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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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TOWN Magazine Highlights History, Art,…

Winston-Salem is featured in the October 2019 issue of TOWN Magazine (based in…

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Exhibit: Stoneware on the Silk Roads

Exhibit: Stoneware on the Silk Roads

Much more than silk was traded along the Silk Roads. All kinds of luxuries and staple goods passed along the shifting network of roads, ocean routes, and desert caravans that linked Asia, Africa, and...

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Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wed Nov 13, 2019

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Exhibit: Horses and the Human Experience

Exhibit: Horses and the Human Experience

Over thousands of years, humans and horses have developed a unique partnership. Horses rely on humans for care, feeding, and protection. Humans rely on horses for their speed, strength, and companionship....

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Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wed Nov 13, 2019

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EXHIBIT: Life after Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico

EXHIBIT: Life after Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico

The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, flowers, sugar...

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Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Wed Nov 13, 2019

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Leyendecker and the Golden Age of American Illustration

Leyendecker and the Golden Age of American Illustration

One of the most prolific and sought-after artists of the golden age of American illustration, Joseph Christian Leyendecker captivated the public with striking images and fashionable depictions of handsome...

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Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Wed Nov 13, 2019

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SECCA Exhibition: Furnished

SECCA Exhibition: Furnished

SECCA will present a juried exhibition entitled Furnished, featuring more than 50 works by 15 contemporary artists from North and South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. From furniture-based sculpture...

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SECCA-Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

Wed Nov 13, 2019

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Reiki SHak ~ Healing arts  $5 off 1st session // 10%: Active Duty, Veteran,1st Responders

Reiki SHak ~ Healing arts $5 off 1st session // 10%: Active Duty, Veteran,1st Responders

'Health, Happiness, Harmony ... because all Humans need Healing.' Self-BOOK your Reiki session to fit your Life, anytime, with any device. Reclaim & Maintain your Better Health @ our Home Sanctuary...

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Reiki SHak ~ Healing arts

Wed Nov 13, 2019

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Wednesday open studio Portrait painting sessions

Wednesday open studio Portrait painting sessions

ArtAbout is hosting an open studio, portrait painting session every Wednesday evening. 6:30-9:30pm. $15 at the door. This year, we will be painting 50 women. Please join us! All ages and skill...

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AFAS Center for the Arts, Unleashed Arts Center, 2nd Floor

Wed Nov 13, 2019

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WINESday Wednesday

WINESday Wednesday

Stop by and try 3 wines for our massive 56 option glass list. This is a great way to venture out and try new things. Free for Members $7 per non - Member!

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Tasting Room Winston Salem

Wed Nov 13, 2019

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Lunchtime Lectures on Moravian Music & History

Lunchtime Lectures on Moravian Music & History

2019 Lunchtime Lecture Series Moravian Archives & Moravian Music Foundation present free lectures for the public, held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 12:15 p.m. at the Archie K. Davis Center, 457...

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Moravian Archives

Thu Nov 14, 2019

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"Ask a Garden Expert" by Toby Bost, Horticulturist, Retired Forsyth County Extension Agent and Author

"Ask a Garden Expert" by Toby Bost, Horticulturist, Retired Forsyth County Extension Agent and Author

Join us at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main Street in Kernersville on Thursday, November 14, 2019, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm for “Ask a Garden Expert” by Toby Bost, Horticulturist, Retired Forsyth...

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Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden

Thu Nov 14, 2019

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Hip Hop Yoga Mondays & R&B Yoga Thursdays with Ashley Robinson

Hip Hop Yoga Mondays & R&B Yoga Thursdays with Ashley Robinson

These are the yoga classes you always wanted!!! Hip Hop Yoga is held every Monday at 6pm and R&B Yoga is held every Thursday at 6pm in the Unleashed Arts Center, Second Floor of the AFAS Center for...

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AFAS Center for the Arts, Unleashed Arts Center, 2nd Floor

Thu Nov 14, 2019

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Holiday Sip & Shop

Holiday Sip & Shop

Join Crisis Control Ministry as they host their first-ever Holiday Sip & Shop fundraising event! They are teaming up with Kendra Scott and Fiddlin' Fish Brewing Company to help you get a head start...

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Fiddlin' Fish Brewing Company

Thu Nov 14, 2019

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WINE TASTING - THURSDAY at Tasting Room WS

WINE TASTING - THURSDAY at Tasting Room WS

We bring in 4 wines from different regions from around the world for you to taste and try before you buy. Sign up for our weekly newsletter to learn which wines we have this week!! FREE for Barrel Club...

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Tasting Room Winston Salem

Thu Nov 14, 2019

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UNC School of the Arts: “Spring Awakening” by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater

UNC School of the Arts: “Spring Awakening” by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater

Adapted from the play by Frank Wedekind; Directed by Gary Griffin // Adapted from the German play by Frank Wedekind and directed by Gary Griffin, “Spring Awakening” is a powerful coming-of-age story...

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Freedman Theatre, Performance Place - UNCSA

Thu Nov 14, 2019

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Sharecrop & The American South as We Know It

Sharecrop & The American South as We Know It

Free, first come, first seated! Directors will be in attendance for a post-film q&a SHARECROP showcases the experience of ten individuals who were involved in sharecropping during the segregation...

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a/perture cinema

Thu Nov 14, 2019

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Crossroads #022: Jontavious Willis and Jerron Blind Boy Paxton

Crossroads #022: Jontavious Willis and Jerron Blind Boy Paxton

We are proud to announce that Jontavious Willis and Jerron Blind Boy Paxton will co-headline Crossroads @ SECCA #022! Tickets will be on sale Wednesday, September 4 at 2:00 pm. "Jontavious Willis...

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Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA)

Thu Nov 14, 2019

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Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord

Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord

Mahan Esfahani has made it his life’s mission to rehabilitate the harpsichord in the mainstream of concert instruments. To that end, his creative programming and track-record in commissioning new works...

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Wake Forest University: Brendle Recital Hall

Thu Nov 14, 2019

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Friends of Central Library Big Book Sale

Friends of Central Library Big Book Sale

Friends of Central Library BIG Book Sale 12pm to 5:30pm, Friday, November 15 10am to 4:30pm, Saturday, November 16 and 1pm to 4:00pm Sunday, November 17 Forsyth County Central Library 660 West 5th...

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Forsyth County Central Library

Fri Nov 15, 2019

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The Beer Growler Winston-Salem Presents Beer School: IPAs

The Beer Growler Winston-Salem Presents Beer School: IPAs

Join us as we learn all about IPAs with the head brewer of New Sarum Brewing!

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The Beer Growler Winston-Salem

Fri Nov 15, 2019

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THE STOCKED POT PRESENTS COOKING CHINESE FAVORITES

THE STOCKED POT PRESENTS COOKING CHINESE FAVORITES

Chinese Favorites Demonstration Cooking Party Join us today and enjoy our Chinese favorites cooking class. Chef Don constantly receives requests for his favorite versions of Chinese culinary favorites....

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The Stocked Pot Cooking School & Team Building Events

Fri Nov 15, 2019

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Trivia Night at Bookmarks

Trivia Night at Bookmarks

Join us the third Friday of the month for Book Trivia at Bookmarks!

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Bookmarks

Fri Nov 15, 2019

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UNC School of the Arts: Trumpet Studio in Recital

UNC School of the Arts: Trumpet Studio in Recital

Studio Recital // UNCSA offers dozens of performance opportunities each year to our student artists, including events such as the Trumpet Studio Recital. Concerts allow students to demonstrate their knowledge...

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Watson Hall - UNC School of the Arts

Fri Nov 15, 2019

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Trumpet Studio in Recital

Trumpet Studio in Recital

Studio Recital Series Trumpet studio students in recital. This event will be held on the UNCSA campus, in Watson Hall. See this location on a campus map: bit.ly/2zrBOPz. Free, no ticket required.

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University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Fri Nov 15, 2019

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Treasure Island, written by Tara Raczenski and based on the masterful adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, is a stunning yarn of piracy on the tropical seas. It begins at an inn on the Devon coast...

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James Fitzpatrick Auditorium

Fri Nov 15, 2019

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Agatha Christie's "Witness For the Prosecution"

Agatha Christie's "Witness For the Prosecution"

Leonard Vole, a young war veteran, stands accused of murdering Emily French, a rich elderly widow who recently redrafted her will to name him the principal heir to her estate. As his lawyers struggle to...

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The Stained Glass Playhouse

Fri Nov 15, 2019

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FANCY FRIDAY at Tasting Room Winston - Salem

FANCY FRIDAY at Tasting Room Winston - Salem

Stop by and try a high end wine by the glass. We change the offering every week, but sign up for our newsletter on our Facebook page or Website to see what we are slinging this week!

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Tasting Room Winston-Salem

Fri Nov 15, 2019

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UNCSA Nutcracker Preview Event

UNCSA Nutcracker Preview Event

Participate in a special storytime at 10:45 am. Then watch cast members from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts production of The Nutcracker perform some dance steps from the ballet. Museum...

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Kaleideum Downtown

Sat Nov 16, 2019

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Downtown Tour

Downtown Tour

Our downtown tour will cover the history of the Twin City along with stops and shops popular with the locals. Guests are invited to be an active part of the tour. We welcome you to join us Saturdays and...

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Arista Mills

Sat Nov 16, 2019

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THE STOCKED POT PRESENTS LOW CARB AND KETO COOKING WITH CHEF TYLER

THE STOCKED POT PRESENTS LOW CARB AND KETO COOKING WITH CHEF TYLER

First on a ketogenic diet and then on a low carb lifestyle for three years now, Chef Tyler has seen and felt the results first hand. He has lost over 40 pounds and kept it off, and experienced a general...

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The Stocked Pot Cooking School & Team Building Events

Sat Nov 16, 2019

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Saturday ART Jam! Unleashed Arts Center

Saturday ART Jam! Unleashed Arts Center

Unleashed Arts Center, AFAS Center for the Arts Description: Learn, Play, Create with Team AFAS! Bring the kids to Unleashed Arts Center (2nd floor/AFAS Center for the Arts/630 N Liberty St) 1st &...

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AFAS Center for the Arts, Unleashed Arts Center, 2nd Floor

Sat Nov 16, 2019

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