Source: Accodex Partners
Source: Accodex Partners

Take this opportunity to let your hair down and explore all the Triad has to offer this weekend and while you’re at it show those jocks how band-geeks really get down. But don’t party too hard, some of you have work early Monday morning.

All weekend

GINGERBREAD HOUSE MAKING @ MRS. PUMPKIN’S BAKERY-DELI (W-S)

Join the gang at Mrs. Pumpkins Baker-Deli on Friday and Saturday for
their annual gingerbread house baking event while also benefiting
Sally’s Angels, a nonprofit that helps support the families of
chronically ill children. To reserve a gingerbread kit and baker’s spot,
call Mrs. Pumpkin’s at 336.924.9797 or visit mrspumpkins.com.

SWIM INVITATIONAL @ GREENSBORO AQUATIC CENTER (GSO)

North Carolina College swim teams gather to compete in the NC State GAC
Invitationals, Thursday through Saturday at the Greensboro Aquatic
Center.

Thursday

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS @ GREENSBORO HISTORY MUSEUM (GSO), 5 P.M.

The Greensboro Human Relations Department discusses the correlation
between mental health and housing in Peace of Mind: The Link Between
Housing and Mental Health
as part of their mental health awareness
series and the second installment of their new series entitled the
“Hidden Side of Housing.” The free program is open to the public. For
more information email Jodie Stanley ([email protected]ov)
or call human relations at 336.373.2038.

SALON SERIES @ NEW WINSTON MUSEUM (W-S), 5:30 P.M.

Dr. Jonathan Burdette, a professor of neuroradiology at Baptist Hospital
and co-founder of the Laboratory of Complex Brain Networks, discusses
current research linking music to brain function. For more information,
visit newwinston.org.

TOMA VAN HOUTRYVE @ SECCA, (W-S), 6 P.M.

international photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve discusses his photo
series Blue Sky Days, a drone’s-eye view of America and Traces in
Exile
, which chronicles the journey of new migrants to Europe as part
of the center’s Dispatches series. For more information visit the Tomas
Van Houtryve and Pulitzer Center-Talk at SECCA Facebook event .

LIVE PODCAST TAPING @ WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY, PORTER BYRUM WELCOME CENTER (W-S), 8 P.M.

Writer and jokester Tracy Clayton from BuzzFeed’s Another Round records
a podcast at the Porter Byrum Welcome Center. Admission is free, but
reservations are required.

Friday

AARON DRAPLIN @ UNCG (GSO), 5:30 P.M.

Aaron Draplin has designed album covers, logos for the American Recovery
and Reinvestment Act and the US Transportation Department’s
Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER
initiative, along with work for Nike, Target and Forum Snowboards. He
shares the wisdom of his craft in a talk at the School of Education
Auditorium.

TEEN ANIME NIGHT @ CENTRAL LIBRARY (GSO), 6 P.M.

Greensboro’s Central library hosts a teen anime night presenting tales
from award-winning author Ursula LeGuin. Participants are encouraged to
share their art work and talk all things manga. It’s sure to be a kawaii
experience.

Saturday

APPLE FEAST @ GREENSBORO FARMERS CURB MARKET (GSO), 8 A.M.

The Greensboro Farmer’s Market pays homage to apples. Samples and
pancakes made by guest chef Alex Amoroso of Cheesecakes by Alex will be
available for a low price.

ART REVEAL @ GOLDSTON PARK (HP), NOON

Artist Brian Davis unveils his “puzzling” revamp of a building at the
Goldston Park, a project sponsored by the Southwest Renewal Foundation,
TAG and the city of High Point. More information can be found on the
park’s Facebook page.

POETRY CONCERT @ CHURCH OF THE COVENANT IN GREENSBORO (GSO), 7:30 P.M.

Rumi by Candlelight, a poetic musical holiday event, evolves organically
before the eyes of the audience. Performances will include readings by
Adrian Vyner-Brooks, Betsy Bevan on piano, Will Ridenour on kora,
vocalist Meredith Holladay and Daniel Chambo on the bansuri. Further
information can be found on the 10th annual Rumi by Candlelight Facebook
page.

Sunday

POKÉMON TOURNAMENT @ THE ELM STREET CENTER (GSO), 3 P.M.

Super Famicon: Nintendo Convention & Tournament series hosts a
tournament of the new game Pokémon Sun & Moon. Admission is free with
general admission ticket from Super Famicon. More at superfamicon.com.

MIDGET WRESTLING @ TEXAS DISCOTHEQUE 2013 (GSO), 9 P.M.

Midgets and dwarfs battle for the title in this extreme war of
wrestling. Ringside seating available along with an opportunity to meet
the professionals’ wrestlers and grab a selfie before the bouts begin.