The Open Barn Celebration fundraiser at BridleWood Farm promises free pony rides, a moon bounce, games and face painting, plus interactive horse demos. Bring cash for the cookout-style lunch and Maple View Farms ice cream – proceeds benefit the Youth Club.
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; BridleWood Farm, 2709 White Cross Road, Chapel Hill; Free; 919-618-0027
Juneteenth in Durham
Durham’s 10th annual Juneteenth Celebration, a traditional celebration of the end of slavery, is a multicultural family event with music, food, children’s activities, a health fair and much more.
1-10 p.m. Saturday; CCB Plaza, Corcoran and Parrish Streets, Durham; Free; 866-630-3796
If I were a potter . . .
At the Art Pottery Roadshow, authorities on the the North Carolina art pottery movement will talk about how potters’ styles have evolved through the years and identify pieces afterward. This is in conjunction with the “Formed, Fired and Finished” pottery exhibit at the museum, which you should also check out.
1 p.m. Saturday; N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh; Free; ncmuseumofhistory.org
Music of the world
A free music festival featuring rock groups, folk singers, a Japanese drum group, Indian music, a Mexican band, African drums, a sitar player and a lot more.
4-11 p.m. Saturday; City Plaza, 400 Fayetteville St., Raleigh; Free; 919-832-1789
Chow down on Chatham
Cary’s first food truck rodeo will feature 15 trucks plus Fortnight Brewing Company and Chatham Hill Winery and music from local performers.
Noon-4:30 p.m.; West Chatham Street, downtown Cary; townofcary.org