Clenny Creek Day
Clenny Creek Day will be held Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Bryant House and McLendon Cabin.
“Enjoy live music on the front porch, food, raffles, vendors, visit a Civil War re-enactor’s campsite and tour two historic homes while learning how the early settlers lived in Moore County,” says a spokesman.
This year, the Friends of the Bryant House and volunteers are offering an Easter egg hunt, face painting and other activities for the kids to enjoy.
Only service animals will be allowed on the grounds.
The historic Bryant House and McLendon Cabin are located at 3361 Mount Carmel Road, Carthage. For more information, call (910) 692-2051, or visit https://www.moorehistory.com or https://www.facebook.com/moorehistorical.
The North Carolina Symphony, under the direction of Wesley Schulz, presents Debussy’s “La Mer” Tuesday, April 23, at 8 a.m. at Robert E. Lee Auditorium on the campus of Pinecrest High School.
Tickets are available at www.ncsymphony.org, by calling (877) 627-6724, at The Country Bookshop, Campbell House or Tufts Archives or at the door one hour prior to the performance.
Easter on the Farm
Carefree Produce will hold Easter on the Farm Saturday, April 20, at 4680 U.S. 15-501, Carthage.
“Throughout the day we will have strawberry picking, an egg decorating station, a cookie decorating station, and games,” says a spokesman. “At 1 p.m., we will have a huge Easter egg hunt for children ages 10 and under at a cost of $5. We will have an area of the field marked off specifically for toddlers 4 years old and under, also $5.
Kids will get to run through the field and gather as many eggs as they can. Each egg will contain a toy, candy, or money, with one golden egg holding a special prize.
“Bring your own baskets or we will have some on hand for purchasing,” says the spokesman.
Downtown Aberdeen is hosting an Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20.
Participating businesses will hide a large egg for kids to find and will reward them with small, take home eggs when they do.
The Easter Bunny and live bunnies and chicks will be available for photos.
Natural History Society
The Sandhills Natural History Society meets Monday, April 22, at Weymouth Woods Nature Preserve, 1024 N. Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines.
Jeff Marcus, biologist with The Nature Conservancy in North Carolina, will share photos and information about the wildlife and ecology of the Maasai Mara grasslands in SW Kenya and discuss conservation efforts underway to protect this unique and globally important ecosystem.
For information, call (910) 692-2167.
There will be a cruise-in Friday, April 19, from 5 until dark, at Mac’s Breakfast Anytime, 1904 N. Sandhills Blvd., Aberdeen.
“Bring your classic car, truck or motorcycle and join in the fun and great seafood available at Mac’s,” says a spokesman. “There will be 50/50 drawings and oldies music.”
The event is sponsored by the Sandhills Classic Street Road Association and Mac’s Breakfast Anytime.
Proceeds go to support Sandhills Teen Challenge, and the Miss Moore County, Miss Greater Sandhills and Miss Greater Carolina Scholarship Association.
For further information, visit www.sandhillsclassicstreetrods.com or contact Andy Lee at (910) 585-0054 or (910) 692-3605.
Bright Smiles, Bright Futures
The Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures dental van will visit The Worship Center, 150 Eastman Road, Southern Pines, Friday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Program provides free dental screenings and education for children between the ages of 1-12 years old. Children will receive a free dental screening and will be taught how to brush, floss and the importance of eating healthy foods and visiting the dentist. Each child will get a free toothbrush, toothpaste, brushing chart and coupons.
“You will receive a report on your child’s teeth and a list of treatment referral clinics to take your child for follow-up treatment (if you do not already have a family dentist),” says Mary Bethea, health check coordinator. Consent forms (must be signed by parent/guardian) will be available on-site during the event.
For more details, contact Mary Bethea at (910) 690-5817, (910) 986-1966 or (910) 692-3574.
A guided 1.5 spring walk offers a chance to see what is in bloom in Weymouth Woods.
Weymouth Woods is located at 1024 Fort Bragg Road, Southern Pines. Call (910) 692-2167.
“Pack your basket full of farmers market freshness at Moore County Farmers Market on Saturday, April 20, from 8 a.m. to noon for the opening day at downtown Southern Pines,” says a spokesman.
Strawberries will be in, and many early crops, such as asparagus and other spring greens will be available to choose from. Healthy meats, eggs, goat cheese, local honey, prepared foods, plants and beautiful crafts will be available.
The Monday market at FirstHealth Fitness Center in Pinehurst is now open from 2-5:30 p.m. as well.
“We look forward to seeing our customers again at these markets,” says the spokesman.