( music )

November 12. 7:30pm. Greensboro Concert Band. Dana Auditorium, Guilford College, Greensboro. Evan Feldman – Conductor. Free

November 13. 10:30am-12. New Service and Sacrifice Gallery Exhibit Dedication. Greensboro Historical Museum. 130 Summit Avenue. Local veterans telling their stories. Admission is free. Visit for more information.

November 13. Choral Society of Greensboro. First Baptist Church. 1000 W. Friendly Ave, Greensboro. 7:30 pm. Jon Brotheron – Conductor. Free

November 13, 7:00 pm. Musical contest to raise money for Hosanna House charity. Quality Inn Coliseum Ballroom, 531 Akron Dr. at US 52, Winston-Salem. More information, 336-403-1355.

November 13. 7:30pm. UNCSA symphony

orchestra performs Schehersaze & other works. Stevens Center, 405 West 4th St. Winston-Salem. For reservations, call the UNCSA Box Office at 336-721-1945, or visit to purchase tickets online.

November 14. SoundVent Sundays.

7pm. Arizona Pete’s. 2900-A Patterson St.

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Greensboro, NC 336.632.9889 . The Tremors

Brouhaha Revue Costume Contest$10

November 16. 12:00-1:00pm. Lunch with the League of Women Voters: Education Panel. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Haywood Duke Meeting Room, 607 N. Greene St., Greensboro. Panel presenters: Dr. Anthony Graham, A&T University, on African American males in public education, and Dr. Margaret Arbuckle, Guilford Education Alliance, on diversity. For more information:,, or 336-274-0202.

November 18. Shinique Smith: Every Brick exhibition opening. 10pm. SECCA. 750 Marguerite Drive. Smith marries elements of graffiti, collage and fashion with performance, painting, music and sculpture to create cross-disciplinary works that bristle with recycled energy. www.secca. org.

November 20. Messiah Rocks. Broadway

Series South. Progress Energy Center for

the Performing Arts. 2 East South Street,

Raleigh, NC 27601 Info at 919.831.6060,, or 1-800-982-ARTS.

November 29. Mannheim Steamroller 25th Christmas Anniversary Tour. Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh. Tickets start at $44 and can be purchased at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts Box office,, or by calling 800-745- 3000. More information please log onto

December 7, 7:30pm. “Swingle Bells.” Gray Auditorium, Old Salem Visitor Center. The concert features vocalist Martha Bassett with the Giannini Brass and the Christmas Jazz All Stars. Tickets $17 for adults, $15 for seniors and $5 for children. For more information and to purchase tickets, please call (336) 721-7350.

Mondays. 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. Open Jam. 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 420-7711.

( new age )

4th Tuesday of each month. Herbal Thyme Guild, Kathleen Clay Edwards Library ,1420 Price Park Rd. Greensboro..7 pm.

Nov. 23, Program: Make Holiday Wreaths- Fun, Simple, Beautiful. Guilford County Agricultural Center, 3309 Burlington Rd. GB. Visitors Welcome. 685-9135.

Every Monday. 6:00-8:00 p.m. Meditation Techniques and Contemplative Practices. Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall, Greensboro. Park opposite the church. For details call 379-1000.

Tuesdays and Thursdays. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Yoga for All. Center for Holistic Healing, High Point. The practice of yoga benefits all people–regardless of age, size, or physical fitness. For more information and other class schedules call 841-4307 or visit www.

Ongoing Classes. Triad Light Touch, 1515 W. Cornwallis Dr., Suite 201 in The Center for Body Health, Greensboro. For more information call 420-2398 or visit www.

( kids/teens )

November 13. 11am-4pm. 7th Annual Chili Cook-Off and Kids Carnival. High Point Elks Lodge #1155. 700 Old Mill Road. Fun & Games for all ages $5 wrist-band for kids’ games $5 Chili Tasting fee; Tasting starts at 1p.m.. Salsa, White Chili, Texas Chili & Open Chili available for tasting and judging. For questions call, 336-869-7313 or

November 20. 10:00am-3:00pm. National

Adoption Day Carnival. Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 North Church Street Greensboro. This carnival themed day will include activities and crafts as well as three information sessions for adoptive or foster families and anyone interested in becoming a foster parent or adopting a child.


November 20. 3:30-5:30pm. Future Cents Year End Bash. Central Library, 219 N. Church St. Greensboro. Free. Teen Money Management Program Future Cents

is a Greensboro Public Library financial education project for young people. As the program winds down for the 2010 season, the Library is hosting a celebration for teens and their families. For more information on the Future Cents program visit www.

Going on now. The Guilford County Teen Court Program of One Step Further is currently seeking youth volunteers to participate as peer jurors, clerks of court, and Defense and Prosecuting Attorneys for first-time youth offenders who are on a diversion from the juvenile court system. Interested youth should contact Teen Court directly at 275-3699, Ext. 207.

Tuesdays. 3:30 p.m. Culture of Color Program. Greensboro Children’s Museum.

220 N. Church St. For more information call 574-2898 or visit

Wednesdays. 3:30 p.m. Wee Little Kids on the Ball Program (ages 3-5 yrs). Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. Get your kids moving in a fun way using kid-sized exercise balls! No pre-registration necessary. For more information call 574- 2898 or visit

Thursdays. 3:30 p.m. Simply Story Time. Greensboro Children’s Museum, 220 N. Church St. Enjoy special story time in the Theater. For more information call 574-2898 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

Saturdays & Sundays. All-A-Flutter Butterfly

Farm Family Days. 7850-B Clinard Farms Rd., High Point. Adults $6, children and seniors $5. No appt. necessary. Cash and checks only. Call 454-5651 or visit www. for more information. Save the farm from closing!

( leagues/clubs )

Ongoing. 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 www.

Third Monday of every month. 1:00 & 6:45 p.m. Hearing Loss Association. South Fork Community Center, 4403 Country Club Rd., Winston-Salem. Chance to meet, discuss and learn abou the challenges that face the hard-of-hearing community. For more information visit or call 788-6012.

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.

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 www.pwngreensboro. org 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.StudioB-

( sports )

Now through November 30. Women’s Basketball League registration. Greensboro. The league is open to adults, ages 18 years and older. League play includes ten regular season games on Monday through Thursday nights. To learn more about the year-round programs and facilities of the Greensboro Parks & Recreation Department, please call 336-373-2574 or visit online at

Now through November 18. Water Fitness

Aerobics. Smith Senior Center, 2401 Fairview St., Greensboro. Ages 18 years and older. Class will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:45-6:30 p.m. The fee is $54 for the 6-week session. A written doctor’s authorization may be required. Call 375-2234.

Ongoing through March 2011. Trout Fishing. Lake Higgins Watershed Park, Greensboro. Lake Higgins Watershed Park will offer trout fishing at the Taylor Turner Hatchery Pond for anglers of all ages.The

fee is $1.00 to fish in the pond and $3.75 per pound of fish caught. All fish caught must be weighed and kept. For more information, please call the Lake Higgins marina at 336-373-3739.

Sundays. 4:00 p.m. Shuffleboard Tournament.

Old Winston Social Club, 1131 Burke St., Winston-Salem. Call 723-0060 or visit for more information.

( etc. )

November 11. 6:00 p.m. Paralegal Information Session. Joseph Bryan Jr. Auditorium, located in Frank Family Science Center, Guilford College. The information session will include an extensive program outline, question and answer portion and refreshments. The 19-week program is designed to prepare students to sit for the N.C. State Bar Paralegal Certification Examination. For more information, contact Guilford College at 316-2169 or

November 11. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Magicians

Joshua Lozoff and Micah Cover:

A Evening of Enchantments. The Arts Center, Carrboro. Donald J. Raleigh, the Jay Richard Judson Distinguished Professor at UNC Chapel Hill, will speak on “Russia’s Sputnik Generation: Soviet Baby Boomers

Talk about Their Lives.”

November 11, January 21, February 25 and March 29, 7:30 am-6 pm. One Day camps on Teacher Workdays at Bur-Mil Park. 5834 Bur-Mil Club Road, Greensboro. Alternative to traditional childcare.The cost is $22 per day. Children will enjoy arts, crafts, wildlife education, games, prizes and more! For more information, please call 336-373-3800 or visit online at www.

November 11. 11:30 am. Veterans Day Color Guard Presentation. UNCG. Fountain plaza in front of Dining Hall. Veterans Day Color Guard Presentation by the United States War Veterans/North Carolina Honor Guard. The program will include a color guard, rifle and bugle presentation.

November 11. 8:00-9:30pm. Reading:

Former US Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNCG. Pinsky served as U.S. Poet Laureate from 1997-2000. For more information, call (336) 334-5459.

November 11. 8:00-9:00pm. Lecture: The Roman Column Wreck at Kizilburun, Turkey. Sullivan Science Building, Room 101, UNCG. Deborah Carlson, Ph.D., from Texas A&M University will deliver a Joukowsky

Lecture, “A Monumental Cargo: The Roman Column Wreck at Kizilburun, Turkey.” Since 2005, the Institute of Nautical Archaeology (INA) at Texas A&M has been excavating the remains of a Roman marble carrier and its 70-ton cargo wrecked in the first century B.C. off the Aegean coast of Turkey at Kizilburun.

November 13. An evening with Anthony Bordain. Memorial Audorium. Tickets $35-$150

November 11-14. Ghost Story themed magic show. The ArtsCenter 300- G East Main St. Carrboro. For more information, visit htm

November 12. Christmas Cabaret and Spaghetti Dinner. Calvary Moravian Church on Holly Avenue. Benefit to raise money and collect toys for children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. More info at 336-724-1412 Ext. 144 or

November 12. 5:00-6:30pm. Reading: Erika Meitner. Faculty Center, UNCG. Meitner is the author of “Inventory at the All-Night Drugstore” and “Ideal Cities” . Meitner will sign copies of her books following the reading. For more information contact or 336-334-5459.

November 13. GeorgeFest – Celebrating George Harrison’s Spiritual Quest. Hare Krishna Temple,1283 Prabhupada Rd, Sandy Ridge, NC . 11:00am – 6:00pm. Local musicians perform George’s songs. Plenty of good vegetarian food, yoga and meditation classes. Sug gested

donation of $5 to $20.

November 13, 5pm. Make-A-Wish’® Foundation Walk for Wishes. Tanglewood Park, Clemmons. More information at

November 16. 5:30pm. Free Tree Pruning Class.

Southside Branch Library, 3185 Buchanan Street,

Winston-Salem. City arborist Keith Finch will give a free

presentation on the proper way to prune trees Finch will be available to answer questions about pruning and tree care.

November 16. 5:30pm. Lecture: Preventing Childhood Obesity Nussbaum Room, Greensboro Central Public Library, 219 N. Church St., Greensboro. The Child and Family Research Network presents “Preventing Childhood Obesity: Start in the Early Years.” For more information visit CFRN’s website. Light refreshments will follow the lecture.

November 16-21. Universoul Circus. 3146-3200 Freedom Dr. Charlotte. For 6 pulse-pounding days in November, there will not be a more exciting, thrilling, or fun-filled place on earth than right here. Tickets prices $12 to $27.00. Children under 1 are FREE All tickets available by Ticketmaster at and 1-800-745-3000.

November 17-18. 7:00 p.m. Faith Explosion. Greater Cleveland Avenue Christian Church. 5095 Lansing Drive, Winston-Salem. The public is invited to come and experience powerful preaching and teaching at this Faith Explosion. For further information, contact the church at 336-661-0226.

November 17. 10:00am. High Point Museum Guild Hosts Little Red Schoolhouse Program. High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave. Museum Board Chair and High Point historian, Anne Andrews recalls the early days of the Little Red Schoolhouse. Andrews, should know firsthand because she was a student there. www.

November 20. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Celebration marks first year of Future Cents: Smart Money Starts Here. The Greensboro Public Library. 219 N. Church St., Greensboro Food, fun and prizes for teens and their families Will feature announcement of the iPAD winner, given to one teen who attended all of the financial workshops that were offered to the public.

November 21-21. Triad Antique & Collectible Hobby and Sportcard Show. Greensboro Coliseum, Special Event Center. Over 180 dealers from several states selling, trading and buying. You will find antique to modern collectible toys, vintage to new sportscards & sports memorabilia including NASCAR diecast & collectibles. More info at or 919-553-4285.

November 20-21. 2010 Festival of Trees. Education Building, Dixie Classic Fairgrounds. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 2-12. Tickets at door. Free parking.

November 23. 11:00am-12:30pm. Election results and analysis with the North Carolina Federation of Republican Women. Greater Greensboro Republican Women’s Club. Guests welcome. Optional lunch. For more information contact Libby Kendrick, 643-3066.

November 26. 10:00am-3:00pm. Really Really Free Market. Legitimate Business, 1317 Grove Street, Greensboro. The Really Really Free Market is held in conjunction with Buy Nothing Day, in order to reject, en masse, blatant over-consumption,. The Really REALLY Free Market is a free goods exchange. Contact: kathyclark, 336.409.9195,

December 3. 6:00-9:00pm. Festival of Lights, Elm Street, Greensboro. The 22nd annual downtown festival kicks off the holiday season with a musical stroll along Elm Street, in downtown Greensboro. For more information about the Festival of Lights and the entertainments, please visit or call 336.274.4595.

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.

FaithAction is now offering new Beginning and Intermediate courses in foreign languages. FaithAction International House, 705 N. Greene St., Greensboro. Cost $65. For more information or to sign up for any of these language programs, please contact Ryan Nilsen at 379-0037 ext. 1 or by e-mail at rnilsen@ Register online at learn/classes/.

Ongoing. Classes, computer classes, book clubs, discussions,

business and career services, story times, after school enrichment, children’s puppet shows and movies, family fun and arts & crafts are offered at the Greensboro Public Libraries (all branches). For information on these events call 373-2471 or visit www.

( animals )

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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