Wake Forest is a wonderful community to be a part of! The weekly calendar is always brimming with great activites and events for all ages! This week, Festival Friday will highlight the Grand Opening of Storyteller's Book Store with an evening of storytelling. This is a perfect opportunity to experience Historic Downtown Wake Forest and all it has to offer.
From the Town of Wake Forest website:
Wake Forest Woman's Club Meeting
Thursday, September 4; 6:30 p.m.
Wake Forest Recreation Center
The Wake Forest Woman's Club will meet on Thursday, September 4 at 6:30 pm. The club meets the first Thursday of each month (September - May) at the Wake Forest Recreation Center on Owens Street from 6:30 to 8:00. Call Membership Chairman Quinn Berardinelli at (919) 761-1646 for additional information. Please join us. Refreshments will be served.
Friday, September 5; 6:00 p.m.
Festival Park, S. White Street
There will be a new twist at Festival Friday on September 5. That week will feature an evening of storytelling for children and adults of all ages with North Carolina storytellers. As usual the event opens with Open Mike at 6:00 p.m. followed by Storytelling at 7:00p.m. Henry Vogel, Raleigh storyteller, tells stories for children and families will begin the program at 7 p.m. Claire Ramsey - Wake Forest storyteller, folk tales that speak to all ages, President-elect of the NC Storytellers Guild, see her website at www.storieswithclaire.com. Drew Bridges - Wake Forest resident for 28 years, recently opened The Storyteller's Book Store of Wake Forest in historic downtown. tells stories for all ages, universal themes. The program will begin with material that appeals to the younger members of the audience and progress to stories for a young adult and adult listener. Will include pieces with humor and that suggest life lessons. This evening of storytelling is meant in part as the kickoff of the Grand Opening of The Storyteller's Book Store of Wake Forest. The store will offer a series of author readings and book signings throughout the day on Saturday September 6th and Sunday September 7th in the afternoon. For more information, call 919-570-0350, email email@example.com or visit www.GJCAE.org. Festival Fridays are held each Friday at Festival Park in downtown Wake Forest (527 S. White Street) from 6 - 9 PM and are scheduled through October 341. For more information, visit www.gjcae.org. Admission is $3.00/person; $10.00/family of four and proceeds after paying for entertainment go to the Graham Johnson Cultural Arts Endowment (GJCAE).
Wake Forest Farmers' Market
Saturday, September 6; 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, visit. www.wakeforestmarket.org.
Get out this week and enjoy all that is offered in My Back Yard....