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Weekender: 26+ Events in Winston-Salem this Weekend Including Christmas In July, HuffJam, and Gardenmore

Making weekend plans? Check out these 26+ events in Winston-Salem this weekend, including Christmas in July, HuffJam, Gardenmore, and so much more.

Don’t forget to also look at our live music guide – it’s updated weekly!

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Thursday, July 11

  • Free Yoga – Stretch out with 2B Yoga at Bailey Park. Don’t forget to bring your mat! 6 PM
  • Market Wine Tasting – Join Queen of Wines at Buie’s Market for a pop-up wine tasting. 5:30 PM
  • Paint Challenge – Get ready for a hilarious night as you attempt to paint your partner at The Playground Bar. Free to attend! 7 PM
  • Sizzlin’ Summer Nights – Head to Simon’s Community Garden for Zumba, great food, live jazz, and vendors! 6 PM


Friday, July 12

  • Musical – Watch Shrek the Musical Jr., a hilarious adaption of the classic Dreamworks film, at Reynolds Place Theatre. Performances available through Sunday.
  • Outdoor Jazz – Eric Essix performs at Corpening Plaza as part of the free Downtown Jazz series. 6:30-9:30 PM
  • Piano Performance – Dueling Pianos performs in the Flow Club of Truist Stadium! Tickets include an option for dinner. 6 PM
  • Lyrics by the Lake – Head to SECCA for musical performances, spoken word poetry, comedy, live painting, and a vendor’s market. Join the waitlist today! 6-9 PM
  • Christmas in July – Skate on synthetic ice, jam out to festive tunes, and shop from the Clemmons Farmers Market at the Jerry Long Family YMCA. 6-9 PM
  • Movie Screening – Watch COPA 71, the true story of the 1971 Women’s World Cup, at the Vecino Center! Tickets include sweet treats and open-play soccer. Soccer starts at 7:30 PM, movie starts at sunset.


Saturday, July 13

  • Candlelight Concert – Experience the music of Coldplay at UNCSA’s Alex Ewing Performance Place under the glow of candlelight. Performances at 6:30 PM and 8:45 PM.
  • Kaleideum After Dark – Join Kaleideum for an ‘80s-themed night! Watch Weird Science on the roof and enjoy a Stranger Things laser show in the Digital Dome. 6:30 PM
  • Soccer Match – Watch Salem City FC play the Charlotte Eagles at Truist Sports Park in its final match before the playoffs. 7 PM
  • Music Under the Stars – Spread out a blanket in Shallowford Square and jam out to music from The Neon Queens, an ABBA tribute band. 7:15 PM
  • Summer Sunset Market – Find unique items from local makers, artisans, and vintage dealers at Krankies. Don’t forget to try Detroit-style pizza from the kitchen! 5-9 PM
  • Dinner & Show – Visit Childress Vineyards for a gourmet dinner and an interactive musical performance by Dueling Pianos. 5:30 PM
  • Chai Workshop – Learn about the history of chai and make your own unique blend with the Vecino Center at Chad’s Chai! 11 AM
  • Coal Pit Live – Listen to Tan & Sober Gentleman and Charlotte Bluegrass All-Stars perform at Incendiary Brewing in Winston-Salem. 6 PM
  • HuffJam – Watch the final round of the American BMX Flatland League season at The Ramkat! This family-friendly event is free to attend and will feature a live DJ and food from Flatland Burgers. 10 AM – 9 PM
  • Author Visit – Local author Wade Beauchamp discusses his latest historical fiction release, The Purple Menace and the Tobacco Prince, at The Bookhouse. 6 PM
  • Gardenmore – Explore three local gardens in Ardmore and learn tips from the gardeners on how to bring your own space to life. 9 AM
  • Grand Opening – Village Square Arcade is celebrating its grand opening! The arcade is right beside Village Square Tap House at 6000 Meadowbrook Mall Ct in Clemmons. 12-11 PM
  • Outdoor Concert – The Phase Band plays in front of Foothills Brewpub as part of the Summer On Fourth concert series. 7 PM
  • Family Art Day – Unleash your creativity at 2nd Saturday at SECCA, a family-friendly event. This month, guests will craft abstract sculptures using clay and other moldable materials. 11 AM – 2 PM
  • Kids Storytime – Bookmarks hosts a special storytime, featuring a petting zoo, face painting, and family activities! Author Ashley Belote will read from her newest picture book, Sheepwrecked. 10:30 AM


Sunday, July 14

  • Brunch & Bachata – Try delicious food and dance to bachata music at Pink Moon Cafe! Perfect for all skill levels. 1 PM
  • Meet & Greet – Head to Wise Man Brewing to meet the players and coaches of our local soccer team, Salem City FC. 4-7 PM
  • Bead Workshop – Learn about the types of beads used in other cultures and create your own at the Lam Museum of Anthropology. 2 PM
  • Painting – Paint the moon in this family-friendly event from JJ Brown Productions at Radar Brewing Company. All skill levels welcome! 2 PM


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