Downtown Cary Food & Flea
Downtown Cary Food & Flea’s Holiday Market will feature local craft beer, food trucks, art, crafts, music and more from noon to 4 p.m. on the corner of Academy and Chatham streets. For details, go to www.facebook.com/downtowncaryfoodandflea.
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The Fuquay-Varina Arts Council will host the last day of the Art Extravaganza from 1-5 p.m. at 405 Broad St. For details, go to www.fuquayvarinaartscouncil.wildapricot.org.
Sydney Brown, a local girl who won the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge and attended the first White House kids’ state dinner, will sign “FutureChefs: Recipes by Tomorrow’s Cooks Across the Nation and the World” from 3-5 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary. The book features three of Sydney’s recipes.
Toddler Story Time
Barnes & Noble hosts story time for toddlers at 10 a.m. Tuesdays 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.
Holly Springs seniors can play Bingo from 1-3 p.m. every first and third Wednesday of the month at Bass Lake Park, 900 Bass Lake Road. Bingo cards cost $1, and there will be cash prizes of up to $10.
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. For details, visit www.growers-market.org.
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.
Explore a Story
A story time and nature exploration program for ages 3-5 will be from 10-11 a.m. at 900 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs. An adult must accompany each child. Registration is required. To register, call 919-557-2496.
Trail Treks: Nature’s Clean-up Crew
Learn about nature’s scavengers and decomposers in this program for all ages from 2-3 p.m. at the American Tobacco Trail, beginning in the New Hill parking area, 1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex.
• The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 135 W. Chatham St. For details, go towww.caryfarmersmarket.com
• The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Centennial Square at the corner of North Main and East Academy streets. For details, go towww.growers-market.org
• The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open from 9:30 a.m. to noon at 1225 Morrisville-Carpenter Road, Cary. For details, go towww.westernwakefarmersmarket.org
Indoor Farmers Market
Holly Springs’ Indoor Farmers Market will be open from 10 a.m. to noon at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St.
Suggly Sweater 5k & Fun Run
Wear your favorite ugly Christmas sweater for the Suggly Sweater 5k & Fun Run at 10 a.m. at Jefferson L. Sugg Farm at Bass Lake, 2401 Grigsby Ave., Holly Springs. The races will raise money for Meg’s Smile Foundation and the Holly Springs Food Cupboard. Registration for the 5k costs $25 and registration for the fun run costs $10. The 5k begins at 10 a.m. and the fun run begins at 11 a.m. For details and registration, go to bit.ly/1ymNSY2.