Weekend: Father’s Day, Symphony Music & Weird Al


Cary, NC — On the calendar this weekend, catch “Weird Al” Yankovic, symphony music, a huge yard sale, Park West Village’s LIVE in the District, a craft at Garden Supply and more. 

Thursday, June 18, 2015

What’s Up? Downtown! is a social celebration held several times a year by the Heart of Cary Association, a group dedicated to preserving, promoting, and honoring Downtown Cary. Members and non-members are invited to this event, held Thursday at 5:30 in the Chocolate Smiles Village parking lot, for networking, food, drinks and raffles.

Enjoy Park West Village’s final LIVE in the District free outdoor show on Thursday at 6 pm.

You can also visit Koka Booth Amphitheatre at 8 pm to see “Weird Al” Yankovic, a singer-songwriter, producer, musician, parodist, satirist, actor, author, etc. perform. Tickets start at $35.

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Friday, June 19, 2015

Enjoy a free day of coworking from 9 am-5 pm, plus food trucks at 4:30 pm, at Cary Coworking, 145 W. Chatham Street in Downtown Cary.

The NC Symphony will present An Evening of Broadway at 7:30 pm at Koka Booth.

Later, at Doherty’s Irish Pub in Cary, enjoy music from Shelby Merchant from 10 pm-1 am.

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Saturday, June 20, 2015

Support the Cary Senior Center and find a treasure at their annual yard sale, a huge sale filled with crafts, clothing, home goods, etc. The sale starts at 7:30 am and lasts until 12:30 pm at the senior center, 120 Maury Odell Place, in Bond Park.

Stop by the Cary Downtown Farmer’s Market from 8 am-12:30 pm on W. Chatham Street to purchase local goods and to enjoy music from The Motley Tones singing pirate group.

Enjoy a free, fun event for the whole family at Garden Supply Company on Old Apex Road in Cary–all you need to do is bring a clean, empty 18-20 oz. canned food can. With paint and imagination, you’ll create a “garden bug” with friends and family.

Later on, enjoy Reggae Night at Rally Point Sport Grill on Harrison Avenue in Cary. From 7-11 pm, enjoy the Amateurs Reggae Band, juggling sticks, fire eaters, a hula hoop contest and drinks on the patio. Then, with a DJ, fun continues until 2 am.

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Sunday, June 21, 2015

Happy Father’s Day! Be sure to check out our 2015 Guide to Father’s Day in Cary for gift ideas, fun outings and restaurant specials happening in Cary to celebrate Dad.

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Across the Triangle

The 3rd Annual Fresh Catch Festival is this weekend on Saturday June 20, 2015 from 1-9 pm in Downtown Raleigh at Moore Square and E. Martin Street. This street party includes food, live music and art, and tickets are $8 in advance and $10 day-of. Children under 12 are free.

Catch a Durham Bulls baseball game this weekend–have your choice of three home games, Thursday June 18, 2015-Sunday, June 21, 2015 in Downtown Durham.

Friday and Saturday, June 19-20, 2015, enjoy Orange County’s largest and longest-running festival, Hog Day. The event features craft booth and artisans, a BBQ cook-off and entertainment from various local bands. The festival takes place rain or shine in Efland, NC, about 35 minutes from Cary.


The calendar of events is edited by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Jessica Patrick.