November 1– December 8 GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. Check out the ofrenda with sugar skulls, food, beverages and mementos, as well as a photo collage of the way Day of the Dead is observed in San Miguel Allende, Mexico. Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University, 1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem. Info: (336) 758-5282 or moa.wfu.edu.
November 1 – December 3 PROFS’ PIECES. See 2017 UNCG Faculty Biennial. Weatherspoon Art Museum, 500 Tate St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 334-5770 or weatherspoon.uncg.edu.
November 10– 19 NO PLACE LIKE HOME. It’s Yellow-Brick-Road-time as Community Theatre of Greensboro presents its annual production of The Wizard of Oz. Performance dates and times vary. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Tickets: (336) 333-2605 or carolinatheatre.com.
November 18 & 19 CRAFT CONFAB. 10 a.m. and noon. Grab a shopping bag and your credit cards and head for the Triad’s visual feast for some early holiday shopping: The Piedmont Craftsmen’s 54th Annual Fair, featuring locally made works of pottery, glass, sculpture, painting, woodworking and more. Benton Convention Center, 301 W. Fifth St., Winston-Salem. Info: piedmontcraftsmen.org.
November 18 PENS A-SCRATCHIN’! 4 p.m. And keyboards a-tappin’ for the afternoon-and-into-the-evening writing session for participants of National Write a Novel Month Group of the Triad. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 763-1919 or scuppernongbooks.com.
November 19 ARTISAN WRANGLING. 10 a.m. Shop for locally made wares, including pottery, jewelry, handblown glass and more at the Artisans’ Bazaar, which supports the Early Childhood Engagement Center. Temple Emanuel, 1129 Jefferson Road, Greensboro. Info: lvanschaack@Tegreensboro.org.
November 20 RINGING ENDORSEMENT. 10 a.m. Natalie V. Mclean, chaplain of Bennett College discusses “The Beauty of Bennett” at a History Guild meeting. The discussion highlights the dynamic leadership of the Bennett Belles. Greensboro History Museum, 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro. Info: (336) 373-3043 or greensborohistory.org.
November 22 EARLY THANKS. 8 a.m.– 1 p.m. Pick up pre-ordered turkeys, autumnal arrangements and sides at a Pre-Thanksgiving Celebration. Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro. (336) 373-2402 or gsofarmersmarket.org.
November 24– December 24 DICKENSIAN. And so it begins: Triad Stage’s production of A Christmas Carol. Performance dates and times vary. Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem. (336) 272-0160 or triadstage.org.
November 25 BUY LOCAL! 10 a.m. Forget Black Friday: Celebrate Small Business Saturday with a visit to your local, independent bookstore. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 763-1919 or scuppernongbooks.com.
November 26 BIG LEAGUE. 5 p.m. USA Basketball and Greensboro Swarm host the FIBA World Cup Qualifying First Round of play as the USA men’s team squares off against Mexico on the hardwood. Greensboro Coliseum Complex Fieldhouse, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Tickets: (800) 745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.
November 28 GIVING BACK. Help preserve the past so that future generations can appreciate it and learn from it by contributing what you can at the all-day Giving Tuesday. High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave., High Point. Info: (336) 885-1859 or highpointmuseum.org.
O.Henry’s calendar features local events in the categories of art and entertainment. To ensure your event makes it into the print edition, please make sure to submit by the first of the month prior to the event.