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Winston-Salem City of the Arts

Do you know why Winston-Salem is called the city of arts and innovation? Well, there's an undercurrent here, a…

Nightlife in Winston-Salem

A look into Winston-Salem's lively nightlight and our nationally ranked downtown. A variety of music venues, bars and restaurants…

Gardens in Winston-Salem

The gardens of Winston-Salem offer visitors a beautiful panorama of flowers, vegetables, trees and herbs. But many visitors are…

Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Built in 1917 as the center of a 1,067-acre estate, Reynolda House Museum of American Art displays a premier…

Moravian Culture in Winston-Salem

Some of the best-preserved colonial heritage sites in the country can be found in Winston-Salem. Members of the Moravian…

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IceVenture Returns to the Children's Museum of Winston-Salem!

IceVenture Returns to the Children's Museum of Winston-Salem!

The return of IceVenture, the seasonal favorite exhibit, is forecast at the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem! Decorate a snowman, build an igloo, go ice fishing, slide on our sock ice-skating rink,...

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Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Tue Feb 9, 2016

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Rock, Paper, Scissors

Rock, Paper, Scissors

Piedmont Craftsmen presents “Rock, Paper, Scissors,” a special exhibit featuring jewelry artist Erica Stankwytch Bailey and mixed media artist Marie-Helen Grabman. Exhibit runs February 5-27,...

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Piedmont Craftsmen

Tue Feb 9, 2016

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A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute: The Italian Straw Hat

A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute: The Italian Straw Hat

Music by Nino Rota; Libretto by Ernesta and Nino Rota; sung in Italian, with English supertitles; Conductor: Christopher James Lees; Stage Director: Steven LaCosse; Music Preparation: Angela Vanstory Ward From...

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Stevens Center - UNC School of the Arts

Tue Feb 9, 2016

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New Winston Museum Exhibit Programming Safe Bus: Driving Forward

New Winston Museum Exhibit Programming Safe Bus: Driving Forward

Join us for a panel discussion about the historic Safe Bus Company, an African-American owned and operated transportation service that flourished in Winston-Salem during Jim Crow, and eventually became...

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New Winston Museum

Thu Feb 11, 2016

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Presented by New Winston Museum: Strange Bedfellows: The Romance of Winston and Salem

Presented by New Winston Museum: Strange Bedfellows: The Romance of Winston and Salem

From the founding of Winston in 1849 until the eventual merger with Salem in 1913, the two towns were engaged in a tumultuous relationship. New Winston Museum’s Curator of Education, Chris Jordan,...

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Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Sat Feb 13, 2016

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UNCSA Wind Ensemble

UNCSA Wind Ensemble

Discover music with roots in the traditional band world as well as new works that will take you to thrilling sonic worlds.

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Stevens Center - UNC School of the Arts

Sun Feb 14, 2016

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Little Tykes

Little Tykes

This brand new program focuses specifically on the developmental skills and interests of young children, ages two and three years old! Children and their caregivers engage one-on-one through songs, stories,...

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Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Thu Feb 18, 2016

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Founders Day Celebration in Old Salem

Founders Day Celebration in Old Salem

Please join us to kick off Salem’s 250th Anniversary with an event celebrating the Town’s Founders. Founders’ Day will highlight personalities like Frederic William Marshall, Bishop August...

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Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Sat Feb 20, 2016

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New Winston Museum “Disabilities” Salon Series – Friends or Foes: Winston-Salem's Shades of Gray

New Winston Museum “Disabilities” Salon Series – Friends or Foes: Winston-Salem's Shades of Gray

Our 1st quarter 2016 Salon Series theme is “Out of the Shadows–Illuminating Disabilities.” For the second installment, this program will focus on how local institutions impact those living...

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New Winston Museum

Thu Feb 25, 2016

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"The Women" by Clare Boothe Luce

Directed by Giovanna Sardelli Luce's dark comedy tells the story of a well-mannered wife whose husband leaves her for someone distinctly less well behaved. Written in 1936, "The Women" has endured as a...

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The Gerald Freedman Theatre - UNC School of the Arts

Thu Feb 25, 2016

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Winter Dance Concert

Winter Dance Concert

A thrilling and varied program that illuminates the juncture between ballet and modern dance, including Helen Pickett's innovative Petal, Doug Varone's Democracy, Ton Simon's adagio duet from The Tenderness...

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Stevens Center - UNC School of the Arts

Thu Feb 25, 2016

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Gallery Hop

Gallery Hop

Join us in the gallery from 7-10pm for March's First Friday Gallery Hop! This event is always FREE and open to the public.

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Piedmont Craftsmen

Fri Mar 4, 2016

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Family Saturdays at New Winston Museum: Go Fly a Kite!

Family Saturdays at New Winston Museum: Go Fly a Kite!

Spring is just around the corner, so bring the kids to the Museum for a day of kite building and decorating. All supplies will be provided. This is a free event.

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New Winston Museum

Sat Mar 5, 2016

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Met Opera Live in HD: Manon Lescaut (Puccini)

Met Opera Live in HD: Manon Lescaut (Puccini)

[ March 5, 2016 at 12:55 p.m. ET ] Conductor: Fabio Luisi, Cast: Kristine Opolais (Manon Lescaut), Jonas Kaufmann (Des Grieux), Massimo Cavalletti (Lescaut), Brindley Sherratt (Geronte) Kristine Opolais...

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SECCA-Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

Sat Mar 5, 2016

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Chocolate-Dipped History

Chocolate-Dipped History

Old Salem Museums & Gardens, in conjunction with Mars Chocolate North America, will again present “Chocolate-Dipped History: Celebrating Coffee, Tea, and American Heritage™ Chocolate,” on...

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Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Sat Mar 5, 2016

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Winston-Salem Symphony Classics Series: Brahms' Beloved Requiem

Winston-Salem Symphony Classics Series: Brahms' Beloved Requiem

Join Maestro Moody, Music Director, as the Winston-Salem Symphony performs Brahms' A German Requiem, Bach's Komm susser Tod, and Forrest's In Paradisum. Featuring bass-Philip Cutlip, soprano-Twyla Robinson,...

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Stevens Center - UNC School of the Arts

Sun Mar 6, 2016

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Paul Ciener Blood Drive

Paul Ciener Blood Drive

The Paul Ciener Blood Drive will be sponsored by and held at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main Street, Kernersville on Monday, March 7, 2016 from 2:30 pm until 7:00 pm. For an appointment,...

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Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden

Mon Mar 7, 2016

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March Lunch and Learn, “Spring Perennials” by Adrienne Roethling, PJCBG Garden Curator

March Lunch and Learn, “Spring Perennials” by Adrienne Roethling, PJCBG Garden Curator

Join us at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main Street, Kernersville for our March Lunch and Learn, “Spring Perennials” by Adrienne Roethling, PJCBG Garden Curator on Thursday, March...

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Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden

Thu Mar 10, 2016

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UNCSA Symphony Orchestra: The Symphonic Organ

UNCSA Symphony Orchestra: The Symphonic Organ

Kicking off the UNCSA Symphony Orchestra's tour to Charlotte and Brevard, this performance in historic Wait Chapel features the colorful and beautiful Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3, Organ Symphony. Also featured...

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Wake Forest University: Wait Chapel

Fri Mar 18, 2016

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"I Have Elephants in MY Garden so What's YOUR Problem?" by Marie Butler, Landscape Coordinator, Virginia Zoological Park

Join us at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main Street in Kernersville on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 6:00 pm Callaway Lecture Series lecture, "I Have Elephants in MY Garden so What's YOUR Problem?"...

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Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden

Thu Mar 24, 2016

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UNCSA Jazz Ensemble

UNCSA Jazz Ensemble

The award-winning UNCSA Jazz Ensemble, directed by Ron Rudkin, will perform a program offering an extensive range of Big Band jazz styles, including traditional swing, Latin, fusion, and contemporary....

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The Gerald Freedman Theatre - UNC School of the Arts

Thu Mar 31, 2016

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Gallery Hop

Gallery Hop

Join us in the gallery from 7-10pm for April's First Friday Gallery Hop! This event is always FREE and open to the public.

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Piedmont Craftsmen

Fri Apr 1, 2016

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Met Opera Live in HD: Madama Butterfly (Puccini)

Met Opera Live in HD: Madama Butterfly (Puccini)

[ April 2, 2016 at 12:55 p.m. ET ] Conductor: Karel Mark Chichon, Cast: Kristine Opolais (Cio-Cio-San), Maria Zifchak (Suzuki), Roberto Alagna (Pinkerton), Dwayne Croft (Sharpless) Kristine Opolais brings...

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SECCA-Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

Sat Apr 2, 2016

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Winston-Salem Symphony Classics Series: Peer Gynt, Plus Beethoven!

Winston-Salem Symphony Classics Series: Peer Gynt, Plus Beethoven!

Join Maestro Moody, Music Director, as the Winston-Salem Symphony performs Grieg's Peer Grant Suite, Copland's Appalachian Spring, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 2.

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Stevens Center - UNC School of the Arts

Sat Apr 2, 2016

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UNCSA Wind Ensemble

UNCSA Wind Ensemble

Discover music with roots in the traditional band world as well as new works that will take you to thrilling sonic worlds.

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Stevens Center - UNC School of the Arts

Fri Apr 8, 2016

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"Tulips and Daffodils" by Brent Heath, garden writer, photographer, educator and owner of Brent and Becky's Bulbs in Gloucester, Virginia

Join us at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main Street in Kernersville on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 1:00 for our next Chip Callaway Lecture Series lecture, "Tulips and Daffodils" by Brent Heath,...

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Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden

Sun Apr 10, 2016

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Spectacular Spring Tulip Bloom

Spectacular Spring Tulip Bloom

Join us at Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, 215 S. Main Street, Kernersville for our Spectacular Spring Tulip Bloom on Sunday, April 10, 2016, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Come and enjoy the over 20,000 bulbs...

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Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden

Sun Apr 10, 2016

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Winston-Salem Light Project

Winston-Salem Light Project

Presenting its 8th annual public artwork, the Winston-Salem Light Project will transform our urban environment to illuminate our relationship to the city, art and life. Created by senior lighting students...

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Downtown Winston-Salem

Tue Apr 12, 2016

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Met Opera Live in HD: Roberto Devereux (Donizetti)

Met Opera Live in HD: Roberto Devereux (Donizetti)

[ April 16, 2016 at 12:55 p.m. ET ] Conductor: Maurizio Benini, Cast: Sondra Radvanovsky (Elisabetta), El?na Garan?a (Sara), Matthew Polenzani (Roberto Devereux), Mariusz Kwiecien (Duke of Nottingham) The...

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SECCA-Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

Sat Apr 16, 2016

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Science Alive Days at Old Salem

Science Alive Days at Old Salem

The Moravians of Salem had an advanced understanding of science and technology: agriculture, astronomy, botany, surveying, architecture and manufacturing. Science was a tool used to solve the problems...

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Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Wed Apr 20, 2016

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