October highlights: Voter registrations ends, early voting begins
Events in College Hill and nearby this month.
Recurring on Tuesdays
- In*Spire Meditation group
Tuesdays, noon, Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, 501 South Mendenhall Street, in the Sanctuary. The meditation period is less than an hour and is open to the public.
- Noon at the ‘Spoon
Second Tuesday each month, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Spring Garden Street at Tate Street, a 20-minute exploration of a new exhibition.
- Taco Tuesday Beginners Bike Ride
Tuesdays, rolling at 6:30 p.m., ReCycles, 908-A Spring Garden Street
A social ride, an opportunity to meet new riders who wish to get outside and maybe work up to longer rides over the course of the summer. Initially, the ride will be averaging around 6-10 miles, no-drop, at a pace averaging around 10+, then building through the summer. Afterward, the Bandito Burrito Food Truck is at South Mendenhall and Spring Garden on Tuesdays.
UNCG event calendars
- Through Sunday December 11
Unbranded: A Century of White Women, 1915–2015
Exhibit of work by Hank Willis Thomas, showing how advertising campaigns have both marketed products to white women and marketed those women as a feminine standard.
Weatherspoon Art Museum
- Friday October 7
7 p.m., “Basie Meets the Duke,” UNCG Jazz Ensemble I and II
Music Building, Recital Hall
- Sunday October 16
Noon to 2 p.m., Chili Festival
College Place United Methodist Church, 509 South Tate Street
All proceeds go to the Spartan Open Pantry
- Thursday October 20
Early voting begins for November 8 general election (Early voting schedule and locations)
- Monday October 24
7 p.m., Neighborhood Association board meeting
Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, Fellowship Hall, 501 South Mendenhall Street
- Wednesday October 26
4 p.m., Historic Preservation Commission meeting
Melvin Municipal Office Building, Plaza Level conference room, 300 West Washington Street