January 29, 2024

💕 Valentine's & Galentine's Day Events

The Go-To Winston-Salem

January 29, 2024


Flywheel Memberships

💬 Connect with fellow remote workers, chat over lunch or a coffee (it’s unlimited), and experience a sense of community at Flywheel Coworking.

Flywheel Coworking

~ Community Member 5 or 10: Choose this plan if you want to get out of the house a few days a week.

~ Unreserved Desk: Choose this plan if you need a place to work daily.

~ Reserved Desk: Choose this plan if you want your own dedicated space where you can leave a monitor at the desk of your choice.

~ Private Office: Choose this plan if you want your own office with no lease or overhead.

Valentine’s Day Planning

Valentine’s & Galentine’s Day are just around the corner! Events can fill up quickly this time of year, so make sure to plan ahead.

Valentine's Day in Winston-Salem

DIY Workshops/Classes

  • Galentine’s Paint & Sip Night - Paint Valentine’s Day door hangers or keepsake heart boxes at Shaffner Inn. Apps and a glass of wine are included! February 9

  • St. Valentine’s Celebration - Enjoy hands-on activities, music, and more during this family-friendly Valentine’s Day Celebration at Körner’s Folly. February 10

  • Sip & Decorate - Decorate a cake alongside your significant other at The Canvas Cake Studio. February 14

Dinners and Brunches

  • Galentine’s Brunch - Enjoy a delicious brunch along with sparkling mimosas at Childress Vineyards. February 4 and 11

  • Valentine’s Day Dinner - Take part in a four-course dinner with your special person at Truist Stadium. February 14

  • Dinner and Show - Enjoy a three-course dinner and a live musical show at Childress Vineyards. February 17

Other Events

  • Valentine’s Bar Bazaar - Shop from various craft artists and create personalized items at a DIY bead bar at The Playground Golf and Sports Bar. February 8

  • Decades Prom - Dance the night away at Foothills Tasting Room while enjoying a chocolate fountain, a royal chocolate court, apps, and a sampling of Foothills’ new beer. February 10

  • Galentine’s Night Out - Join Dog-eared Coffee Company for special treats and the opportunity to shop a pop-up with small women-owned businesses. February 13


Tuesday, January 30

  • Resume Review - Join Greater Winston-Salem and have your resume reviewed by a local workforce development professional. 12-2 PM*

  • Kids Cooking Class - Bring your kids to East of Texas to learn how to make loaded baked potatoes. 4:30 PM

Wednesday, January 31

  • Spark - Discover the power of “intrapreneurship” through engaging talks, interactive workshops, and networking opportunities hosted by the Intrapreneurs Forum. 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM*

  • Civics 101 - Need a refresher on how local government works before the March 5 Primary? Then tune into this webinar, featuring local community experts. 12 PM

  • Cocktail Class - Learn about and taste popular vodka cocktails + learn how to make them yourself at Breathe Cocktail Lounge. 7 PM

Thursday, February 1

  • Cake Decorating - Create a cake in honor of Black History Month at The Canvas Cake Studio. 6:30 PM

  • Read-In Event - Celebrate the writings of Black authors at The Reynolda House Museum. Participants will share their favorite poem or excerpt from a novel written by a Black author. 2 PM

  • Art Anthology - The Milton Rhodes Center hosts the opening reception of the Happy Hill Neighborhood Association Art Anthology. 5-7 PM

  • Mixed Doubles - Grab a seat at Forsyth County Central Library for the second installment in a series of tandem lectures on unrelated topics. 6 PM every Thursday through February 15.

  • Artist Talk - Fireside, a monthly series, returns to SECCA! This edition features creative couples sharing about the power of shared inspiration. 6 PM

Other News

  • Reopening: The Reynolda House Museum of American Art will reopen to the public on February 1. The museum was closed in January to allow staff to make improvements to the historic house.

  • New Location: Cam’s Coffee Co. announced its new location will be inside Kaleideum in downtown Winston-Salem. The coffee shop creates employment opportunities for individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities.

  • Exhibit: The Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission presents “We Built This: Profiles of Black Architects and Builders” from February through March. The exhibit’s grand opening will be held on February 2 at Union Station.

  • Elections: Voting in the primary elections begins soon. The registration deadline is February 9 - all forms must be postmarked or delivered by this date. Early voting begins February 15 and the primary election is March 15. Find your sample ballot and list of candidates online.

  • Sports: Winston-Salem has a new soccer team, Salem City FC. The team is part of the USL League Two and will begin playing in May as part of the fourth tier of professional soccer in the US.

  • Funding: Did you know Forsyth County provides funding for non-profit agencies so that they can provide community services? Applications are due February 26 - check out their website for more details.

  • Program: The Positive Path Program offers GED assistance, STEAM exposure, personal and professional development training, career shadowing, and more to at-risk youth and young adults 16-24. Applications are due February 2.

Upcoming Events

  • InspireXchange - Attend a meetup for digital designers, web developers, and marketing professionals at Flywheel Coworking on February 7.

  • Revivify Peel Class - Take a class at The Vista at Forsyth Plastic Surgery on February 13 and learn about Revivify, a clinically proven at-home peel system.

  • Leadership - Wake Forest University presents “Leading People Who Are Different From You” on February 22. The program is designed to help leaders wishing to enhance their ability to build and lead effective teams.

The Wrap

  • 🏆 Last week, we asked you to determine which restaurant in Winston-Salem has the best wings. The results are in: Waldo’s Wings is the winner!

  • 🦁 In case you missed it, ROAR just underwent some major changes: read more here.


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