September 1–October 6
AFFAIR OF STATE (CAPITOL). Use this time wisely to buy tickets to The State Capitol Foundation’s Oyster Roast, (October 6 at 7 p.m.), featuring oysters, crab, shrimp, a silent auction and music by the Embers — and for a good cause: the preservation of the old capitol building. State Capitol grounds, 1 East Edenton St., Raleigh. Tickets and Info: (919) 733-4994 or ncstatecapitol.org.
From friday, september 1, 2017 to friday, october 6, 2017
SHINY AND NEW
September 1–October 15
SHINY AND NEW. See the latest and greatest pieces of art at Red-Hot and Newly Acquired: Recent Additions to the Collection. Weatherspoon Art Museum, 500 Tate St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 334-5770 or weatherspoon.uncg.edu.
From friday, september 1, 2017 12:00AM to sunday, october 15, 2017 11:00PM
TWO IN ONE
September 1–November 5
TWO IN ONE. Double your pleasure with Two Artists One Space: Renzo Ortega and Antoine Williams, who explore the black identity and the immigrant experience. The exhibit kicks off on First Friday (9/1) with live music by Julia Price at 6 p.m. ArtQuest invites visitors to create their own boxes ($6 per person), similar to the painted collaged containers in Ortega’s works. GreenHill, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info (336) 333-7460 or greenhillnc.org.
From friday, september 1, 2017 to sunday, november 5, 2017
September 1–October 9
RESERVE NOW! Though it doesn’t take place until October 9, you might want to reserve a space for the 2017 Hannah’s Haven Teen Challenge Golf Tournament. Registration starts at 11 a.m. followed by a clinic with PGA TOUR veterans Fred Funk, Bob Gilder, Mike Goodes and Gene Sauers. Then at 12:30, a shotgun start with prizes and trophies to follow after the match. Greensboro Country Club, Farm Course, 5121 Hedrick Drive, Greensboro. To register: (336) 61302646 or mgoodes7@icl...
From friday, september 1, 2017 to monday, october 9, 2017
THOSE WHO CAN, DO
UNCG’s School of Art at 2017 UNCG Faculty Biennial
September 2–December 15
THOSE WHO CAN, DO. And teach, as it happens. Catch the exhibition of recent works by the faculty of UNCG’s School of Art at 2017 UNCG Faculty Biennial. Weatherspoon Art Museum, 500 Tate St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 334-5770 or weatherspoon.uncg.edu.
From saturday, september 2, 2017 to friday, december 15, 2017
BOOKISH. Steve Cushman, John Feinstein, Alan Gurganus, Margaret Maron and Jill McCorkle are just a handful of writers who will grace the BookMarks Festival of Books and Authors. Downtown Winston-Salem. Info: bookmarksnc.org.
From thursday, september 7, 2017 to sunday, september 10, 2017
FAIR PLAY. Rides, sinful carnival fare, music, games . . . no wonder the Central Carolina Fair has been going strong for 119 years. Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Tickets: ticketmaster.com.
From friday, september 8, 2017 to sunday, september 17, 2017
FOLK FAREWELL. The 77th National Folk Festival winds up its last year in the Gate City. So come out for music, dancing, live performances, demonstrations, arts, crafts, food and drink — and a whole lotta fun. Downtown Greensboro. Info: nationalfolkfestival.com.
From friday, september 8, 2017 8:00PM to sunday, september 10, 2017 10:00PM
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