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Tuesday, August 02, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

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EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Monthly meeting of the Forsyth County Genealogical Society (Community Event)
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Forsyth County Public Library-Reynolda Manor Branch, 2839 Fairlawn Dr., Winston-Salem 27106

Our topic will be, “What’s New at the NC Room,” presented by our guest speakers, Billy King, supervisor, and Karen Feeney, special collections librarian, from the North Carolina Room of the Forsyth County Public Library. Karen will talk about the databases and other resources that are available, and Billy will supply some additional information on the new library space.Additionally, Tom McLain and Bill Mueller, from the FCGS cemetery committee, will present “From Battle Flags to Bunnies: Glimpses from Forsyth Cemeteries,” a special report on the cemetery survey project.

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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Triad Lung Cancer Group Meets August 3 (Support Group)
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Dusty Joy Foundation (LiveLung)

HIGH POINT, NC—(July 25, 2016) A support group for people impacted by lung cancer meets on the first Wednesday evening of every month. The Triad LiveLung meeting will be held at 7 pm, Wednesday, August 3, at 155 Northpoint Ave., in High Point. The event is free and open to everyone touched by lung cancer, including patients, survivors and the people 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(c)(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/LiveLungandProsper. For more information about lung cancer and screening, visit the Dusty Joy’s web site: www.LiveLung.org.

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Thursday, August 04, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Summer Reading at the Jamestown Public Library (Childrens Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

The Jamestown Public Library presents our 2016 summer reading program! Join us for an hour of awesome activities (starting at 10am for pre-k to 5th grade, and 3pm for middle schoolers) and read your way to cool prizes!

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Friday, August 05, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Saturday, August 06, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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Lie, Cheat, and Steal: How to Use Existing Stories: A Writing Workshop (Workshop)
Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Womble Carlyle Gallery, Milton Rhodes Center in downtown Winston-Salem, 251 N. Spruce Street, Winston-Salem, NC

This writing workshop, which is the third in a series led by Melissa Bickey MacLeod of The Story Hatchery, is a part of our Summer Reading outreach (Ages 12-16). FREEMore information: 336-747-1471 / bookmarksnc.org / info@bookmarksnc.org

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Monday, August 08, 2016

"Readings on Roslyn" presents Philip Gerard (Book Discussion with Author)
Time: 7:00 PMLocation: Porter B. Byrum Welcome Center, Wake Forest University 1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, NC

Philip Gerard is the author of three novels and six books of nonfiction, including Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey Through the Heart of North Carolina and The Patron Saint of Dreams, winner of the 2012 Independent Publisher (IPPY) North American Gold Medal in Essay/Creative Nonfiction. One of his pieces was selected as a Notable Essay by the Best American Essays 2015 collection. He teaches in the BFA and MFA programs at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and coedits the literary journal Chautauqua with his wife, Jill Gerard. His newest book is The Dark of the Island, published by John F. Blair, Publisher. Free event followed by reception. Books for sale onsite by Bookmarks. Booksigning to follow program. FREEMore information: 336-747-1471 / bookmarksnc.org / info@bookmarksnc.org

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Tuesday, August 09, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - Film Screening (Film)
Time: 7:30 PMLocation: Biotech Place at Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, 575 N. Patterson Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC

Film screening of "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" based on the book by 2016 BOOKMARKS Festival author Jonathan Safran Foer. Rated PG13. FREEMore information: 336-747-1471 / bookmarksnc.org / info@bookmarksnc.org

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Thursday, August 11, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Summer Reading at the Jamestown Public Library (Childrens Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

The Jamestown Public Library presents our 2016 summer reading program! Join us for an hour of awesome activities (starting at 10am for pre-k to 5th grade, and 3pm for middle schoolers) and read your way to cool prizes!

Additional Information

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Friday, August 12, 2016

Death at the Crossroads: A Dramatic Reading of Yoruba Art (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

The MOA’s extensive Yoruba collections are showcased in this exhibit, set as a visual narration of Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka's classic play, Death and the King's Horseman. The play takes place in colonial-period Nigeria, West Africa, and centers on the funeral of a Yoruba king and the British government's attempts to stop it. Visitors can trace the character arc of the play’s protagonist, Elesin, through an exploration of Yoruba masks, sculpture, clothing, tools, and musical instruments. The exhibit comments on the themes of the play, including visual/verbal metaphor, power and politics in society, gender roles, colonization, and what it means to lead a good life (and death). Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Old Salem Community Day Worship and Concerts (Concert)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:45 PM
Location: Home Moravian Church

Brief concerts with some prayers and hymns, in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the founding of Salem in 1766. Concerts will be held at 10:00 a.m. (choral), 12:00 noon (string ensemble), 2:00 p.m. (organ music), 4:00 p.m. (brass ensemble)

High Point CVB hosts National Bowling Day (Community Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: High Point's Convention and Visitors Bureau

HIGH POINT CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU PARTNERS WITH HIGH POINT BOWLING TO CCELEBRATE NATIONAL BOWLING DAY DURING PRIME TIME ON MAIN EVENTThe community is encouraged to come “Connect, Discover, Enjoy.” HIGH POINT, N.C., August 2, 2016 — The High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau (HPCVB) will celebrate National Bowling Day at its upcoming Prime Time on Main Series, August 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Partnering with High Point Bowling, visitors and residents alike can partake in bowling, inside the Regional Visitors Center, using portable bowling kits that include carpeted lanes and rubber bowling balls. “What better way to kick off our Prime Time on Main Series than to celebrate a favorite family fun activity,” says Nancy Bowman, Director of Sales and Marketing. Free game passes, special give-aways, drawings for a Family Fun Pack, which includes two games each for four people, a large pizza and a soft drink pitcher will round out the event.

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

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Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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ReptiDay Winston-Salem Reptile & Exotic Animal Show (Childrens Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Winston-Salem Fairgrounds

ReptiDay Winston-Salem is a one-day reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone!Hours:Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Early Entry at 9:30am)Admission:Adults - $10, Children (5-12) - $5, Under 5 - FreeVisit our website for special offers on Early Entry VIP tickets

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

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EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

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EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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Summer Reading at the Jamestown Public Library (Childrens Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

The Jamestown Public Library presents our 2016 summer reading program! Join us for an hour of awesome activities (starting at 10am for pre-k to 5th grade, and 3pm for middle schoolers) and read your way to cool prizes!

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Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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Friday, August 19, 2016

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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Saturday, August 20, 2016

August Lupus Foundation Support Group – Surry County (Support Group)
Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Mt. Airy Public Library in the Multipurpose Room 145 Rockford St, Mt Airy, NC 27030

The following is information about the August support group meeting that the Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter (LFANC) will be hosting for those living with lupus, their family and caregivers.

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Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Back-To-School Book Sale! (Fund Raising Book Sale)
Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Fill up a bag with books for $5 during our Back-To-School book sale at the Jamestown Public Library! Book sale ends September 5. During library hours only.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Back-To-School Book Sale! (Fund Raising Book Sale)
Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Fill up a bag with books for $5 during our Back-To-School book sale at the Jamestown Public Library! Book sale ends September 5. During library hours only.

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ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

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EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Back-To-School Book Sale! (Fund Raising Book Sale)
Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Fill up a bag with books for $5 during our Back-To-School book sale at the Jamestown Public Library! Book sale ends September 5. During library hours only.

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Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Back-To-School Book Sale! (Fund Raising Book Sale)
Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Fill up a bag with books for $5 during our Back-To-School book sale at the Jamestown Public Library! Book sale ends September 5. During library hours only.

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ESOL at Jamestown Public Library (Educational)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. Tuesday and Thursdays starting March 29 from 9:30-12:30. Martes y jueves 9:30-12:30.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Back-To-School Book Sale! (Fund Raising Book Sale)
Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Fill up a bag with books for $5 during our Back-To-School book sale at the Jamestown Public Library! Book sale ends September 5. During library hours only.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Kirkwood 5K (Charity Race)
Time: 7:30 AMLocation: Greensboro, NC - Brookside Drive/Lafayette intersection

The K5K is a family focused run/walk/push designed to get the entire community involved! Our flat course is nestled in the cozy, neighborhood streets of Kirkwood and promises to be a FAST, easy, and refreshing 5K. All proceeds for the 2016 K5K will benefit BackPack Beginnings who mission is to deliver child-centric services to feed, comfort and clothe children in need.To register for the race, go to: https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Greensboro/Kirkwood5kRun

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Back-To-School Book Sale! (Fund Raising Book Sale)
Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Fill up a bag with books for $5 during our Back-To-School book sale at the Jamestown Public Library! Book sale ends September 5. During library hours only.

Additional Information

Musical Narratives of the Southwest Pacific Rim (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Highlighting the Museum of Anthropology’s collections of musical instruments, masks, shadow puppets, and dance costumes from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Samoa, and Papua New Guinea, the exhibit takes the visitor on a tour of the performing arts of these regions. The exhibit examines how music, dance, and theater intersect with storytelling, religious practice, gender roles, and modernization. Visitors are invited to interact with the exhibit through hands-on music-making with select objects on display. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

Additional Information

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Back-To-School Book Sale! (Fund Raising Book Sale)
Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Fill up a bag with books for $5 during our Back-To-School book sale at the Jamestown Public Library! Book sale ends September 5. During library hours only.

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Back-To-School Book Sale! (Fund Raising Book Sale)
Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Fill up a bag with books for $5 during our Back-To-School book sale at the Jamestown Public Library! Book sale ends September 5. During library hours only.

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Back-To-School Book Sale! (Fund Raising Book Sale)
Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Fill up a bag with books for $5 during our Back-To-School book sale at the Jamestown Public Library! Book sale ends September 5. During library hours only.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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Back to School Bash (Family Fun)
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: High Point's Convention and Visitors Bureau

HIGH POINT, N.C., August 18, 2016 — The High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau (HPCVB) will kick of the school year with a Back to School Bash at the Regional Visitors Center August 30, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Various organizations will be participating, including High Point University, High Point Arts Council, Theatre Art Galleries and a local brewery. Uncle Maddio’s Pizza will be providing refreshments. “We love having the HPU students back in town, and encourage all students, including elementary, middle and high school to come and participate in the back to school celebration,” says Nancy Bowman, Director of Sales and Marketing for the HPCVB. Attendees will enjoy activities including corn hole, give-aways and more.

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Zumba (Health/Exercise)
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: 456 Knollwood Street

Fun Zumba class! Love to dance?Love Beach music? Love to burn 800 to 1000 calories? Come join us! Shimmie w Jimmy!!! $2 plus canned good for 2nd Harvest Food Bank!!!!Free smoothie 1st visit!

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Back-To-School Book Sale! (Fund Raising Book Sale)
Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Jamestown Public Library

Fill up a bag with books for $5 during our Back-To-School book sale at the Jamestown Public Library! Book sale ends September 5. During library hours only.

Additional Information

Incredible Journeys: The Life Histories of Museum Objects (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects from their original use through the missionaries, traders, soldiers, and doctors that acquired them, the connoisseurs that collected them, and finally how anthropologists (and the Museum) might use them. The exhibit showcases the range of the MOA’s collections and the diverse trajectories objects can have. Admission is free.

Additional Information

EXHIBIT: The Many Meanings of African Cloth (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Cloth is a part of everyday life—from the garments we wear to the art on our walls. Focusing on Africa, this exhibit demonstrates how different materials and decorative techniques produce unique types of cloth. African societies invest diverse meanings in textiles as well. They can signal great wealth or it can communicate philosophical ideas. Celebrate the diversity of cloth and its place in African societies with a visit to this new mini-exhibit. Admission is free.

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