Weekend: 5k, Kim Wempe and Railhawks Game


Cary, NC — This weekend, the NY Cosmos are in town to play the Railhawks, there’s a 5K, a waterfront picnic and singer Kim Wempe at Sertoma Amphitheatre. Plus a few tantalizing events across the Triangle.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

This Thursday evening, at 6pm, the folks at SearStone will be hosting an Open House and Art Exhibit. Light refreshments will be served and you have a chance to win a dinner for four at SearStone’s fine dining room.

Park West Village will be continuing its Harvest Nights events by presenting the Matt Stratford Band. Feel free to bring dinner and some seats and relax as these guys play on. All proceeds will go to local charities.

More Thursday details on the Calendar.

Friday, September 19, 2014

On Saturday, pick up a few things at the farmers market (eat your veggies!) then head over to Walk, Run and Roll for Inclusiveness at Kids Together Playground in Cary.

A Waterfront Picnic will be held this Friday, starting at 11:30 in the morning. Citizens 55 years old and up are welcome to attend for ten dollars a person. It will be held by the Bond Park Boat House.

Triangle Wine maintains its Beer Tasting event at the Davis Drive location. Five dollars will purchase a taste of several different beers and some hors d’euvres.

More Friday details on the Calendar.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

A physically trying day, this Saturday, as the Amberly Race for Our Heroes 5K & Mile Fun Run opens at 9 in the morning. Proceeds from the race will go directly to Operation: Coming Home, a local charity formed in 2007 with the mission to build homes for these wounded soldiers. More information is available at http://fitandable.net/event/amberly-race-for-our-heroes-5k/.

Canadian Singer-songwriter Kim Wempe brings her smoky voice to Cary this weekend for two shows on Saturday – 2 PM at Sertoma and 7 PM on the downtown performance green.

The Carolina Railhawks play the New York Cosmos at their 4th Annual Kicks for Kids event. The team is teaming up with local businesses to split the cost of tickets and provide them to families that otherwise could not attend a RailHawks game. Game starts at 7:30pm.

More Saturday details on the Calendar.

Across the Triangle

Bugfest 2014 is set for Saturday at N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences. The crawly fun starts at 9 AM.

In Durham, the 41st CenterFest juried art show takes place all weekend downtown. Music, food, entertainment and art! More info: http://centerfest.durhamarts.org/

Also Saturday and Sunday, take the Eastern Farm Tour. Find out where your food comes from and get a chance to visit 27 working farms in the area.


The CaryCitizen Calendar of Events is edited by Lindsey Chester. Photo from KimWempe.com.