The Weekender: Movers and Shakers Edition!


Shake a tail-feather with legends, represent the legacies of the fallen, or just get off your lazy bum. In either case, there are plenty of opportunities to dust off that selfie stick, snap away, and tag yourself to show your friends what cool things you did while they slept their lives away.


The Grapes of Wrath @ Pauline Theatre (HP), 6 p.m.

High Point University students collaborate with professional thespians in an adaptation of the John Steinbeck’s novel The Grapes of Wrath. Due to a limited ticket availability, High Point University asks that interested patrons contact the campus concierge. Detailed information can be found on the production’s Facebook event page.


10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse @ the Children’s Home (W-S), 7 p.m.

It is said that wisdom comes from the mouths of babes. Well these children plan on showing the masses how to survive the impending zombie apocalypse. The Children’s Home in Winston Salem showcases the delightful little play 10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse and hosting an art showcase featuring the students of their program. More information at 

Kid Capri @ George K’s Catering and Banquet Hall (GSO), 9:30 p.m.

You know that rebel yell. Say it loud: “It’s DJ KIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIID CAPRIIIII! George K’s opens its doors to legendary disc jockey Kid Capri who is sure to spin nothing but musical greatness on the 1’s and 2’s. Check George K’s Facebook event page for more information.

QORDS End of Camp Performance @ ArtSpace Uptown (GSO), 6 p.m.

The QORDS, or Queer Oriented Radical Days of Summer campers have formed their bands and are ready to rock the stage for the public at ArtSpace Uptown. The School of Rock has nothing on these queer and trans youth that have spent their summer learning how to navigate this chaotic world through the performing arts. To find out more information about the event, check out the QORDS end of camp event page on Facebook.


Ultimate Frisbee @ Latham Park (GSO), 9:30 a.m.

The Disc Junkies wild out in a co-ed pickup game of Ultimate Frisbee in Latham Park. The early morning high-energy game is open to all skill levels. A full list of details and game day suggestions on the Disc Junkies Greensboro Meetup homepage.

Beards, Burgers & Beer! @ the Pour House (GSO), 11 a.m.

The Official Beard and Moustache Club of North Carolina is hosting a lip-smacking shindig for hairy hipsters and those that love them. To learn more about the brew, burger and beard bash, check out the BMCofNC_Greensboro or Pour House Facebook event pages.

Byron Gladden campaign kickoff @ Interactive Resource Center (GSO), 6:30 p.m.

Social justice and education advocate Byron Gladden holds a campaign kickoff and informational session for his upcoming race for a seat on the Guilford County School Board. Further information can be found on Gladden’s campaign Facebook page.

Psych Nite @ the Garage (W-S), 8:30 p.m.

The Winston-Salem-based record label Phuzz Records hosts showcases new and existing talent. Bring your magic carpet. Possible body transportation expected and airspace may be limited. Further information can be found at and the label’s Facebook event page. 

Funk Mob @ Big Winston Warehouse (W-S), 9:30 p.m.

Funky tunes. Funky food. Funky friends. The Funk Mob hits the Big Winston Warehouse once again sharing their special brand of funky. Dang that’s a lot of funk. You may want to bring a fan! More information can be found artistically splattered on the band’s Facebook event page.