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Rides on the Polar Express in Spencer, a sunset yoga session in Spring Lake and a celebration of American Indian culture in Raleigh are just a few of the opportunities for fun and discovery you’ll find this weekend with the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

Here are 10 things on our weekend agenda:

1. Celebrate North Carolina’s Native American heritage with music, dance, storytelling, hands-on activities and food Saturday at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh.



2. Meet the archaeologists and conservators working to preserve artifacts from Blackbeard’s flagship during tours of the lab where they do their work Saturday inGreenville.



3. Kick off your holiday season with a ride on the Polar Express at the N.C. Transportation Museum in Spencer. Trains depart Friday and Saturday.



4. Marvel at Occoneechee Mountain’s natural wonders during a hike through the park with a geologist Saturday in Hillsborough.



5. Find out how animals survive the colder temperatures winter brings Saturday at Medoc Mountain State Park in Hollister.



6. Discover North Carolina’s rich tradition of blues music with a lecture and concert Thursday at Tryon Palace in New Bern.



7. Explore the N.C. Museum of Art’s galleries with the soothing sounds of the North Carolina Harp Ensemble in the background Sunday in Raleigh.



8. Enjoy performances of Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Symphony by the N.C. Symphony throughout the weekend in Raleigh and Chapel Hill.



9. Unwind with sunset yoga on the front lawn of the Rockefeller House at Carvers Creek State Park Sunday in Spring Lake.



10. Watch some of the best films from the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival Friday and Saturday at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh.



Check out DNCR’s calendar for more information on these and other events, and a enjoy a great North Carolina weekend!

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