Set atop a unique overlook in the heart of Moore County, River Pines Venue feels more like you’ve ventured hours west into the beautiful mountains of North Carolina.  Whether you are getting married, hosting a reunion, or just want to get the family outside for some quality time, we would love to have you!

Located on the Little River there is a private BBQ area and fire pit, a picnic shelter and beautiful views. River Pines sets the perfect tone for a day or evening getaway from all the distraction in your daily lives.  

An Open-Air Reception Venue

This outdoor area connects Owens Auditorium and the McPherson Theater to provide an open courtyard for hosting pre- and post-event receptions under the sun and stars. The courtyard features a small outdoor stage as a focal point for announcements or as a place to create immersive experiences with live performances.

For Third Party Venue Scheduling contact:

Steve Melone
Director of Operations, Bradshaw Performing Arts Center
Wellard Hall 106A
Phone: 910-695-3825
Email: melones@sandhills.edu

A True Black Box Theater Experience

Popular since the 1920’s, Black Box Theaters are known for their flexibility and simple design. This unique space offers the ability to transform a scene through flexible staging and a variety of lighting configurations.

​More importantly, a Black Box Theater serves the greater purpose of connecting the audience to the performers in a purposeful and uninterrupted way.

​This 80-seat venue is an ideal setting for one-act plays, oratory competitions, poetry slams, musical artists, rehearsals, recitals, lectures, and so much more.

For Third Party Venue Scheduling contact:

Steve Melone
Director of Operations, Bradshaw Performing Arts Center
Wellard Hall 106A
Phone: 910-695-3825
Email: melones@sandhills.edu



Rubicon Farm welcomes you to host your next meeting, small wedding, party, reception, photo shoot, lecture, or other special event within the charming ambiance of this 1820’s Scottish farmhouse situated on 50 acres on the outskirts of Pinehurst, NC.

The renovated Historic Southern Pines Train Station includes a passenger waiting area for Amtrak customers, the Southern Pines Welcome Center, and a multipurpose room that can be used for parties, classes, or meetings. The station is located in the heart of Downtown Southern Pines and is a centerpiece for the hub of activity that surrounds it. An unusual feature is that the railroad tracks bisect the main street of town.

The Sunrise Theater has evolved into a thriving performing arts center offering the very best in independent films, community theater, dance and music. The theater strives to present entertainment for all ages and tastes, showcasing both local and national talent. Available for rent to individuals, groups, schools, etc. the theater has been used for fundraisers, benefits and even weddings!

The Village Arboretum was established in 2003 and developed by the Village Heritage Foundation. The newest addition to the Arboretum is the Timmel Pavilion and was completed May 2013. The Magnolia Garden, Pergola Garden and Timmel Pavilion are available to rent for wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners and other special events. Please call (910) 295-1900 for rates.

A small town venue with an urban feel. 305 Trackside is an industrial chic event venue located in the Historic Seaboard Freight Depot building in the heart of downtown Southern Pines, NC. Original wood plank floors, exposed bricks walls, 6 oversized sliding barn doors, exposed trussed ceilings, and 1,500 square feet of covered outdoor patio space all make this venue an unforgettable backdrop for any event!

The Train House is used for Southern Pines Recreation programs and is available to rent for private events. It is handicap accessible and includes a small stage. Rental includes approximately 12 tables and 75 folding chairs and free Wi-Fi. There is no kitchen.

The Aberdeen Recreation Center, Picnic Shelter & Gazebo can be rented by citizens for special events and functions.  A rental application must be filled out and submitted with payment in person to the Parks and Recreation Department.  Click here for fees and charges policy.

For more information contact the Parks & Recreation Department at (910) 944-7275.

AMENITIES: 2 mile lake trail, Fishing, Boating (no gas engines), Train-themed playground, Picnic Shelter, Gazebo (available for rental)