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dec 4

Hand-To-Hand Holiday Market

Bin 33; 324 S Elm St., Greensboro; 336.691.9990; www.handtohandmarket.blogspot; noon-6 p.m.; FREE

The Hand-To-Hand Market will be hosting their second indoor market for the Holiday Season. Featuring unique, hip, and one of a kind handmade gifts from vendors from throughout the Southeast and NC. Feauring great drink specials from Bin 33 and an even better shopping soundtrack provided by Djs SPCL GST(Raleigh) and L in Japanese(Greensboro).

Wed., Nov 30

Disney on Ice Skate Party

Festival Park; 220 N Davie St., Greensboro;; 5-6 p.m.; FREE

Disney on Ice characters will host a skate party at the downtown ice rink with anyone who wishes to join them. This is an opportunity to see the Disney princesses before they go live on the ice at the Coliseum, December 1-4.

Thur., Dec 1

Leigh Rodenbough Solo Exhibition Opening Night, Preview, and Book Signing

Ambleside Gallery; 528 S. Elm St., Greensboro;; 6-9 p.m.; FREE

His talent is impressive. His energy is inspiring. His creative spirit is contagious. After enjoying more than 50 active years as a lawyer, Leigh Rodenbough returned to his interest in oil and pastel painting which initially blossomed when he was just a child. At 87, Rodenbough now serves as a role model for healthy, creative aging.

Fri., Dec 2

Blue Christmas

Summit Station Eatery; 125 Summit Ave., Greensboro; 336.373.7523, ext. 247; 8:30 p.m.; $18

After all the Thanksgiving fun and feast, what will you look forward to next? BLUE CHRISTMAS, of course! The United Arts Council brings you the second Annual Blue Christmas show with special guest Carl Weathersby from Chicago! Brought to you by the United Arts Council and the Greensboro News & Record.

Sat., Dec 3

Four Christmases For Children

Historic Bethabara Park; 2147 Bethabara Rd., Winston-Salem; 336.924.8191; www.; 5:30-8 p.m.; Reservations required

Participants will delight as they partake of four unique Christmas celebrations. Memories will be created as attendees gather around a blazing bonfire to hear Scots-Irish settlers relate holiday customs; while participating in a Moravian children’s lovefeast re-enactment; playing 18th century games; enjoying music, dancing, refreshments and more.

Mon., Dec 5

WUAG & The Blind Tiger present Prince Rama, Hume and Matt Northrup

The Blind Tiger; 1819 Spring Garden St., Greensboro; 336.272.9888; www.; 9 p.m.; $8/ advance; $10/door

WUAG and the Blind Tiger will bring Prince Rama’s semi-apocalyptic Bollywood psychedelia to Greensboro on Monday Dec 5th. Auspiciously booked the night before UNCG’s Reading Day, the show is an opportune time to experience the cleansing mystic rite and performance art of a Prince Rama show. DC prog-rockers Hume and Greensboro’s Matt Northrup will open.

Tues., Dec 6

HPU Annual Holiday Choral Concert

Pauline Theatre, Hayworth Fine Arts Center; HPU Campus; 833 Montlieu Ave., High Point; 336.841.9209;; 7:30 p.m.;

‘Tis the season for sharing the gift of music — and High Point University hopes to do just that by hosting its annual Holiday Choral Concert, which will feature performances from the university’s choral ensembles, accompanied by a full orchestra made up of students, faculty and guests musicians.

Wed., Dec 7

A Christmas Carol Opening Night

The Broach Theatre; 520 S Elm St., Greensboro; 336.268.6759; www.broachtheatre. org; 8:00 p.m.; $10+

Back by popular demand! The ladies of Farndale Avenue mount another assault on the classics with their stage version of A Christmas Carol. They enthusiastically portray a dizzy array of characters from the Dickensian favorite (and a few which aren’t), engineer some novel audience participation while bravely contending with an intrusive PA system and a real Farndale first rap their vocal cords and feet around two original, show stopping songs.

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