Things to do Around Pinehurst this Weekend – Weekend of 9/8/2017

by patricrawley on September 6, 2017

Friday, September 8

e Sunny 79°/55°

  • Open Studio

    • Life Drawing
    • There will be no instruction given and you must bring your own supplies and materials. Any media.
    • $15
    • 9:30 am – 12:30 pm at Artists League of the Sandhills, 129 Exchange St., Aberdeen. 910 944-3979
  • 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
  • Art Exhibit Opening

    • “Wild – and Not So Wild”
    • Exhibits the works of Betty Hendrix and runs through Sept. 28.
    • 5 – 7 pm at Artists League of the Sandhills, 129 Exchange St., Aberdeen. 910 944-3979
  • Live After 5

    • The band Punch, featuring a horn section and multiple lead vocalists, will play 70s funk, Motown and today’s hits.
    • Food, beer, wine, water and sodas available for purchase. Picnic baskets allowed, but no outside alcoholic beverages permitted.
    • Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.
    • 5:30 – 9 pm at Tufts Memorial Park, 1 Village Green Road West, Pinehurst. 910 295-1900
  • The Rooster’s Wife

    • Randall Bramblett performs.
    • Cost: $20
    • Doors open at 6pm
    • 6:46 at The Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight St., Aberdeen. 910 944-7502
  • Nature Study Program

    • Moonlight Hike
    • This ranger-led hike is co-sponsored by Southern Pines Recreation Department.
    • Listen to the sounds of nature as you walk the moonlit trails.
    • Bring a flashlight.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
    • 7:45 – 8:45 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167

Saturday, September 9

n Mostly Sunny 79°/55°

  • Fire Dept. Golf Tournament Benefit

    • The Aberdeen Fire Rescue Department is hosting a Golf Tournament Benefit at Hyland Hills Golf Course.
    • Teams are Captains Choice Four Person teams. The cost is $65 per person or $260 per team. The cost includes green fees, cart fee, and lunch.
    • There are lots of prizes: 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin. There are 2 other ways to win: 50/50 Raffle and Mulligans.
    • This Benefit is a great opportunity for businesses. Sponsorships are available at $100 per hole.
    • 8 am at Hyland HIlls Golf Course, 115 Fairway Avenue Southern Pines. 910 944-7888
  • 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.
  • Saturday Kids Program

    • Celebrate Raggedy Ann and Andy birthdays with stories, songs and a full-size Raggedy Ann.
    • Other activities will welcome fall and the cool nights of autumn.
    • 10 am – 12 pm at Given Memorial Library. 150 Cherokee Road, Pinehurst. 910 295-6022
  • Art for the Day

    • All About Elephants
    • For ages 7 – 12
    • $25
    • 10 am – 2 pm at Joy of Art Studio, 139 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Ste. B, Southern Pines. 910 528-7283
  • 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.
  • Pours in the Pines

    • Second Annual Pours in the Pines Beer Festival
    • Sip and sample beers from all over North Carolina in Weymouth’s rolling meadow.
    • This event includes food trucks and live music by McKenzie’s Mill.
    • Portions of our proceeds will benefit the Duskin and Stephens Foundation, a local non-profit supporting families of Special Forces soldiers
    • Purchase tickets here
  • First Annual Casino Royale

    • Everyone is invited to join us for a night of great food, open bar and casino themed party fun to support the Carolina Horse Park Foundation!
    • Located at the new Southern Pines Venue, 305 Trackside.
    • Enjoy a different kind of night on the town supporting local buisnesses and our non-profit organization!
    • Single tickets:
      • $100 per person or 2 tickets for $150.00
      • Includes tasty hors oeuvres from local downtown restaurants, open wine/beer bar, and a starter pack of party chips
    • High roller package:
      • $500
      • Includes tasty hors oeuvres from local downtown restaurants, open wine/beer bar, 6 tickets, $200 in party chips
    • Additional party chips will be available for purchase at the event. Top players will take home fun party prizes – stay tuned for details!
    • 5:30 – 9:30 pm at 305 Trackside, 305 NW Broad Street, Southern Pines. 910 875-2074
  • The Rooster’s Wife

    • Chaise Lounge performs.
    • Cost: $20
    • Doors open at 6pm
    • 6:46 at The Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight St., Aberdeen. 910 944-7502
  • Live Music

    • Ryan Book 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

Sunday, September 10

n Partly Cloudy 75°/58°

  • Community Volunteer Fair

    • Build Community @ Your Library
    • Take advantage of this opportunity to meet with local organizations looking for help and find out how to give back to your community.
    • The fair will include local agency information booths, kids’ crafts, and prize drawings.
    • The Library will also be celebrating the 22nd Anniversary Dedication Day — the date the Library officially moved to its current location.
    • All ages are invited.
    • Free and open to the public.
    • 3 – 4:30 at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Arts & Humanities Lecture Series: Part 1

    • “George Ellison, Wilderness Poet, and Elizabeth Ellison, Artist and Illustrator.”
    • Lecture, exhibition and reception
    • Cost: $10/members; $15/nonmembers.
    • 4 pm at Weymouth Center for Arts & Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-6261
  • Nature Study Program

    • Cruisin’ for Caterpillars on Grandparents Day.
    • Join a park ranger at the Visitors Center for a brief talk on the life cycles of butterflies and moths, followed by a 1-mile walk.
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
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