Upcoming events

    • 24 Mar 2024
    • 4:00 PM
    • Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Main Gallery

    Cary and the Friends of the Page-Walker present concert pianist Solomon Eichner as he returns to the Page-Walker with classical selections after a sold-out debut in 2022. Declared by the American Liszt Society as "A sensitive pianist, [his] playing is poetic, beautiful and moving with deep feeling...." Solomon Eichner has played all over the globe and throughout the U.S. He debuted with the North Carolina Symphony in 2021 with Saint Saens Carnival of the Animals and performed with the symphony in January 2022 for Beethoven's Triple Concerto with Conductor Christoph Koening. Eichner is a graduate of Peabody Conservatory and Manhattan School of Music, and is on faculty at the North Carolina Chamber Music Institute.

    Light refreshments served at intermission.

    Concert tickets can be purchased for $22 at:

    • The Cary Theater (122 E. Chatham St.; Box Office hours are W-Sat, noon-6 p.m. and Sun 1-5 p.m.)
    • 05 May 2024
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Page-Walker Arts & History Center

    The Friends will be hosting their 13th annual Herbfest on Sunday, May 5 from noon to 4:00 p.m. on the lovely grounds of the Page-Walker Arts & History Center in downtown Cary. Guests will have the opportunity to visit booths selling herbs, native plants and perennials in addition to craft booths where local artisans will sell items related to gardening and nature.

    Our must-see butterfly release will take place at 2:30 p.m.  A special activity for the kids will be available, and our popular Young Friends bake sale featuring delicious treats will take place all day. A local food truck will have food available for sale.

    Festival-goers can tour the Anne B. Kratzer Educational Garden, including a close-up look at the historic 1850’s Page smokehouse. Guests can also learn about the Pollinator Garden at the Page-Walker, a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat that features wild plants.

    If you would like to be a vendor at Herbfest, please complete an application Food/craft vendors are asked to reflect the theme of Herbfest, which is centered on gardening, herbs, native plants, perennials, nature, cooking, and the contribution these pursuits make to a healthy lifestyle.

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