Triangle events to add to your daybook:
5-9 p.m. Friday; N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Denton St., Raleigh; ncmuseumofhistory.org
The special “First Folio of Shakespeare” exhibit kicks off with a viewing of the exhibit, a talk about the contents of the collection and free beer samples. Runs through May 30.
Never miss a local story.
Ham & Yams
9 a.m. Saturday; Downtown Smithfield; free (fees for some rides, food and games); hamandyam.com
Celebrate two things undeniably linked to North Carolina – pork and sweet potatoes – at the 32nd annual Ham & Yam Festival. What’s there? All kinds of ham and sweet potato-themed food, a rubber duck race, pig races, a 5K and live music.
Comic Book Day
Saturday; Find participating stores and schedules at freecomicbookday.com/StoreLocator
Free Comic Book Day is upon us again, which means you should get yourself over to one of the Triangle’s half-dozen participating comic book shops to check out the special events – and get your free comic.
Out in Raleigh
11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; Fayetteville Street, Raleigh; free; outraleigh.org
The Out! Raleigh 2016 festival, a family-friendly event that celebrates the LGBT community and its allies, will have live music, a Kids Zone, food trucks and vendors.
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Old North Durham Park, 310 W. Geer St., Durham; free (fees for some rides, food and games); facebook.com/cpscstrawberryfestival
This festival celebrating Spring’s most delicious harvest, includes food, music, games and activities for the whole family. Proceeds support Central Park School for Children. (A 5K & Fun Run starts at 9 a.m.).