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.
Kids 10 and older will paint rocks with teacher Lynne Fisher from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Southern Charm Gift Boutique in Cary Towne Center, 1105 Walnut St., Cary. The class costs $15. Register at www.etsy.com/shop/southerncharmgifts2.
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'Swing, Swang, Swung'
The Route 55 Jazz Orchestra will play in the “Swing, Swang, Swung” concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, at www.etix.com. For details, call 919-567-4000.
The band Alabama Shakes will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets are $30 at www.boothamphitheatre.com.
Apex Jazz Festival
The Apex Downtown Business Association’s third annual Apex Jazz Festival will be Saturday, Sept. 21, in downtown Apex. Artists will perform along Salem Street. Tickets are $10 and include entry to all participating venues. Sponsors and volunteers are needed for the festival.
For tickets or details about sponsoring or volunteering, go to www.apexjazzfestival.com.
The Johnny Cash Experience
The Johnny Cash Experience will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Tickets are $40 for adults, $35 for seniors, $25 for students and $20 for kids at www.etix.com. For details, call 919-567-4000.
Learn about library music resources
Wake County Public Libraries staff will demonstrate the online music resources provided by the library from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. Call 919-387-2100 for details.
Meet the Artisan: Herb Shelley
Guitar-maker Herb Shelley will speak at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. To register, call 919-387-2100.
Art quilt exhibit
The Professional Art Quilters Alliance-South will present its annual exhibit, ARTQUILTS freezeframe, from Thursday, Sept. 26, to Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 111 Ambassador Loop, Cary. A reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27. The exhibit features works by artists inspired by photography.
Floral run-and-drip painting class
Allen Montague will teach students 12 and older to use his run-and-drip painting technique from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Southern Charm Gift Boutique in Cary Towne Center, 1105 Walnut St., Cary. The class costs $50 with a $10 supply fee. Register at www.etsy.com/shop/southerncharmgifts2.