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Town of Cary's Weekend Update

Post Date:06/28/2017 1:53 PM

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Looking for something fun to do right here in Cary? Check out the following events this weekend; for more, view our calendar.

Friday, June 30

USA Baseball Tournament of Stars
USA Baseball National Training Complex (Field 2), All day
The USA Baseball Tournament of Stars presented by Major League Baseball is made up of 80 of the nation's best international age-eligible ballplayers for 18U National Team consideration. For more information on the event, tickets, and tournament schedule please visit www.usabaseball.com.

USA Baseball Collegiate National Team vs. Chinese Taipei
USA Baseball National Training Complex, 3:05 p.m. 
Time changed to 12:05 p.m.due to possible inclement weather
Come support the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team as they take on Chinese Taipei in an international friendly game at the NTC. Tickets can be purchased at the gate. For more, call (919) 387-5844

Bands, Bites and Boats
Bond Park Boathouse, 5-8 p.m.
Bond Park Boathouse will be after-hours boat rentals, live music from Garland Mason, and food trucks from Baozi Food Truck and Captain Cookie and the Milkman. For more, call (919) 380-4266 or visit Bands, Bites and Boats for the full schedule.

Artists’ Reception:  Visual Conversations: A Two Woman Art Show
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 6-8 p.m.
Have you ever seen a piece of art and wondered about its inspiration or been surprised how a painting affects your emotions? Stroll through the works of artists Aimee Cuthrell and Angela Tommaso Hellman as they provide words of insight under each oil painting, inviting you into a “Visual Conversation.” For more (919) 460-4963 or visit Galleries.

Artists’ Reception: Cross Currents: In Two Ways
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 6-8 p.m.
Trudy Thomson is drawn to rhythms and patterns found in nature – ripples and waves, wispy fire, cloud swirls, leaf flutters, flowers and feathered wings. She expresses herself in fused glass as well as with fiber works. Cross currents result from layered fusing, printing or textiles with weft intersecting warp. For more (919) 460-4963 or visit Galleries.

Stop for a Moment: Galina Stockstill
Cary Senior Center, 6-8 p.m.
This picturesque journey in oil paintings follows the artist to see sunsets and sunrises, sunlit streets, cozy, quiet places in the garden, the sea surface, and the endless expanses of the sky. For more, (919) 469-4061 or visit Galleries.

Portraits: Saskia Leary
Town Hall Gallery, 6-8 p.m.
Saskia Leary’s photographic portraits are inspired from the people and places she has encountered during her extensive travels around the world. For more, (919) 469-4061 or visit Galleries.

Glass on Fire in the Mountains
Cary Arts Center Gallery, 6-8 p.m.
Glass on Fire in the Mountains features the studio glass work of seven nationally known glass artists working on the Burnsville, NC Glass Gateway project. For more, (919) 469-4061 or visit Galleries.

Button Tree Photography: Heidi Rabe
Herbert C. Young Community Center, 6-8 p.m.
Rabe's interest in buttons began when she was a little girl at her grandmother's house. Heidi’s photographs has taken her love for buttons to the great outdoors. For more, (919) 469-4061 or visit Galleries.

Cary Art Loop
Downtown Cary and surrounding area, 6-9 p.m.
Look for the Cary Art Loop Final Friday flags that mark where there are opportunities to see original artwork, meet the artists and listen to live entertainment FREE. For more, visit Galleries or call (919) 469-4061.

Films @ The Cary: Nise: The Heart of Madness
The Cary Theater, 7 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.etix.com, by calling (800) 514-3849, in person at the Cary Box Office located at The Cary Theater (122 E. Chatham St.) or one hour prior to each show. For more, call (919) 462-2051 or visit thecarytheater.com.

Films @ The Cary: Colossal
The Cary Theater, 9:15 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.etix.com, by calling (800) 514-3849, in person at the Cary Box Office located at The Cary Theater (122 E. Chatham St.) or one hour prior to each show. For more, call (919) 462-2051 or visit thecarytheater.com.

Saturday, July 1

USA Baseball Tournament of Stars
USA Baseball National Training Complex, 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Come watch the top 80 high school aged Major League Draft prospects compete for the Bronze and Gold Medal final games of the annual Tournament of Stars event. For more, call (919) 387-5844

North Carolina Courage vs. Sky Blue FC
Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park, 4:00 p.m.
The North Carolina Courage is a professional women's soccer team based in Cary, NC – formerly the Western New York Flash, a founding member of the National Women's Soccer League, the top level of women's soccer in the U.S. For more, search “NC Courage” at www.townofcary.org or call (919) 858-0464.

Sunday, July 2

Films @ The Cary: Drums Along the Mohawk
The Cary Theater, 2 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.etix.com, by calling (800) 514-3849, in person at the Cary Box Office located at The Cary Theater (122 E. Chatham St.) or one hour prior to each show. For more, call (919) 462-2051 or visit thecarytheater.com.

USA Baseball Collegiate National Team vs Cuba
USA Baseball National Training Complex, 6:05 p.m.
USA Baseball and the Cuban National Team will continue their home-and-home international friendship series. July 2 will be the first of three games played between the two teams at the USA Baseball National Training Complex. Game followed by postgame fireworks. Tickets can be purchased at the gate. For more, call (919) 387-5844


WEEKEND UPDATE is a publication distributed by the Town of Cary to help you plan your weekend. It gives the date, time, location, contact information, and a short description of activities sponsored in whole or in part by the Town during the upcoming Friday, Saturday and Sunday. An “NR” designation indicates that the activity has an associated news release, so check your files or visit us online for further details.

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PRIMARY CONTACTS:
Deanna Hawkes, Deputy Public Information Officer, (919) 462-3908
Susan Moran, Public Information Director, (919) 380-4240
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