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THE ORIGINAL RELOCATION GUIDE — TRIANGLE NC | VOLUME 16 — ISSUE 2 46 WAKE FOREST Shortly after the college moved, the Southeastern Baptist Convention decided to locate its new seminary in Wake Forest. Today, the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary still calls Wake Forest's downtown home. Small town residents know how to relax and enjoy themselves and Wake Forest is no exception. There are many opportunities for getting out on the town throughout the year. For the best in cultural offerings, check out the Wake Forest Historical Museum or the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, both accessible in the walkable downtown. The Renaissance Center includes 10,000 square feet of commercial space and offers a variety of cultural events, including concerts, plays, exhibits and recitals. Throughout the year, one can always find something to do in Wake Forest. Crowd-pleasing events include the annual Holiday Parade, Art After Hours, Spring Concerts at Joyner Park, Mardi Gras Festival, the American Dance Festival, Wake Forest ARTS, the Forest Moon Community Theater, Six Sundays in Spring event, andt he Meet in the Street Festival that draws more than 10,000 residents to the downtown area. The Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department manages 561 acres of local parks, open space, natural land and trails. This includes five baseball/softball fields, three soccer fields, one pool, six picnic areas, eight playgrounds, eight lighted tennis courts, a dog park, the Wake Forest Community House, Flaherty Park Community Center, and more than six miles of greenway trails. With a 12,000-acre lake and 26,000 acres of woodlands, Falls Lake State Recreation Area offers a choice of recreation areas and activities. The lake offers fishing, boating and swimming, and on the land, you can enjoy walking, mountain biking or camping along a portion of the state's Mountains-to-Sea Trail. For the sports enthusiast, The Factory offers ice rinks, a skate park, indoor soccer, an inflatable playground, miniature golf and go-carts, while Heritage Golf Club, Brevofield Golf Links and Paschal Golf Club offer really great golf any time of the year. The Wake Forest Farmers' Market has grown into a lively community event each Saturday morning. They offer fresh- off-the-farm produce; pasture-raised beef, poultry, and pork; free-range eggs; fresh and dried herbs; honey, jams, and preserves; fresh-cut flowers; and delicious baked goods. From an advantageous location to job and educational opportunity to affordable real estate, you can have it all here. Wake Forest is an up-and-coming Triangle community that has managed to retain all of it's small town charm. [] Furniture | Window Treatments | Bedding | Carpet | Hardwoods | Tile | Lighting | Accessories | Mirrors | Artwork | Fabrics | Rugs | Cabinets Interior Design services for commercial & residential including space/floor planning, color and finish consultations, staging, remodeling, & new home construction A full service furniture and accessory store as well as a full service interior design business 1600 Heritage Commerce Ct. Ste. 103 Wake Forest, NC 27587 919.263.9054 INTERIORS Help Me Coming soon! A new furniture store!

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