Golden Pickles Weekend

Golden Pickles Weekend

The Class of 1969 celebrated Golden Pickles Reunion Weekend May 17-18, 2019. The Class of 1970 is invited to celebrate your 50th anniversary next year. More details are coming soon!

2019 Schedule

Friday, May 17, 2019

12:45 p.m. Registration

1:00 p.m. Lunch and talk with Vice Provosts Karen Beres and Ward Caldwell and High School Dean Martin Ferrell

2:30 p.m. Campus tour and visit to the Archives*

5:45 p.m. Reception with local alumni and current/former faculty and staff^

7:30 p.m. Free evening to explore Winston-Salem

*This is a walking tour. We are happy to arrange a golf-cart tour for those alumni with special needs.

^Registration for this reception will open to local alumni and current/former faculty and staff here.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

8:30 a.m. Breakfast buffet

10:00 a.m. UNCSA’s 53rd High School Commencement Ceremony

Schedule is subject to change. 

Reunion cost

$150 per graduate* and $50 per guest includes:

  • Listed meals and activities
  • Commemorative photo book and 50th Anniversary commencement stole and pin
  • A portion of your registration ($50) supports the UNCSA annual fund, which directly impacts students through scholarships, guest artist programs and other campus wide innovations

*Graduate refers to the person who graduated in 1969. Alumni from other class years are welcome as Guests for this reunion.

Share your photos and memories

Share photos from your (U)NCSA days with UNCSA’s Archives! Photos will be compiled into a commemorative book for all Golden Pickles alumni. Please send your photos to Chelsea Doerfer at no later than April 30 to be included. 

A new book on the history of the school is being written and your stories, memories and anecdotes are needed. To participate, fill out these interview questions and mail your response to Dale Pollock, UNCSA School of Filmmaking, 1533 S. Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27127. You may also schedule an interview with Dale by emailing him

Make your permanent mark on campus

Purchase a personalized brick with a message of your choosing. Order your brick by February 15 to see it installed during Golden Pickles Weekend.

Prepare for your visit

Closest Airport

Nearby Hotels

The Cardinal Hotel, 877-216-3446

Brookstown Inn, 336-725-1120

Marriott/Courtyard Marriott, 336-760-5777

Fairfield Inn and Suites, 336-714-3000

Microtel Inn and Suites, 336-659-1994

Embassy Suites, 336-724-2300

Hotel Indigo


Uber Winston-Salem (must have an Uber account)

Piedmont Executive Transportation, Inc., 336-661-1100 

Suggested Activities

New Winston Museum

Old Salem Museums and Gardens

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

Reynolda House Museum and Gardens and Reynolda Village

Artivity Park

a/perture cinema

Quarry Park

Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden (Kernersville)

Past events


For questions regarding Golden Pickles Weekend, contact the Advancement Office at 336-770-3203 or