plus, a new Eye Institute in downtown Winston-Salem.
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WStoday: Winston-Salem Fashion Week pictures
Winston-Salem Fashion Week opening reception night at Robert Hall | MK Marketing & Photography Designs
Fashion lovers and enthusiasts (or maybe those who are curious) we’ve got you covered.
Winston-Salem Fashion Week is back for its 9th season. Level up your street style from Saturday, Sept. 23-30 with runway shows, fall and winter exclusive sales.

“You can expect a wide range from daily wear, urban street style to formal,” says Nikita Wallace, founder and creator of WSFW.

Be prepared to wear your best outfits.

Accessorize your calendar with the full schedule. Here are some statement pieces:

Swap + Style Event
  • Saturday, Sept. 23 | 10 a.m.–4 p.m. | ROAR, 366 N. Liberty St. | $15- $135 | Enjoy a day of swapping. Bring three of your newly and gently used brand items to swap with other fashionistas. Join a panel discussion featuring Alysha Williams. *Tickets are non-refundable.
Food to Fashion Runway Show
  • Thursday, Sept. 28 | 7 p.m. | Southside Food Forest, 133 W. Acadia Ave. | Free entry | A sustainable fashion showcase.
Champion and Hanesbrands Opening Night
  • Friday, Sept. 29 | 7 p.m. | Bailey Park Coal Pit | 445 Patterson Ave. | Free entry | Red Carpet Runway show: Champion, WSFW Project Run Slay and LEAD Girls of NC Fashion Camp.
Designer Runway Shows and Presentation
  • Saturday, Sept. 30 | 10 a.m. | SECCA, 750 Marguerite Dr. | $65- $135 | Runway show includes Goodwill Diva Dapper on a Dime, Avant Garde presentation + women’s wear and accessory designers. *Tickets are non-refundable.
Retail Runway Shows and Presentation
  • Saturday, Sept. 30 | 1:30-3:30 p.m. | SECCA, 750 Marguerite Dr. | $65- $135 | Runway show features The Curvy Fox Boutique, DXL Menswear, Body & Soul, and a youth category. *Tickets are non-refundable.
Sneakerhead Artists Presentation and Exhibition
  • Saturday, Sept. 30 | 4- 6 p.m. | SECCA, 750 Marguerite Dr. | Free entry | Experience art from local artists and designers featuring the fashion theme “sneakers” + design concepts. Winners will be announced.
Pro-tip: Registration ahead of these events is encouraged.
Thursday, Sept. 14
  • Carolina Core FC Sneak peek + official unveiling | Thursday, Sept. 14 | 4 p.m. | Gypsy Road Brewing, 1105 E. Mountain St., Kernersville | Free | Participants will not only take a first look at Carolina Core FC logo, but also enjoy live DJ, food trucks, giveaways, and a first look at new merchandise.
  • Pamela Howland Independent Artist Fund Showcase | Thursday, Sept. 14 | 5:30 p.m. | Reynolds Place Theatre, 251 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem | Free entry | Attendees are encouraged to make gifts to support the annual grants for artists across Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.
Friday, Sept. 15
  • Girls Night Out - Fantasy Friday Edition | Friday, Sept. 15 | 7:30-9 p.m. | 690 Women’s Fitness, 690 Jonestown Rd., Winston-Salem | $16 | Grab your girlfriends and hit the dance floor to learn new moves while exercising.
Saturday, Sept. 16
  • Billy Creason Band | Saturday, Sept. 16 | 9 p.m. | Earl’s, 121 W. 9th St., Winston-Salem| Free entry | Self-taught guitarist Billy Creason performs rock + country hits with his band.
  • Souljam at Triad Park | Saturday, Sept. 16 | 2-5 p.m. | Triad Park Amphitheatre, 9652 W. Market St., Kernersville | Free | Enjoy funky beats, good eats, and family fun featuring local favorites Souljam. Food trucks + concessions will be available for purchase.
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News Notes
  • Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist’s new Eye Institute will be located at 635 Vine St. in Innovation Quarter, in the building that Inmar Intelligence previously occupied. Renovations to the building are expected to begin in 2024.
  • Winston-Salem city council will hold a public hearing Oct. 2 to consider nominating Winston Lake Golf Course to the National Register of Historic Places. The meeting will be in person at 6 p.m. at City Hall on North Main Street. (Triad City Beat)
  • Winston-Salem State University plays its first home game this Saturday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. The Rams will face the Elizabeth City State University Vikings at Bowman Gray Stadium on South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Pro tip: don’t forget your clear bag.
  • Don Flow, CEO of Flow Automotive Companies, received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, NC’s highest honor. Flow also received an Outstanding Citizen of Winston-Salem award during a ceremony this week.
  • Allegacy Federal Credit Union President Cathy Pace will retire at the end of 2024. Executive and leadership firm DDJ Myers will begin the search for a new CEO. (Triad Business Journal)
  • Olivia Rodrigo has announced her GUTS world tour. The pop star is hitting arenas for the first time. Rodrigo will make a pit stop at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte on March 8, 2024. Registration for tickets is open until Sunday, Sept. 17.
  • ~ 20. That’s how many EV chargers are located around Winston-Salem. A new regional pilot program from Duke Energy will allow EV owners to pay a fixed monthly charge between $19.99- $24.99 to reduce the cost of EV charging. The launch date is Nov. 1.
🍺 Hold your stein
WStoday: Oktoberfest celebration Wiseman beer
Group of people gathered as they celebrate Oktoberfest at Wise Man Brewing | @wisemanbeer via Instagram
It’s the most brew-tiful time of the year: Oktoberfest.

This folk festival originated in Munich, Germany in 1810 to celebrate the marriage of Bavarian Crown Prince Louis to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The tradition has continued to grow into the world’s largest Volkfest — read: people festival — filled with beer, traditional Bavarian music, performances, parades, and German outfits.

We’ve complied a list of celebrations for you.

Incendiary Brewing Company | Saturday, Sept. 16 | Coalpit Live, 486 N. Patterson Ave., Winston-Salem| 12-5 p.m.| Free entry | Enjoy German style beers, get your annual stein + witness a tribute to Guns N’ Roses.

Wise Man Brewing | Saturday, Sept. 16 | 826 Angelos Bros. Ave., Winston-Salem | 1-4 p.m. | Free entry | Enjoy German-inspired dishes from food trucks + live music and contests. Can’t get enough? Come back Sunday, and play with baby goats from 2-5 p.m. Farm fresh products will also be available.
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Although I was bummed I couldn’t attend the Winston-Salem Fashion Week opening reception, I am excited for all the future events I can still take part in.

My mom is a fashion stylist so this event is near and dear to my heart — I know how much she would enjoy it if she was here in Winston-Salem.
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