1. U-Pick grapes: U-Pick grapes are now available at Lu Mil Vineyard. The business is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. Stop by the gift shop for a bucket and directions to the picking field. Price is $1 per pound plus $1 per person in the field. Lu Mil is at 438 Suggs-Taylor Road, Elizabethtown. For more information, call 910-866-5819.
2. Cups with Cops: Fayetteville State University's Criminal Justice Department and Starbucks are hosting a panel-led discussion Aug. 22 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. about fostering quality relationships between the Fayetteville Police Department and residents. The event will be at Shaw Auditorium on the FSU campus.
3. NAACP Membership Banquet: The Fayetteville branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will have its 29th annual membership banquet Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. at the John D. Fuller Recreation Center, 6627 Old Bunce Road. The keynote speaker will be the Rev. Curtis Gatewood, former state field director for the NAACP North Carolina State Conference. Tickets are $45 for adults, $25 for students or youth. A reserved table of eight is $350. For tickets or more information, call 484-6166.
4. Signal ball: Fort Bragg will host a signal ball Aug. 26 at the Ramada Plaza Fayetteville, 1707 Owen Drive. The cost is $45 per ticket. The deadline to purchase tickets is Aug. 18. All Fort Bragg personnel within the signal community or related organizations are invited. The Signal Corps Regimental Association also will host a golf tournament Aug. 25 at Ryder Golf Course. For more information on either event, email FortBraggSignalBallCommittee@gmail.com.
We want to hear from you: Please submit your events in writing at least 10 days in advance. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or fax details to 486-3545. For questions, call 486-3500.