Weekend Roundup September 5-8, 2013

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Art on Trade StreetTop Artsy Pick: First Friday Gallery Hop

  • Friday, September 6
  • 7-10PM
  • Downtown Arts District
  • Sixth & Trade Streets
  • FREE
  • www.dadaws.org

Head downtown to the Arts District for fresh gallery exhibits, live music, demonstrations and dancing in the streets!

Reynolda House Outside MovieTop Cinema Pick: Reynolda Cinema Under the Stars

  • Friday, September 6
  • 9PM
  • Reynolda House of American Art
  • 2250 Reynolda Rd
  • Admission: $5
  • www.reynoldahouse.org

After a stroll at Gallery Hop, pack a picnic and a blanket for Reynolda House Cinema Under the Stars’ screening of the comedy Airplane. Gates open at 8PM. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

Winston-Salem Farmers MarketTop Fresh Pick: Old Salem Cobblestone Farmers Market

  • Saturday, September 7
  • 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.

Bookmarks FestivalTop Bookworm Pick: Bookmarks Festival of Books

More than 30 regional and national authors, illustrators and chefs converge on our city to talk about their books and offer readings, signings, workshops and performances. There will also be live entertainment and food vendors on hand. Best selling authors in attendance for this event include Debbie Macomber, James McPherson, Rachel Renee Russell, Bill Harley and more.

TSummer on Trade logoop Honky Tonk Pick: Summer on Trade

  • Saturday, September 7
  • 7-10PM
  • 6th & Trade Streets, Downtown Arts District
  • FREE
  • more info
Bring a chair and enjoy the final Summer on Trade with the favorite local honky tonk band, The Bo Stevens. Food and drink vendors will be on hand.

Laurelyn DossettTop Music Pick: An Evening with Laurelyn Dossett

  • Saturday, September 7
  • 8PM
  • Hanesbrands Theatre
  • 251 N. Spruce St.
  • Admission: $20
  • more info

Singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett will grace the Hanesbrands Theatre stage with several favorite local artists including Eric Robertson, Molly McGinn, Jason Sypher, Eddie Walker & Scott Manring.

Second Sunday on FourthTop Street Festival Pick: Second Sundays on Fourth

Let your family play in the street at Second Sundays on Fourth. You can find the action on Fourth Street between Cherry & Marshall Streets. At 1pm, a/perture cinema will feature the Charlie Chaplin film Modern Times for only $5; then at 3pm, hear live music by Karon Click & the Hot Licks and Martha Bassett while kids enjoy activities and games in the street.

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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