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nov 15

Six Days in November

Winston-Salem; Citywide;; follow on twitter @6DaysinNovember

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Winston-Salem during the fourth annual Six Days in November, a citywide festival in which art and innovation thrive. Experience great food, live entertainment, art and more. The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County celebrates this year’s 6 Days in November beginning Nov. 15 and running through Nov. 20. This year marks the fourth annual celebration of Winston-Salem as North Carolina’s center of crafts, arts and innovation.

Wed., Nov 9

SynerG On Tap.

1618 Wine Lounge; 1724 Battleground Ave., Greensboro; www.1618concepts. com; 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Every month, SynerG hosts SynerG on Tap a free, informal social networking event to help connect young professionals within the Greensboro community. Events are held at restaurants around Greensboro and locations change each month to show the variety of establishments in Greensboro. Join SynerG for an informal social and professional networking event.

Bring new friends and connect with old ones.

Thur., Nov 10

The Mousetrap

Drama Workshop; Salem Fine Arts Center; 601 S. Church St., Winston-Salem; 336.721.2600; www.; 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Salem Academy’s theater program presents Agatha Christie’s timeless mystery. The classic whodun-it features a surprise ending with plenty of twists and turns along the way.

Wed., Nov 11

Bluesin’ For Boobies

Zion Bar & Grille; 5601 Roanne Way, Greensboro; bluesin4boobies.

Join in for the Second Annual gathering of the nation’s first blues music fundraiser for the Susan G Komen-NC Triad Affiliate. Look forward to a fun night of music, dancing, silent auction, raffles, T-shirt and bumper-sticker sales. The evening features live music by the Fairlanes and Lawyers, Guns & Money. Donations are encouraged, and will go to the Susan G. Komen NC Triad Affiliate for Breast Cancer Research.

Fri., Nov 12

UNITY Festival 2011.

Changing Tides Cultural Center; 613 E. Washington St., High Point; 336.307.0015; 1-6 p.m.

There will be music, fun, food, free parking and much more.

Penn-Griffin School for the Arts students will be providing entertainment along with local classic rock and R&B bands, gospel groups, the Andrews drumline, and a fire-feature stilt walker. Join in celebrating the ongoing revitalization and rich heritage of the community through the arts and culture from the past, present and future of the Washington Street Historic District.

Sat., Nov 13

The Wizard of Oz

Carolina Theatre; 310 S Elm St., Greensboro;; 336.333.2605; 2-5 p.m.; $10-$30

The Community Theatre of Greensboro presents this timeless classic at this historic venue. Treat yourself, family and friends to a theatrical experience unlike anything else in the Triad. Welcome in the holiday season with Dorothy and her friends, and remember to just follow the Yellow Brick Road.

Sun., Nov 14

Promoting Local Economy with Jamee Haley

Studio B; 520 S. Elm St., Greensboro; www.; 336.609.2089; 6:30 p.m.

Lowcountry Local First Executive Director Jamee Haley will discuss the successes she has had with promoting local economy in the Charleston, SC area. She will speak on “buy local” campaigns, directories of independent business, and sustainable agriculture. This talk is sponsored by Triad Local First (TLF), a community nonprofit whose purpose is to create awareness about the importance of enhancing our local economy through the support of locally owned, independent businesses.

Wed., Nov 16

WFMY News 2 Winterfest Ice Skating Season Opening Night

Festival Park; 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro; www.piedmontwinterfest; 4-9 p.m.

Back by popular demand, WFMY News 2 Piedmont Winterfest Event is back better than before. This year, the rink will be 50 percent larger than last, making it the largest outdoor downtown ice rink in the state.

Come visit the Triad’s newest holiday tradition.

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