Weekend Fun: SUNday Science, Food Truck Rodeo, Nature Story Time
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1. Take your kids to “International SUNday” at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh to learn about our amazing star Sunday, June 26, 12:30–3:30 p.m. Look at the Sun through the museum’s solar telescopes from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. and attend talks in the SECU Daily Planet Theater. This event is free.
2. Join the Town of Cary’s Chatham Street Chowdown Food Truck Rally at its new location, East Chatham Street in downtown Cary (between Templeton and Academy streets) 5-9:30 p.m., Sunday, June 26. Enjoy fare from 22 food trucks and four wine and beer vendors. Admission is free.
Photo courtesy of Town of Cary
3. Listen to park ranger read the Dr. Seuss classic "The Lorax" and discuss what it means to be a steward while roasting marshmallows 7 p.m., Saturday, June 25, at Falls Lake State Recreation in Wake Forest. The program is free, but there is $6 per vehicle admission fee to enter the park.
4. Head to the Duke Homestead State Historic Site in Durham for a free “Myth Busting” program 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, June 25, that tackles myths from the past. Tour the site between 10 and 3 p.m.
5. Check out a kid-friendly exhibit at a local museum. Browse our roundup of July exhibits for details.
"American Adventure" is a maze that takes visitors on an immersive, educational role-playing adventure at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. Photo courtesy of Minotaur Mazes