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June 2 

THE BIG RUN. Celebrate Global Running Day with a nationwide 5k race sponsored by Fleet Feet. Registration: $25. Spencer Love Tennis Center Parking Lot, 3802 Jaycee Park Dr., Greensboro. Info: triviumracing.com.

June 5

IN REMEMBRANCE. 4–8 p.m. One year following the protests that inspired the exhibit Pieces of Now, artists gather to reflect and highlight continuing racial disparities and changes in our city through performance, images, poetry and music. Free. Greensboro History Museum, 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro. Info: greensborohistory.org/events. 

GSO MEETS STEEP CANYON RANGERS. 8 p.m. That’s right. North Carolina’s own Steep Canyon Rangers join the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra for a night of live music. Tickets: $25–45. Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Info: (336) 373-7400 or greensborocoliseum.com/events. 

June 6

GREEN PARTY ON THE GREEN. 6–10 p.m. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails plus live music by Big Betty and the Punchbowl? Yes, please. Derby or garden party attire? Check, check. Proceeds benefit the Guilford Green Foundation & LGBTQ Center. Tickets: $100. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: guilfordgreenfoundation.org/2021-green-party/

June 11

ROLLING STONES. 8 p.m. The Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and Windborne perform The Music of the Rolling Stones: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards 1969. Tickets: $25–45. Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Info: (336) 373-7400 or greensborocoliseum.com/events. 

COMEDY & WINE. 7–8:30 p.m. Funny stuff in the vineyard when national touring comedians pay a visit. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets: $18. Grove Winery, 7360 Brooks Bridge Rd., Gibsonville. Info: (336) 584-4060 or grovewinery.com. 

June 12

FOR THE BIRDS. 9:30–11 a.m. Join Matt Wangerin of the Piedmont Bird Club for a birding adventure at Price Park. Free; registration required. Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Brand Library, 1420 Price Park Rd., Greensboro. Info: greensboro-nc.gov.

ABSTRACT ART. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Helen Frankenthaler: Late Works, 1990–2003 opens to the public. Frankenthaler was the postwar American abstract artist who invented the soak-stain technique. Weatherspoon Art Museum, 500 Tate St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 334-5770 or weatherspoonart.org. 

PORCH FESTIVAL. Noon until 5 p.m. Stroll from house to house in the Dunleath neighborhood, where porches-turned-venues feature local musicians and performers. Free event culminates in a single performance at Sternberger Park. Info: dunleath.org/porchfest-about.

MUSIC FOR MENTAL HEALTH. 7 p.m. Mental Health Greensboro hosts Stomp the Stigma for its second year. Drive-in concert features Russ Varnell & His Too Country Band and Michael Cosner and The Fugitives. Tickets $50/car; $150/front row parking. Greensboro Coliseum Complex Parking Lot, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Info: (336) 373-7400 or greensborocoliseum.com/events. 

REAL LAUGHS. 7 p.m. Actor and comedian Mike Epps is joined by fellow entertainers Lavell Crawford, DC Young Fly, Karlous Miller and Kountry Wayne for the In Real Life Comedy Tour. Tickets: $59+. Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Info: (336) 373-7400 or greensborocoliseum.com/events. 

June 13

ARTISANS AND CRAFTS. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Made 4 the Market features a variety of handcrafted, locally made products. Free Admission. Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, 501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro. Info: gsofarmersmarket.org.

June 16

CURATOR SPEAKS. 4 p.m. Doug Dreishpoon, director of the Catalogue Raisonné at the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation in New York City, will host a virtual discussion about the visiting Helen Frankenthaler exhibit. Free. Weatherspoon Art Museum, 500 Tate St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 334-5770 or weatherspoonart.org. 

June 17

LUNAFEST. 7:30 p.m. A film festival by women, for women. Ticket sales benefit Hirsch Wellness Network, the Piedmont’s Cancer Support Community. Virtual event. Tickets: $25. Info: lunafest.org.

June 18

EXOTIC GALA. 6–11 p.m. Shizzy’s Wildcat Rescue and Foreign Cars Italia present the “Exotic Cars for Exotic Cats Fur Ball Gala.” Dress to impress in your best formal cat attire. Tickets: $500. Foreign Cars Italia, 5603 Roanna Way, Greensboro. Info: shizzyswildcatrescue.org. 

June 19

MYSTERIOUS AND MAGICAL. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. New exhibit, Mysterious and Magical: Surrealist Art from the Collection, features work with diverse themes that aim to inspire personal psychic investigations and revelations in viewers. Weatherspoon Art Museum, 500 Tate St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 334-5770 or weatherspoonart.org.  

JUNETEENTH. Experience a day of online programming celebrating Black freedom and history in the Triad, plus a family-friendly bike tour of Green Book locations, including the Historic Magnolia House. Tour begins at 10:30 a.m.; registration required. Free. Greensboro History Museum, 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro. Info: greensborohistory.org.

RESILIENCE. 7 p.m. Triad Pride Performing Arts presents their virtual spring concert, hosted by Kitty Litter and Brenda the Drag Queen. Info: triadprideperformingarts.org.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH. 8 p.m.

Jim Curry and the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra perform a tribute to the late John Denver. Tickets: $25–45. Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Info: (336) 373-7400 or greensborocoliseum.com/events. 

CAROLINA CLASSICS. 7 p.m. Classic films every weekend in June: Vertigo (6/3-4), The Princess Bride (6/9-10), Imitation of Life (6/16 & 6/18) and The Big Lebowski (6/23 & 6/25). Doors and box office open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets: $7. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 333-2605 or carolinatheatre.com. 

June 19 & 20

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Saturday); 1:30–4:30 p.m. (Sunday). Two-day workshop instructed by Adele Wayman. Registration: $145/Art Alliance Students; $155. Open to all skill levels. Art Alliance Greensboro, 200 N. Davie St., Box 1, Studio 127, Greensboro. Info: (336) 373-2725 or artalliancegso@gmail.com.

June 26

STRIKE A POSE. 1–4 p.m. Children ages 12–18 can attend “Dance for the Camera,” where they’ll study how to hone videography techniques and showcase their choreography. Registration: $50. Info: danceproject.org.

June 26–July 31

EASTERN MUSIC FESTIVAL. Celebrate the Eastern Music Festival’s 60th year of providing incomparable education experiences and extraordinary performances. Full season schedule: easternmusicfestival.org.

GHOSTLIGHT’S RETURN. 8 p.m. Abigail Dowd performs her new album, Beautiful Day. Durham-based Earleine opens. Dowd weaves hints of Celtic melodies with the soulful gospel of the South. Tickets: $15 (advance), $18. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Info: (336) 333-2605 or carolinatheatre.com.

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