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Town of Cary’s Weekend Update

Post Date:04/24/2019 1:53 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 26

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 

Cary Players presents Four Weddings & An Elvis
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
What happens in Vegas doesn’t necessarily have to stay in Vegas as playwright Nancy Frick’s hilarious comedy exposes the kind of characters willing to gamble on matrimony in Sin City and put their faith in the king himself, Elvis Presley. For more, (919) 462-2055 or www.caryplayers.org.

Comedy@The Cary: David Dyer and Wendy Wroblewski
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.

ARTQUILTSdreams
Page-Walker, 6 - 8 p.m.
Join us for the opening artist reception of ARTQUILTSdreams, an exhibition organized by the Professional Art Quilters Alliance featuring quilt creations on the theme of dreams. For more, call (919) 460-4963. 

Gateway to the World: Opening Art Exhibition
Herb Young Community Center, 6 -8 p.m.
Join Herb Young for the opening exhibition of artist Arunvijay Soundaran's work, featuring colorful oil paintings and drawings. For more, call (919) 460-4965.  

Illustrations Giving Life to Words
Page-Walker, 7-8:30 p.m.
A hands-on experience with author/illustrators Kelly Starling Lyons and Isidra Sabio. For more call (919) 460-4963.

 

Saturday, April 27

Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival
Fred G. Metro Bond Park, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate the 26th Spring Daze in Fred G. Bond Metro Park, Cary's 310-acre urban park. Nestled under the shady canopy of Bond Park, Spring Daze features over 170 North Carolina artists, entertainment on four stages, delicious festival food and Cary's annual Earth Day Celebration. Spring Daze features the best of North Carolina's diverse arts and crafts community! For more, visit call (919) 469-4061 or visit Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival.

Cary Downtown Farmers Market
Ivey-Ellington House, 8 a.m.- Noon
Join us this Saturday for fresh produce and local goods at the Cary Downtown Farmers Market!  Shop from a variety of farmers, food vendors and artisans for unique handmade gifts and weekly groceries. Enjoy live music. kids activities, and learn how to spice up your salad bowl at the Chef's Corner.  

Dog Walk & Woofstock
Koka Booth Amphitheater
The Dog Walk & Woofstock is an annual North Carolina tradition that brings animal lovers together for a fun walk and festivities with a very important purpose: Saving thousands of lost, abandoned, abused and unwanted pets, and giving them a second chance at happiness in a forever home. Register today at www.spcawake.org/dogwalk

OnStage@The Cary: Arts Access Presents: A Series of Fortunate Events – Performance Done Our Way – An Afternoon of Accessible Music, Theater, and Dance
The Cary Theater, 1:30 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased online at: Series of Fortunate Events Website

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

Films@The Cary: 3 Faces
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.

Cary Players presents Four Weddings & An Elvis
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. 
What happens in Vegas doesn’t necessarily have to stay in Vegas as playwright Nancy Frick’s hilarious comedy exposes the kind of characters willing to gamble on matrimony in Sin City and put their faith in the king himself, Elvis Presley. For more, (919) 462-2055 or www.caryplayers.org.

Films@The Cary: Noir@Nine Series: Touch of Evil
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, April 28

African American Literary Tea
Page-Walker, 2 p.m.
Celebrate the power of the written word, featuring Carole Boston Weatherford with Patricia Elaine Sabree. Refreshments served.  Tickets can be purchased online, by calling (800) 514-3849, or in person at the Cary Box Office located at The Cary Theater. For more, call (919) 460-4963. 

Films@The Cary: La Forza del Destino: recorded live at London’s Royal Opera
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.

Cary Players presents Four Weddings & An Elvis
Cary Arts Center, 3 p.m. 
What happens in Vegas doesn’t necessarily have to stay in Vegas as playwright Nancy Frick’s hilarious comedy exposes the kind of characters willing to gamble on matrimony in Sin City and put their faith in the king himself, Elvis Presley. For more, (919) 462-2055 or www.caryplayers.org.


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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