A few handpicked happenings that might be under your radar (until now).
Friday, October 30th
@ Small Batch Brewery
>> Boos & Brews 2: Join the crew over at Small Batch in celebrating All Hallows’ Eve. It will be full of ghosts, goblins and a Small Batch Halloween inspired vertical with their taps taken over by all the spices you’ve come to love from the fall season and some Small Batch experiments done by their nutty professor!(all weekend)
@ Around Town w/ Art Nouveau Winston Salem
>> Track O’ Latern: Join Art Nouveau Winston-Salem as we track down Jack O’ Lanterns decorated by some of the city’s most creatively inclined. The pumpkins will be on display at some of our favorite WS haunts through November 1st. Tag photos of your Track O’ Lantern adventures on Instagram using #TrackOLantern and @art_nouveau_WS for a chance to win gift cards to local businesses including Small Batch Beer Co, Camino Bakery, Piedmont Opera, and Aperture Cinema
Check the site for artists and locations
Saturday, Oct. 31st
@ Old Salem
(9am – noon)
@ Dixie Classic Fairgrounds
>> Dixie Classic Farmers Market
(6am – 1pm)
@ Tanglewood Park
>> Tanglewood Park Farmers Market
(8:30a – noon)
@ Marys Of Course
>> Zombie Brunch: The best brunch of the year! Loads of Halloween sweet and savory treats, a themed playlist plus Zombies, lots and lots of Zombies.
(8a – 3p)
@ The Farm at The Children’s Home
>>The Home Maze and Pumpkin Patch : All proceeds benefit The Children’s Home of Winston-Salem. Activities include a Sorghum Maze, toddler hay maze, pumpkin patch, cow train, pumpkin chunker, parent hangout, photo cutouts, concessions, and more! Click this link for details.
(times vary by day)
@ Millennium Center
>> HallowTweed: The grand finale of this year’s HalloWheels Festival. One part tweed ride and two parts swap meet. It’s food, beer, music, and good times. Don’t forget to garnish with a tintype photo booth and it all goes down at the Millennium Center. Grab a friend to have some fun with the local cycling advocacy group, BeersNGears and help support a more cycling friendly city while you’re at it!
Check the festival site for details
@ Around Town (Ardmore, West End, Buena Vista…)
>> Trick-or-Treating: While the kids score candy, you can scope out some of Winston’s historic neighborhoods for the best Halloween displays. We recommend a certain house over on Watson Ave. in Ardmore where you’ll find 60+ carved pumpkins and 27-years worth of festive, freaky decor. Share with us #TowniesWS / we want to see and share!
>> Costume contests + adult Halloween par-TAYS galore, including:
The Garage (Trade Street)
the tap (West End)
Finnigans Wake (Trade Street)
Bull’s Tavern (Fourth Street)
@ Krankies Coffee
>> 19th Annual Halloween Party: The most storied Halloween celebration in all of Winston-Salem featuring spooky shenanigans & wild bands. Expect some of the most entertaining costumes and music around, plus BBQ and a slick new full bar. Definitely worth a go-and-see…epic.
($10 cover/Doors at 7p/bands at 8p// P.S. Costumes ARE required.)
Sunday, Nov. 1st
@ Paz Studios
>> Power Yoga + Yoga Sutras with Elliott Watlington: The perfect way to reset after a night of Halloween sweets and shenanigans.
(10a / check their site for rates)
@ The Breathing Room
>> Acoustic Jam Session / sponsored by The Violin Shoppe and The Breathing Room. Bring a song to share or just play along. All levels and instruments are welcome. Led by Glen Alexander.