Wake Forest, NC Calendar of Events November 10 - 16, 2008

Real Estate Broker/Owner with RED Properties NC #129285

Oh my goodness - ton's of celebrating this week in Wake Forest!  The Veterans Memorial at Heritage will be honoring our Veterans on Tuesday, great business seminars, The Cotton Company is celebrating it's 8th Anniversary, Art After Hours, and so much more!  Get out this week and explore all that Wake Forest has to offer!

From the Town of Wake Forest website:

QuickBooks Seminar
Tuesday, November 11; 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce
Do you use QuickBooks? Do you have questions, or perhaps just need just a little help? This is your chance to get some one-on-one help. Jean Murray, with Dawkins and Murray CPA, will be here to answer your questions about QuickBooks. Murray is QuickBooks Certified and is excited to share her knowledge with you. The event will be held at the Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce and space is limited. Register by contacting the WFCC at (919) 556-1519.

Wake Forest Garden Club Meeting
Tuesday, November 11; 9:30 a.m.
Wake Forest Community House
This month's meeting will focus on "Preparing your Garden for a Winter Nap." The guest speaker will be Marie Brown, Garden Specialist at the Knightdale Lowe's Home Improvement Center. Refreshments will be served and attendees will have a chance to mingle starting at 9:30.  The program and a brief business meeting starts at 10 a.m. Visitors and new members are always welcome. 

Veterans Day Celebration
Tuesday, November 11; 11:00 a.m.
Heritage Wake Forest Veterans Day Memorial, Heritage Golf Course Clubhouse
Our country is forever indebted to our veterans for their quiet courage and exemplary service. We also remember and honor those who laid down their lives in freedom's defense. These brave men and women made the ultimate sacrifice for our benefit. On Veterans Day, we remember these heroes for their valor, their loyalty, and their dedication. Their selfless sacrifices continue to inspire us today as we work to advance peace and extend freedom around the world. With respect for and in recognition of the contributions our service members have made to the cause of peace and freedom around the world, the Congress has provided (5 U.S.C. 6103(a)) that November 11 of each year shall be set aside as a legal public holiday to honor America's veterans. Wake Forest Memorial Post 8466, Veterans' of Foreign Wars will conduct the celebration of Veterans Day on November 11, 2008 at the Heritage Wake Forest Veterans Memorial at 11:00 AM. The Veterans Memorial is located at the Heritage Golf Course club-house just off Rogers Road in Wake Forest. Many of the town's access roads have signs posted leading to the memorial site. The public is encouraged to attend and pay tribute to our local veterans.  Seating will be provided. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Rich Heroux, (919) 494-2707.

How to Fill the Client Funnel NOW!
Wednesday, November 12; 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce
Learn 10 Proven Profit Building Strategies that can dramatically increase your small business sales even during an economic downturn without leaving your desk. Now more than ever, you need to identify and access every possible profit center that will make your business prosper and reposition it for big growth. Start using a business model that will increase profits without working more hours. Janis Pettit, president and founder of SmarTrack, will teach you what you need to do now to drive a steady flow of qualified leads into your business, convert them to paying clients and increase how much each is worth to your business. She and her team are passionate about helping small and solo business owners tap into undiscovered profit centers in their business so they can move from self-employed to successful entrepreneur. You will learn:

  • How to get great marketing results on a small budget using low and no cost marketing methods
  • How to easily grow your business beyond the local area
  • Creative marketing ideas most of your competitors don't know exist
  • How to maximize the dollar value of each client
  • How to use joint ventures to accelerate sales

This presentation is packed with valuable information, so be prepared to take notes. Register for this teleconference on the Chamber's website at www.wakeforestchamber.org, or contact the Chamber at (919) 556-1519. Registration is $15 for members and $25 for not-yet members.

Firing Range Training
Thursday, November 13; 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Police Department Firing Range, behind Flaherty Park Community Center
Residents in the area are advised that the Wake Forest Police Department will conduct firing range training on Thursday, November 13 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the police department firing range, located behind the Flaherty Park Community Center. The firing range is utilized by Wake Forest Police officers who require instruction and practice in order to obtain current certification in the use of firearms. This certification is required in order for the officer to fulfill his duties for the Wake Forest Police Department. For more information, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/residents/police_firingrange.aspx.

Firing Range Training
Friday, November 14; 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Police Department Firing Range, behind Flaherty Park Community Center
Residents in the area are advised that the Wake Forest Police Department will conduct firing range training on Friday, November 14 from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the police department firing range, located behind the Flaherty Park Community Center. The firing range is utilized by Wake Forest Police officers who require instruction and practice in order to obtain current certification in the use of firearms. This certification is required in order for the officer to fulfill his duties for the Wake Forest Police Department. For more information, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/residents/police_firingrange.aspx.

Art After Hours
Friday, November 14; 5:00 p.m.
Downtown Wake Forest
On the second Friday night of each month the streets of downtown Wake Forest come alive with food, merchants and music! Everyone is invited to come and experience the dining, art and retail merchants of downtown Wake Forest. Downtown businesses stay open until 9:00pm. You never know what treasure you may find!

Wake Forest Farmers' Market
Saturday, November 15; 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.

Wake Forest United Methodist Church's Annual Fall Bazaar and Yardsale
Saturday, November 15; 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Wake Forest United Methodist Church - located at the corner of S. Main Street and Hwy 98 bypass in Wake Forest
Plan to stop by our annual Fall Bazaar! We will have decorative frames, hand-knitted scarves, children's items, gift baskets, handmade jewelry and ornaments, gift baskets, hand painted items, gourmet cookies, bake sale items and much more! Our youth group will be selling their famous chili as well. We will also have a yard sale going on at the same time so stop by and see what wonderful items you will find just in time for Christmas!

3rd Annual Festival of Hope & Silent Auction - benefitting research for a cure for Batten's Disease - Craft Vendor Space NOW AVAILABLE
Saturday, November 15, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
New Community Church, 9621 Six Forks Road, Raleigh
Potters, wood workers, jewelers, stain glass, floral, quilters, one-of-a-kind crafts, fiber arts, kids crafts, seasonal, home décor. For more information, please visit http://www.hopeforbattendisease.com/.


Wake Forest Library's 12th Birthday Party
Saturday, November 15; 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Wake Forest Branch Library,
400 E. Holding Ave.
Join the library staff and the Friends of the Wake Forest Library at a celebration of the 12thyear of the Wake Forest Branch Library at its current location. Friends' mascot, Bookman, will be on hand to help the Friends serve birthday cake to book lovers of all ages. For details, call the library at 919-554-8498 or email the Friends at friendswflibrary@yahoo.com.

Book Binding Discussion and Repair Estimates
Saturday, November 15; 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The Storyteller's Book Store
Do you have a special book but you're afraid to pick it up because the binding is falling apart or the pages are coming loose? Often, books are more than just a good read; they include family history, church tradition or contain the history of a community. The Storyteller's Book Store of Wake Forest presents Susan Soleil, Master Bookbinder from The Soleil Bookbindery. At 10:00am, 11:00am, noon and 1:00pm, Susan Soleil will offer a 15-minute presentation on book repair and book restoration. After her presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to meet with Susan for an evaluation of repair of their own books that need repairs or restoration. Pre-registration is highly suggested to secure your slot for book evaluations as there will be a limited number of time slots each hour. Evaluations are $4. For more information, call (919) 554-9146.

The Cotton Company's 8th Anniversary Party
Sunday, November 16; 1:00 p.m.
The Cotton Company, 306 S. White St., Downtown Wake Forest
The Cotton Company Marketplace and Art Gallery in Historic Downtown Wake Forest is celebrating its 8th year in business in grand style! Visitors on Sunday November 16 will receive complimentary party favors for joining our celebration, and customers will receive 8% off any regularly priced merchandise throughout the store! The Cotton Company is a restored warehouse offering over 50 boutiques filled with one of a kind gifts & local handcrafted goods as well as three resident artist studios. An entrepreneurial endeavor, Owner Elizabeth Johnson founded The Cotton Company in an effort to promote local business and provide a space in which artisans and decorators could jumpstart their own independent businesses. Successful vendors that began at The Cotton Company have gone on to open The Red Door Interiors & Antiques of Wake Forest as well as ORiEnTspiration and Rita's of Raleigh in Falls River Towncenter. Join us for this landmark event! Doors open for the celebration at 1 pm Sunday November 16. For more information about the 8th Anniversary Party visit www.thecottoncompany.net. The Cotton Company is open 7 days a week.

Always a celebration in My Back Yard....

Written by:
Leesa L. Finley, Broker, Realtor®Circa Properties Leesa Finley Wake Forest Homes
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Teresa Harris
Lake Real Estate, LLC - Denver, NC
Denver . Lake Norman . Charlotte

Wow Leesa, your list this week has really grown!

Nov 09, 2008 02:22 AM #1
Don Rogers
Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield - O'Fallon, MO
Realtor, Broker, CDPE, GRI, OnullFallon MO & St Charles County MO homes

Good afternoon Ms. Leesa,

It sounds like you are going to have another fun filled event calendar.  I think that I would enjoy the "How To Fill The Client Funnel" seminar.

Have a GREAT week.

Nov 09, 2008 06:54 AM #2
Leesa Finley
RED Properties - Wake Forest, NC
RED Properties - Raleigh NC Real Estate

Teresa - This town goes bananas the closer it gets to the Holidays!  Also, they are really gearing up for the Centennial Celebration!

Don - That does sound like a great seminar, doesn't it?

Nov 09, 2008 08:00 AM #3
Kimberly Luna
Panama City Beach, FL

Hey Leesa! DO you think that anyone would mind if I sign up for the teleconference with the Chamber? This sounds VERY interesting, and I love new ideas!


Nov 10, 2008 11:40 PM #4
Kathy Knight
Intracoastal Realty Corp - Wilmington, NC



In this economy everyone needs a little firearms range training!! 

A realtor I know can't wait to get her snubnosed pistol. Wild HUH !! Must be the sign of the times.

Nov 12, 2008 11:32 AM #5
Cherimie Crane
Cherimie Crane & Associates - Beaufort, SC

WOW!!! What a list. I hope you are wearing comfortable shoes:)...Wake Forest has so many wonderful things going on....fun, fun!!!

Nov 13, 2008 01:04 AM #6
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