August 16, 2012

Weekend Roundup, August 17-19

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
  • Free: Car Wash at Champions Car Wash, 111 Bank Street, Sanford NC
    When: 8am–6pm
    What: Get a free Ultimate Express Wash ($15 value) in celebration of the car wash's first anniversary. Donations toward their orphan fund will be accepted.
  • 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.
  • Southern Lee vs. Lee Senior at Cavalier Stadium, 2303 Tramway Road, Sanford NC
    When: 7:30pm
    What: The Friday night football game of the season for our local high schools. Admission is $5.
  • Jewish Gospel Music at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W. Main Street, Sanford NC
    When: 7:30–9pm
    What: Jews for Jesus evangelists Jeremiah and Hannah Zaretsky will present an evening of song and testimony. The concert is free and all are invited.
  • Karaoke Night at The Flame Steakhouse
    When: 9pm until...
    What: Belt out your favorite song or cheer on everyone else.
  • Live Music at Brickcity Oyster Bar & Steakhouse, 1609 S.Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 10pm–1am
    What: Tim Hair and the AKM Band will play.

Friday in the Central NC region
Chatham County
  • Roost Beer Garden @ Fearrington Village, Fearrington NC (5-8pm)
  • Third Friday in downtown Siler City, 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
Durham County
For full details, click over to our calendar.

Saturday in Sanford/Lee County NC
  • Benefit Bake Sale at Illusions Hair Salon, 100 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When: 8–11am
    What: Purchase baked goods to raise money for Marion Chriscoe, who has been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease.
  • Free: Car Wash at Champions Car Wash, 111 Bank Street, Sanford NC
    When: 8am–6pm
    What: Get a free Ultimate Express Wash ($15 value) in celebration of the car wash's first anniversary. Donations toward their orphan fund will be accepted.
  • Photo Shoot Fundraiser for Marion Chriscoe in downtown Sanford, NC
    When: 8am–8pm
    What: Get your photos taken to raise money for Marion Chriscoe, who has been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Sessions last 20 minutes and cost $50. You get all pictures and 100% of the money will go toward Marion's needs. Call Tiffany Thomas at 919-356-3502 to schedule your time.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Salute Our Troops Bike Ride & Festival, 1005 Spring Lane, Sanford NC
    When: 11am–3pm
    What: Bikers will participate in a poker run. There will be family-fun activities like a bounce house and the USO-NC mobile unit.
  • Live Music at UnWINEd, 237 Center Grove Church Road, Moncure NC
    When: 7:30–9:30pm
    What: Tommy Edwards will perform.

Saturday in the Central NC region
Chatham County
  • Goldston Cruz-In, downtown Goldston NC (4–7pm)
  • Music in the Park at Carbonton UMC, 5442 Goldston Carbonton Road, Goldston NC (6–7pm)
  • Live Music at The City Tap, 89B Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro NC (8–11pm)
Cumberland County
  • Free: National Airborne Day at the Airborne & Special Operations Museum, Fayetteville NC (10am–3pm)
Moore County
For full details, click over to our calendar.

Sunday in the Central NC region
  • Intro to Knitting at Find X Designs, 719 Carthage Street, Sanford NC
    When: 1–3pm
    What: This class teaches the basics of how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off. You'll also learn the tools of the trade and different types of yarns. $40 includes learn to knit kit. Limit 6.
  • Free: 'Geology of the Sandhills' at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Ft. Bragg Road, Southern Pines NC
    When: 3–4pm
    What: Find out where all the sand in the Sandhills came from as well as other "secrets" of the region. Meet in the auditorium.
  • RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER: Movie Night at Depot Park, downtown Sanford NC
    When: 6–10pm
    What: The Sanford Church of God invites families to see Dolphin Tales. There will be water games, a school supplies giveaway, and more. The first 200 children to register will receive a free meal. The movie begins at sunset (approx 8:30pm).

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