By Alex Burt
Titan Shout President
Are you looking forward to your one-week vacation from school? Do you get bored easily when you are not studying or reading your textbooks? Are you currently seeking fun and free events and activities for you and your family? Well, look no further because here are a few excursions.
There will be a blacksmith demonstration at the High Point Museum (1859 E. Lexington Avenue, High Point) on Saturday, March 11 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public. The blacksmith “will be in costume in action as he crafts various iron pieces. All ages welcome.”
For all military history buffs, there will be a two-day Battle of Guilford Courthouse Reenactment on Saturday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and on Sunday, March 12 at 3905 Nathanael Green Drive, Greensboro to commemorate the anniversary of the battle. There will also be British and American troops camping out in Country Park as well. This is a free event, and no registration is required.
The Village Inn Event Center in Clemmons (6205 Ramada Drive) will be holding a Carolina Vintage Comic Con on Sunday, March 12 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The price is $4.00 to attend, and admission for children under twelve is free. Artists, pro wrestlers, and food trucks will also be there.
Guilford College (5800 W. Friendly Avenue, Greensboro) will be presenting its third spring Opus Concert featuring the Greensboro Concert Band on Sunday, March 12 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Dana Auditorium. As stated on the website, “The concert is free, but donations are appreciated. Face coverings and social distancing are required.”
These events will enrich your lives and pique your own curiosity so you will want to learn more about the history and people behind each of them.