Arts and Entertainment Calendar
West End Elementary School Fall Festival Friday, Oct. 2, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Food, games and prizes to support the PTA. Auction and bingo, cake walks and games, giant inflatable slide, jumping house and dunking booth. West End Elementary School, N.C. 211 in the Seven Lakes area of Moore County. Heidi Patti, 255-0679, or Kay Miller, 673-2932.
Sandbox Players community theater for Moore County presents "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" by Neil Simon. Performances are Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2-3, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 4, at 2 p.m. at Sunrise Theater. Tickets, $15; $10 for students. All seats general admission. 528-2134.
Semi-annual Cameron Antiques Fair, Saturday, Oct. 3, rain or shine. 13 antique shops and 300 outside dealers (some dealer space still available). Parking by churches and local civic groups. Food, refreshments and treats available. Located just off U.S. 1 on Hwy. 24/27 between Sanford and Southern Pines. Free. www.antiquesof cameron.com, 245-3055, 245-3020, 245-1231.
Oktoberfest at the Fair Barn, Saturday, Oct. 3, 6 p.m. Authentic German food by Elliott's, entertainment by The Gootman Sauerkraut Band, costume contests. $25 advance tickets can be purchased at Pinehurst Village Hall, The Country Book Shop in Southern Pines and Given Memorial Library in Pinehurst. $30 tickets at door. Cost includes meal but excludes beverages. Benefits the Kiwanis Club of the Sandhills. 295-0166.
The Pinehurst Conservation Commission invites Sandhills residents to a free workshop on Saturday, Oct. 3, 10:30-noon, Pinehurst Village Hall, 395 Magnolia Road. "A Story of the Longleaf Pine...Our Roots to a Green Future," will be presented by Ruth and Bob Stolting, master gardeners and members of the Pinehurst Greenway Wildlife Habitat Committee. They will tell the story of the longleaf pine and how its relationship with the unique flora and fauna of the area helps to sustain the ecosystem.
Seven Lakes Volunteer Fire Department Open House Saturday, Oct. 3, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Various demonstrations and displays, hands-on activities for adults and children, free refreshments and a chance to meet the members of the fire department. All are welcome.
31st annual Autumnfest scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Downtown Park in Southern Pines. Arts and crafts, live entertainment, rides, one-mile fun run/walk, 5K road race, kids races and much more. The county's very own bluegrass band, South Ridge Bluegrass, will perform at noon. Other Moore County groups to appear at Autumnfest will be the Sandhills School of Performing Arts, Chris "Juggleboy" Fowler, Happy Dan the Magic Man, Terpsichore --A Moving Experience, Martial Arts Academy demonstration and the Carolina Performing Arts Center.
NAMI-MC's 4th Annual "Pathway to Awareness" weekend, Oct. 3 and 4, Village of Pinehurst Assembly Hall Complex. Saturday, 7-9 p.m., presentation by Patricia and John Gallagher, authors of "No More Secrets." Sunday, 12-1:30 p.m., book signing by the Gallaghers and Meet and Greet; 1-3 p.m. "Ask the Psychiatrists" forum with Drs. Cobos and Gardella; 3:15 p.m. walk around Rassie Wicker Park; 4:30 p.m. "Candles in the Sky" observance. 295-1053.
Empty Bowls Project will be held on Oct. 4, at Pittsboro's First Sunday to benefit the CORA Food pantry and Heads Up Riding Program. Handmade bowls from local artists support this effort. Music and demonstrations by area artists. (919) 960-5892.
The Arts Council of Moore County presents a Fall Fashion Jewelry Extravaganza featuring Carol Shannon and Perfect Presents at the Campbell House Galleries on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10, 1-4 p.m.
Sandhills Horticultural Society will hold its fall plant sale, Saturday, Oct. 10, 8 a.m.-noon. Perennials, woody plants and daffodils will be for sale at the Huette Hall area of Sandhills Community College. To pre-order, 695-3882.
Moore County Historical Associa-tion's first outdoor Shaw House Fair, a sale of vintage collectibles and antiques, Saturday, Oct. 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on the grounds of the historic Shaw House in Southern Pines. Rain or shine. Food and refreshments. Proceeds to benefit MCHA in order to operate and maintain five historic house museums. 692-2051, www. moorehistory.com. Free.
Appalachian State University Steely Pan Steel Band Thursday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m. R.E. Lee Auditorium at Pinecrest High School. Tickets, $8 for Arts Council members, $10 for nonmembers. Ages 6 and under free. 692-2787, www.mooreart.org.
Chili Cook-off at The Fillin Station, 15 McIntyre Rd., Pinehurst, on Oct. 11, 1 p.m. Chili entry fee: $25. Gift certificates, raffle and door prizes. Tickets, $5 per person includes one vote for "Peoples Choice." Proceeds to benefit Companion Animal Foundation "Your Community Solution to Animal Over- Population." Reservations and tickets, 235-3767.
Miles for Mira 5K Fun Run & Dog Walk, Saturday, Oct. 17, Downtown Park, Southern Pines, a community event for runners (certified, timed course), joggers, walkers, families (children in strollers welcome) and dogs. Race begins at 8:30 a.m. Pre-register at www. active.com, or register on race day beginning at 7:30 a.m. Walkers under 12 and dogs are free. Proceeds to benefit Mira Foundation USA Inc., a non-profit providing guide dogs and services free of charge to the visually impaired with a special focus on children. www. milesformira.com.
Benefit Bazaar with crafts, yard sale, baked goods and caf on Oct. 16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., and Oct. 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 1517 Luther Way, Southern Pines. Proceeds to benefit the needy in Moore County. Yard sale donations are welcome. 690-0328.
Seven Lakes Chapel in the Pines rummage sale, Saturday, Oct. 17, Old West End Gym, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. All proceeds will be utilized by the Community Christmas Fund to purchase gifts for needy families in Moore County and food vouchers for Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter meals. Call Butch Allen, 673-3312, or Don Truesdell, 673-1509, with questions about donations or to volunteer to help.
First Annual CommunityFest to benefit Montgomery County Humane Society, Oct. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Senior Citizen's Building, Troy. Doggie Pageant, 4 p.m., $10 entry fee. 572-1010.
Holly Arts & Crafts Festival sponsored by Pinehurst Business Guild, Saturday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., village of Pinehurst.
2009 Crop Walk will be held on Sunday, Oct. 18, starting at Brownson Presbyterian Church, Southern Pines. Registration, 1-2 p.m.; walk, 2 p.m. This 25th annual walk is sponsored by the Fellowship of Churches and has raised more than $300,000 to fight hunger both globally and locally. Rich Lewis, 246-5333 or 693-1600.
Internationally acclaimed concert pianist Jesse Davis will perform on Sunday, Oct. 18, 4 p.m., Pinehurst First Baptist Church, Hwy. 211. Public invited.
Prancing Horse Farm Tour Sunday, Oct. 18, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Self-guided excursion through scenic Sandhills horse country. Equine demonstrations and lunch available for purchase. 246-3202, e-mail email@example.com.
Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities is hosting "North Carolina's Extraordinary Coast," Part II, a continuation of last year's lecture series. Free, 3-5 p.m., Oct. 18, "The Last Days of Blackbeard the Pirate," who pillaged and haunted North Carolina's coastline during colonial days. Nov. 15, "The War Zone," North Carolina's Outer Banks, a battleground during World War II. The series is presented by former WRAL-TV executive Kevin Duffus. 692-6261, www.weymouth center.org.
Vass Rescue Squad annual auction, Friday, Oct. 23. Food served at 5:30 p.m., followed by the auction at 6:30 p.m. Donations are currently being accepted. 245-7219 for pick up.
Hoke County Fall Festival at the Carolina Horse Park, Oct. 24. Fun for the whole family. Free admission. 875-2074.
Huge Art Sale and Silent Auction, sponsored by the Sandhills Woman's Exchange Cabin Preservation Organization, presents "Women and Art at the Cabin" on Saturday, Oct. 24, 3-7 p.m. An entry contribution of $5 per person includes refreshments and snacks. Door prizes and silent auction featuring more than 40 original pieces of art by some of the Sandhills best women artists and other quality items donated by local patrons. Over 80 original pieces of art will also be on sale. Join in the fun at the historic, 200-year old log cabin located at 15 Azalea Road across from the Village Chapel in Pinehurst. Free Parking. 295-4677.
Moore County Farmers Market Thursdays at Morganton Road, Southern Pines, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through Oct. 29. 947-3752, 690-9520, e-mail, moorecfm@embarq mail.com.
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. Dining in the Archives with Ghosts of Pinehurst Past (Oct. 29), 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 295-6086, www.tuftsarchives.org.
Jackson Springs Community Club will hold its annual chicken and dumpling supper on Saturday, Oct. 31, 5-8 p.m., at the Club House in Jackson Springs located on Mill Road. There will be items for sale and an auction conducted by a professional auctioneer. All monies raised help provide scholarships for deserving students in the Jackson Springs area and other community needs. Adults, $6. Children 12 and under, $3. Takeout available.
Companion Animal Clinic of the Sandhills Foundation, Inc. Halloween Gala, Saturday, Oct. 31, 7-10 p.m., Pinehurst Fair Barn, N.C. 5, $35. Dinner, dance, auction, two free drinks, costume contest, 50-50 raffle to benefit Spay Neuter Veterinary Clinic in Vass. Reservations and tickets, Cynthia Williams, 245-1230, or Deborah Wilson, 692-8156.
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 historical memorabilia. Concessions. Admission $5. Portion of proceeds to benefit the Moore County Historical Association. 692-2051. $1 off admission coupon, 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, 692-3323, www.FestivalofTrees.org.
Moore County Extension and Community Association will hold its Creative Christmas Table show on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at Little River Farms Resort Club House in Carthage. Admission, $3. Hours, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Christmas table arrangements, created by local women, will be displayed. Also, handmade craft items, homemade cookies, gifts, plants, Claxton Fruit Cakes and jams and jellies. Proceeds to benefit Moore County 4-H.
Prancing Horse Therapeutic Riding Center has a limited number of openings for fall classes. The mission of Prancing Horse is to improve the physical and emotional well-being of special needs populations by providing a safe environment for therapeutic horseback riding. $30 for a one-hour class. (Groups include three to five students.) 235-0365, e-mail Prancing firstname.lastname@example.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. 692-2051, www. moorehistory.com.
An audition will be held for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of "Jack and the Beanstalk" Monday, Oct., 12, at Southern Pines Elementary School Auditorium from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Assistant directors will be cast to aid in rehearsals throughout the week and to take on essential backstage responsibilities. MCT Tour actor/directors will conduct rehearsals throughout the week from 3:30-7:30 p.m. each day. Performance on Friday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 17, at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at Southern Pines Elementary School Auditorium. Tickets, $5 for ACMC members, and $8 for non-members. 692-4356.
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. Video games available. Steve, 281-2052, or Terry, 944-2893.
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.
Moore County Library has storytime for preschoolers on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. 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. Joy, 695-7055.
Carolina Performing Arts Center has classes. 695-7898. Registration for ages 3 and up.
Open House -- All Dancers Invited for a fun evening of Latin, nightclub, hustle, shag and ballroom dancing. Music provided by Gerry Chupik. Samba lesson from 7:15 p.m.-8, dance until 10. Free. Friday, Oct. 2, at the Old West End gym. email@example.com, 246-3320.
Dance With Us!. 4,700 sq. ft. floor, great music and free lessons. Oct. 2, 23, Nov. 6, 20, Dec. 4, 18. Outstanding workshops and exhibition Saturday, Oct. 3. ballroomdancersofthesandhills@gmail. com or 246-3320. All welcome.
Carolina Pines Ballroom Dancers, a chapter of USA Dance, will hold its monthly dance Sat., Oct. 10, 7-10 p.m. at 105 Reynolds St., Carthage, on the 2nd floor of the Sinclair Building. We're near the front of the courthouse with plenty of free parking at Fred's. Come join us for an evening of dancing, fun, food and a free lesson -- all for $7. The large wooden floor is wonderful. Singles and couples welcome. John (919) 777-9883, Marcia 875-8044.
Adult Ballroom Dance Classes with instruction from Fred Astaire Dance Studios participants. Students will learn the essentials of dancing: footwork, style, balance, control, character and technique. Classes at the Pinehurst Fred Astaire Dance Studio, Mondays, through Oct. 19, 7-8 p.m. No partner necessary. $23 for Pinehurst residents, $46 for non-residents. 295-2817.
Carolina Performing Arts Center is accepting new pupils from ages 1 to adult for its dance program. Call 695-7898.
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.
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. Wednesday and Thursdays, line dance with Bud and Nanci: 6:30-7:30 p.m. ($10 or four lessons for $30). Wednesday and Thursdays, shag 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 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. 295-1106 or 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. 295-3003, www.pine hurstballroomdance.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, 295-8051 or 295-2590.
A's 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 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, 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, 215-9313, or Karen, 949-2001.
Open mic at Flynne's Coffee Bar Saturday, Oct. 3, 6:30-9 p.m., 115 NE Broad St., Southern Pines. 693-1999.
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. 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 some challenging music, join MCCB. 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, 944-1458.
Area Movie Theaters
Call listed venue hotlines for the most up-to-date information.
Cole Auditorium performance "Simply Sinatra," featuring music of Frank Sinatra as performed by Steve Lippia, will be presented Tuesday, Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m. Single tickets, $25. www.richmondcc.edu/ coleindex.html, 410-1691.
Sandhills Cinema: 695-1100
SunFlix at the Sunrise Theater, 250 NW Broad St., Southern Pines, 692-3611. Movie times: 7:30 p.m. evenings and 2:30 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday.
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. 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. 692-3772.
Coach Light Trattoria, 290 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Dinner is served 5-10 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. Four for $40, Saturday, Oct. 8, 6:30-8 p.m. Reservations, 692-4449, www. coachlighttrattoria.com.
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, 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. Ladie's night on Saturdays. 295-3400.
Elliott's Gourmet Marketplace, 905 Linden Rd., 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. 295-3663.
Flynne's Coffee Bar, 115 NE Broad St., Southern Pines, offers specialty coffee drinks, hot and iced teas, chai tea, specialty hot choclolate, Italian sodas and baked goods. Open mic every first Saturday of the month, 6:30-9 p.m. 693-1999.
Italian Table Restaurant presents live entertainment nightly, 136 Grant St., Seven Lakes. Reserva-tions, 673-4725.
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, 6 p.m. Tuesday nights. 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. Closed on Friday, Oct. 2. The Cowboys will perform on Friday, Oct. 9. No cover. Reservations, 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. 947-6122.
Mister P's is located at 155 Hall Ave., Southern Pines. Dinner served at 3 p.m. Live entertainment. Saturday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m., An Evening of Dance, featuring dinner and dancing and a one-hour performance from International Latin Champions Inga Sirkaite and Robertas Melckis. Sunday, Oct. 4, 3:30 p.m., Eddie Barrett Goodman Legacy Orchestra. Saturday, Oct. 9, Jacked Up Hot Rod (classic rock, motown funk, party rock). 692-3700.
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.
Potter's Cafe, 201 South St., Aberdeen, features live music every Saturday night. 944-1250.
The Rooster's Wife, 204 E. South St., Aberdeen, www.theroosterswife. org, 944-7502.
Sandhills Bowling Center, 2239 N. Pinehurst St., Aberdeen. 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, 295-4118.
That's a Deli, 169 NE Broad St., Southern Pines, hosts the UNC-Pembroke Jazz Trio on Saturday, Oct. 3, 7 p.m. Along with its regular performance, the second set will include a jam session with UNC-Pembroke's top students. 725-0194.
The Wine Cellar and Tasting Room, 241 NE Broad St., Southern Pines, is open until 10 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday. www.thewine cellarandtastingroom.com, 692-3066.
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. Oil paintings of M.L. Gregory and the bronze sculptures of Dee Dee McHam through October. 215-0541.
Art & Furnishings, located at 20 Parker Ln., 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 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, 692-6077.
Artists League of the Sandhills is located at 129 Exchange St., Aberdeen. "Celebrating the Works of Women Artists," an exhibit and sale of the works of women members, runs through Oct. 30. A reception, open to the public, will be held on Sunday, Oct. 4, 3-5 p.m. Gallery hours are noon-3 p.m., Monday-Saturday. Classes and workshops offered. 944-3979, www.artist league.org.
Broadhurst Gallery, located at 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.
The Campbell House Galleries, 482 E. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines, presents "10 Mudslingers: Variations in Clay," featuring works by Sally Larson, Mo McKenzie, Bobbie and Scott Thomas, Linda and Jim Dalton, Charles and Linda Riggs and Byron and Georgia Knight. This exhibit runs through Oct. 30. Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and every third Saturday of the month from 2-4 p.m. 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. Current exhibit is "James Head: A Living Retrospective." Proceeds to benefit Parkinson Association of the Carolinas. 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. 260-9725.
Gemma Gallery, 48 Chinguapin Rd., Pinehurst, hosts a showing of new designs to celebrate its 15 years in business. 295-3010.
Hastings Callery is located in the Katharine L. Boyd Library at Sandhills Community College, Pinehurst. Southern Pines artists: woodturner Mike Girimont, painter Suzy Morgan and printer/painter Laurie Deleot through October. 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 Rd., 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. 255-0665, www.janecasnellie.com.
Jewels of Pinehurst, located at 7 Market Sq., Pinehurst, is a gallery of contemporary jewelry handmade in platinum and gold. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 295-7055.
Joy Art Studio works with Artist's Way, Discover Your Muse and Life Drawing for adults. Artist's Way group at Flynne's Coffee Bar in Southern Pines for all creatives, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2-3:30 p.m. Material for the group will be taken from Julia Cameron's books "The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity" and "The Vein of Gold: A Journey to Your Creative Heart." 528-7283, e-mail joyof_art @msn.com.
Lady Bedford's Tea Parlour, located at 25 Chinquapin Road in the village of Pinehurst, is featuring local artist Nancy Campbell. Original oil and watercolor paintings are on display. Open Tuesday-Satruday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 255-0100, www.lady bedfords.com.
Old Sport & Gallery is located in Harvard Building on Market Square in the village of Pinehurst. Tom Stewart, 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. 695-0029.
Studio 590 Fines 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 hours: Monday-Wednesday, by chance, Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and by appointment. 639-9404.
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. 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. 947-6100.
The Country Bookshop, 140 NW Broad St., Southern Pines, hosts a Meet the Author series. 692-3211, www.thecountrybookshop.biz. Thursday, Oct. 15, 4 p.m., Jill McCorkle, "Going Away Shoes." Thursday, Oct. 22, 4 p.m., Batt Humphreys, "Dead Weight." Tuesday, Oct. 27, 4 p.m., Patricia Harman, "The Blue Cotton Gown." Wednesday, Nov. 4, 4 p.m., Annette Dunlap, "Frank."
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.
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.
Moore County Library is located at 101 Saunders St., Carthage. 947-5335.
Page Memorial Library, located in Aberdeen at 101 S. Poplar Street, is open Monday-Friday, 2-6 p.m. 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. 281-3004.
Southern Pines Public Library at 170 W. Connecticut Avenue 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. Preschool Storytime for infants and toddlers (ages birth-5 years), Wednesday, Oct. 7, 14 and 28, 3:30-4 p.m., stories, songs, and fun. High school students, do you need volunteer hours? Want to meet other teens? Join the library's Teen Advisory Board (grades 9-12). Next meeting, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 5:30 p.m. Oldies & Goodies film series presents "Cleopatra," directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starring Claudette Colbert, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2:30 p.m. Family Fun Night, Thursday, Oct. 8, 5:30 p.m. Families are invited to come listen to The Very Hungry Caterpillar and help break the record for the largest shared reading experience ever. Fun activities and free pizza. Celebrate Teen Read Week, Oct. 18-24. This year's theme is Read Beyond Reality @ Your Library, which encourages teens to read something out of this world. Pizza with Pizzazz Twilight Party (for kids iin grades 6-8) on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 5-6 p.m. Free pizza. Ongoing lecture series Explorations: A Forum for Adults presents Middle Eastern Belly Dancing, Sunday, Oct. 25, 3 p.m. Instructor Sharifa Asmar will share the art and history of belly dancing.
Robbins Area Library, located at 161 E. Magnolia, is open Tuesday- Saturday with evening hours on Tuesday. 948-4000.
Vass Library, at 128 Seaboard Street, 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. 245-2200.
Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve, 692-2167, Weymouth.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 each month at Weymouth Woods Auditorium and sponsors a variety of field trips focusing on birds, butterflies, wildflowers and other aspects of Sandhills nature. 692-2167, www.sandhillsnature.org.
The family of John Goins, Lottie Harrington, Sarah Harrington Jackson, Rosa Marsh and Walter Richardson are planning a family reunion on Oct. 9 and 10. They want to get as many family members together as possible but are missing addresses and phone numbers. If you're a part of this family, contact 295-6276 for info.
Descendants of Tyre and Lucinda Nichole Marsh will meet for their annual reunion on Sunday, Oct. 11, 1 p.m., at Ephesus Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 2724 White Hill Road (U.S. 15-501) between Carthage and Sanford. Family and friends bring a covered dish. Jerry Darnell family will host the event.
Sheffield Reunion takes place the third Sunday of every October (Oct. 18 this year), 1 p.m., Elise Middle School, Robbins. Carl Frank Hussey, 949-2242, Benny Sheffield, 428-3873.
Pinecrest High School Class of 1979 30th class reunion Oct. 30-Nov. 1, Days Inn, Southern Pines. Friday: game and hospitality festivities. Saturday: activities and "Costume Ball and Banquet." Sunday: worship service. Toni Monroe-Jenkins, email@example.com, (919) 596-8120.
ARTours Join the Arts Council of Moore County and experience the art of travel. Reservations, 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.
Italy, June 27-July 7. Lake Como through the Tuscan countryside to the Spoleto Festival.
Elaine Oliver Tours, 714 Richmond Rd., Rockingham, 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, 295-2257, ext., 21, e-mail reservations@kirktours. com, www.kirktours.com.
"A Christmas Carol" Train Tour by Disney, Friday, Oct. 9, Saturday, Oct. 10, Spencer.
Carolina Opry Christmas Show, Friday, Nov. 6, Myrtle Beach, S.C.
"South Pacific," Saturday, Nov. 7, Raleigh.
Biltmore Christmas, Nov. 12-13, Asheville.
Cinderella Christmas at Biltmore, Nov. 16-17, Asheville.
Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Nov. 18, Raleigh.
Southern Christmas Show, Nov. 18 and 21, Charlotte.
"Camelot," Saturday, Dec. 5, UNC-Pembroke Givens Auditorium.
Myrtle Beach Christmas, Dec. 7-8.
Johnny Mathis in Concert, Saturday, Feb. 27, Raleigh.
The Moore County Historical Association sponsors programs, historical lectures and tours of house museums. Reservations and details, 692-2051, www.moorehistory.com.
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