This Weekend in Pinehurst – Weekend of 4/15 – 4/18

by patricrawley on April 13, 2016

Friday April 15

  • Day Trippers

    • This program is designed for teens and young adults to get out and explore NC.
    • This month’s destination is Myrtle Beach.
    • It costs $36 for residents, and $72 for non-residents.
    • Bring money for lunch.
    • 7 am – 5 pm Pinehurst Parks and Rec, Group departs and returns to Village Hall, 395 Magnolia Road, Pinehurst.
    • Info: 910 215-1900 or 910 215-2817 or
  • Family Movie Night

    • Minions
    • PG Animated Comedy
    • Grab a blanket or lawn chair and come watch a movie under the stars.
    • Arrive early for a limbo contest, movie trivia, and games!
    • Popcorn, candy, and beverages are available for purchase and Picnic Baskets are welcomed.
    • 8 – 9:30 pm Rassie Wicker Park, 10 Rassie Wicker Drive, Pinehurst. 910 295-1900

Saturday April 16

  • Saturday Craft Day

    • This Craft Day features bug crafts. Stop in the Library any time during the day for this self-led program.
    • All day at the Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Clenny Creek Day

    • Sponsored by Moore County Historical Association
    • Pony rides and trackless train rides for kids, live music, vendors, historical re-enactors, food, plants and shrubs of sale, raffles, and more.
    • li>10 am – 5 pm, Bryant House/McLendon Cabin, 3361 Mt. Caramel Road, Carthage. 910 692-2051

  • Meet the Artist at Work

    • Visit with artist Louise Price and learn about her techniques and background in art.
    • 12 – 3 pm Hollyhocks Art Gallery, 905 Linden Road, Pinehurst. 910 255-0665
  • The Metoploitan Opera Live in HD

    • “Roberto Devereaux” – Gaetano Donizetti, in which Elizabeth I is forced to sign the death warrant of the man she loves
    • 1 pm at Sunrise Theater. 250 NW Broad Street, Southern Pines. 910 692-3611.
    • Tickets are $27
  • Nature’s Notebook Hike

    • Become a citizen scientists and see what’s happening in the world of flora this month on a 1.5 mile hike and start your very own nature journal for recording your discoveries throughout the year.
    • Hike and data-collection will take roughly 90 minutes.
    • 3 pm Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
  • NC Senior America Pageant

    • The North Carolina Senior America Pageant is a nonprofit organization that seeks to enhance the image of women who have reached the “Age of Elegance,” 60 years or better.
    • Cost: $10
    • 7 pm Owens Auditorium, Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst. 910 944-8171

Sunday April 17

  • Sunday Kids Movie

    • “Labyrinth” – 1986
    • This film is about a teenage girl whose baby brother is stolen by goblins and she has to track him through a massive labyrinthe.
    • Snacks are provided by the Friends of the Library.
    • Free to the public.
    • 2:30 pm Southern Pines Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • NC Science Festival

    • “Busy Bees and Pollinator Pals”
    • Learn about the importance of pollinators to the natural world and how to adapt your garden for attracting the locals through this combination of lecture and pollinator-themed fun.
    • 3 pm Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167

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