Events Archive


Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Ahead of its release on the National Geographic Channel on June 25, Yadkin Riverkeeper and local residents from the Salisbury, NC, area will host a free screening of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival documentary, FROM THE ASHES, produced by Michael Bonfiglio of RadicalMedia in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies. The film features residents and experts from communities impacted by coal power from North Carolina to Montana.

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Yadkin Riverkeeper at Salute! The NC Wine Celebration

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Come see us at Salute! The North Carolina Wine Celebration and give a cheer to clean water! 

  • June 3, 2017
  • Wineries will sell wine by the glass, bottle, or case from 12 PM until 6PM
  • Day of Tickets will not be sold after 4PM
  • Winery Tastings end at 5 PM

Advance tickets: $25 each 
Day of event*: $30 each


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YRK at the Old Salem Cobblestone Farmer's Market

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Awarded by U.S. News and World Report as one of “America’s Best Farmers’ Markets,” Cobblestone Farmer's Market is a Saturday tradition in Winston-Salem.

Yadkin Riverkeeper will be at the Market in Old Salem on May 13 so that you can sign up for our paddling events this summer while you're picking up the best produce, meats, jellies and other goodies. 

For more information, click here. 


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Aveda Earth Month: Experience Center Cut-A-Thon

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Throughout the month of April, the Aveda Experience Center (store #140) inside Hanes Mall in front of Belk department store is offering a gift package in exchange for a $50 donation to Yadkin Riverkeeper. The gift package includes a facial, hair styling and Aveda products valued at more than $200.
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Aveda Earth Month: VanDavis Aveda Bake Sale

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

VanDavis Aveda in Thruway Shopping Center will host a bake sale starting at 10AM on Saturday, April 22, to benefit Yadkin Riverkeeper, an Official Aveda Earth Month Partner. The bake sale will continue until all the delicious items are gone. Customers will also be able to participate in a raffle to win a gift basket worth more than $500!

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Aveda Earth Month: Aeracura Salon Celebration

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Yadkin Riverkeeper, Winston-Salem, NC, has been selected by Aveda as an Official North American Earth Month Partner for 2017 as part of Aveda’s global program to raise more than $6.5 million for 73 non-profits that protect clean water.
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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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