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 December 20-23, 2012

 

Korner's Folly victorian christmas kernersville

Victorian Christmas At          Korner's Folly

  • Thursday-Saturday 10AM-5PM
  • Candlelight Tour Saturday 6-9PM
  • Sunday 1-5PM
  • 413 S. Main St., Kernersville
  • Admission: Adults $10; Kids 6-18 $6, 5 & under free
  • www.kornersfolly.org

Explore the 22 rooms of Korner's Folly, a 131 year old home, all decked out in Victorian Christmas decorations. Enjoy the special candlelight tour Saturday night. All visitors must arrive at least one hour before closing.

 

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My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup for December 27-31, 2012

peter and the wolf old salem carolina chamber symphony players

Top Kids' Pick:
Peter & The Wolf

  • Thursday, December 27, 2012
  • 11AM & 1PM
  • James A. Gray Auditorium, Old Salem Visitors Center
  • 900 Old Salem Rd
  • Tickets: $5 
  • www.carolinachambersymphony.org
Enjoy this musical fairy tale with the whole family. The Carolina Chamber Symphony Players woodwind quintet and percussion perform Sergei Prokofiev's classic, Peter and the Wolf with special guest narrator, Lesley Hunt.

 

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My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup for January 3-6, 2013

 

ice skating skate ljvm coliseum annex public

Top Family Fun Pick:
Public Ice Skating

  • Now through January 31, 2013
  • Skate times vary, see schedule
  • Joel Coliseum Annex
  • Admission: $6, skate rental $3
  • www.ljvm.com
Public ice skating is back at the LJVM Coliseum Annex. Skate times vary daily. Call (336) 727-2978 for information about public skating times and lessons. Special events include Friday Night Ice Jams. Group discount rates are available. Note: There is also a spectator fee of $1.

 

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My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup for November 15-18, 2012

 

Piedmont Craftsmen art fair

Top Art Pick:
Piedmont Craftsmen's Fair

  • Saturday, November 17th, 10AM-6PM
  • Sunday, November 18th, Noon-5PM
  • Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem
  • Tickets: Adults $7; students/seniors $6; Weekend Pass $11, kids 12 & under FREE
  • www.piedmontcraftsmen.org
Part of the Six Days in November arts festival, nearly 100 quality craftsmen working in clay, fibers, glass, leather, photography, printmaking, mixed media and wood come together at the Benton Convention Center to sell their one-of-a-kind creations and some will be demonstrating their techniques.

 

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My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup for Thanksgiving Weekend November 21-25, 2012

 

Tanglewood Festival of Lights

Top Outdoor Pick:
Tanglewood Festival Of Lights

  • Now through the New Year
  • 6-11PM
  • Tanglewood Park
  • 4061 Clemmons Rd, Clemmons, NC
  • Admission: Weekends $15/vehicle; Weekdays $10/vehicle (cash only)
  • www.TanglewoodPark.org

Ride in the comfort of your own vehicle, or join a hay ride or carriage ride to view over a million lights in shapes and scenes of the season. Visit the holiday village and craft store and see Santa!

 

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My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup for November 29-December 2, 2012

Old Salem Candle Tea Moravian

Top Holiday Pick:
Candle Tea At Old Salem

Now in its 83rd year, the Candle Tea at Old Salem is a Winston-Salem Christmas tradition. Guides in period costume provide a tour of the Single Brothers House, where guests get to experience the traditional Moravian music, scenes and beeswax candle-making demonstration, as well as taste Moravian sugar cake and coffee. Proceeds benefit several charitable organizations.

 

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My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup: February 21-24, 2013

a/perture cinema academy awards oscar party

Top Hollywood Event:
A/Perture Red Carpet Party

Celebrate Hollywood's biggest night at a/perture cinema and watch the Academy Awards live on the big screen. The $25 admission includes dessert, drinks, a chance to win prizes as well as later admission to Star Power: Edward Steichen's Glamour Photography the new exhibit at Reynolda House. 

 

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Weekend Roundup for February 28-March 3, 2013

reynolda house edward steichen photography exhibit

Top Glamour Pick:
Star Power Thursdays

  • Thursday, February 28, 2013
  • 4:30-8PM
  • Reynolda House Museum of Art
  • $5; members & students free
  • www.reynoldahouse.org
Star Power Thursdays at the Museum include music, entertainment, refreshments and admission to see the exhibition Star Power: Edward Steichen's Glamour Photography. Dale Pollock, professor of cinema studies at UNCSA will discuss Billy Wilder's film, Sunset Boulevard, which embodies the enchantment of the silent film era. A cast from Twin City Stage will perform selected songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical of the same title. The fashion photography exhibit displayed with Reynolds family fashion from the era runs through May 19, 2013.

 

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Weekend Roundup For March 7-10, 2013

Top Outdoor Pick:
The Chili Ride
By Winston-Salem Community Bike Ride
This 10-mile bicycle ride winds through Piedmont Triad Research Park and around Winston Lake and ends at a community meal and performance at Krankies Coffee. Vegetarian chili and cornbread will be provided courtesy of Whole Foods. Note: You must RSVP to eat.

 

 

 

 

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