Triangle events to add to your daybook:
Through March 13; Walnut Creek Amphitheater, 3801 Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh; $16; universoulcircus.com
This Atlanta-based circus includes extreme motorsports, free-flying aerial acts, back-flipping canines, disco-dancing pachyderms and more.
Durham Bulls Fan Fest
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday-Saturday; Durham Bulls Athletic Park, 409 Blackwell St., Durham; free; nando.com/3lf
Wool E. Bull poses for photos at this annual event, where you can also take batting practice and play catch in the outfield.
Go fly a kite
1 p.m. Saturday; Bond Park, 801 High House Road, Cary; free; nando.com/3lm
Cary’s annual Kite Festival lets folks compete in a range of kite-flying categories for all ages and experience levels. There’s an expert kite flyer on hand to provide tips and help mend broken kites, plus music and concessions. Registration starts at 12:30. Go early for a kite-making class (fees apply).
Noon-4 p.m. Sunday; Museum of Life + Science, 433 W. Murray Ave., Durham; free; nando.com/3lg
The center of Durham’s annual arbor day celebration is the volunteer tree-planting (tools provided), but there is also a seedling giveaway, educational displays and demonstrations.
Toast to the Triangle
6 p.m. Sunday; McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St., Raleigh; $75; atoasttothetriangle.org
The 30th annual fundraiser boasts food and drinks from some of the Triangle’s best restaurants and a silent auction. All of it benefits the Tammy Lynn Memorial Foundation.