Apr 4, 2024 - News

10 things to do this weekend in the Triangle (not Dreamville- or Final Four-related)

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With all the attention on Dreamville and the N.C. State Wolfpack, it is easy to miss the other events across the Triangle this weekend.

Here's what else is happening:

⚾️ Celebrate the return of Durham Bulls baseball by going to its opening series against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp all weekend.

🥁 Watch "Black Panther" in Moore Square on Friday, featuring a live remixing of the soundtrack by the Shaolin Jazz group, local food trucks and vendors hosted by the Black Flea Market.

ğŸŽ¾ Take in professional pickleball at the Professional Pickleball Association Tour's stop at the Cary Tennis Center all weekend.

🔭 Head to the UNC Science Expo at the Morehead Planetarium in Chapel Hill on Saturday, featuring over 100 science booths staffed by UNC-Chapel Hill students, researchers and practitioners.

🌮 Attend the annual Tacos 'N Taps beer-and-food festival at Cary's Koka Booth Amphitheatre.

ğŸŽ¥ See as many documentaries as you possibly can at Duke's Full Frame Documentary Film Festival happening in downtown Durham all weekend.

ğŸŽï¸ Go to the car races at the Orange County Speedway, with the Rougemont race track opening its season on Saturday.

🇺🇸 See the Revolutionary War re-enacted at Hillsborough's Revolutionary War Living History Day on Saturday.

🤓 Get literary at the Chapelboro Zine Fest in Carrboro on Sunday.

🌠 Explore the constellations at one of seven locations in the Triangle participating in the Statewide Star Party as part of the N.C. Science Festival.

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