My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup for May 11, 2012

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MyWinston-Salem.com's Weekend Roundup – May 11-13, 2012

Here is our roundup of some of the great events happening round Winston-Salem, NC this weekend, May 11-13, 2012. For more details, visit the website listed under each activity. And please share your stories and ideas for future events on our website at www.MyWinston-Salem.com/Contact.

 

How 2 Night with Yay! Bakery and Art Exhibit

  • Piedmont Craftsman Art Exhibit Friday, May 11, 6-7pm
  • Piedmont Craftsmen
  • Trade Street, Winston-Salem
  • Free and open to the public. Stay after to see their latest exhibit, "Things with Wings"
  • www.PiedmontCraftsmen.org

Piedmont 300 Truck & Tractor Pull

  • Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12, 7pm; gates open at 5pm each day
  • LJVM Coliseum, University Boulevard
  • www.ljvm.com

Bethabara Highland Games

  • Saturday, May 12, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Celebrate the Celtic spirit and contribution to Historic Bethabara with music, games and more.
  • Free admission
  • Historic Bethabara Park (2147 Bethabara Rd)
  • www.BethabaraPark.org

Concert for a Cause: Gynecological Cancer Fund

  • Saturday, May 12, 5pm-1:30am
  • Only $7 for a great cause and 9 bands, including Joe Blevins, Lollipop Princess Party, SubQ, Harlot's Web, Play Dirty, Slawterhaus 5, Jamie Carroll, Porch Dog Revival, Karon Click & the Hot Licks
  • Old Winston Social Club
  • www.OldWinstonSocialClub.com

Comedy Potluck

  • Saturday, May 12, 10-11:30pm
  • Tom Simmons, winner of the 2009 San Francisco Comedy Festival. Hosted by J.J. Johnson, featuring Alex Stone with special guest Biggie from ROCK 92's 2 Guys Names Chris
  • $12
  • Community Arts Cafe
  • www.tomsimmonscomedy.com

 

Piedmont Swing Dance Society*

  • Saturday, May 12, 7:30-11:30pm
  • * No partner necessary. One hour beginner lesson included with admission. $8 for members and students 21 & under; $10 for non-members 
  • The Vintage Theatre, 7 Vintage Avenue (Washington Park)
  • www.PiedmontSwingDance.org

Solar Print Workshop

  • Sunday, May 13, 2-4pm
  • Elementary school-aged children accompanied by an adult will take a stroll through the springtime Reynolda landscape, gather objects from nature and make prints using just sun and water. Materials provided. Reservations required.
  • Reynolda House
  • 336-758-5599
  • www.ReynoldaHouse.org

Sunday Arts On Trade: Blues-a-palooza

  • Sunday, May 13, 1-5pm
  • Music: Big Ron Hunter
  • Arts District, Trade St., Winston-Salem
  • www.theafasgroup.com

 

 

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About The Author:

Kristi was born and raised just up the road in Mount Airy (a.k.a. Mayberry) and frequented Winston-Salem often growing up for school field trips, shopping, and dining. After attending Appalachian State University, and a brief stint living in Southern Virginia, Kristi returned to Winston-Salem, NC in 1999 and began her work in non-profit, public relations and writing. She and her family enjoy the convenience of living near downtown Winston-Salem. She enjoys the arts, photography and cooking. "I'm a small town girl at heart, but Winston-Salem isn't an overwhelming city. It is rich with friendly people, history, culture and has a vibrant art community and that is why I am proud to call this "My Winston-Salem!"

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