Oh my goodness – can you believe that September has crept up on us so quickly? There have been so many things to do Wake Forest NC that the summer has quickly come and gone! This is the time of year that Wake Forest NC gears up for their Autumn and Winter events – be on the look out for some special announcements soon! In the meantime, enjoy what Wake Forest NC has to offer as we usher out the summer months….
Life in Wake Forest NC – there is always something happening!
From the Town of Wake Forest NC website:
Monday, Aug. 31; 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Blue Jay Point Park, 3200 Pleasant Union Church Rd., Raleigh *Location Change*
Wake Forest Baptist Church is hosting a preschool playgroup. The playgroup is free and open to the public. It’s a great opportunity to meet other parents while socializing your child.
Firing Range Training
Monday, Aug. 31; 1:30 pm – 5 pm
Police Department Firing Range, behind Flaherty Park Community Center
Residents in the area are advised that the Wake Forest Police Department will conduct firing range training at the police department firing range, located behind the Flaherty Park Community Center. The firing range is utilized by Wake Forest Police officers who require instruction and practice in order to obtain current certification in the use of firearms. This certification is required in order for the officer to fulfill his duties for the Wake Forest Police Department. www.wakeforestnc.gov/residents/police_firingrange.aspx
IrishFest Writing Competition Entry Deadline
Tuesday, Sept. 1; 5 pm
The first annual Wake Forest IrishFest will be held on September 26 at Festival Park. To help celebrate Wake Forest’s national and international reputation for fostering the Arts, two writing competitions have been incorporated into the festival – a short story contest and a poetry contest. These competitions are in proud and loving memory of two young men who shared a passion for writing and left behind a rich legacy of the written word. So, be a part of the Andrew Britton Short Story Competition (www.AndrewBrittonBooks.com) or the Graham Johnston Poetry Competition (www.GJCAE.or). Entries must be received by September 1. Winners willl be announed at the September 26 IrishFest. For more information, including a complete list of rules and regulations, visit the above-referenced websites or contact Annie Nice at (919) 624-7117 or annienice777@yahoom.
Wake Forest Woman’s Club Meeting
Thursday, Sept. 3; 6:30 pm – 8 pm
Wake Forest Community House, 133 W. Owen Ave
During this month’s meeting, the Club will collect supplies for elementary schools as well as non-perishable food for Tri Ministries. If you cannot attend, items may be delivered to Carolyn Furr at the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome. For more information, call membership chair Quinn Berardinelli at (919) 761-1646.
Wake Forest Artists Studio Tour Opening Reception and Preview Party
Friday, Sept. 4; 6 pm – 9 pm
Powers-Ludas House, 112 North Ave., downtown Wake Forest
Come by and meet the artists participating in the studio tour, nibble hors d’oeuvres and sip wine while listening to live music and viewing samples of the artists’ art which will be on display and available for sale at their studios during the studio tour. www.artistsstudiotour.com
Wake Forest Farmers’ Market
Saturday, Sept. 5 ; 8 am – Noon
Downtown Wake Forest – Municipal Parking Lot
The market offers fresh produce, pasture-raised beef, poultry and pork, free-range eggs, fresh and dried herbs, honey, jams and preserves, plus a whole lot more. The Farmers’ Market is open from 8 am to noon every Saturday April through November. www.wakeforestmarket.org
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