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EVENTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS

THURSDAY

7 BOOK DISCUSSION WITH AUTHOR

WHAT: Book: Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love. Awardwinning journalist Simran Sethi explores the history and cultural importance of our most beloved tastes while providing a wake-up call to the homogenization that is threatening the diversity of our food supply.WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Temple Emanuel. 201 Oakwood Dr. Winston-Salem MORE: Free event.

FRIDAY

8 MUSIC LOVER’S LUNCHEON

WHAT: The Piedmont Club invites you and your guests for a wonderful lunch with Robert Moody, Music Director of the Winston-Salem Symphony and a special guest speaker the Friday preceding each monthly concert. WHEN: 11:30 a.m. WHERE: The Piedmont Club. 200 West 2nd Street, 19th Floor,  Winston-Salem MORE: Free event.

FRIDAY

8 MONSTER JAM

WHAT: Monster Jam starring the biggest performers on four wheels: Monster Jam trucks! the twelve-feet-tall, ten-thousandpound machines will bring you to your feet, racing and ripping up a custom-designed track full of obstacles to soar over – OR smash through. WHEN: 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Greensboro Coliseum. 1921 West Lee Street, Greensboro. MORE: $20+ admission.

FRIDAY

8 TRAVERS BROTHERSHIP

WHAT: Following the close of TBB the brothers were ready to begin anew with a new creative approach. Reinventing musical performance was a desire rooted firmly in their souls. The twins wanted to form a band that reflected upon influences such as Galactic, the Black Keys, the Allman Brothers Band, P-Funk, CSNY, Modest Mouse WHEN: Doors at 8 p.m. | Show at 10 p.m. WHERE: The Blind Tiger. 1819 Spring Garden St., Greensboro. MORE: $10 admission at door.

SATURDAY

9 ECPI UNIVERSITY CAREER DISCOVERY DAY

WHAT: ECPI University, including its College of Health Science, Medical Careers Institute is pleased to announce Career Discovery Day. Attendees will have the opportunity to: See exciting interactive  demonstrations, tour the campus, and meet with faculty and staff. WHEN: 10 a.m. WHERE: ECPI University. 7802 Airport Center Drive, Greensboro. MORE: $5 admission.

SATURDAY

9 FAIRY TALE SERIES

WHAT: Winston-Salem Festival Ballet presents: The Fairy Tale Series! EACH SEASON FEATURES A DIFFERENT SET OF STORIES! A parade of characters and special themed activities are planned one hour prior to each performance so audience attendees may meet the participants and take advantage of photo and autograph opportunities. Appropriate for all ages! WHEN: 2 p.m. WHERE: Hanesbrand Theatre. 209 N. Spruce Street, Winston-Salem. MORE: $27.25-30.50

SATURDAY

9 JOEY BARNES

WHAT: Joey Barnes, a local musician, has joined us several times for Thursday Night Cocktails and Jazz. Now, we welcome him and his beautiful voice to our Select Saturdays. As his bio reads, ‘Watching Joey perform onstage makes one realize the difference between a regular musician and a true artist. The passion he emits while playing makes you appreciate the honesty behind every note.’ WHEN: 6:30 p.m. WHERE: O.Henry Hotel. 624 Green Valley Road, Greensboro. MORE: Free event.

SATURDAY

9 HARPETH RISING

WHAT: With multiple albums having reached the Top Ten on the Folk DJ Charts, the classically trained women of Harpeth Rising combine original, gritty lyrics with folk, roots, bluegrass, and rock on violin, banjo, cello, foot-percussion, and powerful, three-part vocals. WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Triad Acoustic Stage. 232 S Elm St., Greensboro. MORE: $25 admission at door.

SATURDAY

9 KOTTONMOUTH KINGS

WHAT: The Kings are an independent music force! The Kings are here to take no prisoners and make no apologies. The Kings have never stopped pounding and smashing for over 15 years. What other group releases as much prolific solo and group material? WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Ziggy’s. 170 W. 9th St., Winston-Salem. MORE: $20 admission at door.

SUNDAY

10 WINTER SHOW EXHIBITION

WHAT: Winter Show is Greenhill’s annual survey of fine art and craft by over 100 artists who live or have creative ties to NC. With over 500 works, the show represents a mix of mediums including painting, sculpture, photography, ceramic, jewelry, woodwork, fabric and fiber works, all within a harmonious installation. WHEN: All day. WHERE: Greenhill 200 N. Davie St. Greensboro MORE: Free event.

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