Things to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend – Weekend of 12/16

by patricrawley on December 14, 2016

Friday, December 16

  • Winter Detectives (For Wee-Ones!)

    • Even when you can’t find animals out in the woods, they leave clues to show you they’ve been there.
    • Come learn how to solve the mystery of who’s leaving us clues as we read a book, do some fun activities, and make a craft.
    • We will be outside for a bit so please dress for the weather!
    • All activities will be geared towards 3 to 5 year-olds and meant for parents to do with their children.
    • 10 am at Weymouth Woods Nature Preserve,1024 N Fort Bragg Rd, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • 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
  • Christmas Traditions

    • A free Holiday Concert!
    • 7 pm at Lee Auditorium, Pinecrest High School, 250 Voit Gilmore Ln, Southern Pines. 910 944-3452

Saturday, December 17

  • Family Day at the Library

    • “Kids Cook – Fun and Healthy Snacks” from 11 am to Noon
    • Humpty Dumpty Egg Drop Challenge will be part of a Maker session at 2 p.m
    • Teens are invited to learn ink marbling at 3 p.m.
    • Craft tables set up all day
    • All day at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Christmas Movie and Snow Spactacular!

    • The Arc of Moore County’s 5th Annual Christmas Movie and Snow Spectacular will feature a festive atmosphere with carol singing and a visit from Santa starting at 11:00 in the Sunrise Theater in Southern Pines.
    • Following Santa’s visit, the Christmas classic family movie, “Elf” will be shown at 11:30.
    • After the movie, the greenspace adjacent to the theater will be transformed to a winter wonderland with snow and sledding for the children.
    • There will also be a bouncy house, face painting, hot chocolate with cookies and other family friendly activities. Food trucks will be on-site to provide lunch.
    • Seating at the Sunrise is limited so make sure to get your tickets ahead of time here
    • $10 donation for the movie, refreshments, and festivites. $5 donation to only access the activities in the Greenspace after the film.
    • 11 am at the Sunrise Theater and Greenspace in Downtown Southern Pines, 250 NW Broad Street.
  • 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

Sunday, December 18

  • 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
  • Sunday Film Series

    • Our Kind of Traitor
    • This film is about a couple who find themselves lured into a Russian oligarch’s plans to defect, and are soon positioned between the Russian Mafia and the British Secret Service, neither of whom they can trust.
    • Based on the 2010 novel of the same name by John le Carré.
    • 2:30 pm at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Weekly Play Escape

    • Come bring your young ones for an afternoon of fun and pictures with Santa!
    • Santa photos will be free after the cost of admission, which you can find more information on here.
    • 3:30 – 5:30 pm at Play Escape, 103 Perry Drive, Southern Pines. 910 246-2342
  • ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

    • A live reading of the classic poem, photo with Santa and other fun holiday surprises!
    • Supporting authors in Moore Schools and other programming.
    • Tickets: $25/parent and one child; additional children $10.
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Center for Arts & Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-6261
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