Winston-Salem Enriching Experiences

Bookmarks Announces Preface Party on Friday, July 17Bookmarks Announces Preface Party on Friday, July 17

06/23/2015 - Bookmarks will host a Preface Party on Friday, July 17 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Reynolds Place inside the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts at 251 North Spruce Street in Winston-Salem, NC. Special announcements will be made at 6 p.m.

Free Noontime Organ Concerts Offered Wednesdays in JulyFree Noontime Organ Concerts Offered Wednesdays in July

06/15/2015 - Old Salem Museums & Gardens is presenting a series of free concerts on the Tannenberg Organ in the James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium in the Old Salem Visitor Center at noon on Wednesdays in July.

Bookmarks Announces Keynote Opening Event Speaker for 2015 Festival of Books and Authors

06/12/2015 - Bookmarks has announced the Keynote Opening Night Speaker for the 2015 Bookmarks Festival of Books and Authors. David Baldacci, a global #1 bestselling author, will open the Festival as the Keynote Speaker on Thursday, September 10 at 6 p.m. at R.J. Reynolds Auditorium at 301 N. Hawthorne Road in Winston-Salem.

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Winston-Salem Meetings and Conventions

Fairfield Inn & Suites Hotel to Open in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with Innovate Next Generation Design and Decor

04/08/2015 - The 110-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is scheduled to open on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 with its smart, inventive public space and guest room design, and its bright and inviting décor. Located at 125 South Main Street, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Winston-Salem Downtown will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Summit Hospitality Group, Ltd. of Raleigh, North Carolina. This is the newest Fairfield Inn & Suites in the area to feature a custom design and décor, which enhance the guest experience through flexible features, and a warm and welcoming environment.

Meetings in Winston-Salem – Fast FactsMeetings in Winston-Salem – Fast Facts

02/11/2015 - Centrally located in North Carolina, Winston-Salem offers diverse and vibrant experiences for meetings and corporate events. Known as the City of Arts & Innovation, the city has a unique vibe shaped by an intriguing mix of Old Salem’s Eastern European Moravian history and the thriving industrial center of Winston.

Visit Winston-Salem Receives Honors from Readers and Editors of ConventionSouth MagazineVisit Winston-Salem Receives Honors from Readers and Editors of ConventionSouth Magazine

12/01/2014 - Visit Winston-Salem recently won a 2014 Readers' Choice Award from ConventionSouth magazine, and the destination was named among the Top 10 Rising Destinations for Meetings for 2015 selected by the publication. The annual Readers' Choice Awards are determined by meeting professionals and other readers of the magazine, while the Rising Destination list is selected by ConventionSouth's editorial team.

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Winston-Salem Sports and Sporting Events

Work Begins on National Cycling Center

06/08/2015 - Coming on the heels of Winston-Salem being selected as the host city for the 2016 and 2017 Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road & TT National Championships and on the eve of the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic, work begins on downtown’s National Cycling Center with a ceremony on May 29. Located at 505 North Liberty Street, renovation of the 42,000 sq. ft. building will cost $6 to 8 million and is anticipated to be completed in eleven to twelve months.

Winston-Salem Open Lands Three, Including Early Commitments from Two Top 15 PlayersWinston-Salem Open Lands Three, Including Early Commitments from Two Top 15 Players

06/04/2015 - Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, David Goffin and Sam Querrey have committed to play in the 2015 Winston-Salem Open, which will be held August 22-29 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field. Tsonga, Goffin and Querrey are the first players to join what is expected to be another strong field at Winston-Salem’s ATP World Tour 250 event. Tsonga will be ranked No. 14 with Goffin close behind at No. 15 when new ATP rankings are released on June 8.

Winston-Salem awarded 2016, 2017 Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road & TT National ChampionshipsWinston-Salem awarded 2016, 2017 Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road & TT National Championships

05/28/2015 - Winston-Salem, N.C., has been selected to serve as the host city for the 2016 and 2017 Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road & TT National Championships.

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Media Coverage

Wine Shines in North Carolina's Yadkin Valley - Byways Magazine

05/07/2015 - Winston-Salem is the gateway to North Carolina's most popular wineries, located just minutes from the Yadkin Valley -- considered one of the top producing wine regions in the eastern U.S.

America's Most Indulgent Food Trails

04/13/2015 - Fully surrender yourself to the many tastes of the country with food trails meant to make you loosen your belt a notch or two. From farm-fresh to comfort-style, these cities and states have lined up the best restaurants, bakeries and markets for sampling delicacies and regional specialties. These trails cover spicy and sweet cravings, heavy desserts, southern cooking, barbecue, seafood favorites, Mexican and Italian cuisine, and more. If you're looking to indulge, these guides and paths are your best bet.

Easter sunrise service a decades-old tradition for trombone player

04/01/2015 - This Sunday will mark the 243rd Easter sunrise service at Old Salem in Winston-Salem, the longest continuous Easter sunrise service in the nation. One trombone player has attended every service since 1935.

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