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. 11:00a.m.-4:00p.m. UNCG Mead Auditorium, Sullivan Science Building. Autumn Moon Festival. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro invites you to enjoy an Asian Autumn Moon Festival on Saturday, Oct. 10. The festival, which celebrates the end of summer harvesting, runs from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in Mead Auditorium, Sullivan Science Building. It is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in the McIver Parking Deck. Free moon cake samples will be provided. Other foods will be available for purchase. For more information, contact Dr. Susan Walcott at (336) 334-5382 or smwalcot@

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.

October 12. 8:00p.m. The Arts Council Theatre (Twin City Stage), 610 Coliseum Drive, Winston- Salem, NC. The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later will be produced by Paper Lantern Theatre Company. No admission will be charged, but reservations are strongly suggested. Tickets should be reserved at Tickets can also be reserved by calling the following toll-free number 24/7: 1-800-838-3006

October 14. 10:00a.m. High Point Museum. Museum

Guild Meeting. “Lurid Stories” Jackie Hedstrom from the High Point Library Heritage Center will reveal tales of murder, mayhem, and mystery in the area.

Mondays & Thursdays: 6:30-9 pm Oil and Acrylic. Join us in a 6-week adventure in learning to see your world in a deeper and more active way through painting. In progressive, ABC steps, you will learn basic skills in rendering objects, positioning them in space and light, and mixing correct descriptive and relational color. These skills can then be applied to the painting of people, animals, landscape, etc. Please see details and schedule at, or call Jack at 336-375-7568.

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

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)

DADA center for the Arts. Apercu gallery Winston- Salem. Showing Amelia Earhart: Drawing from History…Original India Ink Book Illustrations by Ben Towle. Ends October 19. This show includes novel’s original illustrated panels and additional sequential material. Please call or email for more information. 503-888-5930,

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food & drink

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)


October 7, 9, 16, 23, 30. Sundance Bistro. Winston- Salem. The Reggie Buie Trio performs each Friday in October! No cover charge. Visit www.reggiebuie. com or call (336) 723-2911 for more information on the event.

October 9. 8:00p.m. The Carolina Theatre. “I love a Piano” Using 64 of Irving Berlin’s enduring and popular favorites, this spectacular – featuring six performances and a live band – is a nostalgic journey spanning seven decades of US history and capturing the spirit of America from the Ragtime rhythms of the early 20th century through the swinging sophistication of the 1920s and 30s. Visit for more information.

October 9. 9:00p.m. The Celtic Cafe. Winston Salem. “Zempa Flower Live.” Also $3.00 select imports and $6.00 calls. Call 336-703-0641 or visit for more information.

October 10. 7:30p.m. Watson Chamber Music Hall on the UNCSA campus, 1533 South Main St., Winston-Salem. Schumann Bicentennial Celebration Concert. Admission is $13 for adults and $11 for seniors and students. For reservations, call the UNCSA Box Office at 336-721-1945 or order online at http://

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: 7-9:30 p.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 always welcome!

Wednesdays: Beginning Sept. 3 UNCG is offering weeklyjazz to the community during the 2008-2009 academic year. Classes areoffered from 5-6p.m. in the Collins Lecture Hall (Room 217) of theschool of Music Building located at W. Market & McIver streets. Formore information visit

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 persession of four classes or $10 per class. Call Sueli for moreinformation 336.965.4572.

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.


First and Third Saturdays. 7:30p.m. TheClarion Hotel. Greensboro. “Let’s Dance”. We are striving to give ourDance Family/Community more Local Dance Opportunities. Our Dance Familyis growing by Leaps and Bounds! For more information contact letsdancetriad@gmail .com 336-451-444.

Tuesday nights contra dance with Fiddle & Bow

Country Dancersin the Dancers at the Vintage Theatre. Beginner lesson at 7:30p.m.,dance from 8-10:30. no partner needed. Cost $7. For more informationcall 336.272.3245 (7 Vintage Avenue W-S)

Belly Dance classes FOUR nights a week, andoccasional Saturdays at Studio 318 – your World Dance Oasis. Classesfor beginning through intermediate levels as well as for advancedintermediates. Studio 318 (New location!) 4604 West Market Street,Suite 124, Greensboro. 336.547.9399.

Mindful Flow Yoga. An invigorating yoga practice withpostures that build strength and train flexibility. Mindful Flowcultivates precise alignment, steadiness and ease. Taught by KirtanCoan, 9-10:30 a.m.

Saturdays. 1223 W. Fourth St. 336.3655.7047, lynn@ The Reggie Buie Trio performs each Friday in October

new age

October 11. 3:00p.m. Alban Elved Dance Company. “TheCircle.” Sweat your prayers, move, free your spirit, find your innerself, explore, play. Join us every other Sunday for a communityImprovisational Movement session at Cameron Art Museum. (This is not aclass.) Basic rules: visit or

October 14. 7:00p.m. Northwestern Office Plaza. Suite 240.Greensboro. Open Your Heart with the HU, a free interactive workshop inwhich participants will experience and discuss a powerful tool forspiritual transformation. This may be the most significant hour youspend in the year 2009. For people of all religious persuasions,sponsored by students of Eckankar. Call 358-8933 for more information.


October 10. 11:00a.m. Auditions for“Spooky Dog and the Teenage Gang Mysteries”, “Forever Plaid”, “HankWilliams: Lost Highway”, and “The Trials and Tribulations of a TrailerTrash Housewife”. Ages 18 . For plays, we will perform cold readingsfrom the scripts. For musicals, please bring a prepared song (sheetmusic or CD). Accompanist and CD player provided. Be prepared to learna dance combination for movement. We are a community theater. Ourperformers, crew and staf Please let us know if you would like to beinvolved with us in any capacity! Questions or Comments: Call TheatreAlliance at (336) 723-7777. Please leave a message. Or: Jamie at thissideofoz@

October 10. 10-11a.m. Theatre Alliance WinstonSalem. Announcing auditions for the second half of its 2009-2010season. 10-11a.m. is reserved for plays and muscial auditions will beheld from 11:00a.m.-1:00p.m. 1047 Northwest Boulevard, Winston-Salem.For more information call Jaime Lawson at 336-723-7777 or email

kids & teens

Third Thursdays. 7p.m.: YouthSAFE. YouthSAFEis a safe, welcoming, confidential social networking program forLesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning youth in GuilfordCounty. Teens, age 14 -18, gather on the first and third Thursdayevening each month to get to know and support each other, have fun andinformally discuss topics of interest to LGBTIQ youth.

Tuesdays in September. 6:00p.m. Central Library. Bring the whole family for fun and board games! 219 North Church St. Call 373-2471 for more information.

leagues & clubs

Tuesdays – Thursdays: 7p.m.- 2a.m. Series 7 Poker

League at Zion. Lots of fun and great food. Call for 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 PoloRoad W-S)


October 10. 8:00p.m. Greensboro Coliseum. Saturdaynight KO fights. Admission: $29.50, $39.50, $49.50. Courtside Seats& On Court Seats Available. Family 4 Paks $44.00 in CertainSections. For Groups Call (336) 373-2632. Visit www.greensborocoliseum. com for more information.

Join Out Burlington at the Country Club LanesWest 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 or call Country Club Lanes at 336.524.9990.


October 10.. 1:00 p.m. Wake Forest University.

ReynoldaRd.– LATIN AMERICAN FAMILY DAY Museum of Anthropology * Thisfamily-friendly celebration of Latin American culture will featurecraft projects, music, storytelling, and food relating to current MOAexhibits and other Latin American cultures. – Admission is free.. Formore information: 336-758-5282 * *

October 10. 6:00p.m. – Fun on the Farm. TheChildren’s Home * It’s time for the 3rd Annual Fun on the Farm! Bringyour lawn chairs & blankets to enjoy a crisp Fall evening filledwith Hayrides, Dinner, Roasting Marshmallows,Silent Auction, LiveMusic, Face Painting and great views of Downtown Winston- Salem! Allproceeds of this event benefit The Children’s Home. – . 1001 ReynoldaRoad. For more information: www.

October 10. 11:00a.m. High Point Theatre. 18th Annual INBF Natural

AtlanicCoast Fitness WWW.AAFTANKKMUSEUM.COM 3401 US Highway 29B, Danville VA.434.836.5323 Mon-Sat 10-5 Competition. Competitors from all over thecountry come to show off their natural muscles. Pre judge will be heldat 11:00, Finals will be held at 6:00p.m. tickets available at thedoor. Call 336-314-9038 for more information.

October 10. 1:00p.m. – LATIN AMERICAN FAMILY DAYMuseum of Anthropology * This family-friendly celebration of LatinAmerican culture will feature craft projects, music, storytelling, andfood relating to current MOA exhibits and other Latin American cultures.

– Admission is free.. Wake Forest University, Reynolda Road. For more information: 336-758-5282 * moa@ *

October 10. 12:00p.m.-7:00pm. The Walkertown shoppingcenter. Customer Appreciation Day! Enjoy live music, race car &custom bike show, giveaways and prizes, dunking booth and facepainting, dance contest and more! For more information contact336-595-2503.

October 13. 7:30p.m. The Carolina Theatre. “TheShining” A man and his family become the winter caretakers of anisolated hotel where the son begins to have disturbing visions of thehotel’s past thanks to a gift known as “The Shining”. The father slowlyslips into insanity as a result of cabin fever and the ghostly formerhotel guests. visit for more information.

Tuesdays and Thursdays. 12-1:00p.m. Water Aerobicsat West Forsyth Family YMCA. Meet new friends, burn calories, and getin shape. For more info call 336.712.2000 (1150 South Peace Havan RoadCMS)

Third Thursdays of each Month from 7-8 pm atthe Green Bean on South Elm St. in downtown Greensboro PFLAG Greensboroand GSAFE invite you to join YouthSAFE. YouthSAFE is a 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 each month to getto know and support each other, have fun and informally discuss topicsof interest to LGBTIQ youth