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Bluegrass on the Porch
Progressive bluegrass is on tap Sunday, July 11, as NewFound Road takes the stage at Summer on the Porch in Aberdeen.
Chapel Hill singer-songwriter Lizzy Ross opens the show at 6 p.m.
The concert is presented by the Rooster’s Wife at the Postmaster’s House, 204 E. South St. Admission for adults is $8, with children under 12 admitted at no charge.
Picnics are welcome, and the venue is handicapped accessible. Performances continue rain or shine with the rain location at Poplar Knight Spot, 114 Knight St., Aberdeen.
Tickets may be purchased in advance online at www.theroosterswife.org with credit or debit cards, or at the gate with cash and checks. For more information , check the website, or call (910) 944-7502.
Music of the South
Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities presents “Coming Together: An Afternoon of the Musical Roots of the American South” Saturday, July 10, beginning at 2 p.m. The program explores the styles of music that had their beginnings in the South.
Billly Stevens, a well-known musician, historian and entertainer, will talk about “Discovering Elvis,” and there are performances from jazz pianist Bob Murphy, The Fine Blue Line and the Gospel Choir of First Missionary Baptist Church of Southern Pines.
“Bring your family, friends, picnic and a chair for an afternoon of fun and entertainment,” says a spokesman.
Tickets available at the door are $10 per person with no charge for children under 12.
Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities is located at 555 East Connecticut Ave. in Southern Pines.
A chicken sale, sponsored by the South Chatham Lions Club, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 10, in the Big Lot’s parking lot in Aberdeen.
“There will be a great value on boneless breast fillets, marinated grilled fillets, breaded tenders and breaded fillets,” says a spokesman.
There is no limit on how much you can purchase, but sales are cash only.
Proceeds will support the Lions Club’s community service projects.
Save a Tree or Two
Keep Moore County Beautiful Inc. sponsors a mixed paper recycling drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 10, at the Kangaroo Station in the Fresh Market Shopping Center, Southern Pines.
Acceptable items include anything that is paper: all Christmas paper and flattened boxes, paper grocery bags, telephone books, paperback books, junk mail, magazines, catalogs, shredded paper, flattened corrugated cardboard, office paper and newspapers. Also accepted will be household and rechargeable batteries, inkjet cartridges, cell phones, diskettes, CDs, DVDs and laptop computers.
For additional information, contact Joan Neal, executive director, Keep Moore County Beautiful Inc., at (910) 947-3478 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sean “The Beast” Fister, World Long Drive Champion, will compete against golf pros from area clubs in the Challenge the Beast Long Drive Contest, Sunday, July 11, Little River Resort.
“Come meet The Beast and enjoy cocktail and hors d’oevres while you watch the contest,” says a spokesman.
All proceeds benefit Communities In Schools (CIS) of Moore County. For tickets, call (910) 295-1072.
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