Weekend in the Sandhills

May 5-7, 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 5

Antique Street Fair

On Friday and Saturday from 9:00am-5:00pm, come out to the Town of Cameron for their Antique Street Fair. Enjoy shopping over 100 vendors, plus the area antique stores, and food trucks. Learn more at facebook.com/townofcameron.

First Friday

From 5:00-8:00pm, come out to First Friday in downtown Southern Pines. This free outdoor concert features music by Daniel Donato’s Cosmic Country. Learn more at sunrisetheater.com.

Saturday, May 6


Dog Show

On Saturday and Sunday, come out to the Pinehurst Harness Track polo grounds for the Moore County Kennel Club’s annual dog show. This family-friendly event will feature 1,000 dogs participating in different events and there will also be food trucks on-site. Learn more at moorecountykennelclub.com.



Race of the Pines

From 4:00-10:00pm, come out to the Pinehurst Harness Track for Race of the Pines. Enjoy golf cart races, a golf cart pageant, a parachute show, a concert by On the Border, and much more. Learn more at raceofthepines.com.

Sunday, May 7

Makers Market

On Sunday from 11:00am-3:00pm, come out to Misty Morning Ranch for their first Makers Market. Enjoy browsing over 40 local farmers and artisans, a kids’ zone, live music by Scarlet Tantrum, ostrich tacos, and beers from Hatchet Brewery. Learn more at facebook.com/mistymorningranchnc.

Pop Up in the Pines

From 11:00am-4:00pm, come out to Southern Pines Brewing for Pop Up in the Pines Spring Market. Enjoy over 70 vendors featuring locally made artisan products, boutiques, food trucks, and more. Learn more at facebook.com/popupinthepines.

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.