Weekend Roundup

Every week, we select the top picks of what is going on Winston-Salem, NC, for the weekend! Consider it your one-stop spot for how to make the most of your weekend. Sign up to receive this weekly newsletter in your email box every Thursday by subscribing to our mailing list.

My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup for July 5-8, 2012

Top Festival Pick:
Heavy Rebel Weekender

  • Thursday-Sunday, July 6-8, 2012
  • Millennium Center – Trade Street, Winston-Salem
  • Tickets: 1-day pass $35; 3-day pass $80/adv, $90/door
  • Car show registration: Free with ticket or $10 for just the car show.
  • The streets of the Downtown Arts District fill with vendors and a street rod car show, while the Millennium Center hosts four stages with 90 bands. From Rockabilly to Punk music, guitar contests, slap off bass contest, mud wrestling and great people watching…

 

 

 

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My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup For August 2-5, 2012

Gallery Hop

Top Art Pick:
DADA's First Friday Gallery Hop

  • Friday, August 3, 2012, 7-10PM
  • Downtown Arts District
  • 6th & Trade St. Winston-Salem, NC 27101
  • FREE
  • www.dadaws.org

The Downtown Arts District (DADA) First Friday Gallery Hop features artist receptions in most galleries, artist demonstrations, live music, dancing and kids craft area. This Gallery Hop will also host the Winston-Salem Journal's Slice of Summer Tomato Tasting. Area restaurants will also be serving samples of their best tomato-based dishes (while supplies last).

 

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My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup For August 9-12, 2012

 

Sweet Summer Love Fest

Top Foodie Pick:
Dr. Brownstone's Sweet Summer Luv Luv Festival

  • August 7-11, 2012
  • Spring House Restaurant
  • 450 N. Spring St. Winston-Salem, NC 27101
  • www.springhousenc.com
  • Reservations required – (336) 293-4797
Chef Timothy Grandinetti and Spring House Restaurant present this tribute to grill-inspired fare with guest chefs Mark Beaupre, Sharon Hage, Ray Lampe, Justin McMillan, Ted Reader, Tim Recher and Grady Spears. Each night of the "5 Days of Deliciousness", tastings of grilled delicacies will be served with wine pairings and North Carolina micro-brews. Limited seating.

 

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My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup For August 16-19, 2012

 

Wake Forest Fan Fest

Top Sports Pick:
Wake Forest University Football Fan Fest

Take the field and kick of the WFU football season! Enjoy live music, inflatables, autographs from the football team, meet Coach Grobe, the cheerleaders and other fall sports teams. Free football posters, snacks and more. Fans will be allowed on the field beginning at 5 p.m. and teams will arrive at 6 p.m.

 

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My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup For July 13-15, 2012

 

Top Family Pick:
Krispy Kreme 75th Birthday Weekend

  • Friday, July 13, 7-10 pm: Krispy Kreme Block Party & Glaze the Nation Tour Stop at Trade Street & 6th Street
  • Saturday, July 14, 9 am-noon: Family Fan Fest at Old Salem
  • FREE with Hot Glazed Doughnuts at every event!
  • Come out and celebrate the Krispy Kreme doughnut in this fun-filled, family weekend of fun! At 10 am on Saturday, a permanent Krispy Kreme marker will be dedicated in Old Salem to commemorate the location of the first Krispy Kreme doughnut shop.
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My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup for July 26-29, 2012

 

Top Family Pick:
Peppercornival Carnival

  • Sunday, July 29, 1-4PM
  • Community Arts Cafe
  • 411 W. 4th St, Winston-Salem
  • Tickets: $10/kids, adults free with paid admission of a child
  • Enjoy an afternoon of fun and games in a carnival setting at Community Arts Cafe. Fun includes a magic show, drama mask craft, caricature artist, tie-dying by Parties2Dye4, face painting, Wolfies frozen custard and a silent auction.

 

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My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup For August 23-26, 2012

Winston-Salem Open

Top Sports Pick: Winston-Salem Tennis Open

  • Thursday August 23 – Saturday August 25, 2012
  • Matches at 12:00PM, 6:00PM, 7:30PM
  • Wake Forest Tennis Center
  • 100 West 32nd Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27105
  • Tickets: $72-93
  • www.winstonsalemopen.com/tickets

Big time tennis, served Southern style. See some of the world's finest tennis pros, including Greensboro's own John Isner, compete in this ATP pro series. To purchase tickets by phone call, 336-758-6409. Free parking in the BB&T field parking lot, enter off of Deacon Blvd.

 

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