Weekly Summary & Outlook

   Events and Things to Do in Sanford

HAPPY NEW YEAR! 2017 is here and we are so excited for all the wonderful new things that will take place this year. We look forward to continuing to fill you in on all of Sanford’s upcoming events and happenings. Here’s what’s happening this weekend.

Here are our top weekend picks and news!
(As usual, all events are listed below. Visit our daily updated events calendar to find even more events! )

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There’s a New Farmers Market in Town! 

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Friday, Jan 6th

  1. Goldsboro Farmers Market
  2. Amaral Venamosis Illusionist at Sanford Brewing Company
  3. Family Dinner at Rabbitfoot
  4. Laser Show: “Laser Beatles” at Sanford Planetarium
  5. Live Music at West End
  6. Patrick Garrity at Bonkerz Comedy Club – Sanford
  7. Laser Show: “LaseRetro” at Sanford Planetarium 
  8. Live Music at The Alley
  9. Laser Show: Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” at Sanford Planetarium 
  10. Laser Show: “Laser Genesis” at Sanford Planetarium


       Saturday, Jan 7th

  1. Crime Line Chili Cook-Off 2017 at Seminole Harley-Davidson
  2. Sanford Farmer’s Market
  3. Family Movie Morning: Big Hero 6 at Sanford Library
  4. Live Music at West End
  5. “Alter Eagles”, A Tribute to the Eagles
  6. Live Music at Sanford Brewing Company
  7. Patrick Garrity at Bonkerz Comedy Club – Sanford
  8. Live Music at Sanford Ave Tavern 


    Sunday, Jan 8th

  1. Limo Cycle Brunch Tour
  2. Football, Pizza & Wings at Thee Peacock Lounge 





Alive After 5’s Annual Chili Cook-Off

Jan 12th, 2017








Sonny’s Annual BBQ Showdown

Jan 14th, 2017






Winter Sky Festival

Jan 14th, 2017








Freebooters Pub Invasion

Jan 14th, 2017





Picture courtesy of The Sanford Project. Parade 2014.

Picture courtesy of The Sanford Project. Parade 2014.



Martin Luther King Jr & Parade & Rally in the Park

Jan 16th, 2017




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Have a lovely weekend,
Editor & Founder of Sanford365