Imagine this on your Thanksgiving table. | Photo courtesy of Brothers Pizzeria
If it’s too late to start thawing the turkey or you want a different kind of feast this Thanksgiving, we’ve got you. Here are local places still accepting orders:
Brothers Pizzeria, 214 W. 4th St. | $70 | Servings vary | The restaurant oven bakes seasoned turkeys that are between 15 and 16 pounds — so you just have to come up with side dishes and desserts. The last day to call the restaurant to order is tomorrow, Nov. 21.
Mrs. Pumpkin’s, 3645 Reynolda Rd. | $35 | Feeds 4 people | Choose between a Moravian chicken pie or chicken pot pie for the entree. The meal also comes with one side, salad, tea, bread, and a dessert pie from the bakery and deli. Order online or in store by Wednesday, Nov. 22.
The Porch, 840 Mill Works St. | $200 | Feeds 6-7 people | Choose between a whole roasted or smoked turkey and three sides. Gravy, rolls + cranberry sauce are included. Extra sides and desserts are available for an additional cost. Orders will be accepted until 9 p.m. today, Nov. 20.
ROAR, 633 N. Liberty St. | $120 to feed 2-4 people, $160 to feed 4-6 people | Opt for two meats or six vegetables. The meal also includes a choice of three sides. Dinner rolls, gravy, and herb butter are also provided. Orders must be placed by tomorrow, Nov. 21 for pickup on Wednesday, Nov. 22.
Want to dine somewhere other than your table? ROAR will also offer a Thanksgiving buffet on the holiday, Nov. 23 from 12 to 5 p.m. — no reservation required. Each meal ticket includes access to bowling, simulators, or mini-golf. A complimentary adult apple cider will also be included. Tickets are $39.95 for adults and $20 for children under age 12.
Executive Functioning Monday Morning Dash | Monday, Nov. 20 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | B Balanced Counseling and Wellness, 110 Oakwood Dr., Ste. 450, Winston-Salem | $15 | Learn practical strategies to enhance your time management, organization, planning, and decision-making abilities.
Weekly Women’s Walk | Monday, Nov. 20 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Reynolda Gardens, 100 Reynolda Village, Winston-Salem | Free | Join local women for some exercise around Reynolda Gardens.
Tuesday, Nov. 21
Songwriters Workshop | Tuesday, Nov. 21 | 6-9 p.m. | INBTWN, 606 Trade St. NW, Winston-Salem | Free | Learn helpful tools to write music of any genre.
Wednesday, Nov. 22
Tree Lighting & Christmas Cookie Competition | Wednesday, Nov. 22 | 6-8 p.m. | Medaloni Cellars, 9125 Shallowford Rd., Winston-Salem | Free | Participate in the cookie competition by bringing 50 samples of your favorite holiday cookie or come as a judge to try them all and vote.
A community meeting for North Ward residents will be held tomorrow, Nov. 21. The forum at the Hanes Hosiery Community Center (501 Reynolds Blvd.) begins at 6 p.m. and will cover topics like traffic calming, housing development, and more.
Forsyth County Commissioners have approved a $3.8 million dollar contract for renovations to the Highland Avenue Center (650 Highland St.). Work will include the creation of Forsyth County’s first behavioral crisis treatment center. (Winston-Salem Journal)
Tanglewood Park 2024 passes are on sale for a discounted rate of $20 through December. The windshield pass grants visitors entry to the park in Clemmons from the time it is purchased through the end of next year. Tickets purchased after Jan. 1 are $25.
Are you good with numbers? Winston-Salem nonprofit Forsyth Futures is hiring a Data and Research Analyst. Candidates who have skills designing and conducting research projects using quantitative methods are encouraged to apply online.
Forsyth Humane Society will hold its Lights of Hope lighting ceremony on Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. Lights purchased in honor of pets for $10 will glow nightly during the month of December — proceeds support the organization’s initiatives and rescue efforts.
Delta Arts Center will present “A Motown Christmas” on Friday, Dec. 15. You can hear your holiday favorites from 7 to 11 p.m. during the fundraiser at UR Coliseum (4421 Poindexter Rd.) in Walkertown. Tickets are $55 and are on sale online.
$2.4 billion. That’s the amount Novant Health will pay Tenet Healthcare Corporation to acquire three South Carolina hospitals and physician practices. The hospitals are along the SC coast in Hilton Head, Hardeeville, and Mount Pleasant. (Triad Business Journal)
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“The Trumpet Shall Sound” is in the third and final part of the oratorio. | Photo courtesy of Evan Vorhis via Winston-Salem Symphony
The Winston-Salem Symphony will perform George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” on Tuesday, Dec. 12. It will be the first time Music Director Michelle Merrill has conducted the symphony’s performance of the classic.
This year’s concert will be at Wait Chapel on the campus of Wake Forest University. Tickets range from $29-$95 (plus tax + fees) and are available online or through the symphony box office.
The Winston-Salem Symphony Chorus will be featured — along with guest soloists Ashley Fabian (soprano), Leah Wool (mezzo-soprano), Gene Stenger (tenor), and Michael Hix (bass).
Concertgoers are encouraged to bring non-perishable food to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank. The most needed items include:
Canned meats and fish
Canned or dried beans
Volunteers will collect the donations before patrons enter the chapel. The show begins at 7:30 p.m.
I have attended Winston-Salem Symphony’s “Messiah” many times over the years. My dad shares my love and appreciation for classical music — I’m always grateful to experience the powerful performance with him.