Wendell Spring Events Offer Something for All Ages

Source: Town of Wendell, North Carolina.
Source: Town of Wendell, North Carolina.

Upcoming events in the Town of Wendell, North Carolina include Spring activities, the annual arts walk, an egg hunt, and more.

For more information, visit www.townofwendell.com or follow the town Facebook page for updates.

Tree Identification Walk

Saturday, April 6, 2019 @ 9am

To take part in this informative Tree Identification Walk at Wendell Falls, meet at the Lakeside Pavilion, 320 Vintage Point Lane, Wendell, NC. Join the Town of Wendell Tree Board and the Wendell Falls Nature Club to explore the trees of Wendell Falls!

Tree Identification Walk 2019 flyer. Source: Sherry Scoggins, Town of Wendell
Tree Identification Walk 2019 flyer. Source: Sherry Scoggins, Town of Wendell

Spring Food Drive

The Wendell Council of Churches is having its Neighbor Helping Neighbor Spring Food Drive to re-stock our local [Wendell] food pantries.

On Saturday, April 6, 2019, members of the Wendell Council of Churches will put out bags for participants to fill with non-perishable food items.

On Saturday, April 13, 2019, members of the Wendell Council of Churches will collect the bags. Your help in re-stocking our local pantries is most appreciated!

Spring Food Drive 2019 flyer. Source: Sherry Scoggins, Town of Wendell
Spring Food Drive 2019 flyer. Source: Sherry Scoggins, Town of Wendell

Bird Watching

Saturday, April 13, 2019 @ 8:30am

Held in Wendell Park. Binoculars and walking shoes are recommended to watch, listen, and learn about different bird species. This is a free event.

Wendell Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20, 2019 @ 10am-noon

Held at Wendell Community Park, 601 W Third Street, Wendell, NC.

It’s time again for the Wendell Egg Hunt! This is a free community event for everyone. Invite your friends and neighbors and come out to an awesome morning full of fun activities.

This year, The Passage Church is partnering with Wendell Baptist Church and they’ve got even more inflatables, more eggs, and lots of other fun stuff to do!

KIDS AGES 0-11 will be able to participate in the egg hunt. All ages are welcome to enjoy the activities.

Follow the Wendell Egg Hunt 2019 event page for posts and updates: www.facebook.com/events/392931321509944.

Special Seniors Program

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 @ 8:30am-noon

“Seniors at Risk: 21st Century Scam Threats, Prevention and Solutions” [Scam Jam], will be held at Wendell Community Center, 601 W Third Street, Wendell, NC.

Learn from the experts, state-of-the-art ways to protect your clients, loved ones, or yourself from financial, technology and other fraud impacting older Americans.

Registration for this free event is required! Register at www.tfsnc.org/event by April 16, 2019.

Additional information is available at events@tfsnc.org or 919-821-0790 ext 314.

Opening Day

Saturday, April 27, 2019 @ 8am-3pm

Join the fun at Wendell Park, 601 W Third Street, Wendell, NC.

“Play Ball!” is music to the ears of the Town of Wendell citizens.  What better way to transition into the spring season than a day of ball at Wendell Park!  Kick off the baseball and softball season in Wendell at our “Opening Day” celebration!  Enjoy “Pitch, Hit and Run” competition, a homerun derby, and inflatables. T-ball, baseball, and softball games will also be played.

Town Board

Monday, April 29, 2019 @ 7pm

Special Called Budget Work Session Meeting of the Wendell Town Board of Commissioners at Wendell Town Hall, 15 E Fourth Street, Wendell, NC.

The special called budget work session is to receive the fiscal year 2020 proposed budget.  This is an open meeting.  Citizens are welcome to attend to hear the business conducted by the Wendell Town Board of Commissioners.

Wendell Public Safety Day

Saturday, May 4, 2019 @ 10am-2pm

Free community awareness event for the whole family! Includes: Public safety agencies demonstrating equipment and vehicles; Educational booths; Kids rides and activities; Raffles; and food and drinks. First day to sign up for Camp CHOICES for kids ages 9 to 12

Spring Into the Arts Walk

Saturday, May 11, 2019 @ 9am-3pm

Free day-long community event of visual, fine and performing arts! Young artists will have their art work from school on display showcasing Wendell’s youthful talent at Southern Charm Door Hangers. Kids art activities offer creative engagements for budding artistes. Explore arts and crafts vendors along Main Street.

Acoustic sounds of bluegrass will emanate in Downtown Wendell beginning at 10am with the GrassStreet Band, followed at 1pm by the Counterclockwise Band.

Car enthusiasts can “ooh” and “awe” over vehicles at the Classic Car Show.

Aromas of yummy eats from local restaurants and food trucks will waft in the air as you stroll Downtown Wendell.

See artists creating masterpieces throughout Wendell’s Historic District that will be available for auction at Wine and Beer 101 on Main Street.

Reception begins at 6:30pm and a live auction commences at 7pm. Proceeds from the auction will be used for projects recommended by the Wendell Appearance Commission.

Source: Sherry Scoggins, Town of Wendell

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