August 4-29th The Artworks Gallery in Greensboro present Nancy Hayes and Jody Wakler. This two-person exhibit of collages titles “Eartch Creature” by Nancy Hayes and fused glass pieces titles “Layers by Jody Walker. This exhibit will be part of the Gallery Hop.

August 16 starting at 3pm the Greensboro Cultural Center will be presenting “Celebrating Creative Teaching: Art by locals & area Professors & Teachers. There will be a Gallery Opening reception Starting at 3pm. The exhibit runs through September 26th.

June 26-August 29. 200 N Davie St. 6 Raleigh Galleries setup camp at Geen Hill. The exhibition includes art from: Adam Cave Fine Art, Artspace, Bonded Llama Studios, The Design Box Gallery, Flanders Art Gallery and Visual Art Exchange. Call 336-333-7460 ext. 106 for more information or visit

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)

June 26 – August 29th Gallery Nomads Exhibition Green Hill Center for NC Art 200 N. Davie Street, Greensboro Cultural Center “Six Raleigh Galleries Set up Camp at Green Hill” The first in a series of exhibitions focusing on regional art centers, Gallery Nomads will introduce Green Hill patrons to several of the most vibrant art venues in the Triangle and present works by over fifty artists. Participating galleries are Adam Cave Fine Art, Artspace, Design Box Gallery, Flanders Art Gallery & Visual Art Exchange. For more information visit or call 336-333-7460. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday 10 to 5 pm, Wednesday 10 to 7 pm, and Sunday 2 to 5 pm. A suggested donation of $5.00 is requested for admission into the gallery. Metered street parking and public parking lots with nominal fees are conveniently located adjacent to Green Hill

food & drink

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!

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 20th at 6pm be part of thePART2: SUMMER COOKING CLASS at Whole Foods in Winston Salem. Don’t miss the last cooking class of the summer! Join Chef Kevin as he prepares a delicious summer meal for you to enjoy. The recipes are affordable and simple enough for you to make at home. Cost is just $10 per person and seating is very limited. Reserve your spot today by registering at the Customer Service desk or by phone at 336-722-9233. Note: Payment is required at the time of registration. $10 (payment in advance). 41 Miller Street. For more information: 336-722-9233 * * www.wholefoodsmarket. com/stores/winston-salem/

AUGUST 29 at 1pm join us for a GLUTEN FREE FAIR Whole Foods Market with Special Guest Lee Tobin from the Whole Foods Market Gluten Free Bakehouse! Whether you are newly diagnosed with Celiac’s disease, a seasoned veteran or wanting to learn more, join us Saturday, August 29, 1-4pm. Meet our Gluten Free producers, taste their delicious products and enjoy a life that’s Gluten Free! This is a free event and open to the public so be sure to bring a friend! 41 Miller Street. For more information: 336-722-9233 * *

August 25th at 7pm Join us for “Cooking with Herbs/Veggies.” Presented b Herbal Thyme, the event will be held at the Barn Kitchen at the Guilford County Agricultural Extension Center on 3309 Burlington Road. Call Tina Nelson at 336-656-4661 for more information on this exciting event!

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)

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 www., email, or call 336.889.8446. (211 E. Commerce Ave., HP)


August 20 Brew Nerds Battle of the Rock Bands. Bands of 3 with a vocalist who are interested can register up until August 16th. Check in for bands starts at 7pm and the Battle will begin at 8pm. The event will take place at Brew Nerds Downown on the Corner of 4th and Cherry St. Email for more information.

August 29 from 1-4pm Join us for Music in the Vineyard at the Raffaldini Vineyards in Winston Salem/Clemmons area. Call 336-834-9463 for more information.

High Lonesome Strings Bluegrass Association has open bluegrass jams every Wednesday. The 1st, 3rd, & 5th Wednesday at the Cultural Arts Center (200 N.Davie St) in the rehearsal room from 7-10p.m. On the 2nd & 4th Wednesday at icoffee in Summerfield (intersection of 150 W & Lake Brandt Road) from 7-9p.m. For more information visit www.

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 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!

Ham’s on High Point Road is boomin’! Karaoke twice a week, every Thursday and Sunday night, from 9p.m. to 1a.m. Full menu available! Ham’s, 3017 High Point Road, Greensboro. Call 336.854.5693 for more info.

Open Mic every Tuesday night in Downtown Greensboro at the Flatiron! Come on down and sing us a song or two! 221 Summit Ave, Greensboro. 336.272.7774.

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)

Wednesdays. Beginning Sept. 3 UNCG is offering weekly jazz to the community during the 2008-2009 academic year. Classes are offered from 5-6p.m. in the Collins Lecture Hall (Room 217) of the school of Music Building located at W. Market & McIver streets. For more information visit www.

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

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