Events: After 35 Years, Lazy Daze Still Surprises

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC- Lazy Daze is a tradition in Cary, spanning 35 years from the first event brainstormed by Cary resident Jerry Miller, whose drawing is the official symbol of the event.  This year, Jerry Dolls make their debut along with other new attractions. Read more

Weekend Events: Mellow Mid-August

The Calendar is edited by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – August is the time of year when things slow down a little in Cary. This week, the Calendar is a little less crowded than usual, giving us all time to enjoy some of the simple pleasures of life in our small town.

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Events: Party at the New Waverly Place

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Since last summer, Waverly Place has been under construction during a major renovation of the iconic Cary shopping center. This Wednesday, August 17, 2011, the public is invited to see the new Waverly Place at “Preview the Promenade.” Read more

Cary Arts Center: Grand Opening Weekend

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Drum Roll, please – the new Cary Arts center marks its official opening and dedication this weekend on Saturday, August 13, 2011.  An entire day of activities is planned on Saturday including a cornerstone ceremony and lots of music in the new theater. Read more

A Short Drive From Cary: Durham Blues Festival

Story by Julie Roland. Her Route 64 Journal in Pittsboro is managed by CaryCitizen.

Durham, NC – It’s moving, it’s one day and it’s going to be free. But after a period of some uncertainty, The Hayti Center has announced that the 2011 Durham Blues Festival is on for Saturday, September 10, 2011. Read more

Weekend Events: Only in Cary – Shakespeare & BBQ

The Calendar is edited by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – This weekend, the Calendar spans the far ends of the cultural universe with Shakespeare’s As You Like It at the Cary Arts Center  and the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival at Booth Amphitheatre. Only in Cary.

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Events: Ritmo Latino is Good Time for All

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photos by Hal Goodtree. 

Cary, NC- The Ritmo Latino Festival in Cary, presented by Diamante, showcases the food, music, dancing and fun of Latino culture. Its free to everyone next Sunday, August 7th in Bond Park. Read more

Wanted: Kids for Video Downtown on Saturday

Cary, NC – The Downtown Cary Children’s Museum (DCCM) needs your help this weekend in the making of a Pepsi Refresh video. Read more

Sports: USA Swimming Southern Zone Championships at TAC

Story by Hal Goodtree. File photo by Karl Fisher.

Cary, NC – It’s one of the biggest swim meets of the year. Over 600 swimmers from West Virginia to West Texas have converged on Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary for the Southern Zones Championship meet. Read more