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Saturday, August 09, 2014

Ardmore Baptist Church Bazaar and Farmer's Market (Church Community Event)
Time: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Ardmore Baptist Church, 501 Miller St, Winston-Salem

Homemade baked goods and canned goods, fresh local produce and handmade arts and crafts. Every penny will go to our Backpack Ministry, which in partnership with 2nd Harvest Food Bank fills backpacks with food for local children to eat over the weekends. Come out and help us fight local childhood hunger together!

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"Plein Air" Watercolor Workshops (Arts & Crafts)
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Reynolda House

Students of all levels will engage in watercolor painting en plein air on the beautiful grounds of the historic Reynolda Estate. Each session will begin with a short gallery discussion in the exhibition "Written with Water: American Watercolors" from Homer to Close and, following a demonstration of a specific technique, students will paint outside.Students may attend individual sessions or the entire series:July 12 - Dry Brush inspired by Thomas Hovenden and John MarinJuly 19 - Layering Transparencies inspired by Charles Demuth and Chuck CloseAugust 9 - Wet-on-Wet inspired by John Singer Sargent and Andrew WyethAugust 16 - Rewetting and Scraping inspired by Winslow Homer and Charles BurchfieldInstructor Kathleen Hutton, MFA, is Director of Education.COST: $120 members (or $30 per session), $150 non-members (or $40 per session). Registration required by calling 336.758.5900.

Kickoff to Kindergarten (Childrens Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem, 390 South Liberty Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Calling all rising kindergarteners! Climb aboard an actual school bus courtesy of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, go through a pretend lunch line featuring healthy snacks courtesy of Food Lion, enjoy storytimes, a craft and more! Join Angel Bear Yoga at 11 am for a back to school yoga adventure. All rising kindergarteners receive FREE museum admission! Kickoff to Kindergarten is generously sponsored by Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton LLP and Wells Fargo.

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.

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