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Town of Cary’s Weekend Update

Post Date:05/01/2019 12:34 PM

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

Friday,May 3

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.

Bands, Bites and Boats at Bond Park
Bond Park Boathouse, 5-8 p.m.
Spend your Friday evening floating on Bond Lake in the setting sun while you listen to great music and enjoy delicious food. Prefer to stay on land? Bring a lawn chair, friends and family and join us. Music: Ed Stephenson Duo (6 p.m.) Food: Baguettaboutit Brew: Bond Brothers

Music@The Cary: Free Planet Radio
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,May 4

Cary Downtown Farmers Market
Saturday 8 a.m. to Noon, 135 W Chatham Street
Grab your sombreros and maracas and head to the Cary Downtown Farmers Market for Cinco de Mayo fun, fresh produce, and local goods!  Enjoy a dose of community and live music as you shop for farm-fresh weekly groceries and unique handmade gifts.  Stop by the Chef’s Corner for a unique twist on a classic Mexican breakfast and visit the Kids Table for a smashing good time of Pinata fun, coloring and education!

10th Annual Friends of Page-Walker Herbfest
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Stroll the grounds, tour the herb garden, visit various vendors, peruse silent auction offerings, and watch the butterfly releases at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. For more, (919) 460-4963 or visit www.friendsofpagewalker.org

Fest in the West
USA Baseball National Training Complex, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Annual Arts and Crafts event, including Food, Beer, Music and a KidZone complete with a petting zoo held in Western Cary. 

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.

OnStage@The Cary: Cary Playwrights’ Forum presents: May the Fourth PlaySlam Be With You
The Cary Theater, 7:30 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.

6th Annual En Plein Air: Paint the Town
Downtown Cary, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate the arts at our en plein air events! On May 4, visit with the artists as they paint our parks, greenways, and town. Then, on June 7, enjoy music and refreshments at the Art Auction and Gala. Bid on your favorite work of art!

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

Tash Sultana
Koka Booth Ampitheater, 7:30 p.m.
After selling out multiple tours worldwide and blowing away festival audiences at Coachella and Lollapalooza in 2018, global sensation Tash Sultana is returning to North America in May 2019 for a huge run of headline shows and festivals. For more, visit Koka Booth Events. 

 

Sunday,May 5

Films@The Cary: Stan & Ollie
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.

Films@The Cary: Arts Access Presents: A Series of Fortunate Events – Short Films
The Cary Theater, 5:30 p.m.
Ticketing is done via Arts Access here: https://fortunateevents.org/events


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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