Things to do Around Pinehurst This Weekend – Weekend of 8/12

by patricrawley on August 10, 2016

Friday, August 12

  • 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.
    • $20 per person
    • Tour lasts 75 minutes.
    • 10:30 am & 1 pm the tour departs from Pinehurst Historic Theatre, 90 Cherokee Road.
    • 910 295-2257 for information and registration.
  • Family Game Night

    • Traditional board games will be set up under the Timmel Pavilion and lawn games in the meadow, including giant checkers, limbo, tiotaotoe, Twister and more. For all ages.
    • Food and beverages available for purchase.
    • 5:30 – 8:30 pm at The Village Arboretum, 375 Magnolia Road, Pinehurst. 910 295-2817
  • Meet the Author

    • Angela Pinsel discusses her debut novel, Love from the Inside, about a woman who awaits execution on Death Row for killing her infant son, and her daughter, who must decide if her mother is a monster or loving mother.
    • 5 pm at The Country Bookshop, 140 NW Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-3211.

  • Movie by the Lake

    • The Aberdeen Parks and Rec Dept and sponsors present The Good Dinosaur, shown on the big screen. Admission is free, concessions available for purchase.
    • 8:15-9:30 pm at Aberdeen Lake Park, 301 Lake Park Crossing, Aberdeen. 910 944-7275

Saturday, August 13

  • Ninth Annual Backyard Bocce Ball

    • A lighthearted tournament open to co-ed teams of four.
    • Cost: $350/VIP team; $150/BYOB team; $100 standard; Registration at 8:45 am
    • Benefitting the Sandhills Childrens Center
    • 8:45 am at The Pinehurst Harness Track, 200 Beulah Hill Road S, Pinehurst. 910 692-3233
  • 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.
    • $20 per person
    • Tour lasts 75 minutes.
    • 10:30 am & 1 pm the tour departs from Pinehurst Historic Theatre, 90 Cherokee Road.
    • 910 295-2257 for information and registration.
  • Maker Saturdays

    • “Snap Circuits”
    • Maker Saturdays let students explore technology in a relaxed environment. A movie about a wannabe Notre Dame football player will be shown at 2 p.m.
    • For grades 6 through 12.
    • 2 pm at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Dance Social

    • Free lesson from 7 to 8 p.m., and social dancing from 8 to 10 p.m.
    • Sponsored by the Carolina Pines Chapter of USA Dance
    • Summer casual dress.
    • Cost: $10 ($8 members).
    • 6:30 pm at Southern Pines Elks Club, 280 Country Club Circle, Southern Pines. 919 770-1975
  • Live Music

    • Caroline Parsons plays at the Wine Cellar and Tasting Room.
    • 7 – 10 pm 241-A NE Broad Street, Southern Pines. 910 692-3066

Sunday, August 14

  • Meet the Author

    • Amy Krouse Rosenthal will be signing her new book, Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal, a timeless collection of insights, memories and moments, organized into classic subjects such as social studies, music and language arts.
    • 2 pm at The Country Bookshop, 140 NW Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-3211.
  • Summer Kids Movie

    • Air Bud
    • This film is about an amazing dog that shoots some hoops.
    • Snacks are provided by the Friends of the Library.
    • Free and open to the public.
    • 2 pm at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235.
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