Calls for artists
▪ Artistic Expressions Gallery in Fuquay-Varina is seeking new members. The gallery is at 118 Raleigh St. The gallery will accept a limited number of admissions in a juried selection process. artisticexpressionsfv.com.
▪ The Halle Cultural Arts Center’s Juried Art Show organizers will accept submissions with a $5 fee per entrant, up to two pieces per person, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at 237 N. Salem St., Apex. The show opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, and runs through Nov. 20. bit.ly/1URhfwW.
▪ The Cary Photographic Artists’ eighth annual Open Juried Photographic Exhibition is open Friday, Oct. 30, through Dec. 18, at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place. Entries will be accepted with a $25 fee for two pieces or $30 for three pieces from 1-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26. A reception will be at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30. caryphotographicartists.org.
“Isn’t It Romantic” play
The Cary Players opens its season with the Wendy Wasserstein play “Isn’t It Romantic” Sept. 25 and 27, and Oct. 2-4, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. The humorous play is about two women juggling New York, friends and romance. Times and ticket prices vary. caryplayers.org.
‘Dholi Taro Bhangra’
Hum Sub presents “Dholi Taro Bhangra - Dancing Under the Stars” for its 15th anniversary from 7-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets are $8 for ages 13 and older, $5 for ages 6 to 12 and free for ages 5 and younger. boothamphitheatre.com.
Panther Creek Invitational
The Panther Creek Invitational eighth annual marching band competition is 4-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at 6770 McCrimmon Parkway, Cary. Twelve schools’ students will compete. Tickets are $10 ($5 for ages 4-10, free for children under 4). panthercreekband.org.
Comedian Dan Mengini performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St. Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for seniors. thecarytheater.com.
Art show and fundraiser
Cary artist Sudha Soora will host a solo art show and fundraiser for UNC Children’s Hospital at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh, 3313 Wade Ave., Raleigh. A reception will be 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27. 919-781-7635, uufr.org.
Artwork will be on display from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays through Sunday, Oct. 11. All proceeds will be donated to the hospital. artforcharities.org.
N.C. State Fiction Contest
The N.C. State Fiction Contest will accept entries through Monday, Oct. 12. Any North Carolina resident who is not a tenure-track professor in the University of North Carolina system, an author of a published book or a previous winner may enter. ncsu.edu/creativewriting.
Follow Me to Fuquay-Varina
The Follow Me to Fuquay-Varina concert series features The Embers with Craig Woolard at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in Centennial Square at the intersection of Main Street and Academy Street. fuquay-varina.org.
Chris Tomlin with Rend Collective
Chris Tomlin and Rend Collective will play at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Reserved seats and table seats cost $35 and lawn tickets cost $25. boothamphitheatre.com.
‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’
The Applause! Cary Youth Theatre production of “The Hound of the Baskervilles” is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, and Saturday, Oct. 17, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students and $5 for children age 5 and younger.
Tickets are available in person at the Cary Arts Center and The Cary theater, 122 E. Chatham St. Tickets are available online at etix.com.
Celebration of Children in the Arts
The 15th Celebration of Children in the Arts is 2:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at 3791 NW Cary Parkway. Performances include the Raleigh Boys Choir, Northwood High School group Pitch Please, the Philharmonic Association String Quartet, Cary Ballet Company and Turner Creek Elementary School choir. 919-481-6509.
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