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Town of Cary's Weekend Update

Post Date:05/23/2018 11:57 AM

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

 

Friday, May 25

NCFC Vs. Atlanta United 2
Sahlens Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park, 7:00 p.m.
For more, call (919) 858-0464 or visit WakeMed Soccer Park Tournaments and Events.

Bruce Tarkington: Down East NC – Beyond the North River Opening Reception
Cary Senior Center, 5 - 7 p.m.
Come out to the Senior Center to see some beautiful charcoal drawings by Bruce Tarkington. Exhibition runs through June 22. For more, call (919) 469-4081. 

Deborah Harris: Fine Porcelain Designs Opening Reception
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 6 - 8 p.m.
Deborah Harris began her pottery adventures some twenty years ago. Through travels near and far, her recent work has focused on porcelain ware with strong influences from traditional Chinese and Japanese pottery styles. She continues to explore these porcelain possibilities at her home studio in Chapel Hill. For more, visit www.deborahharrispottery.com or call (919) 460-4963. 

Comedy @ The Cary: Mike Armstrong & Rolan Whitt
The Cary Theater, 8 p.m.
Mike Armstrong enjoyed a fairly normal childhood. So, what went wrong? He’s an ex-cop – the kind of cop that most people hope for when they get pulled over. “I’d stop cars and warn the speeding drivers about the speed traps up ahead.” “I think that when I quit the police department three other cops lost their jobs. They simply didn’t need that many internal affairs officers anymore!”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.

Movies by Moonlight: Coco (PG) Sponsored by WakeMed Cary Hospital
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 8:30 - 10 p.m.
Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. More details.
 

Saturday, May 26

Cary Downtown Farmers Market
Ivey-Ellington House, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Locally grown food and locally made products, your community gathering place for everything local!  This weekend we will have Tom Neuhauser performing during our Saturday Morning Music Series. For more information, see www.caryfarmersmarket.com.  

Bond Park Adventure Days
Fred G. Bond Metro Park; check in at the Boathouse
Join the adventure at Bond Park.  We are opening up the Challenge Course and boat rentals for a day of fun and adventure for groups or individuals 10 years and older.  This one-day pass gives you access to the high-ropes course, zip line, and unlimited boat rides for the day. Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  For more, call 919-462-3970 or visit Bond Park Adventure Days

Films @ The Cary: Young Wrestlers presented by ATA-NC
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

NCAA Division II Baseball Championship
USA Baseball National Training Complex
2018 marks the ninth year the Town of Cary and University of Mount Olive have co-hosted the NCAA Division II Baseball Championship in Cary.  Come out and catch the top 8 remaining NCAA Division II Baseball teams compete for a national championship title.  Tickets can be purchased at the gate for $12/adult and $7 youth.  Games times each day are 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.  The Championship runs Saturday May 26 - Saturday June 2.  Hope to see you at the ballpark.  For more, call 919-387-5844  

Films @ The Cary: No Time for Sergeants
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.

Summerfest 2018: Pictures at an Exhibition
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 7:30 p.m.
No work combines poignant emotion with sheer excitement quite like Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Also, see your friends and neighbors on the stage as “citizen musicians” performs with the North Carolina Symphony during “Play with the Pros.” For more, Koka Booth events.  

Films @ The Cary: The Leisure Seeker
The Cary Theater, 9:30 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. 


Sunday, May 27

Films @ The Cary: Flags of Our Fathers
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.

NCAA Division II Baseball Championship
USA Baseball National Training Complex
2018 marks the ninth year the Town of Cary and University of Mount Olive have co-hosted the NCAA Division II Baseball Championship in Cary.  Come out and catch the top 8 remaining NCAA Division II Baseball teams compete for a national championship title.  Tickets can be purchased at the gate for $12/adult and $7 youth.  Games times each day are 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.  The Championship runs Saturday May 26 - Saturday June 2.  Hope to see you at the ballpark.  For more, call 919-387-5844 

An American Celebration: “Salute to Cinema”
Koka Booth Amphitheater, 7 p.m.
This year’s concert celebrates terrific music written for one of the great American art forms: the cinema. Triangle Wind Ensemble, Evan Feldman, conductor. More details.


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:

Carolyn Roman, Public Information Supervisor, (919) 481-5091
Deanna Hawkes, Deputy Public Information Officer, (919) 462-3908

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