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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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The Innocents

The Innocents

Set just after the end of World War II, the quiet serenity of a Polish convent is broken by the screams of a sister suffering in childbirth, interrupted by menacing soldiers at the gate. This is an extraordinary...

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Aperture Cinema

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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Makers Market

Makers Market

Deck the Halls, Sawtooth’s annual arts and craft sale from local artisans, will feature a Maker’s Market on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 11am to 2pm. At the Maker’s Market, see how artisans create their...

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Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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Summer Adventures:  Hearth Cooking

Summer Adventures: Hearth Cooking

Summer Adventures: Hearth Cooking Saturday, June 16, 2018 Saturday, June 30, 2018 Saturday, July 21, 2018 Saturday, August 4, 2018 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Single Brothers' Workshop Kitchen (10 West Academy...

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Old Salem Museums and Gardens

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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Summer Adventures:  Decorating a Slip Trail Pottery Plate

Summer Adventures: Decorating a Slip Trail Pottery Plate

Summer Adventures: Decorating a Slip Trail Pottery PlateSaturday, June 23, 2018 Saturday, July 7, 2018 Saturday, July 28, 2018 Fun for the whole family! Learn how the Moravian potters in Salem used...

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Old Salem Museums and Gardens

Sat Dec 15, 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

Sat Dec 15, 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

Sat Dec 15, 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

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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Huge Antique and Vintage Jewelry and Apparel Show

Huge Antique and Vintage Jewelry and Apparel Show

Antique and Vintage signed and unsigned jewelry. Including designer pieces by Trifari, Coro, Sarah Coventry, Hobe, Mariam Haskell, Juliana, Monet, Napier, Avon, etc. Many first-time showings of...

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Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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Huge Antique and Vintage Jewelry and Apparel Show

Huge Antique and Vintage Jewelry and Apparel Show

Antique and Vintage Jewelry signed and unsigned. Necklaces, bracelets, earrings, brooches, rings and sets. Designers including Trifari, Coro, Hobe, Sarah Coventry, Monet, Weiss, Avon, Napier and many...

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Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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Antique and Vintage Show and Sale

Antique and Vintage Show and Sale

FlackHunt Jewelry Collection Antique and Vintage Jewlery Show and Sale Saturday, December 15th 10am to 4pm Free Parking ...

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Antique and Vintage Jewelry Show and Sale

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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Huge Antique and Vintage Jewelry/Apparel Show/Sale

Huge Antique and Vintage Jewelry/Apparel Show/Sale

The FlackHunt Antique and Vintage Jewelry Collection will present a Huge Show/Sale presenting numerous pieces from the 40s 50s and 60s. Jewelry pieces include Designers such as Trifari, Monet Lisner, Weiss,...

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Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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"Quilting Frolic" Day at the John Vogler House in Old Salem

"Quilting Frolic" Day at the John Vogler House in Old Salem

Take a seat, grab a needle and thread and follow in the legacy of Lisetta Maria Vogler Fries (daughter of Christina and John Vogler) and Bethie (a domestic woman who was enslaved at the Vogler House) and...

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Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Sat Dec 15, 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

Sat Dec 15, 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

Sat Dec 15, 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

Sat Dec 15, 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

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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Holiday Cookie and Beer Pairing

Holiday Cookie and Beer Pairing

As the first flurries fall in Winston-Salem, we are reminded of what is most important this holiday season: cookies. Join us at the Tasting Room for a warm cookie and a cold beer (or two, or three, or...

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Foothills Tasting Room

Sat Dec 15, 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

Sat Dec 15, 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

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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Gingerbread Decorating Workshops in Clemmons

Gingerbread Decorating Workshops in Clemmons

Open house Gingerbread Decorating Workshops will be held in Merriwood Christian Camp's Cafeteria. Decorate your very own Gingerbread Masterpiece, multiple house sizes and specialty gingerbread items are...

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Merriwood Christian Camp

Sat Dec 15, 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

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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Christmas by Candlelight

Christmas by Candlelight

Come experience the magic of Körner’s Folly decorated in Christmas splendor. Enjoy meandering through all 22 beautiful decorated rooms in this one of a kind Victorian home. Enjoy holiday songs from...

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Korner's Folly

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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For the Kids! Santa's Station at The Katharine & Nutcracker Collaboration

For the Kids! Santa's Station at The Katharine & Nutcracker Collaboration

Every Saturday & Sunday in December, The Katharine will offer a Santa’s Station for children to write letters to Santa, enjoy macarons and a decadent hot cocoa bar (complete with marshmallows, candy...

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The Katharine Brasserie & Bar

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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A Christmas Menu Inspired by Katharine Reynolds's

A Christmas Menu Inspired by Katharine Reynolds's

The Katharine Brasserie & Bar is preparing a Christmas menu inspired by Katharine Reynolds’s recipes from the Reynolda House archives from December 7th-15th. Special courses, such as Roasted Pheasant...

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The Katharine Brasserie & Bar

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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Dewey's Cookie Flight and Wrap It Up at The Beer Growler Winston-Salem!

Dewey's Cookie Flight and Wrap It Up at The Beer Growler Winston-Salem!

Join us for a special flight pairing Dewey's cookies and craft beer! Plus, bring in your unwrapped gifts and in exchange for a donation to Arts for Life we'll get them wrapped and ready to go under the...

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The Beer Growler Winston-Salem

Sat Dec 15, 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

Sat Dec 15, 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

Sat Dec 15, 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

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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Yuletide Stories & Ancient Traditions Storytime

Yuletide Stories & Ancient Traditions Storytime

Learn about the origins of the Christmas holiday at this special, seasonal storytime!

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Bookmarks

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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Winter in Winston Soiree

Winter in Winston Soiree

Join the Winston-Salem Urban League Young Professionals and Millennial Night for Winter in Winston, the soiree of the season. Winter in Winston will be held on December 15, from 10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.,...

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The Hickory Room

Sat Dec 15, 2018

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Insider Notes