Up & Coming Weekly

November 02, 2021

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM NOVEMBER 3-9, 2021 UCW 11 is free annual movie night at Festival Park will be airing Disney's "Aladdin" starring Will Smith on a giant 45-foot outdoor movie screen. Bring your blankets, beach chairs and relax while you watch the movie. Before the movie starts, there will be free balloon twisters and free inflatable games. e fun begins at 3:30 p.m. and the movie begins after sunset, Nov. 13. November Happenings November Happenings Up and Coming Weekly Up and Coming Weekly is kicking off November with a is kicking off November with a selecetion of our favorite fall happenings in selecetion of our favorite fall happenings in Cumberland County and the surrounding areas. Cumberland County and the surrounding areas. Alligators chomping, snakes swallowing and turtles snapping, come see what is for dinner at the nature center. is free event happens every Wednesday from 3 – 3:45 p.m. Animal Feedings at Clark Park Shoot Your Old Pumpkin Archery Program Get the last bit of fun out of your old pumpkin in this beginner class. You will be hitting a pumpkin in the eye in no time, and some of the pumpkins prepared at the event have a special surprise. In order to register for the event, call 910-433-1579. e event is for ages 8 and up, adults also welcome, Nov 6, 9:30 a.m. – noon. e event costs $5 per participant. Lake Rim Kayak Tours Lake tours are perfect for those trying kayaking for the first time and seasoned paddlers look- ing to relax on the water. All equipment and basic instruction for beginners will be provided. Beginners are recommended to participate in a lake tour before going on a kayak trip. Tours are dependent on the weather. Register online at register.fcpr.us, space is limited. Cost is $15 for particpants 10 years of age and older. Heroes Homecoming Family Fishing Workshop is event is open to active-duty military personnel and veterans who have served as military medical professionals and their families. is workshop is designed to teach families with children 7 years and older basic skills needed to fish. is workshop is an active hands-on learning experience for all family members to include fishing on the Pechmann Center's stocked ponds. During this three hour workshop, families learn to cast a spin-cast outfit and how to set up a fishing outfit for fishing, to tie basic fishing knots, collect bait and catch a fish. In addition, sustainable catch and release fish- ing methods and proper fish handling will be covered. e event will be held Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. – noon. To register no later than Nov. 12, visit the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center page at ncwildlife.org. Thursday Night Live with Johnny Horne Take a close-up look at the moon through the telescope, as Johnny Horne will teach all that he knows about viewing the night sky. Also, you will have the chance to view Jupiter and Saturn in the evening sky, with views of both worlds brought hundreds of times closer with the scope. Perfect timing before the lunar eclipse later this month. is special event at the Cape Fear Botanical Gardens will take place, Nov. 11, 5:30 p.m. Sign up by visiting https://form.jotform.com/212944378706969 e Woodpecker's Fall Fest boasts fall-themed food and beverages at Segra Stadium with activi- ties such as pumpkin painting and hayrides. ere will be a blood drive in the plaza in front of Segra Stadium with Cape Fear Valley Health Sys- tem. e festival is Nov. 6, at 12 p.m. e event is open to everyone. Woodpecker's Fall Fest FUN FALL EVENTS Team Red, White and Blue Family Run A themed three-mile run/walk to help support military medical first responders. Attendees are encouraged to dress in military first responder- themed attire and accessories (camo scrubs, stethoscopes, etc.). e run will start at Honeycutt Park, go down to Fort Bragg Road and then turn around at the Cape Fear Regional eater. e run takes place, Nov. 9, 5:30 p.m. Misfit Market e Misfit Market is a curated shopping experience focusing on local artists and makers. ere will be unique art, repurposed crafts, paranormal oddi- ties and everything in between. is will be the last Misfit Market of 2021. e market will take place at 7 p.m., Nov. 18 at Dirtbag Ales Brewery and Taproom. Come See the Trains Discover the amazing world of trains with the Cape Fear Railroaders Asso- ciation at Fascinate-U. ey will showcase their model trains in the mu- seum's third floor for the delight of children of all ages. Train exhibit is free but paid admission is required to stay and play at the museum. e exhibit will take place Nov. 6 and Nov. 20. Southeast Crab Feast Southeast Crab Fest will offer steamed oysters and all you can eat fresh Blue Crabs. Included in the ticket is one side of fish and chips and one compli- mentary craft beer. Masks will be required and social distancing will be encouraged. e event will take place on Nov. 20 at the Dirtbag Ales Brew- ery & Taproom. Tickets can be purchased at https://w w w.eventbrite.com/e/ southeast-crab-feast-fayetteville-fall-tickets-169645001767 5th Annual Hoppy Thanksgiving Need a anksgiving meal? Need a break from your in-laws? e Bright Light Brewing Company is hosting their fifth annual Hoppy anksgiving, where everyone is welcome at the table. ey will provide the turkey and beers, you can bring a side or a dessert. e event will take place on Nov. 25 at 1:30 p.m. Free Family Movie Night presented by Navy Federal OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

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