Fish Fry

The Moore County Shrine Club presents its 52nd annual fish fry, Friday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Roman Eagle Lodge, 550 U.S. 15-501, Aberdeen.

The event is held rain or sine; the cost is $8 per plate, dine-in or carry out.

Proceeds benefit Shriners Hospital for Children.

For large orders, contact Bill Loeser at (910) 759-0571.


The Sunrise Theater will be holding auditions for the radio play “It’s a Wonderful Life” Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 2 to 6 p.m.

For more information or to schedule an audition time, call (910) 692-3611, between noon to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Block Party

Our Saviour Lutheran Church is holding a free block party from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at 1517 Luther Way, Southern Pines.

“Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and come dance to the sounds of Scott Grote and Friends while enjoying food and drinks from the Market place food truck and Railhouse brewery,” says a spokesman. “There will be games and mini-golf for the children.”

A silent auction benefits Matthew 25 and the OSLC Preschool.

Visit for more information.

Weymouth Woods

At 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, Weymouth Woods presents a program on the American wood duck. “Join us for a 1-mile hike through the wetlands of Weymouth Woods to visit areas frequented by one of North America’s most beautiful and unique ducks,” says a spokesman.

Weymouth Woods is located at 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. For information, call (910) 692-2167.

Rooster’s Wife

The Parsons, founding musicians of the Rooster’s Wife, will host the monthly open mic session Thursday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m. The event is free for members, with a $5 charge for new members.

The season beings Sunday, Sept. 15, at 6:45 p.m. with the Wilmington-based band Striking Copper, led by red-headed twins Allie and Jacquie Lee. Tickets are $15 to $20 and are available at

The Rooster’s Wife is located at 114 Knight St., Aberdeen. For more information, call (910) 944-7502.

Book Club

“Read Between the Pines,” the newest book club for adults hosted by the Southern Pines Library, meets Thursday, Sept. 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the new Southern Pines Fire Station. The book to be discussed is “The Husband’s Secret,” by Liane Moriarty.

The new fire station is located at 7850 N.C. 22 South, Carthage. For information, call (910) 692-8235.

Children’s Program

The Saturday program for children at the Katharine Boyd Library at Sandhills Community College will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, The theme is “Hats Off to Reading: A Salute to Books.”

The event is from 10 a.m. to noon. Reservations are required by emailing The event is for children of all ages with a parent or guardian.

Explorations Series

Is your family ready in case of a natural disaster? Work on your family plan, learn about key community organizations, and figure out what do in the aftermath of a disaster during this special “Explorations for Adults: Preparing for a Disaster” workshop provided through FEMA grant funding on Sunday, Sept. 15, at 3 p.m. at the Southern Pines Public Library, which is located at 170 W. Connecticut Ave., Southern Pines.

For information, call (910) 692-8235.

Live After 5

The Band of Oz performs Friday, Sept. 13, at 5:15 p.m. during Live After 5 at James W. Tufts Memorial Park in Pinehurst.

“Live music and fun kids’ activities will ensure a good time for all ages,” says a spokesman. “Food trucks will be on-site with a wide selection for all to enjoy. Beer, wine and additional beverages will also be available for purchase. Picnic baskets are allowed; however, outside alcoholic beverages are not permitted.”

This is a free event. The sponsor is Martha Gentry’s Home Selling Team. Their booth will be offering a photo booth.

“Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and dancing shoes,” says the spokesman.

Bike Rodeo

The Southern Pines Recreation and Parks Department will host a bike rodeo Friday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. at Downtown Park. Registration is required. Youth 12 and under should should their bikes and a helmet for bike races, obstacle courses and moore. Registration forms are available at or call Bridget Sampson at (910) 692-7376.

Movie in the Pines

Southern Pines Recreation and Parks Department presents “Up” for this month’s Movie in the Pines at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, in Downtown Park, 145 SE Broad St., Southern Pines

Concessions will be available.

“Bring a blanket or chairs,” says a spokesman.

For information, call Bridget Sampson at (910) 692-7376.

Hot Glass, Cold Beer

STARworks will hold its Hot Glass, Cold Beer and Hindsight Live at the Café, Thursday, Sept. 12, from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

STARworks is located at 100 Russell Drive in Star. Call (910) 428-9001 or visit for more information.

Farmers Market

On Saturday, Sept. 14, cooperative extension agents will be at the Farmers Market in downtown Southern Pines to use fall produce for a food demo. Free samples from the food demo will be available from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

“Bring along your basket to stock up on the summer produce still available and the incoming winter vegetables beginning to arrive,” says a spokesman.

The market is open from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday in the downtown Southern Pines park on the corner of New York and Broad.

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