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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Smarty Scoop on Weekend Events

By Katie M

Happy Wednesday! Let's hope the rain ends soon because there are a lot of fun activities happening around the Triad, including the Dixie Classic Fair which runs through this weekend. If you haven't been yet, be sure to read Smarty tips before you go!

Also, if you are in the market for a new car seat, plan on doing some shopping this week! For a limited time, Amazon is offering up to 22% off Britax carseats, one of the most trusted brands of children's carseats. Stock up now, Smarties!

As for the rest of this week's Smarty scoop, read on!

Sedge Garden UMC Consignment Sale
Friday, Oct. 9 and Saturday, Oct. 10
Sedge Garden United Methodist Church, 794 Sedge Garden Rd, Kernersville
For more information on items and times, call 336-788-2297.

Disney’s A Christmas Carol Train Tour
Friday, Oct 9 from 9 am to 7 pm
NC Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave, Spencer
A behind-the-scenes look at the making and the magic of Disney’s motion picture “A Christmas Carol.” Free event. Call 704-636-2889 for more information.

Ghost Train Halloween Festival
Fridays and Saturdays throughout Oct. 7:30-11:30 p.m.
Tweetsie Railroad, US Highway 321
Come celebrate 20 years of Tweetsie’s Halloween festival. Take a ride on the Ghost Train, a trip through the 3-D maze, tour the Haunted House, jump on the Creepy Carnival and other rides, visit the Black Hole and the Freaky Forest attraction. Adults and children, $26; under 2, free. 1-877-TWEETSIE.

Fun on the Farm
Saturday, Oct. 10 at 6 pm
The Children’s Home, 1001 Reynolda Road, W-S
It's time for the 3rd Annual Fun on the Farm! Bring your lawn chairs & blankets to enjoy a crisp Fall evening filled with Hayrides, Dinner, Roasting Marshmallows, Silent Auction, Live Music, Face Painting and great views of Downtown Winston-Salem! Tickets are $10 for Adults, $5 for Children (5-12), and Children under 5 are free. Ticket price includes dinner and all activities! Beer & Wine will be available for an additional charge. All proceeds of this event benefit The Children's Home.

Buddy Walk 2009
Saturday, Oct. 10 from 9 am to Noon
Tanglewood Park, Shelter #4, Clemmons
Walk to support the Piedmont Down Syndrome Support Network. Walkers receive a T-shirt. Enjoy inflatables, petting zoo and a talent show. Registration required. Individuals, $15; family, $35; groups of 10, $100. 9 a.m.-noon. Call 336-712-3448 to register or get more information.

Bur-Mil Park’s Annual Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10 am to 4 pm
Bur-Mil Park, 5834 Bur-Mil Club Rd, GSO
Hayrides, games, face painting, a petting zoo, children’s crafts, pumpkin patch, bow and arrow demonstrations, carnival food, etc. Free event. Call 336-373-3819 for more info.

Carolina Renaissance Festival
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
North Charlotte (between Concord and Huntersville on Hwy 73 at Poplar Tent Road. Exit 25 on I77 or exits 52 or 55 off I85.
Come experience this medieval festival with its 10-stage theatre, a 20-acre circus, an arts and crafts fair, a jousting tournament and food all day. Adults, $18; ages 5-12, $7.

Pumpkin Patch & Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct. 10 from 8 am to Noon
Paul’s Chapel, 2719 W. Center St. Extension, Lexington
Fall festival, pumpkin patch and yard sale at Davidson Preschool. Free event.

Community Day Festival
Sun, Oct. 11 from 2 to 4 pm
Reynolda House Museum, Winston-Salem
Reynolda House Museum of American Art invites the public to an exotic fun-filled Community Day Festival. Sponsored by The Budd Group, Community Day is a free celebration of two amazing explorers, Charles Darwin and Frederic Church, who traveled to South America in the mid-1800s, one in the name of science, the other in the name of art. A wide range of activities for children and adults will be going on throughout the afternoon. For more information, please visit or call 336.758.5150.

Arts On Sunday Rhythm of Art
Sunday, Oct. 11 at 1 pm
Trade St, between 6th and 7th streets in Winston-Salem
Come enjoy featured art and craft exhibits, live music, dance, artist's demonstrations, a Kid's Craft Corner and much, much more in the Downtown Winston-Salem Arts District. Beginning at 1 PM, the sidewalks of Trade Street between 6th & 7th Streets will be buzzing with excitement. This FREE event is fun for the whole family and a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. You will find surprise talent every week. Art, Fine Crafts, Global Dance & Poetry from all over the world. Free event. Call 336-413-6667 for more information.

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