Triangle events to add to your daybook:
8 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; Fayetteville Street, Raleigh; free; capitalcitybikefest.com
This drew more than 125,000 people to downtown Raleigh last year. Expect big things again. The family-friendly event will have lots of bikes on display but also thrill shows, sidewalk entertainment and more.
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The Southern Ideal Home Show will have HGTV’s “Love It or List It” co-host Hilary Farr, plus more than 300 of the area’s top home and garden pros. Farr does two Q&A sessions on Saturday, at noon and at 3:30 p.m..
11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; N.C. State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh; $7; southernshows.com/hfr
Through Sunday; multiple venues throughout Benson; various charges for individual events; bensonmuledays.com
The annual town-wide celebration continues through the weekend and features rodeos, a mule pulling contest, arts and crafts, vendors, street dances, carnival rides, a parade, bluegrass shows and more.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; Duke’s East Campus, 1336 Campus Drive, Durham; free; ncpride.org/pride
The N.C. Pride Parade and Festival is the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered event in a five-state area. In addition to the parade, expect bands, vendors, a drag king show, a drag queen race and more.
Fiesta del Pueblo
Noon-7 p.m. Sunday; Fayetteville Street, downtown Raleigh; free; elpueblo.org
The Triangle’s biggest Latin American festival celebrates the rich diversity of Latin American culture by showcasing music, dance, food, art and more.