Fans of outstanding architecture will want to hit the AIA Triangle Tour of Residential Architecture, which showcases award-winning homes throughout the Triangle. The tour is self-guided.
9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; Homes featured across the Triangle; $5-$50; aiatriangletour.com
Ragtime movie fun
Never miss a local story.
It’s not every week you can catch a silent film accompanied by live ragtime music. The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra will perform original scores written for short classic comedies featuring Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and others.
7:30 p.m. Saturday; Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave., Cary; $24-$26; townofcary.org
Food trucks galore
This downtown Raleigh food truck rodeo will spread out over 11 city blocks and feature more than 50 food trucks from across the state, selling everything from dumplings and meatballs to pork burgers and cupcakes. There’s a “bubble zone” and “street chalk art zone” for the kids, and sidewalk seating for more than 1,000.
1-6 p.m. Sunday; Fayetteville Street, Raleigh; free; downtownraleighfoodtruckrodeo.com
Wiener Dog Day
The Dachshund Rescue of North America welcomes wiener dogs of the Triangle for an an afternoon of costumes, obstacle courses and treats. If you don’t have a wiener dog, you can just come to watch.
2-4:30 p.m. Sunday; Weaver Street Market lawn, 101 E. Weaver St., Carrboro; free; weaverstreetmarket.coop
‘Last Comics’ finalists
If you enjoyed the TV show, you can see the five finalists of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” competition, including winner Rod Man. Other finalists were Rocky LaPorte, Lachlan Patterson, Nikki Carr and Joe Machi.
8 p.m. Monday; Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham; $32-$73.50; carolinatheatre.org