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PinePitch February 2024

And the Young Shall Lead Them

The Carolina Philharmonic under the direction of Maestro David Michael Wolff will perform side-by-side with the Carolina Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Chorus in an inspiring evening of music on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m, at BPAC’s Owens Auditorium, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst. For more information go to

Last Chamber Session

The Great Room of the James Boyd house, 555 E. Connecticut Ave. in Southern Pines, is the venue for violinist Nicholas DiEugenio and pianist Mimi Solomon in the fourth and final installment of the Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities’ Chamber Sessions series on Sunday, Feb. 4, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The couple, currently living in Chapel Hill, met while collaborating on the Beethoven Archduke Trio at the Kinhaven Music Festival in 2010. Tickets for the performance are $30. For more information go to

Walk This Way

Why wait until Valentine’s Day? Wander the sweet village streets of Pinehurst in the Wine & Chocolate Love Affair Wine Walk sipping, sampling, shopping and strolling on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at Duneberry Resort Wear and Triangle Wine Co. or at For more information call (910) 687-0377.

Author! Author!

The Country Bookshop hosts Alan Gratz talking about his latest book, Heroes: A Novel of Pearl Harbor, at the Sunrise Theater, 250 N.W. Broad St., Southern Pines, on Monday, Feb. 19, from 6 – 7 p.m. Then, on Friday, Feb. 23, from 5 – 6 p.m., Steve Berry will discuss his new book, The Atlas Maneuver, at The Pilot building, 145 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. For information and tickets for either, or both, visit

Honoring Black History Month

Mitch Capel will bring a smile to your face and a tear to your eye when he hosts an afternoon of African American stories told by two-time Grammy award-winner, author and inspirational speaker Willa Brigham and North Carolina Humanities Council Road Scholar Elisha “Mother” Minter on Sunday, Feb. 25, beginning at 2 p.m., at the Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities, 555. E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. Admission is free but registration is required. For more information or to register go to

God Save Illinois

Set in Chicago during the Roaring Twenties, sometime chorus girl Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap . . . until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. The Imagine Youth Theater presents the teen edition of Chicago, on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at BPAC’s Owens Auditorium, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst, and again on Sunday, Feb. 18, in a 2 p.m. matinee. This popular musical written by Bob Fosse and Fred Ebb has been adapted to keep the razzle and dazzle while removing the R-rated content. For tickets and information go to

Double Dose of Love Songs

The “Heart ‘n Soul of Jazz” weekend begins on Thursday, Feb. 8, at 6:30 p.m. with a free concert by the Sandhills Community College Jazz Band, under the direction of Dr. Larry Arnold. Then, on Friday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m., two-time Grammy-nominated vocalist Jane Monheit headlines with The Christian Tamburr Trio. The event is co-sponsored by the Arts Council of Moore County which is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its founding. Among the many events and programs the Arts Council hosts are exhibitions at the Campbell House Gallery, a chamber music series and AutumnFest, in partnership with Southern Pines Parks & Recreation. Both of the “Heart ‘n Soul of Jazz” concerts will be at BPAC’s Owens Auditorium, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst. Tickets can be obtained through the Arts Council of Moore County, Campbell House, 482 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines or online at

They’re Baaaack!

The fifth annual Painted Ponies Art Walk kicks off on Saturday, Feb. 5th, when 16 artistically decorated ponies parade in place on the streets of Southern Pines. They’ll be outside the shops on Broad Street until the end of March, destined to go on the online auction block on Saturday, April 6, proceeds benefiting the Carolina Horse Park Foundation. For more information visit