Weekend Roundup, July 22-24

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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, 12p, 2p, and 4p
    What: The fountain runs from May 11 to October 31. During that period, it will operate for an hour at a time at 10a, 12p, 2p, and 4p each day.
  • Pokemon & Popsicles on Charlie Watson Lane in downtown Sanford NC
    When:
    4-6p
    What: Free popsicles from DSI for Pokemon hunters in Downtown. Plus, take advantage of local shops offering discounts for Pokemon players.
  • Auction at S & L Bargain Depot, 1000 N. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    6p
    What: Overstock and mis-shipped items will be auctioned to the highest bidder. There will be free popcorn until the auction starts at 6:30p.
  • NNO Community Play Day at the Sanford Police Department, 225 E. Weatherspoon St, Sanford NC
    When: 7-9p
    What: Free family fun! Bring your family to have fun with Sanford’s police officers, firefighters, and more! There’ll be free hot dogs, chips, and drinks until supplies run out. Duke Life Flight will land a helicopter onsite and there’ll be a bounce house along with lawn games.

Saturday

  • Fountain at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a, 12p, 2p, and 4p
    What: The fountain runs from May 11 to October 31. During that period, it will operate for an hour at a time at 10a, 12p, 2p, and 4p each day.
  • Zumba at Sanford Latin Dance, 109 S Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-12p
    What: All are welcome. The cost is $5 per person.
  • Boat Rentals at San Lee Park, 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.
  • Lunch with Hummingbirds at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington NC
    When:
    2-3p
    What: Bring a lunch to Raven Rock to enjoy with the parks 30+ hummingbirds. Wear red, try feeding a hummingbird, and watch the PBS nature documentary, “Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air” (55 minutes) in the auditorium while making your own hummingbird nest. This event will be held rain or shine. Meet at the Visitor Center.
  • Live Music at Schooly’s Bar & Grill, 102 E. Trade St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9-11p
    What: Steel County Express and special guest Tim Hair will perform.

Sunday

  • Fountain at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a, 12p, 2p, and 4p
    What: The fountain runs from May 11 to October 31. During that period, it will operate for an hour at a time at 10a, 12p, 2p, and 4p each day.
  • Boat Rentals at San Lee Park, 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.

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