August 28, 2014

Weekend Roundup, Aug 29-31

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Friday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Skateboard Auction at Spectre Arts, 1004 Morning Glory, Durham NC
    When:
    6-10p
    What: Bid on custom skateboards hand-painted by 50 local and national artists to benefit the future Pittsboro Skatepark.
  • Free: Movie in Downtown Park, 145 SE Broad Street, Southern Pines NC
    When:
    7:30-9p
    What: Watch "The Lego Movie" for free. Bring a blanket or chair to sit on. Rain date is September 12.
  • Live Music at UnWINEd, 237 Center Grove Church Road, Moncure NC
    When:
    7:30-10p
    What: Brien Barbour will perform.

Saturday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Flapjack Fundraiser at Applebee’s, 1532 Plaza Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    7a
    What: Buy pancakes and sausage to benefit the Sprott Youth Center of Sanford. Contact Kennie Ellis at 919-548-5577 for details.
  • Yoga Monkeys at Tree of Life Piyo, 126 W. Main Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    8a
    What: Weekly 30-minute classes for children. The drop-in fee is $5/class but a bulk rate is available.
  • Sanford Farmers' Market, Depot Park, Charlotte Avenue, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-12p
    What: Fitness classes, entertainment, kids' activities, cooking demonstrations, along with fresh produce and more.
  • Old Fashioned Farmers’ Day at Silk Hope Farm Heritage Park, 4221 Silk Hope Road, Siler City NC
    When:
    9a-8p
    What: Visit the past and marvel at how things were done years ago, including wheat threshing, black milling, corn shredding, antique trucks and tractors, and more. Admission is $8 and free for kids under age 6.
  • Swimming at OT Sloan Pool, Bragg Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-5p
    What: The cost is $3 per person. (Weather permitting.) The pool will close for the season after Monday.
  • Paddle Boats and Kayaks at San Lee Park, 572 Pumping Station Road, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-6p
    What: Rent paddle boats for $3/half hour or kayaks for $5/half hour. Call 919-776-6221 for more details. (Weather permitting.)
  • Cumnock Community Ice Cream Social at Camelback Bridge, Deep River Park, Gulf NC
    When:
    7p
    What: Junior Appalachian Musicians will perform. Ice cream will be served at 7:30p. Bring a lawn chair.

Sunday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Old Fashioned Farmers’ Day at Silk Hope Farm Heritage Park, 4221 Silk Hope Road, Siler City NC
    When:
    9a-8p
    What: Visit the past and marvel at how things were done years ago, including wheat threshing, black milling, corn shredding, antique trucks and tractors, and more. Admission is $8 and free for kids under age 6.
  • Free Piedmont Biofuels Tours at Lorax Lane, Pittsboro NC
    When: 1-2p
    What: Take a tour of the biodiesel plant. No need to call in advance. Tours are not preempted by holidays or inclement weather.
  • Bridal Engagement Party at Belk, 1065 Spring Lane, Sanford NC
    When:
    2-5p
    What: Engaged couples can get special help creating or adding to their wedding registry. Light refreshments will be served. Brides will receive a free gift.
  • PiYo Crash Course at Tree of Life, 126 W. Main Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    6p
    What: A beginner PiYo class that's perfect for those trying to lose weight. This is a 5-week course. Drop-in rate is $10 or you can pay $40 for all weeks.
  • 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, Aug 28

Thursday's posts:
  • Red Eye NYC Trips has a shuttle leaving from Erwin on September 19 and traveling through the night to Manhattan for a full day of shopping and exploring. The shuttle will head back to NC at 11pm. Cost to attend is $125. Contact Emily at 910-391-5297 if you’d like to go.
  • It’s Weekend Roundup time. You still have some time to submit your weekend events to kelly@socialsanford.com if you’d like them included. The Weekend Roundup is sent to 500+ email inboxes each Friday.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

August 27, 2014

Social Buzz, Aug 27

Wednesday's posts:
  • The City of Sanford is hosting a Citizens’ Academy starting in September and running through the end of October (9a-12p). Participation is free, but you do have to fill out an application.
  • Derek Minor is performing at the Temple Theatre on Saturday (8p). Tickets are $20 for general admission and $35 for VIP/meet-and-greet tickets. 
  • Make sure you enter our giveaway of 2 tickets to the magic show happening at the Temple Theatre next week. Click here to enter. We’ll draw a winner tomorrow.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

August 26, 2014

Social Buzz, Aug 26

Tuesday's posts:
  • Mega Force Staffing Group is hiring forklift operators and assemblers. Go by their office at 2511 Fayetteville Street to apply.
  • Go see Brick City South and Nantucket at the Temple Theatre tonight (7p). Tickets are just $20. Buy them at 919-774-4155 or online here.
  • NC Treasure Chest Ministry is holding a “Christmas in August” toy drive to collect enough toys for the families they serve at Christmas. Click over for a list of donation sites.
  • The Army Ground Forces Band is playing a free concert at Fayetteville’s Festival Park on Thursday (7p). This is their last concert of the summer -- and they’re playing “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

August 25, 2014

Social Buzz, Aug 25

Monday's posts:
  • Make sure you enter our giveaway of 2 tickets to the magic show happening at the Temple Theatre next week. Click here to enter. There’s a way to earn extra entries, too!
  • The Lee County Democrats will meet at their headquarters at 129 Chatham Street tomorrow for a Q-and-A with local Democratic candidates for the NC General Assembly (6:30p). Light refreshments will be served.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.