Things to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend – Weekend of 5/27/2017

by patricrawley on May 24, 2017

Friday, May 26

Sunny 84°/64°

  • Third U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Amateur Championship

    • Four-Ball is a popular format of play where two players form a team or “side”. Each player will play his own ball and the best score on each hole between the two players is the score that counts for the team.
    • The field will consist of 256 players or 128 sides. Each will play 18 holes on No. 2 & No. 8. The top 32 sides will advance to match play.
    • Spectating is free and open to the public, there will be no spectator carts allowed. Those with proof of disability will be able to rent scooters.
    • Practice Rounds
  • Nature Study Program

    • Come find out what it’s like to be a spider as you discover the pages of the children’s book Diary of a Spider along the Bower’s Bog Trail at Weymouth Woods.
    • This is a self-guided 0.3-mile adventure that can be done any time the park is open.
    • This Story Hike Trail will be available only from May 18th through May 30th.
    • 8 am – 8 pm at 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

  • 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
  • Movie in the Pines

    • The Secret Life of Pets
    • Bring a blanket or a chair
    • Concessions will be available on site
    • Come early for pre-movie games and to snag a good spot!
    • 7:30 – 9 pm in Downtown Park, 145 SE Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-7376
  • The Rooster’s Wife

    • Dark Water Rising 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

Saturday, May 27

PM Thunderstorms 90°/67°

  • Third U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Amateur Championship

    • Four-Ball is a popular format of play where two players form a team or “side”. Each player will play his own ball and the best score on each hole between the two players is the score that counts for the team.
    • The field will consist of 256 players or 128 sides. Each will play 18 holes on No. 2 & No. 8. The top 32 sides will advance to match play.
    • Spectating is free and open to the public, there will be no spectator carts allowed. Those with proof of disability will be able to rent scooters.
    • First Round Stroke Play
  • 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
  • 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

Sunday, May 28

AM Thunderstorms 89°/69°

  • Third U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Amateur Championship

    • Four-Ball is a popular format of play where two players form a team or “side”. Each player will play his own ball and the best score on each hole between the two players is the score that counts for the team.
    • The field will consist of 256 players or 128 sides. Each will play 18 holes on No. 2 & No. 8. The top 32 sides will advance to match play.
    • Spectating is free and open to the public, there will be no spectator carts allowed. Those with proof of disability will be able to rent scooters.
    • Second Round Stroke Play
  • Memorial Day Concert

    • The Moore County Concert Band will perform in the Grand Ballroom of the Carolina Hotel in Pinehurst.
    • The program will feature two tuba soloists.
    • Free to the public
    • 2 pm at the Carolina Hotel, 80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst. 910 235-5229
  • Sunday Kids Movie

    • Moana
    • A teen girl and a demigod embark on an adventure as they search for a legendary island
    • Free to the Public
    • 2:30 pm at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Nature Study Program

    • Snakes of the Sandhills
    • Snakes are creatures of great beauty that inspire awe and caution. Come learn about the various snake species found in the Sandhills, and learn to identify venomous and non-venomous area snakes.
    • There will be live specimens available for viewing
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • The Rooster’s Wife

    • Front Country perform.
    • 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
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