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  1. Thu Aug. 28

    Southern Season, University Mall, Chapel Hill Southern Season is the premiere destination for specialty foods and products. Since its creation in …
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  2. Sat Sep. 20

    North Carolina Zoo Located just south of Asheboro, the North Carolina Zoo is seated on a 2,200 acre tract of land in th…
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  3. Tue Oct. 21

    North Carolina State Fair Senior Citizens Day will be off to the North Carolina State Fair. The North Carolina State Fair is a…
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36th Annual Autumnfest
October 4
Join us in Downtown Park in Southern Pines for great family fun at the 36th Annual Autumnfest. 
Vendor information listed below. 
Autumnfest Letter
Application
Environmental Health Form
Fire Letter
Booth Map  
     
Rod, Reel and Tackle Loaner Program
Kids who don't have parents who fish or money to buy equipment can check out a rod, reel and tackle to give "America's Sport" a try. Zebco 33 classic rods and reels will be provided for check out. Parents must fill out a registraton form. Program Date Year Rental Date & Site Recreation Office in Campbell House and Douglass Community Center during office hours. Check out rods and reels daily
Fee: FREE
Movie in the Pines - Fall 2014
Join us for an outdoor movie series in the beautiful Downtown Park (145 SE Broad Street). Concessions will be available for purchase. Bring a blanket or a chair.
Aug. 29th The Lego Movie, Sep 19th The Croods, Sep 26th Epic, & Oct 17th Mr. Peabody & Sherman.
For more information, contact Emma Guthrie at 910-692-7376 go to our calendar of events.
Moonlight Hike
Mystery Animals of the Evening
November 7 
(all ages children must be accompanied by an adult) FREE
Meet at Weymouth Woods Visitor Center at 6:00 pm. Discover nature by moonlight! Listen to the sounds of the night as you walk along the trail. Co-sponsored by Weymouth Woods
Halloween
October 31
(10 years and under! 5:00 pm) 
Spook, rattle and haunt with the scariest of all. Cute pumpkins and snarling witches are invited to join us for a hauntingly good time featuring edible crafts, games, Halloween bingo, and flashlight egg hunt and more! Come dressed to impress! Downtown Park from 5:00 pm (rain location: Recreation Center).
Owl Prowl Night Hike
December 5
(all ages, children must be accompanied by an adult) FREE!
5:30 pm
Meet at Weymouth Woods Visitor Center. Stand and listen to the owls that are indigenous to the Sandhills region of North Carolina. Learn about the owls that we may hear or see in North Carolina. As darkness settles around us, we will listen to the nocturnal sounds of owls and try to catch a glimpse of them as they become more active. This fun activity will be followed by hot cocoa. Note: Patience is required as we try to prompt the owls into calling out to us. This outing will include a slow, meandering pace through different Eco tones.
Jr. Flea Market
December 6
(7-16 years)
9:00 - 11:00 am in Downtown Park (rain location: Southern Pines Recreation Center. For more details see the registration below.
Registration
Candy Cane Hunt
December 12
(4-10 years) FREE
5:30 pm at Memorial Park and Southern Pines Recreation Center. Bring the whole family for some outdoor holiday fun. Activities include cookie decorating, crafts, games, photos with Santa and of course the Candy Cane Hunt complete with prizes! Children must be accompanied by an adult.