Big Bikes For Purple Hearts Ride

Big Bikes For Purple Hearts Ride

Latest Updates June 21, 2018.


  • 08:30 registration opens/t-shirt sales,raffles, 50-50
  • 09:45- Ceremonies/National Anthem/Color Guard/Recognitions
  • 10:30- Riders start your Engines/KickStands Up
  • 12:00- Arrive at Smokin, Park
  • 12:30- Check out Vendors, Shop
  • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Lunch, Live Music, Raffle Giveaways

This ride is beginning at Post 55 in Winston Salem, with a ceremony and the legendary, Gentlemen Start your Engines, and will wind through Davidson County and end at Smokin Harley Davidson.

This is a great ride, fully escorted by Winston Salem and Davidson County Motor Officers. The ride will end at Smokin Harley Davidson with raffles, food, and live music. Cost is $20 one up and $25 with a passenger.

Videos From Purple Hearts “Honor Ride” 2016

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 55 NC

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Photos From 2017

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Winter Jam Tour 2015

Winter Jam Tour 2015 Spectacular

WBFJ welcomes WINTER JAM back to the Triad on February 14th at the Greensboro Coliseum.

He must become greater and greater; I must become less and less. JOHN 3:30 NLTWJ2015

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Easter Eggstravaganza


We invite you to join us. My name is Ellen Gentle, I am the new Children’s Director at Mt. Carmel UMC. We are having our annual Easter Egg Hunt-April 12, 2:30-4:00pm! Hope you can join us!

Mount Carmel United Methodist Church 4265 Ebert Road. Winston-Salem, NC 27127

Pastor – Chuck Halipilias e-mail

Children’s Director – Ellen Gentle e-mail


Parsonage (336) 785-0040

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Historic Mount Airy Ghost Tours

Historic Mount Airy Ghost Tours held Friday and Saturday night at 8 pm, May through the end of October, Join us for an exciting 90 minute, lantern-lit walking tour through Mount Airy’s streets and it’s historic past.  You will hear about 13 of our “less mortal friends” and some of Mount Airy’s resting places.  Tours begin and end at the Old North State Winery, 308 N.  Main Street.  Wear comfortable shoes and bring your camera and umbrella, if needed.  Tickets are $10.00 and pre-paid reservations are required. For more information contact the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History at 336-786-4478 or visit their website at

Final Bowman Gray Race of 2013

image Saturday: Final Fight for Championship at Bowman Gray (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) The 2013 points battles have been raging since the first green flag this season at Bowman Gray Stadium. But this Saturday, it all comes to a head in one final night of racing before the champions are crowned. In the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series, Burt Myers of Walnut Cove has had a reprieve for the last two weeks as summer rainstorms have led to the postponement of Stadium racing. He didn’t have the opportunity to pad his 27-point lead but didn’t have to risk losing any ground to the rest of the field either. Brother Jason Myers of Walnut Cove and John Smith of Mount Airy now enter the Carolina Farm Credit 150 this Saturday night tied for second in the points. And with double points on the line, Burt Myers’s 27-point margin translates into less than a seven-position difference. Jason Myers finished second in the points last season as Tim Brown of Rural Hall went on to grab his ninth title. But in 2013, Jason has enjoyed the best season he’s ever had in the Modified Series: He’s racked up four wins, three poles, and 217 laps led.

John Smith has also had his strongest season ever with two wins and a top-ten finish in 19 out of 20 races in 2013. In the past twenty years, the Modified titles at Bowman Gray Stadium have been claimed by only a handful of drivers: Tim Brown, Burt Myers, Junior Miller of Danbury, and Robert Jeffreys of Wallburg. Now, Jason Myers and John Smith are only 150 laps away from potentially grabbing their first championship and breaking into that elusive club. But the Carolina Farm Credit 150 will put them to the test. It’s the second-longest race that the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series competes in – and the Midway Trailer Rental Double-File Restart Cone will add an extra element of endurance and strategy into the mix.

In the Classic Muscle Sportsman Series, Mack Little of Lexington will be trying to hold off Zack Clifton of Walkertown. After Clifton faltered a little in the last race, Little enters the season finale with a 44-point lead – an 11-position advantage. Doug Wall of Pfafftown has a 38-point margin separating him from John Holleman of Winston-Salem in the points battle for the Q104.1 New Country Street Stock Series. The most crowded points race belongs to the Summer Shootout Stadium Stock Series, with Chuck Wall of Lexington leading Jason Keaton of Mocksville by 24 points – with five other competitors close enough to potentially grab the crown away.

The final night of racing action will take place this Saturday in the Carolina Farm Credit 150. The Sportsman, Street Stock, and Stadium Stock Divisions will also duke it out on this one last night – and the evening will end with the always wild 109 U-Pull-It Chain Race. Gates open at 6:00 for practice, and the first race begins at 8:00 PM – this Saturday night. Ticket prices, directions, and more information can be found online at or by calling (336) 723-1819.

Dixie Classic Farmers Market to hold corn-shucking and salsa-recipe contests

Dixie Classic Farmers Market to hold corn-shucking and salsa-recipe contests

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(Winston-Salem Journal) — The Dixie Classic Farmers Market at the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds will hold a corn-shucking contest and a salsa-recipe contest.

The corn-shucking contest, held in conjunction with Samaritan Ministries, will be at 9 a.m. Saturday. It is open to adults and kids 12 and under.

A cash prize will be awarded to the winning adult and child. Corn shucked will be donated to the soup kitchen at Samaritan Ministries.

The deadline to enter is noon Friday.

The salsa-recipe contest will begin at 9 a.m. Aug. 3. Winners will be announced at 10 a.m.

Winners will receive cash prizes, including $100 for first place, and the Winston-Salem Journal will publish the winning recipes.

The deadline for entries is July 31.

“Teen JamFest” at Festival Park July 27

SNL Hosts “Teen JamFest” at Festival Park July 27
Come out and see the “best of the best” local high school bands. Vendors will be available for you to purchase food.
The Summer Night Lights program for teens ages 13-18 presents “Teen JamFest” on Saturday, July 27 from 7-10 pm at Festival Park, 200 N. Davie St., in downtown Greensboro. Admission is free. Hosted by the City Arts Music Center of Greensboro Parks and Recreation, the concert features two local bands: Lo & Behold on stage from 7-7:40 pm and The Chasin’ Fame from 8-10 pm.
For more information, contact The Music Center at 336-373-2549 or via e-mail.
You can also find mor online at

Summer Music Series started Friday June 7.

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The Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership’s Summer Music Series kicks off this Friday with Downtown Jazz. So, here’s the scoop:

Downtown Jazz debuts its six-date schedule Friday evening June 7 from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Concerts will also be held on June 21, July 12 and 26, August 9 and 23 in Corpening Plaza. Admission is free.

Summer On Trade will begin in two weeks on Saturday, June 22 from 7 p.m.-10 p.m., and runs every Saturday at Sixth and Trade Streets through September 7. Admission is free.

Check out the entire program schedule for all these events at





The Eighth Annual Salute! NC Wine Celebration, Saturday, June 1

The Eighth Annual Salute! NC Wine Celebration, Saturday, June 1

CorkSalute! NC will be held on Saturday, June 1st in downtown Winston-Salem. More than 30 wineries and vineyards from around the state will be participating. You can purchase your tickets in advance! There are several outlets where you can buy tickets: online at, at any area Lowes Foods, select BB&T Forsyth County branches, Total Wine Stores in Winston-Salem and Greensboro, City Beverage and Whole Foods.

There are also three mouth-watering winemaker dinners on Wednesday and Thursday, a couple of evenings before Salute! You get to experience an intimate dinner with an executive chef and a winemaker from one of the participating wineries (Hanover Park, Junius Lindsay and RayLen). The three hosting establishments are Meridian, Spring House Restaurant Kitchen and Bar and Jeffrey Adams. Check out the Salute! Web site for menus and pricing!

Last, but not least, Salute! presents: An Evening with Southern Food and Chef Damon Lee Fowler on Friday, May 31st. Fowler is from Savannah, Georgia and will demonstrate with local chefs from Meridian, Mozelle’s and Willow’s Bistro/Kings Crab Shack. Michael Hasting, Food Editor, Winston-Salem Journal will be the Master of Ceremonies. The event will be at the Embassy Suites in downtown Winston-Salem from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets: $35 per person in advance $50 per person day of the event.  For more information visit online at

Winston-Salem Greek Festival 2013 – “Opa!”

Winston-Salem Greek Festival 2013 – “Opa!” 


On May 17, 18 and 19, the Greek community is inviting everyone to its Annual Greek Festival at the Greek Orthodox Church (435 Keating Drive, off of Country Club Road & Silas Creek Parkway). Here’s what’s on tap for the weekend: plenty of Greek dancing, informative tours of the beautiful church, and shopping at the Agora (Market Place), where you can purchase arts, crafts and other goodies. Speaking of goodies, the most important part of the festival in my opinion, is the F-O-O-D. And lots of it! Think: Gyros, moussaka, pastitsio, souvlaki and my favorite, spanakopita!

The festival hours on Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is $1.00. You can also call in take-out orders from the event. Telephone: 765-FOOD (3663). Additional Info: Call 765-7145 or visit