A few handpicked happenings that might be under your radar (until now).
Friday, October 2nd
@ Hoots Roller Bar
>> Oktoberfest Party: Today your favorite neighborhood pub turns two and they are celebrating with a par-tay! Come out for live music, a pint of newly released brew like this year’s Oktoberfest, and a special sampling of their killer reserved Krankies coffee stout. Happy Birthday Hoots!
(kicks off at 4pm)
@ Downtown Arts District (6th, Trade & Liberty Streets)
>> First Friday Gallery Hop! presented by the Downtown Arts District Association (DADA)
Gallery Receptions, live artist demonstrations, music, theatre and dance. Streets are closed with parking available in surrounding lots. Extended hours for the galleries and locally owned businesses. Be sure to stop in and check out one of Trade Street’s newest spots Hubris Boutique. Summer styles 60% off and tonight the fellas are featuring the works of a promising young Mount Tabor High School art student, Katie. Put on your rain boots and support our local arts, music & retail scene!
(7pm-10pm // FREE)
Saturday, Oct. 3rd
*** Please be sure to check the following farmers market websites for any changes due to weather ***
@ Washington Park Neighborhood
>> Rainbow Run 5K – Running with PrideWS: Rain or shine event hosted by Pride Winston-Salem! Awards are up for grabs for best male and female attire; Online registration closed but you can still register onsite at the event.
@ Reynolda House Museum
>> New Exhibit Alert! The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement (1887-1920): Brighten up your washed out weekend with a first look at Reynolda House’s latest exhibit. The Artist’s Garden features trailblazing works from the turn of the 20th century filled with loose brushwork and vivid colors. Noted as one of the best examples of the genre by Philadelphia Magazine, this exhibit will be presented in only five venues nationwide; Reynolda House is the sole venue in the Southeast. Lucky us!
Visit their website to plan your visit.
@ Arts Council Theater
>> Community Open House to celebrate Twin City Stage turning 80!: The Community Open House will offer “behind the scenes” tours of the theatre, during which you’ll learn more about how plays and musicals are brought to the stage. From lights and props to costumes and make-up, you’ll find out some of the secrets that make up the magic of theatre. They will also have historic displays in the lobby, detailing some of Twin City Stage’s interesting 80 year history. Happy Birthday Twin City Stage!
(10am – 1pm, FREE event)
@ Sutler’s Spirit Co
>> Officially open for tours and tastings this weekend! Also, the new NC law takes effect which allows local distilleries to sell 1 bottle per person to those who take a tour. This is BIG!
Signup available on their website. ($10)
@ Centennial Trading Company
>> Fall Release Party : Celebrating the release of new Winston-Salem made apparel and accessory items including button-down shirts, watches and bottled cold brew coffee. The shop is located at 214 N Broad Street in downtown Winston-Salem; visit Centennial’s website and Facebook page for more information. And check out this rad new Field Guide video produced by the crew over at Airtype.
(Party, 7pm / Music, 9pm )
Sunday, Oct. 4th
@ Senior Services
>> Park for a Purpose: Starting Sunday, October 4 and running through October 10, you can spend $5 to park at Senior Services, 2895 Shorefair Drive, for the Dixie Classic Fair and support Meals-on-Wheels at the same time. It’s only 250 steps from their parking lot entrance to the fairgrounds’ East Gate!
Townies is proud to be a sponsor of ..
The 5th Annual
Boos & Brews 5K
Sunday, October 31st
benefiting Winston-Salem Homeless Shelters and Big Brothers Big Sisters
hosted by Twin City Santa & City Dash of Winston-Salem
More than just a race, it’s a downtown costumed chase!
The 5th Annual Boos & Brews 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run will take runners throughout beautiful downtown Winston-Salem and West End. Participants are encouraged to run in their Halloween costumes (not required, but it sure is fun!). Start and finish are located at BB&T Ballpark. Prizes will be awarded for fastest times and best costumes…plus a festive family-friendly bash following the race!
Early Bird Registration ends on Oct. 3rd. Register Now!