Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Fall 2018

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64 Autumn 2018 | Wake Forest 27587 Magazine The N.C. State Fair Oct. 11-21 The N.C. State Fair kicks off Oct. 11, unleashing a variety of activities from the amusement midway to Canine Stars Stunt Dog Show to a Paul Bunyon Lumberjack Show to the "Homegrown Music Fest" concert series running over 11 days starting at 7:30 p.m. at the famed Dorton Arena. For more information, visit ncstatefair.org. ArtWalk First Friday of each month, 6-9 p.m. Get in an artistic mood. Stroll through historic downtown Wake Forest, where local artists will display a variety of work in the shops, galleries, boutiques, and stores along and near South White Street. It's all part of ArtWalk in a venue that has become an art colony Friday Night Tribute Music Series Friday, Oct. 12, 6 p.m. The Friday Night Tribute Music Series at North Hills' Midtown Park wraps up with Charlotte-based band 42 — The International Tribute to Coldplay, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m for the outdoor block party style event, complete with food trucks and a kid-friendly atmosphere To learn more, see visitnorthhills.com.. Autumn foliage tours Wednesday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Enjoy the vibrant colors of autumn while also learning about native trees during two fall foliage tours at E. Carroll Joyner Park. Parents and children of all ages are welcome, and no registration is required. Anyone interested in participating is encouraged to meet at the information kiosk next to the Joyner Park parking lot. For more information, call the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department at 919-435-9560 Farmers Market Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon through October, then 10 a.m. to noon. Farmers, soap-makers, cheesemakers, crafters, bakers and artists, practicing their crafts within a 75-mile radius, come to the Wake Forest Farmers Market on Taylor Street behind Wake Forest Town Hall. The majority of the farm products are raised using environmentally sustainable agricultural practices. Go to wakeforestfarmersmarket.org. The Paws for Life 5k and 1-mile dog walk Saturday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m. The 16th annual 5k race and 1-mile dog walk unites fun and ½XRIWW[MXLERIZIVTSTYPEV doggie Halloween costume contest with prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. The featured race starts and ½RMWLIWEXXLI;EOI*SVIWX College Birthplace at 450 North Main St. in Wake Forest, followed by a 1-mile walk for participants and their dogs. 8LIVEGIFIRI½XWXLI4E[W For Life NC Animal Rescue. The entry fee for the 5k is $30 after Oct. 6th and $25 for the 1-Mile dog walk. To learn more, go to paws4lifenc.org. 13th annual Gobbler's Run 5k Thursday, Nov. 22, 8 a.m. The 13th Annual Gobbler's 5k Run kicks off Thanksgiving morning, marking a great time to spend with the family while getting a head start working off XLEXI\XVELIPTMRKSJWXYJ½RK The 3.1 mile loop is an easy stroll or run through downtown and historic Wake Forest. Push your kids or bring your dog — strollers and pets are welcome. Kids 5 and under are free! You'll get a race T-shirt and be able to eat more turkey without the guilt! Adults are $20 if registered by Oct. 31, youth $15. After which, registration fees rise in $5 increments to a maximum $30 just ahead of race day. The race, which typically attracts more than 2,000 runners, starts at 8 a.m. at the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club, 325 S. Wingate St. For more information, go to gobblersrun.com ,]LU[Z JOE MARTINSON Halloween Spooktacular Thursday, Oct. 25, 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs is sponsoring its annual Halloween Spooktacular at the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. Admission to the event is free. This year's festivities will include a costume contest, face painting, a cupcake walk, along with a variety of other ghostly games and activities, and free pumpkin giveaways - while supplies last. Costumes are optional, but best costumes will be featured on the town's website. For more information, call 919-435-9560.

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