Cary Living Calendar of Events

Below are upcoming events in and around the Cary, NC area.

4/28/2016 - Film: The Last Man on the Moon
The Cary Theater | 122 E. Chatham Street | Cary
Cost: $5.00 per ticket
919-462-2051 | www.thecarytheater.com
Time: 7pm

4/28/2016 - Live at Lunch Concert Featuring George Knott Duo
Ivey Ellington House | 135 W Chatham Street | Cary
Bring your lunch or stop by one of downtown Cary’s restaurants and then join us for some mid-day music by local performers!
Picnic tables will be provided. For more info, search Live at Lunch at www.townofcary.org or call 919.462.3864.
Time: 11:30am-1:30pm

4/28/2016 - Film: Requiem For The American Dream
The Cary Theater | 122 E. Chatham Street | Cary
Cost: $5.00 per ticket
919-462-2051 | www.thecarytheater.com
Time: 9pm

4/28/2016 - LIVE in The District Music Series
In front of Stone Theatre - Park West 14
Village Market Place | Morrisville
Park West Village is excited to present the biggest spring event of the season, the annual LIVE in the District Music Series! A free music show featuring Bull City Syndicate will be held in the District every Thursday night for family fun featuring some of the hottest local bands! Adult beverage sales will benefit a local charity. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy the spring weather while you're singing, dancing, and jamming out to some great hits with the whole family, every Thursday from 6-8:30 p.m., April 14th through June 2nd. For more information, check out Park West Village's Facebook Page or their website at www.parkwestvillage.com.
Time: 6-8:30pm

4/29/2016 - PAQA-South Members-only Exhibit, ARTQUILTSvoices
Page-Walker Arts Cary & History Center
119 Ambassador Loop | Cary
PAQA-South (Professional Art Quilters Alliance - South) will present its members-only exhibit ARTQUILTSvoices at Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary, NC. Every day we use our voices to communicate with those around us. This exhibit captures artists' visual voices in innovative fine art quilts.
Dates: April 27, 2016 - July 2, 2016
Artist reception: 6-8pm, April 29, 2016
919.460.4963 | www.paqa-south.org
Time: 6-8pm

4/29/2016 - Wine Walk for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund
“Life Beyond Chardonnay”
Waverly Place | 575 New Waverly Place | Cary
Stroll through Waverly Place and visit each store for a relaxed evening of shopping complete with wine tastings featuring wines under $20/bottle and interactive demonstrations or art viewings at each store. The evening will conclude with live music on the promenade.
Time: 5-9pm

4/29/2016 - Six String Presents: Buddy Mondlock and Dana Coope
The Cary Theater | 122 E. Chatham Street | Cary
Cost: $10-$25
919-462-2051 | www.thecarytheater.com
Time: 8pm

4/30/2016 - 2016 Green Home Tour
2016 Green Home Tour will take place April 30 - May 1 and May 7 - 8 (two weekends!). Homes will be open Noon - 5 pm each day. Our Tour is an annual open-house of new and remodeled certified green homes throughout the Triangle. This FREE, self-guided Tour allows you to see first-hand advanced building practices and materials. Each home on the Tour meets the minimum certification requirements established by Home Innovation Research Lab’s (HIRL’s) National Green Building Standard. You’re welcome to visit any (or all!) of the homes on Tour.
www.TriangleGreenHomeTour.com
Time: 12-5pm

4/30/2016 - Spring Daze and Earth Day Celebration
Fred G. Bond Metro Park | 801 High House Road | Cary
Join us as we celebrate 23 years of Spring Daze in Fred G. Bond Park, Cary’s 310-acre urban park. Nestled under the shady canopy of Bond Park, Spring Daze features over 180 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!
919.319.4560
Time: 9am-5pm

4/30/2016 - Midnight Ramble & Kids Ramble
Cary Towne Center
1105 Walnut Street | Cary
To promote both the fitness community and road safety, Fit & Able is staging a cycling safety festival. The Midnight Ramble will include an educational festival the night of April 30th (the last day of Fit Cary Month) and a bike ramble in the wee hours of May 1st (the first day of National Bike Month). Starting and finishing at Cary Towne Center, the ramble will proceed around the entire Maynard Loop. The Kids Ramble will simply be around the 1 Mile inner ring of the mall. But note: this is not a race! We want our riders to focus on road safety.
The festival will include several community education programs to promote road safety for everyone on the road: both drivers and cyclists. We will also have a clinic for young cyclists teaching them how to ride. For all cyclists, Danielle Torrenti of Torrenti Cycles will instruct everyone about properly maintaining your equipment.
Cyclist will be required to wear appropriate night riding gear, including reflective vests, bright-colored clothing, and head lights. Bikes must have proper reflectors and lights. The roads will be open to regular traffic and all cyclists are required to follow all traffic laws and rules of the road. Cyclists, as always, are responsible for their own safety.
Fee: $25 until April 1
FitandAble.net

Time: 12am

4/30/2016 - Fit to Hit for Cancer
Cary Tennis Park
A family event highlighting Immunotherapy cancer research and the benefits of fitness for the patient, family and caregiver during the rigorous treatment, stress and recovery through the cancer journey. Silent Auction, Music and Food by Tribeca Tavern.
Cost: Children $20, Adults $40, Sponsorships available.
Register at westernwaketennis.com
Time: 6-11pm

4/30/2016 - Film: The Last Man on the Moon
The Cary Theater | 122 E. Chatham Street | Cary
Cost: $5.00 per ticket
919-462-2051 | www.thecarytheater.com
Time: 9pm

4/30/2016 - Film: Requiem For The American Dream
The Cary Theater | 122 E. Chatham Street | Cary
Cost: $5.00 per ticket
919-462-2051 | www.thecarytheater.com
Time: 7pm

4/30/2016 - Heritage SpringFest – A Craft Bazaar
The Bazaar will be held in the Heritage High School gyms (rain or shine) and will feature over 80 local crafters and businesses. A kids craft station, face painting, and concessions will be available.
Project Wisdom is a student-run organization dedicated to improving the living standards for people in our global and local communities. The group sent more than a dozen students and teachers to Ghana in March as part of their mission to promote global thinking. All proceeds from the Bazaar will go directly to Project Wisdom. Read about the group at www.projectwisdom.weebly.com.
For more information about the Bazaar, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/988777447868944/ or email PWspringfest@outlook.com.
Time: 9am-3pm

4/30/2016 - Dog Days of Smallcakes
Smallcakes in Parkside Town Commons 1132 Parkside Main Street We'll be selling our PUPcakes (cupcakes for dogs) for the first time, dog-decorated cupcakes for people, and all of our usual 16 flavors of cupcakes!
Pawfect Match Rescue will also be there with dogs for adoption, and Petco will be there with giveaways.
A portion of the day's sales will be donated to Pawfect Match.
smallcakesnc.com
Time: 1-4pm

5/1/2016 - 2016 Green Home Tour
2016 Green Home Tour will take place April 30 - May 1 and May 7 - 8 (two weekends!). Homes will be open Noon - 5 pm each day. Our Tour is an annual open-house of new and remodeled certified green homes throughout the Triangle. This FREE, self-guided Tour allows you to see first-hand advanced building practices and materials. Each home on the Tour meets the minimum certification requirements established by Home Innovation Research Lab’s (HIRL’s) National Green Building Standard. You’re welcome to visit any (or all!) of the homes on Tour.
www.TriangleGreenHomeTour.com
Time: 12-5pm

5/1/2016 - 5k/10k Run Baby Run & Walk for Life
WakeMed Soccer Park
201 Soccer Park Drive | Cary
The 11th Annual Walk for Life & Run Baby Run 5k & 10k Races will be held on May 1st beginning at 1:00pm at the WakeMed Soccer Park. This event will raise funds to continue providing free, confidential services to those experiencing unplanned pregnancies in the Triangle. A Family Fun Run, music, bounce houses, and expo tent areas will be only a part of the fun festivities throughout the day.
Cost: $30
www.handofhope.net
Time: 1pm

5/5/2016 - LIVE in The District Music Series
In front of Stone Theatre - Park West 14
Village Market Place | Morrisville
Park West Village is excited to present the biggest spring event of the season, the annual LIVE in the District Music Series! A free music show featuring Bull City Syndicate will be held in the District every Thursday night for family fun featuring some of the hottest local bands! Adult beverage sales will benefit a local charity. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy the spring weather while you're singing, dancing, and jamming out to some great hits with the whole family, every Thursday from 6-8:30 p.m., April 14th through June 2nd. For more information, check out Park West Village's Facebook Page or their website at www.parkwestvillage.com.
Time: 6-8:30pm

5/5/2016 - Ippolita Trunk Show
Bailey's Fine Jewelry - Cameron Village
415 Daniels Street | Raleigh
You can shop the latest from the designer's collection while sipping margaritas in honor of Cinco de Mayo. In the evening, we'll have more margs and Mexican munchies to keep the celebration going!
www.baileybox.com
Time: 12-8pm

5/7/2016 - Hunt for Hope Scavenger Hunt
Rally Point Sport Grill
1837 N Harrison Avenue | Cary
Join us for a family friendly scavenger hunt! Win prizes, free lunch and Menchies frozen yogurt! DJ Ross Warren will be there for entertainment! $25/per adult & kids are free! All entry fees will be donated to The IBC network foundation to fund research for the deadliest form of breast cancer, inflammatory breast cancer (IBC). Visit the FB page "Second annual Hunt for Hope Raleigh".
Time: 11am-3pm

5/7/2016 - 2016 Green Home Tour
2016 Green Home Tour will take place April 30 - May 1 and May 7 - 8 (two weekends!). Homes will be open Noon - 5 pm each day. Our Tour is an annual open-house of new and remodeled certified green homes throughout the Triangle. This FREE, self-guided Tour allows you to see first-hand advanced building practices and materials. Each home on the Tour meets the minimum certification requirements established by Home Innovation Research Lab’s (HIRL’s) National Green Building Standard. You’re welcome to visit any (or all!) of the homes on Tour.
www.TriangleGreenHomeTour.com
Time: 12-5pm

5/7/2016 - Hunt for Hope Raleigh
The Hunt for Hope is an adventurous scavenger hunt designed to raise funding for and awareness about inflammatory breast cancer (IBC). This event will take place from 11a-3p at the Rally Point Sport Grill located at 1837 N. Harrison Ave. Cary,NC 27513. Kids are free and we are suggesting $25 per adult.
https://www.crowdrise.com/theibcnetworkfoundat/fundraiser/karaoshea
Time: 11am-3pm

5/8/2016 - 2016 Green Home Tour
2016 Green Home Tour will take place April 30 - May 1 and May 7 - 8 (two weekends!). Homes will be open Noon - 5 pm each day. Our Tour is an annual open-house of new and remodeled certified green homes throughout the Triangle. This FREE, self-guided Tour allows you to see first-hand advanced building practices and materials. Each home on the Tour meets the minimum certification requirements established by Home Innovation Research Lab’s (HIRL’s) National Green Building Standard. You’re welcome to visit any (or all!) of the homes on Tour.
www.TriangleGreenHomeTour.com
Time: 12-5pm

5/12/2016 - LIVE in The District Music Series
In front of Stone Theatre - Park West 14
Village Market Place | Morrisville
Park West Village is excited to present the biggest spring event of the season, the annual LIVE in the District Music Series! A free music show featuring Bull City Syndicate will be held in the District every Thursday night for family fun featuring some of the hottest local bands! Adult beverage sales will benefit a local charity. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy the spring weather while you're singing, dancing, and jamming out to some great hits with the whole family, every Thursday from 6-8:30 p.m., April 14th through June 2nd. For more information, check out Park West Village's Facebook Page or their website at www.parkwestvillage.com.
Time: 6-8:30pm

5/13/2016 - Apex Latino Arts Festival Opening Night
Halle Cultural Arts Center
237 N Salem Street | Apex
Appetizers, music and dancing
FREE EVENT
http://www.apexlatinofest.com
Time: 6-9pm

5/15/2016 - Community Chain Reaction (CCR) 2016
hosted by The Forge Initiative
Herb Young Community Center
101 Wilkinson Avenue | Cary
Entrance Fee/Suggested Donation for General Public: $5 per Adult
Chain Reaction is the interaction of an imaginative set of informal contraptions. Inspired by cartoonist Rube Goldberg’s imaginings, a Rube Goldberg machine accomplishes a simple task through an absurdly complex and improbably set of mechanisms and interactions.
theforgedowntown.org/events/communitychainreaction
Time: 1:30-4:30

5/18/2016 - Cary Florist Workshop
Cary Florist
100 Parkthrough Street | Cary
$50 per session | Register for 3 or more and SAVE $20 per session!
To register visit us at www.caryflorist.com
Did you know some orchids are grown right here in NC? Learn how to care for Potted Orchids and make your own Orchid Corsage! If you own your own clippers, bring them along. You can also bring your own wine so you can "Wine and Design"!
Time: 6:30-8pm

5/19/2016 - LIVE in The District Music Series
In front of Stone Theatre - Park West 14
Village Market Place | Morrisville
Park West Village is excited to present the biggest spring event of the season, the annual LIVE in the District Music Series! A free music show featuring Bull City Syndicate will be held in the District every Thursday night for family fun featuring some of the hottest local bands! Adult beverage sales will benefit a local charity. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy the spring weather while you're singing, dancing, and jamming out to some great hits with the whole family, every Thursday from 6-8:30 p.m., April 14th through June 2nd. For more information, check out Park West Village's Facebook Page or their website at www.parkwestvillage.com.
Time: 6-8:30pm

5/26/2016 - LIVE in The District Music Series
In front of Stone Theatre - Park West 14
Village Market Place | Morrisville
Park West Village is excited to present the biggest spring event of the season, the annual LIVE in the District Music Series! A free music show featuring Bull City Syndicate will be held in the District every Thursday night for family fun featuring some of the hottest local bands! Adult beverage sales will benefit a local charity. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy the spring weather while you're singing, dancing, and jamming out to some great hits with the whole family, every Thursday from 6-8:30 p.m., April 14th through June 2nd. For more information, check out Park West Village's Facebook Page or their website at www.parkwestvillage.com.
Time: 6-8:30pm

5/27/2016 - Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
NCMA's Museum Park Amphitheater
2110 Blue Ridge Road | Raleigh
$45 ($40 Members) Reserved
$32 ($27 Members) General admission
Presented with Cat’s Cradle
919.715.5923 | ncartmuseum.org
Time: 7:30pm

6/2/2016 - LIVE in The District Music Series
In front of Stone Theatre - Park West 14
Village Market Place | Morrisville
Park West Village is excited to present the biggest spring event of the season, the annual LIVE in the District Music Series! A free music show featuring Bull City Syndicate will be held in the District every Thursday night for family fun featuring some of the hottest local bands! Adult beverage sales will benefit a local charity. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy the spring weather while you're singing, dancing, and jamming out to some great hits with the whole family, every Thursday from 6-8:30 p.m., April 14th through June 2nd. For more information, check out Park West Village's Facebook Page or their website at www.parkwestvillage.com.
Time: 6-8:30pm

6/4/2016 - Carolina RailHawks vs. Jacksonville Armada FC
The Carolina RailHawks will play a match against Jacksonville Armada FC on Saturday June 4th, 2016. Throughout this season fans can expect to watch North Carolina's world-class RailHawks team while enjoying an all-around new and improved game-day experience. WakeMed Soccer Park has been renovated with a new South Stand Supporters Section, VIP seating level, enhanced technology, and new concessions services including in-seat food and beverages. Additionally, there is a "Far Post Beer Garden", which will serve local craft brews and be a place for all fans looking to socialize and celebrate. The "Duck Donuts Family Zone" offers families fun soccer related activities, face painting, and inflatables. There is something everyone! For more information on how to purchase tickets please visit http://www.etix.com/ticket/p/8856763/carolina-railhawks-vsjacksonville-arm ada--cary-wakemed-soccer-park-carolina-railhawks or call the box office at (919)-459-8144.
Time: 7:30pm

6/4/2016 - Latino Culinary Festival
Halle Cultural Arts Center
237 N Salem Street | Apex
Twelve countries represented, live music and entertainment, free arts & crafts activities for kids, and bazaar. $6 per person.
http://www.apexlatinofest.com
Time: 6-9pm

6/22/2016 - Cary Florist Workshop
Cary Florist
100 Parkthrough Street | Cary
$50 per session | Register for 3 or more and SAVE $20 per session!
To register visit us at www.caryflorist.com
Herbs are beautiful as home accents, and can be functional in the home as well! Learn how to care for Potted Herbs and make your own Indoor Herb Garden! If you own your own clippers, bring them along. You can also bring your own wine so you can "Wine and Design"!
Time: 6:30-8pm

8/17/2016 - Cary Florist Workshop
Cary Florist
100 Parkthrough Street | Cary
$50 per session | Register for 3 or more and SAVE $20 per session!
To register visit us at www.caryflorist.com
Impress your friends with your knowledge of high style design and learn how to make your own Contemporary Fresh Floral Arrangement! If you own your own clippers, bring them along. You can also bring your own wine so you can "Wine and Design"!
Time: 6:30-8pm

8/18/2016 - Back-to-School Bash
In front of Stone Theatre - Park West 14
Village Market Place | Morrisville
JOIN US on Thursday, August 18th from 4pm-8pm as we celebrate our BACK TO SCHOOL BASH with FREE fun for the entire family!
www.parkwestvillage.net
Time: 4-8pm

9/21/2016 - Cary Florist Workshop
Cary Florist
100 Parkthrough Street | Cary
$50 per session | Register for 3 or more and SAVE $20 per session!
To register visit us at www.caryflorist.com
Shake off the summer heat and learn how to make your own Silk Door Piece for Fall! You can also bring your own wine so you can "Wine and Design"!
Time: 6:30-8pm

10/19/2016 - Cary Florist Workshop
Cary Florist
100 Parkthrough Street | Cary
$50 per session | Register for 3 or more and SAVE $20 per session!
To register visit us at www.caryflorist.com
Bring the Colors of Fall Splendor Inside and Learn to make your own Fresh Fall Floral Arrangement! If you own your own clippers, bring them along. You can also bring your own wine so you can "Wine and Design"!
Time: 6:30-8pm

11/16/2016 - Cary Florist Workshop
Cary Florist
100 Parkthrough Street | Cary
$50 per session | Register for 3 or more and SAVE $20 per session!
To register visit us at www.caryflorist.com
Learn how to make your own Silk Winter Door Piece! Great for gift giving, or to keep for yourself. Accents will vary based on your choice of Natural Winter, Christmas or Hanukkah, so please indicate your preference in the COMMENTS section. You can also bring your own wine so you can "Wine and Design"!
Time: 6:30-8pm

12/17/2016 - Cary Florist Workshop
Cary Florist
100 Parkthrough Street | Cary
$50 per session | Register for 3 or more and SAVE $20 per session!
To register visit us at www.caryflorist.com
(THIS IS SATURDAY) 10:00-11:30 AM: Learn how to make your own Fresh Floral Centerpiece for the Holidays and make it last! Great for gift giving, or to keep for yourself. Accents will vary based on your choice of Natural Winter, Christmas or Hanukkah, so please indicate your preference in the COMMENTS section.
Time: 10-11:30am

 

 

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