Winston-Salem Enriching Experiences

Old Salem Museums & Gardens to Present History Meets Horsepower™Old Salem Museums & Gardens to Present History Meets Horsepower™

05/19/2016 - Old Salem Museums & Gardens, in partnership with AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate from the Historic Division of Mars and M&M’S® Racing, is presenting History Meets Horsepower™ on Saturday, May 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. throughout the Historic District.

Author Andrea Wulf to Lecture on Alexander von Humboldt A Lost Hero of Science and An Early EnvironmentalistAuthor Andrea Wulf to Lecture on Alexander von Humboldt A Lost Hero of Science and An Early Environmentalist

04/27/2016 - Old Salem Museums & Gardens is presenting a lecture by Andrea Wulf inspired by her book, The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World, on Wednesday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m. Wulf’s beautifully illustrated talk will re-introduce this lost hero of science and the forgotten father of environmentalism: Alexander von Humboldt.

Old Salem Presents Thursdays Through the Gardens in MayOld Salem Presents Thursdays Through the Gardens in May

04/27/2016 - Join the gardeners of Old Salem Museums & Gardens for Thursday’s Through the Gardens, a series of free garden tours at noon each Thursday in May.

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Winston-Salem Meetings and Conventions

Visit Winston-Salem Names  New National Sales Manager Visit Winston-Salem Names New National Sales Manager

04/11/2016 - Visit Winston-Salem announced Alexandra "Alex" Collins, CHSE, as the new national sales manager responsible for booking convention business in the national, regional association and corporate market segments.

Visit Winston-Salem Inks Contract  with Association Executives of North CarolinaVisit Winston-Salem Inks Contract with Association Executives of North Carolina

04/05/2016 - Visit Winston-Salem has secured the 2017 Annual Convention of Association Executives of North Carolina (AENC), July 23-24, and is estimated to bring 200 association executives into the destination.

Winston-Salem Breaks Ground on  $18 Million Benton Convention Center RenovationWinston-Salem Breaks Ground on $18 Million Benton Convention Center Renovation

04/04/2016 - Winston-Salem tourism leaders and elected officials signified the official start of the multi-million dollar renovation project for the Benton Convention Center with a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, March 31.

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Winston-Salem Sports and Sporting Events

Teams Announced for 2016 US Lacrosse WCLA National ChampionshipsTeams Announced for 2016 US Lacrosse WCLA National Championships

04/21/2016 - The University of Georgia earned the top seed in the Division I bracket of the 2016 US Lacrosse Women’s Collegiate Lacrosse Associates (WCLA) National Championships, while University of Denver Club earned the No. 1 seed in the Division II bracket. The WCLA National Championships, to be played May 4-7 at the BB&T Soccer Park in Winston-Salem, N.C., showcase the nation’s premier non-varsity collegiate teams.

Dash Announce Biggest Promotional Schedule Ever Fireworks Fridays, Food Truck Saturdays Highlight Jam-Packed 2016 Season

03/20/2016 - From the usual favorites like Fireworks Fridays and Family Sundays to some exciting new additions, the Winston-Salem Dash have created their most exciting promotional schedule since moving into BB&T Ballpark.

2016 Camel City Elite Prize Money, Sponsors and Headliner Athletes Announced

11/04/2015 - JDL Fast Track has announced the 2016 Camel City Elite races will increase its prize money from the $38,000 offered in 2015 to a guaranteed $60,000 in 2016. Additional money for rabbits' fees and facility bonuses has also been set aside. For 2016, the meet will feature a total of eight races, consisting of four race distances for each gender: 60m Hurdles, 800m, Mile, 3000m.

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Media Coverage

The South’s Best Vineyards by Southern Living Magazine

04/20/2016 - This idyllic vineyard could easily be in Tuscany—or Mantua—rather than nestled in North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley, but that’s thanks to the due diligence of the Raffaldini family, who scoured the country for landscape that channeled the Italian countryside. The result is 42 acres of vines on a beautiful 120-acre estate—and a Chianti worth writing home about.

North Carolina’s Moravian Culinary Trail

03/24/2016 - On Easter Sunday, the Moravians of Salem, North Carolina will hold their deeply spiritual Sunrise Service. It dates from 1732 when a group of Moravian men met in the graveyard, “God’s Acre,” to sing praises and ponder the true message of Christ’s death and resurrection. Annually, attendance includes people of all denominations from across the country.

Fall getaways offer romantic options across the Southeast

10/21/2015 - Summer came and went, and that long weekend getaway never happened. But there’s nothing like a fall retreat. The chill in the air offers a good excuse to cuddle. For couples wanting to hit the road, romance and adventure await. Here are some places across the Southeast too perfect to pass up.

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