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In February, Town crews will begin trimming all street trees and trees growing on Town-owned or controlled property to ensure adequate street, sidewalk and driveway clearance. Scheduled for completion in 2022, the work will be performed by and under the direct supervision of arborists certified...Read more

01/27/2020

The Town of Wake Forest and a network of local partners are inviting current and aspiring entrepreneurs to apply for “Launch Wake Forest.” The initiative will offer 20 selected students a nine-week accredited Kaufman business course, business mentorship, planning and financial support, along...Read more

01/27/2020

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will accept applications for youth baseball, softball, and T-ball for boys ages 5-17 and girls ages 5-15 from Saturday, Feb. 1, through Saturday, Feb. 29.

A participant’s eligibility is determined by his or her age on...Read more

01/27/2020

The Town of Wake Forest will close the portion of Elm Avenue from South Main Street/US1A to South White Street on Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow crews to patch asphalt and perform pavement repairs.

A signed detour will be in place...Read more

01/24/2020

Fred Smith Co., a private contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will close the portion of Stadium Drive from Rock Spring Road to Wingate Street on Monday, Jan. 27, from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow crews to remove and replace curb and gutter as...Read more

01/24/2020

Tickets are on sale for the Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre “Kill the Music” on Saturday, April 25, at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St. Doors open at 6 p.m., and dinner will be served starting at 6:30 p.m.

If you enjoy the theater intertwined with a good...Read more

01/24/2020

Friday Night on White (FNOW) returns to historic downtown Wake Forest on April 17, then continues the second Friday night of each month through September.

FNOW brings the entire community together for six Friday nights of free, family entertainment. Concert-goers are treated to a diverse...Read more

01/23/2020

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recently named the Town of Wake Forest as the recipient of the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its fiscal year 2019-20 annual budget. This marks the sixth consecutive year Wake Forest has earned...Read more

01/22/2020

Comedian and actor Rondell Sheridan will present his side-splitting stand-up act “If You’re Over 40 and You Know It, Clap Your Hands” at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts on Saturday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m.

"If You are OVER 40 and You Know It, Clap Your Hands” is a non-stop...Read more

01/22/2020

The “Rockin’ the Forest” music series continues with the popular beach band Jim Quick & Coastline on Friday, Feb. 28. The concert gets underway at 7:30 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St.

Over 25 years in the making, Jim Quick & Coastline,...Read more

01/21/2020

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