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Please note: A convenience fee applies to all ticket purchases made online. This fee does not apply to purchases made via cash or check at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre Box Office. Box office hours are Monday - Friday, 8 am - noon and 1 - 5 pm.  Box Office 919-435-9458  Special Events Hotline 919-435-9428.

         
 

Writer's Night in the Forest
Thursday, July 30
***Rescheduled from July 16***

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre is pleased to offer a monthly series designed for avid readers in our community.

"Writer's Night in the Forest" is designed to promote local authors and their works. Each month the Renaissance Centre invites a different author to discuss a particular book and answer questions from the audience.

Free and open to the public, the event typically concludes with a book signing by the featured author.

 

 

 
 

Carolina Puppet Theatre  
"The Green Mermaid"

Wednesday, Aug. 5   I   11 am

The Carolina Puppet Theatre has been entertaining families for over 20 years with fast-paced, interactive shows full of mayhem. Ms. Poly and Ms. Ester, the wacky Gabardine Sisters, use storytelling, music and puppetry to make these shows a delightful experience for young children. For the storytelling segment of each show, children are selected from the audience to be the stars. The theme changes each month with exciting guest puppets. These shows are geared to children ages 3-7.

 

 

 

$5

 

First Friday Flix
Friday, Aug. 7   I   7 pm

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre hosts "First Friday Flix" at 7 p.m. on the first Friday evening of each month.

Free and open to the public, these monthly movie screenings feature a variety of film favorites and genres, including comedies, dramas, thrillers and more, often with a seasonal or historical theme.

To obtain the title of each month's featured film, sign up for E-News or call the Special Events Hotline at 919-435-9428.

 

 
 

flix4kidz
Monday, Aug. 10   I   10:30 am

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre hosts free family-friendly movie showings on the second Monday morning of each month. ‘Flix4kidz’ shows only G or PG rated children’s and family films. Concessions, including popcorn and soft drinks, will be available for purchase.

Flix4kidz movie screenings are free and open to the public.

To obtain the title of each month's featured film, sign up for E-News or call the Special Events Hotline at 919-435-9428.

 

 

 
 

Free at 3 
Monday, Aug. 10   I   3 pm

Designed for adults ages 50 and over, “Free at 3” will feature a variety of film favorites and genres, including art and family films, as well as comedies, dramas, thrillers and more – often with a seasonal or historical theme. Concessions, including popcorn and soft drinks, will be available for purchase.

To obtain the title of each month's featured film, sign up for E-News or call the Special Events Hotline at 919-435-9428.

 

 

 
 

Scrap Happens Night
Friday, Aug. 14   I   5 pm

Bring some friends and get tangled up with the project of your choosing during this unstructured evening of fun and crafty magic! This is a great time to gather to finish previous projects, expand on current ones or experience something new with our optional Make & Take Project.

Seated is limiting to the first 85 people who register. Concessions will be available for purchase.

 

 

 

$10

 

Forest of Wake Storytelling Festival
Saturday, Aug. 15   I   9:30 am

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host the Second Annual Forest of Wake Storytelling Festival on Saturday, Aug. 15.

Featuring four professional storytellers, along with entertaining workshops and concerts for children and adults, the festival will introduce the art of storytelling to the Wake Forest community and celebrate one of humanity’s oldest art forms.

With four renowned tellers of different backgrounds, audiences of all ages are sure to relate to their colorful, humorous and inspirational stories.

 

 

 
 

Carolina Puppet Theatre  
"The Green Mermaid"

Wednesday, Aug. 19   I   11 am

The Carolina Puppet Theatre has been entertaining families for over 20 years with fast-paced, interactive shows full of mayhem. Ms. Poly and Ms. Ester, the wacky Gabardine Sisters, use storytelling, music and puppetry to make these shows a delightful experience for young children. For the storytelling segment of each show, children are selected from the audience to be the stars. The theme changes each month with exciting guest puppets. These shows are geared to children ages 3-7.

 

 

 

$5

 

TGIF Dance Party
Friday, Aug. 28    l   7:30pm

Join us for our monthly TGIF Dancy Party!

Family dance session is 7:30-9 pm

Adult (21+) dance session is 9-11 pm.   A cash bar serving beer and wine will be available.

 

 

 

$5

 

Carolina Puppet Theatre  
"The Three Bears"

Wednesday, Sept. 2   I   11 am

The Carolina Puppet Theatre has been entertaining families for over 20 years with fast-paced, interactive shows full of mayhem. Ms. Poly and Ms. Ester, the wacky Gabardine Sisters, use storytelling, music and puppetry to make these shows a delightful experience for young children. For the storytelling segment of each show, children are selected from the audience to be the stars. The theme changes each month with exciting guest puppets. These shows are geared to children ages 3-7.

 

 

 

$5

 

Carolina Puppet Theatre  
"The Three Bears"

Wednesday, Sept. 16   I   11 am

The Carolina Puppet Theatre has been entertaining families for over 20 years with fast-paced, interactive shows full of mayhem. Ms. Poly and Ms. Ester, the wacky Gabardine Sisters, use storytelling, music and puppetry to make these shows a delightful experience for young children. For the storytelling segment of each show, children are selected from the audience to be the stars. The theme changes each month with exciting guest puppets. These shows are geared to children ages 3-7.

 

 

 

$5

 

Writer's Night in the Forest
Thursday, Sept. 17   I   7 pm

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre is pleased to offer a monthly series designed for avid readers in our community.

"Writer's Night in the Forest" is designed to promote local authors and their works. Each month the Renaissance Centre invites a different author to discuss a particular book and answer questions from the audience.

Free and open to the public, the event typically concludes with a book signing by the featured author.

 

 

 
 

Writer's Night in the Forest
Thursday, Oct. 15   I   7 pm

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre is pleased to offer a monthly series designed for avid readers in our community.

"Writer's Night in the Forest" is designed to promote local authors and their works. Each month the Renaissance Centre invites a different author to discuss a particular book and answer questions from the audience.

Free and open to the public, the event typically concludes with a book signing by the featured author.

 

 

 
 

Neck of the Woods
Performance Series

Friday, Oct. 16   I   7:30 pm

Neck of the Woods is a variety performance series that features emerging local artists. An evening may consist of several performance arts acts. Each show is different and may include actors, dancers, musicians, comedians, writers and spoken word artists. Come out and enjoy a truly unique and entertaining event and support your local artists! Cash bar for wine, beer and other refreshments. This event is presented and sponsored by Wake Forest ARTS!

 

 

   
 

Writer's Night in the Forest
Thursday, Nov. 19   I   7 pm

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre is pleased to offer a monthly series designed for avid readers in our community.

"Writer's Night in the Forest" is designed to promote local authors and their works. Each month the Renaissance Centre invites a different author to discuss a particular book and answer questions from the audience.

Free and open to the public, the event typically concludes with a book signing by the featured author.