ARTS Wake Forest will present its Fifth Annual Holiday Artisans Market on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St. Free and open to the public, the Holiday Artisans Market will be offered in conjunction with the Downtown Wake Forest Holiday...Read more


Area residents are invited to experience the wonder and magic of the holiday season at the annual Lighting of Wake Forest on Friday, Dec. 3, from 6-8:30 p.m. Sponsored by Holding Village and presented by Wake Forest Downtown, Inc. (WFD), the tree lighting will take place in Centennial Plaza, 301...Read more


Embrace the holiday season and discover historic downtown Wake Forest’s unique array of shops and restaurants during the Downtown Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 4, beginning at 10 a.m.

Presented by Wake Forest Downtown, Inc. (WFD), the Downtown Holiday Open House will feature...Read more


The 2021 Wake Forest Cares Holiday Donation Drive is underway. As part of this year’s effort, area residents and businesses are invited to contribute online at to one or more of the following Town...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is inviting residents to “Cinema at the Center” on Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC), 701 Harris Road. The featured film will be “Frozen II” (PG). Admission is free and no registration is...Read more


The Wake Forest Police Department will accept frozen turkey donations Saturday, Nov. 20, from 9 a.m.-noon, as part of its annual Turkey Drive. Police officers will be available at the Police Department Main Station, 225 S. Taylor St., throughout the morning to thank donors and unload the turkeys...Read more


A phone call from Santa Claus is on every child’s wish list. The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is making those wishes come true by offering “Calls from Santa” to kids ages 3-9 on Thursday, Dec. 2, from 6-8 p.m.

Registration forms will be available...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest has installed a “Letters for Santa” mailbox in Jones Plaza at the intersection of South White Street and East Jones Avenue.

Children of all ages are invited to bring their letters to Santa’s Mailbox anytime between now and Friday, Dec. 24, for immediate delivery...Read more


The Wake Forest Police Department’s annual Turkey Drive got underway in September, but donations are coming in slower than usual. Area residents can support this worthy cause by submitting online donations via PayPal at more


The Town of Wake Forest and the Local Government Federal Credit Union will celebrate “America Recycles Day” on Monday, Nov. 15, by co-sponsoring a drive-thru paper shredding event . Free and open to the...Read more