Events Archive

Green Drinks!!

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Are you an environmentalist looking to connect with like-minded friends in Winston-Salem?

Join local environmental organizations for drinks, community, and conversations at the monthly Green Drinks Winston-Salem. A portion of each drink (not actually green!) will benefit your favorite environmental non-profits.

Hosted by the Yadkin Riverkeeper, North Carolina Sierra Club Foothills Group and Piedmont Environmental Alliance. 

February 1, March 1, April 5, May 3 and June 7 from 6-7PM at Fiddling Fish Brewing Company, 772 Trade Street NW in Winston-Salem. 

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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


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




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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