Guides & Events


Camel City Week in Review: May 17th – May 23rd

By Michael A. Wiseman A community college and university team up for a brand new invention, religious leaders gather to celebrate an announcement made over 150 years ago in Old Salem, a funnyman speaks at a local commencement, and one talented educator wins Teacher of the Year. Where else but […]


Electric Camel Pod – The Day the Music Died – The Phantom Menace Strikes Again

The boys are joined by Rev. Russ May as they discuss May 19th, 1999, the Day the Music Day Died.  It was the day that “Star Was:The Phantom Menace” was released and many of our inner children began to cry and mourn.  Chad offers his theory about Richard Nixon and […]

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St. Phillips Church to Celebrate 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation Reading

By Staff   On May 21st 1865 a Union Cavalry Officer came to Old Salem’s historical St. Phillips church with a long hoped for message for it’s African American parishioners… they had been officially freed from the brutal institution of slavery. On Thursday May 21st 2015 at 6:30pm people will […]

by · May 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events

Opportunities for the Week – May 19-21

Compiled by Carissa Joines   Camel City is always full of fun things to do, new things to learn, and chances to give back. This week is packed with concerts, classes, and opportunities to celebrate and support some amazing organizations. Whether you are wanting to learn a new gardening trick […]


Camel City Week in Review: May 10th – May 16th

By Michael A. Wiseman Tragedy struck overseas but local students rallied to help, the county commission decided to increase rates, WSPD warned residents about a “spoofing” problem, a fan favorite Simpsons character decides to leave, and more. The week that was in Camel City…


Camel City Weekend Guide – May 16-18

By Carissa Joines   This weekend is packed with things to do an and around Camel City! From a festival on a farm to dog games, flea market finds to a new store opening, this weekend is full of activities and events to keep you busy. Check out our highlights […]

by · May 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events

Traffic Detours Planned During Wake Forest Commencement

By Staff Wake Forest University will be closed to through traffic for its commencement ceremony Monday, May 18, from 5:30am until the ceremony ends around noon. Stephen Colbert, comedian and late night television host, will deliver Wake Forest University’s 2015 commencement address to nearly 1,900 graduates. Commencement parking passes and […]

by · May 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
Old Salem Hosting Annual Spring Festival and Pottery Fair on the Square

Old Salem Hosting Annual Spring Festival and Pottery Fair on the Square

By Staff Old Salem Museums & Gardens will host its annual Spring Festival, this year titled “Celebrating Freedom,” on Saturday, May 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. throughout the Historic District. The day will be full of activities for all ages and promises to be an educational and fun […]

by · May 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events

Camel City Week in Review: May 3rd – May 9th

By Michael A. Wiseman North Carolina legislatures tackled gun deregulation, a major new store opened in downtown Winston-Salem, a major investment was announced that will change the face of downtown, and local community college students finally walked across the stage. All that and more this week in Camel City…

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Winston-Salem Celebrates National Bike Month with Activities throughout May

By Staff Winston-Salem will celebrate National Bike Month in May with organized bike rides, farmers market promotions, an animated film, learning opportunities, the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic and a new event, Walk & Roll Winston-Salem. Bike Month kicks off May 1 with a Bike & Lunch event sponsored by Inmar and […]