P.F. Chang’s to open on October 12th in Winston-Salem

pf-changs-750xx1198-675-0-78P.F. Chang’s announced Monday that it will open its restaurant in Winston-Salem on Oct. 12 at HanesTowne Village in Winston-Salem.

The Asian-themed eatery will be located in a building in front of the just-opened Walmart Neighborhood Market, the Winston-Salem Journal reported.

HanesTowne is being developed by Dobson-based Crown Cos. on 35 acres along South Stratford Road — the former site of a Hanesbrands plant.

The company said in an email statement that it is currently hiring and training employees for P.F. Chang’s China Bistro under construction in HanesTowne Village, off Stratford Road.

To apply for a position, go to http://jobs.pfchangs.com/. Select North Carolina at the bottom of the page, then select the Winston-Salem location. The website will have a list of jobs available, including bus-boys and runner, cook and chef, dishwasher, host/hostess and server.

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro is an upscale Asian-inspired restaurant with locations throughout the country. Its offerings include a combination of such traditional Asian classics as Mongolian Beef, Chang’s Spicy Chicken, and Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps mixed with small plates, dim sum and sushi.

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Barbara Eden, star of ‘I Dream of Jeannie’ to appear at Mayberry Days festival in Mount Airy

Barbara Eden, star of ‘I Dream of Jeannie’ to appear at Mayberry Days festival in Mount Airy

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Barbara Eden and Clint Howard will make guest appearances at the 26th annual Mayberry Days festival, Sept. 24-27 in Andy Griffith’s hometown.

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Barbara Eden’s episode as Ellen Brown the visiting manicurist is among the most memorable and popular of all time.

Barbara Eden will be attending Mayberry Days, September 25 & 26 (Friday & Saturday) in Mount Airy, NC! Mayberry Days is a festival that celebrates The Andy Griffith Show with activities and events for the whole family!! Barbara appeared on The Andy Griffith Show on the episode “The Manicurist” as Ellen Brown. Unfortunately, she won’t have time for manicures this time around, but she’s really excited to be returning to such a friendly town!

Barbara will be signing autographs both days inside the Andy Griffith Playhouse, and hopes to see all of you there! She will also be taking photos with fans at her autograph table. There is a fee for autographs and posed photos with Ms. Eden. There will also be Barbara Eden merchandise for sale at the table as well.

NOTE #1: BarbaraEden.net Presale for autographs and merchandise is on now and runs through Wednesday, September 23. You do NOT need to purchase an item from the presale to be admitted to Ms. Eden’s line and, of course, can purchase items at the show. The presale is just so you can guarantee you get the items you’d like (as they will be set aside for you) and so you don’t have to worry about carrying a lot of cash on you that day as at the event only cash will be accepted. Here is the link to presale: https://barbaraeden.net/19-mayberry-days

NOTE #2: There is no ticket needed to get in Ms. Eden’s autograph line.

NOTE #3: Photos with Ms. Eden are only for sale at the event. There is no presale for them. If all you want is the photo with then it is $25. If you are getting another item, such an autograph, then it would be $20 for the photo + cost of the autograph. You must bring your own camera for the photo to be taken on. A Team Eden member can take the photo of Ms. Eden and you together for you if you don’t have anyone to take the photo. No selfies.

Eden starred in the hugely popular “I Dream of Jeannie” TV comedy which originally aired from 1965-1970. Clint Howard is the younger brother of actor and director Ron Howard.

Both actors are visiting Mount Airy for the first time. Eden played the role of Mayberry’s first manicurist in a well-known episode, while Howard appeared in several episodes as Leon, a cowboy-hat wearing youngster who always had a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in his pocket.

“Barbara’s episode is among the most memorable and popular of all time. We’ve gotten a bunch of calls from fans,” said festival organizer Tanya Jones of the Surry Arts Council. “Clint is Ron Howard’s brother and was in several episodes, as well as many of his brother’s movies.”

The multi-day festival, which draws tens of thousands from across the U.S., pays tribute to Mount Airy’s role as inspiration for the idyllic town of Mayberry on The Andy Griffith Show.

Joining Eden and Howard this year is Bruce Bilson, assistant director of The Andy Griffith Show. Bilson also directed Eden in the movie Chattanooga Choo Choo. He will talk about that movie before a screening at the Earle Theatre, and will also appear at Professor Brower’s lecture about The Andy Griffith Show and share his memories of working with Griffith, Ron, Howard, Don Knotts and all the wonderful people associated with the classic sitcom.

Hometown sweetheart Betty Lynn, who played Barney Fife’s girlfriend Thelma Lou, will make several appearances, along with Maggie Peterson (Charlene Darling); Morgan Brittany (Opie’s girlfriend Mary Alice Carter); Ronnie Schell (two different characters); George Lindsey Jr. (son of George “Goober” Lindsey), and several other actors from the show. Rodney Dillard, one of the Darling Boys, will play a bluegrass concert, and Karen Knotts will perform “Tied Up in Knotts,” a one-person stage show she wrote in tribute to her late father.

Other activities include a golf tournament, Colonel Tim’s Talent Time, trivia contests, a barbecue cook-off, and the Mayberry Days Parade. Fans also enjoy meeting tribute artists like Mayberry Deputy David Browning, and attending the annual meeting of The Andy Griffith Show Rerun Watchers Club (TAGSRWC).

“Mayberry Days has grown in popularity every year. We feel it’s because the show is timeless and people are searching for a simpler, more wholesome time,” Jones said.

Other celebrities scheduled to attend include:

  • Betty Lynn
  • Clint Howard
  • Maggie Peterson
  • Rodney Dillard
  • Elizabeth MacRae
  • Ronnie Schell
  • Morgan Brittany
  • Ronnie Dapo
  • Margaret Kerry
  • George Spence
  • Bruce Bilson
  • Karen Knotts
  • George Lindsey, Jr

Mayberry Days on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mayberrydaysfestival

Barbara Eden Event on Facebook: Meet Barbara Eden at Mayberry Days!

Mayberry Days is comprised of free and ticketed events spread over four days. For a complete schedule and details, call (336) 786-7998, or go to: www.mayberrydays.com.

5th Annual Benefit Ride for Emily’s Kids

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5th ANNUAL BENEFIT RIDE 2015

Sunday, September 20th (Rain Date 27th)
Ride begins and ends Ted’s Famous Chicken
4695 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC
Registration: 11:00AM-12:15PM
$15 PER BIKE SINGLE; $20 PER BIKE DOUBLE
Kickstands up-12:30PM
Return to Ted’s-5:00PM
Music Provided by TCU (5:00p-8:00p) www.tcuband.com
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Auction-50/50 drawing-raffles

September is Pediatric Cancer awareness month.
More than a month it’s a life.

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Named after a Bob Dylan lyric, TCU is a North Carolina based rock-and-roll quartet with songs spanning four decades, countless genres, and numerous bottles of Jack, Jim and Jameson.  TCU has quickly become the Southeast’s premiere party band performing weddings, corporate events, parties, clubs and venues throughout  North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.

All proceeds go to EMILY’S KIDS FOUNDATION, a 501c3 dedicated to supporting North Carolina Families dealing with Pediatric Cancer. The foundation helps provide financial relief to families for unplanned daily expenses that accumulate during treatment such as parking, food, gas and other unexpected costs.
For questions/more info about the event, call Jacque (336) 650-0290 or (336) 682-9248.To find out more about Emily’s Kids, visit www.emilyskidsfoundation.org

For pictures from last years event click here

Gospel Music & Ice Cream Social

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Saturday, September 19 at 6:30 pm there will be a special night of Gospel Singing at Mount Carmel with special guest singing groups: Glory Street Quartet, Richard Harding and Friends, and the Boy’s Quartet. This will be followed by an ice cream bar in the Fellowship Hall. Please save the date!

Sponsored by: Christian Service Class. All donations going to Church Roof Project.

More information

Mt. Carmel Website: http://mtcarmelumc.org/event-items/gospel-singing/

Mt. Carmel Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mtcarmelumcofws

Mt. Carmel on Google + https://plus.google.com/116548339741132466615/posts

Winston-Salem Air Show September 19-20, 2015

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The Winston-Salem Air Show returns to Smith Reynolds Airport on September 19-20, 2015! The Air Show is the best affordable family entertainment in the Triad area of North Carolina. Save 40% with advance tickets online or at Triad area Harris Teeter store locations beginning August 26.

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AIR SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

  • Budweiser Clydesdales
  • Military flyovers and static displays
  • Aerial performances by:
    • Sea Harrier Jump Jet
    • AeroShell
    • Lima Lima Flight Team
    • Red Star and Dragon
    • John Klatt Aerobtics
    • Mike Wiskus Aerobatics

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  • Aircraft flyovers and Static Displays:
    • Warbird Trainers – Stearman, T-6, T-28, T-34
    • Warbird Cargo and Bombers – C-46, B-17
    • Warbird Fighters – P-51 Mustang, F4U Corsair
    • Navy E-2C Tracker
    • Air Force T-6 Texan II
    • Bandit Flight
    • Smoke-N-Thunder Jet Car
  • Letters From Home Military Village
  • Kid’s Zone with Inflatables and Rock Climbing Wall
  • Forsyth County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Demonstations
  • And much more….
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Find out more information at these Social Media Links

Official Website: www.wsairshow.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/WinstonSalemAirShow