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

by patricrawley on May 3, 2017

Friday, May 5

Partly Cloudy 67°/50°

    Children’s Book Week

    • Stop by all week and make bookmarks, participate in word games, join a treasure hunt in the Children’s Room and much more.
    • Reading lists and book suggestions will be available.
    • Everyone over the age of 5 can get a free library card, no residency requirement.
    • 9:30 am – 5 pm at The Given Memorial Library & Tufts Archives, 150 Cherokee Road, Pinehurst.
  • Mamma Mia!

    • This smash-hit musical combines ABBA’s greatest hits, with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship.
    • Performance is at Durham Performing Arts Center
    • Cost: $123 ($147 Gold Circle), includes your choice of seat type and luxury transportation
    • Dinner will be dutch-treat
    • If you already have DPAC Season Passes, please call us directly for prices on transportation only for you and your group.
    • Departs 4 p.m. from Belk, Southern Pines, and returns approx. 11:30 p.m. With Kirk Tours

  • 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
  • Art Exhibit Opening

    • “InkMagic — Alcohol Ink and Beyond.”
    • Artists Deane Billings, Linda Drott, Pam Griner, Clara Hulon, Kathy Leuck, Tommy McDonell, Sandy Scott, KC Sorvari, Ann Truemper, and Emma Wilson will be represented.
    • Exhibit runs through May 25
    • 4 – 6 pm at Artists League of the Sandhills, 129 Exchange St., Aberdeen. 910 944-3979
  • Mercedes on the Green

    • Tufts Park plays host to a free car display on the eve of Concours d’Elegance, come see a great collection of German classics!
    • 4 – 8 pm at James W. Tufts Memorial Park, 1 Village Green Rd. West, Pinehurst.
  • First Friday

    • A family-friendly event with live music by the Marcus King Band.
    • Food, beverages, and entertainment.
    • Free admission, No dogs, please!
    • 5:30 pm at Sunrise Green Space, 250 NW Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-8501
  • Great American Songbook Jazz Concert

    • John Hatcher and Friends
    • Enjoy a great evening of music and light reception to help raise funds to restore the Weymouth piano.
    • $55/ Weymouth members; $65/non-members
    • 6:30 pm at Weymouth Center for Arts & Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-6261

Saturday, May 6

Partly Clousy 66°/49°

  • Children’s Book Week

    • Stop by all week and make bookmarks, participate in word games, join a treasure hunt in the Children’s Room and much more.
    • Reading lists and book suggestions will be available.
    • Everyone over the age of 5 can get a free library card, no residency requirement.
    • 9:30 am – 5 pm at The Given Memorial Library & Tufts Archives, 150 Cherokee Road, Pinehurst.
  • 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
  • Concours D’Elegance

    • The Fifth Annual Pinehurst Concours D’Elegance showcases rare and pristine vintage collector automobiles.
    • Country artist Sara Evans performs following the awards ceremony.
    • Iron Mike Rally for Concours participants on Friday.
    • General admission: $40. (Includes entry into the Pinehurst Concours and the concert.)
    • 9 am – 6 pm at Pinehurst Resort Fairway, 80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst. 910 973-6594
  • Pooch Park in the Pines Tag and Bake Sale

    • Come out and buy some baked goods and browse the tag sale to support and maintain the dog park.
    • 9 am – 1 pm at Moore County Airport Auxiliary Parking Lot, 7825 Aviation Dr, Carthage.
  • Sandhills Woman’s Exchange

    • The gift shop features over 60 NC and American hand-made artisan gifts.
    • If interested in volunteering, call the Sandhills Woman’s Exchange at 910 295-4677
    • 11 am – 2 pm at 15 Azalea Road, Pinehurst. 910 295-4677
  • 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.
    • This month on Mar 4, 11, 18, and 25.
    • 10 am at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Saturday Kids Program

    • May the 4th/force be with you!
    • Celebrate Children’s Book Week with books on outer space, Star Wars and much more.
    • Come to the library and show us how much you love children’s books and Star Wars!
    • Dress up as your favorite book or Star Wars character and use the Force to discover the wonders of the library!
    • 10 am – 12 pm at Given Memorial Library. 150 Cherokee Road, Pinehurst. 910 295-6022
  • 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
  • Blues & Brews: A Festival at the Farm

    • Enjoy a day of Bluegrass performances by Josh Daniels-Mark Schimick Project, Tommy Edwards Trio, The Vicky Vaughn Trio, and Hank and Patty and the Current.
    • Railhouse Brewery, Southern Pines Brewing Co. and Black Rock Winery will be serving beer and wine.
    • Food by Chewy’s Smokin’ BBQ, Uschi’s Imbiss, and The Market Place.
    • Cost: $15 in advance; $20 at the gate.
    • 11 am – 6 pm at Malcolm Blue Farm, 1177 Bethesda Road, Aberdeen. 910 944-7558

Sunday, May 7

Partly Cloudy 69°/46°

  • Children’s Book Week

    • Stop by all week and make bookmarks, participate in word games, join a treasure hunt in the Children’s Room and much more.
    • Reading lists and book suggestions will be available.
    • Everyone over the age of 5 can get a free library card, no residency requirement.
    • 9:30 am – 5 pm at The Given Memorial Library & Tufts Archives, 150 Cherokee Road, Pinehurst.
  • Explorations Series for Adults

    • The Healing Power of Art
    • Lauren Davies, a registered art therapist, will lead this presentation by the North Carolina Art Therapy Association.
    • 3 – 4 pm at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Nature Study Program

    • Geocaching 101
    • Learn the basics of geocaching on a cache hunt through Weymouth Woods.
    • Geocaching is a great way to explore your surroundings while seeking out caches that can hold a number of surprising and fun things inside.
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • The Rooster’s Wife

    • Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley 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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