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Friday, November 09, 2012

The Warrior's Return: Free Admission for Veterans (Museums)
Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Odysseus fought a ten-year struggle in the Trojan War and labored just as strenuously to return home. Similarly, our nation has been at war for more than a decade, and our soldiers have faced enormous challenges returning home, many of them psychological. Admission to the Museum will be free for all veterans and their families from the first of November until Thanksgiving. Includes "Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey."

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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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Second Annual Diaper Bank (Benefit)
Time: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Location: Performance Automotive Services, Inc.

For the month of November,Performance Automotive will collect diapers for Salem Pregnancy Care Center. All sizes are needed but especially 0-3. Diapers may be dropped off at 2411 Spaugh Industrial Drive, Winston-Salem NC or call 336-760-9888.

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Diaper Bank to Benefit Salem Pregnancy Care Center (Benefit)
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Location: Performance Automotive Services, Inc.

We will be collecting diapers for our Second Annual diaper bank to benefit Salem Pregancy Care Center of Winston Salem throughout the month of November. All sizes are needed but especially sizes 1, 4 and 5.

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Davie Craft Corner (Arts & Crafts)
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Brock Gym, North Main Street, Mocksville, NC

Over 40 juried craft persons will exhibit and sell quality handmade crafts at the 43rd annual Davie Craft Corner.Dempsey Essick of Welcome will introduce his latest watercolors and be available to sign purchases.There will also be a baked goods booth and a Village Cafe.A $1.00 admission fee will be donated to community projects.

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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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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"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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FREE Community Dinner (Community Event)
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Hopewell UMC - Trinity, NC

Hopewell United Methodist Church will have a FREE Community Dinner Friday,November 9, from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM. The menu will be ham, green beans,potato salad, rolls, delicious home-made desserts, and drink. The mealis free to the public; however, donations will be accepted so thatministries of Hopewell UMC may go forward. Our goal is not to make money;it is to share a meal with you. This is an outreach ministry of HopewellUMC.

Vibha Galhotra: Metropia (Exhibit)
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: SECCA

Galhotra's works serve as a critique of urbanization and an examination of her own place in the world.

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