Painting the Town
An art show featuring scenes of Southern Pines opens from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at the Downtown Gallery, located inside Flynne's Coffee Bar, 115 NE Broad St., Southern Pines.
Featured artists include Frank Pierce, Amy Smith, Nancy Rawlinson, Gwen Dumas, Sara Hendrix, Flynne Meares and Patricia Goble, whose painting is shown at left.
The show will continue for a month. The gallery and shop are open seven days a week.
For information, call (910) 693-1999.
Adopt a Pet
Are you looking for that special cat, dog, kitten or puppy to settle in with for the holidays and years to come? Drop by PetSmart Saturday, Nov. 14, and Sunday, Nov. 15, to view (and hopefully adopt) a pet. PetSmart in Aberdeen is hosting Animal Advocates of Moore County, Moore Humane Society, Sandhills Animal Rescue League and the Haven -- Friends for Life as they showcase their cats, dogs, kittens and puppies currently ready for adoption.
All pets for adoption have been spayed or neutered and are current on all inoculations.
"Even if you are not ready to adopt, come get to know the rescue groups and what they have to offer when you are ready to add a new pet to your family," says a spokesman.
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. The free lecture is from 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 15, when Duffus discusses "The War Zone," North Carolina's Outer Banks, a battleground during World War II.
For information, call (910) 692-6261 or visit www.weymouthcenter.org.
The Arts Council of Moore County is sponsoring the first-ever Moore County's Got Talent Competition.
Performers will be selected through an application and audition process during which judges will choose up to 20 each from the junior and adult categories to advance to the semifinals. The judges will choose 10 acts to advance to the final competition. At the final competition, those individuals will compete for a grand prize of $500.
The application deadline is Friday, Nov. 20. Application forms are available for download at www.mooreart.org/kidspage.html. Auditions will be held Monday, Nov. 30, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Southern Pines Elementary School Auditorium.
Moore County's Got Talent will be presented Dec. 10-12, at the Sunrise Theater in downtown Southern Pines.
For more information, contact Shanon Venable at (910) 692-ARTS (2787).
The Moore County Concert Band, under the direction of David Seiberling, presents its free fall concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in the main ballroom of the Carolina Hotel.
The concert theme is music from operas and will feature tenor Jaeyoon Kim singing two of the opera world's best known tenor arias "Queso o Quella" from Verdi's "Rigoletto" and the "Nessum Dorma" from Puccini's "Turandot."
Kim is a native of South Korea and a member of the voice faculty of the School of Music at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
Kim also serves as the director of music at Charlotte's First Korean Presbyterian Church.
The Golf Capital Chorus will hold a guest night at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, at the Community Presbyterian Church, 125 Everette Road, Pinehurst.
Guest night is an opportunity for those interested in the chorus to learn more about it.
The Golf Capital Chorus is a charitable organization, with all donations going to local charities.
Soulgrass Rebellion takes the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Poplar Knight Spot Gallery, 114 Knight St., Aberdeen.
Admission is $8 (general admission) by check or cash, at the gallery. Tickets are available at www.theroosterswife.org with credit or debit cards.
For information, call (910) 585-1614.
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