The 2015 dates for the annual FOX8/Old Dominion Triad Holiday Concerts have been announced.
The Greensboro concert will be held at the Greensboro Coliseum on Dec. 11. at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
The Winston-Salem concert will be held at LJVM Coliseum on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
The Burlington concert will be held at Williams High School Auditorium on Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
The concerts are free with the donation of nonperishable food to the Salvation Army.
Last year, the FOX8/Old Dominion Holiday Concerts collected nearly 500,000 cans of food for needy families.
FOX8’s Neill McNeill and Katie Nordeen will host this year’s concerts in Greensboro and Winston-Salem.
FOX8’s Tom Britt, Shelley Roupas and Chad Tucker will host the holiday concert in Burlington.
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Ziggy’s, one of Winston-Salem’s largest and most famous music venues, is closing next February, according to one of its owners.
Charles Womack, the majority owner of Ziggy’s Winston Inc., said that the building’s owners, Hank Perkins and Drew Gerstmyer, decided not to renew the lease. The lease runs through the end of February.
“It’s very, very sad,” Womack said Monday. “I wanted to have a lot of fun and meet some cool musicians and make a little bit of money and enjoy myself.”
Womack, who is the publisher of Yes Weekly, is listed as the president of Ziggy’s Winston Inc. Bradford McCauley and Jay Stephens are both listed as vice presidents, according to documents with the N.C. Secretary of State. Womack said Stephens has a 24 percent stake in the company and that he and McCauley own the majority of the company.
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HIGH POINT, N.C. — The Roy’s Folks Crafts Fair will be held November 20-21 in High Point.
The 15th annual fair will be held in the old J.C. Penney location at Oak Hollow Mall, 921 Eastchester Dr. in High Point, on November 20 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and November 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The fair features 112 vendors, all who have been featured on one of FOX8’s “Roy’s Folks” segments. The crafts range from handmade yo-yo’s, rocking chairs, jewelry, pottery, fine art and more.
Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for seniors. There is no charge for children under 12. All of the money raised from the entrance fee benefits FOX8 Gifts for Kids.