Things to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend – Weekend of 1/27/2017

by patricrawley on January 25, 2017

Friday, January 27

  • Art Class (Oil Painting)

    • Oil Painting with Courtney.
    • Courtney Herndon, instructor.
    • Cost: $110
    • 9 am – 3:30 pm at Artists League of the Sandhills, 129 Exchange St., Aberdeen. 910 944-3979

  • Nature Study Program

    • “There’s No Place Like Home… In a Tree” (For wee ones!)
    • Trees provide homes for all kinds of critters. Come find out what parts of the tree are used by what animals as you read a book, do some fun activities, and make a craft.
    • Please dress for the weather-some activities outdoors!
    • All activities geared toward 3- to 5-year-olds with parental participation.
    • 10 – 11 am at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • Local History of Pinehurst Tours

    • Come experience the “Home of American Golf” as never before!
    • Join us on a narrated windshield tour of the beautifully designed Village of Pinehurst.
    • Learn all about James Walker Tufts, the 1895 founder of Pinehurst, and hear interesting historical facts and stories about this remarkable family.
    • Enjoy stories about some of Pinehurst’s ghosts and drive by the location of America’s first miniature golf course.
    • We’ll also see the Pinehurst Casino, and where Annie Oakley lived, along with the homes of General George C. Marshall, and Donald Ross.
    • $20 per person, register by calling 910 295-2257.
    • Each tour lasts about 75 minutes.
    • 11 am & 2 pm at The Historic Theatre Building, 90 Cherokee Rd, Pinehurst.

Saturday, January 28

  • Pruning Workshop

    • Learn pruning basics with Moore County Extension Agent Taylor Williams, who will then provide an outside demonstration.
    • Free to the public, but reservations required.
    • 10 am – 12 pm at Sandhills Horticultural Gardens-Ball Visitors Center. 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst. 910 695-3882

Sunday, January 29

  • For the Love of Coffee and Tea

    • Explore the variety of coffees and tea.
    • Event includes art on display and for sale, coffee and tea samples and products available for purchase, and a DIY coffee mug design station.
    • Cost: $15 and available at Pinehurst Village Hall.
    • 1 – 4 pm at The Fair Barn, 200 Beulah Road South, Pinehurst. 910 295-1900
  • Nature Study Program

    • Join Park Ranger Assistant Kelsey Smith for some fun and games on the trails of Weymouth Woods!
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • The Rooster’s Wife

    • The Martha Bassett Trio returns with no genre left unexplored.
    • Japanese guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto will open the show.
    • Doors Open at 6 pm
    • Tickets are $20 in advance.
    • 6:46 pm at The Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight St., Aberdeen. 910 944-7502

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