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05/24/2013 - SciWorks is partnering with the Forsyth County Library System to launch a new, unique program. Beginning this week, any adult with a library card may check out a Community Access Family Pass from any Forsyth County Library branch (assuming availability). The pass allows a family (defined as “1-2 adults and all children up to age 19 living in the same household”) free admission to SciWorks. Admission includes all permanent and traveling exhibits, the outdoor parks, and a planetarium show. The pass may be checked out for one week and must be returned to the same branch.
05/24/2013 - Old Salem Museums & Gardens announces its participation in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,800 museums across America. Old Salem Museums & Gardens will offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2013.
05/24/2013 - Again this summer, SciWorks is participating in the Blue Star Museums program, a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,800 museums across America. As part of the program, SciWorks will offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2013.
Winston-Salem Meetings and Conventions
Marriott Hotel Winston-Salem In The Twin City Quarter Is Honored With ConventionSouth’s Prestigious Annual Readers’ Choice Award
11/09/2012 - It is with honor that the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, present Marriott Hotel Winston-Salem In The Twin City Quarter with a 2012 Readers’ Choice Award.
11/05/2012 - Visit Winston-Salem has been selected to host the Travel South USA’s Travel South Showcase March 3-9, 2016. This important tourism trade show will bring more than 600 delegates, occupying 1,400 hotel rooms and generate more than $800,000 in economic impact for Winston-Salem.
10/01/2012 - The Twin City Quarter, which includes the Marriott, Embassy Suites and Benton Convention Center, has appointed Robert (Bob) R. Swenson as their new Area Managing Director for the Complex.
Winston-Salem Sports and Sporting Events
05/16/2013 - NBC Sports Network, an international cable and satellite broadcaster, will air a one-hour highlight special about the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic on Saturday, June 22 from 3 to 4 p.m. EST. The Winston-Salem Cycling Classic is a professional biking event that will be held in Winston-Salem on Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16.
04/30/2013 - BB&T Ballpark is on pace to be the fastest Advanced Class-A stadium to host one million fans. The night when the Winston-Salem Dash surpass the one-million mark, one lucky Dash fan in attendance will receive a Dash prize pack and have a chance to win one million dollars.
04/04/2013 - The Winston-Salem Cycling Classic, a new professional biking event that will include several races, will be held in downtown Winston-Salem on June 15 and 16, 2013. Race times on June 15 are 8 a.m. for the Gran Fondo casual ride and 5:30 p.m. to begin the three Criterium Races. Sunday, June 16 will feature a men’s and women’s Pro Circuit race around the city starting at noon.
03/07/2013 - Fast fact: Winston and Salem merged exactly a century ago. Pros: Low cost of living, median home price $129,000, moderate climate, college amenities (Wake Forest), high doctors per capita, high Milken Institute aging rank.
03/07/2013 - Over 30 North Carolina wineries will showcase their products, offering wine sampling and purchase. In addition to the wine festival, on the Thursday and Friday evenings prior to the festival, several downtown restaurants participate in Salute Winemaker Dinners, with chefs collaborating with winemakers to create one-of-a-kind memorable meals.
03/07/2013 - In honor of the art of excellence in restaurant hospitality, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations, has announced the 2013 Diners’ Choice Award winners for the Top 100 Best Restaurants for Service in the United States and highlight the Top 10 honorees for hospitality. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
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