Things to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend – Weekend of 3/10/2017

by patricrawley on March 8, 2017

Photo © Pinehurst, LLC. 2017

Friday, March 10

Mostly Sunny, 75°/36°

  • 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
  • Meet the Author

    • David Joy, NC author of Where All the Light Tends To Go, will discuss his new novel, The Weight of This World.
    • His new novel takes you back to the mountains of North Carolina in a story about how difficult it is to escape the weight of the past.
    • 5 pm at The Country Bookshop, 140 NW Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-3211
  • Nature Study Program

    • “Night Hike”
    • Enjoy the sounds of the night as we hike in the dark among the longleaf pines.
    • Please bring one flashlight per family.
    • Co-sponsored by the Southern Pines Recreation and Parks Department.
    • 6:30 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • The Rooster’s Wife

    • Major and the Monbacks performs.
    • Doors Open at 6 pm
    • Tickets are $15 in advance.
    • 6:46 pm at The Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight St., Aberdeen. 910 944-7502
  • Weymouth Chamber Music Series

    • The internationally recognized duo of Pasquale Rucco and Douglas James will perform a repertoire of early 19th Century Italian and French music by A. Diabelli, M. Giuliani, A. Lhoyer and G. Rossini.
    • Played on authentic 19th Century guitars.
    • All concerts are held in The Great Room and followed by a reception.
    • $10/member; $20/non-member.
    • 7 – 9 pm at Weymouth Center for Arts & Humanities, 555 E Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-6261

Saturday, March 11

Mostly Sunny, 55°/30°

  • Southern Pines Horse Trials

    • Part of the “Carolina Eventing Challenge.”
    • Eventing is comprised of three phases: dressage, cross country jumping and show jumping.
    • Free for spectators.
    • 8 am – 5 pm at Carolina Horse Park, 2814 Montrose Road, Raeford. 910 875-2074
  • Open Studio – Artist Helping Artists

    • Join artist, Jane Casnellie, at Hollyhocks Art Gallery for a day of painting.
    • Bring your easels and your painting supplies and whatever you are working on.
    • Share ideas, enjoy the company of fellow artists and have fun!
    • All levels welcome.
    • Coffee and tea and some goodies will be provided.
    • Lunch Available.
    • Fee $20 – a portion of which will be donated to the local Arts council of Moore County.
    • 9 am at Hollyhocks Art Gallery, 905 Linden Road, Pinehurst.
    • Info and Sign up, call Jane Casnellie 910 639-4823
  • Nature Study Program

    • “Photography Stroll”
    • Wildlife and nature photographer Brady Beck will share tips for capturing the natural beauty of the longleaf pine ecosystem on this 1-mile hike.
    • This program celebrates the conservation legacy of Ansel Adams and the exhibition of his photographs at the NC Museum of Art in Raleigh through May 7, 2017.
    • 9:30 – 10:30 am at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines.
    • Info and Sign Up: 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
  • The Met Opera: Live in HD

    • Verdi’s La Traviata (English subtitles)
    • Live via satellite.
    • Tickets are $27
    • 12:55 at Sunrise Theater, 250 NW Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-8501
  • Nature Study Program

    • “TRACK Trail Guided Adventure”
    • Join a Park Ranger and complete some fun TRACKtivities on a 1-mile hike designed to get kids active and outside.
    • As trails and activities are completed, prizes can be earned!
    • For more information on TRACK Trails go to www.kidsinparks.com
    • 2 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • Tween Game Night

    • Attention 6th–8th graders! This is your night to kick it with your friends on a Saturday night at the Fair Barn for fun games, contests and music.
    • $10 entry, with concessions available for purchase.
    • 6 – 9 pm at The Fair Barn, 200 Beulah Road S, Pinehurst. 910 295-0166
  • Carolina Philharmonic

    • “Opera Extravaganza”
    • Four operatic soloists from across the U.S. and internationally — tenor Chris Carr, baritone Sean Anderson, mezzo soprano Chrystal E. Williams and soprano Young Mee Jun — perform some of your favorite arias, duets, trios and quartets from the world of opera, lead by David Michael Wolff.
    • 7:30 – 9 pm at Owens Auditorium, Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst. 910 692-6185

    Sunday, March 12

    AM Snow, 45°/25°

    • Are you a College Basketball fan? Start your March Madness off right inside away from the snow at the Deuce at the Pinehurst Country Club!

    • Southern Pines Horse Trials

      • Part of the “Carolina Eventing Challenge.”
      • Eventing is comprised of three phases: dressage, cross country jumping and show jumping.
      • Free for spectators.
      • 8 am – 5 pm at Carolina Horse Park, 2814 Montrose Road, Raeford. 910 875-2074
    • Sunday Kids Movie

      • Kubo and the Two Strings
      • Come to the Library for a free showing of a film about young Japanese boy named Kubo who embarks on a journey with kindhearted Monkey and Clumsy Beetle.
      • 2:30 pm at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
    • Nature Study Program

      • “Unwinding the Web.”
      • A 1-mile hike with activities to help dispel myths and learn some cool facts about spiders, one of the most feared and misunderstood critters in the natural world.
      • This program is suitable for all ages.
      • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
    • The Rooster’s Wife

      • Al Strong Quartet performs.
      • 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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