Weekend in the Sandhills

May 19-21, 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, May 19

Nnenna Freelon

A Night with Nnenna Freelon

On Friday at 7:00pm, come out to the West Southern Pines Center for a night of jazz with Grammy-nominated vocalist Nnenna Freelon. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at ticketmesandhills.com.

sunrise theater with vintage cars out front

Live Theater

All weekend, join the Sunrise Theater for their live production of The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds. The play features all local actors, directors, artists, and technicians. Learn more at sunrisetheater.com.

Saturday, May 20

Sandhills Bogeys logo

Sandhills Bogeys Open House

On Saturday from 11:00am-3:00pm, come out to the Sandhills Bogeys’ field for an Open House! Meet the team, and enjoy food trucks, live music, and a Stuffy Stitch for stuffed animals that need a little TLC. Learn more at facebook.com/BogeysONSL.



Pinehurst Jazz Festival

On Saturday and Sunday, come out to the Owens Auditorium for the Carolina Philharmonic’s Jazz Festival. Enjoy jazz soloists backed up by the Philharmonic, a jam session, and more. Learn more at carolinaphil.org.

Sunday, May 21

Weymouth Center Gardens

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.

First Sunday Farmers Market

From 1:00-5:00pm, come out to James Creek Cider House for their First Sunday Farmers Market. Browse locally-grown produce, eggs, and meat. Enjoy ciders and Cajun food truck, Bayou in the Pines. Learn more at jamescreekciderhouse.com.

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.