New Year’s Weekend: 8 Family-Friendly Celebrations

Have you made your family’s New Year’s weekend plans, yet? It’s not just the adults who will be celebrating in Cumberland County’s communities. You can take the whole crew out to several attractions here for a variety of unique family-friendly entertainment and recreation. We’re ready to welcome 2018! An excited fan meeting Marky, the adorable Marksmen mascot. Leave Your Mark Our Fayetteville Marksm… [...]

Find Your Family Tradition in Cumberland County

Each holiday season I try to plan a new outing for my family that will hopefully become a lasting tradition. Last year, we experienced the grandeur of Holiday Lights in the Garden. Year before that, we joined the downtown revelry at A Dickens Holiday and took in the classic It’s a Wonderful Life on stage. As this season quickly approaches, I’m noticing how many festivities are planned not just in Fayettevi… [...]

Heroes Homecoming in Cumberland’s Corners

heroes homecoming
If you’ve visited Cumberland County in November before, then you already know how we treat Veterans Day in this proud military community. Surrounding this holiday, the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) coordinates a county-wide initiative known as Heroes Homecoming, focusing on a different war era each year. Our goal at Heroes Homecoming V (HH5) will be to honor our Vietnam… [...]

Cumberland’s Corners: Eastover

Off the Racks Boutique Eastover
Tucked away in the corners of Cumberland County you find the towns and communities that define the heart of North Carolina. These are the places where our locals will point you to shopping troves, hole-in-the-wall diners, and outdoor escapes. Just to the east of Fayetteville and over the river is such a town, appropriately named Eastover. Recently, I spent a few hours in this charming area and wanted to sh… [...]

America’s Hometown Happenings: December 30 – January 1

New Year's Fayetteville NC
Cumberland County’s calendar has been packed all year long with an array of festivals, outdoor adventures, historic happenings and much more. Now we have plans to close out the year with a bang. For this holiday weekend, we are sharing four unique events to count down the end of 2016, plus one fabulous opportunity to welcome the first day of 2017. However you choose to celebrate, we wish you and yours a Happy… [...]

America’s Hometown Happenings:
October 21 – 23

The greater Fayetteville area is packing the weekend full with autumnal festivities at four different recreation centers. Cumberland County boasts a total of 20 recreation centers spread all over its communities, and each of those sites hosts many seasonal events throughout the year. This weekend, newcomers, residents and visitors to the area may pick their own brand of fun out of a fall festival, mo… [...]

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