Up & Coming Weekly

November 01, 2022

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM NOVEMBER 2 - 8, 2022 UCW 3 NOVEMBER 15 DISTIGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES U.S. ARMY AIRBORNE & SPECIAL OPERATIONS MUSEUM Join the U.S. Army Airborne and Spe- cial Operations Museum on Novem- ber 15th for a discussion with John Cappello, President of the Halyard Mission Foundation, to discuss the greatest rescue mission of WWII. Between August through December 1944, a three-man OSS team, along with Serbian anti-fascist/anti- communist partisans, known as "Chetniks," and the 1st Air Crew Res- cue Unit of the U.S. 15th Air Force, airlifted more than 500 U.S. air- men out of Serbia. Opening remarks will be made by Mr. Marko Djuric Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to the United States of America. There will be a meet and greet, followed by a tour of the exhibit. Light refreshments will be available. Also in attendance will be several fam- ily members of the pilots who were rescued. They will be answering questions after the discussion concludes. This is a free event, however registration is required. Go to bit.ly/halyardevent to register. BEGINNING BEEKEEPING 301 EAST MOUNTAIN DRIVE Cumberland County Cooperative Extension Master Beekeeper, Kenny Bailey, will provide a six week course on Beginning Beekeeping. The course will cover the basic information neces- sary to get started in beekeeping and will prepare participants for the practical beekeeping course that will be offered in the spring of 2023. You may attend as many classes as you would like; however, you must register for each class separately. The course is free. There are classes Nov. 21 and 28. To register, go to https://bit.ly/3sL0Ynq NOVEMBER 21 Submit your events and activities to editor@upandcomingweekly.com WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLy.COM NOVEMBER 16 - 17 SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY CAPE FEAR REGIONAL THEATRE Created by Gerard Alessandrini, the comic mastermind behind the long- running hit "Forbidden Broadway" and performed by a versatile cast of eight, "Spamilton: An American Parody" is a side-splitting new musical parody. A crash course of everyone's favorite Broadway blockbusters, including celebrity satires, pop culture zings accompanied with hip-hop on the piano! After tearing it up in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and London, "Spamilton: An American Parody" will stage a singing, dancing, comedy revolution in Fayetteville! Tickets can be bought at bit.ly/SpamiltonCFRT. THE SOUND OF MUSIC THE GILBERT THEATER The inspirational story, based on the memoir of Maria Augusta Trapp, fol- lows an ebullient postulate who serves as governess to the seven children of the imperious Captain von Trapp, bringing music and joy to the household. But as the forces of Nazism take hold of Austria, Maria and the entire von Trapp family must make a moral decision. Tickets can be bought at ci.ovationtix.com/36002/produc- tion/1138264. NOVEMBER 25 - 27 NOVEMBER 18 THANKFUL FOR PETS ADOPTION CROWN COMPLEX What are you thankful for this Novem- ber? The folks at Cumberland County Animal Services are thankful for the pets who make our families complete. Looking to add a playful pup or a cuddly cat to your home before Thanksgiving? Otherwise, who is going to taste test the turkey? Cumberland County Animal Services has lots of adoptable pets looking for homes! While you're there, you can enter to win tickets to upcoming events and grab lunch from Kwon's Kitchen Korean Fusion Food Truck. NOVEMBER 18 ROCK-A-BILLY SWING NIGHT ROLAND'S DANCE STUDIO Welcome dance lovers far and wide! This is an event venue that hosts social dancing! During this event, we will teach a group lesson featuring one of the Swing dances. This week is East Coast Swing! Join us for open dancing afterward! The lesson begins at 8, don't be late. We look forward to dancing with you! A DICKENS HOLIDAY FAYETTEVILLE HISTORY MUSEUM The Downtown Alliance has been welcomed to continue A Dickens Holiday, the 22 year old event, the day after Thanksgiving in tandem with the Arts Council's revised holiday event. The Dickens festivities will be centered around downtown's historic Victorian era train station, The Fayetteville Area History Museum located on Franklin Street at Maxwell Street. Event-goers can also anticipate the spirit of Dickens to extend throughout Downtown Fayetteville that day. The Downtown Alliance is excited to continue this beloved holiday tradition and invites everyone to join the festivities. Come in your most dashing Victorian dress if you wish, make plans to experience the iconic horse-drawn carriage rides, drink cider, and support your local small businesses downtown this holiday season. NOVEMBER 25 NOVEMBER 29 DEPLOYED LOVE COFFEE JUMPIN' JAVA COFFEE SHOP Deployed Love strives to unite de- ployed military members and their families by offering events that bring connection and joy. One of these events is their monthly coffee meet-ups. Get your usual coffee or try something new. Conversation and crowd won't be the same, and it will be a fun time. Relax and unwind and find your tribe. All are welcome. Jumpin' Java is located at 7737 Good Middling Drive, 910-867-4444.

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