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Monday, September 01, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Frozen Pops!…cool off this Labor Day with the Piedmont Wind Symphony (Family Fun)
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem, 390 South Liberty Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Join the Piedmont Wind Symphony as they kick off their 25th Season with this annual Labor Day Concert. This free, outdoor concert in the CMWS parking lot at 6 pm has become a favorite tradition of families. Bring your lawn chair and a picnic or purchase food from our participating vendors. Children are encouraged to dress up in costume for our annual kids’ parade! Join us for music from "FROZEN" and other Disney favorites! From 4 - 6 pm, Museum admission is just $3/person! Rain location: Brendle Recital Hall, WFU 6:30 pm.

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Networking Works! (Business event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

This special five-week class is presented by the Guilford Merchants Association (GMA) and powered by Sandler Training. Networking Works! is a 13-step strategic process for building your personal and professional referral network. This class is perfect for professionals who are: 1. Tired of making cold calls.2. Interested in their networking delivering more prospects.3. Tired of wasting time trying to sell to those who will never buy.Effective networking will increase your performance and help you maximize sustainable revenue and profits! Cost is $299 for GMA members and $399 for non-members. Register at www.mygma.org

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The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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American Arts Discovery (Lecture)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

Date: Tue, September 02, 2014Time: 9:30am - 12:30pmCOST: Members/students $80, non-members $100.Registration required by calling 336.758.5900.This 12-session course is the cornerstone of the Reynolda discovery experience. Class members use an interdisciplinary approach to learn about American art via the Museum’s collection by researching correlations in art, literature, and music of the same time period. Participants will find themselves intrigued, challenged, and supported as they experience four centuries of art in the company of other lifelong learners.Instructors are Beth Hoover-DeBerry, assistant director of education, and Julia Hood, coordinator of education. Read past participants reflections on their American Arts Discovery experience on the Curate Reynolda blog.

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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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Talk & Tour: Lake Katharine (Lecture)
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: Reynolda House

Date: Tue, September 02, 2014Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pmCOST: Free with Museum admission.Members/students/Wake Forest University and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center employees free. Led by Phil Archer, director of public programs, and Preston Stockton, manager of Reynolda Gardens of Wake Forest University, this tour will explore the Reynolda at 100: Lake Katharine exhibit and will continue outside on the grounds of the estate. Please wear comfortable shoes.Visit the Museum to see Reynolda at 100: Lake Katharine , on view from June 28, 2014 - July 11, 2015.

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Wednesday, September 03, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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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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Goodwill Long-Distance Truck Orientation (Career Information)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Goodwill Industries of Northwest NC

Have you thought about learning to drive a tractor trailer, but don’t know where to start? Look no further! At this orientation, you’ll learn more about Goodwill’s upcoming Professional Truck Driving Training, as well as the pros and cons of the profession, the cost, time commitment and more!Sept. 3, 10 a.m.-noon2701 University ParkwayWinston-Salem336-721-3621

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OBJECT OF THE MONTH: Art-o-Mat (Lecture)
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

Date: Wed, September 03, 2014Time: 2:30pmCOST:Free with Museum admission.Members/students/Wake Forest University and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center employees free. On the first Wednesday of each month, join Reynolda House curators, educators, and guests for a one-hour discussion focusing on a single work at the Museum. This new program offers an in-depth experience with one object—painting, print, sculpture, photograph, chair, and adapted cigarette machine—as it unwraps the object’s backstory and reveals its unique character. On September 3, join Clark Whittington as he looks at the Art-o-Mat (circa 2000).Follow the objects online at @GalleryStool.

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Thursday, September 04, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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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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Bookmarks presents James Patterson (Literature)
Time: 6:00 PMLocation: RJ Reynolds Auditorium, 301 Hawthorne Road

The most prolific and bestselling author of our time is visiting Winston-Salem! James patterson holds the Guinness record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers of any author. Tickets required: $16 (general admission) and $26 (general admission and a signed copy of Middle School: Save Rafe!, Patterson’s newest middle grade book). Patterson will pre-sign a limited quantity of assorted titles to be sold at this event. He will not sign books that evening. Books will be available at the Bookmarks Bookstore onsite before and after the event. Doors open at 5 PM. Tickets required. Phone: 1-800-838-3006

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Triad LiveLung Lung Cancer Group Meets 1st Wednesday (Support Group)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Community Bible Church

HIGH POINT, NC-(August 26, 2014) The Triad LiveLung meeting will be held at 7 pm, Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Community Bible Church, 4125 Johnson St., in High Point. The group will meet in the #2 modular building behind the church. The meeting is free and open to anyone touched by lung cancer, including patients, survivors and those who care about them. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Dusty Donaldson at 336.302.7714 or dusty@dustyjoy.org. LiveLung meetings are a program of the Dusty Joy Foundation, a 501©(3) charitable organization with a mission of advancing lung cancer education, early detection and compassion for people impacted by lung cancer. For more information about the Dusty Joy Foundation, visit www.DustyJoy.org or Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/DustyJoy.org. For more information about lung cancer and screening, visit the Dusty Joy's web portal, www.LiveLung.org.

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Friday, September 05, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Eat & Greet with Lisa Leake (Literature)
Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Knollwood Baptist Church, 330 Knollwood Street

Attendees will hear from blogger and real food enthusiast, Lisa Leake, whose book, 100 Days of Real Food: How We Did It, What We Learned, and 100 Easy, Wholesome Recipes Your Family Will Love, is filled with advice for grocery shopping and making smart purchases, tips on reading ingredient labels, planning school lunches, and more. Tickets are $27 per person, and include light refreshments and a copy of Leake’s book. Doors open at 9:30 AM. Reservations required.

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Eat & Greet with Rita Mae Brown (Literature)
Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Old Salem Visitor Center, 900 Old Salem Rd.

Attendees will hear from Rita Mae Brown, the award-winning author of the Mrs. Murphy, Sister Jane Foxhunting, and Mags Rogers series of mysteries. Brown will share stories from her writing career that has produced 100 bestselling books and answer questions from the audience as attendees enjoy lunch. Tickets are $36 per person and include lunch from California Fresh Catering and a copy of Brown's new book Nine Lives to Die. Doors open at 11:00 AM. Reservations required.

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Workshop for Writers with J.A. Jance (Literature)
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: F. Borden Hanes, Jr. Conference Room, Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts

Writers will have an exclusive opportunity to learn from #1 New York Times bestselling author, J. A. Jance as she leads a Genre Writing 101 Workshop. Tickets are $45 per person and include a copy of Jance's new book, Remains of Innocence. Doors open at 12:30 pm. Reservations required; limited spots.

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Storybook Soiree (Fundraiser)
Time: 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Location: Winmock at Kinderton, 168 E Kinderton Way, Bermuda Run, NC 27006

The Storybook Soiree is The Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem’s largest annual fundraiser, featuring cocktails, small plates, a silent auction and live music. This year’s theme is based on the beloved story of Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White. It will be a hallmark event as we celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the opening of the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem.

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Saturday, September 06, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Bookmarks Tenth Festival of Books and Authors (Literature)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: 251 N. Spruce Street

Largest annual book festival in NC featuring 40 renowned authors from across the country including Rita Mae Brown, Emily Giffin, Lev Grossman, J.A. Jance, Eric Litwin, James McBride, and Margaret Stohl. Exhibitors, food vendors, and interactive activities for children. All ages. Free. 336-747-1471. www.bookmarksnc.org

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Sunday, September 07, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Eat & Greet with Sandra Gutierrez – in Spanish and English (Literature)
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: Augustine's (formerly Mundo Global Tapas), 401 West Fourth Street

Meet and learn from award-winning food writer and chef, Sandra Gutierrez, author of Latin American Street Food: The Best Flavors of Markets, Beaches, & Roadside Stands from Mexico to Argentina. A sampling of Latin-infused recipes from her new book will be prepared for lunch. Tickets are $44 per person and include lunch and a copy of the book. Doors open at 11:30 AM. Reservations required.

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Family First Workshop: Fish Printing Workshop (Family Fun)
Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Reynolda House

COST: $8 members/$10 non-members per personThese two-hour workshops begin at 2 p.m. the first Sunday of each month for children in grades 1 through 6 accompanied by an adult. $8 members/$10 non-members per person; art materials are provided. Registration required as class enrollment is limited; please call 336.758.5599.September 7—Fish Printing Workshop

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Monday, September 08, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Networking Works! (Business event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

This special five-week class is presented by the Guilford Merchants Association (GMA) and powered by Sandler Training. Networking Works! is a 13-step strategic process for building your personal and professional referral network. This class is perfect for professionals who are: 1. Tired of making cold calls.2. Interested in their networking delivering more prospects.3. Tired of wasting time trying to sell to those who will never buy.Effective networking will increase your performance and help you maximize sustainable revenue and profits! Cost is $299 for GMA members and $399 for non-members. Register at www.mygma.org

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The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Resume & Cover Letter Workshop (Workshop)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Come join us at the Jamestown Public Library for a Resume and Cover Letter Workshop on September 9, 2014 at 10:00am to 12:00pm (Noon). You will learn about the basics of resume preparation, cover letters, and tips on how to showcase your skills and talents. Please call 336-454-4815 or stop by to register.

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Angel Bear Yoga- Johnny Appleseed Adventure (Childrens Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem, 390 South Liberty Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Join Angel Bear on a fall adventure! We will read the book Johnny Appleseed Goes a Planting and celebrate the life of Johnny Appleseed. Learn about perseverance and caring for our earth as we do apple tree poses! Meet a special furry friend, too!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Thursday, September 11, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Harvest Moon Festival (Concert)
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Reynolda House

COST: Members/students $10, non-members $15 Celebrating the Harvest Moon and the Reynolda Estate, this annual event connects art, food, and music on the Reynolda lawn. Hear rising star Caleb Caudle, a New Orleans singer-songwriter, and enjoy outdoor games, the exhibition The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design , a keepsake art activity, microbrew beer, free tastings, and meals available from food trucks.

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Friday, September 12, 2014

Brenner FIT Event (Community Recreational Sporting Fund Raising Event)
Location: WFU Deacon Tower

Brenner Children’s Hospital challenges YOU to join them for the Brenner FIT 5K Challenge on September 12! REGISTER NOW AT BRENNERCHILDRENS.ORGFor more information, please contact the Brenner Children’s Hospital Development Office at 336-716-7985.

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The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Saturday, September 13, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Reynolda SKETCH: How to draw with LINE (Fine Arts and Crafts)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

COST: All six sessions $125 members/$175 non-members; per session: $25 members/$35 non-members. Limited enrollment. To register for individual workshops or all six, contact Julia Hood 336.758.5599 or hoodje@reynoldahouse.org.Reynolda Sketch is a series of workshops designed for visual art students in 7th through 12th grades who are interested in improving their artistic skills. Each class is an independent session but is relevant to the overall series. Students will participate in sketching exercises, gallery discussion, and work on extended drawing projects in the studio. Art supplies are provided but students may bring their own sketchbook and preferred drawing materials. The fall series is inspired by the Museum’s exhibition "The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design."September 13 Drawing 101: How to draw with LINE

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FIESTA Saturday, September 13th 12 – 7 pm Downtown Winston-Salem (Festival)
Time: 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Downtown Winston-Salem

The Hispanic League’s 22nd Annual FIESTA will be held Saturday, September 13, 2014 in Downtown Winston-Salem. This street festival takes place 12-7 p.m. FIESTA is free to the public and is a rain or shine event.Fiesta will bring live music, traditional performances, and dancing to three stages. A children’s area holds great family fun and an arts and crafts area will feature vendors selling their handmade wares. For a complete schedule of music and activities, visit www.hispanicleague.org.If you are interested in participating as a vendor or volunteer please contact Jessica Sedo at 336-770-1228.

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Monday, September 15, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Networking Works! (Business event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

This special five-week class is presented by the Guilford Merchants Association (GMA) and powered by Sandler Training. Networking Works! is a 13-step strategic process for building your personal and professional referral network. This class is perfect for professionals who are: 1. Tired of making cold calls.2. Interested in their networking delivering more prospects.3. Tired of wasting time trying to sell to those who will never buy.Effective networking will increase your performance and help you maximize sustainable revenue and profits! Cost is $299 for GMA members and $399 for non-members. Register at www.mygma.org

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The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit also features a children’s ofrenda, Mexican folk art with skeleton themes, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. The exhibit includes text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Financial Peace University (Workshop)
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: The Cross at Doctors Inlet

This life-changing class taught by Dave Ramsey and the FPU teaching team on video and coordinated by Cary Sanders at The Cross at Doctor's Inlet in Doctors Inlet, FL will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before. You will be challenged and motivated to make a plan for your money and change your family tree forever.

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Open Mike (Literature)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Community Arts Cafe

Free open reading event sponsored by Winston-Salem writers. 5 minute limit. 3rd Tuesday, Community Arts Cafe

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit also features a children’s ofrenda, Mexican folk art with skeleton themes, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. The exhibit includes text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Life with New Baby Seminar (Workshop)
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

This seminar, presented by Licenced Proessional Counselor Enjonae Anderson, aims to make individuals aware of the emotional challenges of adjusting to life with a new baby. We will explore the myths of motherhood, postpartum depression and other disorders, and self-care and healing strategies. To register, please call (336) 454-4815 or stop by the library.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit also features a children’s ofrenda, Mexican folk art with skeleton themes, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. The exhibit includes text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Gallery Talk: Designer as Maker (Lecture)
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: Reynolda House

Free with Museum admission. Members/students/Wake Forest University and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center employees free. Julia Hood, co-curator of "The Art of Seating:Two Hundred Years of American Design," will speak on the distinctions of Studio Furniture.

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Talk: Black Mountain and Beyond: The Modernist Movement in North Carolina, 1930-1970 (Lecture)
Time: 5:30 PMLocation: Reynolda House

COST: Non-members $5; members/students/Wake Forest University and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center employees free. Kenneth Zogry, PhD., author of histories of Vermont furniture and the Carolina Inn, will address the vibrant and influential modernist movement in art, architecture, and design that flourished in North Carolina during the mid-20th century. Fostered by institutions like Black Mountain College, the movement reflected aesthetically the dynamic tension in the state’s society and culture as it emerged to become a leader of the so-called “New South.”This presentation explores North Carolina’s Modernist Movement within the context of the era, discussing Modernist houses and public buildings by architects such as George Matsumoto, Eduardo Catalano, Milton Small, and Edward Loewenstein.

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Friday, September 19, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit also features a children’s ofrenda, Mexican folk art with skeleton themes, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. The exhibit includes text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Piedmont Club Charity Classic Silent Auction (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Piedmont Club 200 W 2nd St. W-S, NC

Fun night of live music with Bandits Roost, local food and wine vendors, games and prizes with terrific silent auction items! Funds to benefit ALS Treatment Development Institute and Forsyth County United Way.

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Saturday, September 20, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Reynolda SKETCH: Drawing 101: How to draw positive & negative SPACE (Fine Arts and Crafts)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

COST: All six sessions $125 members/$175 non-members; per session: $25 members/$35 non-members. Limited enrollment. To register for individual workshops or all six, contact Julia Hood 336.758.5599 or hoodje@reynoldahouse.org.Reynolda Sketch is a series of workshops designed for visual art students in 7th through 12th grades who are interested in improving their artistic skills. Each class is an independent session but is relevant to the overall series. Students will participate in sketching exercises, gallery discussion, and work on extended drawing projects in the studio. Art supplies are provided but students may bring their own sketchbook and preferred drawing materials. The fall series is inspired by the Museum’s exhibition "The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design."

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Nickelodeon’s WORLDWIDE DAY OF PLAY ! (Childrens Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem, 390 South Liberty Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Nickelodeon’s WORLDWIDE DAY OF PLAYAdmission is just $5/person all day!

11th Annual Eden RiverFest (Festival)
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Location: Washington Street in Eden, NC

Friday, September 19th 5:00pm-10:00pm and Saturday, September 20th from 10:00am-10:00pm. Two stages of music, kid's activities, special exhibits, artisans and crafters, Civil War exhibit, MillerCoors tasting area, beer garden and food vendors. Friday night headliner is Motown sounds of Envision and Saturday headliner is Zack Brown tribute band 20 Ride.

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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit also features a children’s ofrenda, Mexican folk art with skeleton themes, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. The exhibit includes text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Austin Doub Fun Day for Muscular Dystrophy (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: 1121 Terry Road, Germanton, NC 27019

Red Bank Missionary Baptist Church is holding our 14th annual Austin Doub Fun Day to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy on Sunday, Sept. 21st from 3:00 - 7:00 pm. This is a free event to attend. There will be a silent auction with many items to bid on, games for the kids (free), bake sale, car show, concessions, and special music by Taylor Vaden and Chelsea Sorrell. This is a great time of fun for the whole family.

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Monday, September 22, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Networking Works! (Business event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

This special five-week class is presented by the Guilford Merchants Association (GMA) and powered by Sandler Training. Networking Works! is a 13-step strategic process for building your personal and professional referral network. This class is perfect for professionals who are: 1. Tired of making cold calls.2. Interested in their networking delivering more prospects.3. Tired of wasting time trying to sell to those who will never buy.Effective networking will increase your performance and help you maximize sustainable revenue and profits! Cost is $299 for GMA members and $399 for non-members. Register at www.mygma.org

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The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit also features a children’s ofrenda, Mexican folk art with skeleton themes, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. The exhibit includes text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Things That Go Day (Childrens Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem, 390 South Liberty Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Create your own floating mini parachute and rubber band helicopter, race cars down PVC pipe and launch fast-moving marbles down pool noodle tracks!

Financial Peace University (Workshop)
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: The Cross at Doctors Inlet

This life-changing class taught by Dave Ramsey and the FPU teaching team on video and coordinated by Cary Sanders at The Cross at Doctor's Inlet in Doctors Inlet, FL will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before. You will be challenged and motivated to make a plan for your money and change your family tree forever.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit also features a children’s ofrenda, Mexican folk art with skeleton themes, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. The exhibit includes text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit also features a children’s ofrenda, Mexican folk art with skeleton themes, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. The exhibit includes text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Bookmarks presents a Kathy Reichs Murder Mystery (Literature)
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: WinMock at Kinderton, 168 East Kinderton Way, Bermuda Run

Bestselling author and forensic anthropologist, Kathy Reichs, will join attendees for a mysterious evening of murder based on a script that revolves around her Bones series. Featuring food, drinks, and a signature cocktail, characters (dressed in costume and played by professional actors) will interact with guests. An emcee will lead the audience through the murder mystery, during which attendees (and the author) will be suspects and detectives. Kathy Reichs is one of only 82 forensic anthropologists ever certified by the American Board of Forensic Anthropology. Reichs’s first novel Deja Dead catapulted her to fame when it became a New York Times bestseller and won the 1997 Ellis Award for Best Novel. Tickets are $70.00 each and include dinner, drinks and a copy of Reichs’ book Bones Never Lie. Books will be available for purchase from Bookmarks and a booksigning will follow the presentation. Reservations required.

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Friday, September 26, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit also features a children’s ofrenda, Mexican folk art with skeleton themes, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. The exhibit includes text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Now That's Livin' (Exhibit)
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Gateway Gallery

Now That's Livin' will feature intimate room settings created by Jonathan Lindsay and guest artist John Blackburn. Known for the detailed family stories that adorn every surface of his painted furniture, Jonathan’s signature piece is a refurbished baby grand piano converted into a large desk. John Blackburn is a multi-disciplinary artist who works with pencil, paint, wood and metal. His work reflects a sense of humor based on the absurd. For this show John has created his own distinctive room décor, including paintings on salvaged wood that explore the theme of life in the age of reason and sculpture. Live music will be provided by the Enrichment Center Percussion Ensemble with refreshments hosted by the Enrichment Center’s Culinary Students.The show will be on display through Nov. 7. (336)837-6832 Open Tuesday-Friday, 11am-5pm.1006 S. Marshall St., Winston-Salem.

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Garage Sale for Orphans (Yard Sale)
Time: 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Ardmore Baptist Church

Ardmore Baptist members are hosting a garage sale in their parking lot to benefit Ferrier Village, an orphanage in Haiti. Ferrier Village houses children who are in danger of being trafficked, providing a safe and loving environment.

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The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Reynolda Village Tour (Lecture)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Reynolda House

Members/students $15, non-members $20 In 1917, Reynolda was seen as the experimental farm to which students of agriculture, dairy production, and animal husbandry in this region would look for the newest and best farming methods. Join us for a two-hour walking tour of the barns, dairy, and staff quarters, and listen to oral histories of the people who lived and worked on the estate.Tour begins in the auditorium of the Museum.

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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit also features a children’s ofrenda, Mexican folk art with skeleton themes, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. The exhibit includes text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Phillips Chapel Fall Festival (Church Community Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Phillips Chapel UMC, 236 Brucewood Rd, Haw River, NC

Fall Festival featuring Pork BBQ or grilled chicken, 2 sides, dessert, beverage only $8 for adults and $6 child plate; country store, bake sale (with persimmon pudding!), silent auction

Chicken Pie & Country Ham Supper (Church Community Event)
Time: 4:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Location: Fairview Moravian Church 6550 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem

Adults $10; Children ages 3-10 $4.00Children 2 and under free4:00 pm - 6:45 pmFellowship HallChicken pie, Country Ham, Green beans, slaw, dessert and tea or coffee

Evening Under the Stars BBQ Dinner (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Come join us for an "Evening Under the Stars" on September 27, 2014 from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the Jamestown Public Library. This event will include a BBQ Dinner (BBQ or chicken, baked potato, baked beans, slaw, dessert, and tea), live music by Cruize Control, and other fundraising sales. Dinner is served rain or shine, but the musical entertainment is weather permitting. Tickets are only $10.00 and can be bought at the library or at the time of the event.

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Greensboro Pregnancy Center Annual Banquet (Fund Raising Event)
Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Joseph S. Koury Convention Center

You’re invited to the Greensboro Pregnancy Center’s Annual BanquetKeynote speaker Pam TebowSilent auction and delicious mealTickets are $50 each

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Sunday, September 28, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Monday, September 29, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Simply Circle with Simply Therapy (Childrens Event)
Time: 11:00 AM to 11:35 AM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem, 390 South Liberty Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

a community based circle-time program, led by a speech-language pathologist, that offers age-appropriate and language-based songs and activities for children ages 2-5 of ALL ability levels. Children will participate in activities that target early learning skills (turn taking, attending in a group, following a picture schedule), early literacy skills (identifying their name in print, labeling letters) and social language skills (making choices, initiating requests, collaborating with peers). Accommodations will be made to include all children and their unique needs and abilities. Registration required for the 4-week series [September 29 and October 13, 20 & 27]: $32/member-child, $40/nonmember-child. Register online: http://conta.cc/1odeIRj

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North Carolina Brass Band Concert (Concert)
Time: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Ardmore Baptist Church

Established in 2014, the North Carolina Brass Band is the newest professional music ensemble in the state of North Carolina. Under the direction of Music Director Brian Meixner, the NCBB is a British-style brass band and is composed of the finest brass players and percussionists in the central region of the state. This fresh new sound from the North Carolina Brass Band will provide concert-goers with a greater variety of musical styles; including transcriptions of music for orchestra, wind band, choir, and even jazz and pop music, not to mention the wealth of exciting original music written specifically for brass band. Concert admission: $10, students $5.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design (Exhibit)
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

As objects frequently used, abused, and replaced, chairs often best reflect the changing fashions in furniture and decorating styles. This exhibition from a single private collection presents seating furniture from the 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. The 43 chairs in The Art of Seating reveal stylistic, philosophical, and technological changes over 200 years of American design. Made from a variety of materials, using a range of processes, these chairs demonstrate the complexity and inventiveness of design within the cultural and historical context of each creation.Including iconic chairs from well-known 20th-century designers and architects such as Frank Gehry, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Isamu Noguchi, along with 19th-century designers John Henry Belter and the Herter Brothers firm, The Art of Seating tells the dynamic and engaging story of furniture design and production in the United States.

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Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar skulls, and photos of deceased family members. The colorful exhibit also features a children’s ofrenda, Mexican folk art with skeleton themes, and a photo essay illustrating the celebration in San Miguel Allende. The exhibit includes text in English and Spanish. Admission is free.

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Financial Peace University (Workshop)
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: The Cross at Doctors Inlet

This life-changing class taught by Dave Ramsey and the FPU teaching team on video and coordinated by Cary Sanders at The Cross at Doctor's Inlet in Doctors Inlet, FL will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before. You will be challenged and motivated to make a plan for your money and change your family tree forever.

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