wake forest: Wake Forest NC Will No Longer Issue Irrigation Permits - 05/27/08 08:52 AM
The Wake Forest Board of Commissioners voted unanimously last Tuesday to ban new permits for residential irrigation systems in an effort to be more proactive with water conservation. 
This ban will apply to all manual and automatic irrigation systems that are proposed to be connected to The City of Raleigh water system (public potable water system).  Remember, the City of Raleigh is where Wake Forest gets it's water.  In addition to Wake Forest, the towns and municipalities of Rolesville, Wendell, Knightdale, Gardner and Zebulon also get their water from The City of Raleigh - those towns and municipalities are not a part … (9 comments)

wake forest: Wake Forest NC Community Calendar April 28 - May 4, 2008 - 04/26/08 11:14 PM
Yes, it must be Spring which means time for Spring Cleaning!  This past weekend there were two HUGE community yard sales and this upcoming weekend is not exception.....check out the calendar for the community yards sales THIS coming weekend.....
From the Town of Wake Forest website:
Co-Rec Church Softball League Registration BeginsMonday, April 28Wake Forest Town HallRegistration for the Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department's co-recreational church softball league is scheduled from April 28 to May 16. League play will begin the week of June 2 and games will be played on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The entry fee is $500 per … (4 comments)

wake forest: Great Week of Events in Wake Forest NC - April 21 - 27, 2008 - 04/20/08 10:54 PM
Well, the Herbfest continues on this week with a great line-up of entertainment and activites - be sure to check it out!  In addition to the HerbFest Wake Forest has some great events this week....
From the Town of Wake Forest website:
Drive Less. Save More. - Take the SmartCommute ChallengeApril 15 - May 30Wake, Durham, and Orange CountiesFrom April 15 - May 30, any employee or college student who drives to work or campus in Wake, Durham or Orange counties can enter to win two roundtrip airline tickets anywhere in the continental U.S. plus a week's hotel stay, by taking … (2 comments)

wake forest: Ton's of Events in Wake Forest, NC April 14-20-2008 - 04/13/08 08:33 AM
Wow - you can certainly tell that SPRING has finally arrived in Wake Forest, NC!  The event calendar is loaded ith outdoor events, concerts and classes!    Most of the activity is tied to the annual HerbFest.  If you missed what that was about be sure to check out - Annual Herb Fest in Wake Forest! April 18 - 27, 2008
Be sure to check back in often this week for additional information and added activities in conjuction with the HerbFest!  It really is an amazing festival that my family looks forward to every year!
From the Town of Wake Forest website:
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wake forest: Wake Forest Community Calendar April 7 - 13, 2008 - 04/06/08 10:50 PM
Don't forget to visit the Wake Forest Farmer's Market this Saturday!  They have started their Spring/Summer schedule and are now open EVERY Saturday......
From the Town of Wake Forest website.....
Small Business Administration OverviewWednesday, April 9; 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce, 350 South White StreetIvan Hankins, Senior Area Manager of the Small Business Administration, will give an overview of all products and services available through the SBA.  Whether you are thinking about going into business or are currently in business and want to find out what the SBA can do for you, Hankins will discuss government loans, free professional consulting, writing a … (2 comments)

wake forest: Wake Forest, NC Market Report for February, 2008 - 04/01/08 12:39 AM
Active Listings:
*February Statistics run through March 15, 2008
There were 1358 active listings for the month of February 2008* which includes townhomes and condos. In comparison, there were 973 actives listing for the month of February 2007 (which were computed through March 15, 2007). A substantial increase of 40% is noted.
Closed Listings:
There were 198 closings for the month of February 2008 (computed from January 1 - February 29, 2008) in Wake Forest. Of those closings 20% had a price point of $400,000 or higher. The supply of homes in Wake Forest has dipped slightly from a 15 month supply to a 14 month supply.  … (2 comments)

wake forest: Attention all Rock Hounds!!! Garnet Hill - Right Here in Wake Forest! - 03/25/08 10:59 AM
OK - Ya gotta admit - I give you some pretty good ideas for things to do in Wake Forest - well, hold on to your hats - here comes one of the most unusual and unique things to do in My Back Yard......
Just down the road off Hwy 98 there is an exposed vein of garnets.  FREE for the taking!  There are literally billions of carats of this gorgeous purple/red semi-precious gem waiting to be found!  All you need is a hammer and chisel and you are good to go!  If you go after a heavy rain many of … (12 comments)

wake forest: World Beer Festival Comes To Raleigh! April 26th - Tickets on Sale March 26!! - 03/25/08 09:53 AM
It's Almost Time!  This event was HUGE last year and this year proves to be just as exciting!  The World Beer Festival makes it's stop in Raleigh on April 26, 2008. 
This is the LARGEST celebration of domestic and international beers in the Southeast - there will be over 300 beers from 150 breweries.  And, you know what?  This years funds will benefit the Downtown Raleigh Alliance - what a great cause.
Tickets for this massive even will go on sale TOMORROW!  General admission is $40 and VIP tickets are $75. With the VIP ticket you will get food, special beers … (0 comments)

wake forest: The Town of Wake Forest Community Calendar - March 17 - 23, 2008 - 03/15/08 11:50 PM
Have fun last week?  There was quite a bit going on and enough variety to keep all ages happy!!  Here is your calendar for the upcoming week in Wake Forest......
Morning Art Out - Creating a Secret GardenBegins Friday, March 21; 10:00 a.m.Morning Glory Center for Creative Healing, 523 Wait Avenue, Wake Forest, NCLooking at garden imagery, we will play with pastels, oil pastels, watercolor, collage and dream of gardens within and without. Morning Glory Center for Creative Healing offers Morning Art Out - visual art explorations with resident artist Dawn Marie Rozzo. The sessions are held Friday mornings from 10:00am … (0 comments)

wake forest: Things are A Hoppin' In Wake Forest this week! Community Events March 10 - 16, 2008 - 03/09/08 01:18 AM
This week in Wake Forest is brimming with activities!  Spring is almost here, Easter is right around the corner and the level of outdoor fun is ramping up!
Just a few of the activites scheduled for this week are:
Wake Forest Kid's Carnival - If you missed my post on this please check it out!  OUTRAGEOUS FUN! Easter Egg Hunt Arbor Day Celebration Art After Hours and so much more..... For more details and contact information please read on.....
Carnival for the KidsTuesday, March 11 - Sunday, March 16Wake Forest Home Depot Parking LotThe Wake Forest Police Department's annual "Carnival for the … (0 comments)

wake forest: Camping in the Carolinas - Right Out Your Back Door! - 03/05/08 03:29 PM
There are some spectacular spots for camping in the Carolinas from the mountains to the beaches and the many lakes that dot this breathtaking state!  A few that are close to Wake Forest are just getting ready to open up for the season.....March 15th
Both sites in this post are located on the perimeter of Falls Lake. 
Shinleaf:
Shinleaf is a back to basics type of destination.  Of all of the site located around Falls Lake, Shinleaf has the least amenities.  There is a two-mile portion of the Mountains-To-Sea Trailthat pretty much follows the shore line at Shinleaf.  There are 89 campsites thoughtfully … (6 comments)

wake forest: The Baby Strikes Back!!! It's Baaacckk.....March 8 - The Factory...Dance Baby Dance II - 03/02/08 11:42 PM
Dance Baby Dance had a phenomenal turnout at their last event at The Factory!  When I blogged about it before I knew it would be popular but it went way beyond.....
If you missed the first event then you certainly want to schedule some time for the upcoming Dance Baby Dance: The Baby Strikes Back!  Children up to 10 years old are invited to "get down" with their parents and just have a great time!  In addition to the crazy dance jam  admission also includes healthy snacks and drinks, face painting, stroller parking, a chill out lounge, additional dance instructors (so the … (2 comments)

wake forest: Town of Wake Forest Community Calendar Mar 3 - 9, 2008 - 03/01/08 11:21 PM
The Town of Wake Forest has an extremely comprehensive website with THE most up to date community calendar around.  Weekly, I publish the event for the upcoming week.  I have tried 5 times unsuccesfully this morning to make that regular post and I simply can not. 
There are many exciting events coming out this week so if you are interested please be sure to visit the calendar to view the dates and times.  Hopefully next week the bug will be fixed and it will be less clicks for you to get where you need to go!!!!

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wake forest: ACC – BIG FOUR – Interstate 40 – Tobacco Road???? My March Madness... - 02/28/08 12:28 PM
You know, I pride myself on knowing the "odd" things in life, the little tid-bits that you can throw out at a party - I call them my little "Pearls of Wisdom". For the longest time I use to throw out this one...
Why is it that when you buy a bag of nuts in the store there are never any cashews yet when you buy mixed nuts in a can they are in there?  I know, doesn't bother many of you but it did me!  Well, had to research and come to find out - cashew shells are highly caustic … (3 comments)

wake forest: Sports Fanatic? Well let me show ya what we got..... - 02/26/08 07:26 AM
The Raleigh area is FULL of thrilling sports teams, some of which are great contenders, all within a short drive!  If you are looking for your fix then let me lay it all down for ya.......First up on deck?
THE CAROLINA HURRICANES!!!!!

The winds started churning in Raleigh NC in 1997!  That is when the announcement was made that the New England Whalers would soon be relocating and changing their name.  The only problem?  We didn't have a space for them!  So for the first few seasons the Carolina Hurricanesplayed their games in Greensboro NC which is a 1.5 hour … (5 comments)

wake forest: Town of Wake Forest Community Calendar Feb 25 - Mar 2, 2008 - 02/25/08 02:02 AM
From The Town of Wake Forest website:
Lunch and Learn - "Community Express Loan Program"Wednesday, February 27; 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Wake Forest Chamber of Commerce, 350 South White Street, Wake Forest, NCJoin The Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce for a ‘Lunch & Learn' as we host the Small Business Administration for a "Community Express Loan Program." This seminar is for the individual interested in financing a small business. Financing is available for $5,000, $7,500, $10,000, $12,500 ($15,000, $20,000 and $25,000 for existing businesses - 2 yrs). You can have your loan in as little as 25 business days. You may apply for a loan … (0 comments)

wake forest: Wake Forest - The Birth of a Great University....... - 02/25/08 01:59 AM
In the beginning of the year I posted about the confusion that sometimes occurs when people want to visit the Wake Forest University.  That blog, Wake Forest vs. Wake Forest, Would The Real Wake Forest Please Step Forward? , highlighted the birth of Wake Forest College and the migration of the College to Winston-Salem, NC. 
While the college may no longer reside here in Wake Forest the legacy remains!  The original home which housed the college has been preserved and is open for visitors.  The museum is dedicated to preserving the Wake Forest College history prior to its move and just … (0 comments)

wake forest: Virtual Tour of Historic Wake Forest..... - 02/22/08 08:01 AM
For those of you that follow my blog you know how passionate I am about Wake Forest and how thrilled I am to call it home......I was driving the other day and captured a few photos of the some historic spots and homes and I wanted to share them with you. I hope that you enjoy..... Make an on-line slide show at www.OneTrueMedia.com … (4 comments)

wake forest: Tree Seedling Giveaway! Feb. 23, 2008 8am - Noon - 02/16/08 10:43 PM
The Wake Forest Urban Forestry Advisory Board (UFAB) will have its annual tree seedling giveaway on Saturday, February 23 at the Wake Forest Town Hall from 8 a.m. until noon - or until all the seedlings are gone. Yep, FREE!!!! 
Some of what you will find are:
Wild Plum Chestnut Oak Bald Cypress White Ash Flowering Dogwood Last year my family took advantage and we got 2 seedlings.  The volunteers at the event were EXTREMELY helpful with answering questions about planting and care.  Our trees are still growing and we are looking forward to this year - I want another Dogwood!
I hope that you … (1 comments)

wake forest: Town of Wake Forest Community Calendar Feb 18 - 24, 2008 - 02/16/08 10:29 PM
From The Town of Wake Forest website:
Friends of the Library Speaker Series featuring Janet SteddumThursday, February 21; 6:30 p.m.Northern Wake Regional Center - adjacent to the Wake Forest LibraryAs part of the Friends of the Library speaker series, Janet Steddum, author of "The Battle for Falls Lake", will speak on Thursday evening, Feb. 21. She will discuss her book and how she got interested in the Falls Lake project. The meeting will be held in the new Northern Regional Center, adjacent to the Library and will start at 6:30 pm.  All are welcome.
Men's Softball League Registration EndsFriday, February 22Wake Forest … (0 comments)

 
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