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Town of Cary's Weekend Update

Post Date:12/26/2018 10:36 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 28

24th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration 
Cary Arts Center; 11 a.m.–5 p.m. | Free
Don’t miss this communal, cultural celebration that honors African-American people and their heritage. During Kwanzaa, people are invited to ponder the Nguzo Saba, seven powerful principles derived from African heritage, as a means of taking stock, celebrating achievements, and entering the future refreshed and renewed. Produced by the Town of Cary in partnership with the Ujima Group, Inc. For more, call (919) 469-4069 or visit Kwanzaa.

Chinese Lantern Festival
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 6 - 10 p.m.
2018/2019 CHINESE LANTERN FESTIVAL: NOVEMBER 23, 2018-JANUARY 13, 2019.
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 starts on November 23 and 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.

Films@The Cary: Juliet, Naked
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.

A Motown Christmas
Cary Arts Center; 8 p.m. | $24
Ring in the holidays with Nate Jacobs' A Motown Christmas. Featuring some of the Triangle's most gifted singers and musicians, this musical revue showcases original Christmas and holiday songs by Motown’s most celebrated artists like The Supremes, The Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and Marvin Gaye as well as the sounds of your favorite traditional carols. Under the music direction of Ronzel Bell, the direction of Deb Royals-Mizerk and choreography by Darian Moore, this show offers audiences a unique holiday experience full of soul, holiday joy and a message of Love. Presented by Li V Mahob Productions and the Town of Cary. For more information contact: 919-462-2051 or visit https://www.townofcary.org/recreation-enjoyment/events/holiday-events/a-motown-christmas

Films@The Cary: Love, Gilda
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.

 

Saturday, December 29

A Motown Christmas
Cary Arts Center; 3 p.m. | $24
Ring in the holidays with Nate Jacobs' A Motown Christmas. Featuring some of the Triangle's most gifted singers and musicians, this musical revue showcases original Christmas and holiday songs by Motown’s most celebrated artists like The Supremes, The Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and Marvin Gaye as well as the sounds of your favorite traditional carols. Under the music direction of Ronzel Bell, the direction of Deb Royals-Mizerk and choreography by Darian Moore, this show offers audiences a unique holiday experience full of soul, holiday joy and a message of Love. Presented by Li V Mahob Productions and the Town of Cary. For more information contact: 919-462-2051 or visit https://www.townofcary.org/recreation-enjoyment/events/holiday-events/a-motown-christmas

Chinese Lantern Festival
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 6 - 10 p.m.
2018/2019 CHINESE LANTERN FESTIVAL: NOVEMBER 23, 2018-JANUARY 13, 2019.
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 starts on November 23 and 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.

Films@The Cary: Love, Gilda
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: Juliet, Naked
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.


Sunday, December 30

Films@The Cary: Love, Gilda
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.

A Motown Christmas
Cary Arts Center; 3 p.m. | $24
Ring in the holidays with Nate Jacobs' A Motown Christmas. Featuring some of the Triangle's most gifted singers and musicians, this musical revue showcases original Christmas and holiday songs by Motown’s most celebrated artists like The Supremes, The Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and Marvin Gaye as well as the sounds of your favorite traditional carols. Under the music direction of Ronzel Bell, the direction of Deb Royals-Mizerk and choreography by Darian Moore, this show offers audiences a unique holiday experience full of soul, holiday joy and a message of Love. Presented by Li V Mahob Productions and the Town of Cary. For more information contact: 919-462-2051 or visit https://www.townofcary.org/recreation-enjoyment/events/holiday-events/a-motown-christmas

Chinese Lantern Festival
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 6 - 10 p.m.
2018/2019 CHINESE LANTERN FESTIVAL: NOVEMBER 23, 2018-JANUARY 13, 2019.
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 starts on November 23 and 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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