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Wake Forest Farmer’s Market Has A New Facebook Page

I received a direct message from the new page:

“We are creating a new PAGE for the Wake Forest Farmer’s Market! … Link listed below. Please LIKE our new Page and please join us on Saturday, April 2nd for the opening day of the 2011 market season!

The market is bigger and better this year, so come see us!! Buy Local!!”

Here’s the link.

All That Jazz, A Craft and Vendor Fair

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This was also posted to our Facebook page:

“All That Jazz, A Craft and Vendor Fair. Saturday 04/02/11 at Heritage High School, 1150 Forestville Road.9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Come shop with us while supporting the Heritage High School Band! (Just moments from downtown.) We look forward to seeing you!!”

If you go, tell them you heard about it at Destination Wake Forest, and let us know how it went in the comments!

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Multi-Family Yard Sale!

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A Facebook fan posted about a Multi-Family yard sale. Let’s see if posting here will drive some more traffic to it. If you go, tell them that you heard about it at Destination Wake Forest!

“Multi-Family Yard Sale through-out Woodcroft Subdivision Sat 3/26 @ 7 AM. North on Capital, left @ Sheetz, right@ Sid Mitchell. 1st Neighborhood on your left. see you there!!”

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Information About Meet In The Street

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Information about Meet In The Street came from The Week Ahead newsletter that I get every week. I’m not sure how I got on the list, but if I ever figure it out, I’ll post that here as well.

The 31st Annual Meet in the Street festival will take place on Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in historic downtown Wake Forest. Join us for a day filled with food and entertainment including live music and children’s activities. Stroll down South White Street and stop by dozens of artisan’s booths featuring handcrafted arts and crafts. Admission to the festival is free. Vendor applications are now available in the Chamber Office or online at www.wakeforestchamber.org. All applications must be submitted by March 24. For more information, contact Kara Louise at (919) 521-4499 or kara@louiseprod.com.

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TRAFFIC ALERT – Wingate Avenue

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TRAFFIC ALERT – Wingate Avenue

I got another alert today about Wingate Avenue … This one is effective tomorrow, so I thought I’d better post it today:

Drivers can expect delays on Wingate Avenue, from Durham Road to Stadium Drive, throughout the day Wednesday, March 23, while crews resurface sections of the roadway.

Traffic will be reduced to one lane and flaggers will be onsite to direct traffic. Motorists and pedestrians are encouraged to avoid the area Wednesday and, if possible, utilize an alternate route.

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E-ALERT: Operation Medicine Drop Set for Saturday

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E-ALERT: Operation Medicine Drop Set for Saturday

I received the following e-mail Alert, and thought I would share it with anyone who might be interested. Click on the “Read More” link for contact information:

In recognition of National Poison Prevention Week (March 20-26), the Wake Forest Police Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration, the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation, and Safe Kids North Carolina to host Operation Medicine Drop on Saturday, March 26. The medicine drop-off event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. behind the Wake Forest Town Hall, along Taylor Street.

Operation Medicine Drop is a prescription and over-the-counter medication take back initiative designed to promote proper medication disposal. By providing a safe and secure way to get rid of unwanted pills, tablets, and other medications, Operation Medicine Drop helps prevent accidental poisonings and drug abuse while also protecting local rivers and streams. The grassroots effort is a partnership of Riverkeepers of NC, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of NC, and local law enforcement agencies.

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