Living in Pinehurst, you’ll be immersed in a community rich in the arts.The Carolina Philharmonic, located in Pinehurst, has grown into one of the leading orchestras in North Carolina. In addition to performances, the Carolina Philharmonic also provides a Junior Orchestra program which serves over 100 local youth. Other local performing arts venues and programs include:
- The Sunrise Theatre in nearby Southern Pines.
- North Carolina Symphony performances six times a year.
- The Judson Theatre Company which brings stars from Broadway and Hollywood to the Sandhills.
- The Arts Council of Moore County art exhibitions, programs, and festivals.
- The Ruth Pauley Lecture Series by renowned thinkers, statesmen, artists, experts, and other speakers.
- The Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities Writers-in-Residence program, reading series, literary programming, arts and humanities lectures, chamber music, and musical concerts.
For history buffs, the Tufts Archives, located in the Given Memorial Library, is a museum and archives in one that contains historical images, documents, and memorabilia dating back to 1895 when the Village of Pinehurst was founded.
The Village of Pinehurst Parks & Recreation Department sponsors multiple cultural events each year, including:
- The popular Live after Five concerts, which are held four times a year.
- Hometown parades for 4th of July and St. Patrick’s Day.
- The annual Christmas Tree Lighting Event.
Seagrove, only 35 miles away, is renowned as the handmade pottery capital of the United States and is home to nearly 100 shops and galleries.