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Saturday, October 13, 2012

Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon (Fund Raising Event)
Location: Elks Lodge #449

The Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon Saturday, October 20th at 12:30PM to benefit Cancer Services of Forsyth County at Elks Lodge, 2585 Griffith Road, Winston-Salem. The event will include lunch, entertainment, a presentation by Cancer Services and testimony from cancer survivors. Door prizes, raffle, auction. All proceeds go to Cancer Services to support cancer patients in the region. Thank you for supporting this event.

Corn Maze (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 1:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Location: 1939 Morning Star Drive, Yadkinville

Corn maze, cow-train, hayride, water ballons, corn cannon,horse raceOther times by appointment only.Directions: 421N to exit 601, turn left, go about 2.5 miles to caution light,right on Lone Hickory Rd, left past Oak Ridge Baptist Church

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Oak Grove UMC breakfast (Church Event)
Time: 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Location: Mocksville NC

Oak Grove United Methodist Church Community Breakfast fundraiser. Saturday October 13, 7:00 - 10:00 AM. No set price donations only. Eggs, biscuts and gravy, Sausage, country ham, grits, apples 1994 US Hwy 158 Mocksville, NC 27028

About Boating Safety (Educational)
Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Oak Hollow Marina

The Coast Guard Auxiliary will be teaching this ABS class. This is the entry level boating safety class. It is recommended for all boaters,but is required for all boaters and PWC operators that are 26 and under. This is a NC law. contact Scott Spillman @ 36-468-7179 with any questions.

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Dias de los Muertos (Days of the Dead) (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

MOA’s annual exhibit features a traditional Mexican ofrenda: a home altar with sugar skulls, colorful tissue paper cutouts, food and beverage offerings, marigolds, and photos of deceased relatives to honor the dead. A children’s ofrenda and photographs illustrating different aspects of the celebration are also on display. This exhibit features text in English and Spanish. Admission is free. Open Tuesday to Saturday.

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Weaving along the Silk Road: Amazing Asian Saddle Rugs (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This new long-term exhibit examines the creation, function, and cultural importance of saddle rugs across Central Asia. It features colorfully woven horse covers and saddle covers, as well as elaborately decorated saddles from an area spanning the ancient Silk Road from China to Constantinople (Istanbul). Open Tuesday to Saturday.

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Exhibition "The Vocabulary of Printmaking: Its Origins & Techniques" (Art Installation)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Waterworks Visual Arts Center

Celebrating the rich tradition of fine art printmaking in its many forms, 5 artists highlight an exceptional array of printmaking techniques. Originally used as a form of communication, printmaking is now valued as an artistic medium with unique qualities. John D. Gall (Jamestown) tells stories with his art, incorporating figures, symbols, & scientific data in surreal ways. Robert Dunning (UNC- Asheville) blends abstract biomorphic forms with figurative imagery using collage, printmaking, drawing, & painting. Julie Niskanen (Raleigh) focuses on the beauty of forms found in nature. David Faber (Wake Forest University) practices printmaking techniques including intaglio, lithography, relief, monotype, & mixed media. Matthew Thomason (Phoenix, AZ) creates & provides spaces through which the viewer can wander through their own thoughts & memories. 123 E Liberty St., Salisbury. Open MWF 10a–5p, TT 10a–7p, S 11a–3p. Admission free, donations appreciated. www.waterworks.org, 704-636-1882.

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"The President is Coming!" U.S. Presidential Visits to Greensboro (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27401

What do Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt and Bill Clinton all have in common? A new display at the Greensboro Historical Museum illustrates that there have been at least eighteen U.S. President's who have stopped in the Gate City. Come visit the lobby display, our preview to the full display that will be on view on August 23, 2012. As always, all exhibitions at the museum are free for visitors.

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Salem Chapel Volunteer Fire Department's Annual BBQ Sale (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Salem Chapel Volunteer Fire Department

Salem Chapel Volunteer Fire Department will have their Annual Pork Barbeque Sale on Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 11:00am until 2:00pm. There is no limit on the amount purchased and all sales are on a first come first served basis. BBQ will be packaged and sold by the pound. The 2012 BBQ prices are as follows: Pound BBQ $8, Slaw (Red or White) $1, Extra Sauce $0.50, and Rolls (8 count pack) $1.

Alamance Studio Tour 2012 (Fine Arts and Crafts)
Time: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Artists' Studios

Open studio tour with 44 artists at 26 venues, showcasing original fine art and craft in fiber,woodworking, painting, pottery, digital imagery, glass, jewelry, mixed media, recycled assemblage, sculpture, and photography. Visit studios, see work in progress, talk with artists and discover original art throughout Alamance County. Oct 13 10am-5pm and Oct 14 12pm-5pm. Visit www.alamancestudiotour.com to download a map of all studio locations.

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Let's Talk Real Estate! (Community Event)
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: High Point Public Library

High Point Public Library, Saturday January 14th, 1p-3p. We will conduct a monthly booth every second Saturday of each month. We'll talk about general real estate and touch on various topics including first-time homebuying, move-up homebuying, expenses to expect, and financing, among others.

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Along the Silk Road Family Day (Family & Educational)
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This exciting event for all ages will feature crafts and hands-on activities from the cultures along the ancient Silk Road from China to Turkey. Join us for an afternoon of educational fun exploring Central Asia. Admission is free.

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Free Tennis Lessons for Kids (Community Event)
Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Parkland High School

The Kimiberly Park Tennis Club offers free tennis lessons to kids ages 5 to 18. Practices are held at the Parkland High School tennis courts each Saturday at 3pm This is a year long program and winter practices are held at the Wake Forest University Indoor Tennis Center. The program is free. For more info call 336-995-9799

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