Weekend Events: Shows, Sports and Food

Note: Due to weather, the RailHawks game has been changed to Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 1 PM.

Cary, NC – We are now deep into Autumn and as the weather starts to turn crisp, it’s a good time to go out and walk around Cary with some fun weekend events.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Live at Lunch is this Thursday at 11 AM at Fidelity Plaza in Downtown Cary, at the intersection of Academy and Chatham Street. Come out to hear local musicians play for free outdoors in the beautiful setting of downtown.

Oklahoma! is having its second run all this weekend at the Cary Arts Center. Come out to see this classic musical be performed by Cary actors and singers, starting at 7:30 PM from Thursday to Sunday.

The Cary Theater is playing lots of movies you won’t be able to see anywhere else this weekend. On Thursday, you can see Miss Sharon Jones, a documentary about the famous R&B singer in the end part of her career and Wild Canaries, a lighthearted comedic murder mystery, playing at 7 and 9 PM respectively on Thursday.

For more Thursday events, check out our calendar.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Acoustic Nights in the District is this Friday and Saturday at Park West Village on the lawn in front of the movie theater. Starting at 6 PM, you can see local musicians Adam Pitts and Denver Nixon play Friday and Saturday respectively, all for free.

Wine Away Friday is a chance to drink wine while listening to live music at Chatham Hill Winery on Chapel Hill Road. You can listen inside or sit out under the stars, with the festivities starting at 7 PM.

Alabama will be performing at Koka Booth Amphitheater, joined by the Charlie Daniels Band. These classic groups will be performing at 7:30 PM so get there early and find a good spot.

And there are more Friday event on our calendar.


Saturday, October 8, 2016

Pedal for Peds is a bike ride, both stationary and on the road, to raise money for the Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology at UNC. The event takes place at UNC’s Wellness Center on Stonecroft Lane. It starts at 8 AM with registration and details on their website.

The Carolina RailHawks take on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at WakeMed Soccer Park. After breaking their undefeated streak at home, the RailHawks will need the crowd behind them when they return to Cary, with the game starting at 7:30 PM.

Stand-up Comedians Andy Hendrickson and Mia Jackson will be performing at the Cary Theater. Both comedians have had several TV appearances and their own specials, with the show starting at 8 PM.

More Saturday events are over on our calendar.

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Downtown Food and Flea is at Ashworth Village in Downtown Cary. Come out for crafts, food and other things made by Cary locals. There will also be live music and the event goes from noon to 4 PM.

Fall Container Garden Workshop is a class at Garden Supply Co. on Old Apex Road to teach you how to make a container garden. Bring a container from home or purchase one at their store. They will also supply soil. The class starts at 2 PM and registration is on their website.

The winners of the Paint the Page arts contest will be announced and you can see their work. Young artists in Cary were tasked with making something inspired by the Page-Walker Center and the show, at 4 PM, will be at the Page-Walker.

You can find more Sunday events on our calendar.


Around The Triangle

Chance the Rapper is performing at Raleigh’s Red Hat Amphitheater on Friday, October 7. Come out and see the famous Chicago rapper do his thing, with the show starting at 8 PM.

Defamation is a free play taking place at Raleigh’s First Baptist Church on North Salisbury Street.. It is a courtroom drama, showing all sides of the case and the ways that race, religion and sex intersect and interact in society. It starts at 7 PM.

Al Strong will be performing his straight-forward and passionate jazz in Durham’s Beyu Caffe on West Main Street. He will be performing at 8 PM and 10 PM.

From the CaryCitizen calendar. Photos by Hal Goodtree and Jessica Patrick.

2 replies
  1. leesa brinkley
    leesa brinkley says:

    hey cary citizen! thank you for the mention about the Paint the Page reception! The time for the reception is from 4 to 5 pm this Sunday. Sorry for the confusion, but we are looking forward to the big reveal and hope you can join us! Come out and support local teen artists!! We have every high school represented in Wake County!

    • Michael Papich
      Michael Papich says:

      Okay, we have changed the time to reflect that. We were initially told a different time. Thank you for reaching out.


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