Urban vintage: Shop for antiques.
The Handmade Market will bring together more than 15 vendors who specialize in one-of-a-kind furniture, trinkets and other items. The two-day event highlights local vintage businesses, like Retro Modern Furnishings and SuzAnna’s Antiques. Expect to find furniture, clothes and even records. Free except for purchases; 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; Market Hall at City Market, 214 E. Martin St., Raleigh.
Night owls only: Go for an evening hike.
If getting out in nature during the heat of the day isn’t appealing, try a twilight hike at Blue Jay Point County Park. Park staff will lead hikers during the family-friendly event and listen for crickets, frogs and owls. Pre-registration is required, and all hikers must be older than 5. $3 per person or $5 per family; 8 to 9 p.m. Friday; Blue Jay Point County Park, 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh.
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A morning to remember: Get up early to brush up on your photo skills.
Amateur and expert photographers who need a change of pace might find it on this early-morning hike at Umstead State Park. Park staff can’t give tips on how to use the camera, but they can identify interesting plants and animals to photograph along the one-hour adventure. No pets permitted on the hike. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting the visitor center. Free; one-hour hikes from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday; Crabtree parking lot at William B. Umstead State Park, 8801 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh.
Find the Holy Grail: Act out “Monty Python” and then watch the film.
Adults and kids can enjoy this interactive screening of the classic “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” Raleigh Little Theatre will present the screening, but only after the audience practices some scenes. Raleigh Brewing will be available, along with other drinks and snacks. Free; 7 p.m. Sunday; Stephenson Amphitheatre at the Raleigh Municipal Rose Garden, 301 Pogue St., Raleigh.
Have lunch on the street: Get a taste of North Carolina’s food trucks.
A popular food truck event is back. The Downtown Food Truck Rodeo will take over a half-mile of Fayetteville Street to show off more than 50 food trucks from across the state. At the last food truck rodeo, everything from waffles to Korean and Jamaican food was available. Come hungry. Pets should stay home. Free except for purchases; Sunday; Fayetteville Street, downtown Raleigh.