Triangle events to add to your daybook:
Art in Bloom
9 a.m. through Sunday; N.C. Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh; $15 (members $10, 6 & under free); ncartmuseum.org
The N.C. Museum of Art’s four-day festival of art and flowers includes a re-creation of a 16th-century Elizabethan garden, an interactive topiary sculpture, a garden market stall and much more.
11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; N.C. State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh; $7; southernshows.com/hsr#
HGTV personality Chip Wade (“Wise Buys,” “Curb Appeal”) will be at the Southern Ideal Homeshow’s spring event, offering lessons learned from 10 years of TV makeovers.
Beer and Bacon Fest
Noon-6 p.m. (VIP) and 2-6 p.m. Saturday; Booth Amphitheatre, 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary; $29-$59; beerandbacon.com
This will showcase 75 craft beers, 15 restaurants and 10 types of gourmet bacon (two tons total!).
Who’s a good boy?!
8 p.m. Saturday; Memorial Auditorium, 2 E. South St., Raleigh; $38-$102; dukeenergycenterraleigh.com
You love your dog, but is he always a good boy? Cesar Millan reveals secrets of happier, healthier relationships between man and canine beast, with dogs from local shelters used in demonstrations.
Durham food fest
4-8 p.m. Sunday; DPAC, 123 Vivian St., Durham; $80; bullcityexperience.com
Mingle at the Bull City Food & Beer Experience while sampling food and drinks from great Durham businesses. Plus, there’s live music, and it benefits the Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association.