( music )
November 17. Noon. Mallary Hope in Concert. OneMain Financial WS Location. Kester Mill Village. 1571 Hanes Mall Blvd., Winston-Salem. OneMain Concert Series Present rising young country star, Mallary Hope. Following the concert, there will be a meet-andgreet with the young sensation. She will also be signing autographs and posing for pictures. For more info, visit onemainfinancial.com.
November 17. 7pm. Bethabara Concert Band Holiday Concert. Maple Springs United Methodist Church. 2569 Reynolda Rd., Winston-Salem. Enjoy Historic Bethabara Park’s community band as they close their season with a performance of sacred and secular music. For more info, visit www.bethabarapark.org
November 19. Noon. OneMain Financial HP Location. Market Place Center. 2620 S Main St., High Point. OneMain Concert Series Present rising young country star, Mallary Hope. Following the concert, there will be a meet-and-greet with the young sensation. She will also be signing autographs and posing for pictures. For more info, visit onemainfinancial.com.
November 19. 8pm-Midnight. Black and White Ball w/ DJ Chad Sain. The Piedmont Club. 200 W Second Street. 19th Floor., Winston-Salem. Enjoy a great evening of music and dancing with award-winning DJ Chad Sain. Chef Charles will create an hors d’oeuvre buffet, including a delicious Dessert and Viennese Coffee Table. A cash bar will be available. Black Tie is optional, but Black & White attire is preferred. Couples and Singles are all welcome. For more info and to RSVP, call 336.724.7077
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November 20. 4pm-11:30pm. Ham It Up of the Hungry. Old Winston Social Club. 1131 Burke St., Winston- Salem. If you like good music and want to help the Second Harvest Food Bank of NWNC, attend this special benefit. The event will include food, raffles, a cash bar, surprise guests and will feature numerous bands and performers who are donating their talent for the cause. For more info and/or tickets purchase, call 336.655.8604.
November 20. 4pm. Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra Concert Dedicated to Clayton Lee. Greensboro Day School. Sloan Theater. 5401 Lawndale Ave., Greensboro. Performances included Vorspiel from the opera Hansel and Gretel, and pieces from the ballet, The Nutcracker. For more info, call 336.335.5456
December 1. 8pm. N.C. Symphony Concert. Aycock Auditorium. UNCG campus. Come check out this performance featuring works by Lindberg, Berg, and Mahler. The program will feature soprano Christina Pier and violinist Brian Reagin. For more info and tickets, call 336.334.4849
December 2. 7:30-9:30pm. Sweet Swing For the Holidays. The Sweet Shop. 631 S Elm St., Greensboro. Come enjoy a free evening of live jazz and swing dancing. The Sweet Shop will also feature fabulous dessert selections, coffee, tea, and hot cocoa for purchase . For more info, visit www.sweetshopnow.com
December 4. 4pm. A&T University Holiday Concert. Metropolitan United Methodist Church. 1701 E Market St., Greensboro. The choir, which is directed by Travis Alexander, will perform excerpts from Handel’s Messiah, Christmas Anthems and Negro Spirituals. The concert is free and open to the public. For more info, call 336.285.2010
December 6. 8pm. Winter Concert. Triad Stage @ The Pyrle Theater. 232 S Elm St., Greensboro. Join in a Winter Concert with Laurelyn Dossett, Rhiannon Giddens, Mike Compton, Joe Newberry, and Jason Sypher as they perform the music of The Gathering, and Beautiful Star: An Appalachian Nativity. For more info, visit www.gatheringsongs.com.
December 10. 8pm. Manadou’s Fantastic Band. The Green Bean. 341 S Elm St., Greensboro. $3-5 at the door, 5 piece original traditional african music led by Mamadou Tama from Senegal. For more info, visit www. greensborobean.com or call 336.691.9990
December 11. 5pm, 6pm. Piedmont Chamber Singers Candlelight Concert. Historic Bethabara Park. 2147 Bethabara Rd., Winston-Salem. Hear traditional carols sung inside Historic Bethabara Park’s 1788 Gemeinhaus by the solf glow of candlelight. Following the concert, guests are invited to the Visitor Center where they can partake of refreshments or browse the gift shop. For more info, visit www.BethabaraPark.org or call 336.924.8191.
December 17. 8pm. A night of Americana and Folk- Rock. The Green Bean. 341 S Elm St., Greensboro. $3-$5, Come out and enjoy a night of great homegrown Americana and Folk-Rock at The Green Bean with Atlanta, GA Singer/Songwriter Neil Cribbs and Americana/Folk- Rock band Be the Moon from Mebane, NC. For more info, visit www.greensborobean.com or call 336.691.9990
December 23. 8pm. Awake The White and Wint’ry Queen. Carolina Theatre. 310 S Greene St., Greensboro. This 23rd will mark the return of this seasonal winter-solstice concert unique to the Triad, written, composed and produced by Scott Fray. This year the show enters it’s fourth year of production and is sure to entertain. For more info and tickets, call 336.541.0632 or visit www.winterqueenshow.com
( new age )
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.
Second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Journey of the Spirit — an Experiential Lecture Series for the Triad. EBN Too, 406 State St, Greensboro. Guest speakers from different spiritual paths present in a non-judgmental, intellectual, and friendly atmosphere. For information, call 336-423-2091 or visit www.networkthelight.net.
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.center4holistichealing.com.
( kids/teens )
November 16-Jan. 29. Various Times. Winterfest Ice Skating Season. Festival Park, Downtown Greensboro. Back by popular demand, WFMY News 2 Piedmont Winterfest Event is back better than before. This year, the rink will be over 50 percent larger than last, making it the largest outdoor downtown ice rink in the state. For more info, visit www.piedmontwinterfest.com.
November 19. 9am-1pm. Craft Show Book Signing. Holy Family Catholic Church. Kinnamon Rd. Clemmons. Michele M. Manderine will be reading from her book, “Tristan, The Maine Coon Cat” and signing copies for adults and children. For more info, call 336.778.2045.
November 28-Dec. 1. 6-8:15pm. Basketball Skills Clinic. Warnersville Center. 601 Doak St., Greensboro. This clinic is open to boys and girls, ages 5-10. Participants will learn basic skills, defense, and teamwork.
Registration is going on now through Nov. 22. $10 per child. For more info, call 336.373.5871.
December 3. 5:30-8:00pm. Four Christmases For Children. Historic Bethabara Park. 2147 Bethabara Rd., Winston-Salem. Participants will delight as they partake of four unique Christmas celebrations. Memories will be created as attendees gather around a blazing bonfire to hear Scots-Irish settlers relate holiday customs; while participating in a Moravian children’s lovefeast re-enactment; playing eighteenth-century games; enjoying music, dancing, refreshments and more. For more info, visit www. BethabaraPark.org or call 336.924.8191.
( leagues/clubs )
November 16. 5:30-7:30pm. Triad After Work Social. McGee Street Boiler Room. 113 W McGee St., Greensboro. Come visit the Triad’s premier business networking social event. Exhibitors are welcome for $25 a table to promote your business and products to other local professionals. Food will be provided by Habachi Cafe. For more info, visit www.triadafterworksocial.com
November 17. 5-7pm. Feast of Caring. First Baptist Church. 1000 W Friendly Ave., Greensboro. The public is invited to drop in for a simple meal of soup and bread. This soup kitchen traditional meal kicks off to Greensboro Urban Ministry’s annual operating fund campaign. Attendees are requested to make their annual pledge or gift at the event. For more info, call 336.553.2639 or visit www. greensborourbanministry.org.
( sports )
November 19. 5pm. Greensboro Roller Derby Presents: Happy Spanksgiving. Simkins Sports Pavilion @ Barber Park. 1500 Dans Rd., Greensboro. Come witness the Battleground Betties vs. the Mad Dollies in this hard-hitting bout between two of Greensboro home teams. The outcome of this face-off will determine which two GSO teams will meet in December for the the championship bout. Halftime entertainment will include The Wiley Fosters (former members of the Squirrel Nut Zippers) For more info and tickets, visit www.
December 3. Rivers/Goodwin Boxing Event. Greensboro Coliseum Complex. 1921 W Lee St., Greensboro. With an unblemished seven wins and no losses, Richie Rivers again enters the ring to defend his record against Corey Goodwin. For more info, visit www. greensborocoliseum.com
( etc. )
Now through November 19. Goo Goo Dolls-autographed Jacket Auction. A jacket autographed by the
Goo Goo Dolls during their Carolina Theatre concert on October 27, will be open for bidding on the Internet auction site until Saturday, November 19. All money raised through the Ebay auction will go directly to the Salvation Army in support of the Give A Kid A Coat campaign.
November 16. 9am-3pm. High Point Museum Guild Trip. Meet at Lower Parking Lot, High Point Museum. 1859 E Lexington Ave., High Point. This meeting will feature a visit to Etherington Conservation Services in Browns Summit. The professional staff will provide a behind the scenes look at the process of protecting rare books, papers, and photographic collections. For more info call 336.885.1859 or visit www.highpointmuseum.org.
November 16. 9-11:30am. Building a Stronger North Carolina. 8818 W Market St., Colfax. Hear an Overview of the North Carolina State Budget, Economic Forecast, and Issues Affecting Your Community & Add Your Voice to the Discussion in this interactive session. For more info, call 336.721.9336.
November 16. Noon. “What Are Daily Deal$ and Are They Right for My Business?” Greensboro Chamber of Commerce. 342 N Elm St., Greensboro. Get You Found Online Marketing partners with the GSO Chamber of Commerce to bring you this workshop on expanding your web marketing. For more info and registration, visit salesmarketingnov2011.eventbrite.com
November 16. 5:30-7:30pm. Savor NC and Bernardin’s Present: Dinner Conversations. Bernardin’s. 901 W Fourth St., Winston-Salem. Join in for this mustexperience, artistic event featuring food, wine, music, and art on the patio. Mix and mingle as you enjoy live music paired with your favorite wine. For more info, call 777.6065 or visit www.bernardinsfinedining.com.
November 17. 5:30-8pm. A Taste of the South. Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. 251 N Spruce St., Winston- Salem. Come out for a taste of southern cuisine, local wine and beer tastings, live music, and a silent auction. Tickets are $25 per person and are available in advance at Camino Bakery in WS. For more info and tickets, visit www.authoringaction.org or call 336.749.1317.
November 17. 10 a.m. Preparing your garden for winter. Frank L. Horton Center, 924 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. Prepare now for favorable results next spring. Part of Old Salem’s free summer and fall garden workshop series. For more information, call 336-721- 7384 or visit www.oldsalem.org/gardens.
November 18-December 23. Christmas by Candlelight Tours. Old Salem, Winston-Salem. Take a guided tour by candlelight through the historic district where the customs and traditions of an 18th and 19th century Salem Christmas will be brought to life. The evening includes music,
food and drink, and interaction with Old Salem interpreters. For more info and tickets, visit www.oldsalem.org
November 19. Public Trout Fishing. Lake Higgins Watershed Park. 4235 Hamburg Mill Rd., Greensboro. Beginning of the 19th, Lake Higgins will offer public trout fishing at the Taylor Turner Hatchery Pond. Anglers, 16 and up must have a valed NC fishing license. $1 to fish and $3.75 per pound of fish caught. All fish kept must be weighed and kept. For more info, call 336.373.3739
November 19. 7:30 p.m. Festival of Dreams: Miss Deaf North Carolina Pageant. Dowtown Marriott, 304 Greene St., Greensboro. Cost is $20 at the door. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 19-20. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration in the Historical Park. High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave., High Point. Watch costumed interpreters cook a traditional fall harvest meal. Drop in free. For more information, call 336-883- 3022 or visit www.highpointmuseum.org.
November 19. 2pm. Documentary Photography: A Conversation with Arnold Hence, Ed. D. International Civil Rights Center & Museum. 134 S Elm St., Greensboro. Dr. Hence will be recalling the triumphs and tragedies of major events defining the civil rights movement in American as he documents places where history unfolded. For more info, visit www.sitinmovement.org.
November 20. 2-4pm. Book Launch/Publication Party. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Haywood Duke Room, 607 N Greene St., Greensboro. The Writers Group of the Triad invites the publc to join in the celebration of the publication of the Memoirs groups’ anthology, You Must Remember This. There will be readings and refreshments and a chance to talk with some of the authors.
November 20. 4pm. Second Harvest Food Bank Fund Raising Benefit. Old Winston Social Club. 1131 Burke St., Winston-Salem. This family friendly event is sure to be a day of fun. All proceeds benefit the SHFB. Music begins at 4pm. Live entertainment provided by Laurin Stroud, Shades of Blue, Matt Kendrick, Tammie Davis, and more. For more info, call 336.723.0060 or visit www. oldwinstonsocialclub.com
November 22,29. 11am-Noon. Free Nutrition Classes for Seniors. Warnersville Center. 601 Doak St., Greensboro. Free classes for seniors 55+. Topics to be discussed will include food label facts, dealing with diabetes and hypertension, and how to age will grace and gusto. Class is limited to 20 participants, so early registration is encouraged. For more info and registration, call 336.373.5871.
November 26. 8pm. Winston-Salem Shuffle. Krankie’s Coffee. 211 E 3rd St., Winston-Salem.
Monthly multimedia talent contest of original composition or public domain material. Admission is $5 and winner gets half the gate, minus expenses. For more info and rules, call 336.745.6660 or visit www.ws-shuffle.org
February 27. Salute to Heroes. Carolina Theatre. 310 S Greene St., Greensboro. Award recipients will be honored at the 2nd annual Salute to Heroes Event. For more info, visit www.GuilfordHeroes.org
November 29. 7:30-9pm. The Bryan Series Presents Dr. Sanjay Gupta. War Memorial Auditorium. 1921 W Lee St., Greensboro. Sanjay Gupta is senior medical correspondent at CNN and chief of neurosurgery at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA. He has covered some of the era’s biggest stories. For more info, visit www.guilford.edu/bryanseries.
Tuesdays. 4-6 p.m. Community Writing Center. Central Library, 219 N. Church St., Greensboro. A free resource for all writers in the community sponsored by the UNCG Writing Center. Help with term papers, resumés, great American novels or anything else writingrelated. For more information, email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 1. 6-9 p.m. Moravian Peg Rack. Single Brothers’
Workshop, Old Salem, 600 S. Main St., Winston- Salem. Use hand tools to construct a traditional Moravian peg rack for a wall or entry way. To register or learn more, call 1-800-441-5305 or visit www.oldsalem.org.
December 3,4. Christmas with the Winston-Salem Symphony.
Old Salem, Winston-Salem. The WS Symphony
will be joined by the Symphony Chorale with guest soloists
for this holiday concert filled with many familiar works. For more info and tickets, visit www.oldsalem.org
December 9. 7pm. The Bottom Line: A Show of Interior
Furnishings. Studio B. 520 S Elm St., Greensboro.
Join Designers Adrian Boggs and Adam Gregory as they demonstrate and promote sustainability with this showcase of unique furnishings made from High Point’s leftovers. The goal of the event is to cultivate a dialogue among Triad-based designers and citizens regarding resource responsibility, the topic of sustainability within the industry and community. For more info, visit thebottomlineshow.blogspot.com December 10. 10am-5pm. Moravian Christmas Annual Celebration. Old Salem Museums & Gardens. 600 S Main St., Winston-Salem. Join in for the annual celebration of Moravian Christmas traditions. Salem Christmas is a full day of fun and festive activities sure to get everyone in the holiday spirit. The day will conclude at 5:15 p.m. with carol singing and the lighting of the 16’ traditional Moravian Christmas pyramid on Salem Square. For more info, visit www.oldsalem.org.
Second and Fourth Tuesdays. 7:30 pm. Comedy at the Café. The Underground Theatre in the lower level of Commerce Plaza, 411 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem. A stand up open mic comedy night for amateur and professional comedians. For more information, call 336-793-8000 or visit www.communityartscafe.com. Fourth Tuesdays. 7:30 p.m. Poetry and Literature
Open Mic. Underground Theatre of the Community
Arts Café, 411 W. Fourth St., Winston-Salem. Poets
and writers of all kinds are encouraged to bring their works to the stage for readings. Kevin Watson of Press 53 emcees. For more information, call 336-793-8000 or visit www.communityartscafe.com.
( animals )
Third Tuesdays. 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Pet Loss Support Group. Highland Presbyterian Church Activities Bldg, 2380 Cloverdale Ave., Winston-Salem. Sponsored by Forsyth Humane Society. For more information, call 721.1303 or 777.1070.
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 www.natsci.org.
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