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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.

     

Wake Forest Children's Choir
Spring Concert
"O, Colored Earth"

Tuesday, May 2; 6 pm

The Wake Forest Children’s Choir is inviting area residents to a special spring concert on Tuesday, May 2, at 6 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St.

Comprised of children of all racial, cultural, religious and economic backgrounds, the Wake Forest Children’s Choir will present "O, Colored Earth."

The concert is free and open to the public.

 

 

Carolina Puppet Theatre
Wednesday, May 3; 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.

 

 

First Friday Flix
Friday, May 5; 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.

 

 

flix4kidz
Monday, May 8; 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.

 

 

Free at 3
Monday, May 8; 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.

 

 

Happy Dan the Magic Man
Wednesday, May 17; 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.

 

 

First Friday Flix
Friday, June 2; 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, June 7; 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.

 

 

 

flix4kidz
Monday, June 12; 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.

 

 

Free at 3
Monday, June 12; 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.

 

 

The Curious Savage
Presented by Forest Moon Theater

June 16-18 & 23-25

Forest Moon Theater will present The Curious Savage at the Renaissance Centre June 16-18 and 23-25.

Greedy children institutionalize their mother in an attempt to get their hands on the family fortune, but Mrs. Savage enjoys the last laugh in this warm comedy about patients in a sanatorium who are more sane than the outside world.

 

 

First Friday Flix
Friday, July 7; 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, 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.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.