12 Ways to Have Fun With the Family This Weekend

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The weekend is almost here and spring has finally arrived. Follow these top suggestions for weekend fun with the family that gets everyone out and about.

It’s the first day of one of the biggest events in Rock Hill. Bring the family out for the next couple of days to enjoy live music, great food, and lots of kid friendly entertainment.
Various locations in Rock Hill

Mix it Up Crafts
Parents get ready to participate with kids making fun arts and crafts that are meant to take home.
Mooresville Public Library, 304 S. Main St.

Peter Pan
Venture back into Neverland and experience the magical world that Wendy, John and Michael find.
Fullwood Theater, 100 McDowell St. East, Matthews

Homeschool Game Time
Spend some downtime away from school playing board games all with a nature theme.
McDowell Nature Center, 15222 York Road

Statewide Star Party: UNC Charlotte
Meet at the observatory to explore the stars above. If there is cloudy weather, this event will be canceled.
UNC Charlotte Observatory, 9201 University City Blvd.

The Auto Fair  is here for the weekend! Celebrate the day exploring classic automobiles and let the kids watch the Hot Dog Pig Races in the kids playzone.
Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy. S, Concord

24th Annual Earth Day Celebration
Participate in activities that explore’s how to protect the environment. Enjoy the food vendors and meet Earth’s greenest heroes. 
The Schiele Museum, 1555 E. Garrison St., Gastonia

Bechtler Family Day
Spend the day creating inspired artwork from artist Niki de Saint Phalle and make cool geometric storybooks.
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 S. Tryon St.

Charlotte Lollipop Series: Little Red Riding Hood
Experience a whimsical performance of this classic tale about a little girl who goes to visit her grandma and runs into the big bad wolf. Stop by the Charlotte Parent table to make a fun craft before the show!
Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St.

Comet Creations
Blast into outer space and learn how comets work and how they are created.
Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St.

Easter Egg Hunt at Historic Rosedale
Wander through enchanting gardens and an ancient boxwood maze searching for what the Easter bunny has left behind.
Historic Rosedale, 3427N. Tryon St.

Charlotte Youth Cycling Race
Experience a mountain bike race through different trails around the city.
North Mecklenburg Park, 16131 Old Statesville Road, Huntersville

Indoor Gardening
Use your green thumb and learn how to plant a garden inside and take home a planted seed.
Discovery Place KIDS, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.

Yellow Brick Road
The whole family can join in this walk to support a program for working homeless families.
Plaza Place, 2410 The Plaza

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