April 2019 PinePitch
Wing it all weekend at the Festival D’Avion at the Moore County Airport, 7425 Aviation Blvd., Carthage. The aircraft fly in all day on Friday, April 12, and depart between 4 and 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 13. There will be a concert Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. by On The Border: The Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band. For tickets and information go to www.ticketmesandhills.com.
Home and Garden Tour
The historic Fownes Cottage is one of six homes highlighting the 71st Annual Southern Pines Garden Club Tour of Homes on Saturday, April 13th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to the homes and gardens, there will be orchid and plant sales, art exhibits and more. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the tour. Tickets can be purchased at the Campbell House, The Country Bookshop, the Women’s Exchange or online at southernpinesgardenclub.com.
The Weymouth Center for Arts & Humanities will be offering some friendly prices on plants from the Weymouth estate and gardens on Saturday, April 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your own wagon, if you can, to haul away your treasures. Coffee and baked goods will be for sale. White elephant items and tools available, as well, at 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. For information call (910) 692-6261 or go to weymouthcenter.org.
Meet the Author
Scott Huler, the author of A Delicious Country: Rediscovering the Carolinas Along the Route of John Lawson’s 1700 Expedition will be at The Country Bookshop, 140 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines, on April 10 at 5 p.m. For information go to www.thecountrybookshop.biz.
A Postcard from the Past
The Moore County Historical Association will exhibit “Turn of the Century Photography” featuring the men and women who saved early Moore County, reflected in fragile and rare post cards. The display will be at the Shaw House, 110 W. Morganton Road, Southern Pines from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. For information call (910) 692-2051 or visit www.moorehistory.com.
Classic Concert Series
Listen to violinist Benjamin Beilman and pianist Andrew Tyson perform chamber music selections at the Sunrise Theater, 250 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines, from 8 to 10 p.m. on Monday, April 8. Tickets are $30 for Arts Council members, $35 for non-members. For information call (910) 692-2787 or visit www.mooreart.org.
14th Annual Clenny Creek Day
Enjoy live music, food, raffles, vendors and two historic homes at Clenny Creek Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, at Bryant House and McLendon Cabin, 3361 Mount Carmel Road, Carthage. There will be American Revolutionary War and Civil War re-enactors, an Easter egg hunt, face painting and more. For information call (910) 692-2051 or go to www.moorehistory.com.
Tracking the Tortoise
Join biology professor Dr. John Roe from the University of North Carolina-Pembroke to learn about box turtles and the radio transmitter methods used to track them. The program is free and open to the public at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. For information call (910) 692-2167 or go to www.ncparks.gov.
One More Time, With Feeling
National Theatre Live offers this encore performance of Alan Bennett’s Allelujah! filmed live at London’s Bridge Theatre during its limited run. The story is set at The Beth, an old-fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward and the triumphs of the old people’s choir. Showing is at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 25, at the Sunrise Theater, 244 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. For informational call (910) 692-3611 or go to www.sunrisetheater.com.
Spring for Angela
Cousin Amy and Whiskey Pines will perform a charity fundraising concert for Angela Gaskell — warm, curious, and passionate about animals and the environment — who’s also in need of a new kidney. The concert will be at the Shaw House on Sunday, April 28, from 2 to 5 p.m.