Tenth Annual Texas Pete Twin City RibFest June 5-8 in downtown Winston-Salem

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Tenth Annual Texas Pete Twin City RibFest June 5-8 in downtown Winston-Salem

The Texas Pete Twin City RibFest, a four-day food festival will be downtown at 500 North Marshall Street (on the corner of North Marshall and Fifth Streets) in Winston-Salem. The festival will be held Thursday, June 5 through Sunday, June 8. There will be nationally known ribbers at the event, including Pigfoot (OH), Carolina Rib King (SC), Big Boned BBQ (TN), Poor Piggys (NC), 100 B Grill Team (GA), Camp 31 BBQ (AL), and Florida Skin and Bones (FL).

The festival will also include performance stages with local music acts. Admission is only $7 for adults, and there are several ticket packages if you plan on bringing your crew. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Parking and other details are available on their Web site. For more information visit http://twincityribfest.com

 

Downtown Summer Music Series dates announced

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Downtown Summer Music Series dates announced

The Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership’s Summer Music Series kicks off in early June. So, here’s the scoop:

Downtown Jazz debuts its six-date schedule Friday evening June 13 from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Concerts will also be held on June 27, July 11 and 25, August 8 and 22 in Corpening Plaza. Admission is free.

Summer On Trade begins on Saturday, June 14 from 7 p.m.-10 p.m., and runs every Saturday at Sixth and Trade Streets through August 30. Admission is free.

Check out the entire program schedule for all these events at http://www.dwsp.org/music

WATCH: ‘I know that when I’m finished doing what I’m sent here to do I will be called home’ – Dr. Maya Angelou

I know that when I’m finished doing what I’m sent here to do I will be called home ~ Dr. Maya Angelou

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In an interview with George Stroumboulopoulos, Dr. Maya Angelou reflects on her mortality.

“I know that when I’m finished doing what I’m sent here to do I will be called home,” she said.

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Kids of Childhood Cancer 3rd Annual Ride 4 Our Kids

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Join us for our 3rd Annual Bike Run to benefit Kids of Childhood Cancer. Registration begins at 8:30AM, kickstands up at 10:30AM. Ride begins and ends at Smokin Harley Davidson in Winston-Salem. Music, food, and fun following the ride!

Website: http://www.ride4ourkids.org/

 

North Carolina High School Rodeo State Finals This Weekend!

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LET’S GO… RODEO!! NC High School Rodeo State Finals this weekend – Only $5 per person admission. A great way to spend Memorial weekend at Lone Hickory Arena in Yadkinville!

Trailers of the East Coast is proud to be a sponsor of the North Carolina High School Rodeo Association (NCHSRA) State Finals, to be held this weekend at Lone Hickory Arena in Yadkinville, NC.  Rodeo events begin Friday, May 23rd at 8PM, Saturday, May 24TH at 6PM and Sunday, May 25TH at 1PM.  For a complete schedule and details please visit the North Carolina High School Rodeo Association.

The Awards Banquet will be held after the rodeo on Sunday, May 25th.

State Finals are a Springboard to National Finals
The state finals are a springboard to the National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA) finals with the top four finishers in each event in North Carolina qualifying to compete in the national finals.

The National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) is the “World’s Largest Rodeo,” featuring approximately 1,500 contestants from across the United States, Canada and Australia. Athletes vie for national titles, assorted prizes and their share of thousands of dollars in college scholarships.

The National High School Finals Rodeo will be held July 13 through 19 at the Sweetwater Events Complex in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Over 1500 contestants from 41 states, Canada and Australia will compete for national titles, awards and scholarships.

About the North Carolina High School Rodeo Association
The National High School Rodeo Association and the North Carolina High School Association are both non-profit organizations dedicated to the development of sportsmanship, horsemanship and positive character in the youth of our country through the sport of rodeo. Both the NCHSRA and the National High School Rodeo Association are independent student athletic associations – governing themselves without supervision of school administration or assistance from tax dollars. Competitors in high school rodeo have the opportunity to earn scholarships and grants to pursue their educational interests.

Videos from the 2013 North Carolina High School Rodeo State Finals are available below and on the Trailers of the East Coast YouTube Channel in full 1080 HD format.

For more information visit the Official Website: http://www.trailerseast.com

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Upcoming Wine Events in Triad

NC Wine Festival at Tanglewood Park
Saturday, May 24, 2014
From Noon to 6:30 pm at Tanglewood Park, Clemmons, NC

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Join us for the 14th Annual North Carolina Wine Festival at Tanglewood Park, May 24th! Gates open and tastings begin at noon and last until 6:30 pm. Enjoy tasting from over 25 North Carolina Wineries! Once your glass is filled  groove to the music from live bands, grab a bite from our food vendors and enjoy browsing the exhibitor’s tents for treasures.

The festival is more than just a wine tasting day; it has become an exceptional Carolina summertime gathering that highlights the expanding wine industry in the Piedmont and the recognition of North Carolina by wine lovers across the state and across the country. More than 25 wineries throughout the state will be involved in this year’s festival. Advance ticket prices are $20 at area Harris Teeter stores, online through PayPal or $30 at the gate the day of the event. Parking is free.

Wines will be available for both free tastings (included with ticket ) and may be purchased by the glass, bottle or case from each of the participating North Carolina wineries. Arts and craft vendors will on hand to add to the fun. This year’s entertainment acts include Back Porch Orchestra, Ken Knox and Co. and The Plaids.

For more information go to http://www.ncwinefestival.com/ or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NCWineFestival

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Downtown Winston-Salem: Salute! The North Carolina Wine Celebration presented by BB&T

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Salute! The North Carolina Wine Celebration presented by BB&T, uncorks in the streets of Downtown Winston-Salem, with over 30 North Carolina wineries offering tastings and purchase of their harvest. Voted a “Top 20 Event in the Southeast” by the Southeast Tourism Society, this event offers a total experience that highlights the fast-growing North Carolina wine industry in a fun and festive setting.

Enjoy delicious food selections, musical entertainment and the popular “North Carolina Food & Wine University,” an interactive and fun educational area that features food and wine demonstrations throughout the day by local chefs and regional winemakers.

Tickets for the festival may be purchased online at www.salutencwine.com

 

Join us for the 14th Annual North Carolina Wine Festival at Tanglewood Park, May 24th! Gates open and tastings begin at noon and last until 6:30 pm. Enjoy tasting from over 25 North Carolina Wineries! Once your glass is filled  groove to the music from live bands, grab a bite from our food vendors and enjoy browsing the exhibitor’s tents for treasures.North Carolina Wine Festival at Tanglewood Park, May 24th! Gates open and tastings begin at noon and last until 6:30 pm. Enjoy tasting from over 25 North Carolina Wineries! Once your glass is filled  groove to the music from live bands, grab a bite from our food vendors and enjoy browsing the exhibitor’s tents for treasures.

The 8th Annual Smitty’s Notes “Best of Winston-Salem” Contest

The 8th Annual Smitty’s Notes “Best of Winston-Salem” Contest

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It’s your turn to vote on your Winston-Salem favorites in the 8th Annual Smitty’s Notes “Best of Winston-Salem” contest. Our neighbors to the east have their favorites – now it’s time to show off ours this year.

Take time. Fill out the survey. The contest will run until midnight June 30, 2014. Results will be announced after July 7, 2014 in the Smitty’s Notes e-newsletter and on SmittysNotes.com

“Best of Winston-Salem” Contest Link –https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7MTN6HJ

Smitty Note’s Website: http://www.smittysnotes.com/