Weekends in Wake Forest NC – March 18 – 20, 2011

Weekends in Wake Forest NCAbsolutely gorgeous weather in store for Wake Forest NC this weekend so be sure to check out this weekend’s events and get out and enjoy the start of Spring!  There is quite a mix of things to do this weekend that appeal to all ages.  I hope I get to see you out and about and if you do see me please say hello!

 

 

Wake Forest Farmers’ Market
Saturday, March 19; 10 am – noon
Depot Parking Lot, 110 S. White St.
The Wake Forest Farmers’ Market is open from 10 am to noon on the first and third Saturdays in March. Beginning April 2 through Nov. 19 the market will be open every Saturday from 8 am to noon. The market offers pasture-raised beef, pork, lamb and chicken, as well as fresh produce, eggs, honey, baked goods, handmade soaps and lotions, art and crafts. For more information call (919) 556-2284 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (919) 556-2284 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (919) 556-2284      end_of_the_skype_highlighting      end_of_the_skype_highlighting or visit www.wakeforestmarket.org.

Sweethearts Dance
Saturday, March 19; 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Kerr Family YMCA Gym
Gentlemen, don’t let this opportunity pass you by to spend precious one-on-one time with your little girls. Enjoy crafts and refreshments, stop by our chocolate fountain, take a picture in your Sunday best, and most of all, make a memory that she’ll never forget. Register at the Welcome Center of the Kerr or Factory YMCA. For more information, contact Jon Gutekunst at (919) 562-9605 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (919) 562-9605 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (919) 562-9605      end_of_the_skype_highlighting      end_of_the_skype_highlighting or jon.gutekunst@ymcatriangle.org.

Eagle Project Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, March 20; 8 to noon
Walter E. Cole Post 187, 225 E. Holding Ave.
The American Legion Hall will host an “Eagle Project Pancake Breakfast” on Sunday, March 20, from 8 am to noon at Walter E. Cole Post 187, 225 East Holding Ave. The breakfast will feature the American Legion’s usual favorites – pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee. The proceeds from this breakfast will be used to purchase handicapped and senior-friendly picnic tables for an outside eating area for an Eagle project at the American Legion. Donations for the Eagle project can be made at the door or you may contact Vik Mukherjee at (919) 570-3235 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (919) 570-3235      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

“An Irish Music Celebration” — Virginia Tull Music & Art Series
Sunday, March 20; 3 pm
Wake Forest Baptist Church, 107 E. South Ave.

Featuring Wake Forest’s finest: Dr. Jeanine Skinner, David Fitzgerald and WFBC Artist in Residence Jennifer Paschal. All three musical artists claim Scotch-Irish ancestry and a love for Irish music. The program will include vocal, piano and organ selections. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact David Fitzgerald, Minister of Music at Wake Forest Baptist Church davidfitzgerald@ncrrbiz.com.

Wake Forest Historical Association Meeting
Sunday, March 20; 3-5 pm
Wake Forest Historical Museum

The Wake Forest Historical Association will sponsor a meeting about Dr. B.W. Wells Sunday, March 20, from 3 to 5 p.m. The speaker will be Jimmy Ray, who grew up on the Wells’ Rockcliff Farm in the Stony Hill area. Ray knew Wells and his wife as Uncle Bert and Aunt Maud. The free meeting at the Wake Forest Historical Museum behind the Calvin Jones House is open to everyone, and we would like area people who knew the Wellses to come and share their memories. There will be refreshments, and we will accept $10 memberships for 2011.

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