Things to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend – Weekend of 6/23/2017

by patricrawley on June 21, 2017

Friday, June 23

AM Thunderstorms 92°/74°

  • Steam Friday

    • This week’s event features paper bridge contests, a slower-paced event for the whole family that includes take-home summer learning ideas.
    • All day at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • 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

Saturday, June 24

AM Thunderstorms 91°/70°

  • 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
  • Nature Study Program

    • Wildlings: Bug Hunt
    • In this first program in a new Exploration Series for Kids ages 6 through 10, kids will go on a hunt through Weymouth Woods to discover some of the insects that live there, and learn safe ways to catch, observe and release them.
    • 10 am 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

Sunday, June 25

AM Showers 86°/68°

  • Equestrian Event

  • Nature Study Program

    • Pond Exploration
    • Discover what animals and plants make their home in a pond.
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • The Rooster’s Wife

    • The Jack Grace Band performs.
    • 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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