Entertainment calendar (July 11-17, 2013)

Jul. 11, 2013 @ 12:09 AM


BLACKSMITHING will be demonstrated and taught 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave.

AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE Day will be celebrated 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum, N.C. 70, Sedalia, The indoor-outdoor family event features music and dance performances, exhibitors, vendors, food and children’s activities. Free


AN ORGAN concerts series continues at noon Wednesday at James A. Gray Jr. Auditorium, Old Salem Visitor Center, 900 Old Salem Road, Winston-Salem. The concerts are performed on the Tannenberg organ in the auditorium. This week’s concert is by Nathan Zullinger, organist and director of music at Highland Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem, and trumpeter Anita Cirba. Free

“MUSIC FOR A SUNDAY Evening in the Park” series continues Sunday at Festival Park, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. Sweet Dreams performs blues, rhythm and blues, jazz and soul at 6 p.m. Knights of Soul performs blues, rhythm and blues, jazz and soul at 7:15 p.m. Free, donations accepted

For kids

SPONGEBOB SquarePants and his friend Patrick, characters from the animated TV series, will give shows at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Friday-Sunday at Tweetsie Railroad, N.C. 321 between Boone and Blowing Rock. The characters will post for photos with children. $37 for adults, $23 for age 3-12, free for age 2 and younger, www.tweetsie,com

CAROLINA KIDS CLUB continues Wednesday at the Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro. Live stage entertainment by Community Theatre of Greensboro begins at 9:30 a.m., and the movie, “Muppets from Space,” is at 10:15 a.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $5, $20 for a five-pack of tickets, 333-2605

“THE GREENEST GREEN,” a puppet show by Heirloom Puppet Theater, will be performed through Aug. 2 at Frank L. Horton Museum, 924 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. Show times are 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. The show is about a special Salem visitor and the blue dyer’s dilemma in fulfilling his request. $2, or with an all-in-one ticket for Old Salem, 721-7300, www.oldsalem.org

“ANIMAL GROSSOLOGY” continues through Sept. 2 at Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. The interactive exhibit is based on the “Grossology” children’s book series. Animatronics, interactive learning games and animated characters offer a look at some of the more disgusting things animals do and how blood, vomit, pellets and similar animal products can be fun. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Free with museum admission of $12 for age 14-59, $10 for age 60 and older, $9 for age 2-13, free for younger than 2, www.discoveryplace.org


THE GARAGE, 110 W. 7th St., Winston-Salem, features the following:
• Tyler Nail, Jonathan Loos — 9 p.m. Friday, $7;
• The Ghost Wolves, All Them Witches, Tusker, Wolves & Wolves & Wolves & Wolves — 9 p.m. Saturday; $6 in advance, $8 day of show;
• Leah Shaw — 9 p.m. Wednesday, $6.
777-1127, www.the-garage.ws


SUMMER FILM FESTIVAL at the Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro, features the following, all at 7:30 p.m.:
• “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure” — today;
• “Dial M for Murder” — Monday;
• “Fargo” — Tuesday;
• “Jaws” — Wednesday.
$6; $5 for students, seniors, military; 333-2605


A CONTRA dance sponsored by Fiddle and Bow Country Dancers will be held 8-10:30 p.m. Tuesday at Clemmons Civic Club, 2870 Middlebrook Drive, Clemmons. Lessons for newcomers are at 7:30 p.m. No partner is necessary. Free Raisins will provide live music. Kristin Seibert will call dances. $8, $5 for full-time students, 272-3245


A BEHIND-THE-SCENES tour of Reynolda House, Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, will be given at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The theme is how people survived summers before air conditioning and Reynolda’s air-washing system of the early 1920s and a later system that used 100-pound blocks of ice. $17, $12 for members and students, 758-5150


GRETA LINT gives a lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. Her lecture is “Promoting and Selling Your Arts and Crafts.” She is a writer at the Courier-Tribune newspaper. Free 


A PHOTOGRAPHY exhibit by Juan and Diane Villa continues through July at Randolph Arts Guild, 123 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. Juan is a graduate of Randolph Community College, and he has been a professional photographer since 1989. Diane has a bachelor’s degree in painting from East Carolina University, and she has been graphics supervisor at the North Carolina Zoo since 1994. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. 629-0399

“COMMUNITY” continues through July 27 at Delurk Gallery, 207 W. 6th St., Winston-Salem. It features the work of 37 Randolph County-based artists, and works are in a variety of mediums. It is in conjunction with Randolph Arts Guild. It is designed to explore how a diverse grouping of visual art relates to each other.

BOB TIMBERLAKE 70-year retrospective exhibit, “Coming Home,” continues through July 20 at Womble Carlyle Gallery, Milton Rhodes Center foer the Arts, 251 N. Spruce St. The American realist painter from Lexington has exhibited throughout the country and abroad, and he is the only artist to receive the Humanitarian Albert Schweitzer Medal for Artistry.

JEANETTE SHEEHAN’S paintings in watercolors and oils are on exhibit through Sept. 4 by appointment only in the Community and Wellness Center at Pennybyrn at Maryfield, 109 Penny Road, Jamestown. Her paintings are inspired by her travels to Great Britain, New Mexico, Italy, France, Spain and the Bahamas. She has a studio in her home in Pinehurst. To schedule an appointment, call 821-4000.

“SPEAKING IN SPECIES: A North Carolina Perspective” continues through Aug. 18 at Green Hill Center for N.C. Art, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro. The exhibit is composed of works by 27 artists who work in wood. www.greenhillcenter.org

MORTON W. HUBER of High Point shows his photography in the exhibit, “Descendants of the Maya,” through Aug. 30 at the Museum of Anthropology at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem. Initially trained as a biochemist, Huber has created paintings and taken photographs throughout his career. Some of his art training was at Maryland Institute College of Art and New York-Phoenix School of Design, where he was chairman of the department of art. Locally, he has taught at High Point University and Salem College. He has published three books, all illustrated with is art and photography. He has traveled extensively, and the WFU exhibit is composed of 29 photos taken during a trip to Guatemala in 1965.

“MEMORY - Nature and Nurture” continues through Sept. 7 at Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St., Salisbury. The exhibit is composed of works by four female artists who examine memory and its role in nature and nurture in shaping cultural norms for women. They are: Diana Greene of Winston-Salem (photography), Allison Luce of Mooresville (sculpture), Kristi Ryba of St. John’s Island, S.C., (painting) and Kathy Sosa (portraits).  www.waterworks.org 

“CELEBRATING 50 YEARS of the Museum of Anthropology” continues through Oct. 26 at the museum at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem. The retrospective exhibit curated by students includes photos from the archives and artifacts from around the world. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Free