Weekend Events: Fashion, Food and Fall

Cary, NC – We’re crossing over into October and as the weather begins to change, you can take advantage of the warm weather with some fun weekend events around Cary.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

New World vs. Old World is a special contest to compare and contrast wines from Europe and the Americas. It’s all put together by Academy Street Bistro at 6:30 PM, with registration on their website.

Peachy Keen is holding a Fall Fashion Show to raise money for childhood cancer awareness. The event kicks off at 7 PM at Peachy Keen in the Harrison Pointe shopping center with activities and events all throughout the night.

Get to know the candidates in upcoming local elections with the Western Wake Board of Education Forum. Candidates for the Board of Education will be discussing their platforms and taking questions from the audience. It is at Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church, 200 High Meadow Dr. at 7 PM.

There are more Thursday events on our calendar.

photo provided by Sister Cities Association

Friday, September 30, 2016

Waverly Wine Walks is starting back up at Waverly Place. Starting at 5 PM, for a donation to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, visitors can get a glass of wine and sample from shops all over Waverly while also enjoying special deals from stores.

Final Friday Art Loop is all over Cary with local artists showing off their works at 6 PM. You can find shows everywhere in Cary, from town buildings to art galleries and more.

Oklahoma! is starting its run from the Cary Players. The classic Western musical will be running until Sunday, October 9, with its debut at the Cary Arts Center at 7:30 PM.

And there’s more Friday events on our calendar.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Cary’s EMS is having a Free Flu Shot Drive where people can get a free flu shot. They will also be operating a canned food drive so come to the Cary EMS center on 107 Medcon Ct. with some canned food and get a flu shot, from 8 AM to noon. Must be four years and older to get a vaccine.

The First Annual Green Hope Fall Festival is at Green Hope High School’s gyms. This event gives people the chance to see the school’s sports teams, color guards, bands and more show off their skills and talents. It runs from 2 to 6 PM.

Halloween Movies start at the Cary Theater. All month long, they will be playing classic horror movies, kicking off with Dracula at 9:15 PM.

For more Saturday events, check out our calendar.


Sunday, October 2, 2016

Paint the Page is an event for artistic young people to show how the Page-Walker Center inspires them. Artists aged 13-19 should bring their own art supplies to the Page-Walker from 1 to 5 PM, with the winners being announced a week later.

Graceful Expressions is hosting a mother-son/father-daughter dance for children with developmental disabilities. In addition to dances, there will be activities and arts and crafts and fun things. Pre-registration is required and the event is at Grace Christian School at 3 PM.

Chatham Street Chowdown is back for the final time in 2016. Food trucks will be lined up on Chatham Street with live music from local bands. It runs from 4 to 8:30 PM.

More Sunday events are over on our calendar.


Around The Triangle

Delta Sigma Theta’s Scholarship Fundraiser is an event to raise money for high school girls by the Western Wake chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority. There will be a fashion show as well as a silent auction for signed jerseys by Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson and Luke Keuchly. It starts at 5 PM at the Raleigh Marriott Center.

Peter Lamb and the Wolves will be performing at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh. In addition to music, there will be food and a chance to calmly walk and admire the art. The free show starts at 5:30 PM on Friday, September 30, 2016.

Durham’s Latin American Film Festival starts this Friday, September 30, 2016. See movies all about Latin American experiences made by Latin Americans, with locations all around town.

Check our calendar for events. Photos courtesy of April Schweitzer, Sister Cities Association and Michael Papich.