Up & Coming Weekly

May 16, 2023

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM MAY 17 - 23, 2023 UCW 15 EVENTS Rock'n On The River summer concerts begin May 19 by CHAYENNE BURNS Rock'n on the River will kick off the annual concert series May 19 in an effort to create a lively outdoor set- ting and make the most of the beauty of the Cape Fear River. is annual series began when local musician Greg Adair of Riv- ermist wanted to make up for the lack of early summer concerts in Fayetteville. e first concert of this year's sea- son will bring the Robbie Reid Band and ABACAB. e Robbie Reid Band is a blues group whose music transports you to a serene scene. ey are set to per- form at 6 p.m. ABACAB is a tribute band who doesn't disappoint when it comes to reciting the legendary music of Gen- esis and Phil Collins. "It's a family friendly event," Adair said. You can bring chairs and blan- kets. ere are no pets allowed unless it's a service animal. Healy's Beer and Wine is the sponsor for this event so there will be plenty of their products available. Guests can start coming in at 5:30 p.m. Food will be available for pur- chase on site by Deep Creek Grill and they'll have several options to choose from. Rock'n On e River takes place at Campbellton Landing, 1122 Person Street in Fayetteville. For more info, visit https:// www.facebook.com/profile. php?id=100049990406810. CHAYENNE BURNS, Staff Writer. COMMENTS? Editor@upandcomin- gweekly.com. 910-484-6200. TWO BROTHERS CATERING AT GATES FOUR GOLF AND COUNTY CLUB WEDDINGS | CORPORATE | MILITARY | SOCIAL | AND MORE! Call Two Brothers Catering to book your next event! 910.261.6584 | twobrotherscateringnc1@gmail.com www.thevinenc.com | www.twobrotherscateringnc.com Equal Credit Opportunity Lender. JOIN AND SEE WHY! Making Banking Simple! • Apply Online • Get Direct Deposit Early • 30,000 Surcharge Free ATMs *Fees, terms, and conditions apply. See credit union for complete details. In compliance with the U.S.A. Patriot Act, we are required to obtain and verify identification provided for all new account owners and joint owners, using methods permitted by law. Cooperative Extension offers Better Living Workshops a STAFF REPORT e Cumberland County Coop- erative Extension June Better Living Series workshops will focus on herbs. e workshops "Herb Gardening" and "Cooking with Herbs" will be held at the Cooperative Extension office located at 301 E. Mountain Drive. Registration for June 2023 work- shops will be in person. Eventbrite registration is unavailable. Registra- tion can be paid via check, correct cash or money order. For registration assistance, contact Susan Johnson at 910-321-6405. Herb Gardening — June 7 from noon to 2 p.m. Learn how to grow fresh herbs in small spaces. You will also learn how to process, dry and store herbs to have for year-round cooking. Students will leave with ma- terials to start their own herb garden. Registration and the $10 registration fee are due by June 2. Lavender Lunch & Learn — June 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. is tour will include a visit to Lavender Oaks Farm in Chapel Hill. Participants will receive instructions on growing lavender, the history of the farm and will visit the lavender fields for u-pick harvesting. A lavender-inspired lunch will be served. With nine varieties and 4,000 lavender plants, be prepared to be amazed. Registration and the $25 fee are due by June 12. Cooking with Herbs — June 21 from noon to 2 p.m. Learn how to use herbs and spices in the cooking process in this hands-on workshop. Participants will use herbs to season and taste focaccia dough or bread. Registration and the $12 registra- tion fee are due by June 16. Class size limited. For accommodation for persons with disabilities, contact Lisa Childers at 910-321-6880, no later than 10 busi- ness days before the event.

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