FRIDAY

OLDIES, ROCK AND BLUES MUSIC

6 p.m., at Hope Mills Recreation Center. Hope Mills Recreation Center hosts open mic oldies, rock and blues music every first and third Friday of the month. Enjoy live rock, country and blues music from local artists.

SALUTE TO JAZZ:

7 p.m., at Festival Park.

FAYETTEVILLE MOTOR SPORTS PARK RACES

7 p.m. to 12 a.m., at Fayetteville Motor Sports Park. Enjoy a variety of drag races including Friday night grudge test and tune, and several bracket races throughout the season.

For more information, call www.fayetteville motorsportsparkcom/id5.html.

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SATURDAY

 

MOVIE NIGHT AT THE BEACH

9 p.m., at Smith Lake Recreation Center. Super 8 is playing. Call 396-5979 for more information.

CHILD OF THIS CULTURE

10 and 11 a.m.; 2 and 3 p.m., at the

Headquarters Library.

PATRIOTIC TRIBUTE FOR AMERICAN REVOLUTION

10 a.m., at Cross Creek Cemetery #1 on North Cool Springs Street. Join the Marquis de Lafayette Chapter Sons of the American Revolution and the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum in honoring Lewis Barge.

By mayoral proclamation, Saturday, will be “Lewis Barge Remembrance Day.” The event will be followed by a tour of Barges Tavern at 519 Ramsey St. For more information, call 433-1457.

FAYETTEVILLE FARMERS MARKET

8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum Grounds.

REMINISCE TOUR 3 

6 p.m., at Festival Park

Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Reminisce Tour. Musical guests include Alexander O’Neal, Cherrelle, Chubb Rock, Special Ed, Cameo’s Band and Special Formula Band.

SUNDAY

 

CAPE FEAR BOTANICAL GARDEN

Noon to 5 p.m., at 536 N. Eastern Blvd., Fayetteville.

NEXT WEEK

MONDAY

DOLLAR DAYS AT DRAGON LANES

For more information, call 907-B OWL .

 

TUESDAY

NEWCOMERS ORIENTATION AND BUS TOUR

9 a.m. to noon, starting at Ste Mere Eglise Neighborhood Community Center, 7905 Sicily Drive. RSVP required.

BECOME UFC FIT

4 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

INSECTS

10 to 11 a.m., at Lake Rim Park Fayetteville.

All ages welcome and the event is free. For more information, call 433-1018.

THURSDAY

MONKEY JOE’S PLAY TIME

6 to 7 p.m., at 102 Westwood Shopping Center, Fayetteville. For more information, call 907-5623 or 907-5624.

COMING SOON

AUG. 24

NATIONAL AIRBORNE DAY

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum grounds. A celebration of Army airborne, commemorating the 73rd anniversary of the Army Parachute Test Platoon and 13th anniversary of the Airborne and Special Operations Museum. For more information, visit www.asomf.org.

AUG. 30

CASTING CROWNS

7 p.m., at the Crown Center. Over the past eight years, Atlanta based Casting Crowns has consistently delivered Christian music that points believers back to what truly matters, and the band does so yet again on Come to the Well. For more information, visithttp://atthecrown.com

LET’S RUN

AUG 24

FAYETTEVILLE GOES INSANE

10 a.m., Fayetteville Goes Insane; 1 p.m., Fayetteville Hip Hop n’ Rock, at Manna Church. Come on out and dance yourself into the body you want, with Insanity and Hip-Hop Abs creator, Shaun T. For more information, visit www.

shauntlivefayetteville

.com

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AUG 31

5K SICKLE CELL WALK/ RUN

Honeycutt Park/ Skye Drive, 352 Devers St., Fayetteville. For more information, visit https://

beta.active.com/faye

tteville-nc/

running/5k-sickle-cell-walkrun-2013?cmp=29-101-1.

SEPT. 7

2ND ANNUAL LAFAYETTE 3K POOCH RUN AND 5K ROAD RACE

8 a.m., at Cross Creek Park next to Wells Fargo one block north of the Market House.

 

SEPT. 28

 

WARRIOR ANGELS BATTLE BUDDY BOOGIE

8:30 a.m., at Methodist University. This is a fun run/walk to benefit Warrior Angels Breast Cancer Battle Buddies Inc. in their efforts to support breast cancer patients at Fort Bragg.

OCT 12

FIRST ANNUAL ‘ RUNNING WITH ROY’ MEMORIAL 5K/10K FUN RUN

8 a.m. at Texas A&M University campus, College Station, Texas. Honoring the life of Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale, who was killed on Fort Bragg, June 28, 2012.

OCT 27

2013 MARINE CORPS MARATHON

Washington, D.C.

For more information, visit www.sgtsullivancenter.org/marine-corps­marathon. html.