Things to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend – Weekend of 2/17/20127

by patricrawley on February 15, 2017

Friday, February 17

  • Preschool Storytime

    • Reading selections are taken from our current inventory of children’s literature, from the classics to modern day.
    • 10:30 am at The Country Bookshop, 140 NW Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-3211

  • 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
  • Glow Ball Night Golf

    • The First Tee of the Sandhills hosts this event of friendly competition, which includes a four-hole glow golf putting course, a cosmic chipping challenge on Hole 16 green and a glow ball up-and-down contest by Hole 18 green.
    • Open to all youth ages 5 to 18.
    • Tickets are $10
    • Families must register in advance
    • 5 – 10 pm at Knollwood Hall at Pine Needles-Mid Pines, 140 Ridge Road, Southern Pines. 910 255-3035

Saturday, February 18

  • Nature Study Program

    • “Bird Banding”
    • Do something birdy this weekend during the annual Great Backyard Bird Count!
    • Join ornithologist Susan Campbell for an up-close, feathered-friend experience you don’t want to miss.
    • 9 am – 12 pm at the Visitors’ Center, Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 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
  • 17th Annual Raise the Roof Fundraiser

    • Becca Rae hosts an evening of all local talent featuring Abigail Dowd, Terpsichore Dance Studio, a Gospel Choir and more!
    • Tickets: $15/regular, $20/VIP.
    • 7:30 pm at Sunrise Theater, 250 NW Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-8501

Sunday, February 19

  • Young Musicians Festival: Finalists Concert

    • The finalists in our Young Musicians Festival will perform for the public, please come hear these talented children who range in age from 4th – 12th grade.
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Center for Arts and Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-6261
  • Empty Bowls: A Fundraising Event to Benefit Sandhills/Moore Coalition for Human Care

    • Enjoy a simple meal of soup and desserts from area chefs as well as live music and pottery demonstrations.
    • $40/person with choice of pottery soup bowl to keep
    • $20/person admission only; for those who want to reuse bowl from last year.
    • Limited number available. $8.00/child admission only for children 10-15 years old, free admission for children 9 and under.
    • Call (910) 693-16001 ext. 204 to purchase tickets.
    • 12 – 2 pm at Southern Pines Elks Lodge, 280 Country Club Circle, Southern Pines.
  • Sunday Film Series

    • Indignation (2016)
    • This film is based on the book Indignation by Philip Roth
    • 2:30 pm at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Nature Study Program

    • “The Great Backyard Bird Count”
    • Join Weymouth Woods assistant Kelsey Smith to learn some beginning birding skills and how you can help with the Great Backyard Bird Count.
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • The Rooster’s Wife

    • Chris Jones and The Night Drivers perform distinctively elegant yet driving music with a unique blend of dry wit, emotional authenticity and broad humor.
    • 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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