Community Events


April

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Easter Takes Flight- April 8th
 
Join the City of Winston Salem Recreation and Parks Department for their annual Easter Egg Hunt. Also, bring your kites to the park and enjoy a day of high flying fun with kites, birds, and more.

May

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Annual Bethabara Highland Games & Celtic Music Festival
May 13th
sponsored by Kilpatrick Townsend
 
The Games open with a traditional Ceilidh, an open mic gathering of musicians, dancers, and storytellers who love Celtic music and dance, held at a local venue in Winston-Salem.

Traditional Scottish athletic competitions are the highlight of the games, which celebrate Scottish and Gaelic culture and community traditions. The Games feature a Scottish Fiddle Competition, dancing, children games, shepherd dog demonstrations and traditional Scottish foods.

June

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Enjoy the Gardens
 
Come enjoy walking the trails, roaming the grounds, and take in the beauty of the gardens. Take a walk to the butterfly gardens and enjoy a break in the Summerhouse.

June-September

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Summer Nights Bethabara Band Concert Series 
June 8th - October 12th
 
Our Band Concert and Family Evening series of outdoor concerts - a community mainstay for more than 25 years.

September

Apple Fest- September 16th
 
The celebration of our agricultural past features racing pigs, Main Stage music, orchard fresh apples, craft demonstrators, cloggers, jugglers, and a performances in the 1788 Gemeinhaus.

October

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Dark in the Park- October 12th
 
A Bethabara Band Concert with a Halloween Twist. Enjoy a Halloween concert as well as a hay wagon rides through lighted jack-o-lanterns, ghost stories, Halloween crafts, and a guided, lantern-lit spooky tour of God’s Acre cemetery. Wear your Halloween costume!


December

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Christmas at Bethabara- December 2nd

Experience Christmas at Bethabara like never before. Immerse yourself in Moravian holiday traditions by candlelight. A Lovefeast in the Gemeinhaus and a magical park Lighting starts off an event filled with fun activities for people of all ages.

December

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Carols by Candlelight- December 10th
  
Warm up with the Piedmont Chamber Singers while they sing traditional holiday carols by candlelight in the 18th century Gemeinhaus.
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