We’ve put together a gift guide to showcase some of our favorite items in the museum store. Shop local this holiday season by visiting the museum for unique gifts – like hand turned wooden bowls and Wake Forest-themed t-shirts, ornaments, and books. Happy shopping!
Consider making time for family storytelling this holiday season. Past holiday traditions, favorite foods, and music are just some of the topics that might come up! For example, in an … Continue reading
When the bells jingle and the lights twinkle it’s Christmas Time in Wake Forest–and that means a virtual Santa’s sleigh of town traditions that got their start alongside the Old … Continue reading
During the Great Depression, when so many people were struggling, the citizens of Wake Forest celebrated an event called “White Christmas”… and it was special. It took the traditions of the town … Continue reading
The 69th annual Wake Forest Community Christmas Dinner will be held on Monday, December 5th at the Forks Cafeteria at 339 S. Brooks Street. Tickets cost $15 each and are … Continue reading
There’s nothing like the Fourth of July… and no one’s done more to document its place in our local history than The Wake Weekly! The annual celebration got its start in … Continue reading
We hope you enjoy this gallery of cards from the past several years, illustrated by local artist Shirley Matheny. And we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New … Continue reading
With its new interior restoration, the Calvin Jones House graciously welcomed the approximately 1,500 visitors who took a step back in time on the cold, rainy December day of the … Continue reading