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Jim Breuer Live

nov 26

The Carolina Theatre; 310 S. Greene St.., Greensboro; 336.333.2605;; 8:00 p.m. $32. You’ve seen him in some of your favorite movies and episodes of “Saturday Night Live.” Now is your chance to catch 20-year comedy veteran and nationally acclaimed funnyman Jim Breuer live at the Historic Carolina Theatre. Named one of Comedy Central’s 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time, Breuer has found success throughout the entertainment industry, and is one of the most recognizable comedians in the business. Don’t miss your chance for some quality holiday laughter.

Wed., Nov 23

Out of Fashion SECCA; 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston- Salem; 336.725.1904;; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; FREE

Beyond the runway and haute couture, this exhibition mines the histories of fashion as vessels of time, nature, and memory. Come see fashion interpreted as you’ve never seen it. Imagine a kite made of white shirts, an egg with a model in it, or a canoe on SECCA’s lake that is really a dress form. SECCA’s got it all in this outstanding exhibition showcasing 11 young fabric NC-based artists.

Thur., Nov 24

Thanksgiving Everywhere; All day; FREE

Is everyone ready to get full of turkey (or tofurkey, of course), stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, and sweet potatoe pie? We are. So go ahead and get together with your friends and family for some food, fun, and inevitably… sleep.

Fri., Nov 25

A Christmas Carol Triad Stage; 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro; 336.272.0160; www.; 8 p.m.; $20, $14 for kids

Ebenezer Scrooge’s last chance is one night and three spirits. It’s a life-changing ride through past, present and future as he learns what it means to be human. In a reprise of last season’s highly acclaimed production, Triad Stage brings Dickens’ classic story to life in a dazzling production brimming with bold acting, daring design and spine-tingling special effects. Adapted by Triad Stage’s own creative director, Preston Lane, and directed by Bryan Conger.

Sun., Nov 27

Ladies Night Out Painting Party Tracey J. Marshall’s, Studio 207; Greensboro School of Creativity; 900 16th St., Greensboro; www.; 336.617.3328; 6 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.; $35

Includes: Instruction, 16X20 canvas, paint, brushes, easel and accessories. Bring a snack and beverage of your choice, wine welcome! Come join in painting these fabulous pieces of work. $35 per person. For more info and times, visit

Mon., Nov 28

Holiday Greetings! Hemphill Branch; Greensboro Public Library; 2301 W. Vandalia Road, Greensboro; 336.373.2925; www. greensborolibrary. org; 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; FREE

Why pay for something that you could make in your very own home? Join in to create personalized cards, gift tags and wrapping paper for the coming holiday season. This is your chance to show off your custom crafting abilities and learn some new tricks and techniques.

Tues., Nov 29

CenterPoint Annual Community Forum Old Salem Visitor Center; 900 Old Salem Road, Winston-Salem; 336.714.9100; www.; 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.; FREE

Join CenterPoint Human Services, who manage in MH/DD/ SA Services for Forsyth, Stokes, Davie and Rockingham counties) for their annual community forum. Be on hand to discuss matters such as yearly accomplishments, budget updates, what’s coming up and Medicaid Waiver.

Wed., Nov 30

Megan Jean w/ Transylvania Transport Co. The Garage; 110 W. 7th Street; Winston-Salem; 336.777.1127; www.; 9 p.m.; $3

Charleston, SC-based duo Megan Jean & the KFB arrange a demented blend of gypsy, circus, Americana, and the avant garde that has been captivating audiences all over America. Sound like a capitivating blend of genres to you? Don’t miss this show which is sure to entertain.

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