Things to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend – Weekend of 4/17/2017

by patricrawley on March 15, 2017

Friday, March 17

Mostly Sunny, 61°/47°

    • St. Patrick’s Day Pot O’ Gold Hunt

      • Put on your Irish swag and follow the clues to your very own Pot O’ Gold!
      • Crafts, Games, and tons of fun!
      • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
      • 5 – 6:30 pm at Memorial Park Playground and Recreation Center, 160 Memorial Park Court, Southern Pines. 910 692-2463
    • St. Patrick’s Day at the Sly Fox

      • Join us for some traditional corned beef and cabbage.
      • Guiness is $4 a pint all day!
      • All day at the Sly Fox, 795 SW Broad Street, Southern Pines. 910 725-1621
    • Sandhills Broadway Series

      • Touching Humanity, Inc. presents “Broadway Songs We Love to Sing,” with Michael Pizzi and NYC singer/actress Jennie Berkson.
      • Tickets are $20 in advance, or $30 at the door.
      • Tickets may be purchased at The Country Bookshop, The Given Library, or online at the Touching Humanity, Inc website.
      • 7:30 pm The Hannah Center Theater at the O’Neal School, 3300 Airport Rd, Southern Pines. 347 385-4207

    Saturday, March 18

    Rain, 68°/36°

    • 16th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

      • Colorful parade entries, great music, dancing, and good Irish cheer are in store for all who attend!
      • Folllowing the parade, stay for entertainment, children’s activities, and food & beverages.
      • 11 am at Tuft’s Memorial Park, 1 Village Green Road, Pinehurst. 910 295-2817
    • Sandhills Broadway Series

      • Touching Humanity, Inc. presents “Broadway Songs We Love to Sing,” with Michael Pizzi and NYC singer/actress Jennie Berkson.
      • Tickets are $20 in advance, or $30 at the door.
      • Tickets may be purchased at The Country Bookshop, The Given Library, or online at the Touching Humanity, Inc website.
      • 7:30 pm The Hannah Center Theater at the O’Neal School, 3300 Airport Rd, Southern Pines. 347 385-4207
    • Art Class (Acrylic or Oil)

      • “Step-by-Step Painting Landscape Scenes”
      • Taught by Harry Neely for beginners.
      • Students will learn how to select the best viewpoint from reference material and how to simplify and connect shapes in the landscape, as well as how to select color schemes.
      • $100
      • 10 am – 3 pm at The Artist’s League of the Sandhills, 129 Exchange Street, Aberdeen. 910 944-3979

    Sunday, March 19

    Mostly Sunny, 61°/31°

    • English Carvery

      • Carvery our traditional Sunday Roast at the Sly Fox.
      • Roast lamb, roasted potatoes, mash potatoes, with roasted carrots, and parsnips, fresh mint sauce and gravy.
      • 11:30 am – 2:30 pm at the Sly Fox, 795 SW Broad Street, Southern Pines. 910 725-1621
    • Bolshoi Ballet Series

      • A Contemporary Evening
      • From Moscow live via Satellite
      • $25
      • 12:55 pm at Sunrise Theater, 250 NW Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-8501
    • The Moore County Concert Band

      • “The Magic of Spring Concert”
      • The band will perform in the Grand Ballroom of the Carolina Hotel.
      • The program will feature solo trumpeter Chris Dunn, Executive Director of the Arts Council of Moore County.
      • Free and open to the public.
      • 2 pm at the Carolina Hotel, 80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst. 910 235-5229
    • History Lecture

      • Dr. Mat Farina will present a program of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, a Civil War era physician as well as feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, spy, and prisoner-of-war; and she was the only woman to ever recieve the Medal of Honor.
      • This program is free and sponsored by the Moore County Historical Association.
      • 2 pm at Southern Pines Civic Club, 105 S Ashe Street., Southern Pines. 910 246-0452
    • Sunday Film Series

      • The Girl on the Train
      • Based on the book of the same name by Paula Hawkins.
      • 2:30 pm at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
    • Nature Study Program

      • “Fire in the Toolbox”
      • Join a ranger to learn how land managers use fire as a tool to benefit plant and animal communities, and take a short walk to see a recently burned area.
      • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
    • The Rooster’s Wife

      • Lindsey Lou and the Flatbellys perform.
      • 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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