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Town of Cary's Weekend Update

Post Date:07/26/2017 4:28 PM

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

Friday, July 28 

USTA Zone Team 14s Tennis Championships 

Cary Tennis Park & Robert V. Godbold Park, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

Come out and watch high level junior tennis players compete in this fun Championship.

For more, visit Cary Tennis Park or call (919) 462-2061.

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ  Festival

Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 6-10 p.m.

Sample beer and bourbon while listening to live music. Some of the best barbeque vendors will be on-site. For more, call (919) 462-2052 or visit Beer and Bourbon.

Cary Art Loop

Downtown Cary & 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, call (919) 469-4061 or visit Galleries.

Visual Conversations: A Two Woman Art Show (extended)

Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 6-8 p.m.

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, call (919) 460-4963 or visit Galleries.

EJ Kellerman: Landscape as Color - Artist Reception (part of Cary Art Loop)

Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 6-8 p.m.

Medium: Acrylic on canvas. Immerse yourself in joyful hues that evoke the natural world on large canvases. For more, call (919) 460-4963 or visit www.townofcary.org

Sancerre: Photographs from a Historic French Town - Artist Reception (part of Cary Art Loop)

Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 6-8 p.m.

Medium:  Selenium-toned, silver gelatin, black and white photographs. Images of street scenes and isolated details reveal the beauty of both the village and the traditional photograph. For more, call (919) 460-4963 or visit www.townofcary.org

Dmitri Resnik: Blown Art Glass - Artist Reception (part of Cary Art Loop)

Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 6-8 p.m.

Medium: Glass. Resnik presents a delightful array of his vases, bottles, paperweights and glass bead jewelry made in Chatham County, NC. For more, call (919) 460-4963 or visit www.townofcary.org

Squatters: Sunny Lee - Artist Reception (part of Cary Art Loop)                                                           

Cary Arts Center Gallery, 6 – 8 p.m.                               

Despite the untethering that occurs once we cut the power and they exit the efficiency apartment, the connection a mother feels to her formal occupants is eternal. For more, call (919) 469-44069 or visit Galleries.       

Being: Jamie Junghyun Woo- Artist Reception (part of Cary Art Loop)                                                

Cary Arts Center, 6 – 8 p.m.

This artist uses small scale and delicate fine metals to transport the viewer into forms of visual poetry. For more, call (919) 469-4069 or visit Galleries.          

The World Through My Eyes: Connor Hickey   - Artist Reception (part of Cary Art Loop)                                 

Town Hall Gallery, 6 – 8 p.m.

Come see the world through the eyes of a local NC photographer where landscapes, people, and shapes take over. For more, call (919) 469-4061 or visit Galleries.          

People, Places, and Abandoned Things Around NC: Jo Ann Bolton & Andrew Gluck - Artist Reception (part of Cary Art Loop)

Herbert C. Young Community Center, 6 – 8 p.m.

Through photography Jo and Andrew love to explore abandoned buildings, imagining the stories, and creating art from the items left behind. For more, call (919) 460-4965 or visit Galleries.          

Music @ The Cary: Cliff Eberhardt & Louise Mosrie, featuring Dean Driver presented by Six String
The Cary Theater, 8 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online, 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 29

USTA Zone Team 14s Tennis Championships 

Cary Tennis Park & Robert V. Godbold Park, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

See event description above. For more, visit Cary Tennis Park or call (919) 462-2061.

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ  Festival

Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 2-6 p.m.

See event description above. For more, call (919) 462-2052 or visit Beer Bourbon BBQ.

Cary Live- The Futurebirds *NR*

Downtown Park, 7 p.m.

Listen to the cool rock sounds of The Futurebirds in Downtown Park while enjoying food and drinks from Philly’s Cheesesteaks, Buddhalicious, Fresh Local Ice Cream, Bond Brothers, and Bull City Ciderworks. For more, call (919) 469-4061.

Films @ The Cary: The Women (2008)
The Cary Theater, 7 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online, 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.

North Carolina Football Club vs. Puerto Rico FC

Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park, 7:30 p.m.

Come out and watch NCFC, a professional men’s soccer team based in Cary. For more, visit WakeMed Soccer Park at www.townofcary.org or call (919) 858-0464.

Sunday, July 30

USTA Zone Team 14s Tennis Championships 

Cary Tennis Park & Robert V. Godbold Park, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

See event description above. For more, visit Cary Tennis Park or call (919) 462-2061.

Cary’s Downtown Chowdown *NR*

Academy Street and Downtown Park, 12:30- 5 p.m.

Enjoy a full afternoon along Academy Street for the third of four food truck rallies.  Taste some of the best food in the triangle or enjoy a cool beverage from craft beer and wine vendors, all while enjoying music from great local performers. For more, call (919) 469-4061.

Films @ The Cary: The Opposite Sex
The Cary Theater, 2 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online, 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.

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:

Carrie Roman, Public Information Supervisor, (919) 481-5091

Deanna Hawkes, Deputy Public Information Officer, (919) 462-3908

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