Weekend Roundup, July 29-31

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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.
  • 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.


Saturday

  • Hummingbird Day at Big Bloomers Flower Farm, 275 Pressly Foushee Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    10-11:45a and 12:15-2p
    What: Learn about hummingbirds and get your gardening questions answered. There will be a live hummingbird release.
  • 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.
  • Peach Days at Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Road, Ramseur NC
    When:
    10a-4p
    What: Sample orchard specialties, participate in a peach pie eating contest, and let the kids compete in a fishing tournament.
  • Diesel, Steam & Ice Cream at New Hope Valley Railway, 3900 Bonsal Rd, New Hill NC
    When:
    10a-4p
    What: Buy a train ticket and get 2 scoops of ice cream for free. They’ll also have free face painting (1-4p). Tickets cost $14/adults, $13/seniors (60+) and $12/children (2-12), under 2 is free and get one scoop of ice cream.
  • 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.
  • Chords for a Cause at the Civic Center, 1801 Nash St, Sanford NC
    When:
    4-10p
    What: Hear Sergio & Dana ‘unplugged,’ Alan Hicks w/Walt Wetherington, Strength Betrayed, and Set For the Fall, and dine with Ole’ Time BBQ and Kona Ice to raise money for the Super Star kids of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Admission is $10.
  • Back the Blue Night at the VFW, 1500 Webb St, Sanford NC
    When:
    5-8p
    What: The VFW invites all law enforcement for burgers and hot dogs. The event is free.


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.
  • Ink Out Cancer Tattoo Benefit at Hot Rod Tattoos, 74 Amarillo Ln, Sanford NC
    When:
    11a-7p
    What: Choose a themed tattoo priced at $40. 100% of proceeds will be donated to Matt Crump for medical expenses. There will be a DJ, food, drinks, and a raffle.
  • Peach Days at Millstone Creek Orchards, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Road, Ramseur NC
    When:
    1-5p
    What: Sample orchard specialties, participate in a peach pie eating contest, and let the kids compete in a fishing tournament.
  • 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.