When you think of September, you may think of football, changing leaves or the Earth, Wind & Fire song, but what about how the month got its name? “September” stems from the Latin “septem,” meaning “seven.” Although September is the ninth month on the Gregorian calendar, the one we use, it was originally the seventh of ten months on the Roman calendar used in the late first century B.C. Recognizable symbols of September include its birthstone, the sapphire and its zodiac signs, Virgo and Libra.


Let the Record Show @ Central Library (W-S) 10 a.m.

Artists from DENT, a Winston-Salem based nonprofit creative reuse center and art laboratory have created 28 pieces made from old vinyl records and album covers for this musical art exhibit. Catch it on display in the Central Library’s second floor gallery until Sept. 30.

One Week at Woolworths @ UNCG School of Theatre (GSO) 7 p.m.

UNCG School of Theatre presents One Week at Woolworths, a musical short film about the February 1, 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth’s, available for on-demand streaming until Sept. 4. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit vpa.uncg.edu/theatre.

FRIDAY Sept. 3

Dada First Friday Gallery Hop @ Downtown Arts District (W-S) 7 p.m.

As part of the annual Bookmarks Festival, the DADA First Friday Gallery Hop is honoring literary artists and business members. “Grimm,” the featured exhibition by digital artist Allison Hutchins includes works inspired by the Grimm Brothers. For maps, parking information and more, visit dadagalleryhop.com.

Vegan Chalking Night @ LoFi Park (GSO) 6 p.m.

Piedmont Area Vegan Educators is hosting a chalk art event encouraging participants to send messages in support of non-human living beings. Chalk will be provided! Check out the event page on Facebook for more information.


Paddleboard Yoga @ City Lake Park (HP) 8:30 a.m.

Zenful U yoga studio invites you to a morning of paddleboard yoga, the beauty of the surrounding water enhancing exercises focused on strength, flexibility and balance. Register at City Lake Park or by calling 336.883.3498. Find more info and future event dates on the event page on Facebook.

John Coltrane International Jazz & Blues Festival (HP) 3 p.m.

This two-day music festival honors the life of jazz saxophonist and High Point native John Coltrane through musical performances by Kenny Lattimore, Coltrane All Star Band and more. To learn more and to purchase tickets, visit coltranejazzfest.com.

THRASH! Skate Art Installation @ Brewer’s Kettle (HP) 7 p.m.

Head to the Brewer’s Kettle for THRASH!, an exhibition featuring skate art, original decks and photography by Triad artists NOS77, Jag One and more. Stick around for a reception event and meet the artists. For more information, visit the event page on Facebook.

SUNDAY Sept. 5

Fall Market @ Wise Man Brewing (W-S) 12 p.m.

Angelo’s Artisan Market has partnered with Wise Man Brewing to bring you a market featuring handmade items, vintage goods and more. Don’t forget your mask! They’re required for this market.

Patiently Rooted and the Blooming Board @ Radar Brewing Company (W-S) 3 p.m.

Browse Patiently Rooted’s vast collection of plants available for purchase or charcuterie boards from the Blooming Board. Take a seat in Radar’s beer garden while dining with Cousins Maine Lobster. See the event page on Facebook for more information.


Patio Event @ Havana Phil’s (GSO) 4 p.m.

Head to the Montecristo Patio at Havana Phil’s for cigars, cocktails and live music by Maia Kamil. Lobster Dogs food truck will be there to provide dinner. There is a business casual dress code.

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