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 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 for December 6-9, 2012

 

nutcracker ballet uncsa

Top Theatre Pick:
UNCSA's The Nutcracker

  • Saturday, December 8, 2PM & 7:30PM
  • Sunday, December 9, 2PM
  • UNCSA's Stevens Center
  • 405 W. Fourth St 
  • www.uncsa.edu

This enchanting classic ballet, The Nutcracker is a proud tradition of the UNCSA, and a Winston-Salem holiday tradition for many. The fantastic talent of the dancers, wearing exquisite costumes, set to live orchestra music is simply magical.  

 

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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 January 24-27, 2013

 

Apollo 13 mission control milton rhodes center arts

Apollo 13: Mission Control

  • Saturday, January 26 at 7:30PM
  • Sunday, January 27 at 2PM
  • Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts
  • 251 N. Spruce St.
  • Admission: $18.50-$42
  • www.rhodesartscenter.org
This East Coast premier of Apollo 13: Mission Control runs through February 3, 2013. Become a part of the live interactive story as three American astronauts trapped 200,000 miles from Earth fight for their lives. Audience members seated in “Mission Control” must make critical decisions to bring them home. Interactive mission control console seats are $42, or if you prefer a view from on high (without the mission control station), the press gallery seats are $18.50. Family 4-pack console tickets (2 adults and 2 children) are available for $118.

 

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My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup for January 31-February 3, 2013

 

pop up winter Cobblestone Farmers market hanesbrands theatre

Top Outdoor Pick:
Pop-Up Cobblestone Farmers Market

It's off-season for the Farmers Market at Old Salem, but you can still get your locally grown vegetables, produce and more from more than 14 certified farmers who also sell at the Cobblestone Farmers Market. Visit the winter pop-up farmers market in the parking lot of the Hanesbrands Theatre.

 

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My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup for February 7-10, 2013

 

Kiwanis pancake jamboree twin city

Top Food Pick:
Kiwanis Pancake Jamboree

  • Friday, February 8, 2013
  • 6:30AM-8PM
  • Benton Convention Center
  • 301 W. Fifth St.
  • Admission: $6 adults; $3 kids
  • www.twincitykiwanis.org
Enjoy all you can eat pancakes and sausage while listening to live music at the 56th Annual Twin City Kiwanis Pancake Jamboree. Proceeds benefit the Twin City Kiwanis Club's youth programs.

 

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