Things to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend – Weekend of 6/2/2017

by patricrawley on May 31, 2017

Friday, June 2

Sunny 87°/62°

  • Nature Study

    • Where Would We Be Without Bees? (For wee ones!)
    • Learn the important role bees play for us as we read a book, play some games, and make a craft!
    • For 3 to 5 year olds with parental participation.
    • 10 am at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • 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
  • First Friday

    • A family-friendly event with live music, food, beverages, and entertainment.
    • The Broadcast Band will be performing their mix of soul, blues, and classic rock arrangements.
    • Free admissions.
    • No dogs please
    • 5 pm at First Bank Stage at the Sunrise (inside the Sunrise Theater in case of rain), 250 NW Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-8501
  • Shakespeare in the Pines Festival

    • The Pinehurst Parks & Recreation Department is proud to sponsor Shakespeare in the Pines, presented by Uprising Theatre Company.
    • The inaugural production will be the comedy Much Ado About Nothing.
    • General admissions is free, but VIP seating will be available for purchase.
    • 7:30 pm Tufts Memorial Park, 1 Village Green West, Pinehurst. 541 631-8241

Saturday, June 3

Partly Cloudy 90°/68°

  • Nature Study Program

    • Volunteer Trails Workday
    • Celebrate National Trails Day by helping with trail maintenance.
    • Bring gloves and yard tools, as well as water and bug spray.
    • 10 am – 12 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • Equestrian Event

    • Running Start Derby Cross Series
    • Each Derby Cross (DX) course consists of a combination of show jumps and cross country fences (including banks, ditches and water).
    • Championship prizes will be awarded to the horse and rider with the highest score after all seven competitions in the series, at each level, at the RSDX Championship Finals on Oct. 28
    • The June Event will be held at Secrist Farm. 735 Furr Road, Vass. 910 315-5800
  • Live Music

    • Jen Hillard Performs at the Wine Cellar & Tasting Room.
    • Free to the public.
    • 7 – 10 pm, 241-A NE Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-3066
  • Shakespeare in the Pines Festival

    • The Pinehurst Parks & Recreation Department is proud to sponsor Shakespeare in the Pines, presented by Uprising Theatre Company.
    • The inaugural production will be the comedy Much Ado About Nothing.
    • General admissions is free, but VIP seating will be available for purchase.
    • 7:30 pm Tufts Memorial Park, 1 Village Green West, Pinehurst. 541 631-8241
  • An Evening of Romance

    • Taylor Dance Ensemble will present a performance featuring the local students of Taylor Dance Ensemble with High Point Ballet and special guest artists from Winston-Salem Festival Ballet.
    • Purchase tickets here or at the box office one hour prior to the show.
    • 7:30 pm at Owens Auditorium, Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Rd., Pinehurst. 910 695-1320

Sunday, June 4

PM Thunderstorms 85°/69°

  • 4th Annual Hitchcock Creek Duck Derby

    • A race of 5,000 rubber ducks down the creed.
    • Free fun Kids Zone with fun and games.
    • Foster your ducks here for the chance to win cash and prizes!
    • This event will benefit the Sandhills Children’s Center.
    • 2-5 pm at Hitchcock Creek Park, 615 Steele St., Rockingham. 910 692-3323
  • Nature Study Program

    • Tracking Turtles with Transmitters
    • Join Dr. John Roe, UNCP Biology, for an exploration into the ecology of the Eastern box turtle.
    • You will look for turtles by using radio-telemetry and learn how the respond to fire in the Sandhills.
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • Explorations Series for Adults

    • Raising Goats and Making Cheese
    • Sue Stovall from Paradox Farm Creamery in West End will share her experience starting a creamery and provide samples of fresh goat cheese
    • 3-4 pm at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Art Exhibit Opening and Reception

    • “Absolutely Art”
    • Associate and Full Members Exhibit.
    • Awards Ceremony 5:30
    • Exhibit will run through June 27
    • 5-7 pm at Artists League of the Sandhills, 129 Exchange St., Aberdeen. 910 944-3979
  • The Rooster’s Wife

    • Less is More JAZZ 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
  • Shakespeare in the Pines Festival

    • The Pinehurst Parks & Recreation Department is proud to sponsor Shakespeare in the Pines, presented by Uprising Theatre Company.
    • The inaugural production will be the comedy Much Ado About Nothing.
    • General admissions is free, but VIP seating will be available for purchase.
    • 7:30 pm Tufts Memorial Park, 1 Village Green West, Pinehurst. 541 631-8241
  • An Evening of Romance

    • Taylor Dance Ensemble will present a performance featuring the local students of Taylor Dance Ensemble with High Point Ballet and special guest artists from Winston-Salem Festival Ballet.
    • Purchase tickets here or at the box office one hour prior to the show.
    • 7:30 pm at Owens Auditorium, Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Rd., Pinehurst. 910 695-1320
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