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Lecture: “Oh, Those Tea Parties” by Suzanne Adair

Mordecai Historic Site Visitor Center

March 10, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

During the American Revolution, patriot men wantonly destroyed tea to make a statement to the British. Patriot women also used tea to communicate with the British—but in a more subtle fashion.  In celebration of Women’s History Month, Suzanne Adair, author of an award-winning mystery series set during the American Revolution in North Carolina, discusses how...

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Adopted: Understanding the Journey of Cross Cultural Adoption

Wake Forest Baptist Church

April 6, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Adoption and racial reconciliation are two pressing matters for parents around the country. With these in mind, many are open to adopting children from ethnic backgrounds different from their own. Take part in a one-day conference that seeks to inform parents of healthy motivations and practices that need to be considered when adopting...

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Wake Forest Dirt Day

Downtown Wake Forest

April 6, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Celebrate spring and the great outdoors. Kids can play in an oversized sandbox, make wheatgrass containers for home windowsills, paint with mud, and peruse assorted fossils and animal skeletons. Adults can learn about the newest techniques in gardening and composting, check out the newest in outdoor activity gear, and visit with a variety of vendors offering an array of products...

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Cemetery Walking Tour

Wake Forest Cemetery

May 11, 2019 @ 9:30 AM

Gain insight about the lives of Wake Forest residents from generations past during the self-guided Wake Forest Cemetery Tour, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Docents will be stationed at various family plots to share interesting stories about specific gravesites and their ancestral relatives, and Sons of Confederate Veterans clad in uniforms will talk about soldiers who served in the...

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Wake Forest Garden Club Mad Hatters' Tea and Garden Tour

Wake Forest Historical Museum

May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Enjoy a plated English style tea served from 11am to 2 pm at the Wake Forest Historical Museum. This location is also the starting point for the garden tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Many gardens are within walking distance but several require driving to other parts of town. Plein air artists will be painting and selling their art, as well as birdhouse sales and plant sales by local plant...

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Girls World Expo Raleigh

Hilton Raleigh

May 19, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Take part in a day-long event created by local teen girls for local teen girls that features demonstrations and vendors, and successful and powerful women from the community who can show girls the path to success. Attend workshops, demonstrations, science exhibits, and speak one-on-one with women who are leaders in business, government, industry, the arts, and more. Also enjoy fashion, an art...

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Wake Forest Charity Car Show

Downtown Wake Forest

June 15, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

 Designed to raise money for several area charities, this free event will showcase vehicles of all makes and models, including muscle cars, sports cars, pony cars, classic and antique autos, street rods and trucks.

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Lecture: “Oh, Those Tea Parties” by Suzanne Adair

Mordecai Historic Site Visitor Center

March 10, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

During the American Revolution, patriot men wantonly destroyed tea to make a statement to the British. Patriot women also used tea to communicate with the British—but in a more subtle fashion.  In celebration of Women’s History Month, Suzanne Adair, author of an award-winning mystery series set during the American Revolution in North Carolina, discusses how...

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Adopted: Understanding the Journey of Cross Cultural Adoption

Wake Forest Baptist Church

April 6, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Adoption and racial reconciliation are two pressing matters for parents around the country. With these in mind, many are open to adopting children from ethnic backgrounds different from their own. Take part in a one-day conference that seeks to inform parents of healthy motivations and practices that need to be considered when adopting...

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Wake Forest Dirt Day

Downtown Wake Forest

April 6, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Celebrate spring and the great outdoors. Kids can play in an oversized sandbox, make wheatgrass containers for home windowsills, paint with mud, and peruse assorted fossils and animal skeletons. Adults can learn about the newest techniques in gardening and composting, check out the newest in outdoor activity gear, and visit with a variety of vendors offering an array of products...

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Cemetery Walking Tour

Wake Forest Cemetery

May 11, 2019 @ 9:30 AM

Gain insight about the lives of Wake Forest residents from generations past during the self-guided Wake Forest Cemetery Tour, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Docents will be stationed at various family plots to share interesting stories about specific gravesites and their ancestral relatives, and Sons of Confederate Veterans clad in uniforms will talk about soldiers who served in the...

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Wake Forest Garden Club Mad Hatters' Tea and Garden Tour

Wake Forest Historical Museum

May 11, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Enjoy a plated English style tea served from 11am to 2 pm at the Wake Forest Historical Museum. This location is also the starting point for the garden tour, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Many gardens are within walking distance but several require driving to other parts of town. Plein air artists will be painting and selling their art, as well as birdhouse sales and plant sales by local plant...

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Girls World Expo Raleigh

Hilton Raleigh

May 19, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Take part in a day-long event created by local teen girls for local teen girls that features demonstrations and vendors, and successful and powerful women from the community who can show girls the path to success. Attend workshops, demonstrations, science exhibits, and speak one-on-one with women who are leaders in business, government, industry, the arts, and more. Also enjoy fashion, an art...

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Wake Forest Charity Car Show

Downtown Wake Forest

June 15, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

 Designed to raise money for several area charities, this free event will showcase vehicles of all makes and models, including muscle cars, sports cars, pony cars, classic and antique autos, street rods and trucks.

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