The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at the Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce, 121 N. Main St., Fuquay-Varina. growers-market.org.
Wind Down Wednesday
Wind Down Wednesday free concerts are 6-9 p.m. on the Promenade of the Waverly Place shopping center at the corner of Tryon and Kildaire Farm roads. waverlycary.com/events.
The Holly Springs Community Band rehearses at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. hollyspringsband.net.
Prevent Blindness Mixed Doubles Tennis Classic
The 24th annual Prevent Blindness Mixed Doubles Tennis Classic is Thursday through Sunday at MacGregor Downs Country Club, 430 St. Andrews Lane, Cary. nc.preventblindness.org.
A seminar for high school students about finding the right college is from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. Registration is recommended. 919-463-8500.
Christmas in July
The Cary will show “A Christmas Story” at 7 p.m. and “Christmas with the Kranks” at 9 p.m. for $5 each at 122 E. Chatham St. thecarytheater.com.
Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival
Koka Booth Amphitheatre will host the Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival on Friday and Saturday at 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. beerandbourbon.com.
The Cary Gallery of Artists’ summer auction ends during Final Friday from 6-9 p.m. at 200 S. Academy St., suite 120. A new exhibit will open featuring paintings by Ann Howe and Anne Chellar and glass and jewelry from Jean Cheely.
Final Friday receptions will be from 6-8 p.m. in Cary:
▪ “Alice’s Garden” by Robert Cassanova at the Herb Young Community Center, 101 Wilkinson Ave.
▪ “Peru - An Unforgettable Journey” by Amy Devereaux in Cary Town Hall’s gallery, 316 N. Academy St.
▪ “Gratitude for Our Resonance” by Cayce Lee at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.
▪ “Through My Lens. No! Through MY Lens!” photo exhibit by Mike Ligett and Paulette Wright at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place.
▪ Fiber art by Beth Palmer at the Bond Park Community Center, 801 High House Road.
▪ Travel-inspired art by Waverly Artists Group members from 6-9 p.m. at 302 Colonades Way, Suite 209.
▪ Seven new artists who have joined Village Art Circle Gallery will show their works. They are Katie Liu, Dan Campbell, Jim Dunn, Vinita Jain, Jack Levy, Lyudmila Tomova and Greg Miller. The gallery is in Ashworth Village, 200 S. Academy St.
The Cary theater hosts PowerPoint Karaoke at 7:30 p.m. at 122 E. Chatham St. Each speaker, a volunteer from the audience, will improvise their best five-minute presentation on the topic of the evening, incorporating 10 random and unrelated PowerPoint slides. Admission is free. thecarytheater.com.
▪ The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 135 W. Chatham St. caryfarmersmarket.com.
▪ The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open 8 a.m. to noon at 101 Gathering Park Circle, Cary, and 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the UNC Wellness Center, 350 Stonecroft Lane, Cary. wwfm.ag.
▪ The Apex Farmers Market is open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 220 N. Salem St., Apex. apexfarmersmarket.com.
▪ The Holly Springs Farmers Market is open 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 128 S. Main St., Holly Springs. 919-567-4040, hollyspringsnc.us.
▪ The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Chamber of Commerce parking lot, 121 N. Main St. growers-market.org.
▪ The Waverly Place Farmers Market is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at Waverly Place at the intersection of Tryon and Kildaire Farm Roads, Cary. waverlyfm.com.
Apex Skate Park opening
The grand opening of the Rodger Family Skate Plaza at Trackside will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1290 Ambergate Station, Apex. There will be a ribbon cutting, food trucks, skateboarding, prizes and more. Parking is available at Town Hall and the Apex Community Center.
Apex Music & Movies in the Park Series
“Guardians of the Galaxy” will be screened at 7 p.m. in Apex Nature Park, 2600 Evans Road. 919-249-1120.
‘The Sandlot’ and ‘A League of Their Own’
The Cary screens “The Sandlot” at 7 p.m. and “A League of Their Own” at 9 p.m. for $5 each at 122 E. Chatham St.
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The Halle Cultural Arts Center will show movies for kids this week for free at 237 N. Salem St., Apex. 919-249-1120, thehalle.org.
“Antz” will be shown on Monday, “Hoodwinked” on Tuesday, “The Tigger Movie” on Wednesday, “An Extremely Goofy Movie” on Thursday and “The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh” on Friday. Each movie starts at 10 a.m.
▪ Eva Perry Regional Library hosts stories for babies at 9:30 a.m. Mondays and 11:30 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays at 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. Stories for toddlers start at 10:30 a.m. Mondays; 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; and 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Stories for preschoolers are at 2:30 p.m. Mondays and 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Stories for families begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. 919-387-2100.
▪ Barnes & Noble hosts story time for toddlers at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and for preschoolers at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.