May 2019 Around Town

2019 Kentucky Derby Classic Bringing together more than 400 guests from across Greensboro and the surrounding communities, Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina hosts its sixth annual Kentucky Derby Classic on Sunday, May 4. This signature event is held at High Caliber Stables and celebrates the Power of a Wish. The event raises money through Bourbon Bar & Tasting Stations … Continued

April 2019 Around Town

Greensboro Arm Wrestling League  GRAWL is an all-volunteer fundraising organization that aims to help the community through progressive theatrical events. The organization has raised more than $30,000 since its inception in 2016. Lady arm wrestlers entertain the crowds while raising money for causes and nonprofits that serve women and girls. In 2019, partners include Guilford … Continued

February 2019 Around Town

Fred Astaire Studios Give Us Something to Smile About Tickets are on sale now for the 11th annual Dancing with the Carolina Stars, sponsored by Operation Smile Carolinas (502 E. Cornwallis Drive), in partnership with Fred Astaire Dance Studios (1500 Mill St.). Celebrities from around the Carolinas will pair up with professional dancers from the … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

Downtown Sculpture Garden Greensboro Parks and Recreation City Arts and Events, in partnership with the Tri-State Sculptors Educational Association, presents a public sculpture garden at the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St. Admission is free, and the sculptures will be on display through October 2019. The exhibit, which is located on the east side … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

Running of the Balls Registration closes Dec. 1 for this night run/walk on a 5K(ish) course through Sunset Hills at 6 p.m. Dec. 15. Started years ago, the residents of this neighborhood decorate their 50-foot-tall trees with enormous lighted Christmas balls. Recognized by Runners World as an internationally unique event, the race draws participants from around the … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Just for Laughs The Idiot Box, one of Greensboro’s favorite and most enduring comedy clubs, is returning to downtown Greensboro. Owner Jennie Stencel says she’s excited about her new location at 503 N. Greene St. (next to Beer Thirty) because it offers plenty of parking and will enable her and husband Steve Lesser to make … Continued

October 2018 Around Town

Chris Just Allstate Agency Expands Chris Just is making it easier to put Triad residents “in good hands.” Chris, owner of two well-established Allstate agencies in Greensboro and Clemmons, recently acquired the Kernersville and King agencies and is pleased to announce that former owner Eric Tang has agreed to stay on as financial specialist, adding his expertise in life … Continued

September 2018 Around Town

Spirit Airlines Debuts at PTI Spirit Airlines will make its debut at Piedmont Triad International Airport on Sept. 6. The low-cost carrier will offer service from the Gate City to Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Tampa. According to a news release, PTI is the 66th airport to be served by the airline. Spirit will operate two flights … Continued

August 2018 Around Town

Dread & Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World Opens Aug. 25 at the Weatherspoon Art Museum Dread & Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World, an exhibition featuring pieces from more than a dozen contemporary artists, will open at the Weatherspoon Art Museum on Aug. 25. According to the museum, the works will “use … Continued