Vote for Your Favorite Gifting Tree

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – Have you traveled down Academy Street lately? Noticed all the weirdly wonderful Christmas trees that are lining the street? They are part of a Christmas Tree decorating contest with a twist! Read more

Handel’s Messiah: A Cary Tradition for 41 Years

Story by Regina Kaiser. Above, Susan Easter and her father Bill Easter, one of the founding members of the Cary Community Choir.

Cary, NC – The Cary Community Choir, Cary’s longest-running cultural organization, will perform its 42nd annual Handel’s Messiah on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at Westwood Baptist Church, Cary, NC at 7:30pm. Read more

A Christmas Story Returns to Cary

Cary, NC- The Cary Players are bringing an old favorite back to life this holiday season with 5 shows from November 30-December 3, 2012. Read more

Downtown: “Share the Season” Toy Drive

Story contributed by Doc Thorne, president of the Heart of Cary Association. Photo by Sheimei Barger.

Cary, NC- Patterned after the Marine Corps’ Toys-for-Tots program, the Heart of Cary’s ‘Share the Season’ Toy Drive was created last year for the purpose of getting new, unwrapped toys into the hands of children in our community who would otherwise have nothing to look forward to on Christmas morning. It’s a simple premise and one which could not be accomplished without the help and support of more than a dozen businesses throughout the Downtown area. Read more

Holidays: Designing the Perfect Christmas Tree

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester

Cary, NC – Back in September, I dropped by Garden Supply Company. And what to my wonderous eyes should appear? Not eight tiny reindeer (but close) – eight amazingly decorated Christmas trees! Here’s a post to help you get that designer Christmas tree look for your house. Read more

Lochmere’s 6th Annual Christmas Flotilla

Story by Matt Young. Photos courtesy of the Ritter Family.

Cary, NC – One of Cary’s most unique traditions is the Lochmere Christmas Flotilla, started by Former Mayor Harold Ritter in 2005. It’s this Sunday night and we’ll tell you where to go to watch. Read more

Pictures: Winter Wonderland at Waverly Place

Photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – On Saturday, after taking a few pictures at the Cary Jaycees Christmas Parade, I wandered over to Winter Wonderland at Waverly Place.

There were snowball fights, sledding, toasted marshmallows, tasty treats and a giant amount of fun. Read more

Holiday Giving: Share The Season

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by K. Joyner.

Cary, NC- The spirit of giving is strong in Cary, and the Heart of Cary Association is harnessing that energy with a toy drive this month. They’ve dubbed their initiative, Share The Season. Read more