July 7-31. Molly Lithgo Making Marks: Paintings, Drawings and Pottery. The gallery is located in theSara Smith Self Gallery within the Moring Arts Center. The opening reception is on July 7th from 5:30-7:30pm. Molly is a Multimedia Artist and the exhibit displays her talents. The exhibit showcases 130 ceramic pieces and 35 wall pieces. The event is ocated in Asheboro.

August 1 from 10am to 5pm join us for the Raffaldini Vineyards Artist’s Day. Located in the Clemmons-Winston Salem area, call 336-835-9463 for more information on this event!

August 7. First Friday in Downtown Greensboro from 6-9pm. Call 336-379-0060 for more informatio

August 7 from 6-9pm August Art Oasis at the Greensboro

Cultural Center. 200 N Davie St 336-333-7460. The event Features Music and Art– Street Art & Pottery demonstrations.

There will also be Belly Dancing, Hip Hop dance, and Baseline DJ. This event also features the Gallery Nomads of Raleigh. Dreams in Motion will be performiing.

August 7 from 7-10pm join us for Peter G Spivak: Painting-Collage-Mixed media 1998-2007 this even is in association with First Friday Gallery Hop in Winston Salem. This will be located at the Urban Artware Gallery on 207 West 6th Street in Downtown Winston Salem’s Art District.

How Japan influenced American Tattooing exhibit at Tattoo Archive, now until September 30. Artwork by Sailor Jerry Collins, D.E. Hardy, Kazuo Oguri, Masami Teraoka and others. Open Monday-Saturday noon until 8p.m. For more information call 336.722.4422 (618 West Fourth Street W-S)

Mondays. Acrylic painting classes for beginners to advanced, 3-5 pm. Learn, create and have fun! The Marshall Art Gallery is located at the Village at North Elm Shopping Center next to the Chop House Grille. $20 per two-hour class. Tracey Marshall, 336.545.8268

Mondays: 7-9p.m. Painting classes (Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic) Red Door Studio/Gallery Call for hours. 336.288.5415 (3631 Redfield Drive GSO)

Mondays & Thursdays. 6:30-9p.m. Oil and Acrylic Painting for Beginners to Intermediate. Six consecutive structured sessions to build skill in depicting 3D form in space and light. Work from still life and photographic references. Classes taught by area artist Jack Stone ( at The Art House For schedules, supply list, fee and registration contact Jack at 336-375-7568 or (600 N. Church Street GSO)

Tuesdays: 9:30-noon and 6:30-9p.m. Painting classes (all media) Red Door Studio/Gallery (3631 Redfield Drive GSO) Call for hours. 336.288.5415

First Fridays — Lyndon Street Artworks and Artworks Collective Gallery 205 Lyndon St., Greensboro, 336.370.0025, Mon-Sat, 9-5 p.m. Featuring over forty local artists’ working studios that are open to the public. Go to for directions or for more information. Join us on the First Friday of every month from 6-9 p.m. during our extended hours, and keep an eye out for a variety of other special events going on at Lyndon Street Artworks. (July 3)

Sundays. 1-6p.m. Mad Platter Sundays. Bring your entire family for discounts and lots of pottery painting fun. 336.540.9823 (2921-A Battleground Ave. GSO)

food & drink

August 13 at 7pm. Join us for Wine and BBQ at Bib’s Downtown for an event featuring Skull Camp Wines of Dobson, Nc! The event is a pre-release of Skull Camp’s 2 newest wines: Infatuation and Confusion. The even is $15 but there will be limited seating. To RSVP call Robert at 336-399-1169. Bib’s is located on 675 West 5th Street in Downtown Winston Salem.

August 15&16 Join us and Expand your Palate with a Wine Education course from the Raffaldini Vineyards. The class starts at 2pm. Call 336-835-9463 for more information! Hope to see you there!

Aug. 18. 5:30-8:30p.m. 21st Annual Hospice Taste of Town

fundraiser at Showplace in downtown High Point. Taste of the

Town features approximately 50 area restaurants, caterers, and beverage vendors sampling their best, live musical entertainment, children’s area, and a large silent auction. Entry tickets are $5 (children 6 and under enter free) and food tickets are $1 each. Tickets will be available for advance purchase in mid-July. For more information, visit, email, or call 336.889.8446. (211 E. Commerce Ave., HP)

Farm Fresh Fridays at Laurel Gray Vineyards the 3rd Friday of every month until October. This is a reservations only event beginning at 5pm and lasting until 7pm. The cost is $15.00 per person. Each guest will receive a glass of Laurel Gray wine paired with appetizers made from fresh organically grown herbs and vegetables as well as other local products. In addition, a guided tour of the vineyards and herb gardens will be offered. Gourmet Growers will provide fresh produce grown at Laurel Gray Vineyards. Herbs and vegetables will be available to purchase. For more info call 336.468.9463 (5726 Old US Hwy 421 West – Hamptonville)


August 1 Join us for the Barnyard Bash from 11am-4pm. The event features 10 local bands and will be held at 299 Prospectusors Trail Lexington, NC. Call Zach Koontz for more information at 336-250-4368

Thursdays. 6-9:00p.m. Live acoustic music,

featuring Keith Burkhat & Tom Rucker, at Salsarita’s. Beer specials,

excellent margaritas and more. Free chips and salsa. For

book it! email

more info call 336.632.8877 (1602 Highwoods Blvd GSO)

Come out for Open Mic every Saturday from 9pm to 1am,

and Karaoke every Tuesday from 9pm to 1am. Only at Ham’s

at 201 N. Smyres Place, Greensboro. Call 336.272.6721 for

more info.

Mondays. 7-9:30p.m. – Women ages 16 meet at First

Presbyterian Church of Kernersville to enjoy a four-part

acapella harmony as a part of the Golden Triad Chorus. For

details call 336.996.3251 or visit Guests are always welcome!

Wednesdays. Tunes @ Noon. Bring your lunch

to Center City Park Wednesdays from 12-1:30 and listen to

these local musicians: Wickerbach–formerly ABCND (7/29).

Clay and Benjy (8/5). Kris Ferris (8/12). Donna Hughes (8/26)

FRIDAYS – Coffee at The Summit is looking for local talent

for its Friday night open mic. If you have or know of someone

who has talent ex. comedy, spoken word, musical talent, etc.,

please contact us at Coffee at The Summit. We can be reached

at 336.275.0642 or 336.965.1548.


August 4 – August 12 Tuesdays and Wednesdays – Royal

Expressions School of Dance Summer Adult Dance Series.

Come experience dance and all the benefits of it. Offering

ballet, jazz, and modern dance classes for all skill levels. Cost

$10 per class or 10 Class Pass is $70. Students with college ID

receive 50% off. Visit

for the class schedule. Contact Princess at

for more information. 930-A S Chapman St in CFBG

Building beside Music Barn.

Tuesday nights contra dance with Fiddle & Bow Country

Dancers in the Dancers at the Vintage Theatre. Beginner lesson

at 7:30p.m., dance from 8-10:30. no partner needed. Cost $7. For

more information call 336.272.3245 (7 Vintage Avenue W-S)

Belly Dance classes FOUR nights a week, and

occasional Saturdays at Studio 318 – your World Dance Oasis.

Classes for beginning through intermediate levels as well as

for advanced intermediates. Studio 318 (New location!) 4604

West Market Street, Suite 124, Greensboro. 336.547.9399.

Mindful Flow Yoga. An invigorating yoga practice with

postures that build strength and train flexibility. Mindful Flow

cultivates precise alignment, steadiness and ease. Taught

by Kirtan Coan, 9-10:30 a.m. Saturdays. 1223 W. Fourth St.


The Piedmont Swing Dance Society holds two dances

each month, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. On

the 2nd Saturday we’re at the Vintage Theatre in Winston-Salem,

and on the 4th Saturday we’re at the Oriental Shrine Club

on High Point Road. We offer a free lesson at 7:30 and the dance starts at 8:30. Dance for $10 if you’re not a member, or $8 for members for students.

Thursdays. Brazilian samba dance classes 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Wanek Medical Center, 6 North Pointe Court, Greensboro. Learn the basic steps of Brazilian samba dance. $35 per session of four classes or $10 per class. Call Sueli for more information 336.965.4572.

Tuesday. Belly dance class. 7-8 p.m. at Wanek Medical Center,

6 North Pointe Court, Greensboro. Let belly dance, a timeless

dance, move you. Join us for a hip and fun introduction to this amazing dance while burning major calories. All fitness levels. $35 per session of four classes, $10 per class Call Sueli for more information at 336.965.4572

new age

Every Wednesday. 2-6p.m. Community Healing Clinic at The Seed of Light Healing Center. Healing clinic offers most of our energy modalities at a reduced rate, for those in the community who want services but can’t afford the whole price. Pricing starts at $15 & is on a sliding scale basis. For more info call 336.833.6932 (305 N. Edgeworth St, Suite A GSO)


August 1. Cedric the Entertainer. Tickents on sale starting July 10th. Tickets available for $44.50 and $54.50 and are available at all Ticket Master outlets, the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center Box office, and Also call 1-800-745-3000 for tickets.

Free Acting Classes! The Community Out-reach Center of the Arts (C.O.C.O.A) is holding Free Acting Classes at The Windsor Recreation Center. 1601 E. Lee Street, Greensboro, NC 27401. Classes will be on a ongoing basis and will meet Saturday mornings (11:00AM – 12:30PM) There is a $5 registration fee and scholarships are available for those in need. You may want to attend if God has gifted you in the arts, you are intersted in learning more about acting, dance, and some vocal, if you are intersted in perfoming live on stage, if you are any where in ages from 9 to 99, if you would like the meet and establish new friends, or if you see the need to help volunteer in some capacity. Register @ the Windsor Recreation Center Today! For more information, contact Charlene Duncan @ 336.681.8980 (leave message) Seating is Limited!

kids & teens

Saturday, August 15, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Kick-Off to Kindergarten at the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem. Does your rising kindergartener have some anxiety about starting the new school year? Join The Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem for this fun day when your pre-K child will have the opportunity to climb aboard an actual school bus to learn about bus safety, go through a “pretend” lunch line (featuring healthy snacks), and much more! This event is included in the $7 cost of admission or free with Museum membership. August 15 Kick-off to Kindergarten Greensboro! Join us at the Greensboro Childrens museum for the Greensboro version of Kick-off to Kindergarten. Kids will get to explore the exhibits, make their own pencil boxes and much more to prepare