Up & Coming Weekly

July 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.

Issue link: http://www.epageflip.net/i/1503971

Contents of this Issue


Page 3 of 24

WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM JULY 19 - 25, 2023 UCW 3 Submit your events and activities to editor@upandcomingweekly.com WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLy.COM WEDNESDAY, JULY 19 PAINTIN' ON THE PATIO PADDY'S IRISH PUB Join SipLee Art on the patio at Paddy's Pub to paint a full-size wood door hanger. The price is $45 and includes all paint and ribbon supplies as well as assistance and personalization. The choices for this event will be a topiary tree or a watermelon slice. Watermelon can also be a lemon or lime. It's your choice to get creative with no experience needed. They can help finish up or add touch-ups when you have painted as much as you want. To purchase a ticket, go to https://checkout.square.site/buy/FAIXAQP6JHPNB- P4RI6QSKQNL SATURDAY, JULY 22 AUTHOR TALK & SIGNING 300 MAIDEN LANE 4:30 p.m. Grab the family and get your tickets to come out and experience an unforget- table night of fashion, family, fun, talented kids, vendors, celebrity hosts and judges, and guest performers from all around the United States. Enjoy as these kids "Put On For Their City" as they put on designs Tailor-Made by Tae. Doors open to the public at 4 p.m. to shop with ven- dors, and the show will start promptly at 4:30 p.m. General Admission is $40 and tickets can be bought at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/put-on-for-my-city-youth- fashiontalent-show-part-5-tickets-559671210657 3 p.m. Every state commemorates its own unique- ness by adopting state emblems. State emblems represent all of the different aspects of what makes a state distinctive. Learn the history behind North Carolina's state emblems, from our state dog to our state boat. Call Clark Park or register online. This event is free and open to all ages. To reserve a spot or to get more information, call 910-433-1579. MEET THE INSTRUMENTS 300 MAIDEN LANE 2 p.m. Join the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra as they partner with the Cumberland Coun- ty Public Library for an Instrument Paintin' On The Patio Meet and Greet. Children will have the opportunity to learn about the different instruments of the orchestra and see them up close and personal. Musician-educators will hold a brief presenta- tion about the different instrument families and demonstrate playing some of the instruments. After the presentation, participants will be allowed to touch, play and explore the different instruments they learned about! For more information about this program, please call the library at 910-483-7727 ext. 1361. TUESDAY, JULY 25 THURSDAY, JULY 20 DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES AIRBORNE & SPECIAL OPERATIONS MUSEUM 6 p.m. Join the Airborne and Special Operations Museum for their Distinguished Speaker Series with Dr. Marcus Cox. Cox will give a lecture on the 2nd Ranger Battalion in Korea in recognition of the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement. Cox is Dean and Founding Director of the Gillis-Jones Institute for Ethics and Leadership and Professor of History at Fayetteville State University. All active-duty service members get in for free. One attendee ticket is $15, two tickets are $25. For more information and to reserve a spot, go to https://www.asomf.org 6:30 p.m. MONDAY, JULY 24 SATURDAY, JULY 22 CHRISTMAS IN JULY 5K FORT LIBERTY FAIRGROUNDS 8 a.m. Christmas trees, ornaments, presents, and Santa in July? Why not! The Fair- grounds will be transformed to a winter wonderland for the Christmas in July 5K! The elves are hard at work and may have something special for you! Register now via WebTrac to ensure you recei- ve the custom Christmas in July 5K shirt and medal, which is limited to the first 500 people. Registration is $10. PUT ON FOR MY CITY CROWN COMPLEX 3 p.m. Dr. Zelda Lockhart will read from her newly released novel "Trinity," which is partially set in Fayetteville. She will be engaging the audience through story- telling, demonstrating the importance of stories for connecting with our loved ones, our community and across identities. Copies of the book will be available for purchase with the Friends of the Cumberland County Public Library, Inc. Lockhart is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing and African American Literature and a Distinguished Endowed Fellow in the Language & Literature De- partment at North Carolina Central University. SUNDAY, JULY 23 FRIDAY, JULY 21 SUNSET SERIES CONCERT CAPE FEAR BOTANICAL GARDENS 6 p.m. Have you heard the buzz?? The Garden Sunset Series is the place to bee on July 21. Bring your honey, your queen, or your whole hive out to hear amazing music, nip the Moonshine nectar, dine on a variety of delights, and create sweet memories at Cape Fear Botanical Garden. Featuring Riggsbee Road, an all-female newgrass band popular with audien - ces across the Southeast. There will also be Moonshine Tasting and Cocktails with Mixologist Rob Clayton. Come enjoy an evening of music, moonshine & memory-making at Cape Fear Botanical Garden. This event is included with General Garden Admission. Members can enter the event for free. WELCOME TO NORTH CAROLINA! MAZARICK PARK BUILDING

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

Archives of this issue

view archives of Up & Coming Weekly - July 18, 2023