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Workshop Hiking the Appalachian Trail Part I: Have you ever thought about hiking the 2,200 miles of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the Appalachian Trail or A.T.? Local experienced trail section hiker, Ron Jackson will share information that will get you started. This event is open to the public and will be held at Throckmorton Library, Saturday, from 1 – 3 p.m.
Easter Egg Hunt at the 82nd Airborne Division Museum: Come hunt for eggs, Friday, March 23 at 10 a.m. for non-school age kids; Saturday at 10 a.m. for school age kids. Bring your own basket for picking up eggs! The Easter Bunny will be here!
Lock and Load Laser Tag: Two great events, one fun-filled day! Lock and Load brings laser tag to Sports USA! Family Laser Tag runs from 1 to 5 p.m. Challenge your friends and family during the Family Laser Tag. Hide behind the obstacles and try to score points for your team. This event is open to everyone ages 5 and above. Adults only Laser Tag runs from 6 – 10 p.m. Obstacles are added, the sun has gone down and the battle begins. Grab your friends and see who has the best laser tag skills. This event is open to 18 and older only. The event will be held March 31, call Sports USA at 907-0739, for more information. Open to the public.
Easter Brunch: Easter is just around the corner. That means spring time and warmer weather is on the way, too! Bring your friends and Family to the Iron Mike Conference Center for Easter Brunch, April 1. Open seating from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Open to the public. Brunch Costs $21.95 for adults, Children ages 6 to 11 eat for $11 and children ages 5 and under are free.
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Comics, Coffee and Donuts: Come hangout with like minded collectors that enjoy comics, coffee and doughnuts at the Dragon‘s Lair Comic Bookstore, Saturday. Meet more people in the community while enjoying comics, pop culture and anything else creates good conversation. Collectors, come out to trade and sell. Bring a breakfast item to share with the group.
City Market at the Museum Spring Fling Car Show: Spring is in the air and what better time to show off your antique, vintage, custom or just plain awesome vehicle. The Spring Fling Car Show will be hosted on the museum grounds on Saturday. The public is invited to check out all of the cool cars and cast their vote for a favorite. Car show vehicle registration is free and begins at 9 a.m. First 50 entrants receive a dash plaque. Category winner trophies awarded at 1 p.m. All ages are welcome and the event ois free to all.
A Dog Day in the Garden: Wag your tail all the way to Cape Fear Botanical Garden, Saturday, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Dog Day in the Garden is a special opportunity to bring the whole family, dogs included, to the Garden for a pawsitivley paw-some day! You and your pup will have a belly scratchin’ good time while learning about the wonderful work that Fayetteville Animal Protection Society does, local dog-related vendors, shopping and enjoying samples and other canine-friendly activities. Enter the Dog of the Garden Pageant, which will sniff out the best and cutest of the canine contestants. Fetch yourself some food from local food trucks while you experience an action packed day of demonstrations and doggie fun. Meet other dog lovers and heel for photo opportunities throughout the day. Vendor space and sponsorship is available by emailing Katherine Stern, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 486-0221, ext. 29.
Harlem Globe Trotters: The Harlem Globetrotters, known for their one-of-a-kind family entertainment, will bring their 2018 World Tour to the Crown Coliseum on Today, at 7 p.m. to take on their long-time adversaries the Washington Generals. TTheir game at the Crown Coliseum will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. After the game, Globetrotter stars will sign autographs and take photos with fans.
Meet the Easter Bunny at Airborne and Special Operations Museum: Join the ASOM for our Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and Easter Egg Scramble. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny will be served from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. and will cost $10 for adults, $5 for children 3 to 12 years of age and free for children 2 and under accompanied by a paying adult. The Easter Egg Scramble is free and will be held for children 2 and under at 9:30 a.m. and 10:20 a.m.; for 3 year olds at 9:40 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.; for four and five year olds at 9:50 a.m. and 10:40 a.m.; for six and seven year olds at 10:00 a.m. and 10:50 a.m.; and for eight, nine and ten year olds at 10:10 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Pictures with the Easter Bunny will be available, and breakfast reservations can be made by visiting shop.asomf.org.
A Fairy Tale Festival & Adventure: Bring your little ones to this magical and enchanted festival full of characters from Fairy Tales. Princesses, pirates, fairies, elves, trolls, mermaids and more. Be ready to spend your day dancing with the trolls. Maybe a treasure hunt with the pirates, unless they make you walk the plank. Join the Mad Hatter for a tea party. There will be face painting, arts & crafts, tattoos and more. Additional experiences available are horse drawn carriage rides, hot air balloon rides and early admission to the festival. Fun for the whole family, but the festival is built for children 12 years of age and younger. Costumes are encouraged for the kids and kids at heart. Make sure you bring a camera for plenty of those magical photo opportunities. Event will be held at the Carolina Horse Park in Raeford, April 7, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.