November 15-January 23. THE MADNESS OF KINGS: PAINTINGS BY TONYA INGERSOL. Delta Arts Center. 2611 New Walkertown Rd., Winston- Salem. Like the Portuguese painter Paula Rego, Ms. Ingersol likes viewers to make up their own stories about her paintings. For more information call 336- 722-2625, e-mail or visit

December 3. 11:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m., December 4. 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Weatherspoon Art Museum Holiday Museum Store Sale. Corner of Spring Garden and Tate St., Greensboro. 20% off for Weatherspoon Art Museum Members, 15% off Nonmembers. Special Trunk Show with Two Sisters Design from 4-6:30 p.m. on Thursday; refreshments served. For more information call (336) 334-5770 or visti

December 3. 5:00-7:00 p.m. First Choice. Winter Show Gala & Fundraiser. Green Hill Center for NC Art. 200 N Davie St., Greensboro. First Choice collectors have the opportunity to purchase artwork in advance of Collector’s Choice. Join at one of the three levels below and receive a full art credit as well as free tickets to Collector’s Choice. A First Choice art credit can be used for art purchases at Green Hill Center until June 30, 2010. Portions unused by July 1, 2010 are credited as a fully tax-deductible donation.

December 5. 7:00-11:00 p.m. Collector’s Choice Gala. Green Hill Center for NC Art. 200 N Davie St., Greensboro. The Gala provides a rare opportunity to truly become engaged with the very best art North Carolina has to offer. All art purchases at Collector’s Choice are tax free.

December 6-January 15. Winter Show Viewing & Sale. Green Hill Center for NC Art. 200 N Davie St., Greensboro. The show opening will be held Dec. 6 from 2-5 p.m. Free to the public. A suggested donation of $5 is requested for admission into the gallery.

Now through December 6. Dike Blair: Now and Again – Falk Visiting Artist. Weatherspoon Art Museum. Corner of Spring Garden and Tate St., Greensboro. For more information: (336) 334-5770,

December 8. 12:00 p.m. Noon @ the ‘Spoon: Public Tour – Re-Mastering the Masters: The Classical Tradition. Weatherspoon Art Museum. Corner of Spring Garden and Tate St., Greensboro. A 20-minute gallery tour, complimentary beverages, and baked goods, all sponsored by the Weatherspoon Association board. The social gathering will be in the

Association Room on the first floor, following the gallery tour. Free. For more information call (336) 334- 5770 or visit

Mondays & Thursdays: 6:30-9:00 p.m. 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. Please see details and schedule at www., 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. 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.

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)


December 2. 7:30 p.m. University Symphony Orchestra. Aycock Auditorium, UNCG. $10 general / $6 seniors / $4 students / $3 UNCG. For tickets call 334.4849. For more information call 334.3640.

December 3. 7:30 p.m. Symphonic Band. Aycock Auditorium, UNCG. $10 general / $6 seniors / $4 students / $3 UNCG. For tickets call 334.4849. For more information call 334.3640.

December 4. 7:30 p.m. Jazz Band. Recital Hall, UNCG. $10 general / $6 seniors / $4 students / $3 UNCG. For tickets call 334.4849. For more information call 334.3640.

December 4. 8:00 p.m. EMFfringe Party: Rockin’ the Christmas Tree with Lawyers, Guns & Money and special guest Logie Meachum. Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., first floor. For more information about EMF or its programs, please visit, or call toll-free: 1-877-833-6753.

December 6. 1:30 p.m. University Band. Aycock Auditorium, UNCG. $10 general / $6 seniors / $4 students / $3 UNCG. For tickets call 334.4849. For more information call 334.3640.

December 6. 5:00 p.m. Holiday Choral Concert. First Presbyterian Church. 617 N Elm St., Greensboro. Free. For more information call 334.3640.

December 7. 7:30 p.m. Old Time Ensemble. Organ Hall, UNCG. Admission is free. For more information call 334.3640.

December 9. 7:30 p.m. Redbird Round: An Evening with songwriters Alice Gerrard, Laurelyn Dossett, and Diane Jones. Triad Stage, 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro. For more information, please visit, or call toll-free: 1-877- 833-6753.

December 7, Grand Opening of The Summit Station Eatery. Live music every weekend beginning Dec. 11. Bands and musicians can call 336.373.1123 or visit for more info. Summit Station is located at 125 Summit Avenue in downtown Greensboro

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: 7:00-9:30 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 Jam Every Monday Night. 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. Walker’s Bar. 2116 Walker Ave., Greensboro. Bring your own instruments, PA and drums provided. Hosts Chris Carroll and Mark Harrison. For more information call 336 420 7711.

Open Mic every Tuesday night in Downtown Greensboro at the Flatiron! 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

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. For more information 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)

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.

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.


December 4. 8:00 p.m., December 5. 2:00 & 8:00 p.m. Departmental Dance Concert. UNCG Dance Theater, Dance Department, Walker Avenue and Kenilworth Streets. For more information call (336) 334-5570 or visit

December 5. 2:00 p.m., December 6. 2:00 p.m., December 9. The Nutcracker. Stevens Center. 405 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem. For more information call 336-721-1945 or visit stevens_center.

December 6. 3:30-6:30 p.m. Christmas Showcase & Dance. Guilford Grange, 4909 Guilford School Rd, Greensboro. Dance your favorite ballroom dances and enjoy holiday refreshments. $7. For more information call 336-324-1924.

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 www. 336-451-444.

Come experience dance and all the benefits of it. Offering ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance classes for all skill levels on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Cost $10 per class or 10 Class Pass is $70. Students receive 50% off. Contact Princess at for the class schedule. 930-

A S Chapman St in CFBG Building beside Music Barn.

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. Call336.379.1712 or 336.455.5977

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.

Mindful Flow Yoga. An invigorating yoga practice with postures that build strength and train flexibility. 1223 W. Fourth St. 336.3655.7047, lynn@artsofyoga. com The Reggie Buie Trio performs each Friday in October

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

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)

Tuesdays and Thursdays. 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Yoga for All. Center for Holistic Healing. High Point. For more information contact 336-841-4307 or visit

October 21, then every other Wednesday. 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Emotional Tranquility. Center for Holistic Healing. High Point. Cost $10..00 per session. For more information call 336-841-4307 or visit

EveryTuesday except week of Thanksgiving. 7:00- 8:00 p.m. Prenatal Yoga.Taught By: Catherine Greene at The Center for Holistic Healing. HighPoint. For more information please contact The Center for Holistic Healing at 336-841-4307 or visit www.


November 27-December 23. “Beautiful Star: An Appalachian Nativity”. Triad Stage. 232 South Elm St., Greensboro. Forperformance dates and to purchase tickets call the Triad Stage BoxOffice at 336.272.0160, toll-free at 866.579.TIXX (8499), or visit

December 3-6. Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic. Greeensboro Coliseum. Tickets $12 . To discover more about Disney On Ice, log on to www.

December5. 4:00 & 7:00 p.m. Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring TheWorld Famous Rockettes. Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. For additional information, call the Joel Coliseum Box Office at 336.725.5635, ext. 350.

December6. 7:00 p.m. Pre-audition Workshop for the 2nd production of its2009-2010 season, Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. HighPoint Community Theatre rehearsal space, 305 North Main Street, Suite322. Contact Jennifer Blevins at 336-882-2542 or with any questions.

December 8. Doors 8:00 p.m., Show 9:00 p.m. The Pretty Things Peepshow. The Garage, 110 W. 7th St., Winston-Salem. A vintage style traveling burlesque sideshow. For more information contact go-go Amy at or (323) 308-9174.

kids & teens

December 3. 3:30 p.m. Simply Story Time With Mrs. Claus. Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N Church St. Free with admission/membership. For more information visit

December 4. 10:00a.m., December 5. 11:00 a.m. The Shoemaker & The Christmas Elves.The Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem, 610 Coliseum Dr. For more information contact Karen McHugh at 336.725.4531.

December 4, 11 & 18. 6:00-7:30 p.m. Pictures With Santa. Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N Church St. Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa visits GCM! Get your photo taken with Santa for an additional $5. For more information visit

December4. 6:00-9:00 p.m. Santa’s Workshop at the South Pole for First Friday/Festival of Lights Celebration. Located at the corner of Lewis St. atthe 500/600 Block of S. Elm St., Downtown Greensboro. Free. For more information call 379-0060.

December 5. 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Barnes and Nobles Bookfair Day. Barnes & Noble at the Friendly Center Shops, Greensboro. A percentage of purchases at B&N this day will benefit GCM. For more information visit

December 5. 8:30-10:00 a.m. Breakfast with Santa at the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem. 390 South Liberty St. Call to register at 723-9111 ext. 211. $25 per child/$15 per adult for members; $30 per child/$20 per adult for non-members.

December8. 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m., December 13. 1:30 & 3:00 p.m.Gingerbread Workshop at the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem. 390South Liberty St. Pre-register by Dec. 4 for the workshop on the8th, and Dec. 9 for the workshop on the 13th. Call to register at723-9111 ext. 211.

Now open through December 30. “How People Make Things” Exhibit at Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N Church St. Free with general admission/membership. Call 574-2898 for more information and for weekly Museum programs.

Wednesdays. SciWorks. “Science Storybook.” Free with paid museum admission. 400 West Hanes Mill Road. For more information: 336.767.6730.

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.

Starting October 8th and continuing for 6 weeks: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Children’s Yoga. Center for Holistic Healing. Yogaprovides children the opportunity for mindful movement, exploration andenergy release. Children will develop coordination, balance andawareness. For more information contact 336- 841-4307 or visit

leagues & clubs

Tuesdays – Thursdays: 7:00 p.m.- 2:00 a.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).


December 2. 7:00 p.m., Doors 6:00 p.m. Wake Forest Women vs. Illinois. Joel Coliseum, Winston- Salem. For more information and admission: contact WFU at 758-3322.

December 7. 7:00 p.m. UNCG vs Charleston. Greensboro Coliseum. For event information, call the Greensboro Coliseum American Express Event Hotline at (336)373-7474, or visit 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: outburl or call Country Club Lanes at 336.524.9990.

Saturdays and Sundays: Hiking, kayaking, and socializingwith the Piedmont Hiking and Outing Club. A volunteer nonprofit grouphaving a good time in the Triad area, since 1982. For more informationcheck out

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


November 2-December 7. Send a “Touch of Home” to Service Members, Veterans and Family Members this Holiday Season! holidaymail for a full list of recommended guidelines andbest practices on the Holiday Mail for Heroes program.

December 2 & 3. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. ASIST (Applied

Suicide Intervention Skills Training) Program at Family Services, 1200 S. Broad Street, Winston- Salem. Formore information contact Andy Hagler at The Mental Health Associationin Forsyth County at (336) 768-3880 or Delaine Weddle at FamilyServices at (336) 778-7065.

December3. 6:30 p.m. Sustainability Film: “Buyer Be Fair: The Promise ofProduct Certification”. Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro. Free. For more information call (336) 334-5770, visit http:// or http://www.buyerbefair. org/.

December 4. 5:45-9:00 p.m. Festival of Lights. Downtown Greensboro. Music,shopping, dining, Santa, the lighting of the Christmas tree and more!For more information about the Festival of Lights please visit or call 336.274.4595.

December 5. 10:00 a.m. Williamsburg Holiday Decorating. Home Design Emporium, New Garden Village, Greensboro. For more information email Jessica Dauray of Elements of Style Interiors Inc. at

December 5. 10:00 a.m. “Sister Soldier Packing Party”. Bethel AME Church, 200 Regan St., Greensboro. For more info contact Myraline Morris Whitaker at 805-284-1337 or

December 5. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., December 6. 1:00-4:00 p.m. Blacksmithing Demonstration in the Historical Park, High Point. Come watch a costumed blacksmith in action as he crafts various

iron pieces. All ages welcome. FREE. Drop-in. For more information call 885-1859 or visit December6. 5:00 p.m. 19th Annual Holiday Parade. Begins at Spring & 4thSt., turns south on Liberty and ends at Liberty St. and BrookstownAve., Winston-Salem. For more information, contact Elliot Fus at or Stephanie Murphy at

December6. 1:00-5:00 p.m. Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum- Annual Christmas.Hwy. 70 in Sedalia, between Burlington and Greensboro. Refreshments will be served. Call 336-449-4846 for more information or visit the Facebook page!

December 6. 1:00 p.m. 18th annual Winter Walk for AIDS. War Memorial Stadium, Greensboro. Formore information on the walk, please visit the event or call Triad Health Project at336-275-1654.

December 6. 1:00-4:00 p.m. 26th Annual Holiday Open House. High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave. Thisannual event has become a tradition with local families. Come for a dayof special reenactments, music, demonstrations, refreshments andhands-on activities like candle dipping! Fun for all ages. FREE. Noreservations required. For more information call 885-1859 or visit Goingon now! Santa for Seniors, an annual effort to gather and deliver giftsfor less-fortunate senior citizens in Guilford County. For more information or to volunteer, please contact Joyce at 373-4816.

Tuesdays and Thursdays. 12-1:00p.m. Water Aerobics atWest Forsyth Family YMCA. Come meet new friends, burn calories, and getin shape. For more information call 336.712.2000 (1150 South PeaceHavan Road CMS)

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. For information about sustainability at UNCG visit

December 5. 5:30-7:30. Candlelight Tour. ChinquaPenn Plantation, 2138 Wentworth St., Reidsville. The Mount ZionCaroleers, will perform inside the 1920s-era mansion. Tour-goers canbuy timed tickets on Chinqua Penn’s web site, For more information about the holiday tours, call 336-349-4576