Triangle events to add to your daybook:
Meet a veteran
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday; N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St. Raleigh; free; ncmuseumofhistory.org
For Vietnam Veterans Day Weekend, you can meet veterans, see a display of the state’s POW and MIA heroes and take in a 1/8-scale replica of the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial wall.
6-9 p.m. Friday; DECO Raleigh, 19 W. Hargett St., Raleigh; free; 919-828-5484
The N.C. Museum of Art teams up with DECO Raleigh to offer free two-minute portraits by Raleigh artist Kiki Farish in DECO’s parklet. It’s in celebration of the NCMA’s current exhibit “Marks of Genius.”
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; Booth Amphitheater, 8003 Regency Pkwy, Cary; $25-$40 to walk or $10 to attend ($5 for kids); spcawake.org
The SPCA of Wake County’s annual K9-3K Dog Walk & Woofstock benefits homeless pets while providing a day of family-friendly – and dog-friendly – festivities.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh; $18; brickuniverse.org/raleigh
Lego’s Brick Universe convention returns with live Lego builds, a Star Wars Building Area and much more. Lego artist Rocco Buttliere will bring more than 40 models of landmarks from around the world.
11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday; City Plaza, 400 Fayetteville St., Raleigh; free; tlacnc.org
Try authentic Lebanese food from vendors while you check out belly dancers, folkloric dancers, a talent competition and more.