Plays, artwork, comedy and live music in Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Morrisville.
The Halle Cultural Arts Center’s classical concert “Night Music” is at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, at 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for ages 16 and younger. bit.ly/1VFp0rT.
The Black Irish dance performance “Shade” is at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and kids. iamblackirish.com/performance.
A concert by David LaMotte with Grace Adele and Keenan Wade will be at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St. Tickets are $20 for adults ($25 for table seats), $15 for ages 13 and older and $10 for ages 12 and younger. thecarytheater.com.
Chinese Lantern Festival
The North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, has been extended through Sunday, Jan. 17, at 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets are $15 for ages 18 and older, $10 for ages 3-17 and free for ages 2 and younger. boothamphitheatre.com.
‘Celtic Moods and Melodies’
Mara Shea and the Elftones play at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. Tickets are available for $16 at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St., by phone at 1-800-514-3849 or online at bit.ly/1SZDj9c.
Aviation Art Contest
The N.C. Department of Transportation is accepting entries from ages 6-17 through Jan. 22 for the Aviation Art Contest. This year’s theme is “Air Sports in Harmony with Nature.” bit.ly/1HzqmBX.
The Holly Springs Cultural Center’s Discovery Series of performances is at 7:30 p.m. one Friday each month this fall through spring at 300 W. Ballentine St. Tickets cost $5.
“Wire Boy” will be on Jan. 22. The Holly Springs Professional Showcase will be Feb. 12. “Place Match: The City Doctor’s Guide to Finding Where You Belong” with Dr. Katherine Loflin will be March 11.
Portrait restoration discussion
Janet Hessline will explain the process she used to restore a portrait of Marcus B. Dry, created in 1948, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. friendsofpagewalker.org.
‘For All the Seasons’
The Cary Town Band’s concert “For All the Seasons” is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Admission is free.
Violinist Brian Reagin will play at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, in the annual Carole J. Wright Memorial Concert of the Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel. The concert will be at 119 Ambassador loop, Cary. Tickets are $16 at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St., 1-800-514-3849 or online at bit.ly/1SZDj9c.
‘Play With the Band II’
The Cary Town Band invites music students to join the band for a series of rehearsals and a concert. The concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 8, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. carytownband.org.
The Cary Gallery of Artists’ eight annual Small Treasures Juried Exhibit runs from March 25 through April 23. Entries and fees are due by 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 4. carygalleryofartists.org.
A concert with the Cary Town Band will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.
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