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Weekender: 20+ Events in Winston-Salem this Weekend Including Murder Mystery, Musicals, and Kaleideum After Dark!

Making weekend plans? Help solve a murder mystery, watch a musical, or explore Kaleideum while no kids are at the museum!

Check out these 20+ events in Winston-Salem this weekend, and don’t forget to also look at our live music guide!

June 5, 2024


Kaleideum's Rooftop Playground
Kaleideum’s Rooftop Playground


Thursday, June 6

  • Musical – Camel City Playhouse presents Bat Boy: The Musical, a comedy/horror story. Performances run through June 16.
  • Murder Mystery – Become part of a whodunit mystery at ROAR! Dress in your best 1920s attire and help solve the “Murder at the Buffalo Speakeasy.” 7:30 PM
  • Celebration Dinner – Enjoy dinner at Kaleideum as Centers for Exceptional Children celebrates 70 years of serving Forsyth County. 6 PM
  • Food Truck Blitz – Try small bites from four featured food trucks at Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery while the kids play games and have their faces painted! 4:30 PM
  • Free Yoga – Stretch out with Lotus Yoga at Bailey Park. Don’t forget to bring your mat! 6 PM
  • Girls Night – Grab your gal pals and head to Meladoni Cellars for a glass of sparkling or rosé wine and light snacks. 6 PM


Friday, June 7

  • First Friday – Browse a vendor market, jam out to live music, and explore the works of the featured artist of the month at Wise Man Brewing. 5-8 PM
  • Musical – The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem presents Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, the Tony® and Grammy Award®-winning show. Performances run through June 23.
  • Outdoor Movie – Watch Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem at Crossnore. Enjoy concessions or grab dinner from an onsite food truck. Movie starts at sunset.
  • Dinner Event – Savor a delicious four-course dinner with paired wines at Founders Restaurant. The menu includes peach salad, beef filet, and pineapple dream! 5:30 PM


Saturday, June 8

  • Craft Fair – Walk the grounds at Ciener Botanical Garden and shop from over 40 artisans, makers, and specialty vendors. 10 AM – 4 PM
  • Art Workshop – Learn how to create a mobile art piece by upcycling and reusing materials at Kaleideum. 1:30 PM
  • Grand Opening – Sophisticated Florals is opening at 1166 Burke Street! Stop by for outdoor games, snacks, raffles, and beautiful flowers. 11 AM – 4 PM
  • Outdoor Concert – Rock out as Camel City Yacht Club performs music from the ‘70s and ‘80s at Shallowford Square. Concessions available. 7 PM
  • Oil Painting Class – Learn the basics of oil painting in this workshop at the Mary Alice Warren Community Center. Lunch is provided, but you’ll need to bring art supplies. 9 AM – 4 PM
  • EmpowHER Fest – Immerse yourself in yoga, meditation, workshops, and mindful activities at Miller Park. 11 AM – 10 PM
  • The Big Run 5K – Participate in a 5K or 1 Mile Fun Run at Fleet Feet Clemmons and stay afterward for an expo + a bounce house for the kids! A portion of race proceeds will benefit Mission: Feet First. Fun Run starts at 8 AM, 5K starts at 8:30 AM.
  • Family Art Day – Unleash your creativity at 2nd Saturday at SECCA, a family-friendly event. This month, guests will design a flower sculpture. 11 AM – 2 PM
  • Kaleideum After Dark – Play laser tag, listen to live music, and explore the new rooftop space at Kaleideum in a 21+ only, kid-free environment! 6:30-9:30 PM
  • Stage Show – The Theatre Alliance presents The Ritz, a comedic show full of mayhem and mistaken identities, at Ihrie Theatre. The show is rated R and performances run through June 15.
  • Open House – Join Mom League for a celebration of its new space at 905 S Broad St! There will be activities for babies and toddlers. 2-5 PM
  • Night Market – Shop from 30 local makers while enjoying drinks, live music, and food trucks at Incendiary Brewing in Lewisville. 4-9 PM


Sunday, June 9

  • Camel City Craft Fair – Find handmade items crafted by local artists and makers at Foothills Tasting Room. 12-5 PM
  • Art Extravaganza – Explore art gallery collections, visit with local artists, and listen to live music at The Millenium Center. 12-4 PM
  • Paint & Sip – Brighten up your front door and paint a “Hello Summer” door hanger at Wise Man Brewing! 1 PM


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