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Young Artists Celebrated at Paint the Page

Cary, NC – A new yearly tradition at the Page-Walker Arts and History Center is the Paint the Page event, where young artists around the town create artwork inspired by the center. This year saw two artists earn the “Best in Show” commendation, as well as multiple other honorable mentions. Read more

History for Breakfast: Ed Yerha and Brent Miller

Cary, NC – In the third installment of History for Breakfast, we sat down with Cary history experts Ed Yerha and Brent Miller at Famous Toastery to talk about a wide array of Cary’s history, from the significance of downtown to the Page family and more. Read more

Young Artists Awarded at Paint the Page

Cary, NC – After bringing together young artists from around Cary, the Page-Walker Arts and History Center gave out several awards and cash prizes to the works that reflected the influence of the center’s history and design. Read more

History: Page-Walker Celebrates 30 Years

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Cary, NC — I learned more about the Page-Walker Arts & History Center‘s incredible history – and met some special people – at their 30th anniversary event on Sunday, August 9, 2015. Read more

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Antiques Roadshow Expert Comes to Cary

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Cary, NC- Do you have some undocumented piece of family memorabilia that you think might be worth a fortune? Now’s your chance to find out at the Friends of Page-Walker‘s Antiques Appraisal Fair on November 8, 2014. Read more

Cary Revolutionary War Patriot to be Honored

Cary, NC – Nearly 200 years after his death, Nathaniel Jones, a local Revolutionary War patriot, is receiving an honor. Read more

Spicing Up Herbfest: The People’s Pharmacy

Cary, NC- If you are a gardening enthusiast, or if you just like to smell the flowers, Herbfest’s third year has a little something for everyone, including a brush with fame. Read more

Downtown Notes: Story Behind Cary Mural

Editor’s Note: If like knowing about the history of Cary, you’ll enjoy this free program on Tuesday, January 24, from The Friends of Page-Walker:

Where will you find a mural depicting the Town of Cary and its citizens both past and present? Join the Friends of the Page-Walker in welcoming local artist, Val Fox, who will solve this mystery and share her story of creating the “Cary Then and Now” mural.

Val will take us on a journey of the local places and people depicted in the famous mural and share the role each has played in our Town’s history.

This free program is offered as part of the Friends of the Page-Walker’s Historic Preservation Series.

    • Preservation Speaker Series: “Who Is That Guy? The Story Behind the Cary Mural”
    • Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Main Gallery
    • Date: Tuesday, 24 Jan 2012 7:30 PM

More information and online registration: Preservation Speaker Series: “Who Is That Guy? The Story Behind the Cary Mural”

Late Edition to Page-Walker Concert Steals the Show

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Brooke Meyer

Page Walker Arts & History Center hosts an annual Winter Concert Series. Sunday last was the season’s first,  “Classical Interlude“.   Read more

Cary’s Cemetery Secrets

Story by Lisa Englert, photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC- For many of us, Cary is a modern place, with newcomers from across the country. But the town’s cemeteries tell a story, and one of those places will be dedicated this Saturday. Read more