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September 24. 7:30pm. – 7:30 PM – Lecture: Palenque and the Classic Maya World Museum Of Anthropology * Maya archaeologist Dr. George Stuart will discuss the discovery and exploration of the Maya capital of Palenque from the 1700s to its use by the present-day Maya. The lecture will cover a number of great archaeological discoveries and the latest decipherments of the city’s lengthy hieroglyphic texts. – Admission is free.. Wake Forest University, Reynolda Road. For more information: 336-758-5282.moa@wfu.edu. www.wfu.edu/moa

September 26. 1:00p.m. Art: Greensboro Museum Day. Free public tours at 1 pm, 1:30 and 2 p.m. Several Greensboro institutions, including the Weatherspoon Art Museum, will participate in the Smithsonian Magazine’s national Museum Day. Call 334-5770 for more information.

September 26. 7:00p.m. – COMMUNITY CREATES!

Arts Based Elementary School * Join the cool crowd at this unique event featuring a live auction, raffle, fabulous original art, great food, dancing and effervescent guests dressed in upscale, artistic threads. All proceeds benefit the Arts Based Elementary School’s (ABES) Artist-in-Residence program. Seating limited, so reserve soon. or more information: 336-748-4116

food & drink

September 26. 2:00p.m.-5:00p.m. Earth Fare Battleground Ave. Harvest Fest! a gathering and celebration of LOCAL artists, farmers, food and craftsman. Local farms featuring: fresh produce, nuts, jams, meats, honey and more! email Meggan Reagen for more information at gso110community@earthfare.com.September 29. 11:00a.m.-1:00p.m. Krankies Local Market Winston-Salem. Cooking with Meridian Restaurant. Chef and co-owner of Meridian Restaurant mark Grohman will do a cooking demo and food tasting using local foods.

music

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.

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September 24-October 4. Thu, Fri, Sat 8:00pm; Sundays at 2:00pm. Ruthless The Musical a laughout-loud musical comedy that spoofs of All About Eve, Gypsy, A Chorus Line, and The Bad Seed. Triad premier; Open Space Cafe Theatre 4609 W Market S Box Office 292-2285

September 29. 7:00p.m. Caf̩ Roche Coffeehouse 1316 South Hawthorne Rd. Winston-Salem, NC. With marriage equality in the headlines around the country, gay singer-songwriter Tom Goss Рwho is touring nationwide the next two months in support of his new album, Back To Love (released April 7). visit www.tomgossmusic.com for more information.

dance

Free Salsa Dance Lessons from 10-11 p.m. every

Friday night with Instructor Raul. Mambo Latin Dance Party 3505 Tinsley Dr. #101 High Point. (Wendover & 68) 336.882.0066 inside Azteca.

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. 336.3655.7047, lynn@artsofyoga.com www.artsofyoga.com

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.

new age

Every Wednesday. 2-6 p.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)

stage

September 6-27: Triad Stage presents Picnic. A summer 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 www.triadstage.org.

September 19- October 4. The High Point Theatre. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by The North Carolina Shakespeare Festival. 220 E. Commerce Avenue, Downtown High Point. Complete schedule of times, ticket discounts, ForeWords and AfterWords audience discussions at www.ncshakes.org. Tickets $31-$10, group rates. Call High Point Theatre Box Office, 336-887-3001, Noon-5:00pm weekdays, or www.highpointtheatre.com.

September 27-28. 7:00p.m. 305 N. Main Street, Suite 322 in High Point. Auditions for Seussical. Based on several stories by beloved children’s author Theoor Seuss Geisel-Dr. Seuss-Seussical tells the story of Horton the Elephants heroic efforts to save the tiny people of Whoville. Those 14 and over should prepare a short song and bring sheet music in the proper key. Please contact jennifer Blevins at 336- 882-2542 for more information or email at jblevins@hpcommuntiytheatre.org.

September 27 & 28. 7p.m.: Seussical Auditions for Joseph & Nunsense. A preaudition workshop will be held on Sunday, Sept.20 at 7p.m. at High Point Theatre (305 N. Main St. Suite 322). Those under 14 will be taught a short song while those over 14 should prepare a short song and bring sheet music in the proper key. A dance combination will be taught at the audition. Contact Jennifer Blevins at 336-882-2542 for more information.

September 29. ALBAN ELVED Dance Company will hold auditions at Salem College for a two-week long dancing/acting community workshop leading to four public performances of Inertia: Remembering the Holocaust, an original work by choreographer Karola Lüttringhaus. The company is seeking a diverse cast of up to 14 people, ages eight to senior. No experience is required. The auditions will be held at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. or 7 p.m. on September 29 in the dance studio at Salem. For more information about the auditions, visit www.albanelved.com or call 336-409-5096.

kids & teens

September 17,24. 10:30a.m. Central Libary. Preschool Story Time. September 25. 6:00p.m. Greensboro Children’s Museum. Bring the whole family for a fun night of family BINGO Bonanza! We’ll provide the card, the markers, and lots of fun prizes. Free with admission/ membership. Check our website for more details www.gcmuseum.com.

September 25. 3:00p.m. McGirt-Horton Branch Library – Come unwind aftera long week of school with some video games to help keepyou cool!

September 26. 10:00a.m. Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem. Clifford’s Grand Opening. The grand openingof Cliffrord’s traveling exhibit featuring Big Bang Boom children’sband, storytimes, drawings for Clifford prizes, Clifford coloringcontest, and Clifford meet and greets! Check out www.childrensmuseumofws.comfor a complete schedule.

September 29. 6:30p.m. – ForsythCounty Public Library, Southside Branch . Localstoryteller/historian/educator Lynn Salsi brings to life NC mountainfolktales, humor, music, and the Hicks family of Banner Elk, of “JackTales” fame. Sponsored by the NC Humanities Council Road Scholarprogram. – Free and open to the public. 3185 Buchanan St. For moreinformation: 336-703-2980 * forsythlibrary@gmail.com . www.co.forsyth.nc.us/LIBRARY/

leagues & clubs

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 www.TwinCityCribbageClub.com (1850 Polo Road W-S)

sports

September 28: 16th Annual Bob MacKay Memorial Golf Tournament. 100%of the proceeds will benefit Blood & Marrow Transplant, eukemia andHematology Research at Wake Forest University School of Medicine,Section on Hematology and Oncology. This will be held a tthe Bryan ParkGolf & Enrichment Center. For more information, please call336-286- 4930 or visit www.mackayfoundation.org. Entry is limited so 256 golfers so reserve your spot today!

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September 1 – October 4. Celebrating Shakespeare, a mini exhibit of Shakespeare dolls, willbe on display at the Doll & Miniature Museum of High Point, 101West Green Drive. The exhibit includes William Shakespeare, Bottom,Hamlet, Othello and Falstaff. Hours are 10 a.m. – 4p.m.Tuesday-Saturdays, and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $5 foradults, $4 for Seniors and students 16 and older, $2.50 for age 6-15,free for age 5 and under. 885-3655

Sept 25, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m: Professional Women’s Network (PWN) will present their Fall Business Showcase atthe Friendly Church of Christ, 5101 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro. Thisfree event will highlight women owned and operated businesses in theTriad and provide networking opportunities. Men are welcome, too. Formore details, contact Debbie Fuchs, 336-509-0743 or Ann Hardee, PWNPresident, 336-327-8440.

September 25: World Renowned Health Coach, Daniel Vitalis presents life-changing event, SUR- THRIVAL 2009. Thisfull-day wellness symposium and evening superfoods party will empoweryou. The interactive-all day symposium is just $125 and lasts from9a.m.-5p.m. Superfoods after-party tickets are included with theworkshop ticket, but tickets for just the after-party are available foronly $30! Visit www.showclix.com or call 888-71-TICKETS to reserve your spot!

September 26. 10:00a.m.-12:00p.m. Home Design Emporium. TenBiggest Decorating Mistakes and How to Avoid Them. Decorating a room?Jessica Dauray of Elemts of Style Inc. will talk about the 10 biggestdecorating mistakes; how to avoid them and fix them. Feel free to bringyour design dilemmas with photos. Call 336-292-6774 or visit www.homedesignemporium.comfor more information.

September 30. 7:00p.m. Camp Bow Wow, Greensboro.Joel Silverman, host of Animal Planet’s “GOOD DOG U” and his faithfulco-star Foster will be in Greensboro on Wednesday, September 30th tomake a personal appearance at Camp Bow Wow Greensboro. The duo iscurrently on a 90-city tour to promote Silverman’s new book, What Coloris Your Dog? for more information please call 336-323-3133 or visit www.campbowwow.com/greensboro . This is a FREE event for the community. Please RSVP by calling or visiting our website.

Thursdays. 6:30 p.m. Eight documentary films exploringissues from coal mining in Appalachia to access to water suppliesaround the globe will be shown at The University of North Carolina atGreensboro. All films will be shown Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in theauditorium of the Weatherspoon Art Museum and are free and open to thepublic. Complementary parking is available in the rear of the building.The film dates are as follows: 8/28, 9/25, 10/23, 11/13, 1/29, 2/26,3/26, 4/23. A led discussion follows each film. For more informationcontact Sarah Dorsey at 336. 334.5610 orsbdorsey@uncg.edu. For information about sustainability at UNCG visit http://sustain.uncg.edu.

September 25. 8:00-9:30a.m. Friendly Church of Christ, Greensboro.Professional Women’s Network (PWN) Business Showcase. PWN is anetworking group focused on helping women in business with resourcesand other support. The women in the group collectively bring years ofexperience in all aspects of owning and operating a business. Breakfastwill be provided by Sweet Temptations, and there will also be fabulousexhibitors, networking opportunites, and presentations on a variety ofbusiness topics.

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