Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Arts & Entertainment Calendar
September 07
10:58 2023

*Thursday, Sept. 7, 6 p.m. – Jazz & Laughz at Sedge Garden Recreation Center, 401 Robbins Road. Featuring Karlton Jones, Jason Tuttle and Smokey Bones and Band Fresh Winds. Tickets are $35 and include a soul food dinner. For tickets go to and click on Jazz & Laughz.

*Friday, Sept. 8, 6:30 p.m. – food will be available and 8 p.m. the film will begin at MUSE Winston-Salem and a/perture cinema’s Flashback Friday! Fun films from the ‘70s and ‘80s will be shown on the a/mobile inflatable screen on the grounds of MUSEws at 226 S. Liberty St. Friday’s film is “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” Music presented by the R. J. Reynolds High School A Cappella Group. Food will be available to purchase from Wutyasay food truck which will offer a specially curated food item for the film, along with Hoots beer. There will be hands-on activities for kids. This is a free event. Guests should bring their own lawn chairs. In the event of rain, the film will be moved inside of MUSE.

*”Smith & Libby: Two Rings, Seven Months, One Bullet.” This fascinating exhibit opens on Sept. 8 at Reynolda House and focuses on an unsolved murder at Reynolda from the 1930s. This exhibit will be on view until Dec. 31 and presents a captivating look through archival objects, news articles and other primary sources of an unsolved murder that rocked the Reynolda estate and made national headlines in 1932. There is more than one way for a house to be haunted and this story has hung over Reynolda for 90 years, at once the most tragic and infamous day in its history. Reynolda House is located at 2250 Reynolda Road and is open Turesday-Saturday from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1:30-4:30 p.m. For ticket information, go to

*An afternoon of poetry & prose with Terry Kennedy, Ed Southern, and Ross White on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 3 p.m. in the Bookmarks Bookstore, 634 W. Fourth St. They will be discussing their respective books and their journeys of being North Carolina authors. A book signing event is planned for after the conversation. Copies of the authors’ books will be for sale at the event with a booksigning after the discussion.

*Friday – Sunday, Sept. 8-10, The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem presents the comedy “The Underpants” by Steve Martin at HanesBrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St. To order tickets online, go to www. or call the box office at 336-725-4001.

*Sept. 9, 11 a.m., Community Day at Delta Arts, 2611 New Walkertown Road. Come enjoy the last bit of summer at our Community Day on Sept. 9. Live entertainment starts at 11 a.m. The event will include crafts, vendors, non-profit organizations, local entertainment, a kid’s zone, food trucks, dancing, and much more! This event is free to the public as a thank you to our community.

*Sept. 9, The Hispanic League presents 31st Annual Fiesta! This year Fiesta 2023 is at a new location – Truist Stadium where the Winston-Dash play. With an average attendance of over 20,000 people celebrating diversity, Hispanic heritage, and cross-cultural understanding, it is the largest one-day Hispanic street festival in the Triad. Come enjoy food, drinks, music, games, and much more.

*The 8th annual Festival for the Homeless, presented by Living Is Finally Enjoyable (L.I.F.E.) W-S, Inc., will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 2-6 p.m. at Gateway Commons Park, 1580 Oak St., Winston-Salem. This is a rain-or-shine event. Services that will be provided to the homeless population during the festival include haircuts, food, clothing, bags with useful items to take away, and live entertainment. The Winston-Salem State University Mobile Health Care Unit will be on site to do vital signs testing and provide health-care information, and there will be a Kidz Zone. While the food and services are for the homeless guests, the entertainment is for everyone. The Big 4 Choir, The Claptones, Real Love, spoken-word artist Spencer Aubrey, singer-songwriter Tiffany Thompson, Magical Men, Uncle Watson’s Widow, and Signature Soundz will perform. The community is invited to attend.

*United Way of Forsyth County will host a community event called “Bridging 52” on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 3 to 6 p.m. as part of its 100th anniversary celebration. Bridging 52 will be free and open to the public and will feature food trucks, a special art project, live entertainment, guest speakers, and information tables from United Way Partner Agencies. The event is being held on and adjacent to the Fourth Street bridge overlooking Hwy. 52. Free parking will be available in several adjacent parking lots. Food trucks lined up to be at the Bridging 52 event include Kona Ice, Taqueria Luciano, The Slush Rush, WUTYASAY Food Truck and Zekos 2 Go. Entertainment will include the Elite Athletics Center cheer squad, CIVIC Senior Center line dancing and Siren Series Jazz.

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