Some weekends it can be tough to find things to do as a family that are fun for both kids and adults. Not so this coming weekend – check out these great Triangle area events featuring food, music, science, magic, and even a little mayhem!

SAFEchild Fundraiser

SAFEchild Fundraiser: Friday, August 14th – 7:00 p.m.

SAFEchild (Stop Abuse For Every child) is an organization dedicated to “eliminating child abuse in Wake County by helping adults and children create nurturing environments free from abuse and neglect.” They do this by offering educational and support services to families in need.

Join SAFEchild for a night of fun, food, and music at Real McCoy’s in Wake Forest on Friday, August 14th from 7pm-10pm. You will enjoy music by Lance & Eddie, raffle prizes, and drink specials along with delicious food. A portion of the proceeds will go to support SAFEchild’s efforts.

Click here to learn more.

Family Science Olympiad

Family Science Olympiad: Saturday, August 15th, 1pm-4pm

Looking for a day of educational fun with the whole family? You don’t want to miss the Family Science Olympiad at Marbles Kids Museum. You and your children will experience activities that test your brain power and encourage friendly competition such as:

 3, 2, 1, Blast Off!

 All Charged Up

 Egg Drop

 Animal Adaptations

 Marshmallow Catapults

 Planet Protectors

 Pump It Up

 Pasta Towers

 Describe It/Build It

Join the fun on Saturday, August 15th from 1pm-4pm at Marbles Kids Museum in downtown Raleigh. Admission is free with the $5 museum admission. Click here for more information.

Magic Mindreading

An Evening of Magic, Mindreading, and Mayhem: Friday-Saturday, August 14th – 16th

Get ready for an evening of impossibilities! Join magical comedian Chris Collins and master mentalist Erik Dobell as they entertain audiences with feats beyond comprehension. The pair have a combined 40+ years experience and have performed all over the world. It all starts at the Common Ground Theatre on Friday, August 14th at 7:30p.m. Shows continue for a Saturday evening performance (7:30 p.m.) and a Sunday matinee performance (2pm).

Attendees may choose from two packages: Regular admission ($15 advance; $20 at the door) and VIP admission ($55 – advance order only). The VIP experience includes a pre-show meet & greet, preferred seating, an autographed photo, and a VIP Magic Kit.

Click here to learn more and pre-order your tickets.