Weekend Roundup, Dec 9-11

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Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

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Friday

  • A Christmas Carol at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p and 8p
    What: The theatre will stage its original adaption of Charles Dickens’ beloved story. Tickets are $25/adult and $14/child/student/senior.
  • Christmas Tree Event at Millstone Creek Orchard, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    3-9p
    What: Take a hayride to a Christmas Tree Village, see a holiday movie (6-8p), visit with Santa, and more all for $5/person. Children under 2 are admitted free.
  • Christmas Lights 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 view a light show. Photos with Santa from 6-8p (bring a camera). Tickets are $8.50 for 2 years and older, this ticket includes the hayride and your visit with Santa. Cash only.
  • Christmas Musical at Sanford Church of God, 2105 Pathway Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    7p
    What: The church will stage a production of ‘I’ll Be Home for Christmas,’ a musical about family and hope in the golden days of radio, set in 1941.
  • SASS Christmas Party at the VFW, 1500 Webb St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-10p
    What: The Sanford Area Society of Shaggers (SASS) is a group of friendly, welcoming people who have shag dancing, a love of beach music, and socializing in common. DJ Chigger Woods will DJ this party.

Saturday

  • Breakfast with Santa at Saint Luke UMC, 2916 Wicker St, Sanford NC
    When:
    8-10a
    What: Bring them family for a pancake breakfast to support Family Promise of Lee County. Tickets are $5/person. Children under age 2 can eat free.
  • Santa Trains at New Hope Valley Railway, 3900 Bonsal Rd, New Hill NC
    When:
    8:30a-4:30p
    What: Frosty the Snowman will greet children while Santa Claus and his elf are on board to pose for photos and visit with each child during the hour-long train excursion. Passengers will ride in covered, open-air train cars and are encouraged to dress for the weather. Tickets range from $17/person to $12/person.
  • Warehouse Sale at The Vintage Warehouse, 210 Market St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-3p
    What: Shop for vintage items, primitive furniture, and accessories from Old Gold Salvage & Antiques and Redoux Home Vintage shops.
  • Chatham County Art Studio Tour
    When:
    10a-5p
    What: During the first two weekends in December, this free event provides an opportunity to meet 50+ artists and see first-hand where their artistic creations come to life.
  • Santa and Bake Sale at Petco, 3070 Horner Boulevard, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-4p
    What: Bring in your pet for a photo with Santa. Animal Life Rescue will have holiday baked goods for purchase. The cost of the photos is $9.95.
  • Free Demo MixxedFit at SLD Fitness, 109 S Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    12:15-1p
    What: Learn more about MixxedFit, a people-inspired dance fitness program that mixes dance with boot-camp toning.
  • Lillington’s “A Hero’s Christmas” at 607 S 13th St, Lillington NC
    When:
    3-8p
    What: The Town of Lillington will hold its annual Christmas gathering and parade. Kids can also have their picture taken with Santa at no charge from 3-5:30p at Town Hall. The gathering will begin at 6p with the parade following at 7p.
  • Skydiving Santa at the Pik N Pig, 194 Gilliam McConnell Rd, Carthage NC
    When:
    4:15p
    What: Santa’s elves will parachute in at 4:15p. Santa will parachute in at 4:30p. Bring non-perishable food donations and new toy donations for Hurricane Matthew victims.
  • Christmas Lights 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 view a light show. Photos with Santa from 6-8p (bring a camera). Tickets are $8.50 for 2 years and older, this ticket includes the hayride and your visit with Santa. Cash only.
  • Live Music at the Enrichment Center, 1615 S 3rd St, Sanford NC
    When:
    7-10p
    What: The Leda Ray Band will perform country, rock, and Christmas music.
  • A Christmas Carol at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    8p
    What: The theatre will stage its original adaption of Charles Dickens’ beloved story. Tickets are $25/adult and $14/child/student/senior.

Sunday

  • Chatham County Art Studio Tour
    When:
    12-5p
    What: During the first two weekends in December, this free event provides an opportunity to meet 50+ artists and see first-hand where their artistic creations come to life.
  • Warehouse Sale at The Vintage Warehouse, 210 Market St, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-4p
    What: Shop for vintage items, primitive furniture, and accessories from Old Gold Salvage & Antiques and Redoux Home Vintage shops.
  • A Christmas Carol at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St, Sanford NC
    When:
    2p
    What: The theatre will stage its original adaption of Charles Dickens’ beloved story. Tickets are $25/adult and $14/child/student/senior.
  • Christmas Parade in historic Pittsboro NC
    When:
    3-5p
    What: The parade will begin at Martin Luther King Drive (near Food Lion) and will travel west on East Street (Hwy 64), around the Chatham County Courthouse, and down West Street, ending at Farrell Street.
  • Christmas Play at New Hope Baptist Church, 3007 Beechtree Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-7:30p
    What: Church members will present “The Ornament.” Coffee and cookies will be provided after the performance.

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