( music )

Now through September 23. New Music Festival Showcases Music of the Future. UNCG. Many festival events are free. For a full lineup of events, visit

September 23-26. Greensboro Fest. Live music at Legitimate Business, Lyndon St. Artworks, Maya Art Gallery, Studio B, Green Bean, CFBG. All shows are free! Sept. 25. Port City Java. 4:00-8:00 p.m. Suport the Gate City Rollergirls. For a complete band line-up visit

September 24. October 1. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Ilderton’s Beach Music Blast. Uptown High Point, 1525 North Main St. Cost $5 at the gate. Chairman of the Board, the Craig Woolard Band, the Embers, the Band of Oz. All proceeds raised will benefit CHS, North Carolina’s leading resource in adoption and foster care. Visit

September 24. Darryl Worley Concert. Club 64, 1560 E. Dixie Dr., Asheboro. Tickets $20 advance, $25 day of show. Call 521-4181 or visit www. September 25. Live music w/ Jessie Bryant.

September 24. 7:00 p.m. An Evening of Jazz with Cle Thompson. 525 N. Hawthorne Rd., Winston-Salem. Cle’s soothing jazz will provide a backdrop for courtesy tastings by Childress, Grassy Creek, and Shelton Vineyards. Individual tickets are priced at $60. For more information visit or call 767-2411.

September 24. Colossus show. Pin Ups, Basement of Chumleys, Lawndale

Dr., Greensboro. Raleigh based metal band in the vein of Iron Maiden and Judas Priest. Free. Also playing: Future Ghost and Social Life. For more information visit

September 25 .1:00 & 6:30 p.m. Harlem Nights: A Musical Celebration of the Harlem Renaissance. 121 S. Centennial St., High Point. Harlem Nights is a celebration of the music and dance of the Harlem Renaissance, the first full flowering of African American culture in the United States. Visit www. for more information.

September 26. 2:00-6:00 p.m. Blandwood Mansion back lawn, 447 W. Washington St., Greensboro. Adults, $7; Children, 12 and under are free. Sept 26: Laurelyn Dossett and Amelia’s Mechanics. Blankets and chairs are encouraged. Food, gelato, beer, wine, drinks and treats will be available for purchase. 100% of proceeds go to Preservation Greensboro Inc.

September 23. 7:30 p.m. Symphony Season Opening. War Memorial Auditorium at the Greensboro Coliseum. The Grand Tour of Europe: Vladimir Feltsman, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor, Vladmir Feltsman, piano. For ticketsand more information visit

September 26. PBPS Blues Challenge. Zion Bar & Grill, 5601 Roanne Way, Greensboro. The band competition will be Sunday, September 26 and the solo/duo competition will be held Sunday, October 24 at Zion Bar & Grill. Register at for $30. The winning act in the band competition will represent the PBPS in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, February 1-5, 2011. First place act will receive a paid booking at the 25th Annual Carolina Blues Festival, scheduled for May 7, 2011in Downtown Greensboro. There will be cash prizes for the second and third place finishers. For more information, contact Chris Roulhac, Blues Challenge Coordinator, at

( kids/teens )

September 24.3:30-8:30 p.m. Girque Du Southwest. Southwest Elementary School, 1631 Southwest School Rd. Children’s/Cat book author, Michele Manderine, will be selling her book, “Tristan, The Maine Coon Cat”. $10.00 admission. There will be food vendors, hay rides, face painting, and games.

Now through September 26. NC Science Festival. Winston-Salem. September

15. 11:00 a.m. Paws to Read. Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem.

The Winston-Salem Dog Training Club will bring their furry friends (dog

therapy certified) by for a ter-ruff-ic storytime.

September 29. 5:00-7:00 p.m. Foundations of Drawing Workshop for TEENS. Green Hill Center for NC Art, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Drawing Revisited Artist, James Williams. Free open to teens. Limited space please call Jaymie Meyer at 333-7460 ext. 109 to register.

September 2010-May 2011. Acting Program. The Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem. For children PreK through 12th Grade. New this year are Specialty Electives for 6th through 12th Grade! For class schedules, registration and tuition information visit

October 22. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Kid Krafter Fridays. ArtQuest @ Green Hill Center for NC Art, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Walking Sticks. Ages 7 and up. Registration suggested. $3.00/members $8.00/non-members. For more information call 333-7460 or visit

Third Thursdays. 7:00 p.m. YouthSAFE Meeting. Green Bean, South Elm St., Greensboro. Teens, age 14 -18, gather each month to get to know and support each other, have fun and informally discuss topics of interest to LGBTIQ youth. For more information e-mail

( leagues/clubs )

September. Support Group Meetings. The Mental Health Association in Forsyth County, Inc., 1509 S. Hawthorne Rd., Winston-Salem. For a complete schedule of meetings call 768-3880 or visit October 4. 5:30 p.m. WOMAN’s (Women Over-40 Meeting And Networking) annual Candidates’ Forum. Mahi’s Restaurant, 4721 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro. A unique opportunity to interact directly with candidates over dinner in an informal setting. $20/person. Check payable to WOMAN, mail to: WOMAN, PO Box 10465, Greensboro NC 27404, by Sept. 29.

Fourth Tuesday of every month. 11:00 a.m. Greater Greensboro Republican Women’s Club meetings. Starmount Forest Country Club, 1 Sam Snead Dr., Greensboro. Guests welcome. Optional lunch. Contact Libby Kendrick at 643-3066. Sept. 28: State Legislative candidates John Blust, Trudy Wade and Jeff Hyde will speak at the meeting.

Fourth Tuesday of every month. 12:00 p.m. Brown Bag Monthly Lunch Series. YWCA of Greensboro, 4002-E Spring Garden St. (between Wendover & Market) Presenting provocative, relevant discussions on issues important to women. For more information call 273-3461.

Fourth Tuesday of every month. 7:00 p.m. Herbal Thyme Guild. Guilford County Agricultural Center, 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro. Sept. 28: Kathy Ryan, of New York Butchers presents “Herbal Cheese and More.” Visitors Welcome.

Tuesdays. 7:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. Series 7 Poker League at Zion Bar & Grille, 5601 Roanne Way, Greensboro. Lots of fun and great food. Call 834-1899 for more information.

Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays. Piedmont Hiking and Outing Club. Hiking, biking, kayaking and/or social outings. Since 1982. For more information, visit

Wednesdays. Join Support 4 Your Dreams: Real Business Networking. Gabriel’s, 4312 Big Tree Way, Greensboro (off of Wendover across from Hilton Garden Inn). Free food and no cover charge.

Thursdays. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Mah Jongg Players. Leonard Recreation Center, 6324 Ballinger Rd.,Greensboro. Play, refresh your skills or learn Mah Jongg, American Style, using the National Mah Jongg League card. For information, call 292-3754

First & Third Thursdays. 7:15-8:45 p.m. Sanctioned meetings by Eckhart Teachings. 406 State St., Greensboro. Meeting format: silent meditation and watching Eckhart Tolle DVD’s of talks and retreats. Cost: voluntary donations. For more information call the meeting facilitator, Randy, at 255-0221.

Third Thursday of every month. 7:00 p.m. Photography Club. Downstairs

classroom of the Andy Griffith Playhouse, 218 Rockford St.,

Mount Airy. Please call or e-mail to be placed on the e-mail list for meeting information and topics: Robert Merritt at or Hobart Jones at, 710-0139.

Fridays. 7:45-9:00 a.m. Professional Women’s Network (PWN) Meetings.

3150 N. Elm St. (upstairs in the BBT/REMAX building), Greensboro.

For more information visit or contact Ann

Hardee at 327-8440 or

Last Friday of every month. 9:00 p.m. Women’s Final Friday for the

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community and its

supporters. Studio B, 520 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Live DJ, $5 entry fee for

non-members and $4 for members. For more information visit www.

( sports )

September 25. 8:00 a.m. The 6th Annual Brian T. Yaudes Memorial Charity Golf Event. Holly Ridge Golf Links, Archdale. The funds raised will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Piedmont. $60.00 includes coffee and donuts beforehand, beverages throughout play and a lunch and awards afterwards. Call 882-4167 to register.

September 29. 10:00 a.m. Qualifying for the Greensboro Seniors Hiking

Club. Country Park’s Shelter #1, 3902 Nathanael Greene Dr., Greensboro.

Prospective members must be Guilford County residents, ages 55 or better, and able to walk around Country Park twice (3.2 miles) in 70 minutes or less on the day of qualifying. Contact Cindy Hipp at 375-2237.

October 30. 8:00 a.m. Athena’s Run for GYN Cancers at Tanglewood Park Shelter #4, Clemmons. The event, which features a 1-mile walk/fun run and 5K run, is designed to raise not only awareness of gynecologic cancers but funds to help prevent them. Online registration is open through Oct. 28. $15-$30. Visit

Ongoing. Greensboro REI Store Classes & Events. 3334 West Friendly Ave., Ste. 140. For more information call 323-3117. For a list of events visit

Wednesdays through May 2011. Senior Bowling League. Triad Lanes, 21 Oak Branch Ln., Greensboro. Sponsored by Greensboro Parks &

Recreation, the league is open to all Guilford County seniors, ages 55 and better! For more information call the Greensboro Seniors Unit at 375-2237.

Sundays. 4:00 p.m. Shuffleboard Tournament. Old Winston Social Club, 1131 Burke St., Winston-Salem. Call 723-0060 or visit www.OldWinston- for more information.

( etc. )

September 22. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Introduction to Wills and Estate Records. First floor, Children’s Story Room, High Point Public Library. Registration is required. Contact Cates at or 883-3637. September 24. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 6th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day. Free admission with a Museum Day Ticket.

September 22. 7:00 p.m. Book Signing. Barnes & Noble, Northline Ave., Friendly Shopping Center, Greensboro. Charlotte Observer reporter Rick Rothacker will sign copies of “Banktown: The Rise and Struggles of Charlotte’s Big Banks.” September 23. 7:00 p.m. Barnes & Noble, 1925 Hampton Inn Court, Winston-Salem. Learn more at

September 23. 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Monroe Shock Absorbers Ride & Drive. Greensboro Coliseum Parking Lot. Tickets N/A.

September 23-26. UNCG Events. 6:00 p.m. Film: “Little Town of Bethlehem”. Curry Building, Room 225. Sept. 25. 11:00 a.m.-6;45 p.m. Homecoming. Spartan Village. 1:00 p.m. Greensboro Museum Discovery Day. Weatherspoon. 7:30 p.m. Carnatic Violin Concert. Music Building Recital Hall. 8:00 p.m. Alumni Dance Concert. UNCG Dance Theate. Sept. 26. 5:30 p.m. Voice Recital: Donald Hartmann and Barbara Peters. Music Building Recital Hall. For more information call 334-4849 or visit

September 23. 12:30 p.m. Mayberry Days Golf Tournament. Cross Creek Country Club. $95. Sept. 23. 4:30 p.m. Dinner & Entertainment. Cross Creek. $40. Sept. 23. 7:30 p.m. Bobby Osborne & the Rocky Top X-press. Downtown Cinema Theatre. $15-$20. Sept. 23. 8:00 p.m. Blackmon Amphitheatre. $15. Sept. 24. 12:30 p.m. Karen Knotts “Tied up in Knotts”.

Downtown Cinema. $15. Sept. 24. 2:00 p.m. The Doug Dillard Band. Andy Griffith Playhouse. $25. Sept. 24. 7:00 p.m. Vessels of Clay. Downtown Cinema Theatre. $10. Sept. 24. 9:30 p.m. VW Boys “Salute to Mayberry.” $10. Sept. 25. 2:30 p.m. Colonel Tim’s Talent Time Matinee. Andy Griffith Playhouse. $25. Sept. 25. 2:00 p.m. Professor Brower’s Lecture/TAGSRWC Meeting.

Downtown Cinema. $7. Sept. 25. 7:00 p.m. Michael Hoover’s “Memories of Elvis”. Downtown Cinema. $15- $20. Sept. 25. 7:30 p.m. Mayberry Amped. Blackmon Amphitheatre. $10. Sept. 25. 3:00 p.m. Mayberry Idle. Blackmon Amphitheatre. For more information on these events call 786-7998.

September 23. 3:00-6:00 p.m. Chuck E. Cheese Fundraiser. Chuck E. Cheese, 702-A Pembroke Rd., Greensboro. Help Lady Bizness raise funds for our scholarship program. The games & food you purchase will help. Sponsored by Lady Bizness.

September 24-26. 9 th Annual NC Fall RV Show &

Sale. Special Events Center at the Greensboro Coliseum. $8 adults, children under 12 free. Tickets on sale at the door. Sept. 24 & 25. 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Sept. 26. 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. For more information visit

September 25. 5 th annual Walk With Me Event.

Country Park, Greensboro. A 3K family-friendly walk benefiting critical programs and services for children and adults with disabilities. $10 registration fee. In addition to complimentary food and refreshments, attendees will each take home a free gift. Visit www. for information.

September 25. 8:00 a.m. Sporting Clay Shoot to benefit HORSEPOWER Therapeutic Learning Center. Shane’s Sporting Clays, 6319-B Hwy. 158 Summerfield. Compete for prizes and awards. Catered lunch donated by Outback Steakhouse. HORSEPOW- ER provides therapeutic horsemanship lessons for people with disabilities. Visit

September 25-26. Talent Search. Special Events Center at the Greensboro Coliseum. Tickets N/A. Sept. 25. 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sept. 26. 7:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

September 25. 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. “Voices of a City” Community Day. Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Ave. Come visit the newest exhibit and enjoy music, dance and stories from 300 years of local history. Free. Visit September 25. 12:00-6:00 p.m. Tate Street Festival, Greensboro. This annual cultural event brings great local art, crafts and music in one place for the people of Greensboro to enjoy.

September 25. 3:00 p.m. The Hispanic Presence in U.S. Society. International Civil Rights Center & Museum, 134 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Hispanic professionals from the Piedmont Triad area will discuss challenges facing their communities. Admission: $10.00 adults; $8.00 seniors & students; $6.00 youth.

Call 274-9199 or visit

September 28. 7:30 p.m. Majora Carter – Bryan Series Lecture. War Memorial Auditorium at the Greensboro Coliseum. A limited number of tickets are available: $20 Coliseum box office, or 1-800-745-3000. It kicks off a season focused on “Sustaining Community.” Visit http://blogs.

September. The Women’s Resource Center Classes. 628 Summit Ave., Greensboro. Sept. 16, 21, 23. 5:15 p.m. Enhancing Your Sense of Self Worth. Sept. 21 & 28. 5:00 p.m. The Power of Self Acceptance. Space is limited. Call 275-6090 to register or visit www.

Going on now. WCWG-TV Real Value School Fundraiser. The $10 Real Value Coupon book was created by WCWG-TV to help schools raise much needed money. One-hundred percent of the money is kept by the schools. The coupon book is filled with over 130 coupons, and includes over $1,000 in free or buy one get one free offers.

( animals )

September 24. 6:00-9:00 p.m. Homeless Animals Fundraiser. Tazza Café-Bistro, 528-A S. Aycock St., Greensboro. 10% of all purchases will be donated to help homeless puppies and kittens in the Animal Rescue & Foster Program. Bring their own pet friendly dogs to enjoy the festivities. Lyn Koonce & Friends will play. Call 617-5498 or visit

September 24. 6:30-11:00 p.m. 2010 Art Unleashed. Millennium Center, 101 W. Fifth St., Winston-Salem. Adoption auction/fundraiser. You can adopt a sculpture. The silent auction will feature a variety of other original artwork, in various mediums. Help homeless and neglected animals. For more information call 721-1303 or visit Daily. 11:00 a.m., 1:30, 2:00 & 3:00 p.m. Animal Discovery Keeper Talks. Natural Science Center, 4301 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro. One-on-one interaction with highly trained zoo professionals gives visitors a very real and personal glimpse into the lives of the keepers and animals alike. For more information visit

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