August 4-29th: The Artworks Gallery in Greensboro present Nancy Hayes and Jody Wakler. This twoperson 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. There will be an opening reception August 7th from 7-10pm.

June 26-August 29: 200 N Davie St. 6 Raleigh Galleries setup camp at Green 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 www.

June 26 – August 29: 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.

October 8. 7pm. Lee Sandstead: “I’m Having an Art Attack” presented at the Weatherspoon Art Museum on the campus of UNCG. Admission is free for Weatherspoon Art Museum members and is $7 for non-members. Seating is limited. Call 336-334-5770 with any questions.

October 10&11 – Stimulate our Local Creativity and Economy with Artstock 2009. Studios across Greensboro will be open and are free and open to the public – just look for the red balloons at each location. Over 60 individual artists will participate. Visit www. or call 336-643-6428 for more information.

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 & 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)

Mondays: 7-9p.m. Painting classes (Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic) Red Door Studio/Gallery Call for hours. 336.288.5415 (3631 Redfield Drive 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 26: Join us for Dinner and a Movie at the Moose Cafe at the Triad Farmer’s Market. The event is in honor of the 90th anniversary of the addition of the 19th Constitutiona Amendment giving women the right to vote. The featured movie is One Woman, One Vote which is a documentary on women’s suffrage. Call Pat at 336-752-2527 or Darlene at 336-508-9694. You can also email for more information. Reservations are not required but would be greatly appreciated! book it! email

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 pro vide 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 29: Audition for Winnie-the-Pooh will be held by the Greensboro Children’s Theater from 1-4pm. The auditions will be held at th Greensboro Cultural Center on 200 N Davie Street. Visit for more information.

August 29: 1-4 p.m. Join us for Music in the

Vineyard at the Raffaldini Vineyards in Winston Salem/Clemmons area. Call 336-834-9463 for more information.

August 29, 8p.m.: Fundraiser featuring live music by Junebug & Illusion to benefit Meredith Seawell Gorham as she recovers from a massive stroke and serves as an inspirational example of a woman who has overcome many obstacles. This event will be held at Solaris Tapas Restaurant and Bar 125 Summit Ave in Greensboro NC. General donations are accepted from 8-10pm. Minimum $5 from 10-12p.m. Music begins at 10pm. For more information, visit www.

Sept 3 – Winston Salem Jaycees are holding their Annual Concert to Benefit Burn Victims at the Garage in Winston Salem. The Proceeds all go to the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center in Chapel Hill. This is the 9th year the even will be held and we look forward to seeing you there! Call 336-761-0711 or email steve@

September 6: 4 p.m. NC Battle of the Bands to be held at the Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston Salem. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Visit www. for more information.

September 7: 5-8p.m.: Party Down with Richard Petty at Fesival Park for Labor Day. Easter n Music Festival and Victory Junction will collaborate and feature Richard Petty in order to raise money for Victory Junction Gang Camp. Kids 6 and under are FREE; ticketss are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Family 4-packs are $30. All tickets and packages can be purchased by calling Triad Stage at 272-0160. A VIP Barbeque dinner will be held at 4p.m. at the new AV- ENUE restaurant and bar in Downtown Greensboro. Tickets are $75/person and can be purchased through the Triad Stage Box Office.

Sept 9- 13: Trinumeral 9 Music & Arts Festival. Performances by Bela Fleck, Zakir Hussain & Edgar Meyer, Conspiritor, The Glitch Mob, RJD2, Pretty Lights, and many more! Held at the Deerfield Music Park., Asheville, NC. Visit for more details.

September 11: 7:30 p.m. Lucy Wainwright Roche

with Jocelyn Arem! Local songwriter sets the scene and will be kicking off a series concerts for The ArtCenter being held at the University Mall in Chapel Hill $13, $11 ArtsCenter Members

September 12, 8p.m.: Missy Raines & The New Hip performing at Triad Acoustic Stage. Tickets are $20 in advance. Limited Seating. Email or call 336-643-8643. 220 S. Elm St. Parking at the City Parking Garage on the corner of Washington & Greene street.

September 13, 20, & 27: 2-6p.m. : Preservation Greensboro presents second annual Bluegrass @ Blandwood series. Music will be performed on the lawn of the Blandwood Mansion, 447 W. Washington Street in Downtown Greensboro. Admission is $10 for adults and children under 12 are admitted free. In the event of rain, the event will be cancelled. Visit www. or call 272-5003 for more information.

September 24: 4:30 p.m. 300 East Main Summer Concert Series: Great Big Gone. Being held in Carboro. Cats Cradle, The ArtsCenter and Musical Roots Productions are working together to present the 300 East Main Summer Concert Series on 300 East Main Street, Carrboro. Every 4th Thursday, June -September opens at 4:30 p.m. Admission is free but $5 donation buys a reusable wristband, from The ArtCenter which lets you purchase beer all Summer. Vendors include Q Shack, Amante Gourmet Pizza and Carolina Brewery.

Come out for Open Mic every Saturday from 9pmto 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.

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

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

Wednesdays: Tunes @ Noon. Bring your lunch toCenter City Park Wednesdays from 12-1:30 and listen to these localmusicians: Wickerbach–formerly ABCND (7/29). Clay and Benjy (8/5).Kris Ferris (8/12). Donna Hughes (8/26)

High Lonesome Strings Bluegrass Association has openbluegrass jams every Wednesday. The 1st, 3rd, & 5th Wednesday atthe Cultural Arts Center (200 N.Davie St) in the rehearsal room from7-10p.m. On the 2nd & 4th Wednesday at icoffee in Summerfield(intersection of 150 W & Lake Brandt Road) from 7-9p.m. For moreinformation visit

Thursdays: 6-9:00 p.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)

Fridays: Coffee at The Summit is looking for local

talentfor its Friday night open mic. If you have or know of someone who hastalent ex. comedy, spoken word, musical talent, etc., please contact usat Coffee at The Summit. We can be reached at 336.275.0642 or336.965.1548.


September 11: 9 p.m. join us at Artistika for Burlesk! Bak2skoo:Career Daze. The event will be featuring dazzling disciplinaryperformances by wellknown local and traveling magicians, musicians, andburlesque artists that are sure to teach you a thing or two! Call336-271-2686 for more information!

Mondays. 7-8 p.m. – Belly Dance Technique.

LewisRecreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, Greensboro. For all levels.Great for beginners, but also good for experienced dancers who want topolish up on basics and learn new steps and combinations. Use of props – veils and cymbals, graceful arms, shimmies and more.Performance opportunites for the more advance. $38 for 8 weeks.Ongoing. Also 8:15-9p.m. Choreography. Learn routines and the use ofmore props such as sword, cane, drum, candles, tambourine and more.Perform in a troupe for the public. $30 for 8 weeks. Ongoing. Call336.379.1712 or 336.455.5977

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)

Tuesday: 7-8 p.m. Belly dance class 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 dancewhile burning major calories. All fitness levels. $35 per session offour classes, $10 per class Call Sueli for more information at336.965.4572

Free Salsa Dance Lessons from 10-11 p.m. every Fridaynight with Instructor Raul. Mambo Latin Dance Party 3505 Tinsley Dr.#101 High Point. (Wendover & 68) 336.882.0066 inside Azteca.

The Piedmont Swing Dance Society holds two danceseach month, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. On the 2ndSaturday we’re at the Vintage Theatre in Winston-Salem, and on the 4thSaturday we’re at the Oriental Shrine Club on High Point Road. We offera free lesson at 7:30 and the dance starts at 8:30. Dance for $10 ifyou’re not a member, or $8 for members for students.

new age

September 3rd-5th – 20909 Compassion Teaching Tour with Yogi Lama Gursam. Thisevent will be held at the Unicorn Shoppe and is sponsored by theWisnton-Salem Bodhichitta Foundation. For more information, visit or call 336- 306-5735. (607 Walnut Street, W-S)

Every Wednesday. 2-6 p.m. Community Healing Clinicat The Seed of Light Healing Center. Healing clinic offers most of ourenergy modalities at a reduced rate, for those in the community whowant 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 (305N. Edgeworth St, Suite A GSO)


September 3: 6:30 & 7:30p.m. – The Open Dream Ensemble to premiere. Aprofessional multidisciplinary children’s theatre group will premieretwo new oritignal plays at the Stevens Center. Both shows are free andopen t the public. Dream Machines: The Impossible Happens will beperformed at 6:30p.m. and Peril on the Red Planet will be performed at7:30p.m. Visit or call 336-782-7837 for more information.

September 6-27: Triad Stage presents Picnic. Asummer romance written by William Inge, directed by Preston Lane.Performed at the Pyrle Theater. 232 South Elm Street, GSO. For tickets& showtimes, call 336-272-0160 or visit

kids & teens

August 28: 4-8 p.m. Join us at the Winston Salem Childrens Museum fora “Free Night at the Museum” with a canned food donation! This cannedfood drive event will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank. For moreinformation, visit or call 336-946-2014.

August 30: Rock da World Back to School Teen

Night. Hostedby Harvest Church thsi is a OneWay Youth Event. Admission is free.There will be live Music, Games, a Bonfire & Smores!!

Sept ember 14: 7p.m.: A Storyteller, a Malaprop Moose, and a Night of Fun at UNCG. Maynardand Clafin, a writeer, singer, and storyteller, will perform in theElliott University Center on the Campus of UNCG. The event is free andopen to the public. For details contact Barry Miller at 336-256-0112 orbarry_miller@

leagues & clubs

Tuesdays – Thursdays: 7p.m.- 2a.m. Series 7 Poker League at Zion. Lots of fun and great food. Call Zion bar & grill for more info 336. 834.1899 (5601 Roanne Way GSO)

Every Tuesday: 6 p.m. The Twin City Cribbage Club meets atPolo Recreation Center. Ages 10-100 welcome, free play, dues uponmembership, 9-games, tournament style & 2-player cribbage. For moreinformation 336.887.9704 or (1850 Polo Road W-S)


September 12 : 8p.m. : US Open Tennis in the Ballpark. USTANC and WFMY News 2 present US Open Tennis at the GreensboroGrasshoppers NewBridge Bank Park. Gates open at 6p.m. for a prematchcarnival. Then at 8p.m., throw down a blanket in the outfield or grab aseat in the stands and cheer on the Women’s Final. For tickets andinformation, visit or call 336-852-8577.

September 11-December 11: The Greensboro

Chinese Association will offer a Beginner Taiji Class. Classes meat on Fridays from 7:15-8:15pm at the Glenwood RecreationCentr on 2010 Coliseum Drive in Greensboro. Taiji Exercise is known topromote general health through proper breathing practice andrelaxation. There is an $80 fee. For more information call Mei-Lin Yuat 336-288-8077.

Join Out Burlington at the Country Club Lanes

West and bowl the night away on Wednesday Nights. It’s GLBT Night Out. Starts at 6p.m. For more info call Eddie @ 336.350.0240 or email us at: or call Country Club Lanes at 336.524.9990.


All-a-flutter Butterfly Farm. 7850 Clinard Farms Rd., HighPoint. View monarch butterflies up close. Family Days Saturday 10 a.m.Tour includes a presentation and monarch butterfly viewing. Children$4, Adults $5. Questions 336.454.5651.

August 29: Join us for “Woofstock” sponsored by Hideout Bar for the Forsyth Human Society’s new fundraiser. Thisevent will be held in the ampitheatre area of Tanglewood Park. Fod,Beer, and Music for everyone. All day family friendly event with twelveband!! Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the gate. Children are $10 inadvance and $15 at the gate. Bring your membership card to get into thehideout tent. Visit or call 336-722-0888 for more details!


August 28 . The new H2 movie, written and directed by Rob Zombie will be released and is playing at the Wynnsong 12 Movie Theatre in Winston-Salem. If you have any questions, please call 910-574-3851.

August 29. 3-10pm: Graduation Celebration for Southside Rides heldat the Education Building on the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds. Ticket are$10 in advance, $15 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at theColiseum Box Office, at Ticketmaster centers, or online at or For more information, Call David Moore at 336-995-2809.

September 3: 8 p.m. Join us at the Garage for

“Band Aid for Burn Victims”. The Garage is located on 110 West 7th Street in Winston Salem. Call 336- 777-1127 for more information.

September 5-6. 10a.m.-5p.m.: American Gem Expo. Held at the Bolton H&G Building. Visit www. for more information.

September 11: Wake Forest University School of Medicine willbe hosting a “lunch & learn” event at the Sticht Auditorium. Thetopic of thsi even is “New Proespective treatment options forAlzheimer’s Disease. The even is free but please RSVP (required due tolimited space) by calling 877-307-8839. Also

September 15: Join us at Massage Envy in Winston Salem for Massage for the cure from 8-10pm. Call 800-944-3689 for more information!

First and third Thursdays of each Month from 2-8pm at thePanera Bread on Lawndale Dr. in Greensboro (Target Shopping Center) thePFLAG Greensboro and GSAFE Invite you to join Youth- SAFE YouthSAFE isa safe, welcoming, confidential social networking program for Lesbian,Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning youth in Guilford County.Teens, age 14 -18, gather on the first and third Thursday evening eachmonth to get to know and support each other, have fun and informallydiscuss topics of interest to LGBTQ youth.