Get Ready for Heavy Rebel Weekender!!

heavy rebel car show

Heavy Rebel Weekender is an annual event, and it happens this weekend, July 4-6, 2014. While much of the activity takes place at the Millennium Center, Trade Street and Arts District denizens should know that Saturday, July 5th is the annual Car Show, a showcase of vintage cars and bikes.  This event is HUGE and it gets bigger every year. Businesses and visitors alike should take note of the street closing schedule. Finnigan’s Wake holds the permit for the street closings, which includes putting the barricades up and arranging off-duty police officers to provide security. The barricades will be in Continue reading

Summer On Trade Music Schedule

The Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership has announced the schedule for this year’s Summer On Trade music series. This is hands-down one of the best FREE events you’ll ever find in our City of Arts and Innovation. Bring  your beach chairs, the kids, the dog, your friends, and your dancing shoes. Beer and wine will be available for sale, and several shops and galleries will have extended hours, so bring your wallets and your appetite for art!! 2014 Schedule: Summer On Trade presented by: Truliant Federal Credit Union Summer On Trade will be held at 6th & Trade Streets in the Arts Continue reading

Arts On Sunday Featured in Today’s Relish

arts on sunday

Mark Sunday, May 4th, from 1 to 5 pm, on your things-to-do calendar. Same with all the other Sundays in May. The 2014 edition of Arts on Sunday opens Sunday with a street full of exhibitors and a “Blues-a-Palooza” of three bands: the Twin City Buskers, The Low Counts, and Wezo and the Mofos. A bandstand will be set up at the intersection of Sixth and Trade streets. It will be held each Sunday in May and again in October. (from WS Journal Relish, May 1, 2014, by Lynn Felder) http://www.journalnow.com/relishnow/the_arts/visual_arts/arts-on-sunday-to-feature-exhibits-bands-and-more/article_f1129e53-b4b1-5464-bae5-40d662c4b78c.html      

Summer On Trade: The Low Counts

Wowie Zowie! The first two Summer on Trade concerts have attracted HUGE crowds of people!  It’s just wonderful to see so many people on Trade Street. The shops and galleries that have been open during the evening hours have benefitted as well. Well deserved thanks already to those responsible: The Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership and corporate sponsors Truliant Federal Credit Union et al.   And you’ve got to give a lot of credit to Street Feat Productions for the outstanding work they do with the stage and sound set-up. Appearing Saturday, July 6th are The Low Counts. who are also performing at Continue reading

SUMMER ON TRADE Music series for 2013

The Downtown WS Partnership just released the bands scheduled to play at the 2013 edition of Summer On Trade music series. This is hands-down one of the best events to be found in downtown WS—-and thanks to the generosity of a number of corporate sponsors, IT’S ALL FREE. Just bring your own chair and dancing shoes. Beer and wine will be available for purchase and may be consumed within the street barricades which include the 500 and 600 blocks of Trade Street, and the adjacent blocks of 6th Street. Many of the shops and galleries stay open late, some providing Continue reading