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Light Up Your Holidays in Winston-Salem

When it comes to authentic holiday traditions, Winston-Salem has nearly three and a half centuries of experience, all of…

Winston-Salem City of the Arts

Do you know why Winston-Salem is called the city of arts and innovation? Well, there's an undercurrent here, a…

Nightlife in Winston-Salem

A look into Winston-Salem's lively nightlight and our nationally ranked downtown. A variety of music venues, bars and restaurants…

Gardens in Winston-Salem

The gardens of Winston-Salem offer visitors a beautiful panorama of flowers, vegetables, trees and herbs. But many visitors are…

Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Built in 1917 as the center of a 1,067-acre estate, Reynolda House Museum of American Art displays a premier…

Moravian Culture in Winston-Salem

Some of the best-preserved colonial heritage sites in the country can be found in Winston-Salem. Members of the Moravian…

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Top Events

Move & Groove

Move & Groove

Storytime and dance for children ages 0-5 years old. This event repeats every Wednesday. Please call the Forsyth Central Children's Library at 336-703-3040 for more information.

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Forsyth County Public Library

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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Community Yoga in the Wake Forest Biotech Place Atrium

Community Yoga in the Wake Forest Biotech Place Atrium

Meet you on the mat! Join the Innovation Quarter YMCA for a FREE monthly Community Yoga class on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 11:45am to 12:30pm in the Wake Forest Biotech Place Atrium

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Wake Forest Biotech Place Atrium

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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Hearth Cooling Day:  Cooking a Mid-Day Tavern Meal

Hearth Cooling Day: Cooking a Mid-Day Tavern Meal

Sit right down and join the Sisters every Wednesday in the Tavern Museum kitchen to see the way Tavern cooks, both enslaved and free, historically cooked for Tavern guests. The more questions you ask,...

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Old Salem Museums and Gardens

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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Dorothea Lange's America

Dorothea Lange's America

The Great Depression was the catalyst for a tremendous outburst of creative energy in America’s photographic community. The devastation the country endured inspired a host of socially conscious photographers...

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Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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Objects of Power: The Material Culture of Contested Memory

Objects of Power: The Material Culture of Contested Memory

What do historical events mean to communities today? How can different interpretations of the past be reconciled? What role do objects play in piecing together memories of life from decades, or even...

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Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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SECCA Exhibition: Somewhere in a Dream I Got Lost: Works by Lonnie Holley

SECCA Exhibition: Somewhere in a Dream I Got Lost: Works by Lonnie Holley

The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) will present Somewhere in a Dream I Got Lost: Works by Lonnie Holley, a solo exhibition showcasing the multi-faceted art and music of the prolific self-taught...

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SECCA-Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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Kaleideum North presents Engineer It!

Kaleideum North presents Engineer It!

Explore the Design-Build-Test cycle through hands-on experiments. Discover DaVinci’s interlocking bridge, experiment with the Marble Run Station, build with Giant Blue Blocks, and more! Included with...

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Kaleideum North- Formerly SciWorks

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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Shop Deck the Halls!

Shop Deck the Halls!

Deck the Halls, Sawtooth’s biggest fundraising event of the year, generates proceeds that help support local artists as well as our community outreach and scholarship fund. Beautifully displayed in our...

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Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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Foot Soldier Run Club

Foot Soldier Run Club

Come out and run with us. Then drink beer. Also with us. Foot Soldier Run Club meets every Wednesday 6:00pm.

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Foothills Brewing Tasting Room

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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Tattoo Shop Fronts

Tattoo Shop Fronts

No matter what your business, your shop front is your face to the world. It speaks about you and your business. For commercial buildings it is one of the most important architectural features. How you...

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Tattoo Archive

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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Triad Stage's A Christmas Carol

Triad Stage's A Christmas Carol

Celebrate the season. Scrooge and the Spirits are headed back for a holiday ghost story of hope and redemption. One night changes everything as the shadows of his past give Ebenezer one last chance for...

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Hanesbrands Theatre

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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Blake Christiana of Yarn: Unplugged

Blake Christiana of Yarn: Unplugged

We're thrilled to bring Blake Christiana back to Wise Man Brewing for a very special unplugged acoustic solo show! Mark your calendars to come out and enjoy this very talented singer-songwriter! This is...

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Wise Man Brewing

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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Tanglewood Festival of Lights

Tanglewood Festival of Lights

Join us for our 27th season! Tanglewood Festival of Lights presented by Lowes Foods is sure to brighten your holidays! Festival of Lights is open nightly, Friday, November 16th, 2018 through Tuesday,...

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Tanglewood Park

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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Toy Time Exhibit

Toy Time Exhibit

Take a trip back in time with Toy Time at Kaleideum Downtown! Back to when there were no cell phones or video games, and batteries were never included! Engage and delight in tumbling, sliding, rocking,...

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Kaleideum Downtown- Formerly Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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Toy Time Exhibit

Toy Time Exhibit

Travel back in time to when there were no cell phones or video games, and batteries were never included! Engage and delight in tumbling, sliding, rocking, spinning, dancing, and flying folk toys that demonstrate...

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Kaleideum Downtown- Formerly Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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Christmas Storytime

Christmas Storytime

Join us for a special storytime with Christmas holiday stories!

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Bookmarks

Wed Dec 19, 2018

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Stories, rhymes, & songs for children ages 2-6 years old. This event repeats every Thursday. Please call the Forsyth Central Children's Library at 336-703-3040 for more information.

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Forsyth County Public Library

Thu Dec 20, 2018

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Holidays with Camel City Jazz Orchestra at The Ramkat

Holidays with Camel City Jazz Orchestra at The Ramkat

Swing in the season with Camel City Jazz Orchestra at our new downtown home for the holidays, the Ramkat. Our 7th annual holiday concert will feature seasonal big band favorites by Winston-Salem's own...

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The Ramkat

Thu Dec 20, 2018

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Holidays with the Camel City Jazz Orchestra

Holidays with the Camel City Jazz Orchestra

Swing in the season with Camel City Jazz Orchestra at our new downtown home for the holidays, the Ramkat. Our 7th annual holiday concert will feature seasonal big band favorites by Winston-Salem's own...

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The Ramkat

Thu Dec 20, 2018

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Santa at Mast Store

Santa at Mast Store

Visit Santa in the store! Bring your camera and your Christmas wish list!

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Mast General Store

Thu Dec 20, 2018

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Kaleideum Presents $3 Thursdays!

Kaleideum Presents $3 Thursdays!

Both Kaleideum locations are open late – until 8 pm – and, beginning at 3 pm, admission is only $3(+tax) per person (and free for Kaleideum members). Kaleideum Downtown: 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem....

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Kaleideum North- Formerly SciWorks

Thu Dec 20, 2018

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The Katharine's Winter Wine Dinner

The Katharine's Winter Wine Dinner

Join The Katharine for a 4-course dinner by Chef Adam Barnett, featuring French wines selected by Sommelier Christina Morris. This menu highlights the breadth and depth of The Katharine’s French wine...

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The Katharine Brasserie & Bar

Thu Dec 20, 2018

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Salem Band Holiday Concert

Salem Band Holiday Concert

Join Salem Band and guest narrator/vocal soloist James Allbritten (General/Artistic Director, Piedmont Opera of Winston-Salem) as we reminisce and dream about Christmas Eves past and future. Hear Jamie...

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Trinity Moravian Church

Thu Dec 20, 2018

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An Old Salem Christmas Carol

An Old Salem Christmas Carol

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem is pleased to present the world premiere adaptation of An Old Salem Christmas Carol, Dec. 7-9, 13-16 & 20-22 at SECCA. A stranger is passing through Salem on Christmas...

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SECCA-Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

Thu Dec 20, 2018

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Trivia! at Foothills Brewing

Trivia! at Foothills Brewing

Know it all? prove it. Join us every Tuesday and Thursday night for a pint of your favorite Foothills beer and an hour of trivia. Teams must be registered by 9:00. Power up with some great pub fare and...

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Foothills Brewpub

Thu Dec 20, 2018

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18th Century Baking At the Miksch House Every Friday

18th Century Baking At the Miksch House Every Friday

Weekly Friday Baking in Wood-Fired Brick Beehive Oven Join Sister Hilary every Friday in the yard of the Miksch House to see the way Sister Henrietta Miksch historically baked her gingerbread to sell...

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Old Salem Museums and Gardens

Fri Dec 21, 2018

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Wine & Paint at MERLOT & VANGOGH

Wine & Paint at MERLOT & VANGOGH

Sign up for an open class any Friday & Saturday 6:00-8:00. or Grab 4 or more friends and create your own wine and paint party. You pick the day, time and painting! Paint on canvasses ($30), wine...

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Merlot & VanGogh

Fri Dec 21, 2018

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The Friday Before Christmas at The Beer Growler Winston-Salem!

The Friday Before Christmas at The Beer Growler Winston-Salem!

Join us for the Friday before Christmas! We'll be tapping a very special cask from Olde Hickory and hosting a reading of the Christmas Carol!

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The Beer Growler Winston-Salem

Fri Dec 21, 2018

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Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

A storytime for special needs individuals. All ages are welcome. This event repeats the 4th Saturday of every month until the end of 2018. Please call the Forsyth Central Children's Library at 336-703-3040...

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Forsyth County Public Library

Sat Dec 22, 2018

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Drop-In Gingerbread House Workshop

Drop-In Gingerbread House Workshop

Enjoy your Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Early Release Day or shake up your weekend at one of our drop-in Gingerbread House Workshops. Make & take a mini gingerbread house for $6.50(+tax) while...

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Kaleideum Downtown- Formerly Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Sat Dec 22, 2018

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Insider Notes