10 Ways to Make the Most of Your 3-Day Weekend
Celebrate the Holiday Weekend in the Piedmont Triad
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After a typically hectic start to a new school year, there's nothing like a three-day weekend to recharge and reconnect as a family. Here are our top picks for making the most of the extra family time afforded by the holiday weekend.
One of professional bull riding's longest standing events, riders and participants flock to the Jerome Davis PBR out of camaraderie and respect for this legendary rider, and to see the sport's best bull riders and champion bulls.
Birds of Prey, Asheboro
Soar into the world's largest zoo and learn about raptors. From amazing adaptations to fun flight facts, come discover these under appreciated and misunderstood birds.
Black Water Rhythm & Blues, Asheboro, FREE
Head to downtown Asheboro's Bicentennial Park and enjoy an evening of family fun with your community. Tonight's band will be playing beach, blues and funk music selections.
Colin Allured Concert, Winston-Salem
Dance and sing along to an uplifting array of favorite children’s songs. From traditional classics to more contemporary songs from your child’s favorite shows and movies, this concert will bring musical joy to young and old alike.
Come out and see all kinds of cars. The cars on display range from the old classics to the cars of tomorrow.
Friday Night Racing, Altamahaw
Kids under age six are admitted free at Ace Motor Speedway's Friday event. Gates open at 6 p.m. and practice laps begin at 6:30 p.m. for a fast-paced evening of car racing family fun.
Homowo Heritage Festival, Winston-Salem
A celebration of African American foodways and culture. This event will include a tasting of African and African American dishes, storytelling, drumming, dancing, and hands-on activities such as okra painting and mancala.
SmallTown Country Music Fest, Winston-Salem
Headlining this event will be Brothers Osborne, featuring Tiffany Ashton, Natalie Stovall and the Drive, Ruthie Collins, and Kelleigh Bannen. Free parking. Food trucks will be onsite.
"Star Wars," Greensboro, FREE
Bring a blanket and lounge on the lawn for this outdoor movie event at downtown Greensboro's new LeBauer Park. The movie will begin at sunset.
Dust off your finest superhero costumes and head over to the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds for the comic book aficionado's dream event of the Triad. This year's event promises to be bigger and better than ever.
For more family-friendly weekend events, visit our comprehensive online calendar.