Yates Mill Historic Park’s Discovery Table offers a free, drop-in activity about “The Shortest Day.” It’s from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday. Here’s the description: “In the Northern Hemisphere, the Winter Solstice marks the longest night and shortest day of the year. Celebrate this special day by checking out our table display and explore how cultures all over the world celebrate this day with music, food, and festive good cheer.”
Christmas at Oak View Park continues through Saturday with special tours that explore how historic events have impacted holiday customs, traditions and decorations through the years. It’s free, but registration is required. Best for ages 5 and up.
The Carolina Inn Holiday Market is noon to 5 p.m., Sunday. It features crafters from across the state. There also will be a line up of food trucks and more.