Southwest Wake: Community

Arts Notes: Oct. 13

Performances at Cary Downtown Farmers Market

Local musicians will perform from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Cary Downtown Farmers Market on the corner of Park and Academy streets. Here’s the schedule:

• Saturday, Oct. 19: Paula Snyder

• Saturday, Oct. 26: Ladies of the Lake

For details, go to

‘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 cost $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, and $5 for kids 5 and younger. All tickets at the door cost $10. For details, call 919-469-4069 or go to

Painting workshop

Painter Michael Orwick will lead a three-day painting workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, to Monday, Oct. 21, at the Waverly Artists Group Studio and Gallery, 302 Colonades Way, Suite 209, Cary. The program costs $395. To register, email

Publishing workshop for new authors

A publishing workshop will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Holiday Inn Express, 1006 Marco Drive, Apex. The workshop costs $59. For details and registration, go to

‘Alice in Wonderland’ at The Halle

Infinity Ballet will perform “Alice in Wonderland” at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, and Sunday, Oct. 20, at The Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Tickets cost $6 at or 919-249-1120.

Art quilt exhibit

The Professional Art Quilters Alliance-South will present its annual exhibit, ARTQUILTS freezeframe, until Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 111 Ambassador Loop, Cary. The exhibit features works by artists inspired by photography.

Reel-ly Scary Cary Film Series

Koka Booth Amphitheatre will show movies at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 24-26. Tickets cost $5; free for children 12 and younger. For tickets, go to Here’s the schedule:

• Thursday, Oct. 24: “Cape Fear”

• Friday, Oct. 25: “Hotel Transylvania”

• Saturday, Oct. 26: “Sleepy Hollow”

‘The Unintentional Comedy of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow’

A play-within-a-play retelling of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, to Saturday, Oct. 26, at Stars Theater and Arts Center, 123 E. Vance St., Fuquay-Varina. Tickets cost $12; $8 for seniors and students. For tickets, go to

Western Wake Artists Studio Tour preview exhibition

A preview exhibition for the Western Wake Artists Studio Tour will begin with an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. The show will be open until Monday, Nov. 25. The Western Wake Artists Studio Tour will be in Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs and other towns in Western Wake County from Nov. 8-10. For details, go to

Harp guitar performance

Andrew Kasab will play harp guitar at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. Register at 919-463-8500. He will also perform at 1 p.m. at the Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherds Vineyard Drive, Apex. Register at 919-387-2100.