Saturday, September 15, 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.
About Boating Safety (Educational)
Time: 8:00 AM to 3:45 PM
Location: Oak Hollow Marina
Coast Guard Auxiliary will be teaching the ABS class. This is the enter level about boat safety. This class is required by NC law for anyone under 26 years old that wants to operate a boat or PWC. Plus it is a good safety class for all boaters.
"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.
Summer Saturdays at the Caldwell Center (Arts & Crafts)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: David and Rachel Historical Caldwell Center, 3211 W. Cornwallis Drive, Greensboro, NC 27410
Drop by the David and Rachel Caldwell Historical Center any Saturday this summer and visit with one of the Historical Museum's curators and make a historically inspired craft. Each summer Saturday, June 23-Sept 22, one of our curatorial experts will be at the Caldwell Center with special historical objects to share and stories to tell. Free admission and crafts-making!
9th Annual Eden RiverFest (Festival)
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:10 PM
Location: Washington Street, Eden, NC
9th Annual Eden RiverFestFriday, Sept. 14th 5:00pm-10:00pmSaturday, Sept. 15th 10:00am-10:00pmWashington Street, Eden, NC2 stages of music, hot air balloon rides, Purina Dog Team, new and improved kids zone, historic exhibits and more.
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.
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.
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
Anthology Launch Party (Literature)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Barnhill's Books-Wine-Art & Gifts
Launch Party for the Winston-Salem Writers anthology, Taking Flight 2012. 811 Burke St. from 7 to 9 p.m. The anthology includes the winners of open contests for poetry, flash fiction, short fiction, 10-Minute Play, creative nonfiction, and the Illuminating Preservation essay contest. Entries were judged by Malaika King Albrecht, Andrea Brill, Grace Ellis, Sheryl Monks, Robert Moyer, and Chris Roerden, Carol Roan, and Susan Williamson. Anthology was edited by WSW Board members Carol Roan and Susan Williamson. Admission is free.