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Arts & Entertainment Thrive in Fayetteville and Cumberland County

The arts flourish in Fayetteville and Cumberland County and you have plenty of entertainment options to choose each day. Catch a show at one of our theaters  walk through one of our  art galleries , take in a performance from the  Fayetteville Symphony and or enjoy Fourth Friday – a monthly art crawl in downtown Fayetteville.  All this and so much more happens each week in Cumberland County!   The Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) works hard to pull together a comprehensive and up-to-date calendar of events.  Read about many of the events here or head to the FACVB Calendar for all community happenings. 

 

5 Reasons to Visit Fayetteville This Spring

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I'm convinced Melody Foote knows more random facts about Cumberland County's historic sites, people, and treasures than most Fayetteville natives do. As a transplant from New York, my boss loves to tell people how surprised she was when she moved to the South, nearly 25 years ago, and realized just how diverse Fayetteville is—from the residents to the cuisine. She's watched Cumberland County change an… [...] “5 Reasons to Visit Fayetteville This Spring”

International Women’s Day: A Celebration of the Feminine & Fierce!

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I didn't know International Women’s Day (March 8th) was truly celebrated as a holiday until I lived in Italy. On what they call Festa della Donna, the whole country celebrates women. You’ll find bouquets of the little yellow mimosa flower, which blooms in early March, on nearly every street corner. Not only do men and boys buy them for all the women in their lives, but ladies also celebrate one another with c… [...] “International Women’s Day: A Celebration of the Feminine & Fierce!”

A Year of Firsts with Go Fayetteville – 2018

At the end of 2017, I decided to write a blog on all my “firsts” with Go Fayetteville, and again this year, I'm taking the time to reflect. I know I’m not alone in saying this: 2018 was a hard year. Hurricane Florence came and went and left behind damage in its wake. However, I could write a whole blog on just how the communities of Cumberland County rallied and helped one another rebuild. Even though my family was… [...] “A Year of Firsts with Go Fayetteville – 2018”

25+ New Year’s Eve Celebrations to Ring in 2019!

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New Year's Eve may fall on a Monday this year, but that doesn't mean we have fewer options for celebrating this holiday. Even I was surprised to find over 25 celebrations happening all over Cumberland County. Some are family-friendly happenings. Others tempt with delectable dinner plans. Even more involve live entertainment and laid-back fun at our most popular pubs, bars, and breweries. Consider thi… [...] “25+ New Year’s Eve Celebrations to Ring in 2019!”

Holiday Wish #3: Celebrate the Festive Arts!

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You've probably heard me brag on our thriving arts scene before. Well, that's no more evident here than during the days leading up to Christmas, when all the arts come alive in our galleries, theaters, and churches. For this installation of my "Holiday Wish" blog series, I'm highlighting those events where you can make lasting traditions and sweet memories in the communities of Cumberland County. Simpl… [...] “Holiday Wish #3: Celebrate the Festive Arts!”

Holiday Wish #2: Gather ‘Round Our Tables!

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In the second part to my "Holiday Wish" blog series, I'm spilling on all the tasty events coming up over the holidays. Treat the kids to a meal with Santa. Sip on craft beer and shop for holiday gifts. Indulge in sinful offerings from our favorite local restaurants. Last weekend officially kicked off our holiday season here, and we have so many reasons to celebrate through the end of the year. So here's my seco… [...] “Holiday Wish #2: Gather ‘Round Our Tables!”

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