Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities

Event Calendar

Jan
2
Thu
2020
Writer’s In Residence applications open until March 31.
Jan 2 @ 12:00 am – Mar 31 @ 11:59 pm
Writer's In Residence applications open until March 31.

Need some space to write? Come and stay at the Boyd House at Weymouth Center and settle in for a week at the renowned Writer-In-Residence program. Click below for the application.

Writers-in-Residence

Jan
15
Wed
2020
The Moore County Writer’s Competition deadline extended to Feb 24
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm

Schools in Moore County may have been closed or delayed due to forecast of snow on February 20. This may have caused an interruption in the finalization of entries to the writing competition.

The deadline has been extended to Monday, ​February 24, at 5 p.m.

Please email your entry to wizardsofweymouth@gmail.com.

Winners will be contacted via email and awards will be presented at the Wizards of Weymouth Literature & Literacy Festival on Saturday, March 28, 2020.

For information and guidelines, please click HERE.

Jan
31
Fri
2020
REQUEST FOR DONATIONS for the PLANT SALE
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 27 @ 2:00 pm

Once again, the Weymouth Dirt Gardeners are seeking donations for our upcoming plant sale to be held Saturday, April 4, 2020, form 9AM to 1PM.

We welcome plants from your gardens such as: perennials, ground cover, small trees, shrubs, …plants that may have outgrown their space or that you are tired of! Even if they are small we can grow them on for future sales or propagate from them. We can provide pots, and in some cases, help in digging.

We are also seeking garden-related items you no longer need, such as old tools, decorative pots, books, garden decor, watering cans, artwork, etc…

Items can be dropped off at the rear of teh Weymouth Center, near the garage by the house. Please let us know when you are dropping off so that we can make sure items are stored in a safe place until the sale.

Questions? Contact Kathy Luckhaus (cell/text: 910-386-3009; email: dolphin3999@gmail.com) or Louise Kamp (cell/text: 910-603-4555; email: lkamp@nc.rr.com)

Thank you for your support!

Feb
7
Fri
2020
Enter to win our 50/50 raffle by February 25!
Feb 7 @ 4:00 pm – Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm

Win a GREAT prize and support Weymouth! We would like to offer you the opportunity to enter our 50/50 cash raffle.

What is a 50/50 cash raffle? The winning  ticket receives 50% of the total final prize. Weymouth retains 50% of the total final prize. The final prize is determined solely by the number of tickets sold, for example 300 tickets = $30,000 total prize amount. As of February 7, 2020 the 50% cash prize is $15,400. The actual prize will vary pending sales.
All ticket sales will end on Tuesday February 25, 2020 at 1pm. The drawing will take place on February 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm via Facebook live. The winner will be notified immediately following the drawing. Weymouth will NOT pay out any additional funds over the prize amount. The winner will be responsible for any taxes arising from their winnings.
$100 per chance.

The TERMS have changed for the Mercedes-Benz Raffle

Thank you so much for your support of Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities.  Your Mercedes-Benz raffle ticket purchase was meant to support this fantastic organization and give you the opportunity to win a Mercedes-Benz. Unfortunately, even though we extended the time-frame, we were unable to sell enough tickets.
If you already purchased tickets for the Mercedes-Benz Raffle, these are the REVISED TERMS:  Weymouth has provided every current Mercedes-Benz ticket holder an opportunity to opt-in or opt-out of the new terms of the 50/50 Raffle via email. If you are a ticket holder and have not already chosen to opt in or opt out, please email weymouthcenter2@gmail.com as soon as possible.  Mercedes-Benz ticket holders must opt-in or opt-out by Tuesday February 25, 2020 at 1pm, or they will automatically be entered into the 50/50 cash raffle.

Feb
23
Sun
2020
Young Musicians Festival – finalists concert
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Finalists Concert at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 23, 2020, is open to the public.

Young Musicians Festival

Feb
25
Tue
2020
Jam Session aka Song Circle @ Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bring your instrument and your love of music. The musician’s jam session and song circle meets monthly on the last Tuesday from 6-9PM. All are welcome. This event is free and open to the public.

Mar
1
Sun
2020
Classical Music Sundays Concert – Symphony Winds
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SYMPHONY WINDS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, March 1, 2020, 2:00 p.m.
Sandra Posch, oboe
Michael E. Cyzewski, clarinet
Victor Benedict, bassoon
Rachel Irene Niketopoulos, horn
Mary Boone, flute

Performing virtuosic works composed for the wind quintet, including Paul Taffanel and Julio Medaglia.
Since 1990, this virtuoso woodwind quintet has enthralled audiences with their display of accom-plished technique and musicianship which has provided an entertaining journey of discovery to enhance listening skills and increased appreciation of classical music. The musicians’ demonstrations of instruments keep audiences informed as well as entertained.

With special thanks, this concert has been sponsored by Dale & JoAnn Erickson.

Doors to the Great Room open at 1:30 p.m. Please be sure to arrive in time to find a seat before the 2 o’clock start!
Reception follows the performance.
Members: $25
Nonmembers $35
Students under 18: Free
Mar
11
Wed
2020
Writer In Residence Reading with Melody Moezzi
Mar 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
16
Mon
2020
Women of Weymouth monthly meeting
Mar 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

9:30 a.m. Sign-in. Meet & greet with coffee & tea. 10:00 a.m Business Meeting. Speaker follows. 

Monday, March 16, 2020 |  Jacqueline Wade, Weymouth member and owner of International Safaris

Free and open to the public.

Become a member of Weymouth!!

Mar
17
Tue
2020
James Boyd Book Club
Mar 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The James Boyd Book Club meets the third Tuesday of the month from September to May at 2:00 p.m. in the Weymouth Center Library. This club is free and open to the public.

17 March      Louise’s War, by Sarah Shaber

UPCOMING:

21 April         The Gulf, by Belle Boggs

19 May      “Show and Tell”   What NC book do you recommend?

Mar
22
Sun
2020
Arts & Humanities Lecture Series – Part 3 of 3
Mar 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cape Fear – A Splendid Stage of American History with speaker Kevin Duffus.

Part 3 of 3 / $15 / Tickets available at www.weymouthcenter.org (Event Tickets) and TicketMeSandhills.com.

Part Three:  Cape Fear’s  Colorful Characters– Tax Evaders, Blockade Runners, Commandos, Dreamers, and Developers  /  The Smiths of Smith Island, Civil War notables William Barker Cushing, Ambrose Hoke, Thomas Mann Thompson, Charlie Bahnson and the wreck of the Ella; the developers, Thomas Franklin Boyd, Frank Sherrill, William R. Henderson and the Carolina Cape Fear Corporation, Walter Davis, George Mitchell, and the Generator Society.

Mar
28
Sat
2020
Wizards of Weymouth Festival
Mar 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wizards of Weymouth Festival

This is an event to honor the work of author J.K. Rowling!
Bring the family and enjoy TriWizards Obstacle Course, Quidditch Toss, Lego Wizards, Potion Crafting and more. Food trucks on hand to keep you energized.
Awards to the Moore County Writer’s Competition winners will be presented during the festival.
Tickets: $10 per child (includes Harry Potter style glasses) / Adult with child-FREE

TicketMeSandhills

Mar
31
Tue
2020
Jam Session aka Song Circle @ Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities
Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bring your instrument and your love of music. The musician’s jam session and song circle meets monthly on the last Tuesday from 6-9PM. All are welcome. This event is free and open to the public.

Apr
4
Sat
2020
Dirt Gardener’s Annual Spring Plant & Garden White Elephant Sale
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

ANNUAL PLANT SALE!

Saturday, April 4 2020, from 9AM to 1PM

Rain or Shine

Bring a wagon or cart to carry your plants.

Friendly prices!

Coffee and sweet delights available with a donation to Weymouth Center.

Donations: we welcome plants from your gardens that have outgrown their space or need to be replaced. Also, garden-related items you no longer need for the White Elephant sale. Questions? Please contact Kathy at dolphin3999@gmail.com or Louise at lkamp@nc.rr.com.

Apr
5
Sun
2020
Classical Music Sundays Concert – The Ezra Duo
Apr 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

THE EZRA DUO

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, April 5, 2020, 2:00 p.m.
Jacob Clewell, viola
Sasha Bult-Ito, piano
Playing music by Prokofiev, Brahms, Clarke and Kouyoumdjian.
Formed in 2016 at the Glenn Gould School in Toronto, Ontario, the Ezra Duo has established itself as a performing ensemble of the highest caliber.
The duo are prize winners in numerous classical music competitions and premiered a new sonata written for them in June 2019. This season high-lights the virtuosity of true duo performance in “Art of the Duo”.

With special thanks, this concert has been sponsored by Jim & Mary Arnold.

Doors to the Great Room open at 1:30 p.m. Please be sure to arrive in time to find a seat before the 2 o’clock start!
Reception follows the performance.
Members: $25
Nonmembers $35
Students under 18: Free
Apr
20
Mon
2020
Women of Weymouth monthly meeting
Apr 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

9:30 a.m. Sign-in. Meet & greet with coffee & tea. 10:00 a.m Business Meeting. Speaker follows. 

Monday, April 20, 2020 |  Claire Reed with the Moore County 4-in-Hand Carriage Driving Club

Free and open to the public.

Become a member of Weymouth!!

Apr
21
Tue
2020
James Boyd Book Club
Apr 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The James Boyd Book Club meets the third Tuesday of the month from September to May at 2:00 p.m. in the Weymouth Center Library. This club is free and open to the public.

21 April         The Gulf, by Belle Boggs

UPCOMING:

19 May      “Show and Tell”   What NC book do you recommend?

Apr
28
Tue
2020
Jam Session aka Song Circle @ Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bring your instrument and your love of music. The musician’s jam session and song circle meets monthly on the last Tuesday from 6-9PM. All are welcome. This event is free and open to the public.

May
6
Wed
2020
Ladies Wine Out!
May 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

May 6, 2020 – Ladies Wine Out!

Sponsored by Women of Weymouth

Tickets will be on sale soon

$15 for Weymouth members and $25 for nonmembers.

Annual single membership is $50 – It makes sense to join! 

Save the date for a great night out!

May
18
Mon
2020
Women of Weymouth Strawberry Festival
May 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

9:30 a.m. – sign-in & set up. 10:00 a.m – music & great food!

Monday, May 18, 2020 |  Strawberry Festival! 

Become a member of Weymouth!!