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Town of Cary's Weekend Update

Post Date:01/23/2019 1:19 PM

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

Friday, January 25

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. For more, visit the Cary Art Loop website, (919) 462-3862 or visit Galleries

Nishikigoi – Brocade Carp by G. Wade Carmichael
Page-Walker Arts & History Center,| 6-8 pm
Immerse yourself in the watery world of koi. G Wade Carmichael captures the sinuous fins and movement of these graceful aquatic creatures using cold wax media and textiles.  For more, call (919) 460-4963 or visit Galleries 

Silk and Song by Jill Hunt
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 6-8 pm
Jill Hunt presents her hand-painted silk art in a unique exhibit, Silk and Song, showcasing her use of the serti technique to create original art both to display and to wear.  Her vibrant paintings, depicting an array of subject matter, challenge the boundaries of this traditional medium.  For more, call (919) 460-4963 or visit Galleries.

Opening Art Exhibition at the Cary Arts Center
Cary Arts Center, 6-8 p.m.
Join us for a reception and gallery talk with artist Jan-Ru Wan, featuring her work, "The Noise We Make & the Shadow We Create". Gallery talk begins at 6:30 p.m. For more, visit Gallery Exhibitions or call (919) 469-4069. 

The Creative Process: Student Work of artist/teacher JJ Jiang
Herb Young Community Center Gallery, 6-8 p.m.
Come see the watercolor works of JJ Jiang and his students. JJ Jiang is an award-winning painter who is noted for his beautiful Chinese-inspired paintings and is an inspiration to many students who have studied with him over the years. For more, visit Gallery Exhibitions or call (919) 460-4965.

Music@The Cary: The Bluegrass Experience presented by Six String
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.

 

Saturday, January 26

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.   

Films@The Cary: Local Premiere Series - Double Take: The Art of Elizabeth King
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.

Marvelous Music Mainstage Series presents The Next Generation Leahy 
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
Building on over three generations of musicianship, Doug and Jennifer Leahy and their six children are keeping the Leahy tradition alive through Celtic-based music, song, and dance. Doug and Jennifer both understand the joy and exhilaration only music can provide. It is no surprise then that their children inherited that same understanding and passion for music. For more, call (919) 462-2055 or visit Marvelous Music Series.
 

Sunday, January 27

Films@The Cary: Maria by Callas
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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