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October 18th
7:00 PM-10:00 PM

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10th Annual North Carolina Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

On Thursday, October 18, 2018 the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame will hold its 10th Annual Induction Ceremony in Kannapolis, NC. Inductions are held annually to commemorate the musical legacy of North Carolina's greatest music makers. In our efforts to honor, promote, commemorate, and preserve North Carolina's great music history. Our annual induction ceremonies are a commemorative occasion in which those in the music industry who have made an impact on American Music, are introduced as new members of our Hall of Fame. Inductees that enter the NCMHOF have reached national recognition in their field of at least 10 years and they have roots in North Carolina. The ceremony reflects an awards show format which includes inductees accepting their induction, an insightful history of their careers, and performances by some of the inductees. Living inductees may be in attendance to accept their induction, whereas deceased inductees will have someone accepting on their behalf. Scheduled to perform at the 2018 inductions are: Luther Barnes, The Hoppers, Calvin Richardson, John Tesh, and David Childers (courtesy of Dolph Ramseur).
Event Info: (704) 934-2320
Ages: Our annual induction event welcomes all ages. This is a very educational, entertaining and historical event that no one will want to miss!
Price: General $45 VIP $90
Event Website: 2018Induction.eventbrite.com

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October 20th
10:00 AM-4:15 PM

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Reidsville Tigers Playing for a Cure

The Reidsville Tigers Youth Football & Cheer Program will be hosting our Second Annual Playing for a Cure Football Game at Reidsville Senior High School on October 20, 2018 beginning at 10:00 in the morning. Our organization strives to increase awareness for breast cancer, raise money for a local cancer relief effort and to teach our youth to give back to their community. This year's theme will be "Tackling Cancer Together". The Reidsville Tigers along with the Burlington Air Cavs Sports Club hope to raise awareness and help spread the message that "Fighting Breast Cancer Takes Everyone." We are asking all fans/supporters to wear pink to the game. All of our Breast Cancer Survivors will be recognized at 1:00 PM.

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October 20th - October 21st
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Alamance Artisans' Guild Art Extravaganza 2018

Alamance Artisans Guild Art Extravaganza 2018, October 20–21

Mebane, NC—Art lovers are anticipating the Alamance Artisans Guild’s Art Extravaganza 2018 on the weekend of October 20–21, featuring 31 guild members at the Vailtree Event and Conference Center in Haw River. Artists will showcase and sell unique and wide-ranging works, including painting, pastels, pottery, jewelry, photography, sculpture, fiber, mixed media, and wood. The free indoor event offers unequaled gift solutions and irresistible artworks for one’s own home or office. The Vailtree, 1567 Bakatsias Lane, Haw River, is conveniently located beside I-85/I-40 at exit #150, between Mebane and Graham. Browse the hundreds of art choices, enjoy refreshments and artists’ demonstrations, and enter an art raffle. Bring family and friends and experience a day of arts and crafts. Saturday 10 am–5 pm, Sunday noon–5 pm. alamanceartisans.com/extravaganza-2018

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Oct 27, 2018
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3rd Annual Women of NABA Brunch

Who: National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA) - Greensboro Chapter

What: Third Annual Women of NABA Brunch

When: October 27, 2018 from 11 AM – 1:30 PM

Where: Proximity Hotel (704 Green Valley Road, Greensboro NC 27408)

Why: The Women of NABA Brunch is a professional and personal development program focused on our women members as well as women outside our organization. Women of NABA events and professional development sessions strive to equip women with the tools needed to reach their ultimate goals while navigating the challenges of being a professional woman in today's world.

Cost: $10 for Student NABA members, $15 for Professional NABA members, $25 for all non-NABA members. Individuals can RSVP for the event via Eventbrite.

Contact person: Winnie Blackwell, 336.420.2354, wjquick32@gmail.com, wblackwell@archcapservices.com (or email nabagreensboro@gmail.com with questions)

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November 3rd
6:00 PM-11:00 PM

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Blue Jeans and Pearls Gala

Join Carolina Adoption Services at the Blue Jeans and Pearls Gala on Saturday, November 3rd. Over the past 25 years Carolina Adoption Services has helped with the adoption of more than 5,000 children. This evening will be a time to honor those families, our community, and provide financial support for CAS. We are honored to be partnering with Schiffman's Jewelers, Replacements Ltd., The Greensboro Symphony, First Citizens Bank, and renown Greensboro Sculptor, James Barnhill. The Master of Ceremonies for the evening is Fox 8 News Anchor, Neill McNeill.
Tickets are available for purchase on the CAS website.

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September 5th - November 7th
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Foster Parenting Classes

Nazareth Child & Family Connection will offer foster parenting classes beginning September 5 and running for 10 weeks at its office at 165 Mahaley Ave. in Salisbury from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

The classes are designed to inform participants about the child welfare system, the role of foster parents and to help individuals develop the skills to become a successful foster/adoptive parent. The classes also focus on understanding trauma and how to better serve families who have experienced trauma. Individuals who complete the classes and the licensing process become licensed North Carolina foster parents.

For more information or to register for the classes, contact Shawn Squirewell, the director of foster care services at Nazareth Child & Family Connection at 888.207.0250, Ext. 111 or ssquirewell@nazcf.org.

 

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November 12th - November 16th
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Camp Out for Hunger Food Drive

Deep River Friends Meeting will host the second annual “Camp Out for Hunger” food drive Nov. 12-16 to benefit Hand to Hand Food Pantry in High Point, N.C. Members and friends will camp out daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to collect donations to help feed families this holiday season.

Community members who wish to donate are encouraged to bring their items to Deep River Friends Meeting (5300 West Wendover Avenue in High Point) Nov. 12-16 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Deep River’s goal is to collect at least 10,000 pounds of food. Here are the items Hand to Hand Food Pantry needs:

• Non-perishable canned goods (single-serve pop tops preferred)
• Toiletries – toilet paper, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, etc.
• Pet items – canned food, dry food, cat litter, etc.

For more information about the food drive, please visit www.deepriverfriends.com/campout. See and share event updates and photos on social media using #feedhp on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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November 12th - November 16th
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Camp Out for Hunger Food Drive

Deep River Friends Meeting will host the second annual “Camp Out for Hunger” food drive Nov. 12-16 to benefit Hand to Hand Food Pantry in High Point, N.C. Members and friends will camp out daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to collect donations to help feed families this holiday season.

Community members who wish to donate are encouraged to bring their items to Deep River Friends Meeting (5300 West Wendover Avenue in High Point) Nov. 12-16 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Deep River’s goal is to collect at least 10,000 pounds of food. Here are the items Hand to Hand Food Pantry needs:

• Non-perishable canned goods (single-serve pop tops preferred)
• Toiletries – toilet paper, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, etc.
• Pet items – canned food, dry food, cat litter, etc.

For more information about the food drive, please visit www.deepriverfriends.com/campout. See and share event updates and photos on social media using #feedhp on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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November 16th
6:00 PM-9:00 PM

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Twas the Night Before Bed Race

Join us for the 7th Annual Twas the Night Before Bed Race in Downtown Mocksville, NC on Friday, November 16th at 6pm. This is a free, fun, family event. Come early to get a good seat. 

To sign up a team you can: call Mocksville Town Hall at 336-753-6700, mail in a registration form or stop by the Mocksville Town Hall at 171 S. Clement St., Mocksville, NC 27028. 

If you are interested in signing up a team or have questions call Mocksville Town Hall at 336-753-6700.