Pancake Day Jamboree

The Twin City Kiwanis Club will host its 63rd Pancake Jamboree on February 21, 2020, at the M.C. Benton Convention Center, 301 West Fifth Street, in downtown Winston-Salem.
Club members will be serving “all you can eat” pancakes and Neese’s sausage continuously. Tickets–available at the door or in advance from club members–are $8 for adults, $4 for children under 13. The meal includes a choice of beverage. Take-out boxes will be available.
All proceeds will benefit nonprofit youth organizations in the greater Winston-Salem area and one in Vietnam. The Jamboree is one of the longest-running annual events in the city and the club’s only fundraiser.

To view the Winston-Salem Journal’s Online photo gallery of the
2019 Pancake Jamboree, click Click here.

Find them on Facebook @ Pancake Day Jamboree


30th Annual Mayberry Days

Mayberry Days® is a festival for the whole family with activities and events for the fans who long for the days when life was simple and the sheriff didn’t carry a gun. Enjoy a bottle of pop while playing checkers, relax to music from many local bands playing the same songs that Andy grew up with and performed on The Andy Griffith Show.

From the first concert to “The Emmett” golf tournament on Thursday to eating a porkchop sandwich to singing along on the last song at the Blackmon Amphitheatre on Sunday evening, there is something for everyone in the family. The Surry Arts Council and City of Mount Airy welcome fans of all ages and from all around the world to Mayberry Days. Make plans now to attend this family-friendly festival and enjoy days filled with the Mayberry spirit.


RC Air Show @ Hobby Park in Winston-Salem


Please come to Hobby Park on Saturday 9-17 for an RC Air Show. We are hosting RC Pilots to put on an awesome show. Lunch price is a bag of non-perishable food (canned goods). We will deliver donated food to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Western North Carolina. Please help make it a success!!

  • When: Saturday September 17, 2016
  • Where: Hobby Park in Winston-Salem
  • Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Contact Phone: 336-416-8463
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Smitty Notes for September

smittysnotesSeptember is here. So is a bevy of festivals and conferences for the fall months. Some have been around for a while,but a few are new tothe scene. There is plenty to do before the holidays hit-and lots of news and changes around the Camel City to note. So, let’s get to the business at hand. . .

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Smittysheads Newsletter for September

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Triad Dog Games June 7-8, 2014 (update)


A free, community event to benefit The Sergei Foundation charity
Saturday, June 7: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. has changed to 3 p.m.-8 p.m. ~Phillip Fullerton Saturday events are changing to 3PM-8PM due to Maya Angelou’s funeral and the likely event that federal officials will be there. Sunday times have not changed.
Sunday, June 8, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. June 7 & 8, 2014 at Reynolda Village in Winston-Salem. Compete or spectate as dogs run, jump, dive and retrieve in a variety of competitions.

Save the date for this high-energy event at Reynolda Village, Winston-Salem. This two-day public event will showcase dogs running, jumping, diving, and retrieving in a variety of competitions for dogs and is a fundraising event for our mission.  Visit our dedicated website at

A fundraising event presented by The Sergei Foundation to help save companion pets’ lives by providing veterinary financial assistance to families unable to afford emergency, life-saving care.

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Established in 2009, The Sergei Foundation is a North Carolina 501(c)(3) organization that has kept hundreds of animals with their owners by assisting financially with emergency-level vet care. Please read more about our organization and the animals we have helped by visiting our website,

Can’t attend the event and would like to support our cause? Donations can be made and designated to help dogs, cats, or either get the veterinary care they need to keep them from unnecessary euthanization and with their loving family.

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Our new Carolina SciQuarium is North Carolina’s only center-of-state aquarium. It’s a 22,000 square foot, LEED designed aquarium with a focus on science education, hence the name SciQuarium!





The SciQuarium offers a complete immersion experience. Visitors can engage with animal keepers and educators to learn about the different species of animals and fish. In addition, behind-the-scenes tours and educational SciPods focus on the science of animal care, husbandry and water quality management.


African Penguins, Sharks, Otters, Fishing Cats, Stingrays, Moray Eels, Anaconda, and many more species are featured in our newest attraction!


Naming rights and sponsorship opportunities are available for the Carolina SciQuarium and its exhibits. Please contact Lindsey Zarecky at 336-288-3769 x1385 or to learn more how you or your company can be a part of this amazing new endeavor.