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“The Dining Room” - FSU: 

Join Fayetteville State University for the production of “The Dining Room.” The show will be held tonight through Saturday, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, at 3 p.m. in the Seabrook Auditorium. For more information, contact FSU at 672-1528 or http://www.uncfsu.edu/arts/fine-arts-series/fine-arts-series-at-a-glance

Friday

Right Arm Night:

Anthony Hamilton and Friends:

Concert held 8:30 p.m., Friday, at the Crown Theatre.

The Charlotte native counts guest stints on a diverse roster of projects from Dr. Dre and Young Jeezy to Keyshia Cole, Josh Turner, Santana and John Rich (Big & Rich).

Hamilton says the immense reception to singles “So in Love” and “Pray For Me” shows that “R&B is about to be the new mainstream. Real music is coming back.”

Saturday

HBI expo:

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.

15th Anniversary Celebration of the PSYOP Regiment:

The Psychological Operations Regimental Association is hosting the 15th anniversary celebration of the PSYOP Regiment at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville.  Events will begin at 10 a.m. and run until 4 p.m. on Saturday.

For more information, contact Florian “Flo” Kardoskee, assistant secretary, PSYOP Regimental Association 723-7766 (cell phone) floriankardoskee@psyopra.com

Dance Party 

Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers will hold a dance party, Saturday from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., at Roland’s Dance Studio; 310 Hope Mills Road.

The club sponsors one dance party every month, and four of these each year are formal, dinner-dances.

More than just dancing, these events are great for meeting people and for making new friends. Ballroom dancing is also a good way to get some exercise and to relieve stress.

Dress attire is coat and tie. Cost is $10 for members; and $15 for guests.

For more information, call 987-4420 or visit www.capefearballroomdancers.org.

Golf tournament:

Next week

Winter: 

An Invitational

Professional photographers share their interpretations of winter at the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County. The event will be held Nov. 22 through Dec. 13. Times are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Fridays and noon to 4 p.m., on Saturdays.

This event is free to the public.

For more information, call 323-1776 or visit http://www.theartscouncil.com/exhibitsmain.php

Gift Shop Holiday Open House: 

Come out for some tasty treats, special pricing on select items, and the opportunity to shop in beautiful surroundings with easy parking at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden. All of this, while helping our garden grow. From Nov. 22 to the 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, call 486-0221 or visit http://www.capefearbg.org/pgrm_services.php

UPCOMING EVENTS

Photography contest:

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 donates 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.

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 will be 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 only $30 for four people. 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.

Thanksgiving buffet:

The event begins at noon and cost is $17.95 for adults and $9 for children ages 6 to 11. Children under 5 eat free. For more information, visit

Pre-paid reservations are required and cancellations must be received by Nov. 21 to receive a full refund. For more information or to make reservations, call 907-5899 or 432-2739. Customers can also send e-mail to iselle.d.oquendo.naf@mail.mil or to cynthia.m.kauth.naf@mail.mil.

ONGOING EVENTS

War exhibit:
Cumberland County Goes to War exhibit commemorates the sesquicentennial anniversary of the American Civil War and features artifacts, pictures, documents and educational panels that explore Cumberland County’s war experience both on the battlefield as well as the sacrifices made on the home front.  Exhibit appears at the Fayetteville Area Transportation Museum and Local History Museum, until Dec. 31. For more information, visit www.fcpr.us/transportation_museum.aspx).


A View from the Square:
The Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum is the hub for history in downtown Fayetteville. From history enthusiast to Families looking for fun, there is something for everyone here. The Historic Properties Division operates the museum, Museum Annex, the North Carolina Veterans Park, and city owned historic sites to include the Market House. The museum has oversight of the two National Register Districts and local landmarks.

Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 325 Franklin Street. 


Java Jams:
Fayetteville’s premiere poetry open mike every Sunday, from 7 to 11 p.m., at 3818 Morganton Road, next to Carrabba’s Restaurant.

The talented, regular participants of this long-running open mic event offer up an inspired reading of poems. Newcomers are welcome to the venue to listen or share some words of their own.


Karaoke:
Thursdays, excluding holidays, at Sports USA, from  8 to 11:30 p.m. For more information, call 907-0739.


Bowling Dollar Days:
Every Monday, at Dragon Lanes and every Tuesday, at Airborne Lanes. Contact information for Dragon Lanes is 907-BOWL and for Airborne Lanes, 432-6899.


Gallberry Corn Maze:
Cumberland County’s newest corn maze. Also hay rides, a corn box similar to a sand box, campfires, concessions, farm animals, and a huge and colorful jumping pillow. The maze is fashioned as a American flag along with the words “God Bless America.” 

Located at 5991 Braxton Road, Hope Mills N.C. The maze is open Fridays, from 4 to 10 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sundays, noon, to 8 p.m.

For ages 6 to 64, the cost is  $10, ages 3 to 5 and 65 and older is $8 and free for those 2 and under.

For more information, call 309-7582 or visit http://www.themaize.com/sites.D=&username=nchopemills.


Hine exhibit: 

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