Grass Cats in Bull City
Catch some live foot-stomping fiddle and banjo music when the local bluegrass band The Grass Cats play Southpoints Music on the Main series.
6-9 p.m. Saturday; Cinema Circle, Streets at Southpoint, 6910 Fayetteville Road, Durham; Free; streetsatsouthpoint.com
Festival for the Eno
The 35th festival features more than 70 acts on four stages, including Hackensaw Boys, the Beast, Morning Brigade, South Carolina Broadcasters and others. Theres also a beer garden, craft artists and activities for kids all in support of protecting the Eno River.
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; West Point on the Eno, 5101 N. Roxboro Road, Durham; $20/day or $30/two-day pass; enoriver.org
O, mountain bog
Dr. Jeff Wilcox (UNC-Asheville) lays down some North Carolina mountain wetland knowledge at the next Science Talks event. Learn about endangered and threatened species and supporting these mountain ecosystems.
11 a.m. Saturday; N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, Nature Research Center, 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh; Free; naturalsciences.org
Drill with the Canes
Let the kids play around in the Canes inflatable slap shot booth and practice like pros in a skills and drills zone. Carolina Hurricanes staff members will be on-hand with tips.
1-3 p.m. Tuesday; Marbles Kids Museum, 201 E. Hargett St., Raleigh; Free with $5 admission; marbleskidsmuseum.org
Raise a ruckus
The Raisin a Ruckus country music series features shows every Wednesday night in July. First up, Southbound 85. Other shows have the Johnny Orr Band, Amanda Daughtry and Johnny Folsom 4.
5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday; Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Pkwy., Cary; $5; boothamphitheatre.com