Weekend in the Sandhills

April 28-30, 2023

The Sandhills of North Carolina is a special place bustling with things to see and do. On any given weekend, you can find live music, concerts, plays, art exhibits, festivals, fairs, car shows, and so much more! Take a look at some of the many things to do in the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area this weekend:

Friday, April 28

Judson Theatre Company logo

The Star-Spangled Girl

All weekend, join the Judson Theatre Co. at the Bradshaw Performing Arts Center for their production of The Star-Spangled Girl. Enjoy this sharp and witty play by Neil Simon. Learn more and purchase tickets at judsontheatre.com.

Final Fridays Art Opening

From 5:00-8:00pm, come out to ARTworks Vass for their Final Fridays Art Opening. Enjoy a new collection of art from featured artists, demonstrations, refreshments, and door prize drawings. Learn more at artworksvass.com.

Saturday, April 29

Vendor at Springfest


On Saturday starting at 10:00am, come out to downtown Southern Pines for Springfest! This annual event is an arts and crafts fair featuring over 150 vendors, food concessions, a kids’ block of fun, live music, and more! Learn more at southernpines.biz.



Smokin’ in the Pines BBQ Competition

From 11:00am-6:00pm, come out to the Moore County Airport for the Smokin’ in the Pines BBQ Competition and Festival. Twenty-five teams will compete in the chicken, pork, ribs, and brisket divisions. Your $10 ticket includes barbecue, live music, and more. Learn more at smokininthepines.com.

Sunday, April 30

Weymouth Center in Southern Pines

Come Sunday Jazz Series

On Sunday from 11:30am-2:00pm, come out to the Weymouth Center for their Come Sunday Jazz Series with the Kate McGarry and Keith Ganz Ensemble. Learn more and purchase tickets at weymouthcenter.org.

Hatchet Brewing Co.

Cruise N Brews Car Show

At 2:00pm, come out to Hatchet Brewing for a car show with Sandhills Classic Street Rod Association. Enjoy Hatchet brews, live music by Mary Stone, and the American Cravings food truck. Learn more at facebook.com/hatchetbrewingco.

We hope you’ll get out there and enjoy everything the Sandhills has to offer this weekend! Find more local events on our events calendar.