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Things to do

Are you looking for something to do?  Check out some of these places around 
Moore County where you can have some fun or just kick back and relax.
(Click each image to visit the corresponding website.)


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Hidden in the heart of Aberdeen, a sleepy building comes alive with music and fun every Thursday - Saturday, 3-11pm!  The Neon Rooster is a Moore County gem that hosts top-notch musicians from around the country, Blues Jams, karaoke nights, and open mic nights!  Add in a bar to enjoy some drinks, and you know you’re going to have a great time, every time!  Click the image above to see what’s happening on Knight Street this week!

114 Knight Street
Aberdeen, NC 28315

PHONE:  (330) 806-7291



Carolina DanceWorks in Southern Pines is such a fun place!  Learn Ballroom, Latin, Rhythm and Swing dancing from top-notch instructors.  Throughout the year, they have dance socials and put on shows for the community.  Click the image to visit their website to check out their calendar, and be sure to ask about their Military Discount and their Introductory Dance Special.

712 SW Broad St.

Southern Pines, NC 28387

PHONE:  (910) 725-1846

Fun Trolley Rides

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Sandhills Trolley Company takes trolley tours to the next level.  From Brews Cruises to karaoke, murder mystery, comedy, game night cruises and so much more, STC will have you coming back again and again.  You can also throw your very own NEXT LEVEL PARTY on the trolley!  It's perfect to rent out for birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, weddings, and pretty much anything you can think of! 


Tour location pick up spots vary.  See website for specific tour locations.

Live Theater

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The Encore Center is a full-service performing arts center, offering high quality performances and artistic instruction in dance, music, theatre and art for all ages in the heart of Downtown Southern Pines. Click the link above to see their performance schedule for this season.  Local adults and children can audition for these performances, which also include professional actors!

160 E. New Hampshire Ave.
Southern Pines, NC 28387

PHONE:  (910) 725-0758



Sandhills Bowling Center is fun for the whole family!  In addition to their bowling lanes, giant arcade & snack bar with beer, they offer awesome COSMIC BOWLING every Friday and Saturday!  They turn off the lights, crank up the music and add in a state-of-the-art light show!  Click above to see their Daily Specials.

1680 NC Hwy 5
Aberdeen, NC 28315

PHONE:  (910) 295-9610

Horse Races

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Just over the Moore County line in Hoke County is Carolina Horse Park, an amazing venue that attracts some of the top equestrians in the world!  Round up the family or a group of friends and spend a day outdoors at the park.  All events are FREE and there are always food trucks and vendors on site.  Click the image above to visit their website and see what events are coming up. 



2814 Montrose Road

Raeford, NC 28376


PHONE: (910) 875-2074

Movies, Shows, Concerts


Built in 1898, and converted into a theater in 1940, the Sunrise is the oldest brick building in downtown Southern Pines!  It's home to many events such as live theater, the Metropolitan Opera LIVE in HD, live theater, indoor and outdoor concerts, and so much more! They offer full concessions including beer/wine and their amazing Amish popcorn. Check out our CALENDAR to see what's happening this week.


250 NW Broad Street 
Southern Pines, NC 28387

PHONE:  (910) 692-8501

Group Painting

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Wine & Design provides everything you need to unleash your inner artist with a wide variety of fun classes each week! They also offer: Birthday Parties, Bachelorette Parties, Baby Showers, Girl's Nights Out, Team Building & Kids Parties. And Wine & Design on Wheels can bring the party to you!  Ask about their traveling parties. 

220 W. Penn. Ave.
Southern Pines, NC 28387

PHONE: (910) 577-2846


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Have you checked out the brand new Carolina Cinemas Sandhills Ten? With reclining seats and clean, modern amenities, it’s the perfect place to catch all the latest movies. Swing by for Treat Yourself Tuesday and get tickets for only $7, every Tuesday, all day long. And if you’ve got an event coming up, be sure to inquire about party room reservations and theater rentals!

104 Brucewood Road

Southern Pines, NC 28387

PHONE:  (910)695-1100

Pottery Painting

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Are you looking for a fun place to unwind? Did you know that you can reserve 9th of September after hours for a group, bring in some wine, and paint your own pottery? Of course, you can come in during the day as well.  It's fun for kids and adults alike!


Tuesday - Saturday: 11am-6pm


2160 Midland Road, Suite C

Southern Pines, NC 28387

PHONE: (910) 420-2052

Concerts, Plays, & More

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The Bradshaw Performing Arts Center  located within Sandhills Community College offers a wide array of entertainment including musical theater, concerts, plays, orchestral performances, and more!   The center includes four venues: Owen's Auditorium, Evelyn's Courtyard, McPherson Theater, McNeill-Woodward Green, and Hastings Art Gallery.   

3395 Airport Road 
Pinehurst, NC 28374

PHONE: (910) 695-3800

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