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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.

     

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.

 

 

 

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre
"The Write Way to Commit Murder"

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!

 

 

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.

 

 

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. 

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.