Things to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend – Weekend of 9/29/2017

by patricrawley on September 27, 2017

Friday, September 29

n Partly Cloudy 77°/56°

  • Daytrippers

    • Frankies Fun Park
    • This Pinehurst Parks and Rec program is designed for teens and young adults to get out and explore various things that N.C. has to offer.
    • Cost: $31/resident; $62/non-resident.
    • Bring money for lunch.
    • Group departs from and returns to Village Hall
    • 10 am – 3:30 pm at Village Hall, 395 Magnolia Road, Pinehurst. 919 295-2817
  • Art Class

    • Oil Painting
    • For all levels, artist Eileen Strickland covers basic information on materials, techniques, color theory and composition.
    • Fridays through October 6 (6 Sessions)
    • Cost: $52/resident; $104/non-resident
    • 1 – 4 pm at Pinehurst Parks and Rec, Recreation Room, 300 Kelly Road, Pinehurst. 910 295-1900
  • 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
  • 71st Annual Moore County Agricultural Fair

    • Annual agricultural fair, carnival rides, games and food.
    • Parking $2. Admission: $6/person 3 and over, Under 3 Free.
    • 5 – 11 pm at Moore County Agricultural Fair Grounds, 3699 US 15-501 Hwy, Carthage. 910 215-6893
  • Beethoven & Rachmaninoff

    • North Carolina Symphony
    • The Moore County season opens with Beethoven’s serene and evocative “Pastoral” Symphony and two masterpieces by Rachmaninoff—the symphonic poem The Rock is followed by the scintillating Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, performed by award-winning pianist Micah McLaurin.
    • Pre-concert Talk in the Pinecrest High School Band Room at 7:00 pm.
    • Tickets available in advance through the NC Symphony Box Office; at The Country Bookshop, 140 Northwest Broad Street, Southern Pines, NC 28387; or through the Arts Council of Moore County at Campbell House, 482 East Connecticut Avenue, Southern Pines NC 28387. Tickets will also be available at the concert hall one hour before the performance.
    • 8 – 10 pm at Lee Auditorium, 250 Voit Gilmore Lane, Southern Pines. 910 733-2750

Saturday, September 30

n Partly Cloudy 77°/49°

  • Carolina Polocross

    • Two Day event at the Harness Track on Hwy 5/Beulah Hill Road.
    • Eastern Zone Polocrosse Championship.
    • More Information Here
    • All day at PInehurst Harness Track, 200 Beulah Hill Road S, Pinehurst. 352 266-9326
  • Equestrian Event

    • Running Start Horse Trial
    • 8 am – 12 pm at 735 Furr Road, Vass. 910 315-5800
  • Sandhills Farmers Market

    • The market features many wonderful farms, nurseries, bakeries, meat and egg providers, cheesemakers and specialty food producers our area has to offer.
    • Market runs twice weekly through September 30th.
    • Every Wednesday from 3 pm – 6 pm as well.
    • 9:30 – 1 pm at James W. Tufts Memorial Park, 1 Village Green Rd. West, Pinehurst.
  • Open Play Beach Volleyball Pick Up Games

    • Grab your friends and join others for beach volleyball pick up games at Colonial Heights Park.
    • The newly renovated beach volleyball court is maintained by the Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department.
    • Free of charge
    • 12 – 4 pm at Colonial Heights Park, 504 Park Drive, Aberdeen.
  • Pinecrest Band Fest

    • Featuring the art of marching and music from 14 top bands (more than 1,100 students!) in the region.
    • Special exhibition by the Marching Patriots and the UNCP Spirit of the Carolinas
    • Admission: $7.00. Children 6 and under FREE / Concessions, raffle tickets and so much more!
    • Bands set off at 3 pm
    • 12 – 9:30 pm sy John Williams Stadium, Pinecrest High School, 250 Voit Gilmore Lane, Southern Pines.
  • Meet the Author

    • Tui Sutherland, author of Wings of Fire: Darkness of Dragons
    • 2 pm at The Country Bookshop, 140 NW Broad St, Southern Pines. 910 692-3211
  • 71st Annual Moore County Agricultural Fair

    • Annual agricultural fair, carnival rides, games and food.
    • Parking $2. Admission: $6/person 3 and over, Under 3 Free.
    • 3 – 11 pm at Moore County Agricultural Fair Grounds, 3699 US 15-501 Hwy, Carthage. 910 215-6893
  • Live Music

    • Laura Jane Vincent performs at the Wine Cellar & Tasting Room
    • Free to the public.
    • 7 – 10 pm at Wine Cellar & Tasting Room, 241-A NE Broad St., Southern Pines. 910 692-3066
  • Wild Game Dinner – Axis Deer

    • Executive Chef Thierry Debailleul and team will present a four-course meal featuring the Axis dear, which is widely praised as the best tasting, most tender game meat available
    • They will honor the whole animal by reviving nose-to-tail eating, a style of cooking in which almost no part of the animal is wasted.
    • This practice, which dates back to at least the Middle Ages, has recently reemerged with diners finding the less loved “odd bits” are often more flavorful than the standard fare.
    • Get tickets here
    • 7 – 10 pm at Pinehurst Resort, 80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst. 855 235-8507

Sunday, October 1

n Partly Cloudy 75°/53°

  • Carolina Polocross

    • Two Day event at the Harness Track on Hwy 5/Beulah Hill Road.
    • Eastern Zone Polocrosse Championship.
    • More Information Here
    • All day at PInehurst Harness Track, 200 Beulah Hill Road S, Pinehurst. 352 266-9326
  • Putts for Mutts Charity Golf Tournament

    • Join us for a day of fun to support a local animal rescue!
    • Come play at the 4th Annual Putts for Mutts Charity Golf Tournament. This event supports Solutions for Animals, Inc a state licensed non-profit animal rescue.
    • Registration is $75 and is available online here
    • 9 am – 3 pm at Whispering Pines Country Club, 2 Club House Blvd, Whispering Pines. 910 949-3000
  • Heritage Block Party

    • Hosted by the Heritage Flag Co.
    • The Embers will be playing from 3–6 p.m.
    • Raffle for thousands of dollars in prizes.
    • Proceeds will benefit Military Missions in Action.
    • Open House in the retail shop.
    • 1 – 6 pm at Heritage Flag Company, 230 S Bennet St, Southern Pines. 910 725-1540
  • Nature Study Program

    • “Can A Plant Do That?”
    • Ever wonder how plants are everywhere but they don’t have the ability to move?
    • Join us for a presentation about the many ways plants have used to cover the Earth.
    • Plants that spread their roots great distances, some set adrift, some can even fling their seeds like a Frisbee!
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • Weymouth Chamber Music Series

    • Thomas Sauer, Piano
    • Thomas Sauer is back yet again to entertain us with his amazing piano talents! Thomas Sauer has performed at many of the leading international festivals including Marlboro, Music@Menlo, Chamber Music Northwest, El Paso Pro Musica, as well as Lake District Summer Music (England) and Festival des Consonances (France).
    • A member of the music faculty of Vassar College and the piano faculty of the Mannes College, Mr. Sauer is the founder and director of the Mannes Beethoven Institute. There will be a reception to meet the artist following the concert.
    • Tickets for members are $10, Non-members $20
    • 3 – 6 pm at Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Avenue, Southern Pines. 910 692-6261
  • The Rooster’s Wife

    • Tyler Childers performs.
    • Cost: $15
    • Doors open at 6pm
    • 6:46 at The Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight St., Aberdeen. 910 944-7502
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