Things to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend – Weekend of 4/21/2017

by patricrawley on April 19, 2017

Friday, April 21

PM Thunderstorms 89°/63°

    • 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
    • Culinary Tours of the Pines

      • Culinary Tours of the Pines provides walking culinary tasting tours in the Village of Pinehurst.
      • Included in the tour will be stops at The Deuce, the new signature restaurant that overlooks Pinehurst Course No. 2; The Holly Tavern; The 1895 Room; and The Carolina Hotel.
      • At each location guests will be served a specialty small plate accompanied by a craft beer sampling.
      • In addition, your culinary experience will be enhanced with a stop at The Village Wine Shop, a boutique wine shop located in The Village.
      • The afternoon will end with a sampling of locally baked scones from PineScones, a well-known local gourmet bakery.
      • 2 – 4:30, sign up for more details here

  • Annual Bedding Plant Sale for the Benefit of Student’s Educational Field Trip

    • Come buy some bedding plants to support your local students
    • 1 – 5 pm at Sandhills Horticultural Gardens-Steed Hall, 3395 Airport Rd., Pinehurst
  • Cruise-IN at Mac’s Breakfast Anytime

    • Collector and cars, trucks, and motorcycles, from any year are welcome.
    • Door Prizes, 50/50 Drawing, Oldies Music, and Great Food.
    • Mac’s is now open on Friday evenings with a special Seafood menu.
    • Sponsored by Sandhills Classic StreetRod Assoc.(SCSRA) and Mac’s Breakfast Anytime, all proceeds from the event will go local charities: Carthage Food Pantry and Sandhills Teen Challenge.
    • Bring the family and your favorite vehicle and join in the fun.
    • 5 – 8 pm at Mac’s Breakfast Anytime Restaurant, 1904 N. Sandhills Blvd., Aberdeen. 910 639-1494

Saturday, April 22

Thunderstorms 86°/64°

  • 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
  • Annual Bedding Plant Sale for the Benefit of Student’s Educational Field Trip

    • Come buy some bedding plants to support your local students
    • 1 – 5 pm at Sandhills Horticultural Gardens-Steed Hall, 3395 Airport Rd., Pinehurst
  • McDonald Artisan Farm Spring Art and Music Fair

    • Come enjoy Spring at McDonald Artisan Farm with great food, music, beer, wine, kids activities and over 80 arts and crafts dealers.
    • $4 Entry, 12 Years and Younger get in Free
    • 10 am – 5 pm at McDonald Artisan Farm, 1615 Bethedsa Road, Aberdeen
  • Party for the Pine

    • Join us at the Boyd Tract for a festival to celebrate the oldest known living longleaf pine!
    • Food trucks, music, live animals, face painting, turpentine demonstrations, bluebird box building, and hikes to the old tree are just the beginning of the fun you can have!
    • You will also have the opportunity to learn about the importance of prescribed fire in the longleaf pine ecosystem, and if the weather cooperates, to watch a live prescribed burn demonstration!
    • This event is also part of the NC Science Festival.
    • 10 am – 3 pm at Weymouth Woods Nature Preserve, 1024 N Fort Bragg Rd, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • Celebration of the Military Child

    • Join us in celebrating the many military children in our community.
    • Co-sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of the Sandhills, this fun-filled afternoon will include a free cookout and entertainment.
    • There will be pony rides, a video game trailer, a bounce house, lawn games, and a strolling magician.
    • This event is free and is open to everyone!
    • 12 – 3 pm at The Village Arboretum, 375 Magnolia Road, Pinehurst.
  • A Tribute to the Beatles featuring “The Return”

    • VISION 4 MOORE presents the amazing Beatles Tribute Band, “The Return”.
    • It will be a night of the classics – your favorite Beatles hits, performed by musicians who sound just like the real thing!
    • Profits from these events are equally shared with our non-profit partners: MIRA Foundation USA, Caring Hearts for Kids of Moore and Meals on Wheels of the Sandhills.
    • Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door, and $15 for those 17 and younger
    • 7:30 – 9:30 pm at Robert E. Lee Auditorium, 250 Voit Gilmore Lane, Southern Pines. http://www.vision4moore.com/
  • Statewide Star Party

    • Join us for the 5th annual Statewide Star Party, a part of the North Carolina Science Festival.
    • We’ll enjoy an evening of stargazing and fun activities focused on this year’s theme: Star Light, Star Bright.
    • Bring a blanket or lawn chair and MEET AT THE WEYMOUTH CENTER parking lot at 555 E. Connecticut Ave in Southern Pines.
    • All activities will take place in the meadow of the Boyd Tract.
    • 7:30 pm, call 910 692-2167 for more information

Sunday, April 23

PM Thunderstorms 79°/51°

  • Sunday Film Series

    • The Library’s Sunday Film Series will show will show a film based on the book The Light Between the Oceans by author M.L. Stedmanon
    • 2:30 pm at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Animal Signs

    • We’re not always fortunate enough to see the animals that live at Weymouth Woods, but we know they are here by the clues they leave behind.
    • Join us for an on and off trail search for the signs of animal life.
    • Long pants and bug spray are recommended.
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods Nature Preserve, 1024 N Fort Bragg Rd, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • Healthy Kids Running Series

    • The Healthy Kids Running Series is a five week running program for kids from Pre-K ages 2-14
    • Each Race Series takes place once a week and offers age appropriate running events including the 50 yard dash, the 75 yard dash, the 1/4 mile, the 1/2 mile and the one mile run.
    • Kids compete each week of the Series for a chance to earn points and at the end of the Series the top 3 boys and top 3 girls with the most points in their respective age division receive a trophy.
    • It doesn’t matter how fast or slow you run because all participants receive a medal and gift bag for their achievements courtesy of our sponsors!
    • Join us as we encourage kids to adopt a healthy and active lifestyle, help increase their self-esteem, and make new friends!
    • Register online at: https://runsignup.com/hkrspinehurst
    • 4 – 5 pm at Rassie Wicker Park, 10 Rassie Wicker Dr., Pinehurst. 631 988-3544
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