Up & Coming Weekly

March 01, 2022

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10 UCW MARCH 2 - 8, 2022 WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM MARCH 2 - 31 WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH DOWNTOWN FAYETTEVILLE The Cool Spring Downtown District celebrates Women-Owned businesses during Women's History Month. There are over 80 Women-Owned Businesses in Downtown Fayetteville. From cafes, shops, restaurants, attractions and more these Women-Owned businesses continue to build Downtown Fayetteville as a place to love where you live. MARCH 4 TOO HOT TO HANDEL ST. JOHN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH The Fayetteville Symphony Orches- tra will be performing music from the Baroque era, specifically the works of George Frideric Handel. They will perform some of Handel's most well known and impressive pieces. Ticket prices range from $5 to $25 and can be bought at https://ci.ovationtix. com/36404/production/1104062. MARCH 4 - 5 SKIRTS IN THE SNOW GILBERT THEATER Fayettevaudeville is presenting Skirts in the Snow: Beyond the Tragedy of the Donner Party. The show will take people through the story of the westward-bound female pioneers who survived the Donner Party tragedy. Experience their grit, endurance and heroism through Alice Osborn's songs and stories. The show on both nights will start at 8 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 910-678-7186 and on GilbertTheater.com. MARCH 11 GIRL'S EXPLORE DAY CAMP CAPE FEAR BOTANICAL GARDEN Celebrate women in science and nature study with this one-day camp that's just for girls, These girls will read stories about famous conservationists like Jane Goodall and Rachel Carson, try their hand at S.T.E.M. challenges, become citizen scientists and roast marshmallows around the fire. Thanks to a grant from the Cumberland Community Foundation, this camp is offered at no cost as part of a larger A Garden for All series about defying stereo- types and appreciating diversity. Pre-registration is required and spaces are limited. There is a $5 fee to hold your spot in the camp, which will be refunded when you attend or notify them at least 48 hours prior to the camp if you cannot attend. This program is ideal for girls ages 8 through 12. FAYETTEVILLE PAGAN GAMES ARNETTE PARK Check out the second Fayetteville Pagan Games for a day of challenges in multiple arenas, set to the stories of pagan gods. Activities include spear throwing, rune stave games, blind archery, fight in the Holmgangr, Norn relay and more. There will be three prize bundles and a champion bun- dle. Prizes have been raised and donated from local business throughout North Carolina. For additional information visit https://www.eventbrite. com/e/fayetteville-pagan-games-2022-tickets-220298226927 MARCH 12 BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY Is this just fantasy or is the Fayetteville Symphony playing Queen? The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra is bringing you Bohe- mian Rhapsody, a concert that will feature masterpieces from Queen, Brahms, Dvorak, and Smetana. Brahms' Hungarian Dance No. 5 and Dvorak's Slavonic Dance Op. 72, that No. 2 will have you tapping your feet along to the music. Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody might even have you singing along. The concert will conclude with Dvorak's Cello Concerto featuring the Fayetteville Symphony's own Nate Leyland as soloist. Dvorak's Cello Concerto is one of the greatest concertos of all time, higlighting Dvorak's gift for incorporating folk music into the rich- ness of his orchestrations, juxtaposed against the rhapsodic lyricism and incredible expressive range of the cello. The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. at Seabrook Auditorium. MARCH 12 MARCH 4 - 6 ALL-AMERICAN CLASSIC SEGRA STADIUM The second annual All-American Clas- sic, presented by The Walsingham Group, Inc., will be a three-day college showcase featuring the Ohio State Buckeyes, Pittsburgh Panthers, Army Black Knights, and the Campbell Fighting Camels. The weekend showcase consists of two games per day. Tickets for the All-American Classic are now on sale. Fans can purchase tickets at the link or visit the Truist Box Office at Segra Stadium. ST. PATRICK'S DAY SCAVENGER HUNT CAPE FEAR BOTANICAL GARDEN Follow clues to search for ten silly leprechauns who have been sneak- ing around the Garden. Find them all to earn a bag of chocolate gold coins as a prize. This event is free with regular Garden Admission or Membership. All ages welcome. The scavenger hunt can be done at your own pace and is open during regular garden hours. MARCH 17 - MARCH 20 MARCH 11 STORYTELLING FESTIVAL SEGRA STRADIUM The Cumberland County Public Library is kicking off their 13th Annual Storytell- ing Festival at Segra Stadium at 6:30 p.m. The theme for this year's festival is "The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars." Programs and activities will focus on the solar system and the stars while exposing participants to stories and myths about the heavens from a variety of cultures. Dr. Brian Sturm, a feature storyteller, will be sharing stories about the won- derous sky This family-friendly event is free.

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