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Town of Cary’s Weekend Update

Post Date:04/10/2019 12:31 PM

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

 

Friday, April 12

Films@The Cary: A Tuba to Cuba
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 Velvet Caravan
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
Rooted in the Gypsy Jazz/Gypsy Swing and Latin Swing styles, this high-energy, acoustic-based quintet has emerged as one of the shining lights of Savannah’s burgeoning music scene. Velvet Caravan plays upbeat tunes from all over the world with thunderous virtuosity and a relentless sense of humor. Bringing together the eclectic sounds are a motley crew of super talented musicians from Venezuela, the Great Northwest, the Heartland, the Atlantic Northeast, and the Coastal Empire. For more, call (919) 462-2055 or Marvelous Music Mainstage Series.

Films@The Cary: At Eternity’s Gate
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, April 13

Easter Festival at Bond Park
Bond Park, 9 a.m
Celebrate Easter with the Town of Cary! Bring your basket and enjoy fun games, activities, and festivities with the Easter Bunny and the Egg Hunt. 

Cary Downtown Farmers Market
Season Opening Celebration, Saturday 8 a.m. to Noon, 135 W Chatham Street
Join us as we celebrate opening day at the Cary Downtown Farmers Market! Gear up for a morning of fresh local goods, cheerful entertainment and family festivity!  Shop for farm-fresh weekly groceries and unique handmade gifts as you delight in live music on the front porch and education fun at the Chef's Corner and Kid's Table.  You won't want to miss this special dose of celebration and community fun!  

Great Grapes Wine & Food Festival
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 11 a.m.
Join us for the largest and most fun casual NC wine festival in the Triangle with hundreds of wines available from over 22 wineries, as well as live music, fun festival eats, free kids area, and more. For more, visit Koka Booth Events. 

Sister Cities Baseball Doubleheader with Lithuanian National Team
USA Baseball National Training Complex, 12 p.m. | FREE
The Sister Cities Association of Cary is hosting the Lithuanian National Baseball Team for a pair of exhibition games at the USA Baseball National Training Complex on Saturday, April 13. Game one of the doubleheader will begin at 12 p.m. against a select team from the Central North Carolina Men’s Senior Baseball League; Game two is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. against Los Miami, perennial competitors in the Raleigh City Men’s Fall league.

NC Courage Vs. Chicago Red Stars
Sahlens Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park, 7:00 p.m.
For more, call (919) 858-0464 or visit WakeMed Soccer Park Tournaments and Events.

Triangle Wind Ensemble presents “20th Anniversary Concert”
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
Celebrate 20 years of music-making with the Triangle Wind Ensemble! Join us for new classics, old favorites, and the world premiere of our Fantasia-inspired animation project, “Sheltering Sky” (music by John Mackey and film by Marc Russo). For more, call 919) 462-2055 or www.trianglewind.org.

Music@The Cary: The Taters plus David Burney sings Waylon Jennings 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.

 

Sunday, April 14

Cary's Downtown Chowdown
Downtown Cary, 12:30-5 p.m.
Enjoy a full afternoon along Academy Street in Downtown Cary for the first Downtown Chowdown of 2019! Taste some of the best food in the triangle, enjoy a cool beverage from craft beer and wine vendors, and relax to music from local performers.  

Films@The Cary: The Baker’s Wife
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

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