WED July 11
EASTERN MUSIC FESTIVAL AT HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, HPU Campus; 833 Montlieu Ave., High Point; 336.841.9209; www.highpoint.edu; 7:30 p.m.
The EMF’s Young Artists full orchestra will present a performance of light classical and pops repertoire. A limited number of complimentary tickets will be available for the general public by contacting the above telephone number.
FRI July 13
CHILDREN OF EDEN
Weaver Academy; 300 S. Spring St., Greensboro; 336.335.6426; www.thedramacenter. com; 7:05 p.m.; $15
The play is based on the book of Genesis, covering Adam and Eve in act one and Noah in act two. The storyline is about family and how generations change, yet stay the same.
SAT July 14
KRISPY KREME FAMILY FUNFEST
Old Salem; 900 Old Salem Road, Winston- Salem; 336.725.2981; www.krispykremepartyweekend.com; 9 a.m.-12
This awesome celebration continues at the Family FanFest at Old Salem, featuring hot air balloon rides, carnival rides, games, inflatables on the historic Salem square, activites from Coca- Cola and music with a DJ.
SUN July 15
ARTS SPLASH 2012 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Roberts Hall, High Point University; 833 Montlieu Ave., High Point; 336.889.2787; www.highpointarts.org; 6 p.m.; FREE
High Point Area Arts Council presents Matt Dyllon & Most Wanted playing country music. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets and picnic dinners.
MON July 16
ACCIDENTAL MUMMIES OF GUANAJUATO
Natural Science Center of Greensboro; 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro; 336.288.3769; www.natsci.org; 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.; $7+
This fascinating exhibit features a collection of 30 accidental mummies that combines science, art, history and cultural anthropology and takes visitors back 100 years to a Mexican city where deceased residents were naturally mummified in their crypts. Visitors will meet these mummies, learn how forensic science is used to study them and explore the culture that reveres and celebrates them.
TUES July 17
CURTIS MANN: MODIFICATIONS
SECCA; 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem; 336.725.1904; www.secca.org; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; FREE
Mann appropriates and refashions anonymous snapshots that were taken in countries like Israel/Palestine, Lebanon and Iraq – places where violent conflicts are deeply rooted and often seem impossible to resolve.
WED July 18
SUMMER FILM FESTIVAL: JAILHOUSE ROCK
Carolina Theatre; 310 S. Greene St., Greensboro; 336.333.2605; www.carolinatheatre.com;
7:30 p.m.; $6
Don’t miss this absolutely classic american musical starring Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler and Mickey Shaughnessy. The film tells the story of Vince Everett, who is sentenced to prison for manslaughter. He is mentored in music by his prison cellmate who then realizes his true musical abilities.
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