Upcoming Events

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.

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Participants receive:

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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. 

TO SIGN UP CLICK HERE

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YRK Volunteer Appreciation Open House

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

EVENT IS FREE!

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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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 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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2017 YADKIN RIVERKEEPER TOUR: WKZL-FM PADDLE-A-THON on MAY 21

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Kick off the 2017 YADKIN RIVERKEEPER TOUR with the WKZL-FM PADDLE-A-THON on May 21.

The TOUR raises money for Yadkin Riverkeeper, allowing us to run education programs, conduct research and champion legislation that protects our waters. Sign up for paddles; then, collect pledges of $100 or more for a chance to win fun prizes* at every paddle on TOUR. 

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YRK at the Old Salem Cobblestone Farmer's Market

Saturday, June 10, 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 June 10 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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