Up & Coming Weekly

September 06, 2022

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2 UCW SEPTEMBER 7 - 13, 2022 WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM SEPTEMBER 7 - 11 CUMBERLAND COUNTY FAIR CROWN COMPLEX Take me out…to the fair! It's time again for food, fun, and so much more be- cause the Cumberland County Fair is back at the Crown Complex. Look for- ward to ten incredible days of celebrating the local heritage of agriculture, plus tons of live music and entertainment. You won't want to miss all the delicious fair foods or grab a cold one in the beer garden. They can't wait to welcome you to the Crown Arena for this exciting event. SEPTEMBER 8 FRENCH MUSIC CONCERT BY GAIL MORFESIS AND FRIENDS FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH This concert features classical music that celebrates the long friendship between France and America. It will include French compositions inspired by American jazz and a name-that- tune number for audience participation. The audience can stay after for a meet-and-greet with the performers. Tickets for the concert are $15 per person and $10 for students. They will be available at the door, but ad- vance reservations are recommended. Tickets may be purchased online at www.lafayettesociety.org/events or in person or by phone from City Center Gallery & Books at 112 Hay Street 910-678-8899. SEPTEMBER 15 -OCT. 9 THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY CAPE FEAR REGIONAL THEATRE The World's Most Successful Rock 'N' Roll Musical. Before the Beatles, there was Buddy Holly and the Crickets. It's the 1950's and a young man from Texas with big glasses and an even bigger dream is catapulting to the top of the charts. With classic songs like "Peggy Sue," and "That'll Be The Day," along with "La Bamba," this high octane musical is a celebra- tion of a man whose music and values were ahead of his time. This play is rated PG for Parental Guidance. This play contains some mild adult themes. For tickets visit CFRT.org or call 910-323-4234. MILSPO CAREER EXPO SMITH LAKE The MilSpo Career Expo is an exclusive military spouse hiring event for Active- duty and Veterans' Spouses. CEED, WBCFay and the Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program are bringing the MilSpo Career Expo — an event designed to break some of the barriers that Military Spouses face when searching for job opportunities and an opportunity to combine the businesses' needs to cover their job vacancies. Guest Speak- er Torette Williams, who is a Military Spouse, will be presenting "Branding." Employers attending the events include Cape Fear Valley, Village Green, Cape Fear Hospice/Palliative Care, PWC, AAFES, MWR, Fayetteville State University, H & R Block, KinderCare, Department of Public Safety, Cumberland County Library and Cumberland County Schools. SEPTEMBER 15 KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND CROWN THEATRE Six String Southern Productions is pleased to announce KC & The Sunshine Band coming to the Crown Theatre. KC and The Sunshine Band has celebrated over 40 years of making booties shake. They gave a voice to a generation, helped define an entire culture, and continue to make an impact today. Tickets are available online at www.ticketmas- ter.com or in person at the Crown Complex Box Office and the Lei- sure Travel Office located on Fort Bragg. SEPTEMBER 16 SEPTEMBER 10 LAFAYETTE TRAIL TOUR MUSEUM OF THE FAYETTEVILLE INDEPENDENT LIGHT INFANTRY Starting with coffee and croissants and then a local tour going back into time. Join Major Bruce Daws as he shows guests the actual carriage that Lafayette rode into town and visit the places he visited in 1825. Major Daws' fact-filled commentary is enlight- ening and entertaining. Portions of this unique tour will include a ride on the Can Do Coldwell Banker Trolley and some walking. It concludes at Lafayette Plaza in Cross Creek Park with Revolutionary War exhibits and demonstrations and free birthday cake. Tickets are $20 per person. Space is limited to just 30 participants, and advance reservations are required. Tickets may be purchased online at www.lafayettesociety.org/events or in person or by phone from City Center Gallery & Books at 112 Hay Street, 910-678-8899. SEPTEMBER 10 CAMP LAFAYETTE CROSS CREEK PARK From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., "Camp Lafay- ette" will be set up for a day of living history in Cross Creek Park between Green Street and Ann Street on both sides of "The Creek." This is a fun and educational event for the whole family. There will be performances by the Fife and Drum Corps, musket demonstrations, a tomahawk throw, costumed re-enactors demonstrating various aspects of daily life in the Revolutionary War era, and hands-on activities for the kids. Food trucks will be on-site, and there will be free cake as long as it lasts. SEPTEMBER 16 - OCTOBER 2 A tale of love, hope, and revenge set against the vicious backdrop of a lawless society. When a young scholar from New York City travels west in search of a new life, he arrives beaten and half-dead on the dusty streets of Twotrees. Rescued from the plains, the town soon be- comes his home. A local girl gives him purpose in a broken land, but is it enough to save him from the vicious outlaw who wants him dead? This play contains foul language and is recommended for 15+. Tickets are available at www.gilberttheater.com or by calling the Box Office at 910-678-7186. LIBERTY VALANCE GILBERT THEATER

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