Category Archives: Weekend Roundup

Weekend Roundup, Feb 16-18


There’s rain in the forecast, but that doesn’t mean you should stay home this weekend. There’s plenty to get out and do. Know of an event or opportunity that should be included? Send it in!


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

Skip ahead: SaturdaySunday

Friday

  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 7:30p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.
  • Fiesta Friday Social at Sanford Latin Dance, 109 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When: 9p-2a
    What: The night starts with a beginners’ Salsa lesson until 10p and then open dancing runs the rest of the night. Admission is $10 per adult (17 and up). Light refreshments are provided. Bring a side dish or dessert to share.

Saturday

  • Kids Club at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 NC Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When:
    9-10a
    What: The topic for this month is kindness. Children will make a kindness report card for their teacher.
  • February Farmhouse Event at The Vintage Warehouse, 109 E. Main St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-3p
    What: Shop for farmhouse items, home decor, and furniture including vintage, primitives and new reproduction pieces. There warehouse is only open once each month.
  • Pints & Poses at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: Yoga will be offered for $10, which includes a libation. Bring your own yoga mat.
  • Sign Painting Workshop at Chalky South, 144 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: Choose from one of seven options to create a 7×20″ sign with a raised edge frame. The cost is $43, which includes all supplies and instruction.
  • Stone Tap Takeover at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-8p
    What: Receive a free pint glass with the purchase of a pint while supplies last. Proceeds will be donated to the Kearney family.
  • Sign Painting Workshop at Chalky South, 144 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2-4p
    What: Choose from one of seven options to create a 7×20″ sign with a raised edge frame. The cost is $43, which includes all supplies and instruction.
  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.

Sunday

  • Move Primal Fitness at Kiwanis Family Park, 1800 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    8a
    What: Move primal is a group fitness program designed to get people back to their primal roots. All fitness levels welcome. Bring a yoga mat/towel and water bottle. Cost will be $5.
  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.

Weekend Roundup, Feb 9-11


It’s the weekend! Use the Weekend Roundup to make the most of it. Here’s this weekend’s list of things to do.


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

Skip ahead: SaturdaySunday

Friday

  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 7:30p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.
  • Food Truck at Hugger Mugger Brewing, 229 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
     4p
    What: Hugger Mugger Brewing is a craft brewery with a large tasting room located in downtown Sanford.  The Cousins Maine Lobster food truck will be set up starting at 5p.
  • Show Choir at Lee County High School, 1708 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7p
    What: The school’s show choir will perform in the McLeod Auditorium. Tickets are $5 per person.
  • Love Sign Workshop at SK Crafthouse, 29 Amarillo Ln, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-9p
    What: Create a sign that includes fabric roses. Paint or stain it any color you choose. The cost is $45.

Saturday

  • Pints & Poses at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: Yoga will be offered for $10, which includes a libation. Bring your own yoga mat.
  • Food Truck at Hugger Mugger Brewing, 229 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-10p
    What: The NC Wings & Things food truck will setup at the brewery starting at 5p. The brewery itself opens at 12p.
  • Show Choir at Lee County High School, 1708 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7p
    What: The school’s show choir will perform in the McLeod Auditorium. Tickets are $5 per person.
  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.

Sunday

  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.

Weekend Roundup, Feb 2-4


It’s the weekend! Use the Weekend Roundup to make the most of it. Here’s this weekend’s list of things to do.


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

Skip ahead: SaturdaySunday

Friday

  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 7:30p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.
  • Food Truck at Hugger Mugger Brewery, 229 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    4p-12a
    What: Hugger Mugger Brewing is a craft brewery with a large tasting room located in downtown Sanford. The food truck Yummy & Quick will be parked at the brewery for dinner starting at 5p.
  • Fiesta Friday Social at Sanford Latin Dance, 109 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9p-1:30a
    What: Beginners’ salsa lessons start at 9p and open dancing starts at 10p. The event is $10 per adult. Bring a dessert or appetizer to share. No partner or experience needed.

Saturday

  • Disaster Action Team Boot Camp at 100 Johnson St, Broadway NC
    When:
    9a-3p
    What: The Triangle Chapter of the Red Cross will host a disaster volunteer training boot camp. There will be a second training on February 17.
  • Pints & Poses at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: Yoga will be offered for $10, which includes a libation. Bring your own yoga mat.
  • Food Truck at Hugger Mugger Brewery, 229 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    12p-12a
    What: Hugger Mugger Brewing is a craft brewery with a large tasting room located in downtown Sanford. The food truck Yummy & Quick will be parked at the brewery for dinner starting at 5p.
  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.

Sunday

  • The Odd Couple at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: The Temple will stage the iconic production every weekend through February 18. Tickets are $22/student and $27/adult.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.

Weekend Roundup, Jan 26-28


It’s the weekend! Use the Weekend Roundup to make the most of it. Here’s this weekend’s list of things to do.


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

Skip ahead: SaturdaySunday

Friday

  • Plate Sale at Central Baptist Temple, 1411 Fire Tower Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-6p
    What: Buy a plate for $9 that includes a half chicken, beans, slaw, and a roll to support the church youth’s camp fund. Call 919-776-0021 for more information.
  • Food Truck at Hugger Mugger Brewery, 229 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    4-11p
    What: Hugger Mugger Brewing is a craft brewery with a large tasting room located in downtown Sanford. A food truck will be parked at the brewery for dinner starting at 5p.
  • Stuffed Animal Sleepover at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 NC Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-7p
    What: Bring children for a special dinner, warm cookies, and milk with their stuffed animals. The stuffed animals will spend the night and be picked up the next morning. Children should wear their pajamas.
  • Baseball Signups at Gilbert Lett Family Park, 100 Gilbert Lett Dr, Broadway NC
    When:
    6-8p
    What: The Broadway Basecball Club will hold signups at the clubhouse every Friday from 6-8p and every Saturday from 2-6p through the registration period for each of their sports. Leagues include youth baseball and softball. The club also offers wood bat for teens and adults as well as men’s softball and flag football.
  • Movie Night at the Stevens Center, 1576 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-9:30p
    What: Watch the original Jumanji, starring Robin Williams, for free. Bring a snack or purchase one from the center. You can bring your own chair or borrow one.

Saturday

  • OCR Workout at Kiwanis Family Park, 1800 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a
    What: Complete a workout with OCR style movements for $5. Check-in beings at 8:30a. Bring a sandbag, towel/yoga mat and a water bottle.
  • Pints & Poses at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: Yoga will be offered for $10, which includes a libation. Bring your own yoga mat.
  • Food Truck at Hugger Mugger Brewery, 229 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-11p
    What: Hugger Mugger Brewing is a craft brewery with a large tasting room located in downtown Sanford. Food trucks are planned for most days.
  • Pop Up Shop at Yarborough’s Ice Cream, 132 McIver St, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-1p
    What: Meet author Crystal McIver and purchase a copy for her new book Ice Cream. Each purchase comes with a free cup of Yarborough’s ice cream.
  • Baseball Signups at Gilbert Lett Family Park, 100 Gilbert Lett Dr, Broadway NC
    When:
    2-6p
    What: The Broadway Basecball Club will hold signups at the clubhouse every Friday from 6-8p and every Saturday from 2-6p through the registration period for each of their sports. Leagues include youth baseball and softball. The club also offers wood bat for teens and adults as well as men’s softball and flag football.

Sunday

  • Family Movie Night at First Presbyterian Church, 203 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-8p
    What: The church youth will gather in McIver Hall to watch Queen of Katwe, the story of a Ugandan girl whose life is changed after she is introduced to the game of chess. Snacks will be served.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.

Weekend Roundup, Jan 19-21


Cabin fever? Take advantage of the big thaw and get out of the house. There’s plenty to do and see this weekend. Here’s a handy list to get you started.


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

Skip ahead: SaturdaySunday

Friday

  • Baseball Signups at Gilbert Lett Family Park, 100 Gilbert Lett Dr, Broadway NC
    When:
    6-8p
    What: The Broadway Basecball Club will hold signups at the clubhouse every Friday from 6-8p and every Saturday from 2-6p through the registration period for each of their sports. Leagues include youth baseball and softball. The club also offers wood bat for teens and adults as well as men’s softball and flag football.
  • Cancelled: Movie Night at the Stevens Center, 1576 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-9:30p
    What: Watch the original Jumanji, starring Robin Williams, for free. Bring a snack or purchase one from the center. You can bring your own chair or borrow one.
  • Fiesta Friday Social at Sanford Latin Dance, 109 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9p-1:30a
    What: Beginners’ salsa lessons start at 9p and open dancing starts at 10p. The event is $10 per adult. Bring a dessert or appetizer to share. No partner or experience needed.

Saturday

  • Pints & Poses at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: Yoga will be offered for $10, which includes a libation. Bring your own yoga mat.
  • Girl Scout Cookie Booth at Food Lion, 1931 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-3p
    What: Troop 1401 will sell Girl Scout cookies of all varieties at the Food Lion by Lee Senior, including favorites like Thin Mints, Caramel deLites, and Peanut Butter Patties. They will also have gluten-free oatmeal peanut butter cookies. Cookies are $4 per box.
  • Classic Nashville Roadshow at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: See Jason Petty and Katie Deal will perform in the “Sequined Sequel” to last year’s show complete with classic hits from country music’s greats. Tickets are $15/student and $27/adult.
  • Baseball Signups at Gilbert Lett Family Park, 100 Gilbert Lett Dr, Broadway NC
    When:
    2-6p
    What: The Broadway Basecball Club will hold signups at the clubhouse every Friday from 6-8p and every Saturday from 2-6p through the registration period for each of their sports. Leagues include youth baseball and softball. The club also offers wood bat for teens and adults as well as men’s softball and flag football.
  • Masquerade Ball at Spout Springs Church, 346 HM Cagle Dr, Cameron NC
    When:
    6-10p
    What: Enjoy dinner, desserts, and dancing as well as a mask contest and door prizes at this fundraiser for the church’s mission team. The cost is $25 per person.
  • Classic Nashville Roadshow at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30p
    What: See Jason Petty and Katie Deal will perform in the “Sequined Sequel” to last year’s show complete with classic hits from country music’s greats. Tickets are $15/student and $27/adult.

Sunday

  • Classic Nashville Roadshow at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: See Jason Petty and Katie Deal will perform in the “Sequined Sequel” to last year’s show complete with classic hits from country music’s greats. Tickets are $15/student and $27/adult.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.

Weekend Roundup, Dec 15-17


The weekend is filled with holiday activities guaranteed to keep you busy. Have fun!


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

Skip ahead: SaturdaySunday

Friday

  • Christmas Hayride at Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    5-9p
    What: The hayride trail will be lit with thousands of lights. They’ll also have free holiday movies, s’mores roasting, a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and more. The cost is $5 per person. There is no admission fee for children ages 2 and under.
  • Lights of Christmas at Broken Plow Farm, 1851 Avents Ferry Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-8:30p
    What: Take a hayride around the farm to see Christmas lights and a one-of-a-kind light show. Visit with Santa to take photos. Tickets are $9 for ages 2+. Only cash is accepted.
  • Santa at Riverbirch Corner, Spring Lane, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-8p
    What: Visit with Santa and get photos taken. The cost is $30, which includes all photos. The studio is located next to Hallmark.
  • Friday Night Movie at the Stevens Center, 1576 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-9p
    What: See a free movie in the center’s gym. Chairs are provided or you can bring a mat to sit on. Bring a snack or purchase one there. This week’s movie is The Black Stallion Returns.

Saturday

  • Kids Club at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 NC Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When:
    9-10a
    What: This month’s topic is generosity. Children will craft paper chains and enjoy the holiday season.
  • Santa at Riverbirch Corner, Spring Lane, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-8p
    What: Visit with Santa and get photos taken. The cost is $30, which includes all photos. The studio is located next to Hallmark.
  • AleSmith Tap Takeover at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-8p
    What: The tap will run on a first-come first-served basis and you’ll get an Alesmith pint glass for your first beer.
  • Santa at Buchanan’s Music, 2845 Industrial Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-4p
    What: Bring your wishlist for a visit with Santa. There will also be an open mic for Christmas music.
  • Miracle On Hillsboro Street at the Historic Courthouse, 40 E Chatham St, Pittsboro NC
    When:
    2 and 4:30p
    What: Santa Claus goes on trial in this production that requires audience participation. Admission is $5 to benefit Communities in Schools. Children under 6 are admitted free.
  • Skydiving Santa and Elves at Pik N Pig, 194 Gilliam McConnell Rd, Carthage NC
    When:
    4-8p
    What: Arrive early to see the elves dive in at 4:15p and for Santa to dive in at 4:30p. Bring a non-perishable item or a toy to donate to local groups.
  • Christmas Hayride at Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    5-9p
    What: The hayride trail will be lit with thousands of lights. They’ll also have free holiday movies, s’mores roasting, a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and more. The cost is $5 per person. There is no admission fee for children ages 2 and under.
  • Lights of Christmas at Broken Plow Farm, 1851 Avents Ferry Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-8:30p
    What: Take a hayride around the farm to see Christmas lights and a one-of-a-kind light show. Visit with Santa to take photos. Tickets are $9 for ages 2+. Only cash is accepted.
  • Christmas Social at Sanford Latin Dance, 109 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    8p-12:30a
    What: Get beginners salsa dancing lessons from 8-9p. Open dancing will follow. Bring a dish or dessert to share. The cost is $10 per adult. This is the last Latin Dance Social for 2017.

Sunday

  • Santa at Riverbirch Corner, Spring Lane, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-6p
    What: Visit with Santa and get photos taken. The cost is $30, which includes all photos. The studio is located next to Hallmark.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.

Weekend Roundup, Dec 8-10


The weekend is filled with holiday activities guaranteed to keep you busy. Have fun!


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

Skip ahead: SaturdaySunday

Friday

  • Spaghetti Plate Sale at Boys & Girls Club, 1414 Bragg St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10:30a-6:30p
    What: Buy a spaghetti plate for $6 that includes spaghetti, side salad, garlic bread, and dessert. Your drink is included if you dine in. Delivery is available for 10+ plates during lunch hours by emailing brandon.kivett@centralcarolinaclubs.org.
  • Christmas Hayride at Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    5-9p
    What: The hayride trail will be lit with thousands of lights. They’ll also have free holiday movies, s’mores roasting, a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and more. The cost is $5 per person. There is no admission fee for children ages 2 and under.
  • Lights of Christmas at Broken Plow Farm, 1851 Avents Ferry Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-8:30p
    What: Take a hayride around the farm to see Christmas lights and a one-of-a-kind light show. Visit with Santa to take photos. Tickets are $9 for ages 2+. Only cash is accepted.
  • Santa at Riverbirch Corner, Spring Lane, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-8p
    What: Visit with Santa and get photos taken. The cost is $30, which includes all photos. The studio is located next to Hallmark.
  • Friday Night Movie at the Stevens Center, 1576 Kelly Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30-9p
    What: See a free movie in the center’s gym. Chairs are provided or you can bring a mat to sit on. Bring a snack or purchase one there. This week’s movie is The Black Stallion.

Saturday

  • Yoga & Pints at Libations, 139 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11:30a
    What: This yoga class will cost $12 and include a pint of beer or a glass of wine. Bring your own yoga mat.
  • Santa at Riverbirch Corner, Spring Lane, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-8p
    What: Visit with Santa and get photos taken. The cost is $30, which includes all photos. The studio is located next to Hallmark.
  • Colonial Christmas at the House in the Horseshoe, 288 Alston House Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-7p
    What: Colonial era re-enactors will be on site in period attire and will conduct trade craft demonstrations. Light refreshments will be available while supplies last. The site will offer candlelight tours of the Alston House for $2 per visitor (5-7p).
  • Pet Photos with Santa at Petco, 3070 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-4p
    What: Get a 4×6 printed picture of your pet with Santa for $9.95. All proceeds will benefit homeless animals.
  • Christmas Hayride at Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    5-9p
    What: The hayride trail will be lit with thousands of lights. They’ll also have free holiday movies, s’mores roasting, a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and more. The cost is $5 per person. There is no admission fee for children ages 2 and under.
  • Lights of Christmas at Broken Plow Farm, 1851 Avents Ferry Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-8:30p
    What: Take a hayride around the farm to see Christmas lights and a one-of-a-kind light show. Visit with Santa to take photos. Tickets are $9 for ages 2+. Only cash is accepted.

Sunday

  • Photos with Santa at Piggly Wiggly, 2412 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 12-4p
    What: Get a photo with Santa for $5, which will benefit the Boys & Girls Club. Children can also decorate a gingerbread cookie or an ornament to take home.
  • Santa at Riverbirch Corner, Spring Lane, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-6p
    What: Visit with Santa and get photos taken. The cost is $30, which includes all photos. The studio is located next to Hallmark.
  • Christmas Music Celebration at Hunt Springs Baptist Church, 1557 St Andrews Church Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    6p
    What: The church invites the community to gather with it, Open Arms Community Church, and Shepherd’s Flock Baptist Church to sing familiar and favorite Christmas songs. Meet at 5p if you’d like to participate. Refreshments will follow.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.

Weekend Roundup, Dec 1-3


The weekend is filled with holiday activities guaranteed to keep you busy. Have fun!


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

Skip ahead: SaturdaySunday

Friday

  • Christmas Story Time and Book Fair at St Luke UMC, 2916 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11a
    What: Sanford MOPS will present this special story time event that features milk and cookies for the kids and a hot chocolate/coffee bar for the parents as they browse for books. The event is free and there is no obligation to buy.
  • Christmas Hayride at Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    5-9p
    What: The hayride trail will be lit with thousands of lights. They’ll also have free holiday movies, s’mores roasting, a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and more. The cost is $5 per person. There is no admission fee for children ages 2 and under.
  • Lights of Christmas at Broken Plow Farm, 1851 Avents Ferry Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-8:30p
    What: Take a hayride around the farm to see Christmas lights and a one-of-a-kind light show. Visit with Santa to take photos. Tickets are $9 for ages 2+. Only cash is accepted.
  • Christmas Tree and Train Lighting at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    6p
    What: Santa will arrive by fire truck to light up the park. Entertainment during the evening includes the FOG Blues Band, the Temple Teens, a children’s choir, holiday crafts, face painting, hot chocolate, and food vendors. Bring a camera for photos with Santa.

Saturday

  • Breakfast with Santa Fundraiser at St Luke UMC, 2916 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When: 8-9 and 9:30-10:30a
    What: Get a pancake plate and take a photo with Santa to benefit Family Promise. There are two sessions and tickets are $5. Children under age 2 are admitted free. Santa photos are an additional $5.
  • Customer Appreciation Day at Habitat for Humanity, 413 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: The store will have cider and cookies, coloring activities, and in-store specials. Julia Alden will host a free Chalky & Company workshop on how to upcycle materials.
  • Holiday Open House at ArtStudio, 102 S. Steele St #401, Sanford NC
    When: 10a-6p (floating)
    What: The studio will be open with holiday music, snacks, and artwork. Learn more about the studio’s classes and meet the artists.
  • Lee County Community Orchestra at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When: 3p
    What: The orchestra will perform holiday favorites, including Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas; Chariots of Fire; O, Christmas Time; and more. Admission is free.
  • Christmas Hayride at Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    5-9p
    What: The hayride trail will be lit with thousands of lights. They’ll also have free holiday movies, s’mores roasting, a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and more. The cost is $5 per person. There is no admission fee for children ages 2 and under.
  • Lights of Christmas at Broken Plow Farm, 1851 Avents Ferry Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    5:30-8:30p
    What: Take a hayride around the farm to see Christmas lights and a one-of-a-kind light show. Visit with Santa to take photos. Tickets are $9 for ages 2+. Only cash is accepted.
  • Lee County Community Orchestra at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When: 7:30p
    What: The orchestra will perform holiday favorites, including Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas; Chariots of Fire; O, Christmas Time; and more. Admission is free.
  • Social Saturday at Sanford Latin Dance, 109 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When: 8p
    What: The dance studio will offer a beginners salsa class for the first hour. Open dancing will last the rest of the evening. Admission is $10/adult. Bring a dessert or dish to share.

Sunday

  • First Sunday in historic Pittsboro NC
    When:
    12-5p
    What: Enjoy an afternoon of music, food, crafts, and more. This event happens on the first Sunday of each month.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.

Weekend Roundup, Nov 17-19

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The weekend starts with lots of fun Friday night activities and then keeps you busy all day Saturday with shopping, celebrations, and more. Close out the weekend with a community meal!


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

Skip ahead: SaturdaySunday

Friday

  • Free Developmental Screenings at Theraplay, 135 Chatham St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-12p
    What: Theraplay will hold free developmental delay screenings by appointment. Contact 919-774-1281 or info@theraplaync.com to schedule a slot.
  • ‘The Nutcracker’ at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7p
    What: The Sanford School of Classical Ballet will stage its annual production of the holiday classic. Admission is $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Call 919-770-3171 for tickets.
  • Friday Night Football at Lee County High School, 1708 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30p
    What: Lee County High School will compete against Cape Fear in the second round of state playoffs. Free tee shirts will be given to the first 500 attendees. The gate opens at 6p. Tickets are $7.

Saturday

  • Hiring Event at Chick-fil-A, 3224 NC Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When: 8-11a
    What: Chick-fil-A will interview candidates for its team. Interviews will be given immediately.
  • Annual Christmas Bazaar at Turners Chapel Church, 1344 Colon Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    8a-3p
    What: Shop from different vendors for handmade items, wreaths, candles, jewelry, and more. Baked goods and hot dogs will be available for purchase. The event will benefit the church’s Jamaica Mission Trip.
  • Christmas Bazaar at Spout Springs Church, 346 HM Cagle Dr, Cameron NC
    When:
    10a-2p
    What: The church will fill its gyms with vendors and business owners of all types. Proceeds will benefit the church’s fight against human trafficking.
  • Community Appreciation Day at Cunningham & Sons Mortuary, 310 W. Courtland Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-4p
    What: The mortuary will celebrate 25 years of service and 1st Impressions Florist will celebrate 16 years of service to the Sanford community with live music, free food, and more. The public is invited.
  • ‘The Nutcracker’ at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 7p
    What: The Sanford School of Classical Ballet will stage its annual production of the holiday classic. Admission is $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Call 919-770-3171 for tickets.
  • Latin Night at Aye Toro, 3064 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    10p-2a
    What: Dance to salsa, merengue, bachata, house, and more. Ladies get in free. All others pay $5. You must be 21 to enter, and there is a dress code. No children allowed.

Sunday

  • ‘The Nutcracker’ at the Mann Center, 507 N. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: The Sanford School of Classical Ballet will stage its annual production of the holiday classic. Admission is $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Call 919-770-3171 for tickets.
  • Community Thanksgiving at First Presbyterian, 203 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    7p
    What: The community is invited to a Thanksgiving meal. Any monetary donations will be given to the United Way. Food donations will be divided between The Salvation Army and CUOC. Bring a non-perishable food offering to share.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.

Weekend Roundup, Nov 10-12

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Remember all of our veterans this weekend as you enjoy the freedoms and privileges they have worked so hard to protect!


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

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Friday

  • Christmas Play at Lee Christian School, 3220 Keller Andrews Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30p
    What: The Lee Christian Drama Club will stage a production of A Charlie Brown Christmas. Tickets are $6 in advance or $8 at the door.

Saturday

  • Veterans Day Program at the NC Veterans Pavilion, Main St, Broadway NC
    When:
    11a
    What: Veterans and active duty military will be honored and celebrated at a special service. There will also be a Purple Heart Reunited Presentation for the family of 1LT Samuel Lutterloh, a MIA/KIA Korean War Veteran.
  • Green & Clean Workshop at Joanne’s Gems, 144-C S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a
    What: Learn how to replace toxic household cleaners with natural alternatives. The class fee is $12 and includes a take-home all-purpose cleaner.
  • Free Turkey Dinner at First Baptist Chruch, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    1:30p
    What: The church invites the community for a turkey dinner complete wit all the fixings.
  • Christmas Play at Lee Christian School, 3220 Keller Andrews Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 6p
    What: The Lee Christian Drama Club will stage a production of A Charlie Brown Christmas. Tickets are $6 in advance or $8 at the door.
  • Swingin’ Broadway at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    What:
    6:30p
    What: The Heart of Carolina Jazz Society will perform with special guests Peggy Taphorn, Brandon Lee, and Kathy Gelb. Tickets are $16/person or $11/student. Tickets are $16 for adults and $11 for students.

Sunday

  • Shared Abundance Dinner at the VFW, 1500 Veteran’s Way, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-4p
    What: Enjoy a wide variety of soups, salads, bread, and entertainment. Take home a beautiful handmade bowl. Entry is $15, which benefits the Lee County Arts Council.

If you’d like an event or activity added to the Weekend Roundup, submit it by Thursdays to kelly@socialsanford.com.