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. For details, visit www.growers-market.org.
Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass Series
The Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass Series of concerts will feature Tommy Edwards and Carolina Lightning, Matt Hooper and Swift Creek from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets cost $5 for teens and adults, free for ages 12 and younger. Pets and picnics are welcome. For details and tickets, go to boothamphitheatre.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.
Kid Creations – Easy Origami
The Holly Springs Cultural Center will host an origami class for kids from 10-10:30 a.m. at 300 W. Ballentine St. Children ages 3-5 must be accompanied by a parent. Registration costs $2 for Holly Springs residents and $3 for non-residents at 919-567-4000 or www.hollyspringsnc.us.
Apex Community Blood Drive
The Apex Community Blood Drive will be from 2-7 p.m. at Lowes Foods, 5400 Apex Peakway. To sign up, go to www.mysignup.com/apexblooddrive.
9/11 Day of Service
Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve and Activate Good will host volunteer work throughout the Triangle from 5-7 p.m. Children ages 13-15 must be accompanied by an adult. To sign up, call 919-387-5980.
Contemporary Book Group
The Contemporary Book Group will discuss “A Land More Kind Than Home” by Wiley Cash at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
A preview night for the Fuquay Finds art show and sale will be from 5-9 p.m. at 216 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. There will be artwork, crafts and demonstrations by local artists. For details, go to www.facebook.com/FuquayFinds.Marketplace.
Artistic Expressions Art Gallery will host a reception for John McCorsley, a graphic artist, photographer and photograph restoration specialist, from 6-9 p.m. at 118 Raleigh St., Fuquay-Varina.
Downtown Performers Series
Cary’s Downtown Performers Series of free concerts will feature Tea Cup Gin at 7 p.m. at the Downtown Performance Green on the corner of Kildaire Farm Road and Academy Street.
Barnes & Noble will host story time with “Clifford the Big Red Dog” at 7 p.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
The Cary Town Band will present “Raining Cats and Dogs” in Cary’s Sertoma Series of free concerts at 7:30 p.m. at Sertoma Amphitheatre at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road.
• The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 135 W. Chatham St. For details, go towww.caryfarmersmarket.com
• The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon at 1225 Morrisville-Carpenter Road, Cary. For details, go towww.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 towww.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 towww.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 towww.growers-market.org
The Fuquay Finds art show and sale will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 216 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. There will be artwork, crafts and demonstrations by local artists. For details, go to www.facebook.com/FuquayFinds.Marketplace.
Women’s Health Alliance’s StrollerThon, a family walk to raise money for Postpartum Education and Support, will begin with check-in at 9 a.m. and start at 10 a.m. at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road, Cary. Registration costs $10 for individuals, $15 for families and $40 for teams. For details and registration, go to pesnc.org.
Barnes & Noble will host story time with “Where the Wild Things Are” at 11 a.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
Bowl Away Cystic Fibrosis
Buffaloe Lanes will host the fourth annual Bowl Away Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser for the Boomer Esiason Foundation from 4-7 p.m. at 151 High House Road, Cary. Participants who raise $100 in donations will bowl for free, and those who raise $300 in donations will have a private lane. Ray Petrino, a Bowl Away Cystic Fibrosis organizer, will bowl 25 consecutive games to raise more donations. For details, go to www.facebook.com/BowlAwayCF.
The Parrot Heads of North Carolina will celebrate the group’s 20th MargaRALEIGHville Birthday from 5-10 p.m. at Rally Point Sport Grill, 1837 N. Harrison Ave., Cary. A silent auction, basket raffle and 50/50 raffle will raise money for Military Missions in Action. Admission is free. For details, go to phofnc.com.