Social Buzz, Dec. 4-8


This week’s Social Buzz is sponsored by Sanford Health & Rehab on Farrell Road. Visit them on December 15 for cookies and photos with Santa!

Remember to check back during the week and watch the SocialSanford Facebook page for events or updates that weren’t submitted in time for the Social Buzz. Specifically, use the hashtags #socialsanfordjobs and #socialsanfordgiveaways on Facebook for job/giveaway updates.


Things to do in Sanford/Lee County this week:

Skip ahead: TuesdayWednesdayThursday – Friday

Monday

  • Sanford Christmas Parade in downtown Sanford NC
    When: 7p
    What: Streets will start closing at 6p for the annual parade that will start at Carthage and Wicker streets and travel up Wicker to Steele Street. From there it will travel back to Carthage Street and around back to Wicker.

Tuesday

  • The Magic of Christmas at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7:30-9:30p
    What: The Lee County Community Orchestra and Temple Teen Ensemble will perform holiday favorites. The evening will end with a visit from Santa. Reserved seating is $10.

Wednesday

  • Collective Goods Flash Sale at CCH, 1135 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-5p
    What: Shop for children’s books, cookbooks, best sellers, stationery, early learning products, educational products, and more. The sale will be located in the main lobby and cafeteria. Proceeds will benefit CCH Auxiliary programs.
  • 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.

Thursday

  • Collective Goods Flash Sale at CCH, 1135 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7a-2p
    What: Shop for children’s books, cookbooks, best sellers, stationery, early learning products, educational products, and more. The sale will be located in the main lobby and cafeteria. Proceeds will benefit CCH Auxiliary programs.
  • Thursday Hike at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    9a
    What: Join park staff every week to hike 3-6 miles on trails that can be flat, hilly and include steps. Plan to stop during the hike to observe wildlife, enjoy environmental educational moments, and listen to the natural world. For ages 12 and up. Call the visitor center at 910-893-4888 x0 for additional information and meeting location.
  • Christmas Painting at Chick-fil-A, 3224 Hwy 87S, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-8p
    What: Paint a Christmas wreath for $15, which includes all supplies and guided instruction by The Painted Petal.
  • 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

  • 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.

Events submitted after Sunday night will be added to the SocialSanford Events Calendar and/or SocialSanford’s Facebook Events.