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 is open for entries!
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – Feb 21 @ 9:12 am

You’re invited to enter the 2020 Moore County Writer’s Competition! This year is our first themed competition honoring the works of J.K. Rowling. We invite writers of all ages to be inspired by the magic of Rowling’s tremendous legacy. Enter your original, unpublished work that is not currently an entry in any other competitions. The work must be written within the broad realm of the work of J.K. Rowling.

Categories are Poety, Fiction and Nonfiction.

Age Groups are grades 1-4, grades 5-8, grades 9-12, and adult.

Deadline for entries is Friday, February 21, 2020, at 5 p.m.

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
21
Tue
2020
James Boyd Book Club
Jan 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.

    Necessary Lies, By Diane Chamberlain

UPCOMING:

18 February   The Guardian, by Nicholas Sparks

17 March      Louise’s War, by Sarah Shaber

21 April         The Gulf, by Belle Boggs

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

Jan
28
Tue
2020
Jam Session aka Song Circle @ Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities
Jan 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.

Feb
2
Sun
2020
Classical Music Sundays Concert – Lyricosa Quartet
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

LYRICOSA QUARTET

Lyricosa Quartet 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, February 2, 2020, 2:00 p.m.
Carol Chung & Julia Reeves, violins
Simon Ertz, viola
Rosalind Leavell, cello
Featuring the music of Haydn, Beethoven and Bartok.
The Lyricosa Quartet is a string quartet based in Raleigh, NC. Lyricosa strives to bring to their audiences a deeper understanding and sense of intimacy with the music they perform.

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
Feb
16
Sun
2020
Arts & Humanities Lecture Series – History of Cape Fear, Part 2 of 3
Feb 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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

Part 2 of 3 / $15 per part / Tickets available at www.weymouthcenter.org (Event Tickets) and TicketMeSandhills.com.

Part Two:  Lighthouses and Lifesaving at Cape Fear  /  Sunday, February 16, 2020-2:00 PM  /  Cape Fear’s Three Lighthouses 1795-1903, their history, their keepers, and their fates; President Jefferson and the lighthouse keeper’s wife; the “Ansel Adams” of American lighthouses; the amazing and tragic odyssey of the second most historic lighthouse Fresnel lens in the nation; the “Age of Oars,” shipwrecks, lifesavers John Watts and Dunbar Davis, and the forgotten heroes of East Beach.

Part Three:  Cape Fear’s  Colorful Characters– Tax Evaders, Blockade Runners, Commandos, Dreamers, and Developers  /  Sunday, March 22, 2020– 2:00 PM  /  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.

Feb
17
Mon
2020
Women of Weymouth monthly meeting
Feb 17 @ 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, February 17, 2020 |  Jesse Wimberley, Sandhills Area Land Trust, Landowner Outreach and PBA Coordinator

Free and open to the public.

Become a member of Weymouth!!

Feb
18
Tue
2020
James Boyd Book Club
Feb 18 @ 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.

18 February   The Guardian, by Nicholas Sparks

UPCOMING:

17 March      Louise’s War, by Sarah Shaber

21 April         The Gulf, by Belle Boggs

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

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
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
Mar 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Awards to the Moore County Writer’s Competition winners will be presented during the festival. Click HERE for more information about the competition.

 

 

 

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
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.