A few handpicked happenings that might be under your radar (until now).
Friday, September 25th
>>it’s raining, it’s pouring… escape the chill and stay cozy with a fresh film indoors!
check this weekend’s film lineup here
@ UNC-School of the Arts, Main Theater
>>Best of the School of Filmaking Fall Screening
The School of Filmmaking is screening 90 minutes of the best short films from their 2014-15 school year. Seating is first come, first served.
(7:30pm, F-F-FREE event!)
Saturday, September 26th
@ Old Salem
(9am – noon)
@ Dixie Classic Fairgrounds
>> Dixie Classic Farmers Market
(6am – 1pm)
@ Tanglewood Park
>> Tanglewood Park Farmers Market
(8:30am – noon)
@ UNC-School of the Arts
>>50th Anniversary Community Festival
UNCSA wants to say “thank you” to Winston-Salem for all of its abiding support with a fun-spirited festival. They are opening the doors to each of their five arts schools, offering performances, presentations, and rehearsals, as well as the opportunity to tour the new facilities. With family-friendly activities, food trucks, and entertainment literally everywhere, the Community Festival is an energetic celebration for all.
(10:30am – 3pm, F-F-FREE!)
@ Downtown Winston-Salem
>> Fiesta 2015 presented by the Hispanic League: Marking its 23rd year, this annual festival has become a downtown tradition in Winston-Salem and is the largest fundraiser for the Hispanic League with 25,000 expected to attend. Live latin music, cultural programs, latin cuisine, a beer and margarita garden, and local arts and crafts.
>>Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Tour: part of Yadkin Riverkeepers’ Clean Water Weekend
Witness some of the most powerful environmental and adventure films that illustrate the Earth’s beauty and the challenges facing our planet especially related to fishing and water preservation. Twenty-five great movies, a chance to WIN A TRIP for four to the U.S. National Whitewater Center, food and kids’ art projects. Get $5 OFF Adult Tickets with discount code “YRK” / Purchase tickets here.
(3pm – 10:30pm)
@ The Garage
>> Kleur Color Wheel Party
>>KLEUR is about to be a maker, thinker, and talker main-space in downtown WSNC, as well as a place to purchase rad and beautiful adornments for yourself and your home. AND they are about to open so they are throwing a big colorful party! Come show your support and find out what plans look like for their space, while “dancing your butt off and dressing fancy”. There will be a costume contest, silent auction, an EmCee, a Kleur-Related silent action, live music and will wrap up with a full-on dance party. Get the skinny here.
Sunday, September 27th
@ Historic West at Grace Court
>> ArtsFest 2015!
This 7th biennial juried fine art and fine craft festival, held at charming Grace Court will once again host thousands of art enthusiasts. Artists from all over North Carolina and beyond compete for a coveted spot this popular community volunteer-run event. An impressive line-up of music and performances from local talent will entertain all day in the gazebo. There will be food vendors and a children’s art activity area where they can make their own art to take home. Door prizes donated by the artists and local businesses are given throughout the day. Come and experience art among the artistry of nature!
Interested in Volunteering? See details here.
(11:00am – 5:00pm, F-F-FREE event!)
@ Winston Square Park
>> Sunset Flicks / an outdoor film screening event presented by a/perture, the Arts Council & Coffee Park at Winston Square Park. This week’s feature film: Back to the Future!
Check their Facebook page for full details