Special Series

OPERA! From London’s Royal Opera House

ROH logoWe are delighted to bring a full season of the best opera from the Royal Opera House to you for 2018 / 2019.  Experience the magic of this classic artform here at The Cary! Enjoy pre-show and intermission interviews and behind the scenes access with your ticket.

November 25 – Die Walkure

February 17 – Queen of Spades

March 10 – La Traviata

April 28 – La Forza del Destino

June 2 – Faust

Tickets on sale soon!

Sensory Friendly Screenings

We want people of all ages and abilities to enjoy films in a safe & environment. Our SENSORY FRIENDLY SCREENING is open to all. Experience the movie with the lights brought up and the sound turned down. Attendees are welcome to get up, sing, walk, dance, and experience the film just the way it’s best for you!

November 6 at 3 pm – Rio

Cost $3

Environmentally Speaking: Green Movie Series

Environmentally Speaking FlyerWe’ve partnered with the Town of Cary’s Sustainability group and the Environmental Advisory Board to present a series of films that explore environmental and sustainability themes. Each screening has thought-provoking films coupled with engaging discussions following.

November 8, 2018, 7PM – 
Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

Through the eyes of famous chefs, audiences will see how they make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people consider scraps into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system.

Moderated group discussions following in Downtown dining establishments. Sign up for these groups in the lobby prior to the screening.


Thursday, January 10, 2019 – Happy and Minimalism Double Feature

Happy – Does money make you HAPPY? Kids and family? Your work? Do you live in a world that values and promotes happiness and well-being? Are we in the midst of a happiness revolution? Roko Belic, director of the Academy Award® nominated “Genghis Blues” now brings us HAPPY, a film that sets out to answer these questions and more. HAPPY explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion.

Minimalism – How might your life be better with less? Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life—families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker—all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with less.


Thursday March 14, 2018, 7PM – Living in Futures Past

In this beautifully photographed tour de force of original thinking, Academy Award winner, Jeff Bridges shares the screen with scientists, profound thinkers and a dazzling array of Earth’s living creatures to reveal eye-opening concepts about ourselves and our past, providing fresh insights into our subconscious motivations and their unintended consequences.


Thursday May 9, 2018, 7PM – Agricultural Shorts, a Fundraiser for the Good Hope Farm

  • Unbroken Ground – Unbroken Ground explains the critical role that food will play in the next frontier of our efforts to solve the environmental crisis.
  • What Can Be – Carla Norwood and Gabe Cummings’ rural-based nonprofit, Working Landscapes, has nurtured a local food system and regional supply network that has proven sustainable for five years. What Can Be examines their economic redevelopment project in detail, the public and private partners involved and how their model could be replicated for economic resilience in other rural communities.
  • Good Hope Farm Film – An introduction to the Good Hope Farm project.