The Winston-Salem Symphony will accept toy donations at all their concerts during the month of November. People are asked to donate new, unwrapped toys for children up to age 12. The toys will be distributed through the Salvation Army’s Christmas Program. Last year, the Symphony collected 371 toys, which were distributed to 90 families. This year, they hope to collect more toys to help out even more children and families.
Winston-Salem Symphony concerts taking place in November include Broadway Tonight! on Saturday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Reynolds Auditorium; Powerful Opera: Dialogues of the Carmelites, Sunday, November 16 at 3 p.m. and Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stevens Center of UNC School of the Arts; The Winston-Salem Symphony Youth Orchestras’ Fall Extravaganza!, Monday, November 17 at 7 p.m. at the Stevens Center of UNC School of the Arts: and Carolina Christmas Spectacular! on Saturday, November 29 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 30 at 2 p.m.
The Salvation Army Advanced Band, which is part of the Salvation Army Academy of Music and Arts, will perform before the 2 p.m. performances of Carolina Christmas Spectacular! on November 29 and 30. The Salvation Army Winston-Salem Academy of Music and Arts is an intensive after-school program for young people ages 8 to 18 who wish to develop their musical talent.