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

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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.