Up & Coming Weekly

February 28, 2023

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM MARCH 1 - 7, 2023 UCW 3 MARCH 17 IRISH YOU WOULD DOWNTOWN FAYETTEVILLE "Irish" You Would visit Downtown Fayetteville for the Bar Crawl. Each participating business listed will have free swag/goodies while supplies last. Participating locations include Blue Moon Cafe, Winterbloom, Gaston Brewing Company, Charlie's Pub, Bruce's Sportsblock and Lounge and Bright Light Brewing Company. Gaston Brewing Company is offer- ing $5 Irish Beer, Irish-themed menu features, live music and a live DJ. Bright Light Brewing Company is offering $5 Green Beer, Live Music, R Burger Food Truck, International Cravings Food Truck, and a Photo Booth. WALK AWHILE IN HER SHOES SEGRA STADIUM WALK AWHILE is a family-friendly walkin which men are asked to wear high-heeled shoes to show their sup- port for women throughout the com- munity. Onsite registration begins in front of Capital Building downtown Fayetteville at 6 p.m. and the walk starts at 7 p.m. and will go to Segra Stadium. Registration is only $25 for walkers. Students can register for a discounted rate of $15. Businesses are encouraged to raise donations by having male supervisors agree to walk if employees can raise enough money. Why is this event necessary? The number of rapes and sexual as- saults in our community are continually growing, and volunteer and finan- cial resources are strained to combat the problem. The event is hosted by The Phoenix Center and rape crisis volunteers. For more information visit http://www.rapecrisisonline.org/ or call 910-485-7273. MARCH 24 Submit your events and activities to editor@upandcomingweekly.com WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLy.COM MARCH 18 ARCHAEOLOGY TOUR FAYETTEVILLE HISTORY MUSEUM Join museum staff for a free, all-ages, family-friendly archaeological discus- sion and demonstration on museum grounds, followed by a chat on Cool Spring Street, the subject of previous archaeological investigations. Meet museum staff on Cool Spring Street and learn about the excavation that took place in 1983. Its findings and what is known about the early colo- nial and Scottish history of Cool Spring Street. The tour will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information, call (910) 433-1457. ANNUAL NRA BANQUET 1965 JOHN MCMILLAN ROAD The 2023 Annual banquet for the Cape Fear Friends of the NRA returns to Paradise Acres. Join other champions of the Second Amendment for dinner, games, auctions and fun with a chance to win exclusive NRA guns, gear, d├ęcor and collectibles! Tickets for this event range from $50 to $1,500. Tickets including a choice of firearm or merchandise range up to $2,500. For more information, contact capefearfnra@gmail.com or call 910-824- 4681. MARCH 30 MARCH 23 - 31 WELCOME TO ARROYOS CAPE FEAR REGIONAL THEATRE This new production is a hip-hop theater coming-of-age story. Alejandro Arroyo owns the newest (and cleanest) lounge in New York City's Lower East Side. His sister, Molly, has a nasty habit of writing graffiti on the back wall of the local police precinct. Officer Derek is a recent NYC transplant with something to prove. Lelly Santiago is a socially awkward college student who may have discovered that the Arroyo siblings' late mother was one of the founders of hip-hop music. Two DJs/narrators spin the story in this hilariously heartfelt piece. This play is rated PG-13 for adult language and themes. More information about the play and ticket prices can be found at www.cfrt.org/project/welcome-to-arroyos/#about-the-show. MARCH 24 GOT EAR CANDY? JACK BRITT HIGH SCHOOL This Cumberland Choral Arts perfor- mance is partnering up with the Jack Britt High School Chorus to sing songs they love. Ask any choir member why they sing in a choir and two answers always emerge: the love for singing with others and to sing glorious harmonies. They call it "ear candy!" The choir was surveyed as to their favorite choral octavos, and the selections they chose are those that rose to the top of the collective list! Please sit back and relax with the kind of favorite candy they prefer to snack upon! Tickets range from $5 to $15 and can be bought at https://bit. ly/3m44BFh. 16TH ANNUAL BREAD N' BOWLS 701 WESTMONT DRIVE This annual fundraiser helps benefit the ministry of the Fayetteville Area Operation INASMUCH. Buy a bread bowl meal for only $15. This meal comes with a choice of chili or cheesy potato soup with a brownie and a drink. Also, raffle tickets to win a car are being sold for $125. For more information visit https://www.faoiam.org/car-raffle-2023/. MARCH 30 MARCH 31 JOHN CRIST'S EMOTIONAL TOUR CROWN THEATRE Get Ready for some BIG Laughs! John Crist's Emotional Support Tour is Coming to the Crown Theater. Crist is one of today's fast-rising stand-up comedians with more than one billion video views, over five million fans on social media and sold-out shows from coast to coast. He made Pollstar's Top 100 Global Tours list in 2019 with over 197,000 tickets sold. Widely known for viral videos like "Honest Football Coach," "Every Parent at Disney," "Brands that need to be CANCELLED" plus hundreds more. Tickets can be bought at https://www.ticketmaster.com/ event/2D005D2EF2575E70.

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