8 great things to do in the Triad: Nov. 8-10
1. On Nov. 8 in Winston-Salem, Kaleideum After Dark is hosting its adults-only night from 6 to 10 p.m. at Kaleideum North, located at 400 W. Hanes Mill Rd.! Come out for a night of exploring, trivia, laser light shows and a “Toy Time” exhibition. Zeko’s 2 GO Foodtruck’s & Catering will be there selling food, and Foothills Brewing are hosting a cash bar with desserts. Trivia begins at 7.pm. with categories such as “Science in the News, Pop Culture Science, Animal Science, Famous Scientists, and more.” Light shows are at 6:30 p.m. (“Sci-Fi”), 8:30 p.m. (’80s nostalgia) and 9:15 p.m. (“Stormy Weather”). The cost of this event is $10 per person. For more information and details, visit the Facebook event page.
2. On Nov. 8 in Greensboro, from 8 to 9 p.m., there will be performances from the North Carolina Dance Festival at GreenHill Gallery, located at 200 N. Davie St. Three choreographers will present their works in an intimate gallery space. Also, the Greensboro Dance Film Festival will screen a short dance film as part of its sixth annual season. According to the Facebook event page, “In Studio C Project’s (Durham) atmospheric ‘Two,’ three dancers follow two sets of movement instructions, discovering connections and testing the accuracy of memory. Vania Claiborne (Burlington) presents ‘(Bro)tha/Brother,’ a duet for two men that celebrates and explores black male joy, friendship and humanity. Janice Lancaster (Winston-Salem) explores interior and exterior landscapes of memory and identity in the solo ‘Graze,’ conjuring the sense of vast grasslands through the symbolism of a pair of elk antlers.” The event suggests attendees contribute a $10 donation.
3. On Nov. 9 in Greensboro, head to Leonard Rec. Center, located at 6324 Ballinger Rd., for the Potters of the Piedmont Festival! From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., enjoy over 50 different potters from the region and enter a raffle (that benefits Greensboro Urban Ministry) to win a piece of pottery! This event is free to attend, and for more information, visit the Facebook event page.
4. On Nov. 9 in High Point, head to Brown Truck Brewery, 1234 N. Main St., for its inaugural Bend and Brews! From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Brown Truck Brewery and Yoga Mindset High Point have partnered to bring attendees a 45-minute, all-ages, Vinyasa flow yoga session taught by Kelle Yokeley. There will be live music by Tim Fogarty during the session, and the cost will be $10, which includes the class and a 16-ounce beer choice. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
5. On Nov. 10 in Winston-Salem, the third annual Brewery Chili Cook-Off will take place at the Porch Kitchen and Cantina, 840 Mill Works St., and featuring chilis from Fiddlin’ Fish Brewing Company, Joymongers Barrel Hall, Foothills Brewing, Wise Man Brewing and Hoots Beer Co. Attendees will have the opportunity to taste and vote for each breweries’ entries as well as a beer they have paired with it. From 3 to 7 p.m., there will be live music by Chasing Daylight, a beer pong tournament (at 4 p.m.), corn hole and other yard games. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
6. On Nov. 10 in Winston-Salem, From noon to 5 p.m., head to Wise Man Brewing, 826 Angelo Brothers Ave., for the third annual Angelo’s Holiday Artisan Market! This pop-up craft fair will feature handmade arts & crafts, antiques, repurposed, vintage and food items. There will be free entry and free parking, and for more information, visit the Facebook event page.
7. On Nov. 10 in Greensboro, the eighth annual Hand to Hand Holiday Market will be happening from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Gallery 1250 & Atrium, located at 1250 Revolution Mill Dr. The Hand to Hand Market will feature 40 makers, workshops and panel discussion from local female entrepreneurs/makers, a self-care station, giveaways and surprises! The market is free to attend, and more information about it can be found on the Facebook event page.
8. On Nov. 10 in High Point, from 7 to 9 p.m., watch some roller derby at Skate South, located at 208 W. Fairfield Rd. Greensboro Roller Derby‘s Battleground Betties will take on the Mad Dollies in a bout that determines who will join the Elm Street Nightmares in the Championships held in December. This bout’s theme is First Responder Appreciation, and all First Responders will receive a $2 discount on tickets. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.