Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Summer 2019

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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72 Summer 2019 | Wake Forest 27587 Magazine Events Things to do in 27587 and beyond 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. 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. Friday Night on White Second Friday of each month, 6 p.m. Downtown Wake Forest will be rockin' with a variety of premier regional bands in its highly popular series "Friday Night on White" along South White Street through September. The free concerts, presented by White Street Brewing Co., are |to include classic and modern rock, dance, Motown, and beach music. The series continues with Soul Psychedelique on July 12, Big Love on Aug. 9, and Crush on Sept. 13. Friday Nights on the Tar Fridays, July 19, Aug. 16, Sept. 20 Historic downtown Louisburg — the county seat of Franklin County — will be rocking on the third Friday of each month through September in the downtown amphitheater EPSRKWMHIXLIGSYRX]´W½VWX brewery and tap room, Tar Banks Brewing. The free events — running from 6 to 9:30 p.m. — continue with Love Tribe, July 19; Shine, Aug. 16; and The Johnny Folsome 4, Sept. 20. Local craft beer and food trucks will add to the festivities. Patrons are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs for comfort. Pets and coolers are not permitted. N.C. Hot Sauce Contest Saturday, Sept. 14, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. The 13th Annual North Carolina Hot Sauce Contest brings thousands of people to historic downtown Oxford — topping 15,000 in 2018 — to partake SJXLIWXEXI´W½RIWXLSXWEYGIW and barbeque sauces, along with breweries and wineries. There's even a N.C. Pepper Eating Contest, as well as music, music, craft vendors, and bounce houses for the kids. For more information, go to nchotsaucecontest.com. Irish Fest in the Forest Saturday, Sept. 21, 3 p.m.– 10 p.m. "Irish Fest in the Forest," the onetime Raleigh Irish Music Festival, returns for a successful fourth year to Wake Forest, bringing Irish musicians, bands, and dancers to downtown Irish and Celtic products, along with a selection of regionally produced gifts and crafts, will be available for purchase. The festival, presented by the Ancient Order of Hibernians along Taylor Street, will include Gaelic sports competitions, a "Leprechaun Lane" for children, a Red Hair & Freckles Competition, and "Celtic Canines." For more information, go to irishfestintheforest.com JOE MARTINSON / TOWN OF WAKE FOREST Good Neighbor Day Saturday, Sept. 21, 1 - 4 p.m. Wake Forest's 14th annual "Good Neighbor Day," an event celebrating diversity, is a free, family friendly event coming to E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Good Neighbor Day assembles people from all walks of life for a day of food, fun, and family entertainment. By bringing together a mix of cultures, music, ages, and ethnicities, the event celebrates diversity and promotes goodwill among all of Wake Forest's citizens.

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