Grawl Brawl

The Greensboro Arm Wrestling League presents GRAWL Brawl XII: Country Queen, at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at Gibb’s Hundred Brewing, 502 State St. in Greensboro. This event will benefit the nonprofit She ROCKS (Research Ovarian Cancer Knowledge Support) the Triad, in its efforts to fight ovarian cancer. Admission is $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at http://bit.ly/grawl-xii.

10 THURSDAY

BOOKS

Readers in the Park Book Club: noon-1 p.m. Central Library, 219 N. Church St., GB.

Book Buzz Book Club: 6:30 p.m. Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth St., No. 110, WS. www.bookmarksnc.org.

Poet David Gewanter: 7 p.m. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. Author of “Fort Necessity.” www.scuppernongbooks.com.

CLUBS & CAFES

Sapphire Hookah Lounge Happy Hour: 4-8 p.m. 3793 Samet Drive, GB. www.sapphirehookah.com.

Deacon Brews: High Clouds with Haze: A beer for the ZSR Library: 5-7 p.m. Wise Man Brewing, 826 Angelo Bros. Ave., WS.

Starworks Hot Glass Cold Beer and Berryfield Live at the Café: 5:30-9 p.m. Starworks, 100 Russell Drive, Star. 910-428-9001 or www.starworksnc.org.

Charles Johnson: 6-9 p.m. O.Henry Hotel, 624 Green Valley Road, GB. 336-854-2000.

f Open Mic with Country Dan Collins: 6:30 p.m. Muddy Creek Cafe, 5455 Bethania Road, WS. 336-923-8623.

Trivia Thursdays: 7 p.m. Beer Co., 106 W. Elm St., Graham.

Talib Kweli: 9 p.m. The Blind Tiger, 1819 Spring Garden St., GB. 336-272-9888. $15-$250.

FUN STUFF

”The Bird Garden: Build It and They Will Come”: noon-1 p.m. Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main St., KV. $2, free for PJCBG members. www.cienerbotanicalgarden.org.

GED Classes: 12:30 p.m.-2:20 p.m. The Mayco Bigelow Community Center at North Park, 849 Sharpe Road, BU. For ages 16 and older. Classes are free, but registration is required. Alamance Community College at 336-506-4376.

Game, Geek and Grow: 3:30-5 p.m. McGirt-Horton Library, 2501 Phillips Ave., GB.

f Family Game Night: 4-8 p.m. The Mayco Bigelow Community Center at North Park, 849 Sharpe Road, BU. 336-222-5138.

All Things “I Do” Wedding Fair: 5-8 p.m. Secret Meadows at Green Dell Farm, 845 Sullivan Road, Thomasville. Free admission. www.secretmeadowsfarm.com

Temptations in the Garden: 6-9 p.m. Spray Mercantile Courtyard and Canal Side, 413 Church St., Eden. Annual celebration of good food, spirits, art and music. $30. www.edenchamber.com.

Elon Law’s Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series: Featuring Preet Bharara: 6:30 p.m. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. $12. www.carolinatheatre.com.

f Flowering Trees and Shrubs: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Glenn McNairy Branch Library, 4860 Lake Jeanette Road, GB. To register, visit the N.C. Cooperative Extension site or call 336-641-2400.

“Guilford County Parks: Past, Present, & Future”: 7 p.m. Kathleen Edwards Branch Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB.

f “Andy Griffith: Master of Mayberry with Elliot Engel”: 7 p.m. Asheboro Library, 201 Worth St., AB. Engel not only analyzes Andy’s early life which led to his television triumph, but also reveals little-known facts about the show’s production and its enduring fame. 336-318-6803.

The Good Humor Men: 7:30 p.m. High Point Theatre, 220 E. Commerce Ave., HP. $20-$35. www.highpointtheatre.com.

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

Art Nouveau of Winston-Salem: “Outside In: An Inside Look at Local Artists and Their Contributions to Public Spaces”: Oct. 10-Nov. 9. The Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce St., WS.

Yoko Yoshimatsu Paintings: The Artery Gallery, 1711 Spring Garden St., GB. Through Oct. 31. www.thearterygallery.com.

Artist Talk: Mary Kelly: 6 p.m. Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNCG, GB. weatherspoonart.org.

MUSIC

f Uplifting Voices: The Music of South Africa: 7-8:30 p.m. Central Library, 219 N. Church St., GB. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov.

Symphony Orchestra: Marjorie Bagley, Violin: 7:30 p.m. UNCG Auditorium, 408 Tate St., GB. vpa.uncg.edu.

SCREENINGS

”What Remains of the Day: Memories of World War II”: 6-7 p.m. Oct. 10, 17. GreenHill, 200 N. Davie St., GB. www.greenhillnc.org/what-remains-of-the-day.

THEATER

”Twelfth Night”: 5:30 p.m. Studio 609, 609 NC 62 East, Pleasant Garden. Beach music provides the basis for this spin on Shakespeare’s comedy presented by Shared Radiance Performing Arts Company. Outside progressive performance. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and comfortable shoes. $18-$25. www.sharedradiance.org.

”Peter Pan”: 7 p.m. Oct. 10, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 12, 2 p.m. Oct. 13. Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., AB. $10, $8 in advance. 336-629-0399, 336-736-8714 or www.rytc.org.

11 FRIDAY

BOOKS

f Booked for Lunch Book Club: noon. Smith Senior Center, 2401 Fairview St., GB. Ages 55 and older. 336-373-7564.

f McGirt-Horton Book Club: noon-1 p.m. McGirt-Horton Branch Library, 2501 Phillips Ave., GB. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov

f Green Reads: “A Cafecito Story”: noon-1 p.m. Kathleen Edwards Family Branch Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB. This eco-fable shares the author’s experience of reclaiming a coffee farm in her native Dominican Republic. Learn how the traditional methods of shade grown coffee can rehabilitate and rejuvenate the landscape for protected songbirds. Pick up a copy of the book prior to the program. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov.

Author Carol Roan: 7 p.m. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. Author of “A Change in the Air.” www.scuppernongbooks.com.

CLUBS & CAFES

f Tyler Millard: 7-10 p.m. Four Saints Brewing, 218 S. Fayetteville St., AB. www.foursaintsbrewing.com.

Tim Young: 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. The Comedy Zone, 1126 S. Holden Road, GB. 336-333-1034.

David Wilcox: 8-10 p.m. Muddy Creek Cafe and Music Hall, 5455 Bethania Road, WS. $30, $25 in advance. www.fiddleandbow.org.

DPTM, Ships In The Night, Distant Future, The Mystery Plan: 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Monstercade, 204 W. Acadia Ave., WS. 336-893-8592.

Zoso: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience: 9 p.m. The Blind Tiger, 1819 Spring Garden St., GB. $15-$150. 336-272-9888.

Open Mic: Uprising Books and Coffee, 655 Washington St., Eden. 336-612-2857.

FUN STUFF

Masterpiece Fridays: 11 a.m. GreenHill, 200 N. Davie St., GB. Story-time, artmaking and a “lollipop” tour of GreenHill’s most current exhibition. Activities are for ages 1-5. $7 per person or free for Household Members and above. www.greenhillnc.org/masterpiece-fridays.

f Total Body Exercise Class: noon-1 p.m. High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St., HP. Maxine Days, 336-883-3646 or maxine.days@highpointnc.gov

Game, Geek and Grow: 3:30-5 p.m. McGirt-Horton Library, 2501 Phillips Ave., GB. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov.

Corn Maze: 4-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 1-7 p.m. Sunday through Nov. 3. J. Razz and Tazz Farm, 466 Peeden Drive, Gibsonville. Also, children’s area, cow train and hay ride, which all close at dark. $5-$9. 336-697-1675, 336-697-2473. www.jrazz.com.

Knitting Now: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Hemphill Branch Library, 2301 W. Vandalia Road, GB. Never tried knitting before? Teacher will help you get started. Bring needles if you have them. Yarn is provided. 336-373-2925.

Nightmares Around Elm Street: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Haunted tours of downtown Greensboro. $13-$15. Discount at www.carolinahistoryandhaunts.com. 336-905-4060.

DANCE

Beginner Salsa: 6 p.m. Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB. Studio 305 $10 per class, $35 four classes. www.greensborosalsadance.com. 336-303-8782.

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

”Visions of Peace: Our Sustainable Future, a Multicultural Exhibition of Art”: 5-8 p.m. reception. Bell Campus, 2400 Summit Ave., GB. Through Oct. 31. can-nc.org/events.

f ”Triple Vision”: Gallery 1250, 1250 Revolution Mill Drive, GB. 5:30-8:30 p.m. reception. Featuring the work of Michael Northuis, Roy Nydorf and Jan Lukens. Through early January. To schedule a visit during the exhibition: Jan Lukens, jhlukens26@hotmail.com.

MUSIC

The Martins: 7 p.m. First Christian Church, 1130 N. Main St., KV. www.fccministries.com or www.martinsonline.com.

Heather Mae with William Hinson and Marielle Kraft: 7:30 p.m. The Crown, Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. $12, $10 in advance. www.carolinatheatre.com.

Music For a Great Space: Guitarist, Jason Vieaux: 7:30 p.m. Christ United Methodist Church, 410 Holden Road, GB. www.musicforagreatspace.org.

Piedmont Land Conservancy Land Jam 2019: 8 p.m. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. Tickets start at $15. www.carolinatheatre.com.

THEATER

”The Pirate’s Jules”: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 11-12, 18-19. Stephen D. Hyers Theatre, Cultural Arts Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB. Suggested donation of $5. Recommended for ages 3-9. todd.fisher@greensboro-nc.gov or 336-335-6426.

”In Love with the Arrow Collar Man”: 7 p.m. Oct. 11, 2 p.m. Oct. 12. Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, WS. www.reynoldahouse.org.

”Ghost: The Musical”: 7:30 Oct. 11-12, 17-19; 2 p.m. Oct. 13, 20. Starr Theatre, 520 S. Elm St., GB. $15-$30. www.ctgso.org/ctg_shows/ghost-the-musical.

”Marian: Or the True Tale of Robin Hood”: 8 p.m. Oct. 11-12, 18-19, 2 p.m. Oct. 13, 20. Rhodes Center, 251 N. Spruce St., WS. $15. www.rhodescenter.org.

”The Rocky Horror Picture Show”: 8 p.m. Oct. 11-12, 16-19, 23-26; 2 p.m. Oct. 13, 20, 27. Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance, 1047 Northwest Blvd., WS. Tickets are $16 and $18. www.theatrealliance.ws.

12 SATURDAY

BOOKS

Drag Queen Storytime: 10:30 a.m. Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth St., No. 110, WS. www.bookmarksnc.org.

Jarrod D. Dixon: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Central Library, 660 W. Fifth St., WS. Author of “The Fantabulous Golden Lightning Bolts.”

Book Discussion: 1-3 p.m. Vance Chavis Branch Library, 900 S. Benbow Road, GB.

f African-American Literature Club: 2-3:30 p.m. Hemphill Branch Library, 2301 W. Vandalia Road, GB. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov/

Come Write In! Creative Writing Group: 3 p.m. Oct. 12, 19, 26. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

Donna Love Wallace: 3 p.m. West Salem Public House, WS. Author of “Between the Stones.” www.facebook.com/events/1014048415604811.

AUDITIONS

Mega-Auditions: Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance, 1047 Northwest Blvd., WS. For more information, visit www.theatrealliance.ws/event/mega-audition.

CLUBS & CAFES

Sarah Strable and Friends: 7-10 p.m. O.Henry Hotel, 624 Green Valley Road, GB. 336-854-2000.

Wild Ponies: 8-11 p.m. Muddy Creek Music Hall, 5455 Bethania Road, WS. $15, $10 in advance. 336-923-8623.

Tim Young: 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. The Comedy Zone, 1126 S. Holden Road, GB. 336-333-1034.

Improvisational Comedy: 8 and 9:30 p.m. The Idiot Box, 503 N. Greene St., GB. All-ages show, 8 p.m. only. $8-$10. 336-274-2699.

Of Mice & Men with For the Fallen Dreams, Thousand Below, Blood Bather and Seeking Solace: 7 p.m. The Blind Tiger, 1819 Spring Garden St., GB. $20. 336-272-9888.

Balderdash, LTD, Lemon Sparks, Rachel Kiel: 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Monstercade, 204 W. Acadia Ave., WS. 336-893-8592.

Latin Night: 10 p.m. Artistika, 523 S. Elm St., GB. Salsa class at 9:30 p.m. $5. 336-271-2686.

DANCE

Fred Astaire Dance Studios: Masquerade: 7 p.m. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. $20, $10 for ages 4 and older. www.carolinatheatre.com.

f Greensboro Social Dance Club: 8-11 p.m. Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, GB. 336-643-6088.

FUN STUFF

Haunted Forest Hayride: dark until 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday through Nov. 2. J. Razz and Tazz Farm, 466 Peeden Drive, Gibsonville. $12. 336-697-1675, 336-697-2473. www.jrazz.com.

f The Big Sit: 5-8 a.m. The end of the boardwalk at Bog Garden, Hobbs Road, GB. Sit in an open area near the lake. The purpose is for the club to identify as many bird species as possible during a 24-hour period. The catch is that the observers are limited to a circle 17-feet in diameter. piedmontbirdclub@gmail.com.

Pumpkin Celebration & Pancake Day: 8-11:30 a.m. Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville St., GB. Guest Chefs Alex and Tim Amoroso of Cheesecakes by Alex will prepare pancakes made with their special recipe of pumpkin, spices and pecans. Pancake plates at this breakfast fundraiser are a minimum donation of $5 per person. A la carte options include a Neese’s Country Sausage patty for $2. www.GSOFarmersMarket.org

Free Clothing Giveaway: 9-11 a.m. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1308 Coach Road, RV. Donations of clothes accepted any time. 336-349-6278.

Introduction to Large Format Photography: 9:30-3:30 p.m. Sawtooth School for Visual Art, 251 N. Spruce St., WS. $105, $94.50 for members. www.sawtooth.org.

DIY Screenprinting with Machine Gun Graphics: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sawtooth School for Visual Art, 251 N. Spruce St., WS. $80, $72 for members. www.sawtooth.org.

Stained Glass Ornaments Workshop: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sawtooth School for Visual Art, 251 N. Spruce St., WS. $95, $85.50 for members. www.sawtooth.org.

Wood Kiln Opening No. 1: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 12-13, 19-20. Matthew Kelly Pottery, 4818 Seagrove Plank Road, AB. matthewkellypottery@gmail.com, 919-244-7445.

f Artstock Tour: 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 12, 1-5 p.m. Oct. 13. Artstock collectively represents individual visual artists in the greater Greensboro area. The participating artists display their work in their own studios as well as at group and gallery locations. Look for the red balloons at each location. www.artstocktour.com.

“Coffee and Canvas”: 11:15 a.m. Griffin Recreation Center, 5301 Hilltop Road, GB. The class is for active older adults. Socialize while painting and sipping some coffee. Cost is $5, which includes supplies and coffee. Gina Carmon, 336-373-2928 or Latrisha.Carmon@greensboro-nc.gov.

f Why Not Leave: Understanding Immigration: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Glenwood Branch Library, 1901 W. Florida St., GB. The program explores the groups which support refugees and immigrants. Learn about services for immigrants and refugees, volunteer opportunities, and the history of immigration in Greensboro. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov.

Making Finger Pianos (Kalimba) Out of Gourds with Robyn Goode: 1-4 p.m. Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., AB. $50, $45 for members. www.randolphartsguild.com.

The Earth Spirit Taiko Drum Band: 1:30 p.m. St. Paul Museum, 401 High Point St., Randleman. http://stpaulmuseum.org.

Boos, Brews and Barbecue: 2-9 p.m. Fafa House, 301 Cherokee Camp Road, RV. Free admission.

PBR Unleash the Beast: 6:45 p.m. Oct. 12, 1:45 p.m. Oct. 13. Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., GB. $15 and up. www.greensborocoliseum.com.

GRAWL Brawl XII: A Benefit for She ROCKS of the Triad: 7 p.m. Gibb’s Hundred Brewing Company, 504 State St., GB. www.greensboroarmwrestling.org or Amanda Lehmert Killian, 336-339-0712.

Fly Fishing 101: Orvis Retail Store, 627 Friendly Center Road, GB. 336-547-7898.

MUSIC

Rise Up: House Music in the Triad: 5-11 p.m. The Historic Magnolia House, 442 Gorrell St., GB. $7, $5 in advance. www.thehistoricmagnoliahouse.com.

The Malpass Brothers with Garrett Newton Band (Opening): 7 p.m. The Liberty Showcase Theater, 101 S. Fayetteville St., Liberty. Tickets are $25-$45. www.thelibertyshowcase.com.

Black Label Society: 7:30 p.m. Piedmont Hall, Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., GB. $38, $35 in advance. www.greensborocoliseum.com.

Bel Canto Company: “Joyful Noise”: 8 p.m. Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. First Presbyterian Church, 617 N. Elm St., GB. Featuring Dan Forrest. $30, $25 for seniors (65 and older), $10 for college students, $5 for high school students and younger. www.belcantocompany.com.

The Barnyard Bandits: 7:30 p.m. The Barn Dance, 6341 Phillippi Road off N.C. 62, Julian. With Tony Straughn. $10 adults, $5 ages 18 and younger. 336-685-9200.

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

Workshop with Carolyn Blaylock: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The O’Brien Gallery, 307 State St., GB. $150. Email kathylovesart@aol.com or text 336-707-7476.

Exhibition Opens: Shahzia Sikander: Disruption as Rapture: 1-5 p.m. Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNCG, GB. weatherspoonart.org.

In the Garden: Living Art: 2-7 p.m. 3 Gwnedd Lane, Summerfield. $25 ticket includes food, wine and the opportunity to hear guest speakers. ngfs.org/support-us/artshow.cfm.

SCREENINGS

f ”Goosebumps”: 10 a.m.-noon. Central Library, 219 N. Church St., GB. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov.

f ”Celia Cruz: An Extraordinary Woman”: noon-2:45 p.m. Hemphill Branch Library, 2301 W. Vandalia Road, GB. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov.

The Met: Live in HD: Turandot: 12:55 p.m. The Grande, 3205 Northline Ave., GB. www.fathomevents.com.

f ”Amandla!”: 2:30-4 p.m. Glenwood Branch Library, 1901 W. Florida St., GB. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov.

THEATER

”The Pirate’s Jules”: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 12, 18-19. Stephen D. Hyers Theatre, Cultural Arts Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB. Suggested donation of $5. Recommended for ages 3-9. todd.fisher@greensboro-nc.gov or 336-335-6426.

”In Love with the Arrow Collar Man”: 2 p.m. Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, WS. www.reynoldahouse.org

”Twelfth Night”: 2 p.m. Oct. 12-13. Hanging Rock State Park, 1005 Visitor Center Drive, Danbury. Beach music provides the basis for this spin on Shakespeare’s comedy presented by Shared Radiance Performing Arts Company. Performance progresses along the parks trails. $18-$25. www.sharedradiance.org.

”Peter Pan”: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 12, 2 p.m. Oct. 13. Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., AB. $10, $8 in advance. 336-629-0399, 336-736-8714 or www.rytc.org.

”Ghost: The Musical”: 7:30 Oct. 12, 17-19; 2 p.m. Oct. 13, 20. Starr Theatre, 520 S. Elm St., GB. $15-$30. www.ctgso.org/ctg_shows/ghost-the-musical.

”Marian: Or the True Tale of Robin Hood”: 8 p.m. Oct. 12, 18-19, 2 p.m. Oct. 13, 20. Rhodes Center, 251 N. Spruce St., WS. $15. www.rhodescenter.org.

”The Rocky Horror Picture Show”: 8 p.m. Oct. 12, 16-19, 23-26; 2 p.m. Oct. 13, 20, 27. Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance, 1047 Northwest Blvd., WS. Tickets are $16 and $18. www.theatrealliance.ws.

13 SUNDAY

BOOKS

Poet Ellenor Shepherd: 2 p.m. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. Author of “Lost and Found.” www.scuppernongbooks.com.

CLUBS & CAFES

Smooth Jazz Brunch: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The Historic Magnolia House, 442 Gorrell St., GB. Buffet of southern food by Executive Chef Irvin J. Williams and live jazz by students from the Miles Davis Jazz Program. There will also be open mic jazz from 6-9 p.m. 336-617-3382 or www.thehistoricmagnoliahouse.com.

Phillip Craft: 1-3 p.m. Muddy Creek Music Hall, 5455 Bethania Road, WS. 336-923-8623.

Fortezza, Henbrain, My Black Friend: 8-11:30 p.m. Monstercade, 204 W. Acadia Ave., WS.

FUN STUFF

Gate City Zen Meditation: 9 a.m. Oct. 13, 20, 27. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

Unitarian Universalists in Covenant: 11 a.m. Oct. 13, 20, 27. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

Howl-O-Ween Puppy Patio Party: 1-4 p.m. Boxcar Bar & Arcade, 120 W. Lewis St., GB.

f Artstock Tour: 1-5 p.m. Artstock collectively represents individual visual artists in the Greater Greensboro area by presenting the annual Artstock Studio Tour. The participating artists display their work in their own studios as well as at group and gallery locations. Look for the red balloons at each location. www.artstocktour.com.

PBR Unleash the Beast: 1:45 p.m. Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., GB. $15 and up. www.greensborocoliseum.com.

Scuppernong Monthly Wine Tasting: 2 p.m. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

f Soulflow Yoga: 2-3 p.m. Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St., GB. 336-373-5881.

Adult Workshop: Soft Cover Coptic Stitch Books: 2-4 p.m. Oct. 13, 17. GreenHill, 200 N. Davie St., GB. www.greenhillnc.org.

Knights of Vandalia Chess Club: 2-4 p.m. Hemphill Branch Library, 2301 W. Vandalia Road, GB. Learn to play chess or practice your strategies. Develop critical thinking skills and compete against other players. 336-373-2925.

f Workshop: Introduction to Bird Watching for Beginners: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Kathleen Edwards Family Branch Library, 1420 Price Park Drive, GB. Begins with a 45-minute class, followed by Triad bird identification practice in the park around the library. Older children accompanied by adults are welcome to attend. No pets. Joint activity with the T. Gilbert Pearson Audubon Society. piedmontbirdclub@gmail.com.

f ”Tails to Read” Therapy Dog Sessions: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Nov. 3. Franklinville Public Library, 111 Sumner Place, Franklinville. The sessions enable children to hone their reading skills and build confidence in a comfortable setting, one-on-one with a non-judgmental companion — Bentley, an 11-year-old golden retriever. Bentley’s handler, Mary Ellen Georoff, is close by during all interactions. 336-318-6400.

f Piedmont Hiking and Outing Club: Weekly hikes and events. www.piedmonthikingandoutingclub.org.

MUSIC

Spotlight Sessions VII: 4 p.m. The Crown, Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. Hosted by Casey Noel with Sam Tayloe of Time Sawyer, Ella Patrick (also known as Momma Molasses) and Elliot Humphries. $10. www.carolinatheatre.com.

SCREENINGS

”Alien”: 1 p.m. Oct. 13, 7 p.m. Oct. 15-16. The Grande, 3205 Northline Ave., GB. www.fathomevents.com.

”42nd Street: The Musical”: 2 p.m. Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St., WS. $24. 336-747-1414.

THEATER

”Ghost: The Musical”: 2 p.m. Oct. 13, 20; 7:30 Oct. 17-19. Starr Theatre, 520 S. Elm St., GB. $15-$30. www.ctgso.org/ctg_shows/ghost-the-musical.

”Peter Pan”: 2 p.m. Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., AB. $10, $8 in advance. 336-629-0399, 336-736-8714 or www.rytc.org.

”Marian: Or the True Tale of Robin Hood”: 2 p.m. Oct. 13, 20, 8 p.m. Oct. 18-19. Rhodes Center, 251 N. Spruce St., WS. $15. www.rhodescenter.org.

”The Rocky Horror Picture Show”: 2 p.m. Oct. 13, 20, 27; 8 p.m. Oct. 16-19, 23-26. Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance, 1047 Northwest Blvd., WS. Tickets are $16 and $18. www.theatrealliance.ws.

”Twelfth Night”: 2 p.m. Hanging Rock State Park, 1005 Visitor Center Drive, Danbury. Beach music provides the basis for this spin on Shakespeare’s comedy presented by Shared Radiance Performing Arts Company. Performance progresses along the parks trails. $18-$25. www.sharedradiance.org.

14 MONDAY

BOOKS

HB Mystery Readers: 2-3 p.m. McGirt-Horton Branch Library, 2501 Phillips Ave., GB.

The Poetry Project: 5:30-7 p.m. McGirt-Horton Branch Library, 2501 Phillips Ave., GB. For ages 12-18 who have a love for words and expression can share their talents and make new friends. 336-373-5810.

North Carolina Writers Network Meeting and Open Mic: 6:30 p.m. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

AUDITIONS

“Twelfth Night” Auditions: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 14-15. Stephen D. Hyers Theatre, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB. “Twelfth Night” is a comedy with a lot of twists and turns. For the audition, actors will be asked to read from the script. No experience is necessary. Actors of all genders and races are encouraged to try out. For ages 13-18. The show will run Nov. 21-23. www.thedramacenter or 336-373-2728.

”Christmas: A Christmas Carol” Auditions: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 14-15. Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., AB. https://www.rytc.org.

CLUBS & CAFES

Sapphire Hookah Lounge Happy Hour: 4-8 p.m. 3793 Samet Drive, GB. www.sapphirehookah.com.

Karaoke Mondays: 6 p.m. Graham Soda Shop, 22 NE Court Square, Graham.

DANCE

Line Dance Classes: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department, 300 S. Second Ave., Mayodan. Registration is open for line-dance classes. Cost: $7.50 a class for ages 16 and older. Instructor: Dane Joyce. Call Lauren at the recreation department, 336-548-2789.

f Soul Line Dancing: 6:15-7:30 p.m. The Mayco Bigelow Community Center at North Park, 849 Sharpe Road, BU. 336-222-5138.

Detroit Urban Ballroom Dance Classes: 7-9 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, 1700 Orchard St., GB. Beginner (7 p.m.) and intermediate (8 p.m.). Presented by Rhythmic Elegance. $10. 336-202-2887.

FUN STUFF

French Table: A French Conversation Group: noon. Oct. 14, 21, 28. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. www.scuppernongbooks.com.

GED Classes: 12:30 p.m.-2:20 p.m. The Mayco Bigelow Community Center at North Park, 849 Sharpe Road, BU. For ages 16 and older. Classes are free, but registration is required. Alamance Community College at 336-506-4376.

Adult Needlecrafters Social: 1 p.m. Eden Public Library, 598 S. Pierce St., Eden. 336-623-3168.

Game, Geek and Grow: 3:30-5 p.m. McGirt-Horton Library, 2501 Phillips Ave., GB. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov.

Drawing Studio with Illustrator Bill Lunsford: 6-8 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 14-Dec. 16. Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., AB. www.randolphartsguild.com.

American Mah Jongg: 6:30-9 p.m. Leonard Recreation Center, 6324 Ballinger Road, GB. 336-292-3754.

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

Mindful Mondays: 12:30-1 p.m. Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNCG, GB. Drop-in silent meditation led by UNCG faculty and staff. weatherspoonart.org

MUSIC

Bel Canto Company: “Joyful Noise”: 7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 617 N. Elm St., GB. Featuring Dan Forrest. $30, $25 for seniors (65 and older), $10 for college students, $5 for high school students and younger. www.belcantocompany.com.

Zoo City Songwriters: 6:30-9 p.m. Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., AB. Singer-songwriters get together to perform their own originals, then chat about their work and collaborate musically. www.randolphartsguild.com/events.

SCREENINGS

”Skid Row Marathon”: 7 p.m. The Grande, 3205 Northline Ave., GB. www.fathomevents.com.

15 TUESDAY

CLUBS & CAFES

Sapphire Hookah Lounge Happy Hour: 4-8 p.m. 3793 Samet Drive, GB. www.sapphirehookah.com.

Mystery Hillbillies: 6-9 p.m. Lucky 32, 1421 Westover Terrace, GB. 336-370-0707.

The Fairlanes: 8 p.m. Fishers Grille, 608 N. Elm St., GB. 336-275-8300.

Tuesday Open Mic: 8 p.m. New York Pizza, 337 Tate St., GB. 336-272-8953.

AUDITIONS

“Twelfth Night” Auditions: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Stephen D. Hyers Theatre, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB. “Twelfth Night” is a comedy with a lot of twists and turns. For the audition, actors will be asked to read from the script. No experience is necessary. Actors of all genders and races are encouraged to try out. For ages 13-18. The show will run Nov. 21-23. www.thedramacenter or 336-373-2728.

”Christmas: A Christmas Carol” Auditions: 6-8 p.m. Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., AB. https://www.rytc.org.

BOOKS

f Fiction Book Club: 2-3 p.m. Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov/

Author Mitchell Bloom: 7 p.m. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., GB. Author of “The Ho-Ho-Holiest Medicine.” www.scuppernongbooks.com.

Emily Herring Wilson Book Launch: 7 p.m. Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth St., No. 110, WS. Author of “When I Return to my Home Country: A Remembrance of Archie Ammons.” www.bookmarksnc.org.

FUN STUFF

GED Classes: 12:30 p.m.-2:20 p.m. The Mayco Bigelow Community Center at North Park, 849 Sharpe Road, BU. For ages 16 and older. Classes are free, but registration is required. Alamance Community College at 336-506-4376.

Adult Coloring Social: 2 p.m. Eden Library, 598 S. Pierce St., Eden. 336-623-3168.

Game, Geek and Grow: 3:30-5 p.m. McGirt-Horton Library, 2501 Phillips Ave., GB.

Open Painting Studio with Artist Jared Slack: 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 15-Dec. 17. Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., AB. www.randolphartsguild.com.

f Soul Food Recipe Swap: 6-8 p.m. Vance Chavis Branch Library, 900 S. Benbow Road, GB. Compare ingredients and exchange favorite recipes and the stories that go along with them. There will be soul food samplers catered by a local restaurant. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov.

f Nature Poetry and Photography Stroll: 6-7 p.m. Kathleen Edwards Family Branch Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB. Discover nature poetry and photography through a poetry trail in Price Park. Enjoy some trail snacks. The stroll is available rain or shine so please dress for the weather. Older children are welcome with adult supervision. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov.

f Kundalini Yoga Classes: 6-7 p.m. Caldcleugh Multi-Cultural Art Center, 1700 Orchard St., GB. No experience is necessary. To participate, register on site during the first class. Todd Fisher, 336-373-2974 or todd.fisher@greensboro-nc.gov.

f ”Masters of the Night”: 6:30 p.m. Asheboro Public Library, 201 Worth St., AB. Wendy Green Foley, who has worked with bats for 12 years, and Nicole Peterson, a self-described “bird nerd,” will explore the bats’ skills and senses. The educators will shed light on what’s really going on with our backyard neighbors, and discuss the role of bats in the environment and how people can help them. 336-318-6803.

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

Artist Talk and Reception: Peter Campus and Valerie Hillings: 6 p.m. SECCA, 750 Marguerite Drive, GB. Free but a $10 donation is suggested. www.secca.org.

SCREENINGS

”Alien”: 7 p.m. Oct. 15-16. The Grande, 3205 Northline Ave., GB. www.fathomevents.com.

16 WEDNESDAY

CLUBS & CAFES

Josh Christina: Flat Iron, 221 Summit Ave., GB.

Sapphire Hookah Lounge Happy Hour: 4-8 p.m. 3793 Samet Drive, GB. www.sapphirehookah.com.

f Cory Luetjen and the Traveling Blues Band: 6-9 p.m. Four Saints Brewery, 218 S. Fayetteville St., AB. 336-610-3722.

AM rOdeO: 7-10 p.m. Print Works Bistro, 702 Green Valley Road, GB. 336-379-0699.

Blues Jam: 7-10 p.m. Sawmill II, 5716 W. Market St., GB. Featuring Shiela Klinefelter and Eric Smith. 336-355-9320.

BOOKS

f Benchmark Book Discussion Club: 1:30-3 p.m. Hemphill Branch Library, 2301 W. Vandalia Road, GB. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov/

Eden Library Book Club: 2 p.m. Eden Library, 598 S. Pierce St., Eden. 336-623-3168.

f All Books Considered Book Club: 3-4 p.m. Glenn McNairy Branch Library, 4860 Lake Jeanette Road, GB. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov/

Banned Book Club: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Starworks Cafe and Taproom, 100 Russell Drive, Star. The club will meet to discuss a novel that has been banned or challenged anywhere in the U.S. within the past 20 years. 910-428-9001 or www.starworksnc.org.

DANCE

Steppin’ Out Shaggin’ Club: 7-10 p.m. Santana’s, 436 E. Stadium Drive, Eden. 336-623-1030.

FUN STUFF

Artist Trading Cards Classes: 10 a.m.-noon. Miller Park Recreation Center, 400 Leisure Lane, WS. A series of low-cost art workshops with all supplies included. Artist trading cards are miniature works of art about the same size as modern baseball cards. Register: 336-727-2831.

f North Park Walking Group: noon-1 p.m. The Mayco Bigelow Community Center at North Park, 849 Sharpe Road, BU. 336-222-5138.

GED Classes: 12:30 p.m.-2:20 p.m. The Mayco Bigelow Community Center at North Park, 849 Sharpe Road, BU. For ages 16 and older. Classes are free, but registration is required. Alamance Community College at 336-506-4376.

Game, Geek and Grow: 3:30-5 p.m. McGirt-Horton Library, 2501 Phillips Ave., GB

f Family Night: 5-7 p.m. ArtQuest, GreenHill, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB. 336-333-7460.

Chapel Services: 5:30 p.m. Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, High Point University, HP. www.highpoint.edu/friends.

f Bingo: 7 p.m. Henry K. Burtner American Legion Post 53, 729 Creek Ridge Road, GB. Nine free games for canned food donation. Snacks for sale. Complimentary coffee. 336-601-0752.

Scrabble Night: 7 p.m. Tate Street Coffee House, 334 S. Tate St., GB. 336-275-2754.

MUSIC

Ernest Turner Trio: 7:30 p.m. The Crown, Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. $15, $12 in advance. www.carolinatheatre.com.

Tim Hudson and John Parker, Trumpets: Alumni and Guest Artist Recital: 7:30 p.m. Tew Recital Hall, UNCG, 100 McIver St., GB. vpa.uncg.edu.

New Horizons Band Rehearsal: 9-11 a.m. jazz band, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. concert band. Van Dyke Performance Space, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., GB. Adults at all levels of experience are invited to attend either or both. There are no auditions or performance requirements. Participants must bring their own instruments. Members are asked to pay minimal dues. Robert Ford, 336-373-2547.

Triad Senior Community Choir: 4 p.m. Evergreens Lifestyle Center, 1401 Benjamin Parkway, GB. $20 fee which includes future transportation to performances and activities. 336-373-4816, Ext. 237.

SCREENINGS

”Alien”: 7 p.m. The Grande, 3205 Northline Ave., GB. www.fathomevents.com.

THEATER

”The Rocky Horror Picture Show”: 8 p.m. Oct. 16-19, 23-26; 2 p.m. Oct. 20, 27. Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance, 1047 Northwest Blvd., WS. Tickets are $16 and $18. www.theatrealliance.ws.

17 THURSDAY

BOOKS

Mystery Book Club: 2-3 p.m. Kathleen Clay Branch Library, 1420 Price Park Road, GB.

Evening With Author Michelle Layer Rahal: 5:30 p.m. Christ United Methodist Church, 410 N. Holden Road, GB. 6 p.m. meal, 6:30 p.m. program. Rahal is the author of “Straining Forward: Minh Phuong Towner’s Story.” Will also feature information about Anchor Hope, a nonprofit foster care program. $10. CUMC19UMW@gmail.com.

Young Adult Anonymous Book Club: 7-8 p.m. McNairy Branch Library, 4860 Lake Jeanette Road, GB.

Twilight Mystery Readers: 7-8:30 p.m. Hemphill Branch Library, 2301 W. Vandalia Road, GB.

Anne Bogel & Charlie Lovett In Conversation: 7 p.m. Footnote Coffee & Cocktails, 634 Fourth St., No. 120, WS. A live recording of the “What Should I Read Next?” podcast with Modern Mrs. Darcy. Pre-registration required: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4321342.

CLUBS & CAFES

Sapphire Hookah Lounge Happy Hour: 4-8 p.m. 3793 Samet Drive, GB. www.sapphirehookah.com.

Jessica Mashburn: 6-9 p.m. O.Henry Hotel, 624 Green Valley Road, GB. 336-854-2000.

f Open Mic with Country Dan Collins: 6:30 p.m. Muddy Creek Cafe, 5455 Bethania Road, WS. 336-923-8623.

Michael Ray, Jimmie Allen: 7 p.m. Cone Denim Entertainment, 117 S. Elm St., GB. www.cdecgreensboro.com

O.Henry Story Slam: 7-9 p.m. Red Oak Brewery, 6905 Konica Drive, Whitsett. Open to the first 10 storytellers who sign up at the door, participants can win prizes for the best story on this month’s theme: Stories with Spirit(s). Tickets: TicketMeTriad.com or at the door for $10 per person.

The Emotron, Yairms & Ryan Avery: 8-11 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Monstercade, 204 W. Acadia Ave., WS. 336-893-8592.

Trivia Thursdays: 7 p.m. Beer Co., 106 W. Elm St., Graham.

f Old Time Jam: Leveneleven Brewing, 1111 Coliseum Blvd., GB. www.leveneleven.com

FUN STUFF

f Aged to Perfection: Getting the Most Value Out of Prescription Drugs and Medicare: 10-11 a.m. Central Library, 219 N. Church St., GB. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov.

GED Classes: 12:30 p.m.-2:20 p.m. The Mayco Bigelow Community Center at North Park, 849 Sharpe Road, BU. For ages 16 and older. Classes are free, but registration is required. Alamance Community College at 336-506-4376.

Game, Geek and Grow: 3:30-5 p.m. McGirt-Horton Library, 2501 Phillips Ave., GB.

f Family Game Night: 4-8 p.m. The Mayco Bigelow Community Center at North Park, 849 Sharpe Road, BU. 336-222-5138.

Pottery Studio with Potter Marcus Davis: 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 17-Dec. 19. Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., AB. www.randolphartsguild.com.

Magnolia Table Talk: Black History & Education: 6-9 p.m. The Historic Magnolia House, 442 Gorrell St., GB. www.thehistoricmagnoliahouse.com.

Benjamin Bards: A Poetry Workshop: 7-8:30 p.m. Benjamin Branch Library, 1530 Benjamin Parkway, GB.

An Evening with David Sedaris: 7:30 p.m. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., GB. Tickets are $52-$59.50. www.carolinatheatre.com.

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

Evening Public Tour: 6:30-7 p.m. Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNCG, GB. Drop-in evening tours will highlight the newest exhibitions and give visitors a general overview of the Weatherspoon. No reservations needed. weatherspoonart.org.

MUSIC

Angela Easterling: 7 p.m. Sunset Theatre, 234 Sunset Ave., AB. www.sunsettheatre.org.

Vivaldi, Bach and Co.: 8 p.m. Oct. 17, 19. Dana Auditorium, 710 Levi Coffin Drive, GB. www.greensborosymphony.org.

Chase Rice: 8 p.m. Piedmont Hall, Greensboro Coliseum, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., GB. $40, $35 in advance. www.greensborocoliseum.com.

SCREENINGS

f ”Cry Freedom”: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Hemphill Branch Library, 2301 W. Vandalia Road, GB. https://library.greensboro-nc.gov.

”The Human Element”: 6:30 p.m. Weatherspoon Museum, UNCG, GB. weatherspoonart.org.

”What Remains of the Day: Memories of World War II”: 6-7 p.m. GreenHill, 200 N. Davie St., GB. www.greenhillnc.org/what-remains-of-the-day.

THEATER

”Ghost: The Musical”: 7:30 Oct. 17-19, 2 p.m. Oct. 20. Starr Theatre, 520 S. Elm St., GB. $15-$30. www.ctgso.org/ctg_shows/ghost-the-musical.

”The Winter’s Tale”: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17-18, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 2 p.m. Oct. 20. Gail Brower Huggins Performance Center, Greensboro College, Odell Building, GB. $10. 336-272-7102, Ext. 5242 or tickets@greensboro.edu.

”The Rocky Horror Picture Show”: 8 p.m. Oct. 17-19, 23-26; 2 p.m. Oct. 20, 27. Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance, 1047 Northwest Blvd., WS. Tickets are $16 and $18. www.theatrealliance.ws.

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