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Institute for Dismantling Racism – Community Dialogue for the Good of Our City

By Staff On February 3, 2015, the Institute for Dismantling Racism will convene a community dialogue to explore pathways to a just and flourishing Winston-Salem. Events in Ferguson, Staten Island, Columbia, and other places urgently press questions of social justice into public conversation. The dialogue is an attempt to relate […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Community Events Calendar

Volunteering at the Oddfellows Cemetery Clean-up Begins Monday morning 9am at the historically African American and long neglected, Oddfellows Cemetery located directly behind the Coliseum. 2881 Shorefair Drive. You can read about this annual event HERE. MLK Jr. Day Prayer Breakfast The annual MLK Jr. Day Prayer Breakfast sponsored by […]

by · January 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
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WFU & WSSU Bringing Legendary Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory for MLK Day Speech

By Staff Each year, Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University collaborate to host a major celebration to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The theme of this year’s program is “On Common Ground: If Not Now, When?” On Tuesday, Jan. 20, social activist, author and comedian, […]

by · January 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
CCD Cartoon – Merry Christmas

CCD Cartoon – Merry Christmas

By Andrew David Cox         Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. His student […]

by · December 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
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CCD’s 2nd Annual Shop Local Holiday Guide – Downtown

For the last several years Camel City’s downtown has been experiencing a boom, and over the last few months the quaint storefronts and accessible sidewalks have drawn a new crowd of local retailers to the area. This guide showcases retail shops both old and new from MLK to Burke Street […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Uncategorized
CCD’s 2nd Annual Shop Local Holiday Guide – Ardmore & Stratford Road

CCD’s 2nd Annual Shop Local Holiday Guide – Ardmore & Stratford Road

by Carissa Joines   Stratford Road has long been known for all things retail, and claims the distinction of being home to the first shopping center in the Camel City, Thruway Center. The Ardmore neighborhood is known for its close-knit community, and supports its local shops with a passion. The […]

by · December 14, 2014 · 2 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Uncategorized
CCD’s 2nd Annual Shop Local Holiday Guide – Robinhood Corridor

CCD’s 2nd Annual Shop Local Holiday Guide – Robinhood Corridor

by Carissa Joines   The shopping centers located in what local merchants have dubbed “The Robinhood Corridor” at the intersection of Robinhood and Peacehaven roads are Sherwood Plaza, Robinhood Plaza, Whitaker Square, Mount Tabor Center and Robinhood Road Center. There are locally owned and operated shops tucked into every corner […]

by · December 13, 2014 · 1 comment · Community, Guides & Events
CCD’s 2nd Annual Shop Local Holiday Guide – Reynolda Road

CCD’s 2nd Annual Shop Local Holiday Guide – Reynolda Road

By Carissa Joines From Downtown to Old Town, Reynolda Road winds its way along the northwestern side of Camel City, serving as address of some of our towns’ historical treasures and finest local shopping. From the shops facing the Children’s Home near downtown, to Reynolda Village near Wake Forest, all […]

by · December 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Uncategorized
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St. Philips African Moravian Church to Hold 2014 Lovefeast

By Staff   St. Philips African Moravian Church at Old Salem Museums & Gardens is holding a Christmas Lovefeast on Thursday, December 11 to commemorate the first service held in the church on December 15, 1861. The Lovefeast will begin at noon and is free and open to the public. […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
CCD Weekend Guide November 14-16

CCD Weekend Guide November 14-16

Compiled by Carissa Joines Live theater, heritage festivals, gallery openings, live music, star gazing, and poetry readings are just a few of the activities and events on  tap this weekend in Camel City! Check out all of the details below to plan your weekend schedule.   The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder […]