Arts and Entertainment Calendar
The Village of Pinehurst Parks and Recreation and Pinehurst Elementary PTA are co-sponsoring the 2009 Fall Festival. Bring the family to Cannon Park on Friday, Oct. 23, 5-7 p.m. Cakewalk, hayrides, photo booth, bouncy house, face painting, bike rodeo, giant slide, obstacle course, dunk tank and games require a ticket (five tickets for $1). Food available for purchase provided by Jordan's Catering and Cold Stone Creamery. All proceeds go to covering the Fall Festival costs and funding PTA programs at Pinehurst Elementary School such as cultural arts, enrichment and campus beautification.
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. (910) 245-7219 for pickup.
Quilt Show: Quilts Where Memories Live, sponsored by Hearts and Hands ECA Quilt Guild, Oct. 23-24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., McSwain Agricultural Center, 2420 Tramway Road, Sanford. Sewing and craft boutique, silent auction quilts, antique quilts, raffle baskets, door prizes, raffle quilt, decorated bras to support breast cancer. Admission: $3. Terri Sharpe, (919) 770-3103, uncquiltfan@ gmail.com.
Hoke County Fall Festival at the Carolina Horse Park, Oct. 24. Fun for the whole family. Free. (910) 875-2074.
5K Walk/Run to Benefit the Wounded Warriors Project Saturday, Oct. 24, Woodlake Country Club, Vass. Registration , 9 a.m.; race, 10 a.m. $15 entry fee. Kayla Lively, (910) 528-0229.
Huge Art Sale and Silent Auction, sponsored by the Sandhills Woman's Exchange Cabin Preserva-tion 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 features more than 40 original pieces of art by some of the Sandhills' best women artists and other quality items donated by local patrons. More than 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. (910) 295-4677.
Moore County Farmers Market Thursdays at Morganton Road, Southern Pines, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through Oct. 29. (910) 947-3752, (910) 690-9520, e-mail, moorecfm @embarqmail.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 (910) 295-6086, www.tuftsarchives.org.
Pig Pickin and Chickin Tailgate, Friday, Oct. 30, 4:30-8:30 p.m. outside the Pinecrest football stadium during Pinecrest versus Richmond football game. Chicken, barbecue, coleslaw, potato salad, hushpuppies and dessert, $7 per plate. Tickets presold and available at the tailgate. All proceeds go to the varsity and J.V. cheerleaders.
Artfully Carved Pumpkins by Todd Pusser, Friday, Oct. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 31. The pumpkins will come alive from dark until 10:30 p.m. each night. No pets, please! No charge, but please bring a canned good or money, which will be given to the Cameron Boys Home. Located off Hwy 211 between Eagle Springs and Jackson Springs. Turn on Flowers Road, pass Blue's Mulch business. Look for the pumpkin display about two miles on the right.
Halloween show: Dracula with a comic twist at UNC-Pembroke, Saturday, Oct. 31, at UNCP's Moore Hall. The River Valley Players Inc. of Fayetteville will present "Almost the Bride of Dracula," a comedy in one act by Dennis Snee, along with two other comedy skits, "Baby," by Josh McIlwain, and "Truant Husbands," by Wilmer Baffle. Playgoers may come in costume. Tickets available at the door, $8 general admission and $5 for students from all schools. Ticket proceeds will benefit the Fayetteville Animal Protection Society. (910) 858-2237, e-mail gcruse4127@ aol.com.
Village Chapel Fall Festival, Saturday, Oct. 31, 5-7 p.m. at the church. Hayrides, games and other fun activities. Children can also participate in "Trunk or Treat," a safe alternative for children to collect candy and treats. This event is open to all families in the community. (910) 295-6003.
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 money raised helps 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. Reserva-tions and tickets, Cynthia Williams, (910) 245-1230, or Deborah Wilson, (910) 692-8156.
Pittsboro's First Sunday, Nov. 1, noon- 4 p.m. First Sunday offers a leisurely wander through the unique shops and galleries of Historic Pittsboro. Wonderful dining at several local eateries, and the chance to browse the offerings of a great mix of artists and craftsfolk. This month's music will be provided by "Joe Woodson." www.pittsboroshops. com, (9199 960-5892.
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. (910) 692-2051. $1 off admission coupon, www.moorehistory.com.
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.
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. thehavennc-org.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Also, a monthly flea market takes place at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7 and at noon on Sunday, Nov. 8 and Dec. 5 and 6. (910) 944-4745, www.skatersfor moore.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. Joy, (910) 695-7055.
Carolina Performing Arts Center has classes. (910) 695-7898. Registration for ages 3 and up.
Dance With Us! 4,700-square-foot floor, great music and free lessons, Oct. 23, Nov. 6, 20, Dec. 4, 18. firstname.lastname@example.org, (910) 246-3320. All welcome.
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.
Carolina Performing Arts Center has classes. (910) 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. (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.
A cappella group Chapter 6 performs jazz, classical, popular and original songs on Sunday, Oct. 25, 3 p.m.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, 6:30-9 p.m., 115 NE Broad St., Southern Pines. (910) 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. (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.
Sunrise Theater, Special Hallo-ween Event Saturday, Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. The original silent film "Phantom of the Opera," with live piano/keyboard accompaniment by renowned David Drazin. "Thriller" dance performed; prizes for the best Halloween costumes. $15, adults; $10, children. (910) 692-8501.
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.
Coach Light Trattoria, 290 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Southern Pines. Dinner is served 5-10 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. Reservations, (910) 692-4449, www.coachlight trattoria.com.
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. Joyner Young and Marie will perform on Friday, Oct. 23. 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. PondeR (formerly known as Ponder Blue) will perform on Saturday, Oct. 24, 9 p.m. (classic and new rock and 60s/70s funk/dance music). (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. Oil paintings of M.L. Gregory and the bronze sculptures of Dee Dee McHam through October. (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. "Celebrating the Works of Women Artists," an exhibit and sale of the works of women members, runs through Oct. 30. 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 "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. (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. Current exhibit is "James Head: A Living Retrospective." Proceeds to benefit Parkinson Association of the Carolinas. (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. 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 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 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. (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. 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, (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-5 years), Wednesday, Oct. 28, 3:30-4 p.m., stories, songs, and fun. 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. 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. (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.
The Pinecrest High School Class of '79 Reunion scheduled for Oct. 30-Nov. 1, has been canceled due to a lack of participation. Instead, we will attend the Pinecrest football game on Friday, Oct. 30 (tickets are $6), and gather at a local club, Mister P's, located at 155 Hall Ave., Southern Pines, after the game. No cover charge, mixed music, full bar and menu. Those who paid for the reunion will receive a refund. Toni Monroe-Jenkins, (919) 596-8120.
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.
Streets at Southpoint Shopping, Monday, Nov. 2, Durham.
"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, Charlotte.
"Camelot," Saturday, Dec. 5, UNC-Pembroke Givens Auditorium.
Myrtle Beach Christmas, Dec. 7-8.
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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