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by Erica Katz

Mon., Aug. 16

Wyndham championship

Sedgefield Country Club; 3207 Forsyth Dr. Greensboro; 336.279.1570; 7 a.m.; $15 to $100

Big time golf is hitting the Triad beginning today for the Wyndham Championship! Sedgefield Country Club once again hosts this exciting event. Tickets are $15 daily, today through Wednesday for the practice rounds, then $25 per day, Thursday through Sunday. good-any-day tickets are $35 and a weekly patron badge is $100. Make sure you visit for tickets and a complete schedule of events, including tee times, the Jamestown Swing, a Kool & the Gang concert and parties.

Wed., Aug. 11


The Millennium Center; 101 W. 5 th St., Winston-Salem; 336.723.3700;; 7 p.m.; $26 to $30 The wait is over…tonight Cinderella performs at the Millennium Center in Winston- Salem! This is the only North Carolina stop for the glam metal turned hard rock/blues band. Tickets are $26 in advance and $30 the day of the show. They are available at,, and Doors open at 7 p.m., Haiz Rail performs at 8 p.m., Rockets to Ruin start at 9 p.m. and Cinderella takes the stage at 10 p.m. Get your tickets now!

Thur., Aug. 12

Scott Pilgrim VS. The World premier

Carousel Cinemas; 1305 Battleground Ave., Greensboro; 336.574.2263;; 11:30 p.m.; FREE Tonight ACME Comics presents the Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Street Fighter tournament at Carousel Cinemas in Greensboro. The final four Street Fighters have been narrowed down by the video game tournament’s first round that took place on Aug. 7. At 11:30 p.m. they’ll play against each other on the big screen. The winner gets $100. Then at midnight be the first to see Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Everyone who attends the premier will have a chance to win a 32-inch flat screen TV!

Fri., Aug. 13

Sea Cruz Blackmon Amphitheatre; Corner of Rockford and Spring streets, Mount Airy; 336.786.7998;; 7:30 p.m.; $10 Tonight at the Blackmon Amphitheatre in Mount Airy, the beach music and variety group Sea Cruz will perform. The evening is part of the Surry Arts Council’s summer concert series. Beginning a 7:30 p.m. you’ll hear the best of 60’s oldies, ’70s disco, beach and today’s music. Tickets are only $10 and are available by calling 336.786.7998.

Sat., Aug. 14

Start on the vine

Childress Vineyards; 1000 Childress Vineyards Road, Lexington; 336.249.7265;; 6 p.m.; $20 to $75 If you’d like to spend your Saturday evening enjoying art, jazz and fine wine, then get your tickets to stART on the Vine now! Art by the Wake Forest University student will be available for sale in a live auction as well as other items. Also sample fine wines by Childress Vineyards while Miss Melva Houston provides the live jazz. All proceeds from the event will benefit North Carolina cancer patients through Carolina Cancer Services. Tickets are $20 for students, $50 in advance and $75 at the door.

Sun., Aug. 15

Ravens football

High Point Athletic Complex; 2920 School Park Road, High Point; 336.710.2694; www.; 5 p.m.; $3 to $7 Tonight is family and military appreciation night at the High Point Ravens minor league football game. The Ravens will take on the Camp Lejeune Bulldogs in the last game of the home season. Tickets are $7 at the gate, $5 in advance with a lawn chair, $3 for military members, teachers, firemen and police officers, and free for kids under 8. Kickoff is at 5 p.m.!

Tues., Aug. 17

Live! at your library

High Point Public Library; 901 N. Main St., High Point; 336.883.8512;; 12 p.m.; FREE Live! at Your Library, a local musicians showcasing event is being held today at the High Point Public Library from 12 to 1 p.m. Local harpist, Linda Selleck will put on a show that’s free and open to the public. If you’re interested in playing, bring a demo CD and fill out an application to begin the process of approval. About 1,500 visitors pass through the library each day, making it a great venue for musicians to gain exposure!

Wed., Aug. 18

Victory Junction charity event

Smokey Bones; 3022 High Point Road, Greensboro; 336.315.8755;; 11 a.m.; Donations Come out to the Smokey Bones parking lot in Greensboro today for a Victory Junction charity event! Live music will be provided. Sponsors include your very own YES! Weekly, NASCAR, Harley Davidson of Greensboro and Miller Lite. Don’t miss this chance to support Victory Junction, an organization that provides life-changing, fun, empowering and safe camping experiences to children with chronic medical conditions and serious illnesses.