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by Erica Katz

Sat., Sept. 4

Corey Smith. WFU Tailgate Block; 513 Deacon Blvd., Winston-Salem; 336.682.6332;; 7 p.m.; $15 to $20

Tonight on the Wake Forest tailgate block (the old Ziggy’s lot) Corey Smith and Blue Dogs are live in concert! The show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are $15 in advance or $20 the day of the show. It’s an outdoor concert so bring your lawn chairs. The rain site will be LJVM’s Education Building. After the concert, head on over to the Last Resort at 503 Deacon Blvd. for an after party. Admission is free with a ticket stub from the show. Get your tickets online at or at Earshot Music in Winston-Salem.

Wed., Sept. 1

Police Chief swearing in. Greensboro Coliseum, Special Events Center; 1921 W. Lee St., Greensboro; 336.373.2105;; 10 a.m.; FREE The new police chief will be sworn in today at 10 a.m. at Greensboro Coliseum’s Special Events Center. The public is invited to attend this free event. After an extensive selection and interviewing process, Ken Miller will replace Tim Bellamy as chief of police. Miller served as senior deputy chief for the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Police Department. He has been in law enforcement for more than 25 years. Interviews will follow the swearing in ceremony.

Thur., Sept. 2

Bingo. Asheboro Moose Lodge; 688 Crestview Church Road, Asheboro; 336.625.2200; www.; 6:30 p.m.; FREE Bingo is held every Thursday at the Asheboro Moose Lodge. Come out from 6:30 to 10 p.m., become a member and play some Bingo! To find out more information about other Moose Lodge events, check out Right now you can also visit the Kohl’s Cares page on Facebook and vote for Mooseheart School so they have a chance to win $500,000.

Fri., Sept. 3

First Friday. Downtown Arts District; 6 th & Trade St., Winston-Salem; 336.734.1864;; 7 p.m.; FREE It’s First Friday time again! Visit downtown Winston-Salem tonight from 7 to 10 p.m. for First Friday Gallery Hops. You can visit the galleries and studios that make up the Downtown Arts District during their extended hours and enjoy the visual art, music, entertainment and food. The event is free and open to the public. Downtown Greensboro is also holding a variety of First Friday events. Visit for a complete schedule.

Sun., Sept. 5

Farmers’ Market. Burlington Outlet Village; 2389 Corporation Parkway, Burlington; 336.675.7464;; 1 p.m.; FREE Visit the Burlington Farmers’ Market today from 1 to 4 p.m. at Burlington Outlet Village. High quality, seasonal fruits and vegetables grown by local farmers will be on sale. Craftsmen will also be selling handmade, one-of-a-kind jewelry, painted decorative items and more. The Farmers’ Market will also be held on Sunday, Sept. 12, 19 and 26.

Mon., Sept. 6

Music & movie. Tate Street Coffee House; 334 Tate St., Greensboro; 336.275.2754;; 8 p.m.; FREE Tonight is Mind- Bending Movie Monday at Tate Street Coffee House in Greensboro. At 8 p.m. there will be live music by Ryan Rivers. After that, the film F for Fake will be shown. It’s a documentary of Elmyr de Hory’s career as a professional art forger. All of this is free! Check out the website listed above for a complete list of events taking place at Tate Street Coffee House.

Tues., Sept. 7

Wedding Show. JH Adams Inn; 1108 N. Main St., High Point; 336.882.3267;; 6 p.m.; $5 If you’re planning a wedding then JH Adams Inn in High Point is where you need to be tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. They’re holding a wedding show and admission is only $5. You’ll be able to check out all kinds of preferred vendors such as musicians, florists, cake decorators, photographers, event coordinators and much more. Call 336.882.3267 for more information.

Wed., Sept. 8

The Glass Menagerie. Triad Stage; 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.272.0160;; 7:30 p.m.; $18 Tonight at 7:30 p.m. Triad Stage is previewing the play The Glass Menagerie, an American masterpiece by Tennessee Williams. Preview showings will be held Sept. 5, 7, 8 and 9 for just $18 per person. Opening night is Sept. 10 and the play will run through Sept. 26. Visit the box office or for tickets, or call 336.272.0160. Don’t miss this depiction of family drama on the edge.