If you’re bored in Winston-Salem, you just haven’t found the right places to hang out. Take a look at some of the city’s best entertainment with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Carolinas.
200 years of history is preserved in the living community of Old Salem, which features the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), lovely gardens and landscaping, workshops, tours and special events throughout the year. Old Salem Historic District, declared a National Historic Landmark 1966, showcases the culture of the Moravian settlement in North Carolina during the 18th and 19th centuries, communal buildings, churches, houses, and shops.
Make the Old Salem Visitor Center your first stop to for information about tours, events and more.
Indie film buffs will love Winston-Salem’s A/perture Cinema. This independent, locally owned theater screens independent, documentary, local, and festival films in its two 80-seat theaters. Serving freshly popped popcorn, snacks from local confectioners, and an impressive beer and wine list, it’s no wonder A/perture is a favorite among local movie enthusiasts.
If you’re in the mood for some rock ’n’ roll, soul, hip-hop, or anything in-between, Ziggy’s is the spot in Winston-Salem. Concertgoers say there isn’t a bad seat in the house, the sound system is powerful, and the drinks are reasonably priced. Just a tip: if you want good parking, get there early as it fills up fast.
Baseball: America’s pastime. At BB&T, baseball fans can watch the Winston-Salem Dash (a Chicago White Sox farm team) take on other class-A teams, with a beer and a bag of fresh-roasted peanuts in hand. The Dash might not be major-league, but then neither are the ticket prices.
Fans of live theatre and aspiring thespians alike will really appreciate Festival Stage of Winston-Salem. This professional theater company performs a wide repertoire of live theatre productions, from comedies to dramas to musicals. When in Winston-Salem, you can catch them in action at the Hanesbrands Theatre in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, downtown.