Sunday FUNday

Sunday, October 21st, 1-5pmFOREVER YOUNG  …is the theme for the upcoming Arts on Sunday Festival on Trade Street (500-600 blocks). Entertainment will be provided by the R.J. Reynolds High School Performing and Visual Arts groups. This is always a fun, well attended event. R.J. Reynolds has a long tradition of excellence in art and music education, and the Arts District is the ideal venue to showcase their talents.  The streets will be lined with artists, craftspeople, and other vendors, and many of the shops and galleries will be open. There will be a special kids’ craft area too. Bring your Continue reading


Time to Party Downtown at Rock the Block Remix! Winston-Salem’s annual musical streetfest happens on Saturday, September 22nd, from 11am till 7pm, spanning downtown from Corpening Plaza to Winston Square Park, to the green spot on 4th Street (I think it’s got a name, just hasn’t found a permanent place in my brain to reside), to 6th Street between Trade and Cherry Streets. We get to rock ‘n’ roll to the sounds emanating from the Rock, Country and Blues stage being sponsored by Ziggy’s.  This artist is very, very happy that we didn’t get the beach music stage dumped on Continue reading


The City of Winston-Salem is shaking things up!! Rock the Block,  the annual end-of-summer street party, was for years held up and down several blocks of 4th Street. But this year, they’re rotating the footprint 90 degrees and placing music stages at 4 different locations, from Corpening Plaza to Winston Square to Civic Plaza to 6th Street in the Arts District. This will allow the major streets through town to remain open and vehicular traffic to move around more freely.  PLUS it takes advantage of several made-for-music-and-crowds outdoor venues. We are especially pleased that the Arts District will be able Continue reading