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Take Five: Triangle events to add to your daybook

Daniel Wallace will read his book “The Cat’s Pajamas” at the Regulator Bookshop in Durham on Saturday.
Daniel Wallace will read his book “The Cat’s Pajamas” at the Regulator Bookshop in Durham on Saturday.

'Cat's Pajamas' party

This isn't for cats, but for kids and their parents. Author Daniel Wallace's reading of his children's book, "The Cat's Pajamas," is also a pajama party with milk and cookies.

11 a.m. Saturday; Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St., Durham; free; regulatorbookshop.com

Rodeo returns

The World's Toughest Rodeo returns to town with Justin Rumford, who recently won the title Barrelman of the Year, and a new act called the All American Cowgirl Chicks.

7:30 p.m. Saturday; PNC Arena, 1400 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh; $18-$75 (kids' admission is half price); thepncarena.com

Musical improv

Always expect a unique performance from Formation Sound, a group of free-improvise musicians and spontaneous composers. (Shows also on Jan. 31 and Feb. 7).

8 p.m. Saturday; Open Eye Cafe, 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro; free; 919-968-9410

A chorus of men

Vox Viroum's Winter Concert will feature songs from the musical "Sweeney Todd" and a few nautical pirate ditties.

3 p.m. Sunday; First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St., Durham; free (donation suggestion); facebook.com/VoxVirorumTriangleMensChoir

Pop goes the kernel

Celebrate National Popcorn Day by learning about different varieties of corn and what makes it pop (and by snacking on some, of course). A popcorn-themed craft is promised. Good for ages 7 and up.

3-4 p.m. Monday; Yates Mill County Park, 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh; $5/family or $3/person; wakegov.com/parks/yatesmill

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