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September Calendar

Although a conscientious effort has been made to provide accurate and up-to-date information, all events are subject to change and errors can occur. Please call to verify times, costs, status and location before planning or attending an event.

Although a conscientious effort has been made to provide accurate and up-to-date information, all events are subject to change and errors can occur. Please call to verify times, costs, status and location before planning or attending an event.

 

WEEKLY HAPPENINGS

MONDAYS

LOW INTO FALL. 6–7 p.m. Instructor Cheri Timmons guides participants through a yoga flow for students of all levels. Free. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: greensborodowntownparks.org/calendar.

TOTAL BODY DANCE. 7–8 p.m. An adult fitness program consisting of cardio dance routines. Free. Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, Greensboro. Info: greensboro-nc.gov (click on “events”).

TRIVIA AT THE BEARDED GOAT. 7–9 p.m. Team trivia with Don from Zero Dark Nerdy podcast! Free. The Bearded Goat, 116 E. Lewis St., Greensboro. Info: facebook.com/BeardedGoatGSO.

WEDNESDAYS

ZUMBA IN THE PARK. 5:30–6:30 p.m. Shake and groove in this weekly class led by Velmy Liz Trinidad. Free. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: greensborodowntownparks.org/calendar.

GREENSBORO CHESS CLUB. 6–9 p.m. Enjoy chess on a social and competitive level. Free. Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, Greensboro. Info: greensboro-nc.gov (click on “events”).

THURSDAYS

CYCLING CLUB. 6–8:30 p.m. Cyclists meet up for an easy downtown ride. Free. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: greensborodowntownparks.org/calendar.

FRIDAYS

TUNES @ NOON. 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Enjoy live music and lunch in Market Square. Free. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: greensborodowntownparks.org/calendar.

 

SEPTMEBER EVENTS

September 01

GARDEN SCIENTIST. 5:45–6:45 p.m. Children 7–12 participate in science experiments related to garden management. Free; registration required. Caldcleugh Garden, 1700 Orchard St., Greensboro. Info: greensboro-nc.gov (click on “events”).

HOLLY GODDARD JONES. 6 p.m. This UNCG faculty fictional reading celebrates the release of Jones’ latest collection of short stories, Antipodes, followed by a book signing. Free. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Info: scuppernongbooks.com/event.

September 01 & 15

ORGANIC ARTIST. 5–6 p.m. Participants use nature as a source of inspiration and in their artwork during this family-friendly program at the Community Garden Shelter. Tickets: $5; registration required. Keeley Park, 4110 Keeley Road, McCleansville. Info: greensboro-nc.gov (click on “events”).

September 02

GREENHILL FIRST FRIDAY. 6–8 p.m. Choreographer and dancer Tristan Walsh of UNCG’s School of Dance presents Intermittent Presence, a series of four performances inspired by the PRESENCE exhibition. Free. GreenHill Center for NC Art, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: greenhillnc.org/events.

FF DRUM CIRCLE. 6:30–9 p.m. Join Healing Earth Rhythms for a community drum circle every first Friday of the month. Free. Center City Park, 200 N. Elm St., Greensboro. Info: greensborodowntownparks.org/calendar.

NOCHE LATINA. 6:30–10 p.m. Join Casa Azul and Maria Gonzalez during First Friday for a night of Latin dancing. Free. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: greensborodowntownparks.org/calendar.

GREEN QUEEN BINGO. 7 p.m. The Green Queen and her girls host a night of bingo, comedy and drag. Tickets: $20/advance; $25. Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Info: guilfordgreenfoundation.org.

September 03

FRAMES & HOUSEWIFE. 8 p.m. Enjoy a night of emo-pop, then some neo-soul in the Crown Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St, Greensboro. Info: carolinatheatre.com/events. Tickets: $10/advance; $12.

MORNING PARKTUNES. 11 a.m.–noon. Join NathanRyan and the Whomevers on the first Saturday of every month for an afternoon of music, plus games, arts and crafts. Free. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: greensborodowntownparks.org/calendar.

VIRTUAL POETRY WORKSHOP. 4–5:30 p.m. Benjamin Bards leads an online workshop for poets of all ages and skill levels every first Saturday of the month. Free; registration required. Info: greensboro-nc.gov (click on “events”).

PASSAGES. 7–9 p.m. Enjoy the premiere of Passages: An Homage to Our ‘Extra’ordinary Lives by Artist-in-Residence Activate Entertainment Project. Free. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: greensborodowntownparks.org/calendar.

September 03 – 04

REPTICON. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Learn from live animal encounters and shop reptiles. Tickets: $15/two-day pass; $12/adult; $6/children 5-12. Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Info: greensborocoliseum.com/events.

BATTLEFIELD TOURS. 1:30–2:30 p.m. & 3–4 p.m. The final guided battlefield tours of the summer depart from the park’s visitor center. Free. Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, 2332 New Garden Road, Greensboro. Info: nps.gov.

September 07

YOGA IN THE GALLERY. 6–6:45 p.m. Join Dancing Dogs Yoga for restorative yoga surrounded by art. Free; registration required. GreenHill Center for NC Art, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: greenhillnc.org/events.

September 04

KARAOKE & LINE DANCING. 4–7 p.m. DJ Energizer lays down tracks for an evening of singing and dancing. Free. Center City Park, 200 N. Elm St., Greensboro. Info: greensborodowntownparks.org/calendar.

READING THE WORLD. 7–8 p.m. Scuppernong Books hosts an online discussion of Chasing Homer, a classic escape nightmare novel by Hungarian novelist László Krasznahorkai. Free. Info: scuppernongbooks.com/event.

QTBIPOC NIGHT. 6–8 p.m. “Programming led by black and brown folx for black and brown folx.” Free. Guilford Green Foundation & LGBTQ Center, 121 N. Greene St., Greensboro. Info: guildfordgreenfoundation.org.

September 07 & 21

GATE CITY GROOVES. 6–7 p.m. Learn hip hop dances focusing on old-school, new-school and ’90s grooves. Free. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: greensborodowntownparks.org/calendar.

September 07 & 22

YES YOU CAN. 10 a.m.–noon. Learn about fermentation canning and its ability to create good gut health. Free. Trotter Active Adult Center, 3906 Betula St. Greensboro. Info: greensboro-nc.gov (click on “events”).

September 09 – 11

NC FOLK FESTIVAL. Visit downtown Greensboro to hear music from over 300 folk artists across multiple stages. Info and schedule: ncfolkfestival.com.

BALLOON FESTIVAL. Friday 9 a.m.–6 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Alcovets hosts the Alamance County Balloon Festival, including live entertainment, a 5K and car show. $25+. Cedarock Park, 4242 R Dean Coleman Road, Burlington. Info: alcovets.org/balloon-festival

September 10

GRILLING SCHOOL. 8 a.m–noon. Learn how to grill all types of seafood at Fleet-Plummer Grilling School. Tickets: $40+. Fleet-Plummer, 2437 Battleground Ave., Greensboro. Info: fleetplummer.com/events.

ALAN JACKSON. 7 p.m. The country music star performs his Last Call: One More for the Road Tour. Tickets: $30.50+. Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Info: greensborocoliseum.com/events.

September 10, 17 & 24

GARDEN MASTER BUILDER. 10 a.m.–Noon. High school juniors and seniors learn basic carpentry skills, hand and power tool safety, plus garden management through this 10-hour certification program. Free; registration required. Xperience @ Caldcleugh, 1700 Orchard St., Greensboro. Info: greensboro-nc.gov (click on “events”). 

September 11

OPEN STUDIO. 1–5 p.m. Tour the studio and garden, plus shop original art from hundreds of students. Free. CP Logan, 1206 W. Cornwallis Drive, Greensboro. Info: cplogan.com.

September 13–18

MEAN GIRLS. The hilarious hit Broadway musical arrives in the ‘Boro. Tickets: $29+. Steven Tanger Center, 300 N. Elm St., Greensboro. Info: tangercenter.com/events.

September 15

IN-PERSON POETRY WORKSHOP. 7–8:30 p.m. Benjamin Bards leads a workshop for poets of all ages and skill levels every third Thursday of the month. Free; registration required. Benjamin Branch Library, 1530 Benjamin Parkway, Greensboro. Info: greensboro-nc.gov (click on “events”).

September 15–18 & 22–25

DONTRELL. Blending poetry, humor, wordplay and ritual, Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea is a present-day hero’s quest exploring the lengths we must go to redeem history’s wrongs. Tickets:$5+. Pam and David Sprinkle Theatre, 402 Tate St., Greensboro. Info: vpa.uncg/edu.

September 16

SHERLOCK 5K. 6–8 p.m. Bring your furry friends to Jamestown for a 5K or 1-mile fun run/dog walk. All proceeds benefit critical breast cancer research. $15+. Wren Miller Park, 101 Guildford Road, Jamestown. Info: earlier.org/events

September 16–17

JOYTIME RETREAT. The two-day women’s retreat features Christian author, speaker and radio personality Dr. Joy Greene and lead singer of Big Daddy Weave, Mike Weaver. Tickets: $22+. 300 NC 68, Greensboro. Info: joytime.org.

September 17

NATIONAL DANCE DAY. 1–9 p.m. Professional dancers representing a variety of cultural styles and genres invite the community to join them with food trucks and vendors on-site. Free. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: greensborodowntownparks.org/calendar.

ODENFEST. Noon. Dust off those lederhosen and head to Oden Brewing for OdenFest. Free. Oden Brewing Company, 802 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Info: odenbrewing.com/taproom-events.

SIP & SEW. 1:30–4:30 p.m. Beginners are invited to create a sewing project over tea. Tickets: $25. Lewis Recreation Center, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive, Greensboro. Info: greensboro-nc.gov (click on “events”).

FALL PLANT SALE. 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Discover outdoor plants cultivated by the NC Zoo’s horticulture experts. Free. Cash or check only for plant purchases. Africa Parking Lot, North Carolina Zoo, 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro. Info: nczoo.org/events.

1964. 7:30 p.m. Catch the band Rolling Stone magazine hails as “The Best Beatles Tribute on Earth.” Tickets: $44+. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Info: carolinatheatre.com/events.

COLLAGE. 7:30 p.m. The UNCG School of Music presents Collage, a series of student and faculty performances. Tickets: $7+. UNCG Auditorium, 408 Tate St., Greensboro. Info: vpa.uncg/edu.

LIGHT OF LED. 7:30 p.m. Enjoy Zeppelin classics to the symphonic orchestrations of Page & Plant. Tickets: $30+. High Point Theatre, 220 E. Commerce Ave., High Point. Info: highpointtheatre.com/events.

MOONLIGHT MADNESS. 7:30 p.m. (1-mile) & 8 p.m. (5K). Enjoy a flat 5K or 1-Mile race while dressed in your best glow outfit. Registration: $15+. Bailey Park, 575 N. Patterson Ave., Winston-Salem. Info: theraceseries.com.

MARY J. BLIGE. 8 p.m. The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul performs her Good Morning Gorgeous Tour with special guests Ella Mai and Queen Naija. Tickets: $59.50+. Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Info: greensborocoliseum.com/events.

September 18

GREENSBORO PRIDE FESTIVAL. 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Pride-filled fun rings along downtown streets. Free. South Elm Street between West Washington and Lewis streets. Info: greensboropride.org.

GROWLER GALLOP. 5:30 p.m. Run either a 5K or 10K race, then enjoy local brews at the finish line. Registration: $30+/5K; $40+/10K; $30/Virtual. SouthEnd Brewing, 117b W. Lewis St., Greensboro. Info: triviumracing.com/events.

September 21

WEDNESDAY IN THE CROWN. 8 p.m. Wednesday, a five-piece band out of Asheville, performs with special guest Truth Club; standing room only. Tickets: $10/advance; $12. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Info:
carolinatheatre.com/events.

September 23

FRIDAY FLICKS. 5–11 p.m. Enjoy a movie in the park. Space Jam: A New Legacy. Seating begins at 5 p.m., screening starts at sunset. Free. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: greensborodowntownparks.org/calendar.

NIGHT OF RESTORATION. 6–8 p.m. Restoration Place Counseling’s 2022 fundraising gala hosts Grammy-winner and American Idol Season 5 finalist, Mandisa. Tickets: $35. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Info: carolinatheatre.com/events.

DECADES BAND. 8 p.m. Enjoy covers of multi-genre hit songs from the ’60s through today. Free. One Thirteen Brewhouse + Rooftop Bar, 113 North Greene St., Greensboro. Info: facebook.com/DecadesDuo.

September 24

FOOTGOLF DAYS. 9 a.m.–noon. Both new and experienced footgolf players are invited to come out and enjoy a round. Free; registration required. Gillespie Golf Course, 306 E. Florida St., Greensboro. Info: greensboro-nc.gov (click on “events”). 

TACO & MARGARITA FEST. Noon. Sample from a variety of taco food trucks while sipping margaritas. Tickets: $15; $49/early-entrance VIP. Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Info: greensborocoliseum.com/events.

EN PLEIN AIR. 1–3 p.m. McKenna’s Art invites families and individuals to create outdoors. Free. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: greensborodowntownparks.org/calendar.

CREATURES OF THE NIGHT. 7–8 p.m. Discover the source of evening woodland sounds on a listening tour. Tickets: $2; registration required. Gibson Park, Twin Ponds Trail, 5207 W. Wendover Ave., Jamestown. Info: greensboro-nc.gov (click on “events”).

LOVEFEST 2022. 7 p.m. Sweet Pea Productions NC hosts LoveFest 2022, featuring Dr. O. DeShea Cuthrell, Coré S. Cotton, Brian O’Neal and Miles Jaye. Tickets: $60; $80/VIP. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Info: carolinatheatre.com/events.

LIL DURK & FRIENDS. 7:30 p.m. Rapper Lil Durk performs on tour. Tickets: $60+. Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Info: greensborocoliseum.com/events.

SMOKEY & ME. 7:30 p.m. Celebrate Smokey Robinson’s life, music and career. Tickets: $30+. High Point Theatre, 220 E. Commerce Ave., High Point. Info:
highpointtheatre.com/events.

MARIACHI COBRE. 8 p.m. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Mariachi Cobre, a 12-piece mariachi band, and the Greensboro Symphony. Tickets: $35+. Steven Tanger Center, 300 N. Elm St., Greensboro. Info: tangercenter.com/events.

September 25

BLUES CLUES. 2 p.m. Blues Clues & You Live is a magical theater show based on the hit children’s TV series. Tickets: $25+. Steven Tanger Center, 300 N. Elm St., Greensboro. Info: tangercenter.com/events.

LIVING WITH RUTHIE MAE. 4 p.m. See the spin-off of Mama’s Girls, the longest touring urban stage plays in America. Tickets: $25/advance; $30. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Info: carolinatheatre.com/events.

FASHION FOR EVERY BODY. 3–5 p.m. Be Kind Kids hosts Rainbow Runway, an inclusive fashion show for children. Free. LeBauer Park, 208 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Info: bekindkidsgso.com.

September 29-30

WE LEAD. 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Women in Educational Leadership conference empowers its attendees in everyday life and career. $200. Grandover Resort & Spa, 1000 Club Road, Greensboro. Info: womenedleaders.com.

September 30

DRIVE ELECTRIC. 9 a.m.–Noon. The NC Zoo celebrates National Drive Electric Week by showcasing the clean-air and cost-saving benefits of all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid automobiles. Free. North Carolina Zoo, North America Parking Lot, 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro. Info: nczoo.org/events.

STEEL CITY. 6–7 p.m. Discuss Steel City, the story of Pittsburgh’s 1890s golden age, written by William J. Miller Jr. Free. Scuppernong Books, 304 S. Elm St., Greensboro. Info: scuppernongbooks.com/event.

SHE ROCKS. 6 p.m. She ROCKS, an organization devoted to bringing awareness to ovarian cancer through outreach, hosts its Annual Dinner Event and silent auction, catered by 1618 ON Location. Summerfield Farms, 3203 Pleasant Ridge Road, Summerfield. Tickets: $150+. Info: she-rocks.org/event.

KRS-ONE. 7:30 p.m. United Way’s 100 Years of Good Vibes Concert presents KRS-One, the “conscience of hip hop.” Tickets: $20+. Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Info: carolinatheatre.com/events.

LOS TIGRES. 8 p.m. Los Tigres del Notre performs its La Reunion Tour. Tickets: $50+. Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro. Info: greensborocoliseum.com/events.

September 30 – October 02

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. 7:30 p.m. High Point Community Theatre presents Little Shop of Horrors, the Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical. Tickets: $22+. High Point Theatre, 220 E. Commerce Ave., High Point. Info: highpointtheatre.com/event.   OH

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