May Calendar

Although conscientious effort is made to provide accurate and up-to-date information, all events are subject to change and errors can occur! Please call to verify times, costs, status and location before planning or attending an event.

JOY OF ART STUDIO. Painting, drawing and mixed media. Offering both private and small groups with safe distancing. Classes are held at Joy of Art Studio, 139 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Suite B, Southern Pines. Info: (910) 528-7283 or www.joyof-art.com or www.facebook.com/Joyscreativespace/.

SCAVENGER HUNT. Pick up scavenger hunts at the Given Book Shop, Given Memorial Library or online at www.giventufts.org/program-and-events. The scavenger hunt will take you through the village of Pinehurst, and there will be multiple themes such as science, shapes, historic buildings and more. Given Memorial Library, 150 Cherokee Road, Pinehurst.

BOOK SALE. This month’s sale is buy one, get one free on all books in the vault. Masks recommended in the book shop. Given Book Shop, 95 Cherokee Road, Pinehurst. Info: (910) 295-3642.

SEED LIBRARY. Anyone can come in and take seeds to plant. No library card required. There will be several programs throughout the year related to the Seed Library. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or email ajames@sppl.net.

EVENTS

Saturday, May 28

POLOCROSSE TOURNAMENT. Carolina Polocrosse Club presents the annual Polocrosse in the Pines Tournament. This is a fun, fast-paced sport. There will be food trucks and silent auction baskets. Free to attend. Pinehurst Harness Track, 200 Beulah Hill Road S., Pinehurst.

CRAFT DAYS. Children and their families can come by the library for Drop-in Craft Days and work on crafts at their own pace. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

Monday, May 30

WOMEN’S OPEN. 8 a.m. The U.S. Women’s Open Championship returns to Pinehurst. Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club, 1005 Midland Road, Southern Pines. Play begins Thursday, June 2. Info: www.usga.org.

FAMILY FEST. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The village of Pinehurst Family Fest includes a full day of live music by three female acts, a skydiving jump by the Black Daggers, a kids zone, North Carolina’s premier video game truck, activation games and challenges from the First Tee of the Sandhills, a photo booth with the U.S. Women’s Open trophy on hand, and various food and beverage vendors. Pinehurst Harness Track, Beulah Hill Road S., Pinehurst. Info and tickets: www.ticketmesandhills.com.

PIG ROAST. There will be a Memorial Day pig roast dinner and special menu all day. Cost is $12 for active duty and veterans and $24 general public. The Sly Fox, 795 S.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 725-1621 or www.theslyfoxpub.com.

Tuesday, May 31

MUSICIANS’ JAM SESSION. 6 – 9 p.m. Bring your own instrument and beverage or just come and enjoy the music. Attendees must have the COVID vaccination. Free admission. Weymouth Center for Arts & Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: www.weymouthcenter.org.

TASTE OF N.C. June 2, 6 – 8 p.m. A Taste of North Carolina: Whiskey and Wine will feature North Carolina-based bourbon and whiskey along with wine offerings from the Surry County Wine Trail. Food samples will be provided as well as a dessert sample. Agora Bakery, 15 Chinquapin Road, Pinehurst. Info and tickets: www.ticketmesandhills.com.

Wednesday, June 1

WOMEN’S OPEN. 8 a.m. The U.S. Women’s Open Championship returns. The championship rounds are played June 2 through June 5. Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club, 1005 Midland Road, Southern Pines. Info: www.usga.org.

FOREST BATHING. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Make time to relax on a guided sensory journey into nature. Walks are led by Lara Beth Jones, licensed occupational therapist and nature and forest therapy guide. Cost is $45 for Southern Pines residents and $90 for non-residents. Whitehall Tract, Southern Pines. Info:
(910) 692-2463 or www.southernpines.net.

Thursday, June 2

SENIOR TRIP. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Adults 55 and older can experience the beauty of Yadkin Valley while enjoying tasty wines, touring the vineyards and hanging out with the llamas. Lunch at Southern Family Restaurant before heading to the vineyards. Cost is $27 for residents of Southern Pines and $54 for non-residents. Bus will depart the Campbell House Playground parking lot at 9 a.m. Info: (910) 692-7376.

TASTE OF N.C. 6 – 8 p.m. “A Taste of North Carolina: Whiskey and Wine” will feature North Carolina-based bourbon and whiskey along with wine offerings from the Surry County Wine Trail. Food samples will be provided as well as a dessert sample. Agora Bakery, 15 Chinquapin Road, Pinehurst. Info and tickets: www.ticketmesandhills.com.

Friday, June 3

ART EXHIBIT. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Arts Council of Moore County presents “Inspirations From Color and Earth.” The exhibit is free and open to the public. Campbell House, 482 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-4356 or www.mooreart.org.

FIRST FRIDAY. 5 – 8 p.m. First Friday is a family-friendly, free concert series on the Sunrise Theater outdoor stage. Enjoy food trucks, some Southern Pines Brewery brews, and listen to great music while supporting the local theater. No dogs, outside alcohol or rolling coolers. Sunrise Theater, 250 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. Info: www.sunrisetheater.com.

Saturday, June 4

SCULPTING AND PAINTING. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Ages 12 and above can join Southern Pines Parks and Recreation for sculpting and painting sessions. All supplies will be provided. Cost is $45 for Southern Pines residents and $90 for non-residents. The Train House, 482 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

KICKOFF PARTY. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Join us for the Summer fREADom Kickoff Party. Register for Summer fREADom and adopt your reading buddy on the lawn at the Sunrise green space. With this program you read what you want, when you want, all summer long. Explore new concepts and connect with your community at special programs throughout June and July. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

SPRING PERFORMANCE. 7:30 p.m. Legends of the Isle of Green come to life as fairies and creatures of Irish fantasy and folklore dance jigs, ballads and reels celebrating the music of this captivating culture. Gary Taylor Dance brings to the stage a spellbinding experience. There will be another performance June 5 at 2 p.m. Owens Auditorium, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst. Info and tickets: www.taylordance.org.

Sunday, June 5

MEDITATION WALK. 2 – 3:15 p.m. Join us for this monthly meditation walk with your guide, Eve Gaskell. The group will meet on the outside patio area of the visitor’s center. If it is raining, the event will be canceled. Sandhills Horticultural Gardens, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst. Info:
harmonylifebalance@gmail.com.

WRITING GROUP. 3 p.m. Interested in creating fiction, nonfiction, poetry or comics? Connect with other writers and artists, chat about your craft and get feedback on your work. All levels are welcome. The session will meet at the library. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: lholden@sppl.net.

OPENING RECEPTION. 5 – 7 p.m. The Artists League of the Sandhills will have an exhibit that includes the works of all Artists League members in a show judged by a professional art authority. The exhibition will remain up through July 1. Artists League of the Sandhills, 129 Exchange St., Aberdeen. Info: (910) 944-3979 or www.artistsleague.org.

Tuesday, June 7

BRAIN FITNESS. 10 – 11 a.m. Adults 55 and older are invited to a new brain fitness class. Eve Gaskell will be the instructor. Free admission. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

Friday, June 10

BOOK EVENT. 12 – 2 p.m. Join us for a conversation about the new memoir James Patterson, by James Patterson. We will welcome 1,000 people to meet Patterson and receive an autographed copy of this book. Conversation will be led by The Country Bookshop’s Kimberly Daniels Taws. Pinehurst Resort, 80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst. Info: (910) 692-3211 or www.ticketmesandhills.com.

CHARITY EVENT. 5:30 – 10:30 p.m. Join us at a gala dining and dancing event and support the mission of Moore Free and Charitable Clinic to provide health care to uninsured residents of Moore County. Fair Barn, 200 Beulah Hill Road S., Pinehurst. Info and tickets: www.ticketmesandhills.com.

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PINES. 7:30 p.m. Shakespeare in the Pines is back with Shakespeare’s brilliant tragedy, Hamlet. Lawn admission is free. Performances are also on June 11, 12 and 17 – 19 at 7:30 p.m. Tufts Park, Village of Pinehurst. Info and tickets: www.ticketmesandhills.com.

THEATER SHOW. 7:30 p.m. Sandhills Repertory Theatre presents Anything Goes in concert. Come see a singing, dancing Tony-award winner with a full orchestra, Broadway performers and even a few New York City Rockettes. There are more performances on June 11 at 2 p.m. and June 12 at 2 p.m. Owens Auditorium, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst. Info and tickets: www.ticketmesandhills.com or www.sandhillsrep.org.

Saturday, June 11

COMMUNITY YARD SALE. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Enjoy shopping 30 – 40 individual outdoor booths offering everything from handmade crafts, modern tools and electronics, vintage and antique collectibles, and even an assortment of everyday household items or clothes. A food truck will be on site. The Bee’s Knees, 125 N.C. 73, West End.

LEARN AND PLAY. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Come in for an open play date with your toddler or preschooler where there will be developmental toys and puzzles as well as early literacy tips on display for parents and caregivers to incorporate into their daily activities. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

CRAFT DAYS. Children and their families can come by the library for Drop in Craft Days and work on crafts at their own pace. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

Sunday, June 12

LECTURE. 2 p.m. Join us for the Arts and Humanities Lecture: “The Rebirth of West Southern Pines: One of N.C.’s First African American Townships.” Presented by Kim Wade and Vincent Gordon. Free admission, registration required. Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: www.weymouthcenter.org.

Monday, June 13

PHOTO CLUB. 7 p.m.  The Sandhills Photography Club monthly meeting is a photo competition. The topic is Abandoned/Decay. Our judge will be Greg Kiser, of Charlotte, who presented a program in 2020 titled “Decay Photography.” Theater of the Hannah Marie Bradshaw Activities Center of The O’Neal School, 3300 Airport Road, Pinehurst. Info: www.sandhillsphotoclub.org.

Tuesday, June 14

FATHER’S DAY FUN. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Enjoy fun games and fellowship, while cooling down with a sweet treat. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info and registration: (910) 692-7376.

AUTHOR EVENT. 6 – 8 p.m. Join The Sway for a behind-the-scenes perspective on this summer’s hot beach read, Nora Goes Off Script, with author Annabel Monaghan. 195 American Fusion, 195 Bell Ave., Southern Pines. Info and tickets: www.ticketmesandhills.com.

Wednesday, June 15

LIBRARY PROGRAM. 3:30 p.m. At The Library After School (ATLAS) is a new after-school program for kindergarten through second-graders who enjoy activities, crafts, stories, and learning. We will have our friends from the Grounds Department bringing plants for attendees to take home with them. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

WRITERS IN RESIDENCE. 5:30 p.m. Join us as we welcome Charles Oldham, Charlotte attorney and award-winning author of The Senator’s Son. Oldham will read from his new book, Ship of Blood. Books will be available for sale and signing. Free admission, registration required. Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: www.weymouthcenter.org.

Thursday, June 16

PLAY TIME IN THE PARK. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Kids, bring your parents to Downtown Park and join other friends for giant checkers, giant Jenga, bubbles, fun and more. For kids ages 3 – 12. Downtown Park, Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

READ BETWEEN THE PINES. 5 p.m. SPPL’s book club for adults meets to discuss this month’s book. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. To join email: mhoward@sppl.net.

CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE. 6:30 p.m. Author and historian James A. Morgan is the special guest speaker with a presentation on the Battle of Secessionville. Meeting starts at 7 p.m. Open to the public. Civic Club, corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Ashe Street, Southern Pines. Info: (910) 246-0452 or mafarina@aol.com.

Friday, June 17

CRUISE IN. 5 – 8 p.m. Bring your classic car, truck or motorcycle and raise funds for local charities. There will be door prizes, music and more. Organized by Sandhills Classic Street Rod Association. Mac’s Breakfast Anytime, 1904 N. Sandhills Blvd., Aberdeen. Info: www.sandhillsclassicstreetrods.com. 

PARENTS NIGHT OUT. 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Drop your kids ages 3 – 10 off for games, dancing, activities and more. Kids will be playing with the My Gym teachers. Registration required. My Gym Sandhills, 262A Pinehurst Ave., Southern Pines.

Saturday, June 18

LEARN AND PLAY. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Come in for an open play date with your toddler or preschooler where there will be developmental toys and puzzles as well as early literacy tips on display for parents and caregivers to incorporate into their daily activities. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

DANCING. 6 p.m. Carolina Pines Dance Club invites you for a fun evening of social dancing — swing, line, ballroom, shag and Latin. Doors open at 6 p.m. Dance lessons at 6:30 p.m. Dancing until 9:30 p.m. Beginners and experienced dancers, couples and singles all welcome. Cost is $15 per person, cash at door. National Athletic Village, 201 Air Tool Drive, Southern Pines. Info: (724) 816-1170.

Monday, June 20

CRAFT N’ CREATIONS. 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. For adults 55 and older. We have a plethora of craft supplies and we want to create. Join us for fun DIY crafts. Cost is $6 for residents and $12 for non-residents. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

Tuesday, June 21

BRAIN FITNESS. 10 – 11 a.m. Adults 55 and older are invited to a new brain fitness class. Eve Gaskell will be the instructor. Free admission. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

BINGO. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Adults 55 and older are invited to come play 10 games of bingo. Prizes given to the winners. Cost is $3 for Southern Pines residents and $6 for non-residents. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info and registration: (910) 692-7376.

TEEN WRITING CLUB. 5 p.m. Are you interested in creative writing and storytelling, connecting with other writers, and getting feedback on your work? Join us for the Teen Creative Writing Club. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or email: kbroughey@sppl.net.

Wednesday, June 22

SEED PRESENTATION. 10:30 a.m. Savanah Laur, Extension agent from the Moore County office of the N.C. Cooperative Extension, will present a program on “Seed Saving in Pollinator Gardens.” Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

Friday, June 24

TRIBUTE CONCERT. 6 – 9 p.m. Vision 4 Moore presents the first of three concerts in the 2022 Cooper Ford Concert Series. This will be a Billy Joel tribute performed by The Stranger featuring Mike Santoro. Cooper Ford, 5292 US-15, Carthage. Info and tickets: www.ticketmesandhills.com.

Saturday, June 25

CRAFT DAYS. Children and their families can come by the library for Drop in Craft Days and work on crafts at their own pace. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

PLANT PRESENTATION. 11 a.m. Namaste Arey of Meadowflower Farms will present “Plant Propagation 101.” Perfect for beginners, this class will leave you with tips and tricks for turning cuttings into new baby plants. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

Sunday, June 26

STEAM. 2:30 p.m. Elementary-aged children and their caregivers are invited to learn about topics in science, technology, engineering, art and math, and to participate in STEAM projects and activities. We will be making fairy gardens. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

Tuesday, June 28

MUSICIANS’ JAM SESSION. 6 – 9 p.m. Bring your own instrument and beverage or just come and enjoy the music. Attendees must have the COVID vaccination. Free admission. Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: www.weymouthcenter.org.

Wednesday, June 29

HORSE SHOW. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Come watch the North Carolina Hunter Jumper Association Annual Horse Show. Carolina Horse Park, 2814 Montrose Road, Raeford. Show runs daily from June 29 to July 3.

Thursday, June 30

DOUGLASS CENTER BOOK CLUB. 10:30 a.m. Multiple copies of the selected book for the month are available for checkout at the library. Douglass Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or email: mmiller@sppl.net.

SOUNDS ON THE GROUNDS. 4 – 8:30 p.m. Join us for a rockin’ evening featuring Raleigh-based dance band “The Shakedown,” seven pieces of pure soul. This evening will be a tribute to the music of the 1920s. There will be music, food trucks and shopping among the blooms of summer. Cost is $20 for supporters and $25 general admission. Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities, 555 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: www.weymouthcenter.org.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday, July 1

THEATER SHOW. 7:30 p.m. Temple Theatre presents Disney’s 101 Dalmations Kids. Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St., Sanford. Info: www.templeshows.com.

Sunday, July 3

MEDITATION WALK. 2 – 3:15 p.m. Join us for this monthly meditation walk, with your guide, Eve Gaskell. The group will meet on the outside patio area of the visitor’s center. If it is raining, the event will be canceled. Sandhills Horticultural Gardens, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst. Info:
harmonylifebalance@gmail.com.

WEEKLY EVENTS

Mondays

WORKOUTS. 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Adults 55 and older are invited to get their workout on. Open Monday through Friday. Cost for six months: $15/resident; $30/non-resident. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info and registration: (910) 692-7376.

INDOOR WALKING. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Improve balance, blood pressure and maintain healthy bones with one of the best methods of exercise. Classes are held at the same time Monday through Friday. Ages 55 and up. Cost for six months: $15/resident; $30/non-resident. Southern Pines Recreation Center, 210 Memorial Park Ct., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

GAME ON. 1 p.m. For adults 55 and older. You and your friends are invited to come out and play various games such as corn hole, badminton, table tennis, shuffleboard, trivia games, and more. Each week enjoy a different activity to keep you moving and thinking. Compete with friends and make new ones all for free. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info and registration: (910) 692-7376.

BRIDGE. 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. For adults 55 and older. Enjoy games of bridge with friends. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info and registration: (910) 692-7376.

Tuesdays

BABY RHYMES. 10:30 a.m. Baby Rhymes is specially designed for the youngest learners (birth-2) and their caregivers. Repetition and comforting movements make this story time perfect for early development and brain growth. There will be a duplicate session outside the library at 11 a.m. Dates this month are June 7, 14, 21 and 28. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

GAME DAY. 12 p.m. Enjoy bid whist and other cool games all in the company of great friends. For adults 55 and older. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

TAI CHI. 1 p.m. Come learn tai chi. There is no age limit and the classes are open to the public. Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Station, 301 Lake Park Crossing, Aberdeen . Info: (910) 944-7275.

SPARK STORYTIME. 2:30 p.m. This Spark Storytime at Fire Station 82 is for ages birth through 2 and kids will have a chance to see fire trucks. Dates this month are June 7, 14, 21 and 28. Fire Station 82, 500 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net.

TABLE TENNIS. 7 – 9 p.m. Enjoy playing this exciting game every Tuesday. Cost for six months is $15 for residents of Southern Pines and $30 for non-residents. For adults 55 and older. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-7376.

Wednesdays

CHAIR YOGA. 10 – 11 a.m. For adults 55 and older. Help offset body aches encountered with desk work. This is an accessible yoga class for bodies not able to easily get up from and down to the floor. Do standing or sitting in a chair. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info and registration: (910) 692-7376.

CHAIR VOLLEYBALL. 1 – 2 p.m. For adults 55 and older. Get fit while having fun. Free to participate. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info and registration: (910) 692-7376.

BRIDGE. 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. For adults 55 and older. Enjoy games of bridge with friends. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info and registration: (910) 692-7376.

FARMERS MARKET. 3 – 6 p.m. The Sandhills Farmers Market features some of the many farms, nurseries, bakeries, meat and egg providers, cheesemakers and specialty food producers our area has to offer. Tufts Memorial Park, 1 Village Green Road, Pinehurst. Info: www.vopnc.org.

TAI CHI. 6:30 p.m. Come learn tai chi. There is no age limit and the classes are open to the public. Cost is $10 per class. Seven Lakes West Community Center, 556 Longleaf Dr., Seven Lakes. Info: (910) 400-5646.

Thursdays

MOORE COUNTY FARMERS MARKET. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The year-round market features “producer only” vendors within a 50-mile radius providing fresh, local and seasonal produce, fruits, pasture meats, eggs, potting plants, cut flowers and local honey. Crafts, baked goods, jams and jellies are also available. Market is located at the Armory Sports Complex, 604 W. Morganton Road, Southern Pines.

GIVEN STORY TIME. 10 a.m. Wonderful volunteers share their love of reading. Stop by and join the fun. Given Memorial Library, 150 Cherokee Road, Pinehurst. Info and tickets: (910) 295-3642.

CHESS AND MAHJONG. 1 p.m. For adults 55 and older. All levels welcome. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info and registration: (910) 692-7376.

CABIN TOURS. 1 – 4 p.m. The Moore County Historical Association’s Shaw House grounds, cabins and gift shop are open for tours and visits. Visit the restored tobacco barn featuring the history of children’s roles in the industry. Docents are ready to host you and the cabins are open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Shaw House, 3361 Mt. Carmel Rd., Carthage. Info: (910) 692-2051 or www.moorehistory.com.

MUSIC AND MOTION. 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Does your toddler like to move and groove? Join us for outdoor Music and Motion to get those wiggles out and work on gross and fine motor skills. For children 3 – 5. Dates this month are June 9, 16, 23 and 30. Southern Pines Public Library, 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Info: (910) 692-8235 or www.sppl.net

Fridays

AEROBIC DANCE. 9 – 10 a.m. For adults 55 and older. Enjoy this low to moderate-impact class with energizing music for an overall cardio and strength workout. Free of charge. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info and registration: (910) 692-7376.

TAP CLASS. 10 – 11:30 a.m. For adults 55 and older. All levels welcome. Cost per class: $15/resident; $30/non-resident. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info and registration: (910) 692-7376.

RESTORATIVE YOGA. 1 p.m. For adults 55 and older. Practice gentle movements to improve your well-being with certified instructor, Jahaira Farias. Practice movements that may help alleviate pain and improve circulation. Bring your own mat. Free admission. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info and registration: (910) 692-7376.

BRIDGE. 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. For adults 55 and older. Enjoy games of bridge with friends. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info and registration: (910) 692-7376.

LINE DANCING. 3 – 4 p.m. For adults 55 and older. If you’re interested in learning dance moves and building confidence on the dance floor, this class is for you. Leave your inhibitions at the door and join in. Cost is: $30 for residents and $60 for non-residents. Cost is for a monthly membership. Douglass Community Center, 1185 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Info and registration: (910) 692-7376.

Saturdays

MOORE COUNTY FARMERS MARKET. 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. The market features “producer only” vendors within a 50-mile radius providing fresh, local, and seasonal produce, fruits, pasture meats, eggs, potting plants, cut flowers and local honey. Crafts, baked goods, jams and jellies are also available, accompanied by live music. Market is located in downtown Southern Pines at S.E. Broad Street and New York Avenue and runs weekly (with the exception of Autumnfest) until the end of October.

FARMERS MARKET.10 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Sandhills Farmers Market features some of the many farms, nurseries, bakeries, meat and egg providers, cheesemakers and specialty food producers our area has to offer. Tufts Memorial Park, 1 Village Green Road, Pinehurst. Info: www.vopnc.org.

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