Eight great things to do in the Triad: Nov. 2-4
1. From Nov. 2- 4 in Winston-Salem, catch The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem’s “Young Frankenstein” in the McChesney Scott Dunn Auditorium at SECCA (750 Marguerite Dr.). “Frederick Frankenstein, grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, inherits the family castle in Transylvania. A high-minded man of science, Frederick has no plans to follow the family business of re-animating corpses. His sentiments change, though, when he finds the hidden entrance to his grandfather’s laboratory and gets more than a little encouragement from hunchback Igor, flirtatious lab assistant Inga and stern housekeeper Frau Blücher. Embracing his mad scientist roots, Frederick gets to work and creates a monster of his own.” Showtimes for Nov. 2 and 3 are 7:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 4. Tickets are $24 for adults and $22 for children. For more information or to buy tickets, visit the website.
2. From Nov. 2-3 in Winston-Salem, on Friday from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., check out the first annual Moravian Market Days at South Fork Park, 4403 Country Club Rd. There will be handmade crafts, fresh baked goods and Moravian chicken pies. According to the Facebook event page, local artist Patty Bailey Sheets will be there selling her Moravian Blessing China. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
3. On Nov. 2 in Winston-Salem, come and see where art lives at the Downtown Arts District Association First Friday Gallery Hop! From 7 to 10 p.m., visit galleries, shops, businesses and studios on Sixth and Trade Streets and the Hop Extension (including Wise Man Brewing, Sunnyside Mercantile, Black Mountain Chocolate, Gallery VI, Alloy Magnetic and Fiddlin’ Fish Brewery) on Angelo, Ninth and MLK Jr. Streets. “DADA’s Literary Hub, with readings from several writers, will be held at Bright Leaf Books on Fourth Street.” the Facebook event page states. DADA’s Literary Hop members include Bright Leaf Books, Winston-Salem Writers, Poetry in Plain Sight and Bookmarks. The Liberty Street Hop will include Liberty Arts Coffeehouse, Rusty Bumper Ice Cream, Artists on Liberty, UPS Store and Yodi International. Parking is available at the Sixth and Cherry Streets’ deck for $2, and free parking is available on Liberty Street on a first-come basis. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
4. On Nov. 2 in Greensboro, stop by for First Friday in downtown Greensboro from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be live music, art exhibits and food available for purchase. Some downtown businesses such as Antlers and Astronauts (located at 534 S. Elm St.) and Aspen Boutique (227-A S. Elm St.) will be offering discounts or gifts with purchases. From 5 to 9 p.m. the Willows by Goodwill (201 S. Elm St.) pop-up will be downtown as well as live music by UNCG Percussion Ensemble from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at GreenHill (200 N. Davie St.). For more information and a full list of participating businesses check out the website.
5. On Nov. 2 in High Point, from 5 to 8 p.m. Uptowne High Point will be hosting its monthly First Friday on North Main Street. According to the Facebook event page, there will be live music by Parris Avenue at Brown Truck Brewery along with King & Queen Haitian Food Truck. Cristina Gray’s Restaurant & Bar will offer 1/2 price wine and appetizer specials, Fixin’s American Craft Eatery will offer draft beer discounts and appetizer specials, The Real Bar will offer 10 percent off bar bill, and Sumela Restaurant & Deli will offer a 10 percent discount if you mention First Friday. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
6. On Nov. 3 in High Point, make your voice heard at Vote Together NC and Democracy North Carolina’s Party at the Polls at Washington Terrace Park, located at 101 Gordon St. The party will include food, beverages, music and outside games. “Once you’ve cast your oh-so-important VOTE, you’ll be able to mingle with other voters + connect with us and the nearly 20 North Carolina-based organizations that are helping us organize these events,” the Facebook event page states. The party starts at 10 a.m. (although polls open at 8 a.m.!) and will go on until 1 p.m. The party is free but it is asked that attendees RSVP before coming. For more information, visit the website.
7. On Nov. 3 in Winston-Salem, chill at The Ramkat, located at 170 W. Ninth St., for an album release party with music The Collection, The Genuine & Cashavelly Morrison. The Collection will be releasing their new album “Entropy,” and is co-presented with The Garage. To learn more about The Collection, check out our intern Angelica Grady’s Spotlight on the band that we published back in September. Tickets range from $7.75 to $10 and can be purchased online. The show is all-ages and goes from 7 p.m. until 11:45 p.m.
8. On Nov. 3 in Greensboro, Diamond Life Concerts and the NC A&T Student Government Association presents Cardi B, 2 Chainz, Ella Mai and Lil Baby for the Greatest Homecoming On Earth concert at the Greensboro Coliseum, located at 1921 W. Gate City Blvd. Don’t miss this night packed with four of the biggest stars in hip-hop! The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and general admission tickets start at $79.50 and can be purchased at the box office or online at Ticketmaster. Discount tickets for A&T students are available at the A&T ticket box only. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.