Tuesday, May 13
Babe’s Bark in the Park
NewBridge Bank Park; 408 Bellemeade St., Greensboro; gsohoppers.com; 336.268.BALL; 6 p.m.; $6 per person, $3 per dog
Feel like bringing your “best friend” out to the ballgame? Today’s your opportunity to bring your canine down to NewBridge Bank Park, for Babe’s Bark in the Park. It starts at 6 p.m., with a parade scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and the ‘Hoppers vs. Lakewood game scheduled for 7 p.m. Fans can register online or on the day of the event at the Edgeworth Gate. Plus, the pooches’ ticket proceeds go to the Animal Rescue and Foster program of Greensboro.
Wednesday, May 14
Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem; 390 S. Liberty St., Winston-Salem; 336.723.9111; 3:30 p.m.; $3
“Creature Teacher” is a presentation hosted by the Children’s Museum that will be a mini-education on local wildlife, exotic animals and the importance of respect for nature. It should be very informative, and it’s a great after-school treat for you and your children. Enjoy all the wildlife tips, and let’s see if it inspires a summer picnic or camping trip for you and your family.
Thursday, May 15
Songs of Water
The Garage; 110 W. 7th St., Winston-Salem; 336.777.1127; 8 p.m.; $7
Songs of Water is set to provide an ethereal ensemble of tunes with special guest Melissa Reaves. Bring a friend or your after-work crew, be merry and let your mind unwind. Enjoy your favorite beer or wine while losing yourself in the twists and turns of the songs from Songs. Check out songsofwater.com for a preview of what’s in store for their show.
Friday, May 16
Delbert McClinton & Michael Cole
The N Club; 117 S. Elm St., Greensboro; nclub.com; 8 p.m.; $30
Hey, baby! Delbert’s sure to be singing a honky-tonk set of velvety nostalgia for all at the N Club this weekend. You’ll be kickin’ your feet, kissin’ your girl and enjoyin’ the heck out of this show. If you’re still on the fence about purchasing your tickets, check out delbert.com and follow the links to his Amazon Store and music samples.
Saturday, May 17
Holy Ghost Tent Revival
Solaris; 125 Summit Ave., Greensboro; 10 p.m.; $5-$7
It’s a toe-tapping kind of week, and HGTR is taking it up a notch at Solaris Tapas Restaurant this Friday. You’ll be wowed by their energy, grace and determination to keep a high-energy party happening for all in attendance. Holy Ghost is a mix of big-band, bluegrass and folk with a touch of swing, and their MySpace page is chock-full of live samples. Visit their page at myspace.com/hgtr.
Sunday, May 18
WQFS DJ interest meeting
Founders Hall at Guilford College; 5800 W. Friendly Ave., Greensboro; 336.316.2444; 7 p.m.; FREE
It’s a new season and WQFS is looking for community disc jockeys of all sorts. If you like planning the music for your family and friend’s events, this might just be perfect for you. WQFS, Greensboro’s long-standing community radio station, needs you to share your amazing taste in music with a lot of strangers, that will know you once they hear your show. Simply put, it’s a fun time had by all.
Monday, May 19
Monday night poetry
Central Library; 219 N. Church St., Greensboro; 336.373.2471; 7 p.m.; FREE
There’s an open mic at the Central Library this week, and you’re invited to read your poetry among a literary crowd. It’s early in the week, and this is a splendid way to exercise your mind outside of your normal routine. Enjoy some quality time at your city’s library, and see what’s new in contemporary poetry. Happy Monday.
Tuesday, May 20
Heroes and the American Dream
The Winston-Salem Symphony; Stevens Center; 405 W. 4th St., Winston-Salem; wssymphony.org; 336.464.0145; 7:30 p.m; $15-$50
This Winston-Salem Symphony performance features Robert Moody, NCSA Students, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major and Boyer’s “Ellis Island: The Dream of America.” This is a performance memorializing our forefathers, who came to this country in search of the American Dream. Here is your opportunity to relive and remember the history of our country through a beautifully crafted symphony.