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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

 

         
Free at 3
Monday, May 11   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.

 

 

   

Writer's Night in the Forest
Thursday, May 21   I   7 pm 

Dianne Chamberlin-"The Silent Sister"

In the Silent Sister, Riley MacPherson has spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide as a teenager. 20 years later cleaning out her father's house in New Bern, NC she finds evidence to the contrary. Riley must decide what the past means for her present, and what she will do with her new found Reality, in this engrossing mystery.

 

 

   
   

Carolina Puppet Theatre 
Wednesday, May 6 and 20  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!
70's Disco
Friday, April 24   I   7:30 pm

Family Dance is 7:30-9pm - Make this a monthly family date night! Boogie down and learn new basic steps. Each month will be a different theme so don't be afraid to dress the part. All ages welcome and no experience required.

Professional DJ and dance instruction provided by Rachel Macholl’s Academy of Dance. Live long and dance!

Adult Dance is 9-11pm,  the party will keep going for adults 21+ with a cash bar serving beer, wine and soft drinks. Groove through the decades to popular music.

 

 

 

   

$5

First Friday Flix
Friday, May 1   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-Notifier or call the Special Events Hotline at 919-435-9428.

 

 

   

Forest Moon Theater
"Miserella Finds Her Manners"

Saturday, May 2   I   11 am

Talented and energetic, Forest Moon Theater’s acting trio of Beth Martin, Jennifer Schulz and Mitzi Bissette create original and innovative children’s plays using literature, improvisation and pure interactive fun where children are cast right out of the audience into the show! No two shows are ever the same and adults have as much fun as the kids.

These shows are geared to young children ages 3-7.

 

 

   

$5

Scrap Happens  
Friday, May 8   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

         

The (Almost) Totally True Story of
Hansel & Gretel

May 8-9 & May 15-16

If you think you know the story of Hansel and Gretel, then think again. Forest Moon Theater's production reveals the shocking account of what might have happened when these two young people are abandoned in the woods by their father and stepmother. Accused by two policemen of having committed crimes against various storybook characters who inhabit the forest, Hansel and Gretel deny any wrongdoing and seek the aid of the fairy godmother, Streptococcus. Will they succeed in convincing  Streptococcus of their innocence, or will they go to jail? Don’t miss seeing this comical retelling of a classic story, and find out for yourself whether everyone lives happily ever after.

 

 

   

Adults $10

Children $7

flix4kidz
Monday, May 11   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.

 

 

   

Cinema at the Centre
Thursday, May 28   I   7 pm

Cinema at the Centre is an evening of film and discussion - by movie lovers for movie lovers. The series is also a community event that invites participants to watch and discuss films in a manner that encourages critical thinking while considering different worldviews, truths, faiths and meaningful questions about life, relationships and the purpose found in each film.

 

 

   

First Friday Flix
Friday, June 5   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-Notifier or call the Special Events Hotline at 919-435-9428.

 

 

   

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
Saturday, June 6  l  6:30pm

Lights, Camera, Murder! Welcome to the Gimme Awards, North Carolina’s answer to the Academy Awards. Each year prizes go to the best in the growing film industry that makes our state a leader in film and television production. This year's awards are being held at the Renaissance Centre. The posh surroundings could make an elegant backdrop for the drop dead gorgeous as well as those who simply drop dead! So grab your camera and your autograph book and get ready for a taste of show business as you've never sampled before.

Evening includes a buffet dinner.

 

 

   

$35

The Malpass Brothers
Saturday, June 27   I   7:30 pm

The Malpass Brothers are steeped in traditional country music. With a smooth vocal blend and skillful musicianship, the Malpass Brothers perform in the styles of Johnny Cash, Marty Robbins and Hank Williams Sr.

 

 

   

$15