Weekend Roundup June 20-23, 2013

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Weekend Roundup: June 20-23, 2013

Kids' Summer Movie Series
  • June 20-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 After Hours Pick:
Downtown Jazz with Marc Antoine
  • Thursday, June 21
  • 6-9PM
  • Corpening Plaza
  • 231 First St. W.
  • FREE
  • www.dwsp.org

Bring the family and lawn chairs to enjoy live jazz from saxophonist Galvin Crisp, Jr. & jazz guitar by Marc Antoine.

Top Performance Pick:
"The Marvelous Wonderettes"

Go back in time to the 1958 Springfield High prom and learn about the lives and loves of the Marvelous Wonderettes as they perform over 25 classics from the era like "Dream Lover", "Lipstick on Your Collar" and "It's My Party."

Top Kids' Pick:
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
by Peppercorn Children's Theatre
  • June 21-23
  • Friday at 11AM
  • Saturday at 11AM & 2PM
  • Sunday at 2PM
  • The Children's Home
  • 1001 Reynolda Rd
  • Tickets: $5
  • www.peppercorntheatre.org

It's a musical adaptation of the classic Jules Verne novel 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Enjoy the tale of Captain Nemo & crew as they battle a giant squid and other sea creatures. The performance features handcrafted puppets & shadow puppetry to bring this epic underwater voyage to life.

Top Brunch Pick:
Disco Drag Brunch
Play dress up (optional) for the Disco Drag Brunch at Mary's Gourmet Diner. There will be dancing, entertainment & food specials. A donation at the door benefits The Adam Foundation & Aids Care Services. (Food & beverage additional). 
Top Street Music Pick:
Summer on Trade
  • Saturday, June 22
  • 7-10PM
  • 6th & Trade Streets
  • FREE
  • www.dwsp.org
Bring the family and the lawn chairs to enjoy Possum Jenkins playing their "Carolinacana" music.
Top Fresh Pick:
Old Salem Cobblestone Farmers Market
  • Saturday, June 22
  • 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 Nature Pick:
Yadkin Riverkeepers Paddle-a-thon
Kayak, canoe or raft down the Yadkin River to show your support for our clean water supply! Meet at Tanglewood Park, then be shuttled to Huntington for a brief tutorial on paddling before entering the boats into the river. Disembark at Tanglewood again for the after party and prize giveaways. Paddlers are asked to raise at least $75. Proceeds benefit Yadkin Riverkeeper efforts.
Top Charity Pick:
Swamp Sista Lala
  • Sunday, June 23
  • 4-8PM
  • SECCA
  • 750 Marguerite Dr.
  • Tickets: $10 adv/$15 door; kids 13 & under free
  • more info
"Lala" is a Creole term for "a house party with a purpose." Enjoy live music by Beth McKee, Caitlin Cary & Matt Douglas as The Small Ponds; and Asheville songstress Kellin Watson. "Locally influenced" food & beer will be available for purchase. Proceeds from the event will benefit the matching EBT/SNAP program at the Cobblestone Farmers Market, increasing buying power for food-challenged households at Winston-Salem's only sustainable farmers market.

 

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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