Picklestock 2022

Advancement Events

Picklestock 2022

September 30 – October 2

UNCSA celebrates ALL alumni during Picklestock, the UNCSA Homecoming! Come back to campus and see how things have changed since you were a student and reconnect with your classmates and fellow Pickles.


Alumni Beaux Arts Only ticket: $45

Alumni Beaux Arts Registration

Saturday, October 1, 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Robert Hall, Downtown Winston-Salem

The first floor of this venue (bar, food, dance floor and outdoor garden) is fully wheelchair accessible.
The second floor bar is limited in wheelchair accessibility. Wheelchair access to the second floor is through Radar Brewing, an adjoining building, where the lift to the second floor is located. Attendees needing wheelchair access to the second floor must leave the venue and re-enter through Radar Brewing.


Friday, September 30

2-5 p.m.

Check-in and open archive hours
UNCSA Library
3 p.m. Misty Copeland guest artist talk (Open to ALL Alumni) Watson Hall

On-campus Friday night performances cancelled. At this time both Saturday performances of Fall Dance and all performances of "Roe" are sold out. Guests who registered for the Saturday Fall Dance matinee will still receive their tickets. Guests who registered for Friday Fall Dance and "Roe" performances may try to attend the Saturday performances by waiting at will call. If tickets become available, mention Picklestock.

Saturday, October 1

12 p.m. Lunch at your own pace (meal voucher provided)
Dining Hall 
1 p.m. 

Golden Pickles Ceremony honoring the classes of '70, '71 and '72
Freedman Theatre, Performance Place

2-3:15 p.m. The Vivaldi Project & Mock Violin class with ArtistCorps and Professor and alumna Ida Bieler
Eisenberg Social Hall, Hanes Commons
2-3:30 p.m.  Fall Dance performance (pre-registration required)
DeMille Theatre
3-5 p.m.  Christina Giannini exhibit opening and Archives open house
Library 3rd Floor
3-5 p.m. Artist Village open house
Artist Village
5-8 p.m. Dinner on your own in Winston-Salem
(see recommendations below in the Picklestock resource guide)
7:30 p.m.

Optional on-campus performance: UNCSA Symphony in the Stevens Center

Sign up required

8-12 p.m.

Alumni Beaux Arts Party
Robert Hall, 874 N Liberty Street, Winston-Salem 

Suggested attire: costumes encouraged but optional! Otherwise, casual. 

Sunday, October 2

10 a.m.

Guided walk in Happy Hill neighborhood with Professor Mike Wakeford
Meet at Artist Village 

Sign up required

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Cookout, games and drum circle
The Hill

12:30 p.m. 

End of weekend




  • Saturday Daytime Activities: Casual
  • Alumni Beaux Arts Party: Costumes encouraged but optional! Otherwise, casual.
  • Sunday Cookout: Casual

Picklestock Resource Guide


Kimpton Cardinal Hotel
51 East Fourth Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101

Courtyard by Marriott (located near Winston Salem University)
3111 University Parkway, Winston Salem NC 27105

Hawthorne Inn
420 High St SW, Winston Salem, NC 27101

The Historic Brookstown Inn
200 Brookstown Ave, Winston Salem, NC 27101

Best Western Plus University Inn
3050 University Pkwy, Winston Salem, NC 27105

Hotel Indigo
104 W Fourth St. Winston Salem, NC 27101

Hilton Garden Inn
1325 Creekshire Way, Winston Salem, NC 27103

DoubleTree by Hilton (located near Winston Salem University)
5790 University Pkwy, Winston Salem, NC 27105

Holiday Inn Express
2520 Peters Creek Pkwy, Winston Salem, NC 27127

SpringHill Suites by Marriott (located near Hanes Mall)
1015 Marriott Crossing Way, Winston Salem, NC 27103

The Graylyn Estate
1900 Reynolda Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27106


1703 Restaurant & Catering
1703 Robinhood Rd. Winston Salem, NC 27104

“At 1703, enjoy a menu that changes daily in order to bring guests a variety of selection. Each menu item is prepared fresh daily. A globally influenced wine menu compliments the fresh cuisine. 1703 also offers full-service catering and event planning.”

Cin Cin Burger Bar
1425 W 1st St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

“Gourmet patties, small plates & craft cocktails served in a casual ambiance with a speakeasy theme.”

66 Diner
1133 Old Hollow Rd. Winston Salem, NC 27105

“At 66 Diner you will get great food prepared with the highest quality ingredients. We use olive oil for better health and flavor. We also fry in high quality vegetable oil that contains no trans-fat. Your complete satisfaction is our goal.”

6th and Vine Bar and Restaurant
209 West Sixth Street. Winston Salem, NC 27101

“Located in Winston-Salem's Downtown Arts District, 6th and Vine offers contemporary American cuisine and wines from around the country and world. Daily menu specials and features along with al fresco dining on patio. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.”

Acadia Foods
228 West Acadia Avenue, Winston Salem, NC 27127

“Deli, Coffee Shop and Market striving to provide the south side of Winston-Salem with healthy alternatives.”

Alma Mexicana
492 Patterson Avenue, Winston Salem NC, 27101

“Alma Mexicana provides fresh, fast counter service to the busy downtown lunch crowd and a seated, upscale sharing menu and margaritas in the evening.”

Arigato Japanese Steak & Seafood House
2995 Bethesda Pl, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

“Think all Japanese steak houses are the same? You'll think differently after dining with us. We use only the highest quality ingredients so that you can come not just for the flashing knives and whirling shakers, but also for the awesome food.”

Bernardin’s Restaurant
901 West Fourth Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101

“Described as "The Triad’s only five-star restaurant" by the Greensboro News and Record, Bernardin’s Fine Dining is renowned for its impeccable service, elegant atmosphere and sophisticated, succulent cuisine. Relax and enjoy soothing music, inviting accommodations, unbelievable entrees, house specialty desserts and an extensive wine list on our innovative menu.”

The Old Fourth Street Filling Station
871 W. Fourth Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101

“Trendy, upscale New American eatery & bar with a fireplace & covered outdoor terrace. Drop into The Old Fourth Street Filling Station for good times and great food. The restaurant is a neighborhood favorite, and offers a casual, friendly dining atmosphere that you and your friends are sure to enjoy.”

Mozelle’s Fresh Southern Bistro
878 W 4th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

“Refined Southern cuisine & diverse wines presented in airy, bright environs with a covered patio.”

Local Bars/Breweries

Ginger Fox Beverage
400 W. Fourth Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101

A local UNCSA Alumni owned cocktail bar featuring craft cocktails, non-alcoholic cocktails, shareable bites, plates, flatbreads and sweets!”

Hoots Roller Bar & Beer Co.
840 Mill Works St. Winston Salem, NC 27101

“The HOOTS Beer Co. is a Winston-Salem's brewery with a focus on developing beer that is representative of the local culture. HOOTS Beer Co. maintains blue collar classics, as well as, pioneering new American styles. Anything from lagers and stouts to wormwood sours and Heather Ales.” 

Incendiary Brewing Company
486 N Patterson Ave #105, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Joymongers Barrel Hall
480 West End Blvd. Winston Salem, NC 27101

“Dedicated to spreading joy, one pint at a time, Joymongers serves up the traditional craft varieties such as IPA’s, Pale Ale's, Lagers and Stout’s while also creating new beers by aging them to perfection in fresh bourbon and wine barrels.”

Radar Brewing Company
216 East Ninth Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101

“Radar Brewing is Winston-Salem's newest brewery featuring a rotating selection of beer, wine, and cider in a modern design taproom.” 

Wise Man Brewing
826 Angelo Bros. Ave, Winston Salem, NC 27101

“Serving up over 20 craft brews and seltzers, Wise Man often has food trucks parked out front on a regular basis to serve up delicious fare to pair perfectly with your beer.”

Tasty Treats

Black Mountain Chocolate Bar
450 N Patterson Ave Suite 110, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

“At Black Mountain Chocolate, we handcraft chocolate from heirloom, fair trade cocoa beans. Then we transform it into a wide array of delicious, desserts, bonbons, and craft cocktails. Visitors can watch (and eat)! Fascinating and delicious.” 

Baked Just So
5935 Robinhood Village Road, Winston Salem, NC 27106

“At Baked Just SO, we believe that any day can be made a bit brighter with a cup of coffee made from locally sourced air-roasted coffee beans accompanied by one of our delicious ice cream sandwiches, pastries, or specialty cakes.”

Bobby Boy Bakeshop
1100 Reynolda Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27104

“Bobby Boy Bakeshop is a neighborhood bakeshop located in the Buena Vista neighborhood of Winston-Salem specializing in Artisan pastries and breads."

Café Gelato
845 Reynolda Rd NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27104

“Café Gelato offers traditional Italian, handmade, gelato and sorbet, coffee and wine.” 

Humble Bee Shoppe
1003 Brookstown Avenue, Winston Salem, NC 27101

“The Humble Bee Shoppe aims to deliver a quality product while upholding the integrity of its components. Every recipe is developed with care and every item is made by hand from scratch. Humble Bee challenges your perception of scratch made by introducing inventive flavor combinations with a sense of artistry.”

Local Shops

Design Archives Vintage and Handmade Emporium
636 West Fourth Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101

“A small business retail incubator that has mini booths belonging to individuals who make or source products with a focus on vintage, handmade, fair trade, unique, unusual, trendy, hip, creative products.”

Earth Sage
608-A North Trade Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101

“The shop’s mission is to create a space to share home & personal care products that are eco-friendly, organic, sustainable, reusable, and refillable in an effort to reduce single-use plastic. Earth Sage is the first zero-waste refillery shop in the Winston Salem community and surrounding area.”

GAIA Art of Clothing
45 Miller Street, Winston Salem, NC 27104

“Visually stunning boutique offering one-of-a-kind and limited clothing, jewelry and accessories for the urban aesthete.”

La Luz & Co.
612 Trade Street NW, Winston Salem, NC 27101

“A modern boutique and specialty cafe where mindful is a lifestyle.” 

Happy Hour Vintage
610 Trade Street NW, Winston Salem, NC 27101

“A Vintage clothing store in Downtown Winston!"

Outdoor Activities

Bailey Park
445 Patterson Avenue, Winston Salem, NC 27101

“Located in the heart of Innovation Quarter, Bailey Park is a central hub for recreational and community events. During the lunch hour, you’ll find people drawn by enticing smells from locally owned food trucks. Movie-lovers make their way here for regular viewings of fan-favorite films. Fitness gurus and beginners alike join each other on the lawn for free yoga.”

Salem Lake Trail
815 Salem Lake Road, Winston Salem, NC 27107

Miracle Heights Adventures
1001 Reynolda Road, Winston Salem, NC 27104

“Activities include a 33-element adventure park including a 600' zip line and Winston-Salem's only ropes course.”

Quarry Park
1790 Quarry Road, Winston Salem, NC 27101

“Quarry Park offers a peaceful refuge in the heart of Winston-Salem. The park's focal point is the overlook pier that extends over the eastern side of the quarry, offering views of the deep blue waters of the old quarry that gives the park its name, and of the city skyline in the distance.”



If you have any questions about Picklestock 2022, please contact the Alumni Office at 336-770-3203 or wernera@uncsa.edu.