Things to do in the Pinehurst Area this Weekend – Weekend of 5/27-5/29

by patricrawley on May 25, 2016

Friday, May 27

  • PreSchool Storytime

    • Author Kathy McGougan and her Jack Russel Terrier, Buddy, will share a few of their amusing adventures together and McGougan will read from her Buddy series.
    • 10:30 am at The Country Bookshop, 140 NW Broad Street, Southern Pines. 910 692-3211

Saturday, May 28

  • Meet the Artist at Work

    • Visit with artist Diane Kraudelt and learn about his techniques and background in art.
    • 12 – 3pm at Hollyhocks Art Gallery, 905 Linden Road, Pinehurst. 910 255-0665 hollyhocksartgallery.com
  • Carolina Polocrosse

    • This sport resembles the American Indian game of lacrosse and dates back hundreds of years to Persia and its sister sport of polo.
    • On horseback, players catch, throw, and carry a ball with their racquets.
    • 9 am to 3 pm at Pinehurst Harness Track and Fair Barn, 200 Beulah Hill Road, Pinehurst. 910 949-3345

Sunday, May 29

  • Carolina Polocrosse

    • This sport resembles the American Indian game of lacrosse and dates back hundreds of years to Persia and its sister sport of polo.
    • On horseback, players catch, throw, and carry a ball with their racquets.
    • 9 am to 3 pm at Pinehurst Harness Track and Fair Barn, 200 Beulah Hill Road, Pinehurst. 910 949-3345
  • Moore County Concert Band

    • Memorial Day Concert, featuring guest trombone soloist Dr. Drew Leslie, Assistant Professor at ASU in Boone.
    • Free and Open to the Public
    • 2 pm in the Grand Ballroom of the Carolina Hotel, Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, 80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst. 910 235-5229
  • Meet the Author

    • New York Times bestselling author Karen White discusses her new book Flight Patterns.
    • The book tells the story of expert antiquarian Georgia Chambers, who returns home to her family after years of excluding them from her life.
    • 2 pm at The Country Bookshop, 140 NW Broad Street, Southern Pines. 910 692-3211

  • Weymouth Woods Nature Study

    • “Red-cockaded Woodpeckers”
    • Lern how the Red-cockaded Woodpecker, an endangered species, has adapted and survived in the longleaf pines.
    • The program includes a short hike to observe the bird’s habitat.
    • 2 pm at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • Live Music at the Rooster’s Wife

    • Edgar Loudermilk Band featuring Jeff Autry
    • $12 in advance, $15 at the door
    • 6:46 pm (doors open at 6) at The Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight St., Aberdeen. 910 944-7502 or theroosterswife.org
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