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Playing video games...can come in handy? - 02/29/12 01:07 PM
tagged: Entertainment, featured, fun, Kids Activites, things to do in cary, things to do in cary nc Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…MarioKart Tourney Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Free Events, Kids Activities What will you be doing with your extra Leap Year day? Of course the answer will be going to work or school, but you can use this extra time to get practice in for Eva Perry Library’s MarioKart Tourney! On March 3rd from 1 pm to 4pm, the best video game players will be competing for the title of Best MarioKart (1 comments)
Do You have what it takes? - 02/29/12 12:03 PM
Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Climb-A-Thon Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Sports, Uncategorized, Volunteer Activities The Triangle Rock Club in Morrisville is hosting a Climb-A-Thon on March 2nd starting at 8pm and running until 8 am the following morning. There can be a maximum of 24 teams of four each. $100 for registration per team. When you register, each person on your team receives a shirt and bag. To compete at the event your team must raise a minimum of $1,000. Ronald McDonald House is setting up web pages for each team to solicit (1 comments)
Wake Hospice Annual Dinner - 02/27/12 12:39 PM
tagged: dining, featured, fundraiser, Prestonwood Country Club Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Wake Hospice Annual Dinner Posted by The Cary Concierge in Auction, Cary NC, Events, Food
Last year the Wake Hospice Annual Dinner raised $101,000! That is 673 days of direct patient care. This year they are hoping to reach a goal of $111,000. There will be a cocktail reception, dinner and live auction at the Prestonwood Country Club. Tickets cost $150 and a table of 10 will be $1,500. Also, author Clyde Edgerton shall be in attendance. There is an exciting night planned (1 comments)
Where'd I Put My Keys! (Monday Funny) - 02/27/12 12:26 PM
Here in Cary, NC the weather is mighty bleak and rainy. In the middle of such a sad day, this blog seemed to appear and make my frown into a smile. If you are having a bad day or just want a good laugh, please read!
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Several days ago as I left a meeting at our church, I desperately gave myself a personal TSA pat down.
I was looking for my keys. They were not in my pockets. A quick search in the meeting room revealed (2 comments)
2012 Fiat 500C for only $110???? - 02/26/12 09:58 AM
tagged: Auction, Cary, cary concierge, featured Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Cary Chamber Auction and Car Raffle Posted by The Cary Concierge in Auction, Cary NC, Events, Family Activities, Uncategorized If I told you that you could win a 2012 Fiat 500C for FREE, what would you think? Okay, what about if you could have it for only…$110? The Cary Chamber is having their annual Auction and Car Raffle. Tickets for the car raffle are $100 and the entry fee is $10. This event is happening March 1st from 5:30 pm to 8 pm and all of Cary (3 comments)
Dine with the Chef and the Matthews House - 02/26/12 09:56 AM
tagged: Dining Out, featured, food, The Matthews House Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Dine with Chef Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Food, Restaurants And More The Matthews House is hosting a special small group event on February 29th, sponsored by the Triangle Food Tour. They are offering a unique opportunity at one of their participating tour restaurants to enjoy an exceptional prix fixe meal that is personally prepared and hosted by the chef! Instead of sending the waiter back with the compliments, you can tell him yourself! Call the number below for more information (3 comments)
Shape Note Singing - 02/24/12 12:43 PM
tagged: featured, FREE, music, Seniors, singing Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Shape Note Singing Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Free Events, Music, Seniors PineCone and Triangle Shape Note Singers sponsor a monthly event at the Glenaire Retirement Community. Every 4th Sunday of the month, members meet to go over music. New members and beginning singers are always welcome to join. The music is provided, all you have to do is show up and have a great time! Hope to see and hear your lovely voices this Sunday, February 26th, at 2 pm. Location: 4000 (2 comments)
Nate the Great comes to Cary - 02/24/12 12:41 PM
tagged: Barnes and Noble, featured, FREE, fun Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Nate the Great comes to Cary Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Family Activities, Family Activities, Free Events, Kids Activities Barnes and Noble Story Time events has a very special treat lined up for February 24th. Everyone’s favorite pancake loving boy detective is coming the Barnes and Noble! Raleigh Little Theatre is giving a sneak peak at their production of “Nate the Great” at 7 pm. Meet the actors and learn more about the theatre at this special outing. Bring the whole family (1 comments)
NC Peace Prize Event - 02/22/12 11:57 AM
tagged: featured, page walker center, things to do in cary nc, Volunteer Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…NC Peace Prize Event Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Uncategorized Presenting of the 2012 NC Peace Prize will take place on February 26th and everyone is invited to attend! A reception starts off the evening with refreshments at 3 pm and the award is presented at 4 pm. This year’s speaker is Peace Corps Deputy Director Carrie Hassler-Radelet. The NC Peace Corps Association would also like the recognize Emily Susan Balog of Burlington, NC for her service (2 comments)
20 Years of Vocal Motion - 02/22/12 11:56 AM
tagged: cary concierge, Entertainment, featured, Performing Arts Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Vocal Motion Performance Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Concerts, Events, Family Activities, Family Activities, Free Events, Music, Performing Arts 2012 will be the 20th Annicersary of the SAS group; Vocal Motion. They have been dancing, singing and making music together for a long time here in Cary. If you have not seen them yet or are an avid fan, then this is the concert to go see. The show “Blast from the Past” is a Broadway-style show including some classic favorites: Walk like an (2 comments)
Help Support Local Artists - 02/20/12 12:22 PM
tagged: arts & crafts, feature, featured, food, music Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Stillwater Blue Party Posted by The Cary Concierge in Art, Auction, Cary NC, Events, Food, Music, Performing Arts Help support local artists and production at Meredith College February 25th at The Park at Crossroads. There will be live bluegrass music from local musician Mike Baranski, live aution, heavy hor d’Oeuvres and an open bar. All donations go directly to the population at Meredith College, artists fee and production support of new work. Do not miss this great event and chance to give back to the (2 comments)
Day out with the Grandchildren - 02/20/12 12:15 PM
tagged: Cary Senior Center, featured, fun, Science Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Grand Adventures Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Kids Activities, Seniors The Cary Senior Center presents Grand Adventures, day trips for Grandparents and Grandchildren around the area. On February 21st, also a Wake County Teacher Workday, will be the Downtown Raleigh adventure. First, explore the Marbles Museum for two hours on a science exploration. Then a stop for lunch (please come with a bag lunch of your own, only drinks are provided). After lunch will be a whole new adventure at the NC (1 comments)
Welcome Donna Washington to Cary, NC! - 02/18/12 08:42 AM
tagged: Cary, Cary Arts Center,featured, fun, Performing Arts Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Donna Washington Posted by The Cary Concierge in Art, Cary NC, Events, Family Activities,Performing Arts Donna Washington comes to the Cary Arts Center as apart of Creative Fire: An African American Celebration of the Arts. She is an award winning story teller, recording artist and author. At theCary Arts Center she hopes to bring her tales to life with all of you! Tickets are $5 per person. Bring out the whole family tomorrow (February 19th) from 3 pm to 5 pm to experience it for yourself. Location: 101 Dry Avenue Phone: (919) 469-4069 (1 comments)
Eileen Ivers comes to Cary - 02/17/12 02:26 PM
Thing to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Welcome Eileen Ivers! Posted by The Cary Concierge in Art, Cary NC, Events, Family Activities, Music, Performing Arts On February 18th at 7:30 pm the Cary Arts Center welcomes fiddler Eileen Ivers to Cary. She is a Grammy winner fiddler who starred in the original musical of “Riverdance”. Since then, she has played with Hall and Oats, Sting, Chieftans, and many more. She has even been called the “Jimi Hendrix of Fiddle” by the New York Times. Come out to her concert this Saturday and experience the music for yourself. Location: 101 Dry (2 comments)
Creative Fire! - 02/17/12 02:23 PM
tagged: Cary Arts Center, featured, FREE, things to do in cary nc Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Creative Fire Posted by The Cary Concierge in Art, Cary NC, Events, Family Activities, Free Events, Music, Performing Arts Celebrate the African American arts at the Creative Fire event going on at the Cary Arts Center on February 18th at 9 am. There will be workshops and performances going on all day long. One of the workshops will be writing for inspired young authors with special tribute to Gil Scott Heron and a digital media workshop open to everyone. A marketplace (1 comments)
Children's Consignment Sale in Cary - 02/17/12 02:22 PM
tagged: Cary, family, featured, FREE Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…20th Annual Children’s Consignment Sale Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Family Activities, Family Activities, Free Events This year will be the 20th Annual Spring Children’s Consignment Sale at the First United Methodist Church in Cary. There will be book, toys, nursery equipment, maternity clothes and more. The two days of the sale are going to be on February 17th and the 18th. On the 17th, it is open from 6 pm to 9pm and from 8 am to 11 am on the 18th. The (1 comments)
Spaghetti Anyone? - 02/15/12 06:03 PM
tagged: Cary, featured, food, fun Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Special Spaghetti Fundraiser Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Family Activities, Food First Baptist Church of Cary and the Cary-Page Rotary Club are teaming up to host a Spaghetti Fundraiser event on February 16th from 11 am until 7:30 pm. It will take place in the Fellowship Hall. Cost per person will be $7. Entertainment shall be provided! The goal this year is to raise $25,000. Please help them reach this goal by the end of the year by getting a great early start! (2 comments)
2nd Annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball - 02/15/12 05:43 PM
tagged: dancing, featured, food, fun Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Family Activities, Food, Halloween Activities, Music St. Michael’s Catholic Church will be having the 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball on February 18th starting at 7 pm. Tickets cost $30 per person and can be paid for in advance or bought at the door. Your ticket includes a three course meal of New Orleans recipes and dancing. Mardi Gras Jazz tunes, old favorites and today’s Top 40 will be playing for you to dance tot (2 comments)
Sweetheart Serenade was lovely the other night - 02/15/12 05:42 PM
tagged: Cary, featured, fun, holiday things to do Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Sweetheart Serenade Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, holiday activities, Music, Performing Arts The Cary High School concert chorus will be performing their singing valentine songs for their friends and parents on February 13th at 7 pm. The cost is $5 for adults and $2 for students. The group will sing two songs together, then the individual groups perform and a few students have their own solos. Bring out your sweetheart to an evening of “Silly Love Songs”. There is not a (1 comments)
Derby Hats - 02/11/12 12:33 PM
I just finished writing a post about all the wonderful night I had at Cary Christian's Annual benefit auction and gala. Now I would like to simply share with you some of the hats that I saw. In the last post, I showed you what my own hat looked like a only a couple others. This post will be all the different hats I saw last night. I hope you enjoy them! I am sorry about the size, I made them smaller but for some reason they still show up HUGE on Active Rain. More techy stuff that I shall have (3 comments)
Check out the Kentucky Derby Hats as we raised $$ - 02/11/12 12:20 PM
Thought you would love to see the variety of hats on displayed by the lovely ladies last night at the Annual Auction and Gala held by Cary Christian School in Cary NC. The gala was held at the prestigious Prestonwood Country Club. The band was upbeat, the food exceptional and the attendees were enjoying the opportunity to support such a good cause with raffles, silent auctions and the LIVE auction. I think the hit of the night was the cute little puppy that sold for $2000 - what a charmer he was. Bud and I are pleased with all our treasures, (0 comments)
New Yogurt Shop opening in Cary - 02/11/12 11:35 AM
tagged: featured, food, FREE, fun Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Menchie’s Yogurt Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Family Activities, Food, Free Events, Kids Activities, Restaurants And More Menchie’s Yogurt open today! Come out for a whole day of fun activities and free yogurt. Everyone that comes by from 11 am to 2 pm will get a free frozen yogurt, chance to get their face painted and time on the bouncy house. The first 50 children get free color-in t-shirts and the first 50 people in line get gift bags with a magnet and Menchie’s (3 comments)
Once in a Blue Moon Bakery - 02/10/12 04:07 PM
tagged: featured, food, fun, holiday things to do Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Once in a Blue Moon Bakery Posted by The Cary Concierge in Bakery & Coffee Shops, Cary NC, Food, Restaurants And More Once in a Blue Moon Bakery is the Perfect place to get your Valentine’s Day Cake from for this Tuesday. Make sure you place your order 72 hours ahead of time so that there is time to process just what you want. Also, know that they are going to a lot of orders coming in, so make sure you know exactly what you (3 comments)
Valentine's Day dinner by Herons - 02/10/12 03:59 PM
tagged: featured, food, holiday things to do, things to do in cary nc Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Valentine’s Day Celebration Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Food, holiday activities, Restaurants And More Herons restaurant, part of the Umstead hotel and Spa, is offering a Valentine’s Day menu from Friday the 10th until the 18th. You can choose between a five course meal that does or does not include wine pairings. This five star restaurant is helmed by chef de Cuisine Steven D. Greene. Cost per person is $84. Wine pairings will be $35 per (0 comments)
Valentine's Day Celebration at Ruckus - 02/08/12 05:30 PM
tagged: featured, food, fun, holiday things to do Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Valentine’s Wine Dinner Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Food, holiday activities, Restaurants And More Ruckus is having a Valentine’s Wine Dinner celebration on February 13th from 6:30 pm to 9 pm. Please call and save a spot for you and your sweetheart before all the tables are taken! There will be a four course meal, and each course will be paired with a different wine that compliments the dish. The theme for the menu is “Inspired by Chocolate”. Each dish has (1 comments)
Valentine's Day Dinner at the Matthew's House - 02/08/12 04:33 PM
tagged: Cary, featured, food, holiday things to do Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…The Matthew’s House Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Food, holiday activities, Restaurants And More The Matthew’s House is presenting a Valentine’s Dinner on February 11th. Cocktail hour begins at 6:30 pm and dinner and dancing at 7:30 pm. There will be a choice of signature salad and rolls with Carolina Flair, Chicken Roulade, Carving Board, Pasta Primavera and Julienne Vegetable Medley. Desserts and more will follow. The cost is $50 per person, not including tax or service fee. You know that (0 comments)
New York Bagel opens up in Cary, NC - 02/06/12 05:32 PM
tagged: Cary, featured, food, things to do in cary nc Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…New York Bagel and Deli Posted by The Cary Concierge in Bakery & Coffee Shops, Cary NC, Events, Food, Restaurants And More
Give a huge welcome to the newest member of the Cary area: New York Bagels! The Grand Opening was just recently and, if you receive the money mailer at your house, a full menu was sent to you. They serve breakfast, lunch, bakery treats, bagels (of course) and much more! They are open from 6 am to 4pm (1 comments)
The Cary Christian School Benefit Auction - 02/06/12 05:01 PM
Truly from my heart, I have so much fun going to this annual auction/gala at Prestonwood Country Club. The food is wonderful, the band is always top notch and it is fun to watch people spend their money on such a good cause. If you can’t make it this year, go to www.carychristianauction.org and place a bid on as many items as you like. Hope to see and meet you Friday night. Location: 300 Prestonwood Parkway, Cary Phone: (919) 303-2560 PS - Pictures of my Derby hat will be up soon! (0 comments)
Update on the Cary Christian Auction-Gala - 02/05/12 09:30 AM
tagged: featured, fun, music, things to do in cary nc Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Cary Christian Auction-Gala Posted by The Cary Concierge in Auction, Cary NC, Events, Food, Music I know that earlier I wrote about this year’s Cary Christian Auction and Gala, but this is just a reminder. The date is right around the corner! Do You have all your Derby gear ready for February 10th? There will be dining, live musical entertainment and many interesting Derby hats to see. If you cannot attend the gala and would still like to partake in their silent auction, (1 comments)
Cary #1 - Woot! - 02/04/12 04:53 PM
Part of 10 Real Estate Markets to Watch in 2012 (an Inman News Special Report) the Raleigh-Cary area was rated as number one! It has a brief summary about the town - population, median sales prices, foreclosure activity, etc. before talking about the area's market. Below is the word for word article about our area. I hope you enjoy! "Despite a steep drop in sales, the Raleigh-Cary market saw considerable price appreciation last year, with its median sales price for single-family homes jumping 7.3 percent from third-quarter 2010 to third-quarter 2011. At $224,300, the Raleigh-Cary metro had the highest median sales (1 comments)
Hearts for Matt Gala - 02/04/12 03:54 PM
tagged: Cary, featured, holiday things to do, things to do in cary nc Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Hearts for Matt Posted by The Cary Concierge in Auction, Cary NC, Events, Uncategorized The Kildaire Farm Racquet and Swim Club would like to invite all adults 21 and older to attend the first annual Hearts for Matt Gala. There will be a DJ, dancing, catered hors d’oeuvres. a silent auction, and more. The silent auction items range from a date night package to autographed sports equipement. All the proceeds benefit the Matt Cossa Memorial Fuondation for Cancer Research. Purchase (1 comments)
Pre-Super Bowl OPEN HOUSE this SUNDAY - 02/03/12 06:00 PM
Pre-Super Bowl OPEN HOUSE this SUNDAY Let’s get this house SOLD! Pre-Super Bowl OPEN HOUSE with meatballs and wings at 925 Bentbury in Cary from 1 to 4 pm on Sunday. Take Piney Plains, turn on Stephens road and follow the signs. It’s a gorgeous house with a great location. (1 comments)
Wine and Chocolate Tasting - 02/03/12 04:19 PM
tagged: Cary, featured, food, holiday things to do Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Wine and Chocolate Tasting Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Food, Restaurants And More SIP…A Wine Store would like to put together some wine and local, handmade chocolates for you to try. This would be the Perfect time to put together something special for your sweetheart. Find the perfect combination for their favorite wine or chocolate. Don’t miss out on this opportunity. The tasting is today from 5 pm to 8 pm. Location: 1055 Darrington Drive Phone: (919) 467-7880 (0 comments)
Super Bowl Palooza - 02/03/12 04:17 PM
tagged: Cary, featured, food, Sports Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…SuperBowl Palooza Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Food, Restaurants And More, Sports, Sports Bar Would you rather sit at home on the couch watching the SuperBowl or spend the day with die hard fans yelling, screaming, and crying over the whole thing at Ruckus while chowing down on some hot wings? I think we both know which is the better option. Ruckus has an abundance of flat screens and will use 2 projection screen tvs to show you the game. It is $15 to (0 comments)
Valentines for Veterans - 02/01/12 03:33 PM
tagged: Cary, featured, FREE, fun Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Valentines for Veterans Posted by The Cary Concierge in Art, Cary NC, CRAFT FAIR, Events, Free Events, holiday activities, Kids Activities Eva Perry Library in Apex is hosting Valentines for Veterans on February 2nd from 4 pm to 5 pm. You can either make the valentines at home to bring in or use the supplies provided at the library. This event is for grades 3 – 12. If you need community service hours, making five valentines will count as two hours. Those of you making them at home, (3 comments)
Kevin Smith interacts with fans - 02/01/12 03:32 PM
tagged: Cary, Entertainment, featured, fun Things to do in Cary by the Cary Concierge…Kevin Smith: Live from Behind Posted by The Cary Concierge in Cary NC, Events, Uncategorized Regal Crossroads 20 is presenting Kevin Smith: Live from Behind on February 2nd at 9:30 pm. The filmaker will interact with his fans across the country on this night. Preceding the event will be a showing of “Jay and Silent Bob get old”. Call the number below for ticket information and pricing. Location: 501 Caitboo Avenue Phone: (919) 676-FILM (0 comments)
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