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Friday, May 02, 2014

Huge Yard Sale (Yard Sale)
Time: 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Berean Baptist Church, 4135 Thomasville Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27107

Berean Christian School & The Ladies Missionary Auxiliary will be having a Huge Yard Sale May 2nd 8am-2pm & May 3rd 7am-3pm. Tons of stuff to select from, Car Wash on Fri-donations accepted, Bake Sale, Silent Auction on Sat & more. Please come out & support these ministries!!!

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Carving for the Cure (Community Event)
Time: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Piedmont Triad Farmers Market

The Second Annual “Carving for the Cure” event takes place May 1 – 3, 2014 at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market in Colfax, North Carolina.Thirteen carvers from around the country, including Colfax’s own Randy Everett, will create pieces of art from blocks of wood using chain saws and hand tools. Spectators can watch the carvers sculpt on May 1 and 2 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and on May 3 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Sculptures will be auctioned off on Saturday, May 3 at 1:00 pm along with machine-made quilts to raise money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. Last year “Carving for the Cure” raised over $5,000 which provided 50 free mammograms for women who may not have been able to afford them otherwise.The “Carving for the Cure” event will provide entertainment for your entire family. Admission is free!Join us to help support a worthy cause!

American Moderns, 1910-1960 : From O'Keeffe to Rockwell Exhibition Opening (Museums)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Ranging widely in subject matter and style, the fifty-three paintings and four sculptures featured in this exhibition from the Brooklyn Museum were produced by the most well-known artists from 1910-1960 including Georgia O'Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Grandma Moses, Joseph Stella, Elie Nadelman, and Norman Rockwell. Significant works by these and other artists in the exhibition exemplify their unique contributions to modern culture.Between 1910 and 1960, both American society and art underwent tumultuous and far-reaching transformations. Many artists rejected or reformulated artistic traditions, seeking new ways to make their work relevant in a contemporary context. The exhibition is organized in interpretive groupings by themes such as the city, the body, landscape, still life, and Americana, all of which explore the myriad ways in which American artists engaged with modernity.

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Poetry GSO: Flash Poetry for Museum Visitors (Community Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401

“Hey kids, what time is it? It’s Howdy Doody time!”Nearly 70 years after The Howdy Doody Show made its debut on national television, you’re invited to pen a poem when you visit the Historical Museum in April. Just take a look at the freckle-faced Howdy Doody Doll on exhibition, write a quick poem and drop your entry in a contest box.Since all entries will reflect poetic talent, prize winners in youth and adult categories will be determined in a raffle on Thursday, May 1, 2014.

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Reynolda Sketch (Museums)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Saturdays, February 8, 15; March 15, 22; May 17, 24, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Reynolda Sketch is a series of workshops for art students in 7th through 12th grades who are interested in improving their artistic skills. Each 2 1/2-hour session focuses on a different aspect of art-making, to encourage developing artists to gain a mastery of fundamentals while further exploring their own personal work styles. Participants begin with sketching exercises in the Museum galleries, and continue in the studio to work with a variety of drawing and painting media. All materials provided each session.

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The Yup'ik Way of Life: An Alaskan People in Transition (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

This student-curated exhibit features photographs of Alaska’s Yup’ik people, their environment, and resources by Greensboro native John Rucker. Taken between 1979 and 1987, the photographs document a lifestyle that has largely disappeared with the arrival of modern influences such as telephones, fast food, and television in the intervening years. The images are integrated with objects made by Yup’ik artisans and collected by early Moravian missionaries with connections to Winston-Salem. The objects provide a link to the past and further document the cultural transitions of the Yup’ik since European contact. Admission is free.

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Life Circles (Exhibit)
Time: 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Gateway Gallery at The Enrichment Center

The exhibition "Life Circles" features paintings and photographs that combine floral and agricultural images "observed from up close to far above" by the Artists of Gateway Studios and their guests Lynne Brown and Joseph Bircher. The exhbition will remain on display through May 9. For more information call 837-6832. Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 12:30-4:30pm. Gateway Gallery is located at 1006 S. Marshall Street in Winston-Salem.

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Night of the Arts Benefit Concert (Art Show Fund Raiser)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: 3733 Ogburn Avenue Winston Salem, NC 27105

An event featuring feature opera and classical vocalists, classical pianist, expository readings, interpretive dance, a jazz ensemble, and violinist. Proceeds benefit GC3 C.A.R.E.S, a ministry of Great Commission Community Church which focuses on missions, locally and globally. (semi formal attire, RSVP required, doors open at 6:30 PM, $25 tickets in advance, $35 for VIP which includes a meet and greet reception) Tickets can be purchased by calling the church at 336.577.3420 or by texting ARTSNIGHT to 40691 and submitting payment securely through PayPal. We are excited about sharing this evening with you!

Winston-Salem Dash Baseball (Sports Event)
Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: BB&T Ballpark; 951 Ballpark Way, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

The Winston-Salem Dash host the Potomac Nationals (High-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals) on Friday, May 2 at 7:00 p.m. at BB&T Ballpark. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (336) 714-2287 or visit wsdash.com.

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