Mom's Choice 2012

Featured Events & Entertainment in Winston-Salem, NC and the Triad  


Thirteenth Annual Salem Smiles Twin City RibFest June 1-4 @ Winston-Salem Fairgrounds

The Thirteenth Annual Salem Smiles Twin City RibFest, a four-day food festival will be at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds (between Coliseum and Deacon Bld) in Winston-Salem. The festival will be held Thursday, June 1 through Sunday, June 4. There will be nationally known ribbers at the event, including Pigfoot (OH), Carolina Rib King (SC), Big Boned BBQ (TN), Poor Piggys (NC), Florida Skin and Bones (FL), Jack on the Bone (OH), Porky Chicks (AR) and The Texas Smokehouse (TX).

The festival will also include performance stages with local music acts. Admission is only $12 for adults, and there are several ticket packages if you plan on bringing your crew. Plus, there is a VIP Pass for $29 (check the web site for details) Children 12 and under are admitted free. Parking and other details are available on their Web site. For more information visit



The Salem Smiles Twin City RibFest is pleased to announce that we have renamed the People's Choice Award to the "Smitty's Notes People's Choice Award" for all the years he has kept us in the know about all the fun things happening in our community.



The Twelfth Annual Salute! NC Wine Celebration, Saturday, June 3  

Salute! NC will be held on Saturday, June 3 in downtown Winston-Salem. More than 30 wineries, vineyards and breweries from around the state will be participating. Including Winemaker Dinners, celebrity chefs and much more. You can purchase your tickets in advance! 

There are several outlets where you can buy tickets: online at, at Total Wine Stores in Winston-Salem and Greensboro, Whole Foods in Winston-Salem.  For more information visit online at



New Winston Museum now open

The New Winston Museum covers history of W-S from 1850 to the present. Among its exhibitions are films containing interviews with community members sharing their recollections of the history of WS, such as the events that took place during the Civil Rights era, and looking toward the future of WS. It also includes images of people and places in WS from 1850 to the present.

New Winston Museum is located at 713 South Marshall Street. Summer hours for the museum are Tuesday - Friday, 2 p.m.– 5 p.m., or by appointment. or call 336. 724-2842 or visit











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