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2020 Winners – Arts & Community

Best Social Media Page

Mockingbird on Broad

Caring Hearts for Canines

The Country Bookshop

Best Dance Studio

The Encore Center at Carolina Performing Arts Studio

Seven Lakes Dance

Elite Academy of Dance

Best Place to Get Creative

Hammer & Stain

9th of September Pottery Painting

Wine & Design

Best Place to Get Pottery

Seagrove Pottery of the Sandhills

9th of September Pottery Painting

Ben Owen Pottery

Best Art Gallery

Campbell House, Arts Council of Moore County

ARTworks Vass

The Artist League of the Sandhills

Best Public/Semi-Private Golf Course

Pinehurst No. 2

Mid South Club

Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club

Best Bar or Restaurant for Live Entertainment

The Rooster’s Wife

Dugan’s Pub

The Bell Tree Tavern

Best Community Music Venue

Sunrise Theater: First Bank Amphitheater

Bradshaw Performing Arts Center at Sandhills Community College

The Rooster’s Wife

Best Local Musician – Group

Whiskey Pines

McKenzie Brothers Band

Dark Horse

Best Local Musician – Solo

Tony Barnes

Momma Molasses

Frankie Moree

Best Local Choir

Pinecrest High School Chamber Ensemble

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church

Best Professional Performing Arts Company

The Encore Center at Carolina Performing Arts Studio

The Carolina Philharmonic

Temple Theatre

Best Community Performing Arts Group (Amateur)

Pinecrest Players Theatre Department at Pinecrest High School

Moore Philharmonic Orchestra

STARS Charter School

Best Place to Watch a Movie

Sunrise Theater

Paragon Theaters – Sandhills

Southern Pines Downtown Park

Best Place to Go on a Date



Ashten’s Restaurant & Pub

Best Wedding Venue

The Fair Barn

305 Trackside

Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities

Best Holiday Event

Festival of Trees, Sandhills Children’s Center

Southern Pines Christmas Parade

Village of Pinehurst Christmas Tree Lighting

Best Fundraiser Event

Festival of Trees, Sandhills Children’s Center

First Friday, Sunrise Theater

Power of PAWsitive Thinking, Moore Humane Society

Best Place to Volunteer

Caring Hearts for Canines

Moore Humane Society

FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital

Best Parade

Southern Pines Christmas Parade

Southern Pines Veterans Day Parade

Village of Pinehurst 4th of July Parade

Best Charity Run

Reindeer Fun Run

ShamRock ‘N Roll

Turkey Trot 5K & 1 Mile

Best Farmers Market

Moore County Farmers Market

Sandhills Farmers Market

Kalawi Farm