Art Sale at the Sandhills Woman's Exchange Cabin Preservation Organization through Nov. 20. More than 50 original pieces of art by some of the best local women artists will be on display and for sale. There will be other unique crafts available for purchase. Enjoy lunch and get a soft drink, tea or coffee free of charge. With your lunch, you can also enter a drawing for a chance to win an original piece of art. Support the Sandhills Woman's Exchange in the historic, 200-year-old log cabin located at 15 Azalea Road across from The Village Chapel in Pinehurst. (910) 295-4677.
K of C Ladies Auxiliary Early Bird Tent Sale, Friday, Nov. 6, 2-6 p.m., in the parking lot of Sacred Heart Church, N.C. 211 and Dundee Road, Pinehurst. Furniture and outdoor items available. White Elephant Sale and Raffle, Saturday, Nov. 7, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Sacred Heart Founders Hall. Donations welcome. Home-baked goods and raffle tickets may be purchased at the sale. Proceeds benefit local agencies. (910) 295-0830, (910) 295-0836, (910) 215-5967.
Antique Sale and Show, at the Fair Barn, N.C. 5, Pinehurst, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6 and 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Items for sale, crystal and doll repair, local historic memorabilia. Concessions. Admission, $5. Portion of proceeds to benefit the Moore County Historical Association. $1 off admission coupon, www.moorehis tory.com. (910) 692-2051.
Keep Moore County Beautiful, Inc. is sponsoring a mixed paper recycling drive on Saturday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Kangaroo Station in the Fresh Market Shopping Center, Southern Pines. Acceptable items include anything that is paper: paper grocery bags, flattened boxes, telephone books, junk mail, magazines, catalogs, shredded paper, flattened corrugated cardboard, office paper and newspapers. Also any type of household and rechargeable batteries, inkjet cartridges, cell phones, diskettes, CDs, DVDs and laptop computers. Joan Neal, (910) 947-3478, e-mail jneal@moorecounty nc.gov.
1st Annual Brick City Step Show, presented by Distinguished Divas of the Sandhills Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Saturday, Nov. 7, Lee Senior High School Auditorium, 1708 Nash St., Sanford. Doors open 6:30 p.m.; show starts 7 p.m. Advance tickets, $10 ($12 at the door); students $5 ($8 at the door). Ke'sha Ridges, (919) 478-7337, Jakia Bower, (910) 639-5580.
"Triumph Over Trials" is the theme of an area-wide women's retreat presented by ordinary women on an extraordinary journey to be held Saturday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Aberdeen. $25 registration fee includes lunch. Send checks to Meetings Network, P.O. Box 5893, Pinehurst, 28374 by Oct. 31.
Community Presbyterian Church (USA) hosts respected author and speaker Dr. John W. Kuykendall for a lecture on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m. He will address "A New Church in a New World," discussing what it means to be a Christian in the 21st century. An ordained minister and longtime president of Davidson College, Kuykendall will draw upon his own experiences as both scholar and theologian. The lecture is free. Dinner is served at 5:30 p.m. for a nominal fee of $8. (910) 295-6848 to reserve space.
Tufts Archives and Given Memorial Library present Heritage Highlights and Literary Lessons, a series of events that will engage the community in historic and literary activities. The Book Review (Nov. 9), Winter Sleigh-Ride on Lake Pinehurst (Dec. 17), Pinalia Holly Winter Dinner (Jan. 22), Wine of the Time (Feb. 11), Hats & Afternoon Tea in the Village (March 27), Cake & Croquet (April 17), Given on the Green (May 15), Historic No. 2 (June 18) and Midnight Golf (July 16). Tickets, Given Memorial Library or (910) 295-6086, www.tuftsarchives.org.
The Haven-Friends for Life No-Kill Animal Shelter Open House, Nov. 9, 1 p.m. Features animals for adoption and discounted older adults for $50. All animals are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, dewormed, deflead, microchipped and come with free health insurance. Included is a tour of the kennels and the new dog park. Nov. 21, dog walk, 5/10K run Honeycutt Park Fay. Nov. 22, Walk-a-Thon and open house. Dog walk and 5/10K run and animals for adoption, including older adults discounted to $50. (910) 875-6768, www.the havennc-org.
Animal Advocates of Moore County is presenting a free public viewing of the movie Katrina Tails, Pinehurst Village Assembly Hall, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2-4 p.m. Cookies will be served. Dog and cat owners need to know where to take pets during a disaster. Maureen, (910) 295-7587, e-mail email@example.com.
Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities hosts "North Carolina's Extraordinary Coast," Part II, a continuation of last year's lecture series, presented by former WRAL-TV executive Kevin Duffus. Free, 3-5 p.m., Nov. 15, "The War Zone," North Carolina's Outer Banks, a battleground during World War II. (910) 692-6261, www.wey mouthcenter.org.
Sandhills Model RR Club annual Train Show will be held at the Campbell House in Southern Pines on Saturday, Nov. 21, and Sunday, Nov. 22, noon-4 p.m. Admission, $3; kids under 4'8" free. The show will feature HO-scale freight and passenger trains on a layout featuring the town of Southern Pines and its surrounding areas. (910) 692-7439.
Annual Community Hospice Memorial Service to honor people who have passed this year will be held at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Nov. 21, 11 a.m. Community is invited to attend and participate.
2010 Penick Village 5th Annual Art Show & Sale Friday, Feb. 26, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Preview Party. Admission includes valet parking, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction. Saturday, Feb. 27, and Sunday, Feb. 28, Art Show & Sale, free. Proceeds to benefit the Penick Village Benevolent Assistance Fund, which provides assistance to residents in financial need. All are invited. (910) 692-0381, www.penick villagefoundation.org.
The Southern Pines Welcome Center, located at the restored passenger train depot, is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday-Saturday. The center contains cultural items, photos and tourist 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. (910) 692-2051, www. moorehistory.com.
Sandhills Children's Center celebrates its 13th Annual Festival of Trees, Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 11-15, the Carolina Hotel. Daily admission is by donation; ticketed events are $75. Teresa Copper or Kathy Desmond, (910) 692-3323, www.FestivalofTrees.org.
Pinehurst Resort announces holiday happenings. North Carolina Symphony Holiday Pops Concert, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 8 p.m. $32, adult; $8 child. A Carolina Christmas: Through Christmas enjoy a self-guided tour of the annual gingerbread display, 25 Christmas trees and holiday displays throughout the Carolina Hotel. Free and open to the public. "Here's to the Good Life" theater production, Cardinal Ballroom, Friday, Nov. 27, 8 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 28, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. (910) 235-8415.
Weymouth Christmas House Tour, Christmas in the Pines, Thursday, Dec. 3 through Saturday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Advance tickets, $10, and at the door $12. Carols, Thursday, Dec. 3, 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Music, readings, cookie and punch reception. Free. Candlelight Tour, Friday, Dec. 4, 7-9 p.m with tour, wine, cheese and dessert tables with background music. Tickets $25. Reservations required. Children's Tour, Saturday, Dec. 5, 8:30-10 a.m., featuring Santa and his elf and treats for the children. $3 for parents and children over 3 years. (910) 692-6271.
Supper With Santa, at Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department. Spaghetti dinner provided by Jordan's Catering on Friday, Dec. 4, 6-7:30 p.m. Holiday crafts and the reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas." Each child will visit and have an opportunity to get their picture taken with Santa and receive a holiday treat. Tickets are limited. $8 residents; $10 non-residents; $5 kids (3 and under). Ryan Gordon, firstname.lastname@example.org, (910) 944-PARK.
13th Annual Christmas on the Square will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5, downtown Rockingham, with entertainment, crafts and food from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Santa will be on The Square all day.
Moore County Choral Society will perform its holiday concert, "Sing for Joy," on Saturday, Dec. 5, 8 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 6, 4 p.m. in Owens Auditorium at Sandhills Community College. Tickets are $15 for adults and $7.50 for students/children and are available at the Campbell House, The Country Bookshop, Kirk Tours (Pinehurst), the Coffee Scene (Seven Lakes) and at the door. (910) 295-3971.
Get in the Christmas spirit by visiting the annual Yule open houses sponsored by the Moore County Historical Association, whose volunteers will decorate two historic homes and provide demonstrations of domestic activities at two free open houses, both 1-4 p.m., Dec. 5 and 6 at the Bryant House between Carthage and West End, and at the Shaw House in Southern Pines, Dec. 11, 12 and 13. Brief tours with refreshments. The Shaw House is at the corner of Morganton Road and Broad Street. (910) 692-2051.
Youth Night at Aberdeen Recreation Station for children (ages 6-12) on Friday, Jan. 8, 6-9 p.m., $10 residents; $18 non-residents. Pizza, activities/games, crafts and age-appropriate movie. Ryan Gordon, email@example.com, (910) 944-PARK.
SkateMoore Skate Park at the Aberdeen Sports Complex on Hwy. 211 East, 9750 Aberdeen Road, is open 4-9 p.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays; 4-10 p.m., Fridays; 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturdays; 1-6 p.m., Sundays. Skateboarding, roller skating, roller blading, exercise room for adults, concession stand, inflatables and video games. Monthly flea market, 8 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, and noon, Sunday, Nov. 8 (Dec. 5 and 6, also). (910) 944-4745, www.skaters formoore.org.
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. (910) 295-1320.
Moore County Library has storytime for preschoolers on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. (910) 947-5535.
Vass Library, 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. Make ornaments for the Festival of Trees and help raise money for the Sandhills Children's Center. Joy, (910) 695-7055, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carolina Performing Arts Center , located at 670 SW Broad St., Southern Pines (next to Beefeaters), accepts new students all year. (910) 695-7898, e-mail email@example.com, www. cpacsandhills.org.
Fall Festival Dance, Saturday, Nov. 7, workshop 7-8 p.m., dancing 8-10 p.m. Ballroom, country, shag. $10 per person. Liberty Place, 214 E Washington St., Rockingham. Sponsored by American Ballroom Dance Club. (910) 331-9965.
Carolina Pines Ballroom Dancers chapter of USA Dance will hold its annual Holiday Dinner Dance on Nov. 14 at 105 Reynolds St., Carthage, on the 2nd floor of the Sinclair Building. Free parking. The black tie optional event begins with a social at 6:30 p.m., dinner 7-8 p.m., dancing 8-10 p.m. $10. Singles and couples welcome. John, (919) 777-9883, Marcia, (910) 875-8044.
Dance With Us! 4,700-square-foot floor, great music and free lessons, Nov. 20, Dec. 4, 18. firstname.lastname@example.org, (910) 246-3320. All welcome.
Carolina Performing Arts Center , located at 670 SW Broad St., Southern Pines (next to Beefeaters), accepts new students all year long. Classes for dancers of all levels, age 3 to adult: ballet, tap, jazz, character and lyrical. Classes for toddlers and mommies, clogging, hip-hop and pilates. (910) 695-7898, e-mail email@example.com, www. cpacsandhills.org.
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. (910) 295-2590 or (910) 673-1623.
Dance lessons Tuesdays, shag 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 with Bud and Nanci: 6:30-7:30 p.m. ($10 or four lessons for $30). Wednesdays and Thursdays, shag with Bud and Nanci: 7:30 p.m. Level I, 8:30 p.m. Level II. Lessons held at 1832 N.C. 5. (910) 690-9176.
Fred Astaire Dance Studio private and group classes (age 7-adult), Monday-Saturday, 2-10 p.m. Instructors are nationally certified. Friday night dance parties, 8-9:30 p.m. Open to the public. (910) 295-1106 or (910) 585-2572.
Pinehurst Ballroom Dance Studio offers professionally taught social ballroom dance lessons. Private or group lessons are taught for couples or singles. Specialization in weddings, debutante balls, proms and cruise lessons. (910) 295-3003, www.pinehurstballroomdance.com.
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, (910) 295-8051 or (910) 295-2590.
A's Square Dance Club is an advanced level club. Dances are on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 6 p.m. in the Old West End Gym. The caller is Jimmy Roberson. Leo and Ruth Ellen Ganster, (910) 295-5786.
Stardust Dinner Dance Club has 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, (910) 295-1916.
Yellow Rockers Square Dance Club meets every Thursday from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Old West End Gym. Open House, first Thursday of every month, 7-8 p.m., Senior Enrichment Center. Jan, (910) 215-9313, or Karen, (910) 949-2001.
Corbian: A Glow in the Dark Adventure light show on Saturday, Nov. 7, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Richmond Community College's Cole Auditorium. Cole Box Office, (910) 410-1691, www.richmond cc.edu.
Open mic at Flynne's Coffee Bar every first Saturday of the month, Nov. 7, 6:30-9 p.m., 115 NE Broad St., Southern Pines. (910) 693-1999.
Pinecrest Winter Choral Concert, Pinecrest High School, Robert E. Lee Auditorium, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m. Tickets available at the door, $6, adults; $4, students.
New Horizons Band in the Pines meets Tuesdays, 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. (910) 215-0900.
Moore County Concert Band is looking for new members. Rehearsals, Mondays (September-June), Sandhills Community College, 6:30 p.m. The band performs six concerts a year. If you play or have ever played an instrument and would like to play challenging music, join MCCB. (910) 295-9023, www.moorecountyband.com.
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. Mondays, Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church. Carole Amlot, (910) 944-1458.
Area Movie Theaters
Call listed venue hotlines for the most up-to-date information.
Sandhills Cinema: (910) 695-1100.
SunFlix at the Sunrise Theater, 250 NW Broad St., Southern Pines, (910) 692-3611. Movie times: 7:30 p.m. evenings and 2:30 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday.
The Diaries of Adam & Eve , a comedy by David Birney, adapted from the works of Mark Twain, Dec. 31 through Jan. 10, Richmond Community Theatre, On the Square, 111 E. Washington St., Rockingham, (910) 997-3768. Audition dates: Nov. 10-11, 6:30-9 p.m.
Venues may charge admission or a cover or may change schedules for some events. Call for details.
Aberdeen Caf, 111 N. Sycamore St., Aberdeen, has live music every Friday and Saturday night from 5-8 p.m. Call for open mic info. (910) 757-0203.
Bingo at the "V," 7-9:30 p.m. every Thursday at VFW Post 7318, 615 S. Page St., Southern Pines. Snack bar available. (910) 692-3772.
Darling House, 40 Chinquapin Road, Pinehurst, hosts live entertainment Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 7:30-11:30 p.m. (910) 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, 301 Poplar St., Aberdeen, and 207 S. McNeil St., Carthage.
Dugan's Pub, No. 2 Market Square, Pinehurst. Monday night football with free hot dogs. Tuesdays and Thursdays, karaoke. Wednesdays, live Irish Music 6:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, live band at 9 p.m. Ladies' night on Saturdays. Comedian Denis Donohue will appear on Wednesday, Nov. 18. (910) 295-3400.
Elliott's Gourmet Marketplace, 905 Linden Road, Pinehurst, provides workshops and wine seminars in the cooking school and a special series of lunches and dinners. Free wine tastings Saturdays, noon-4 p.m. (910) 295-3663.
Flynne's Coffee Bar, 115 NE Broad St., Southern Pines, offers specialty coffee drinks, hot and iced teas, chai tea, specialty hot chocolate, Italian sodas and baked goods. Open mic every first Saturday of the month, 6:30-9 p.m. (910) 693-1999.
Italian Table Restaurant presents live entertainment nightly, 136 Grant St., Seven Lakes. Reserva-tions, (910) 673-4725.
JFR Barn holds wine dinners each month. Reservations, (910) 692-7700, www.jfrbarn.com.
Maness Pottery and Music Barn features bluegrass, country and gospel pickin' and singing, 6 p.m. Tuesday nights. Six miles west of Carthage on N.C. 24/27. (910) 948-4897.
May Street Market, 1010 N. May St., Southern Pines, hosts live music every Friday night from 7-10 p.m. No cover. Reservations, (910) 692-4110.
Moore Coffee Company, 201 S. McNeil 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. (910) 947-6122.
Mister P's is located at 155 Hall Ave., Southern Pines. Dinner served at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and noon on Saturdays and Sundays. Live entertainment. The Sand Band will be playing on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. (shag, beach, R&B). (910) 692-3700.
Neville's is open 3 p.m.-2 a.m., Sunday-Saturday. (910) 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. (910) 695-1915.
Potter's Cafe, 201 South St., Aberdeen, features live music every Saturday night. (910) 944-1250.
The Rooster's Wife, 204 E. South St., Aberdeen, www.theroosterswife. org, (910) 944-7502.
Sandhills Bowling Center, 2239 N. Pinehurst St., Aberdeen. (910) 295-9610.
Sandhills Classic Street Rod Association will host a "cruise-in" on the first and the third Fridays of the month from 5-8 p.m. in the parking lot at Al's Diner, Aberdeen. No charge.
Table on the Green, 2205 Midland Road, Midland Country Club, hosts Dick McCollum's Mellow Jazz Trio every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Reservations, (910) 295-4118.
The Wine Cellar and Tasting Room, 241 NE Broad St., Southern Pines, is open until 10 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday. www.thewine cellarandtastingroom.com, (910) 692-3066.
About Art Gallery at the Market Place, located in the Market Place Restaurant Building, 2160 Midland Road, 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. (910) 215-5963.
Appalachian Physical Therapy is located in Olmsted Village. Beth Roy's oil paintings and the woodturning of Dale Clemens will be displayed through January. Meet the Artist and holiday celebration, Friday Dec. 4, 7-9 p.m. (910) 215-0541.
Art & Furnishings, located at 20 Parker Lane, Pinehurst, features the work of three well-known local artists, Betty DiBartolomeo, Harry Neely and Kim Sobat. Open Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and by appointment. (910) 295-6590.
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, (910) 692-6077.
Artists League of the Sandhills is located at 129 Exchange St., Aberdeen. The 15th Annual Exhibit and Sale of members' artwork opens on Friday, Nov. 13 with a 6-8 p.m. wine and cheese reception. Public is invited. The exhibit continues through the weekend with gallery hours on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Raffle tickets are available for the Sunday 3:30 p.m. raffle of Barbara Sickenberger's colored pencil work "Favorite Trail." Artwork from the exhibit may be viewed and purchased through Dec. 18. Gallery hours are noon-3 p.m., Monday-Saturday. Classes and workshops offered. (910) 944-3979, www.artist league.org.
Broadhurst Gallery, located at 2212 Midland Road, Pinehurst, showcases works by nationally recognized artists. Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m, and Saturday, 1-4 p.m. (910) 295-4817.
The Campbell House Galleries, 482 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines, presents "Landscapes and Wildlife," featuring artwork by Ulli Misegades. This exhibit runs through Dec. 18. Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and every third Saturday of the month from 2-4 p.m. (910) 692-4356, www.arts council-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 inside Flynne's Coffee Bar, 115 NE Broad St., Southern Pines, features affordable local and regional art, pottery and other handmade items. Painting the Town Art Show opens on Friday, Nov. 13, with a reception from 6-8 p.m. Join us for wine and cheese and to meet the local artists who painted the featured Southern Pines scenes. (910) 693-1999.
Fusions Art and Fine Craft Gallery, 52 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. (910) 260-9725.
Gemma Gallery, 48 Chinquapin Road, Pinehurst, hosts a showing of new designs to celebrate its 15 years in business. (910) 295-3010.
Hastings Gallery is located in the Katharine L. Boyd Library at Sandhills Community College. Opening reception for Dr. Dawson Carr, former Sandhills Community College professor, and his daughter, Rebecca Carr-Schrodt, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 5-7 p.m. Exhibit runs through December. 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 p.m. Saturday. Free.
Hollyhocks Art Gallery, located at the shops of Pinehurst Place, 905 Linden Road, Pinehurst, reopens after renovations, joining artists Jane Casnellie, Diane Kraudelt, Paula Montgomery and Irene McFarland, and new artists Beth Roy, Susan Edquist and Karen Meredith. Open daily at 10:30 a.m. and evenings. (910) 255-0665, www.janecasnel lie.com.
Jewels of Pinehurst, located at 7 Market Square, Pinehurst, is a gallery of contemporary jewelry handmade in platinum and gold. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (910) 295-7055.
Joy Art Studio works with Artist's Way, Discover Your Muse and Life Drawing for adults. (910) 528-7283, e-mail joyof_art @msn.com.
Lady Bedford's Tea Parlour, located at 25 Chinquapin Road in the village of Pinehurst, features local artist Nancy Campbell's original oil and watercolor paintings. Tuesday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (910) 255-0100, www.lady bedfords.com.
Old Sport & Gallery is located in Harvard Building on Market Square in the village of Pinehurst. Tom Stewart, (910) 295-9775.
Plan B Furniture, located at 105 E. South St., Aberdeen, is featuring the work 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. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday and Wednesday-Saturday. (910) 695-0029.
Studio 590 Fine Arts Gallery, located off N.C. 5 in the historic 1815 Dowd Cabin in Pinehurst, is the working studio and gallery of artists Betty DiBartolomeo and Harry Neely. Studio is open Monday-Wednesday, by chance, Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and by appointment. (910) 639-9404.
Sundance Studio, 107 W. New Hampshire Ave., 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. (910) 315-2746. Studio/gallery hours by appointment or chance.
SWANK Coffee Shop, 232 NW Broad St., 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. (910) 947-6100.
The Country Bookshop, 140 NW Broad St., Southern Pines, hosts a Meet the Author series. (910) 692-3211, www.thecountrybookshop. biz.
Card Catalog: The card catalog for the county library is available online at www.srlslibraries.com.
Given Memorial Library is located in Pinehurst, (910) 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.
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, (910) 695-3819, www.sandhills. edu.
Moore County Library is located at 101 Saunders St., Carthage. (910) 947-5335.
Page Memorial Library, located in Aberdeen at 101 S. Poplar St., is open Monday-Friday, 2-6 p.m. (910) 944-1200.
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. (910) 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, (910) 692-8235. Preschool Storytime for infants and toddlers (ages birth through 5 years) will be held on Nov. 18 and Dec. 2 and 9, 3:30-4 p.m. BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) Book Discussion Group meets Thursday, Nov. 5, 5:30 p.m. New members welcome. Bring any fiction book you've been reading to share with the group. Sunday Afternoon Movie (for kids in grades 3-5 and their parents), Sunday, Nov. 8, 2:30 p.m. Coraline, an animated stop-motion feature based on the Neil Gaiman book, will be shown and refreshments served. Oldies & Goodies film series presents "It's a Pleasure," a 1945 musical comedy starring figure skater Sonja Henie, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2:30 p.m. Explorations: A Forum for Adults, the library's ongoing lecture series, will present Culinary Arts with Chef Martin Brunner on Sunday, Nov. 15, 3 p.m. Pizza with Pizzazz: Rubber Band Jewelry (for kids in grades 6-8) Tuesday, Nov. 17, 5-6 p.m. Enjoy free pizza while crafting one-of-a-kind bracelets and necklaces. Celebrate GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Day, Thursday, Nov. 18. Parents and caregivers can help children learn important pre-reading skills by attending the Every Child Ready to Read workshop, Saturday, Nov. 21, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Children Pre-K-grade 2 are invited to wear their jammies and bring their favorite stuffed animals to the library's annual holiday program, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m. Celebrate the season with stories, crafts, songs and a special visit from Jingle Bell the Holiday Elf. Ugly Holiday Sweater Party (for high school students), Wednesday, Dec. 9, 6-7 p.m. Enjoy free pizza while making mini gingerbread houses and playing reindeer games. The library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 26 and 27 and will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 28, and for Christmas on Dec. 24-26 and will reopen on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2-5 p.m. For New Year's, the library will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31, and reopen on Saturday, Jan. 2.
Robbins Area Library, located at 161 E. Magnolia, is open Tuesday- Saturday with evening hours on Tuesday. (910) 948-4000.
Vass Library, at 128 Seaboard St., is open Tuesday, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; and Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (910) 245-2200.
Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve, (910) 692-2167, Weymouth.woods@ncdenr. gov.
Sandhills Horticultural Gardens on the campus of Sandhills Community College. Designed and maintained by students in the landscape gardening program, the site contains 14 themed gardens. Open dawn to dusk every day.
The Sandhills Natural History Society meets the fourth Monday of the month at Weymouth Woods Auditorium and sponsors a variety of field trips focusing on birds, butterflies, wildflowers and other aspects of Sandhills nature. (910) 692-2167, www.sandhillsnature. org.
ARTours Join the Arts Council of Moore County and experience the art of travel. Reservations, (910) 692-4356, www.artscouncil-moore. org.
Joshua Bell, Jan. 14, Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh.
Johnny Mathis, Feb. 26, Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh.
"Carmen," March 14, Belk Theatre, Charlotte.
"Wicked," April 22. Durham Performing Arts Center.
Elaine Oliver Tours, 714 Richmond Rd., Rockingham, (910) 895-9477.
Nashville, Tenn., Opry and Rockettes, Nov. 19-22.
Christmas in New York, Dec. 2-6.
Kirk Tours offers a variety of tours. Reservations, (910) 295-2257, ext., 21, e-mail reservations@kirktours. com, www.kirktours.com.
Cady Clay Works Wood-Fired Kiln Opening, Nov. 7, Seagrove.
Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Nov. 18, Raleigh.
Southern Christmas Show, Nov. 18, Charlotte.
Fayetteville Fireantz Hockey, Friday, Nov. 27.
"Camelot," Saturday, Dec. 5, UNC-Pembroke Givens Auditorium.
Myrtle Beach Christmas, Dec. 7-8.
Carolina Opry Christmas Show, Dec. 11.
Christmas with Emile Pandolfi, Friday, Dec. 11, UNC-Pembroke.
Johnny Mathis in Concert, Saturday, Feb. 27, Raleigh.
"Wicked," Thursday, April 22, and Saturday, May 8, Durham.
The Moore County Historical Association sponsors programs, historical lectures and tours of house museums. Reservations and details, (910) 692-2051, www.moorehis tory.com.
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