Community calendar: Aug. 28-Aug. 31

August 26, 2013 

Wednesday

Fuquay-Varina Farmers Market

The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina is open 3-6 p.m. at Centennial Square on the corner of North Main and East Academy streets. Details: www. growers-market.org.

Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass Series

Old Habits will perform 5:30 p.m. at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets are $5; kids 12 and younger are admitted free. Buy tickets at the venue or at www.etix.com. Picnics, pets, lawn chairs, blankets and cameras are allowed. Alcohol is prohibited.

Thursday

Book discussion at Barnes & Noble

Katharine Ashe will discuss her new historical romance novel, “I Married the Duke: The Prince Catchers,” 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 760 SE Maynard Road, Cary.

Friday

Anniversary party for Cary Gallery of Artists

Celebrate the eighth anniversary of the Cary Gallery of Artists with art and cake 6-9 p.m. at 200 S. Academy St., Suite 120, Cary. The gallery will also honor one of its founders, Winnie Ferguson, with a feature show and reception. For information about the gallery, go to http:// carygalleryofartists.org.

Artist receptions

The Paige-Walker Arts and History Center will host receptions for Scott Mais’ photography and Barbara Ya-Li Wen’s paintings 6-8 p.m. at 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary.

‘Lineage’ art show reception

The Halle Cultural Arts Center will host a reception for “Lineage,” its juried art show, 6-8 p.m. at 237 N. Salem St., Apex. “Lineage” shows the personal influences and changes in artists’ work. The show will run until Friday, Oct. 4.

Open house at Waverly Artists Group

The Waverly Artists Group will host an open house with music, refreshments, an auction and a watercolor painting demonstration by Ken Hobson 6-9 p.m. at 302 Colonades Way, Suite 209, Cary. For details, go to www.waverlyartistsgroup.com.

Saturday

Saturday for Kids

Saturday for Kids at Barnes & Noble will provide hands-on learning activities for ages 3 to 7 at 2 p.m. at 760 SE Maynard Road.

Farmers Markets

• The Cary Downtown Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 301 S. Academy St., Cary. 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 2 p.m. at 220 N. Salem St., Apex. For details, visit www.apexfarmersmarket.com.

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

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