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The Big Eat: Great Food At Great Prices

The patio outside at Hutch and Harris

The Big Eat is an annual downtown event held on Tuesday nights in January and February during which participating restaurants offer special dishes at 50% off. It is a great opportunity to try a new restaurant and mix up your usual dining experience. This might make Tuesdays the new date night, at least through February…

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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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History Of The Moravian Star

Moravian Star Salem Bridge

I love the first signs of Christmas in Winston-Salem, NC, when Moravian stars light up porches, line the streets of downtown, and a giant 31-foot Moravian star is installed atop the tower of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, shining like a beacon. Ever wonder about the origins of the star?

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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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