King day good deed
Help disadvantaged children read a good book. Through Monday, bring gently used children’s books to Quail Ridge Books to go to Raleigh-area schools and organizations.
3522 Wade Ave.; www.quailridgebooks.com; 919-828-7912.
Cary is marking the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Cary High School Saturday. There will be a video presentation and a discussion, along with children’s activities and a musical tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.
3 p.m.; Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave.; www.townofcary.org; 919-469-4301.
At the Car Drift Racing Event Saturday, kids, 10 and up, can sign up for five-minute rides with remote control cars.
Free; noon to 4 p.m.; Ho-b Max, Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd., Durham, space #516.
A long journey
The Wake Union Baptist Church’s 223-year history gets explored during a presentation Sunday, with hymns, music, video and stories.
3 p.m.; Wake Forest Historical Museum, 414 N. Main St.,919-556-2911; www.wakeforestmuseum.org
Ride ‘em cowboy
See Justin Rumford, the 2012 Barrelman of the Year, aka top ‘rodeo clown’, at the World Toughest Rodeo Saturday. Plus witness American style bull fighting.
$18- $75; 7:30 p.m.; PNC Arena, 1400 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh; www.thepncarena.com