International Culture Night, Modern Jazz & Painting!

A leap year weekend means an extra day this year full of unique events in Sanford! This week we focus in on events relating to arts and culture and celebrate the diversity of our community!

Next Tuesday, March 3, El Refugio will be holding their annual International Culture Night in collaboration with Central Carolina Community college and the Lee County Art Council. The event will be held from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Dennis A., Wicker Civic and Conference Center, and is free for everyone and anyone to attend!

This year, International Culture Night will feature exhibits showcasing the culture of 20 different countries with food, arts and crafts, games, history, music and more! Chef Hamm, head chef of Cafe 121, along with his students from Central Carolina Community College will be providing the international cuisine!

Don’t miss this unique annual event! Visit their Facebook page for more information.

This Satuday, February 29, the Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra will be performing “The Sounds of Modern Jazz” along with guest artists the Brandon Mitchell Jazz Quartet. Come down to the Temple Theater at 7:30 PM to hear expertly performed jazz and big band music from our talented local orchestra! Learn more and get tickets on the Facebook event page.

Finally, last week’s Business of the Week, The Painted Petal, will be having a couple’s paint date today, Friday, February 28 at 6:00 PM. Visit the Facebook page and sign up for a evening of art with someone you love!

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