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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Smarty Scoop on Weekend Events

By Katie M

Happy Wednesday Smarty Readers, and Happy Early Valentine's Day! We are so lucky that Valentine's Day falls on a Saturday this year. It's a great excuse for a date night, and a good day to do crafty things with the kids! If you haven't already made your Valentine's Day plans, it's not too late to check out Winston-Salem events on Smitty's Notes , or Triad restaurants on for some last minute date ideas. And be sure to read TriadSmartyPants this coming Friday. One of our Smarty Moms (and one of the craftiest moms I know) will be sharing a great Valentine's Day craft for you to do with the kiddos. As for the rest of the weekend, be sure to look into the following:

King Moravian Preschool Spring Consignment Sale
Friday, Feb. 13 from 9 am to 6 pm, and Saturday from 9 am to Noon
King Moravian Church, 228 West Dalton Road, King
Used children's clothing, toys, equipment and other items for sale. Red ticket items are 1/2 off on Saturday. Phone: 336-983-4003.

Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus
Friday, Feb. 13 - 15; Click the link to see dates, times, prices and ticket info
Greensboro Colesium
The "Greatest Show on Earth" returns! Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey® presents "Zing Zang Zoom," a thrill-filled, mind-blowing circus spectacular where family fun is no illusion.

Sharpay Valentine's Day Tea
Friday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 pm
My Party Palace Triad, 209-G Century Blvd., Kernersville
Girls will enjoy Valentine's crafts, dress up, polished nails, snacks and decorate-your-own cupcakes. In addition to all that, "Miss Evans" will join the girls for tea. $25. Phone: 336-992-0146.

Romantic Meal For Two Cooking Class
Friday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 PM
The Stocked Pot And Company Cooking School, 381 Jonestown Road, WS
ROMANTIC MEAL FOR TWO Valentine’s Day is around the corner, are you planning anything special for this special day? Need some help with a menu that will impress your date? Chef Don has the perfect solution; he will make you look like a pro as you make from scratch the following menu: Carved melon filled with Berries Romanoff, Roasted stuffed Cornish game hens with wild rice and mushrooms filling, Potatoes au Gratin, Green beans with sun dried tomatoes, and for dessert Hazelnut Chocolate crepes. The best part, get this……you will have this all made in advance, leaving time for Romance. The perfect wine before, during and after will be discussed and tasted. Forget the chocolates but not the roses, dinner for two. 34 Seats Available $44.00. Phone: 336.499.5844. Email:

What's Love Got to do with it?
Friday, Feb. 13 at 7 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 300 N Cherry St, WS
On February 13th, the What’s Love Got to Do With It? Tour is coming to Winston Salem. This musical search for real love combines a full concert and comedy together to explore what real love is. This event is the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your significant other and friends. Come downtown and have dinner at one of the great restaurants and then join us for the show. The event includes a concert of popular love songs performed by the nationally known Billy Lord. The band performs a blend of popular songs like "The Power of Love" by Huey Lewis & The News and "I Want To Know What Love Is" by Foreigner. Comedian, Scott Davis will also be here adding a humorous touch to this powerful concert about love. Tickets are $10/person and available in advance at the church office or online at Buy yours today!

Big Bang Boom!
Saturday, Feb. 14 at 3 pm
Greensboro Children's Museum, 220 N. Church St., GSO
Local children's band, Big Bang Boom!, will play for Valentine's Day. Free with museum admission, $6.

OrKIDStra: Drum and Dance
Saturday, Feb. 14 at 10:30 am
Triad Stage at the Pyrle Theatre, 232 S. Elm St., GSO
OrKIDStra is a three-concert series designed for 3-5-year-old children and their families, held on Saturday mornings at Triad Stage in downtown Greensboro. Programs include hands-on activities for children led by Musikgarten teachers. Children, $5; adults, $9. Phone: 336-335-5456 x 223

Valentine's Day Pottery Special
Saturday, Feb. 14 from 5-10 pm
The Mad Platter, 2921 Battleground Ave., GSO
"Feel Good, Paint Pottery." If you're looking for something special but different to do for Valentine's Day, look no further. You can bring a date, a friend, or your family to enjoy a night of painting together. There will be food and drinks available for everyone. Reservations required. Cost of pottery varies; session is free. Phone: 336-540-9823

WFU women vs Virginia Tech
Sunday, Feb. 15 at 3 pm
Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem
Phone: 336-758-3322. Email:

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anon said...

For folks in/near Winston-Salem, Big Bang Boom is also going to be at the Children's Museum in Winston-Salem on Saturday from 11am-noon.

Anonymous said...

We saw BBB last week at the Read To Me Festival and our kids had a great time.

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