October 2, 2014

Social Buzz, Oct. 2

Thursday's posts:
  • Deep River Sporting Clays is offering a handgun action fun shoot on Saturday (9-11a). You’ll shoot a maximum of 30 rounds from six stations at a total of 16 targets. Cost is $24 for non-members. Call 919-774-7080 to register.
  • Check out Brew ‘n’ Choo at New Hope Valley Railway on Saturday (4-9p). The event will feature one-hour train excursions departing throughout the evening along with local craft beer, food trucks and live music at the rail yard.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

October 1, 2014

Social Buzz, Oct. 1

Wednesday's posts:
  • Take the kids to story time at the Lee County Library this week. Toddlers go on Wednesdays (10a) and preschoolers go on Thursdays (11a). This week’s theme is “Fall!”
  • Homeschoolers are invited for a book club meeting at the Lee County Library tomorrow (12:30p). Bring suggestions for future readings.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

September 30, 2014

Social Buzz, Sept 30

Tuesday's posts:
  • Catch the annual Powder Puff football game at Lee Senior tonight (6p). One hundred girls will compete as their male classmates cheer them on. The game raises money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund and women’s athletics at the school.
  • The AIG Advisory Council will meet at the Board of Education tomorrow (4:30-5:30p). Parents and others in the AIG community are encouraged to attend.
  • Take the kids to build a haunted house at Lowe’s Home Improvement on Saturday, Oct. 11 (10a). Sanford’s location is full, but there are spaces in Pittsboro and Southern Pines.
  • Vendor applications are now being accepted for the upcoming Winterwoods Holiday Shoppe. Only one type of each vendor is allowed, so make sure you get your application in quickly.
  • The Heart of Carolina Beauties is still accepting contestants for its Halloween pageant. Each child will receive a crown and sash. There will also be a costume contest for parents.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

September 29, 2014

Social Buzz, Sept 29

Monday's posts:
  • You can make your own fall/Halloween mesh or burlap wreath at Floretta Imports tomorrow (7p). Call 919-775-5803 for details and to register.
Do more: See our full calendar for the day on Facebook or right here on our website.

September 25, 2014

Weekend Roundup, Sept 26-28

Skip ahead:
Friday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Benefit Plate Sale at St Luke UMC, 2916 Wicker Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-2p
    What: Buy a barbecue plate for $8 to benefit The Bread Basket for J. Fletcher Rosser Day.
  • Benefit Plate Sale at Broadway Optimist Ball Park, Main Street, Broadway NC
    When:
    11a-8p
    What: Plates are $7 and will include a BBQ chicken leg quarter, baked beans, homemade slaw, and a roll. Drinks will be available for purchase if you are picking up. Delivery is available for 10+ plates. Call Stephen at 919-356-7229 for more information.
  • Open House at Reclamation Home Furnishings, 102 Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro, NC
    When:
    3-7p
    What: Get 10% off all merchandise all day and refreshments. Register for a $50 gift certificate.
  • Benefit Plate Sale at St Luke UMC, 2916 Wicker Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-7pm
    What: Buy a barbecue plate for $8 to benefit The Bread Basket for J. Fletcher Rosser Day.
  • Agricultural Fair at Moore County Fairgrounds, 3661 U.S. 15, Carthage NC
    When:
    5-11p
    What: Gates will be open from 5-11 p.m. Today will include wrestling, gospel singers on stage and more. Admission is $5 for ages 3+. Children under 3 are admitted free. Parking is $2.
  • Live Music at UnWINEd, 237 Center Grove Church Rd, Moncure NC
    When:
    7-9:30p
    When: Tuesday Night Music Club will perform blues and tunes.
  • Oklahoma! at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    8pm
    What: Tickets are $23 for adults and $13 for children and students.

Saturday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Trail Steward Training at Raven Rock State Park, Hwy 421S, Lillington NC
    When:
    9a-5p
    What: In celebration of National Public Lands Day, Raven Rock State Park is hosting a one-day training session to teach the basics on how to maintain park trails. To attend, you must call the park office at 910-893-4888.
  • "What is That?" at Raven Rock State Park, Hwy 421S, Lillington NC
    When:
    9-11a, 12-2p, and 3-5p
    What: Park staff will conduct a walk in the park and pollinator garden of about one mile to discover and photograph flora and fauna. You’ll learn how to photograph the specimen using rulers and other items in nature. Then, return to the visitors center to use field guides and computers to identify what you captured. Program is limited to 15 participants. Call the park office at 910-893-4888 x 107 to register.
  • Free: Exercise in Depot Park, 106 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9-9:45a
    What: Go try free yoga in Depot Park. This event is in conjunction with the Sanford Farmers’ Market.
  • 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.
  • Hot Wheelz for Kidz Motorcycle Run at Boys & Girls Club, 1414 Bragg Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-12p
    What: Registration starts at 9a and kickstands will go up at 10a. The ride will be 75-100 miles and include a 5-stop poker run. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and more.
  • Pumpkin Festival at Hart's Family Farm, 885 Meronies Church Road, Bear Creek NC
    When:
    10a
    What: Live music, games, kids' activities, heritage crafts, vendors, pumpkins, and more. Stay until 5p for a pumpkin lighting and move.
  • Harvest Sale at Center UMC, 4141 S Plank Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-8p
    What: The church is holding its yearly BBQ plate/ dumplings plate sale. There will also be cakes, pies, jellies, and deserts for sale inside, as well as a raffle. Plates are $8. Drinks are included with dine in plates.
  • Yard Sale at 90 Launis Street, Pittsboro NC (across from Chatham Mills)
    When:
    12p
    What: This unique yard sale featuring clothing from Free People, Anthropologie, New Horizons, and more. There will also be furniture, tools, and children's items. Also, get a tarot or rune reading or a beauty consultation. Refreshments will be available.
  • Open Jam Session at Buchanan's Music, 2845 Industrial Drive, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-4p
    What: See live rock, bluegrass and more at your hometown music store for free.
  • 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.)
  • Agricultural Fair at Moore County Fairgrounds, 3661 U.S. 15, Carthage NC
    When:
    3-11p
    What: Admission is $5 for ages 3+. Children under 3 are admitted free. Parking is $2.
  • Live Music at UnWINEd, 237 Center Grove Church Road, Moncure
    When:
    7-9:30p
    What: Brenda Litton and Tony Sullivan will perform.
  • Live Music at The Sanford Moose Lodge, 831 Woodland Avenue, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30-11p
    What: The Sand Band will perform shag, beach, and motown music. Tickets are $15 per person. Hot dogs and cheeseburgers will be available for purchase before the music starts. Contact Angela Burgess 919.708.8203 or email sanfordncmoose@yahoo.com for details.
  • Oklahoma! at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    8pm
    What: Tickets are $23 for adults and $13 for children and students.
Sunday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Concealed Carry Class at Deep River Sporting Clays, 284 Cletus Hall Road, Sanford NC
    When:
    8a-5p
    What: Cost for the class is $90. Deep River offers handguns you can rent for the class. To register, call The Pro Shop at 919-774-7080.
  • 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.
  • Monthly Mileage Hike at Raven Rock State Park, Hwy 421S, Lillington NC
    When:
    1-5:30p
    What: Join a park ranger for a 9-mile, 4.5 hour hike. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water and a snack. Meet at the visitor center.
  • Oklahoma! at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When:
    2pm
    What: Tickets are $23 for adults and $13 for children and students.
  • 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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