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Annual HerbFest Right Around the Corner

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 […]

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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New Phone App Makes State Parks Interactive

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The North Carolina State Parks has an app for visitors to use on either their iPhone or Android-powered devices. According to a report on WUNC, the new app can be used offline, so that hikers and watercraft users can access maps and record data when they are out of cell range. WUNC NC State Parks […]

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Holding Park Pool to Close for Season Soon

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Holding Park Pool to Close for Season Soon

The Holding Park public swimming pool will close for the season on Sunday, Aug. 23. Though there’s probably still plenty of hot days to come after that. Hopefully, a well-placed lawn sprinkler or a quick trip to Falls Lake will fill the gap in the muggy after-school hours.

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It’s not even officially open yet and already E. Carroll Joyner Park is already getting attention for its beautiful design.

Local photographer Kaitlin Roten ( @2point5d ), who owns 2point5d Photography, has recently staked out some great backdrops for outdoor photography in the Harris Road park (Great photos after link).

Since moving to Wake Forest I have been looking high and low for great places to take portraits. Finally, after six months I have found the perfect place to take LOTS of portraits! Not officially, but soon, Wake Forest is getting a new park, the E. Carroll Joyner Park. It is has this great stone wall, barn, and huge trees that are just waiting for my next shoot.

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