Plays, artwork, comedy and live music in Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and Morrisville.
Little Independent Theatre presents “Independence” by Lee Blessing at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, and Saturday, Jan. 30; 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31; and 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, through Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary.
Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St., and etix.com.
School of Rock Cary students will present “The Wall” by Pink Floyd at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and ages 60 and older. thecarytheater.com.
‘A Tribute to the King’
Travis LeDoyt’s Elvis tribute show is at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Tickets are $43 for adults, $37 for seniors and $16 for students. etix.com.
Community Arts Festival
The Holly Springs Community Arts Festival starts with free classes from Monday, Feb. 1, through Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St.
A food truck rodeo and a vendor and artist showcase will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6.
A gala fundraiser will be from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6. Tickets are $15 in advance at the Cultural Center, 919-567-4000 or etix.com. Gala tickets are $20 at the door.
A complete schedule of festival events is online: hollyspringsartscouncil.org/arts-festival.
Carolina Puppet Theatre
A Carolina Puppet Theatre show is 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Feb. 2, at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Tickets are $5. bit.ly/1QbNtmr.
Valentine’s Day reading
The Holly Springs Writers Guild hosts local authors for a Valentine’s Day event at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Niche Wine Bar, 109 Main St., Holly Springs.
The Holly Springs Readers Theater Troupe’s “Twain: The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea” is at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Tickets are $5. bit.ly/1QbNtmr.
The Cary Players present “Crossing Delancey” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 12 through 14 and Feb. 19 through 21, at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for seniors and college students. caryplayers.org.
The Holly Springs Cultural Center’s Discovery Series of performances is at 7:30 p.m. one Friday each month through spring at 300 W. Ballentine St. Tickets cost $5.
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.
‘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.
‘Play Misty for Me’
The Route 55 Jazz Orchestra plays at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. bit.ly/1QbNtmr.
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.
A reception for “ART55,” two-dimensional artwork by artists over 55, is from 3-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place. The exhibit is open Tuesday, Feb. 23, through Wednesday, March 30.
Johnny Folsom Four
The Johnny Folsom Four, a Johnny Cash tribute band, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St.
Table seats are $25. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students over 13 and $10 for children age 12 and younger. bit.ly/1KplIT9.
‘Tales of a Fourth-Grade Nothing’
Applause! Cary Youth Theatre presents “Tales of a Fourth-Grade Nothing” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, and Saturday, Feb. 27, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.
Tickets bought in advance are $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors and $5 for ages 5 and younger. All tickets cost $10 at the door. bit.ly/1ZKnzyi.
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.
En Plein Air Paint-Off
Registration for Fuquay-Varina’s fifth annual En Plein Air Paint-Off is open through Friday, March 11, to any artists from high school students to professionals.
The paint-off will be on April 15 and 16, or in case of rain on April 22 and 23. fuquay-varinadowntown.com.
Scotty McCreery concert
“American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery will perform a brief acoustic performance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. He’s performing for the 10th annual World Voice Day event by Duke Voice Care Center. A Q&A with the Garner native will follow. Tickets cost $25, or $15 for students, and include information for singers and speakers on caring for your voice and a Vocal Health Fair. dukevoicecare.org or etix.com.
‘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.
‘Poetry in Motion’
The Triangle Wind Ensemble concert “Poetry in Motion” is 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students and children. trianglewind.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.
‘Rhapsody in Red, White & Blue’
The Triangle Wind Ensemble presents “Rhapsody in Red, White & Blue: An American Celebration” at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 29, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. trianglewind.org.
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