Wake Forest Football Spring Game Set for Saturday

Spring Game Set for April 9 at 3 p.m.
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An Evening of Comedy with Bill Engvall-Winston-Salem Fairgrounds

Bill Engvall bringing his comedic styling to Winston-Salem

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Country comedian Bill Engvall will bring his trademark blue collar comedy to the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex August 2 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale June 20 at 10 am. Fellow comedian Gary Brightwell will open the evening’s festivities.
Engvall is a member of the “Blue Collar” comedy troupe and has starred in “Blue Collar TV,” “Blue Collar Comedy Tour, The Movie,” “Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again” and “Blue Collar Comedy Tour – One for the Road” along with fellow comedians Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy and Ron White.

Each Monday at 11 a.m. PST, Engvall and fellow comedian Gary Brightwell host “Off the Cuff with Bill Engvall” on Sirius/XM Blue Collar channel 97. Engvall also starred in and served as executive producer for “The Bill Engvall Show” on TBS.

In 1996, Engvall released his first album, “Here’s Your Sign,” featuring the hit title track that spent 15 straight weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard charts.

ADMISSION: Get Your Tickets Here:  http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0E004CBA81267C7A

Click here for a short video clip:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr1TtoSIiQ4

WHEN: Saturday August 2, 2014, 7:30 pm

WHERE: Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex
Parking in Gate 5 off of Deacon Blvd

WHO: Bill Engvall  w/ Gary Brightwell

Visit www.wsfairgrounds.com for a full list of events and for more information.

Duke vs. UNC game postponed due to winter weather

Duke vs. UNC game postponed due to winter weather! #raypublishing

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The rivalry matchup between Duke and North Carolina has been postponed due to inclement winter weather.

The game was scheduled to be played at the Dean Smith Center at 9 p.m.

A strong winter storm has slammed most of North Carolina and is expected to persist into the overnight hours and into Thursday for some areas.

A makeup date for the game has not been scheduled.

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Race the Bar-November 9th-Foothills Brew Pub

About Race the Bar

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Race the Bar is a super-awesome brand new beer run race series for runners, walkers and drinkers alike.

We invite everyone, including those who can run a 5K like they’re standing still, those who’d rather be drinking, and those somewhere in between to participate in this series. This series of races just so happen to begin and end at great bars and restaurants around the Triad.

Race 4: 5k &15k November 9th-Foothills Brew Pub, 638 West 4th St, Winston Salem

The “Race the Bar” beer run race series, presented by

Senn Dunn Insurance

Run a 5K or greater, get two FREE beers, and…earn points for the CHAMPIONSHIPWe’ll even HELP you train!

Race the Bar starting line

Read more: About Race the Bar

Follow them on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/RaceTheBar

Their Official Website is @ http://racethebar.com/

Dixie Classic Fair October 4th – 13th

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Mark your calendars for the Dixie Classic Fair. Friday, October 4th – Sunday, October 13, 2013.  From famous fried foods & Ferris wheels to 4-H & fireworks – it’s the 2nd largest agricultural Fair in NC & fun for the whole family.  Advance Tickets and Ride Cards are on sale at Lowes Foods, Dixie Classic Fair Annex Box Office and TicketMaster. Buy early and save!

Adults (ages 12 & up) – $7
Children (ages 6–11) – $3
Children (5 & under) and Senior Adults (65+, with ID) – Free
Up to 25% savings with advance purchase.
Advance Ride Card Prices
Ride Card with 30 tickets – $10

What should we name Mr. Gopher?

MR. GOPHER IS EXCITED ABOUT THE UPCOMING DIXIE CLASSIC FAIR, BUT HE WANTS A NAME.

WBFJ will be hosting Free Fair Concert

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Again this year WBFJ will be hosting Free Fair Concert.  This year features Mandisa & Brandon Heath!
WED OCT 9th @ 7:30PM @ the Grandstand Stage.

WBFJ FM website 

MANDISA website
“Overcomer” Video – Watch HERE

BRANDON HEATH website
“Love Does” Video – Watch HERE

WBFJ “HEAVENLY LAYERED CAKE” Contest : October 11 @ 7:00pm

1st Place – $150
2nd Place wins: $100
3rd Place wins: $50

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Special Days

Wendy’s/107.5 KZL Unlimited Ride Promotion Days

Friday, October 4, Monday, October 7,  Tuesday, October 8 and Thursday, October 10
Pick up a coupon at participating Wendy’s, pay Fair gate admission, bring coupon to Midway Ticket Booth, redeem coupon and $25 for ID to ride all day.  ($30 without coupon).

For a list of participating Wendy’s Locations, click here.

School Day

Monday, October 7 – Gates open at 9:00 am for Students
Students (Preschool thru Grade 5) are admitted free until 2:00. One adult per six children are admitted free.

Senior Adult Day

Tuesday, October 8 – Gates open at 9:00 am for Seniors
Adults age 65 years and over, admitted FREE all week with proper ID. Aides assisting Seniors are free on this Senior Adult Day only. Special Fun Events for Seniors begin at 10:00 am.

Special Education Day

Wednesday, October 9 – Gates open at 9:00 am for Special Education students
Free Admission for persons with disabilities.

Lowe’s Foods Day

Wednesday, October 9 – Gates open at 11:00 am for the Public
Bring 5 cans or 5 boxes of non-perishable Lowe’s Foods house brand food and receive free admission

Winston-Salem Journal Family Days

Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13

Hours:  Saturday, October 12, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm and Sunday, October 13, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Kids age 7 and under can ride all of the Strates Shows Kiddieland Rides (all rides subject to height safety restrictions) for $10.00 (excluding pony rides).

FREE with paid admission to the fair OR 5 cans/boxes of LOWES brand non-perishable foods.

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For more information about the Dixie Classic Fair you can like them on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/dcfair or at the official DC Fair website @ http://www.dcfair.com/

Winston-Salem Open will take place August 18-24

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Big-Time Tennis Served Southern Style at the Winston-Salem
August means tennis in the Twin City.  The Winston-Salem Open will take place August 18-24 at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex adjacent to BB&T Field.
A number of fan favorites have committed to compete in Winston-Salem, including Tommy Haas, Sam Querrey, James Blake, Gael Monfils and Tommy Robredo and the Triad’s home-grown favorite (and two-time winner of the Winston-Salem Open), John Isner.
Here’s something pretty incredible about this year’s tournament:  Thirty-nine of the players slated to compete are all ranked in the top 75 in the world, and nine of the players are ranked among the ATP top 30.  Also, nine of the players coming to the Winston-Salem Open have been ranked in the top 10 during their careers.
And why do they continue to return to Winston-Salem? That’s a no-brainer; it’s the human touch that’s key, as in, Incredible hospitality, fan support and volunteers.
For more information and tickets to the Winston-Salem Open, go to http://www.winstonsalemopen.com.