Great Events This Week In Wake Forest, NC June 16 - 23, 2008

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First of all - HAPPY FATHER'S DAY to all the dads out there!  Take it easy today, have fun and let this day be all about YOU!

Last week in Wake Forest was pretty exciting with the Art After Hours, Flicks on the Field and Families After 5!  This week?  A little more laid back but just as exciting, of course...

From The Town of Wake Forest website:

Families After Five - featuring Progressive Music students
Thursday, June 19; 5:30 p.m.
The Factory

Festival Friday
Friday, June 20; 6:00 p.m.
Festival Park, S. White Street
Festival Friday is scheduled to be held each Friday from June 6 through October 17 on the grounds of Festival Park. In case of rain, the festivities will move indoors. The event is free and prizes will be awarded each week to selected Festival Friday performers. The point of Festival Friday is to provide a venue every Friday night, free to the public, for local teens to gather in a safe, fun environment and encourage local artists to show off their skills. Area residents are encouraged to bring your lounge chairs, blankets and enjoy. For more information, contact Mark Skinner at

Wake Forest Farmers' Market
Saturday, June 21; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
Downtown Wake Forest - Municipal Parking Lot
The market offers fresh produce, pasture-raised beef, poultry and pork, free-range eggs, fresh and dried herbs, honey, jams and preserves, plus a whole lot more. The Farmers' Market is open Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. until noon through November 22. For more information, contact Terri Wilkinson at (919) 556-1579.

Wake Forest Community Response Team Request for Donations
Saturday, June 21; 8:00 a.m. - Noon
Old Winn Dixie, corner of Elm Street and Brooks Street
The Wake Forest Community Response Team is always ready to offer assistance in the event of a natural disaster. Now they need our help. The Community Response Team is planning a yard sale fundraiser on June 28. Donations for the yard sale will be accepted Saturday, June 21 from 8 a.m. until noon at the old Winn Dixie, located at the corner of Brooks & Elm Streets. Any good, usable items will be accepted. The Yard Sale will also be held at the old Winn Dixie Building. For more information, contact Lisa Newhouse at (919) 650-9049.

1st Annual Carolina Ale House Golf Tournament
Monday, June 23; 11:30 a.m. check-in; 1:00 p.m. shotgun start
Olde Liberty Golf Club, Youngsville, NC
The 1st Annual Carolina Ale House Golf Tournament  will be held Monday, June 23 at the Olde Liberty Golf Club, 100 Commonwealth Drive, Youngsville. The event will raise money for the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club. Like all Ale House Tournaments, this one will be great. Great gift bags, awesome food and beverages at the course, raffle prizes, hole-in-one contests and much more! The cost is $80 per player, which includes golf, cart, range balls, beverages, food at the party, prizes and raffle ticket. For more information contact Bobby Richardson at (813) 727-2492, Jay Joslin at (919) 278-8156, or the Carolina Ale House in Wake Forest at (919) 556-8666.

Wake Forest is gearing up for their annual, super-spectacular Fourth of July event - check back in for more details!  It is an amazing display of fireworks and a day of TOTAL fun!

A little calm before the storm in My Back Yard....

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Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459
Coldwell Banker - Oconomowoc, WI
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The ficks on the field sounds like a lot of fun.


Tom Braatz

Jun 15, 2008 01:34 AM #1
Don Rogers
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It looks like another great week in your backyard.  Enjoy it!

Don R.

Jun 15, 2008 01:42 AM #2
Gary Woltal
Keller Williams Realty - Flower Mound, TX
Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth

I love coming to Leesa's backyard. I'll have to visit for real some day ; ) Today's favorite of mine on your list is the golf tournament cause its raising money for a good cause. I'm on board with that! Happy Father's Day to your family in your world.

Jun 15, 2008 06:34 AM #3
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