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The Wake Forest Police Department is accepting donations from area residents and businesses for the 23 rd Annual Shop with a Cop. To contribute online via PayPal, visit https://bit.ly/WFShopCop . Checks and cash may also be mailed or delivered to the Wake...Read more

11/29/2021

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

11/24/2021

The Town of Wake Forest and Wake Forest Downtown, Inc., are encouraging residents to shop and support small businesses during “Plaid Friday” and “Small Business Saturday” November 26 and 27.

Celebrating the diversity and creativity of local and independent businesses, Plaid Friday is a...Read more

11/23/2021

Embrace the holiday season and experience the charm of historic Wake Forest during the “It’s a Wonderful Wake Forest Historic Holiday Festival” on Saturday, Dec. 4. Free and open to the public, the event is scheduled from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Wake Forest Historical Museum, 414 N. Main St....Read more

11/23/2021

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

11/22/2021

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

11/22/2021

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

11/22/2021

The NC Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced the Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC) project as the recipient of a Merit Award during the AIA NC Design Awards Program on October 28. The award was given to the Town of Wake Forest and architect and engineer, Clark Nexsen...Read more

11/19/2021

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 www.wakeforestnc.gov/wake-forest-cares to one or more of the following Town...Read more

11/18/2021

Drivers should expect delays along southbound South Main Street/US 1A in the vicinity of the Ligon Mill Road intersection from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. daily through Tuesday, Nov. 23. Fred Smith Company, a contractor working on the Ligon Mill Road Operational Improvements Project (LMROIP), will close the...Read more

11/18/2021

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