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.
Each year, the prestigious Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance blends history, heritage, and grandeur from three of North Carolina’s proudest traditions: motor-sports, golf, and military. Some of the most historic and rare automobiles are staged on the fairways of the iconic Pinehurst Resort for a weekend filled with activities.
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.