Art classes at The Halle
The Halle Cultural Arts Center offers a variety of art classes this fall. For class descriptions, details and registration, go to activenet007.active.com/apexparksrecculres.
The Cary Players will present “Nunsense” from Friday, Oct. 4, to Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for seniors and students. For details, go to www.caryplayers.org.
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The Free Spirits Ensemble concert
The Free Spirits Ensemble of the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra will play music by Canadian composer Elizabeth Raum in tribute to Cary’s sister city, Markham, Canada, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop. Canadian guitarist Ed Stephenson will perform. There will be a reception with Raum after the concert. For tickets, go to www.etix.com or visit the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.
‘Of Sound Mind and Dead Body’
Koka Booth Amphitheatre will host a magician’s show that features a murder-mystery plot at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Tickets, which cost $50, are on sale at the venue, 8003 Regency Parkway in Cary, from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays or at www.etix.com. For details, call 919-462-2025 or go to www.boothamphitheatre.com.
Family dance at The Halle
The Halle Cultural Arts Center will host a family dance night from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Families can learn square, circle, Appalachian and more dances. Tickets are $5 per family or $2 per person.
Depot Concert Series at The Halle
The Halle Cultural Arts Center presents the 2013 Depot Concert Series. The last free outdoor concert in the series will be with Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, in the parking lot of the historic train depot at 220 N. Salem St. Alcohol and pets are prohibited. For details, go to www.thehalle.org.
’Close Encounters: Tales of Space, Ghosts & Blood!’
The Cary Playwrights’ Forum will present a reading of “Close Encounters: Tales of Space, Ghosts & Blood!” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct, 11, and Saturday, Oct. 12, in the Paul Cooper Room of the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. The show is free, but a $10 donation is suggested. For details, go to www.caryplaywrightsforum.org.
Marvelous Music series
As part of the third Marvelous Music season, performances will begin at 7 p.m. at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Tickets are $26 for adults, $24 for seniors and $88 for a pack of four. Here’s the schedule:
• Friday, Oct. 11: The Gibson Brothers.
• Saturday, Nov. 16: Dallas Brass.
• Friday, Jan. 17: Glenn Miller Orchestra.
• Saturday, Feb. 15: Emile Pandolfi.
• Friday, March 21: “The Fantasticks,” presented by the Nebraska Theatre Caravan.
• Friday, May 9: Diane Shuur.
Downtown Performers Series
As the final act in Cary’s Downtown Performers Series, comedian John Floyd will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the corner of Academy Street and Kildaire Farm Road. For details, call 919-469-4061.
’The Importance of Being Earnest’
Applause! Cary Youth Theatre will present “The Importance of Being Earnest” from Friday, Oct. 18, to Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Advance tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, and $5 for kids 5 and under. All tickets at the door are $10. For details, call 919-469-4069 or go to www.townofcary.org.