October 30, 2014

Weekend Roundup, Oct 31-Nov 2

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Friday in Sanford/Lee County NC

  • Dracula at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    8p
    What: Mainstage tickets are $23 for adults and $13 for children and students. Discounted tickets are available for active-duty military, Lee County teachers, and groups.
  • Anniversary Party at UnWINEd, 237 Center Grove Church Rd, Moncure NC
    When:
    8-10:30p
    What: Rootzie (Gregory Blaine, etc) will perform.

Saturday in Sanford/Lee County NC

  • Concealed Carry Class at Deep River Sporting Clays, 284 Cletus Hall Road, Sanford NC
    When:
    8a-5p
    What: The class costs $90. Register at 919-774-7080.
  • Charity Ride at Honda Suzuki, 3128 S Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-2p
    What: Ride starts at Honda Suzuki at ends at the Music at the Mill festival at Gilliam Mill. Ride entry is $20.
  • GivingThanks 2014 Adoption Event at Petsense, 2414 S Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-5p
    What: Event will feature pets from multiple local rescues. Also in attendance will be the Rogue Rollergirls. Bring your dogs for a free nail trim (9a-3p) and take advantage of a low-cost vaccine clinic (12:30-2p).
  • "Christmas in November" at the Arts Center, 507 N. Steele Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-7:30p
    What: Ben O’Quinn of Flat Springs Baptist Church and others will perform to benefit Christian Healthcare Adult Daycare. Donations of any amount will be accepted.
  • Dracula at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    8p
    What: Mainstage tickets are $23 for adults and $13 for children and students. Discounted tickets are available for active-duty military, Lee County teachers, and groups.
Sunday in Sanford/Lee County NC

  • Shared Abundance Dinner at the VFW, 1500 Webb Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-3p
    What: Eat homemade soups to benefit the Lee County Arts Council and the CUOC. You'll get soup, salad, bread, and your own pottery bowl to take home. Entertainment will be the Temple Teens and the Lee County high school honors orchestra. Tickets are $15.
  • First Sunday in Pittsboro NC
    When:
    12-4p
    What: Artisans, musicians, and crafters will set up in downtown. Shops will offer specials and discounts.
  • Holiday Open House in downtown Sanford NC
    When:
    1-5p
    What: Downtown shops and restaurants will be open and several will offer deals and specials to kick off the holiday season.
  • Dracula at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: Mainstage tickets are $23 for adults and $13 for children and students. Discounted tickets are available for active-duty military, Lee County teachers, and groups.
  • Restorative Yoga at Tree of Life, 126 W. Main Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:15p
    What: Practice poses using props to help relax your body and quiet your mind. The drop-in rate is $10.

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Social Buzz, Oct 30

Thursday's posts:
  • Petsense is hosting an adoption event on Saturday featuring pets from multiple rescues along with the Rogue Rollergirls (9a-5p). Dogs can get a free nail trim (9a-3p) and low-cost vaccines (12:30-2p).
  • Ready to think about Christmas? The Christmas Tree Patch is. You can go Saturday to pick out and tag a tree (9a-6p). They accept debit cards and will deliver it for a fee.
  • Brick Capital CDC is offering a two-night course on home ownership next week (Nov. 4 and Nov. 6). The cost is $25/person or $35/couple. Register by Nov. 2 at 919-775-2300.
  • Spend a Saturday hiking at Camp Agape on November 8 (8:30a-5p). A $25 donation gets you breakfast, lunch, and a guided hike on the camps 15 trail loops. For details or to register, call 919-552-9421 or aceed@agapekurebeach.org.
  • We have a slew of fun events for tonight and this weekend in our Halloween/Fall Festival Guide, including a Punkin’ Chunkin’ Picnic complete with free roasted hot dogs and marshmallows. What are you most looking forward to?
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

October 29, 2014

Social Buzz, Oct 29

Wednesday's posts:
  • Go meet local candidates before the Thursday performance of Dracula at the Temple Theatre (6p). The show will begin at 7p and tickets are $23/adult and $13/student or child.
  • The Peace Coalition is hosting a Prayer Vigil at Depot Park on Thursday (6:30p). The vigil is to stop gun violence. The public is invited.
  • The annual Shared Abundance benefit dinner is this Sunday at the VFW on Webb Street (12-3p). For $15 you’ll get homemade soup, salad, bread, and your own pottery bowl to take home.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

October 28, 2014

Social Buzz, Oct 28

Tuesday's posts:
  • Deep River Sporting Clays is offering one-day concealed carry classes on Saturday, Nov. 1 and Sunday, Nov. 9. Classes cost $90. Register at 919-774-7080.
  • The Aspect Foundation is looking for families to host international high school students (ages 15-18). Host families provide room, board, and a loving home environment. Contact Sandy at 919-770-2330 for more information.
  • This Friday will be our last giveaway for the fall Gross Farms season. I will also re-draw any unclaimed tickets. Make sure you enter -- and make sure you check back to see if you’ve won!

    Past Winners
    -- Ashley Barnes
    -- Andrea Profio Sloan
    -- Chanel Simpson
    -- Laura Barra Curtis
    -- Adam James
  • M. Lassiter Photography is giving away a photo session if the page reaches 500 likes by Friday. To win, you must like the page. Tell your friends so the giveaway threshold is met.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

October 27, 2014

Social Buzz, Oct 27

Monday's posts:
  • Clay Aiken, candidate for the 2nd Congressional District, will hold a town hall meeting tonight at the Arts Center on Steele Street. The meeting begins at 7p.
  • San Lee Park is hosting a Nature Day on Nov. 4, which is a teacher work day. Space is limited. Register ASAP.
  • Go see Carlos Mencia at the Temple Theatre this Wednesday (7:30p). Tickets are $27 and can be purchased at 919-774-4155 or online.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.