October 28. 5:00 p.m. EMERGING LEADER CREATIVE CONVERSATION. Thomsa S. Kenan Institute for the Arts, 1722 South Main St., Winston-Salem. At this special gathering, members of the local arts community will engage in dialogue with emerging artists about living and working in the Piedmont Triad, and the role this community plays in their decision to stay. Free and open to the public. For more information call 336-722-0030, e-mail or visit

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. Seating is limited. To register, call (336) 334-5770 or email

November 2. 5:00 p.m. UNCG FACULTY AND ALUMNI LECTURE SERIES 2009. Weatherspoon Art Museum – Cone Auditorium room 103. UNCG BFA recipient Kyle Webster will speak on his illustrations for major international magazines, and newspapers. – FREE. Corner of Tate St and Spring Garden St., Greensboro. For more information: 336-334-5248, jlhutche@,

November 3. 5:30 p.m. IDEA EXCHANGE. Center for Design Innovation, 301 N Main St., STE 2105, Winston-Salem. Free. For more information call 336.727.4310, e-mail or visit

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

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

Sundays: 1-6 p.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

October 28 & November 4. 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.Senior Resources of Guilford will present cooking classes on Appetizers for the Holidays. Laurel Oaks Christian Church, 1001 Old Plank Road, High Point. Michael Magnes will be leading this popular and tasty program for 20 students to learn all about entertaining edibles for this holiday season. Cost to participate is $5 for supplies. Seating is limited and reservations are required. For reservations or to get further information, please call 373-4816.

October 28. 6:00 p.m. Join us for an evening of Scotch Education and Tradition. Undercurrent Restaurant, Greensboro. Hosted by Michael McClarin, Chivas Ambassador. 5 For more information, call 336.370.1266 or

October 29. 6:30 p.m. Undercurrent Restaurant, Greensboro. Join us as we endulge in a delectable four course dinner paired with the handcrafted, limited production wines of Napa Valley’s own Falcor Winery. Since its inception, Falcor wines have garnered many accolades becoming the nations top Chardonnay producer in 1999. Tickets $65.00 per person. For reservations call 336.370.1266 or email

October 31. 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. SATURDAY WINE TASTING. Wine Merchants Gourmet, 1901-B Mooney St., Winston-Salem. Halloween Spooky Wine Celebration. Just $1 (includes a tasting glass you can keep) or No Charge for BYOGlass. Our special Halloween edition tasting features wines with spooky labels or names. For more information call 336-765- 8175, w-mail or visit


October 29. 7:30 p.m. Greensboro Symphony Masterworks Concert Featuring Dmitry Sitkovetsky. War Memorial Auditorium. 1921 West Lee Street, Greensboro. For more information visit www. or call (336) 373-7474.

October 29. 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Beardtoberfest 2009 at Grey’s Tavern. Greensboro. Featuring live music from Mystk Dog, Milltown and more. Bring two cans of non-perishable food or one dollar. All proceeds to be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank.

October 29. 8:00-11:00 p.m. The UpperlineUp Jazz Jam. Churchill’s. 213 S. Elm St. Greensboro. For more information call 275-6367 or e-mail Jeff at

October 31. 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.The North Carolina Symphony kicks off its three-concert 2009-10 Young People’s Series in Raleigh’s Meymandi Concert Hall at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts with “Phantoms of the Orchestra.” For tickets and other concert information, call North Carolina Symphony Audience Services at 919.733.2750 or visit

October 31. 7:30 p.m. “Aggie Homecoming Concert 2009”. Greensboro Coliseum. The North book it! email

Carolina A&T State University student government association and Diamond Life Concerts present an all-star hip–hop lineup, featuring performances by Gucci Mane, OJ da Juice Man, Nicki Minaj, Keri Hilson, Trey Songz, Fabolous, Mario, GS Boyz and FLY. Tickets are on sale at, Ticketmaster outlets, charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000 or at the Greensboro Coliseum box office.

November 1. 2:00 p.m. Benefit Concert for Theresa Drake. The Clubhouse. 435 Dolly Madison Road, Greensboro. Performing bands include Mel Melton & The Wicked Mojos; Tad Walters; The Fairlanes; Matt Hill & The Buzzkillz;The Swang Brothers; Lawyers, Guns & Money and Not Dead Yet Blues Band.. Tickets are $5.00 each or five for $20.00. Questions? Please call or email Linda and Dave at Backstreet Buzz Coffee House at Put Drake Benefit in the subject line.

November 8. 7:00 p.m. Snuzzfest West! Blind Tiger, Greensboro. All proceeds goto the Cancer Special Needs Fund. For more information, email snuzzfest@ or call Michael Driver at 336-254-7609.

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)

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 info.


Mondays. 7-8 p.m. – Belly Dance Technique. Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, Greensboro. For all levels. Ongoing. Call 336.379.1712 or 336.455.5977

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@ The Reggie Buie Trio performs each Friday in October

October 30. 7:00 p.m. NC A&T HOMECOMING STEP SHOW. Greensboro Coliseum Arena. 1921 West Lee Street, Greensboro Admission: Advance $17.50, Day of Show $20.00. Tickets are available at the Coliseum Box Office and For more information visit www.greensborocoliseum. com or call the Greensboro Coliseum American Express Event Hotline at (336) 373-7474.

October 30. 8:00 p.m. SINGLES/70S/80S MUSIC DANCE. Quality Inn, Hawthorne Rd., Winston- Salem. For more information call 336-765-6670 or e-mail

October 31. 2:00 p.m. Ballet Boo! Orchestra Rehearsal Hall on the first level of the Greensboro Cultural Center at 200 North Davie Street. Come dressed in your Halloween costume, create a spooky cookie decoration for you to gobble down, enter the costume contest. Seating is limited, so call NOW to purchase tickets at 336.333.7480.

October 31. 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. The Dracula Ball. Greensboro Cultural Center at 200 North Davie Street. Tickets are on sale at the Greensboro Ballet office and are $30 per person or $50 per couple. Only 200 tickets available. Call 336.333.7480 now to purchase your tickets!

November 1. 3:00 p.m. “Dracula…the Ballet with a Bite” will also be performed on Sunday in the Orchestra Rehearsal Hall at the Greensboro Cultural Center. Tickets are $8 for students and seniors and $12 for adults. Seating is limited, so call 336.333.7480 to purchase your tickets.

November 2. 6:30 p.m. SWING DANCE CLASSES W/ COUL SWING. Odd Fellows Lodge Hall, 422 1/2 Trade St., Winston-Salem. Join Coul Swing, the triad’s home for authentic swing dance instruction, for beginning swing dance classes! – $50 for 6 week session. For more information call 336-923-4269, e-mail or visit

November 3. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Contemporary. 6:30-7:30 p.m.-Ballet. November 4. 5:30-6:30 p.m.-Ballet. 6:30-7:30 p.m.-Jazz. $1 Adult Dance Classes at Royal Expressions School of Dance. Greensboro. For more information call 336-404-2999 or e-mail info@royalexpressions.o

new age

Tuesdays and Thursdays. 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Yoga for All. Center for Holistic Healing. High Point. Thepractice of yoga benefits all people – regardless of age, size, orphysical fitness. For more information contact 336-841-4307 or visitwww.

October 27 and continuing for 6 weeks. 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Prenatal Yoga. Center for Holistic Healing. High Point. Doctor approval is required. For more information call 336-841-4307 or visit www.

October 30. 7:00 p.m. ”Healing on the Spiritual Path”. The Sanctuary, 900 Sixteenth St., Greensboro. Mr.Vogelsberger, a medial doctor from Germany will present a lecture.Donations are appreciated. Contact 828-393-0630 for more information.

Sat., Oct. 31: 6th Annual Halloween Open House at Eclectic By Nature. Refreshments,Tarot Readings by Jay, Intuitive readings by Anoo, New Rocks from GemShow, Prizes just for showing up, Candy! 402 State Street; 336.373.0733

Sat., Oct. 31: All Hallow’s Eve Cemetery Tour. Tourwill meet at Eclectic By Nature at 11 a.m. and car pool from there. $25prior to date/ $30 day of tour. 402 State Street; 336.373.0733


October 23-31. 8:00p.m. Theatre Alliance, Winston-Salem. “Rent” The Triad Premiere of the full-length, uncut, Broadway smash! Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-Winner! Please contact Jaime Lawson at for more information.

October 23-November 8. Mamet’s Oleanna. Triad

Stage at The Pyrle Theater, located at 232 South Elm Street in downtown Greensboro. Topurchase tickets or for performance information on Oleanna, call theTriad Stage Box Office at 336.272.0160 or tollfree at 866.579.TIXX , orvisit

October 30. 8:00 p.m. Etta May & The Southern Fried Chicks. Carolina Theatre of Greensboro. 310 South Greene Street. Ticketsare also available at the door one hour prior to show times, pendingavailability. Additional show details are available online.

kids & teens

October 26-31. Fright Light Laser Show. Natural Science Center of Greensboro. Call Roxanna Burkhart at (336) 288-3769 ext. 322 for more info.

October 29. 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Halloween Hoopla. Victory Junction. 4500 Adams Way, Randleman.A safe alternative to trick or treating. All proceeds benefit VictoryJunction to enrich the lives of children with medical or chronicillnesses. For more information call 336-498-9055 or visit

October 29. 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Zoo Boo-Bash. Natural Science Center of Greensboro. Kids,wear your favorite costume and enjoy fun-filled, scare-free activities.For more information contact Roxanna Burkhart at 288-3769 ext. 322 or

October 31. 2:00-5:00 p.m. Kids Halloween Hullabaloo!

Cometo Earth Fare dressed in your best costume and celebrate Halloween in asafe and healthy way. 2965 Battleground Ave., Greensboro. For more information call 369-0190.

November 3. 11:00 a.m. PRESCHOOL DISCOVERY at the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem. 390 South Liberty Street. For more information: 723-9111,, www.

October 31. 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. Childrens Museum of Winston Salem. Clifford’s Howl-lo-ween Party. Registration required, Free for members who pre-register, $10 non-members.

Third Thursdays. 7p.m.: YouthSAFE. YouthSAFEis a safe, welcoming, confidential social networking program forLesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning youth in GuilfordCounty.


October 31. 2:00 p.m. WSSU vs. Hampton (Homecoming). Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston- Salem. Gatesopen at 12:00 pm. Admission: $25.00 Adults/$15.00 Seniors/$10.00 Youth.Parking: TBD. For more information contact 750.2143 or 750.2909.

Join Out Burlington at the Country Club Lanes

Westand bowl the night away on Wednesday Nights. It’s GLBT Night Out.Starts at 6p.m. For more info call Eddie @ t 336.350.0240 or email usat: or call Country Club Lanes at 336.524.9990.

Sundays. 4:00p.m. Grimsley High School. Pick Up Tennis. Email to be added to the YP Tennis List Serve


October 15, 22 & 29. 7:30 p.m. Sex, Miracles, Jesus and the Jews. Temple Emanuel on Oakwood Dr. in Winston-Salem. JoinRabbi Mark Strauss-Cohn for “A Taste of Judaism” — if you plan toattend, please register by calling the Temple at 722-6640 or sending anote to

October28. 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Greensboro City Council Candidates Forum.Greensboro Historical Museum – 130 Summit Avenue in DowntownGreensboro. Tickets are FREE but space is limited – email to reserve your space!

October 28. 7:15 p.m. GHOST STORIES IN HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGE! Caffe Prada, 390 N Broad St., Winston-Salem. Comeearly, enjoy a coffee or glass of wine and then join Story Teller,Andrew Leslie, for his hauntingly scary ghost stories as you journeythru Historic West End in a horse drawn carriage. Some folks even thinkit’s romantic! $15.00 per person. For more information call336-624-6946, e-mail or visit

October 29. 11:00 a.m. PRESERVING FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHS. Reynolda Manor Library, 2839 Fairlawn Dr., Winston-Salem. For more information call 336-703-2960, e-mail or visit

October29. 6:00 p.m. The Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner & Presentationof The Mental Health Association in Forsyth County. Auditorium atCentenary United Methodist Church, 646 W. Fifth Street, Winston-Salem. Thecost to attend is $20 per person, which includes dinner. For moreinformation, contact The Mental Health Association in Forsyth County at(336) 768-3880.

October30. HallowInk Festevil presented by Austin Von Lush Entertainment w/ DJPolo, 10 Bands, Body Piercing, Fashion Show and Costume Contest. RamadaInn Convention Center, 2703 Ramada Road, Burlington. $25 Advance Weekend Pass, $30 day-of Weekend Pass, $15 day-off Night Pass. Contact 336-229-2288 or

October30. 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. Rotary‘s First Masquerade Ball SupportsMultiple Causes. Meadow Greens Country Club, 436 E. Stadium Dr., Eden. Tickets may be purchased by calling Case at 336-623-1276, or through Burkett and Barham, CPA’s, at 336-623-2151.

October 31. 1:00 p.m. HALLOWEEN OPEN HOUSE. RayLen Vineyards and Winery, 3577 US Hwy 158, Mocksville. Make reservations at FREE. For more information call 336-998-3100, e-mail or visit

October31. 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Millennium Halloween Costume Ball. MillenniumCenter (Upstairs), 101 West 5th St. Winston-Salem. “Thriller”tribute at midnight. Cash prizes for Best Costume. DJ Spinning Killerand Hors d’oeuvres will be served. For more info contact The MillenniumCenter, 336.723.3700.

October31. 9:00 p.m. -2:00 a.m. 3rd Annual THE DASH Halloween Party.Millennium Center (Red Room-Basement), 101 West 5th St. Winston- Salem.For more information, contact Keri Prybylo at

October31. 9:00 p.m. Carolina Classic Film special presentation “The RockyHorror Picture Show” (1975). Carolina Theatre of Greensboro. 310 SouthGreene Street. Tickets are on sale now, and are available bycalling the Theatre Box Office at 336-333-2605, in person Mondaythrough Friday from noon until 5:00pm at the Box Office, or online 24hours a day at are also available at the door one hour prior to show times,pending availability. Additional show details are available online.

November 1. 2:00 p.m. POETRY READING BY TERRI KIRBY ERICKSON. Imagine Flowers & Gifts, 550 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem. For more information call 336-722-8772, e-mail or visit

November 3. 3:00 p.m. Class: Online Tools for Employment. Greensboro Public Library-Central. 219 North Church Street. Learn about resources to assist your job search. Space is limited so call 373-4559 to register.

November3. 7:00 p.m. “TRACKING SOUND: THE EVOLUTION OF HOLLYWOOD FILM MUSIC”.Main Theatre of the ACE Exhibition Complex in the School of Filmmakingon the UNCSA campus, 1533 South Main St., Winston-Salem. Admission is FREE, but patrons should call 336-721-1945 to reserve seats.


October28. 5:00 p.m. STOP THE HEAT CHILI DINNER. First United Methodist Church- Family Life Center. 310 N. Main St., Mocksville. Enjoy homemadechili, salad, cornbread or crackers, drink, dessert and greatfellowship – donations help to spay/ neuter animals. For moreinformation call 336-751- 5214, e-mail or visit www.