Cary Cheap Thrills: 9/23/16 – 9/29/16

Cary, NC – This week, compete in trivia, escape the work week with a photography exhibit of coastal birds and listen to live music both indoors and out. This roundup covers free events from Friday, September 23 to Thursday, September 29, 2016. To learn about free and inexpensive things to do all around the Triangle, visit

Live at Lunch

Fidelity Plaza, 100 W. Chatham St.

Thursday, September 29, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

With the (slightly) cooler weather, Live at Lunch will be an even more enjoyable way to spend your lunch break. The concert this week features Dave and Rory who perform music ranging from pop to country to rock. The series continues every Thursday through October 13 and the music is varied, including jazz, beach music, pop, country and classic and alternative rock.

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Chatham Hill Winery, 8245 Chapel Hill Rd.

Every day through Friday, September 30

Enjoy this photography exhibit from Natalie Ammarell during Chatham Hill Winery’s business hours, through the end of the month. It features her photographs of birds and wildlife habitats in sanctuaries including those in the National Wildlife Refuge system along the Eastern Coast of the United States.

Trivia at Mac’s Tavern

1014 Ryan Rd.

Monday, September 26, 7 PM

Mac’s Tavern presents live music several days each week. The music covers a lot of ground, including R&B, rock and open mics where you might hear just about anything. Every Monday they host a trivia contest. Bring some friends and form a team. Test your knowledge on a wide range of topics. Top three teams will win gift certificates

Bluegrass in the Library

West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Dr.

Sunday, September 25, 3 PM

Jan Johansson will be presenting an acoustic concert in the library. Listen to the sounds of North Carolina traditional and bluegrass music. Registration is not required.

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Story by Jody Mace from Triangle on the Cheap. Photos by Hal Goodtree and Boemski.