Winston-Salem Enriching Experiences

RiverRun Announces 2015 Dates & New Advisory Board MembersRiverRun Announces 2015 Dates & New Advisory Board Members

04/22/2014 - The RiverRun International Film Festival announces its 2015 dates, as well as two new members of the Festival’s Creative Advisory Board. The 17th Annual RiverRun International Film Festival will be held April 18-27, 2015. Specific venues and events within the Festival will be determined in the coming months. Additionally, newcomers to RiverRun’s Advisory Board include filmmaker Barry Jenkins and animation producer Linda Beck, who both served as 2014 jurors for RiverRun for films in competition.

Winston-Salem Symphony to Perform Gershwin and Ravel in Final Classics Concert of the SeasonWinston-Salem Symphony to Perform Gershwin and Ravel in Final Classics Concert of the Season

04/22/2014 - As the final Classics concert of the 2013-2014 season, the Winston-Salem Symphony, Robert Moody, Music Director, will perform a concert highlighting early 20th century masterpieces by George Gershwin and Maurice Ravel.

Old Salem, The New Winston Museum, Preserve Historic Forsyth, and The Forsyth County Historic  Resource Committee Team Up to Present Lectures and Events for Preservation MonthOld Salem, The New Winston Museum, Preserve Historic Forsyth, and The Forsyth County Historic Resource Committee Team Up to Present Lectures and Events for Preservation Month

04/21/2014 - As part of National Historic Preservation Month, which takes place in May, Old Salem Museums & Gardens, the New Winston Museum, Preserve Historic Forsyth, and the Forsyth County Historic Resource Commission are presenting a series of lectures and events throughout the month. All events are free and open to the public. No advance reservations are required. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch during lunchtime talks.

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Winston-Salem Meetings and Conventions

Sims Patrick Studio Wins IIDA Award of Merit for Graylyn’s Mews Redesign

03/24/2014 - The 9th annual International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Georgia Chapter Best of the Best Forum Design Awards took place February 27, 2014 at 200 Peachtree Street, in Atlanta, GA. Taking home an Award of Merit for Small Hospitality was Sims Patrick Studio.

Visit Winston-Salem Ends 2013 with Increased Convention Bookings and Delegate SpendingVisit Winston-Salem Ends 2013 with Increased Convention Bookings and Delegate Spending

01/21/2014 - Visit Winston-Salem's Convention Sales team closed 2013 with a 10 percent increase, year over year, in definite hotel room night bookings. The future bookings account for more than 74,000 room nights in Forsyth County hotels and are estimated to generate $80 million in economic impact for the Winston-Salem area.

Visit Winston-Salem Ends Fiscal Year with Increased Convention Sales and Delegate SpendingVisit Winston-Salem Ends Fiscal Year with Increased Convention Sales and Delegate Spending

07/10/2013 - Visit Winston-Salem closed its 2012-13 fiscal year June 30 with a four percent increase, year over year, in future convention and sports events bookings. The bookings account for more than 71,000 room nights in Forsyth County hotels and are estimated to generate $73 million in economic impact for the Winston-Salem area.

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Winston-Salem Sports and Sporting Events

NCAA Taps Winston-Salem to Host Tennis and Track ChampionshipsNCAA Taps Winston-Salem to Host Tennis and Track Championships

12/12/2013 - Visit Winston-Salem announced today Winston-Salem was awarded the bid to host NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championship in 2015 and the NCAA Division I Men's & Women's Tennis Championship in 2018 totaling 4,000 hotel room nights and generating more than $2 million dollars in combined economic impact.

Verdasco and Sock to Play Next Week’s Winston-Salem OpenVerdasco and Sock to Play Next Week’s Winston-Salem Open

08/16/2013 - Former Top 10 player Fernando Verdasco and up-and-coming American Jack Sock are the latest players to join the singles field for the 2013 Winston-Salem Open.

Aussie Bernard Tomic Receives Winston-Salem Open Wild CardAussie Bernard Tomic Receives Winston-Salem Open Wild Card

08/16/2013 - Bernard Tomic, one of the most promising young players on the ATP World Tour, has received a wild card into the main draw of next week’s Winston-Salem Open.

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Media Coverage

Graylyn for You, Your Wedding or Conference

04/21/2014 - Thanks to some special folks in Winston-Salem, I was given the opportunity to tour Graylyn. I like to call it by the name its original owners, Bowman and Nathalie Lyons Gray, gave it rather than its current official name: Graylyn International Conference Center. Just sounds more historic and romantic.

10 best cooking school vacations

04/21/2014 - North Carolina Barbecue Society Boot Camps - Winston-Salem, N.C. - BBQ lovers learn grilling secrets from some of the country's top pit masters in classes following the society's belief that barbecue should be cooked low and slow, over live coals. At the end of the weekend class, participants are certified to judge barbecuing contests. "For weekend grilling enthusiasts, this will take you to near-expert overnight," Zimmern says. 336-765-6227; ncbbqsociety.com.

Winston-Salem in the Charlotte Observer

04/14/2014 - It’s only natural that the “City of Arts and Innovation” would elect to toast its agricultural underpinnings and celebrate the food and drink of the South as an art and with innovation. Winston-Salem ( www.visitwinstonsalem.com) offers everything culinary travelers dream about and savory restaurants and events you won’t find anywhere else in the country.

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