Today

Mogadishu exhibit:

At the Airborne and Special Operations Museum, visitors can walk through a mock up of a street in Mogadishu and read information boards about the battle and actions taken by U.S. Army units there. This temporary exhibit will have displays of donated items from Soldiers involved in the battles there as well as artifacts recently recovered from Mogadishu. A video will play explaining the missions in the words of Soldiers involved from interviews with them. For more information, call 643-2766 or visit www.asomf.org/.

School exhibit: 

Terry Sanford High School Centennial exhibit, marks 100 years since the first class of Fayetteville High School received diplomas. Trace the history of what is now Terry Sanford High School and the various locations of the school and monumental experiences of students there (Fayetteville Area Transportation and local History Museum, through Nov. 30. For more information, visit www.fcpr.us/transportation_museum.aspx)

On the Table: 

“On the Table/Food for Thought,” an exhibit centering on the ritual of dining takes place at Fayetteville Technical Community College’s Cumberland Hall Auditorium, through Nov. 17. For more information, visit www.faytechcc.edu.

Sweeney Todd: 

Sweeney Todd will appear live on stage at 7:30 p.m., at Cape Fear Regional Theatre. Laced with Sondheim’s wit and humor, Sweeney Todd tells the infamous tale of a barber turned bloodthirsty seeking revenge on the “pious vulture” Judge Turpin and the society that empowers his villainy. Assisted by the practical minded pie-maker Mrs. Lovett (no reason to let good meat go to waste) Sweeney contains songs of exquisite beauty and some of the funniest lyrics in musical theatre history.  Price range $15 to $28. For more information, call 323-4233.

Hine exhibit: 

“The Photography of Lewis Hine is an exhibit that exposes Child Labor in North Carolina, 1908 to 1918. Appears at the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex, through Jan. 5, 2014. For more information, visit http://www.museumofthecapefear.ncdcr.gov/)

Friday

Golf Tournament:

Attend an afternoon of golf, Friday at Ryder Golf Course. This 18-hole scramble will have a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Entry fee is $140 per 4-person team or $35 per person.  Entry fee includes green fees, cart fees, range balls, lunch and prizes.

The field is limited to the first 25 eligible teams.  If the number of entries exceeds the limit, a priority system will be in effect.

Golfers can register via email at Robert.l.taylor628.naf@mail.mil. For more information, please call 907-GOLF.

Canady Farm Corn Maze:

Canady Farm is open for the fall season featuring a corn maze, wagon rides, farm animals and much more! Seasonal produce is also available. Experience the educational nature trail with field trips and group rates available.

Saturday

5th Annual Salute To Veterans:

The 5th Annual Salute to Veterans ceremony will be held Saturday, at 10 a.m. The Airborne and Special Operations Museum Foundation and Rolling Thunder Chapter 1, NC will host the ceremony on the Parade Field at the ASOM.

Every year we receive orders for flags for all services, the Merchant Marines and homeless servicemen and women. Come be a part of this celebration as we remember all those ho sacrifice for this nation to be free.

A special guest singer of the National Anthem by an active-duty sergeant from Fort Bragg will start the ceremony. The ceremony will feature a “Missing Man” table, a special tribute to all POW/MIAs. Guest speakers include Jim Hollister, president of Rolling Thunder, and Paul Galloway, executive director of the Airborne and Special Operations Museum.

Comedy show:

Help us bring in the funny at Sports USA with the “True Laughter Volume 1” comedy show, featuring “BRAH MAN” from the Martian Lawrence Show.  Mark your calendars for Saturday at 8 p.m. This event is guaranteed to make you laugh. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door and are available at Sports USA.  For more information, call 907-0739.

Next week

World War II Live Re-enactment:

Authentic vehicles and re-enactors portraying various governments involved in World War II. Exhibits of weaponry including a raffle of an authentic weapon from the World War II period will be available.

HOLLY DAY FAIR:

Nov. 7 through 10 at Crown Expo Center.

The Holly Day Fair, presented by the Junior League of Fayetteville, is the largest holiday gift and craft show in eastern North Carolina.  Show-goers have an extensive selection of unique handcrafted and manufactured products to select from.

The unique and exclusive gifts include Christmas decorations, crafts, jewelry, clothes, toys, food specialties, household accents, and much more.

UPCOMING

Photography contest:

Career fair:

A Hiring our Heroes military spouse employment program will take place, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 7, at the Fort Bragg Club (Building 1-4930 Armistead and Totten streets). Event is open to all servicemembers including spouses of active-duty, Guard, Reserves and veterans. The career forum and hiring fair features employers looking to hire military spouses, including Military Spouse Employment Partnership partners; and resume’ assistance. For more information, visit www.fortbraggmwr.com/acs/employment-readiness/.

HEART OF CHRISTMAS SHOW:

This show is a must-see with its 36-member cast of singers and dancers, featuring the popular Christian performing group Voices of the Heart. From the awesome light show to the excellent choreography, costumes and sets, you are sure to be filled with the spirit of Christmas!

The show gives away all proceeds from ticket sales of the weekend shows. To date, the Heart of Christmas Show has raised over $500,000 to help sick and abused children in the Fayetteville area, including donations to Friends of Children and the Child Advocacy Center, plus many other children’s agencies and public schools.

This children’s charity fundraiser is celebrating 15 years of as one of the best Christmas shows in the Southeast, delighting audiences of all ages.

Sports USA will host its monthly Right Arm Night, Nov. 15, at 4 p.m. So grab your right arm and treat them to a $3 buffet or a 16-ounce embossed mug to be used at each Right Arm Night for only $5!  Right Arm Night entry is free and this event is open to the public. For more information, please call 907-0739.

Golf tournament:

Ryder Golf Course will hold its Annual Turkey Shoot on Nov. 16, with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Registration is only $25 and includes cart and green fees. This event is open to all. For more information, please call 907-GOLF or visit www.fortbraggmwr.com.

Turkey shoot:

A  Tough Turkey Shoot will take place Nov. 23, at 10 a.m., at Stryker Golf Course. Cost $35 for members and $45 for non-members. Entry fee includes a free ham or turkey, lunch, prizes and gift certificates. It features a two-person gross and net. Entry deadline will be noon, Nov. 21. For more information, call 396-3980 or visit www.fortbraggmwr.com.

BOSS feed: 

Join Fort Bragg Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers to help feed the homeless, Nov. 27, from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

Open to single Soldiers only. Limited volunteer space available, but transportation provided. To sign up, call BOSS at 396-7751 or visit www.fortbraggmwr.com.

Bowling

opportunities:

There will be two hours of unlimited bowling and shoe rental, Nov. 29, at Dragon Lanes and Airborne Lanes bowling centers. Cost is $30 for four people only. Each additional person will cost $7.50. For more information, call Dragon Lanes at 907-BOWL or Airborne Lanes at 432-6900, or visit www.fortbraggmwr.com.

HBI expo:

Come join us as we celebrate the post wide kickoff of the Healthy Base initiative Health Expo at this month’s 5K.  This event will take place at Hedrick Stadium, Nov. 16, at 8 a.m.

There will be music, healthy food options and wellness vendors present. The Fort Bragg 5K walk/run is free and no registration is required. For more information, visit www.fortbraggmwr.com.

War exhibit:

 

The Special Operations Communicators Association will hold its 17th Annual Special Operations 10K Run/5K Walk, Nov. 9, beginning at 8 a.m., at McKellar’s Lodge picnic area (Building 0-9127 McKellars Road).

Registration fees are $25 until Nov. 1 and $30 thereafter. Closing date for registration will be Sunday at 9 p.m.

The race is open to all ages and abilities.

It will take place on a USA Track and Field course and will feature state-of-the-art disposable bib-chip timing by Precision Race.

No pets are allowed on course, but off-road joggers are acceptable.

Packet pick-up and day of race registration at McKellar’s Lodge from 6 to 7:30 a.m.

Pre-race packet pick-up with T-shirts will be available Nov. 7 at Sports USA, 3 to 7 p.m. and Nov. 8 at Dicks Sporting Goods on Skibo Road, noon to 3 p.m.

Prizes will be given to specified top finishers, but all runners and walkers will receive a commemorative finisher’s coin at the finish line.

Send completed registration and a check or money order to SOCA, P.O. Box 73409, Fort Bragg, NC 28307-5002. Make checks payable to SOCA.

For more information, send email to events@thesoca.org or visit www.thesoca.org/jsoc10k.htm.

 Red Apple Run for Diabetes 5K, Nov. 16, at 8:30 a.m. Run will begin at Medical Arts Building (101 Robeson St.) For registration and other information, visit www.cincodemayo10k/Diabetes_5K.html.

The YMCA will hold its YMCA Turkey Trot 5K, Nov. 23, at 6 a.m.

Pre-registration is $20. Race-day registration is $25.

Run to benefit Girls on the Run, Girls on Track and the STRIDE program, which encourages fitness.

Call 426-9622 for more information.