Go Forth and Explore! 13 Family Weekend Ideas

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There’s something for everyone to do for the next three days. Marvel at all of the rare and unique vehicles while the kids enjoy bouncy houses in the kids zone. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy S., Concord.

Learn How to Play Chess
Play chess through 35 different activities with one of the top 100 female chess players, Jessica Prescott. Barnes and Noble Morrison Place, 4020 Sharon Road.

Festival in the Park
Relax in the park and enjoy the art, food and special activities for the family. Freedom Park, 2435 Cumberland Ave.

Fiddle ‘n Pig Shindig Annual BBQ & Bluegrass Festival
Share an abundance of food including BBQ, chicken wings, live music and family-friendly activities. Dairy Barn Lawn, Anne Springs Greenway, 288 Dairy Barn Lane, Fort Mill, S.C.

Play with Me
Learn about child behavioral development and behaviors and explore appropriate toys for children. Mooresville Public Library, 304 South Main St., Mooresville.

Bags in the ‘Burg and Market on Main
Face painting, food, inflatables and so much more fun. Harrisburg Town Center & Veteran’s Park, 4100 Main St., Harrisburg.

Lincoln County Apple Festival
Food crafts, children activities and live entertainment. Downtown Lincolnton, Main Street, Lincolnton.

UNC Charlotte International Festival
Explore the sights and sounds and tastes of different cultures in the world. Barnhardt Student Activity Center, 9201 University City Blvd.

Worldwide Day of Play
Celebrate with an array of toys and games including hula-hoop ventures, dancing, parachute explorations, scavenger hunts and more. Main Street Children’s Museum, 133 E. Main St., Rock Hill, S.C.

For Every Season Fall Consignment Sale
Get ready for the upcoming season and shop for children’s and juniors’ clothing, toys, baby equipment and more. The Pointe, 2266 Deerfield Drive, Fort Mill, S.C.

Meet The Octonauts
Take photos with Captain Barnacles and Peso and have fun with different activities. SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, 8111 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord.

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night
From Saturday through today enjoy a hilarious story of identical twins and mistaken identity. Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour Street, Davidson.

There’s more Things to Do this weekend! 

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