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Wake Forest imagines big

Renaissance center opening celebrates with music, theater, food. by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Three months after it went dark, the former Tuxedo Junction dance venue came back alive last weekend as the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. The town-owned center’s Celebration of the...

Tuxedo Junction renamed Wake Forest Renaissance Center

WAKE FOREST — The former Tuxedo Junction has a new name. July 9, the Wake Forest Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to rename the facility the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. The board also gave permission for the town to proceed with planning a grand opening celebration...
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June Art After Hours

by David Leone WAKE FOREST — Town officials, Public Arts Commission members and art enthusiasts attended the ribbon cutting and dedication of the Leaf Shade Bench (at left) at Jones Plaza in downtown Wake Forest June 14 during Art After Hours. Artist Robert Tulley designed the...
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Community theater to hold auditions

WAKE FOREST — Forest Moon Theater, Wake Forest’s community theater, will be holding open auditions for its fall production of Harvey. Auditions will be Thursday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 29 at 3 p.m. on the second floor of the Wake Forest Coffee Company in...
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Public art on display Friday

Commissioned benches, juried art show highlight monthly arts event by David Leone WAKE FOREST — They’re too big for a tarp, so town leaders dedicating two public art pieces downtown will have to settle for a ribbon cutting. At 6 p.m. Friday, join Mayor Vivian Jones and Public...
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