October highlights: Voter registrations ends, early voting begins

October calendar with key dates notedEvents 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
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