Show/Hide
Cary Town Hall and some staffed facilities will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Some services will also be affected. Learn more.
To view news releases from previous years, choose the year from the All Categories menu and click the Archived News button.

Town of Cary’s Weekend Update

Post Date:05/15/2019 1:08 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 17

Applause! Cary Youth Theatre 20th Anniversary Season:The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. 
A "legendary legend" by Mary Lynn Dobson. Our gallant guy-in-green leads his Merry Men in a bowling battle against Prince John and his scheming Sheriff in this Monty Pythonesque retelling. Poor Sherwood Forest will never be the same! For more, (919) 462-2055 or www.townofcary.org/applause

Sharron Parker: Handmade Felt
Bond Park Community Center, 6-8 p.m.
Join BPCC for the opening reception for artist Sharron Parker and her artworks that were created using the ancient technique of feltmaking. For more, (919) 462-3970. 

Music@The Cary: Six String Presents: Jason Harrod and Jody Carroll
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.

NCHSAA 1A/2A/3A Men's Lacrosse State Championship, Chapel Hill Vs. Weddington
Koka Booth Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park, 7:00 p.m.
For more, call (919) 858-0464 or visit WakeMed Soccer Park Tournaments and Events.

Lakeside Movies
Bond Park Boathouse, Dusk
Come out to Bond Park Boathouse and enjoy a Wreck-It Ralph by the lake with your family. The boathouse will be open for you to take a boat out on the lake while you wait for the sun to set. Bring a picnic, some lawn chairs, and a blanket and enjoy a fun family movie with beautiful Bond Lake in the background.

 

Saturday, May 18

Cary Downtown Farmers Market
135 W Chatham Street, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Visit the Cary Downtown Farmers Market for fitness and fun this Saturday morning!  Enjoy a dose of community and live music as you shop for farm-fresh weekly groceries and hand-made treasures.  Challenge your endurance and strength with a FREE Camp Gladiator bootcamp-style workout and visit the Kid’s Area to have your little ones burn energy playing a variety of sports and kinetic activities.   After your high-energy fun, be sure to rest and recover at the Market by nourishing your body with healthy local goods!  

NCHSAA 4A Men's Lacrosse State Championship, Cardinal Gibbons H.S. Vs. Ardrey Kell H.S. 
Koka Booth Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park, 11:00 a.m.
For more, call (919) 858-0464 or visit WakeMed Soccer Park Tournaments and Events.

NCHSAA Women's Lacrosse State Championship, Cardinal Gibbons Vs. Charlotte Catholic 
Koka Booth Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park, 2:00 p.m.
For more, call (919) 858-0464 or visit WakeMed Soccer Park Tournaments and Events.

Applause! Cary Youth Theatre 20th Anniversary Season:The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood
Cary Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. 
A "legendary legend" by Mary Lynn Dobson. Our gallant guy-in-green leads his Merry Men in a bowling battle against Prince John and his scheming Sheriff in this Monty Pythonesque retelling. Poor Sherwood Forest will never be the same! For more, (919) 462-2055 or www.townofcary.org/applause

Wheels on Academy and Public Safety Day
Downtown Cary, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Enjoy the cars of yesteryear as they come alive again and rule the road along with some of today's modern hot rods and exotic cards.  Explore all types of vehicles in our Touch-A-Truck area, see emergency response personnel, a K-9 demonstration and much more as part of our Public Safety Day.  Join us as Academy Street and Downtown Park become enlivened with entertainment, food, and fun!

Comedy@The Cary: Nathan Timmel and Jeremy Alder
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.

NCFC Vs. Birmingham Legion 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.

 

Sunday, May 19

Films@The Cary: FAD (Film-Art-Dance) Fest
The Cary Theater, 2 p.m.
A collection of dance-themed short films. 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.

Applause! Cary Youth Theatre 20th Anniversary Season:The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood
Cary Arts Center, 3 p.m. 
A "legendary legend" by Mary Lynn Dobson. Our gallant guy-in-green leads his Merry Men in a bowling battle against Prince John and his scheming Sheriff in this Monty Pythonesque retelling. Poor Sherwood Forest will never be the same! For more, (919) 462-2055 or www.townofcary.org/applause

NC Courage Vs. Utah Royals FC
Sahlens Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park, 5:00 p.m.
For more, call (919) 858-0464 or visit WakeMed Soccer Park Tournaments and 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.

 

###

 

PRIMARY CONTACTS:

Stephen McNulty, Public Information Specialist, (919) 465-4606

Return to full list >>