Social Buzz, Nov 20-25


Happy Thanksgiving Week! SocialSanford will be offline starting Thursday to give thanks with friends and family. Therefore, Saturdays events are included here. Any items submitted by Wednesday will be added as time allows.

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 – Saturday

Monday
  • Ribbon Cutting at Sanford Yoga Center, 126 W. Main St, Sanford NC
    When:
    4:30-5p
    What: Welcome the center to Jonesboro by attending a ribbon cutting hosted by the Sanford Area Chamber of Commerce.
  • Christmas Open House at Floretta Imports, 3611 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-9p
    What: Get into the holiday spirit with product demos, sales, and door prize drawings. Refreshments will be served. This is a floating event.
Tuesday
Wednesday
  • Snack and a Movie at Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    2-4p
    What: The library will show Americano, the 2016 movie about a Mexican parent that sets off on an adventure to defend his family. Children under age 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
Thursday
  • Free Community Meal at Mrs. Wenger’s Restaurant, 105 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-1p
    What: The restaurant will offer a free meal to anyone who cannot afford a meal or who would be dining alone. They are accepting dessert donations to help with the meal.
Friday
  • Christmas with the Kringles at Millstone Creek Orchard, 506 Parks Crossrds Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    3:30-8p
    What: The orchard is offering a private, behind-the-scenes evening with Santa and Mrs. Claus that includes family firepit roasting, story time with hot cocoa, a hayride, cookie decorating and more. The cost is $19.95. Children ages 2 and under are admitted free.
  • Christmas Hayride at Millstone Creek Orchard, 506 Parks Crossrds Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    5-9p
    What: Take a hayride through the orchard, which has been decorated with thousands of lights. They’ll also play Christmas movies and offer s’mores. The cost is $5. Children ages 2 and under are admitted free.
Saturday
  • Small Business Saturday in downtown Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-1p
    What: Stop by the DSI table to pick up a Shop Small tote and a Holiday Punch Card, which can qualify you to win one of 40+ prizes for shopping at downtown businesses. Every $10 you spend downtown earns a punch.
  • Christmas with the Kringles at Millstone Creek Orchard, 506 Parks Crossrds Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    3:30-8p
    What: The orchard is offering a private, behind-the-scenes evening with Santa and Mrs. Claus that includes family firepit roasting, story time with hot cocoa, a hayride, cookie decorating and more. The cost is $19.95. Children ages 2 and under are admitted free.
  • Christmas Hayride at Millstone Creek Orchard, 506 Parks Crossrds Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    5-9p
    What: Take a hayride through the orchard, which has been decorated with thousands of lights. They’ll also play Christmas movies and offer s’mores. The cost is $5. Children ages 2 and under are admitted free.

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