Around Town :: September 2nd – 4th

A few handpicked happenings that might be under your radar (until now).


>> First Friday Gallery Hop!:
The theme of tonight’s Hop is “Singer/Songwriter and Spoken Word”. And as always the streets will be closed for strolling. Participating galleries including this one, restaurants and shops will be open late. More details here.
(7p – 10p // FREEEE!)

@ Various Locations / Arts District
>> Poetry in Plain Sight:
Live Readings by Poetry in Plain Sight Poets in the Downtown Arts District during the Gallery Hop including my girl, the talented Jacinta White. Poetry in Plain Sight is a program presented by Winston-Salem Writers, in collaboration with Press 53, that brings poetry to downtown Winston-Salem. Four poems are chosen monthly and displayed on posters in over 20 locations throughout Winston-Salem’s Arts District and downtown. The goal is to bring poetry to a wider audience and to support North Carolina poets. Learn more here.
(7p – 10p // FREEEE! / find the reading schedule here)


@ Old Salem Museum & Gardens
>> Cobblestone Farmers Market:
Grab your totes and head out to support our phenomenal local producers like Harmony Ridge FarmBilly Place Farm, Pine Trough Branch FarmPlum Granny FarmSanders RidgeShore Farms, Gnomestead Hollow Farm and ForageFair Share Farm & more!  Remember our farmers work rain or shine so try to make it out to the markets tomorrow to stock up for the holiday weekend!
(9a – noon // FREEEE!)

P.S. Have you heard about Cobblestone’s upcoming Barns & BBQ event on 9/25? Enjoy local farm tour fun followed by an intimate Sunday Supper at gorgeous Stauber Farm with our buddy, Chef John Bobby of Roosters: A Noble Grille. Get the scoop (and tickets) here!

 @ Yadkinville Arts Council & Cultural Center
>>The Second City presents Free Speech! (While Supplies Last):
A troupe from The Second City, the premier comedy group that boasts famous alumni like Dan Ackroyd, John Belushi,  Steve Carell, Bill Murray, Mike Myers, Martin Short, Gilda Radner, and Amy Sedaris (along with many many others) will be performing in nearby Yadkinville Saturday night. Free Speech! (While Supplies Last) is an irreverent look at America’s electoral insanity. This topical new show features political satire made famous by Second City stars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and Keegan-Michael Key, as well as brand new scenes, songs and improv. Only a few tickets are left for this must-see show featuring some of Chicago’s best and brightest. Warning: may contain adult content. So.. ear muffs. Check out Kathy Norcross Watts story on the show here for more.

(7:30p // $25 / purchase info)


@ Muddy Creek Cafe
>> Peace, Love and Muddy Creek Cafe:
Congrats to Muddy Creek on the grand opening of their new ice cream parlor, featuring delicious scoops of Homeland Creamery‘s finest! To celebrate, we’re all invited to the Creek on Sunday for an afternoon of ice cream, glass blowing, tie dye-making, brews from Mother Earth, face painting, and of course, music, music, music! See the full music lineup here.
(12p – 7p // event details)


The new menu at The Honey Pot because… well… I’m unabashedly biased.
See what all the buzz is about here.


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