Arts Notes: Oct. 2

September 30, 2013 

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


The Cary Players will present “Nunsense” from Friday, Oct. 4, to Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary. Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for seniors and students. For details, go to

‘Of Sound Mind and Dead Body’

Koka Booth Amphitheatre will host a magician’s show that features a murder-mystery plot at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Tickets, which cost $50, are on sale at the venue, 8003 Regency Parkway in Cary, from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays or at For details, call 919-462-2025 or go to

Family dance at The Halle

The Halle Cultural Arts Center will host a family dance night from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Families can learn square, circle, Appalachian and more dances. Tickets are $5 per family or $2 per person.

Depot Concert Series at The Halle

The final free outdoor concert in the 2013 Depot Concert Series will feature Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, in the parking lot of the historic train depot at 220 N. Salem St., Apex. Alcohol and pets are prohibited. For details, go to

‘Close Encounters: Tales of Space, Ghosts & Blood!’

The Cary Playwrights’ Forum will present a reading of “Close Encounters: Tales of Space, Ghosts & Blood!” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct, 11, and Saturday, Oct. 12, in the Paul Cooper Room of the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. The show is free, but a $10 donation is suggested. For details, go to

Marvelous Music series

As part of the third Marvelous Music season, performances will begin at 7 p.m. at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Tickets are $26 for adults, $24 for seniors and $88 for a pack of four. Here’s the schedule:

• Friday, Oct. 11: The Gibson Brothers.

• Saturday, Nov. 16: Dallas Brass.

For details, go to

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. 12: Take 5 Quintet.

• Saturday, Oct. 19: Paula Snyder.

• Saturday, Oct. 26: Ladies of the Lake.

For details, go to

Downtown Performers Series

As the final act in Cary’s Downtown Performers Series, comedian John Floyd will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the corner of Academy Street and Kildaire Farm Road. For details, call 919-469-4061.

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

Cary Downtown Farmers’ Market crafts show

The Cary Downtown Farmers’ Market will host its second annual crafts show from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at 301 S. Academy St. For details and vendor applications, go to

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