Join us for 4th Friday!
Places to visit during 4th Friday on March 28:
There is plenty to see and do every 4th Friday in downtown Fayetteville! Check out these locations for art and culture-related activities:
Arts Council, 301 Hay St.: Visual art exhibition from 7 to 9 p.m. See the opening of The John & Vivian Hewitt Collection of African American Art. The Army Ground Forces Band's Quintessential Winds performs outside the Arts Council.
Cape Fear Studios, 148 Maxwell St.: See the opening of the North Carolina Faculty/Student "Mentor" Exhibit featuring the work of professors from local universities and their special students from 6 to 9 p.m.
Fascinate-U Children’s Museum, 116 Green St.: Admission is free. Art Students from FSU will be on hand and will provide the materials and help children to express their creativity through a fun and easy-to-make project! After creating their craft, kids can enjoy free play at the museum from 7 to 9 p.m.
Fayetteville Area Transportation Museum, 325 Franklin St.: See artifact-filled exhibits, including a model train room, that tell the story of transportation from pre-history through the early 20th century. The Transportation Museum also hosts the City Market with crafts and local produce for sale. Their latest exhibit, NC Art Pottery: Utility to Unique, explores the transition of this North Carolina art movement. Also, a new automobile will be on display in the annex. Stop by from 8 to 10 p.m.
Market House: Featuring the educational exhibit Naturally Fayetteville upstairs from 6 to 10 p.m. This exhibit is in addition to the permanent exhibit, A View From The Square which tells the history of Downtown Fayetteville.
Market Square Coffee House: Local Music Showcase beginning at 7:30 pm.
Be sure to catch John Malzone’s Cotton Exchange Express, weather permitting. The free train ride departs from the Cotton Exchange at 226 Donaldson St.
4th Friday is a downtown tradition
4th Friday is a true celebration of the arts and downtown. Folks of all ages get a taste of Fayetteville's art and entertainment while enjoying the small galleries, bookstores, bistros and shops with unique items for shoppers. It’s safe, it's fun ... and it's free!
Exhibits, entertainment, refreshments and featured artists all combine to bring the art of Fayetteville to everyone – free of charge! Businesses in the four and a half block of historic downtown Fayetteville join the action and become artistic venues on 4th Friday, featuring the arts in all forms, for all ages.
Families love it. Seniors love it. Teens love it. Arts supporters love it. And once you've been to a 4th Friday, you'll love it too. So what are you waiting for? Join us on 4th Friday!