Weekend in the Sandhills

May 26-28, 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 26

Final Friday on the Wine Trail

Hop on the Sandhills Trolley for a trip to Final Friday on the Wine Trail at Sandhills Winery! Enjoy games and trivia on the trolley and wine tasting and live music at Sandhills Winery. Purchase tickets at sandhillstrolley.com.

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Encore Unscripted

On Friday at 7:30pm, come out to the Encore Center for Encore Unscripted, a fully improvised performance made up of games that put the audience in the director’s chair. Learn more and purchase tickets at encorecenter.net.

Saturday, May 27


Polocrosse in the Pines

On Saturday and Sunday, come out to the Pinehurst Harness Track for Polocrosse in the Pines, an annual tournament. This event is free and open to the public, so come enjoy polocrosse! Learn more at carolinapolocrosse.com.



Sandhills Motoring Festival

Cars & Coffee

From 8:00-11:00am, come out to the Moore County Airport for the Sandhills Motoring Festival’s Cars & Coffee on the ramp. Catch some cool cars, watch airplanes taking off and landing, and watch the launch of the Motoring Festival’s Road Rally. Learn more at sandhillsmotoringfestival.com.

Memorial Roll Call

At 6:00pm, come out to Railhouse Brewery for a special Memorial Day Roll Call. Raise a glass in toast to those who gave all in the name of freedom. After the ceremony, enjoy live music by John Teal. Learn more at facebook.com/railhouse.brewery.7.

Sunday, May 28

Sandhills Motoring Festival

Sandhills Motoring Festival Concours

On Sunday from 9:00am-3:00pm, come out to downtown Pinehurst for the Sandhills Motoring Festival’s Concours. Enjoy over 150 unique and hand-picked automobiles lining the streets. This event is free and open to the general public for spectating. Learn more at sandhillsmotoringfestival.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.