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Winston-Salem Leaf Pickup Schedule 2020

Raking Fall Leaves

Collection is performed in three rounds by city quadrant in a clockwise direction, beginning in the southern quadrant of Winston-Salem, west of U.S. 52 and south of I-40. Collection will then proceed clockwise each week by quadrant and continue until the leaf trucks have made three passes through each…

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City Beverage Wine And Beer Tent Sales

City Beverage

Don’t miss the City Beverage Semi-Annual Tent Sale every Spring and Fall on Burke Street in Winston-Salem. Enjoy the wine tastings and take home your favorites. Hundreds of wines and beers will be available by the case. The event starts at 9 a.m., but many arrive early for the best selection…

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Fall Foliage In North Carolina (Best Times & Places To View In 2020)

Fall leaves turning colors

North Carolina offers stunning fall foliage and color from the first weeks of October through early November. The annual show of vibrant reds, orange and gold begins in the higher elevations, such as Mount Mitchell and Grandfather Mountain, and works its way down the mountains, to the foothills and then the Piedmont. Read our forecast for this year’s fall color and when you should visit different spots to see the best fall color show…

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Moravian Candle Tea At Old Salem

Old Salem Moravian Candle Tea

The Moravian Candle Tea at Old Salem has been a Winston-Salem Christmas tradition since 1929. In “normal” years, guests experience the sights, sounds, smells, and even the tastes of early Moravian Christmas traditions. Find out how to celebrate in 2020…

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Merlefest: A NC Folk Music Tradition

Scythian playing on stage: Merlefest

Merlefest is an annual four-day traditional and contemporary roots music festival featuring bluegrass, folk and Appalachian roots music from across the country. Happening in mid-September 2021, the festival takes place on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina…

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UNC School Of The Arts “The Nutcracker”

The Nutcracker Snow

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) production of “The Nutcracker” is an eagerly anticipated Winston-Salem holiday tradition. During a “normal” year, this professional-caliber production of Tchaikovsky’s world-famous “The Nutcracker” ballet draws around 10,000 people to the streets of downtown and to UNCSA’s Stevens Center. In 2020, the show must go on, despite COVID-19…

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ATP Tennis Skips Winston-Salem In 2020 Due To COVID-19

Winston Salem Open Tennis 2015 at night Tsonga

2020 would have marked the tenth year for the internationally known ATP tennis tournament, The Winston-Salem Open. It was scheduled for August. But, sadly, the WS Open is cancelled for the year due to COVID-19 safety precautions. We look forward to ATP tennis’ return to Winston-Salem in the summer of 2021 at Wake Forest University’s tennis facility…

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Winston-Salem Area Farmers Markets

Farmers Market

Looking for the details on local Winston-Salem area farmers markets? We’ve got a fresh list, complete with locations, hours, and more to help you find fresh local produce, meats and dairy shopping without too much digging. And you can often find other local items as well including fresh-made jams, handmade soaps, fresh-baked scones and breads, free-range eggs, arts & crafts and more. So get out and explore the local market and get inspired (and hungry!)…

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