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11 family-friendly activities for Father's Day weekend, June 18 to June 20

Posted June 16, 2021 9:00 p.m. EDT
Updated June 17, 2021 5:57 a.m. EDT

Cary, North Carolina  - Saturday August 19, 2017: Jessica McDonald during a regular season National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) match between the North Carolina Courage and the Washington Spirit at Sahlens Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park. North Carolina won the game 2-0.
Credit: ISI Photos, Andy Mead

It's Father's Day weekend! Here are a few ways to mark the occasion and make some weekend memories with the entire family.

North Carolina Courage has a home game at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary against OL Reign at 4 p.m., Saturday, June 19.

In Zebulon, the Carolina Mudcats are in town. Home games against Fayetteville run through Sunday. And after Sunday's game, families can play a game of catch on the field.

And the Holly Springs Salamanders, which is comprised of college players, has home games at Ting Stadium in Holly Springs all weekend.

Oaklyn Springs Brewery and Food & Flea Productions are hosting a Father's Day Wander Market from 1 p.m. to 5 .m., Sunday, June 20. Check out local artists, live music and slow roasted meats from Wandering Moose food truck.

The Drive-In at Carraway Village is hosting a Summer Solstice laser light show celebration at 8:45 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Sunday, June 20.

State museums are marking Juneteenth with in-person family activities. They are Friday afternoon at the N.C. Museum of History and Saturday at the N.C. Museum of Art.

Kinly and Thrive Motherhood are hosting a pop-up parenting event for families with activities for kids and information for parents from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 19, at LaFayette Village in north Raleigh.

Logan's Garden Shop in Raleigh will be featuring birds of prey for Father's Day with the American Wildlife Refuge. The free family-friendly event will feature stations around the garden center where visitors can learn about these birds' habitats and how to protect them. It's 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 19. It's free.

And for dads who love music, Booth Amphitheatre in Cary is hosting the NC Symphony on Saturday, June 19, and bluegrass music on Sunday, June 20.