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Weekend Roundup: Events October 10-13, 2013

Check out our top picks for the weekend events for October 10-13, 2013 in Winston-Salem, NC. We’ve rounded up lots of fun fall activities, from the Dixie Classic Fair, Oktoberfest, art with food trucks, African dance and storytelling, hayrides, a pumpkin patch and ghost stories and so much more you won’t want to miss! If …

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Reynolda House & Historic District

Reynolda House

The Reynolda Historic District, set in what is now the Buena Vista neighborhood of Winston-Salem, was once the 1,067-acre estate of tobacco barons Katharine Smith Reynolds and her husband Richard Joshua (R. J.) Reynolds (photo courtesy of Digital Forsyth). The Reynolda Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

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Historic Hotels near Downtown Winston-Salem

Brookstown Inn

While visiting Winston-Salem (or welcoming visitors to your hometown), one might consider staying in one of these lovely historic hotels, inns or other interesting locations. They each have a story to tell, from the former home of the mayor of (Old) Salem, to the former manor house of one of our city’s (and Wake Forest …

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Weekend Roundup Centennial Edition May 9-12, 2013

Latest from MyWinston-Salem.com:Winston-Salem Celebrates 100 Year Centennial Weekend Roundup: May 9-12, 2013 Centennial Opening ceremonies Thursday, May 9 5:30-7:45PM City Hall 101 N. Main St. FREE Read more Centennial info here A historic marker will be unveiled followed by a reenactment of the ceremonial handshake between the cities of Winston and Salem 100 years ago. …

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Winston-Salem Scavenger Hunt 2010

Let the Fun Times Begin! For the third year in a row, the famous Scavenger Hunt will be taking place this year on Saturday, April 24, 2010, from 1-5pm. The Winston-Salem Scavenger Hunt lets friends team up and scavenge the city for clues, speeding from checkpoint to checkpoint, solving puzzles and learning about the culture …

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Winston-Salem Schools

Arts Based Elementary School

Parents in Winston-Salem have a range of educational options for their children, including public schools, private schools, charter schools and even home schooling, which is legal in North Carolina. But with so many choices, it can be tough to decide which is best for a child’s individual needs. The decision isn’t always as simple as …

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Grilled Asparagus Closing

Finally a Veggie Restaurant in Winston! Oh Wait, Never Mind The Grilled Asparagus, which opened a few weeks ago to the delight of Winston-Salem vegetarians and good food lovers alike, has just announced that it will be closing its doors. Facebook Rumors are True The rumors started on Sunday on Facebook as one of the owner’s posted “sorry …

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RiverRun International Film Festival Kicks Off Tonight

RiverRun Logo

I have my RiverRun tickets… and my press pass (okay, I’ve worn it under my shirt the past two days out of sheer excitement). The two-week long RiverRun International Film Festival is held annually here in Winston-Salem, NC, and kicks off tonight. RiverRun 2012 – What to Expect According to their press release, RiverRun “screens …

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