DIXIE CLASSIC FAIRGROUNDS FARMERS MARKET SALSA CONTEST: 9 a.m. today, judging begins at 9:30 a.m. and winners will be announced at 10 a.m. Cash prizes of $50, $30 and $15 plus ribbons will be awarded. 421 W. 27th St. Free. Visit www.dcfair.com.
GRILLFEST SATURDAYS: 5 p.m. to sunset, Saturday, Round Peak Vineyards, 765 Round Peak Church Road, Mount Airy. Bring a picnic, wine tastings, lawn games and live music. Brian Grey will be the featured artist. Free.
SOCK HOP & DANCE MARATHON: 6:30 p.m. today at the Mount Airy Elks Lodge, 100 Elks Drive, Mount Airy, to benefit The Shepherd’s House. Admission $25 per couple for the marathon, dinner is $20. Prizes awarded for last couple dancing, best dressed and best dancers. Prize drawings for a gun package and a $1,000 shopping spree will be held, tickets $20. Tickets available at The Shepherd’s House, 227 Rockford St., Mount Airy. Call (336) 786-1420.
SUMMER ON TRADE: 7-10 p.m. today at the intersection of Sixth and Trade streets in the Downtown Arts District. Featured group is Envision. Free. Visit www.dwsp.org/music.
OLD-TIME DANCE: 7:30 p.m. today at the Earle Theatre, 142 N. Main St., Mount Airy. With music by the Slate Mountain Ramblers. Admission is $5, free for children 12 and younger. Call (336) 786-7998.