Tough turkey shoot: Saturday, 10 a.m., shotgun start, at Stryker Golf Course with a two person scramble gross and net. The event is open to the public and entry fee includes a free ham or turkey, lunch, prizes and gift certificates. Call 396-3980.
Friday Fight Nights: Friday, 7:30 p.m., at Sports USA. Come out for a night of fun and help support “Children of the Fallen Project,” a group formed to help children of men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Anyone can participate. Extensive boxing experience is not allowed. This is for fun. Advance tickets available for $10 at Sports USA. Open to the public.
2016 Fort Bragg Combatives Invitational Tournament: Come out and cheer for your favorite fighters as they enter the octagon in the hunt for the title of champion. The tournament begins Dec. 6, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Fort Bragg Combatives School. It continues Dec. 7 and 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with preliminary semi-finals at Ritz-Epps Physical Fitness Center. The finals are Dec. 9, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Ritz-Epps Physical Fitness Center. This event is open to all armed services. For more information, contact Sgt. 1st Class Marques Daniels at 396-3031 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Turkey shoot: Dec. 11, at 3 p.m., at the Clay Target Center. Shotguns only, and shells will be provided. No scopes allowed during this event. Turkeys and hams will be awarded for the winning shooters. There will be door prize drawings as well. Shotgun rental and ear protection are available for sale at the clubhouse or shooter can bring their own. Ear and eye protection are mandatory. Participants ages 17 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. This event is open to the public. The cost is $5 per shot.
Red Apple Run for Diabetes: Don’t miss the 4th Annual Red Apple Run for Diabetes, Saturday, at 8:30 a.m., in downtown Fayetteville. This run has something for everyone, including a 5K, 10K and 1-mile fun run. Be sure to check out the new 10K route this year. For more information or to register for the race, visit www.ts-go-time.com/red-apple-run-for-diabetes.
Green Beret Jingle Jog: Dec. 3, at 9 a.m., in downtown Fayetteville. The annual Green Beret Jingle Jog steps things up a notch this year with prizes for creative costumes judged by Santa. Runners can participate in either a 10K or 5K race. Pets and strollers are allowed. For more information and to register, visit www.active.com/fayetteville-nc/running/distance-running-races/green-beret-jingle-jog-2016?int.
Ryan’s Reindeer 5K Run: The Eleventh Annual Ryan’s Reindeer 5K Run is Dec. 17, at 8:30 a.m. The 5K run/walk starts and ends at the Medical Arts parking lot entrance on Hay Street in downtown Fayetteville. The race immediately goes up Haymount Hill and passes through Haymount neighborhoods. Prizes are awarded in various categories. Festive costumes are encouraged. All participants under the age of 13 receive a finisher’s medal. A team trophy will be presented to the group with the largest number of participants. There are two entry categories — individual and Family. Family entrants are not eligible for the individual awards. Pets on leashes are allowed but must be controlled at all times. This is a wonderful way to kick off the holidays with your Family. Trophies are reindeer themed. For more information, visit www.active.com/fayetteville-nc/running/distance-running-races/ryan-s-reindeer-run-2016?int=.