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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

 

         
 

Carolina Puppet Theatre 
Wednesday, May 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

 

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.

 

 

 
 

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.

 

 

 
 

Carolina Puppet Theatre 
Wednesday, June 3  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, 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  6:30 pm

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

 

flix4kidz
Monday, June 8   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.

 

 

 
 
Free at 3
Monday, June 8   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.

 

 

 
 

Scrap Happens  
Friday, June 12   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

 

Carolina Puppet Theatre 
Wednesday, June 17  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

 

The Malpass Brothers
Saturday, June 27   I   7 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

 

Scrap Happens  
Friday, July 10   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

 

Scrap Happens  
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