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Town of Cary's Weekend Update

Post Date:09/13/2017 2:52 PM

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

 

Friday, September 15

Veterans’ Experience Action Center
Herb Young Community Center, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Veterans and dependents will have the opportunity to connect with Veterans Service Officers, VA benefits officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and other health care representative at the event hosted by the Cary American Legion Post 67 and the Cary VFW Post 7383. The VA will accept claims-related evidence for processing, provide claim status updates and disseminate information regarding available services.

Atlantic Tire Championships
Cary Tennis Park, Times Vary
Coming into the third year of this great event, the Atlantic Tire Championships is a week-long display of phenomenal tennis. This is an ATP Challenger and USTA Pro-Circuit Event. You can come watch great players from all around the world compete right here in Cary. For more, visit  Atlantic Tire Championships or call (919) 462-2061.

James Bonk Collegiate Invitational 
Cary Tennis Park, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Come join spectators in watching high level collegiate players at this great invitational. Men and women’s college players from all over will be competing in this event. For more, visit Cary Tennis Park or call (919) 462-2061.

Don Hamilton: Many Coats of Colors – Artist Reception
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 6-8 p.m.
Medium: Acrylics on board or canvas
Influenced by Robert Motherwell, Franz Kline, Richard Diebenkorn and Raleigh Artist, Bob Rankin, combined with his urge to create and experiment, Hamilton has created a striking group of abstract works with the common theme of bold color. For more, call (919) 460-4963 or visit Galleries.

Mór: Big Photos of Little Things – Artist Reception
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 6-8 p.m.
With an eye for finding beauty in the details all around us, J Harris brings us up close and personal with his subjects. In this exhibit he shares his particular perspective of Cary with us through a collection of photographs all taken within our lovely city including the historic Page-Walker. For more, call (919) 460-4963 or visit Galleries.

Carolina Mixed Media Guild: Storybook Bedtime – Artist Reception
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 6-8 p.m.
Bedtime stories delight and invigorate creative minds from 3 to 103. Whether fairy tales or folk stories or modern adventures, these creations are a part of who we are. They inform both written and visual art in thousands of ways. Enjoy these storybook-inspired works by members of the Carolina Mixed Media Art Guild. For more, call (919) 460-4963 or visit Galleries.

Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home “Love and Comedy” Tour
Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 7 p.m.
With Richard Dworsky & The Road Hounds, Heather Masse and Fred Newman. For more, call (919) 462-2052 or visit Booth Amphitheatre.

Films @ The Cary: Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent
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 or one hour prior to each show. For more, call (919) 462-2051 or visit thecarytheater.com.

Films @ The Cary: 100 Words Film Festival
The Cary Theater, 9:15 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, September 16

Veterans’ Experience Action Center
Herb Young Community Center, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Veterans and dependents will have the opportunity to connect with Veterans Service Officers, VA benefits officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and other health care representative at the event hosted by The Cary American Legion Post 67 and the Cary VFW Post 7383. The VA will accept claims-related evidence for processing, provide claim status updates and disseminate information regarding available services.

Atlantic Tire Championships
Cary Tennis Park, Times Vary
Coming into the third year of this great event, the Atlantic Tire Championships is a week-long display of phenomenal tennis. This is an ATP Challenger and USTA Pro-Circuit Event. You can come watch great players from all around the world compete right here in Cary. For more, visit Atlantic Tire Championships or call (919) 462-2061.

James Bonk Collegiate Invitational 
Cary Tennis Park, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Come join spectators in watching high level collegiate players at this great invitational. Men and women’s college players from all over will be competing in this event. For more, visit Cary Tennis Park or call (919) 462-2061.

The 8th Annual 2017 Cary Scavenger Hunt 
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
The Cary Scavenger Hunt is an adventure that will test your knowledge of Cary – food, history, shopping, sports and much more. It will also test your ability to strategize. Teams of four compete to see who can figure out the answers to our clue book questions and come back bringing home the most points. For more, visit www.caryscavengerhunt.com or call (919) 244-6463.

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, search NCFC at www.townofcary.org or call (919) 858-0464.

Jeff Foxworthy & Larry the Cable Guy
Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 7:30 p.m.
RFD-TV presents these superstar comedians in Jeff & Larry’s Backyard BBQ. For more, call (919) 462-2052 or visit Booth Amphitheatre.

Comedy @ The Cary: Aaron Kleiber and Collin Chamberlin
The Cary Theater, 8 p.m.
Aaron Kleiber has been entertaining his entire life — from climbing atop his grandmother’s coffee table as a child, being voted class clown in high school, to taking the stage at comedy clubs across North America today. Aaron has studied and performed at the legendary Second City in Chicago and now he is breaking out as a bonafide headliner at clubs and colleges across the United States and Canada. Tickets can be purchased online, by calling (800) 514-3849, in person at the Cary Box Office located at The Cary Theater or one hour prior to each show. For more, call (919) 462-2051 or visit thecarytheater.com.

Sunday, September 17

Atlantic Tire Championships
Cary Tennis Park, Times Vary
Coming into the third year of this great event, the Atlantic Tire Championships is a week-long display of phenomenal tennis. This is an ATP Challenger and USTA Pro-Circuit Event. You can come watch great players from all around the world compete right here in Cary. For more, visit Atlantic Tire Championships or call (919) 462-2061.

James Bonk Collegiate Invitational 
Cary Tennis Park, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Come join spectators in watching high level collegiate players at this great invitational. Men and women’s college players from all over will be competing in this event. For more, visit Cary Tennis Park or call (919) 462-2061.

Films @ The Cary: Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent
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 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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