Each year, the Cary community comes together to celebrate the culture and heritage of the Jewish religion and people at the Jewish Cultural Festival of Cary.
This year the community will be celebrating Sukkot, the harvest festival.
The festival takes place at Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place, Cary, on Sunday, September 30th, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission is free. Please bring a grocery store gift card or non-perishable food item for Jewish Family Services food pantry.
The program includes:
- Jewish bluegrass music from Nefesh Mountain
- Kosher cook-out favorites by Chabad of Cary
- Making a decoration for the sukkah
- Food trucks
- Eating in the sukkah
- Kids’ craft to take home
- Learn about the lulav and etrog
- Story Time with PJ Library
- Meeting representatives of our partner organizations
Food trucks include:
- Hot Chix
- Soom Soom Pita Pockets
- Fresh. Local Ice Cream
Each year, the Cary community comes together to celebrate the culture and heritage of the Jewish religion and people. This is an opportunity for all to learn more about Judaism and recognize Jewish culture as part of Cary’s diverse cultural landscape. Festival events include:
- Jewish music
- Traditional Jewish and Kosher foods
- Tzedakah – the opportunity to make a charitable contribution
- Seminars on interesting topics for adults
- Information tables by local Jewish organizations
- Jewish/Israeli dancing
- The Jewish Cultural Festival travels across the calendar as each year a different holiday is featured. For 2018, the holiday is Sukkot, the harvest festival. Other holidays celebrated at the Jewish Cultural Festival have been Hanukkah, Purim, and Passover.
The Jewish Cultural Festival is presented by the Town of Cary in cooperation with:
- Congregation Beth Shalom
- Chabad of Cary
- Raleigh-Cary Jewish Community Center
- Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary.