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 Sister Cities for our Beaujolais 2016 Gala

Our Beaujolais planning committee invites you to join us at our 2016 Beaujolais Wine Gala.  This year's event will be held on Sunday November 13 at the Mayton Inn on Academy Street in downtown Cary.  If you haven't been there yet, you are in for a real treat. You can expect some of your favorites from past years such as wine tastings and a great … [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.
  • 2016 Ceilidh At The Cary Arts Center
  • 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.