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Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah, Greetings from Camp Kanata!

Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah, Greetings from Camp Kanata!

Wake Forest is home to Camp Kanata, a 150 acre YMCA co-ed resident camp (they also have day camp and mini-camp options), that serves children from ages 6-15.  When it was created in the 1950s, I’m sure it was considered to be a “rural destination.” Though the area has grown tremendously, if you take the short drive on 98 West, hang […]

Santa’s Making Calls on December 8!

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Want to talk to Santa? We’ve got a special connection to the North Pole right here in Wake Forest! If you or your child is between 3 and 7 years old, you need only fill out a registration form to have Santa give you a call.

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11th Year of “Walk Through Bethlehem”

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Wake Forest Presbyterian Church has, for the last ten years, presented a walk-through nativity. They are doing it again this year. Visit our Destination Wake Forest to learn more about it!

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Wakeminster Fall Festival

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Wakeminster Baptist Church will hold its annual Fall Festival at Boyce Farm on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 5 to 7 pm. Please join us for this event. There will be a Chili Cook Off and Trunk-R-Treat for children.

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Wake Forest Resident Commits Two Years to Samaria Mission

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  A few weeks ago, @hannahanderson tweeted that she was willing to share about her work in South Africa.  Curious, we sent her a few questions and in turn learned more about this incredible program of which she is a part.  She has committed to serve two years in the Samaria Mission (SM), which is […]

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Huge Yard Sale to Support International Adoption

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The cost of international adoption can rise into the high five figures, and the process can take several months. It can also be very agonizing at times as US families work their way through international adoption laws. Two local families are hoping to offset their costs by having a mega yard sale in Rolesville on […]

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FREE Clothing Exchange (Children’s and Women’s)

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Exchange your children’s gently-used clothes that no longer fit for clothes they can wear and enjoy now! Here’s how it works: 1) Turn in your clean, new or gently used clothes, shoes, coats, and backpacks; 2) Receive tickets for each item you donate, maximum 15; 3) Bring your tickets to shop July 30, at Faith […]

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VBS: Big Apple Adventure

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As kids explore the big city, they’ll learn how to step out in faith and connect with Jesus – sharing the message of Christ with their world. Join us! Sign up online at www.wakefieldbaptist.org or contact Bekah Stoneking at (919) 570-5777 or bstoneking@wakefieldbaptist.org. What: Vacation Bible School: Big Apple Adventure When: July 24-29; 6:30 – 8:30 pm […]

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VBS – Beach Blast

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Please join Wakeminster Baptist Church as we host Vacation Bible School July 17-21. The theme is Beach Blast and is open to children ages 3 through 6th grade. VBS begins each evening at 6 pm with a snack supper and ends at 8:30 pm. Wakeminster Baptist Church is located at 13221 Old Creedmoor Road in […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

On Thursday, Jan. 21 at 6 pm, Friendship Chapel Baptist Church, Friendship Chapel Road, Wake Forest will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday by honoring first-year Coach Reggie Lucas, who led the Wake Forest-Rolesville High School football team to a winning season that ended when the Cougars lost to Jack Britt in the regional final. Guest speaker, Dr. Tom Jackson, pastor emeritus at Wake Forest Baptist, will honor the coach and team on January 21 with a dinner and program. The program will also recognize the students from local schools who won the contest for art, writing, and creative performance. Now in its 16th year, the event is free and open to the public.

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