Eight great things to do in the Triad: May 11-13
1. On May 11 in Greensboro, the Krave Rave Series is back and will be moving outdoors this year at Krave Greensboro, located at 202 Exchange Pl. According to the Facebook event page, there will be fire spinners, “and we encourage all flow artists, hoopers and dancers to come get down with us.” The rave starts at 8 p.m. and goes on until 2 a.m. with DJ FM spinning all night. “Just off his first appearance at Miami Music Week in March, he’s got plenty of new music to showcase! Listen to his latest track Halo feat. Julia Vo (Noel Sanger Remix) https://soundcloud.com/djfmdotcom/halo-noel-sanger-remix,” the Facebook event page stated. The cover is $5 and the event is for those 18 years and up.
2. On May 12 in Greensboro, the Dunleath Historic Neighborhood will hold a community yard sale. According to the Facebook event page, items that will be available include arts and crafts items, books, camping shelters, clothing, home decor, electronics, furniture, kitchen appliances, linens, and more. The yard sale begins at 8 a.m. and goes until 3 p.m. “A map of participating locations is illustrated in the link below. Click on each pin for the specific address of each location. There will be multiple household participants at the Sternberger Park location. In the event of rain, all participants will remain at their home addresses which will be shown on the map on the day of the event https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?hl=en&mid=1t-8fz9MjTGLuWfvnsvrAlaYV0Ex6naje&ll=36.08203151199346%2C-79.78253861784515&z=18,” stated the event page.
3. On May 12 in Winston-Salem, don’t miss the fifth annual Triad Dog Games from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds and Annex, located at 421 W. 27th St. This event benefits the nonprofit Sergei Foundation, which provides assistance to sick and injured pets. Attendees are welcome to compete or spectate, and the games include dock jumping, disc dogs, flyball, agility and a 5K race. Friendly, leashed and vaccinated dogs are welcome. Visit TriadDogGames.com for details. “‘Because They’re Family’ is The Sergei Foundation’s tagline. We know how important pets are to the family dynamic, and how strong of a bond children and pets form with each other. We have partnered with The Second Harvest Food Bank to make Triad Dog Games an official drop off location to help fight childhood hunger with its Summer Meal programs. Please consider bringing: Jars of peanut butter, unsweetened applesauce or juice boxes,” the Facebook event page stated.
4. On May 12 in Greensboro, come rock with Trailer Park Orchestra, Reckless Abandon, Desired Redemption and Heaven Forbid at the Somewhere Else Tavern, located at 5713 W. Friendly Ave., for Beards For Boobs breast cancer awareness benefit concert. Check out our spotlight on this event in this week’s issue. All proceeds benefit the Cone Health Mammogram Scholarship Program and there will be vendors and raffles. The doors open at 7 p.m. and the music starts at 8 p.m. and go to midnight. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
5. On May 12 in Winston-Salem, join North Star LGBTQ Center for the 12th annual Alt Prom, held at Old Salem Visitor Center, located at 900 Old Salem Rd. The prom will start at 7 p.m. and go to 11 p.m. This prom is for LGBTQ youth, friends and allies, and is open to high school students in grades 9-12. The admission is free, but there is a $5 suggested donation. Tickets are not required, but the Facebook event page asks for those to register on the Eventbrite to help coordinators estimate how many will attend (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alt-prom-tickets-42842935373). The theme for this year is GLOW, attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite clothes and “let your natural glow show.” For more information, visit http://www.northstarlgbtcc.com/alt-prom/. Adults who want to volunteer can sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0b4aaca82eabfc1-altprom
6. On May 12 in High Point, don’t miss Bob Nocek Presents “Whose Line Is It Anyway!” at the High Point Theatre, located at 220 E. Commerce Dr., from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. “We are excited to announce that legendary Kids In The Hall co-founder and sketch comedy icon Dave Foley (Newsradio, Maron) will be joining the cast of “Whose Live Anyway?” as a very special guest! Dave replaces Ryan Stiles who due to illness is unable to perform,” the website states. We anticipate a hilarious night of improv comedy and music, but if you wish to receive a refund due to this cast alteration please contact the box office or point of purchase directly.” In addition, the all-ages improv show will feature its current cast members Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis and Joel Murray. Audience participation is key, so it is encouraged to bring suggestions and you might end up on stage with the cast members. Tickets range from $35 to $45 and can be purchased from the High Point Theatre website.
7. On May 13 in Greensboro, the inaugural monthly City Sushi Brunch with Anjelica Dust will be at Sushi Sapa, located at 223 S. Elm St., from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m for Mother’s Day. Jujubee from RuPaul’s Drag Race will be performing and 100 percent of the proceeds (and the performer’s time) will go to Greensboro Pride. Check out the article in this week’s issue for more details. Greensboro queen Anjelica Dust is the monthly host and there will be drag performances and “drag starting at the front door,” Dust said in a phone interview. There are two shows, at noon and 2 p.m. Both shows’ table seatings are sold out. Bar seating and standing room tickets are still available and the cost ranges from $15 to $20. For more information visit the website.
8. On May 13 in Winston-Salem, head to Monstercade, located at 204 W. Acadia Ave., for the Elevated Weirdo Gameshow part two from 8 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. The game show hosted by Toby James and Michael Ray Hansen is free for attendees and there will be prizes for winners. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.