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.
Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass Series
The annual Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass Series of concerts ends with a concert by Charles Pettee and The Iron Mountain Messengers 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.
Ashley’s Art Gallery will host a reception and sale for painter Luke Buck from 6-8 p.m. at 701 N. Main St., Fuquay-Varina.
‘American Girl’ Club
Barnes & Noble’s “American Girl” Club for kids will meet at 7 p.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.
David Holt and Josh Goforth
The Apex Nature Park will host a free concert by David Holt and Josh Goforth at 7 p.m. at 2600 Evans Road.
Seven O’Clock Rock Series
Cary’s Seven O’Clock Rock Series of free dance lessons and concerts will feature Swing Night with the Gregg Gelb Swing Band on the corner of Academy and Chatham streets. Dance lessons begin at 7 p.m., and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
Holly Springs Community Band Fall Concert
The Holly Springs Community Band will present its fall concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Admission is free, but donations to the Holly Springs Food Cupboard will be accepted. To reserve tickets, call 919-567-4000.
• 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
Neighborhood yard sale
The Shepherd’s Vineyard neighborhood of Apex will host a yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon. For a map of the neighborhood’s location, go to bit.ly/ZRbXfL.
Fall Litter Sweep
Cary residents are invited to participate in a community clean-up in shifts from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in neighborhoods, parks and public spaces. Cary will provide supplies like bags, gloves and safety vests.
Registration is required. Volunteers must be at least 15 years old or be accompanied by an adult. To register, call 919-469-4301 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fire Safety Day
The Morrisville Fire/Rescue Department’s annual Fire Safety Day will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Target parking lot, 3001 Market Center Drive, Morrisville.
Ashley’s Art Gallery will host a reception and sale for painter Luke Buck from noon to 4 p.m. at 701 N. Main St., Fuquay-Varina.
American Legion Post #116’s Octoberfest with German food, beer and music will be from 2-7 p.m. at 6400 Johnson Pond Road, Fuquay-Varina. Bratwurst or kielbasa plates cost $6, desserts cost $1 and takeout is available. The Polka Plus Band will play from 3-7 p.m. and a cornhole tournament will be from 3-6 p.m. The event will raise money for Community Alternatives for Supportive Abodes.