Arts and Entertainment
Visual and Fine Arts Exhibit presented by Sandhills Community College Continuing Education art students and instructors, through March 26 in the Hastings Gallery of Art, located in the Boyd Library at Sandhills Community College. Gallery hours: 7:45 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 7:45 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday;and 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Saturday. Free admission.
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry at St. Anthony of Padua Parish Hall, March 27 and April 3, 5:30-7 p.m. Takeout available. Dinner includes fried or baked fish, hush puppies, french fries, cole slaw, green beans and fruit salad and choice of beverage. Six years old and under, free; 7-12 years old, $5; 13 and older, $8.
Masonic Lodge of Elberta, No. 654, West End, is having its annual charity fundraiser. The lodge cooks barbecue and chicken for area residents for $8, which can be picked up at the lodge between 11 am.-8 pm. on March 27. Money raised goes to the funding of the Masonic Home for Orphans at Oxford and Whitestone, Masonic and Eastern Star Home at Greensboro and other charities.
The Friends of Given Memorial Library and Tufts Archives present Joanna Catherine Scott, a North Carolina author, who will be featured at this year's Literary Luncheon on March 28 at noon in the Member's Club at Pinehurst Country Club. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Public is welcome. Tickets are $25 and available at Given Memorial Library, Given Book Shop and The Country Bookshop in Southern Pines. Cheri Guidice, 295-1349, e-mail cguidice @gmail.com.
The Vass Lions Club will hold a pancake breakfast on Saturday, March 28, 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the Vass-Lakeview Elementary School. Pancakes, sausage, coffee, juice and water for $6. Tickets available at the door. Baked goods, brooms and crafts by the Woodlake Crafters will be available for sale. Proceeds will support Vass Lions Club Community projects.
The Kiwanis Club of the Sandhills is sponsoring a fourth annual Casino Night on Saturday, March 28, at the Fair Barn in Pinehurst. For a $50 donation, participants will receive a meal, drink tickets and play money. From 6:30-9:30 p.m., attendees can play games in the casino. From 9:30- 10:30 p.m., there will be a live auction (silent auction from 6:30-9 p.m.). For tickets, call Charlie Carlton, 235-0271. Tickets may be purchased at The Country Bookshop and Squire's Pub in Southern Pines.
The Village Chapel Easter Egg Hunt will will be held Saturday, April 4, from 10-11:30 a.m. in Chapel Hall for children through 5th grade. Visit with the Easter bunny, face-painting and candy.
A group of Seagrove Potters will gather at the N.C. Pottery Center Saturday, April 4, to fire the double-chambered wood kiln. Come ask questions about the firing process. This will coincide with the final day of theOwen/Owens exhibition. At 1 p.m. there will bemountain music anda catalog signing bythe Owen/ Owensfamily members. The Potters of Seagrove will have their shops open for visitors. On Saturday, April 18, Many Faces for the Center, a fundraiser for the N.C. Pottery Center, will be held from 2:30-6 p.m. Silent auction, 2:30-4 p.m., social hour, 4-5 p.m., live auction, 5 p.m. Spring Kiln Openings, April 18 and 19. Pick up a Discover Seagrove map at the N.C. Pottery Center and visit the Seagrove Potters' kiln openings. The shops are nestled throughout the countryside around the town of Seagrove. Events are free. Dan Finch and the Finch Studio Potters, April 30-Aug. 1. More than 60 potters will show and sell their work in an exhibition at the N.C. Pottery Center. Opening reception to meet the potters on Thursday, May 7, 5-8 p.m. Free and open to the public. www.ncpotterycenter.com, www.celebrationofseagrovepotters.com.
Women of the Pines Annual Rummage Sale, Saturday, April 4, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Old West End Gym, N.C. 211. Donations are appreciated for all clothing, shoes and purses, household items, linens, books, small applicances, furniture, costume and estate jewelry. To donate, call Jackie, 255-3754, or Janice, 235-0000.
Jackson Springs Community Club Yard Sale, Saturday, April 4, 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. at the club house, 447 Mill Road. Household items and clothing for sale; face painting; food. All funds raised are used to help members of the community when needs arise.
2nd Annual Seven Lakes Business Guild Chili Cook-off, Saturday, April 4, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Corner of Trade and Grant streets next to Master Kleen.
Gang and Drug Awareness and Prevention in Moore County, Saturday, April 4, 10 a.m., Fairview Baptist Church, 1580 Carthage Rd., West End. The community of Moore County is invited to attend this program on trends and facts concerning gangs and drugs that are present in the schools and community. Moore County Gang Prevention Task Force will be available for questions. Pastor Donald Gillis, 944-1274.
60th Annual Spring Matinee Races, Sunday, April 5, at the Pinehurst Harness Track. Admission is $5 per person, and gates will open at 11 a.m. for parking. Opening ceremonies are scheduled for 1 p.m. with the first of eight races scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Bleacher seating available for general admission. 295-4446.
Pittsboro's First Sunday, April 5, noon-4 p.m. Wander through the unique shops and galleries of Historic Pittsboro. Dine at local eateries. Browse the offerings of a great mix ofartists and craftsfolk. This month's music provided by "The Never." pittboroshops.com, (919) 960-5892.
Sandhills Horticultural Society Spring Plant Sale, Saturday, April 18, 8 a.m.-noon. The Horticultural Society will have perennials, woody plants, azaleas, herbs and summer bulbs for sale at the horticultural complex (old Huette Hall area). 695-3882.
Indoor Rummage/Yard Sale at Our Lady of the Americas RC Church, Saturday, April 18, Farmer's Market Road off N.C. 211, Candor. To reserve a table ($20 each or two for $30), call 400-5176.
Attention all adults 55+: 26th Annual Senior Games in the Pines kicks off April 20-May 9. Individual sports, team sports, SilverArts and more! Rynet Oxendine, 692-7376.
Name That Movie, a fundraiser in Carthage on Friday, April 24, 6:30-9 p.m. at The Old Buggy Inn. Four movies will be identified by participants sampling food from local restaurants and interacting with the "characters" from the movie. Proceeds to Carthage Buggy Festivaland Moore Country Literacy Council. Cost is $15 per person. Tickets through Carthage Town Offices, 947-2331 before April 17.
Call for Art: The Fayetteville Art Guild in collaboration with Pope AFB, Fort Bragg, to include Wounded Warriors, are planning an art exhibition titled "United We Stand." The event opens April 24 at AIT, 421 Maiden Lane, Fayetteville. Submis-sions accepted April 19, 20 and 21. For prospectus, call (910) 868-9533, (910) 394-4192 or the Fayetteville/ Cumberland County Arts Council at 323-1776, www.the artscouncil.com.
National Red Hat Day is April 25 at Phoenix Fashions. Free food all day, special discounts, hourly door prize drawings. 673-5998.
Canine Country Fair Fundraiser to raise monies for the Spay & Neutering Clinic located on Rt. 1 on Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Sunningham Farm, 1650 Youngs Rd, Southern Pines. There will be dog-related activities for young and old, agility and sheep herding demonstrations and an owner/dog run. Cynthia Williams, 489-4890.
Cuts for Cancer -- Bensalem Presbyterian Church is joining Salon 7 in Seven Lakes to raise money for Moore County Relay For Life and the American Cancer Society. On Saturday, April 25, get a haircut with all donations going to the American Cancer Society. No appointments necessary. If you don't need a haircut, purchase luminarias in honor or memory of a loved one affected by cancer, enjoy a baked good or purchase a "Fight for the Girls" T-shirt! Holly Camplin, 690-7957.
Pinehurst Garden Club Annual Plant Sale is Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Pinehurst. Pre-order now through early April and receive discounted prices. Proceeds from plant sale go to community beautification projects, Village Arboretum and scholarships for horticultural students at Sandhills Community College. To order, call Sally Bold-Frick, 235-3909, Sue Brothers, 235-0844 or any club member.
Fourth Annual Spring Bluegrass Festival Saturday, April 25, 2 p.m. at Bluegrass Park behind Lion's Club Building in Candor. Admission is free. Bring a chair.
Sandhills Community College Landscape Gardening Students Plant Sale, Friday, May 1, 1-4 p.m. and Saturday, May 2, 9 a.m.-noon at the horticultural complex (old Huette Hall area). Students will have annuals, vegetables and herbs for sale. Pre-orders are encouraged. 695-3882.
Spring Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, sponsored by Aberdeen Elementary School, Saturday, May 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (rain date: May 3, 1-5 p.m.) in the parking lot of the school. Pre-registration by April 17, $15; registration after April 17, $20. Registration, 9 a.m.-noon; award ceremony, 3 p.m. (best 20, best in show, best truck, best motorcycle, etc.). Free admission, snacks, raffles, door prizes, bake sale and more.
"Oldest Living Confederate Widow: Her Confession," a one-woman play based on Allan Gurganus' novel, presented by Moore County Historical Association on May 8 and 9 at the Shaw House grounds, Southern Pines. Reception at 6 p.m., performance at 7 p.m. By turns bawdy and heart-breaking, 99-year-old Lucy Marsden is portrayed by North Carolina native Jane Holding, co-author and sole actress. Live Civil War music by The Java Mules. Tickets, $20.
North Carolina Special Olympics Fundraisers, Friday, May 15, with the Eddie Barrett Orchestra at the Fair Barn. Seating will begin at 4:30 p.m. Music from 5-7 p.m. Dinner catered by The White Rabbit. Tickets are $20 and include food, fun, fellowship, door prizes and 50/50 drawing. All proceeds benefit The North Carolina Special Olympics Athletes.
Literary Feast at Weymouth Center, Friday, May 15, 6:30-9 p.m. Guests will visit five areas of the house where different books, allmysteries, will be themed. The food, donated by Elliott's on Linden, in each room will be a clue to the identity of the book as will actors in each room, portraying charactersfrom that specific book. There will be a prize basket, donated by local merchants, in each room that is an additional clue to the book. A drawing will be held for each prize basket. Guests will also be able to purchase raffle tickets for an Italian lunch cooking school for eight at Elliott's.
Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys -- As part of the Cole Community Series, Ralph Stanley, the man that some consider to be the founding father of modern bluegrass will bring his unique style and his ever-popular group to the Sandhills, Friday, June 5, 7:30 p.m., Robert L. & Elizabeth S. Cole Auditorium, 1042 W. Hamlet Ave., Hamlet. Tickets, $20-$35, reserved seating. (910) 410-1691, www.richmondcc.edu/ColeIndex.html, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Woof Woof Open, the fundraising effort to create a three-acre fenced-in dog park (located on N.C. 22 and Waynor Road near the airport) called "Pooch Park in the Pines" will be held Saturday, June 27, at Longleaf and Sunday, June 28, at The Pit. $75 per round or $125 for both days. Men, women and mixed teams play best two balls of four. Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. both days. Entry forms are available at local pro shops or online at www.poochparkinthepines.com. Sponsorships available by contacting Woof Woof Open, P.O. Box 203, Southern Pines, N.C. 28388.
The Carolina Hotel offers high tea the second Friday of each month from 10 a.m.-noon. Cost is $25 per person. 235-8415.
The Southern Pines Welcome Center, located at the restored passenger train depot, is open noon-4 p.m., Thursday-Saturday. The center contains cultural items, photos and tourism information.
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 in Southern Pines. Gift shop offers books and photo prints of local interest. Free admission. Hours are 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. 692-2051, www. moorehistory.com.
Write On: A Children's Writing Camp at Weymouth for rising 3rd graders through 5th graders, Monday, Aug. 3 through Wednesday, Aug. 5, 9 a.m.-noon. Children will get a chance to write their own songs, poems and stories and learn from local writers. Register early with Hope Price at 692-6261. There is a limited amount of space in the camp. Cost is $30.
SkateMoore Skate Park in Pinebluff is open 4-9 p.m., Wednesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday; 1-6 p.m., Sunday. $5 per skate session and $8 for an all-day skate session on Saturday. No admission for parents or non-skaters. Video games are available and parents/adults can relax in the parent/guest room. Steve, 281-2081, or Terry, 944-2893. Third Annual Marquez Family Sk8fest will be held on Saturday, March 28, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Free skating, pancakes, hot dogs and hamburgers. Terry, 944-2893.
The Theatreworks USA production of Max & Rub will be presented on Saturday, April 4, at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. One child 12 or under will be admitted free to the performance with each paying adult. Adult and additional children's tickets are $10 each. Call (910) 410-1691, e-mail coleaud @richmondcc.edu or purchase tickets day of show. Cole Auditorium is on the campus of Richmond Community College, Hamlet. www.richmondcc. edu.
Teaching Kids to Care for Cats and Canines Teach fourth-graders how to care for the creatures they spend their lives with. Training and materials provided. Commitment totals20 hours per year over two months. 949-9953 (Citizens' Pet Responsibility Committee).
Taylor Dance has ongoing registration for ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop for ages 3-18. Playhouse Jr. has ongoing registration for theater arts classes. 295-1320.
The Moore County Library has storytime for preschoolers on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. 947-5335.
Givens Memorial Library has storytime for preschoolers.
The Moore County Library has storytime for preschoolers on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. 947-5335.
Southern Pines Public Library is located at 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines. 692-8235, www. sppl.net.
The Vass Library, on Seaboard Street, has storytime at 10:30 a.m. every third Thursday of the month.
Joy Art Studio offers ongoing art classes for ages 5-17. Joy, 695-7055.
Carolina Performing Arts Center is holding classes. To register, call 695-7898. Registration is being accepted for ages 3 and up.
Kindermusik, located at Southern Pines Untied Methodist Church, brings the joy of musical learning to children newborn-3. Susan or Torin Wright, 639-0712, or www.susan. kindermusik.net.
Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department -- Beginning Dance and Movement (ages 3-5), 5:15-6 p.m., Mondays. Music, Movement and Rhythm (ages 3-5), 4:15-5 p.m., Mondays. Spring Break 1/2 Day Camp (ages 6-13), April 13-16, 8 a.m.-noon. Registration deadline: March 20. 944-5902.
Ballroom dance lessons (cued) waltz, foxtrot, swing, rhumba and cha-cha are taught by Penny Lewis at the Old West End Gym on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Experienced round dancers are invited to attend dances at 7:30 p.m. on Mondays. 295-2590 or 673-1623.
Ballroom and Latin dancing at the Pinehurst Elementary Gym, 5 p.m. on Sundays. 215-5791, e-mail gsc14@ embarqmail.com.
Ballroom Dancers of the Sandhills dance twice a month at the Old West End Gym in West End. The Friday dances begin with a dance lesson at 7:15 p.m., followed by rhythm and smooth dancing from 8-10 p.m. Dances for 2009: April 10, 24. Bryan and Margaret Cropley, 295-2730.
Carolina Performing Arts Center is holding classes. 695-7898.
Dance lessons, Tuesdays, shag lessons with Bud and Nanci: 6:30 p.m. Level I, 7:30 p.m. Level II, 8:30 p.m. Level III. Wednesdays and Thursdays, line dance lessons with Bud and Nanci: 6:30-7:30 p.m. ($10 or four lessons for $30). Wednesdays and Thursdays, shag lessons with Bud and Nanci: 7:30 p.m. Level I, 8:30 Level II. Lessons held at 1832 N.C. 5. 690-9176.
Fred Astaire Dance Studio holds Friday night ballroom dance parties from 8-9:30 p.m. 295-1106 or 585-2572.
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. 692-8878.
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. 295-3003, 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. Jo Ann, 295-8051 or 295-2590.
Square Dance Club is an advanced level club. Dances are on the second and fourth Thursdays at 6 p.m. in the Old West End Gym. The caller is Jimmy Roberson. Leo and Ruth Ellen Ganster, 295-5786.
Stardust Dinner Dance Clubhas dinner and ballroom-style dancing almost every fourth Thursday of the month at Whispering Pines Country Club. Anyone may come as a guest for one dance for the cost of dinner.Kadie, 295-1916.
USA Dance will sponsor a special dance at 105 McReynolds St., Carthage, April 18 with potluck from 7-7:45 p.m., (Showtime Dance exhibits 7:45-8:15 p.m.) and open dancing from 8:15-10:30 p.m. $7 per person for nonmembers. Singles and couples welcome. 692-5280 or (919) 777-9883.
Yellow Rockers Square Dance Club meets every Thursday from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Old West End Gym. Mary Lou, 944-7835, or Karen, 949-2001.
The Moore County Concert Band is looking for new members. Rehearsals are Mondays (September-June) at 6:30 p.m. at the Sandhills Community College. The band performs six concerts a year. If you play or have ever played an instrument and would like to play some challenging music, consider joining the MCCB. 295-9023, www.moorecountyband.com.
The Moore County Choral Society is sponsoring a Wine Gala at The Fresh Market, Southern Pines, on Tuesday, March 31, 7-9 p.m. Tickets are $25, and only 300 will be sold. Proceeds to benefit the Choral Society. Tickets, 295-3971. Under the direction of Anne Dorsey, the choral society will present its Spring Classical Concert, "An American Portrait," on Sunday, April 26, at 4 p.m. at Pinecrest High School Auditorium, Southern Pines. Tickets: $15, adults; $7.50, students, and will be available at the door. Tickets, 295-3971.
"An American Portrait" features pianist Mac Frampton with Sam Hagan and Dawn Marie. Performance showcases the songs that united and inspired a nation. Thursday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15 each. Call (910) 410-1691, e-mail email@example.com or purchase tickets day of show. Cole Auditorium is on the campus of Richmond Community College, Hamlet. www.richmondcc. edu.
The Moore Philharmonic is a community orchestra for adult and student musicians. New members are welcome. Rehearsals are Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. September-May, at Sandhills Community College. www. mporchestra.com, Eric Kopecky, 944-3452.
New Horizons Band in the Pines meets on Tuesdays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Senior Enrichment Center. Seniors who want to play in a band are welcome. $50 per nine-week session. 215-0900.
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. 215-0346.
The local chapter of Sweet Adelines International, Sandhills Harmony Chorus, welcomes new members. The women's chorus sings a cappella four-part harmonies, barbershop style. Rehearsals, 7-9 p.m., Thursdays, at Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church. Jan Menges, 215-8758, or Emmie Trautmann, 255-6350.
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.
Richmond Community Theatre presents "Secret Father," a romantic comedy by Robert Houser, Thursday-Saturday, March 28, at 8 p.m. Located at 111 E. Washington St., Rockingham. Tickets, $9. (910) 997-3765, www. richmondcommunitytheatre.com.
Moore OnStage presents the 1996 Tony award-winning play, "Master Class" by Terrence McNally. After retirement, Maria Calls, one of the most famous opera divas of all time, gave master classes to students at the Juilliard School of Music in New York. She reveals her own life through these students. Friday-Saturday, March 27-28, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 29, 2 p.m. Sunrise Theater. Reservations, 692-7118.
Venues may charge admission or a cover charge or may change schedules for some events. Call for details.
Bingo at the "V," 7-9:30 p.m. every Thursday at VFW Post 7318, 615 S. Page St., Southern Pines. Snack bar available. 692-3772.
Coach Light Trattoria, 290 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Live piano music. Lunch, noon-2:30 p.m., and dinner is served 5:30-10 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. Reservations, 692-4449.
Darling House, 40 Chinquapin Rd., Pinehurst, hosts live entertainment Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 7:30-11:30 p.m. 295-3193.
Davis Community Center, Robbins, hosts bluegrass music on the third Friday of each month.
Deep River Coffee, located on Main Street, Robbins, hosts live music every Thursday night from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Dog Nation Grill hosts live music every Friday at 301 Poplar St., Aberdeen, and 207 S. McNeill St., Carthage.
Dugan's Pub, No. 2 Market Square, Pinehurst. Pub Quiz Night on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. with pizza from Vito's. Karaoke on Thursdays from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 295-3400.
Elliott's Gourmet Marketplace, 905 Linden Rd., Pinehurst, provides workshops and wine seminars in the cooking school as well as a special series of lunches and dinners. Free wine tastings from noon-4 p.m. Saturdays. 295-3663.
Flynne's Coffee Bar, 115 N.E. Broad St., Southern Pines. Saturday, March 28, Poetry, Prose & Noise, 7-9 p.m. 693-1999.
Italian Table Restaurant presents live entertainment nightly at 136 Grant St., Seven Lakes. Reservations, 673-4725.
The Jefferson Inn, W. New Hampshire Avenue, Southern Pines, hosts The Mellow Jazz Trio from 6-9 p.m., Tuesdays. 692-9911.
The JFR Barn holds wine dinners each month. Reservations, 692-7700, www.jfrbarn.com.
Maness Pottery and Music Barn features bluegrass, country and gospel pickin' and singing at 6 p.m. every Tuesday night. Located six miles west of Carthage on N.C. 24/27. 948-4897.
May Street Market, 1010 N. May St., Southern Pines, hosts live music every Friday night from 7-10 p.m. Joyner, Young and Marie will perform Friday, March 27. No cover. Reservations, 692-4110.
The Moore Coffee Company, 201 S. McNeill St., Carthage, presents live music every Friday and Saturday night, 8-11 p.m. All musicians are welcome to bring instruments and join in the fun of this musician sit-in. No charge. 947-6122.
Mr. P's is located at 155 Hall Ave., Southern Pines. Eddie Barrett and the Goodman Legacy Orchestra will perform for the grand opening of the new Mr. P's on Sunday, April 5, 3:30-6 p.m. 603-7660.
Neville's is open 3 p.m.-2 a.m., Sunday-Saturday. 692-1939, www. nevillesclub.com.
O'Donnell's of downtown Southern Pines, hosts weekend live entertainment and features Wednesday night guest bartenders with tips going to charity. 695-1915, www.patodonnells-pub.com.
The Potter's Caf features live music every Saturday night. The caf is at 201 South St., Aberdeen. 944-1250.
The Rooster's Wife, 201 Blue St., Aberdeen. 944-7502, www.theroosterswife.org.
Sandhills Bowling Center, 2239 N. Pinehurst St., Aberdeen. 295-9610.
Sandhills Classic Street Rod Association will host a "cruise-in" on the first and third Fridays of the month from 5-8 p.m. in the parking lot at Al's Diner, Aberdeen. No charge.
The Sports Page Bar and Grill, off U.S. 1, Aberdeen, The Commons, hosts karaoke each Wednesday at 9:30 p.m.
The Wine Cellar and Tasting Room, 241 NE Broad St., Southern Pines, is open until 10 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday. 692-3066, www.thewinecellarandtastingroom. com.
About Art Gallery at the Market Place, located in the Market Place Restaurant Building, 2160 Midland Rd., Pinehurst, features local artists Joan Williams, Deane Billings, Jeanette Sheehan, Mike D'Andrea, Janet Burdick, Nancy Yanchus and Cele Bryant. Open Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 215-5963.
Appalachian Physical Therapy is located in Olmsted Village. In March and April, there will be a new artist, photographer, Helena Wallin-Miller. Helena was born in Sweden and grew up in Hawaii. She has been a self proclaimed "shutterbug" since childhood. Her work is a composite of family, friends and the places she loves. Meet the Artist reception on Tuesday, March 31, 7-9 p.m. at the clinic. 215-0541.
Art & Furnishings features the work of three local artists, Fay Terry, Harry Neely and Betty DiBartolomeo, members of the prestigious "Oil Painters of America." Open Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Located at 20 Parker Lane, Pinehurst. 639-9404.
Art Studio of Fay Terry hosts visiting artists at work. New paintings are featured weekly. Located at 20 Parker Lane, Pinehurst. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. 639-2577.
Artist Alley, a collection of juried art and fine crafts from local and regional artists, is located at 167 E. New Hampshire Ave., Southern Pines. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. A First Friday opening is held each month. Jean Skipper, 692-6077.
Artists League of the Sandhills is located at 129 Exchange St., Aberdeen. Exhibit hours are noon-3 p.m., Monday-Saturday. Classes and workshops are offered. Mary Bryson and Caroline Love will be hosting an opening reception for their exhibit, "Carolina Expressions," on Saturday, April 4, 4-7 p.m. The exhibit will run through April in the League's Exchange Street Gallery. 944-4979, www.artistleague.org.
Broadhurst Gallery, 2212 Midland Rd., Pinehurst, showcases works by nationally recognized artists. Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday, 1-4 p.m. 295-4817.
Cafe Iano, located at 280 NW Broad St., Southern Pines, is showing the artworks of Lauren M. Bobo. The paintings are changed periodically.
The Campbell House Galleries, 482 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines, presents "Cool Shades," featuring works by Kim Sobat and Beth E. Roy, opening reception, Friday, April 3, 6-8 p.m. Exhibition dates: April 3-27. The gallery is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and every third Saturday of the month from 2-4 p.m. 692-4356, www. artscouncil-moore.org.
Chatham Arts Gallery exhibits more than 90 Chatham County artists, Wednesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. First Sunday, noon-5 p.m. (919) 542-4144, www.chathamarts.org.
The Downtown Gallery, located in Flynne's Coffee Bar, 115 NE Broad St., Southern Pines, is displaying the work (fine art and pottery) of Frank Pierce, Chef Warren Lewis, Jodi Ohl, Michelle Goneau, Gail VandenBout, Jennifer Zmiewsky, Phil Woodhall, Stephen Robison and Kathleen Guss. Open every day. 693-1999.
Fusions Art and Fine Craft Gallery, 53 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro, is featuring glass works by Leslie Fesperman. The gallery is open Wednesday-Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and noon-4 p.m. every first Sunday of the month. 260-9725.
Gemma Gallery, 48 Chinquapin Rd., Pinehurst, hosts a showing of new designs to celebrate its 15 years in business. 295-3010.
Hastings Gallery is located in the Katharine L. Boyd Library at Sandhills Community College, Pinehurst. Gallery hours are 7:45 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 7:45 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday; and 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday. Free.
Hollyhocks Art Gallery, located at the shopsof Pinehurst Place, 905 Linden Rd., Pinehurst, features original artwork by local artists Diane Kraudelt, Irene McFarland, Paula Montgomery and artist/owner Jane Casnellie. Open daily at 10:30 a.m. and evenings (enter through Elliott's On Linden). 255-0665, www.jane casnellie.com.
Jewels of Pinehurst is a gallery of contemporary jewelry handmade in platinum and gold. 7 Market Square, Pinehurst. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 295-2824.
Joy Art Studio works with Artist's Way, Discover Your Muse and Life Drawing for adults. 695-7055.
Old Sport & Gallery, located in Harvard Building on Market Square in the village of Pinehurst, will host award-winning artist Guy Salvato on Sat., March 28, noon-4 p.m., for an opening reception. Salvato's exhibit of original paintings of local interest runs through April. Public welcome. Tom Stewart, 295-9775.
Plan B Furniture, locatedat 105 E.South St., Aberdeen, is featuring the artwork of local artist Doug Rowe. More than 50 original pencil drawings and oil paintings will be on display. www.douglasrowegallery.com.
Seagrove Candle Company Store, 116 NW Broad St., Southern Pines, showcases the arts and crafts of the Sandhills and Seagrove region, including King's Pottery, Crystal King's Pottery and Williams Pottery; pine-needle basketry; local original art and reproductions; photography and note cards from the Moore County Historical Association's archives and more. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday and Wednesday-Saturday. 695-0029.
SKY Art Gallery, located at 602 Magnolia Dr., Aberdeen. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. The gallery features some of Moore County's best local and nationally recognized artists, rare signed lithographs, watercolor, oils and fine art photography. It is also the home of John Gessner Photography, which offers commercial and fine art photography. 944-9440, www.skyartgallery.com.
Sundance Studio, 107 W. New Hampshire, Southern Pines. Studio/ gallery of contemporary and abstract art. Expressive Arts Therapy Workshops for adolescents and adults facilitated by Margie Graves, LCSW, LCAS, with Certificate in Expressive Arts Therapy. Margie Graves, 315-2746. Studio/gallery hours by appointment or chance.
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.
White Hill Gallery, 407 U.S. 15/501, Carthage, offers a variety of pottery. Sandra Layne, proprietor. 947-6100.
The Country Bookshop, Southern Pines, hosts Meet the Author series. 692-3211. Thursday, April 2, 4 p.m., Therese Fowler, "Reunion." Wednesday, April 15, 4 p.m., Todd Johnson, "The Sweet By and By." Thursday, April 23, 4 p.m., Adam Shepard, "Scratch Beginnings: Me, $25, and the Search for the American Dream." Tuesday, April 28, 1 p.m., Ann B. Ross, "Miss Julia Delivers the Goods." Friday, May 8, 2 p.m., Michael Malone, "The Four Corners of the Sky." Thursday, May 14, 6 p.m., Jim Dodson, "A Son of the Game: A Golf Story, Going Home, and Sharing Life's Lessons." Thursday, May 21, 4 p.m., Eric Alpenfels and Bob Christina, Ph.D., "Instinct Putting: Putt Your Best Using the Breakthrough Science-Based Target Vision Putting Technique." Thursday, May 28, 4 p.m., John Hart, "Last Child."
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. Jessica, 315-2949.
Sandhills Writers hosts a creative roundtable, including reading and critiques, every third Tuesday of the month from 1-3 p.m. at the Weymouth Center, Southern Pines. Writers of all genres welcome.
- Bookmobile: Services are scheduled throughout the county.
- Card Catalog: The card catalog for the county library is available online at www.srlslibraries.com.
- Given Memorial Library is located in Pinehurst, 295-6022. The Given Book Shop at Olmsted Village is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. All proceeds go to the library/archives.
- The Katharine L. Boyd Library, at Sandhills Community College is open 7:45 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 7:45 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday; and 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, 695-3819, www.sandhills.edu.
- The Moore County Library is located at 101 Saunders St., Carthage. 947-5335.
- Page Library, located in Aberdeen at 101 N. Poplar and Main streets, is open Monday-Friday from 2-6 p.m. 944-1200.
- The Pinebluff Library, located at 305 E. Baltimore and Currant, is open from 2-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and on the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 281-3004.
- Southern Pines Public Library at 170 W. Connecticut Ave. is open Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday, 2-5 p.m. Catalog and library info, www.sppl.net, 692-8235. AARP Tax Help available on Tuesdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., March and April (except April 12).
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