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Town of Cary’s Weekend Update

Post Date:09/26/2018 10:53 AM

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

 

Friday, September 28

Cary Players presents “Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” 
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
Award-winning director Nancy Rich offers a light-hearted and musical retelling of the biblical tale of Jacob’s son Joseph, who was sold as a slave into Egypt by his brothers and then rose to power in this classic musical. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s blending of multiple musical and dance genres from country to reggae is as fresh and entertaining today as it was 50 years ago. For more, call (919) 462-2055 or visit www.caryplayers.org.

Cary Tennis Park Classic (STA L3, NC L2)  
Cary Tennis Park 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
We welcome you to come enjoy this great junior tennis tournament.  Not only will you find locals at this tournament, many players travel from other states to compete here at Cary Tennis Park.  This tournament offers singles play and is open to age divisions ranging from 12 – 18 years of age. For more, visit Cary Tennis Park or call 462-2061.

Music @ The Cary: Six String Presents: Russ Varnell & His Too Country Band and The Farmer & Adele
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.

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 for FREE. Join local teen docents for a guided tour of downtown Cary's newest addition of sculptures along Academy Street. For more, visit the Cary Art Loop website, (919) 462-3862 or visit Galleries

Opening Art Exhibitions 
Cary Arts Center, Town Hall, Herb Young, Page Walker, 6-8 p.m.
There are several new exhibitions in various galleries around downtown Cary that will be having their receptions this Friday evening. Visit the Cary Arts Center to see works by Peter Eversoll as well as HERENCIA artists, the Town Hall for Thomas Gruber's photography show, Herb Young for an exhibition by the Image Salon, and the Page Walker for works by Cathy Foreman and Joe Lipka. Visit Galleries for more information. 

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit with the Milk Carton Kids
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 8 p.m.
This evening at the Koka Booth Amphitheater features Americana/southern rock band Jason Isbell with the release of his new album, " Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit". Joining the band on the same night will be the dynamic duo, the Milk Carton Kids. For more, visit Koka Booth Events

Saturday, September 29

Cary Downtown Farmers Market
Ivey-Ellington House, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Locally grown food and locally made products, your community gathering place for everything local! Enjoy live music on the front porch, a free class on healthy movement and kids activities around back. For more, visit caryfarmersmarket.com

Bond Park Adventure Days
Join us for an opportunity to challenge yourself on our Challenge Course and enjoy unlimited boat rentals. Sign up early to secure a time slot on the Challenge Course. For more, call ()919) 462-3970 or visit Bond Park Adventure Days.

Cary Players presents “Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
Award-winning director Nancy Rich offers a light-hearted and musical retelling of the biblical tale of Jacob’s son Joseph, who was sold as a slave into Egypt by his brothers and then rose to power in this classic musical. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s blending of multiple musical and dance genres from country to reggae is as fresh and entertaining today as it was 50 years ago. For more, call (919) 462-2055 or visit www.caryplayers.org.

Cary Tennis Park Classic (STA L3, NC L2)  
Cary Tennis Park  8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
We welcome you to come enjoy this great junior tennis tournament.  Not only will you find locals at this tournament, many players travel from other states to compete here at Cary Tennis Park.  This tournament offers singles play and is open to age divisions ranging from 12 – 18 years of age. For more, visit Cary Tennis Park or call 462-2061.

Films @ The Cary: Sick Chick Flicks Film Festival 
The Cary Theater, 3 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.

Farmers Fall Festival
Ivey -Ellington House, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
In addition to the wide variety of farmer and craft vendors there will be lots of fun activities like farm and craft demos, food trucks, live entertainment, a pie eating contest and much more.  It is fun for the whole family. For more information visit www.caryfarmersmarket.com

NCFC Vs. Richmond Kickers
Sahlens Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park, 7:00 p.m.
For more, call (919) 858-0464 or visit WakeMed Soccer Park Tournaments and Events.

 

Sunday, September 30 

Cary Players presents “Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” 
Cary Arts Center, 3 p.m.
Award-winning director Nancy Rich offers a light-hearted and musical retelling of the biblical tale of Jacob’s son Joseph, who was sold as a slave into Egypt by his brothers and then rose to power in this classic musical. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s blending of multiple musical and dance genres from country to reggae is as fresh and entertaining today as it was 50 years ago. For more, call (919) 462-2055 or visit www.caryplayers.org. For more, call (919) 462-2055 or visit www.caryplayers.org.

Cary Tennis Park Classic (STA L3, NC L2)  
Cary Tennis Park 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
We welcome you to come enjoy this great junior tennis tournament.  Not only will you find locals at this tournament, many players travel from other states to compete here at Cary Tennis Park.  This tournament offers singles play and is open to age divisions ranging from 12 – 18 years of age. For more, visit Cary Tennis Park or call 462-2061.

Jewish Cultural Festival
Cary Senior Center, 1-4 p.m.
Celebrate the harvest season and the festival of Sukkot. Live music by bluegrass band Nefesh Mountain, food trucks, meals in the sukkah, crafts, story time, informational presentations, and more! Bring a grocery gift card or non-perishable food item to donate to the Jewish Family Services food pantry. For more, call (919) 460-4963 or visit Jewish Cultural Festival.

Films @ The Cary: Sick Chick Flicks Film Festival 
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:

Stephen McNulty, Public Information Specialist, (919) 465-4606
Deanna Hawkes, Deputy Public Information Officer, (919) 462-3908

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