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Cary Wins Big at State Garden Convention

Cary, NC – Cary is known for being a good-looking town but that does not all happen naturally. And at this year’s Garden Clubs of North Carolina, Inc. Convention, the gardeners who work to make Cary’s gardens bloom took home several of the night’s biggest awards. 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

Antique Roadshow Coming to Cary

Cary, NC – If you have old pieces of art and furniture from grandparents or older generations, somewhere in the back of your mind you may have wondered “How much is this worth nowadays?” You could finally get an answer for that as appraisal expert Ken Farmer comes to Cary to examine antiques. Read more

Polka

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

Page-Walker Garden Certified As Wildlife Habitat

Cary, NC – The Page-Walker Arts and History Center’s new pollination garden is already a hit with the local fauna but it has also gotten Cary closer to its goal of becoming a Community Wildlife Habitat. Read more

History: Rev. J. W. Meadows (1880-1954)

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Editor’s Note: Many thanks to Kris Carmichael and Jimmy Gibbs for their help with this story.

Cary, NC — I sat down with Jimmy Gibbs to hear more about his great grandfather, Reverend J. W. Meadows, a leading minister for Cary’s African American community in the early 1900’s. Read more

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2015 Cary Scavenger Hunt: Save the Date!

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Cary, NC — For the 6th year in a row, CaryCitizen will produce the Cary Scavenger Hunt. This year, the Hunt will take place on Saturday, September 12, 2015.  Read more

Best of Love

The Best of Love: Coming Soon to Cary

Best of Love

Cary, NC — The Cary Players will present their annual show, The Best of Love: Bits and Bites, at the Page-Walker Arts and History Center from February 13-22, 2015. In the show, actors utilize the multiple floors of the Page-Walker hotel to create an interactive play about both love and love-gone-wrong. Read more

Photos from Cary’s Heart of The Holidays 2014

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Cary, NC — Downtown Cary was filled with holiday events this past weekend. Despite threats of inclement weather, the Ole Time Winter Festival attracted crowds shopping for holiday gifts and the Town of Cary moved its Christmas Tree Lighting performances indoors. Read more