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Wednesday, October 03, 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.

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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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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Lowes Foods Fair Food Drive (Community Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 9:30 PM
Location: Dixie Classic Fair, 2825 University Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC 27105

Bring five Lowes Foods brand non-perishable food items to the Dixie Classic Fair on October 3 and receive free admission into the fair on that day. WBFJ free Christian Concert at 7pm, featuring Britt Nicole, Group 1 Crew, and Royal Tailor.

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The Five Questions of Quakerism (Educational)
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: 3151 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem Friends Meeting

An exploration of the dynamic spirituality of Quakers,this interactive five part series will cover Quaker history and testimonies from the 17th century through today. Peace, simplicity,integrity, community and equality will be discussed. Presented by Philip Raines,pastor of Winston-Salem Friends Meeting,these programs are free to the public, to find out more call 725-8801

Marisol (Theatrical Performance)
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: Mainstage Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center, Wake Forest University campus

The Wake Forest University Theatre will open its season with José Rivera’s Obie Award winning play Marisol, which will be directed by Professor of Theatre Dr. Cindy Gendrich. Marisol Perez's angel is deserting her for a war in heaven. José Rivera's deep humanity shines through in this dark, fascinating, and bitingly funny play set in a surreal world on the brink of apocalypse. Due to adult language and content, this production is for mature audiences.Performances are Sept. 28-29 and Oct. 3-6 at 7:30 PM and Oct. 7 at 2:00 PM. Tickets are $12 adults, $10 senior citiens, and $5 students. Call the Theatre Box Office at 336-758-5295.

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