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E.g., 12/16/2018
Saturday, December 01, 2018
through Monday, December 31, 2018

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Concert, Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Performance

Home for the Holidays - Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, December 01 | 7:30 PM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
Celebrate the season with the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra! We have created an entertaining and heartwarming program entitled Home for the Holidays. Reminiscent of USO Holiday Shows, our program features renowned jazz...
Events, Featured Events

The Marquis Slam "All WOMEN SLAM"

Saturday, December 01 | 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Arts Center map
A poetry slam is a competition at which poets read or recite original work. These performances are then judged on a numeric scale by previously selected members of the audience. Poetry Slam was invented to bring awareness to...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly

Yuletide Feaste - Methodist University

Saturday, December 01 | 7:30 PM
Haymount United Methodist Church map
Taking its participants and audience back to the time of Queen Elizabeth I, the Feaste is a Renaissance-style dinner engagement featuring an elegant four-course meal, a festive banquet hall setting, a large cast of costumed...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Performance, Theater

The Throne of David (Sun Matinee) - Northwood Temple Church

Sunday, December 09 | 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Northwood Temple Church map
This year’s Celebration of Christmas will tell the story of the promise God made to David of a kingdom that would last forever.All performances are FREE and groups are welcome.Join us on Saturday before the matinée for a...
Culture, Downtown, Events, Featured Events

A Christmas Tour of Homes! - Heritage Square Historical Society

Sunday, December 02 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Heritage Square Historical Society map
$20
Culture, Exhibit, Featured Events, Free, History

Holiday Jubilee 2018

Sunday, December 02 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Musuem of the Cape Fear Historical Complex map
Celebrate the Christmas season with Victorian flare at the annual Holiday Jubilee at the 1897 Poe House on Sunday December 3 from 1:00-5:00 pm. The Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex invites you to attend this free...
Events, Family Friendly, Performance

Disney On Ice: Mickey's Search Party - Crown Complex

Thursday, December 13 | 7:00 PM
Crown Complex map
Join Mickey Mouse and his friends at Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party, a brand-new adventure filled with world-class skating, high-flying acrobatics, and unexpected stunts! Help them follow Captain Hook’s...
Concert, Events, Performance

FSU Concert Choir: Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 02 | 5:00 PM
Kingdom Impact Global Ministries map
Join the FSU Concert Choir for their Holiday Concert.
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Performance, Theater

The Throne of David (Wed) - Northwood Temple Church

Wednesday, December 05 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Northwood Temple Church map
This year’s Celebration of Christmas will tell the story of the promise God made to David of a kingdom that would last forever.All performances are FREE and groups are welcome.Join us on Saturday before the matinée for a...
Concert, Events, Performance

Norman Brown's Joyous Holiday Concert - Fayetteville State University

Thursday, December 13 | 7:30 PM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
Grammy award winning guitar superstar Norman Brown is coming to town to bring musical holiday cheer to families all around when Fayetteville State University's Seabrook Performance Series presents Norman Brown's Joyous...
Events, Featured Events

Holiday Ball - Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers

Wednesday, December 12 | 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Highland Country Club map
Dance the night away while celebrating the Formal Dinner-Dance Holiday Ball with the Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers. Tuxedo attire.
Events, Family Friendly, Performance

Disney On Ice: Mickey's Search Party - Crown Complex

Friday, December 14 | 7:00 PM
Crown Complex map
Join Mickey Mouse and his friends at Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party, a brand-new adventure filled with world-class skating, high-flying acrobatics, and unexpected stunts! Help them follow Captain Hook’s...
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Ornament Decorating!

Wednesday, December 05 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
 
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Performance, Theater

The Throne of David (Thurs) - Northwood Temple Church

Thursday, December 06 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Northwood Temple Church map
This year’s Celebration of Christmas will tell the story of the promise God made to David of a kingdom that would last forever.All performances are FREE and groups are welcome.Join us on Saturday before the matinée for a...
Downtown, Events, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free

Art Walkabout

Thursday, December 06 | 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Downtown Fayetteville map
Come and enjoy an evening visiting the local art galleries and shops that display local artists work. You can explore SIX great places to see some fantastic art:
Events, Family Friendly

Holiday Lights

Varies
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
 
Events, Family Friendly, Performance

Disney On Ice: Mickey's Search Party - Crown Complex

Saturday, December 15 | 11:00 AM
Crown Complex map
Join Mickey Mouse and his friends at Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party, a brand-new adventure filled with world-class skating, high-flying acrobatics, and unexpected stunts! Help them follow Captain Hook’s...
Class/Workshop, Events, Family Friendly

Evergreen Painting

Thursday, December 06 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
 
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Performance, Theater

The Throne of David (Fri) - Northwood Temple Church

Friday, December 07 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Northwood Temple Church map
This year’s Celebration of Christmas will tell the story of the promise God made to David of a kingdom that would last forever.All performances are FREE and groups are welcome.Join us on Saturday before the matinée for a...
Events, History

Historic Churches Bus Tour - Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum

Monday, December 17 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fayetteville Area Transportation & Local History Museum map
Travel the area with staff from the museum on one of our history bus tours. Let us be your guide to some of the area’s most historically significant sites. Participants will travel via bus but tours may require moderate...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Ceilidh: Scottish Dance Party - Headquarters Library

Sunday, December 09 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Celebrate Cumberland County's Scottish Heritage by joining us for a ceilidh (a social visit that includes music and dancing). Highland Dance Academy students and teachers will demonstrate competition dances, and then lead...
Events, Family Friendly, Performance

Disney On Ice: Mickey's Search Party - Crown Complex

Saturday, December 15 | 3:00 PM
Crown Complex map
Join Mickey Mouse and his friends at Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party, a brand-new adventure filled with world-class skating, high-flying acrobatics, and unexpected stunts! Help them follow Captain Hook’s...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly

Breakfast with Santa - Fascinate-U Children's Museum

Saturday, December 08 | 8:30 AM
Fascinate-U map
With all the new breakfast events downtown, don't be confused. Come enjoy a full breakfast, create an ornament, have your picture taken with Santa, play in the museum and then watch the Christmas Parade. A wonderful family...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Free

Christmas Parade - Town of Hope Mills

Saturday, December 01 | 3:00 PM
Hope Mills Lake map
Join the Town of Hope Mills for a Christmas Parade! This festive event will include a tree lighting, music, Santa, hot chocolate, and yule log. Route: Cameron Rd., Main St., Rockfish Rd.
Concert, Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Performance

Messiah Sing - Cumberland Oratorio Singers

Saturday, December 15 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church map
Join us as we present our traditional holiday concert! Featuring holiday favorites, along with our annual Messiah singalong!
Events, Family Friendly, Performance

Disney On Ice: Mickey's Search Party - Crown Complex

Saturday, December 15 | 7:00 PM
Crown Complex map
Join Mickey Mouse and his friends at Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party, a brand-new adventure filled with world-class skating, high-flying acrobatics, and unexpected stunts! Help them follow Captain Hook’s...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free

Rotary Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 08 | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Downtown Fayetteville map
Fayetteville's Annual Christmas Parade is hosted by the local area Rotary Clubs. Come downtown for Food Trucks, Fun, and Santa! We can't wait to see you!
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Free

Festival of Lights - Town of Hope Mills

Saturday, December 01 | 5:00 PM
Hope Mills Lake map
Join the Town of Hope Mills for the Festival of Lights! This festive event will include a tree lighting, outdoor movie, Santa, hot chocolate, and train rides. 
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Performance

The Nutcracker - NC State Ballet

Saturday, December 08 - Sunday, December 09 | 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Crown Theatre map
The Nutcracker presented by NC State Ballet will be held at the Crown Theatre on Saturday, December 8 at 3:00 p.m. & Sunday, December 9 at 3:00...
Events, Family Friendly, Performance

Disney On Ice: Mickey's Search Party - Crown Complex

Saturday, December 15 | 1:00 PM
Crown Complex map
Join Mickey Mouse and his friends at Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party, a brand-new adventure filled with world-class skating, high-flying acrobatics, and unexpected stunts! Help them follow Captain Hook’s...
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Performance, Theater

The Throne of David - Northwood Temple Church

Daily until Friday, December 07 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Northwood Temple Church map
This year’s Celebration of Christmas will tell the story of the promise God made to David of a kingdom that would last forever.All performances are FREE and groups are welcome.Join us on Saturday before the matinée for a...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly

Christmas in the Park - Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks and Recreation

Thursday, December 06 - Thursday, December 20 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Arnette Park map
Take a stroll along the festively decorated trail for Christmas in the Park. This annual event is celebrated at Arnette Park--a beautiful combination of developed facilities and natural woodland spanning 100 acres, adjacent...
Events, Family Friendly, Performance, Theater

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Wednesdays through Sundays until Sunday, December 23 | 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids, probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem, and...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Performance

Great Russian Nutcracker - Crown Complex

Monday, December 10 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Crown Complex map
Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker. Presenting world class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and jubilant Nesting Dolls - Great Russian Nutcracker...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Performance, Theater

The Throne of David (Sat Matinee) - Northwood Temple Church

Saturday, December 08 | 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Northwood Temple Church map
This year’s Celebration of Christmas will tell the story of the promise God made to David of a kingdom that would last forever.All performances are FREE and groups are welcome.Join us on Saturday before the matinée for a...
Culture, Events, Featured Events, Free

Spring Lake's Inaugural German Christmas Market - The Collective

Saturday, December 08 | 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Collective (Spring Lake Outpost) map
Step into "Germany" for Spring Lake's Inaugural German Christmas Market! The famous "Christkindlmarkt" originated in Germany, where local entrepreneurs, families, friends, and communities come together during the holidays...

Continuing & Multi-Day

Events, Family Friendly

Holiday Lights

Varies
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
 
Events, Family Friendly, Performance, Theater

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Wednesdays through Sundays until Sunday, December 23 | 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids, probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem, and...
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Performance, Theater

The Throne of David - Northwood Temple Church

Daily until Friday, December 07 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Northwood Temple Church map
This year’s Celebration of Christmas will tell the story of the promise God made to David of a kingdom that would last forever.All performances are FREE and groups are welcome.Join us on Saturday before the matinée for a...