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Wake Forest’s First Hallowed Half Marathon and 10K Set for October 28th

Wake Forest’s First Hallowed Half Marathon and 10K Set for October 28th

If you are looking to get ahead of the candy binge and bulge that starts with Halloween (or maybe it’s just me who raids my children’s stash…) and ends sometime in January, a group called “WeTRIsports” is presenting Wake Forest’s First Hallowed Half Marathon and 10K race, on October 28th. Over 200 runners, walkers, and families of all […]

Lawn Watering Restrictions Lifted for Wake Forest Residents

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Lawn Watering Restrictions Lifted for Wake Forest Residents

Wake Forest residents are now free to water whenever they want. The Raleigh City Council voted on May 1 to end the lawn watering restrictions that have been in place since the 2007 drought, which saw Falls Lake – Raleigh’s main water source – dip to its lowest levels since the lake was created by […]

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Six Sundays in Spring Kicks off Sunday

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Six Sundays in Spring Kicks off Sunday

From folk rock to jazz and bluegrass to soul, there’s something for all music lovers at this year’s Six Sundays in Spring Concert Series. Sponsored by Wake Forest ARTS, the weekly performances get underway Sunday, April 29. The gospel group Millennium Revival Center Praise Team will open the concert at 3 p.m. followed by Marcus […]

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Strawberries – You Pick ’em!

‘Tis the season for picking strawberries. Sweet, delicious, ruby red morsels of goodness. We are so lucky to live in an area that has tons of tireless farmers who open their farms to us mere mortals in search of our next sweet fix…some places will even pick them for you and send you home with […]

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Annual HerbFest Right Around the Corner

Get your planting gloves on because the Wake Forest Annual HerbFest is coming soon! The Graham Johnson Cultural Arts Endowment is proud to present the 13th Annual Wake Forest HerbFest.   This popular annual event has been offering attendees the greatest selection of organic herb plants and local grown perennials in one place for the last twelve […]

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Slideshow: Bear Shape Spotted in Holding Park

The rough shape of a bear can be seen in Holding Park today. Don’t be alarmed. It’s not a real bear. The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with Wake Forest Arts to bring master carver Jerry Reid to town to turn a large tree stump into a bear based on a drawing […]

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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 […]

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Register Now for Wake Forest Rotary 5K and Fun Run

The Rotary Club of Wake Forest is proud to present the 11th Annual 5K Road Race. This year we are pleased to have REX UNC Health Care and Orthopaedic Specialists of NC as our title sponsors. Many thanks for their support. Rotary is an international service organization. The men and women of Rotary are business and professional leaders who volunteer […]

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You, Too, Can Be A Lorax and Speak for the Trees

The Lorax spoke for the Truffula Trees. He warned the Once-ler not to cut down all the trees to make thneeds. He urged caution and begged the Once-ler to plant more trees. Your chance to speak for the trees is Saturday. Follow the Lorax’s wishes and plant one of the town’s free tree seedlings someplace. […]

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Town Warns: Watch Out For Pine Tree Infestation

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Town Warns: Watch Out For Pine Tree Infestation

The Town of Wake Forest is urging area landowners with pine trees on their property to be on the lookout for signs of pine bark beetle infestation. In recent days the Town’s tree trimming crews have discovered bark beetle outbreaks along Capital Boulevard near Rex Healthcare of Wakefield, the former Wake Forest Golf & Country […]

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