Weekend: Reggae Music & Wine Tastings


Cary, NC — There’s lots of fun stuff on the calendar this weekend – reggae music in the Page-Walker gardens, a couple of wine tastings and Final Friday.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Celebrate the grand opening of a new pool in Cary’s Kildaire Crossing Community from 6-8 pm – Cousins Maine Lobster food truck and beer from Fortnight Brewery will be on site. This event is open to the public – anyone can come and enjoy the new pool and cabana.

A free Full Frame Roadshow will take place at The Cary Theater at 7 pm on Thursday.

Triangle Wine Company on Davis Drive in Morrisville will host a special Napa Valley Wine Tasting on Thursday from 6:30-8:30 pm. The Cary location in Waverly Place will host another wine tasting on Friday, August 28, 2015 at the same time.

More Thursday details on the calendar.

Friday, August 28, 2015

It’s Final Friday, and several special arts events are planned for this month’s festivities. Starting at 6 pm, start strolling through the art galleries in Ashworth Village in Downtown Cary, and be sure to stop in for the Living Waters art reception in the Village Art Circle gallery.

Enjoy free reggae music from Jamrock on the lawn of the Page-Walker gardens at 7 pm on Friday evening. Bring chairs and blankets, but leave alcohol and pets at home.

See Chuck Brodsky and Michael Reno Harrell at The Cary Theater at 8 pm for $20.

More Friday details on the calendar.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Rip the Calico, a high-energy contra dance band, will perform at the Cary Downtown Farmer’s Market on Saturday morning. You can see them in Downtown Cary or visit Cary’s other farmers’ markets – just check the CaryCitizen calendar for a complete listing.

Stop by Kids ‘R’ Kids in Morrisville from 10 am-noon on Saturday to help pack meals to send to Stop Hunger Now. Any volunteer who makes a $10 donation to Stop Hunger will be entered into a drawing to win a one-week stay at an Orlando, Florida resort.

It’s National Sponge Cake Day, and Chatham Hill Winery will celebrate with special wine and food pairings on both Saturday and Sunday. With each wine tasting, customers will get to try a sample of sponge cake drizzled with a sweet Carolina fruit-infused wine.

Cary Car Care is partnering with Wheels 4 Hope to raise money and awareness during their 25th Anniversary Service Day Celebration on Saturday from 11 am-4 pm. Stop by the shop for free food, family-friendly entertainment, raffle prizes and a chance to win a set of tires.

More Saturday details on the calendar.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Learn about Ashtanga Yoga, classical Indian yoga, at West Regional Library from 2-3 pm on Sunday. Bring a mat or towel. This event is free, but call 919-463-8500 to register.

More Sunday details on the calendar.

Across the Triangle

The Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library’s Big Book Sale is back this weekend. From Friday August 27, 2015 – Sunday, August 29, 2015, find thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks and more than 500 vinyl records. Prices start at just 50 cents.

Triangle Square Dance Alliance (TSDA) is hosting a Square Dance Fun Night & Ice Cream Social on Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 7-9:30 pm at the First Baptist Church in Downtown Raleigh. This event is especially designed for adults and teen couples of all dance abilities.

Women’s Equality Day March will take place on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 4:30 pm in Durham Central Park. Later, enjoy free admission from 8-9 pm to Audio Under the Stars: Alternative Romance at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, 1317 W. Pettigrew Street in Durham. This free film festival will highlight “love stories of all stripes.”


The calendar of events is edited by Jessica Patrick. Photo by fs999.