Arts & Entertainment

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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. 

 

Savoring Springtime in Hope Mills

Just one of several thriving communities in Cumberland County is the Town of Hope Mills. As this municipality has grown over the years, it’s somehow managed to keep that American small-town charm I love so much. Some exciting new attractions are popping up in that area this year, and I'm discovering more and more events to put on the calendar (not to mention good eats). We’re talking an Easter celebration i… [...]

21 Ideas for How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

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If you've never celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in the greater Fayetteville area, then you’ve been missing out! With the holiday falling on a Saturday, it’s no surprise we have even more events planned this year. We're getting into brewery mischief, good eats, outdoor adventures and much more. I'm sharing 21 ideas for how to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the communities of Cumberland County. Get ready to g… [...]

Welcome Spring to Cumberland County

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Is anyone else experiencing spring fever as badly as I am? Sitting in my office on a cold, overcast day in February, I’m daydreaming about warmer days, budding dogwood trees and outdoor adventures. That’s why I couldn’t be more excited about what’s showing up on our calendar of events in March. If you call yourself a green thumb, are passionate about outdoor sports, or just relish spending time in nature, M… [...]

A Valentine’s Date with Our Breweries

Maybe Valentine’s Day has earned the reputation of being a “Hallmark holiday” for the ladies’ benefit, but I don't think I'm alone when I say, this day should be celebrated with much more than cards, chocolates, wine or flowers. What if our version of a perfect Valentine’s was indulging in local craft beer and tasty food? Because that’s what's on the menu at all five of Cumberland County’s breweries for thi… [...]

A Black History Month Celebration

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Last February, I joined a group of folks on an African American Heritage Bus Tour. Guides from the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum took us to visit several historic sites that appear on Cumberland County’s African American Heritage Trail. This tour provided me with a rich context to the many stories I’d read about African Americans who built schools, founded churches and left… [...]

A Year of Firsts with Go Fayetteville

As I look back on 2017, I am struck by the thought that this has been a year of firsts with Go Fayetteville. I consider myself to be adventurous by nature, but if you had told me a year ago that I’d be zip-lining through trees, riding in a motorcycle rally or judging a poetry slam, I’d have told you that you’re crazy. I ended up saying "yes" to so many new experiences and blogging about them this year, and I have zero… [...]

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