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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Smarty Scoop on Weekend Events

By Katie M

Get your shopping on, Smarties, because there are lots of sales this weekend! TriadSmartyPants aims to be your resource for all things consignment, so if we left any sales off worth mentioning, please add to the comments below.

St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner, so start pulling the green out of the closet and searching for those four-leaf clovers. As luck would have it, we will give you any scoop we can find on St. Patrick's Day parades around the Triad - so stay tuned.

Also, before and after the weekend, there are a few events to note. Everything is below. Read on and don't forget to log on Sunday to see which Smarty reader won that fabulous Big Bang Boom give-away! Enjoy your week!

Catch the Fun Run/5k Fever!!!
The 14th Annual St. Leo 5K Road Race & Fun Run (scheduled for Saturday, March 21) is currently taking runner applications. With two races -- the one mile Fun Run and the 5K -- the whole family can join in the excitement!! Great food, fun & door prizes available for all. Pre-Registration is encouraged, and registration and event information is available at The website the method for online registration. On-site registration is available from 6 - 8pm on March 20th at Pre-Registration/Packet Pick-Up Night in the St. Leo's Gym (Springdale Ave, WS) or on race day starting at 6:30am.

The Sixth Annual Lilly And Smocked Clothing Exchange is currently collecting clothes on Tuesday, March 17 11:00am - 1:00pm, and on Wednesday, March 18 1:00pm-3:00 pm. Email or for location information. All clothes MUST be dropped off by Friday, March 20 at 12:00 Noon!!! All clothes must be on hangers.If you are pricing yourself you may pick up tags during designated hours. All items sold will be a 50/50% split. The sale starts on Tuesday, March 24 6:30-8:30 pm. Consignors get a sneak peak from 6:30-7:30pm, and then it's open to all from 7:30-8:30pm, and again on Wednesday, March 25 from 9:30am-12:00pm.

Mark your calendar for Monday, March 16. Ardmore United Methodist Church on Hawthorne Rd in WS starts its consignment sale March 16 through March 20.

Covenant's Kids Consignment Sale
Thursday, March 12 from 5-9 pm, March 13 from 10 am to 7 pm,
and March 14 from 8 am to Noon
Covenant Church United Methodist, 1526 Skeet Club Road, High Point
This sale even has a FaceBook page - just search Covenant Kids Consignment. Plus, limited FREE childcare is available Friday morning.

Guilford College United Methodist Church Consignment Sale
Friday, March 13-14
1205 Fleming Road, GSO
Call 292-5833 for more information.

Children's Consignment Sale
Friday, March 13 from 9 am - 7 pm, and Saturday, March 14
from 9 am to Noon
New Philadelphia Moravian Preschool,4440 Country Club, WS
Friday, March 13th and Saturday, March 14th (USE PIC – CLOTHING SALE)
Clothing, toys, books & more

Wee Runs Consignment
Friday, March 13 from 5:30 pm - 9 pm, Saturday, March 14
from 9 am to 5 pm, and Sunday, March 15 from 1 pm to 5 pm
Old Town Shopping Center, 3800 Reynolda Road, WS
March 15 is Discount Day; most items will be half-price.

Pleasant Union UMC Children's Consignment Sale
Friday, March 13 from 8 am to 8 pm, and Saturday, March 14
from 8 am to 2 pm.
Pleasant Union United Methodist Church, 5929 Coble Church Road , Liberty
Huge Children's consignment Sale for the community. Come shop for great bargains on slightly used toys, books, DVDs, clothing items (Age 0- 16) Great way to save money and find name brand children’s clothes at a discount! Phone: 336-685-4013.

Nature Crafts for Children
Friday, March 13 from 6 to 7:30 pm
Frank Sharpe Jr. Wildlife Education Center, Bur-Mil Park, 5834 Bur-Mil Club Road, GSO
Discover fun and easy ways to bring the natural world into your home with useful and beautiful crafts. These nature crafts are easy enough and appropriate for all ages, so bring the whole family out and show us your creative side! $5. Phone: 336-373-3802

High Point Museum
Blacksmithing Demonstration in the Historical Park
Saturday, March 14 from 10 am to 4 pm, and Sunday, March 15
from 1 pm to 4 pm
Come watch our costumed blacksmith in action as he crafts various iron pieces. All ages welcome. FREE. Drop-in!
Lucet Weaving Bracelets
Saturday, March 14, from 10 am to 4pm, and Sunday, March 15
from 1 pm to 4 pm
Early settlers to the High Point area used lucets to weave simple cords for apron strings, garters, and more. Learn this unique craft and make a simple bracelet to take home. Drop-in. $1 per bracelet.

St. Patty's Scavenger Saturday
Saturday, March 14 from 3 to 6 pm.
Klaussnerhome Furnishings, Wendover Village, 4217 W. Wendover Ave., GSO.
Enjoy yummy St. Patty's inspired drinks and fun, as you set off on a fun-filled course to find gifts and savings. Those rascally leprechauns have hidden lots and lots of free gifts (think $25 and $50 Gift Certificates) and tons of store coupons and specials throughout. Phone: 336-685-3157.

Winston-Salem Children's Chorus On Tour #1
Sunday, March 15 at 4 pm
First United Methodist Church, 217 S. Church St., Salisbury
Join the Winston-Salem Children's Chorus in Salisbury, NC, for their first "on tour" performance of the season. Free. Phone: 336.703.0001. Email:


Stephanie said...

Saturday March 14th from 8:30-5:00 there is a Battle of Guilford Courthouse Anniversary at Guilford Courthouse Nat. Military Park that includes some military encampments, cooking, music and a battle re-enactment from 2-3.

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