Coming Films to the Cary Theater – December

Cary, NC – With December upon us, the Cary Theater will be dipping into the wide variety of Christmas movies that are out there, as well as other features and performances. Read more

Waltonwood Using Music to Help Residents

Cary, NC – Next to familiar smells and tastes from homemade food, music brings out the most powerful memories from our childhood. And at Waltonwood Cary Parkway, they are using music therapy as a way to brighten their residents’ days. Read more

New Tradition Celebrates Kids Music Education

Apex, NC – Music is an integral part of any culture or society but music education and children in music do not always get the attention they deserve. So a new nationwide event is set on raising the profile of music instruction with teachers in the area joining in.

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Photos: Frankie Yankovic Day

Cary, NC – Festive polka was played Friday, July 22, 2016 evening at the Page-Walker house in Downtown Cary. In spite of nearly 100 degree temperatures, approximately 200 people were in attendance to hear the Polka Plus Band play for the 21st Frankie Yankovic Day. Read more

Cary High Band Practicing, Preparing for Macy’s Parade

Cary, NC – With school restarting in little more than a month, the Cary High School’s band camp to train and practice for the new season is starting. But on top of the band getting ready for football games, they also have to be ready to perform in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in New York City. Read more


21st Yankovic Day Polka Concert This Friday

Cary, NC – This week is Cary’s 21st Frankie Yankovic Day concert. And with an event that has lasted as long as that, Frankie Yankovic Day has lots of history behind it as the day polka lovers in North Carolina gather and celebrate. Read more

Guitar Center Opened in Cary

Cary, NC – It had locations around the Triangle but now Guitar Center is opening its first store in Cary. Read more

Fest in the West: New Event in Western Cary This Saturday

Update: Due to weather, Fest in the West will now be on Sunday, May 22, 2016 from noon to 6 PM at Parkside Town Commons. Same time and location, different date.

Cary, NC – This Saturday, Cary’s west side will have its first-ever large scale festival. It’s called Fest in the West and CaryCitizen is producing it.

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Tom Teachout’s Summer Rock Camp

Cary, NC – Rock and roll has gone from being just another style of music to the lifeblood of American culture. And this summer, one local music teacher is giving kids the opportunity to tap into that power. Read more

Open Mic Nights Spreading Across Cary

Cary, NC – The idea of an “open mic night” is a common one in popular culture. But until a few years ago, Cary barely had any. Now, from music to comedy, there can be multiple options every night to see professionals and amateurs show off their craft in clubs and bars around town. Read more