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GC5 Vintage Owners Branch Out with New Business

GC5 Vintage Owners Branch Out with New Business

There’s Pick Up Sticks, you-pick strawberries, and now Pick A Class. Wake Forest business owners Amanda and John Giustiniani are launching a second business in Downtown Wake Forest this week that aims to fill that gap between, “I wish I knew how to [insert skill here]” and a five-week course at a local community college. […]

Second Friday Means It’s Time for Art After Hours

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It’s the second Friday, and that means it’s time to head down to Downtown Wake Forest for an evening of family entertainment, food, and to see what the local merchants (your neighbors) have on offer. The event brings out a good crowd of folks, and tonight’s cooler temperatures are a nice excuse to get out […]

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UPDATE: At a retreat today, the Board of Commissioners voted not to take any action on the proposed regulations, according to Wake Forest Coffee Company owner Albert Barneto. Downtown business owners were upset Friday during the town’s monthly prime event when a food truck rolled up and parked itself right in the middle of the […]

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Lots to See in Downtown Wake Forest for the August Art After Hours

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Come on down to Downtown Wake Forest on Friday night to spend some time with some cool folks and to see some great works by area artists. The second Friday of each month is set aside for downtown gathering known as Art After Hours, and it features food, music, and downtown shops brimming with antiques, […]

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GC5 Vintage to Host Artist Reception for Jason Lonon

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GC5 Vintage & Gifts is proud to present Burlington, NC based graphic artist Jason Lonon. He first started creating offbeat vintage inspired rock ‘n’ roll poster art under the name of Death-Ray Design in 2005. Since then he’s worked with many underground bands and events around the U.S. including the Coney Island Rockabilly Festival, Drive-Invasion […]

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Fall in Love With Downtown Wake Forest this Weekend

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Fall in Love With Downtown Wake Forest this Weekend

Fall in Love with Downtown during the weekend of February 12-14.

Friday, February 12—Art After Hours

Take a free horse-and-carriage ride along South White Street between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. (weather permitting). Downtown merchants will host live music, wine tastings and artist openings.

Saturday, February 13

Strolling tenor Phillip Ogle and his accompaniment will serenade downtown visitors and will hand out a small treat for the ladies.

His group will perform 3-part harmony at these locations:

  • 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.—The Cotton Company
  • 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.—Old Magnolia Trading Company
  • 5:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.—Wake Forest Coffee Company

    Twisted Vine—Free wine tasting on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

    The Cotton Company—Enjoy complimentary sweets, champagne and sparkling cider. Register to win a Bumbleride stroller valued at $500.

    Sprig—Enjoy Valentine’s cookies and juice. Lavender, white, pink and red roses.

    The Lemon Tree—Sips & Nibbles from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Register to win a $25 gift certificate with any purchase.

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    2009 Paint Party Participants Exhibit

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    Sunflower Studio & Gallery features the 2009 Paint Party Participants for AAH’s on Friday, December 11th. Those that attended our adult classes in 2009 are asked to bring in their favorite painting to show and/or sale. All guest gallery commissions will go to Tri-Area Ministry and we will also have a donation jar available for those wishing to give support during this critical time of need. We will have live music with Larry Kirwan on the hammered dulcimer and he will have his Christmas CD’s available for sale. Also see the latest works of Sunflower Studio’s six resident artists. Normal business hours are Thursday through Saturday 11 am – 5 pm. (919) 570-0765 SunflowerStudioWF.com

    • Date: Saturday, December 12 thru Saturday, December 19, Exhibit
    • Location: 214 E. Jones St.
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    Sunflower Studio & Gallery Features Artist Micah Mullen

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    Sunflower Studio & Gallery Features Artist Micah Mullen

    Sunflower StudioThe Sunflower guest gallery will feature the unique landscape paintings of artist Micah Mullen. His style of work involves very complicated compositions created with hundreds of grids of varying colors resulting in vibrant, abstracted landscapes. Additionally, come out and see some great works of art by the six resident artists in the Sunflower.

    Opening Reception
    Aug. 14, 5 pm – 9 pm
    Music by Mr. Felix

    Micah Mullen Art
    Thursday, Friday & Saturday Aug. 14 thru Sept. 5; 11 am – 5 pm
    Sunflower Studio & Gallery, 214 E. Jones Ave., Wake Forest
    (919) 570-0765
    www.sunflowerstudiowf.com

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