Wake Forest NC – The Super Weekend Edition! October 9 – 11, 2009 Outstanding Line Up of Community Events!!

Wow – this is just one of those weekends that you aren’t going to know which way to turn for something to do in Wake Forest NC!  

With over 12 events filling the calendar this weekend Wake Forest NC is going to be rocking as only we know how to do!  

Ed Hardy Wake Forest NC ArtistArt After Hours ushers in the weekend with a fab artist spotlighted!  ED HARDY!  No, not the Ed Hardy that Jon Gosselin pimps……THIS ED HARDY…….

Ed Hardy is not ONLY a local artist but an art instructor as well!  He focuses on people and social environments.

His work will be on display that The Cotton Company in historic downtown Wake Forest NC Friday, October 9 – stop by and meet him!  There will also be framed canvas works available for purchase.   

The Artist Reception and Wine Tasting will be from 6:00pm – 9:00pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Judy Stines

 

Right down the street from The Cotton Company you will find Sunflower Studio and Gallery!  Another fantabulous artist, Judy Stines, will be having an open reception as well!  For an extra special treat at Sunflower Studio and Gallery the will be live music – Mister Felix!  They have a  versatile mix of originals and familiar cover that are going to appeal to all ages!

Ready for more?  I know, right?????

 

 

Saturday, October 10 brings the always wonderful local Wake Forest NC Farmers Market.  This local market is always brimming with fresh produce, homemade jams and jellies and little surprises tucked in here and there!  Don’t forget to stop by Wake Forest Coffee Company for your morning java before perusing the goodies!  Tell Albert hello!!!

After the Farmer’s Market you can head over to the Wake Forest NC Community Tag Sale at The Factory.  I blogged about it (of course) and you can read about it here!  There will also be a Bake Sale there by the Woman’s Club – superb yummies for sure!!!!

Nope – still not done……..hope you have your running shoes on……

Paws for Life 5k-9 Race Wake Forest NC

 

There is also the Paws For Life 5K-9 Road Race sponsored by the Franklin County Humane Society!  Registration begins at 8:30am and the Race starts at 10am!

There will also be a Micro-Chip Clinic at 9:00am ($10) AND a 1 mile Dog Walk that begins at 10:15am.  

For more information click this link RIGHT HERE!

 

 

Well, this just might turn into the longest blog I have ever written because I am STILL NOT DONE!!!!! 

 

You might remember a little blog post I did a short time ago about……..

Autumn Art Festival 2009 Wake Forest NC

Yep – Wake Forest NC will be hosting it’s annual Autumn Arts Festival this weekend!  This is a HUGE event that draws crowds from all over the region!  Check out the line up here!

The Autumn Arts Festival 2009 will run from 10am – 5pm in historic downtown Wake Forest NC.  

 

 

And if all of this weren’t enough to entice you to get out and enjoy all that Wake Forest NC has to offer then try these on:

Operation Christmas Child Motorcycle Ride
Saturday, Oct. 10; 9 am (Registration)  10 am (Ride)
LifeStyle Ministries, 218 S. White St., Wake Forest
All motorcycles are welcome to join the LifeStyle Ministries Operation Christmas Child Ride. The motorcycle ride is a fundraiser for Samaritans Purse/Operation Christmas Child, an organization that sends shoe boxes filled with toys and other items to underprivileged children around the world for Christmas. The ride will last approximately 3 hours and includes one rest stop and one lunch stop. Registration fee is $20. For more information contact Robert Little (919) 818-1036.

Demonstrated Effort to Motivate Success Day
Saturday, Oct. 10; 11 am – 3 pm
Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club, 325 S. Wingate St.
We are excited to announce, this is our first annual event. Our 2009 goal is to address key areas that are at the forefront of Wake Forest resident’s interest (Health, Employment, Education and Service). A key success milestone for this event would be for residents and attendees to leave with a renewal of optimism and excitement about one’s self and a positive outlook on achieving their personal goals. We also believe that physical and mental health are not only interconnected, but also essential for one’s success. 
Activities include: Health Screenings; Employment Agencies & Opportunities; Wake County Board of Education Representatives; Service Networks & Other Opportunities; Games: Fish-an-Apple; Pumpkin-to-go (Adults & Kids); Space Walk – Bounce; Raffles & FREE prizes; Entertainment: Graffiti Monkeys: Popular Local Wake Forest Band; Friendship Chapel Baptist Youth Choir; Performance: Innovative Martial Arts Academy, Wake Forest Wake Forest Fire Department: Fire Truck Tour & Presentation; Mystery Guest. This event will truly EXCITE & IGNITE those in attendance. EnjoyFREE popcorn, snacks and drinks for ALL (while supplies last)! *Coordinated by the 200 9 Demonstrated Effort to Motivate Success Committee. For more information, c
ontact Sylvia Southerland at (919) 332-9490 or ssucce6@aol.com.

Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
Sunday, Oct. 11; 8 am – 1 pm 
American Legion Hall, 225 E. Holding Ave., Wake Forest
American Legion Post 187 will hold a pancake and sausage breakfast on the second Sunday of each month at the Legion Hall, across from the Wake Forest Post Office. All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, orange juice and choice of hot beverage for only $5 per person/$20 max per family. Proceeds support community and veterans projects. For information call (919) 494-2707.

 

 

 

Whatever captures your interest this weekend in Wake Forest NC – Have fun, Be Good To Each Other and ENJOY the weather!!!!!

Me?  I’ll be cheering on my son at his football game and thinking of all of you!!!!

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