Camel City Jazz Orchestra presents "Big Bands Are For Lovers" Saturday, February 11 @ The Millennium Center.
Join Camel City Jazz Orchestra, featuring vocalist Diana Tuffin, for an evening of fine dining and dancing in intimate jazz supper club setting.
Admission includes sparkling wine and appetizers, a plated three-course dinner with table service, dessert and cordial bar. Suggested wine pairings and other alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase throughout the evening. Cocktail hour begins at 6:30 p.m. Dinner seating at 7:30 p.m. The Millennium Center is located at 101 W. 5th Street. Tickets are $75.00 per person.
To register and more information go to http://bigbandsareforlovers.bpt.me/ Telephone: 336-682-4909. Web site: http://www.camelcityjazz.org
Wake Forest University presents - TEDxWakeForestU Saturday, February 18
It's that time of year again. The return of TEDxWakeForestU. But first - What is TED? TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to ideas worth spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 29 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. At TED, the world's leading thinkers and doers are asked to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Benoit Mandelbrot, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
TEDx offers individuals or groups a way to host local, self-organized events around the world. Wake Forest will host TEDxWakeForestU event on Saturday, February 18 at Wait Chapel from 12:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. The local TEDx events theme is "Power of Curiosity". Some of the speakers are innovators themselves. Some have spoken at the world TED event.
TEDxWakeForestUi s limited 1,000 attendees. So you better sign up fast cause this event is anticipated to sell out.
For more information about TEDxWakeForestU visit http://tedxwakeforestu.com.
To register for the event go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tedxwakeforestu-2017-the-power-of-curiosity-tickets-30341365842 If you are attending, let folks know on Facebook and Twitter.
New Winston Museum now open
The New Winston Museum covers history of W-S from 1850 to the present. Among its exhibitions are films containing interviews with community members sharing their recollections of the history of WS, such as the events that took place during the Civil Rights era, and looking toward the future of WS. It also includes images of people and places in WS from 1850 to the present.
New Winston Museum is located at 713 South Marshall Street. Summer hours for the museum are Tuesday - Friday, 2 p.m.– 5 p.m., or by appointment. Contactinfo@newwinston.org or call 336. 724-2842 or visit http://www.newwinston.org