Home games at the Dash.
This month, the Dash will face off against the Carolina Mudcats, Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Salem Red Sox, and the Lynchburg Hillcats. Tickets are $8–$16 and available at the gate, by phone at 336-714-2287, or at wsdash.com.
Cobblestone Farmers Market.
9 a.m.–noon. This all-local, producers-only market reopens this month in Old Salem. Products include seasonal produce, baked goods, cheeses, meats, eggs, jams, and more. The market will run every Saturday morning through November at the corner of West and Salt streets (adjacent to the Single Brothers’ Garden). Stay up to date on all the market happenings and vendors at cobblestonefarmersmarket.com.
Clemmons Village Farmers Market.
3:30–6:30 p.m. Held Tuesday afternoons from May through October, this farmers market offers local fruits and veggies, plants and bulbs, relishes, jams, honey, eggs, baked goods, candy, and more. Most weeks features a different special theme. Village Hall, 3715 Clemmons Road. clemmons.org/farmersmarket.
june 6 & 22
Shows at the Ramkat.
The Ramkat will welcome a number of local, regional, and national acts this June. Among the concerts are Shinyribs (June 6) and Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters (June 22). To see the full list of shows, go to theramkat.com
DADA First Friday Gallery Hop.
7 p.m. The Downtown Arts District Association presents its First Friday Gallery Hop, geared to our four-footed friends. Parking is available for $2 at the Sixth and Cherry Street parking deck; free parking available on Liberty Street on a first come, first served basis. The event takes place on Sixth and Trade streets in Winston-Salem. For info, visit dadaws.net.
june 7 & 8
Blue Grass and Old-Time Fiddlers Convention.
Fri, 2–7 p.m.; Sat, 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m. The 48th annual Blue Grass and Old-Time Fiddlers Convention will feature a variety of local, national, and international musicians performing old-time and bluegrass music. This popular festival will feature competition, jam sessions, dancing, singing, education, and family entertainment. $10. Veterans Memorial Park, 691 Lebanon St., Mount Airy. surryarts.org/mafiddlersconvention.
Mount Airy Blooms Garden Tour.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. Stroll through 12 private gardens tended by talented hands, listen to presentations, dine under an outdoor pavilion, and experience the garden magic of “Mayberry” as part of the Mount Airy Blooms Garden Tour. Several gardens are located in the historic downtown area adjacent to great shopping and food. Tickets are $20 and are available at the Mount Airy Visitors’ Center, Eventbrite.com, and Webb Interiors. 336-786-8745. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Art Mart.
Noon–5 p.m. Affordable and incredible local art will be available for purchase from 20 to 30 vendors at the Industry Hill Block Party and Festival. Musical performances will also be held. The Ramkat, 170 W. Ninth Street.
Saturday Art Jam.
12:30–3 p.m. This monthly event encourages young artists to learn, play, and create. No registration required, just bring your imagination. Free. Parents and guardians must stay with children at all times. Unleashed Arts Center, Second Floor, AFAS Center for the Arts, 630 N. Liberty St. theafasgroup.com.
2–5 p.m. The Winston-Salem Ambassadors host Second Saturdays, a family-friendly block party held downtown. The event features a vendor fair, food trucks, beer, and games. Free. 1355 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. wsambassadors.org/secondsaturdays.
Lecture night at Bookmarks.
6:30 p.m. National Humanities Award-winning historian Jacqueline Dowd Hall will speak about the Lumpkin sisters, descendants of a prominent slaveholding family who were “estranged and yet forever entangled.” Hall is the author of “Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America,” which is grounded in decades of research, the Lumpkin family’s private papers, and interviews with Katharine and Grace Lumpkin, who reinvented themselves as radical thinkers and activists. Free. Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth St. 336-747-1471. bookmarksnc.org.
Gretchen Peters with Trisha Gene Brady.
8 p.m. Gretchen Peters, one of her generation’s most compelling singer/songwriters, will perform at The Reeves Theater & Cafe. Trisha Gene Brady will open. $20 in advance or $25 at the door. The Reeves Theater & Cafe, 129 W. Main St., Elkin. 336-258-8240. reevestheater.com.
Celebrity Pro-Am golf tournament.
Forsyth Country Club will host its 10th annual golf tournament that raises funds for The First Tee of the Triad. The first round of play will be held June 9, followed by an evening dinner party and silent auction. The final round will be June 11 and will conclude with a cocktail and awards reception. For info on attending or participating, go to forsythcc.org/pro-am.
Live podcast recording.
7 p.m. A New York Times bestselling author, Charlie Lovett, will host a live recording of his “Inside the Writers’ Studio” podcast. Lovett will interview the bestselling and PRISM award-winning author of “The Memory Painter and The Fortune Teller,” Gwendolyn Womack, about her latest romantic thriller. Free. Bookmarks, 634 W. Fourth St. 336-747-1471. bookmarksnc.org.
"Shrek the Musical."
Thurs, Fri & Sat, 8 p.m.; Sun, 2 p.m. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animation film, “Shrek The Musical” is a Tony award-winning fairy tale adventure. $8–$15. Fitzpatrick Auditorium, 512 W. Mountain St., Kernersville. 336-993-6556. kltheatre.com.
Pope Park Open House.
6–8 p.m. Kernersville Parks & Recreation received a donation of 80 acres of land from Scott Pope, and the town is seeking citizen input and suggestions for what to do with the space. Join the open house to provide feedback and participate in a tethered balloon ride. Food trucks will be on site. Lowes Foods parking lot, Market View Drive, Kernersville. kvparks.com.
june 14 & 30
Summer Parks Series.
Forsyth County has again partnered with The Arts Council of Winston-Salem to present five musical performances as part of the Summer Parks Series. On June 14, The Plaids will perform; gates open at 5 p.m. On June 30 at Triad Park, the North Carolina Brass Band will play at 5 p.m. All events are rain or shine. Free, food and drinks are available for purchase. 336-722-2585. intothearts.org.
june 14 & 28
6–9 p.m. Part of the Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership’s Summer Music Series, Downtown Jazz brings a great mix of jazz to Corpening Plaza every other Friday night. June performers include Jackiem Joyner with Joe Robinson (June 14) and Kayla Waters with Saundra Crenshoaw (June 28). Food and drink vendors will be on site. Free. For more details, go to downtownws.com/music.
9 a.m. The Farm at Henley Hill is offering an hour-long goat yoga course with certified instructor Fontaine Gervasi; gentle goats will graze and hang with you during your workout. Bring a bottle of water, a yoga mat, and an open mind. $20. 6890 Henley Hill Dr., Pfafftown. thefarmathenleyhill.com.
Introduction to Letterpress Printing.
10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. This spring marks the first letterpress printmaking classes offered at Sawtooth with their recently acquired antique letterpress, a classic Vandercook-3 press from the 1950s. Sawtooth School for Visual Arts, 215 N. Spruce Street. sawtooth.org.
"Back to the Future."
8:30–10:30 p.m. Parks and Recreation presents “Back to the Future” as part of the Starlight Movie Night. The film is rated PG. Free. Concessions are available. Shallowford Square, 655 Shallowford Road, Lewisville. lewisvillenc.net.
Fathers, Food & Fun.
Noon–5p.m. Join us for a fun Father’s Day event featuring complimentary live music, fun lawn games, and a delicious breakfast food truck. Justin Nelson will perform live music. Free and open to the public.
Feel free to bring a lawn chair. No outside alcohol, coolers, balls, scooters, or bicycles are permitted. Rain or shine. RayLen Vineyards & Winery, 3577 US 158, Mocksville. raylenvineyards.com.
"Tales of Europe."
Looking at Art Cinema presents “Tales of Europe” as part of their After Dark program. Weekly film screenings transports the viewer to a place in Europe not visited very often. Screenings run through July 13. Visit aperturecinema.com/lac-after-dark for films and showtimes. a/perture, 311 W. Fourth St. 336-722-8418.
"The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical."
7:30 p.m. After a sold out run in NYC, this adaptation of the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Rick Riordan, “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical,” is coming to Winston-Salem. The show is recommended for ages 8 and up. Tickets start at $30. The Stevens Center, 405 W. Fourth Street. 336-721-1945. uncsa.edu.
june 21-23 & 27-30
The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem presents “Das Barbecü,” the story of two feuding families in Texas search for a mythical ring of gold and love in all the wrong places in this witty country music delight. With songs that run the gamut from Broadway to swing and jazz to country and western, this wild comedy features five actors playing more than 30 outrageous characters through a shotgun double wedding, a song and dance tribute to the joys of guacamole, and the sweetest two-step ever to slide across the stage. Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce Street.
Crowder to perform.
6:30 p.m. Christian musician Crowder continues to challenge preconceived boundaries and engages listeners in a way that is deeply affecting. Tickets start at $15. Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex, 414 Deacon Blvd. crowdermusic.com.
Tour de Llama.
8:30 a.m. This fundraiser for Samaritan Ministries features several bike rides that begin and end at Divine Llama Vineyards in East Bend. After the ride, visitors can enjoy winery tours, tastings, activities, llamas, food, and more at the farm. $30 per individual. All riders must be at least 18. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. For more info, go to samaritanforsyth.org.
Körner’s Folly Family Fun Day.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. The 4th annual Körner’s Folly Family Fun Day will include historic yard games, the exploration of Victorian traditions, art activities and crafts, and a viewing of “The Körner’s Folly Family Revue Puppet Show.” Adults, $10; children ages 6 to 18, $6; children under 5, $2. 336-992-7922. kornersfolly.org.
Annual Juneteenth Festival.
1–8 p.m. “Juneteenth” is a celebration of the country’s longest-running observance of the abolition of slavery. Highlights include live music and dance, a youth area, historical exhibits, ethnic food offerings, a vendor marketplace, and more. Free. Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, 575 Patterson Ave. 336-757-8556. triadculturalarts.org.
Not Quite Perfect Pottery Sale.
3–5 p.m. Unique, handcrafted and not-quite-perfect pottery pieces will be available for sale beginning at $3. Items include ceramic bowls, mugs, and pitchers, to name a few. Proceeds help fund equipment and supplies for Sawtooth School for Visual Art’s ceramics department. The sale is free and open to the public. Sawtooth School for Visual Art, 215 N. Spruce Street. 336-723-7395. sawtooth.org.
Arts + Craft Beer.
5–8 p.m. Now in its sixth year, Arts + Craft beer will feature tastings from local and regional breweries. Attendees can partake in hands-on activities, such as screen printing and earring-making, while artists demonstrate their process and works in the ceramics, digital arts, and woodworking studios. Artisan goods, including handmade beer steins and caddies, will also be available for purchase. Food trucks will be on site. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door; tastings are included in the price of admission. Sawtooth School for Visual Art, 215 N. Spruce Street. 336-723-7395. sawtooth.org.
Lewisville Street Party and Food Truck Festival.
6–10 p.m. The Fifth Annual Lewisville Street Party and Food Truck Festival will feature food, music, and beer and wine. Shallowford Square, 655 Shallowford Road, Lewisville. lewisvillenc.net.
The Larry Keel Experience.
8 p.m. Larry Keel is described by music critics and reviewers as the most powerful, innovative and all-out exhilarating acoustic flatpicking guitarists performing today. He’ll perform at The Reeves Theater & Cafe. Tickets $20–$27. 129 W. Main St., Elkin. 336-258-8240. reevestheater.com.
Camel City Craft Fair’s Summer Fling.
12–6 p.m. The Fourth Annual Summer Fling hosted by Camel City Craft Fair features more than 75 local and regional vendors selling handmade arts and crafts, repurposed and vintage antiques, and food items. Free. Foothills Tasting Room, 3800 Kimwell Drive. facebook.com/camelcitycraftfair.
Newcomers and Neighbors of Greater Winston-Salem monthly meeting.
9:45 a.m. Newcomers and Neighbors will host their regular monthly meeting on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Coffee and social begins at 9:45 a.m. with a meeting to follow. Membership is open to women who are new or established residents of the Greater W-S area. Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1416 Bolton Street. For membership information, email email@example.com or visit online newcomers-Winston-Salem.com.
Jeff Little Trio to perform.
8 p.m. Jeff Little, with his distinctive two-handed style much influenced by the mountain flat-picked guitar tradition, will perform. He’s joined by acclaimed guitarist and banjo player Steve Lewis, as well as standout upright bassist Josh Scott. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. The Reeves Theater & Cafe, 129 W. Main St., Elkin. 336-258-8240. reevestheater.com.