Experience the immersive world of bugs and their amazing abilities that inspire human innovation with larger-than-life bug models that guide you through hands-on activities and challenges. Explore four immersive chambers throughout the exhibition and get up close and personal with four insects and their amazing adaptations.
The 2nd Annual Charlie’s Carnival celebrates the life of Charlie Holt. Families of all ages are invited to enjoy an afternoon of carnival games, activities, bounce houses, and several local food trucks. All proceeds from the carnival will support the mission of Charlie’s Heart Foundation. In the event of inclement weather, Charlie’s Carnival will take place at Matthews United Methodist Church.
Stumptown Park in Matthews / Donations appreciated / 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
This traveling dinosaur is stopping in our city and bringing more rides, activities, and dinosaurs than ever before. Can’t-miss attractions include the riding the largest rideable dinosaur in the country and a dino petting zoo for the little ones.
The Park Expo & Conference Center / $20-$36 / Friday 3 p.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Celebrate spring with Mrs. Rabbit, Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail and Peter himself! Family-focused activities include crafts, entertainment and more. Grab a bite from a food truck, enjoy a beverage in the Beer Garden and walk throughout the beautiful flowering Garden. Also register in advance for the Mad Hatter Tea Party or Spring Family Photos.
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden / Free for Members or General Admission $7.95-$14.95 / 11 a.m.-3 p.m. each day