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Town of Cary’s Weekend Update

Post Date:10/04/2017 2:23 PM

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

Friday, October 6 

Oktoberfest 2017
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 6-11 p.m.
The 4th Annual Triangle Oktoberfest will be a fundraising event focused on great beer & family fun all to support our major local and regional beneficiaries, Leukemia Lymphoma Society. Live entertainment brought to you by Peak City Sound and The Polka Brothers. For more, call (800) 514-3849 or visit Koka Booth Amphitheater.

 

UNC Men’s Soccer vs. Wake Forest University
Koka Booth Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park, 7:00 p.m.Admission is free. For more, call (919) 858-0464.

 

Cary Players presents “Guys and Dolls”
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
Adults $20; Students & Seniors $18
This celebrated tale of rolling dice and falling in love under the bright lights of 1950’s Times Square features upbeat show tunes like “Luck Be a Lady,” and “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ The Boat.” It is “a musical fable of Broadway,” considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. For more, visit Cary Players.

 

Films @ The Cary: Wargames
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.

 

Saturday, October 7

Great American Cross Country Festival
WakeMed Soccer Park, 8 a.m.
The best High School teams and individuals in the southeast battle on one of the nation’s best courses. For more, call (919) 858-0464.

 

Cary Downtown Farmers Market
Ivey-Ellington House, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Locally grown food and locally made products at your community gathering place for everything local! Open Saturdays from 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Ivey-Ellington house on 135 W. Chatham Street. This weekend, the Saturday Morning Music Series guest is Triangle Mountain Dulcimer Association. For more, visit Cary Downtown Farmers Market.

  

Cary Dog Days *NR*
Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 9 a.m.
Enjoy a day for the dogs with a Skyhoundz Dog Disc Competition, Rabies and Microchip clinics, dog wash, vendors, adoptions, rescues and more. For more, call (919) 462-3970 or visit Cary Dog Days.

Cary’s Fire Prevention Week Open Houses *NR
All 9 Cary Fire Stations, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Meet local firefighters, get your own fire hat and badge, and get an up-close look at life-saving tools by joining municipalities across the country in marking National Fire Prevention Week with a trip to your neighborhood fire station in Cary.

Films @ The Cary: The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
The Cary Theater, 1 p.m.
Celebrate Arts and Humanities Month with a free screening of Studio Ghibli’s modern classic.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.

 

Oktoberfest 2017
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 1-11 p.m.
The 4th Annual Triangle Oktoberfest will be a fundraising event focused on great beer & family fun all to support our major local and regional beneficiaries, Lukemia Lymphoma Society. Live entertainment brought to you by Peak City Sound and The Polka Brothers. For more, call (800)514-3849 or visit Koka Booth Amphitheater.

 

Cary Players presents “Guys and Dolls”
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
Adults $20; Students & Seniors $18
This celebrated tale of rolling dice and falling in love under the bright lights of 1950’s Times Square features upbeat show tunes like “Luck Be a Lady,” and “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ The Boat.” It is “a musical fable of Broadway,” considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. For more, visit Cary Players.

 

Films @ The Cary: A Ghost Story
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.

 

Films @ The Cary: Bugs
The Cary Theater, 9 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, search NCFC at www.townofcary.org or call (919) 858-0464. 

 

Sunday, October 8

Films @ The Cary: Bugs
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.

 

Cary Players presents “Guys and Dolls”
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Cary Arts Center, 3 p.m.
Adults $20; Students & Seniors $18
This celebrated tale of rolling dice and falling in love under the bright lights of 1950’s Times Square features upbeat show tunes like “Luck Be a Lady,” and “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ The Boat.” It is “a musical fable of Broadway,” considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy. For more, visit Cary Players.

 

North Carolina Courage vs. Chicago Red Stars
Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park, 3:30 p.m.
The North Carolina Courage is a professional women's soccer team based in Cary. Formerly the Western New York Flash, a founding member of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), the top level of women's soccer in the U.S. For more, search N.C Courage at www.townofcary.org or call (919) 858-0464.

 

Triangle Brass Band- American Songbook
Downtown Park, 6 p.m.
The Triangle Brass Band plays a free concert of songs and show tunes including Someone to Watch Over Me, selections from Carousel, and many more. For more, visit Triangle Brass Band.

 

Paint the Page Artists’ Reception & Awards
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 4-5 p.m.
See the art produced by talented teens inspired by the historic Page-Walker from the Paint the Page event.   Discover who wins the cash prizes. View all the creations while enjoying the entertainment and refreshments. For more, call (919) 460-4963 or visit www.friendsofpagewalker.org


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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