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Baby Steps for Back-to-School Success

Ideas and resources to give exceptional parents a solid start to the new school year.

Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" Comes to Life at Arts Council Theatre

There's something magical about seeing a favorite book come to life before your eyes, live on stage.

Our National Parks Just Turned 100

3 things families can do to celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service.

Free Preparing for College Series Offered by FCPL

Forsyth Co. Public Library offers sessions and resources to help teens and their families research, qualify, apply and pay for college.

New Book Offers New Approach to College Planning

Experts at College Transitions release their first book, "The Enlightened College Applicant," Sept. 1.

Head Outside this Weekend for Summer Family Fun

Our top 7 picks for Triad-area outdoor events perfect for all ages.

Tasty Fuel for Success in School

The importance of mealtimes for growing and learning students – and their parents, too.

EpiPen Price Increase Sparks Backlash

Putting today's prescription price increases into perspective.

HPCVB Celebrates with Back-to-School Bash

Join students of all ages and the community for fun, food and fellowship at the High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Reagan High School Senior Wins Bookmarks Contest

Bookmarks and Art for Art's Sake select and honor 2016 teen contest winners.

Teens Behind-the-Scenes at Weatherspoon

Area teens can apply for an in-depth, hands-on, personal experience at WAM.

3 School Lunch Brown-Bag Basics

Brown-bagging can save you money, help you control menu selections and foster connections with your kids.

Capture, Battle and Evolve Your Pokémon at High Point Museum

Poke-enthusiasts are invited to visit the museum and park for plenty of Poke-fun!

NC By Train and Amtrak Offer Summer $5 Kids Ride Deal

Through an agreement with Amtrak, NC By Train is offering a summer 2016 deal where kids ages 2-12 can ride for $5 to any destination in North Carolina on certain days.

8 Family Events for Your Weekend

Distract your family from the back-to-school frenzy with these area events.

Ramblings About an Important Holiday: My Birthday

It’s taken months of not planning anything to come up with a few ways to celebrate.

Dress Codes and Our Kids' Education

Are female students being targeted by new dress code and, in the grand scheme of things, is clothing what we need to be debating as the school year begins?

Obligatory Prize Shopping

When moms have to travel, what is the first question they hear upon their return? "What did you get me?"

Paperhand Puppet Intervention's Turns Eyes On "The Beautiful Beast"

Paperhand Puppet Intervention puts a spotlight on monsters and beasts that inhabit our dreams and folktales when its show debuts Aug. 5.

Seven Guilford County Schools Recognized Nationally

Seven Guilford County Schools were recognized by Newsweek’s 2016 Top High Schools list, including the Early College at Guilford, which was ranked No. 5 in the country.

Advance Tickets Available for 118th Annual Central Carolina Fair

Advance tickets are available with a 20 percent savings from tickets at the gate.

A Piedmont Triad Summer Weekend Packed with Family Fun

11 opportunities to make memories with the kids this weekend.

New Routines for a New School Year

5 ways to get the kids up and going during the first week of school.

Summer Green Beans

There are plenty of ways to enjoy green beans fresh from your garden, the farmers market or your grocery store.

Fall Consignment Sales

Great deals and amazing clothing, toy, furniture and maternity finds await discovery at area consignment sales and clothing exchanges.

Making FAFSA Changes Work for You

Do you know about the changes to the FAFSA affecting all rising high school seniors applying for federal aid in the 2017-18 academic year?

30 Rio Olympic Hopefuls Hail From — or Have Ties to — North Carolina

A handful of Olympic hopefuls are North Carolina natives, or have deeply rooted ties to the Tarheel state.

PokeMondays at the Greensboro Science Center

Mondays in August are perfect for catching them all at GSC. #PokémonGO

Our Top 9 Picks for Family Weekend Fun

From wild animal adventures to outdoor movies and music, the Triad is packed with weekend family fun.

Wild Watermelon Day at the Greensboro Science Center

Wild Watermelon Day activities are included with general admission to the Greensboro Science Center.
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August 2016

Three days of fashion shows, cooking demonstrations, beauty tips, health screenings, decorating ideas and personal growth opportunities — all tailored especially for women. The show features...

Cost: $6-$12

Where:
Charlotte Convention Center
501 S. College St.
Charlotte, NC  28202
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Sponsor: Southern Shows Inc.
Telephone: 704-376-6594
Contact Name: Tish Atkins
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Come watch a costumed blacksmith in action as he crafts various iron pieces. All ages. Drop-in

Cost: Free

Where:
High Point Museum
1859 E. Lexington Ave.
HP, NC  27262
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Sponsor: High Point Museum
Telephone: 336-885-1859
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A couple of Dash players will sign autographs on the concourse before the game. Enjoy $1 hot dogs and sodas through the first inning. After the game, kids can run the bases. Lowes Foods is the...

Cost: $8-$16

Where:
BB&T Ballpark
951 Ballpark Way
W-S, NC  27101
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Telephone: 336-714-2287
Contact Name: Brian Boesch
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Enjoy a combination of art and stories during this story time event. Included with admission

Cost: $7

Where:
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
390 S. Liberty St.
W-S, NC  27101
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Telephone: 336-723-9111
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Tonight's music provided by Wally West Little Big Band, playing two 45-minute sets of jazz selections. 

Cost: Free

Where:
LeBauer Park
N. Davie St.
GSO, NC
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Sponsor: Greensboro Parks and Recreation
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The exhibition includes James Castle’s spit and soot drawings of the only home and town he knew as well as Willie Young’s exquisite graphite renderings of imagined architectural forms...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC-Greensboro
Spring Garden & Tate Streets
GSO, NC
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Telephone: 336-334-5770
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Enjoy all the fun for half the cost. All ages.

Cost: $4

Where:
Greensboro Children’s Museum
220 N. Church St.
GSO, NC
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Telephone: 336-574-2898
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Where does a chipmunk sleep? What does an eagle feed its young? How do mother bats find their babies in a cave? Learn the answers to these and many other questions as you explore the hidden...

Cost: $9-$11

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
W-S, NC  27105
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Sponsor: SciWorks
Telephone: 336-767-6730
Website »

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Get aboard a specially outfitted, open-air vehicle for an exclusive tour of the 37-acre Watani Grassland exhibit. An experienced zookeeper will introduce you to the nine exhibited species —...

Cost: $20 (+ park admission)

Where:
NC Zoo
4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro, NC  27205
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Telephone: 800-488-0444
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For Greensboro Children’s Museum members only. This program is best suited for pre-school aged children (12 months-4 years) and their caregivers. Dance, sing, create, explore and...

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
GSO, NC
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Telephone: 336-574-2898
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Infants through toddlers will enjoy songs, instruments, books and more in a welcoming environment. Call Lara Crews at 336-703-3044 for more information.

Cost: Free

Where:
Rural Hall Branch Library
7125 Broad St.
Rural Hall, NC  27045
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Sponsor: Forsyth County Public Library
Telephone: 336-703-3044
Contact Name: Lara Crews
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Enjoy toddler/preschool story time with books, flannel stories, a short film and a craft. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Benjamin Branch Library
1530 Benjamin Parkway
GSO, NC  27408
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Sponsor: Greensboro Public Library
Telephone: 336-373-7540
Contact Name: Brandon Bensley
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Meet at Zaxby’s for kids’ night with a special event or guest. 

Where:
Zaxby's of Bermuda Run
5337 US Highway 158
Bermuda Run, NC
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Telephone: 941-9051
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How great would it be if you could spend an hour learning tips and tricks about the SAT that would actually help improve your score? Now you can. This session will demystify the test,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Southside Branch Library
3185 Buchanan St.
W-S, NC
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Telephone: 336-703-2980

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Teens perform original and scripted works including plays, musicals, and videos. Participants receive training in basic acting skills and character development, plus helpful information about...

Cost: Free

Where:
Thataways Youth Center
1334 Overbrook Road
Burlington, NC  27215
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Telephone: 570-6516
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Get aboard a specially outfitted, open-air vehicle for an exclusive tour of the 37-acre Watani Grassland exhibit. An experienced zookeeper will introduce you to the nine exhibited species —...

Cost: $20 (+ park admission)

Where:
NC Zoo
4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro, NC  27205
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Telephone: 800-488-0444
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Learn English for free at Jamestown Public Library. Clases de ingles para adultos son gratis. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Jamestown Public Library
200 W. Main St.
Jamestown , NC  27282
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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...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
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Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
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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...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
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Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
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Story time fun for toddlers and preschoolers includes rhymes, songs and a simple game or craft. Ages 1-5.

Cost: Free

Where:
Walkertown Branch Library
2969 Main St.
Walkertown, NC
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Telephone: 703-2990
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Enjoy toddler/preschool story time with books, flannel stories, a short film and a craft. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Benjamin Branch Library
1530 Benjamin Parkway
GSO, NC  27408
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Sponsor: Greensboro Public Library
Telephone: 336-373-7540
Contact Name: Brandon Bensley
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The High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau (HPCVB) kicks off the new school year with this community event. Various organizations will participate, including High Point University, High...

Cost: Free

Where:
High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau
1634 N. Main St.
HP, NC  27262
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Sponsor: High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau
Telephone: 336-884-5255
Contact Name: Kimberly Mozingo
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The Winston-Salem Girls Chorus is holding auditions for its 2016-2017 season, which runs from late August through May. Openings are available for girls ages 8-18 who love to sing. Three...

Cost: Tuition & Uniform fees apply

Where:
Centenary United Methodist Church
646 W. 5th St.
(Use the 4-1/2 Street Entrance)
W-S, NC  27101
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Sponsor: Winston-Salem Girls Chorus
Telephone: (336) 922-4073
Contact Name: Anne Saxon
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This group offers a place to talk about the troubles and triumphs of life without fear of judgment or condemnation. Come as you are for food, advice, prayer and fellowship. There are free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Glenwood Recreation Center
2010 Coliseum Blvd.
GSO, NC
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Sponsor: CYI Worldwide
Telephone: 336-446-9067
Contact Name: Minister Bill Raupp
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The Bryan YMCA is partnering with the Downtown Greenway to offer free fitness classes every Tuesday at the trailhead parking area at Spring Garden & S. Edgeworth Streets. A complete list of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Greenway Trailhead
Spring Garden & S. Edgeworth Sts.
GSO, NC
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Website »

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Where does a chipmunk sleep? What does an eagle feed its young? How do mother bats find their babies in a cave? Learn the answers to these and many other questions as you explore the hidden...

Cost: $9-$11

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
W-S, NC  27105
View map »


Sponsor: SciWorks
Telephone: 336-767-6730
Website »

More information

The exhibition includes James Castle’s spit and soot drawings of the only home and town he knew as well as Willie Young’s exquisite graphite renderings of imagined architectural forms...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC-Greensboro
Spring Garden & Tate Streets
GSO, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-334-5770
Website »

More information

Get aboard a specially outfitted, open-air vehicle for an exclusive tour of the 37-acre Watani Grassland exhibit. An experienced zookeeper will introduce you to the nine exhibited species —...

Cost: $20 (+ park admission)

Where:
NC Zoo
4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro, NC  27205
View map »


Telephone: 800-488-0444
Website »

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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...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

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...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
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Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

This special story time offers your 3-5 year old a variety of book related experiences featuring stories, songs, finger plays and more. 

Cost: Free

Where:
May Memorial Branch Library
342 S. Spring St.
Burlington, NC
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This annual event, hosted by NASCAR Brothers Austin and Ty Dillon, is a 16-team, double-elimination tournament. Games start 4:00 p.m. and final game at 7:30 p.m. Autographed...

Cost: Free

Where:
LJVM Coliseum
2825 University Parkway
W-S, NC  27105
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Sponsor: Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma
Telephone: 336-713-3338
Contact Name: Brittany Pendleton
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ArtQuest at Greenhill is always free on Family Night. Come in, visit, play and explore ArtQuest, where studios are active, social spaces where families can create art and share ideas, create...

Cost: Free

Where:
Greenhill
200 N. Davie St.
GSO, NC  27401
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Telephone: 336-333-7460
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Bingo is designed to offer persons with developmental disabilities an opportunity to have fun playing Bingo and socialize. All ages. Small cost for games and concessions. 

Where:
Thataways Youth Center
1334 Overbrook Road
Burlington, NC
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Telephone: 222-5134
Website »

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The exhibition includes James Castle’s spit and soot drawings of the only home and town he knew as well as Willie Young’s exquisite graphite renderings of imagined architectural forms...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC-Greensboro
Spring Garden & Tate Streets
GSO, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-334-5770
Website »

More information

Where does a chipmunk sleep? What does an eagle feed its young? How do mother bats find their babies in a cave? Learn the answers to these and many other questions as you explore the hidden...

Cost: $9-$11

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
W-S, NC  27105
View map »


Sponsor: SciWorks
Telephone: 336-767-6730
Website »

More information

Get aboard a specially outfitted, open-air vehicle for an exclusive tour of the 37-acre Watani Grassland exhibit. An experienced zookeeper will introduce you to the nine exhibited species —...

Cost: $20 (+ park admission)

Where:
NC Zoo
4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro, NC  27205
View map »


Telephone: 800-488-0444
Website »

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Gather at High Point's independent book store for a free, weekly story time. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Sunrise Books
7 Hillcrest Place
HP, NC  27262
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Sponsor: Sunrise Books
Telephone: 336-254-1051
Contact Name: Angel Schroeder
Website »

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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...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

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...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

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Today's story time theme is "Good Night Moon 1-2-3"

Cost: Free

Where:
Ramseur Public Library
1512 Main St.
Ramseur, NC  27316
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Telephone: Sandy Jarrell
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Enjoy a delightful evening listening to music outside on the new West Street Patio behind T. Bagge Merchant adjacent to the Flour Box Tea Room and Café every Thursday night throughout...

Cost: Free

Where:
West Street Patio
137 West St.
W-S, NC
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Sponsor: Old Salem Museums & Gardens
Website »

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The Winston-Salem Girls Chorus is holding auditions for its 2016-2017 season, which runs from late August through May. Openings are available for girls ages 8-18 who love to sing. Three...

Cost: Tuition & Uniform fees apply

Where:
Centenary United Methodist Church
646 W. 5th St.
(Use the 4-1/2 Street Entrance)
W-S, NC  27101
View map »


Sponsor: Winston-Salem Girls Chorus
Telephone: (336) 922-4073
Contact Name: Anne Saxon
Website »

More information

Get aboard a specially outfitted, open-air vehicle for an exclusive tour of the 37-acre Watani Grassland exhibit. An experienced zookeeper will introduce you to the nine exhibited species —...

Cost: $20 (+ park admission)

Where:
NC Zoo
4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro, NC  27205
View map »


Telephone: 800-488-0444
Website »

More information

The exhibition includes James Castle’s spit and soot drawings of the only home and town he knew as well as Willie Young’s exquisite graphite renderings of imagined architectural forms...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC-Greensboro
Spring Garden & Tate Streets
GSO, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-334-5770
Website »

More information

Where does a chipmunk sleep? What does an eagle feed its young? How do mother bats find their babies in a cave? Learn the answers to these and many other questions as you explore the hidden...

Cost: $9-$11

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
W-S, NC  27105
View map »


Sponsor: SciWorks
Telephone: 336-767-6730
Website »

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In season organic and sustainably raised produce, wine, hydroponic lettuce, blueberries, blueberry products, corn, strawberries, herbs, peppers, mushrooms, goat cheese, cherries, apples, plums,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Reynolda Village
2201 Reynolda Road
W-S, NC  27106
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Telephone: (336) 784-0339
Contact Name: Betty Nifong
Website »

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Seasonal produce, jams, preserves, baked goods, farm fresh cheeses, starter plants, Animal Welfare Approved meats, fresh eggs and more. The Cobblestone Farmers Market is an all-local,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Old Salem Museums and Gardens
900 Old Salem Road
W-S, NC  27101
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Website »

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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...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

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Join other pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers for breastfeeding information and support. Babies and toddlers welcome. Check Facebook page for meeting schedule changes and summer meetings.

Cost: Free

Where:
Leonard Recreational Center
6324 Ballinger Road
GSO, NC
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Telephone: 336-644-1567
Website »

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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...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

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Story time, art making and a “lollipop” tour of GreenHill’s most current exhibition. Activities are geared toward children age 5 and younger. Included with admission or membership.

Cost: $6

Where:
GreenHill ArtQuest
200 N. Davie St.
GSO, NC
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Telephone: 336-333-7460
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Fan gates open at 6 p.m. Practice begins at 6:30 p.m. Children under six admitted free. Visit acemotorspeedway.com for more information.

Cost: $4-$12

Where:
Ace Motor Speedway
3401 Altamahaw Race Track Road
Altamahaw, NC  27244
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Telephone: 540-320-2135
Website »

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Bring a blanket and lounge on the lawn for this outdoor movie event. Tonight's feature movie is "Star Wars." The movie starts at sunset. 

Cost: Free

Where:
LeBauer Park
200 N. Davie St.
GSO, NC  27401
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Website »

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Enjoy this free drum circle music event. Food trucks will be onsite, too. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Center City Park
200 N. Elm St.
GSO, NC
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Telephone: 336-272-1222
Website »

More information

The exhibition includes James Castle’s spit and soot drawings of the only home and town he knew as well as Willie Young’s exquisite graphite renderings of imagined architectural forms...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC-Greensboro
Spring Garden & Tate Streets
GSO, NC
View map »


Telephone: 336-334-5770
Website »

More information

Where does a chipmunk sleep? What does an eagle feed its young? How do mother bats find their babies in a cave? Learn the answers to these and many other questions as you explore the hidden...

Cost: $9-$11

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
W-S, NC  27105
View map »


Sponsor: SciWorks
Telephone: 336-767-6730
Website »

More information

Aspiring actors in grades 4-9 are encouraged to try out for the Drama Center of City Arts Fall children's show, "Mr. Toad's Mad Adventures," a lively, rollicking version of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Greensboro Cultural Center
Stephen D. Hyers Theatre
200 N. Davie St.
GSO, NC  2401
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Sponsor: The Drama Center of City Arts
Telephone: 336-373-2728
Contact Name: Rosina Whitfield
Website »

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Visitors enjoy discounted admission price to the museum after 5 p.m.

Cost: $2

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
GSO, NC  27401
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Telephone: 336-574-2898
Website »

More information

Get aboard a specially outfitted, open-air vehicle for an exclusive tour of the 37-acre Watani Grassland exhibit. An experienced zookeeper will introduce you to the nine exhibited species —...

Cost: $20 (+ park admission)

Where:
NC Zoo
4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro, NC  27205
View map »


Telephone: 800-488-0444
Website »

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This is a locally grown, in-season, diverse producer market with select value-added products that embraces the slow food movement and values the direct farmer/customer relationship. The location...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tanglewood Park
4061 Clemmons Road
Clemmons, NC  27012
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Sponsor: Village of Clemmons
Telephone: 336-766-7511
Contact Name: Megan Ledbetter
Website »

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Soar in and learn about raptors. From amazing adaptations to fun flight facts, come discover these under appreciated and misunderstood birds.

Cost: $11-$15

Where:
NC Zoo
4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro, NC
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Sponsor: NC Zoo
Telephone: 800-488-0444
Website »

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A celebration of African American foodways and culture.  This event will include a tasting of African and African American dishes, storytelling, drumming, dancing, and hands-on activities...

Cost: $9-$27

Where:
Old Salem Museums and Gardens
900 Old Salem Road
W-S, NC
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Telephone: 336-721-7300
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Enjoy this special story time with LEGOs. This interactive and hands-on story time is for ages 2 to 5 and is designed to teach kindergarten readiness skills. Each month participants...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kernersville Branch Library
130 E. Mountain St.
Kernersville, NC  27284
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Telephone: 336-703-2930
Contact Name: Stefanie Kellum
Website »

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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...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

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Visit a real working butterfly farm. Your visit begins with a fun, fast-paced skit using kids from the audience. You will learn about the lifecycle of a Monarch butterfly and then see...

Cost: $6

Where:
All-A-Flutter Farms
7850 Clinard Farms Road, Lot B
HP, NC  27265
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Telephone: 336-454-5651
Website »

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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...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
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Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
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This event promises to be bigger and better than ever.

Cost: $5

Where:
Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex
414 Deacon Blvd.
W-S, NC  27105
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Sponsor: Burke Street Comics
Telephone: 336-971-2847
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Join dynamic leaders from the community as they conduct a story hour every Saturday. After the stories, children will complete their very own make-and-take arts activity. Ages 5-12. 11 a.m.

Cost: $4-$6

Where:
International Civil Rights Center and Museum
134 S. Elm St.
GSO, NC
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Telephone: 336-274-9199
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Young children explore music, rhythm and literacy with short picture books, followed by 25 minutes of rhyming, clapping, dancing and egg shaking. Free and open to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Walkertown Branch Library
2969 Main St.
Walkertown, NC  27051
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Sponsor: Walkertown Branch Library
Telephone: 336-703-2990
Contact Name: Margaret Adam, Youth Services Librarian
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Headlining the event will be Brothers Osborne, featuring Tiffany Ashton, Natalie Stovall and the Drive, Ruthie Collins, and Kelleigh Bannen. Free parking. Food trucks will be onsite.

Cost: $20-$25

Where:
Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Inner Grounds
414 Deacon Blvd.
W-S, NC  27105
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Sponsor: 93.1, WPAW, the WOLF
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One of professional bull riding's longest standing events, riders and participants flock to the Jerome Davis PBR out of camaraderie and respect for this legendary rider, and to see the...

Cost: $25

Where:
Davis Ranch
5667 Elmer Beeson Road
Archdale, NC  27263
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Telephone: 336-861-7673
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Aspiring actors in grades 4-9 are encouraged to try out for the Drama Center of City Arts Fall children's show, "Mr. Toad's Mad Adventures," a lively, rollicking version of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Greensboro Cultural Center
Stephen D. Hyers Theatre
200 N. Davie St.
GSO, NC  2401
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Sponsor: The Drama Center of City Arts
Telephone: 336-373-2728
Contact Name: Rosina Whitfield
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The exhibition includes James Castle’s spit and soot drawings of the only home and town he knew as well as Willie Young’s exquisite graphite renderings of imagined architectural forms...

Cost: Free

Where:
Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC-Greensboro
Spring Garden & Tate Streets
GSO, NC
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Telephone: 336-334-5770
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Get aboard a specially outfitted, open-air vehicle for an exclusive tour of the 37-acre Watani Grassland exhibit. An experienced zookeeper will introduce you to the nine exhibited species —...

Cost: $20 (+ park admission)

Where:
NC Zoo
4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro, NC  27205
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Telephone: 800-488-0444
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Where does a chipmunk sleep? What does an eagle feed its young? How do mother bats find their babies in a cave? Learn the answers to these and many other questions as you explore the hidden...

Cost: $9-$11

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
W-S, NC  27105
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Sponsor: SciWorks
Telephone: 336-767-6730
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