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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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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 Feb 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

Fri Feb 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

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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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

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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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

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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The Same Leaving: 3 Projects by Christine Kirouac exhibition at SECCA

The Same Leaving: 3 Projects by Christine Kirouac exhibition at SECCA

The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) will present The Same Leaving: 3 Projects by Christine Kirouac, featuring art by this Canadian prairie-grown artist who creates bodies of work that...

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SECCA-Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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SECCA Presents Remembering Sam

SECCA Presents Remembering Sam

Sam “The Dot Man” McMillan was born June 22, 1926 in Robeson County and was a well-loved fixture of the artistic community. After he moved to Winston-Salem in 1977, he eventually ended up working for...

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SECCA-Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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Talking Black in America

Talking Black in America

Documentary Film Screening Friday, Feb. 22, 4 p.m. Paddison Memorial Branch Library (Kernersville). Feature presentation of “Talking Black in America,” a documentary film chronicling the incredible...

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Paddison Memorial Branch Library

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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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 Feb 22, 2019

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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

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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Mead School at The Beer Growler Winston-Salem!

Mead School at The Beer Growler Winston-Salem!

Join us as mead takes over our usual beer school! We'll be discussing what ingredients mead uses, how it's made, and more!

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The Beer Growler Winston-Salem

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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Twin City Kiwanis Club’s Pancake Jamboree

Twin City Kiwanis Club’s Pancake Jamboree

The Twin City Kiwanis Club will host its 61st Pancake Jamboree on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Benton Convention Center (downstairs), Winston-Salem. All proceeds will benefit local...

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The Benton Convention Center

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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Book Trivia at Bookmarks

Book Trivia at Bookmarks

Bring friends, grab a drink, and join us for our February edition of literary trivia with Assistant Bookstore Manager Caleb!

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Bookmarks

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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Book Trivia at Bookmarks

Book Trivia at Bookmarks

Bring friends, grab a drink, and join us for our February edition of literary trivia with Assistant Bookstore Manager Caleb!

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Bookmarks

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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BEATING HEARTS ZUMBATHON 2019!!!

BEATING HEARTS ZUMBATHON 2019!!!

Join us on Friday, February 22 for our 9th Annual Zumbathon® 6:00 - 9:00 pm at Legacy Saddlebreds Event Center. This event has been a great community involvement opportunity not only concentrating on...

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Legacy Saddlebreds Event Center

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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UNC School of the Arts: “Scenes from an Execution” by Howard Barker

UNC School of the Arts: “Scenes from an Execution” by Howard Barker

Directed by Carl Forsman - Commissioned to produce a painting commemorating a Venetian victory in an epic sea battle, 16th-century painter Galactia must balance her conflicting duties to country, love,...

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Agnes de Mille Theatre - UNC School of the Arts

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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UNC School of the Arts: Winter Dance

UNC School of the Arts: Winter Dance

Wonderful music accompanies the dances in this mixed repertory concert. George Balanchine’s exquisite ballet “Concerto Barocco” is danced to the timeless “Concerto in D minor for Two Violins”...

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Stevens Center - UNC School of the Arts

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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UNC School of the Arts: "The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls" and other fantastical comic tales

UNC School of the Arts: "The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls" and other fantastical comic tales

“Poof” by Lynn Nottage; “Three Guys and a Brenda” by Adam Bock; “The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls” by Meg Miroshnik / Directed by Scott Zigler - When Annie's mother packs her off to the...

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Hanesbrands Theatre

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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Tartuffe

Tartuffe

Tartuffe, an ostensibly pious con man cloaked in religious trappings, flatters his way into the home of a wealthy but gullible man and indulges his appetites at the expense of the exasperated family. Will...

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Wake Forest University-Theatre

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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Love Letters

Love Letters

A.R. Gurney's acclaimed play is a touching story about Andy (played by John Hohn) and Melissa (played by Robin Voiers), childhood friends whose lifelong correspondence begins with birthday party thank-you...

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SECCA-Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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KLT's Harvey

KLT's Harvey

Elwood P. Dowd insists on including his friend Harvey in all of his sister Veta’s social gatherings. Trouble is, Harvey is an imaginary six and a half foot-tall rabbit.

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James Fitzpatrick Auditorium

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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National Margarita Day!

National Margarita Day!

Break out your salt shakers and lime wedges and head over to the pub to celebrate National Margarita Day! Pour me something tall and strong, make it a.... Barrel-Aged Margarita? Aged 2 months in oak barrels,...

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Foothills Brewing

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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"SaveFursyth" with Quiet Pint Tavern

"SaveFursyth" with Quiet Pint Tavern

Put your money where your heart is! Beginning on Monday the 11th, order one of our Cranberry Mule Cocktails made with Tito's Handmade Vodka (the vodka for dog people!) and our Fried Pickles appetizer and...

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Quiet Pint Tavern

Fri Feb 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

Fri Feb 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

Fri Feb 22, 2019

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Storytime with Illustrator Raman Bhardwaj at Bookmarks

Storytime with Illustrator Raman Bhardwaj at Bookmarks

Young readers ages 0-7, join us for special stories about Lohri - the Indian advent of Spring - with illustrator Raman Bhardwaj! Storytime will be followed by a special kite-making craft.

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Bookmarks

Sat Feb 23, 2019

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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 Feb 23, 2019

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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 Feb 23, 2019

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Life In Color Exhibit at Piedmont Craftsmen

Life In Color Exhibit at Piedmont Craftsmen

Piedmont Craftsmen is pleased to present "Life In Color", our first exhibit of 2019 featuring the work of Exhibiting Members Karen Poetzinger and Annie Grimes Williams. Join us for the opening...

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Piedmont Craftsmen

Sat Feb 23, 2019

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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 Feb 23, 2019

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