Weekend in the Sandhills
September 1-3, 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:
On Friday from 5:00-8:00pm, come out to First Friday in downtown Southern Pines. This free outdoor concert features music by Dangermuffin, food trucks, and Southern Pines Brewery beers. Learn more at sunrisetheater.com.
On Saturday at 11:00am, join the Pinehurst Barbecue Festival’s Q School – cooking and grilling demonstrations with a range of meats. Ticket holders get to learn and eat at the same time! Learn more and purchase tickets at pinehurstbarbecuefestival.com.
Starting at 7:00pm, come out for the Pinehurst Barbecue Festival’s Music on Magnolia Concert. The band Kids in America specializes in recreating the 80s visually and musically, so it’s sure to be a blast. Learn more and purchase tickets at pinehurstbarbecuefestival.com.
Join Sandhills Motoring Club for their monthly Cars & Coffee event from 9:00am-11:00am at Red’s Corner. Show off your favorite car or come see some classics. Learn more at sandhillsmotoringclub.com.
Starting at 11:00am, come out for the Pinehurst Barbecue Festival’s Pitmaster Invitational in downtown Pinehurst. Enjoy samples and sides from each Pitmaster, live music, and vendors from across the state. Learn more and purchase tickets at pinehurstbarbecuefestival.com.
Starting at 1:00pm, come out to James Creek Cider House for their Endless Summer Cherry Bash. Enjoy cherry slushies, cherry ice cream, live music by Dark Horse, a farmers market, a food truck, and more! Learn more at facebook.com/jamescreekciderhouse.
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.