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Town of Cary’s Weekend Update

Post Date:12/05/2018 10:38 AM

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

 

Friday, December 7

Films@The Cary: The Man Who Invented Christmas
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: The Star
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.

Chinese Lantern Festival
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 6 - 10 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE: **TICKETS ARE DATE SPECIFIC**
Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns this holiday season! The festival will run through January 13. Visit Koka Booth Events to purchase date-specific tickets, and visit Chinese Lantern Festival for more information on the event. 

 

Saturday, December 8

Cary Downtown Farmers Market
Ivey-Ellington House, 9 a.m.- Noon
Join us this Saturday for fresh produce and local goods at the CDFM limited Winter Market!  Shop from a finite group of farmers, food vendors and artisans for unique handmade gifts and weekly groceries. The CDFM is the community's trusted source for local goods all year round.  Rain or Shine.

Arbolito Tree Lighting
Herb Young Community Center, 5:30 p.m. | FREE
Arbolito Tree Lighting is an evening of sharing in traditional holiday songs (villancicos and agüinaldos), tree decorating, and holiday refreshments.  Join Diamate, Inc, as they kick-off the Estrellita Giving Campaign by putting stars on the Arbolito (donation) to help families in need, and get ready to sing along to villancicos and agüinaldos (Christmas carols and songs) with a live band. For more, call (919)469-4069 or visit https://diamanteinc.org/tree-of-hope/

The Concert Singers of Cary present "Holiday Pops Concert"
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. | $25
An annual tradition to get you in the holiday spirit. Buy your tickets early for this show - it's sure to be a sellout! For more, call (919) 469-4069 or visit www.concertsingers.org

Music@The Cary: Six String Presents: Joe Newberry and April Verch
The Cary Theater, 8 p.m.
With their strong musical traditions of the Ozark's and Canada's Ottawa Valley, Joe Newberry and April Verch take a little bit of home with them wherever they go. Now, through their new release, Their songs range from exciting fiddle and banjo duets to tender love songs and original compositions from the two well-known musicians. 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.

Chinese Lantern Festival
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 6 - 10 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE: **TICKETS ARE DATE SPECIFIC**
Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns this holiday season! The festival will run through January 13. Visit Koka Booth Events to purchase date-specific tickets, and visit Chinese Lantern Festival for more information on the event. 

 

Sunday, December 9

Films@The Cary: The Man Who Invented Christmas
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.

Triangle Wind Ensemble presents “Tis the Season” 
Cary Arts Center, 3 p.m.
The annual holiday concert includes seasonal favorites and new holiday discoveries. For more, call (919) 462-2055 or visit www.trianglewind.org.

Chinese Lantern Festival
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 6 - 10 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE: **TICKETS ARE DATE SPECIFIC**
Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre will once again be transformed into a magnificent setting when the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival returns this holiday season! The festival will run through January 13. Visit Koka Booth Events to purchase date-specific tickets, and visit Chinese Lantern Festival for more information on the event. 


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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