Event Blurbs: Spring events have sprung

The RiverRun Film Festival is an annual event that Winston-Salem has loved for years. The festival will play movies from multiple countries, with the option to attend virtually as well.

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The RiverRun Film Festival is an annual event that Winston-Salem has loved for years. The festival will play movies from multiple countries, with the option to attend virtually as well.

Maggie Estes, News Writer

The days are getting longer, flowers are blooming and places are finally reopening for activities. From movies to farmers markets, there are plenty of events for everyone to enjoy.
RiverRun Film Festival: May 6-16
Winston-Salem’s annual film festival is featuring 134 movies from 24 countries with virtual and drive-in showings. They have six different venues in Winston-Salem and one in Greensboro. More information about tickets and films can be found on the RiverRun website https://www.riverrunfilm.com/buy-tickets/
Clemmons Farmers Market: Saturdays, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
1150 S Peace Haven Rd, Clemmons
Local farmers, flower growers and bakers will be at the Jerry Long YMCA selling fresh items they made or grew such as bouquets, baked goods and crafts.
Southern Soul Music Fest: Saturday, May 15, 12:30-9 p.m.
East Andrews Avenue, Henderson, NC 27536
Bring your chairs and come ready to party for Henderson’s Southern Soul Music Fest. The music is performed outdoors at the Vance County Regional Fairgrounds, and tickets start at $30. Vendors will be there to sell food and goods to top it all off.
Hillsborough Spring Garden Tour: May 15, 10-4 p.m.
Come out to Hillsborough to tour 12 gardens, all varying in size and filled with many different types of flowers. The tour is planned to be socially distanced, so every individual can take in the beauty of the gardens without worrying about getting too close to others. Learn more about it here https://visithillsboroughnc.com/event/hillborough-spring-garden-tour-may-15-2021/
West Forsyth’s “Into the Woods”: Coming this May
West Forsyth’s Drama department is putting on “Into the Woods.” The musical will be a video uploaded to the West homepage and is free of charge, but there will be a link for donations.
Open Streets: Saturday, May 22, 5-10 p.m.
Market St. to Lewis St., Greensboro
Downtown Greensboro will be shut down to create a pedestrian friendly experience. Restaurants will offer outdoor dining, and shops will have sidewalk sales. Parking is free, and the only things required are masks and hand sanitizer.Great Job! Love the article