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E.g., 08/18/2017
E.g., 08/18/2017
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
through Thursday, August 31, 2017

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Airborne & Special Operations Museum
Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History

National Airborne Day

Saturday, August 19 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Airborne & Special Operations Museum map

On August 16th, 1940 the Parachute Test Platoon made their first parachute jump. In June of 1940 200 soldiers volunteered for the Parachute Test platoon of that 200, 48 enlisted and 2 officers were chosen to be the first...

Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Tuesday, August 08 | 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Headquarters Library map

The Friends book sales resume in August selling thousands of books, CDs, DVDs and more! A special Friends members-only sale will be held Tuesday, August 8 from 4 - 7 p.m. Anyone who is not a member may join at the sale...

Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Saturday, August 12 | 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Headquarters Library map

The Friends book sales resume in August selling thousands of books, CDs, DVDs and more! A special Friends members-only sale will be held Tuesday, August 8 from 4 - 7 p.m. Anyone who is not a member may join at the sale...

Concert, Downtown, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Performance

Fayetteville After 5

Friday, August 11 | 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Fayetteville After 5

Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Opening Reception for Open Letters

Friday, August 25 | 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ellington-White Gallery map

Join us for the opening of Open Letters, featuring new and exciting contemporary paintings and drawings from artist Dwight Smith, professor of visual arts at Fayetteville State University.

Featured Events

Wine and Whimsy: Dandelion

Thursday, August 17 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map

This painting class is a perfect date night or girl’s night out. Canvas, paint, brushes, pallet, easel and instruction provided. At the end of class, you will be amazed by your “inner artist” and the artwork you have...

Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Open Letters: Artist Talk

Saturday, August 26 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ellington-White Gallery map

Join us for an Artist Talk with Dwight Smith.  The new exhibition, Open Letters, features new and exciting contemporary paintings and drawings from artist Dwight Smith, professor of visual arts at Fayetteville...

Family Friendly, Featured Events

Nature Nuts Half Day Camp: Critter Camp

Monday, August 07 - Friday, August 11 | 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map

Each day we’ll learn about different animals and their habitats.   We’ll get to know some critters up close through an insect hunt, pond dipping, bird watching, owl pellet dissection, nature discovery hikes, and as...

Culture, Events, Featured Events

Latin Soiree

Thursday, August 17 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map

Explore the dynamic world of Cuban Salsa with Anna Fiore of A la Fiore Arts!

Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, History, Performance

Umoja Festival 2017

Saturday, August 26 | 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Seabrook Park map

Hosted by the Umoja Group, enjoy the event celebrates cultural heritage, music, storytelling, vendors and a health fair.

Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History

Fayetteville and WWI (plus tour of FILI museum)

Thursday, August 10 | 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Headquarters Library map

Fayetteville’s favorite historian (Bruce Daws) will give a brief overview of World War I, and then focus on life during WWI in Fayetteville and Cumberland County both from a military view, as well as the home front. The...

Events, Featured Events

Marquis Slam

Saturday, August 05 | 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Arts Center map

Our PLACE presents, THE MARQUIS SLAM. 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...

Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Nature Journaling

Saturday, August 12 | 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map

Develop your nature journaling skills whether you are just getting started, want to add visual notes to a written journal, or simply enjoy drawing what you see. Practice skills to quickly establish a framework for a...

Culture, Downtown, Family Friendly, Free

Fourth Friday - August 2017

Friday, August 25 - Saturday, August 26 | All Day
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August Theme - "Back to Cool"

Continuing & Multi-Day

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