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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.

     

Carolina Puppet Theatre
Wednesday, July 19; 11 am

Audiences may already know Ms. Poly and Ms. Ester, the wacky Gabardine Sisters and their super-duper star puppet Bartlet. T

Storytelling, music and puppetry are used to make these fast paced, interactive shows full of mayhem, a delightful experience for young children and you never know who might visit their stage! Each month boasts a different show theme. 

These shows are geared to children ages 3-7.

Tickets are $5.

 

Neck of the Woods Performance Series
Friday, July 21; 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.

Tickets are $5.

 

 

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre 
"The Write Way to Commit Murder"
Saturday, July 22; 7:30 pm 

SOLD OUT

Welcome to an evening of delicious food, fine wine and a stimulating discussion of the written word.  Our host, Barnaby Beanblossom, has gathered some of the leading authors from various genres to join us for a literary feast.  

In the event of a shocking crime, it will be up to you and your table of sleuths to discover who could commit such a dastardly deed. Don’t forget to wear your southern curls and peals and, oh yes…stylish hats!

 

SOLD OUT

Carolina Puppet Theatre
Wednesday, Aug. 2; 11 am

Audiences may already know Ms. Poly and Ms. Ester, the wacky Gabardine Sisters and their super-duper star puppet Bartlet. T

Storytelling, music and puppetry are used to make these fast paced, interactive shows full of mayhem, a delightful experience for young children and you never know who might visit their stage! Each month boasts a different show theme. 

These shows are geared to children ages 3-7.

Tickets are $5.

 

First Friday Flix
Friday, Aug. 4; 7 pm

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre hosts "First Friday Flix" at 7 p.m. on the first Friday evening of each month.

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.

 

Wake Forest Home & Garden Show
Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 12-13

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host the 2017 Wake Forest Home & Garden Show on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 9 am-4 pm and Sunday, Aug. 13, from noon-5 pm. Presented by Mitchell Heating & Cooling, the free, two-day event will showcase the latest in home improvement products, services, and features.

Whether you are looking for a complete home remodel, a kitchen or bath makeover, a newly landscaped yard, or just want to shop the local vendor marketplace for your home, you will find it all at the Wake Forest Home & Garden Show! 

The home and garden show is free and open to the public.

 

flix4kidz
Monday, Aug. 14; 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.

 

Free at 3
Monday, Aug. 14; 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.

 

Malpass Brothers
Saturday, Aug. 26; 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.

Advance tickets are $18.

 

First Friday Flix
Friday, Sept. 1; 7 pm

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre hosts "First Friday Flix" at 7 p.m. on the first Friday evening of each month.

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.

 

Carolina Puppet Theatre
Wednesday, Sept. 6; 11 am

Audiences may already know Ms. Poly and Ms. Ester, the wacky Gabardine Sisters and their super-duper star puppet Bartlet. T

Storytelling, music and puppetry are used to make these fast paced, interactive shows full of mayhem, a delightful experience for young children and you never know who might visit their stage! Each month boasts a different show theme. 

These shows are geared to children ages 3-7.

Tickets are $5.

 

FNOW After Party
Featuring The Magic Pipers Band
Friday, Sept. 8; 9:30 pm

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host the first “FNOW After Party” on Friday, Sept. 8, from 9:30 p.m. -12:30 a.m. with music by local favorite “The Magic Pipers.”

Designed for area residents ages 21 and older, the after party will follow the final Friday Night on White of 2017 featuring another favorite party band, Crush, which will perform along South White Street from 6-9 p.m.

Food and refreshments, including pizza and popcorn, will be available for purchase, along with beer, wine, soft drinks and water. 

Tickets are $5.

 

flix4kidz
Monday, Sept. 11; 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.

 

Free at 3
Monday, Sept. 11; 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.

 

Wake Up Wake Forest!
Tuesday, Sept. 12; 7:30 am

The Town of Wake Forest and the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering to present "Wake Up Wake Forest."

The information series is designed to keep area residents up to date on current topics, while also connecting them with influential political, business, and civic leaders across our region and state.

The Sept. 12 installment will feature Joe Milazzo, Executive Director of the Regional Transportation Alliance, who will discuss the Wake Transit Plan and its impact on business.

Tickets are $10 and include breakfast.

 

California Suite
Sept. 15-17 & 22-24

If the walls in room 203 of the Beverly Hills Hotel could talk, these are four comic stories they would tell of couples who crossed the threshold. Confrontations over custody, sexual orientation, infidelity, and disastrous vacations are all material for Simon’s incisive humor.

Wrap up your summer with this trip to comedy in California.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for students and seniors.

 

Happy Dan the Magic Man
Wednesday, Sept. 20; 11 am

Everyone laughs louder when Happy Dan the Magic Man is in the house! Happy Dan has traveled the world entertaining families just like yours for more than 30 years. 

He is more than an entertainer. He's that slightly silly, can't-wait-to-see-him loving uncle that every child loves.

Tickets are $5.

 

 

First Friday Flix
Friday, Oct. 6; 7 pm

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre hosts "First Friday Flix" at 7 p.m. on the first Friday evening of each month.

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.

 

Rockin' the Forest Music Series
6 String Drag
Saturday, Oct. 7; 8 pm

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will continue the “Rockin’ the Forest” music series on Saturday, Oct. 7.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.

 

 

flix4kidz
Monday, Oct. 9; 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.

 

Free at 3
Monday, Oct. 9; 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.

 

Flight School, The Musical
Thursday, Oct. 12; 9:30 & 11:30 am

It’s the first day of Flight School, where they teach birds to fly. Penguin has the soul of an eagle and is ready to live on the wind. But he wasn’t built to soar, as the other birds constantly remind him. Penguin’s spirit won’t be grounded.

With some friends of a feather, and a little help on the technical parts, Penguin follows his dreams to flip, flap, fly! 

Tickets are $10.

 

Happy Dan the Magic Man
Wednesday, Oct. 18; 11 am

Everyone laughs louder when Happy Dan the Magic Man is in the house! Happy Dan has traveled the world entertaining families just like yours for more than 30 years. 

He is more than an entertainer. He's that slightly silly, can't-wait-to-see-him loving uncle that every child loves.

Tickets are $5.

 

 

Carolina Puppet Theatre
Wednesday, Oct. 25; 11 am

Audiences may already know Ms. Poly and Ms. Ester, the wacky Gabardine Sisters and their super-duper star puppet Bartlet. T

Storytelling, music and puppetry are used to make these fast paced, interactive shows full of mayhem, a delightful experience for young children and you never know who might visit their stage! Each month boasts a different show theme. 

These shows are geared to children ages 3-7.

Tickets are $5.

 

Carolina Puppet Theatre
Wednesday, Nov. 1; 11 am

Audiences may already know Ms. Poly and Ms. Ester, the wacky Gabardine Sisters and their super-duper star puppet Bartlet. T

Storytelling, music and puppetry are used to make these fast paced, interactive shows full of mayhem, a delightful experience for young children and you never know who might visit their stage! Each month boasts a different show theme. 

These shows are geared to children ages 3-7.

Tickets are $5.

 

First Friday Flix
Friday, Nov. 3; 7 pm

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre hosts "First Friday Flix" at 7 p.m. on the first Friday evening of each month.

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.

 

Rockin' the Forest Music Series
Saturday, Nov. 11; 8 pm

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will continue the “Rockin’ the Forest” music series on Saturday, Nov. 11.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.

 

 

flix4kidz
Monday, Nov. 13; 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.

 

Free at 3
Monday, Nov. 13; 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.

 

First Friday Flix
Friday, Dec. 1; 7 pm

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre hosts "First Friday Flix" at 7 p.m. on the first Friday evening of each month.

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.

 

Carolina Puppet Theatre
Wednesday, Dec. 6; 11 am

Audiences may already know Ms. Poly and Ms. Ester, the wacky Gabardine Sisters and their super-duper star puppet Bartlet. T

Storytelling, music and puppetry are used to make these fast paced, interactive shows full of mayhem, a delightful experience for young children and you never know who might visit their stage! Each month boasts a different show theme. 

These shows are geared to children ages 3-7.

Tickets are $5.

 

The Drifters - Holiday Hop
Saturday, Dec. 9; 7:30 pm

Join us in celebrating the holiday season with The Drifters. This year, in honor of the show's 50th anniversary, The Drifters have brought back the Holiday Hop as an eclectic mixture of music and songs from the Great American Song Book for which they are so noted.

Starting with their mega hits which include, Under The Boardwalk, Up On the Roof and On Broadway, The Drifters craftily meld in an array of America's most popular holiday rock 'n' roll songs, Jingle Bells, Rudolph, The Christmas Song, and their famous gospel version of Silent Night.

Advance tickets are $15.

 

lix4kidz
Monday, Dec. 11; 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.

 

Free at 3
Monday, Dec. 11; 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.