Thing to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend – Weekend of 1/7/2017

by patricrawley on January 4, 2017

Friday, January 6

  • Baby Bunnies Storytime

    • This storytime, reserved for ages birth to 18 months, will engage parents and children in early literacy practices.
    • 11:15 am – 12 pm at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Skating Under the Pines at The Carolina Hotel

    • This season, The Carolina Hotel’s West Lawn has been transformed into a 2,100-square-foot skating rink complete with music, lights and festive cheer sure to put you in the holiday spirit.
    • Whether temperatures call for sweaters or shorts, guests will enjoy a skating experience unlike any other.
    • A tantalizing array of merry treats will be available, including s’mores bites, cookies, brownies, as well as hot chocolate, coffee and a full bar.
    • This event will be running through January 11
    • Skating sessions start at the top of the hour, last for 50 minutes, and cost $15.
    • 4 – 8 pm at The Carolina Hotel, 80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst. 910 235-8783

  • The Rooster’s Wife

    • Missy Raines and the New Hip will be performing.
    • Doors Open at 6 pm, show starts at 6:46
    • $20 advance tickets
    • 6 pm at The Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight St., Aberdeen. 910 944-7502
  • The Artifact Shack

    • Painting Classes for Kids.
    • Subjects include: “A White Dove,” “Grinch Hand with Ornament,” “A Nutcracker.”
    • Cost: $18, all supplies included.
    • 4 – 5:30 pm at The Ice Cream Parlor, 176 NW Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 454-3641

Saturday, January 7

  • Skating Under the Pines at The Carolina Hotel

    • This season, The Carolina Hotel’s West Lawn has been transformed into a 2,100-square-foot skating rink complete with music, lights and festive cheer sure to put you in the holiday spirit.
    • Whether temperatures call for sweaters or shorts, guests will enjoy a skating experience unlike any other.
    • A tantalizing array of merry treats will be available, including s’mores bites, cookies, brownies, as well as hot chocolate, coffee and a full bar.
    • This event will be running through January 11
    • Skating sessions start at the top of the hour, last for 50 minutes, and cost $15.
    • 1 – 8 pm at The Carolina Hotel, 80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst. 910 235-8783
  • Saturday Kids Program

    • “January Author Birhdays”
    • Come celebrate J.R.R. Tolkien (Hobbit series) and A.A. Milne (Winnie the Pooh) birthdays with great activities.
    • 10 am – 12 pm at Given Memorial Library, 150 Cherokee Road, Pinehurst. 910 295-6022
  • The Met Opera: Live in HD

    • Verdi’s Nabucco (English Subtitles)
    • Tickets are $27
    • 12:55 – 3:50 pm at The Sunrise Theater, 250 NW Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-8501

Sunday, January 8

  • Skating Under the Pines at The Carolina Hotel

    • This season, The Carolina Hotel’s West Lawn has been transformed into a 2,100-square-foot skating rink complete with music, lights and festive cheer sure to put you in the holiday spirit.
    • Whether temperatures call for sweaters or shorts, guests will enjoy a skating experience unlike any other.
    • A tantalizing array of merry treats will be available, including s’mores bites, cookies, brownies, as well as hot chocolate, coffee and a full bar.
    • This event will be running through January 11
    • Skating sessions start at the top of the hour, last for 50 minutes, and cost $15.
    • 1 – 8 pm at The Carolina Hotel, 80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst. 910 235-8783
  • Artists’ Demonstrations

    • “Instructor’s Demonstration Day”
    • In this special January event, instructors of the Artists League of the Sandhills demonstrate their techniques.
    • The demonstrations will be followed by a month long “Instructor’s Exhibit” that will last through January 26
    • 2 – 5 pm at The Artists League of the Sandhills, 129 Exchange St., Aberdeen. 910 944-3979
  • Weymouth Chamber Music Series

    • Ensemble Vermillian, “Light and Shadow.”
    • This concert combines the lyrical vocal writing of Buxtehude and the musical exuberance of Bach, and features period instruments and Molly Quinn’s silken voice.
    • The concert will be followed by a reception.
    • $10 tickets, $20 for non-members
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Center for Arts & Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-6261
  • Nature Study Program

    • “Backpacking Essentials”
    • Join park attendant Kelsey Smith to learn about the 10 essentials backpackers need to have in their backpacks, followed with a 1-mile hike.
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • Explorations Series for Adults

    • “Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body”
    • The Alzheimer’s Association will share tips from the latest research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement to help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.
    • 3 – 4 pm at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
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