"You use a glass mirror to see your face: you use works of art to see your soul."
–George Bernard Shaw, Back to Methuselah
Looking for your own locally hand made work of art? This Sunday, March 17, the HAND -to-HAND Market celebrates it's 8th year with more than 30 Makers from the NC area. FREE hands on DIY Workshops and Talks, Creative space for the public to make something at the Make Something Awesome Table. Sunday from 11am-5pm. Details for this event here.
You will find more unique items at the Winter Market at Raylen Vineyards, featuring over 50 local vendors. Admission is complementary and open to the public. The market will be open on Sunday from 12pm-5pm.
It is St. Patrick's weekend, and there are several local places to celebrate the day! On Saturday, March 16, Foothills Brewing Tasting Room celebrates with Irish food, Irish music, and Irish dancing! 12pm-midnight. No cover charge, check out their event page for schedule and more details.
Asheboro is celebrating St Patrick's Day at Bicentennial Park during the 4th Annual Downtown Asheboro St. Patrick's Day Celebration with Food Trucks, Music, Vendors, and a Beer Garden. Kid Friendly with free admission. Details on their event page here.
Greensboro is celebrating on Sunday, with St Patrick's Day in the Park, a family friendly event at LeBauer Park. Food, vendors, children's activities, live music, and dance performances. Schedule and links here.
Enjoy history? The Battle of Guilford Courthouse has a weekend full of events to commemorate the 238th Anniversary. Live demonstrations, musket firings, colonial dancing, guided battlefield tours, living history encampments.
Look to the skies at the Guilford College Cline Observatory during their public open house on Saturday, from 7:30-9:30pm. If weather allows, visitors will be able to view luminous matter through he telescopes.
Later on This Week:
The Triad Community Band Concert performs at Rural Hall Moravian Church on Thursday at 7pm.
Find all of these events and more on the calendar at www.piedmonttriadliving.com
By Jessica Thomas Lewis
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