Weekend Events: Halloween, Live Music and More

Cary, NC – It’s Halloween weekend which always means there are loads of activities and events. Here is a short list of some of the many fun things to do around Cary this weekend.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Park West Village in Morrisville is holding a Fall Festival for Trick or Treating from 4 to 6 PM. Then, there will be a free outdoor Halloween movie.

The Reel-ly Scary Cary Film Series starts at Koka Booth Amphitheater. From Thursday to Saturday, at 6 PM, there will be a different Halloween-related movie. The films are, in order, Young Frankenstein, Goosebumps and The Conjuring 2.

Cary High’s Fall Choral Concert will show the semester’s work by the Cary High Chorus. The show starts at 7 PM in the Cary High Auditorium.

For more Thursday events, check our calendar.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Final Friday Art Loop is going on around Cary on Friday, with live events starting at 6 PM. You can visit various galleries and shows with the artists in attendance, as well as the last Final Friday event for the Waverly Artists Group Gallery.

There are three Wine Events around Cary on Friday. Waverly Place is having its charity Wine Walk at 5 PM, the Chatham Street Wine Market is having a Halloween-themed wine event at 6 PM and Chatham Hill Winery is having its weekly wine and music event at 7 PM.

Zombiepalooza is a new annual event at the Cary Theater where they will be screening short zombie films made by local artists. It’s free to attend and they will be played outdoors, starting at 7 PM.

There are more Friday events on our calendar.

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Saturday, October 29, 2016

Moving Day NC is a fundraiser for the National Parkinson’s Foundation at Koka Booth Amphitheater. There will be food trucks and exercise demonstrations, all starting at 9 AM.

Diamante Awards are awards to celebrate and recognize members of the Latino/Hispanic community in North Carolina. In addition to awards for business, arts, science and more, there will be live presentations, all taking place at the Cary Arts Center at 6 PM.

Halloween Events will be going on all over Cary, from safe Trick-or-Treating events all around town to a haunted house at the Herb Young Center at 6:30 PM and scary stories at the Page-Walker Center at 7 and 9 PM.

Richard Leigh will be performing at the Cary Theater at 8 PM. Leigh is a Grammy-winning musician with a long and respected history of intimate and soulful music.

And for more Saturday events, check out our calendar.


Sunday, October 30, 2016

Appropriate for the night before Halloween, the John Carpenter classic horror movie Halloween will be playing at the Cary Theater at 2 PM.

The Pumpkin Flotilla will be taking place at the Bond Park Boathouse. Bring a carved pumpkin and watch it be lit and sent onto the lake on small boats, from 4 to 7 PM. There will be snacks and treats.

The Cary Arts Center will be hosting a performance by Cary’s young musicians with the Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble, the Triangle Youth Jazz Band and Triangle Youth Jazz Orchestra all performing at 4 PM.

Sunday events are over on our calendar.


Around The Triangle

Art in the Evening is a free event at the N.C. Museum of Art where you can walk around the galleries sipping wine while live music plays. On Friday, October 28, 2016, Fusion Collective South will be performing, starting at 5:30 PM.

Phantogram is performing in North Raleigh’s Ritz. The electronic pop band will be joined by house artist The Range, with the show starting at 8 PM on Friday, October 28, 2016.

Duke Homestead’s Halloween Phantasmagoria is a unique Halloween event at Durham’s Duke Homestead all about the history of 19th Century Spiritualism. It’s not scary, per se, but it is not a night you will ever forget. It takes place on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 6:30 PM.

More events are on the CaryCitizen calendar. Photos by the Cary Theater, Robert Taylor and the Philharmonic Association.