Eight Great Things to do in the Triad: Jan. 19-21
- From Jan. 19 to Jan. 31 in High Point, head to Liberty Brewing & Grill, located at 914 Mall Loop Rd., for the restaurant’s 18th birthday celebration! According to the Facebook event page, to celebrate 18 years of business, the restaurant is bringing back a few of your favorites from over the years. For more information, visit the Facebook event page, or call (336) 882-4677.
2. On Jan. 19 in Greensboro, head to Cafe Pasta, located at 305 State St., for dinner and support Break The Chain Kennel Kru. According to the Facebook page, 10 percent of proceeds raised between 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (dine in or take out) will be donated to Break the Chain Kennel Kru. To learn more about the organization, visit the website atwww.BTCKennelKru.org
3. On Jan. 20 in Winston-Salem, get ready to march one year later. According to the Facebook event page, “January 21, 2017, was a monumental day in history when millions of women around the world came together to demonstrate our desire to make the world a place that is equitable, tolerant, just and safe for all. One year later we are wiser and stronger, and we have been watching. One year later we march again to prove to our elected representatives that we have not forgotten the promises we made to ourselves and them. If they do not take the steps to ensure basic human rights and dignity, then we will elect new representatives who will. We will celebrate the voices and victories of the past year and unite to focus on the 2018 elections and beyond.” Join the Triad Women’s March from noon to 3 p.m. on Corpening Plaza in downtown Winston Salem. According to the Facebook event page, you can expect to hear from some “amazing speakers, fun entertainers, and learn how you can get involved in the political process.” The rally and program start at noon, the march begins at 1 p.m. and the closing speakers will be at 2 p.m. You can view the list of speakers and entertainers here. Map and parking information is available here.
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4. On Jan. 20 in Winston-Salem, drag queens, mimosas and fantastic food, oh my! Join 1618 Midtown, located at 1724 Battleground Ave. for a “fabulous drag brunch” hosted by Jean Jacket with Giselle Cassidy Carter (Mrz Carter) and special guest Chloe Cassidy. According to the Facebook event page, tickets are $25, which includes food and can be purchased online or at 1618 Midtown. “We’ll have our basically bottomless mimosas and other special drinks too!” Brunch starts at 11 a.m., and showtime is at 12:30 p.m. According to the Facebook event, seats are limited and this event always sells out, so purchase your tickets before it’s too late.
5. On Jan. 20 in Greensboro, according the Facebook event page the “Iconic American denim brand, Greensboro’s own Wrangler®,” with The Culture Pushers (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter), will host a one-night music event at the Wrangler Pop-Up Store in downtown Greensboro, located at 314 S. Elm St. The talent for the evening will be, according to the Facebook event page, “Grammy-nominated group, The HamilTones; The Voice finalist, Vanessa Ferguson; Tigo B; CHLO; Jacob Breeden; and Grammy Award-winner Fanatic. DJ Lil Bee will spin between performances.” The event is free and open to the public. It is set to run from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and the community is invited to stop by the store and shop while enjoying live performances from some of the area’s “most sought-after talent.” There will also be a chance to win giveaways and limited concert tees will be available for purchase. Space is limited so be sure to RSVP to the Wrangler Facebook Event.
6. On Jan. 20 in Greensboro, from 9 a.m. until noon The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, located at 501 Yanceyville St., will host the Seventh Annual Chili Challenge fundraiser. According to the press release, “Local chefs, farmers, and food enthusiasts will compete for the bragging rights for the best chili in the Triad. Chili varieties will include locally sourced ingredients and toppings including pasture-raised beef, pork, meat stocks, and herbs found within the market.” Seven teams are competing this year, including local restaurants, chefs, and market vendors. Patrons will sample seven chili recipes from the following teams:
- Cornerstone Garlic Farm, Armstrong Artisan Farm, and Wolf Daddy Gourmet Pimento Cheese
- The Green Bean
- Chef Johnny Carlo of Medley Foodtruck
- Melt Kitchen & Bar
- Chef Nelson Jackson of Natty Greene’s Brew Pub
- Smith Century Farms Angus Beef with Chef Michael Magnes
- Chef Steve Terrill of Red Chair Dinners with Meadows Family Farm grass-fed beef
According to the press release, there is an $8 donation per plate. According to the press release, This fundraiser’s proceeds go to the market nonprofit organization, which supports food security programs such as SNAP, local food demonstrations, and live local music. This event kicks-off the 2018 fundraiser calendar. Participants will enjoy live music at the event by local singer/songwriter Jack Gorham from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
7. On Jan. 20 in High Point, The High Point Theatre, located at 220 Commerce Ave., presents Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer John Sebastian of the group Lovin’ Spoonful and mandolinist-composer-producer David Grisman, live in concert. According to the press release, “In 2007, the two released an album of duets entitled In Magic. Today, Sebastian and Grisman might well be considered the best ambassadors that American music has ever had!” The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets range from $30 to $40, and are available at the box office by calling (336) 887-3001 or online at www.highpointtheatre.com.
8. On Jan. 21 in Greensboro, join Natty Greene’s Kitchen + Market for a “hard to hunt” Wild Game Dinner in the Mezzanine paired with exclusive wines, courtesy of Fine Wine Trading Company – East Region. According to the Facebook event page, “the dinner will be served in five courses each paired with a different exclusive wine.” The menu will feature wild boar, kangaroo, lamb loin, ostrich and duck. First course starts at 6:30 p.m. with hors-d’oeuvres and wine sampling. At 7 p.m., the journey through four courses of “decadent hard to hunt game and worldly wines” will commence. According to the Facebook event, the dinner will be led by the Kitchen + Market’s Culinary Director, Doug Boxley and Fine Wine Trading’s Owner, Danny Sanford. There are only 40 tickets available for purchase online or at The Kitchen + Market. This event is for 21 years and older. Tickets are available for $70 on the Facebook page or at the store.