Sunday, May 5, 2013

Winston-Salem: Centennial Celebration May 9-12, 2013

Winston-Salem: Celebrating 100 Years 

The City of Winston-Salem is having a big, four-day Centennial celebration!  Many of the planned events are free, including Community Day in Old Salem, a parade, and a party in Corpening Plaza.  You'll find all of the free events listed here, with a link to the official website at the bottom of this page.  See you there!

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Historic marker unveiling
5:30pm-6:45pm 100 block of Main Street

Public reception with historic display
6:45pm-7:45pm City Hall

Friday, May 10, 2013

Blue Moon Gallery Hop 5-10pm
Art on Display:

WS/FC Schools Art
216 W 6th St

WS Police Department Historic Artifacts
629 N Trade St

WS Fire Department Historic Artifacts 
619 N Trade St

Downtown Arts District participating locations:

  • Alan G Miller Underwater Photographer - 625 N. Trade St.
  • Center City Frame Shop - 625 N. Trade St.
  • Delurk Gallery - 207 W 6th St
  • Earthbound Arts - 610 N Trade St.
  • Fiber Company - 600 N Trade St.
  • Kindred Spirits-537 N Trade St.
  • Marianne DiNapli-Mylet - 625 N. Trade St.
  • Mary Baily Thomas - 625 N. Trade St.
  • Paz Boutique - 633 N Trade St.
  • Piedmont Craftsmen - 601 N Trade St.
  • Retro Art Ware - 608-A N Trade St.
  • Shawn Beard - 625 N. Trade St.
  • Studio 7 - 619 N Trade St.
  • Studios at 625 - 625 N. Trade St.
  • Swift Wade Gallery - 560 N Trade St
  • The Other Half - 560 N Trade St.
  • Willy Nilly/ Deborah Willard Design - 604-A N Trade

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Community Day at Old Salem
9:30am-4:30pm   Free admission for everyone for the entire day!  Go here for a full schedule of planned activities.

Centennial Parade
2-3pm  Parade route starts on Main Street in Old Salem and continues to 3rd Street, West for one block to Liberty, then South to Corpening Plaza.  To see a map of the parade route go here.

Party in the Plaza
3-8pm Party after the parade at Corpening Plaza with food, vendors and live music.  
3-4pm High School Musical Review: Reagan, Glenn, East and Reynolds.
4-5:45 Rhonda Thomas and Dee Lucas
6:15-8pm Pat "Mother Blues" Cohen

Saturday, May 12, 2013

Worship Service at the May Dell
4-5:30pm Multi-congregational service at the May Dell at Salem Academy and College, 500 E Salem Ave.  In case of inclement weather, activities will be held in Hanes Auditorium on campus.  Call to Worship by Rev. Laura Spangler, Community choirs, Lovefeast, remarks by Rev. Dr. Gary Chapman, Sermon by Rev. Dr. Sam Stevenson.

Winston-Salem Then & Now
See the historical videos of the history of Winston-Salem here.

Go to the Winston-Salem Centennial Celebration website here.

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