America’s Hometown Happenings: November 11 – 13

Veterans Day Spring Lake
Community ceremonies, family-friendly festivals and patriotic performances are all on the calendar in “America’s Hometown” this Veterans Day weekend. The three days offer locals and visitors an array of opportunities to honor our veterans and to find sources of entertainment. However you choose to celebrate this holiday, Fort Bragg and the communities of Cumberland County is the perfect place to a… [...]

Cumberland County Thanks
WWII Veterans

This December will mark the 75th anniversary since Pearl Harbor Day and when the United States entered World War II. With almost 500 WWII veterans passing away each day, the number of surviving veterans is now less than 800,000. For these reasons, the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) has coordinated with the communities of Cumberland County to honor the “Greatest Ge… [...]

Eating Like a Locavore

Sustainable Sandhills, a nonprofit organization based out of Fayetteville, believes global change begins with local initiatives. Just one example of that is the Sustainable Saturdays Film Series we shared last month. This organization’s latest initiative is the Locavore Dinner series, popping up monthly in unique venues around the greater Fayetteville area. Defining a locavore as “a person who… [...]

America’s Hometown Happenings:
September 16 – 18

A visit to the greater Fayetteville area this weekend means a visit to either the fair or the farm. Cumberland County makes no secret of its agricultural pride, and finds every reason possible to celebrate the history of this area. The Cumberland County Fair offers just such a reason, but so do a couple of other treasured events. Kicking off the autumn season, the Gallberry Corn Maze and the Heritage Festiv… [...]

Cumberland County: Destination Adventure

parks Fayetteville NC
Fall brings with it relief from the heat and an increased number of opportunities to seek adventure in the greater Fayetteville area. One look at a Cumberland County map reveals that this area is blessed to have several community parks, all of which offer a diverse range of recreational trails and activities to choose from. Whether you are attracted to the water, prefer getting around on wheels, or like fa… [...]

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Pick-Your-Own Farms

Pick-your-own farms have been taking the farm-to-table concept to a new level in North Carolina, where agriculture is still the number-one industry. Visitors do not have to look hard to find one of these sites in the greater Fayetteville area. Here, locals enjoy shopping straight from the source, at farms that produce acres of the fruits that grow so well in the Sandhills region. From April to October, vi… [...]

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