By Ashley Sinclair
Masquerade Ball – October 8
The Women in Business Committee and Kernersville Chamber Staff would like to invite you to attend our Kernersville Chamber Masquerade Ball – Sponsored by Marble Granite World, on Saturday, October 8 at 7pm! Tickets are $40 a person and $70 a couple.
We will gather in an indoor/outdoor venue with delicious heavy hors d ‘oeuvres, drinks, and elegant music. Special thanks to the venue (and Chamber Member) Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens. Our Ball theme will be Masquerade to create a mysterious elegance thanks to a cocktail/semi-formal dress code paired with masks. When attending the event, (masquerade) masks are required for all guest. A silent auction will take place during the event. A percentage will go to the Kernersville Museum to help maintain the historical aspects of Downtown Kernersville.
Business Showcase – October 11
Whether you are a student, business professional, or entrepreneur, there is something for everyone! Join us on Tuesday, October 11 from 8:30-11am at Forsyth Tech Swisher Center for a great opportunity to showcase your business, share opportunities, and meet the community. Sponsored by Allegacy Federal Credit Union and Supporting Sponsor, Sutton Brothers. There is a registration currently open for Chamber Members for $125 and for Non-Members it is $350. A Business Reception for vendors starts at 8am and the Showcase opens to the public at 8:30am.
Downtown Trick or Treat – October 31
Kernersville’s 28th Annual Downtown Trick or Treat will be on Monday, October 31 from 6pm-8pm. Put on your masks, capes, and robes and grab your buckets, pillowcases, and bags as we venture along the sidewalks of Downtown Kernersville in search of yummy treats. Hosted by the Kernersville Chamber of Commerce, Town of Kernersville Parks & Recreation, and the Kernersville Police Department.
Holiday Open House – November 26
Saturday, November 26 is the perfect time to catch great deals and get a jump start on your holiday shopping. With Christmas quickly approaching, it is also time to get your family pictures with Santa and shop Downtown for the perfect Christmas gifts for your loved ones. The event will start at 10am with pictures with Santa at the Kernersville Museum. Then you can Shop Local with Santa in Downtown Kernersville from 1-2pm.
Christmas Around Kernersville – December 3 & 4
Join us for a weekend long event in Kernersville. Saturday, December 3 will start our event with Christmas Around Kernersville. Shopping and supporting local with Santa to finish up last minute Christmas Shopping. Then finish the night with the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at 7pm and Kernersville’s Polar Express Train Ride. Sunday, December 4 at 2:30pm will be the start of our Christmas Parade. Then starting at 5:30pm the Botanical Gardens will have their Tree Lighting with Santa.
The Kernersville Polar Express Trackless Train Ride is a round-trip passenger excursion that departs from the Kernersville Farmer’s Market and will journey through the Winter Wonderland of Downtown Kernersville. Guests on board will enjoy warm cocoa and a treat. Each child will be given their own silver sleigh bell, to remind them that the bell still rings for those who truly believe!
Each passenger must board with their golden ticket. Tickets for each passenger are $5 which include their hot cocoa, treat, and sleigh bell. Polar Express is sponsored by Parks Buick GMC and supporting sponsor, Kernersville Auto Museum. Ticket sales will be available ONLY at the Kernersville Chamber. Please call ahead for available times and dates to purchase tickets. Cash only.