Weekend in the Sandhills

March 31-April 2, 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, March 31

Sculpture piece on fire


On Friday and Saturday, join Starworks for Firefest, a celebration of the role of fire in the creation of art. Enjoy artist talks, demonstrations, workshops, live music, and more! Learn more at starworksnc.org.

Saturday, April 1

Campbell House & Gardens

Blooming Art

All weekend, enjoy the Blooming Art exhibit at the Campbell House. The Garden Club of the Sandhills will choose a painting or piece of art and create a floral arrangement interpreting the artwork. Purchase tickets at ticketmesandhills.com.



Pinehurst Spring Matinee Races

Spring Matinee Races

From 1:00-5:00pm, come out to the Pinehurst Harness Track for the annual Spring Matinee Races. This family-friendly event features Standardbred races, food trucks, and more! Learn more at vopnc.org/events.



A row of fiddlers on a stage

Highfalls Fiddlers Competition

Starting at 6:00pm, come out to North Moore High School for the 85th annual Old-Time Fiddlers Convention. Enjoy bluegrass music, good food, and fellowship. Learn more at facebook.com/HF.fiddlers.convention.

Sunday, April 2

Sandhills Motoring Festival

Cars and Coffee

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.

Come Sunday Jazz Series

From 11:30am-2:00pm, come out to the Weymouth Center for their first Come Sunday Jazz Series of the season. Bring a picnic and enjoy a performance by renowned trombonist Roland Barber. Learn more and purchase tickets at weymouthcenter.org.

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.