This Weekend in Pinehurst – Weekend of 4/8-4/10

by patricrawley on April 6, 2016

Friday, April 8

  • Meet the Author

    • Debut picture book author/illustrator Ruth Chan will read and discuss her book “Where’s the Party?”
    • 4 pm at The Country Bookshop, 140 NW Broad Street, Southern Pines. 910 692-3211
  • Cooking Class: “Columbian Easter Feast”

    • Join chef Sonia Middleton as she brings a little international culture to cooking.
    • Hosted by Pinehurst Parks and Recreation Dept.
    • $40 for residents, $80 for non-residents
    • 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Pinehurst Parks and Recreation, in the Recreation Room. 300 Kelly Rd, Pinehurst. 910 295-1900
  • Pinehurst Live After 5

    • Join us for a night of beach music with “The Embers”
    • Make sure to bring your dancing shoes for the Shag Dance Competition at 7pm
    • Food and beverage vendors will be on site
    • Opening act begins at 5:30 pm and the main show will be starting at 6 pm and running until 9
    • Concert will be at Tuft’s Memorial Park in the Village of Pinehurst
    • For more information please contact Ashley Hunt at ahunt@vopnc.org or 910 215-2817
  • An Evening with Singer/Songwriter Cindy Alexander

    • Sponsored by Vision4Moore
    • 7:30 pm at the Country Bookshop, 140 NW Broad Street Southern Pines
    • Limited tickets available by phone at 910 635-9885 or at the Bookshop
    • All proceeds benefit the Companion Animal Clinic
  • Statewide Star Party “Finding Your Way in the Sky”

    • NC Science Festival event offering fun activities for all ages and a telescope to explore the sky.
    • Boyd Tract, Weymouth Center, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
    • Rain-date scheduled for April 9th

Saturday, April 9

  • Sandhills Horticultural Society Plant Sale

    • Perennials, woody plants and bulbs at great prices
    • 8 am to 12 pm at Steed Hall, Sandhills Commuinity College. 3395 Airport Rd, Pinehurst.
  • Rock ‘n’ Run 5k

    • Dress as your favorite rock star for a costume contest, and enjoy live music with a jump tent for kids with parental supervision”
    • Registration is $10 and guarantees you an event T-shirt
    • 9:30 am at Sandhills Commuinity College. 3395 Airport Rd, Pinehurst.
  • Plant Sale

    • Sponsored by the Weymouth Center Dirt Gardeners
    • Price-friendly perennials, shrubs, groundcovers and more, plus garden white elephant sale
    • May want to bring small cart or wagon
    • Experienced gardens will be there to help answer questions and load vehicles
    • Cash and checks only
    • 9 am – 1pm at 555 E Connecticut Ave, Southern Pines. 910 949-3999
  • Maker Saturday

    • Make duct tape creations!
    • Maker Saturdays let students explore technology in a relaxed environment.
    • 11 am at Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 910 692-8235
  • Artists’ “Spring Cleaning” Sale

    • Oils, watercolors, both framed and unframes. Cards, Gelee prints and more!
    • Presented by Hollyhocks Art Gallery
    • 11 am – 4 pm 905 Linden Road, Pinehurst (Next to Elliott’s). 910 255-0655
  • Meet the Author: Anne B. Ross

    • Ross will discuss the 17th book in her NYT best-selling Miss Julie Mystery Series, Miss Julia Inherits a Mess
    • 12 pm at the Country Bookshop, 140 NW Broad Street Southern Pines. 910 692-3211
  • The Carolina Philharmonic: “A Night at the Opera”

    • Four incredible vocalists join David Michael Wolff and the Carolina Philharmonic on an adventure through some of your favorite arias, duos, trios, and quartets.
    • 7 pm in Owens Auditorium at Sandhills Commuinity College, 3395 Airport Rd, Pinehurst. 910 687-0287

Sunday, April 10

  • Spring Matinee Races

    • The 67th annual harness races with trotters and pacers.
    • Gates open at 11 am, Opening Ceremonies will take place at 1 pm.
    • Bleacher seating for GA, food and beverages available for purchase.
    • $5 entry, children 12 and under are free.
    • Pinehurst Harness Track, 200 Beulah Hill Rd S, Pinehurst. 910 281-4608
  • Sandhills Crop Hunger Walk

    • Raise money for local and global hunger missions
    • Donations recieved on-site and at sandhillscrophungerwalk.org
    • Registration begins at 1 PM, Walk begins at 2
    • Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church parking lot, Ashe Street Southern Pines.
  • Bolshi Ballet Live in HD

    • Don Quixote
    • 1 pm at Sunrise Theater. 250 NW Broad Street, Southern Pines. 910 692-3611.
    • Tickets are $25
  • Science for the Average Citizen

    • Participate in studies about birds, frogs, ladybugs and many others to learn how you can help the environment.
    • 3 pm at Weymouth Woods – Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Rd, Southern Pines. 910 692-2167
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