Category: Events

WINnovation 2017: Sarah Yarborough

Sarah Yarborough Co-founder and CEO, Raleigh Denim Sarah Yarborough is the co-founder and CEO of Raleigh Denim. She and her husband, Victor Lytvinenko, started making jeans together when she was an undergraduate in 2007, working on her collection for N.C….

WINnovation 2017: Nnenna Freelon

Nnenna Freelon Musician, educator, actor, philanthropist, non-profit founder Nnenna Freelon is a world-renowned, six-time Emmy award winning jazz musician. She is also an educator, actor, philanthropist, nonprofit founder, wife, and mother. In each of those roles, the Durham resident is…

WINnovation 2017: Celebrating Women and Entrepreneurship

WINnovation 2017 Celebrating Women and Entrepreneurship Five remarkable local women will headline WINnovation 2017, Walter’s third annual celebration of women and innovation, sponsored by Bank of America and The Umstead Hotel & Spa.  An evening of inspiration, education, celebration, and…

WALTER EVENT: Book Club: Belle Boggs

photographs by Missy McLamb The writer Belle Boggs showed a room full of readers why Jill McCorkle calls her  “nothing short of brilliant” at Walter’s Book Club at the Umstead May 7. The author of the celebrated short story collection…

Destination WALTER: Fearrington Village

You can buy tickets here. WALTER heads westward April 9 for an afternoon at Fearrington Village. The inaugural Destination WALTER event offers an opportunity to sample brews from across the region, enjoy live music, and explore the village shops from 2-5 p.m. Tickets…

WALTER’s Book Club with Belle Boggs

“Belle is an extraordinarily talented writer in both fiction and nonfiction. She is nothing short of brilliant.” –Jill McCorkle Belle Boggs welcomes a visitor to her Oakwood home as if she has all the time in the world. She offers…

Walter’s Book Club with T. Edward Nickens

by Liza Roberts photographs by Keith Isaacs Award-winning outdoors writer Eddie Nickens filled the house at Walter’s latest book club gathering. On the beautiful evening of Oct. 13, 160 Nickens fans gathered at 214 Martin Street in downtown’s historic City Market to…

Celebrate the Season

Join WALTER for a night of fantastic holiday shopping, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres!  Wednesday, November 30 at the Merrimon-Wynne House from 6 – 9 p.m. Choose seasonal gifts from all your favorite Raleigh retailers, including Kendra Scott, Emily Brooks Design, High Cotton, Zest Cafe,…

WINnovation 2016 at the Umstead

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Joseph Rafferty An enthusiastic group of 210 Triangle area women (and three men) gathered at the Umstead Hotel and Spa Sept. 9 for Walter’s second-annual WINnovation event, sponsored by Bank of America and the Umstead. Celebrating women…

WINnovation 2016: Women Inspiring Innovation

  Join us on September 9 when we’ll celebrate women and innovation with our second-annual WINnovation, presented by WALTER, Bank of America, and the Umstead Hotel & Spa. Five amazing, inspiring Triangle-area women will talk about their individual entrepreneurial journeys over…

Tales from the Wild: An Evening With T. Edward Nickens

On October 13, we’ll head downtown to City Market’s rustic Cobblestone Hall for an evening of Tales from the Wild with T. Edward Nickens. Presented by WALTER and Great Outdoor Provision Co. and sponsored by the Taggart Autosport, the evening will feature…

WINnovation 2016

Women inspiring innovation WALTER, Bank of America, and the Umstead Hotel & Spa will come together September 9 to present “WINnovation: Women Inspiring Innovation,” the second annual celebration of local women and entrepreneurism. The event’s speakers – a diverse group representing…

Walter Events: Book club with Lee Smith

photographs by Joseph Rafferty Bestselling author Lee Smith’s adoring fans were out in force on the first day in May for Walter’s Book Club at the Umstead. The hotel’s ballroom was filled with 250 readers, all eager to hear Smith read…

Brunch at the Umstead: Walter’s Book Club with Sarah Dessen

photographs by Travis Long Walter was thrilled to host eight-time New York Times bestselling author Sarah Dessen as the featured writer for our fall gathering of Walter’s Book Club at the Umstead. For an author whose name is synonymous with young…

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