9 Things to do With the Kids This Weekend

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This weekend the city of Charlotte is going to be busy! Here’s a guide to get you in on the fun.

Birds Lore and More
Meet with a local expert and watch a short documentary about the fascinating world of birds.
Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St.

Lunch with the Easter Bunny
Take a picture with the guest of honor and enjoy a craft while eating lunch.
Matthews Community Center, 100 McDowell St., Matthews

The Reluctant Dragon
Laugh the night away with this heartfelt comedy about a peace-loving dragon who would rather drink tea than fight a battle.
Children’s Theatre, 300 E. 7th St.

3rd Annual Easter Celebration
Wander around the library looking for eggs left by the Easter bunny and indulge in spring related activities.
The Billy Graham Library, 4330 Westmont Drive.

Bring a Nerd to the Museum Day
Continue celebrating the Come-See-Me festival and watch chemistry demonstrations involving Vernon Grant’s favorite colors to forensic science.
Museum of York County, 4621 Mt. Gallant Road, Rock Hill, S.C.

Rural Hill Scottish Festival and Loch Norman Highland Games
Watch traditional and Celtic rock music, learn a few moves through Scottish country dancing and watch a piping, drumming and highland dancing competition. Pick up a passport at the Kids’ Zone and participate in activities that are guaranteed to take you all over Scotland. Stop by Charlotte Parent’s table to learn about the Fit Family Challenge and how your family can win cool prizes, including a trip to Orlando,Florida.
Historic Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville

Easter Bunny Express
Take a 25 minute train ride with the Easter Bunny as he hands out treats. Children can make and take a craft home and even get a temporary tattoo.
North Carolina Transportation Museum, 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer

NC Science Festival: Nature Experiments
Learn about all of natures powers through a series of experiments.
Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road

Sunday Fun Day: Cool and Contemporary
Bring out your creative thinking caps and make craft projects. Participate in Let’s Move! healthy living actiities and explore artist demonstrations.
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St.

There’s more where that came from…

Check out a full list of Easter egg hunts going on in Charlotte and its surrounding areas here.

Looking for more great events this weekend? Our calendar has something for everyone.