Up & Coming Weekly

May 9, 2023

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM MAY 10 - 16, 2023 UCW 3 Submit your events and activities to editor@upandcomingweekly.com WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLy.COM WEDNESDAY, MAY 10 JELLY'S LAST JAM CAPE FEAR REGIONAL THEATRE Take your seat at the legendary Jungle Inn Nightclub with your host, Jazz pioneer Jelly Roll Morton, for a night of music that might change his life. When The Chimney man comes to ferry Jelly's soul away, he gets one last chance to make amends for his mistakes. From the back alleys of New Orleans to the stages of New York – this sizzling story has seductive harmony and a score you won't forget! This play is rated PG-13 for language and adult themes. Tickets can be bought at https://bit.ly/cfrtjellys. This is a military appreciation night, so tickets are 25% off for servicemembers. For info call 910-323-4233. SATURDAY, MAY 13 FAYETTEVILLE CELEBRATION METHODIST UNIVERSITY 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery is proud to present "At Night: a Photo- graphic Exploration of Light," a national photographic art exhibition with artists from across the United States that inves- tigates night photography and the effects of light in the darkness. The exhibition features 27 artists from across the nation, and includes 31 works of art. The exhibit was juried by Shane Booth, an award-winning professional artist and professor of Photography at Fayetteville State University. Booth, who is currently documenting his hometown of Hildreth, Nebraska with his vintage 8 x 10 studio camera, made the final selection of works to be shown in the Ellington-White Contemporary gallery and on the Ellington-White Contemporary website. 1 p.m. The Fort Bragg Fair is an annual event that takes place every spring. Unlimited carnival rides and live entertainment are included in one, low admission price. Parking is free. Open to the public, with easy access off Bragg Blvd. ADA parking accessible from Bragg Blvd. via Howell St. This is the last day of the fair. Since it is also Mother's Day, mothers are admitted for free when accompanied by a paying child 36" or taller to age 17. COMMUNITY ZUMBA 4101 RAEFORD ROAD 4 p.m. AmeriHealth Caritas NC Fayetteville is excited to be a part of NC Managed Care. Their goal is to help people get care, stay well and build healthy communities. The Wellness & Opportunity Center provides programs and educational opportunities for their members and the community. This free event will focus on Health and Fitness. Come join them for a fun half hour of Zumba. All fitness levels are welcome. No fitness experience required. TUESDAY, MAY 15 THURSDAY, MAY 11 MOONSHINE MURDER MYSTERY 1897 POE HOUSE 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. You're invited to celebrate the success of a certain bootlegging entrepreneur, but things go aw "rye" at this 1920s house party when someone turns up DEAD. Dress in your Jazz Age best and join us for a thrilling whodunit murder mystery show at the 1897 Poe House, where you become the detectives. Guests are encouraged to beco- me part of the show by dressing in your best 1920s attire. Shows last 45 minutes each and are limited to 15 audience members at a time. This is historical theater in an actual historic home, so the audience is required to move throughout the house during the show, including up and down stairs. This show is suggested for 16 years and up, parental discretion is advised. Please arrive at least 15 minutes in advance. Late arrivals cannot be admitted to the show once the audience has entered the Poe House. Tickets can be bought at https://bit.ly/3nn1SI5 7:30 p.m. SUNDAY, MAY 14 FRIDAY, MAY 12 BALLROOM DANCE GALA ARTS COUNCIL OF FAYETTEVILLE 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Join Roland's Dance Studio as they take their Friday night party downtown! Join them at The Arts Council of Fayetteville for a lovely night of art & dancing! Waltz dancing will begin at 7 p.m. and Tango dancing will begin at 8 p.m. Social Dan - cing will be available until 10 p.m. To reserve a spot, call 910-423-2623. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. AT NIGHT: PHOTO GALLERY 113 GILLESPIE STREET 7:30 p.m. The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra season closes with a program that brings together performers from our community to perform alongside the Fayetteville Sym- phony Orchestra in an exciting collaborative concert. Selected pieces include José Moncayo's Huapango, Astor Piazzolla's Four Seasons of Buenos Aires featuring Concertmaster Fabián Lopez on violin, and Peter Maxwell Davies' An Orkney Wedding, among others. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be bought at https://bit.ly/3HGjsgX. For info call 910-433-4690. SATURDAY, MAY 13 FRIDAY, MAY 12 BIKE RODEO 5770 ROCKFISH ROAD 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Join the Hope Mills Police Department for their free Bike Rodeo. You must bring your own bicycle or scooter to participate in the rodeo. The rodeo will include a obstacle course, safety tips, an inspection station free raffles, music, food, and a raffle to win a new bike. All children must be supervised at all times. FORT BRAGG FAIR FORT BRAGG

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