August 1–September 3 PULP PIECES. Catch Art on Paper 2017: The 44 th Exhibition. Weatherspoon Art Museum, 500 Tate St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 334-5770 or weatherspoon.uncg.edu.
August 1–6 LAST CHANCE. See the similarities of artworks across genres at Affinities & Variations. Weatherspoon Art Museum, 500 Tate St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 334-5770 or weatherspoon.uncg.edu.
August 1–16 MOVIE MANIA. From Viva Las Vegas to The Princess Bride, with The Little Mermaid, Monsters, Inc., My Fair Lady, Glory, Grease and Psycho in between, you can watch a movie on the big screen almost every day of the week. Screening times vary. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Green St., Greensboro. Tickets: (336) 333-2605 or carolinatheatre.com.
August 1–6 HOPPERS HERE. The Greensboro Grasshoppers are home again. First National Bank Field, 408 Bellemeade St., Greensboro. Tickets: (336) 268-2255 or www.milb.com.
August 1–October 6 AW SHUCKS! 7 p.m. Buy tickets now for some oysters, crab, shrimp, shag dancing to The Embers and a silent auction. The State Capitol Foundation’s Oyster Roast takes place on October 6, to benefit the preservation of the old capitol building. State Capitol grounds, 1 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. Tickets and Info: (919) 733-4994 or ncstatecapitol.org.
August 1 AUTHOR, AUTHOR. 7 p.m. Meet poet Mary Azrael, author of the house no house. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 763-1919 or scuppernongbooks.com.
August 1 SCREEN SCENE. 7:30 p.m. Pack up the lawn chairs and picnic blankets for National Night Out — Outdoor Movie Night, featuring a special viewing of Mr. Peabody & Sherman. Historical Park, High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave., High Point. Info: (336) 885-1859 or highpointmuseum.org.
August 3 AUTHOR, AUTHOR. 7 p.m. Meet Poet Al Maginnes, author of The Next Place. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 763-1919 or scuppernongbooks.com.
August 4 DEW OR DIE. 11 a.m. Sisters in Crime presents graphic artist Thomas Dew, who worked for both legal prosecutors and defense attorney on more than 30 murder cases. Catch his demonstrations of courtroom evidence for writers and readers of crime genres. Rancho Family Restaurant 10463 N. Main St., Archdale. Reservations and info: murderwewrite.org.
August 4 AUTHOR, AUTHOR. 3 p.m. Meet Elma Hairston, author of Becoming Dynamic. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 763-1919 or scuppernongbooks.com.
August 4 AND THE BEAT GOES ON. 5:30 p.m. Dance Project presents its annual African Dancing and Drumming Performance, featuring students who’ve mastered the dances and rhythms of West Africa. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: danceproject.org.
August 4 CECI C’EST CECIL. 6 p.m. That’s French for “This here’s Cecil,” as in the Dave Cecil band. Hear American tunes from the N.C.–based group at First Friday. GreenHill, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 333-7460 or greenhillnc.org.
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