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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. 

 

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… [...]

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… [...]

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 #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 #1: Savor the Season Outdoors!

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I recently compiled a list of 50 holiday events for the annual Christmas card we send out from the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. Yes, you read that right. FIFTY. And they're not just happening in Fayetteville. Twenty of those events are spread throughout every one of Cumberland County's communities. Over the next couple of weeks, I'll be sharing with you four blogs that feature di… [...]

Veterans Day Weekend: 30 Ways to Celebrate

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John "Mr. E" Thompson, featured in the video below, is a United States Marine Corps veteran who calls the Fayetteville area home. He is also a talented craftsman and artist. He has also served as president of Rolling Thunder®, Inc. Chapter 1 NC, helping people to never forget our POW/MIA service members. Mr. E is the Fayetteville I know and have grown to love so much. Here, in what we call "America's Hometown… [...]

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