Winston Wanderers Walking Club
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NEWS and UPDATES
November 19th Meeting at J. Pepper's Grill in Kernersville
The next club meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 19th, at J. Pepper's Southern Grill, 841 Old Winston Road, Suite 96 in Kernersville. Dinner is at 6:00 and the meeting is at 7:00.
Directions: Take Business-40 to Kernersville and get off at the South Main Street Exit (Exit 14). Turn toward the downtown (Turn right if westbound on Bus-40 and left if eastbound on Bus-40) and go to Old Winston Road (first non-exit traffic light). Turn left on Old Winston and follow it as it curves to the left. J. Pepper's Grill is on the left, just past the small shopping center.If you need directions from other approaches to Kernersville, call or e-mail Lloyd.
GUILFORD COURTHOUSE YRE: The primary start point at the Colonial Heritage Center has been closed completely. It may reopen around Memorial Day. Use the alternate start point at the Battlefield Visitors Center from now on.
UPCOMING GROUP WALKS
DAN NICHOLAS PARK ON 10/27 (SUNDAY): The walk will start at 2 pm at the concession stand.
From I-85, take Exit 76 (Albermarle, US 52 South). Go south on US 52 for 3/10 of a mile and turn left on Stokes Ferry Road. Travel 5.9 miles on Stokes Ferry Road and turn left on Providence Church Road. Go 1.7 miles and turn right at stop sign onto Bringle Ferry Road for 0.6 mile to park entrance on the left. Take second right in park to the parking lot at the lake. Walk to the Concession Stand/Park Office.
CONCORD ON 11/2: The walk will start at 10 AM at the shelter in Les Myers Park. The box will be brought to the start point so you do not need to stop at the motel to register.
From I 85 South Take the Dale Earnhardt Blvd. exit, Exit 60, toward Copperfield Blvd. Turn left onto Dale Earnhardt Blvd. Stay straight to go onto Copperfield Blvd. NE. To Branchview Dr. (1.6 miles) Turn Left onto Branchview Dr. NE/NC-3 Continue to follow Branchview Dr. NE (4.0 mi) Turn Right onto Lawndale Ave. SE (0.3 mi) Les Myers Park is on the left.
From I-85 North take the exit, Exit 60, toward Copperfield Blvd. Turn Right onto Copperfield Blvd. NE. (1.6 miles) Turn Left onto Branchview Dr. NE/NC-3 Continue to follow Branchview Dr. NE (4.0mi)Turn Right onto Lawndale Ave. SE (0.3 mi) Les Myers Park is on the left.
Two Group Walks in Durham on 11/9 at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm.
From Frank Sargent
Meet at the Mad Hatter's Cafe and Bake
Shop, 1802 West Main St., Durham, 27705.
Driving north (toward Durham) on I-85, take Exit 172 onto the Durham Freeway (NC-147 South) to Swift Ave. (Exit 14). Turn left on Swift Ave.,
cross RR tracks and cross Main St. After crossing Main St. the Mad Hatter's will be on the left and Swift Ave. becomes Broad St. Parking is now limited to two
hours in the parking area in front of the Mad Hatter's and towing is enforced
by security personnel. Unlimited parking is available farther up Broad St. but a Duke Univ. parking lot is a better option. Continue on Broad St for one block past the Mad Hatters and turn left on on Perry St. Duke Univ. has a parking lot directly across Perry St. from the Whole Foods store and this lot is open to the public on Saturdays. Enter the Mad Hatter's from the shopping center, and the box will be on the floor on your left just inside the door. Driving south on I-85, take Exit 174A onto Bypass Us-15/501 South. After half a mile, take Exit 108B onto Durham Freeway (NC-147 South) to Swift Ave. (Exit 14) and follow above directions. Driving on I-40 either east or west, take Exit 279B onto the Durham Freeway (NC-147 North) to Swift Ave (Exit 14), turn right on Swift Ave. and follow above? We have a room reserved for lunch at the Satisfaction restaurant (on the walk route).
SALEM LAKE ON 11/10 (SUNDAY): A Sunday afternoon walk will start in the picnic area parking lot. The walk will start at 2 pm. The start box will be at the picnic area so you do not have to go to the YWCA. From US-52 take Exit 108C (Stadium Drive). Turn RIGHT if northbound or LEFT if southbound on Stadium Drive toward Winston-Salem State University. Follow
Stadium Drive to its end at MARTIN LUTHER KING Drive. Turn RIGHT on MARTIN LUTHER KING to the 3rd traffic light at REYNOLDS PARK ROAD (to the left). Turn LEFT on REYNOLDS PARK ROAD for 1.8 miles to SALEM LAKE RD. Look for Park
sign on the left side. LEFT on SALEM LAKE RD to the end.
MOUNT AIRY ON 11/30: The Mount Airy walk will start at 2 pm at The Mount Airy Visitors Center, 200 N. Main Street. HOW TO GET THERE: From 1-77 exit 101 (1-74) to exit 17, US 52 north toward Mt. Airy. From the south: take US 52 north to Mt. Airy.
Follow US 52 Bypass and exit right on NC-89 (Mt. Airy/Galax). At traffic light continue straight on NC-89 East (Independence Blvd), through 5 more traffic lights to Renfro St. Turn right onto Renfro, go to Moore St and turn right, then into parking lot. The Visitors Center will be at the corner of Main and
Moore Sts. (At the time clock, 1½ short blocks up Moore).
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