Community Attractions

Grounds Cafe Music

 After a full work week, kick back and unwind on Friday evening with live music and food at the Grounds Café at Wendell Falls or Wine and Beer 101.  During the warm months, enjoy ‘Farmhouse Jams’ a live outdoor concert held once a month on the third Thursday evening from June through September at Wendell Falls.      


Wendell Falls Quilt

Outdoor enthusiasts have options for trails within Wendell. Walkers may use the trails at Wendell Falls or the Hugh T Moody Trail at Wendell Community Park. For enthusiasts of the Quilt Trails of the Tar River, Wendell offers two sites: Pinwheel adorning the Tobacco Barn at Wendell Falls and the Sportsman Square adorning the Perry’s Gun Shop. Bikers may use the mountain bike trail at Wendell Falls.   

Historic Home

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, enjoy a stroll through historic Wendell and see the architecture that gives the homes and buildings their charm and character on a self-guided tour on the Wendell Historic Trail.




Robertson Millpond Preserve

Step back in time and enjoy a leisurely day of canoeing or fishing at Robertson Millpond Preserve.  Soak in the sites of the historic mill dam and the bald cypress habitats. 





Park Playground

Recreation enthusiasts of all ages – two legged and four legged - can enjoy a day at Wendell Parks and Recreation, 601 W Third Street.  Whether it’s playing a round of disc golf, kids exploring the new playground equipment, a game of tennis, watching a baseball state championship or letting your four legged friend frolic in the K9 Corral dog park, there is something for everyone to enjoy.  

Oaklee DistillingCurious as to how spirits are made?  A tour at Oaklee Distilling Company will enlighten you to this in-house process:  Milled, Distilled, and Bottle Filled in Wendell NC.  Oaklee is within a beautifully renovated building that was built in 1929 and its historic charisma was retained while lending itself to this modern day venture.      

Wendell Wonderland 2015

Take pleasure in Wendell community events that are safe and fun for family and friends, such as: International Food Festival, Harvest Festival, Treat Trail, Wendell Wonderland, Spring into the Arts, Barn Raising at Wendell Falls, ProTown BMX and Big Truck Day.    

Downtown Wendell

Historic downtown offers a wide array of local retailers, shops and eateries, all the while enjoying free Wi-Fi offered by the Town.   





Wendell Country Club


Golfers are invited to play a round on the greens at Wendell Country Club.  This public course is 18 holes of magnificent golf.  While at Wendell Country Club enjoy a tasty bite at Divots Grill.