Things to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend – Weekend of 8/11/2017

by patricrawley on August 9, 2017

Friday, August 11

f Thunderstorms 86°/70°

  • 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
  • Summer Teen Program

    • Zentangling.
    • Teens looking for some low-activities can drop in on their own schedule to make creative projects.
    • Library hours at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Where’s Waldo

    • WHERE’S WALDO? He’s hiding in Southern Pines!
    • The hunt begins Friday, Aug. 11, and ends Monday, Aug. 21, at 2 p.m. with a grand prize drawing for Waldo books and prizes.
    • Come to The Country Bookshop for a Passport with the Waldo locations.
    • 140 NW Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-3211
  • Nature Study Program

    • “Underground Wonders (For Wee-Ones)”
    • Find out what life is like below the surface as you read a book, play some games, and make a craft.
    • All activities will be geared toward 3 to 5 year-olds and meant for parents to do with their children.
    • 10 am at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167.
  • Rods & Rockabilly

    • Take a dash of country and a sprinkle of blues, crank up the energy, volume and fun and get ready to dance to the hopping sounds of Wilmington’s The Phantom Playboys.
    • Arrive early to show off your pre-1960 autos and enjoy great food.
    • 5:30 – 9 pm at The Village Arboretum, 375 Magnolia Road, Pinehurst. 910 295-2817

Saturday, August 12

k Scattered Thunderstorms 88°/71°

  • Where’s Waldo

    • WHERE’S WALDO? He’s hiding in Southern Pines!
    • The hunt begins Friday, Aug. 11, and ends Monday, Aug. 21, at 2 p.m. with a grand prize drawing for Waldo books and prizes.
    • Come to The Country Bookshop for a Passport with the Waldo locations.
    • 140 NW Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-3211
  • Summer Teen Program

    • Zentangling.
    • Teens looking for some low-activities can drop in on their own schedule to make creative projects.
    • Library hours at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Carolina Horse Park Derby Cross

    • Part of the Running Start Derby Cross Series.
    • The course is a mix of show jumps and cross-country fences, including combinations, water complexes, banks, ditches and mounds.
    • 8 am – 1 pm at Carolina Horse Park, 2814 Montrose Road, Raeford. 910 875-2074
  • Summer Build Day

    • “Animal Builds with Weymouth Woods”
    • Kids in grades K-5 can join a park ranger to learn about habitats and environments of animals in the Library’s outdoor story circle.
    • 11 am at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235

Sunday, August 13

k Scattered Thunderstorms 87°/72°

  • Where’s Waldo

    • WHERE’S WALDO? He’s hiding in Southern Pines!
    • The hunt begins Friday, Aug. 11, and ends Monday, Aug. 21, at 2 p.m. with a grand prize drawing for Waldo books and prizes.
    • Come to The Country Bookshop for a Passport with the Waldo locations.
    • 140 NW Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-3211
  • Summer Teen Program

    • Zentangling.
    • Teens looking for some low-activities can drop in on their own schedule to make creative projects.
    • Library hours at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Sunday Kids Movie

    • Storks
    • Come to the Library for a free showing of Storks.
    • The film is about a stork and his human pal teaming up to transport a baby girl to her expectant family.
    • 2:30 pm at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Nature Study Program

    • Hummingbird-banding exposition with Susan Campbell.
    • Ornithologist Susan Campbell explains the banding and data collection process.
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • Sunday Exchange

    • Paul Thorn and his full band celebrate 20 years touring.
    • Food trucks will be on site. Free, fresh water provided.
    • Free admissions
    • The Exchange Place Lawn, 129 Exchange St., Aberdeen (Rain site: The Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight St., Aberdeen.) 910 944-7502 or here for more information>
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