The Weekender: Hitting the Road Edition

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With so much to do around the Triad it would be a sin to sit in the house, chained to the couch, enjoying crime scene marathons that so many of us look forward to on the weekends. With that being said, dust off the sneakers, find a babysitter, or not, and get out into the real world, the Triad is waiting man.

Thursday

Drumline @ Bailey Park (W-S), 7 p.m.
Bailey Park hosts a viewing of the epic college band movie Drumline, with special commentary from Winston-Salem State University’s award-winning “Red Sea of Sound” marching band as they provide insight on what it takes to truly be the best of the best. More information regarding the event can be found on baileyparkws.com.

Friday

BBQ Boogie @ Creekside Lanes (W-S), 6 p.m.
The Special Olympics of Forsyth County welcomes in the weekend with a triple-B bash to include BBQ, bowling, boogieing. Not a bad way to welcome in the weekend. For more information, check out cityofws.org.

Lake of Fire film premiere @ Community Theatre of Greensboro (GSO), 7 p.m.
The Butcharts, a local family of the Greensboro community, premiere their gothic masterpiece for your view pleasure. Join director Les Butchart for a Q&A session after the viewing for your chance to ask all those probing questions you’ve been holding in. More information can be found on ctgso.org.

Saturday

Author book fest @ High Point Public Library (HP), 11 a.m.
The High Point Public library will host a smorgasbord of authors at their annual book festival include author Theresa Bennett-Wilkes, who wrote Anna May and the Preacher: A Collection of Short Stories. There may or may not be cake served. For more information, contact [email protected] or call 336.883.3671.

Open rehearsal & choreographer Q&A @ Van Dyke Performance Space (GSO), 1:30 p.m.
In preparation its performance at the NC Dance Festival performance on Nov. 12, the Van Dyke dance troupe holds an open rehearsal at the new performance space to showcase current eclectic work inspired by the people and movement of the city. More information at danceproject.org.

Sunday

Declan playground grand opening @ 3299 Starmount Drive (GSO), 2:30 p.m.
Greensboro Parks and Recreation hosts the grand opening celebration for the Declan playground, built in partnership with the Friends of the Greensboro Parks and Recreation center in memory of Nicole and Rich Donoghue’s son, who died of a rare immune disorder. More information about the playground can be found on declansfoundation.org.

Kaladesh @ Gaming Underground (HP), 3 p.m.
The wonderful guys at Gaming Underground are up too it again with another fun filled night of intense gameplay. Wizards, the Gathering is calling. Are you intuitive enough to handle what the Magic is throwing down? More information can be found Gaming Underground’s Facebook page.

Yoga, beer and burgers @ Food Freaks Beer Geeks (W-S), 11 a.m
Dude: Yoga, booze and food. It doesn’t get in better. More information can be found on the Food Freaks Beer Geeks Facebook page.

Oct. 24

Drumming clinic @ GTCC Center for Creative and Performing Arts (HP), Monday, 7 p.m.
Drumming prodigy Stephen Perkins shares his insight with all of you future noisemakers to be in this this intense rock-shop that on a fellow headbanger could love. So stop dreaming about it and be about it because there is no time like the present to bring the band back together or just start a new one. More information can be found on panrocks.com or the Stephen Perkins Drumset Clinic Featuring Pan Rocks Facebook page.

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