Culture and Art

NBTF Tours

Experience Winston-Salem!
August 2 – 4, 2017

LEGACY TROLLEY TOUR – AROUND TOWN
– Tour Winston-Salem’s African American art galleries, historic and arts districts, 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!
Offered August 2 – 4 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm  |  $55 per person   |  Min: 25, Max: 30

HANDS ON HISTORY
Travel back in time! This experience will take place in historic Old Salem. It includes hands-on activities including hearth cooking and tasting, making a craft 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

Details:
– 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.

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

 

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