Up & Coming Weekly

April 18, 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 APRIL 19 - 25, 2023 UCW 3 Submit your events and activities to editor@upandcomingweekly.com WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLy.COM WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19 GUIDED ART & WELLNESS 805 ELM STREET Looking for a creative experience to relax and incorporate self-care? Facilitated by Bersuada Saunders-Clarke, LMFT and Black Canvas Artists, you will be guided through a series of exercises that will pro- mote mindfulness and meditation while you create your own unique art! This is an age 18+ event. Complimentary wine cocktails will be served with valid identifica- tion. Tickets are $35 and can be bought at https://bit.ly/3KNOZzv. For information call (910) 361-2844. SATURDAY, APRIL 22 FAYETTEVILLE COMIC CON CROWN COMPLEX 6 p.m. The Isolation Exhibit is proud to present The Dustkat Dream Drum Machine. The Dustkat Dream Drum Machine is an im- mersive whole-room drum machine experience powered by PT Burnem. Doors open at 6 p.m. The show will begin at 8 p.m. with a performance by their very own spectacular Damien Lugo and the Halo of Vultures, followed by the powerful singer-songwriter Arielle Bryant, and an electrifying global bass trap music set by RTHBNDR. PT Burnem will round out the evening with an immersive display like nothing you've seen before on his mystical, magical Dustkat Dream Drum Machine. Tickets will be $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Kids 12 and under enter for free. Tickets can be bought at https://bit.ly/3UyTO2Z. 2 p.m. Listen as park rangers and historians reveal the significance of these archaeo- logical sites. Discover the importance of the naval stores industry in NC and find out why we are really known as "The Tar Heel State." Then move across the road to Lake Rim Park to examine remnants of Weed's Lightwood Plant, a century-old turpentine factory that left the kilns visible on the landscape today. Meet the staff at the new Bill Crisp Senior Center at 7560 Raeford Road, across the street from Lake Rim Park. This free event is geared toward those 15 and older. To register, call (910) 433-1018. ZEN ARTISTRY WORKSHOP 325 BLOUNT STREET 6 p.m. The Downtown Market of Fayetteville is super excited about their first Zen artistry class! This class will teach you to make a Japanese style arrangement using orchids, bamboo and other fun florals. The class is $80, which includes a Japanese style arrangement to take home, local snacks and drinks (including alcohol), and two hours of fun, laughter and bonding time. To buy tickets, go to https://bit.ly/43wTZzS or call (919) 349-6062. TUESDAY, APRIL 25 THURSDAY, APRIL 20 COMEDY & COCKTAILS CHURCH ENTERTAINMENT LOUNGE 7:30 p.m. Sit back and be prepared to laugh out loud with the Church's Entertainment Lounge showcase of nationally touring comedians Keith Purnell and Nancy Burkett! Purnell has been entertaining crowds and au- diences in Comedy Clubs and Venues for over 15 years. His quick wit, style, and enjoyable crowd work make him a hit at any Comedy Club or Venue. He's slowly taking the Comedy World by storm. Burkett from Milford DE, brings a mix-up of edgy and adult humor. Burkett tells it like it is, drawing from her experience as a public high school teacher while raising two daughters, and doing the online dating thing. She'll have you wishing that your teachers –and your mom– had been this blunt and this funny! For info call (910) 568-5654. 7 p.m. TUESDAY, APRIL 25 SATURDAY, APRIL 22 COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER KIWANIS RECREATION CENTER 1 p.m. The Margie McLean Foundation, Inc. hosts their 4th Annual "Bundle of Joy" Community Baby Shower for expectant mothers and fathers. The purpose is to educate new and expecting parents about health, nutrition, infant mortality, and community resources available to them to ensure that they maintain a healthy baby 0-12 months. It is a charitable effort to collect essential baby supplies for new mothers and babies in need. This year, they will be collecting diapers and wipes. This will be full of games, an empowerment workshop, a beauty makeover, and giveaways. The Kiwanis Rec Center is located at 352 Devers St. For info call (910) 551-2417. DUSTKAT DREAM DRUM MACHINE 116 OLD STREET 10 a.m. Fayetteville Comic Con is a twice annual pop culture convention held in April and October of each year at the Crown Expo Center. It represents the best in geek culture and focuses on community over commodity. Offering the best from vendors, artists and celebrity guests from comic books, anime, horror, cosplay, gaming, movies and other pop culture fan- dom. For more info call (919) 607-9199. For info on the event and to buy tickets in advance, go to https://fayettevillecomiccon.com/. SUNDAY, APRIL 23 FRIDAY, APRIL 21 ALL IN THE TIMING GILBERT THEATER 8 p.m. Featuring four of the original six diverse but equally hysterical one-act comedies, David Ives' All in the Timing is a witty, romantic, absurd, and existentially-minded evening of theatre. Tickets can be bought at https://ci.ovationtix.com/36002/production/1151812. For more information, call (910) 678-7186. TUESDAY TAR KILN TOURS LAKE RIM PARK

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