spring transplants at Cobblestone Farmers Market in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

AROUND TOWN :: MARCH 17TH – 19TH


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


FRIDAY, MARCH 17th


Finnegan’s Wake 
>>  St. Patrick’s Day Party 2017!
Live music, kilt kicking Celtic, SUPER limited surprise keg tapping, drink specials, tons of swag, extra space to jig on the tented patio, and of course, tasty Irish-American food. It’s doing down all.day.long. Details


Foothills Brewpub 
>> 12th Birthday Party + St. Paddy’s Day Celebration
Did you know: Foothills Brewing officially opened their doors on St. Patrick’s Day 2005, spearheading the craft beer movement in Winston-Salem (and across the state). Today they’re celebrate two times over – not only for the patron saint of Ireland, but for their own humble beginnings in downtown Winston-Salem. Details // St. Paddy’s day shenanigans also happening over at the Foothills Tasting Room. Here’s that scoop


Wise Man Brewing 
>> St. Patrick’s Day at Wise Man 
Opening a wee bit early (noon) to start your festive weekend off right. Eight Wise Man beers are flowing, including the return of an old favorite. Taqueria Luciano’s is serving up delicious tacos to help you go all day strong. Details


UNC School of the Arts Stevens Center 
>> Opening Night! Italian Girl in Algiers
Can.Not.Wait. Here are just five reasons you oughta see Piedmont Opera’s Italian Girl in Algiers from yours truly. New to opera? This performance is perfect for you. Here’s why.  Additional performances: Sunday, March 19th at 2:00p and Tuesday, March 21st at 7:30p Performance details here.
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SATURDAY, MARCH 18th


>> The Color Run 5k Winston-Salem
“Step into a world where anything is possible, unicorns are real, and foam clouds make everything better.” Say whaat?! Find the colorful details here.

The Chatham Building / 305 West Fourth Street
>> FINAL! Cobblestone Winter Farmers Market of 2017
Saturday is your last chance to check out Cobblestone’s Winter Market before they close up shop for the next two weeks (outdoor market opens April 8th!). This week will feature a wide variety of fresh produce, cheeses, meats, plants, juices and teas, pickles and MORE! Details

> While you’re at Cobblestone — Be sure to bump into the good folks behind RiverRun International Film Festival (starts March 30th!) to get a peek at the films lineup and start making plans to attend.


Hanesbrands Theater
>> Helen Simoneau Danse: 7th Company Season 
Advice: Do not miss this FINAL performance. Three visually striking works that explore human connection, interaction, and conversations across disciplines. This evening of dance features live music by MUST BE THE HOLY GHOST, and visual art projectionist, Weapons of Mass Projection. I had the pleasure of attending last night and cannot get it out of my head. Writer Lynn Felder called it an “an intoxicating banquet for the the senses” and I couldn’t agree more. Read her full review herePerformance details.

Related special events:
>> Family Performance Event in partnership with Peppercorn Theatre at Kaleideum at 1p

>> The final evening performance will start with FREE beer from Hoots Roller Bar & Beer Co. and tunes from Phuzz Records. Kicks off at 6p. Find scoop here.


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