Events Archive

Wake Forest University Humanities Institute Panel: A River in Critical Context during the "Dance for the River" Exhibit at SECCA

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

“The River in Critical Context” will consist of a reception and gallery walk-through at 5pm, followed by a panel discussion at 6pm, arranged to give exhibit attendees historical, ecological, and artistic contexts for “Dance for the River.” 

The panel begins with a short film about the exhibit, followed by an overview of the process of creating the exhibit, presented by Phoebe Zerwick, Director of Journalism at Wake Forest and co-producer of “Dance for the River.” 

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Issues on the River: "Who Protects the River?" Panel Discussion at SECCA

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

"Who protects the Yadkin River, and how?"

Environmental protection happens at all levels of government and nonprofit advocacy, but it also requires cooperation. It's the question that will be addressed during a panel discussion with state and local officials at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). The panel is part of the programming during Christine Rucker's DANCE FOR THE RIVER exhibit.

Panel Participants: 

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2nd Saturday @SECCA: Art Making for Families during the "DANCE FOR THE RIVER" Exhibit

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Join us for a special 2nd Saturday @ SECCA presented in partnership with the Yadkin Riverkeeper! This event is part of the DANCE FOR THE RIVER exhibit by Photographer Christine Rucker.

From watercolor painting and collage to water drop sun catchers, explore the different ways water can be used to make art. The Yadkin Riverkeeper will also be demonstrating a special envirosphere showing how the movement of water can change the environment.

2nd Saturdays @SECCA are free, family-oriented art-making events from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm on the second Saturday of every month. 

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SOLD OUT: Yadkin Riverkeeper Annual Meeting & Opening of "Dance for the River"

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

SOLD OUT

The Yadkin Riverkeeper Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 8, from 5:30-7:30PM at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). The meeting is part of opening night of Photographer Christine Rucker's DANCE FOR THE RIVER exhibit and will include a film and dance performance by UNC School of the Arts' School of Dance. The opening and meeting on February 8 are free but require tickets because SEATING IS LIMITED. The exhibit is free. SECCA is located at 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27106. 

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Visit the New Yadkin Riverkeeper Store!!!

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 12:00pm to Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 12:00am

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VISIT THE NEW YADKIN RIVERKEEPER STORE!! 

A PORTION OF ALL PROCEEDS SUPPORTS CLEAN WATER IN NORTH CAROLINA. 

In the store you will find a variety of gift items. From unique note cards to original, photographic prints, the gifts celebrate the Yadkin River and we hope you enjoy shopping!

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Get 4 Gifts When You Give 1 This Holiday

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 12:00am to Sunday, December 24, 2017 - 11:45pm

How about getting 4 gifts when you give 1 to Yadkin Riverkeeper and clean water this holiday season? We've teamed up with the Aveda​ Experience Center at Hanes Mall. Donate $50 to receive FOUR certificates to give away!!

EACH certificate includes a hand, neck and shoulder massage, customized facial, make-up & hairstyle touch-up and 5 samples of Aveda products.

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OPENING EVENT: DANCE FOR THE RIVER AT YADKIN CULTURAL ARTS CENTER

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

DANCE FOR THE RIVER, an exhibit an interdisciplinary education and awareness program spearheaded by Photographer Christine Rucker, will make its debut on Saturday, October 21, from 5:30 to 8PM, at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center in Yadkinville, NC.

Tickets to the exhibit and opening are free.

VIP tickets to see the interdisciplinary performance from 7-8PM in the Willingham Theatre that night also are free, however reservations are required by calling 336-679-2941.

The exhibit runs through November 27.

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