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.

October 17. 1-4p.m. Fall Weatherspoon Commu nity Day at UNCG. The focus on the day’s activities will be Williem de Kooning’s painting “Woman”, which turns 60 this year. For more information, visit

October 17. 10a.m.- 6:00p.m. Mebane 3rd Annual

Autumn Fest. Enjoy the music of “C & J Bluegrass”

and browse antiques and specialty shops.

Special treats include barbeque and authentic italian

gelato. All activities will take place in the central downtown area. For more info, call 919-563-3005 or visit

October 19. 5:00:pm – UNCG FACULTY AND ALUMNI LECTURE SERIES 2009 Weatherspoon Art Museum – Cone Auditorium room 103 * UNCG MFA alumni Abbe Godwin, Jim Barnhill and Brad Spence will give talks and a panel discussion on their figurative public art. – FREE. corner of Tate St and Spring Garden St. For more information: 336-334-5248 * *

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).

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)

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 will include all of the novel’s original illustrated panels and additional sequential material that has been edited from the soon-to-be-published book. Please call or email for more information. 503-888-5930, book it! email

October 29, 6:30 p.m., New Art/New Audiences Lite. This new “lite” version of our popular New Art/New Audiences program introduces novice art-lovers to the Weatherspoon and contemporary art. Members, guests and friends are welcome to attend this one-night only event that includes a tour of a current Weatherspoon exhibition and strategies for looking at contemporary art. Workshops are led by Ann Grimaldi, Curator of Education. This program will be repeated on December 10. New Art/ New Audiences is free thanks to the support of the Lincoln Financial Foundation. Seating is limited. To register, call (336) 334-5770 or email weatherspoon@

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)


Oct 22: 7:30pm: Celtic Woman comes to Greensboro on her “Isle of Hope” tour. The event will be held at the Greensboro’s War Memorial Auditorium. Tickets may be purchased at, by phone at (800) 745-3000 or at the Greensboro Coliseum box office. Visit for more information.

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 are always welcome!

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: 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 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)

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: 6-9:00 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)

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.

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.

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.


First and Third Saturdays. 7:30p.m. The Clarion Hotel. Greensboro. “Let’s Dance”. We are striving to give our Dance Family/Community more Local Dance Opportunities. Our Dance Family is 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, and occasionalSaturdays at Studio 318 – your World Dance Oasis. Classes for beginningthrough intermediate levels as well as for advanced intermediates.Studio 318 (New location!) 4604 West Market Street, Suite 124,Greensboro. 336.547.9399.

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.

new age

October14. 7:00p.m. Northwestern Office Plaza. Suite 240. Greensboro. OpenYour Heart with the HU, a free interactive workshop in whichparticipants will experience and discuss a powerful tool for spiritualtransformation. This may be the most significant hour you spend in theyear 2009. For people of all religious persuasions, sponsored bystudents of Eckankar. Call 358-8933 for more information.

October 17. 2:00pm – 3:30pm. Breaking the Cycle of Emotional Eating. Center for Holistic Learning. Manyof us have had experiences with emotional eating, or eating in responseto feelings rather than due to actual physical hunger. This class willinclude discussion of emotional eating triggers and ways to comfort andnurture ourselves without using food to cope with our emotions. A morepositive, constructive relationship with food and with our bodies canresult from breaking free of emotional eating. Cost $10.00. For moreinformation contact 336-841-4307 or visit

October 19. 5:30pm – 6:30pm. Architects of the Family. Center for Holistic Learning. Attentionparents! Are you trying to find ways to bring your family closer? Doyou want to learn to move past just getting your family through the dayand find ways for your family to thrive as a well function as a healthyunit? If so, please join us for this series, which will teach you to bethe architect of the family you desire to build. Cost $70..00 for the6-week series for a parenting pair. For more information contact336-841-4307 or visit www.

Tuesdays and Thursdays. 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Yoga for All. Center for Holistic Healing. Thepractice of yoga benefits all people – regardless of age, size, orphysical fitness. Come experience the benefits of yoga – not only foryour body – but also for your mind, heart and soul. For moreinformation contact 336-841-4307 or visit


October 16. 12:00 a.m. -“Audition” -“Midnight Madness: Friday Night Frights” Directedby Japanese horror master Takeshi Miike, this foreign horror classic isthe scariest movie of the last decade! If this movie doesn’t scare you,nothing will. For more information, contact Joe Scott at (336) 662-5691or visit

October17. 10:00 a.m. Tickets on sale for BILL MAHER at THE PROGRESS ENERGYCENTER . Raleigh, NC. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12 AND SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13. TICKETSAVAILABLE AT TICKETMAS- TER.COM, BY PHONE AT 800-745-3000 OR AVAILABLEAT THE MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM BOX OFFICE. For show or ticket informationcall Broadway Series South at 919.831.6060.

October 19. 7:00 p.m. Auditions for Esperanza Rising at The Arts Council Theatre, 610 Coliseum Dr., Winston-Salem. Please contact Jeana Whitaker for detailed character descriptions or any other questions at 748-0857 X 204 or through email at jeana@

Announcing Playhouse Acting Program for Pre-K through 12 grade. TheChildren’s Theatre of Winston-Salem and Twin City Stage will be holdingclasses and shows. Fall session lasts Sept 14-Nov 6th, Winter Sessionwill be Jan 11 – March 5, and Spring Session will be helpd March8-April 23rd. For more information contact Jeana Whitaker at336748-0857 x.204 or email

kids & teens

Wednesdays. SciWorks. “Science Storybook.” Gatheraround as we read a popular children’s book and then make a craft basedon the story. Science Storybook takes place each Wednesday at SciWorks.Designed for preschoolers. We request that children be accompanied byadult guardian. Free with paid museum admission. 400 West Hanes MillRoad. For more information: 336.767.6730.

Starting October 8th and continuing for 6 weeks: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Children’s Yoga. Center for Holistic Healing. Yoga provides children the opportunity for mindful movement, exploration and energy

release. Children will develop coordination, balance and awareness. For more information contact 336- 841-4307 or visit

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 PoloRoad W-S)


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 16. Downtown Kernersville. “Witches Crawl.” Featuresexhibiting artists and musicians of all types with each exhibitor beinghosted by a downtown business. Local wineries and micro breweries willalso participate by selling and offering samples of their wines andcraft brews. For more information about Witches’ Crawl visit

October 16. 9:00a.m.-1:00p.m. Gateway YWCA. The2009 Disability and Transition Fair for adults and youth withdisabilities. Get R.E.E.L.!, which stands for Residential, Education,Employment, and Leisure, is a free event designed to introduce parents,teachers, and self-advocating persons with disabilities to the manyservices and agencies available. Exhibitor tables are open throughoutthe event, and 5 sessions of panel discussions include knowledgeablespeakers on topics such as employment and independent living. For moreinformation, contact Mary Todd Allen at 336-771- 4753 or Tamisha Evansat 336-777-0076 x228.

October 17. 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Jamestown Health Fair Day, Town Hall, Main Street in Jamestown. Vendorsinclude Kerr Drug, Moses Cone, Snap Fitness and Ragsdale YMCA. $30 flushots, blood pressure screenings, body fat analysis, oral hygiene tips,hearing tests and family preparedness disaster kits will be given. Formore information, contact Martha Wolfe at 454-1138.

October 17. 5:30p.m. First Christian Church in Kernersville. “FamilyPromise of Kernersville Benefit Auction. The auction will be held atFirst Christian Church in Kernersville, located at 1130 N. Main St. Thepublic is invited to attend. Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 forchildren ages 3-12. Tables for eight can be reserved for $130, whichincludes a reserved table for the evening and table recognition for thesponsoring individual or organization. Tickets can be ordered online atwww.

October 17. ARDMORE 5K RACE, FUN RUN AND FOOD DRIVE RedeemerPresbyterian Church * Join us for the 7th Annual Ardmore 5K and Fun Runbenefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC. Run through thelargest historic district in Winston-Salem and support a great cause.In 2008, runners and sponsors raised $9,000 and 1,200 pounds of food.Besides helping to reduce hunger, runners compete for more than 70prize categories. – Fun Run – $10, 5K -$25 by Oct. 4, $30 after. 1046Miller Street. For more information: 336-724-4421 ext. 39 * ardmore5k@ *

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 fim. For more informationcontact Sarah Dorsey at 336. 334.5610 or For information about sustainability at UNCG visit

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

October 15. 7:30 p.m. “Sex in the Text”. Temple Emanuel on Oakwood Dr. in Winston-Salem. JoinRabbi Mark Strauss-Cohn for “A Taste of Judaism” — three, one-hourpresentations that are open to the public on Thursday evenings. Eachpresentation will be followed by a half-hour social. Free, butdonations accepted. If you plan to attend, please register by callingthe Temple at 722-6640 or sending a note to