Arts and Entertainment Calendar
Solutions for Animals Inc., a not-for-profit animal rescue organization, will host a dog wash fundraiser, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Carolina Horse Park, Raeford. Dog washes and nail trims are $5. Adoptable animals will be available. For more info, call (910) 875-7244.
First Friday will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, in the open lot next to the Sunrise Theater, downtown Southern Pines. Peyton Tochterman will perform. Food and beverages will be available. Free admission.
The Carolina Hotel offers High Tea the second Friday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $25 per person. Call Resort Services Desk at 235-8415.
Little People Loving and Learning at Southern Pines United Methodist Church- Kindermusik for newborns to 5 years. Newborns to 18 months: Monday at 3:30 p.m. 18 months to 3 years: Monday at 4:15 p.m. or Tuesday at 11:50 a.m. 3 years to 5 years: Monday at 5:15 p.m. or Tuesday at 12:45 p.m. Contact Susan Wright at 910-295-4863 or www.lpll.net.
Morgan Miller and Framer's Cottage, Southern Pines, are hosting a coalition food drive through Thursday, July 31, at Morgan Miller. Stop by either store with a bag of food (food can be selected from a sample list), and receive 10% off your entire purchase. A $100 gift certificate drawing will be held. For more info, call 692-5356, or visit www.shopmorganmiller.com.
Open mike poetry night is held at 7 p.m. on the last Thursday of every month at Starbucks. Come 30 minutes prior if you wish to read. Info, call Jessica at (910) 315-2949.
Relay for Life of Moore County is looking for volunteers, planning committee members and team captains. The first annual Terry Singleton Memorial Ride and Poker Run will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, at Sandhill Harley-Davidson Inc., Pinehurst. The event will be held rain or shine. Registration will be held at 10 a.m., and the ride will begin at noon. Registration forms and pricing info can be found at www.moorecountyrelay.org.
The Haven will host a rummage sale from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday, through Aug. 9, at the Pinehurst Woman's Exchange. Donations will be accepted on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. For more info, call Pat at 944-9694.
Sandhills Children's Center will hold its 12th annual Festival of Trees, Wednesday, Nov. 12, though Sunday, Nov. 16, at the Carolina Hotel. Daily admission is by donation and ticketed events are $75. For more info, contact Teresa Copper or Kathy Desmond at 692-3323 or visit www.FestivalofTrees.org.
Visit and tour the Shaw House properties, three historic houses built between the 1770s and 1820s. Located at the corner of Morganton Road and SW Broad Street. Gift shop offers books and photo prints of local interest. Free admission. Hours are 1:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. For more information, call 692-2051 or visit www.moorehistory.com.
The first annual "southern hootie" will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Mint Juleps, Southern Pines. This is a charitable event, featuring an auction, door prizes and dancing. Advance tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Jazzy's, Mint Juleps, Showboat, Neville's, O'Donnell's or Ashtens. Tickets can also be purchased at the door the evening of the event. For more info, call 246-2223.
The Southern Pines Welcome Center, located in the restored passenger train depot on Broad Street between New Hampshire and Connecticut Avenues, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Wednesday-Saturday. The welcome center contains cultural items, photos, up-to-date tourism information about the distinctive sites around Southern Pines, and activities. For information, call 692-2263.
A Square Dance Club is an advanced level club. Dances are on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 6 p.m. in the Olde West End Gym. Dancers new to the area are welcome. The caller is Jimmy Roberson. Info: Leo and Ruth Ellen Ganster, 295-5786.
Ballroom dance lessons are held every Sunday from 4 to 5 p.m. at Mint Juleps, 155 Hall St., Southern Pines, with social ballroom, Waltz, Rumba, Fox Trot, Cha Cha, Swing, and Tango lessons. Sessions run4 to6 weeks and cost $10 per person, or $18 per couple, per lesson. Mint Juleps also hosts beginners' ballroom dance lessons, at 6 p.m. Wednesdays, and intermediate lessons at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Smoke-free dancefloor. Info, call 246-2223 or 215-5791.
Ballroom dance lessons (cued) waltz, foxtrot, swing, rhumba, cha-cha and more. Penny Lewis will be teaching these fun dances at the Old West End Gym on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Experienced round dancers are invited to attend the dances at 7:30 p.m. on Mondays. For info, call 295-2590 or 673-1623.
Ballroom Dancers of the Sandhills holds Friday dances at the Olde West End Gym. A short dance lesson will be held at 7:15 p.m. followed by rhythm and smooth dancing from 8 to 10 p.m. The club normally dances on the first and third Fridays of the month. Contact Bryan and Margaret Cropley at 295-2730.
Carolina Performing Arts Center will hold summer camps and summer intensives. For more info or for registration, call 695-7898. Fall registration is being accepted for ages 3 to adult.
Ages 3 to 6: sessions will be held Monday, Aug. 4, through Friday, Aug. 8.
Ages 7 to 11: sessions will be held Monday, Aug. 11, through Aug. 15.
Ages 12 to 18: through Friday, July 18. Monday, Aug. 11, through Friday, Aug. 15.
Line dance classes are held on Tuesday evenings at the V.F.W., 615 S. Page St., Southern Pines. Cost is $10 for four weeks of classes. Call 692-8878 to register.
The Percy Thornton Foundation sponsors Latin dance workshops for 11- to 16-year-olds (including kids with disabilites). A workshop will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 13, and Sunday, Aug. 3, at Mint Juleps, Southern Pines. Cost is $5 per class, or $8 per boy/girl partners. For more info, call Jo garber at 692-9889, or visit online at www.preservethedance.com.
Pinehurst Ballroom Dance Studio offers professionally taught social ballroom dance lessons. Private or group lessons are taught. For couples or singles. Specialization is in weddings, debutante balls, proms and cruise lessons. Info, call 295-3003, or visit online at www.pinehurstballroomdance.com.
The Sophisticated Ladies Dance Troupe (seniors 55 years and over) will interview prospective members willing to make a commitment to weekly rehearsals on Mondays and Thursdays. Dance experience is helpful but not required. For more info, call Jo Ann at 295-8051 or 295-2590.
Stardust Dinner Dance Clubhas dinner and dancing most every month at a local country club. The schedule includes ballroom-style dancing to six of the area's finest bands. There are also a formal ball, Western night and Hawaiian luau. Most of the dinner dances are held onthe fourth Thursday of each month at Whispering Pines Country Club. Anyone may come as a guest for one dance for the cost of dinner.Call Kadie 295-1916.
Taylor Dance is holding summer dance registration for children age 3 through teenagers. Summer classes end the week of July 28. Fall classes begin Aug. 11. Info, call 295-1320.
Terpsichore announces its summer weekly dance camps for children ages 3-8. Themes include "Under the Sea With Ariel!," "Strawberry Shortcake Summer Fun!" and "Dancing with Hannah Montana." Dance intensive is for children ages 8-18. Session 2 runs through Friday, July 25; and session 3 will be held July 28 through Aug. 15. Call 695-1116 for info.
USA DANCE hosts a dance in Carthage on the second Saturday of each month. Lesson time is from 7 to 8 p.m., with general dancing from 8 to 10 p.m. Cost is $7 for nonmembers. The dance is held on the second floor of Sinclair Building, across from Fred's Discount Store. Non-member fee is $7. Singles and couples are welcome. The next dance is Saturday, Aug. 9. For more info, call 692-5280.
Yellow Rockers Square Dance Club meets every Thursday from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Olde West End Gym. For info, call 949-2001 or 215-9313.
Area Movie Theaters
Call listed venue hotlines for most up-to-date information.
Sandhills Cinemas: 695-1100
SunFlix at the Sunrise Theater: 250 NW Broad St., Southern Pines, 692-3611. $7 adults, $6 matinees, $5 under 12. Movie times:7:30 p.m. evenings and 2:30 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday.
Givens Performing Arts Center at UNC Pembroke offers several productions of interest during the year. Call 521-6361 or 800-367-0778 for ticket information.
The Golf Capital Chorus is looking for new members. Visit Barbershop Chorus rehearsals on Mondays at 7 p.m. at Community Presbyterian Church, 125 Everette Rd., Pinehurst, or call Fred Wolferman at 692-5930.
The Moore Philharmonic is a community orchestra for adult and student musicians. New members are welcome. Rehearsals are from 6:30 to 8 p.m. September through May, at Sandhills Community College, Pinehurst. Visit www.mporchestra.com for a complete rehearsal schedule, or contact Eric Kopecky at 944-3452.
PlayHouse Jr. (ages 4-7) and The PlayHouse (ages 8-16), are divisions of Taylor Dance. For more info, call 295-1320. Playhouse and Playhouse Jr. will hold a summer workshop through the production of "Peter Pan," which will be performed Sept. 6-7. PlayHouse Jr. will meet on Mondays from 1-2 p.m. and The PlayHouse will meet on Mondays from 2-4 p.m. Info, call 295-1320.
The Sandhills Songwriters Guild meets every Thursday night at Easy's Sports Bar and Grill, off N.C. 211 in Olmsted Village West. Free cover. Call (910) 215-0346 for more information.
The local chapter of Sweet Adelines International, Sand-hills Harmony Chorus, welcomes new members. The women's chorus sings a cappella four-part harmonies, barbershop style. They rehearse from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church. Call Jan Menges, 215-8758, or Emmie Trautmann, 255-6350, for info.
Venues may charge admission or a cover charge or may change schedules for some events. Call for details.
Bingo at the "V"-- from 7-9:30 p.m. every Thursday at VFW Post 7318, 615 S. Page St. in Southern Pines. Snack bar available. For more info., call 692-3772.
Coach Light Cafe and Wine Bar, 290 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Southern Pines. Live entertainment from 6 p.m.-until on Friday and Saturday nights. Tapas and piano bar open 6 to 11 p.m. Ladies' Night Out will be held today Friday, July 18, featuring Rose Fraser-Ottgen. Call 692-4449 for tickets, reservations and details.
Davis Community Center, Robbins, hosts bluegrass music on the third Friday of each month.
Dugan's Pub, No. 2 Market Square, Pinehurst. Karaoke on Thursdays, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Call 295-3400.
Elliott's Gourmet Marketplace, 905 Linden Rd., Pinehurst, provides different workshops and wine seminars in a new cooking school as well as a special series of luncheons and dinners. Free wine tastings from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Info: 295-3663.
Flynne's Coffee Bar, 115 NE Broad Street, Southern Pines, hosts live music. From 7:30 to 10 p.m.
The Lounge at Hyland Hills is open Thursday-Sunday noon-until. Adults 21 and over. U.S. 1 north in Southern Pines.
Italian Table Restaurant presents live entertainment nightly. Location: 136 Grant St., Seven Lakes. Reservations strongly encouraged at 673-4725.
The Jefferson Inn, W. New Hampshire Ave., Southern Pines, hosts live music during the week. Call 692-9911 for details.
The JFR Barn -- The JFR Barnholds wine dinners each month. To make a reservation, call 692-7700, or visit www.jfrbarn.com.
Maness Pottery and Music Barn features bluegrass, country, and gospel pickin' and singing around 6 p.m. every Tuesday night. Located six miles west of Carthage on N.C. 24/27. Call 948-4897 for info.
May Street Market, 1010 N. May St., Southern Pines, hosts live music every Friday night from 7 to 10 p.m. No cover. Dinner reservationsrequired. The Randy Hughes Band will perform today (Friday, July 18). For reservations and info, call 692-4110.
Mint Juleps, 155 Hall Ave., Southern Pines, offers a variety of musical styles every night of the week. Eddie Barrett and the Goodman Legacy Orchestra will perform from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10.
The Moore Coffee Company, 201 S. McNeill St., Carthage, presents live music every Friday and Saturday night, 8 to 11 p.m. It is a musician sit-in, and all musicians are welcome to bring their instruments and join in the fun. Info, call (910) 947-6122. No charge.
Neville's is open 3 p.m. to 2 a.m., Sunday through Saturday. For more info please call 910-692-1939 or visit online at www.nevilles club.com.
O'Donnell's of downtown Southern Pines hosts weekend live entertainment for members and guests and features Wednesday night guest bartenders with tips going to charity. Info, call 695-1915 or visit www.patodonnells-pub.com.
The Potter's Caf features live music every Saturday night from 7 to 11 p.m. The caf is at 201 South St. in Aberdeen. Info: 944-1250.
Sandhills Bowling Center offers opportunities for bowling. Address: 2239 N. Pinehurst Street, Aberdeen. Info: 295-9610.
The Sandhill Classic Street Rod Association will host a "cruise-in" on the first and third Friday of each month, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the parking lot at Al's Diner, Aberdeen. No charge.
Sandhills Singles, an adult group, meets Friday evenings at 6:30 at various restaurants. Join them for conversation and dining out. Info, call 692-8888.
The Sports Page Bar and Grill, off U.S. 1, Aberdeen, at The Commons, hosts karaoke each Wednesday at 9:30 p.m.
The Wine Cellar and Tasting Room, 241 NE Broad St., downtown Southern Pines, is now open until 10 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Call 692-3066 or visit www.thewinecellarandtastingroom.com.
A Certain Patina, 127 B SW Broad St., Southern Pines, is an interior design and art gallery, and features works of local artist Jane Casnellie. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, or by appointment. For more info, call 603-2909.
Appalachian Physical Therapy displays artwork. Any local artist interested in having work displayed, call 215-0541.
SKY Art Gallery, home of West 23rd Street Photography, is located at 602 Magnolia Drive in Aberdeen, open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, or by appointment. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday or by appointment. For more information, call 944-9440 or visit www.skyartgallery.com.
SWANK Coffee Shop, 124 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines, supports local artists and crafters by offering local handmade items as well as serving locally-roasted gourmet coffee beans.
Vineland Fine Art Gallery, 290 S.W. Broad St., Southern Pines, features the work of local artists such as Harry Neely, Robert Way, Beth E. Roy, Marie Travisano, Kim Sobat, Dedi McHam and Linda Bruening. Normal gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more info, call 692-9994, or visit online at www.vinelandfineartgallery.com.
White Hill Gallery, 407 U.S. 15/501, Carthage, offers a variety of pottery. Info: Sandra Layne, proprietor, at 947-6100.
Appalachian Physical Therapy at Olmsted Village presents a series of workshops titled "The Physical You," throughout the year. Refreshments will be served. Information, call 215-0541.
The Artists League of the Sandhills offers classes and workshops. Payment is required at time of registration. Call 944-3979 between 9 a.m. and noon, and 1 and 5 p.m. weekdays for the full slate of classes and workshops.
Learn to knit, from 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays, at the Senior Enrichment Center, 8040 U.S. 15-501. Bring #9 or #10 needles and a skein of yarn. Instructions for beginners, guidance for experienced knitters. Call 215-0900 for more information.
The Sandhills Community College Department of Continuing Education will host "OpenOffice: Kick the Tires," a workshop to teach participants how to use the software program, OpenOffice. The workshop will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 31-Aug. 12. Students 65 and older are fee exempt. For more info or to register, call 695-3980.
The Sandhills Quilters Guild meets every third Tuesday of the month at 9:30 a.m. at the Senior Enrichment Center, Hwy. 15-501. The public is invited to attend.
Flynne's Coffee Bar, 115 NE Broad Street, Southern Pines, hosts story time for children of all ages every Monday at 3 p.m. Call 693-1999 for info.
The Country Bookshop, downtown Southern Pines, hosts book signing events throughout the year. Call 692-3211 for more info.
John McNally, 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28.
- Sandhills Writers
Sandhills Writers host a creative roundtable, including reading and critiques, every third Tuesday of the month from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Weymouth Center, and every first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Land Owners Office in Seven Lakes North. For info, call (910) 400-5060.
- Bookmobile: Services are scheduled throughout the county.
- Card Catalog: The card catalog for the county library is available online at www.srlslibraries.com.
- Dial-a-Story: The Robbins Library hosts a Dial-a-Story program. Stories are available from a machine by phone for young children. Dial 948-3322 for a new story every day.
- Given Memorial Library is located in downtown Pinehurst. 295-6022. The Given Book Shop at Olmsted Village is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. All proceeds go to the library/archives.
- The Katharine L. Boyd Library, at Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst, is open from 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; and 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Call 695-3819 or go to www.sandhills.edu.
- The Moore County Library is located at 101 Saunders St. in Carthage. For information, call 947-5335. Preschool storytime is each Monday at 10:30 a.m.
- Page Library is located in Aberdeen at 101 N. Poplar and Main Streets. The branch is open Monday-Friday from 2 to 6 p.m. Call 944-1200 for info.
- The Pinebluff Library, located at 305 E. Baltimore and Currant, is open from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday and on the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. For information, call 281-3004.
- The Southern Pines Public Library at 170 W. Connecticut Ave. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Catalog and other information are available at www.sppl.net or call 692-8235.
- The Robbins Area Library, located at 161 E. Magnolia off Middleton, is open Tuesday to Saturday with evening hours on Tuesday. Call 948-4000 for information. Storytimes for preschoolers are held ThursdBays at 9:30 a.m.
- The Vass Library, located on Seaboard Street near the Vass Post Office, is open Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Storytime is held at 10:30 a.m., every third Thursday of the month.
Indulge your botanical interest while enjoying an enriching stroll through the 32-acre Sandhills Horticultural Gardens on the campus of Sandhills Community College, Pinehurst. Designed and maintained by students in the Landscape Gardening program, the site contains 14 themed gardens. Open from dawn to dusk all week, located at 3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst.
The Sandhills Natural History Society meets the fourth Monday of each month at Weymouth Woods Auditorium. The next meeting will be held Monday, July 28. A potluck dinner and show-and-tell will be held. Guests are asked to bring a covered dish. The society sponsors a wide variety of field trips focusing on birds, butterflies, wildflowers and other aspects of Sandhills nature. Call 692-2167 or visit www.sandhillsnature.org.
The Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve, Southern Pines, announces its upcoming events for the month of June:
3 p.m. Sunday, July 20, "Tarheels and Turpentine." Learn about the 200-year-old history of North Carolina turpentine.
3 p.m. Sunday, July 27, "Introduction to Weymouth Woods and the Ecology of the Sandhills." For area newcomers who would like to know more about their local ecosystem. Participants will take a short hike.
- Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department sponsors the following activities. Call 944-5902 for registration, information and fees.
Beginning Dance and Movement (ages 3-5), 5:15-6 p.m. Mondays, Aberdeen First Baptist Church. Aberdeen residents, $24, non-residents, $29. Fee includes six sessions.
Music, Movement & Rhythm, (ages 3-5) 4:15 to 5 p.m., Mondays at Aberdeen First Baptist Church. Children must be potty trained. Aberdeen residents, $18, non-residents, $23. Fee includes six sessions. Classes are on going.
Art Classes, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Wednesdays, at Aberdeen First Baptist Church. Aberdeen residents, $2 per month, non-residents $5 per month. Classes are ongoing. Participants must supply own materials.
Chair Exercises, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Aberdeen First Baptist Church. Aberdeen residents $2 per month, non-residents, $5 per month.
- Elmcroft Assisted Living, located at 115 Brucewood Rd., offers Tai Chi. Classes are held every other Tuesday at 4 p.m. Info, contact Donna Traylor at 692-4928.
- Douglass Community Center, Southern Pines, will host its tri-monthly birthday/bingo bash from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday, July 21, at the center. Those who have birthdays during the months of July, August and September will be honored. Free admission if you bring a small gift, otherwise, the cost is $1 for residents and $2 for non-residents. The center will celebrate UFO Day from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday, July 28, at the center. Participants will make UFO pizza rounds, golden glow punch and play games. Cost is $2 for residents and $4 for non-residents.
- Our Lady of the Americas is host tobingo every first and third Thursday of each month. Elvis Night bingo will be held Thursday, Aug. 7. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Early birdbingo begins at 7 p.m. and regular bingo games begin at 7:30 p.m. Ages 16 and older are welcome. For more information, call 974-3051.
- Pinehurst Parks and Recreation Department is offering classes for adults at the Pinehurst Village Hall.
- The Moore County Senior Enrichment Center offers table tennis on Mondays and Fridays from 3 to 5 p.m. Reservations are suggested. The center also offers Nintendo Wii and foosball for adults 50 and older. Throughout June and July, local Boy Scouts will be available at designated times to provide instructions on how to play Nintendo Wii. The center will hold a Nintendo Wii bowling tournament through the month of July. Call 215-0900 for more info.
The Moore County Senior Enrichment Center Pinehurst, will host a North and South Carolina regional reunion from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 24. Moore County residents age 50+ are invited for fellowship and refreshments to connect with others whose roots are in one of these states. To reserve, call 215-0900.
The Pinecrest High School Class of 1978 are looking for their classmates. If anyone has e-mail addresses, physical addresses or telephone numbers of those who graduated that year, are asked to send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 281-4164 and leave a message. The Class of '78 will hold a 30-year reunion Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17-18 (homecoming weekend) at the school. Cost is $55 per person, to be paid in advance. Dinner and dancing will be held Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Carolina Hotel. For more info, call (910) 281-4164, or send an e-mail to email@example.com. Those interested may also visit www.myspace.com/pinecresthigh78.
The Pinecrest High School Class of 1983 will hold its 25-year reunion Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17-18. Members should meet Friday, Oct. 17, at the football stadium for the homecoming game. At 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, members will meet at Table on the Green, Southern Pines, for dinner, dancing and karaoke. Cost is $35 per person. Deadline to register is Monday, Sept. 15. For more info, visit www.classmates.com. For registration info, call Kitty Hopkins Watkins at (910) 315-2171.
The Union Pines Class of 1968 is planning its 40th class reunion, to be held in September. If you or someone you know was a part of that graduating class, call Jerry Oldham at (919) 774-4149.
- Aberdeen Parks and Rec.
The Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department often sponsors trips. Info call 944-5902.
Join the Arts Council of Moore County and experience the art of travel. Reservations, call 692-4356 or visit www.artscouncil-moore.org.
New York City, Aug. 21-24. Tour Manhattan in the summertime, with Patti LuPone in Gypsy, "A Catered Affair" and enjoy Bargemusic on a coffee barge under the Brooklyn Bridge. Travelers will stay at the Warwick Hotel.
Celloist Yo-Yo Ma, Thursday, Sept. 18, in Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh. Enjoy the N.C. Symphony with director Grant Llewellyn.
Violinist, Anne-Sophie Mutter and the Camerate Salzburg Orchestra, Sunday, Oct. 5, in Memorial Hall, at the Carolina Performing Arts Center, Chapel Hill.
"L'Elisir d'Amore" (the Elixir of Love), about country peasant Nemorino who is in love with Adina (in Italian with English subtitles.) The opera will be performed Sunday, Nov. 9, at the War Memorial Auditorium, Greensboro.
- Kirk Tours offers a variety of tours, which include motorcoach transportation and premium seating. Call for more info or to register, at 295-2257, ext. 21 Visit online at www.kirktours.com.
- The Moore County Historical Association sponsors programs, historical lectures, and tours of house museums and of special places both near and far. For reservations and details on any of these trips, call 692-2051 or visit online at www.moorehistory.com.
Tour the home and gardens of the John Charles McNeil property, the Richmond Temperance and Literary Society and the Cypress Ben Vineyard, Wagram, Friday, Aug. 8. The tour will be hosted by Dr. Calvin Newton, of the Moore County Historical Association. A car caravan will depart from the Shaw House at 2 pm. Cost is $5 for MCHA members, and $10 non-members.
A mystery tour will depart from the Shaw House at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, and return at 5 p.m. Cost is $70 for MCHA members, and $75 for non-members.
New England Back Roads, 8-day tour beginning Wednesday, Oct. 1. Call for meeting, sign-up and brochure.
- Newcomers of Pinehurst is sponsoring a trip this fall.
New York City, Monday, Nov. 10-Thursday, Nov. 13. Travelers will stay at the Hotel Edison, near Times Square, and will attend the Rockettes' Christmas Spectacular Show. Contact Judy at 255-6902 for more info.
- The Sandhills Horticultural Society will sponsor a fall foliage and winery tour, Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 7-8. Private tours will be given of five vineyards in the Yadkin Valley area. Guests will spend the night in Abingdon, Va., and attend a performance at The Barter Theatre. Reservations are limited. Call 246-1698 or 695-3883 for more info.
- Shaw Properties Museum-Houses Tour. A trio of historic houses built between 1700 and the 1800s that depict the daily life of early county settlers. Open for tours Tuesday through Friday, from 1 to 4 p.m. Free admission.
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