Weekend Roundup For May 30-June 2, 2013

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Last Chance to Enter Our Spring Into Summer Photo Contest to win dewey's treats!

Dewey's Cake Squares and Ice CreamWhen it's hot here in Winston-Salem, we like to cool of with Dewey's ice cream and cakes! This week marked your last chance to grab your cameras (and camera phones) and submit photos for the MyWinston-Salem.com Spring into Summer Photo Contest for a chance to win a Dewey's Cake & Ice Cream Party! 

The photo on our Facebook page with the most votes/likes on May 31, 2013 at midnight wins a Dewey's "Cake & Ice Cream Party" for 30 people.

Weekend Roundup: May 30 – June 1, 2013

Top Film Pick:
The Trip

This special screening of the 2010 award-winning film The Trip, is held in conjunction with Salute! NC Wine Festival. Steve Coogan invites his annoying best friend along as he goes on a trip to review fine restaurants for The Observer Ticket price includes a complimentary glass of Raffaldini Wine (21+). Tickets may be purchased directly from a/perture.

Top Foodie Pick:
An Evening with Southern Food &
Chef Damon Lee Fowler
  • Friday, May 31
  • 6:30-8:30 PM 
  • Embassy Suites at the Twin City Quarter 
  • Tickets – $35 Advance / $50 day of
  • www.salutencwine.com

Presented by Salute! NC Wine Festival, this interactive live chef demonstration features chef, author and culinary school instructor Damon Lee Fowler of Savannah, Georgia. Winston-Salem chefs Janis Karathanas from Mozelle's and Timothy Grandinette from Spring House Restaurant will join Damon as he explore some classic Southern food recipes with a fresh twist. 

Top Outdoor Pick:
Salem Lake Kids' Fishing Derby
  • Saturday, June 1
  • 7AM-Noon
  • Salem Lake Pier
  • 1001 Salem Lake Rd
  • FREE
  • more info

Kids can fish free at the Salem Lake Pier (bait provided) and will also receive a free hotdog lunch. For more information please call (336) 650-7677.

Top Fresh Pick:
Old Salem Cobblestone Farmers Market
  • Saturday, June 1
  • 9AM-12PM
  • Old Salem
  • more info
Cobblestone Farmers Market has returned to Old Salem on Saturdays! The market will set 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 Kids Pick:
Old Salem Gardening with Children
  • Saturday, June 1
  • 10-11AM
  • Single Brothers Workshop, Old Salem
  • Admission: FREE (pre-registration is encouraged)
  • www.oldsalem.org

Parent and child will participate together in this fun, hands-on gardening workshop, learning basic garden needs and how to plan your garden. Plant some popular flowers and garden vegetables. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information and to pre-register, call 336-721-7357.

Top Festival Pick:
Salute! NC Wine Festival
  • Saturday, June 1
  • 12-6PM
  • Fourth Street, between Spring and Marshall Streets
  • Tickets: $20 adv/$25 the day of 
  • www.salutencwine.com
The 8th Annual Salute! NC Wine Festival sponsored by BB&T corks off downtown and offers a wide array of NC wine tastings with the opportunity to purchase, live music, and the ever popular "Wine University," an educational area featuring wine and food demonstrations by local chefs and regional winemakers throughout the day. Be sure to enjoy one of the local winemaker dinners held at fine restaurants on the evenings preceding the festival.

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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