October 1–13 DECORATIVE DENIM/17DAYS. Before it, er, fades away, catch 50 Shades of Blue Greensboro,an exhibit featuring artwork made from denim scraps. Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 North Davie St., Greensboro. Info: greensboro-nc.gov.
October 1–November 5 OUTSIDE THE BOX/17DAYS. Renzo Ortega puts the art in carton in his exhibit of collages made from boxes at Two Artists/One Space. GreenHill, 200 North Davie St., Greensboro. Info: greenhillnc.org.
October 1–November 5 SEE WHAT?/17DAYS. The familiar becomes distorted in Observational Abstraction, in which artists paint the physical world through the genre of abstraction. GreenHill (InFocus Gallery) 200 North Davie St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 333-7460 or greenhillnc.org.
October 1–13 ART AND DANCE. 7 p.m. Dance Project presents three short pieces performed by Van Dyke Dance Group and choreographed especially for gallery space. GreenHill, 200 North Davie St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 373-2727 or greenhillnc.org.
October 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.
October 6–8 AGGIE-NY AND ECSTASY. Musical acts, food, drink and arts vendors, and a visit from the A&T marching band . . . must be Aggie FanFest! War Memorial Stadium, 510 Yanceyville St., Greensboro. Info: greensboro-nc.gov.
October 6–15 TEENAGE DETECTIVE. See Drama Center’s teen production based on Agatha Christie’s A Murder Is Announced, featuring the mystery novelist’s beloved detective, Miss Marple. Performance times vary. Stephen D. Hyers Theatre, 200 North Davie St., Greensboro. Tickets: greensboro-nc.gov.
October 7 AUTHOR, AUTHOR. 7 p.m. Meet Christine Arvidson, co-editor of The Love of Baseball: Essays by Lifelong Fans. Scuppernong Books, 304 South Elm St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 763-1919 or scuppernongbooks.com.
October 9 SWING TIME. 11 a.m. Tee up for the 2017 Hannah’s Haven Teen Challenge Golf Tournament, featuring tips from PGA TOUR veterans, Fred Funk, Bob Gilder, Mike Goodes and Gene Sauers. Greensboro Country Club, Farm Course, 5121 Hedrick Drive, Greensboro. To register: (336) 613-2646 or mgoodes7@icloud. com. Info: hannahshaven.net.
October 10 FLAT TOP. 7 p.m. Give a nod to the 1930s by watching Boris Karloff ’s terrifying performance in Frankenstein, part of the decade-by-decade fi lm series celebrating the Carolina Theatre’s 90th anniversary. Carolina Theatre, 310 South Greene St., Greensboro. Tickets: (336) 333-2605 or carolinatheatre.com.
October 13–22 DRIPPY/17DAYS. You’ll — heh — melt with laughter at the comedy, A Night at the WaxMuseum. Performance dates and times vary. Community Theatre of Greensboro, 520 South Elm St., Greensboro. Tickets: (336) 333-7469 orctgso.org
October 16 SUCKULENTS. 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open your veins at the Paul Ciener Blood Drive. Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 South Main St., Kernersville. To register: (336) 996-7888 orredcrossblood.org; please use sponsor code, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden.
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