On the occasion of the June 16 holiday, on June 20, the following closures, changes and activities have been announced:
City of Winston-Salem offices will be closed.
Forsyth County offices will be closed.
State offices, including courts, driver’s license, license plate agencies and the North Carolina Department of Revenue, will be open.
Federal offices will be closed.
There will be no change to blue week garbage and recycling collections.
Yard waste collections will be postponed for one day.
When: Friday and Saturday
Where: Venues in Winston-Salem with the annual festival on Saturdays in the Innovation District inside Biotech Place, 575 N. Patterson Ave., and outside at Bailey Park, 445 N. Patterson Ave. .
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Tickets: Admission to the Art Exhibit Opening Reception and Festival is free. Tickets for the scholarship competition are $25 at tinyurl.com/yckvb5rb.
Parking: Free on the Fourth Street/Church Street parking deck
Note: Festival goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and umbrellas (for the sun) on Saturday.
7 p.m. Friday: Queen Juneteenth Scholarship Competition at Paisley IB Magnet School, 1394 Thurmond St., (in partnership with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools)
1:00-8:00 p.m. Saturday: The Juneteenth Festival in Innovation Quarter (indoors at Biotech Place, 575 N. Patterson Ave., and outdoors at Bailey Park, 445 N. Patterson Ave.)
Juneteenth Sunday Concert at Tanglewood
The Forsyth County Government and the Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Arts Council will host a June 19 celebration from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Tanglewood Park, 4061 Clemmons Road, Clemmons. It will feature gospel music by Jamera McQueen-Smith and Matelyn Alicia.
There will be family activities and food trucks during the concert.
Admission is free and people are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets and a picnic. Water, beer and wine will be on sale in aid of the Arts Council. No outside alcohol is allowed.