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by Jordan Owens

oct 11

College Radio Day 103.1 FM and Tate Street Coffee; 334 Tate St., Greensboro;

336.334.4308;; FREE

Listenership across the country will come together today in honor of college radio and its contribution to American airwaves. Celebrate with UNCG’s own WUAG by tuning in to 103.1 FM. They’ll be playing programming highlights from the past 10 years, hosting a city-wide scavenger hunt and presenting a double-feature movie night at Tate Street Coffee. Visit WUAG online to learn more.

Wed., Oct 5

Freedom, Sacrifice, Memory

High Point Library; 901 N. Main St., High Point; 336.883.3631; www.nccivilwar150. com; 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; FREE

The traveling exhibit of Civil War photographs visits the High Point Public Library this month. Freedom, Sacrifice, Memory illustrates the difficult Civil War period through images of historic figures, artifacts and documents from the battlefront to the home front. See the display in High Point through Oct. 29.

Thu., Oct 6


Temple Emanuel; 201 Oakwood Drive, Winston-Salem; 336.722.6640; www.; 7 p.m.; FREE

Join other environmentally minded members of the community for a viewing of Gasland, a movie about hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.” Learn about the impact of the domestic natural gas drilling boom and its effects on our water supply. A conversation with speaker Dick Schneider will follow the screening.

Fri., Oct 7

Drinks & Decks Center for Visual Arts Gallery; 200 N.Davie St., Greensboro; 336.333.7485; www.; 6-9 p.m.; FREE

The CVA hosts a one-night-only, First Friday and 17 Days event in celebration of its current exhibition, Grind. Drinks and Decks will feature artwork on decks and graffiti art alongside a mini ramp skated by the Gate City Roller Girls. Music by Graffiti Fresh and DJ Panic.

Sat., Oct 8

Halloween Costume Sale

NCShakes Spirit Center; 807 W. Ward Ave., High Point; 336.841.2273; www.; 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; FREE

NCShake’s costume shop is hosting a Halloween costume sale featuring a selection of handmade costumes for children. Dress your little ones as wizards, knights, fairies or princesses for prices ranging from $30 to $80. The sale will also offer a selection of vintage wardrobe and costume pieces for adults.

Sun., Oct 9

Festival Italiano

Price Bryan Performance Place at Festival Park; 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro;; 12-6 p.m.; FREE

A free familyfriendly event featuring food, music and fun. This year’s third annual Festival Italiano will include children’s activities, a spaghetti eating contest, Italian folk dance, a Gran Fondo cycling event and more. The event kicks off at noon with a traditional Italian blessing of the bread.

Mon., Oct 10

Winston-Salem Ghost Tour

Cemetery & Main Streets; 300 Main St., Winston-Salem; 912.713.7792; winstonsalemghosttour. com; 7:30 p.m.; $10

With ghost host Mr.

Heizer as your guide, explore the creepy sites and stories from Winston-Salem’s ghostly past. Hear tales of mystery, tragedy and haunted history, as well as a few ghost jokes. Call to make reservations, if you dare. The tour continues nightly until Halloween.

Wed., Oct 12

Artist Talks

Green Hill Center for NC Art; 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro; 336.333.7460; www.; 5:30 p.m.; FREE

Juan Obando and Rosemary Winn, two artists featured in Green Hill Center’s current exhibition, ReLocations, will speak about their work. Obando will discuss his project Rock is Dead, created in Bogota, Columbia. Triangle artst Winn will speak about her new light box works inspired by the glittering grid of Los Angeles.