Get ready to geek out this weekend with an array of activities for every fanatic in your family. It isn’t a jedi mind trick. Storm troopers really are invading LEGOLAND for their Star Wars Days this weekend. And don’t miss everything creepy, crawly, slimy and slippery as the Repticon Expo slithers into town. Fuel up and motor over to the Monster Truck Jam to wow your transportation-obsessed tot. Or, if your baby likes to bust a move, let them practice their pop and lock at Dance 411 Studio’s drop-in hip hop class for kids. Catch some downtime and drop the tots at the Little House of ART for their Despicable Me 2 Movie Night while you catch a date with dad. May the force be with you!

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Star Wars Days at LEGOLAND
Experience the invasion of storm troopers for LEGO Star Wars Days where guests can participate in the MINILAND Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win four annual passes to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta. Guests can also take part in the special Star Wars-themed Scene Build and the giant Yoda build, as well as meet their favorite Star Wars characters. Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta, Free with price of admission and for annual pass members. All ages. Event details.

Repticon Expo
The Repticon Expo brings thousands of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, spiders, and small exotic animals to Atlanta. Families can attend events and activities to learn about and interact with live animals including the leopard gecko, chameleons, and the bearded dragon. Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, Adults, $10-$15; Ages 5-12, $5; Ages 4 and younger, free. All ages. Event details.

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Monster Truck Jam
Monster Jam truck tour includes the “Party in the Pits,” racing and freestyle. This year’s show features classic names such as Grave Digger, Avenger, El Toro Loco and more! Sat., 7 p.m., Georgia Dome, $20-80. All ages. Event details.

Hip Hop Drop-In Class
Drop-in so they can drop, pop and lock at this very popular high energy class that incorporates all those great moves done by some of the hottest performers plus the technique of putting the moves they want to learn into a choreographed routine. Sat., 11 a.m., Dance 411 Studios, $15. Ages 7-9 years. Event details.

Despicable Me 2 Movie Night
No Saturday night sitter? No problem! Drop the kids off at The Little House of ART for Kids Drive In Movie Night! They will enjoy pizza and Sugar fee Lemonade, Movie- Despicable Me 2, Minion Craft, snack on popcorn and have fun, more importantly parents have a few hours to themselves! Please Bring a cup with a lid. Kids are welcome to bring a pillow or wear pj’s. Sat., 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., The Little House of ART, $20 per child. Ages 3-9 years. Event details.

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–Phebe Wahl

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