Guides & Events


Piedmont Earth Day Fair Challenges Guests to Create Zero Waste

By Staff   Piedmont Environmental Alliance, the nonprofit organizer of the tenth annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair, anticipates a crowd of more than 10,000 visitors at the event being held Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds from 10am–5pm. With the support of local sponsors and community partners, organizers […]

by · April 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Environment, Guides & Events
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PDQ Partners with Local Boys & Girls Club to Host Book Drive

By Staff   PDQ, a new chain restaurant located on Harvey St. off of Stratford Rd., is partnering with local Boys & Girls Clubs to host a book drive from Wednesday, April 1 through Sunday, April 5 at each of its restaurants in recognition of National Children’s Book Day. PDQ […]

by · April 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
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Family Easter Fling Returns April 4

By Staff   Winston-Salem Recreation and Parks will hold its annual Family Easter Fling at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 4. Free entry and parking is available through Gate 5 on Deacon Boulevard. Children up to age 8 can participate in a traditional Easter egg […]

by · March 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
wishbass shop- feb 17th 2015

Musicians Come Together to Help Pull a Friend out of the Fire

  By Chad Nance “Musicians really do take care of their own.” – Ed Bumgardner   The first time I met Steve (The Legendary Wish, St. Wish) Wishnevsky it was the early 90’s and I was on the road getting the post-production completed on a short film I’d directed and […]

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Forsyth Creek Week Offering New Activities for 2015

By Staff   Forsyth Creek Week is returning March 14-22 for its third year with a renewed emphasis on offering fun as well as educational activities for all ages. New activities this year include Salem Lake Trail rides on Segway personal transporters, paddleboarding at Salem Lake, organized bike rides on […]

by · March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
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SciWorks Introduces New Programs for Adult Audiences – Making for Yourself

By Staff   Many people tend to think of science centers as destinations strictly for schoolchildren and families with kids in tow, but SciWorks staff are working to change that perception. The museum already offers a number of programs suited for adults, including Science Cafés, planetarium laser shows, and astronomy […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
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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

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
dick gregory with dr. martin luther king jr

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