What’s your fantasy?
The Festival of Legends fantasy faire returns to Storybook Farm, featuring medieval-themed music, crafts, art, clothing, food and – of course – jugglers. Lots and lots of jugglers. Also: Jousters. And mead. Verily.
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Storybook Farm, One Storybook Lane, Chapel Hill; $15, $8 for kids; festivaloflegends.com
Prepare for fierce competition at the second annual “Triangle Rock, Paper, Scissors Showdown.” Proceeds go to the Raleigh-based children’s nonprofit Learning Together. Quick refresher: Rock beats scissors; scissors beats paper; paper beats rock.
6 p.m. Saturday; Solas, 419 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh; $20; trianglerps.com
One of those daze
Cary presents its 20th annual Spring Daze Arts & Crafts festival, with the usual array of vendors, food and entertainment. Look performances on five stages, plus roving entertainers like the Motley Tones and the mysterious Professor Whizzpop.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; Fred G. Bond Metro Park, Cary; townofcary.org
Party with a pie crust
Once a month, the Hillsborough Arts Council’s Last Fridays series gathers artists, musicians, food vendors and craftspeople for a sprawling outdoor party. This weekend’s musical headliner: Eight-piece Afrobeat jazz ensemble The Brand New Life. There’s also a pie contest. Nothing wrong with that.
6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Friday; downtown Hillsborough; hillsboroughartscouncil.org
What’s on tap
The North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble (NCYTE), just back from shows in D.C. and New York City, will perform their end-of-season spectacular “Rhythm Evolved” with guest artists Michelle Dorrance and Matthew Shields.
7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham; $15, $10 for students and seniors; carolinatheatre.org