Up & Coming Weekly

September 12, 2017

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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SEPTEMBER 13 - 19, 2017 UCW 21 WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM EVENTS Medieval Fantasies Company in cooperation with the Fort Bragg Fam- ily, Moral, Welfare and Recreation Department presents the 7th annual Fort Bragg Renaissance Faire Sat- urday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Smith Lake Recreation Area adjacent to Fort Bragg. "is is a celebration of the time period in the Middle Ages of the Renaissance," Chris Pugh, owner of Medieval Fantasies Company, said. "All of that entails shining knights, la- dies and food and entertainment that goes along with that." Pugh added this is the seventh year of the faire that serves troops, families and the surrounding areas. is is one of the many events that the company produces while travel- ing around the country. e com- pany puts on educational programs as well. e event will feature classic favorites including turkey legs, the king and queen, a royal knighting ceremony, magician Flabbergast the Wizard, perform- ers under and Spice, eir Majesties e Blackwolfs, e Welsh Corgi Show and Henry Culpeper the Minstrel, e Queen's Jewels belly dancers, musicians, sword swallower Master David and a full combat jousting by Round Table Pro- ductions. Some of the activities include flying hooves archery, live field demon- strations, mounted combat and archery and unicorn pony rides. "We will have a variety of wonderful merchants offering all kinds of exciting and exotic wares for the faire," Pugh said. "We will also have living history that includes the Hanseatic League." Other free activities include chess, Enchanted Unicorn/Mystical Nightmare Ring Toss, Bouncy Dragon, Bouncy Castle, stocks and crafts by Frame and De- sign Arts. e Masquerade Ball is Saturday from 4:30-5:30 p.m. "We are inviting everyone to come out to participate in this fun event," Pugh said. "It is a family-friendly event and is a wonderful way to spend the weekend." All patrons are welcome. Period and modern weapons are not permitted. No alcohol, coolers or pets allowed. e cost is $10 per car load. Smith Lake Recreation Area is located at 1200 Honeycutt Rd. For more informa- tion, visit www.medievalfantasiesco.com/ FortBraggRenaissanceFaire.htm or call (540) 294-1846. Take a Step Back in Time at Fort Bragg's Renaissance Faire by DR. SHANESSA FENNER DR. SHANESSA FENNER, Principal, WT Brown Elementary School. COMMENTS? Editor@ upandcomingweekly.com. (910) 484-6200. Flabbergast the Wizard Henry Culpeper the Minstrel The faire will feature shining knights and fair ladies. (910) 678-8400 • www.faytechcc.edu The SMART choice ! CLASS START DATES: OCT 19 (8-WK CLASSES), NOV 6 (6-WK CLASSES) DEC 1 (4-WK CLASSES) Over 250 programs of study - Many online! Need fall Classes? additional fall classes now available!

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