EVENTS

Thank you to
our sponsor:

 

New Winston Museum, Moravian Archives, and Historic Bethania

Saturday, April 13

4:00 pm

Gravestone cleaning workshop to learn how to safely and effectively
clean gravestones using Biological D-2 Solution.

Please RSVP to Nicole at the Moravian Archives: ncrabbe@mcsp.org

 

 

Preservation Forsyth

Wednesday, May 1

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Reception at Footnotes to celebrate Preservation
Month. Architectural historian Laura Phillips, author
of Grand Illusions, will be our special guest.

Appetizers and wine/beer will be served.

634 W. Fourth St. (behind Foothills)

 

Kernersville Museum

Saturday, May 4

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Spring Folly with a tobacco basket weaving demonstration at the
Tobacco Barn.

127 W. Mountain St. Kernersville, NC

 

 

Reynolda

Saturday, May 11

2:00 pm

Lecture by Richard Guy Wilson. “Colonial Revival and Arts & Crafts:
Charles Barton Keen.” Light reception follows. 
$15 general public/$10 Reynolda members, ICAA members and
WFU students, faculty and staff.  Advance ticket purchase encouraged.

Buy Tickets Here

This event is co-sponsored by the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, NC

Chapter.  It is the first of three lectures focused on the architecture of Reynolda in

the 2019 ”About the House” series.

2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem

 

 

New Winston Museum, Moravian Archives, Forsyth County Historic
Resources Commission, Preservation Forsyth  and Winston-Salem
African American Archives

Saturday, May 11

11:00 am and 2:00 pm

Historic Cemeteries Trolley Tour.  Tour will visit Mt. Sinai Jewish Cemetery,

Waughtown Cemetery, St. Paul’s Cemetery in Kernersville, and New
Evergreen Cemetery.  There will be a tour guide on board the trolley,
and special guest tour guides on-site at two of the locations.

Tickets must be purchased in advance CLICK HERE
for $25, $20 four or more.

More information at newwinston.org/events

Meet in parking lot of Moravian Archives /
Salem College Fine Arts Center.

 

 

Moravian Archives

Saturday, May 11

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

A walking tour of the Salem Moravian Graveyard (God’s Acre, ) Salem Cemetery and the Second St. Philips Graveyard.  Led by J. Eric Elliott, Archivist at the Moravian Archives.  Will occur between the trolley tours.  Leaves from the same location as above.   Co-sponsored by New Winston Museum, Forsyth County
Historic Resources Commission, Winston-Salem African American Archives and Preservation Forsyth.

No fee.

 

 

Lewisville Historical Society and Lewisville Branch Library

Monday, May 13

6:00 pm

Douglas J. Butler, author of North Carolina Civil War Monuments: An Illustrated
History, will discuss the 109 Civil War monuments erected from 1865-1965. 
Light refreshments.  This project is made possible by funding  from the North
Carolina Humanities Council.

Lewisville Branch Library, 6490 Shallowford Road, Lewisville, NC

 

 

Open House–Work in Progress in Sunnyside

Wednesday, May 15

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

303 E Sprague St., Winston-Salem

 

 

Open House–The Historic Coleman House

Wednesday, May 15

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

533 Summit Street, Winston-Salem

 

 

Rural Hall Historic Train Depot and Railroad Museum

Friday, May 17

5:00 pm – 6:45 pm

The Depot, which features a new gallery of steam engine era prints, will be
open for tours. Kings Hot Dogs will be onsite selling food and beverages.

7:00 pm

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first American transcontinental railroad
at a sing-along with Adam Miller, a premier autoharpist, renowned folksinger,
and natural born storyteller.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket (no alcohol allowed). 
In case of inclement weather, the concert will be performed at REVO Church,
7105 Broad Street.  For more information visit ruralhalldepot.org

8170 Depot Street, Rural Hall, NC

 

Rural Hall Historic Train Depot and Railroad Museum

Saturday, May 18

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Open house for tours of the new art gallery of steam engine era prints.

8170 Depot Street, Rural Hall, NC

 

 

Kernersville Historic Preservation Society

Saturday, May 18

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Annual clean up with a presentation on the history of the St. Paul’s Historic
Cemetery, a pre-Civil War African American cemetery.  Annual picnic will follow.

Between Cagney's and Stafford House on S. Main Street, Kernersville.

 

Town of Bethania Visitor Center

Saturday, May 18

10:00 am – 10:45

“Beyond the Palisade:  Developing a More Inclusive Interpretation of
Bethabara’s History.”   Lecture by Samantha Smith, Director of Historic
Bethabara Park.

11:00 am – 11:45 am

Tour of Historic Bethania with Michele Williams, Manager of Historic Bethania
Visitor Center.

Both events at 5393 Horton Lane, Bethania, NC

 

 

 

Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission

Sunday, May 19

3:00 pm

Unveiling the Griffith-Jones Old Home Place historic marker.  The log house
on the farm was built ca. 1859 by Mary M.A. Griffith Jones and her husband,
W. Asbury Jones. Concord United Methodist Church at 8955 Concord Church Road

 

 

Körner’s Folly

Sunday, May 19

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Victorian Parlor Series:  Picnic with the Prescott.  Victorian picnic featuring
updated classic Körner Family recipes by Chef Trey Prescott.  “Aunt Dealy’s
Lemonade” signature cocktail, games on the lawn, and costumed attendees.

Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children. Order online at kornersfolly.org

 

 

Walkertown Area Historical Society

Tuesday, May 21

6:30 pm

A History of Walkertown From the Art of Robert Klar.  Robert Klar will show
and discuss several of his drawings of Walkertown properties and talk about
the history from his perspective.  Local historians will also be on hand to add
in historical detail and assist with questions.

Walkertown Public Library, Walkertown, NC

 

 

Historic Bethabara Park

Saturday, May 25

10:00 am – 10:45 am

”Planning a Town: Bethania as Wachovia’s First Planned Community.”  Lecture
by Michele Williams, Manager of Historic Bethania Visitor Center.

11:00 am – 11:45 am

Tour of Historic Bethabara Park with Samantha Smith, Director
of Historic Bethabara Park.  For more information visit www.historicbethabara.org

Both events at 2147 Bethabara Road, Winston-Salem

 

 

Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission

Sunday, May 26

3:00 pm

Unveiling the Lowman Pauling & The “5” Royales historic marker honoring
the musical contributions of The “5” Royales and Pauling’s groundbreaking
guitar playing and song writing.

Corner of Rich Avenue and East 12th Street, Winston-Salem