Weekend Roundup September 19-22, 2013

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Check out our top picks for the weekend events for September 19-22, 2013. Lots of great adventures, including the state’s largest Air Show, Harvest Moon Festival and the Apple Festival, Oktoberfest and so much more you will not want to miss! If you participate in any of these weekend events, please stop back by this page to leave us a comment below on how you made your weekend a MyWinston-Salem.com weekend!

Top Seasonal Pick: Harvest Moon Festival

  • Harvest Moon FestivalThursday, September 19
  • 5-8PM
  • Reynolda House Museum of American Art
  • 2250 Reynolda Rd
  • Tickets: students/members $10, non-members $15
  • more info

Bring the family and a picnic to watch the sun set and the Harvest Moon rise from the front lawn of Reynolda House at this inaugural festival celebrating art, music and food. Hear Dom Flemons of the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Jeffrey Dean Foster play live. Bring your camera to capture your own still life creations. Ticket includes food samplings from favorite local vendors Foothills Brewing, Beta Verde and Miss Jenny’s Pickles. Enjoy cider, craft beer and pies.

Top Theatre Pick: Philadelphia Story

  • Philadelphia StoryThursday-Saturday, September 19-21 at 8PM
  • Sunday, September 22 at 2PM
  • Twin City Stage
  • 610 Coliseum Dr.
  • www.twincitystage.org

The Broadway hit Philadelphia Story is a romantic comedy in which a confident socialite, on the day before her wedding, comes face to face with her ex-husband and a handsome young reporter who vie for her affections.

Top Family Pick: Winston-Salem Air Show

  • Winston-Salem Air ShowSaturday & Sunday, September 21-22
  • 10AM-5PM
  • Smith-Reynolds Airport
  • 3801 N. Liberty St
  • Tickets: adult tickets at the door $20, Kids FREE; Advanced tickets: seniors $8, adults $12
  • www.wsairshow.com

The Winston-Salem Air Show is North Carolina’s largest air show and features aerial acts, aviation displays, live music, children’s activities, food vendors and more.

Top Fresh Pick: Old Salem Cobblestone Farmers Market

  • Cobblestone Farmers MarketSaturday, September 21
  • 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 Harvest Pick: Bethabara Apple Festival

Enjoy a day full of apples, crafts, live folk music, clogging, pig races and more in Historic Bethabara. Exhibitors include local orchards, woodcarvers, weavers, ironsmiths, as well as vendors.

Top Block Party Pick: Rock the Block

Downtown has reformatted its Rock the Block celebration of the end of summer with four new stages of live music, a BMX competition, kids inflatables and activities, food vendors, and a teen battle of the bands competition.

Top Brew Pick: Carolina Oktoberfest

Bring your lawn chair (and your I.D.) and enjoy beer from national as well as local craft brews at the 3rd Annual Carolina Oktoberfest. Also enjoy live music, great food and exhibitors. Free parking (no re-entry). No pets, no coolers.

Top Charity Pick: Casino Night for Parkinson’s Research

  • Casino Night for Parkinson's ResearchSaturday, September 21
  • 7-11PM
  • Flow BMW
  • 2565 Peters Creek Pkwy
  • Tickets: $60
  • www.teamws.org

Roll the dice for Parkinson’s research. Ticket price includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, all beverages and $10,000 in play money. Win prizes and raffles and bid on silent auction items.

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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Alex Schenker
September 19, 2013 10:31 am

Wooo! Looking forward to the Harvest Moon festival 🙂 The Carolina chocolate drops rock!!

September 25, 2013 2:32 pm
Reply to  Alex Schenker

Agreed, Alex! Share your photos with us and don’t forget to howl at the moon!

Alex Schenker
September 28, 2013 9:51 pm
Reply to  Kristi_Marion

It was awesome, Dom can totally jam!!