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 June 14-17, 2012

Top Music Pick: Willie Nelson & Big Daddy Love

 
  • Saturday, June 16, 7 pm
  • Jemeokee Music Park in Pinnacle, NC
  • www.jomeokeewillienelson.eventbrite.com
  • Big Daddy Love opens for Willie Nelson for a great night of music under the stars.
  • SHUTTLE FROM WS: Get a shuttle pass from Foothills Brewery for $40 that includes your ride to and from the concert and a one-hour private reception prior to the show, featuring complimentary Foothills Brewing products, snacks and water. Shuttle departs at 5 pm.
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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 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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