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by Jordan Owens

Sat., Jun 4

Estate Sale

Sweeney-Penn House; 910 Magnolia St., Greensboro; 336.272.5003;; 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; FREE

Come treasure hunting at the Preservation Greensboro Development Fund’s Estate Sale. A collection of unique and special items have been sorted and priced to sell. Vintage treasures up for grabs include mid-20th century collectibles, furniture, appliances, clocks, magazines, televisions and more.

Wed., Jun 1

Home Run for Homelessness

NewBridge Bank Park; 408 Bellemeade St., Greensboro;; 6 p.m.; $6-$9

Fight homelessness in our community while enjoying America’s favorite pastime. Before the opening pitch in tonight’s Grasshoppers game, learn about homelessness at a fun and educational carnival. A portion of the game’s proceeds will benefit Partners Ending Homelessness.

Thurs., Jun 2


Community Arts Café; 411 W. 4th St., Winston-Salem; 336.661.6560; www.; 7-9 p.m.; $30

This pre-Salute!

event will prepare your palate for the upcoming weekend’s wine festival. Wine/Design features a blind tasting of regional wines and local cuisines. Each participant will receive an aroma wheel to help them compare and discuss concepts behind the best food and wine pairings. Call ahead to reserve your spot.

Fri., Jun 3

Gallery Hop

Downtown Art District; Trade St., Winston-Salem;; 7-10 p.m.; FREE

Warm, late-spring evenings are the best time to get out and experience First Friday Gallery Hops in downtown Winston- Salem. Shops, studios and galleries will stay open late to host artist receptions, live music, dancing and demonstrations. This month’s Hop features a wiki-art contest, an assemblage exhibit, a re-imagination of the year 2011 and more.

Sun., Jun 5

Mello Fundraiser

The Blind Tiger; 1819 Spring Garden St., Greensboro; 336.272.9888;; noon-6 p.m.; donations accepted

Melody Rose Morton, known as “Mello” to her friends, got T-boned by a drunk driver a couple weeks ago. She’s going to be okay, but the oncoming car also hit her squarely in the bank account. Five bands — Blues World Order; the Fairlanes; Lawyers, Guns & Money; Kings and Peaches; and an acoustic set by Sam Frazier — show support, with food from the Painted Plate and Josephine’s. Friends and well-wishers are encouraged to attend.

Mon., Jun 6

Mocksville Cruise In

The Square; Corner of S. Main St. and E. Depot St., Mocksville; 336.284.2080; www.; 5:30 – 9 p.m.; FREE

Cruise into downtown Mocksville for a Monday night car show. You can peruse a collection of classic cars while jamming to music played by DJ Barry Rentz. Try your luck in the 50/50 raffle and hang out on the square until dark.

Tues., Jun 7

Full Metal Jacket

Carolina Theatre; 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro; 336.333.2605;; 7:30 p.m.; $4-$6

Marine recruits endure dehumanizing basic training, then plunge into the hell of Vietnam as killing machines. Stanley Kubrick’s 1987 Full Metal Jacket is a Reagan-era cynical look at the military mindset and violence of the late 1960s. Catch the film on the big screen for one night only as part of the Carolina Classic Movie Series.

Wed., Jun 8

World Oceans Day

Natural Science Center; 4301 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro; 336.288.3769;; 2 – 4:30 p.m.; $8, FREE with membership

Greensboro’s Natural Science Center is joining hundreds or organizations around the world in celebration of World Oceans Day. Come enjoy face painting, crafts and more while paying tribute to the ocean and our connection to the sea.