Sunday, September 16, 2012
Austin Doub Fun Day (Fund Raising Event)
Location: 1121 Terry Road, Germanton, NC
Austin Doub Fun Day is an annual event sponsored by Red Bank Missionary Baptist Church to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy research. It is named for a young man in our church who suffers from MD. Admission is free. There will be games for kids, bingo, a car show, baked good sale, concessions, music, and a silent auction, that may include autographed memorabilia, art work, movie passes, and gift certificates. It will be held Sunday, September 16, 2012 from 3:00-7:00 pm at 1121 Terry Road, Germanton, NC.
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.
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.
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.
"The President is Coming!" U.S. Presidential Visits to Greensboro (Exhibit)
Time: 2:00 PM 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.