Bond Park Community Center
150 Metro Park Drive
Cary, NC 27513
Fred G. Bond Community Center at Town of Cary
Located within Fred G. Bond Metro Park, the 29,000-square-foot Bond Park Community Center provides opportunities for athletic programs, fitness and activity classes. The Town of Cary’s second community center, which was dedicated in 2000, has three full-time and several part-time staff members. This staff coordinates the popular Summer Day Camp and Teen Adventure Camp, offered during the summer months, and many other fitness and wellness programs for individuals and families. The community center is adjacent to the Cary Senior Center.
Cary Arts Center
101 Dry Avenue
Cary, NC 27513
Cary Arts Center @ Town of Cary
The Cary Arts Center is Cary’s 13 million dollar crown jewel featuring art exhibits, dance, theatre and musical performances, open rehearsals and interactive cultural experiences, adult class samplers, kid-friendly craft projects and building tours.
A cooperative operated by local artists, Cary Gallery of Artists features contemporary and traditional fine art and fine craft, with more than 300 artworks exhibited by 20 artists from the Triangle area. Our wide array of artworks includes paintings in all media, jewelry, ceramics, wood and fiber art. Displays are changed each month before Cary’s Art Loop, on the last Friday of each month from 6-9 pm. Established in 2005, Cary Gallery of Artists is the oldest operating gallery in Cary. We opened our doors just days before the very first Cary Art Loop and have participated every month since.
Cary Senior Center
120 Maury O’Dell Place
Cary NC 27513
The Cary Senior Center
The Cary Senior Center is a 17,000 square foot recreation and education facility designed by and for the adults 55 and older in Cary. Several local senior citizen groups meet there, and activities and exercise classes are held daily.
Cary Town Hall Gallery
316 N. Academy Street
Cary NC 27513
Public Arts Facility
Cary Visual Art, Inc.
PO Box 4322
Cary, NC 27519
Cary Visual Art, a nonprofit 501(c)3, places art and fosters community engagement through public art, bringing both beauty and a unique character to Cary. VVA’s founders are a group of individuals and business professionals passionate about the ability of public art to enhance and transform a community.CVA programming falls into three categories: Permanent Placements, Exhibitions and Community Programs – all for the purposes of enhancing the quality of life for Cary residents and to create a lasting impression for visitors. Many of CVA’s placements have become immediately recognizable and loved throughout the community. The beautiful gate “Overture” by Jim Gallucci welcomes all that enter the Koka Booth Amphitheater and “KATAL” the playful earth dragon at Marla Dorrel Park are two examples. Thanks to our volunteers’ passion, community members and businesses recognize that public art enhance the quality of life and economic vitality in Cary.
Coffee & Crepes
315 Crossroads Blvd,
Cary, NC 27518
Coffee & Crepes was conceived and created by local entrepreneurs, Andres and Terri Pastrana in April of 2003. Word has gotten out. You can get authentic, delicious crepes in the Triangle!
Herbert C. Young Community Center
101 Wilkinson Ave.
Cary NC 27513
The Herbert C. Young Community Center, conveniently located in downtown Cary, features several areas for celebrations and special occasions. Our Room A can accommodate 200 seated guests, and our Room B can accommodate 175 standing, mingling guests. If your party is larger than 200, our gymnasium can be converted into a banquet hall just for your event. A catering kitchen is also available to rent, and we have no restrictions on who caters your event! The Herbert C. Young Community Center is perfectly suitable for rehearsal dinners, banquets, Quinceeras and wedding receptions. Alcohol is allowed (with some restrictions), round banquet tables are available and the price is right!
Page-Walker Arts & History Center
119 Ambassador Loop
Cary NC 27513
Page-Walker House @ Town of Cary
The Page-Walker Arts & History Center was built as a railroad hotel in 1868 by Cary’s founder Frank Page and is listed on the National Register for Historic Places. In 1985, a citizens group, Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel, joined with the Town of Cary to save and restore the building as an arts and history center. Today, it is alive with classes, events, performances, receptions and gallery exhibitions featuring the work of local and regional artists. The Page-Walker has two gallery spaces and actively participates in Cary Art Loop.
Studio 180 Salon
Studio 180 Salon is a renowned boutique hair salon that focuses on fine hair care and product support, special occasions and general fashion consulting. The salon also sponsors many in-house events, display artist’s works and serves as a Cary Art Loop Final Fridays event location.
Village Art Circle
200 S. Academy St.,
Cary, NC 27511
The Village Art Circle is a place that fosters one’s creativity and confidence as an artist. It is also a studio where artists create.The Circle is a wonderful, well -lit environment for exhibits, providing an opportunity for guest and member artists to exhibit their work. Exhibits will be open to the public, and the Village Art Circle will participate on Final Fridays as part of the Cary Art Loop. The Circle will provide both instructional and non-instructional opportunities including workshops and ongoing classes. The Circle offers artists a place to exchange their creative ideas, share artistic endeavors, critique one another’s work and gather for social activities to bolster the artist community in Cary.
Cary Pottery is the studio and gallery of Master Potter, Kenneth Neilsen. Kenneth handcrafts each piece of pottery on-site and is always inspired by his customers who present him with ideas for new pieces and exciting glaze color combinations. All of his pottery is stoneware, so it is functional in the home as well as being colorful, durable and attractive. The gallery also shows and sells the jewelry of local artist, Susan Hamilton, who creates unique combinations of genuine stones, pearls and crystals.
Chatham Hill Winery & Event Venue has recently (June 2013) to downtown Cary at 8245 Chapel Hill Road and has been a supporter of local artists since its inception in 1999. Hosting art exhibits in its Tasting Room Art Gallery, Chatham Hill Winery offers the perfect space and atmosphere where artists can share their work with the community as well as visitors from around the country. A one month exhibition schedule is offered with an Opening Reception available for friends, family and community.Chatham Hill Winery & Event Venue was the 14th winery in North Carolina making it one of the oldest fully operational winery. An Urban Winery, grapes for wines are grown primarily in the Yadkin Valley, north of Winston Salem and are brought to the winery at harvest for fermentation, aging, bottling and sales through the winery tasting room and distribution. Award-winning wines include European varietals such as Viognier, Chardonay, Riesling, Pinot Grigio, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. For those preferring the sweeter wines, Chatham Hill produces a bright, fruit infused brand, Sweet Carolina, which is available in peach, pomegranate, blackberry and other fruits.
303 E. Durham Rd.,
Cary, NC 27513
Founded in 1987, American Turkish Association of North Carolina (ATA-NC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting awareness of Turkish culture and sharing Turkish heritage within the Triangle community and throughout the state of North Carolina.The Turkish House is few blocks from the Town of Cary building. It is a multipurpose place for exhibitions, parties, meetings, concerts, festivals, language classes, cooking classes, literature workshops. Multiple events by ATA-NC are held at the Turkish House – free and open to the public. The venue is also available for a private use rental at an affordable price.ATA-NC has been working with Town of Cary in many collaboration events to benefit the Cary residents and the areas surrounding Cary.The venue is set up with a music system, exhibit and art display system, projector, projector screen, tables, and chairs. Multiple rooms; 2 kitchens equipped with refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, mini stove; restrooms; and outside sitting area enables the venue to accommodate large groups for various events.
My Friend Teresa Studios
My Friend Teresa Studios is a boutique photography studio in Cary, NC specializing in portrait photography that shows everyone from the camera-shy to the goof-ball at their best. Principal photographer, Teresa Porter, has been recognized by Rolling Stone Magazine and published on the Huffington Post. Teresa specializes in creating and installing beautiful wall art from your portraits, and offers a wide range of heirloom portrait products. My Friend Teresa Studios also offers small group classes and private lessons for photo-enthusiasts of all ages, skill levels, and camera-types who want to expand their photography skills.
Our studio features examples of Teresa’s work, but also from time to time will feature galleries of her student’s work. Her students range in age from teen to adult. We will coordinate the student gallery events with the Final Friday art crawl.