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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.

 

TGIF Dance Party!
Friday, Jan. 30   I   7:30 pm

After a long week, let loose at the Renaissance Centre’s TGIF Dance Party. We’ll be line dancing in January and ’80s dancing in February. No experience required. Learn basic steps and then put them together to learn easy dances.

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

 

 

 

$5

Carolina Puppet Theatre 
Wednesday, Feb. 4  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

Cinema at the Centre
Thursday, Feb. 5   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, Feb. 6   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
Saturday, Feb. 7   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

flix4kidz
Monday, Feb. 9   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.

To obtain the title of each month's featured film, sign up to receive Renaissance Centre updates or call the Special Events Hotline at 919-435-9428.

 

 

 

Free at 3
Monday, Feb. 9   I   3 pm

Beginning Monday, Feb. 9, at 3 p.m., the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host free movie showings on the second Monday of each month.

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.

 

 

 

 

2015 State of the Town
Address & Dinner

Monday, Feb. 16, 2015

The 2015 Wake Forest State of the Town Address & Dinner is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 16, at 6 p.m. 

Since 2009 the Town of Wake Forest has partnered with the Wake Forest Rotary Club to sponsor the State of the Town Address and Dinner annually on the third Monday in February. The occasion offers Wake Forest citizens the opportunity to reflect on the town's list of accomplishments during the previous year and learn about its goals in the coming months.

 

 

 
 
$15

Carolina Puppet Theatre 
Wednesday, Feb. 18  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

Scrap Happens & Open Craft Night 
Friday, Feb. 20   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.

 

 

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Writer's Night in the Forest 
"Exploring the History of Wake Forest"

Thursday, Feb. 26   I   6 pm

This special "Writer's Night in the Forest" will celebrate the history of Wake Forest, as well as the men and women who established the community, as well as its culture and destiny.

Entitled “Writer’s Night in the Forest - Exploring the History of Wake Forest” will feature a panel of guests who will trace Wake Forest’s remarkable history from its early beginnings to today. During their discussion, panelists will share interesting trivia and humorous anecdotes about the town and some of its more prominent citizens.

The free event will include a reception and historical exhibit from 6:30-7 p.m. followed by the program from 7-8:30 p.m. The program will conclude with a short question and answer session and a book signing by Carol Pelosi.

 

 

 

Carolina Puppet Theatre 
Wednesday, March 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.

 

 

  Tickets on Sale Soon!

First Friday Flix
Friday, March 6   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.

 

 

 

Night of Improv
"Catch the Spring Fever"

Saturday, March 7   I   7 pm

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre and Forest Moon Theater will welcome improvisational theater back to Wake Forest with a fun-filled performance featuring the professional performing group Transactors Improv for Families and the Estessentials Teen Improv troupe.

Just in time for spring, "Catch the Spring Fever" is a family-friendly show that entertains audiences with the unpredictable humor that only improvisational theater can bring. Don't miss the return of improv in Wake Forest that will include short-form improve, featuring individual scenes of 5-10 minutes, made up on the spot based on suggestions from the audience.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
$10 adults
$8 children

 

flix4kidz
Monday, March 9   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.

To obtain the title of each month's featured film, sign up to receive Renaissance Centre updates or call the Special Events Hotline at 919-435-9428.

 

 

 

Scrap Happens & Open Craft Night 
Friday, March 13   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.

 

 

  Tickets
on Sale Soon

Carolina Puppet Theatre 
Wednesday, March 18  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.

 

 

  Tickets on Sale Soon!

Carolina Puppet Theatre 
Wednesday, April 9  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.

 

 

  Tickets on Sale Soon!

Carolina Puppet Theatre 
Wednesday, April 22  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.

 

 

  Tickets on Sale Soon!