Labor Day

Events: Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day

Cary, NC — It’s Labor Day weekend, and a lot of Cary citizens will be traveling – but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to do in Cary and across the Triangle.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

The Live at Lunch series in Downtown Cary is back, and Thursday marks the first show of the new season. From 11:30 am-1:30 pm, catch musician Ben Torres in front of the big Fidelity Bank across from Ashworth Village. Chairs and tables will be ready for picnics.

More Thursday details on the calendar.

Friday, September 4, 2015

The Carolina RailHawks will take on Atlanta at the WakeMed Soccer Park at 7:30 pm.

More Friday details on the calendar.

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Tom Teachout, a talented singer and guitarist who also teaches at Cary Elementary, will perform at the Cary Downtown Farmer’s Market from 8 am-12:30 pm. The market, located in front of the Ivey Ellington House, features produce, meats, cheeses, crafts and more.

It is time to plant cool weather vegetables, so Garden Supply Company is holding a free class on Planting Fall Vegetables at 10 am on Saturday. Lettuce, broccoli, cabbage and kale are fun to grow and healthy to eat. Just call them at 919-460-7747 to let them know you’re coming.

While you’re downtown, stop by the Cary Gallery of Artists in Ashworth Village between 11 am-2 pm to see a live watercolor demonstration by award-winning local painter Barbara Rohde. The gallery will host these Saturday demonstrations all month.

Chatham Hill Winery’s Labor Day celebration will begin at 11 am on Saturday and continue until 6 pm with wine and cheese flights for $25. Come back on Sunday from 1-5 pm.

More Saturday details on the calendar.

Across the Triangle

Friday, September 4, 2015 is First Friday in Downtown Raleigh, so be on the look-out for special events at art galleries, museums and more.

Durham’s Bull City Rumble bike show takes place this weekend, Friday, September 4, 2015 – Saturday, September 5, 2015. This is a world-renowned vintage motorcycle and scooter rally. Participants can register in advance for $20, but the Saturday show is free to the public.

The African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County will be held in Downtown Raleigh on Saturday, September 5, 2015 – Sunday, September 6, 2015. The festival is free to the public and offers a family-friendly, outdoor fair that features high-quality visual artists, entertainment and cultural and food craft vendors. It runs from 11:30 am-10 pm each day.


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