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Education…at the Station: Thales Academy Knightdale enrolling for 2016-17 school year

Thales Academy Knightdale

Known as “The best educational option in the Triangle,” after building a reputation throughout the area that is unmatched in academic strength and real life preparation at an affordable price, Thales Academy Knightdale is set to open for the 2016-17 academic year at their newest location in the Knightdale Station new home community, accepting enrollment for children grades K-3 now.

With the construction of the Thales Academy Knightdale location progressing well and on track for completion as planned in July 2016 at the highly accredited school’s 8th campus to open in the area, at Knightdale Station, enrollment has begun for the inaugural school year for elementary age students.
True to their mission statement that they stand by at all of their Raleigh-area campuses, Thales Academy Knightdale will strive to “provide an excellent and affordable education for students…through the use of Direct Instruction and a Classical Cirriculum that embodies traditional American values.” Case in point, the low introductory tuition fees for the 2016-17 school year for students K-3 at Thales Academy Knightdale is just $5,300 a year or $530 per month.

To enroll a student for the 2016-17 school year at the new Knightdale Station location, you can request an application, or if you are interested in taking a tour of one of the near by Thales Academy campuses before enrolling, contact them directly via email at knightdaleinfo@thalesacademy.org .

With the new YMCA at Knightdale Station just opening this past July and Thales Academy Knightdale beginning the enrollment process on site as well, the onsite amenities at Knightdale’s newest and largest master planned communities are offering your children the area’s best opportunities in recreation and education…at the Station.

For more info on Thales Academy Knightdale, visit www.thalesacademy.org and for all the community information including available homes and floor plans, visit www.knightdale station.com

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New Knightdale NC Brewery on “tap” for grand opening in September…at the Station!

Knightdale NC Brewery

Knightdale NC BreweryWith a tentative grand opening date set for September 2015, adding to the already incredible list of amenities on site and nearby the Knightdale Station new home community will be the first Knightdale NC Brewery since prohibition, as Oak City Brewing Company prepares to open its doors at 616 North First Street in the town’s historic downtown area.

The Knightdale NC Brewery is the vision of co-owners Blake Cone and Matt Keeler coming to life in the form of Oak City Brewing Company. After years of talking about the possibility of opening their own brewery, in 2012 they began taking action on a business plan, which after much thought and plenty of batches of their own brew being made in their respective garages and homes in preparation will finally be coming to fruition in the form of their downtown Knightdale NC Brewery.

The Oak City Brewing Company will not only eventually be serving up their own brewing creations, but also will feature a tap house at the historic location that backs up to Knightdale Station Park. Adding to the allure of the Knightdale NC Brewery will be an outdoor Beer Garden. This wide open, dog friendly patio area is close enough to hear any of the bands that may be playing at the Knightdale Station amphitheater and in clear view of the beautiful park located “at the Station.” Upon opening, according to their official website, the Tap House will feature “20 local rotating taps, a bottle/can selection and small menu of local NC wines.” Once given clearance, Oak City will be also be offering 4-5 addition taps, pouring their own beers that are planned to include a Bohemian Pilsner, Red IPA, Oatmeal Stout, a several other seasonal varieties that will be brewed on-site.

For further details on the first Knightdale NC Brewery since prohibition, Oak City Brewing Company, visit their website at oakcitybrewingcompany.com and for all the latest information on Knightdale Station new home community including lots and homes that are now available, visit knightdalestation.com.

Town of Knightdale Community Day…at the Station

Town of Knightdale Community Day

In what has become an annual tradition to say thank you as well as recognize and honor the citizens and residents, the Town of Knightdale Community Day celebration will be held on Saturday, September 12, at Knightdale Station Park.

Town of Knightdale Community Day

Starting the off the day at 11:00 a.m., the Town of Knightdale Community Day will see the residents of the community on display in a variety of ways throughout the five hour event, which ends at 5:00 p.m. Local acts, including dance studios, karate organizations, and others will be showcased at the Town of Knightdale Community Day, getting the opportunity to perform for what is sure to be a large and supportive crowd on hand. Likewise, area businesses will be prominently on display as well at the Town of Knightdale Community Day, with over 40 vendors offering their products up throughout the afternoon’s festivities.

In addition to residents both young and old having the chance to take part in the Town of Knightdale Community Day, there will also be plenty of fun filled activities provided as well. Local musicians will be entertaining those on hand throughout the day, and there will also be a selection of the always popular food trucks on hand serving up delicious fare and refreshments that are certain to suffice and tastes or appetite.

Town of Knightdale Community Day

The Town of Knightdale Community Day is free for admission, however, products being sold by the local business vendors and the food trucks will require purchase, so it is advised to plan accordingly.

The Town of Knightdale Community Day is just one of the many great family friendly events that the town has on its calendar coming up at Knightdale Station. For further details on the town’s schedule of events, visit their website at www.knightdale.gov . You can also see all the great amenities and new homes for sale at Knightdale Station at their website, knightdalestation.com .

(Photo credit to Megan Thornton and the Town of Knightdale)