August 9, 2012

Weekend Roundup, Aug. 10-12

Thank you to Cathy Wright for the House for sponsoring the Weekend Roundup for August. You can learn more about this candidate here.

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Friday in and around Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Cage Fitness @ Black Belt Leadership Academy, 1716 Westover Drive, Sanford NC
    When: 8:30–9am
    What: Interval training that’s perfect for all fitness levels. The cost is $49/month for 2 nights a week, or $69/month for unlimited classes. The drop in rate is $10/class. Your first class is always free.
  • Free: Keno Tournament at The Winners Circle, 2637 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 7pm
    What: Play in the tournament for free.
  • Karaoke Night at The Flame Steakhouse
    When: 9pm until...
    What: Belt out your favorite song or cheer on everyone else.

Friday in the Central NC region
Chatham County
  • Roost Beer Garden @ Fearrington Village, Fearrington NC (5-8pm)
  • Live Music @ Bynum Front Porch, 950 Bynum Road, Bynum NC (7-9pm)
  • Live Music at The City Tap, 89B Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro NC (8–11pm)
Moore County
Harnett County
For full details, click over to our calendar.

Saturday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Flapjack Fundraiser at Applebee’s, 1325 Plaza Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 7–10am
    What: Eat pancakes and sausage to benefit the Lee County High School Marching Band. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the door.
  • Yardsale at the Jaycee Hut, 809 Tryon Street, Sanford NC
    When: 7am–12pm
    What: 5+ families will be selling furniture, clothes (men, women, boys, and girls of all ages), toys, tools, books, housewares, electronics, and more. Come shop in the a/c!
  • Yard Sale at 2533 Buckingham Drive, Sanford NC
    When: 8am–1pm
    What: This sale will feature a golf cart, kids wagon, tools, baby/toddler clothes for girls and boys, toys, books, household, electronics etc. There will be free lemonade and cookies. No early birds.
  • Moving Sale at 1929 Poplar Springs Church Road, Sanford NC
    When: 7am–until...
    What: This sale features a desk, boys clothes, women's clothes, a leather jacket, a wedding dress, toys, kitchen stuff, and Christmas decorations.
  • Free: Sanford Farmer's Market, Depot Park, Sanford NC
    When: 9am–12pm
    What: Shop for produce, breads, locally made goods, and more right in downtown Sanford.
  • Grand Opening at Divine Finds Thrift Shop, 511 Wicker Street, Sanford NC
    When: 9am–4pm
    What: CARA animals will welcome patrons from 9am-1pm. All Proceeds from Divine Finds will be donated to Carolina Animal Rescue & Adoption.
  • Zumba at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Drive, Sanford NC
    When: 9:30am
    What: Start your weekend off with a Zumba workout. See more Zumba opportunities in our guide!
  • Tree of Life Yoga Session, 107 Charlotte Avenue, Sanford NC
    When: 10–11am
    What: The class is just $8 for drop-ins, or you can purchase a pass.
  • 2.2 Mile Guided Hike at Raven Rock, 3009 Raven Rock Road, Lillington NC
    When: 10am–12pm
    What: A park ranger will lead this guided hike.Hikers will meet by the picnic shelter at the main parking area. Dress appropriately and bring your own water.
  • Sixth Grade Open House, Sanford NC
    When: 10am–12pm
    What: Each middle school will host its rising sixth graders and their parents. SanLee Middle will serve pizza and East Lee Middle will serve hot dogs.
  • Coupon Swap at Southern Jewelers, 143 S. Steele Street, Sanford NC
    When: 10am–1:30pm
    What: Bring in your coupons. Take what you can use, leave what you don't want. There might even be a few store coupons there also.
  • Christmas Tree Skirt Seminar at Find X Designs, 719 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When: 10am–4pm
    What: Get a jump on the upcoming holiday season with an easy-to-construct design that uses wedges of two coordinating fabrics. The cost is $60 plus materials. Limit of 6 students.
  • Friends of the Lee County Library Meeting at the Lee County Library Main Branch, Sanford NC
    When: 10:30am
    What: Friends will discuss the September book sale and ebook subscriptions, as well as physical improvements to the building. There will be refreshments and door prizes. First timers welcome!
  • Second Saturday Cookout at Raleigh Exec Jetport, 700 Rod Sullivan Road, Sanford NC
    When: 12–1pm
    What: Meet club members, local pilots and others interested in aviation. Lunch is available for $5.
  • Perseid Meteor Shower at Raven Rock, 3009 Raven Rock Road, Lillington NC
    When: 8–10pm
    What: Watch a short presentation on basic astronomy and then head outside to watch for meteors.

Saturday in the Central NC region
Chatham County
  • Tanglewood Puppet Show at The Joyful Jewel, 44A Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro NC (11:30am–12:30pm)
  • Live Music at The City Tap, 89B Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro NC (8–11pm)
Cumberland County
  • 2nd Saturdays Arts Fest at the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex, 810 Arsenal Avenue, Fayetteville NC (11am–4pm)
Moore County
For full details, click over to our calendar.

Sunday in the Central NC region
  • Animal Tracks at Raven Rock, 3009 Raven Rock Road, Lillington NC
    When: 12:30–3:00pm
    What: Learn about the tracks animals make at the park. Participants will pour a plaster cast of common animal tracks.
  • Crochet Amigurumi at Find X Designs, 719 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When: 1–4pm
    What: Learn to make the popular red bird. The cost is $40 plus materials. Class is limited to 6 students.
  • Free: Venomous or Poisonous? at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Ft. Bragg Road, Southern Pines NC
    When: 3–4pm
    What: Find out the difference between these commonly confused terms and learn examples of local plants, insects, spiders, and snakes that fit the description. Meet in the auditorium.

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