Weekend Roundup, Oct 21-23

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Welcome to the weekend! If you’d like your weekend event or activity to be included in the Weekend Roundup, submit it to kelly@socialsanford.com.

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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.
  • Movies in the Park at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    5p
    What: The Central Carolina Jaycees, Downtown Sanford, Inc and the Lee County Partnership for Children are teaming up again to offer free, family-friendly movies. The Lee County Partnership for Children will offer activities for kids to do while waiting for the movie to start (craft, obstacle course, reading area, etc.) and the Central Carolina Jaycees have concessions available for purchase. The movie for this week is Jungle Book.
  • Auction at S & L Bargain Depot, 1000 N. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-7p
    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.
  • Open Studio at the ArtStudio, 102 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    6-9p
    What: Open studio allows artists ages 14+ to work on projects within a creative community. Artists work on projects of their choosing and are welcome to bring their own materials and works in progress. Arrive and leave as your schedule allows. The cost is $25 per class.
  • Lights of Halloween at Broken Plow Farm, 1851 Avents Ferry Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30p
    What: Take a kid-friendly, 30-minute hayride that finishes with a special light show. Rides start at 7p and run every 30 minutes. The cost is $8.50. Cash only. Feel free to bring the kids in costume.
  • Student Theatre at Lee County High School, 1708 Nash Street, Sanford NC
    When: 7-8:30p
    What: Student actors will stage Trial and Errors, a courtroom drama that is light hearted and appropriate for the whole family. Admission is $5.

Saturday

  • Benefit Plate Sale at California Custom Mufflers, 1825 Lee Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-until
    What: Get a plate of grilled chicken, rice, beans, tortillas, and a drink for $7 to help a local woman reunite with her family. Call 919-356-2879, 919-352-2240, or 919-721-0274 to order.
  • Christmas Bazaar at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 901 N. Franklin St, Sanford NC
    When:
    9a-1p
    What: Start your Christmas shopping while supporting local crafters, artisans, and vendors. There will also be baked items available for purchase.
  • 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.
  • Awareness Carnival at Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-12p
    What: To raise awareness, Family Promise invites the community to enjoy a bounce house, face painting, games, food, and more.
  • Oktoberfest at Millstone Creek Orchard, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    10a-4p
    What: Bring the family to the orchard for music, pumpkin picking, s’mores, storytime, contests, demos, hotdog roasting, apple cider drinking and more fall activities. Admission is $8 (free for kids under age 2).
  • Annual Art Show at the Hales Center, 147 McIver St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-6p
    What: View hundreds of new, original pieces of artwork by Sanford Brush & Palette Club members. Admission is free. Art is available for purchase.
  • Lights of Halloween at Broken Plow Farm, 1851 Avents Ferry Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    6:30p
    What: Take a kid-friendly, 30-minute hayride that finishes with a special light show. Rides start at 7p and run every 30 minutes. The cost is $8.50. Cash only. Feel free to bring the kids in costume.

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.
  • Annual Art Show at the Hales Center, 147 McIver St, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-6p
    What: View hundreds of new, original pieces of artwork by Sanford Brush & Palette Club members. Admission is free. Art is available for purchase.
  • Oktoberfest at Millstone Creek Orchard, 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd, Ramseur NC
    When:
    1-5p
    What: Bring the family to the orchard for music, pumpkin picking, s’mores, storytime, contests, demos, hotdog roasting, apple cider drinking and more fall activities. Admission is $8 (free for kids under age 2).
  • Revival at First Congregational Christian Church, 328 McIver St, Sanford NC
    When: 7p
    What: Rev. Curtis Norris will be the guest speaker. The revival will feature music and more.

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