Weekend Roundup, July 28-30

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This weekend is full of events, including a first responders touch-a-truck, live music, and lots of free fun for everyone. Make the most of this bustling region we live in!


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.
  • NASA Talk at Sanford Health & Rehab, 2702 Farrell Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    12p
    What: A NASA Solar System Ambassador will share information about NASA’s missions to the moon and Mars. The event is free and open to all.
  • Kids’ Afternoon at the Coffee Bar, 703D S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-3p
    What: Kids can make a campfire hand print with a s’mores snack.

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.
  • Brew ‘n’ Choo Ice Cream Social at New Hope Valley Railway, 3900 Bonsal Rd, New Hill NC
    When: 10a-4p
    What: For each train ticket purchased, visitors will get two scoops of ice cream (children under age 2 will get 1 scoop) and a choice of toppings from Bruster’s Real Ice Cream of Apex. There will also be baby back ribs and hot dogs available for purchase and a DJ will play music.
  • 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.
  • Latin Night at Aye Toro, 3064 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 10:30p-2a
    What: The restaurant will have a DJ playing salsa, merengue, bachata, house, reggaeton, and more. You must be 21 or older to attend and there is a dress code.

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.

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