Up & Coming Weekly

March 07, 2023

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM MARCH 8 - 14, 2023 UCW 3 Submit your events and activities to editor@upandcomingweekly.com WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLy.COM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS CROWN COLISEUM The Harlem Globetrotters 2023 World Tour presented by Jersey Mike's Subs is coming with game like never before! Your favorite Globetrotter stars are bringing out their amazing basketball skill, outrageous athle- ticism and a non-stop good time. Join the Globetrotters as they go head-to-head against the Washington Generals. For more information or to buy tickets, go to https://bit.ly/41nf6n6. SATURDAY, MARCH 11 CELEBRATING WOMEN VOLTA SPACE 9 a.m. More and more homeowners are looking for practical ways to produce their own food in their landscapes. Join NC State Small Fruit Extension Specialist Dr. David Cline and Consumer Horticulture Extension agent, Allen West, as they explain how you can successfully grow a variety of fruit trees, shrubs and vines at your home. This is geared towards North Carolina Homesteaders or those just interested in learning how to grow sustainable fruits on small acreage. Participants will leave with lots of practical information, starter plants, publications and door prizes. A light breakfast will be provided. Tickets are $20 and can be bought at https://bit.ly/41G5lAq. 1 p.m. Your girls at Take Care Sis, Ki & Kiki are bringing another live event showcasing Self Care in real life. They will have Dee Parris of Pure Romance to help everyone learn about "self care." They will have journal- ing, yoga and sound bowl healing done by Ki and Kiki, massages by Catch These Hands, food, fun and more. Each participant will receive a swag bag, but for the first three individuals that register, they will receive an extra special gift with regis- tration! Tickets, which are $45, can be bought at https://bit.ly/3Yf08g4. PUPPIES & PI(E) THROCKMORTON LIBRARY 10 a.m. What better way to be in story time than listen to stories while petting puppies! Join Throckmorton Library as they read fun dog-themed books, sing songs, play with puppies and eat pie. They will be having a pet toys, food, and supplies drive. Items can be donated and dropped off at the library between March 1 through March 14. Donations will be distributed to local shelters. Registration is not required. This event is open to the public. Call 910-396-2665 for more information. TUESDAY, MARCH 14 THURSDAY, MARCH 9 INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL J.W. SEABROOK AUDITORIUM 11 a.m. The Fayetteville State University Music Faculty opens the FSU International Music Festival with a concert that includes pieces for piano, guitar, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, violin, voice and percussion. FSU will be welcoming students from the Cumberland County Schools. This event will be kicking of the first annual FSU International Music Festival, which will take place on from March 9 through March 12. This weekend-long event will feature concerts, a series of talks, master classes, and lectures. The festival will feature several genres of music to include classical, jazz, and folkloric groups. 7 p.m. SUNDAY, MARCH 12 FRIDAY, MARCH 10 BLACK ARTIST FORUM ARTS COUNCIL OF FAYETTEVILLE 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. The Black Artist Forum is a three-hour workshop, networking event, and Q&A panel with some of the most success- ful local black artists and art organizations. The BAF will give you access to career-changing connections and high-quality information for expanding and growing your art business. While the event is free, registration is needed. To register, go to https://blackartistforum.eventbrite.com. The event features funds in action honorarium awards of up to $500 for 3 artists, a Black Artist Forward Resource Packet full of Information and connections, nnetworking and light hors d'oeuvres. The guest speakers are Shakeyla Ingram, Duane Jones, Mar - cus Doss, Sarah Busman, April Mata, and Jes Averhart. HOMESTEADING WORKSHOP 301 EAST MOUNTAIN DRIVE 11 a.m. Join Volta Space for a free multi-vendor shopping party showcasing women-owned businesses! Enjoy sipping on a free Mock- tail while you shop and support women-owned businesses. There will also be free giveaways throughout the event for some amazing prizes. Vendors include Mimis All Over Crafts, QueenDome Collection LLC, Creative Memories By Rita LLC, SkinSavvy Aesthetics, Adonya Ortiz - Independent Color Street Stylist, Exquisite Lash Bar, LLC, Twangy Southern Crafts, Bakeology910, High 5 Health Coaching, Bag Lady Dee,LLC, Erica's Jewelry Show, Rhythm Eats, Blankets by Aunt Bea, Blue Rose Organics and Sonny Bunny Shop. SATURDAY, MARCH 11 FRIDAY, MARCH 10 WILDFLOWER WALK CLARK PARK NATURE CENTER 3 p.m. After the cold, short days of winter, wild- flowers burst forth from the earth in the Cape Fear River Valley. These beautiful, delicate, and often short-lived blooms are known as spring ephemerals (mea- ning their blooming periods and life cycles are brief). Take a guided walk throu- gh the woods as you search for these seasonal species. This event is free, however registration is required. This event is open for all ages. SELF CARE SUNDAY 1169 NORTH BRAGG BOULEVARD

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