Weekend Roundup, July 8-10

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Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

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.
  • Family Movie at Aberdeen Lake Park, 301 Lake Park Crossing, Aberdeen NC
    When:
    8:30p
    What: Bring a chair and blankets to watch Norm of the North by the lake. Concessions will be available for purchase.

Saturday

  • Volunteer Work Day at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Road, Lillington NC
    When:
    8:30-11:30a
    What: This activity is suitable for adults and children above 12 years of age. All volunteers under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal adult guardian present. Volunteers should wear appropriate clothing for outdoor work and wear closed toed shoes. Meet at the Visitor Center and bring work gloves, water, and snacks.
  • Produce Stand at Jones Family Farm, 12604 NC 27 W, Broadway NC
    When:
    9a-1p
    What: Stop by this organic farm for a special on tomatoes. Buy a 10-lb case for $20 while supplies last.
  • 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.
  • USA Dance at the Southern Pines Elks Club, 280 Country Club Cir, Southern Pines NC
    When:
    6:30-10p
    What: Free dance lesson for the first hour followed by social dancing. Summer casual dress in an All American Picnic theme. Call 919-770-1975 for more information.
  • Skywatching at Jordan Lake, 2582 Beaver Creek Rd, Apex NC
    When:
    9p
    What: Experts from Morehead Planetarium will guide spectators in an evening of stargazing at Ebenezer Church Recreation Area. Spectators may be able to see Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn as well as the moon.

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.
  • Second Sunday in Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    12-4p
    What: Enjoy live music, arts and crafts vendors, food and fun in the park.
  • 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.