Daily Beat: May 1, 2014


Happy May Day, celebrated as International Workers Day across most of the world!


The Shepherd’s Center in Winston-Salem kicks off its three-day massive book sale at 9 a.m. today, continuing until 9 p.m.

Check this: “Sustainable Community Resources, along with the city of Greensboro, is hosting the first session in a series of events called ‘Bridging the Gap: City, Community, and State’ Symposiums from 10 a.m. to 3 pm… at the Gateway University Research Park (2901 E. Lee St.).”

Greensboro College’s annual fundraiser golf tournament is today at 1 p.m. Chances are if you don’t already have tickets ($125 entry fee) you aren’t going.

Spring/Summer hours for Barber, Country, Hester, Keely, and Price parks take effect today, according to the city of Greensboro. Call 336-373-3679 for details.

SECCA’s book club, which is reading the Inferno by Dan Brown, meets today at 11:45 a.m. and again at 5:30 p.m.

There is a press conference scheduled for 2 p.m. at the Crown (inside the Carolina Theater in Greensboro) that is expected to confirm that the National Folk Festival will call the Gate City home for the next three seasons.

Reynolda Thursdays: American Moderns begins at 4:30 p.m. today and runs until 8 p.m. at Reynolda House in Winston-Salem. As part of the event, there will be a dramatic reading of Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz’s letters at 6 p.m. Details here.


Don’t skip what’s happening “today” — several things carry over into the evening.

Greensboro’s LUNAFEST, featuring nine films by, for and about women, is tonight at 7 p.m. at Mack & Mack in downtown Greensboro. Details here. 

Old Salem’s board of directors meets today at 5 p.m. at the James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium in the Old Salem Visitor Center.

Local guitarist Ken Mickey will discuss and explain guitars, including style of play, at the High Point Public Library at 6:30 p.m.