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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

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 Aug 22, 2019

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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

Thu Aug 22, 2019

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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

Thu Aug 22, 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

Thu Aug 22, 2019

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A House Divided: Tri-Racial Tensions at Historic Bethabara

A House Divided: Tri-Racial Tensions at Historic Bethabara

Founded by Moravian immigrants in 1753, Historic Bethabara is remembered as the first European village in what would become Forsyth County, North Carolina. The site is now managed by the City of Winston-Salem...

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Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University

Thu Aug 22, 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

Thu Aug 22, 2019

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Comfort & Chaos Exhibit at Piedmont Craftsmen

Comfort & Chaos Exhibit at Piedmont Craftsmen

Join us Friday, August 2nd, from 7-9pm, for the opening of "Comfort & Chaos", an exhibit featuring the work of Ann Harwell and Elia Bizzari. Ann Harwell's vision of the cosmos comes to...

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Piedmont Craftsmen

Thu Aug 22, 2019

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Common Ties That Bind: Work by Owens Daniels

Common Ties That Bind: Work by Owens Daniels

Common Ties That Bind, which will run from July 15 – August 23 in the Davis Gallery, uses bold and innovative visual language to explore timely topics of race, gender and other biases. Join us August...

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Sawtooth School for Visual Art

Thu Aug 22, 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 Aug 22, 2019

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Lyle Tuttlt Tattoo Artist 1931-2019

Lyle Tuttlt Tattoo Artist 1931-2019

Lyle Tuttle got his first tattoo in 1946 in an arcade on Market Street in San Francisco. Little did he know that he had found his life’s calling! He operated tattoo shops in San Francisco and Los Angeles...

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Tattoo Archive

Thu Aug 22, 2019

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SECCA EXHIBITION MARIANNE DINAPOLI-MYLET: RESISTDANCE

SECCA EXHIBITION MARIANNE DINAPOLI-MYLET: RESISTDANCE

The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) is presenting an exhibition featuring artwork by local artist Marianne DiNapoli-Mylet as part of SECCA’s curated sale series Southern Idiom. The show...

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SECCA-Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

Thu Aug 22, 2019

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SETH @ Castles Deli

SETH @ Castles Deli

Great food, great coffee, great people! Will be doing a lil bit of everything including Country, Pop, Oldies, and more! See ya there!

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Castle's Deli

Thu Aug 22, 2019

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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 Aug 22, 2019

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Engineer It Exhibit

Engineer It Exhibit

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

Thu Aug 22, 2019

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IceVenture Exhibit

IceVenture Exhibit

Decorate a snowman, collect snowballs, go ice-fishing, and slide on the sock-skating rink! Included with museum admission and free for Kaleideum members. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem....

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

Thu Aug 22, 2019

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IceVenture Exhibit

IceVenture Exhibit

Decorate a snowman, collect snowballs, go ice-fishing, and slide on the sock-skating rink! Included with museum admission and free for Kaleideum members. Kaleideum Downtown, 390 S Liberty Street, Winston-Salem....

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

Thu Aug 22, 2019

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Engineer It Exhibit

Engineer It Exhibit

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

Thu Aug 22, 2019

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King City Powwow

King City Powwow

All are welcome to the 3rd Annual King City Powwow on August 23-25, 2019 at the American Legion Post 290 Fair Grounds in King, North Carolina. Come join Lance Redhawk Cook Shauger and Patrick Suarez as...

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King City Powwow

Fri Aug 23, 2019

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Redhawks Gathering of Nations King City Powwow

Redhawks Gathering of Nations King City Powwow

Over 100 state /federal recognized Native American dancers , 20 authentic Native American arts/craft vendors and Native American food vendors will be in attendance. Aztec dancers performing daily . World...

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RedHawks Gathering of Nations King City Powwow

Fri Aug 23, 2019

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Cinema Under the Stars: The Great Gatsby (2013)

Cinema Under the Stars: The Great Gatsby (2013)

This August, Fridays mean (FREE!) movie nights at Reynolda! Join us on August 23 for The Great Gatsby (2013). An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's seminal novel, Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) is lured...

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Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Fri Aug 23, 2019

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Wake-Up Walk & 5K

Wake-Up Walk & 5K

Rise –– and truly shine ––when you help local children, 0-5 years of age, and their families overcome the pressures of poverty and reach their full potential. ___________________________ 5K on...

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Bailey Park

Sat Aug 24, 2019

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Salem Saturdays in Summer Workshop:  Family Woodworking Class

Salem Saturdays in Summer Workshop: Family Woodworking Class

Workshop Description: Work with your aspiring young wood worker in this family class as you build a simple Moravian inspired bench. In this class you and your child will finish a pine bench that can be...

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Old Salem Museums and Gardens

Sat Aug 24, 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 Aug 24, 2019

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Fall Semester Open House featuring FREE demo lessons

Fall Semester Open House featuring FREE demo lessons

Find your perfect music teacher and organize a lesson time all in the same day! Our fall semester open house and parent orientation meeting is a convenient opportunity to meet the perfect music teacher...

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Stevens Center - UNC School of the Arts

Sat Aug 24, 2019

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Pick Up & Pedal

Pick Up & Pedal

Discover all the Little Creek Greenway and Recreation Center has to offer! Join us for a community clean-up and fun outdoor activities fo all ageas at the park and along the greenway! Volunteers are needed...

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Little Creek Recreation Center

Sat Aug 24, 2019

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Home Grown Arts Festival

Home Grown Arts Festival

On Saturday, August 24, join us from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM for the Home Grown Arts Festival, hosted by the Kernersville Arts and Crafts Guild. Local artisans will set up on the lawn of Körner’s Folly...

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Körner's Folly

Sat Aug 24, 2019

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Home Grown Arts Festival

Home Grown Arts Festival

On Saturday, August 24 join us from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM for the Home Grown Arts Festival, hosted by The Kernersville Arts and Crafts Guild. Local artisans will set up on the lawn of Körner's Folly to showcase...

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Körner’s Folly

Sat Aug 24, 2019

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Wake Forest Back-to-School Brunch at The Katharine Brasserie and Bar

Wake Forest Back-to-School Brunch at The Katharine Brasserie and Bar

Join us as we welcome back our Wake Forest students and families for a collegiate-themed brunch! Take a break from the heavy lifting of move-in weekend and celebrate the beginning of another great school...

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The Katharine Brasserie and Bar

Sat Aug 24, 2019

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MVP Beer Fest

MVP Beer Fest

The Triad's FIRST BASEBALL THEMED CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL! Enjoy four hours of all-you-care-to-sample beer from 30+ breweries, food trucks, local vendors, a silent auction, the kdizone and baseball activities!...

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BB&T Ball Park (Winston-Salem)

Sat Aug 24, 2019

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Winston-Salem Open

Winston-Salem Open

Summer’s hottest serve is center court August 17 - 24 for the Winston-Salem Open (WSO). The WSO is the last ATP World Tour 250 event prior to the U.S. Open. Each year more than 40 of the world's top...

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Wake Forest University Tennis Complex

Sat Aug 24, 2019

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