Renaissance Centre to Host 2016 Forest of Wake Storyfest Aug. 6

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts will host the 2016 Forest of Wake Storyfest on Saturday, Aug. 6. Featuring three professional storytellers, along with entertaining workshops and concerts for children and adults, the festival will bring the art of storytelling to the Wake Forest community and celebrate one of humanity’s oldest art forms. … Read more

Work Set to Begin on Smith, Sanford & Dunn Creek Greenways Downtown Connector Project

Starting Monday, July 11, Fred Smith Co., a contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will begin construction on the Smith Creek, Sanford Creek and Dunn Creek Greenways Downtown Connector Project. The initiative entails the construction of a continuous pedestrian facility consisting of approximately 3.8 miles of greenway trail – including boardwalk … Read more

“Neck of the Woods” Returns to Renaissance Centre July 15

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts welcomes the return of the “Neck of the Woods” performance series on Friday, July 15, at 7:30 p.m. Presented and sponsored by Wake Forest ARTS, Neck of the Woods is a variety performance series featuring emerging local artists. Each show is different and may consist of several … Read more

Police Department Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of “Operation Safe Sale”

The Wake Forest Police Department recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of “Operation Safe Sale.” Introduced in May 2015, Operation Safe Sale encourages Wake Forest residents who are selling or purchasing items advertised online to come to the police department, 225 S. Taylor St., to complete their transaction. Transactions may be made in the police department … Read more

Tickets on Sale for Murder Mystery Dinner Theater “Country Fried Caper”

Tickets are on sale for the Murder Mystery Dinner Theater “Country Fried Caper” on Saturday, July 23, at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St. If you enjoy the theater intertwined with a good murder mystery, then you’ll love “Country Fried Caper” performed by the Triangle-based theater troupe “It’s A Mystery.” … Read more

Youth Fall Baseball & Softball Registration Ends June 30

Registration for the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department’s youth fall baseball and softball leagues continues through Thursday, June 30. The in-town registration fee is $40 and the out-of-town fee is $80. The PRCR will offer late registration Friday, July 1, through Sunday, July 10, but a non-refundable late fee of $15 … Read more

Wake Forest Earns 26th Consecutive Financial Reporting Award

For the 26th straight year, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Town of Wake Forest for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of … Read more