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Colleges and Universities in Winston-Salem

Wake Forest University Wait Chapel

Winston-Salem offers a wealth of educational institutions to obtain a degree, further your education or brush up on skills. Whether you’re looking for medical school, film school, law school, seminary, a historically African American college, women’s college, a technical degree, or an ACC college, you can find it all here in the Twin City. Here’s an alphabetical list of our city’s higher education institutions…

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Camp Hanes

Canoes at Camp Hanes

Camp Hanes is a 400-acre recreational camp half an hour from Winston-Salem, nestled on the side of beautiful Sauratown Mountain. Kids and adults alike make a lifetime of outdoor memories there. Our readers receive a $50 discount!

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Cobblestone Farmers Markets

Cobblestone Farmers Market Kids

Cobblestone Farmers Market is open for the season. Once on the cobblestones at Third Street and Patterson, but today the market sets up on Tuesdays at Krankie’s Coffee Downtown from 3-6PM and on Saturdays at Old Salem from 9AM-noon. Many have eagerly awaited the reopening of this all-local, producers-only market that features mostly organic farmers and all are screened for sustainable, healthy and humane practices…

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Farm Market Now Open in Buena Vista

Farm Market in Buena Vista The Reynolda Farm Market is now CLOSED. For a list of current Farmers Markets in the Winston-Salem area, please see our article: Winston-Salem Area Farmers Markets. A farm market, the Reynolda Farm Market (not to be confused with the Fresh Market chain of grocery stores) opened today on 1206 Reynolda Rd, …

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Winston-Salem Historical Facts

Winston Salem Plaza

Ever wondered about the history of some of the buildings in downtown Winston-Salem? There’s lots of history there, and many stories to be told, but we’d be writing a book if we told you them all. Instead, here’s some interesting facts to tickle your curiosity. Want to learn more? Search the site for more articles. More are …

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History of Old Salem

Horse Drawn Carriage

Before it was Old Salem, it was simply Salem, an outpost of religious freedom carved out of the North Carolina wilderness. The buildings and gardens of today’s Old Salem have been lovingly preserved within sight of the office towers and crowded highways of Winston-Salem, the city that grew up around it. The contrast between old …

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Trader Joe’s Coming to Winston-Salem?

Trader Joe's Grocery Carts

It was announced today that Winston-Salem is getting a Trader Joe’s in the old Border’s space at Thruway Center. Read more here about the new store and additional North Carolina news for TJs! Trader Joe’s Rally in BB&T Stadium – Downtown Winston-Salem 7/24/10 3pm Sophie Mihalko and the crew from the local Trader Joe’s Facebook group …

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Westbend Vineyard & Brewhouse – Closed in Fall 2013

Westbend Wine & Beer

North Carolina has a young but vibrant wine community and Winston-Salem is primely positioned in the Yadkin Valley Wine Country. We are kicking this series off by featuring Westbend Vineyards & Brewhouse, located in Lewisville, because it was the first vineyard established in the Yadkin Valley and remains the only winery actually in Forsyth County. They …

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Stella Brew

Stella Brew, Winston-Salem, NC

Also new on the beer scene in Winston-Salem is Stella Brew, a craft beer “forward” shop in the Ardmore neighborhood on Hawthorne Road featuring a competitively priced and stellar selection of beers from around the corner and around the world…

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