Southwest Wake: Community

May 30, 2014

Arts Notes: June 1

Local arts events, including concerts, shows and art classes.

Kids’ pottery workshop

Lynne Fischer will lead pottery workshops for beginners, ages 8 and older, from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, June 1, and Sunday, June 8, at the Art Adventure Studio, 107 Spring Hollow Lane, Cary. Registration is required and costs $20 at Supplies are included in the fee. For details, call 919-233-1598.

Hob Nob Jazz Series

Boneslinger will perform in the third year of the Hob Nob Jazz Series from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. This is the last performance of the series. Tickets cost $5. Admission is free for ages 12 and younger. Pets on leashes are allowed. For tickets, go to

Movies by Moonlight

WakeMed Cary Hospital sponsors movie screenings at dusk, around 8:30 p.m., at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary.

Tickets are $3, free for kids younger than 12. A portion of proceeds will benefit the WakeMed Children’s Hospital. Picnics are allowed, but pets are not. Tickets are only available at the amphitheater box office from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. For details, call 919-462-2025 or go to

Here’s the upcoming schedule of movies:

• Thursday, June 12: “The Princess Bride.”

Friday, July 11: “The Lego Movie.”

Sertoma Series

Cary’s Sertoma Series of free concerts will run through early August. Concerts are at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road.

Bring a picnic and chairs or blankets. Alcohol is not allowed, and pets must be kept on leashes. For details, call 919-469-4069 or go to

Here’s the upcoming schedule:

• 7 p.m. Friday, June 13: Triangle Wind Ensemble’s “Pops in the Park.”
• 6 p.m. Saturday, June 14: South Carolina Broadcasters.

Downtown Performers Series

Cary will host free concerts at 7 p.m. at the Downtown Performance Green on the corner of Kildaire Farm Road and Academy Street. For details, call 919-469-4061 or go to Here’s the schedule of performers:

• Saturday, June 14: Steph Stewart and The Boyfriends.
• Saturday, July 12: Craicdown.

Seven O’Clock Rock Series

Cary’s third annual Seven O’Clock Rock series continues through Friday, July 18, on the corner of Academy and Chatham streets downtown. Free dance lessons start at 7 p.m., and free concerts start at 7:30 p.m.

For details, go to Here’s the concert schedule:

• Friday, June 20: Swing Night wit the Tar River Swing Band.
• Friday, July 18: Beach Night with Peak City Sound.

Cary Photographic Artists exhibit

Artwork by the Cary Photographic Artists will be on display through Thursday, July 31, at WakeMed’s Raleigh Campus, 3000 New Bern Ave., Raleigh. For details, call Bobbi Hopp at 919-388-3395 or go to


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