Up & Coming Weekly

May 31, 2022

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM JUNE 1 - 7, 2022 UCW 11 JUNE 18 ARMY SPECIAL FORCES 70TH ANNIVERSARY CUMBERLAND COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY Celebrate the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Army Special Forces with a presentation by a Special Forces veteran at the Cumberland County Public Library Headquarters Branch. Light refreshments will be offered at 9:30 a.m., followed by a presenter at 10 a.m. Registration is required. Please register by calling 910-483-7727 ext. 1368. JUNE 25 PRIDEFEST 2022 FESTIVAL PARK Join Fayetteville PRIDE on June 25 for PrideFest 2022, featuring entertainment, music, vendors, food trucks, a kids' area, etc. This free festival is community-wide and family-friendly. The event will run from noon to 6 p.m. For more infor- mation on the festival, sponsors, vendors and volunteers, visit http://www. fayettevillepride.org/pridefest-2022.html. FRAMING THE FUTURE SWEET VALLEY RANCH Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity is hosting its biggest fundraiser. The event will be a barbecue party at Sweet Valley Ranch starting at 4 p.m. Featur- ing Throwback Collaboration Band live, with Mountaire Farms grilling for the guests. The fundraiser is a celebration and tribute to donors, support- ers and volunteers of FAHFH. The team will celebrate the completion of Oakridge Estates with this fundraising event. They will also be honoring CEO Ron Gunter on his retirement and welcoming a new CEO, Brandon Price, their current advocacy and compliance officer. Framing the Future will be held on June 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Sweet Valley Ranch, 2990 Sunnyside School Road. Tickets are $100 for individuals, and sponsor- ship tables, seating eight, are still available. Visit fayettevillenchabitat.org for more information or to purchase tickets. JUNE 26 Submit your events and activities to editor@upandcomingweekly.com WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLy.COM JUNE 18 JUNETEENTH JUBILEE DOWNTOWN FAYETTEVILLE On behalf of the City of Fayetteville, Cool Spring Downtown District — in partnership with Circa 1865 — has organized and curated the inaugural Juneteenth Jubilee and Praise Party in the Park – a Juneteenth Event. The Juneteenth Jubilee will kick off in the heart of downtown on Saturday, June 18, with a full-day street festival featuring multiple nationally touring headliners, local musical acts, other performances, food trucks, small- business and corporate vendors, artists and artisans and more. JUNE 19 JUNETEENTH JUBILEE HERITAGE BRUNCH STUDIO 215 Cool Spring Downtown District - in partnership with the Juneteenth Freedom Festival - will host the June- teenth Jubilee Heritage Brunch. The event will feature a full brunch menu catered by The Friends Table, including a mimosa and bloody mary cash bar, light musical entertainment from the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, and a keynote address from North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green. The event will be held at Studio 215, located at 215 Williams St., from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Doors will open at 9:45 a.m. for check-in. Tickets for a lite brunch (brunch box) are $25. A full brunch (hot stations and two drink tickets included) costs $50. VIP tables are also available. Visit www.eventbrite.com/e/juneteenth-jubilee-heritage- brunch-tickets-337392268357 for tickets. SUMMER HISTORY CAMP VICTORIAN CAROLINA MUSEUM OF THE CAPE FEAR HISTORICAL COMPLEX The museum will host a Summer Camp from June 27 to July 1. There is a strict limit of 15 campers. This week-long history camp for children aged 9 to 12 years engages them in life-enriching activities that teach about the past and its influence on the present. The camp theme is Victorian Carolina. Campers will go back in time to the turn of the 20th Century and experi- ence children's life in North Carolina towns like Fayetteville, using 1897 Poe House as a backdrop to learn about architecture, culture and daily life. Campers will create popular Victorian crafts, learn about period food and customs, play games that children played over 100 years ago and much more. Hours for the camp are 9 a.m. till noon Monday to Friday. Ap- plications will be available online at https://museumofthecapefear.ncdcr. gov/. JUNE 27 - JULY 1 JUNE 20 MONDAY WALKING TOURS FAYETTEVILLE HISTORY MUSEUM Join the Fayetteville History Museum on the third Monday of every month for a downtown walking tour through Fayetteville's historic district. No regis- tration is required; meet in front of the museum at 1 p.m. The walk will run until 2:30 p.m. Moderate walking around downtown is involved. The Fayetteville History Museum boasts a variety of exhibits. From Na- tive American trails to steamboats and trains, explore the importance of the early trade communities of Cross Creek and Campbellton. This mu- seum outlines the development of the plank road system that connected Fayetteville to other towns throughout North Carolina. African American slave labor was used to build the plank roads. Formerly, the building was home to the Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railroad Company, which opened in 1879 as a reorganization of the former Western railroad. GENERAL ELECTION FORUM CROWN COLISEUM The public is invited to join the Greater Fayetteville Chamber and its Govern- ment Relations Committee for the City of Fayetteville General Election Forum on June 30. The forum will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Crown Coliseum. The forum will be moderated by journalists from Up & Com- ing Weekly, CityView Today and Fayetteville Observer, asking questions of candidates in the upcoming municipal election. Crown Coliseum is located at 1960 Coliseum Drive in Fayetteville. JUNE 30

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