A few handpicked happenings that might be under your radar (until now).
FRIDAY, JUNE 10th
@ Diggs Gallery:
>> A Legacy Reunited: The Gordon and Copey Hanes Print Collection:
Tonight, A Legacy Reunited: The Gordon and Copey Hanes Print Collection is opening at The Diggs Gallery, on the campus of Winston-Salem State University featuring prints from artists like Salvador Rosa, Rembrandt van Rijn, Pablo Picasso, and others. A collaboration between The Diggs Gallery and Salem Academy and College, the exhibit unites pieces of art donated to each school by the Hanes family. From The Winston-Salem Journal: “As extraordinary patrons of the arts, the Hanes family’s contributions form the core of the permanent collections at The Diggs Gallery and Salem College….This exhibition displays the vision and the dedication of the Hanes family and embraces the Hanes’ vision of the arts as a vital and instrumental tool in community building and engagement in Winston-Salem.” ~ Endia Beal. Read the full article here. The exhibit will be on display until September 19th.
(5:30p – 7:30 / details)
@ Downtown Winston-Salem
>> Twin City Rib Fest:
Ribs, ribs, and more ribs… and music, too. Grab your stretchy pants; it’s going down.
(Friday: 11a – 11p / tickets)
SATURDAY, JUNE 11TH
@ Old Salem Museum and Gardens
>> Yoga by the Barn
This all-levels community yoga class is brought to you by Old Salem Museum & Gardens, Rock Water Yoga, & Townies. The lovely Deanna Dzybon of Rock Water Yoga will lead you in this unique, relaxing class (read her inspiring story here). The event is free, however a donation to Old Salem Museums & Gardens is requested to participate (minimum $5 donation suggested). All donations to benefit the education and restoration efforts of Old Salem Museums & Gardens. No registration is required but BYOM (bring your own mat). See you there!!
(9a / details)
>> Cobblestone Farmers Market
After you get your downward dog-on with Deanna, head over to Cobblestone Market to stock up on seasonal, sustainable, honest goodness. Highlights for the week include Plum Granny Farm with loads of fresh garlic, garlic scapes, a few more jars of their famous Raspberry-Chipotle Molé and more!; Village Juice will have a seasonal grapefruit•pear•basil•mint•cilantro•fennel•ginger juice along with their full fresh line-up ; Billy Place Farm will have lamb, lamb and more LAMB!… plus so much more.
(9a – noon // FREEE!)
pssst…. Cobblestone’s weekday market is now underway Wednesdays from 3-6pm in the lower parking lot of Krankie’s on Fourth Street!
@ West End Millworks
>> Pokez Flea
The funked-out flea formerly known as Hoots Flea is back at West End Millworks. You know the drill…vintage-antiques-repurposed-hand crafted items- live auction-beer- food trucks- pie and watermelon eating contests – party! Plus Burger Supreme will be popping up with that cheesy burger goodness. Find the full rundown here and meet the man behind the scenes here.
(11a – 4p // FREEE!)
@ Minglewood Farm & Nature Preserve
>> Art in Nature Celebration:
If you’re looking for a place to escape it all and recharge with the family, head on over to tranquil Minglewood. This weekend our friends Bill and Margie Imus, in partnership with Surry County Arts Council, are hosting two-days of family fun with their Art in Nature Celebration. The event will feature designated art areas that offer children opportunities to create artwork from nature (including music and a poetry station to inspire children from natural world).
(Saturday 10a – 3p // FREEE! / details)
p.s. In case you missed it, check out this recent story on Minglewood that I had the privilege to pen for Winston-Salem Monthly’s June issue (on stands now!)
SUNDAY, JUNE 12TH
@ Downtown Winston-Salem
>> Second Sundays on Fourth: Weekends are made for dancing. And this Sunday that’s just what we’ll do – thanks to the folks of Second Sundays on Fourth. This month’s musical lineup includes a salsa, samba, bomba, big band, an electronica experience from Los Anacondas Del Amor and Bio Ritmo. Second Sundays on Fourth is brought to you by a merry band of business owners on the 300 block of 4th Street. Together they share the goal of bringing “great music and free family-friendly fun to downtown Winston-Salem, and in the process support local businesses and nonprofits that make Winston-Salem a happier, more prosperous and vibrant community.” Right.on.
(3p – 6p / FREEE!)
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