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2022 Winners – Arts & Community

BEST ANNUAL FESTIVAL/COMMUNITY EVENT

Pinehurst Holly Arts & Craft Festival

Sunrise Theater’s First Friday

Southern Pines Springfest

 

BEST ART GALLERY

ARTworks Vass

The Artist League of the Sandhills

The Arts Council of Moore County at The Campbell House

 

BEST CHARITY RUN

Friend to Friend Rock ‘N Run

FirstHealth Turkey Trot 5k & Mile

ShamRock ‘N Roll


BEST COMMUNITY/AMATEUR PERFORMING ARTS GROUP

Union Pines Marching Vikings

Encore Center

Pinecrest Players Theatre Department

 

BEST DANCE STUDIO

Encore Center

Seven Lakes Dance

Gary Taylor Dance

 

BEST FARMERS MARKET

Moore County Farmers Market

Kalawi Farm

Highlanders Farm

 

BEST FUNDRAISING EVENT

Sandhills Children’s Center’s Festival of Trees

Caring Hearts for Canines’ Furever Yours

Moore Humane Society’s Paws for Celebration

 

BEST HOLIDAY EVENT

Sandhills Children’s Center’s Festival of Trees

Southern Pines Christmas Parade

Village of Pinehurst’s Christmas Tree Lighting

 

BEST LOCAL CHOIR

Pinecrest High School Chamber Ensemble

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Union Pines Chamber Chorus

 

BEST LOCAL MUSICIAN – GROUP

Whiskey Pines

McKenzie Brothers Band

The Sand Band

 

BEST LOCAL SOLO MUSICIAN

Tony Barnes

Julia Golden

Mary Stone

 

BEST PERFORMING ARTS VENUE

Bradshaw Performing Arts Center at Sandhills Community College

Sunrise Theater’s First Bank Amphitheater

The Neon Rooster

 

BEST PLACE TO GET CREATIVE

ARTworks Vass

9th of September Pottery Painting

The Bull Room

 

 

BEST PLACE TO GIVE YOUR TIME OR MONEY – animals

Caring Hearts for Canines

Moore Humane Society

Prancing Horse

 

BEST PLACE TO GIVE YOUR TIME OR MONEY – arts

Sunrise Theater

Union Pines Viking Classic (Marching Band)

Encore Center’s Carolina Performing Arts Theater Group


BEST PLACE TO GIVE YOUR TIME OR MONEY – children

Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills

Food Bank of CENC – Back Pack Pals

Sandhills Children’s Center

 

BEST PLACE TO GIVE YOUR TIME OR MONEY – community service

Habitat for Humanity of the NC Sandhills

Friend to Friend

Lifecare Pregnancy Center

 

BEST PLACE TO GIVE YOUR TIME OR MONEY – military

Duskin & Stephens Foundation

Kyle Evans Let It Shine Foundation

Veterans of Foreign Wars John Boyd Post 738

 

BEST PLACE TO GIVE YOUR TIME OR MONEY – seniors

Meals on Wheels of the Sandhills

Penick Village Foundation

St. Joseph of the Pines


BEST PLACE TO GO ON A DATE

Ironwood

Beefeaters

Elliotts on Linden

 

BEST PLACE TO WATCH A MOVIE

Carolina Cinemas Sandhills 10

Sunrise Theater

Aberdeen Lake Park’s “Movies by the Lake”

 

BEST POTTERY SHOP

9th of September Pottery Painting

ARTworks Vass

Ben Owen Pottery

 

BEST PROFESSIONAL PERFORMING ARTS COMPANY

Encore Center

Carolina Philharmonic

Temple Theatre

 

BEST SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT

Mockingbird On Broad

Caring Hearts for Canines

C.Cups Cupcakery

 

BEST WEDDING VENUE

The Fair Barn

Weymouth Center For The Arts & Humanities

Soiree on South