WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Founded by Rex Welton, the 1st/3rd Sunday Tea Dance, held at Lucky Blue, 271 W. Fourth St. from 5-8 p.m. began in October 2011 as a way to entertain the party set, as well as serving as a fundraising resource for Carolina non-profits.

No cover is charged. Attendees can enjoy free food and music by DJ Clash, while monies taken in through drink sales going to various charities.

So far, AIDS Care Service, Equality Winston-Salem and The Adam Foundation have been recipients of funds raised.

On Super Bowl Sunday on Feb. 5, saunter on over in time for the event’s kick-off at 4 p.m. AIDS Care Service will be the beneficiary.

Welton is also founder and lead programmer at OUT at the Movies and co-founder of Equality Winston-Salem.

For more information, call 336-918-0902 or visit

Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen was formerly QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director from 2001-2019 when she retired.