Friday, Saturday and Sunday: What’s There to Do?

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The weekend is finally here. We’re all hoping for good weather, but just in case more rain decides to come our way-we’ve got you covered. Literally.

Check out this weekend’s events below.

Honoring our Heroes
Ever wondered what it’s like to experience the years of WW2? Follow two families that were connected to the plantation and explore a unique exhibit that covers all four floors of the main house.
Historic Rosedale Plantation, 3427 N.Tryon St.

Immerse yourself into the unprecedented view of the universe while Leonardo Dicaprio narrates the experience of the Hubble Space Telescope.
Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St.

Schools out Movie Day
Kick off the weekend by enjoying an on screen flick for free.
Mooresville Public Library, 304 S. Main St., Mooresville

Sit back and watch your favorite Dr. Seuss tales come to life through this fun and interactive play.
Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St., Lincolnton

Sensory Storytime
This free story time is designed just for children with special needs. Spend a relaxing day playing different activities incorporated with stories and songs.
Matthews Library, 230 Matthews Station St., Matthews

A Celebration of the Science of the Very, Very Small
Got a kid who loves all things science? Explore hands-on interactives around nanoscience and tiniy particles. Don’t forget to watch a performance at The Stage.
Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St.

Cabarrus Run Walk for Autism

Join the Cabarrus County Chapter of the Autism Society of North Carolina for the fourth Annual 5K Puzzle Run and one mile Fun Run.
Frank Liske Park, 4001 Stough, Concord

Charlotte Gluten & Allergen Free Wellness Event
Spend the afternoon learning more about living a healthy life through product sampling, sales, lectures and cooking demonstrations.
Harris Conference Center at CPCC Campus West, 3216 CPCC Harris Campus Drive

Education Workshop Day
Focus on a specific aviation topic while engaging in hands-on activities.
Carolinas Aviation Museum, 4672 First Flight Drive

Nature Creations: Up Cycling Back
Bring your creative brains to the forefront and create whimsical boats, face flowers, colloages and forts.
McDowell Nature Center, 15222 York Road

Charlotte Youth Cycling Race
Get down and dirty with your mountain bike and join in on this race.
Fisher Farm Park, 21215 Shearer Road, Davidson

Easter in the Carolina Backcountry
Discover how eggs were dyed with natural materials and decorate them with 18th century designs.
The Schiele Museum, 1500 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia

Levine JCC Arts Festival
Expore a diverse range of hand-crafted art and watch dance performances. Bring your empty stomachs to try out a few food trucks.
Levine Jewish Community Center, 5007 Providence Road

Specimen of the Day: Skins, Skulls, and More
Put your hiking shoes on and delve into the animal kingdom for free. Try to identify different specimens using clues and field guides.
Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road

Spelling 2-5-5
Watch as this story unfolds about two brothers- one who is shown favoritism and the other with autism. Discover how the two learn to share the spotlight at a spelling bee.
Children’s Theater of Charlotte, ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th St.

Need more ideas? Feel free to explore our calendar here.

If you’re still looking for spring and summer clothes for the kids, consignment stores are still around for their spring/summer sale.