Now Through 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 www.deltafinearts. org.

Now Through January 15. Winter Show Viewing & Sale. Green Hill Center for NC Art. 200 N Davie St., Greensboro. Free to the public. The Winter Show exhibition brings together over 150 artists each year from across North Carolina and constitutes a comprehensive survey of the finest art and crafts being produced in the state. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Sunday 2-5 p.m.. A suggested donation of $5 is requested for admission into the gallery.

Now Through January 16. “Chrome & Stone”. Gateway

Gallery. 1006 S. Marshall St., Winston-Salem. For more information, call 777-0076, x238.

December 11. 5:00-10:00 p.m. Hibernation Creation.

EM Gallery. 211 E. Third St., Winston Salem. A group show inspired by winter featuring artists of the EM Studio and friends. For more information visit or call 336-722-3016.

December 11. 5:00-10:00 p.m. and December 12. 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. The Annual Krankies Craft Fair. Krankies Performance Space. 211 E. Third St., Winston Salem. For more information visit www. or call 336-722-3016.

Now Through December 13. UNCG Department of Art Faculty Biennial. Weatherspoon Art Museum. Corner of Spring Garden and Tate St., Greensboro. Free. For more information: (336) 334-5770, http://

December 10. 5:00 p.m. Opening Reception. Hawthorne

Gallery. 1281 W 4th St., Winston-Salem. For more information call 336-724-1022, e-mail mp@ or visit

December 10. 6:30-7:30 p.m. New Art/New Audiences

Lite. Weatherspoon Art Museum. Corner of Spring Garden and Tate St., Greensboro. This new “lite” version of our popular New Art/New Audiences program introduces novice art-lovers to the Weatherspoon and contemporary art. Seating is limited. To register, call (336) 334-5770 or email weatherspoon@

December 12. 3:00 p.m. First Works Tour. Green Hill Center for NC Art. 200 N Davie St., Greensboro. Visitors will meet two emerging artists in the exhibition who will speak about their work over light refreshments.

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 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: 1-6 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

December 10. 4:00 p.m. Westbend Vineyards Christmas Tree Lighting. Westbend Vineyards. 5394 Williams Rd., Lewisville. Please RSVP. For more information call 336-945-5032, e-mail or visit

November 12. 1:00 p.m. Raylen’s Holiday Open House. RayLen Vineyards and Winery. 3577 US Hwy 158, Mocksville. Eat, drink, and be merry! Please join RayLen Vineyards & Winery for some FREE holiday cheer. For more information call 336-998- 3100, e-mail or visit www.

December 13. 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Cookie Decor Day! Spring Garden Bakery, 1932 Spring Garden St., Greensboro. The public is invited to decorate holiday cookies of their own. For more information call 336-272-8199.


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December 9. 7:30 p.m. Redbird Round: An Evening with songwriters Alice Gerrard, Laurelyn Dos sett,

and Diane Jones. Triad Stage, 232 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Inspired by the “In the Round” sessions at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, these talented singer/ songwriters will perform together and take turns singing songs and telling the stories behind them. For more information about EMF or its programs, please visit, or call toll-free: 1-877-833-6753.

December 10. 7:30 p.m. Martina McBride in Concert with Blake Shelton and The Lost Trailers. Greensboro Coliseum Arena. Ticket Prices: $29.75, $45.75, $59.75. Tickets are available at the Greensboro Coliseum Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster Charge By Phone 800-745-3000, or on-line at

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! Come on down and sing us a song or two! 221 Summit Ave, Greensboro.


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. On the 2nd & 4th Wednesday at icoffee in Summerfield (intersection of 150 W & Lake Brandt Road) from 7-9p.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)

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 Coffee at The Summit 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. $12 general admission; $9 seniors and children; $6 students. For more information call (336) 334-5570 or visit

December 9-10. 7:30 p.m., December 13. 2:00 p.m. The Nutcracker. Stevens Center. 405 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem. For more information call 336-721- 1945 or visit

December 13. 5:00-7:30 p.m. Sunday Dance. Skateland West, 200 Stage Coach Trail, Greensboro. Ballroom, Latin, Swing music, huge dance floor, free refreshments. For more information call 336- 852-0515, e-mail or visit www.

December 13. 7:00-11:00 p.m. Piedmont Triad Singles Christmas Dance/ Party.George Ks, 2108 Cedar Fork Dr. (corner Holden & High Point Rd), Greensboro. For more informatioin visit or e-mail $2 discount before 7:30!

First and Third Saturdays. 7:30p.m. The Clarion Hotel. Greensboro. “Let’s Dance”. For more information contact letsdancetriad@gmail .com 336-451-444.

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

Tuesday nights contra dance with Fiddle & Bow Country Dancers in the Dancers at the Vintage Theatre. For more information call 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. 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

December14, 21 & 28. 5:45-7:45 p.m. Reiki I Certification Class. LightTouch, 1515 W. Cornwallis Dr. Suite 201 in The Center for Body Health,Greensboro. Fee $100. Read more at and call Christina Allen 336-420-2398 to register now.

Every Monday. 6:00-8:00 p.m. Meditation Techniques

and Contemplative Practices. Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall Street, Greensboro. Classes are provided to the public and are free. For more information call Julie Lapham, PhD at 379.1000.

Every Wednesday. 2-6 p.m. Community Healing Clinic at The Seed of Light Healing Center. For more info call 336.833.6932 (305 N. Edgeworth St, Suite A)

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

EveryTuesday except week of Thanksgiving. 7:00- 8:00 p.m. Prenatal Yoga.Taught By: Catherine Greene at The Center for Holistic Healing. HighPoint. The practice of yoga helps prepare a woman for labor. Formore information please contact The Center for Holistic Healing at336-841-4307 or visit


Now Through December 23. “Beautiful Star: An Appalachian Nativity”. Triad Stage. 232 South Elm St., Greensboro. Thisis a heartwarming and spiritual theatrical performance for the entirefamily. For performance dates and to purchase tickets call the TriadStage Box Office at 336.272.0160, toll-free at 866.579. TIXX (8499), orvisit

December 10. 7:00 p.m. “Our Journey Your Destination”.

Gateway Gallery at the Enrichment Center.

1006 South Marshall St., Winston-Salem. Adress rehearsal on December 9, 11:00 a.m., will be open to the public.Seating is limited and will be first come, first served. For moreinformation, call 777-00776, x238.

December 11. 8:00 p.m. Riders in the Sky: Christmas

the Cowboy Way. Carolina Theatre, 310 South Greene St., Greensboro. CarolinaTheatre tickets are on sale now, and are available by calling theTheatre Box Office at 336-333-2605, in person Monday through Fridayfrom noon until 5:00pm at the Box Office, or online 24 hours a day at December 12. 10:00 a.m. Christmas at the Carolina Theatre, 310 South Greene St., Greensboro. Amorning packed with holiday fun for the community! This FREE eventfeatures a movie (this year’s film is “It’s a Very Merry MuppetChristmas Movie”), a complimentary popcorn and soda. Doors open at9:15am.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

December15. 1:30 & 7:30 p.m. Carolina Classic Movie. “White Christmas”(1954). Carolina Theatre, 310 South Greene St., Greensboro. CarolinaTheatre tickets are on sale now, and are available by calling theTheatre Box Office at 336-333-2605, in person Monday through Fridayfrom noon until 5:00pm at the Box Office, or online 24 hours a day at are also available at the door one hour prior to show times,pending availability. Additional show details are available online.

Tickets on sale for BILL MAHER. Coming To The Progress Energy Center, Raleigh on February 12 (8:00 p.m.) & 13 (9:00 p.m.). o purchase tickets:, 1-800-982-ARTS, or visit any Ticketmaster outlet. Groups contact: 919.857.4565 or

kids & teens

December9-12. “Toys For Tots”. For the fifteenth consecutive year, 102 JAMZ andthe U.S. Marine Corps are collecting “Toys For Tots”. This is a program that makes sure Santa Claus visits all of the

children in the Triad. For more information, contact Rugbee at 336-387-7163 or rugbee1500@entercom. com.

December 10. 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 or call 574-2898.

December 11. 5:00-9:00 p.m. Parents Night Out at the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem. 390 South Liberty St. Call to register at 723-9111 ext. 211, $25/child, $10/siblings. For ages 3 and up!

December 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

December 12 & 19. 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. “Meet the Makers” Series at Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N Church St. For more information visit www. or call 574-2898.

December 13. 1:00-5:00 p.m. Chanukah Wonderland.

Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N Church St. Celebratethe Unity, Joy, and Light of Chanukah at the Greensboro Children’sMuseum! Event presented by the Chabad of Greensboro. Free withadmission or membership. Call 574-2898 for more information and forweekly Museum programs.

December 13. 1:30 & 3:00 p.m. Gingerbread Workshop at the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem. 390 South Liberty St. A mini-gingerbread house workshopwhere you’ll make houses out of individual milk cartons! Pre-registerby Dec. 4 for the workshop on the 8th, and Dec. 9 for the workshop onthe 13th. Call to register at 723-9111 ext. 211.

Now open through December 30. “How People Make Things” Exhibit at Greensboro Children’s Museum. 220 N Church St. Inspiredby the factory tour segments from the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhoodtelevision series. Free with general admission/membership. Call574-2898 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. YouthSAFE is

asafe, welcoming, confidential social networking program for Lesbian,Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning youth in Guilford County.

Starting October 8th and continuing for 6 weeks: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Children’s Yoga. Center for Holistic Healing. For more information contact 336- 841-4307 or visit

leagues & clubs

December 9. 5:30 p.m. Linking Winston-Salem Live Inaugural Event! Finnigan’s Wake. 620 N. Trade St. For more information call 336-391-4527, e-mail or visit December 11. 7:00 p.m. Sierra Club Holiday Get Together. Blessings. 823 Reynolda Rd., Winston- Salem. A potluck Holiday Get Together. For more information call 336-201-2026, e-mail or visit

December 13. 2:00-5:00 p.m. Christmas Open House. Greensboro Elks Lodge No. 602, 2201 W. Cornwallis Dr. AnnualChristmas open house for all members and their spouse/guest. Pleasecall the Elks Lodge office at 288-5100 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.weekdays if you plan to attend.

The American Cancer Society is now recruiting Relay Teams for the May 2010 High Point Relay For Life. Contact Rich Guilliouma, Team Recruitment, High Point Relay For Life at 336-905-7954 or rrichray@ 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 Polo Road W-S).


December 13.1:00 p.m. UNCG vs Princeton. Greensboro Coliseum. Forevent information, call the Greensboro Coliseum American Express EventHotline at (336) 373-7474, or visit our website at

December 13. 2:00 p.m. Doors 12:30 p.m. Wake Forest Men vs. Elon. Joel Coliseum, Winston- Salem. Admission: Contact WFU at 758-3322.

December 14. 11:30 a.m. Doors 10:30 a.m. Wake Forest Women vs. North Florida (Middle School Day). Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem. Admission: Contact WFU at 758-3322.

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.

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.


December 9. 6:00 p.m. Lessons & Carols Candlelight Service. High Point University, Hayworth Chapel. Theevent is open to the public. The heartwarming program – based on thetraditional festival of lessons and carols observed at King’s CollegeChapel in Cambridge, Englanectly outside the chapel for the lighting ofthe Hayworth Chapel Christmas Tree and the singing of carols. .

December11. 7:00-10:00 a.m. The Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce and TheHilton Garden Inn Winston-Salem/Hanes Mall present “Business BeforeHours”. Hilton Garden Inn Winston-Salem/ Hanes Mall, 1325Creekshire Way. Tons of Door Prizes, Chocolates by Godiva, SpeedNetworking and much, much more! Come on out for to fun-filled event.For more information please contact Denise A. Smith, Director of Salesand Catering at 336-765-1298 ext. 610

December 11. 8:00 p.m. Doors, 9:00 p.m. Show. Burlesk! Merry Glitzmas. Aristika, 523 S. Elm St., Greensboro. $10.Tinsel, tassles, and teases to put a twinkle in your eye!! Burlesk!Merry Glitzmas will be featuring a velvet bagful of performances bywellknown local and traveling musicians, and burlesque artists to startthe ho ho holiday season off with a glamorously good time!

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.

NowThrough December 22. Mon-Sat 10:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. and Sun 1:00-5:00p.m. KACG Christmas Store Is Open! 810 J North Main St., Kernersville. Handcrafted quality items by local artisans.

Tuesdays and Thursdays. 12-1:00p.m. Water Aerobics at West Forsyth Family YMCA. For more information call 336.712.2000 (1150 South Peace Havan 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 UNCG. For information aboutsustainability at UNCG visit


December 13. 3:00 p.m. Reading and Magazine Signing. Barnes & Noble Bookstore, Friendly Shopping Center, Greensboro. Localauthor and animal advocate James Colasanti, Jr. has been published inthis month’s issue of Dog Whisperer Cesar Milan’s new magazine Cesar’sWay. For more information contact Jim at 336-908-2068 or onegooddog1@

South Florida Island Retreat

Beautifulisland retreat located between Naples and Marco Island on KeewaydinIsland. 2.5 acres with 100 feet of beach front property on the Gulf ofMexico. Only accessible by boat. Beach house has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths.Lot goes from the gulf to the intercoastal waterway and includes adock. $1,000,000. Call 239-825-3000.