Weekend Roundup, Sept 8-10

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Everyone’s watching the weather, but there’s still plenty of fun things to do and try this weekend — from visiting the Madras Maiden at the Raleigh Exec Jetport to entering exhibits at the fair. Live music, dancing, and more … go have some fun!


Events in the Sanford/Lee County Area this Weekend

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Friday

  • Salute to Veterans Tour at the Raleigh Exec Jetport, 700 Rod Sullivan Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-3p
    What: The Liberty Foundation’s 2017 Salute to Veterans Tour with visit with the Boeing B-17 “Madras Maiden.” Flights will be available for purchase for $450. Tours are free.
  • 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.
  • Live Music at The Smoke and Barrel, 120 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When: 7p
    What: Violet Bell (ft. Lizzy Ross and Omar Ruiz-Lopez) will play. There is no cover charge.

Saturday

  • Walk Against Trafficking at Spout Springs Church, 346 H.M. Cagle Drive, Cameron NC
    When:
    9a-3p
    What: This is a 2-mile race for all ages with a 1/2-mile kids race. There will also be a free fair with food, games and local vendors for all to enjoy.
  • Salute to Veterans Tour at the Raleigh Exec Jetport, 700 Rod Sullivan Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    10a-3p
    What: The Liberty Foundation’s 2017 Salute to Veterans Tour with visit with the Boeing B-17 “Madras Maiden.” Flights will be available for purchase for $450. Tours are free.
  • 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.
  • Open House at Dancers’ Workshop, 1221 N. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    2-4p
    What: Learn more about the classes offered and get registered. They’ll offer a free hip hop class with Rell, free hot dogs, face paining, a tie dye t-shirt station, and a bounce house.
  • Homeschool Kickoff Meeting at Turners Chapel Church, 1344 Colon Rd, Sanford NC
    When:
    3:30p
    What: CHECC will host this kickoff and interest meeting. They’ll have food, games, and conversation. The whole family is invited.
  • Salsa Night at Aye Toro, 3064 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When:
    11:30p-2a
    What: Sanford Latin Dance will start the night with Salsa and Bachata lessons. Partners are not required. Open dancing begins at 11:30p. The cover charge is $5 if you attend the lessons and $10 for just open dancing.

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.
  • Artist Reception at the Lee County Arts Council, 144 S. Steele St, Sanford NC
    When:
    1-4p
    What: The Arts Council will host a reception honoring Saundra Smith Rubiera whose work will be shown through September 27.

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