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E.g., 07/21/2018
Sunday, July 01, 2018
through Tuesday, July 31, 2018

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

4th Annual African World Peace Festival

Saturday, July 14 - Sunday, July 15 | 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Downtown Fayetteville map
Admission is free; however, we encourage folks to bring canned food items to support local food banks; new/used clothes, snickers, shoes, and school supplies to support Africa’s humanitarian needs. Event kicks off with the...
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Class/Workshop

Far Out Art Camp - Cape Fear Studios

Monday, July 09 - Friday, July 13 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
During this week long camp, children ages 8-14 will experiment with various art materials and processes to create space and tie-dye themed work. Campers will get to experiment with sharpies, fabric, paint, glitter, and more...
Concert, Culture, Events, Family Friendly

A Star-Spangled Kind of Day

Sunday, July 01 | 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Get ready for a day full of Liberty, Justice and Fun for all! Dress in your best red, white and blue and celebrate Independence Day at the Garden Sunday, July 1st from 12-5pm. Open Road will play your favorite Classic Rock...
Events, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History

Opening Reception - An Unlikely Refugee: the story of a python named George

Saturday, July 07 | 2:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
Museum staff are excited to feature this interesting story – a true tale that involves a snake, the Vietnam War, and Fort Bragg. Join them for the opening reception of this traveling exhibition.
Concert, Downtown, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Performance

Fayetteville After 5 - On the Border

Friday, July 13 | 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Fayetteville After 5
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Performance

The Marquis Slam

Saturday, July 07 | 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...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, History

Arsenal Tour

Fridays | 10:00 AM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
Join an Arsenal Tour on the grounds of the Museum to learn the historical relevance of this site for the city of Fayetteville. Visitors learn about the free and enslaved black men that worked in the Arsenal, the women who...
Concert, Culture, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, Performance

Independence Concert

Sunday, July 01 | 7:30 PM
Festival Park map
Presented by the City of Fayetteville, the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra will perform in Festival Park in celebration of Independence Day. The concert will open with the Fayetteville Symphonic Band, Fayetteville’s only...
Culture, Featured Events, Free, History

Presentation and Book Signing - Museum of the Cape Fear

Sunday, July 22 | 2:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
Author Michael Hardy will be presenting and signing copies of his new book, General Lee’s Immortals: Branch- Lane Brigade in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865
Events, Family Friendly, Free, History

Arsenal Tour

Fridays | 12:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
Join an Arsenal Tour on the grounds of the Museum to learn the historical relevance of this site for the city of Fayetteville. Visitors learn about the free and enslaved black men that worked in the Arsenal, the women who...
Concert, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Performance

Fort Bragg's 4th of July Celebration

Wednesday, July 04 | 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Main Post Parade Field, Fort Bragg map
Come out to Fort Bragg and experience one of the most spectacular 4th of July shows in the region. The festivities include some of today's hottest musical acts, parachute free-fall demonstrations, the popular flag ceremony,...
Downtown, Events, Festival, Theater

NextStage Summer Play Fest - Gilbert Theatre

Wednesday, July 18 - Sunday, July 22 | 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Gilbert Theater map
NextStage Summer Play Fest will feature five days of plays.
Events, Family Friendly, Free, History

Arsenal Tour

Fridays | 2:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
Join an Arsenal Tour on the grounds of the Museum to learn the historical relevance of this site for the city of Fayetteville. Visitors learn about the free and enslaved black men that worked in the Arsenal, the women who...
Concert, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Performance

Hope Mills' July 4th Celebration - Parade

Wednesday, July 04 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Downtown Hope Mills map
Celebrate Independence Day in the Town of Hope Mills with your family and friends! The annual celebration kicks off with a traditional parade in the morning. Parade route begins at Hope Mills Middle School (Cameron Road),...
Events, Featured Events, Free, History

Toward A More Perfect Union: The N.C. Civil War History & Reconstruction Center

Thursday, July 12 | 7:00 PM
Rudolph Jones Student Center, Fayetteville State University map
A town hall meeting, “Toward A More Perfect Union: The N.C. Civil War History & Reconstruction Center,” which is being co-sponsored by Fayetteville State University and the N.C. Civil War History & Reconstruction...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, History

Arsenal Tour

Fridays | 4:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
Join an Arsenal Tour on the grounds of the Museum to learn the historical relevance of this site for the city of Fayetteville. Visitors learn about the free and enslaved black men that worked in the Arsenal, the women who...
Concert, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Performance

Hope Mills' July 4th Celebration - Party in the Park

Wednesday, July 04 | 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Downtown Hope Mills map
Celebrate Independence Day in the Town of Hope Mills with your family and friends! The annual celebration kicks off with a traditional parade in the morning. Parade route begins at Hope Mills Middle School (Cameron Road),...
Events, Featured Events, Free, History

General Lee’s Immortals: The Battles and Campaigns of the Branch-Lane Brigade in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865

Sunday, July 22 | 2:00 PM
Michael Hardy, Civil War writer and North Carolina resident, will give a presentation on his latest book, General Lee’s Immortals:The Battles and Campaigns of the Branch-Lane Brigade in the Army of Northern Virginia,...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Shifting Color II - Ellington White Gallery

Friday, July 13 - Saturday, July 28 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ellington-White Gallery map
 This exhibition is a colorful collection of works by local and regional artists.  It features work by Joe Begnaud, Vilas Tonape, Silvana Foti, Kari Hooten, Randy Akers, Anisha McDowell, Cary Wilson, Emily Nick Dwight...
Downtown, Free, History, Public Library

Local History at the Library: Mill Villages

Thursday, July 12 | 6:30 PM
State and Local History Room of Headquarters Library map
The museum and the Cumberland County Library and Information Center are teaming up to bring you a host of local history presentations. Both sites are valuable educational resources for the community and this collaboration is...
Downtown, Family Friendly, History

Cape Fear River Presentation and Boat Tour - Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum

Friday, July 13 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Fayetteville Area Transportation & Local History Museum map
Learn about the history of boats on the Cape Fear River and then hop on board for an evening boat ride.  The presentation will be in the museum annex and then participants will travel to Campbellton Landing for a sunset...

Continuing & Multi-Day

Events, Family Friendly, Free, History

Arsenal Tour

Fridays | 10:00 AM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
Join an Arsenal Tour on the grounds of the Museum to learn the historical relevance of this site for the city of Fayetteville. Visitors learn about the free and enslaved black men that worked in the Arsenal, the women who...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, History

Arsenal Tour

Fridays | 12:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
Join an Arsenal Tour on the grounds of the Museum to learn the historical relevance of this site for the city of Fayetteville. Visitors learn about the free and enslaved black men that worked in the Arsenal, the women who...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, History

Arsenal Tour

Fridays | 2:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
Join an Arsenal Tour on the grounds of the Museum to learn the historical relevance of this site for the city of Fayetteville. Visitors learn about the free and enslaved black men that worked in the Arsenal, the women who...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, History

Arsenal Tour

Fridays | 4:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
Join an Arsenal Tour on the grounds of the Museum to learn the historical relevance of this site for the city of Fayetteville. Visitors learn about the free and enslaved black men that worked in the Arsenal, the women who...