Things to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend (And Tonight!) – Weekend of 4/28/2017

by patricrawley on April 26, 2017

Wednesday, March 26

Partly Cloudy 81°/59°

  • Sip and Sample

    • Sandhills Childrens Center 18th Annual Food and Wine Benefit
    • Sip and sample a collection of wines from Mutual Distributing and appetizers by 10 of the Sandhills’ best chefs
    • Enjoy a selection of craft beers from Sly Fox Gastropub
    • This is a benefit for children who have special developmental needs
    • Tickets at the door are $60
    • 6 – 9 pm at The Fair Barn, 200 Beulah Hill Road. S, Pinehurst. 910 692-3323

Friday, March 28

Mostly Sunny 87°/67°

  • Nature Study Program

    • “Nature in Your Backyard (For Wee Ones!)”
    • From caterpillars to birds, and flowers to trees, find out what lives in your neighborhood as well as how to get more critters into your yard.
    • Activities include reading, playing some games, and making a craft.
    • All activities will be geared towards 3- to 5-year-olds and meant for parents to do with their children.
    • 10 – 11 am Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines at 910 692-2167
  • History of Pinehurst Tour

    • Experience the Home of American Golf on a guided windshield tour with Kirk Tours and learn about Mr. Tufts and some of Pinehurst’s celebrity patrons.
    • Cost: $20/person.
    • Tours last aproximately 75 minutes.
    • Departs from Pinehurst Historic Theatre at 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m., 90 Cherokee Road. 910 295-2257
  • Culinary Tours of the Pines

    • Culinary Tours of the Pines provides walking culinary tasting tours in the Village of Pinehurst.
    • Included in the tour will be stops at The Deuce, the new signature restaurant that overlooks Pinehurst Course No. 2; The Holly Tavern; The 1895 Room; and The Carolina Hotel.
    • At each location guests will be served a specialty small plate accompanied by a craft beer sampling.
    • In addition, your culinary experience will be enhanced with a stop at The Village Wine Shop, a boutique wine shop located in The Village.
    • The afternoon will end with a sampling of locally baked scones from PineScones, a well-known local gourmet bakery.
    • 2 – 4:30, sign up for more details their website in advance.
    • 6 pm at 114 Knight St., Aberdeen. 910 944-7502
  • Outdoors Movie in the Pines

    • Finding Dory
    • Bring a blanket or chairs and join Southern Pines Recreation for this free movie in Downtown Park
    • Concessions will be available for purchase
    • 7:30 – 9 pm 145 SE Broad St., Southern Pines 910 692-7376

Saturday, March 29

Partly Cloudy 89°/67°

  • Independent Bookstore Day

    • Stop by The Country Bookshop for a day of fun including a “make-your-own-Little Golden Book” station to celebrate 50 years of Little Golden Books.
    • This event is free and open to the public.
    • All Day at The Country Bookshop, 140 NW Broad St. Southern Pines. 910 692-3211
  • Treasures and Trinkets Sale

    • The money goes to the Educational Scholarship and every one is encouraged to come out to shop!
    • 7 am – 3 pm at Brownson Presbyterian Church, 330 South May St., Southern Pines.
  • Women of the Pines Annual Rummage Sale

    • Clothing and accessories, books, household items, curtains, linens, rugs, jewelry & collectibles, sports, exercise, luggage, small furniture items (indoor/outdoor), small appliances, toys and games.
    • 8 – 12 pm at Old West End Gymnasium, 134 Old West End School Lane, West End. 972 740-8635
  • Nature Study Program

    • Bird Walk
    • Spring migration is well underway, so join this 2-mile hike to look and listen for the birds that have just arrived for the summer or those passing through to more northern breeding grounds.
    • Bring binoculars and field guides if you have them
    • 8 am at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • Prime Time Dressage Show and Pony Club Dressage Rally

    • See top riders from around the country competing in all levels of dressage.
    • 8:30 am – 5 pm at Carolina Horse Park, 2814 Montrose Road, Raeford. 910 875-2074
  • Walking Book Club

    • Meet at the Library for a brisk half-hour walk through beautiful downtown Southern Pines to discuss current reads, make book suggestions, and enjoy being active outside.
    • Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
    • This month on Mar 4, 11, 18, and 25.
    • 10 am at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Southern Pines Spring Fest

    • Arts, crafts, rides, food, entertainment, and more!
    • Over 160 vendors from all around North Carolina and the country.
    • Activities for kids, including the annual Youth Bike Races for children 10 and under.
    • This event is co-sponsored by the Town of Southern Pines
    • 10 am – 4 pm in Historic Downtown Southern Pines, along both sides of Broad Street. 910 315-6508
  • Springfest at Shaw House

    • Early American coverlets will be on display, with docents present to explain the history of the house museums and answer questions about the homemade quilts.
    • Demonstration by Linda Hardison, a teacher and craftswoman on Sunday at 2:30 pm
    • The activities are free, but Moore County Historical Association does accept donations for the preservation of the five 18th and 19th Century house museums.
    • Memberships are also available.
    • 11 am – 4 pm at Shaw House, 110 W. Morganton Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2051

Sunday, March 30

AM Clouds & PM Sun 85°/67°

  • Prime Time Dressage Show and Pony Club Dressage Rally

    • See top riders from around the country competing in all levels of dressage.
    • 8:30 am – 5 pm at Carolina Horse Park, 2814 Montrose Road, Raeford. 910 875-2074
  • Springfest at Shaw House

    • Early American coverlets will be on display, with docents present to explain the history of the house museums and answer questions about the homemade quilts.
    • Demonstration by Linda Hardison, a teacher and craftswoman on Sunday at 2:30 pm
    • The activities are free, but Moore County Historical Association does accept donations for the preservation of the five 18th and 19th Century house museums.
    • Memberships are also available.
    • 11 am – 4 pm at Shaw House, 110 W. Morganton Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2051
  • Nature Study Program

    • “Plants with a Palate”
    • Most plants make their own food, but some have figured out a way to eat their food.
    • This short presentation on the carnivorous plants that grow in the Sandhills will be followed by a look outside to see some firsthand.
    • Be sure to wear long pants and bring bug spray to go a little off-trail on this adventure
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • Healthy Kids Running Series

    • The Healthy Kids Running Series is a five week running program for kids from Pre-K ages 2-14
    • Each Race Series takes place once a week and offers age appropriate running events including the 50 yard dash, the 75 yard dash, the 1/4 mile, the 1/2 mile and the one mile run.
    • Kids compete each week of the Series for a chance to earn points and at the end of the Series the top 3 boys and top 3 girls with the most points in their respective age division receive a trophy.
    • It doesn’t matter how fast or slow you run because all participants receive a medal and gift bag for their achievements courtesy of our sponsors!
    • Join us as we encourage kids to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle, help increase their self-esteem, and make new friends!
    • Register online at: https://runsignup.com/hkrspinehurst
    • 4 – 5 pm at Rassie Wicker Park, 10 Rassie Wicker Dr., Pinehurst. 631 988-3544
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