September Happenings in Wendell NC

Outdoor music event at Wendell Falls. Source: Sherry L. Scoggins, Town of Wendell NC
Outdoor music event at Wendell Falls. Source: Sherry L. Scoggins, Town of Wendell NC

Wendell Community events don’t slow down for Fall — they keep on rolling. Check out upcoming opportunities for festivals, community time, music, delicious foods, and more.

The Town of Wendell is online at and on Facebook at

For business events, check out the Wendell Chamber of Commerce is online at and on Facebook here.

September events are listed below, along with links or organizers’ websites.

Farmhouse Jams:  Featuring Johnny Folsom 4

 Saturday, September 8, 2018 @ 5:30pm

Do you enjoy an evening of music in an intimate setting that is entertaining and family friendly?  Bring a blanket or a chair and join us at Wendell Falls for Farmhouse Jams, taking place at our beautiful lake pavilion.  Chill and unwind as you kick-back and enjoy live music, catch up with neighbors or make new friends.  Come early and grab a drink from Grounds Cafe or walk through the pop up market on the festival lawn by Fine Crafted Market. Organized by Wendell Falls by Newland Communities. Held at the lake pavilion at Wendell Falls, 320 Vintage Point Lane, Wendell NC.

Admission is free. With questions, call 919.822.3060. See Wendell Falls events online here.

Church Yard Sale

Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 7am-1:30pm

Wendell United Methodist Church is holding its annual fundraiser which offers a little something for everyone. Free and open to the public, so come and browse, and you might find something unique for yourself, your household, or a holiday gift. Organized by and held at Wendell United Methodist Church, 129 N Main Street, Wendell NC. With questions, call Pat Brown at 919.614.0822 or Dee Cargill at 919.649.1348. The church is online at and on Facebook at

International Food and Music Festival

Saturday, September 22, 2018 @ 11am-5pm

Are you a foodie and welcome the opportunity to sample new foods? Then join St. Eugene Catholic Church for its 16th-annual International Food and Music Festival in Downtown Wendell.

Savor the foods of a dozen cultures that call Wendell home, and enjoy the free entertainment, including Barrowburn, Mickey Mills & Steel, and a variety of cultural singing and dancing. And there will be plenty of games for the children.

This festival is held in and around J Ashley Wall Square, located at Third and Cypress Streets, Wendell NC.

Organized by St. Eugene Catholic Church, this festival is free to enter; food and drinks will be available for purchase from food booths themed for different countries/cuisines. The church offers raffle prizes every year, so pick up a ticket and you might win something good.

Visit the festival website at or follow them at

International Food and Music Festival IFMF 2018 flyer. Source: Thomas A. Zang, Jr. (St. Eugene Catholic Church)
International Food and Music Festival IFMF 2018 flyer. Source: Thomas A. Zang, Jr. (St. Eugene Catholic Church)

Wendell Historical Society Reverse Raffle

Thursday, September 20, 2018 @ 6pm

The third annual reverse raffle will continue the Wendell Historical Society’s efforts to raise money to establish a Wendell museum. This is a ticketed event to benefit the historical society.

Tickets provide dinner for two, and a 1-in-266 chance of winning $10,000, for $100. If interested in purchasing dinner tickets, call 919.365.6313 or email. Dinner is at 6pm, with the raffle at 7pm. Raffle tickets are available by contacting a member of the Wendell Historical Society.

Hosted at the Wendell Community Center, 601 W Third Street, Wendell NC. The Wendell Historical Society is online at and on Facebook here.

Coming in October

Watch for the 91st-annual 2018 Harvest Festival on October 6, 2018 in downtown Wendell.

Vendor and other forms may be found on the Chamber website at More 2018 festival details will be available soon via the Chamber website.


Source: Sherry L. Scoggins, Town of Wendell

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