Things to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend – Weekend of 12/8/2017

by patricrawley on December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8

p Rain 40°/33°

  • Gingerbread House Decorating Class

    • Participants decorate and get to take home their own made-from-scratch gingerbread house (about the size of a full-sized cake).
    • Hot chocolate will be served.
    • $40 per person.
    • All Day at The Flavor Exchange, 115 E New Hampshire Ave., Southern Pines. 910 725-1345
  • Nature Study Program

    • Owls on the Prowl (For Wee Ones).
    • Come learn about these night flyers through activities (a book, games and crafts) geared towards 3- to 5-year-olds and meant for parents to do with their children.
    • 10 am at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • Fourth Annual Madrigal Dinner

    • A Medieval frolic of choristers, jokesters, dancers, raconteurs and a peasant’s repast of homemade stew, vegetable soup, hearty breads and apple crisp.
    • Costumes encouraged, but not required. Tickets: $20/adults; $10/children under 12. Available at Given Outpost and The Country Bookshop, or from Nancy at 910 695-6727. Advance purchase required.
    • 6:30 – 9 pm at Congregational Church of Pinehurst UCC, 895 Linden Road, Pinehurst.
  • The Rooster’s Wife

    • Anthony da Costa and Kimber Ludiker performs.
    • Cost: $10 in advance
    • Doors open at 6pm
    • 6:46 at The Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight St., Aberdeen. 910 944-7502
  • Live Music

    • Becca Rae performs at the Wine Cellar & Tasting Room
    • Free to the public.
    • 7 – 10 pm at Wine Cellar & Tasting Room, 241-A NE Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-3066

Saturday, December 9

p AM Showers 38°/25°

  • S.T.E.A.M. Saturday: Artbots Attack!

    • S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) Saturday will be held this weekend at the library.
    • Experiment and craft tables will be out all day. From 11:00 a.m. to noon join the Library staff for a special ArtBots event!
    • This program is intended for children in grades K-5.
    • Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Chris Engelfried and Jull Johnson Reading

    • These popular North Carolina children’s book authors will read their stories at the 1810 historic log cabin.
    • Surprise visitors Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus will arrive at 11:30 a.m., and from 12 until 1:30 p.m., pony rides will be offered in the cabin parking area.
    • 10 am at Sandhills Woman’s Exchange, 15 Azalea Road, Pinehurst. 910 783-5169.
  • Aberdeen Christmas Parade

    • Presented by Aberdeen Parks and Recreation
    • 11 am – 12 pm on N Poplar St in Historic Aberdeen
  • Live at the Met

    • Hansel and Gretel, in HD via satellite, HD Holiday Encore.
    • $10
    • 12:55 pm at Sunrise Theater, 250 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-8501
  • USA Dance

    • The Carolina Pines Chapter will hold its holiday dance at the Southern Pines Elks Lodge.
    • Doors open at 6:30. Complimentary dance lesson begins at 7. Dancing continues until 9:30.
    • You do not have to be a member to attend. Admission is $10 at the door.
    • 6:30 – 9:30 pm at Elks Lodge, 280 Country Club Circle, Southern Pines. 910 770-1975.
  • Live Music

    • Abigail Dowd performs at the Wine Cellar & Tasting Room
    • Free to the public.
    • 7 – 10 pm at Wine Cellar & Tasting Room, 241-A NE Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-3066

Sunday, December 10

e Sunny 44°/24°

  • Sunday Film Series

    • The Sunday Film Series will continue with a showing of “Love Actually.”
    • This movie for adults is about eight different couples dealing with their love lives during the frantic holiday season.
    • 2:30 – 4:30 pm at the Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Murphy Family Christmas Concert

    • In this Sunrise tradition, the Murphys fill the theater with rich talent that will keep you coming back for more.
    • Cost: $18 general admission; $15 children 12 and under; and $22 VIP.
    • 3 pm at Sunrise Theater, 250 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-3611
  • Nature Study Program

    • Prescribed Fire.
    • Learn why, when and how controlled burns are conducted at Weymouth Woods.
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • The Rooster’s Wife

    • Jonathan Byrd and Corin Raymond perform.
    • Cost: $20 in advance
    • Doors open at 6pm
    • 6:46 at The Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight St., Aberdeen. 910 944-7502
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