Toast to the Troops featuring Craig Morgan:

5 p.m., at the Fort Bragg Fairgrounds. Don’t miss Toast to the Troops featuring Craig Morgan live at Fort Bragg. Country music star and Army veteran Craig Morgan brings you hits such as, Bonfire, This Ole Boy, Redneck Yacht Club and more. Lawn chairs welcome. For more information, visit


Salute to the American Dream:

7 p.m., at

Festival Park. Enjoy the Army Ground Forces Band in a summer salute concert series, “A Salute to America”. The second selection in the series features the Loose Cannons in “Salute to American Dream”. For more information, visit


Geocache Workshop:

2 p.m., at the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex.

The Museum of the Cape Fear will host a geocaching workshop to provide basic information on operating a hand-held GPS unit and introduce the two geocache trails on the museum’s site. Great for beginners and experts are welcome to share their experiences too. For more information, visit http://www.museumofthe

2nd Saturdays Summer Arts Fest:

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex.

2nd Saturdays combine arts and heritage with unique crafts and Family fun. Browse among artists and vendors selling their wares and crafts. Sample fritters cooked in the Poe House kitchen, and enjoy hands-on activities including watercolor painting, weaving and candle dipping. Enjoy the mix of history, skilled craft artists, and authentic North Carolina culture. For more information, visit



Fayetteville Farmers Market:

8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum Grounds. At the Fayetteville Farmers Market, you will find fresh vegetables, fruits, berries, eggs, cut flowers, herbs, honey, crafts and more. So grab your Family, friends or pets and come get some fresh local food. For more information, visit

Buck’s Dynasty:

6:45 p.m. dinner served; 7:45 performance, at the Northwood Temple Church. Northwood Temple Church presents its annual dinner theater production, Buck’s Dynasty. This year the crazy characters from Smith Corner set out to film their very own reality TV show! You won’t want to miss the trouble and laughs that comes with the gang.

For more information, call


Back to School Bash Children’s Festival:

11a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Fascinate-U Children’s Museum. Fascinate-U Children’s Museum will host an annual, Back to School Bash Children’s Festival. This festival offers a variety of activities and entertainment for children including: exotic zoo animals, magic show, rock climbing, arts and crafts, story telling, model trains, health and safety, educational and military resources, school supplies drawings and more. For more information, call 829-9171.


Zipline Tours:

Mondays through Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at ZipQuest, 533 Carvers Falls Road, Fayetteville. Enjoy one of USA Today’s 10 great zip lines when you take the two and a half hour ZipQuest  tour. For more information and to book, call 488-8787

or visit


Dollar Days at Dragon Lanes:

For more information, call 907-BOWL.


USCIS Orientation United States Citizenship and Immigration:

9 to 11:30 a.m., on the  3rd floor, Soldier Support Center.  Registration required, 396-6120/8683.

Budget and Debt Management Class:

1:30 to 4:30 p.m., at the Soldier Support Center. For more information, call 396-8682.


Cumberland County Goes to War:

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Fayetteville Area Transportation Museum and Local History Museum. Visit the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum to experience “Cumberland County Goes to War,” an exhibit commemorating the sesquicentennial anniversary of the American Civil War. This exhibit features artifacts, pictures, documents, and educational panels which explore Cumberland County’s war experience both on the battlefield as well as the sacrifices made on the home front.  For more information, call



Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Support Group:

8:30 to 10 a.m., at the  Casablanca Neighborhood Center. For information, call 643-7517.

First Time Home Buyer Class

: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

For more information, call  396-8682.

Coming soon

Aug. 17

Movie Night at the Beach

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

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


GORUCK Challenge:

9 p.m., Raleigh, N.C., 12-hour adventure race. The one and only obstacle course all Green Berets had to pass in their training and our cadre have patterned the Goruck Nasty course directly after Nasty Nick. $20 of your paid registration goes to the Green Beret Foundation. For more information, visit

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

Aug 31

5K Sickle Cell Walk/Run:

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

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