My Winston-Salem Weekend Roundup for September 13-16, 2012

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Top Picks for What to Do in Winston-Salem Weekend of September 13-16, 2012

Deathtrap play performance twin city stage

Top Theater Pick: Deathtrap

  • September 14-16 & 20-23, 2012 
  • Thursday-Saturday at 8PM & Sunday at 2PM
  • Twin City Stage
  • 610 Coliseum Dr., Winston-Salem, NC
  • Tickets: $18/$22

One of Broadway's greatest hits, this play, written by Ira Levine and directed by Joe Nierle, is both a comedy and thriller rolled into one. It depicts a struggling playwright and his alcoholic wife as they plot to steal the ideas of a former student.

Mike Cross concert

Top Music Pick:
Mike Cross in Concert

North Carolina's own Mike Cross serves up a high-energy performance of blues, rock, folk, and country with a good dose of humor.

Bethabara Park apple festival

Top Family Pick:
Bethabara Apple Festival

Enjoy all things "apple", including a historical apple character contest, live music by Del Rey, The Cantrells and Jacob Johnson, a handbell choir performance, crafts, clogging, book signings and more.
St. Baldrick's

Top Charity Pick:
St. Baldrick's Day Celebration

  • Saturday, September 15, 2012
  • 2-8PM
  • Finnigan's Wake Irish Pub
  • 620 N. Trade Street, Winston-Salem 27101

Volunteers have their heads shaved in support of kids with cancer. The St. Baldrick's Foundation funds childhood cancer research. Last year the event raised over $140,000. Volunteer to have your head shaved or donate!

Winston-Salem Greenway Sunday Fun Day

Top Outdoor Pick:
Sunday Fun Day

  • Sunday, September 16, 2012
  • 2:30-4:30PM
  • Brushy Fork Greenway
  • Off of Big House Gaines Blvd
  • FREE
This free community event is designed to encourage the use of our parks while staying healthy and is the kick-off event for Step Up Forsyth. Activities include: family relay, parachute games, hula hooping, face painting, and exploring the greenway. The WSFC school with the most representation will receive $400 in PE equipment for their school.
Bethabara Park concert

Bethabara Concert Band & Family Evening

  • Thursday, September 14, 2012
  • 5:30-8:30PM
  • Historic Bethabara Park
  • 2147 Bethabara Park Rd, Winston-Salem
  • FREE
Enjoy an evening of live concert band music from all eras, as well as heritage games. Dino's hot dogs and 25 cent ice cream cones available for purchase. Lawn chairs and blankets welcome.
Best Little Whorehouse in Texas goes public play theatre

Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public

  • September 14, 15, 19, 20, 21 & 22 at 8PM
  • September 16 & 23 at 2PM
  • Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance
  • 1047 W. Northwest Blvd, Winston-Salem
  • Tickets: $16/$14

This sequel to the Theatre Alliance's popular performance of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas makes a hilarious exploration of sex and government as bedfellows.

Edwin McCain Ziggy's concert

Edwin McCain in Concert

  • Friday, September 14, 2012
  • 9PM
  • Ziggy's
  • 170 W. 9th St., Winston-Salem
  • Tickets: $17 adv/$20 door
90's heartthrob Edwin McCain is all grown up and still puts on a great show, singing his rootsy "Solitude" and "I'll Be" as well as newer hits. Crowfield is opening.
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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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