County Meath

County Meath, Ireland – Cary’s Sister City

County Meath

Cary, NC — The Sister Cities Association of Cary will host their second annual Ceilidh, an evening of Irish music and dance, on April 10, 2015 at the Cary Arts Center. In anticipation of the event, I spoke with Micheàl Lynch, a current Cary resident who was born and raised in County Meath, Ireland–one of Cary’s sister cities. Read more


Beaujolais Festival Returns To Cary


The 8th annual Beaujolais Wine Festival will take place Nov 14, 2014 at the Matthews House in Downtown Cary.

Cary, NC — Bienvenue à Beaujolais! It’s fall, the leaves are turning and the sweaters are coming out of the closet. That can only mean one thing: It’s time to enjoy some good wine, tasty French hors d’ouevres, and shop at a silent auction as part of the eighth annual Beaujolais Festival hosted by The Sister Cities Association of Cary. Read more


Lazy Daze 2014: Experience the Beer Garden


Cary, NC — Sister Cities of Cary is bringing some new twists to their presence at Lazy Daze, including a free German music concert on the eve of the event, an expanded beer garden, and a Dim Sum tasting later that evening. Read more


Calling Young Film-Makers!


Cary, NC — Sister Cities Association of Cary is holding a video competition in which the winner will not only have their film screened at The Cary but will win $500 in cold hard cash. Here’s the scoop. Read more


Celtic Celebration, The Ceilidh Comes to The Cary


Cary, NC- Have you been in the new Cary Theater yet?  If you haven’t, here’s a great opportunity. Sister Cities of Cary along with the Town of Cary is presenting a Ceilidh at The Cary on March 22, 2014. Read more


Cary Beaujolais Wine Celebration


Cary, NC- It’s fall, the leaves are turning and that can only mean one thing:  Cary’s Sister City Association is once again hosting their Beaujolais Wine Celebration. Read more

Pictures: National Taiwan Heritage Day in Cary


Story by Lindsey Chester and photos by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC- May 24 was declared Cary’s National Taiwan Heritage Day in a proclamation by Councilman Jack Smith. He spoke at the beginning of what turned out to be an amazing display of athletics by the Taipei Physical Education College’s award winning Cultural Arts Performing Team Friday at the Cary Arts Center. Read more

French Culinary Students Come Here To Learn


Story and Photo by Barbara Shepard, president of the Sister Cities Association Of Cary

Cary, NC – Where do culinary students from Le Touquet, France come to work and study their craft? If you answered “Cary and the Triangle”, you would be right.  Yes, culinary students from France, right here in Cary! Read more

Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration at Matthews House

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Daniel Agostini.

Cary, NC – At midnight on the third Thursday of November each year, Beaujolais vineyards in France release Beaujolais Nouveau, a young red wine aged for only a few weeks.  The event is met with great fanfare and the resounding declaration, “Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!”  Read more