Events Archive

Earth Day Fair!

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Yadkin Riverkeeper will be at Piedmont Earth Day Fair! Come see us!!

Support the planet and celebrate with the community at the largest Earth Day Fair in the region, hosted by Piedmont Environmental Alliance. Enjoy great food and music, activities for adults and kids, and wonderful earth-friendly exhibitors...all while learning about how you can support a greener city.

The Piedmont Earth Day Fair is a FREE event, including FREE parking and FREE bike valet. 

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YRK Volunteer Appreciation Open House

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm


Please join Yadkin Riverkeeper as we celebrate the terrific volunteers who make our organization great!

This party is for you! So, come for wine, beer, appetizers and conversation about the exciting activities that will take place all summer long.

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Aveda Earth Month: Save Water, Drink Wine at Fusion Salon in Kernersville!

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Fusion Salon & Spa is hosting the 2nd Annual SAVE WATER DRINK WINE event on Saturday, April 8, to raise money to help Yadkin Riverkeeper protect our waters so that they stay drinkable, fishable and swimmable. 

Join us for wine, food, art, music, entertainment and shopping with local vendors. $20 per ticket gets you two drinks, food and into all the fun. You can register to win great prizes, including Aveda products and a trip for you and 20 of our friends to paddle down the river with the Yadkin Riverkeeper. 

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Aveda Earth Month: Utopia Salon Raffles!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
Utopia Salon & Day Spa in Clemmons is offering visitors the chance to register to win a premium gift basket as well as a paddling trip for 20 people with the Yadkin Riverkeeper followed by wine and cheese. Proceeds benefit Yadkin Riverkeeper to keep our water drinkable, swimmable and fishable.
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Yadkin Riverkeeper Creek Week Clean-Up Paddle

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Yadkin Riverkeeper will sponsor a Creek Week River Clean-up from 1-5PM for a 5.4 mile paddle to clear the river of trash.

Meet at 1PM at Old US 421 River Access, 7695 Yadkinville Rd, Lewisville, NC 27023 (GPS coordinates:  N 36º07.97’ W 80º26.65’).

All paddlers must sign up. Space is limited. Canoes and kayaks may be rented at discounted rates. 


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Foothills Brewing HopSwap Half Marathon & 5K

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

The Hop Swap Half Marathon & 5k is a kickoff celebration to North Carolina Beer Month 2017! A portion of the proceeds benefit Yadkin Riverkeeper. 

Challenge yourself on the hills of Winston-Salem with your choice of a half marathon or 5k. Reward yourself with a premium endurance event experience both on and off the course.


Participants receive:

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Forsyth Creek Week: Dr. Dave Penrose on "The Story Our Streams Tell"

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


Forsyth Creek Week offers us the opportunity to think about water and how we interact with it. We are all part of a watershed system, and in Forsyth County there are three river valleys into which our water flows: the Yadkin River, the Roanoke River, and the Cape Fear River Basins. The Yadkin River Basin supplies the drinking water for Winston-Salem.

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Swimming Upstream: Yadkin Riverkeeper Annual Meeting

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 5:30pm

Yadkin Riverkeeper will host its Annual Meeting, “Swimming Upstream: The State of North Carolina’s Waters,” on Thursday, January 19, at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), 750 Marguerite Dr, Winston-Salem, NC. The event is free and open to the public.


Beginning at 5:30PM with a reception, the meeting starts at 6:30 and features a panel discussion with North Carolina Riverkeepers, legislative and legal experts from around the state who will offer their perspectives on the health of North Carolina’s waters.


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