Mystery authors discussion
Jamie Mason, Kathryn O’Sullivan and J.D. Rhoades will talk about their work as mystery authors and answer questions at 2 p.m. at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. Registration is required. To register, call 919-387-2100.
Toddler Story Time
Barnes & Noble hosts story time for toddlers at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Barnes & Noble will host activities and story time with “What Do You Do With an Idea” for children ages 4-8 at 11 a.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Cary Downtown Farmers Market
The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open from 2-6 p.m. Tuesdays at 135 W. Chatham St. For details, go to www.caryfarmersmarket.com.
Preschool Story Time
Barnes & Noble hosts story time for preschoolers at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays in Centennial Square at the corner of North Main and East Academy streets, Fuquay-Varina. For details, visit www.growers-market.org.
Raizin’ a Ruckus Country Music Series
Cary will host the last country music concert in the series, featuring the Johnny Folsom 4 and the Canady Thomas Band, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets are $5 for teens and adults and free for ages 12 and younger. Ruckus Pizza restaurants in Cary, Morrisville and Raleigh will offer a limited number of free tickets. Ruckus Pizza and radio station B93.9 are sponsoring the concert series. For details and tickets, go to www.boothamphitheatre.com. For Ruckus Pizza locations, go to www.ruckuspizza.com.
Holly Springs Community Band open rehearsal
The public is invited to listen to the Holly Springs Community Band rehearse from 7-8:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. For more information, go to www.hollyspringsband.net.
Prevent Blindness Mixed Doubles Tennis Classic
The 23rd annual Prevent Blindness Mixed Doubles Tennis Classic will be from Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 3, at MacGregor Downs Country Club, 430 St. Andrews Lane, Cary. It begins with a patron party from 6-9 p.m. Thursday. The event will raise money for Prevent Blindness North Carolina. Registration to be an event patron and attend the Patron Party costs $40. Registration for the tournament costs $100 per team. For details or registration, call 800-543-7839 or go to nc.preventblindness.org.
Barnes & Noble will host “Frozen” activities and crafts at 7 p.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Farmers markets• The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 135 W. Chatham St. For details, go to www.caryfarmersmarket.com.
• The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon at 1225 Morrisville-Carpenter Road, Cary. For details, go to www.westernwakefarmersmarket.org.
• The Holly Springs Farmers Market is open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in downtown Holly Springs. For details, go to www.hollyspringsnc.us.
• The Apex Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 220 N. Salem St., Apex. For details, go to www.apexfarmersmarket.weebly.com.
• The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Centennial Square at the corner of North Main and East Academy streets. For details, go to www.growers-market.org.
National Pancreas Foundation fundraiser
The National Pancreas Foundation, which is starting a new chapter in North Carolina, will host a fundraiser for research from noon to 3 p.m. at Buffaloe Lanes, 151 High House Road, Cary. Registration costs $25. For details and registration, go to bit.ly/SWdTj2.
Get Pop Cultured
Barnes & Noble will host a Get Pop Cultured event for the 75th anniversary of Marvel Comics at 3 p.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary. There will be prizes, activities and giveaways.