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Town of Cary's Weekend Update

Post Date:06/26/2019 10:54 AM

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

Friday, June 28

Starlight Concert: Beach Music Party with North Tower
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 7 p.m.
Transport yourself to North Carolina's coast with beach music legends North Tower for an evening of music and our official popular dance, the shag! Come at 6:30 p.m. for a shag lesson, then be ready to boogie! For more information call (919) 460-4963 or visit Starlight Concert Series.

Films@The Cary: Ask Dr. Ruth
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.

Films@The Cary: Gloria Bell
The Cary Theater, 9:15 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 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.  

ASAP Walking Tour 
Downtown Cary, 6:30 p.m.
Join us this Final Friday for a free tour of artwork located in downtown Cary, led by local high school students. Meet your knowledgeable teen docents at the front steps of the Cary Arts Center and they will take you on a tour of the sculptures on display along Academy St. For more, visit Academy Street Artwork Projects.

Opening Art Receptions at Town Gallery Spaces
Town Hall and Herb Young Community Center, 6-8 p.m.
Join us for the opening art receptions around downtown Cary. At the Town Hall, artist Michelle Draughon will be showcasing her paintings for her exhibition, "Abstracture", and across the street at Herb Young Bill Stice will have his photography exhibition, "Roaming the National Parks" on display. For more, visit Galleries

An Evening with Shawn Mullins presented by Six String
Cary Arts Center, 8 p.m.
With a series of indie record releases, critical breakthroughs with songs like “Lullaby” and “Beautiful Wreck,” Shawn Mullins has been a force in the industry for over two decades. His song titled “It All Comes Down to Love,” sums up the common theme and guiding force in his recent music.
For more, visit the Six String Presents.

Ralph Breaks the Internet
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 8:30 p.m.
(PG) 112min. Video game bad guy Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz navigate the vast and dynamic World Wide Web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope’s game, Sugar Rush. For more, visit Koka Booth Events.

Saturday, June 29

Cary Downtown Farmers Market
135 W Chatham Street, 8 a.m.-noon
Summer is heating up! Enjoy a dose of community and listen to live music as you shop in-season freshness, local goodness, and handmade treasures. Stop by the Chef’s Corner for cool cucumber recipes you will want to make all summer long and visit the Kids Table to decorate personal paper fans to keep the heat away! For more, www.caryfarmersmarket.com.

Cary Live featuring Banditos 
Downtown Park, 7-9 p.m.
Enjoy the original rock sounds of Banditos in Downtown Park during the first Cary Live of the year. 454 Grill and Fully Loaded Fritters will be on site serving their wonderful cuisine and Locopops will also be there to help cool you down with refreshing pops. Make sure you stop by Bond Brothers and Bull City Ciderworks to try one of their craft brews. For more, visit Cary Live.

Films@The Cary: Gloria Bell
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.

Films@The Cary: Ask Dr. Ruth
The Cary Theater, 9:15 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.

NC Symphony Presents: Broadway's Greatest Hits
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 7:30 p.m.
Experience all the show-stopping tunes you love from Broadway’s biggest hits! Spend an evening with songs from Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Cats, The Lion King, Les Misérables, Mamma Mia!, and Beauty and the Beast. For more, visit Koka Booth Events

Sunday, June 30

Films@The Cary: Ask Dr. Ruth
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.

Historic Trolley Tour
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., & 3 p.m.
Climb aboard the trolley and let guides from the Friends of Page-Walker share the history of our great town as you ride through historic neighborhoods and past historic sites and landmarks. For more information and to buy tickets, visit Friends of Page-Walker.

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