Lots of action in the Triad this weekend, most of it out in the streets. Wear layers.
- Yep, autumn’s initial First Friday goes down in Greensboro and Winston-Salem. Highlights include a Tagtool workshop at Elsewhere and a Victory Junction party at Crop Salon (GSO), and Taste of Art at the Sawtooth Center and works by local and visiting artists at Delurk (W-S).
- Center City Park‘s Fall Festival kicks off at 5 p.m. (GSO)
- The Winston-Salem Jaycees hold a concert for burn victims at Southern Smoke Eatery featuring Shoemaker & Estep, the Next of Kin and the Time Flyers. (W-S)
- UNCG radio station WUAG has a free show at the Gatewood Studio Arts Building featuring a record swap, Nude Party out of Boone and Primovanhalen. Fun begins at 5 p.m. (GSO)
- Troubadors James Moors and Kort McCumber play a one-off at the Community Arts Café at 8 p.m. (W-S)
- Gibbs Hundred Brewing launches its Kickstarter campaign with a kickoff party to get things going at the Railyard. (GSO)
- Art on Tap takes over the Westerwood Tavern for performance art, live graffiti, food and drink and a live set by the John Dewar Band. Part of 17 Days. (GSO)
- The High Point Get Down is a street party with food and beer and art. Live music comes from DJ J Lone, Disco Lemonade and Vested Movement. Get tickets at the Brewer’s Kettle or DeBeen Espresso. Fun begins at dusk. (HP)
- Hoots Flea Market is a hipster circus of commerce, creativity and fellowship. This one’s got a pumpkin patch and a pie-eating contest, among other attractions. (W-S)
- Jane Monheit channels Judy Garland at the Carolina Theatre, part of the waning 17 Days calendar. (GSO)
- The Spring Garden Food Truck Festival is back for another evening of al fresco dining on a cool autumn eve. Food, music, booze — all that and more. (GSO)
- The Healing Blues project is a collaboration between area homeless folk and noteworthy musicians to explore the territory between suffering and music — very fertile ground. The CD comes out today at the Gail Brower Huggins Performance Center at Greensboro College. The most important detail is an appearance by “Steady Rollin'” Bob Margolin, who knows much about this landscape.
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