8 great things to do in the Triad: Jan. 24-26
1. On Jan. 24 in Winston-Salem, head to Reboot Arcade Bar, 534 N. Liberty St., for the “Disaster! A Musical” Disco Party! Hosted by the Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance and Reboot, this Disco Party takes place from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m. According to the Facebook event page, after seeing this WSTA production, “come out to Reboot Arcade Bar for some more ’70s disco hits, classic arcade games, cocktails, and a chance to chat with the cast!” The party is 18 and up.
2. On Jan. 24 in Winston-Salem, from 9 p.m. to midnight, come to Monstercade, 204 W. Acadia Ave., for a night of music by Victoria Victoria, The Pinkerton Raid, and Foxture! (Check out Katei Cranford’s story in this week’s issue to learn more about Foxture.) The cover is $8, and the shows are for ages 21 and up.
3. On Jan. 24 in Greensboro, head to Soul Relief Records, 934 S. Chapman St., for <Family & Friends Vol. 1. According to the Facebook event page, this event will feature performances by Oldboy, Lac97, Suff Dele, Geethanksmister. “Bring your friends. Help us make this a monthly thing.” The cover is $5.
4. On Jan. 25 in Greensboro, AVO Records Presents Year of the Queer! Taking place at New York Pizza, located at 337 Tate St., this event has performances by Bryce Quartz as the host, Vale Cross, Quori with a Q, Astro, B-$ide G, Jazlyn Journey, and Drich. “There will be live painting at this event during the sets in which the piece will be sold at the end. There will also be other artists with art available for purchase,” the Facebook event page states. Donations for Triad Health Project will be accepted. Doors open at 7 p.m., the show starts at 8 p.m. and the cover is $5.
5. On Jan. 25 in Greensboro, head to the Center for Visual Artists, 200 N. Davie St., for a Community Art Yard Sale! According to the Facebook event page, “So many artists have told us they have boxes, closets, rooms, and even storage units filled with art they’ve made…and not sold yet. So, we got to thinking…what if we open the gallery for a day and rent out space for artists to set up their art to sell at their lowest prices, then have a potluck-style party at the end of the day?” The yard sale is from noon to 5 p.m., and there will be wine and beer available to those ages 21 and up in the back. “Stay tuned for all the details (we’re still ironing out how this is going to work!). Message firstname.lastname@example.org hit us up on socials, or call (336) 333-7475 if you’re interested in more info.”
6. From Jan. 24-Jan. 25 in Winston-Salem, it’s Old Salem’s ninth annual Sown & Grown Seed Swap Weekend! According to the Facebook event page, “The Seed Swap is a time for gardeners and farmers from around the Northwest Piedmont region to gather, learn from each other, and to share seeds and stories. This is the ninth year that the Seed Swap has been held at Old Salem. Bring seeds to share if you have them or just come to learn about seeds with stories. Sown & Grown also will feature demonstrations and hands-on learning opportunities. Learn about all that is happening in the local garden and farm community.” The Seed Swap Weekend is a fundraiser for the Old Salem Horticulture Program “SEEDS WITH STORIES” Initiative. Admission is $5, for a full schedule of events and to buy tickets, visit the Old Salem Museums & Gardens website.
7. On Jan. 26 in Winston-Salem, grab your fellow “Murderinos” and “crime junkies” and head to Foothills Brew Pub Mezzanine, located at 638 W. 4th St., to test your knowledge of true crime! According to the Facebook event page, “Is your favorite podcast My Favorite Murder? Were you hooked on the OJ Simpson case? Then this is the event for you! Grab your friends and test your knowledge on real-life murderers, serial killers, and unsolved mysteries.” There is a suggested donation to attend that will benefit”whose mission is to free the wrongfully convicted and bring reform to the system responsible for their unjust imprisonment.”
8. On Jan. 26 in High Point, head to the High Point Theatre, located at 200 E. Commerce Ave., for “Anything Can Talk!” starring David Pendleton. From 2 to 4 p.m., “Ventriloquist David Pendleton not only amazes an audience with his ability to make them believe anything can talk, but his comedy act also keeps them laughing from start to finish. His cast of comedic characters includes lovable but blunt 94-year-old spinster, Aunt Tilly; the quick-witted trouble maker, Mack Elroy; and dopey yet adorable hound dog, Buford,” the Facebook event page states. For more information and to buy tickets, visit the High Point Theatre website.