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A family festival celebrating trains in Spencer, an outdoor movie and food truck rodeo in Raleigh and a 19th century-style celebration of the arrival of summer in Creswell are just a few of the opportunities for fun and discovery you’ll find this weekend across North Carolina.

Here are 10 suggestions to help you make the most of your limited time:

1. Join the N.C. Transportation Museum in Spencer for its Rail Day Festival featuring special train rides, crafts and model train layouts Saturday.



2. Go back in time and celebrate the arrival of summer 19th century-style with hands-on historic activities and demonstrations, crafts and food at Somerset Place in Creswell Saturday.



3. Watch a screening of the 2014 film Chef and enjoy a food truck rodeo Saturday evening at the N.C. Museum of Art in Raleigh.



4. See a quartet of the musicians from the N.C. Symphony perform at Kings in Raleigh Thursday.



5. Celebrate Father’s Day with a concert by The Baseball Project before the Winston-Salem Dash baseball game Sunday, hosted by the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA).



6. Check out performances of Common Enemy, a new play centering on college basketball from Triad Stage, throughout the weekend in Greensboro.



7. Take your kids to the Museum of Albemarle in Elizabeth City Friday to let them learn what it’s like to be an archaeologist.



8. Enjoy a concert by Neko Case in the Museum Park Friday at the N.C. Museum of Art in Raleigh.



9. Meet one of Pepsi’s first African American models and learn more about her interesting story Thursday at Tryon Palace in New Bern.



10. Listen to the N.C. Symphony perform the best of Broadway and the music of Harry Potter under the stars in Cary Friday and Saturday.



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

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