Weekend in the Sandhills

December 30, 2022 - January 1, 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:

Southern Pines Pine Cone Drop

Saturday, December 31

On Saturday, come out to downtown Southern Pines for First Eve! This family-friendly event features magic tricks, face painting, horse-drawn carriage rides, stilt walkers, roaming characters, and the famous pinecone drop at 8:00pm. Learn more at facebook.com/TheSouthernPinesBusinessAssociation.

sandhills trolley logo

Looking for a fun way to ring in the new year? Join one of Sandhills Trolley’s New Year’s Eve cruises! One cruise stops at local breweries and the other stops at local bars. Learn more and purchase tickets at sandhillstrolley.com.



Join Railhouse Brewery for their annual New Year’s Eve Celebration. They’ll have live music by the Stone Dolls, party favors, and beverage specials. Learn more at facebook.com/railhouse.brewery.7.



Drum and Quill

Come out to Drum & Quill for a Rock and Soul New Year’s Eve with the Dirt Road Sinners and a champagne toast at midnight. Learn more at facebook.com/DrumandQuill.



Sandhills Motoring Festival

Sunday, January 1

On Sunday, join Sandhills Motoring Club for their monthly Cars & Coffee event from 9:00am-11:00am in downtown Pinehurst. Show off your favorite car or come see some classics. Learn more at sandhillsmotoringclub.com.

weymouth woods ranger

Start off your new year with one of three hikes through Weymouth Woods. These easy hikes range from one to two miles and can include meeting the oldest-known longleaf pine. Learn more at facebook.com/friendsofweymouthwoods.



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.