Fuquay-Varina has different plans for the Fourth of July celebrations by having their celebrations on the 3rd! Come out to Fuquay to experience food trucks, musical acts, and an epic fireworks display! Gates open at 6:00 pm, then maybe the next day you can head over to Cary or Raleigh for even more Independence Day Celebrations. Keep an eye out the rest of the week for more coming your way this weekend. Where will you be found on the Fourth?
Recently, BizJournals posted an article about how the Home sales in October 2014 increased versus October 2013. This is an awesome article on the sales prices as well, please contact me if you are interested homes in the Triangle area.
Located in the renovated historic building The Proenade, Common Grounds Coffee is a wonderful spot in Downtown Apex to get your morning dose of caffeine. You can also grab some ice cream, tea or a sandwich while you are there! Local coffee shops are wonderful hangouts to read the morning paper or catch up on local news. Friday and Saturday nights also feature music from artists in the area, a great way to spend the weekend supporting the local scene.
Location: 219 N Salem Street, Suite 101, Apex NC
Phone: (919) 387-0873
Downtown Cary has been growing in recent years, including a new coffee shop. Today though we are going to highlight a beautiful family owned establishment called Java Jive. All the beans that are used are actually roasted and selected by the owner’s brother! You can get a whole lot more than just coffee at this place, there are some delicious milkshakes, smoothies, sodas and juices. You can get all the classic coffee and expresso drinks, or try something new from who ever is behind the counter! Please stop by and try something new, as well as help out a local business.
Location: 2425 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC 27518
Phone: (919) 816-8888
The Raleigh Convention Center was built back in 2008 and has already housed hundreds of high school graduates, as well as been the location for several major conventions in the area. It can hold an event for anywhere from 50 to 5,000 people! It is about 500,000 sq ft including Ballrooms, Exhibition Hall, a Lobby at Street Level, and in close proximity to hotels, Red Hat Amphitheater and Duke Energy Center.
One of the major Conventions that they host is Animazement! Last year there were over ten thousand people who attended! You may have noticed a ton of people in costume walking around Raleigh during Memorial Weekend. They were cosplay attendees going to the convention.
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 996-8500
The Matthews House is located in the Downtown Cary area and is the ultimate location for your Wedding or next Corporate Event in the Cary area. They are amazing at keeping local business cards there as well if you do not have a florist or photographer yet. Also, Cary High School has used them in the past to host their ROTC Military Ball.
In 1915, The Matthews House was built and has since been redecorated and renovated over the years in a Greek Renaissance Style. They offer a ballroom, spacious reception, large bridal suite, library and three bedrooms that are fully furnished. Call them up, or check out their website for more details!
Website: Click Here
Location: 317 W. Chatham Street, Cary 27511
Phone: (919) 467-1944
On the last Friday of the month, the Town of Cary allows some shops to stay open late and have a tour come through to experience some beautiful artwork! In 2005, the Cary Art Loop was founded with the mission “To maintain a thriving Arts community through positive partnerships and exchanges between artists and Cary venues. We are committed to the esthetic enhancement of our community“. The main event so to speak is Final Fridays, which take place from 6pm to 9pm. August 29th will be the 9th Anniversary of the Cary Art Loop!!! There will be work from 20 different artists and the enhibit will run through September 23rd. If you are unable to make it to Final Friday, you can still go to the venues during regular hours to see the beautiful pieces of work.
Location: 200 S. Academy Street, Suite 120
Phone: (919) 462-2035
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