By: Marisa Sloan

1. From June 28-30 in Winston-Salem, the Little Theatre of Winston-Salem presents the musical comedy Das Barbecu at the Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N Spruce St. On Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday at 2 p.m., experience a reimagining of Richard Wagner’s opera Ring Cycle – set in the heart of Texas. In this musical by Scott Warrender and Jim Luigs, five actors play 30 different characters, and a live band plays songs from Broadway to country music. Show tickets are $24 for adults and $22 for students, with discounts available for groups of 10 or more. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

2. On June 28 in Jamestown, don’t miss the Ruff Love Rescue Pet Night at Wine & Design, 121 E. Main St. From 6 to 9 p.m., artists will help guests paint their pets step-by-step at this fundraiser. Just bring a clear photo of your pet, and paint and a canvas will be provided. Tickets are $65, and 25% of ticket sales will be donated directly to Ruff Love Rescue. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

3. From June 29-30 in Greensboro, don’t miss out on seeing the Repticon Reptile Show at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd. On Saturday at 10 a.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m., view live animals from around the world and learn more about reptiles and exotic animals at live seminars and demonstrations. Experts will also be selling pets and pet products. Tickets are $5 for children and $12 for adults. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

4. On June 29 in Greensboro, help Nothing Bundt Cakes celebrate its one year anniversary at Friendly Center, 3100 Kathleen Ave. From 10 a.m. to noon, enjoy “a’bundt’ant” samples, raffle prizes, and face painting. The first 50 guests will receive free bundtlets for a year, and customers can also enjoy BOGO bundlets from June 28-30, in-store. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

5. On June 29 in Greensboro, join Guilford County Animal Services at 4525 W. Wendover Ave. for the Furreedom for our Shelter Pets event. From noon to 4 p.m., the special adoption event will have food trucks, DJ, mobile grooming and other vendors. Celebrate freedom for shelter pets while getting microchips for your current pets too. GCAS will also be announcing their special adoption and microchip promotion next week. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

6. On June 29 in Winston-Salem, head to Quarry Park, 1790 Quarry Rd., for Rock out the Quarry. The park will open at 5 p.m. and from 7 to 11 p.m. enjoy fireworks, live music and over 20 food trucks. Darryl Little & Friends, New Dimensions, and Hunter Hill will be the musical guests. There will be no parking at Quarry Park, but free park and ride WSTA shuttle buses will be available at designated parking lots. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

7. On June 29 in High Point, celebrate the one year anniversary of Goofy Foot Taproom at 2762 NC-68 Unit 109. Party in the parking lot all day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and enjoy live music from Casey Noel Perkins, Tyler Long, and Turpentine Shine. There will also be a bouncy house, hair chalk, and free face-painting and spin art for kids young and old. Beer will be served both inside and outside, and food will be available courtesy of Small Batch, Duck Donuts, Dominos, The Basil Leaf Sushi & Thai, and Qdoba. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

8. On June 30 in Greensboro, don’t miss the Laugh and Paint Comedy Show at The Comedy Zone, 1126 S. Holden Rd. Doors open at 5 p.m., with the show running from 6 to 9 p.m. The show will star comedian BDaht and artist Phillip Osborne. Tickets are $40-75, and paint and canvas will be provided. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

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