Friday, May 16, 2014
Merry Quilts of May quilt show (Fine Arts and Crafts)
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Parkway Presbyterian Church, Silas Creek Pkwy & Kirklees Rd, Winston-Salem
We look forward to seeing you at one of the few quilt shows held right here in Winston-Salem. This judged show featuring a display of over 200 quilts created by members of the Forsyth Piecers & Quilters Guild. Drop by our boutique, visit with vendors, view entries into our quilt challenge, purchase tickets for our raffle quilt and participate in our silent auction. Admission for adults is $5, the show is handicap accessible and parking is free.
Reynolda Sketch (Museums)
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Saturdays, February 8, 15; March 15, 22; May 17, 24, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.Reynolda Sketch is a series of workshops for art students in 7th through 12th grades who are interested in improving their artistic skills. Each 2 1/2-hour session focuses on a different aspect of art-making, to encourage developing artists to gain a mastery of fundamentals while further exploring their own personal work styles. Participants begin with sketching exercises in the Museum galleries, and continue in the studio to work with a variety of drawing and painting media. All materials provided each session.
The Yup'ik Way of Life: An Alaskan People in Transition (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
This student-curated exhibit features photographs of Alaska’s Yup’ik people, their environment, and resources by Greensboro native John Rucker. Taken between 1979 and 1987, the photographs document a lifestyle that has largely disappeared with the arrival of modern influences such as telephones, fast food, and television in the intervening years. The images are integrated with objects made by Yup’ik artisans and collected by early Moravian missionaries with connections to Winston-Salem. The objects provide a link to the past and further document the cultural transitions of the Yup’ik since European contact. Admission is free.
Community Exhibition: Ten Thousand Villages Greensboro Celebrates 10 Years (Exhibit)
Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27401
See a community display about Ten Thousand Villages, which creates opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by selling their products. 2014 marks the 10th year in Greensboro, distinctive because it is a global operation with local support and long-term, fair trade relationships. Made possible by Ten Thousand Villages Greensboro.
Winston-Salem Greek Festival (Festival)
Time: 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Location: 435 Keating Drive
The iconic Winston-Salem Greek Festival is returning May 16, 17 & 18. The weekend long festival will be held at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 435 Keating Drive. Hours are Friday & Saturday 10:00a.m. -10:00p.m., & Sunday 11:00a.m. - 8:00p.m. During festival hours, take-out orders are encouraged by calling (336) 765-FOOD.The day’s events include traditional Greek food & pastries, music and dancing. Inside events include church tours, the Agora Greek vendor’s market, cooking demonstrations and a raffle booth for a chance to win (2) roundtrip tickets to Greece, among other prizes. Various children’s games and activities will also be available.Admission to the festival is $1.00. Children 12 and under are free! Meal tickets are $13 including beverage. FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!
Landscape of Life (Exhibit)
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Gateway Gallery at The Enrichment Center
Opening reception for exhibition Landcape of Life featuring photography by Tim Befus, Mimi Waldrep, Danny Wilson, John Zakon and their guests Amanda Sullivan and Melissa Melvin-Rodriguez. Music by the Enrichment Center Percussion Ensemble. Refreshments hosted by the Center's student chefs. The show will remain on display through July 18. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday, 12:30-4:30pm and by appointment. 1006 S. Marshall Street, Winston-Salem. (336)837-6832.
Winston-Salem Dash Baseball (Sports Event)
Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: BB&T Ballpark; 951 Ballpark Way, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
The Winston-Salem Dash host the Frederick Keys (High-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles) on Friday, May 16 at 7:00 p.m. at BB&T Ballpark. A postgame fireworks show will follow! For more information and to purchase tickets, call (336) 714-2287 or visit wsdash.com.