Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Spring 2018

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Wake Forest 27587 Magazine | Spring 2018 75 Run, Wake Forest Tuesdays, 7 p.m. The White Street Running Club's Tuesday Night Runs kick off at 7 p.m. each Tuesday at the White Street Brewing Company, 218 S. White St. The informal 3- and 5-mile runs are followed by a post-run social at the brewery. Wake Forest Listening Room Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m. The Wake Forest Listening Room attracts top performers from the Triangle region and North Carolina as well as showcases Wake Forest musicians in the historic downtown. The 7 p.m. events feature such talent as Chris Titchner, April 14; Infielder, April 20; Andrew Kasab, April 21; Shannon Baker & the Classic Stepbacks; April 27; Casey Noel, April 28; and Java Jivers, May 4, at Sugar Magnolia Café & Emporium on South White Street. For details and a full roster of the concerts, visit Sugar Magnolia Cafe or The Wake Forest Listening Room on Facebook! 50th Pottery & Glass Festival Saturdays & Sundays, April 7- 8, April 14-15, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Come to Creedmoor for glass-blowing and copper sculpture demonstrations at the Cedar Creek Gallery, which since 1968 has grown from one building to more than 10 featuring the works of more than 200 of America's most accomplished craftspeople. For more information about the 50th anniversary event, at 1150 Fleming Road, visit cedarcreekgallery.com or call 919-528-1041. Midtown Beach Music Series Thursdays starting April 19, 6-9 p.m. Celebrating its 11th season, the Thursday evening Midtown Beach Music Series at North Hills kicks off its 18-week season April 19. The warm summer-night events feature Shag dancing, a time-honored tradition in the South. The free concerts — at North Hills Commons — are open the public, with the best parking at CapTrust tower or Bank of America tower. For band lineup, visit visitnorthhills.com. HerbFest 2018 April 22-22 and April 27-29 The 19th annual Wake Forest HerbFest comes to downtown Wake Forest at 525 S. White St., with vendors appealing to those interested in gardening, home, cooking and a healthy lifestyle as well as the largest selection of herbs to be found in one place. Herb of the Year 2018, as designated by the International Herb Association, is Hops and will be available at this year's event. On Saturday, April 21, the Franklin Academy Band, always a big draw, will entertain the crowd. Other live musicians will entertain throughout the weekend dates. Hours are 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. HerbFest is a family friendly and, as always, free event held outdoors rain or shine. The event is the annual fundraiser for the Graham Johnson Cultural Arts Endowment, a 401(k) non-profit organization that brings arts education and public art projects to schools and the community and can be found at gjcae.org. For more Information, contact Bob Johnson at bobjohnson@medfaxxinc.com or 919-570-0350. JOE MARTINSON Arbor Day festivities Saturday, April 21, 11 a.m. Wake Forest is once again playing host to its Arbor Day celebration and Tree Seedling Giveaway on Saturday, April 21, at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Events begin at 11 a.m. Wake Forest will accept its 37th consecutive Tree City USA award. Some 1,000 tree seedlings will be distributed to the public. CEDAR CREEK GALLERY Friday Nights on the Tar Starting Friday, April 20, 6-9 p.m. Historic downtown Louisburg — the county seat of Franklin County — will be rocking on the third Friday of each month April through October, alongside the county's first brewery and tap room, Tar Banks Brewing The free events — running from 6 to 9:30 p.m. — begin April 20 with The Castaways, a Carolina Beach Music "Hall of Fame" recipient. Next up is East Coast Rhythm & Blues, May 18; The Johnny Folsome 4, June 15; Shine, July 20; Sleeping Booty, Aug. 17; Night Years, Sept. 21; and the '80s tribute band Kids in America, Oct. 19. Local craft beer and food trucks will add to the festivities.

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