( music )

February 2. 8pm. FREE live music w/ The Deluge. Old Winston Social Club. 1131 Burke St., Winston-Salem. The Deluge is an amalgomation of many different musical walks encompassing stylistic improvisation to song-smithery. The band is a coalescent blend of Americana and soul music. For more info, visit www.

February 3. 8pm. Stereotype, Dos Diablos, Tribal live. The Green Bean. 341 S Elm St., Greensboro. Altrock show. Check it out. For more info, call 336.691.9990 or visit

February 3. 8-11pm. The Mountain Goats w/ Nurses. the Blind Tiger. 1819 Spring Garden St., Greensboro. Tape deck folk hero John Darnielle will be bringing his tales of wayward lives and faded promise to Greensboro, touring with a full band (including Superchunk’s Jon Wurster) behind their most recent masterpiece All Eternal Deck. Opening will be sonambulant popsters NURSES. For more info, call 336.272.9888 or visit

February 4. Laura Thurston and Portable Hero Live. The Green Bean. 341 S Elm St., Greensboro. Come hear Laura Thurston’s beautiful voice, along with her harmonica and foot-tambourine skills. For more info, call 336.691.9990 or visit

February 5. 2pm. Pillow Pops Concert: Fun with Music & Animals. Bur-Mil Park Clubhouse. 5834 Bur-Mil Club Rd., Greensboro. Join the Philharmonia of Greensboro, under the direction of Robert Gutter, and dancers from the NC Dance Project for this program featuring Carnival of the Animals and Peter and the Wolf. For more info, call 336.373.2549 or visit

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February 7. 6:30pm. A Night to Remember. Spring Arbor. 5125 Michaux Rd., Greensboro. Licensed Patsy Cline artist Lisa Dames will perform some of Patsy Cline’s most well known hits like Walkin’ After Midnight, I Fall to Pieces and Crazy at a benefit for the Alzhiemer’s Association in Greensboro. Spring Arbor of Greensboro hosts the event. For more info and reservations, call 336.286.3404

February 8. 8pm. Rehab Live. Ziggy’s. 803 Aspen Trail, Winston-Salem. Georgia band Rehab is bringing their eclectic mix of southern rock, country and hip hop to Winston Salem. For more info, visit

( kids/teens )

February 4. 11am-1pm. Children’s Book Signing. Mill Stone General Store and Gallery. 5455 Bethania Rd., Bethania. Cat/Children’s book author, Michele M. Manderine (“Tristan, The Maine Coon Cat”) and dog book author, Libby Bagby, will be reading from their books and autographing copies. For more info, call 336.922.0374

February 8-12. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Fully Charged. RBC Center. 1400 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh. Fully Charged, the all-new surge of circus entertainment from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey where megawatts of thrills explode off of the arena floor with breathtaking dare-devilry, superhuman stunts and never-before-seen performances that energize Children Of All Ages. For more info, visit

( leagues/clubs )

February 3,4. 7pm. 53rd Annual Distinguished Young Women of NC Scholarship Event. Greensboro War Memorial Auditorium. 1921 W Lee St., Greensboro. In its 53rd year, the program, formerly known as North Carolina Junior Miss, has been providing scholar ships

and making a difference in the lives of high senior school girls from all across the state. For more info, visit

February 6. 6-7:30pm. Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods Meeting. Gateway YMCA. 1300 S Main St., Greensboro. The interest meeting is designed to explain NBN programs and how they work to support community and provide small grants funding for neighborhood projects. Another major objective is to connect leaders with community partners. For more info, call 336.602.2519

February 7. 6pm. Preservation Greensboro 46th Annual Meeting. Greensboro Country Club. 410 Sunset Dr., Greensboro. Invitations will be mailed in early January. Individual tickets are only $40, Sponsor Tables (of eight) are $450. RSVP by February 3 at which point individual tickets rise to $60. Please come and learn about about our amazing year! For more info, call 336.272.5003 or visit

( sports )

Now through March 2. Adult Women’s Softball League Registration. Team registration is underway for the Adult Women’s Softball League for players, 18 years and older. League play will consist of 12 regular season games on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. A single elimination tournament will follow the conclusion of regular season. Practices will begin on March 13. For more info, call 336.373.2946 or visit www.

( etc. )

February 2. 4:30pm. Black History Month Worship Service. Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center. 601 S Church St., Winston-Salem. This interfaith worship service will celebrate black heritage through readings, prayers and music. Various forms of spirituality and faith in the black tradition will be highlighted. For more info, 336.721.2600 or visit

February 2. 5:15-6:15pm. Greenway volunteer training session. Action Greensboro. 317 S Elm St., Greensboro. This is a great way to get involved with the Downtown Greenway and get the inside scoop about the project. Dabney Sanders, Project Manager, will give an overview of the Greenway and an update on construction progress. For more info, call 336.387.8355

February 4. 11am-4pm. The Carolina Weddings Show. Greensboro Coliseum. (The Pavilion) 1921 W Lee St., Greensboro. It’s the biggest, most popular bridal show in the Carolinas! Sponsored by Belk, this bridal show in Greensboro is every bride’s dream: aisle after aisle of the region’s top vendors, all here for you! For more info, visit

February 4. 5pm. The International Civil Rights Center & Museum Gala and Banquet. Joseph S. Koury Convention Center. Imperial Ballroom. Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. 3121 High Point Rd., Greensboro. The International Civil Rights Center & Museum will recognize civil rights activist and author Myrlie Evers-Williams – widow of slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers – as the 2012 recipient of the Alston-Jones International Civil and Human Rights Award. For more info and tickets, call 336.274.9199 or visit

February 7. 6-8pm. Learn to Cook with Mary Haglund. Forsyth County Agricultural Building. 1450 Fairchild Rd., Winston-Salem. Cultivate Piedmont, the same program that puts on the Cobblestone Farmer’s Market brings you the next installment in our Learn to Cook Local cooking class series. This year, resolve to eat better-and local! For more info, call 336.782.1345

( animals )

February 4 & 5. 12noon-4pm. Donate purses, Save puppies & kittens. Next Step Adoption Center. 705 Milner Dr., Greensboro. Donate your purses, wallets, book bags, and luggage, to the Animal Rescue & Foster Program and you will help save the life of a homeless puppy or kitten! For more info, call 336.323.0850 or visit

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