Second Chance Prom
101 N. Center St., Hickory
Club Cabaret hosts their Second Chance Prom. The second annual event’s theme this year build’s on “Alice in Wonderland” with a “T* Party” vibe raising awareness for transgender youth. Proceeds benefit OUTright Youth of Catawba Valley’s work with transgender youth. Door prizes, dancing, raffle, silent auction and more. Photographer available. King and queen will be crowned. Tickets are $15/single, $20/couple.
The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer
502 W. Sumter St., Shelby
Shelby’s LGBT and ally community comes together for a second annual Shelby Pride picnic. Stay tuned for more information and learn more online.
Comedy for a Cause
The Comedy Zone
900 NC Music Factory Blvd., Suite B3, Charlotte
Five comedians come together for a benefit show for Equality NC. Performers include Blayr Nias, Chris James, Clint Nohr, Mimi Benfield, Jordan Scott Huggins and Ed Mabrey. Tickets begin at $15. Information and tickets are available online.
Stand Up Sing Out
1206 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte
“Stand Up Sing Out: A Concert to Stop Bullying” featuring “Tyler’s Suite” with a 120-voice mixed chorus and guest star Ann Hampton Callaway. Proceeds benefit the Tyler Clementi Foundation’s Day 1 Campaign and Time Out Youth’s School Outreach Program. Tickets available online.
Pride Bar Crawl
Various locations, Winston-Salem
Pride Winston-Salem hosts a Pride Bar Crawl. Ticket purchase and information are available online.
Archive Naming and Reception
UNC-Charlotte Student Union
9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte
The Charlotte LGBTQ Community Archive hosts a reception and art showing to unveil its official naming. Materials from the collection will also be exhibited. RSVP requested to email@example.com by Aug. 15. Brief remarks, light hors d’oeuvres, casual attire.
Not Your Mama’s Bingo
La Rumba De Cache
534 U.S. Hwy. 70 SW, Hickory
ALFA hosts their “Under a Big Top” bingo fundraising event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with games starting at 7:30 p.m. Ticket purchase and information are available online.
S. Elm St., Downtown Greensboro
11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Greensboro Pride returns to celebrate its 10th anniversary, moving their event to the middle of Downtown Greensboro.
Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center
1700 Orchard St., Greensboro
NC Trans Pride in Action presents the second North Carolina Trans Pride event, with keynote speaker Jacob Tobia, featured artist Lara Americo and hosted by Chasity Scott. Free event. Free food, entertainment and more. More information is available online.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s Charlotte
Symphony Park, 4400 Sharon Rd
Bring your walking shoes to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s come rain or shine. Registration is at 9 a.m. Ceremony at 10 a.m. Walk follows at 10:15 a.m. Route Length is 2.3 miles. Want to volunteer? Email Jacob Wilkins at JWilkins@alz.org to learn more about what you can do to help out.
Duke East Campus
Campus Dr. and W. Main St., Durham
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Annual NC Pride Festival and Parade with business, community and food vendors, parade at 1 p.m. and more. More information is available online.
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Last updated: Aug. 27, 2015, 8:37 p.m.