Up & Coming Weekly

March 15, 2022

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM MARCH 16 - 22, 2022 UCW 17 EVENT e Fayetteville Marksmen hockey organization will be holding a food festival on March 19 at the Crown Coliseum. e festival, which will showcase both local and chain restaurant vendors, will take place the after- noon before the Marksmen face the Birmingham Bulls. According to Zach Ruettgers, an intern working with the Marksmen, 18 vendors are cur- rently lined up to provide food for the event, including but not limited to Dorothy's Catering, Carrabbas Italian Grill, Gaston Brewing Company and El Caza- dor Mexican Restaurant. "is is our first year putting on an event like this. Fayetteville Eats is designed to marry two of the most exciting elements of the Fayetteville community: its wonderful cuisine and Marks- men hockey," he said. e vendors will be setting up sampling tables, and par- ticipants can roam the vendor's offerings and enjoy samples size bites of their food. e idea behind the festival was to create the "ultimate tailgate experi- ence," and to help create that atmosphere, organizers will have games set up for attendees, and drinks will be available through- out the event. Fayetteville Eats is open to all ages. Admission to the game is included in the price of a ticket to the festival. e Marksmen are offering two different ticket packages for the festival. e "general admission" package costs $30 in advance, $35 on the day of, and includes entry to the festival beginning at 3:30 p.m. Ticket holders have ac- cess to unlimited sampling with the vendors. With the general admission package, festival-go- ers will receive an endzone ticket to the Marksman game starting at 6:30 p.m. In addition to the unlimited food sampling, VIP ticket holders will be able to take advantage of complimentary soft drinks and water during the festival. e VIP package allows for early access into the festival at 3 p.m. and costs $45 in advance, $50 on the day of the event. VIPs will receive a center ice ticket for the game and a Marksman shot glass. "is is a food festival featuring some of the best food and drinks that Fayetteville has to offer, followed by a Marksman hockey game," said Ruettgers. e event will also feature mu- sic by a local performer. Michael Daughtry, a North Carolina sing- er and songwriter, will perform during the festival. Daughtry has opened for acts like Jimmy Buffet, and is a local Fayetteville favorite. Tickets can be found at https:// marksmenhockey.com/fayette- villeeats/. Marksmen host Fayetteville Eats food festival by ALYSON HANSEN ALYSON HANSEN, Staff Writer. COMMENTS? Editor@upandcomin- gweekly.com 910-484-6200. Questions about Computer-Integrated Machining? Contact Department Chair Kevin Henry at henryk@faytechcc.edu. Associate Degree – Computer-Integrated Machining Technology (5 semesters) Diploma – Computer-Integrated Machining/Manual Machining (3 semesters) Certificate – Basic Computer-Integrated Machining (4 semesters) Certificate – Manual Machining Certificate (2 semesters) High School Connections Certificate – Basic Computer-Integrated Machining (4 semesters) • • • • • Fabrication industries High-tech manufacturing Rapid-prototyping and rapid-manufacturing industries Specialty machine shops High-tech industries: • Aerospace • Aviation • Medical • Renewable Energy • • • • • Program Spotlight: Ready For More www.faytechcc.edu • (910) 678-8400 Computer-Integrated Machining* Find your way forward! Program options: Career paths: Train to receive the analytical, creative, and innovative skills necessary for a career focused on precision manufacturing! *Accredited by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), a certification valid nationwide

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