Legacy Tours

Experience Winston-Salem!
August 2 – 4, 2017

Travel back in time! This experience will take place in historic Old Salem. It includes hands-on activities including hearth cooking and tasting, painting  and a guided tour of three (3) historic buildings.
Offered August 3rd only | 9:30 am – 12:30 pm  |  $75 per person   |  Min: 10, Max: 20


– Jerome Bias, an expert in culinary history and agriculture of the 18th and 19th centuries, will bring demonstrate cooking techniques and discuss historic African American cooking and foodways. Taste sultry dishes prepared with vegetables from the gardens of Salem.

– Leo Rucker, historic interpreter and visual artist, will lead a gourd painting demonstration. Participants will take away a personal painted egg gourd. Gourds are native to Africa and a part of Old Salem’s African/American Homowo Harvest Seed Collection.

– Tour of (1) St. Philips Heritage Center which includes the reconstructed 1823 African Log Church, the restored 1860 church where the ending of slavery was announced (oldest standing African American church in North Carolina), (2) the Single Brothers’ House and (3) The Miksch House and Gardens. The terrain in Old Salem is very uneven, and the tour requires walking up hill.


– Tour Winston-Salem’s African American art galleries, historic and arts districts, view North Carolina’s oldest African American church and more!  This tour will take you off the beaten into some of the city’s most intriguing sites.  End with a wine tasting of North Carolina wines!

CV&H is excited to be the Finale to Your Around The Town Trolley Tour! Visit Your Destination for North Carolina Wine, Craft Beer & More and Experience our Signature Line of Wines, made here in the Yadkin Valley + our other Signature Products and Scratch-Made Bites & Delights!  For your tasting, you’ll enjoy samples of our Signature Wines, House-Made Sangria + a light lunch.

In 2012, Carolina’s Vineyards & Hops was born.  Affectionately known as CV&H, this African-American owned tasting lounge is the first of its kind in the entire state and has become a unique place where the many fine products of North Carolina converge – from the wineries, breweries, creameries and farms – collectively bringing together the CV&H Experience.  Offering hundreds of wines & craft beers from North Carolina, you’re sure to enjoy your CV&H experience each and every time.



Trolleys provided by Triad Trolleys/Triad ECO Adventures






For More information:  charry@triadculturalarts.org or 336-336-757-8556


Standard Tours


Get your group together and book a guided tour tailored to your interests. Great for school groups, family reunions, or anyone who wants to get to know the Triad’s African American Legacy – or to get to know it better – this tour will take you off the beaten path into the neighborhoods of Winston-Salem, Greensboro and High Point..  See touchstones of the African American experience through key sites such as:

Winston-Salem – St. Philips Heritage Center in Old Salem Museums & Gardens is comprised of the  reconstructed the1823 African log church, the 1861 brick church where the ending of slavery was announced and the African American Graveyard, Stranger’s Graveyard and the Path to Happy Hill Overlook. Sit in the pews where enslaved people heard that slavery had ended, view sculpture and artwork and engage in interactive activities; Winston-Salem State University, George Black Brickyard and House, New Winston Museum, Delta Arts Center, historic churches, schools, homes and more!

Greensboro – The International Civil Rights Museum is an archival center, collecting museum and teaching facility devoted to the international struggle for civil and human rights. The Museum celebrates the nonviolent protests of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins that served as a catalyst in the civil rights movement.

High Point – The Rosetta C. Baldwin Museum celebrates the remarkable contributions of African-Americans to the development of the city of High Point.  Visit an 8 ft, bronze statue of great jazz musician and composer, John Coltrane.  Drive by Washington Street District which includes his home and the High Point Normal and Industrial Institute (now William Penn) founded by a local Quaker.

Types of tours – Our tours are custom designed to be affordable, educational and inspiring!

Full Service Tour – We provide the transportation AND an experienced and knowledgeable Historical Tour Guide!

Step On Bus Tour –  You provide the transportation – We provide an experienced and knowledgeable Historical Tour Guide!

For More information to tailor a tour for your group:  charry@triadculturalarts.org or 336-336-757-8556