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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.

         
 

Malpass Brothers Concert
Saturday, Aug. 27   I   7 pm

Steeped in traditional country music, the Malpass Brothers feature a smooth vocal blend and skillful musicianship, while performing in the styles of Johnny Cash, Marty Robbins and Hank Williams Sr. 

The duo promotes the work and music of classic country artists they treasure, while creating new music and making their own mark in the lineage of a rich American cultural heritage.

 

 

 

SOLD OUT!

 

First Friday Flix
Friday, Sept. 2   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.

 

 

 
 

Carolina Puppet Theatre  
Wednesday, Sept. 7   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

 

flix4kidz
Monday, Sept. 12   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 for E-News or call the Special Events Hotline at 919-435-9428.

 

 

 
 

Free at 3
Monday, Sept. 12   I   3 pm

Designed for adults ages 50 and over, “Free at 3” features 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.

Free at 3 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.

 

 

 
 

Arsenic & Old Lace
Presented by Forest Moon Theater
Sept. 16-18 & 23-25

Forest Moon Theater will present Arsenic & Old Lace at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre Sept. 16-18 and Sept. 23-25.

This is the classic comedy about a pair of elderly ladies who fill the basement of their boarding house with the remains of socially and religiously “acceptable” residents.

For more information, visit the Forest Moon Theater website.

 

 

 
 

Carolina Puppet Theatre  
Wednesday, Sept. 21   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  
Wednesday, Oct. 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, Oct. 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, Oct. 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.

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, Oct. 10   I   3 pm

Designed for adults ages 50 and over, “Free at 3” features 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.

Free at 3 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.

 

 

 
 

Carolina Puppet Theatre  
Wednesday, Oct. 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

 

Neck of the Woods Performance Series
Friday, Oct. 21   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!

Wine, beer and other refreshments will be available for purchase.

This event is presented and sponsored by Wake Forest ARTS!

 

 

 

$5

 

Rockin' the Forest Music Series
Terry Anderson & the OAK Team
Oct. 28   I   8 pm

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will continue the “Rockin’ the Forest” music series on Friday, Oct. 28, with Terry Anderson and the OAK Team.

Terry Anderson has one of the noblest agendas in music. He just wants to rock and roll, folks. And that’s what he and his “team” do. Taking their cues from the likes of Rockpile, Faces, NRBQ, and all those bands that deserve to be on every jukebox coast-to-coast, Anderson and his Olympian band have mastered the art of making great music.

 

 

   
 

Carolina Puppet Theatre  
Wednesday, Nov. 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

 

First Friday Flix
Friday, Nov. 4   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.

 

 

 
 

2016 Broadway Ball
To Broadway & Back
Nov. 12   I   6 pm

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will commemorate its third year of bringing extraordinary and diverse cultural and performing arts experiences to our community and help raise money for its free community and education scholarship programs during the 2016 Renaissance Centre Broadway Ball. Scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 12, the event will be held from 6-10:15 p.m. at the Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St.

The Broadway Ball will feature a show-stopping performance by Just a Touch of Love (JTL) performing a variety of dance favorites. Food, dancing, silent auction, games, photo shoot and more will be just a part of the evening activities.

 

 

 

 
 

flix4kidz
Monday, Oct. 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.

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, Oct. 10   I   3 pm

Designed for adults ages 50 and over, “Free at 3” features 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.

Free at 3 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.

 

 

 
 

Carolina Puppet Theatre  
Wednesday, Nov. 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