano,and soprano. The concert will begin with Messiaen’s evocative organ work,Apparition de l’ glise ternelle.

6.Atomic Roots

When: 7 p.m.

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

More: Check out Atomic Roots on theirFacebook page.

7.Newton And Thomas InConcert

When: 8 p.m.

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

More: Mark Newton and Steve Thomas are now on tour and bring withthem years of musical experience, a Grammy nomination, a CMA nomination andmultiple IBMA awards.

8.Mezza Voce

When: 8 p.m.

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

More: Check out Mezza Voce’s vibe.

Jazz Quartet

SundayJan. 11, 2015

9.Community ConcertJazz Quartet

When: 4 p.m.

Where: First Christian Church of Winston-Salem,2320 Country Club Rd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27104

More: A free reception follows the concert with an opportunity tochat with the musicians. A love offering will be collected to support thecommunity concert series.

TuesdayJan. 13, 2015

10.Wit & SparkTrivia Night

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Scuppernong Books,304 S. Elm St., Greensboro, N.C. 27401

More: Participation is free. Teams may be up to 6 people.Categories include “Visual,” “Audio,” “Current Events,” “Literature,” “Timeline,””Bookshelf” and “Mystery Topic.”