Up & Coming Weekly

July 05, 2023

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM JULY 5 - 11, 2023 UCW 3 Submit your events and activities to editor@upandcomingweekly.com WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLy.COM WEDNESDAY, JULY 5 BLUEBERRIES TOUR 301 E. MOUNTAIN DRIVE Blueberries are native to our area and locally-grown. Come visit one of our local blueberry farms, see how they are grown and pick yourself some fresh berries. Registration is $10. For accommodation for persons with disabilities, contact Lisa Childers at 910-321-6880. SATURDAY, JULY 8 HORTICULTURE, HOOCH & OUT- LAWS IN FAST CARS CAPE FEAR BOTANICAL GARDEN 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Cat Yoga is back! Please take a paws and join Cumberland County Animal Services for a fun filled morning of relaxation. They will have two classes, one at 10 a.m. and the other at 11:30 a.m. The class will be an hour long. Please bring your own yoga mat and a $10 cash donation to the Animal Medical Fund. Space is limited so please email aorgan@cumberland- countync.gov to reserve your spot. 10 a.m. Do you tend to only read Fiction books? Ever wondered about other genres in the Library? Join Throckmorton Library for a Book Picnic where you will be able to take a "taste" of the other types of books they have here at the Library! This event is open to everyone: Active duty personnel, family members, retirees, and everyone of all ages with access to Fort Liberty. For more information, call 910- 396-2665. WOMEN IN POWER WORKSHOP 2800 RAEFORD ROAD, SUITE 24A 4 p.m. Women of all ages are invited to attend the Women in Power workshop to learn how to operate lawn and landscaping equipment with confidence. Participants will learn how to safely operate a blower, weed trimmer and hedge trimmer; the features, benefits and pros/cons of various gas and battery models; and how to maintain the equipment. There will be a hands-on demonstration and Q&A during the work- shop. Presenters include Nate Stobbe, co-owner, and Aaron Russell, assistant store manager. Both have extensive experience operating outdoor power equip- ment and teaching customers how to use it. Attendance is limited. Reserve a spot by calling the store at 910-900-4455. TUESDAY, JULY 11 THURSDAY, JULY 6 90S VIBE PAINT AND SIP 805 ELM STREET 7 p.m. DJ Wolf will be on site playing a mixed 90's groove to vibe to as you paint! You choose your template, created by the Black Canvas artists or you can freestyle paint. No skills needed, just be ready for the dopest vibe in Fayetteville! Complimentary wine cocktails with the purchase of a ticket, and a valid identification. This event is 18 plus. Tickets are $30. To buy a ticket, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/90s-vi- bes-paint-sip-tickets-654289416257. 9 a.m. TUESDAY, JULY 11 SATURDAY, JULY 8 DINOSAUR WORLD SWEET VALLEY RANCH 10 a.m. Step back in time and experience the prehistoric world at Sweet Valley Ranch's Dinosaur World! Join them for a day filled with adventure and excitement as you explore the world of dinosaurs. See life-size dinosaur replicas, learn about their habitats, and even excavate fossils! Guests will enjoy a walk down our quarter mile paved path where they will see over 40 dinosaurs in a natural ha - bitat. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience for the whole family. Adult tickets are $20. Children, aged three to eleven, can get a ticket for $12. Children two and younger get in for free. For more information or to buy tickets, go to https://www.sweetvalleyranchnc.com/ or call 844-622-3276. CAT YOGA 4704 CORPORATION DRIVE 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Cape Fear Botanical Garden is excited to bring you this one-of-a-kind exhibit from Hortication® — An unexpected journey exploring the All-American culture and phenomenon of NASCAR through the lens of the plant world. What in the world do plants have to do with racing, you ask? Well, it started with corn, but through the years the cultural interplay of moonshine, tobacco and hemp have played key roles. Come learn more in this Special Garden Exhibit – included with your Garden or Special Event Admission. This exhibit will be on display through the summer. SUNDAY, JULY 9 FRIDAY, JULY 7 EDIBLE AND MEDICINAL PLANTS CLARK PARK 3 p.m. Before the age of modern medicine, peop- le had to know how to use different plants to treat their ailments. Native plants also served as a source of food for those who knew how to properly collect and prepare them. Learn about the edible and medicinal plants of N.C. on this ranger-led hike. This event is free and is aimed for kids eights years old, or older. To register for a spot, call (910) 433- 1579. For more information about the event and future events at Clark Park, go to https://www.fcpr.us/parks-trails/parks/clark-park. BOOK PICNIC THROCKMORTON LIBRARY

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