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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Smarty Scoop on Weekend Events

By Katie M

Happy Wednesday! With the holidays just about here, we are excited to share another high-spirited event! Our friends at Paper Sassy will be hosting Pink Friday – a brighter alternative to Black Friday – at its Kernersville store on Friday, November 27. Mark your calendars now, because once again, you can expect to see some AMAZING sales that will no doubt kick-start your holiday shopping!

Check out these deals from our Smarty Sponsor: All monogrammed items in the store will be 50% off. Buy one Clip and Doodle and get matching note cards for 50% off. Buy one set of note cards and get matching address labels for 10% off. Take 10% off all Stephen Joseph Children collection. Take 10% off ALL baby gifts. Dry-erasable magnetic bulletin boards known as Magulletins are 25% off. All holiday photo cards = 25%. All stampers = 25%. And if this wasn’t enough, every item in its “Going, Going, Gone” section is marked down 65%! Plus, there will be cider, cookies, and much more! See, we told you this is a super smarty store!

Five percent of all Pink Friday sales will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Pink Friday will take place during regular store hours (10 am to 5:30 pm) at Paper Sassy which is located at 113 W. Mountain Street in Kernersville. For more information, call 336-497-4730. We’ll see you there – again!

As for the rest of the weekend scoop, keep reading!

Triad Restaurant Week
Is still running, and is an opportunity for you to try out a new restaurant or visit an old favorite at an affordable, reasonable price, while also supporting the region’s local restaurants. Participating restaurants will offer special three-course dinners as a way to encourage dining out. The restaurants will offer complete meals at either $20 or $30, depending on the menu selection. They will offer this fixed price menu that includes three courses: an appetizer, an entrée and dessert. (Tax and gratuity are not included.)

Triad Restaurant Week unveiled its list of participating local restaurants last week. Check the official website It runs from November 13-22nd. Get your sitters lined up and enjoy an evening out!

Cloth Diaper Swap/Sale
November 19 at 6:45 – 7:45 PM (sellers need to arrive 15 minutes early)
721 Luxbury Rd., W-S Winston (driveway is on the corner of HornsWay and Luxbury)
If you're new to cloth, it'll be a great opportunity for you to touch/feel many different kinds of diapers. Trying out used diapers before buying your stash is definitely the most cost-effective way to switch. And If you're a CD Veteran you'll REALLY enjoy this chance to stock up at a lower cost or just get rid of what you're not using anymore. Her goal is to help out the community and the environment and show that there is a good support group for CD users. Items likely to be for sale: diapers (prefolds, pockets, etc), cloth wipes, liners, boosters, trainers, wraps, covers, woolies, snappis, diaper pail, liners, etc. Most items will be gently used, though some will be new.

Celebration of Seagrove Potters
Saturday, November 21 from 9 am to 6 pm; Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm.
Luck's Cannery, NC Pottery Hwy 705 (directions on web site link above)
The 2nd Annual Celebration of Seagrove Potters is just one week away, but it's not too late to purchase Gala Tickets for Friday night's opening activities. Held indoors at the historic Luck's Bean Plant in Seagrove, the Gala is a chance for visitors to meet the artists and enjoy the opening night festivities of this fabulous event where guests have first privilege to browse and purchase from the thousands of pottery pieces, sip a favorite beverage and enjoy abundant hors d'oeuvres while listening to the jazz band. Tickets this day are $5 and children 12 and under are free. A second fundraising auction of Seagrove pots will be held at 4 PM Saturday. Food and beverage vendors will be set up including 3-Kings Barbeque, Blue Diner Grille, and Pacific Rim Noodle House among others. Indoor seating is available. A special Kids area (only kids allowed in to buy authentic Seagrove pottery at kids prices!) will raise funds to be donated to the local county schools' art departments, demonstrations and educational opportunities will be available, and much more.

Happy 5th Birthday, Children's Museum of Winston-Salem!
Friday, November 20 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem, 390 S. Liberty St., W-S
Come celebrate at this party, and arrive between 9 am and 10 am for free doughnuts and free admission! Lots of activities, Clifford coloring contest and storytimes. After 10 a.m., admission price resumes to $7.

Santa at Friendly Shopping Center
Friday, November 20
Friendly Shopping Center, 600 Green Valley Road, GSO
Visit Santa Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (he takes breaks between 1-2 and 5-6), and Sunday from noon-6 p.m.(he takes a break between 3-4 pm). Photo package prices vary.

TriadMommies 2nd Annual Holiday Bazaar & Santa’s Workshop
Saturday, November 21 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
City Lake Park Gymnasium, 602 W. Main St., Jamestown
Over 40 local vendors for all your Christmas gifts. Kids have area to make holiday crafts in Santa’s Workshop ($3), meet Saint Nick and get a 5x7 photo ($8). Items include children’s toys, handmade children’s clothing, jewelry, gourmet food items, home décor items, cosmetics, all natural products, and much more. Free.

Whimsical Women Fall Art Sale
Saturday, November 21 from 10 AM to 2:30 PM
2233 Vienna Dozier Rd. in beautiful Pfafftown
Rain date Sunday November 22
Click link above to get all the scoop from our previous post!

Festival of Trees
Saturday from 9 – 6 pm, and Sunday from Noon to 5 pm
Dixie Classic Fairgrounds’ Education Building
Tickets are sold only at the door – $6 for adults, $3 for kids 2-12. Park for FREE! And it all supports Brenner Children’s Hospital. Please call Cindy Caines at (336)716-7985 if you need more information.
Click link above to get all the scoop from our previous post!

46th Piedmont Craftsmen's Fair
Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m..
Benton Convention Center, 301 W. Fifth St., W-S
Over 130 of the finest craftsmen from around the Southeast. Adults, $6, ages 12 and under, free.

Burlington Christmas Parade
Saturday, November 21 at 10 am
Streets of downtown Burlington.
Burlington's annual Christmas parade through the streets of downtown. Free.

National Adoption Day
Saturday, November 21 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Greensboro Children's Museum, 220 N. Church St., GSO
The Greensboro Children's Museum will kick-off its celebration of National Adoption Day by letting children officially adopt one of their favorite toys to take home along with an adoption certificate. Includes storytime about different types of families and unique family trees. Information will be available for prospective adoptive parents and foster care information. This day will honor both adoptive and foster families in the Triad. Free with museum admission, $6.

Super Sitter Workshop
Saturday, November 21 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
The Women's Hospital of Greensboro, Classrooms 1 and 2, 801 Green Valley Road, GSO
Offered by the Women's Hospital and Greensboro Junior Woman's Club, this babysitting workshop is for boys and girls ages 10-14. Representatives from the police department, fire department and Emergency Medical services share babysitting safety tips. Pre-registration required. Admission: $10.

What did we forget? Add your event below!


Down Home DIY said...

The Art of Decorating Workshop Series by The Decorating Gals:
Marybeth Barrett, Addressing Spaces & Ava Lewandowski, Redesigns by Ava

Fee is $35.00 per class
Space is limited

Classes will be held at
Meg Brown Home Furnishings
5491 US Hwy 158
Advance, NC 27006

The Decorating Girls will give you the knowledge and inspiration to breathe new life into your decor and empower you to decorate without fear.

Friday, November 20, 2009 - Holiday Decorating. Learn how to add drama to your home with our festive holiday decorating tips. Morning class from 9:30am - 11:00am

More classes in January, February, March and April at

To register go to call 406.7072 or go to ttp://

Hope to see you!

Mandie said...

I'm tickled to find out about the cloth diaper sale! I am getting ready to make a diaper cake for my sister's shower on Saturday, and was frantically looking for diapers! As icing on the cake, it's just a few minutes from my house! Thanks, ya'll for posting this!

Anonymous said...

Triad Restaurant Week is still going on this weekend. My husband and I have a date night set.

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