Weekend Roundup, July 21-23

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It’s gonna be a scorcher this weekend. Take advantage of one of these local events to take a break from the heat.


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

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Friday

  • Fountain at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-5p
    What: The fountain will run at specific times each day. The hours are 10-11a, 12-1p, 2-3p, and 4-5p.
  • Community Summer Fest at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W. Main St, Sanford NC
    When: 6-8p
    What: El Refugio will provide fun, free workshops and activities for adults, youth, and children. Register here. Childcare is available for children ages 6 months-4 years.
  • Shaggers’ Social at the VFW, 1500 Webb St, Sanford NC
    When: 7-10p
    What: The Sanford Area Society of Shaggers (SASS) will hold their monthly social. The event will feature DJ Kitty Earles.

Saturday

  • Fountain at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-5p
    What: The fountain will run at specific times each day. The hours are 10-11a, 12-1p, 2-3p, and 4-5p.
  • Community Day at OT Sloan Pool, 1420 Bragg St, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-6p
    What: Bring the family for free food, games, music, and swimming hosted by the Elks Lodge #688. All are welcome.
  • Public Swim at O.T. Sloan Pool, 1420 Bragg St, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-5p
    What: The pool is open to the public for swimming. The cost is $3/person.
  • Boat Rentals at San Lee Park, 572 Pumping Station Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-6p
    What: You can rent paddle boats for $3/30 minutes and sit-on-top kayaks for $5/30 minutes. Rentals are only open on weekends.
  • Gather & Flourish: The Market, 346 HM Cagle Dr, Cameron NC
    When: 5-8p
    What: The market features local produce, photography, jewelry, clothing, food and more.
  • Community Summer Fest at Jonesboro UMC, 407 W. Main St, Sanford NC
    When: 6-8p
    What: El Refugio will provide fun, free workshops and activities for adults, youth, and children. Register here. Childcare is available for children ages 6 months-4 years.

Sunday

  • Fountain at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-5p
    What: The fountain will run at specific times each day. The hours are 10-11a, 12-1p, 2-3p, and 4-5p.
  • Public Swim at O.T. Sloan Pool, 1420 Bragg St, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-5p
    What: The pool is open to the public for swimming. The cost is $3/person.
  • Boat Rentals at San Lee Park, 572 Pumping Station Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-6p
    What: You can rent canoes and paddle boats for $3/paddle boat and $5/canoe for each half hour. Rentals are only open on weekends.
  • Christmas in July Extravaganza at Luminarias, 200 Independent Dr, Sanford NC
    When:
    3-7p
    What: Get a head start on your Christmas shopping with multiple vendors. The first 25 attendees will receive a gift bag. There will be multiple door prize drawings.

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