Daybook: June 25-June 28

June 23, 2014 

The Artistic Expressions gallery will host a reception for ceramic artwork by Jeff and Lisa Ross from 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 27, at 118 Raleigh St., Fuquay-Varina. For details, go to www.artisticexpressionsfv.com.

COURTESY OF JEFF AND LISA ROSS

Wednesday

Growers Market

The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays in Centennial Square at the corner of North Main and East Academy streets, Fuquay-Varina. For details, visit www.growers-market.org.

Ask the Columnist

Professional columnist Sarah Lindenfeld Hall will answer questions about writing articles or columns for publication at 7 p.m. at West Regional Library, 4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary. For details, call 919-463-8500.

Cary Photographic Artists

The Cary Photographic Artists will meet at 7 p.m. at The Cary, 122 E. Chatham St., Cary. John Flake will present “Lightroom: Part One, Bare Bones, How to Start.” The second part of the presentation will be on Wednesday, July 23. Visitors are welcome. For details, go to www.caryphotographicartists.org.

Holly Springs Community Band open rehearsal

The public is invited to listen to the Holly Springs Community Band rehearse from 7-8:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. For more information, go to www.hollyspringsband.net.

Thursday

Trail Treks: Buzzing Bees

Beginners will learn about bees from 2-3 p.m. at the American Tobacco Trail, starting in the New Hill parking area, 1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex. Register two days in advance for $5 per family. To register, call 919-387-4342, email harris.lake@wakegov.com or go to www.wakegov.com/parks/att.

Ask the Columnist

Professional columnist Luke DeCock will answer questions at 6:30 p.m. at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd’s Vineyard Drive, Apex. For details, call 919-387-2100.

Friday

Reception

The Waverly Artists Group will host a reception for Eric McRay, who has joined the gallery, from 6-9 p.m. Friday, June 27, at 302 Colonades Way, suite 209, Cary. McRay’s artwork will be on display and he will give a free lesson and demonstration from 2-5 p.m. For details, go to www.waverlyartistsgroup.com.

Scratchboard art exhibition

The International Society of Scratchboard Artists and the town of Cary will host an international show of scratchboard art from Wednesday, June 25, through Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop. A reception will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday. For information about the International Society of Scratchboard Artists, go to www.scratchboardsociety.com.

Double Take

The Holly Springs Cultural Center will host a free concert by Double Take from 6:30-9 p.m. at 300 W. Ballentine St.

Starlight Concert Series

The Page-Walker Arts & History Center will host a free concert by The Church Sisters at 7 p.m. at 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. Food and lawn chairs are allowed, but pets and alcohol are not. For details, go to bit.ly/1iPPWjS.

Sertoma Series concert

Cary’s Sertoma Series of free concerts will feature “Dragons and Movies” by the Triangle Brass band at 7 p.m. at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road. Bring a picnic and chairs or blankets. For details, call 919-469-4069 or go to www.townofcary.org.

‘Frozen’ at Morrisville park

Morrisville Community Park will screen “Frozen” for free at dark, around 8:30 p.m., at 1520 Morrisville Parkway. For details, go to www.ci.morrisville.nc.us.

Saturday

Farmers markets

• The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 135 W. Chatham St. For details, go to www.caryfarmersmarket.com.

• The Western Wake Farmers’ Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon at 1225 Morrisville-Carpenter Road, Cary. For details, go to www.westernwakefarmersmarket.org.

• The Holly Springs Farmers Market is open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in downtown Holly Springs. For details, go to www.hollyspringsnc.us.

• The Apex Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 220 N. Salem St., Apex. For details, go to www.apexfarmersmarket.com.

• The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Centennial Square at the corner of North Main and East Academy streets. For details, go to www.growers-market.org.

Car wash

Youth group members from the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir will host a car wash to raise money to expand facilities from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 101 Keybridge Drive #500, Morrisville.

Honeysuckle wreaths

Help remove invasive Japanese Honeysuckle at the American Tobacco Trail and make your own wreath from 9:30-11 a.m. starting in the New Hill parking area, 1309 New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Apex. Instructions and supplies will be provided. The event is for ages 8 and older. Register two days in advance for $3 per person or $5 per family. To register, call 919-387-4342, email harris.lake@wakegov.com or go to www.wakegov.com/parks/att.

Hands-On Learning

Barnes & Noble will host children ages 7 and older for an activity with rubber band race cars at 2 p.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary. Space is limited, and registration is required. Sign up in the children’s department of the store.

Murder at The Juice Joint

The Ballentine-Spence House will host a murder mystery party from 6-8 p.m. at 109 E. Spring St., Fuquay-Varina. Reservations are required, and 20 free tickets are available. For details or reservations, call 925-399-1629 or go to ballentinespencehouse.wordpress.com.

‘Dragons and Movies’

The Triangle Brass Band will present its concert “Dragons and Movies” at 7 p.m. in Apex’s new Nature Park, 2600 Evans Road. The concert is free. For details, call 919-238-9108, email info@trianglebass.org or go to www.trianglebrass.org.

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