Weekend Roundup: July 25-28, 2013

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Weekend Roundup: July 25-28, 2013 

Kids’ Summer Movie Series
  • July 25-August 21
  • 10AM
  • Various local cinemas
  • $2.50-$4
  • more info

Beat the heat this summer with Kids’ Summer Movies showing kid-friendly movies at the Grand 18, Carmike Wynnsong and Marketplace Cinema for as low as $2.50, which includes popcorn and a drink. Click here for movie listings, ratings and showtimes.

Top Lunch Pick:
B/eats Lunch Break
  • Thursday, July 25
  • 11:30AM-1:30PM
  • Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts
  • 209 N. Spruce St.
  • Admission: FREE
  • more info

Take a break from the usual lunch routine Thursdays throughout July and enjoy food truck dining with Camel City Grill, Bandito Burrito, King Creole, and Ice Queen food trucks. Local art will be on display for purchase. DJ tunes and dancing in Hanesbrands Theatre.

Top Theatre Pick:
Avenue Q
  • Thursday-Friday, July 25-26 at 8PM
  • Saturday, July 27 at 4PM & 8PM
  • Sunday, July 28 at 2PM
  • Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance
  • 1047 W. Northwest Blvd
  • Tickets: $14-$16
  • www.wstheatrealliance.org
This spoof is back by popular demand, telling the story of a recent college graduate who returns to his New York neighborhood to discover that it is not as ordinary as he thought. Note: Recommended for mature audiences. Strong language and adult situations depicted.
Top Jazz Pick:
Downtown Jazz With
Freeport Jazz
  • Thursday, July 25
  • 6-9PM
  • Corpening Plaza
  • Corner of First & Liberty Streets
  • FREE
  • more info
Bring your lawn chair downtown for free live jazz by contemporary jazz band Freeport Jazz. Food and drink vendors available.
Top Fresh Pick:
Old Salem Cobblestone Farmers Market
  • Saturday, July 27
  • 9AM-12PM
  • Old Salem
  • more info
Cobblestone Farmers Market graces the historical streets of Old Salem every Saturday! The market sets up from 9AM-12PM. At this nationally recognized producers-only market, you’ll find local veggies, produce, meats, eggs and fresh-baked goods and live music.
Top Corny Pick:
Dixie Classic Farmers Market
Corn Shucking Contest
  • Saturday, July 27
  • 9AM
  • Dixie Classic Fairgrounds Farmers Market
  • 421 W. 27th St.
  • more info

Witness an old-fashioned corn shucking contest for ages 12 and up at the Dixie Classic Farmers Market. Shucked corn will be donated to Samaritan Ministries Soup Kitchen. Full Dixie Classic Farmers Market hours are 6AM-1PM.

Top Street Music Pick:
Summer On Trade
with Envision
  • Saturday, July 27
  • 7-10PM
  • Downtown Arts District
  • 6th & Trade Streets
  • FREE
  • more info
Bring your lawn chair downtown to the Arts District for free Motown and beach music by Envision. Beer and wine available for purchase.
Top Fast Pick:
Bowman Gray Racing,

It’s Ladies Night at Bowman Gray Stadium, North Carolina’s first and longest-running weekly track. Coolers welcome. No alcohol.


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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