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Top Picks for What to Do in Winston-Salem
Weekend of May 31 – June 3, 2012
Top Festival Pick:
Salute! Wine Festival
Saturday, June 2, 2012, 12 – 6 pm
4th Street – Downtown Winston-Salem, NC
Tickets: $20 advance/$25 day of event
Over 30 North Carolina wineries will be uncorking in the streets of Downtown Winston-Salem. Several downtown restaurants are participating in wine maker dinners Thursday and Friday night prior to the event. Included is the popular NC Food & Wine University, where area chefs will demystify the world of wine and clarify the art of wine and food pairings.
Top Foodie Pick:
An Evening of Southern Food
with Chef John Currence m
Friday, June 1, 2012 5-7:30 pm
Breakfast of Course – 723 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem, NC
In conjunction with the Salute! Wine Festival, guests will enjoy an evening of Southern foods and wine tastings from NC wineries with Top Chef contestant & James Beard Award-winner John Currence along with Mary Haglund of Breakfast of Course and the chef from District Bar & Grille.
Top Bargain Shopping Extravaganza:
Customer Appreciation Day
Saturday, June 2, 2012, 10 am – 2 pm
Winston-Salem Rescue Mission – 715 N. Cherry St., Winston-Salem, NC
A great place to find bargains on vintage furniture, clothing and housewares and proceeds benefit the homeless. Rescue Mission is hosting a customer appreciation day that will feature sale items, live music, homemade ice cream, face painting, popcorn and door prizes.
Forsyth Magazine's Showcase:
A Celebration of Things Women Love
Sunday, June 3, 2012 11 AM – 5 PM
Old Salem Visitor's Center, James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium
FREE admission; The first 200 attendees will receive a FREE tote bag!
This event will celebrate all phases of a woman's life…whether graduation, marriage, motherhood, or just the fun of being a woman! Join us at Old Salem where Forsyth Woman, Forsyth Family, and Forsyth Woman Engaged staff and a great selection of vendors will want to meet you personally!
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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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