Mom's Choice 2012

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


ConvergeSouth 2015

Coming soon: ConvergeSouth, a technology and social media conference celebrating its 11th year, is finalizing it speaker lineup. The conference will be held at Wake Forest University - Benson University Center, Friday, October 16. Sign up today!  

ConvergeSouth is the South's First Tech User Conference. Founded in 2004,it has become the region's premier technology and creativity in business conference. It's run by passionate volunteers and supported by dedicated sponsors that have a mission to empower entrepreneurs and business with technology and creativity. Past speakers include tech industry leaders such as Robert Scoble, Craig Newmark, and Mark Schaefer. ConvergeSouth brings together the leading regional businesses and thought leaders to discuss how we can combine creativity and technology to build better businesses. For more information visit

Smitty's Notes has been a proud sponsor since 2008.



Sunset Flicks featuring Ghostbusters - Sunday, October 18  

Sunset Flicks is a collaboration between a/perture, the Arts Council & Coffee Park at Winston Square Park on Sundays in October. Films, food, music and art fill the lineup. October 18 features Ghostbusters 

Food and music start at 6 p.m. The screenings start at 7p.m. All of this is happening at Winston Square Park on Marshall Street in downtown Winston Salem. And, oh yeah-it's a FREE event thanks to the Arts Council! For more information visit




32nd Annual Lexington Barbecue Festival - Saturday, October 24  

Let's Celebrate! Lexington and Davidson County residents can once again look forward to everybody's favorite NC specialty. The 32nd Annual Barbecue Festival is set for Saturday, October 24 in Uptown Lexington. 

The month of October has been declared Barbecue Month,a month full of activities including the Tour de Pig Cycling event, 5K Hawg Run, Pepsi Pig Tale Writing Competition, Golf Tournament, Tennis Tournament, Hawg Shoot Air Rifle Tournament, and many other exciting events For more information, email or visit the website





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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