Labor Day Weekend: Hula Hoop Boot Camp, Glow Night, Wings Over Springs and More
Family weekend fun across the Triangle
Enjoy demonstrations of radio-controlled airplanes and drones this weekend at Wings Over Springs in Holly Springs.
Photo courtesy of Holly Springs Skyhawks
This weekend, advance your hula hooping skills beyond the basics at an energizing program at the North Regional Library in Durham, climb and zip through trees at night at TreeRunner Raleigh Adventure Park, watch aerial stunts by radio-controlled model airplanes and drones at Wings Over Springs in Holly Springs, and take advantage of Pay What You Can admission day to Kidzu Children’s Museum in Chapel Hill.
Hoop Boot Camp FREE
It’s time to move past the basic hula hoop technique. Heard of moves like the scorpion, escalator, lasso or vortex? Learn them Aug. 31, 3-4 p.m., at North Regional Library in Durham. Teens and adults will get a workout at this class, so dress appropriately. No preregistration is required.
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Climb, zip and soar through the trees under brilliant lights while listening to upbeat music at TreeRunner Raleigh Adventure Park this weekend. Tickets are $35 per participant. Kids ages 7 and older and adults can explore seven trails, 12 zip lines, three difficulty levels and 70 aerial challenges. Reservations for the three-hour experience begin at 5:30 p.m. and are offered every half hour until 8 p.m. on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Pick your time and get tickets early, as this is a popular activity.
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Wings Over Springs FREE
On Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., you can catch radio-controlled model airplane flying and drone racing demonstrations at Jefferson L. Sugg Farm at Bass Lake Park in Holly Springs. Admission and parking are free.
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Sept. 2 is the first Sunday of the month, which means admission at Kidzu Children’s Museum in Chapel Hill is on a donation basis. Visitors can check out old favorite experiences as well as new ones like "The Makery," "Gravitron," "Build Guild," "Farm to Fork," the "Flexible Forest," "Forest Theater," "Spin Zone," "The Hive," "The Front Yard" and the "Book Nook." Kidzu Children's Museum is open 1-5 p.m., so there will be lots of time to explore.
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