October Tech Calendar

October Tech Calendar

October Tech Calendar

Cary, NC — Ian Henshaw of TechTank in Cary has been keeping us up-to-date on the October Tech Calendar for the Triangle and beyond. Contact Ian if you have an event you’d like us to add. Read more

SPARKcon 2013

Report from SPARKcon in Raleigh

SPARKcon 2013

Raleigh, NC – This past weekend, we decided to check out SPARKcon in Raleigh. It was a festival of free spirits and creativity on a perfect fall weather day. Read more

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Cary Named Code for America City

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Cary, NC — Code for America (CfA) has released a list of 15 cities that will be added to the Brigade Program in 2013 which is great news for the Triangle. Both Cary and Durham have been added and will join Raleigh with Code for America Brigades in the coming year. Read more

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Triangle Rock Club to Open New Location in Raleigh

Triangle Rock Club

Above: Triangle Rock Club’s concept drawing for their new space.

Morrisville, NC – Triangle Rock Club (TRC), an indoor rock climbing gym and fitness center located off Morrisville Parkway, is opening a second indoor climbing facility to be located in North Raleigh. Read more


Cirque du Soleil Pictures

Cary, NC – It’s kind of cool that Cary has a connection to a Cirque du Soleil performer, Adrienn Banhegyi. She did a jump rope workshop for Cary’s SuperSkipper team last month. Photographer Brooke Meyer followed up with Adrienn during a Cirque du Soleil rehearsal and performance in Raleigh. Read more

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Weekend Events: Cary and Beyond

weekend eventsCary, NC – It’s the height of the summer with weekend events across Cary and the Triangle. Read more

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July 4th in Cary and Beyond

july-4th-caryCary, NC – Music, fireworks and ole time family fun, that’s what’s on tap for July 4th in Cary, NC and across the Triangle.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Wind Down Wednesday – 6pm – 9pm with area band Black & Blue in Waverly Place’s Promenade area. Part of the free family-friendly summer concert series. There’s a playground for the kids and carts set up selling beverages and food. Restaurants line the area with open air cafe dining that looks out on the action.

Independence Eve at Sertoma –  Bond Park, 6:30 p.m. Performance by the Applause! Cary Youth Theatre touring troupe at 6:30 p.m. and the Cary Town Band at 7:30 p.m.

July 4th Celebration at Bond Park

The fun starts at 7:30 AM with a fishing tournament for all ages.

At 10:30 AM, there’s the Parade in the Park. Come at 10:0 and decorate your bike, trike, stroller, wagon or stroller.

At 10:45 a.m. there’s a Canine Talent Show.

And at 11:15, family contests including donut eating, Lakeside Olympics, Watermelon Eating, Seed Spitting, Water Balloon Toss and Sidewalk Decorating.

More Info: Fourth of July in Bond Park

July 4th at Koka Booth Amphitheatre

Gates open at 3 PM for the July 4th celebration at Koka Booth in Cary.

50 Foot Ferris Wheel – One highlight of July 4th at KBA will undoubtedly be the 50 foot ferris wheel overlooking Regency Lake. Get there early to avoid a line.

Model Boat Regatta – Courtesy of the Capital Model Boat Club. Starts at 3 PM.

There’s also an Ice Cream Eating Contest sponsored by Lumpy’s Ice Cream, a frozen t-shirt contest, Watermelon eating contest, magician, face painter, and more.

Cary Town Band takes the stage at 5:45 followed by the North Carolina Symphony. It all wraps up with a 4th of July fireworks display, Cary-style.

More Info: Fourth of July at Booth Amphitheatre

Across the Triangle

If you’re up for an adventure across the Triangle, consider some of these July 4th celebrations in the area.

July 4th Pancake Breakfast – Morrisville, Fire Station #1, 8:00 – 10:00 AM.  Traditional Independence Day Pancake Breakfast, prepared by the Morrisville Fire Department.  More info: Town of Morrisville

Apex Olde Fashioned 4th of July – Downtown Apex, 9am-1pm. Carnival Games, Jugglers, Inflatables, Clowns, Karaoke by Skid Rowe and more! Decorate your non-motorized wheels for Uncle Sam’s Parade of Wheels at noon. More info: Town of Apex

American Tobacco July 4th Celebration – Starts at 5 PM on the lawn in front of the DPAC for 3 hours music, food trucks, zips lines and more. Around 8 PM, the doors open at Durham Bulls Athletic Park (the Bulls vs.Norfolk Tides) for a fireworks extravaganza, Durham-style. More info: American Tobacco on Facebook.

The ‘Works – Fayetteville Street area, Downtown Raleigh, 12 Noon – 1 PM. 6 hours of daytime music, bounce houses, hot dog eating contest, sportbike freestyle riding and fireworks after dark. Raleigh-style. More info:


Photo: Madeline.

Tech Events in the Triangle – June ’13 Edition


Story by Ian Henshaw, Managing Partner of Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Here is a quick summary of Technology events coming up in in June and July. Read more

Canes Week: Hanging on to 8th


Story by Bob Fennel for CaryCitizen. Photo from Carolina Hurricanes on Facebook.

Raleigh, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes are in the midst of a losing streak having lost the last 5 including 2 this past week at the PNC Arena.  The Division cellar dwellers the Florida Panthers beat the Canes 4-1 on Tuesday March 19 and the New Jersey Devils also beat the Canes 4-1 on Thursday March 21.   Read more

Canes Tame Devils 6-3


Story by Bob Fennel for CaryCitizen. Photo from Carolina Hurricanes on Facebook.

Raleigh, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes had a complete team effort in a 6-3 win over the New Jersey Devils, Saturday March 9 at the PNC Arena. It was Military Appreciation Night and the Canes came out for warm-ups in camouflage game sweaters as a classy tribute to the military in attendance in the seventh sellout of the season. Read more