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What’s Happening in Winston: April 21st – 23rd

What's Happening in Winston Salem

What’s Happening in Winston: April 21st – 23rd

What’s Happening in Winston Salem this weekend!

Have you ever scoured the internet desperately trying to find the best concert or special event happening in Winston on the weekend? As much as we love Google here at Nu expression, we know it’s not always the best way to find out what’s happening this weekend. So instead of endlessly scrolling through a search engine or asking your friends on Facebook, we do the nitty-gritty research every week so you can browse through our handcrafted list of what’s happening in Winston Salem and plan your weekend with us.

Head’s up…. Clemmons Community Day is coming up!

Every year the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber presents the Annual Clemmons Community Day, and Saturday, May 6th, will be the 8th one! It will be hosted at the Jerry Long Family YMCA and is open to the whole community. Local businesses will be set up featuring their products and services, so you can see what our local community has to offer. All while observing YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day. So you know there will be plenty of kid-friendly activities. You can learn more about it and how you can get involved here! 

Don’t forget to send us your upcoming events by following the link at the bottom of this post!

Winston Salem Thursday

April 20th

Kilwin's Chocolate + Wine Pairing

Try some delicious Kilwin’s Chocolate paired with the perfect wine at Corks, Caps, & Taps (off Fourth Street) this Thursday evening! You must RSVP by calling 336-893-6887, pay only $15, and get there by 6:00 pm. They will have a variety of goodies from chocolate covered cherries to dark chocolate truffles, yum!

Old Nick's Pub Business After Hours

If you’re too busy throughout the week, network this evening at Old Nick’s Pub! The Business After Hours networking event is hosted by the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce and will include free pool, darts, foosball, and corn hole, in addition to board games, drink specials, and even live music! RSVP by emailing

Innovations Mixer

Another networking event this evening will be hosted by the Center for Design Innovation! They’ll be bringing together creatives in the community for an evening of brief presentations, networking, pizza, and collaborative discussion. This event is free but does require an RSVP. Contact the Center for Design at 336-750-8400!

April 21st

UNCSA Spring Dance Concert

The Dance students of UNCSA will hold their Spring Dance Concert at the Steven’s Center this Thursday and Friday at 6:15 pm. The program features Fokine’s Les Sylphides, and more. If you would like to purchase tickets in advance, call the UNCSA Box Office at (336) 721-1945. Click here to learn more about the performance.

2nd Annual Bayou & Bluegrass

This Friday evening, Childress Vineyards will host their 2nd Annual Bayou & Bluegrass! Beginning at 6:30 pm, they will have a low country shrimp boil, live bluegrass music, as well as other food and beverages available for purchase. Purchase tickets by clicking here.

Cheers! A Toast to Children's Health

This Friday evening the Old Salem Visitors Center will host the 13th Annual Toast to Children’s Health event beginning at 6:30 pm. The evening will be full of great food, craft beers and fine wines, silent and live auctions, and all for a good cause! The proceeds raised from the evening go to benefit Brenner Children’s Hospital. Purchase your tickets here!

Food Truck Friday

Food Truck Fridays are back in Bailey Park every Friday from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm! Sponsored by the Link Apartments Brookstown, Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce, Winston Under 40, City of Winston-Salem City Government, and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter!

Participating Food Trucks include: Zeko’s 2 GO, Food Freaks of NC – Food Truck, Hickory Tree Turkey BBQ, StrEat Provision, #GoodTimeBarBcue, Flite Time Wings, LLC, King-Queen Haitian Cuisine, and Kona Ice of Kernersville!

April 22nd

Southern Charm at the Farm

This Saturday, head out to Tanglewood Park for Southern Charm at the Farm! This event begins bright and early (for a Saturday!) at 9:00 am and lasts through 5:00 pm. It will feature 100+ vendors with handcrafted, vintage, or repurposed goods, live music, delicious food trucks, and more! It’s a great opportunity to shop local and see first-hand the talent and creativity our surrounding community has to offer. There is no gate fee, admission is free, and parking is only $5.

Winston Salem Carolina Grain Co.


Some vendors include:
Animal C.A.R.E. Foundation
Carolina Grain Co. (pictured left – beaaaautiful stuff, right?)
K9 Doggie Bakery
The Gray Door Market


And there are PLENTY more!

Cobblestone Farmer's Market

The outdoor Cobblestone Farmer’s Market is returning to Old Salem this Saturday! You can find the market at the corner of West & Salt Streets. The Market will run from 9:00 am – noon for all your local produce needs! If you’re not familiar with the market, you can expect to find sustainably raised and certified fruits, meats, vegetables, cheeses, breads, flowers, wine, coffee, tea, and more. You will find an array of local vendors.

Piedmont Earth Day Fair

Celebrate Earth Day at the Winston Salem Fairgrounds this Saturday from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm hosted by the Piedmont Environmental Alliance! Learn from a variety of activities for adults and children and a variety of earth-friendly vendors. And of course there will be delicious food and great music involved too. This is a free event and parking is free as well.

Record Store Day at Underdog Records

Every year, Record Store Day occurs and a select list of records will be available for a discounted price. This year, Underdog Records has ordered every Record Store Day title but will also have sales on unrelated records storewide! This is a day to celebrate independent record stores, so go support the ones in our community like Underdog Records.

Professional Clothing Drive

Donate new or gently used professional clothing for people in our community who are currently looking for a job. You can either participate by volunteering your time to help with clothes collections, donating your clothes, or even just sharing information about the Clothes Closet and the Urban League’s Spring Career Expo with people looking for jobs.

Yoga(mmunity) at Foothills Tasting Room

As you may know, Deanna of Rock Water Yoga hosts a Yoga(mmunity) class every Saturday morning, beginning at 11:00 am, at Foothills Tasting Room here in Winston. It’s all levels, hour long class and a great way to start your Saturday! Get in your yoga practice for the day and a beer for only $5.

Tour of Fine Spaces

The Junior League of Winston-Salem will host the annual Tour of Fine Spaces this Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. It will feature beautiful new and some renovated homes throughout Forsyth County. This year they will also have a raffle on high-end items. Purchase your tickets here!

Paws & Pints

The Dog Gone Fun Dog Day Care and Training, of Kernersville, will host their annual Paws & Pints event this Saturday at 11:00 am. Bring your friendly, well-behaved dogs and enjoy the day. All the proceeds from the event will go to the Retired Kernersville Police Dog Fund.

April 23rd

The Mimosa Bar at Bulls

Spend your Sunday at Bull’s Tavern every Sunday for a Mimosa & Bloody Mary Bar! You can buy a bottle of Champagne for $18 and have your pick of their juices, fruits, and garnishes to craft your own Mimosa. Or you can get a Bloody Mary made by one of their bartenders and then make it your own with a variety of garnishes.

Namaste & Cabernet at Raylen Vineyards

This Sunday, take a little drive out to RayLen Vineyards & Winery in Mocksville for Namaste & Cabernet beginning at 11:00 am. Alysia McGinnis, of Wake Forest University, will lead the practice and then you can enjoy a glass of wine and light soup lunch afterward. For only $20 you get all of that, can you believe it?! Grab a group of friends and practice some self care this weekend!

Hops & Shops: Spring Fling

This Sunday, the Foothills Tasting Room will host Hops & Shop: Spring Fling from 12:00 – 5:00 pm. The event includes socializing, shopping, food trucks, corn hole, kids activities, beer (of course!), and more. So spend your Sunday out with the family or your friends and also browse through the 100+ vendors in attendance. The event is free.

Yoga(mmunity) at Westbend Winery & Brewery

In addition to the Yoga(mmunity) classes at Foothills Tasting Room (Saturdays at 11:00 am) and Wise Man Brewing (Tuesdays at 6:30 pm), you can also get your Yoga on every Sunday at Westbend Winery and Brewery, at 11:00 am, for only $8, which includes your yoga + a drink. Doesn’t get better than that, right? And, if it’s nice outside, the class may move out there as well!

Yoga(mmunity) at Hoots Roller Bar & Beer Co.

In addition to the Yoga(mmunity) classes at Foothills Tasting Room (Saturdays at 11:00 am) and Wise Man Brewing (Tuesdays at 6:30 pm), you can also get your Yoga on every Sunday at the Hoots Roller Bar & Beer Co. at 12:00 pm for only $8, which includes your yoga + a drink. Doesn’t get better than that, right? And, if it’s nice outside, the class may move out there as well!

If you own a local business, organization, or just have connections in Winston Salem, you can now submit future events you’re hosting or know of by clicking the button below. Based on number of responses, we can’t guarantee a feature post, but we hope to be able to share as many as possible.


Tori Shanks
Tori Shanks

Hello, I’m Tori! I am the new SEO & Marketing Specialist. I’m an English & History major at Salem College so I plan to use my research & writing skills to improve the online presence of our clients. I have worn many hats in the past from working in libraries, to retail stores, to even working in the automotive industry! While all of those were enjoyable experiences, I think I have found a great place to exercise my talents and grow here at Nu. When I’m not working, I’m more than likely spending time with my boyfriend and our three mutts (Sadie, Otis, & Mika)! I also love to read books by my favorite comediennes, binge-watch TV shows on Netflix, and go for relaxing rides on the back of a motorcycle. More recently I’ve been learning to cook (maybe a little late for that!) so I also scour Pinterest for healthy, new recipes regularly!

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