5 Things To Do This Weekend In The Triad: June 2-4

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1. RIBS! RIBS! AND MORE RIBS!
One word – RIBS! This weekend get ready to chow down on some of the best ribs around at the Twin City Ribfest. It’s a weekend full of BBQ and music at the event held in Winston-Salem. Just head to 401 W. Fifth Street. The festival runs from June 1 – 4.

Location:
Winston-Salem Fairgrounds
421 27th St NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27105

Dates/Times:
Thursday, June 1, 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday, June 2, 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday, June 3, 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday, June 4, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Admission:
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Thursday & Friday - Free
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM on Thursday - $5 Adults*
All other times - $7 Adults*
Children 12 and Under - Free

* $2 Off with can of food.

More details: Twin City Ribfest
 

2. A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE
Dinosaurs are taking over Greensboro with Jurassic Quest. The event takes places this weekend at the Greensboro Coliseum. Jurassic Quest features more than 80 ultra-realistic life-size dinosaurs. You can embark on a prehistoric journey from the Jurassic, Triassic, and Cretaceous periods. Visitors can walk among the life-like dinosaurs, ride dinosaurs, and even dig up dinosaur bones.

Event Hours
Friday, June 2, 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 3, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday, June 4, 9 a.m.- 7 p.m.

More Details: Jurassic Quest

3. WE ALL SCREAM FOR ICE CREAM

If you love ice cream then you’ll want to head out to the Clemmons Ice Cream Festival this weekend. The event features ice cream, kids’ crafts, scavenger hunts, face painting, Wake Forest Women’s Basketball Team, farmers’ booths and so much more. The Clemmons Ice Cream Festival takes place Saturday, June 3 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Clemmons Elementary School.

More Details: Clemmons Ice Cream Festival

4. LET'S GO TO PARIS
Spend an afternoon in Paris without ever leaving Greensboro! Check out the Parisian Promenade this weekend featuring French food, beer and wine, live music, poodle parade, aerial artists, kids’ art activities and more! The Parisian Promenade takes place Sunday, June 4 from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Tanger Family Bicentennial Garden located at 1105 Hobbs Road in Greensboro. Admission is free.

5. MUSIC IN THE PARK
Greensboro’s Sunday Evening in the Park (MUSEP) Concert Series returns for its 38th season. The concert series features local artists every Sunday from June to the End of August at parks throughout the city. Wally West Little Big Band plays June 4 at 6:00 p.m. at the Blandwood Mansion located at 447 West Washington Street. Admission is free.

More Details: Sunday Evening In The Park
 

Check out the rest of the MUSEP Schedule Lineup

June 4
Blandwood Mansion
447 W. Washington St.
6 pm - Wally West Little Big Band (jazz)
Will play two 45-minute sets.

June 11
Greensboro College
815 W. Market St., Front Lawn
6 pm - Greensboro Big Band (swing, jazz)
Will play two 45-minute sets.

June 18
Barber Park
1500 Dans Rd.
6:30 pm - Philharmonia of Greensboro (classical, pops)

June 25
Hester Park
3906 Betula Rd.
6 pm - Banna (Irish)
7:15 pm - Martha Bassett Band (Americana, folk)

July 4
Fireworks Patriot Concert
First National Bank Field
408 Bellemeade St.
7:30 pm - Greensboro Concert Band (classical, pops)

July 9
Gateway Gardens
2924 E. Gate City Blvd.
6 pm - The Draves (blues, roots, rock)
7:15 pm - Soul Central with Jaybird (blues, R&B, jazz, soul)

July 16
LeBauer Park
208 N. Davie St.
6:30 pm - Eastern Music Festival Young Artist Wind Ensemble (classical, pops)

July 23
Founder's Lawn, Guilford College
5800 W. Friendly Ave.
6 pm - Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra (jazz)
Will play two 45-minute sets.
In conjunction with the Eastern Music Festival

July 30
Gillespie Golf Course
306 E. Florida St.
6 pm - Sweet Dreams (Blues, R&B, jazz, soul)
7:15 pm - Rob Massengale Band (variety, rock and roll)
In conjunction with Parks & Rec Fest from 4-6 pm. Come early. Fun for the entire family!

August 6
Latham Park
W. Wendover Ave. at Latham d. & Cridland Rd.
6 pm - Zinc Kings (Piedmont old time music)
7:15 pm - Wonderwall - The Beatles Tribute (Beatles cover band)

August 13
Lindley Park
Starmount Drive at W. Market Street and Wendover Avenue
6:30 pm - Greensboro Concert Band (classical, pops)

August 20
Country Park
Shelter 7, Park in Jaycee Park Parking Lot
6 pm - Warren, Bodle and Allen (folk)
7:15 pm - The Radials (Americana, country)
August 27
LeBauer Park
208 N. Davie St.
6 pm - Benjy Johnson and Tres Diablos (blues, rock)
7:15 pm - doby (folk)

 

 

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