Events

From the Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament to the Farmers Markets around town, we’ve got you covered when it comes to Winston-Salem events.

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UNCSA’s “The Nutcracker” At The Stevens Center (2022)

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) production of “The Nutcracker” is an eagerly anticipated Winston-Salem holiday tradition. 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 during its eleven-show run.

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MerleFest 2023: Lineup, Schedule, Tickets, Dates, Camping & More

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 Spring 2022, the festival takes place on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina…

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The Richard Petty Driving Experience: How Fast Can You Go? Locations, Pricing & More

“Boogity boogity boogity, let’s go racing, boys!” is part of the Southern lexicon. The souped-up cars of NASCAR have Southern roots that go back to moonshine-running during prohibition days. It’s many a kid’s (and many adults’) dream to take one of these cars for a spin on the track, making the Richard Petty Driving Experience a great gift idea for Father’s Day (or birthday or Christmas or any day, really).

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Moravian Candle Tea At Old Salem In 2022

The Moravian Candle Tea at Old Salem has been a Winston-Salem Christmas tradition since 1929. Participants experience the sights, sounds, smells, and even the tastes of early Moravian Christmas traditions.

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Winston-Salem Open ATP Tennis Tournament

2022 marks the eleventh year for the internationally known ATP tennis tournament, The Winston-Salem Open. It is scheduled for August 20-27, 2022. We look forward to ATP tennis’ return to Winston-Salem in the summer of 2022 at the recently renovated grounds of Wake Forest University’s tennis facility. 2022 ticket sales started in June.

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UNCSA The Nutcracker 2017 Review

The UNC School of the Arts “The Nutcracker” is a Winston-Salem Christmas tradition for many Winston-Salem families, ours included.  The dazzling production offers exquisite artistry in dancing, elaborate costumes, set design and Tchaikovsky’s rich musical score and is a joy for all ages. Beyond the fantastic ballet performances and magical music, the production includes falling snow, rolling fog, and a magical light show of a Christmas tree that grows enormous right before your eyes. Read our review of this year’s production…

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RiverRun Film Festival: Insider Tips

As the City of Arts & Innovation, Winston-Salem is the proud home of the RiverRun International Film Festival, an 11-day event that shines as one of the premier film festivals in the southeastern United States. The annual RiverRun Film Fest is held every Spring…

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Kids’ Summer Movies: 2019 Schedule

It’s summer! And although that means more time outdoors and at the pool, the Kids’ Summer Movie series at local cinemas is great for rainy days and days you just need an affordable break from the heat all the activity. Find below a listing of participating Winston-Salem cinemas with prices, show times and movies playing with ratings…

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Carolina Classic Fair (formerly known as Dixie Classic Fair)

Fall is in the air, and so are fireworks and the smell of funnel cakes at the Carolina Classic Fair (formerly Dixie Classic). Get your fill of rides, exhibits, animals, and fair food at the Carolina Classic Fair in Winston-Salem, NC. It’s the second largest agricultural fair in the state…

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