Things to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend – Weekend of 5/12/2017

by patricrawley on May 10, 2017

Friday, May 12

PM Thunderstorms 79°/61°

    • Equestrian Event

      • WHES May Horse Trials CT & D and Schooling Day
      • 8 am – 5 pm at Carolina Horse Park, 2814 Montrose Road, Raeford. 910 875-2074
    • Open Studio for the Figure

      • There will be no instruction given and you must bring your own supplies and materials.
      • Members are encouraged to work creatively in any media they choose.
      • The poses will be long enough to encourage a finished piece.
      • $15 Entry
      • 10 am – 1 pm at Artists League of the Sandhills, 129 Exchange St., Aberdeen. 910 944-3979
    • 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
  • Chicago

    • The No.1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history, performance at Durham Performing Arts Center.
    • With Kirk Tours
    • Cost: $123 ($153 Gold Circle), includes your choice of seat type and luxury transportation.
    • Dinner will be dutch-treat at the Streets at Southpoint shopping complex.
    • If you already have a DPAC Season Pass, please call us directly for prices on transportation only.
    • Departs 4 p.m. from Belk, Southern Pines, and returns approx. 11:30 p.m
  • Live After 5

    • The Embers, a beach music band who have defined the genre will join us for a special Live after 5 Concert in Tufts Park.
    • Dos Eddies will be the opening act
    • Food trucks will be on-site with a great selection of sandwiches and desserts.
    • Beer, wine, water, and soft drinks will also be available for purchase.
    • Picnic baskets are allowed; however, outside alcoholic beverages are not permitted.
    • This is a great FREE event that the entire family is sure to enjoy. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and dancing shoes!
    • 5:30 – 9:00 pm at James W. Tufts Memorial Park, 1 Village Green Rd. West, Pinehurst.
  • Chef and Maker Weekend Sandhills Pig Pickin

    • North Carolina at its best with a menu inspired by Chef Clark Barlowe’s hyper-local philosophy: a pit-cooked whole pig and classic Southern sides, beer from Mother Earth Brewing and specialty drinks from Doc Porter’s Distillery and Topo Organic Spirits.
    • Cost: $70 ($50 without alcohol)
    • 6:30 – 9:30 pm at Carolina Resort, 80 Carolina Vista Drive, Village of Pinehurst. 855 235-8507
  • The Rooster’s Wife

    • Laney Smith and the Spirits perform.
    • Doors Open at 6 pm
    • Tickets are $10 in advance.
    • 6:46 pm at The Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight St., Aberdeen. 910 944-7502
  • A Comic Evening

    • Vision 4 Moore presents comedian Caleb Elliott and comic ventriloquist Steve Brogan and his “friends.”
    • Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 day of.
    • Profits from these events are equally shared with our non-profit partners: Caring Hearts For Kids of Moore, Meals on Wheels of the Sandhills and MIRA Foundation, USA
    • 7:30 – 9:30 pm at The O’Neal School – Hannah Center, 3300 Airport Road, Southern Pines. 910 365-9890

Saturday, May 13

Thunderstorms 73°/52°

  • Equestrian Event

    • WHES May Horse Trials CT & D and Schooling Day
    • 8 am – 5 pm at Carolina Horse Park, 2814 Montrose Road, Raeford. 910 875-2074
  • Nature Study Program

    • Hike for International Migratory Bird Day
    • Enjoy a leisurely 2-mile bird walk during spring migration season.
    • Bring binoculars and field guides if you have them, and water; and wear comfortable shoes.
    • 8 am at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • Junior Flea Market

    • Rain or shine. Buy, sell, or browse.
    • Sellers: ages 7–16, provide crafts, toys, clothes, baked goods and more.
    • Bring your own table (up to 6 feet)
    • Free Attendance, $5 Vendors Fee for Residents, $10 for Non-Residents
    • Sponsored by Southern Pines Recreation and Parks.
    • 9 – 11 am (Set-up from 8 – 9 am) at Downtown Park, 145 SE Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-2463
  • 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
  • Walking Book Club

    • Meet at the Library for a brisk half-hour walk through beautiful downtown Southern Pines to discuss current reads, make book suggestions, and enjoy being active outside.
    • Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
    • 10 am at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Sandhills Woman’s Exchange

    • Lunch served 11 am–2 pm
    • The gift shop features over 60 NC and American hand-made artisan gifts.
    • If interested in volunteering, call the Sandhills Woman’s Exchange.
    • 10 am – 3 pm at Sandhills Woman’s Exchange, 15 Azalea Road, Pinehurst. 910 295-4677
  • Abilities Tennis Program

    • Pinehurst Parks & Rec has partnered with the Abilities Tennis Association of North Carolina to provide free tennis clinics to athletes with intellectual disabilities.
    • These clinics are for all levels of play.
    • Participants must pre-register with the Pinehurst Parks & Rec.
    • Parents/caregivers are asked to stay for participants under 18.
    • This program will be offered again May 13 and 20
    • 10:30 am – 12 pm at Tennis Court No.1, Rassie Wicker Park, 10 Rassie Wicker Drive, Pinehurst. 910 295-1900
  • Second Saturday

    • Artist Eileen Strickland will be featuring her latest paintings entitled, “Foxes and Hounds”.
    • Along with Eileen, come see the work of local artists Amy Smith, , Gerry Catapano, Frank Giordano, Harry Neeley, Sharon Martin Stabile, Doris Smith, and others.
    • Enjoy refreshments and freshly baked Yum Yum Cookies while the artists work.
    • 11 am – 3 pm at Design Market of the Sandhills, 3086 Highway 5, Aberdeen. 910 420-1861
  • Carolina Philharmonic

    • “POPS: Symphonic Salute to America.”
    • The season finale features Broadway star Catherine Brunell (Les Mis, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Mary Poppins, Something Rotten!), singing some of your favorite Broadway tunes.
    • 3 and 7:30 pm at Owens Auditorium, Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst. 910 687-0287
  • A Heritage Affair Gala

    • “Come Dance With Me”
    • A fun-filled evening of dancing and dining under the stars, featuring Weymouth Experience.
    • Auction items and special dance demonstrations by Carolina DanceWorks.
    • Tickets: $115/members and active duty military; $125/non-members.
    • Sponsored by The Pilot and PineStraw.
    • 6:30 pm at Weymouth Center for Arts & Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-6261
  • Dance Social

    • Doors open at 6:30 p.m., lesson at 7, social dancing from 8 to 10 p.m..
    • Carolina Pines Chapter of USA Dance
    • Cost: $11 ($8 members).
    • Southern Pines Elk’s Lodge, 280 County Club Circle, Southern Pines. 919 770-1975

Sunday, May 14

Sunny 82°/57°

  • Equestrian Event

    • May War Horse Event Series Horse Trials, Combined Tests, and Dressage.
    • Call for Prices, Spectators welcome.
    • 8 am – 5 pm at Carolina Horse Park, 2814 Montrose Road, Raeford. 910 875-2074
  • Equestrian Event

    • War Horse Event Series Schooling Day.
    • Call for Prices, Spectators welcome.
    • 8 am – 5 pm at Carolina Horse Park, 2814 Montrose Road, Raeford. 910 875-2074
  • Nature Study Program

    • Mother’s Day Creations
    • Make Mom a planter and a bird feeder to enjoy on her special day.
    • Materials provided.
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
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