Line Broad Street on both sides of the tracks for the sixth annual parade honoring America’s veterans and active military on Saturday, Nov. 10, in Southern Pines. The parade begins at 10 a.m. and is supported by the Veterans of the Sandhills. For more information go to www.sandhillsveteransfestival.com.
Gone to the Dogs
Take a leisurely 1-mile walk through Weymouth Woods with your four-legged best friend at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11. It’s free and open to the public at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. For information call (910) 692-2167 or go to www.ncparks.gov.
Celebrating Seagrove Potters
The Seagrove Area Potters Association kicks off its 11th annual Celebration in Fall with a gala, live auction and potters market on Friday, Nov. 16, from 6-9 p.m. at Luck’s Cannery, 798, N.C. Hwy. 705, Seagrove. The three-day event continues on both Saturday and Sunday with $5 admission. For more information visit www.discoverseagrove.com.
Let’s Get Small
The Tour De Trike Glow Race to raise money for the United Way of Moore County takes place on Thursday, Nov. 8. Registration is at 4:15 p.m. and the cost is $100. Races begin at 5:30 p.m. on the New Hampshire Avenue International Speedway — between Broad Street and Bennett Street — in Southern Pines. Costumes and glow paint suggested to reduce aerodynamic drag. For more information and tickets, visit wwwticketmesandhills.com.
At 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, The Country Bookshop is partnering with The Sway and Burney True Value Hardware to present a cooking demonstration by Sheri Castle, the Chapel Hill-based author of Instantly Southern: 85 Southern Favorites for Your Pressure Cooker, Multicooker, and Instant Pot. Tickets are available at ticketmesandhills.com or The Country Bookshop, 140 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines. For more information visit www.thecountrybookshop.biz.
The Metropolitan Opera production of Marnie, composer Nico Muhly’s reimagining of the Winston Graham novel about a mysterious young woman who assumes multiple identities, will be shown live at the Sunrise Theater, 244 N.W. Broad St., in Southern Pines at 1 p.m. on Nov. 10. For information call (910) 692-3611 or visit www.sunrisetheater.com.
The Carolina Philharmonic, with Maestro David Michael Wolff and featuring Jill Paice, performs the holiday season’s most spirited melodies at the Carolina Hotel, 80 Carolina Vista Drive, Pinehurst, on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. and again on Saturday, Nov. 24 at 3 p.m. For more information call (910) 687-0287 or go to www.carolinaphil.org.
The Rooster’s Wife
Friday, Nov. 2: Choro das 3 at the Poplar Knight Spot. This amazing band is made up of three sisters and their father playing a popular Brazilian pop music genre, among other styles. Cost: $10.
Sunday, Nov. 4: Glorifying Vines Sisters, a thriving musical institution. “If we’re going to do like Jesus did,” says singer and manager Alice Vines, “then we’re going to go wherever we’re called to go. And we’re going to enjoy ourselves when we get there.” Cost: $15.
Sunday, Nov. 11: Cane Mill Road. Members of the band grew up just down the road from Doc Watson in Deep Gap, North Carolina. Honoring the past, the band strikes a balance between preserving a bluegrass mountain sound and boldly rocking progressive interpretations of songs both new and old. Cost: $10.
Thursday, Nov. 15: Open Mic, hosted by The Parsons. Free to members.
Friday, Nov. 16: Hello June, with Sarah Rudy and Whit Alexander, who have been quietly making a name for themselves in their hometown of Morgantown, West Virginia, but the band is steadily gaining national attention. Their pulsating slice of ’90s comfort food will shake the stardust from your heartstrings. Cost: $10.
Sunday, Nov. 18: Thomas Rhyant. Like a medieval troubadour, Rhyant uses music to tell the stories of those who came before him, legends like Sam Cooke, allowing people not only to understand, but to emotionally connect with history through music. Cost: $15.
Friday, Nov. 23: Celebrate Thanksgiving family time with Live Band Karaoke led by Steve Lapping. Free to members.
Thursday, Nov. 29: Decembersongs with Amy Spence, Wild Ponies and Rod Picott, a decidedly different holiday show. Cost: $15.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and music begins at 6:46 at the Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight St., Aberdeen. Prices above are for members. Annual memberships are $5 and available online or at the door. For more information call (910) 944-7502 or visit www.theroosterswife.org.