In 1837, the notary Alphonse Daloz purchased the land comprising Le Touquet. At that time, Le … [Continue Reading]


The source from which Markham draws its name is rich in both resonance and history. In 1791, the … [Continue Reading]

Markham Ontario, Canada

Hsinchu is located in the northwestern part of Taiwan. The city is on the vital north-south freeway … [Continue Reading]

Hsinchu, Taiwan

County Meath is traditionally known as the “Royal County” because it contains the seat of the … [Continue Reading]

County Meath countryside

Cary and Markham: “Battle of the Bands”

  Mark your calendars and make your plans for Thursday, August 25.  Our Sister City of Markham, Ontario, Canada is helping us celebrate our 25th Anniversary and Lazy Daze 40th anniversary with a special concert.  The Markham Concert Band is coming down to join the Cary Town Band for a joint concert at the Cary Arts Center at 7:30 pm.  The … [Read More...]

Join Us at the Lazy Daze Beer Garden

Sister Cities Association of Cary is busy planning the Lazy Daze Beer Garden on Saturday, August 27 and the afternoon of Sunday, August 28.  Cary's favorite (favourite) Town Crier will open the festivities at 10:00 am on Saturday. We'll have your favorite beers from Fortnight plus some German beers and wine from Triangle Wine.  If you are … [Read More...]


Sister Cities of Cary has hosted the following art exhibits and cultural programs supported in part by grants from the Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival, a Cary-based festival supporting local arts and non-profit organizations and activities.
  • 2015 Ceilidh At The Cary Arts Center
  • 2014 Ceilidh At The Cary
  • 2013 and 2014: International Children’s Day Festival of Cary
  • 2013:  ARTQUILTSrivers Quilt Exhibit at the Cary Arts Center
  • 2011: “Taiwan Sublime” photographic exhibition at Cary Town Hall Campus.