Southwest Wake: Community

March 24, 2014

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“Afternoon Bicycling in Hope Town” and other oil paintings by Deborah Sanks and painted silk by Deborah Younglao will be featured in a Final Friday reception from 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 28, at the Village Art Circle Gallery, 200 S. Academy St., suite 130, Cary.

Wednesday March 26

Preschool Story Time

Barnes & Noble hosts story time for preschoolers at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Wines Around the World

Morrisville Rotary will host the sixth annual Wines Around the World at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, at the Perimeter Studio and Conference Center, 110 Perimeter Park Drive, suite 118, Morrisville. Tickets cost $40 each or $75 per pair at A portion of ticket sales will be donated to The Miracle League of the Triangle.

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


Pizza and a movie

The Halle Cultural Arts Center will serve pizza and show the movie “Frozen” at 6 p.m. at 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Tickets cost $5 at

Sights and Sounds of Your Backyard: Birds

Greg Bryant of Citizen Science will talk about common birds in your backyard and their roles in nature from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. For details, call 919-387-2100.


‘Feathers and Fur 2014’

Bobbi Hopp’s acrylic paintings and drawings will be shown in the exhibition “Feathers and Fur 2014” until Tuesday, May 27, at the Herbert C. Young Community Center, 101 Wilkinson Ave., Cary. A Final Friday reception will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, March 28.

Cary Gallery of Artists reception

On Final Friday, the Cary Gallery of Artists will host a reception for the sixth annual “Small Treasures” juried exhibit from 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 28, at 200 S. Academy St., suite 120. Artists’ awards will be given at 7 p.m. For more information, go to

Waverly Artists Group Open House

The Waverly Artists Group Open House will be from 6-9 p.m. at 302 Colonades Way, suite 209, Cary. There will be food, wine and a free drawing for a painting by Dan Nelson. For details, go to

Live Turkish music

The Turkish House will host musical performances at 7 p.m. at 303 E. Durham Road, suite F, Cary. Admission is free.


Food truck rodeo

The Cary Creative Center’s food truck rodeo fundraiser, part of the center’s C3 Raise the Roof Campaign to move to a new location, will be Saturday at 115 Wilkinson Ave., Cary. A community yard sale will be from 7-10 a.m. The food truck rodeo with Blue Sky Dining, Sarge’s Chef on Wheels, La Farm Bakery and Barone Meatball Company will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will also be kids’ activities and a sale in the center’s store. For details, go to

Farmers markets

• The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open from 9:30 a.m. to noon at 1225 Morrisville-Carpenter Road, Cary. For details, go to
• An indoor winter market of the Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 202 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. For details, visit

Apex Nature Park

The grand opening of Apex Nature Park will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 2600 Evans Road. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 10 a.m. There will be food, live music by The Folsom Prison Gang, disc golf and tennis demonstrations from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bring chairs or picnic blankets. For details, go to

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