Preserve at White Oak Estates
Arts & EntertainmentThe Halle Cultural Arts CenterOriginally the Town of Apex Town Hall, the historic Halle Cultural Arts Center building was constructed in 1912. Visitors enjoy concerts, performances, community and special events, visual arts presentations and educational programs.Special Events and FestivalsFestivals occur throughout the year. Residents and visitors enjoy the annual PeakFest Street Fair, Latino Arts Festival, holiday events, Peak City Pig Fest, Apex Jazz & Music Festival and a full calendar of fun and informative events.North Carolina Museum of ArtThe museum offers free public tours, children’s activities, and art and photography exhibits. Besides the museum buildings, the complex includes 164-acre Museum Park with three miles of trails. During the summer, outdoor performances and movies are presented in the Museum Park Theater. Visitor resources include the Art Reference Library.
Higher EducationNorth Carolina State UniversityNationally recognized and acclaimed, NCCU was founded in 1909 as the National Religious Training School and became the first public liberal arts institution for African Americans.North Carolina Central University Nationally recognized and acclaimed, NCCU was founded in 1909 as the National Religious Training School and became the first public liberal arts institution for African Americans.Duke University This beautiful campus in Durham is ranked among the best U.S. research universities. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The first public university in the nation, UNC is known for academic quality.Campbell University The main campus is in Buies Creek, with extended campuses in Research Triangle Park, Camp Lejeune, Fort Bragg/Pope Army Airfield and Raleigh. Public and Private Universities and CollegesThe Raleigh-Durham area is among the most educated regions in the country, due to the density of high quality universities and colleges, both public and private.William Peace UniversityRanked among the best online colleges in the state for 2015 and 2016, William Peace offers traditional on-campus and online courses. Saint Augustine UniversityA liberal arts university offering 25 undergraduate degree programs. Wake Technical Community CollegeThe state’s largest community college, Wake Tech serves more than 70,000 students every year on five campuses, two training centers, multiple community sites, and online learning options.Shaw UniversityThe first historically black university in the Southern U.S., is a liberal arts institution and the first North Carolina college to offer a four-year medical school.
Parks & RecreationStevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs Nature PreserveThe Stevens Nature Center offers educational nature and historical exhibits and programs. The nature preserve includes about three miles of nature trails and provides lots of opportunities for wildlife and bird watching.Community CenterFrom pre-school to youth and teen to senior adult, Community Center programs are available for all ages. Summer and Track Out Camps provide opportunities throughout the school year and recreational programs are also available for special populations.Area ParksApex is home to an impressive array of parks including the Nature Park & Seymour Athletic Fields, Disc Golf Park, Hunter Street Park, Trackside Skate Plaza, Apex Community Park, Apex Jaycee Park, Kelly Road Park and numerous smaller neighborhood parks.
Shopping & DiningPark West VillageSee a movie at the Stone Theatre Park West 14 Cinema. Enjoy the convenience and values from TJ Maxx, Target and Gander Mountain.Waverly Place Shopping CenterHigh end shopping and services and a beautiful outdoor space with live music and events.Historic downtown ApexResidents of Preserve at White Oak are never far from the next shopping spree at the selection of unique shops and boutiques.