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Local Buildings & Landmarks History Club

Tuesday, August 28 | 6:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Explore and share your interest in localhistoric buildings and landmarks. Enjoy a different presentation at eachmeeting.            Event Details View Event Details
Class/Workshop, Events, Featured Events

Wine & Whimsy: NOW FULL

Wednesday, August 15 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 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 art...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Chalk and Chat: Chalk Art Class - Cornerstone Design Co.

Tuesday, July 24 | 6:30 PM
Cornerstone Design Co. map
Chalk and Chat is a super fun class on how to create beautiful chalk art (and don’t worry you don’t even need good handwriting if you can color you can do chalk art)! This is a great girl’s night out or team building...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, History, Performance

Umoja Festival 2019

Saturday, August 24 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Seabrook Park map
Hosted by the Umoja Group, enjoy the event celebrates cultural heritage, music, storytelling, vendors and a health fair. Seabrook Park 10 am - 5 pm https://www.facebook.com/events/353168258909120/
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), ...
Concert, Events, Featured Events, Performance

Music She Wrote. Concert - Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, February 08 | 7:30 PM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
Celebrate female composers with this concert of pieces written exclusively by women. Come be inspired by these groundbreaking women including Florence Price, the first African American woman composer; Amy Beach, the first ...
27th Annual Southern Fried Poetry Slam
Downtown, Events, Festival, Free, Literary

2019 Southern Fried Poetry Festival: Workshop (06/07 - noon)

Friday, June 07 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Sweet Palette map
2019 Southern Fried Poetry Festival is proud to offer amazing workshops to continue the growth the poets and our communities.All workshops are freeThere is limited seating so please be on time. Workshops will be held on: J...
Exhibit, Featured Events, Free, History

Holiday Jubilee

Sunday, December 03 | 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, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Make a Difference Monday

Monday, March 11 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Complete activities to help your community and earn volunteer hours. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Free, Performance

Poetry Night - Leclair's General Store

Wednesday, February 13 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Leclair's General Store map
Join us for a reflective night of Poetry led by Leclair's team member Joyce. Our latest Poetry night will focus on the Language of Love - whether it's self-love, love of life, romantic love, or love of others! Bring your f...
Free, Public Library

Crochet and Knit Club (at Night!)

Monday, February 04 | 6:20 PM - 7:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Beginners to advanced crocheters and knitters: socialize, learn from one another, trade tips and swap patterns.  Registration is required.                            Event Details View Event De...
Family Friendly, Film, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene Viewer's Choice Movie

Wednesday, January 23 | 2:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Teens and tweens have viewer's choice when selecting a movie.  Teens vote on fantasy and science fiction movies.  Refreshments will be provided.  No registration required. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free

Toddler & Preschool Story Time

Thursday, January 31 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for 2-5 years.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddlers & Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 08 | 6:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
  Event Details   View Event Details
Concert, Culture, Events, Performance

Rock 103 Presents Shinedown and Papa Roach - Crown Complex

Friday, February 22 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Crown Complex map
Multi-platinum rock band Shinedown will play will play the Crown Coliseum on Friday, February 22, 2019 with feature support from Papa Roach and Asking Alexandria as part of its 2019 ATTENTION ATTENTION World Tour. 7-10...
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.  Immediately Following Parade - Est. 5 pm, Hope Mills Town Hal...
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

NASA @ My Library: Yes, It IS Rocket Science

Thursday, December 13 | 2:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Learn how rockets work as we launch water rockets into the sky.  We will experiment with different amounts of reaction mass and energy to see how they fly. Grades 6-12. Tweens welcomed.       Event Details        ...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly

Super Science Saturday: Ice Cream in a Bag

Saturday, July 21 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Kids will learn how to make ice-cream in a bag with just a few ingredients! Learn the science beind this cool experiment and have fun enjoying your edible creation. Super Science is free with paid admission or museum mem...
Events, Family Friendly, Public Library

Crafturday: Glove Puppets

Saturday, August 18 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Make adorable hand puppets out of mismatched gloves or mittens! Materials are provided. Registration is required.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Class/Workshop

Water Brush Workshop

Tuesday, June 12 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Pressed - A Creative Space map
This class is for beginner and advanced brush lettering enthusiasts who want to learn a fun new skill and a learn a different way to add color to their lettering designs. What is a water brush?It's a convenient brush that...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Class/Workshop, Multi-Day

Princess Art Camp - Fascinate-U

Monday, August 06 - Friday, August 10 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fascinate-U map
Back by popular demand, Princess Art Camp 2! The chariot awaites to take you off to a magical worlds of art and activities cnetered on your favorite Disney Princesses! The last day will feature a tea party celebration fit ...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Theater, Multi-Day

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown - Gilbert Theater

Friday, September 20 - Sunday, October 06 | 7:00 PM
Gilbert Theater map
You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown explores life through the eyes of Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang. https://tamswitmark.com/shows/youre-a-good-man-charlie-brown-original/ This project funded in part by an Arts Council P...
Concert, Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, Performance

Embers - Guy Unger Band - Downtown Summer Nights

Thursday, June 27 | 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Volta Space map
June 27th, 2019 enjoy Downtown Summer Nights presented by @Cumberland Tractor Kubota! Join Q98, Rock 103, Magic 106.9 and WFNC 640 AM with @Five Star Entertainment in the @Cool Spring Downtown District! This is a FREE even...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Class/Workshop

The Art of Dr. Seuss Workshop!

Saturday, March 03 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fascinate-U map
Let’s celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday by learning how to draw the Cat in the Hat!  Art instructor will show you step by step how to draw one of Dr. Seuss’s beloved characters.  By using sharpies and watercolor we wi...
Downtown, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Creative Writing Workshop

Sunday, April 07 | 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Award winning Spoken Word Artist will be facilitating a writing workshop for all writers to help share ideas and create works within their artistry. Event Details View Event Details
Concert, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Performance

Cape Fear

Saturday, October 14 | 7:30 PM
Huff Concert Hall, Methodist University map
Nefarious pirates and treacherous seas! Join the Fayeteville Symphony Orchestra and new Music Director Stefan Sanders for this family friendly concert as we explore our Carolina coastline, home to pirates and shipwrecks. W...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Gallery Selections: A National Invitational Exhibition

Saturday, March 10 - Thursday, April 26 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ellington-White Gallery map
Join us for a national invitational exhibition.  During this exhibition, the Ellington-White Centemporary selects artists from past exhibitions to exhibit new works. Free (910) 483-1388 https://www.ellington-white.com/
Events, Free, Public Library

McArthur Road Irregulars: The Trespasser by Tana French

Wednesday, March 13 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Join us for a murder investigation.  Detective Antoinette Conway has faced serious harassment ever since she joined the Murder Squad.  When case that first looks like a lover's quarrel turned deadly might be something mu...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Abstract Elephant - Wine & Design

Friday, March 15 | 7:00 PM
Wine & Design map
Please plan to arrive 10 to 20 minutes prior to the scheduled class time so that you may sign in, pour a drink, and find your seat. The artist will begin PROMPTLY at the scheduled time, and class will last for approximatel...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Tots & Toddlers Story Time

Thursday, February 07 | 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Story time for children 1-3 years.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene Gaming

Monday, January 28 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Teen Gaming will have a Wii & Xbox as well as a selection of cards and board games. Grades 6-12. Tweens are welcome.Event Details View Event Details
Class/Workshop, Events, Family Friendly, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

CFRTeen Summer Stock (Summer Camp Session II) - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Monday, July 22 - Friday, August 09 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
Teens will learn and perform Failure: A Love Story. Ages 15-19. Performances are August 10 at 2 and 5 pm. $300 Early Bird Rate (through Feb17), $350 starting Feb 18 6 - 10 pm (910) 323-4233 http://www.cfrt.org/educat...
Events, Free, Public Library

Scrap and Yap

Saturday, January 12 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
We would like to welcome you to Scrap and Yap Paper Club. Scrap and Yap is a friendly, relaxed group. We meet together once a month to encourage, instruct, learn, new skills, refresh old ones and enjoy each other's company...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Performance

Art & Jazz at Hope Mills - The Town of Hope Mills

Monday, July 02 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hope Mills Lake map
The Town of Hope Mills is planning Art & Jazz at Hope Mills Lake as part of a week-long series of events celebrating the re-opening of the Lake. On Monday, July 2 from 6-9 p.m., the following events are planned: Live J...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

It's Winnie the Pooh Day

Friday, January 18 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
It's Winnie the Pooh Bear Day! Come celebrate with stories, songs and crafts about our favorite bear, Winnie the Pooh. Bring your Pooh Bear and let's have some fun! Registration can be made by visiting the Youth Services d...
Downtown, Events, Film, Multi-Day

Shooting Stars Film Camp

Monday, June 25 - Friday, June 29 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
map
Now accepting applications for Shooting Stars Film Camp, a one-week hands-on film camp for kids 12 - 18. Shooting Stars Film Camp is the perfect place to learn all about filmmaking! This fun-filled summer camp not only pr...
Events, Family Friendly

Winter Adaptations

Monday, December 03 | 2:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
    Learn about winter adaptations and other various ways animals and plants survive the winter! Dress warm as we will be going outside for part of the class. Please register – space is limited!Cost: Included with Gar...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Podcasting: Step-by-Step

Saturday, January 05 | 1:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
In this program, podcaster Patrick Gaumond, gives you the step-by-step how-to of setting up a podcast. Registration recommended.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Free, Public Library

It's a Mystery Book Club: Twelve Drummers Drumming by C.C. Benison

Thursday, December 27 | 3:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Father Tom Christmas--recent widower and now single father--is the new vicar of the English village of Thornford Regis. He soon realizes that the idyllic village is not the refuge he'd hoped for when the nineteen-year-old ...
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Turkey, Turkey!

Monday, November 19 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
    Choose a session: 10am or 1pmAges: Pre-K (adults are required to stay with children)Cost: Included with Garden Membership, non-members pay regular daily admission at the door.Come learn about turkeys as we gobble our...
Events, Family Friendly, Multi-Day

6th Annual Holiday Lights in the Garden

Varies
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
    Come see how we glow! Embrace the outdoors while enjoying the Garden’s winterbeauty and creating a cherished holiday memory with family and friends.Attractions and festivities include a synchronized show of lights ...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Fascinating STEM Science: Sink or Float

Wednesday, August 29 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Observe and determine whether various objects sink or float in water regardless of their size.  Take the "sink or float challenge" and discover the physical properties of those objects. Registration is required by calling...
Events, Featured Events

Pine Needle Basket Making

Saturday, September 08 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Ages 12 and over $20 Garden Members, $25 non members Learn about long-leaf pine ecosystems while learning basic basket weaving skills with instructor Pat Cheadle.  Pat uses mostly natural materials (apart from nyl...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly

Fairy Houses and Floral Crowns - Cornerstone Design Co. and Nomad Blooms

Friday, July 27 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cornerstone Design Co. map
Please join us for July's 4th Friday for a Mid Summers Dream! There will be a fairy door scavengar hunt, magic shows, live music, and more!! All Fairies Welcome!Cornerstone will host a Fairy House painting & decorating...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free

Parking Lot Party: August 2019 Edition

Friday, August 23 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County map
Join us for the Parking Lot Party at the Arts Center! In addition to the exhibitions opening on Fourth Fridays, we are expanding our footprint to include opportunities for artisans and crafters to sell their works and pe...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, Performance, Multi-Day

Fayetteville Caribbean Festival

Friday, June 15 - Sunday, June 17 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Festival and Family Fun, Kids Fun, Arts and Crafts, Games, Special Guest DJ's, Artist Performances, Soca, Reggae, Calypso, Reggaeton, Food & Vendors Free (910) 635-3641 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-fayettevi...
Concert, Events, Featured Events, Performance

In Their Footsteps Concert - Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, March 07 | 7:30 PM
Huff Auditorium, Methodist University map
Travel with the Fayetteville Symphony and the Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra as they walk in the footsteps of great composers including Wagner, Brahms, and Berlioz and Bizet. Some of the pieces to be performed inclu...
Concert, Events, Family Friendly, Festival, Free

Jazz Night on the Lawn - FTCC Fine Arts Music

Friday, May 10 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Horace Sisk Building, Fayetteville Technical Community College map
The FTCC Jazz Ensemble will be performing alongside the All American Jazz Collective as part of the program’s 3rd Annual All American Music Festival. The concert will be comprised of mostly Latin Jazz, with a bit of Bl...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History

Fourth Friday @ the Market House - A Victorian Funeral

Friday, April 26 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Take a look inside the Market House to enjoy the temporary exhibit A Victorian Funeral is in addition to the permanent exhibit, A View from the Square: A History of Downtown Fayetteville from 6 to 9 p.m.
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Whatcha' Makin' Wednesday: Melted Crayon Art

Wednesday, April 03 | 2:40 PM - 5:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Bring your imagination to life through crafts, games and conversation. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History

Trick or Treat at the 1897 Poe House

Saturday, October 28 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Musuem of the Cape Fear Historical Complex map
Trick or treaters can search for ravens in the Poe House, listen to a Halloween story, and then play old fashioned games in the backyard for a prize.  Sandbox Band: Thanks to a grant from the Arts Council of Fayetteville/...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene Game On Mondays

Monday, March 11 | 2:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Join us for all kinds of gaming! Wii, Xbox 1, Xbox 360 and board games will be available. Grades 6-12. Tweens are welcome.Event Details View Event Details
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Valentine's Day Cooking Class - The Household 6 Catering

Thursday, February 14 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Household 6 Catering map
alentines' Day Date Night!Want to do something fun and romantic? Join us Feb. 14th, for a fun couples' cooking class! You and your sweetheart will learn how to cook a scratch-made pasta dinner together! Food and drinks wil...
Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Make a Difference Monday

Monday, February 11 | 2:40 PM - 5:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Complete activities to help your community and earn volunteer hours. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Get Creative with Legos!

Wednesday, January 23 | 3:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Let your imagination soar with our LEGOs, DUPLOs and MEGA BLOKS! All ages.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Featured Events, Free, Performance, Theater

Behind the Curtain: Wait Until Dark - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Tuesday, October 17 | 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
Gain special access to the creative team, exciting fight choreography, special guest from the Vision Resource Center,& cast for a glimpse of WAIT UNTIL DARK!  5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Thursday, January 31 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular storytime for children 3-5 years old.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene: Recycled Fashion

Tuesday, January 15 | 4:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Create an outfit/accessory from trash bags, yarn, old shirts or other recycled materials.  Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Performance

Sesame Street Live! Let's Party! - Crown Complex

Wednesday, March 20 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Crown Complex map
Jump to the beat with your friends on Sesame Street! Introducing an all-new, interactive show that unfolds on one of the world’s most famous streets at the funniest, furriest party in the neighborhood.Join in the fun as ...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Multi-Day

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, adjacen...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free

Fourth Friday @ Fascinate-U: Seashell Critters!

Friday, July 27 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Visit us during 4th Friday and stop by our craft table to create a seashell critter with recycled plastic eggs. Free http://www.fascinate-u.com/
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Performance, Public Library

Musical Adventures with the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday, August 13 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Enjoy a musical adventure with the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra.  Registration is required by calling (910) 483-7727 ext. 1481. All ages.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Learn the Art of Arcylic Pours - Cape Fear Studios

Wednesday, June 06 | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Students will learn how to apply paint to a canvas in the acrylic pour method to create 2 abstract paintings. Please wear old clothes because we will definitely get paint on them. $50 http://www.capefearstudios.com/product...
Concert, Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, Performance

Ethan Hanson Band- 20 Ride- A Zak Brown Band Tribute - Downtown Summer Nights

Thursday, July 11 | 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Volta Space map
Join us July 11th for Downtown Summer Nights presented by Cumberland Tractor Kubota of Fayetteville on beautiful Person Street in Downtown Fayetteville NC with Q98, Rock 103, Magic 106.9 and WFNC 640 AM & Five Star Ent...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Multi-Day

Spring Break Mini Art Camp!

Monday, April 02 - Friday, April 06 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
This week long art camp features the opportunity to join us for a morning or an afternoon creative art session. We will spend spring break using mixed media to create magnificent sculptures, wondrous landscapes, amazing ar...
Free, Public Library

Game Day!

Saturday, April 27 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
Games are not just for kids. Play old favorites like Monopoly, chess, checkers, or Scrabble or bring your own. All card and table top games are welcome. Event Details View Event Details
Concert, Events, Family Friendly, Performance

A Carolina Holiday

Saturday, December 02 | 7:30 PM
Huff Concert Hall, Methodist University map
Although snow at Christmas is not common here, you can enjoy White Christmas with the Fayetteville Symphony. Come celebrate the holiday season with traditional and popular holiday tunes to get you in the holiday spirit! ...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Opening of Gallery Selections

Saturday, March 03 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Ellington-White Gallery map
Join us for the opening reception for a national invitational exhibition.  During this exhibition, the Ellington-White Centemporary selects artists from past exhibitions to exhibit new works. Free (910) 483-1388 https://w...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Whatcha' Makin' Wednesday: Hardware Jewelry

Wednesday, March 13 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Bring your imagination to life through crafts, games and conversation. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, March 20 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for 24-36 months.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Downtown, Film

Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church Screening - Cameo Art House Theatre

Friday, February 22 | 8:00 PM
Cameo Art House Theatre map
Some people are bigger than the instrument they’re playing. In 1970, there was nobody bigger than Jimi Hendrix. Be a part of the theatrical music event of the year when JIMI HENDRIX: ELECTRIC CHURCH screens at Cameo Art ...
Concert, Events, Family Friendly, Free, Performance

Symphony in Your Neighborhood

Thursday, September 14 | 6:30 PM
Westover Park map
Come to Westover Park in Fayetteville, NC for an evening of dixieland jazz! Performed by select Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra musicians, this evening will bring the heart of New Orleans jazz straight to your backyard.Ple...
Culture, Family Friendly, Free

Valentine's Day: Story & Art Time - Partnership for Children of Cumberland County

Friday, February 08 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Partnership for Children of Cumberland County map
This special ❤️????Valentine's Day????❤️ themed Story & Art Time is full of friendship and love.The Eva L. Hansen Learning Library in cooperation with the Cumberland County Public Library proudly offers Story &...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Bilingual Story Time: English & Spanish

Saturday, January 12 | 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Engage your child with books, activities, stories, and songsthat encourage language development and literacy skills in English andSpanish. All ages.      Cautivar a su hijo con libros, actividades, cuentos, ycanciones ...
Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

The Comedy of Errors - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Tuesday, August 21 - Sunday, September 02 | 7:30 PM
1897 Poe House map
August 21-September 2, 2018; Tuesday through Sunday evenings, 7:30pm; 1897 Poe House @ The Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex (801 Arsenal Ave) September 5-8, 2018; Wednesday through Saturday evenings, 7:30PM; Ho...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Family Yoga

Friday, January 18 | 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Join us as we read a story and do some yoga to help care for our bodies. Please wear comfortable clothes. Mats are not required but you are welcome to bring a mat or a towel to do yoga on.  All ages.Event Details View Eve...
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Music City

Wednesdays through Sundays until Monday, October 08 | All Day
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
See the premiere of this modern country musical about family, love, and the choices we make. The show is full of foot stompin' songs and has 5 number 1 Country Billboard hits. Music City is a celebration of everything Fa...
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Ornament Decorating!

Wednesday, December 05 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
    Decorate an ornament to take home! Go on a hike and collect all natural materials in the Garden to use in your ornaments.Cost: Included with Garden Membership, non-members pay regular daily admission at the door.Age...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce Story Time

Monday, January 07 | 9:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Weekly story time for ages birth-11 months.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Homeschool in the Garden: Vermicomposting

Monday, November 19 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Ages: 6 Cost: $10/member family; $15/non-member family Learn about composting with worms and how worms are an important to soil health. Make your own vermicomposting bin to take home. All materials will be provid...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Whatcha' Makin' Wednesday: origami

Wednesday, August 29 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Bring your imagination to life through crafts, games and conversation. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Film, Free, History

"Our War" Movie - North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center

Tuesday, July 31 | 7:00 PM
Highland Presbyterian Church map
The North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center will present the movie Our War and provide an update on the archaeological progress at Arsenal Park at 7 PM on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at the Highland Presbyt...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, Performance

Dogwood Fall Festival 2019

Saturday, October 19 | 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Festival Park map
The weekend serves as a community fundraiser, with live music, food trucks, and fall activities for everyone!  Free 11 am - 10 pm (910) 323-1934 https://www.thedogwoodfestival.com/fall-festival
Concert, Events, Featured Events, Performance

Musical Folktales Concert - Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, April 04 | 7:30 PM
Huff Auditorium, Methodist University map
Join the Fayetteville Symphony as we cruise along the Vltava and dance through the Bohemian countryside. Also on this program, FSO Principal Cellist Nate Leyland will perform one of the greatest cello concertos of all time...
Concert, Events, Family Friendly, Festival, Free

The Power of Music - FTCC Fine Arts Music

Thursday, May 09 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cumberland Hall map
The FTCC Chorus will be performing along with the American Panorama featuring Jenne Carey as part of the program’s 3rd Annual All American Music Festival.  Cumberland Hall Rm 366  (FTCC campus, 2201 Hull Rd) 7-9 ...
Cape Fear Studios
Events, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, Multi-Day

Members’ Anniversary Exhibition

Friday, April 26 - Saturday, June 22 | 6:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Enjoy Cape Fear Studios' Members' Anniversary Exhibit. Free (910) 433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com/monthly-exhibits/
Downtown, Events, Free, Performance, Public Library

4th Friday Presents: The Piney Woods Boys

Friday, March 22 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
The Piney Woods Boys musicians came of age in the 1970s, seeking out the "real sounds" of community music that could still be heard at family parties, dances and churches. The musicians they learned from possessed a region...
Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, History, Multi-Day

Hallowe'en Revels: Night Tours of the 1897 Poe House

Daily until Saturday, October 28 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Musuem of the Cape Fear Historical Complex map
The Gilbert Theater is back with us for Hallowe'en Revels 2017! This year's play will feature the theme of Hallowe'en at home in 1917 during WWI. For those who have not attended before, this is not a traditional Poe House...
Cape Fear Botanical Garden
Events, Family Friendly

Pre-K Valentine Hike - Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Thursday, February 14 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Celebrate Valentine’s Day by collecting natural materials as we hike around the Garden to see if we can find any red or pink! Make a craft after the hike with the found objects.Fee: Included with Garden Membership. Non-m...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Winnie the Pooh Day

Wednesday, January 23 | 3:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
Winnie the Pooh Day is an opportunity to enjoy your favorite bear and all of his friends by creating a fun craft and enjoying fun activities. Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Let's Do a Science STEM Club

Thursday, January 31 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Make creative, innovative projects based on various STEM-related challenges. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, January 09 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for 24-36 months.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Events, Featured Events, Performance

Ron White - Crown Complex

Friday, May 10 | 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Crown Complex map
Comedian Ron "Tater Salad" White, who first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy tour phenomenon, will play the Crown Theatre on May 10, 2019! Over the past 15 years, Whi...
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...
Culture, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Story Time en Français

Thursday, March 22 | 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Travel to France @ your Library! Listen to stories and songs in French in this bilingual story time! This program is part of the Cumberland County Storytelling Festival.          Event Details       View Event Deta...
Culture, Events

Lafayette Authors and Artist - City Center Gallery & Books

Saturday, September 08 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
City Center Gallery & Books map
City Center Gallery & Books will host a book signing and sale with author Jeffrey Finegan from Finesville, New Jersey. His series, I Knew George Washington, has become a hit with young adult readers andgrownups, too. A...
Events, Family Friendly, Free

Clark Park Nature Story Time

Tuesday, August 21 | 1:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
A FREE preschool nature story and craft time presented at Clark Park Nature Center at 631 Sherman Dr., Fayetteville. This month's theme is "fireflies." Registration is required by calling 433-1579. www.fcpr.us. 2-6 years.E...
Culture, Events, Featured Events, Free, History

Hari Jones: How the Civil War Made America Great

Tuesday, June 19 | 7:00 PM
Rudolph Jones Student Center, Fayetteville State University map
The North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center is sponsoring a presentation by Hari Jones, one of the foremost authorities on the role of African Americans in the Civil War, who will speak on the topic:...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events

15th Annual Heritage Festival

Sunday, October 06 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Celebrate the coming autumn with a fun filled day of history in our Heritage Garden Complex made up of a Farmhouse from the 1800’s, a General Store, Tobacco Barn, and Corn Crib. Take a tour, taste the fall flavors of lo...
Concert, Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, Performance

Sidewinder/Sherman Neckties - Downtown Summer Nights

Thursday, July 18 | 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Volta Space map
July 18 is going to be awesome at Downtown Summer Nights presented by Cumberland Tractor Kubota of Fayetteville on beautiful Person Street in Downtown Fayetteville NC with Q98, Rock 103 Magic 106.9 and WFNC 640 AM & Fi...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Multi-Day

Clone of Spring Break Mini Art Camp!

Monday, April 02 - Friday, April 06 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
This week long art camp features the opportunity to join us for a morning or an afternoon creative art session. We will spend spring break using mixed media to create magnificent sculptures, wondrous landscapes, amazing ar...
Concert, Events, Family Friendly, Performance

The French Connection

Thursday, January 11 | 7:30 PM
St. John's Episcopal Church map
Francophiles and Lafayette lovers, this concert is for you! Our first chamber concert of the season at St. John’s will feature the Fayetteville Symphony String Quartet as they perform Ravel’s String Quartet, a piece th...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Higher Ed Fayetteville Art Faculty Exhibition - Ellington-White Gallery

Friday, May 04 - Saturday, June 30 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ellington-White Gallery map
  Visual art faculty from local university/college art departments exhibit new work.  Free (910) 483-1388 https://www.ellington-white.com/
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce & Tots Story Time

Wednesday, March 20 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Baby Bounce & Tots Story Time for 0-11 months & 12-23 monthsEvent Details View Event Details
Culture, Downtown, Film

Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church Screening - Cameo Art House Theatre

Saturday, February 23 | 8:00 PM
Cameo Art House Theatre map
Some people are bigger than the instrument they’re playing. In 1970, there was nobody bigger than Jimi Hendrix. Be a part of the theatrical music event of the year when JIMI HENDRIX: ELECTRIC CHURCH screens at Cameo Art ...
Downtown, Free, History, Public Library

Local History at the Library: Women’s History

Thursday, March 08 | 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 ...
Downtown, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Author Beverly Lewis - Headquarters Library

Friday, September 08 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Beverly Lewis, an Amish county native and author of several award-winning books and series', will visit Headquarters Library, 300 Maiden Lane on Friday, September 8 at 2 p.m. Lewis will discuss her most recent novel, Th...
Events, Family Friendly, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 29 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Story time for 3-5 year oldsEvent Details View Event Details
Downtown, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Fascinate-U's Birthday Celebration - Fascinate-U Children's Museum

Saturday, January 19 | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Fascinate-U Children's Museum will mark 20 years in the former City Hall building in downtown Fayetteville with an Anniversary Celebration on January 19th from noon to 3:00 PM. During those hours, museum guests can enjoy a...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Crazy Hat Day!

Friday, January 18 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Wear your craziest, wackiest hat and listen to funny stories about things that we wear on our heads! Ages 3-5. Event Details View Event Details
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Peter and the Scratcher

Wednesdays through Sundays until Monday, November 12 | All Day - 3:00 AM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
An imaginative, generous, and silly romp about characters in search of something bigger than themselves. This prequel to Peter Pan is an inventive journey with bravery, female leadership, adventure, and imagination! (...
Class/Workshop, Events, Family Friendly

Evergreen Painting

Thursday, December 06 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
    Choose a session: December 6th at either 10am or 3pm.Learn about evergreen trees in the Garden and make a painting using evergreen leaves! Please register – space is limited!Cost: Included with Garden Membership o...
Class/Workshop, Events, Featured Events

Wreath Making Workshop: Cancelled

Wednesday, November 28 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Make a festive, natural wreath using plants from the Garden!  All materials and tools provided.  This workshop is for teens and adults. Please register – space is limited! Cost:  $40 per member, $50 per non...
Class/Workshop, Events, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Let's Do a Science STEM Club

Thursday, August 30 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Make creative, innovative projects based on various STEM-related challenges. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Interview a Librarian

Monday, September 10 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Come learn what your local librarian does all day. You may ask your own questions if you wish. Time permitting, there will also be a tour of the library.Event Details View Event Details
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Class/Workshop, Multi-Day

Watercolors-Beginners to Intermediate - Cape Fear Studios

Tuesday, June 19 - Tuesday, August 14 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Students will learn basic skills and color mixing.  Students will also learn which brushes to use and how to determine whether to use paper or canvas.  Students will also learn many more topics! Adult/$90 Tuesdays: 1:00 ...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Sweet Tea Shakespeare Chalk & Chat Fundraiser

Thursday, August 16 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cornerstone Design Co. map
All of the profits for this class will be donated to Sweet Tea Shakespeare! Sweet Tea Shakespeare seeks to celebrate the wonder of Shakespeare and other classic plays in beautiful environments with family-style flare by p...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, Performance

Gospel Festival - Town of Spring Lake

Saturday, September 21 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Mendoza Park map
Joing the Town of Spring Lake for a Gospel Festival at Mendoza Park. 11 am - 3 pm https://www.facebook.com/events/779596329103661/
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free

Fourth Friday @ Fascinate-U: Blooming Dogwood Tree

Friday, April 26 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Visit us during 4th Friday and stop by our craft table to create a beautiful blooming dogwood tree. Free museum play and crafts every 4th Friday.Free 7-9 p.m. http://www.fascinate-u.com/
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Kids Craft: Perler Beads

Monday, March 11 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
See what shapes and patterns you can make out of perler beads. Registration required by calling 910-864-3800 or by registering online. Grades K-5.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Super Science Saturday: Electrical Etching - Fascinate-U

Saturday, February 16 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
It's science time at Fascinate-U! Visit us the 3rd Saturday of every month for a fun hands-on science lesson. This month create a unique design on a stainless steel dog tag using electrical etching. This activity is free w...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

STEM: Snow

Wednesday, January 23 | 3:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Learn about snow and make some of your own!  Grades K-5.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, Public Library, Class/Workshop, Multi-Day

Annual Writers' Workshop - Cumberland County Public Library

Saturday, November 04 - Sunday, November 05 | 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Headquarters Library map
  The fifth annual Writers' Workshop returns to Headquarters Library (300 Maiden Lane) Nov 4-5 with learning and networking for aspiring authors. This conference boasts a slate of presenters including best-selling auth...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene: Snap Circuits

Thursday, January 31 | 2:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Experiment with Snap Circuits and build machines using circuitry! Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce & Tots Story Time

Wednesday, January 09 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Baby Bounce & Tots Story Time for 0-11 months & 12-23 monthsEvent Details View Event Details
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 Nutcracke...
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 1-5 pm https://www.facebook.com/events/298930244285191/?active_tab=discussion
Culture, Downtown, Events, Free

French Wine Tasting - The Wine Cafe

Thursday, September 06 | 11:44 AM
The Wine Cafe map
“Party like you’re in Paris!” with a free wine-tasting experience at Fayetteville’s premier watering-hole, The Wine Café. Small plates of French cheeses will also be available for purchase. Adding to your enjoymen...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, September 12 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for 3 - 5 yearsEvent Details View Event Details
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Contemporary Art Forms By America's First People II - The Arts Council

Friday, August 24 - Saturday, October 20 | 7:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Arts Center map
This exhibition celebrates the works of contemporary American Indian artists in North Carolina and beyond. This amazing work includes wearable art from local and nationally known artists. Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Fri 9 a...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Literary, Performance

The Marquis SLAM

Saturday, October 05 | 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 ...
Featured Events, Free, Performance

Alice Osborn - Bright Light Brewing Company

Friday, June 28 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Alice Osborn is an experienced performer in the Piedmont area who always brings a great variety of easy listening folk Americana that’s rooted in the New South. Her music is truly homegrown featuring upbeat tempos, poign...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Tots & Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, June 25 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Join us for a 30 minute story time filled with engaging stories, songs, fingerplays and wiggles.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Family Friendly, Class/Workshop, Multi-Day

Animal Portraits in Clay!

Wednesday, February 21 - Wednesday, March 28 | 4:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Children explore the world of animals through hand building in clay.  Using basic hand building techniques, students will create a variety of animals in 3-D during this after school art class. Ages 6-12. Wednesdays/Feb 21...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Carver's Creek Storytime: Pond

Saturday, May 25 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
A FREE story and nature time presented at Carver's Creek State Park, 2505 Long Valley Rd., Spring Lake. carvers.creek@ncparks.gov. This month's theme is Pond. 1-10 years.Event Details View Event Details
Concert, Events, Family Friendly, Performance

Music of the New World

Thursday, January 25 | 7:30 PM
St. John's Episcopal Church map
The second chamber concert at St. John’s will feature the Fayetteville Symphony Brass and Woodwind Quintets performing American works including ones by Foster, Gershwin, and Bernstein. (910) 433-4690 http://www.fayettevi...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Opening of University/College Art Faculty Exhibition

Saturday, May 05 | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Ellington-White Gallery map
Join us for the opening of a new exhibitions featurng the new work of visual art faculty from local university/college art departments. Free (910) 483-1388 https://www.ellington-white.com/
Culture, Downtown, Film

Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church Screening - Cameo Art House Theatre

Thursday, February 28 | 7:30 PM
Cameo Art House Theatre map
Some people are bigger than the instrument they’re playing. In 1970, there was nobody bigger than Jimi Hendrix. Be a part of the theatrical music event of the year when JIMI HENDRIX: ELECTRIC CHURCH screens at Cameo Art ...
Downtown, Free, History, Public Library

Local History at the Library: The Cape Fear River

Thursday, April 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 ...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Tots & Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, January 29 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Join us for a 30 minute story time filled with engaging stories, songs, fingerplays and wiggles.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Family Friendly, Free

Groundhog Themed Play Date - Partnership for Children of Cumberland County

Friday, February 01 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Partnership for Children of Cumberland County map
Did you know that another name for a groundhog is woodchuck? These woodland creatures are also the largest species in the squirrel family. Join us for a Groundhog themed Play Date on February 1st. ????️????️The Eva L. ...
Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

OthelLIT - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Thursdays | 7:30 PM
Paddy's Irish Public House map
October 4,11,18 at 8pm, Paddy's Irish Public House, Fayetteville, NC For more information, call 910-420-4384 or email info@sweetteashakespeare.com. http://www.sweetteashakespeare.com
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Fun Friday

Friday, January 18 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Tabletop, classic board or video games...enjoy an afternoon of fun and games. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Annie

Wednesdays through Sundays until Sunday, March 03 | All Day
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
This classic reminds us that families can be both who you were born into and how we create our own family and community. Featuring the feel-good songs you know and love. It is a show to be shared with your kids, grandkids,...
Events, Family Friendly

Candy Cane Hike

Varies
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Choose a session: December 21st either 10am or 3pm Take a hike through the Garden as we search for candy canes that Santa’s Elves have hidden. We will make a candy cane craft after the hike. Please register ...
Events, Family Friendly, Public Library

Baby Bounce & Tots

Monday, January 07 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Story time for babies and toddlers.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, January 09 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Preschool Story Time.  Ages 3-5 years oldEvent Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Fun Friday

Friday, August 31 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Tabletop, classic board or video games...enjoy an afternoon of fun and games. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Class/Workshop, Multi-Day

How to Draw from Basic Beginners to Intermediate - Cape Fear Studios

Thursday, June 21 - Thursday, August 16 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
The use of any medium is fine in this class. Adult/$90 Thursdays: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (910) 433-2986 artgallery@capefearstudios.com  
Concert, Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, Performance

Lee Jean Jr.- That Nation Band - Downtown Summer Nights

Thursday, August 01 | 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Volta Space map
August 1st, taking the RimTyme Stage at 6 pm will be a local favorite Lee Jean Jr followed by the North Carolina's That NATION Band. Be prepared to dance and sing along to some of your favorite beach tunes! The KIDS ZONE ...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Wood Stencil Wall Deco

Wednesday, August 07 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Make a beautiful piece of wall deco to enjoy with your family. Supplies are limited. Registration is required.Event Details View Event Details
Free, Public Library

Career Guidance: Game and Interactive Programming

Monday, May 20 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Stephen Umland, Department Chair of Simulation & Gaming Development/Digital Media Technology at FTCC, will discuss what you need to do to prepare for a career in Game Development. Learn what you will need to do to enro...
Culture, Downtown, Events, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History

Fourth Friday April 2019 - Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum

Friday, April 26 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fayetteville Area Transportation & Local History Museum map
Don’t miss out on your spring training in local history! “Baseball in Fayetteville” is the museum’s newest exhibit. Opening March 22, 2019, with a special 4th Friday celebration, this exhibit highlights our communi...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Dances of the Whales

Saturday, March 23 | 2:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Enjoy the beautiful dances and eerie songs of the whales.  Learn about the whale courtship dance and more!  This program is part the Cumberland County Storytelling Festival.  All ages.Event Details View Event Details
Airborne & Special Operations Museum
Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History, Multi-Day

Korean War Remembrance

Saturday, June 24 - Wednesday, August 23 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Airborne & Special Operations Museum map
The public is invited to honor and remember all those who served in the Korean War, from all Branches of service. This year POWs and their families will be highlighted. Guest speaker Colonel (R) Douglas C. Dillard retired ...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Multi-Day

Tiny Picasso Play Group!

Tuesday, February 05 - Tuesday, February 26 | 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Fascinate-U map
Bring your little ones for art exploration time!  Parents will learn to incorporate age appropriate art into their home as toddlers and preschoolers get a chance to play at art stations around the tot-room.  This is a ha...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Tween Craft: Make Your Own Stylin' Buttons

Wednesday, January 23 | 3:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Tweens, join us as we make buttons to wear or put on your bag. Supplies are provided. No registration required. Grades 3-8.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Afterschool Hang

Thursday, January 31 | 3:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
Hang out with friends at the library to chill, craft, play a board game, use a laptop or do homework. Teens and tweens are welcome.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce Story Time

Wednesday, January 09 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Bring your babies to story time and enjoy nursery rhymes, lap bounces, songs, fingerplays and lots of cuddles. Birth-11 months.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddlers & Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 15 | 6:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
  Event Details   View Event Details
Concert, Family Friendly, Free, Performance

All Choirs Concert, feat. Fayetteville Academy & MU Orchestra

Friday, November 16 | 7:30 PM
Huff Concert Hall, Methodist Univeristy map
Come join the MU Chorale, MU Chamber Singers, Noblemen, and Grace Notes for their annual fall concert! The concert will also feature the MU Chamber Orchestra! Our very special guests will be the Fayetteville Academy Varsit...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History

Fourth Friday @ the Market House

Friday, February 23 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Take a look inside the Market House to enjoy the temporary exhibit Doing Business in Fayetteville, which features various original documents such as receipts, bills and letters from businesses in the Downtown area. Many o...
Exhibit, Free, Multi-Day

"Fire from the Mountain: Glass and Steel" - David McCune International Art Gallery

Thursday, September 06 - Saturday, November 10 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
David McCune International Art Gallery map
Methodist University and the David McCune International Art Gallery present Fire from the Mountain: Glass and Steel. The exhibition features artists Rick Beck, Elizabeth Brim, Bill Brown, Shane Fero, Robert Gardner, Hoss H...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Touchstone: Images of Service - The Arts Council

Friday, October 26 - Saturday, January 12 | 7:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Arts Center map
Commitment, Sacrifice, Courage, Honor, Dedication, Service, Heroism ... powerful words that may especially touch our hearts in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has devastated much of our area. These are also the...
Events, Featured Events

Hogwarts & All - Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Friday, October 18 | 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
We’re adding more magic to our BOO-tanical event! Join us for Hogwarts & All for an adults only event.Join us for a night of well-mannered frivolity dressed as your favorite wizard, witch or creature!Strictly an 18 e...
Downtown, Events, Exhibit, Free, History, Multi-Day

D-DAY 75th Anniversary Exhibit

Friday, May 24 - Friday, June 07 | 3:30 PM - 5:00 AM
Airborne & Special Operations Museum map
Join us for our D-Day exhibit which will include artifacts that have never been on display until now. Artifacts have specially selected to commemorate this 75th D-Day Anniversary and have a very detailed history with insig...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Class/Workshop, Multi-Day

Techniques in Charcoal for Beginners

Tuesdays until Tuesday, May 08 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Fascinate-U map
Discover this messy yet beautiful art medium.  Students will learn about the element of art called value. We will use charcoal to review the 5 elements of Shading: Highlight, Shade, Shadow, Reflective Light and Cast Shado...
Concert, Events, Family Friendly, Performance

1867-2017: A 150 Year Celebration!

Saturday, February 10 | 7:30 PM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
In celebration of the sesquicentennial of Fayetteville State University, the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra will be performing with guest artist, the world-renowned soprano Angela Brown. Together we will explore the influ...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, Performance, Multi-Day

Dogwood Fall Festival

Friday, October 20 - Saturday, October 21 | 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Festival Park map
In just three years, the Dogwood Fall Festival has burst into our event lineup as a fan favorite. The weekend serves as a community fundraiser, with live music, food trucks, and fall activities for everyone!  Free (910) 3...
Culture, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, History, Multi-Day

4th Friday Black History Fact Walk: Celebrating Life and Legacy

Friday, February 22 - Saturday, February 23 | 6:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Join us this 4th Friday, February 22 & Saturday February 23 for The Black History Fact Walk. Participating Downtown Merchants will have a photo and fact posted at their business. Participants can pick up maps and visit...
Downtown, Free, History, Public Library

Local History at the Library: The Coming of Camp Bragg

Thursday, May 17 | 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 ...
Downtown, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Victorian Fayetteville Series 1 - Headquarters Library

Thursday, September 14 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Discover what it was like to live in Victorian Fayetteville with Heidi Bleazey from the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum. She will introduce us to a few characters who walked the same streets you d...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 29 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Story time fun for children ages 3 - 5 years.Event Details View Event Details
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Dinosaurs: Story & Art Time - Partnership for Children of Cumberland County

Friday, February 22 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Partnership for Children of Cumberland County map
Dinosaurs ???????? come to life with a little help from our friends at the Cumberland County Public Library! Be sure to register your child early before the available seats are extinct!The Eva L. Hansen Learning Library in...
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Learn about Luna (don't be left in the dark)

Saturday, January 12 | 3:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Get ready for the January 20th lunar eclipse. Join Joe Kabbes, FayettevilleState University Planetarium Manager, and learn how eclipses work, theformation and structure of the Moon, phases of the Moon, the significance of...
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Super Science Saturday: Air Pressure Fun!

Saturday, May 19 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
We can’t feel the almost 15 pounds of air pressure pushing against us, but we can watch as it crushes a soda can, holds water in an upside down glass and pushes a hard-boiled egg into a jar. Super Science is free with p...
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Teen Scene Fun Friday

Friday, January 18 | 2:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Teens and tweens enjoy a time to socialize, play games and more with your friends!  Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
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Trumbo

Tuesday, March 05 - Sunday, March 17 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
Dalton Trumbo was a remarkable man and writer honored by two Academy Awards for Roman Holiday and The Brave One. Full of wit and the sense that the pursuit of truth has meaning, Trumbo is a delightful, impish and irre...
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Christmas Backyard Bird Count

Thursday, December 20 | 10:00 AM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
    Join local bird enthusiast and park ranger Amber Williams from Lake Rim City Park and become a citizen scientist by helping count the birds that live in Cape Fear Botanical Garden for Audubon’s 119th Christmas Bi...
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Act Like a Homeschooler

Monday, January 07 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Enjoy a time of stage improvisation in our version of Whose Line Is It Anyway? Take to the stage for hilarious acting games or enjoy watching the fun. Who knows... maybe you'll be the next stage star. 10 years and up.Eve...
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, January 16 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Preschool Story Time.  Ages 3-5 years oldEvent Details View Event Details
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Jazz Up Your Holidays - Headquarters Library

Monday, December 10 | 6:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
An evening of jazz and holiday favorites from the students and staff at Blue Violin music Center. Registration recommended.     Event Details View Event Details
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Holiday Lights

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Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
    In celebration of our 7th annual Holiday Lights, we are expanding our glow into the Heritage Garden! Embrace the outdoors while enjoying the Garden’s winter beauty and creating a cherished holiday memory with fa...
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Playful Pedagogy

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Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Playing Out I: Foundations of PlayThe first level of Playing Out is a two-day intensive workshop that focuses on play theories, play’s role in a child’s development, play in learning environments and the importance of ...
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25th Anniversary Celebration - Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers

Saturday, September 15 | 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Highland Country Club map
Dance the night away while celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers. Enjoy live music by The Duke Ladd Orchestra. Tuxedo attire. 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm Pre-Paid Reservations Only; Member $50; Guest $6...
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Earth, Wind and Fire Tribute Band - 80's Unplugged- A Beach Boys Tribute - Downtown Summer Nights

Thursday, August 15 | 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Volta Space map
August 15 taking the Rimtyme Fayetteville - NC Stage at 6 pm will be a local favorite st 80's Unplugged followed by the #1@ Earth, Wind and Fire Tribute Band. Be prepared to dance and sing along to some of your favorite be...
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Fayetteville Poetry JAM

Saturday, April 13 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Arts Center map
Come out and check out all of the talented poets Fayetteville has to offer!For the first time, all of your favorite poets will be in one place!Come out to the Arts Council and support an amazing cause as we raise money for...
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Mother's Day Story Time at Cross Creek Mall

Friday, May 10 | 9:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Bring your mom, grandma, or another special grown up to our Mother's Day Story Time at the Cross Creek Mall play area. We'll celebrate with stories and other fun activities! All ages.Event Details View Event Details
Airborne & Special Operations Museum
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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 p...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Multi-Day

Fairy Tales and Folklore Art

Wednesdays until Thursday, March 14 | 4:00 PM
Step inside beloved stories from around the globe in this fun art class. We will create exciting viking ships, magical pumpkin carriages and more! Ages 6-12/Wednesdays/Feb 6-Mar 13/4-5 pm Member: $30 Non-member: $35 http:/...

Tots & Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, February 05 | 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Join us for a 30 minute story time filled with engaging stories, songs, fingerplays and wiggles.Event Details View Event Details
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Tots & Toddlers Story Time

Thursday, January 24 | 9:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Story time for children 1-3 years.Event Details View Event Details
Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum

Fourth Friday @ the Transportation Museum

Friday, October 27 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fayetteville Area Transportation & Local History Museum map
View the ongoing exhibit Lafayette in Fayetteville. Fayetteville is the first U.S. city named for the Marquis de Lafayette and the only city named for him that he visited.  When he came back to America as a guest of the...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Kids Craft: String Art

Thursday, January 31 | 6:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Celebrate Inspire Your Heart with Art Day as you create art using string and paint. Registration required. Call 864-3800 or by register online. Grades K-5.Event Details View Event Details
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Fayetteville Symphonic Band presents "A Holiday Concert"

Tuesday, November 27 | 7:30 PM
Huff Concert Hall, Methodist Univeristy map
The Fayetteville Symphonic Band is our city's only wind band performance group topen to community members of all ages. The musicians range from high school students, to career musicians, and everything in between. If you p...
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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 Hol...
Family Friendly, Free

Baby Bounce & Tots Story Time

Thursday, November 29 | 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Listen, learn and play with your baby during our fun story time!  Join us the last Thursday of the month! No registration required. Birth-23 months. Event Details           View Event Details
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The Magnificent U.S. Arsenal - Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex

Sunday, March 11 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex map
March 11, 2018 marks 153 years since the Union Army, under Gen. William T. Sherman, occupied the city of Fayetteville in the Confederate state of North Carolina. From 1:00 to 4:00 pm, museum volunteers will be dressed in C...
Exhibit, Free, Multi-Day

Opening of "Fire from the Mountain: Glass and Steel" - David McCune International Art Gallery

Thursday, September 06 - Saturday, November 10 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
David McCune International Art Gallery map
Methodist University and the David McCune International Art Gallery present Fire from the Mountain: Glass and Steel. The exhibition features artists Rick Beck, Elizabeth Brim, Bill Brown, Shane Fero, Robert Gardner, Hoss H...
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19th Annual Cumberland County High School Juried Art Exhibition - The Arts Council

Monday, March 04 - Friday, March 15 | All Day
Arts Center map
Presented by the Cumberland County Schools Arts Education Program Highlighting artwork in multiple mediums by students from high schools throughout Cumberland County. Come be amazed by what these talented students create f...
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Cliffdale Book Club - Ruby by Cynthia Bond

Tuesday, August 21 | 3:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Utterly transfixing, with unforgettable characters, riveting suspense, and breathtaking, luminous prose, Ruby offers an unflinching portrait of man's dark acts and the promise of the redemptive power of love. Event Detai...
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Taste of Fayetteville

Sunday, September 15 | 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Festival Park map
Celebrating 10 years of TASTE OF FAYETTEVILLE!!Come hungry because we will have many local eateries there to show off their best dishes! Enjoy samples from some of your favorites or try "that place you've been meaning to g...
Events, Class/Workshop, Multi-Day

How to Draw From Basic Beginners to Intermediate - Cape Fear Studios

Thursday, June 21 - Thursday, August 16 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
The use of any medium is fine in this class. June 21 - August 16; Thursdays from 9 am - 12 pm. No Class 7/1-7/6/18 Fee: $90 Registration required by purchasing a class at: http://www.capefearstudios.com/product/beginnin...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free

Midsummer Night Crawl - Cool Spring Downtown District

Friday, July 19 | 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Downtown Fayetteville map
Join us for a special Midsummer Night Crawl and Quest on Night 1 of 4th Annual Midsummer Night! Dressing up as a fairy, gnome, or other magical creature is highly encouraged on your quest through the streets of Downtown Fa...
Events, Free

The Art of Possibility Exhibition - Gallery 208

Tuesday, June 18 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Gallery 208 map
Join us for the opening of The Art of Possibility: Three Artists Explore Printmaking. Enjoy refreshmemts and door prizes. 5:30 - 7 p.m. Free
Downtown, Family Friendly, Class/Workshop, Multi-Day

Landscapes on Canvas

Tuesdays until Tuesday, March 27 | 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Fascinate-U map
In this six week class, students will work on drawing and painting landscape scenes. Lessons will include color mixing, shading, line, form and proportion.  Students will learn about composition and how to layer paint to ...
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Young Songwriters Circle

Tuesday, May 14 | 6:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Anyone can be a songwriter, and there's no wrong way to write a song! We'll spend the first 30 minutes writing words or music using simple prompts. At 6:30 we'll share our songs in a low-pressure, supportive environmen...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

May Flowers & Sunshine: Storytime, Puppet Show & Craft

Tuesday, May 28 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Enjoy a puppet show about a caterpillar who longs to fly, listen to books about sunshine and flowers, and then make a craft. Registration is required by calling 483-7727 ext. 1351 or register online.  3-5 years.Event Deta...
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Americana

Saturday, March 10 | 7:30 PM
Huff Concert Hall, Methodist Univeristy map
Join the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra as we celebrate being American, from the military to the movies, performing pieces such as American Salute, Apollo 13, and Forrest Gump. Portions of this concert will include side-b...
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Wacky Wednesday: LEGO Free Play

Wednesday, March 13 | 3:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
All Ages.Event Details View Event Details
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Drum Circle - Republic Belly Dance

Saturday, March 09 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Arts Center map
Lets have fun and drum. Drum Circles are about jamming with each other, releasing artistic expression and plain old fun! Bring your own instrument (guitar, finger cymbals, murakhas, drum or etc) and play along. Or come to ...
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 ...
Downtown, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Victorian Fayetteville Series 2 - Headquarters Library

Thursday, October 12 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Discover what it was like to live in Victorian Fayetteville with Heidi Bleazey from the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum. She will introduce us to a few characters who walked the same streets you d...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddlers & Preschool

Tuesday, January 29 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Story time for toddlers and preschoolersEvent Details View Event Details
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Hoop Skirts and Gunpowder: A Woman of the Fayetteville Arsenal - Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex

Sunday, March 10 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
When the Civil War broke out men were needed on the front lines. But the army also needed ammunition, so the country looked to new workers--women. Hear the story of one woman who worked in the Arsenal. Was the danger worth...
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Homeschool Fun: Fossils

Monday, January 14 | 9:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Learn about fossils, hear stories and create your own fossils. Grades K-5.Event Details View Event Details
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Make it Take it!: Mother's Day Cards!

Saturday, May 12 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Visit us to create a unique craft to take home! This month kids will make Spring Flowers using foam sheets to take home! Super Science is free with paid admission or museum membership. (910) 829-9171 fascinate-u.com
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

The Cake

Wednesdays through Sundays until Monday, April 22 | All Day
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
A cake baking southerner who lives in NC is preparing for her role on the Great American Baking Show. Can a cake help her find the middle ground between faith and family to embody love is love is love in this poignant ne...
Events, Family Friendly, Multi-Day

Natures Tales: “Winter Snowflakes”

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Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
    Our FREE preschool story and nature time is presented in partnership with Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center. Each month we explore a different natural science theme. Join us for either the ...
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Chillax for Teens: Make a Difference Monday

Monday, January 07 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Complete activities to help your community and earn volunteer hours. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
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Memphis

Wednesdays through Sundays until Monday, May 27 | All Day
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
Winner of 4 TONY Awards, including Best Musical. Inspired by the life of Dewey Phillips, one of the first white DJs to play black music in the 1950s. Directed and Choreographed by the same team from last season's hit DREAM...
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...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene Game On Mondays

Monday, January 07 | 2:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Teen Scene Gaming with WII, Xbox 1 & Xbox 360, and board games. No registration required. Grades 6-12. Tweens are welcomed.Event Details View Event Details
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, January 23 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Preschool Story Time.  Ages 3-5 years oldEvent Details View Event Details
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Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, November 27 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Story time fun for children ages 3 - 5 years.Event Details View Event Details
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Genealogy 101

Saturday, September 15 | 1:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Learn how to get started with genealogy with basic resources, questions to ask, and tips.  Get to know the Cumberland County Genealogical Society and how they and other genealogical societies can help in your research.Ev...
Events, Free, Public Library

Chess Club

Monday, September 10 | 3:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Check out your chess skills and enjoy an afternoon of challenge and fun with friends. Beginners welcome. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Cape Fear Studios
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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 mor...
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Hawaiian Beach Dance - Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers

Saturday, August 18 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Roland's Dance Studio map
Enjoy a Hawaiian Dance night! Hawaiian or Beach Attire. 7 pm - 10 pm Member $10; Guest $15 http://www.capefearballroomdancers.org/calendar.html
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Pinwheel Masquerade Ball & Auction

Saturday, October 19 | 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
This fall fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday, Oct.19, 2019, at its new location, the Cape Fear Botanical Garden. The gala affair will include mask contests, a DJ, dance demonstrations, silent auction, live auction with e...
Culture, Events, Featured Events, Multi-Day

Fayetteville ComicCon

Saturday, October 20 - Sunday, October 21 | 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Crown Complex map
ComicCon is returning to Fayetteville for the fourth year, and this fan-run event is a full weekend of fun, celebrating all forms and fans of American and world popular culture. The con will feature comic book artists and ...
Culture, Featured Events, History, Performance, Theater

lumBEES: Women of the Dark Water - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Friday, June 21 | 8:00 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
"lumBEES: Women of the Dark Water" presents life stories of the BEES from the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. This limited, 4-performance production grants you access to the experiences of our native friends and neighbors....
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Toddler & Preschool Story Time

Thursday, June 20 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for 2-5 years.Event Details View Event Details
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Teen Scene Movie and Gaming

Thursday, June 27 | 4:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Get your game on!  Wii & Xbox as well as a selection of cards and board games are available. We will also be showing Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and enjoying snacks. Grades 6-12.  Rated PG. Tweens are welcome....
Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Nature Tales

Saturday, June 08 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
A FREE, preschool story and nature time presented at Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N. Eastern Blvd., Fayetteville. Ages 2-6 are welcome! This month's theme is Busy Beavers. Please register by calling 486-0221 ext. 27. w...
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The Marquis Slam ft Kia FLOW

Saturday, April 06 | 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 ...
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Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, April 10 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Preschool Story Time.  Ages 3-5Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Family Friendly, Theater, Multi-Day

Evil Dead: The Musical

Friday, September 22 - Sunday, October 08 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Gilbert Theater map
Five college students spend the weekend in an abandoned cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to our hero, Ash, and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Evi...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Multi-Day

Fairy Tales and Folklore Art

Wednesdays until Wednesday, March 13 | 4:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Step inside beloved stories from around the globe in this fun art class. We will create exciting viking ships, magical pumpkin carriages and more! Ages 6-12/Wednesdays/Feb 6-Mar 13/4-5 pm Member: $30 Non-member: $35 http:/...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, February 05 | 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Story time fun for children ages 3 - 5 years.Event Details View Event Details
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Baby Bounce & Tots Story Time

Thursday, January 24 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for birth-23 months.Event Details View Event Details

Fourth Friday @ the Market House

Friday, October 27 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
View  the education exhibition Cross Creek Cemetery #1 in addition to the permanent exhibit, A View from the Square: A History of Downtown Fayetteville.
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddlers Story Time

Wednesday, January 09 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Toddler Story Time for 24-36 monthsEvent Details View Event Details
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Fascinating STEM Science: Life Cycle of a Snowman

Wednesday, January 16 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Learn about the water cycle (liquid, solid and gas) during this fun and engaging activity.  Make your very own snowman to take home.  Registration is required by calling 483-7727 ext. 1351.  3-5 years.     Event Deta...
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Preschool Story Time

Thursday, November 29 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Story time for children 3-5 years.Event Details View Event Details
Airborne & Special Operations Museum
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Annual Easter Egg Scramble and Breakfast with the Bunny

Saturday, March 31 | 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Airborne & Special Operations Museum map
Beginning at 7:30am the Museum Foundation will host a pancake and sausage breakfast with the Easter Bunny in the museum’s main lobby. Space is premium so register for the breakfast early. The breakfast costs $10 for adul...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Free, History

Rockefeller House Tour - Carvers Creek State Park

Saturday, September 08 | 10:00 AM
Carvers Creek State Park map
Park staff lead a historical tour through Mr. James Stillman Rockefeller’s winter estate. The group is led through and around the estate as they discuss the history of the surrounding structures, some dating back to the ...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Picturing America’s Pastime Exhibition with Presenting Partner Fayetteville Woodpeckers

Friday, March 22 - Saturday, May 11 | 7:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Arts Center map
The exhibition focuses on the history and sport of baseball woven in with the story of Fayetteville's new minor league team and downtown stadium. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum preserves the historic link be...
Downtown, Events, Film

Movie Showing: The Founder

Tuesday, August 21 | 6:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Now that you have read the book, Ray and Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald's Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away, see the movie!  The library and the Women's Giving Circle of Cumberland County, are hosting a show...
Culture, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

The Fayetteville Taco Festival

Saturday, September 21 | 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Crown Complex map
The Fayetteville Taco Festival celebrates a universal love of tacos and taco culture wrapped in a lively festival that refuses to take itself seriously. The event delivers a casual and delicious opportunity to taste a vari...
Events, Class/Workshop, Multi-Day

Oil Painting with Palette Knives - Cape Fear Studios

Thursday, June 21 - Thursday, August 16 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Any level painter can do this, and it’s fun! June 21 - August 16; Thursdays from 1 pm - 4 pm. No Class 7/1-7/6/18 Fee: $90 Registration required by purchasing a class at: http://www.capefearstudios.com/product/oil-pa...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly

Make it, Take it!: Father's Day Cards! - Fascinate-U

Saturday, June 08 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Instead of giving dear ol' Dad a store-bought greeting card this Father's Day, show him what he means to you b creating a one-of-a-kind card. Free with paid admission or membership www.fascinate-u.com
Downtown, Family Friendly, Class/Workshop, Multi-Day

Watercolor: Seasonal Landscape II

Tuesdays until Tuesday, May 08 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Fascinate-U map
Join us for all new ways to create works of art featuring watercolor techniques! We will be creating all new wondrous works of art highlighting watercolor landscapes. Ages 6-12.  Tuesdays/Apr 3- May 8 or Wednesdays Apr 4...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce and Tots Storytime

Monday, April 08 | 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Listen, play and learn with your baby during our story time. Birth-23 months.Event Details View Event Details
Concert, Events, Family Friendly, Performance

Appalachian Spring

Saturday, April 21 | 7:30 PM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
Travel to the Blue Ridge Mountains for the last concert of our Carolina season. Imagine hiking the Appalachian Trail as the symphony performs Copland’s Appalchian Spring and Sibelius’s Finlandia. This concert will also...
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! Rueda de Casino is the synchronized swimming of the Latin dance world! Originally from Cuba, Rueda de Casino is a fun, energetic group dance t...
Downtown, Free, History, Public Library

Local History at the Library: Early Religions in Cumberland County

Thursday, August 09 | 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 ...
Downtown, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Victorian Fayetteville Series 3 - Headquarters Library

Thursday, November 02 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Discover what it was like to live in Victorian Fayetteville with Heidi Bleazey from the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum. She will introduce us to a few characters who walked the same streets you d...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 29 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular pre-K story timesEvent Details View Event Details
Class/Workshop, Events

Ice Skate Evergreens - The Creative Frenzy

Friday, January 18 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Creative Frenzy map
Looking for things to do in Fayetteville, North Carolina? Join us for a painting party! Get lost in a two-hour class as you converse with friends through music and atmosphere. Not to mention you will develop a skill that y...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce Story Time

Monday, January 14 | 9:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Weekly story time for ages birth-11 months.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free

Fourth Friday @ Fascinate-U: Spoon Maracas!

Friday, May 25 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Visit us during 4th Friday and stop by our craft table to make spoon maracas with recycled plastic eggs. Free http://www.fascinate-u.com/
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Performance

Tots & Toddlers Story Time

Monday, January 14 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Tots and Toddler story time.  Ages 12-36 months.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Performance, Theater

OthelLIT - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Saturday, October 20 | 8:00 PM
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October 20 at 8pm, Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, Fayetteville, NC For more information, call 910-420-4384 or email info@sweetteashakespeare.com. http://www.sweetteashakespeare.com
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

___: A Sensory Story Time

Saturday, January 19 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
DESCRIPTION GOES HERE. Although it is designed for children with special needs, this program is open to all children. All ages. Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly

Fourth Friday @ Fascinate-U: Victorian Ornament

Friday, November 23 | 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Fascinate-U map
Visit us during A Dickens Holiday creating an old fashioned, Victorian ornament. Then transport yourself to another time and place with a stroll down Hay St. as characters from Dickens' novel  transform downtown into nine...
Events, Free, Public Library

Chess Club

Monday, January 07 | 3:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Check out your chess skills and enjoy an afternoon of challenge and fun with friends. Beginners welcome. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, January 30 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Preschool Story Time.  Ages 3-5 years oldEvent Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly

Pre-School Story Time

Tuesday, November 27 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Story Time fun for 3-5 year oldsEvent Details View Event Details
Events, Featured Events

Halloween Dance - Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers

Saturday, October 20 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Roland's Dance Studio map
Dance the night away at a Halloween Costume Party! 7 pm - 10 pm Member $10; Guest $15 910-987-4420 http://www.capefearballroomdancers.org/calendar.html
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Festival, Free, Performance

Fayetteville After 5 with Kasey Tyndall - The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival

Friday, August 09 | 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Festival Park map
Kasey Tyndall returns to the Festival Park stage for Fay After Five. Bring your lawn chairs and an empty belly as we bring food trucks to Festival Park to fill you up. See you at the park! 5:30 pm - 10 pm Free (910) 323...
Concert, Events, Featured Events

WIDU Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, October 13 | 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Crown Complex map
WIDU Anniversary Finale Event on Saturday, October 13, 4pm at the Crown Coliseum!!! An annual event you don't wanT to miss. This event concludes a week long celebration of the local radio station. http://www.widu1600.com/
Culture, Featured Events, History, Performance, Theater

lumBEES: Women of the Dark Water (06/22) - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Saturday, June 22 | 8:00 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
"lumBEES: Women of the Dark Water" presents life stories of the BEES from the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. This limited, 4-performance production grants you access to the experiences of our native friends and neighbors....
Concert, Performance

Glenn Miller Orchestra

Saturday, July 13 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Crown Complex map
On a memorable evening, 18 musicians and singers will bring the unforgettable Glenn Miller sound to the Crown Theatre, performing timeless songs that everyone remembers. This is a must-see show for jazz and swing fans alik...
Downtown, Featured Events, Theater, Multi-Day

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Friday, June 01 - Sunday, June 10 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Gilbert Theater map
A wealthy Southern family gathers to celebrate the birthday of the family patriarch, Big Daddy. As the family gathers, temperatures begin to rise. At the center of this heated gathering is Brick, the youngest of Big Daddy...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Multi-Day

Animals and Nature - Fascinate-U

Wednesdays until Wednesday, May 01 | 4:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Gain artistic creativity and inspiration learning about animals and exploring their habitats. We will travel from the rain forests to the polar regions with you creating multi-material art! Ages 6-12/Wednesdays/Mar 27 - Ma...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Thursday, January 24 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular storytime for children 24-36 months old.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Free

Zombie Make-up - Headquarters Library

Friday, October 27 | 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Headquarters Library map
Want to be the prettiest or most handsome zombie at the Zombie Walk? Paul Mitchell students create zombie make-up in front of the Headquarters Library starting at 4 p.m. and leading up to the zombie walk.
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Cupcake Competition

Tuesday, April 02 | 6:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Decorate cupcakes-- then eat your creations! All supplies are provided. Grades 6-12. Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, January 16 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for 24-36 months.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Events, Family Friendly

Yuletide Feaste - Methodist University

Friday, November 30 | 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 costume...
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: Cape Fear Studios ~ 148 Maxwell Olde Town Gallery ~ 124 Max...
Events, Family Friendly

All aboard the Christmas Train!

Thursday, December 06 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
We will celebrate with stories, activities, and a craft. Registration required.  Ages 2-5.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Free, Public Library

Holiday Crafty Time!

Saturday, December 15 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Make and take holiday crafts to keep or give to friends and family! All ages. Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Film, Multi-Day

The Bookshop - The Cameo Art House Theatre

Friday, September 07 - Thursday, September 13 | 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Based on Penelope Fitzgerald's acclaimed novel and directed by Isabel Coixet (Learning to Drive), The Bookshop is an elegant yet incisive rendering of personal resolve, tested in the battle for the soul of a community. Fri...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Public Works 2019 - The Arts Council

Friday, May 24 - Saturday, June 22 | 7:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Arts Center map
The 14th annual Public works exhibition of art by the people, for the people! Anyone can enter - from children to seasoned artists working in a variety of mediums. Presented by the Arts Council with the Fayetteville Public...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Summer's Almost Over

Wednesday, August 22 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Games, music and stories as summer comes to a close. Registration required. Grades K-5.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Exhibit

Fayetteville Art and Wine Walk

Saturday, August 31 | 5:00 PM
Downtown Fayetteville map
On August 31st join in on the Fayetteville Wine Walk!The wine walk will take you on a sip and stroll tour of downtown Fayetteville. 20 wines ???? will be on hand for sampling as well as Art Exhibitions ???? and Pop Art aro...
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Class/Workshop, Multi-Day

Working Large with No Fear - Cape Fear Studios

Thursday, June 21 - Saturday, June 23 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
We all have a “Sistine Chapel Ceiling” or a “Night Watch” inside us just waiting to get out! This three day studio workshop will be an intensive exploration of handling a large canvas, from inception to creation. L...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly

Super Science Saturday: It's Electric! - Fascinate-U

Saturday, June 15 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Explore static and current electricity in this hands-on circuit building activity. Turn lights off and on with a switch and make your own electroscope for detecting static electricity. 11 am - 1 pm Free with paid admission...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, June 25 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular pre-K story timesEvent Details View Event Details
Downtown, Family Friendly, Class/Workshop, Multi-Day

Watercolor: Seasonal Landscape II

Tuesdays through Wednesdays until Wednesday, May 09 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Fascinate-U map
Join us for all new ways to create works of art featuring watercolor techniques! We will be creating all new wondrous works of art highlighting watercolor landscapes. Ages 6-12. Tuesdays/Apr 3- May 8 or Wednesdays Apr 4- ...
Culture, Events, Featured Events

Foodscaping 101

Thursday, September 21 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Want to learn how to be sustainable? Author & Horticulturalist, Brie Arthur, explains how you can eat your yard with edible landscaping. Free with a membership or paid admission! (910) 486-0221 https://www.capefearbg.o...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Tots & Toddlers Story Time

Thursday, March 14 | 9:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Story time for children 1-3 years.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: How-to Thursday: Toothpick Mandalas

Thursday, February 07 | 2:40 PM - 5:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Learn how to do almost anything! Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce & Tots Story Time

Thursday, February 14 | 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for birth-23 months.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, January 29 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Story time fun for children ages 24-36 months.Event Details View Event Details
Class/Workshop, Events

Modern Bouquet - The Creative Frenzy

Saturday, January 19 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Creative Frenzy map
Looking for things to do in Fayetteville, North Carolina? Join us for a painting party! Get lost in a two-hour class as you converse with friends through music and atmosphere. Not to mention you will develop a skill that y...
Class/Workshop, Events

Open Studio - The Creative Frenzy

Tuesday, January 22 | 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Creative Frenzy map
Looking for things to do in Fayetteville, North Carolina? Need help with that Pinterest project you are dying to do but just not sure how to go about it or what supplies to get? Drop-in and craft with me and choose between...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce & Tots

Monday, January 14 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Story time for babies and toddlers.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Behold: A Folk Christmas Cantata - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Daily until Saturday, December 08 | 7:00 PM
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church map
Sweet Tea Shakespeare will once again celebrate the holiday season with Behold, a folk Christmas cantata. Behold will feature Sweet Tea Shakespeare musicians and actors with music from Andrew Peterson’s Behold the Lamb o...
Events, Family Friendly, Free

LEGO Free Play, Games and Story Time: Family Day @ the Library

Saturday, January 19 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
All ages.Event Details View Event Details
Fascinate-U Childrens Museum
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Public Library

Make it Take it!: Spring Flowers

Saturday, April 14 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Visit us to create a unique craft to take home! This month kids will make Spring Flowers using foam sheets to take home! Free with paid admission or museum membership. (910) 829-9171 www.fascinate-u.com
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly

Make it, Take it!: Fun Ornament Making! - Fascinate-U

Saturday, December 08 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Visit us the 2nd Saturday of every month and make an easy and fun craft to take home! This activity is free with paid admission or museum membership.11am - 1 pmThis activity is free with paid admission or membership. www.f...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Crafty Time

Monday, January 07 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Create small candy holders and dishes with Plastic Canvas and other materials. Supplies provided. Registration recommended.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Cupcake Competition

Tuesday, February 05 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Decorate cupcakes-- then eat your creations! All supplies are provided. Grades 6-12. Event Details View Event Details
Events

Wine Tasting: Wine, Bites & Lights!

Saturday, December 30 | 6:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
    Celebrate the end of the holiday season by wine-ing down with us; you’ve worked hard and deserve to treat yo self! Explore new flavors and develop your palate with a curated dinner and wine pairing by David Fowler,...
Events, Featured Events

Monthly Dance - Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers

Saturday, November 17 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Roland's Dance Studio map
Join the Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers for their monthly dance. Casual Attire. 7 pm - 10 pm Member $10; Guest $15 http://www.capefearballroomdancers.org/calendar.html
Downtown, Events

Painting at the Woodpeckers Baseball Game! - Wine & Design

Thursday, August 08 | 7:00 PM
Paint the Woodpeckers Mascot and enjoy the game during this offsite Wine & Design at the Woodpeckers Baseball game! $40 https://www.wineanddesign.com/calendars/event.php?id=173706&fbclid=IwAR3...  
Concert, Events, Featured Events

WIDU Traditional Gospel Night

Friday, October 12 | 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Crown Complex map
WIDU Traditional Gospel Night is the biggest night in gospel music honoring the heritage of quartet and traditional music. Friday, October 12, 5pm at the Crown Complex!  This event is part of a week long celebration of ...
Culture, Featured Events, History, Performance, Theater

lumBEES: Women of the Dark Water (06/28) - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Friday, June 28 | 8:00 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
"lumBEES: Women of the Dark Water" presents life stories of the BEES from the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. This limited, 4-performance production grants you access to the experiences of our native friends and neighbors....
Dancing around the May Pole during May Day at the Poe House in 2017. Photos courtesy of the Museum of the Cape Fear.
Events, Family Friendly, Free, History

May Day Event - Museum of the Cape Fear

Sunday, May 05 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
Guests can observe and participate in the maypole dance, create a floral crown, and learn May Day songs and customs. The beauty of spring has been celebrated since ancient times. The most well-known version of May Day bega...
Downtown, Featured Events, Theater, Multi-Day

Antigone

Friday, April 06 - Sunday, April 22 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Gilbert Theater map
How far would you go to do what is right? Antigone, defying the order of the King, chooses to do what she believes is right in the eyes of the Gods. In turn, she must suffer the consequences. A tale of family, loyalty, sac...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Film, Multi-Day

Indigo Moon Film Festival 2019 - GroundSwell Pictures

Friday, October 11 - Sunday, October 13 | 7:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Join us as we "Make a Scene" in downtown Fayetteville during the 4th annual IMFF! October 11-13See films from around the world.Enjoy an amazing Opening Night Film and Reception.Celebrate with us at the Awards BBQ.Get insid...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Valentine's Day Special - Wine & Design

Thursday, February 14 | 7:30 PM
Wine & Design map
If purchasing a ticket as a single, please indicate which half of the image you prefer in the "Comments" section at the end of checkout. Please plan to arrive 10 to 20 minutes prior to the scheduled class time so that you...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, February 12 | 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Story time for 3-5 year oldsEvent Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Thursday, January 24 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Story time for children 3-5 years.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Performance

The Marquis Slam New Year Slam

Saturday, January 05 | 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 ...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce & Tots Story Time

Wednesday, January 16 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Baby Bounce & Tots Story Time for 0-11 months & 12-23 monthsEvent Details View Event Details
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 costume...
Events, Performance

Randy Shine and Heart & Soul of Magic - Fayetteville State University

Saturday, January 26 | 7:30 PM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
Enjoy Randy Shine, Kid Ace, Jamahl Keyes and the HipHop Juggler as part of the 2018-19 season for Fayetteville State University's (FSU) Seabrook Performance Series. To purchase tickets, visit: http://bit.ly/2QWq2TN http...
Downtown, Events, Film, Multi-Day

Operation Finale - The Cameo Art House Theatre

Friday, September 07 - Thursday, September 13 | 4:45 PM - 7:00 PM
Cameo Art House Theatre map
The thrilling true story Operation Finale follows the 1960 covert mission of legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin (Oscar Isaac) as he infiltrates Argentina and captures Adolf Eichmann (Ben Kingsley), the Nazi officer who ...
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Science and Nature Hour: Wiggly Worms

Wednesday, August 15 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Join us for this program taught by Garden Staff at the Fascinate U Museum in Downtown Fayetteville. This is part of our reciprocal partnership Science and Nature Hour collaboration. Learn all about worms and why...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Reclaimed! - The Arts Council

Friday, June 28 - Saturday, August 17 | 7:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Arts Center map
What better way to promote recycling than an exhibition of works created rom reclaimed materials? This juried exhibition of works promotes recycling by featuring art that reuses materials in new and creative forms. Pre...
Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, History, Multi-Day

Hallowe'en Revels: Night Tours of the 1897 Poe House

Wednesday, October 23 - Friday, October 25 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Musuem of the Cape Fear Historical Complex map
For those who have not attended before, this is not a traditional Poe House tour. Guests will be transported back in time, witnessing a series of short vignettes while becoming immersed in early 20th century cultural norms...
Downtown, Events

Matinee & Fundraiser - Gilbert Theater

Sunday, June 10 | 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The Capital Room map
We are pleased to invite you to our June Fundraiser at the Capital Room downtown for an afternoon of beautiful concerto music featuring local and regional musicians playing classical chamber-music pieces. Wine and beer wil...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, History

Toward A More Perfect Union: Steps Toward Freedom for All - North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center

Sunday, June 23 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
The Cumberland County Library and Information Center and the North Carolina Civil War History & Reconstruction Center are presenting a program, "Toward A More Perfect Union: Steps Toward Freedom for All."The program wi...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Class/Workshop, Multi-Day

Sculpture! Homeschool Art Class

Tuesdays until Tuesday, March 27 | 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Fascinate-U map
Sculpture is a 3-d work of art created by shaping or combining materials.  This class we will focus on lessons that include forming, carving, collage, gluing and make use of materials such clay, modeling clay, tooling foi...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Tots & Toddlers Story Time

Monday, April 29 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Tots and Toddler story time.  Ages 12-36 months.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Librari-Con 2017

Saturday, September 02 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Headquarters Library map
Librari-Con is an annual anime/graphic novel/sci-fi mini convention featuring anime viewing, panels and forums, Artist Alley, Chibi Corner, Manga Lounge, Cosplay Runway, and more. Free (910) 483-7727 http://host7.evanced.i...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddlers & Preschool Story Time

Thursday, March 14 | 9:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
  Event Details   View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Thursday, February 14 | 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular storytime for children 24-36 months old.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, Performance

Street Dance with Sirius.B.

Friday, September 22 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ray Ave and Hay St. Intersection map
  Join us for the kickoff of Fayetteville's largest celebration of arts and culture during September's Fourth Friday!The Festival weekend begins with a street dance with international music Downtown (Ray Ave and Hay St. ...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Tournament Tuesday

Tuesday, January 29 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Bring your friends for board games, video games and computer games. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Class/Workshop, Events

Introduction to Paint Pouring - The Creative Frenzy

Friday, January 25 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Creative Frenzy map
Come explore painting without a brush and let the paint do all the work! Acrylic pouring is a type of abstract art that uses acrylic paints mixed with different pouring techniques to create a fluid, flowing consistency.Mak...
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Behold: A Folk Christmas Cantata - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Daily until Saturday, December 15 | 7:00 PM
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church map
Sweet Tea Shakespeare will once again celebrate the holiday season with Behold, a folk Christmas cantata. Behold will feature Sweet Tea Shakespeare musicians and actors with music from Andrew Peterson’s Behold the Lamb o...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Crafturday: Sock Snowmen

Saturday, January 19 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Make your own adorable sock snowman craft for decoration or as a gift! Materials are provided. Registration is required.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly

Super Science Saturday: Super Science Funfest!

Saturday, April 21 | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cross Creek Park map
Activities include: Giant Bubbles, Nutrition, Plants, Electricity, Minerals, Forensics, Robots, Live Animals, Clay Food Sculptures, Legos and More! Cross Creek Park, Downtown Fayetteville145 Ann Street (Next to Wells Fargo...
Events

Armistice Day Bell Ringing - Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex

Sunday, November 11 | 11:00 AM
The Museum of the Cape Fear, in conjunction with Heroes Homecoming, invites all Cumberland County residents, churches and businesses to ring a bell 11 times on the 11:00 hour (am) on the 11th day of the 11th month, (No...
Class/Workshop, Events, Featured Events

Wine & Whimsy: Canceled

Wednesday, November 14 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 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...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Bill Leslie Farewell Event

Thursday, June 21 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Arts Center map
Come one, come all! To the Arts Council between 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, June 21, to meet WRAL Bill Leslie for his Farewell Tour before retiring. Prizes, surprises, music by Bill AND your chance to be filmed offering be...
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. 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm Pre-Paid Reservations Only; Member $50; Guest $60 http://www.capefearballr...
Exhibit

Workshop - Tarheel Quilters Guild

Saturday, August 17 | 9:00 AM
Make name tags with Beth Medeiros, Sandy Russell, Yolanda Cofield, & Coleen Heacock at the North Regional Library. 9 am https://www.tarheelquiltersguild.org/workshops--challenges.html
Concert, Events, Featured Events

WIDU Carolina's Best

Thursday, October 11 | 6:30 PM
Crown Complex map
WIDU Carolina's Best is searching for the best in gospel music! Youth, Soloist, Choir/Groups, Traditional/Quartets compete for a chance to win $1000 and the title CAROLINA'S BEST. FINALE: Thursday, October 11, 6:30pm at t...
Culture, Featured Events, History, Performance, Theater

lumBEES: Women of the Dark Water (06/29) - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Saturday, June 29 | 8:00 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
"lumBEES: Women of the Dark Water" presents life stories of the BEES from the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. This limited, 4-performance production grants you access to the experiences of our native friends and neighbors....
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Kids Craft: Constellation Art

Thursday, June 20 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
It's in the stars, create a constellation! Registration required by calling 910-483-7727 ext. 1389 or by registering online. Grades K-5.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Theater

Letters From Home: Reviving Patriotism

Monday, May 20 | 7:30 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
Letters From Home performs high-energy USO-style entertainment in support of veterans, active military and families. The group brings singing, dancing, comedy and audience interaction to Cape Fear Regional Theatre in a mus...
Downtown, Featured Events, Theater, Multi-Day

Venus in Fur

Friday, February 02 - Saturday, February 17 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Gilbert Theater map
Thomas, a beleaguered playwright/director, is desperate to find an actress to play the female lead in his adaptation of the classic sadomasochistic tale Venus in Fur. Into his empty audition room walks a vulgar and equall...
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Multi-Day

2019 Southeastern Regional NC Poetry Festival

Wednesday, April 24 - Saturday, April 27 | 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Get ready for the 2019 SERNC Poetry Festival. The SERNC is a 4 day festival that takes place in Fayetteville, NC. This festival will have workshops, open mics, themed events, and plenty more Here is this year's schedule of...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, March 12 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Story time for 3-5 year oldsEvent Details View Event Details
Free, Public Library

Young Songwriters Circle

Monday, March 18 | 6:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Anyone can be a songwriter, and there's no wrong way to write a song! We'll spend the first 30 minutes writing words or music using simple prompts. At 6:30 we'll share our songs in a low-pressure, supportive environmen...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Lovers on a Bridge - Wine & Design

Friday, February 15 | 7:00 PM
Wine & Design map
Please plan to arrive 10 to 20 minutes prior to the scheduled class time so that you may sign in, pour a drink, and find your seat. The artist will begin PROMPTLY at the scheduled time, and class will last for approximatel...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler & Preschool Story Time

Thursday, January 24 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for 2-5 years.Event Details View Event Details
Airborne & Special Operations Museum
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, History, Performance

Bob Hope Tribute Show - Airborne & Special Operations Museum

Saturday, November 11 | 11:00 AM
Airborne & Special Operations Museum map
In a special performance for the Airborne & Special Operations Museum, Lynn Roberts and Chuck Carson bring you back to the days when radio was king by recreating a NBC radio comedy show from the 1940s. Free (910) 643-2...
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

2019 Cabin Fever Exhibit Opening - Cape Fear Studios

Friday, January 11 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Join us for the annual 2019 Cabin Fever Exhibit! Exhibit is open to the public, all mediums accepted! A people's Choice award will be awarded on opening night with a gift certificate award.  Free 910-433-2986 http://www....
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce Story Time

Wednesday, January 16 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Bring your babies to story time and enjoy nursery rhymes, lap bounces, songs, fingerplays and lots of cuddles. Birth-11 months.Event Details View Event Details
Concert, Events, Performance

Nick Colionne Valentine's Day Concert - Fayetteville State University

Thursday, February 14 | 7:30 PM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
Enjoy Nick Colionne for a smooth jazz Valentine's Day Concert as part of the 2018-19 season for Fayetteville State University's (FSU) Seabrook Performance Series. To purchase tickets, visit: http://bit.ly/2AhzNq5 https:...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Homeschool Crafting Club

Monday, December 17 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Make and take fun projects! Registration is recommended. Supplies are limited. Grades K-12.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Film

Tidewater - The Cameo Art House Theatre

Sunday, November 11 | 11:00 AM
Cameo Art House Theatre map
Hampton Roads, Virginia is relatively unknown nationwide, but it is the region whose vulnerability to sea level rise most affects military readiness and our overall national security. With 14 military installations spread ...
Class/Workshop, Featured Events

Pine Needle Basket Making

Saturday, September 08 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
          Ages 12 and over$20 Garden Members, $25 non membersLearn about long-leaf pine ecosystems while learning basic basket weaving skills with instructor Pat Cheadle.  Pat uses mostly natural materials (a...
Events, Family Friendly, Performance

Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra Winter Concert

Sunday, December 16 | 4:00 PM
Huff Concert Hall, Methodist Univeristy map
Students of the Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra program, under the director of Dr. Larry Wells, perform their winter concert showcasing the music they worked on during the fall semester. 4 p.m. Huff Concert Hall, Met...
Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History

Poe House Trick or Treat

Saturday, October 26 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Musuem of the Cape Fear Historical Complex map
Celebrate an old-fashioned Halloween with a free kid’s concert and costume contest at the Poe House Trick or Treat Free (910) 486-1330 https://www.facebook.com/MuseumoftheCapeFear/ http://museumofthecapefear.ncdcr.gov/Ev...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Multi-Day

Pre-School Art Camp - Fascinate-U

Monday, June 04 - Friday, June 08 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fascinate-U map
This fun camp will draw inspiration from different modes of transportation. Campers will create works of art that will incorporate planes, trains, boats, and cars.9-11am4-5yr Member $45-Non member $55 www.fascinate-u.com/
Concert, Free, Performance

Fort Bragg July 4th Celebration

Thursday, July 04 | 1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Main Post Parade Field, Fort Bragg map
Rock band 3 Doors Down will headline this year’s Fourth of July concert at Fort Bragg. The Fifth, a local rock band from Fayetteville, is scheduled to be the opening act.  Activities include musical acts, parachute fre...
Events

Wine and Whimsy: Snowman!

Wednesday, December 13 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 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 artwor...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Class/Workshop, Multi-Day

Sculpture! Homeschool Art Class

Wednesdays until Wednesday, March 28 | 1:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Fascinate-U map
Sculpture is a 3-d work of art created by shaping or combining materials.  This class we will focus on lessons that include forming, carving, collage, gluing and make use of materials such clay, modeling clay, tooling foi...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free

Yoga 4 Tots

Tuesday, December 12 | 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Young children learn fitness and relaxation in this family friendly class! Comfy clothes and mats are a plus, but not required. Registration recommended. Event Details
Family Friendly, Theater

Gilbert Glee Auditions

Saturday, August 12 | All Day
Gilbert Theater map
12-3 p.m. The Gilbert Glee program is designed to educate children by engaging them through Acting, Dance and Music. 2017-2018 auditions for Glee will take place Saturday, August 12th 2017 from 12-3:00pm at the Gilbert...
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 ...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Fascinating Story Time at Fascinate-U

Thursday, March 14 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
A FREE preschool story time. This month experience storytelling through movement while you enjoy stories about frogs. Have fun at the museum afterwards with paid admission or museum membership. For more information call ...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene: Old Fashioned Game Day

Tuesday, January 29 | 2:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Play various board games and with a giant chess board! Grades 6-12. Tweens are welcome.Event Details View Event Details
Class/Workshop, Events

Kid's Movie & Crafts - The Creative Frenzy

Saturday, January 26 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Creative Frenzy map
Bring in the kiddos to watch a movie on the projector while they do a small craft! "Wreck it Ralph". **Kid's Cannot Be Dropped Off** $5 6:30-8:30 pm http://thecreativefrenzy.com/events/?fbclid=IwAR1VhWNYY96i_cJCwa2j1iaVT...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce and Tots Storytime

Monday, January 14 | 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Listen, play and learn with your baby during our story time. Birth-23 months.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Sweeney Todd - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Every 2 days until Sunday, January 20 | 7:00 PM
Fayetteville Pie Company map
January 17-19 at 7pm; January 20 at 6pm January 24-26 at 7pm; January 27 at 6pm January 31-February 2 at 7pm; February 3 at 6pm Location: Fayetteville Pie Company http://www.sweetteashakespeare.com/  
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 22 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Story time for 3-5 year oldsEvent Details View Event Details
Fascinate-U Childrens Museum
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Fascinating STEM Science at the Headquarters Library

Wednesday, April 18 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Join us as we teach children the importance of “reduce, reuse and recycle”, and how we can help the environment. At the end of the session, kids will make a cute egg carton turtle to take home.  Free Please call the l...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Super Science Saturday - Fascinate-U

Saturday, December 15 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
It's science time at Fascinate-U! Visit us the 3rd Saturday of every month for a fun hands-on science lesson. This activity is free with paid admission or museum membership. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM https://www.facebook.com/eve...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Tradition & Technicolor - Cape Fear Studios

Thursday, October 25 - Tuesday, November 20 | 6:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Cape Fear Studios is proud to host an exhibit highlighting a colorful variety of work created by local artists culturally affiliated with North Carolina’s unique Indigenous community.  We invite you to experience this...
Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History, Multi-Day

An Unlikely Refugee: the story of a python named George

Saturday, July 07 - Sunday, December 02 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 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. In 1963, a U.S. Special Forces soldier in Vietnam rescued a Burmese python from being eaten...
Events, Featured Events

Monthly Dance - Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers

Saturday, January 19 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Roland's Dance Studio map
Join the Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers for their monthly dance. Casual Attire. 7 pm - 10 pm Member $10; Guest $15 http://www.capefearballroomdancers.org/calendar.html
Culture, Downtown, Events, Free, History

Symposium - From Nazi-occupied Europe to Iraq and the U.S.: Cultural Property Protection and the U.S. Military

Thursday, August 08 | 6:30 PM
Airborne & Special Operations Museum map
Hear from modern day “Monuments Women” MAJ (R) Corine (Cori) Wegener and Dr. Laurie Rush describe their incredible work in rescuing the Iraqi Jewish Archive from the flooded basement of Saddam Hussein’s military inte...
Concert, Events, Featured Events

WIDU Clean Comedy Show

Sunday, October 07 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Kingdom Impact Global Ministries map
WIDU Clean Comedy Show on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 6:00pm at Kingdom Impact Global Ministries. Get ready for a night of laughter & praise! Featuring the biggest name in clean christian comedy! This event is part of...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events

Headshot Event - Vivid Kulture Media Productions

Saturday, July 20 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Women's Business Center map
(910) 709-1250 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vivid-kulture-headshot-event-tickets-630624... www.vividculture.com
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, History

Jackie Robinson: A Game Apart

Saturday, May 04 | 2:00 PM
Capital Encore Academy map
Mike Wiley, the creator of "The Parchman Hour" and "Downrange: Voices from the Homefront" returns to Fayetteville for a special performance of "Jackie Robinson: A Game Apart". A Game Apart provides a glimpse of Jackie Robi...
Downtown, Featured Events, Theater, Multi-Day

It’s a Wonderful Life

Saturday, November 24 - Monday, December 17 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Gilbert Theater map
The story of George Bailey, the Everyman from the small town of Bedford Falls, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, whose guardian angel has to descent on Christmas Ev...
Events, Family Friendly, Festival, Free

Juneteenth Freedom Festival - Circa 1865

Saturday, June 15 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
We at Circa 1865 are elated to announce Cumberland County’s First Annual Juneteenth Freedom Festival. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. There are many ways ...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Tots & Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, March 12 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Join us for a 30 minute story time filled with engaging stories, songs, fingerplays and wiggles.Event Details View Event Details
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Parent + Me - Wine & Design

Saturday, February 16 | 11:00 AM
Wine & Design map
Please purchase one ticket per painter. If you are adding on a 2nd parent or more than one child, please indicate how many adults and children in the comments upon purchase so that we may add the additional corresponding c...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, February 05 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Story time fun for children ages 24-36 months.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, February 12 | 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Story time fun for children ages 3 - 5 years.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Thursday, January 24 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular storytime for children 3-5 years old.Event Details View Event Details
Airborne & Special Operations Museum
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, History, Performance

Bob Hope Tribute Show - Airborne & Special Operations Museum

Saturday, November 11 | 3:00 PM
Airborne & Special Operations Museum map
In a special performance for the Airborne & Special Operations Museum, Lynn Roberts and Chuck Carson bring you back to the days when radio was king by recreating a NBC radio comedy show from the 1940s. Free (910) 643-2...
Culture, Events

Spring Garden Symposium - Cumberland County Master Gardeners Association

Saturday, March 23 | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ramada Plaza (Bordeaux Convention Center) map
Join the Cumberland County Master Gardeners Association in their annual Spring Garden Symposium. The main speakers this year will be Tony Avent: the Indiana Jones of horticulture, curator, breeder. columnist, and creator o...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Theater

Teen Scene Viewer's Choice Movie

Wednesday, January 09 | 2:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Teens and tweens have viewer's choice when selecting a movie.  Teens vote on fantasy and science fiction movies.  Refreshments will be provided.  No registration required. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, January 16 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for 3 - 5 yearsEvent Details View Event Details
Concert, Events, Free, Performance

Friends of Music presents Manna Knjoi, Mezzo Soprano - Methodist University

Friday, February 01 | 7:30 PM
Methodist Univeristy map
Presented by Friends of Music. Manna KnJoi, American Prize winner for opera, embodies the quality and natural endowment to conquer a wide range of repertoire from Mozart to verismo and modern works. Most recently, KnJoi jo...
Concert, Events, Performance

Najee - Fayetteville State University

Saturday, March 16 | 7:30 PM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
Enjoy smooth jazz artist Najee as part of the 2018-19 season for Fayetteville State University's (FSU) Seabrook Performance Series. To purchase tickets, visit: http://bit.ly/2Evplzx https://www.uncfsu.edu/community/se...
Concert, Downtown, Events

The Black Feathers - The Cameo Art House Theatre

Thursday, October 04 | 7:30 PM
Cameo Art House Theatre map
The Black Feathers, made up of Ray Hughes and Sian Chandler, are two such talents. They first became aware of the magic between them while collaborating on several musical projects, becoming The Black Feathers and life par...
Events, Family Friendly, Performance

Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

Thursday, May 09 | 7:00 PM
map
Students of the Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra program, under the director of Dr. Larry Wells, perform their end-of-year concert showcasing the music they worked on during the spring semester. 7 p.m. www.fayettevil...
Family Friendly, Performance, Public Library

Musical Adventures with the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

Wednesday, August 14 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Enjoy a musical adventure with the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra.  Registration is required by calling (910) 425-8455 ext. 1425. All ages.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Exhibit, Featured Events, Free, History

Holiday Jubilee 2019

Sunday, December 08 | 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 8 featuring carolers, historic décor, and Santa. Free (910) 486-1330 http://museumofthecapefear.nc...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly

Make it Take it!: Father's Day Cards! - Fascinate-U

Saturday, June 09 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Let’s celebrate dads by making Father’s Day Cards! 11am - 1 pmThis activity is free with paid admission or membership. www.fascinate-u.com/
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History

Arsenal Tour - Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex

Tuesday, June 18 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
 The Museum of the Cape Fear is pleased to announce that Arsenal Tours will be offered to the public on the following dates: June 18 & 25; and July 2, 16 & 30, with tour times at 10am, 12pm & 2pm. No app...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

It Is Well With My Soul: The History and Artistic Form in African-American Cemeteries of Cumberland County

Friday, January 26 - Saturday, February 24 | 7:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Arts Center map
The Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum has developed the exhibit, “It Is Well With My Soul” as an examination of the history, tradition, and artistic form in the historic African-American cemeter...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Class/Workshop

Make it Take it!: Popsicle Stick Snowperson

Saturday, January 13 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Visit us the second Saturday of each month and create a unique craft to take home! This month kids will make chilly snow people out of popsicle sticks.   The activity is free with paid admission or membership. (910) 829-...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Craft: Spool Photo Holders

Tuesday, May 28 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Upcycle wood thread spools into photo holders. Registration required by calling 910-483-7727 ext. 1389 or by registering online. Grades 6-12. Tweens, grades 3-5, also welcome to attend.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Family Friendly, Theater

Gilbert Gate Auditions

Saturday, August 12 | All Day
Gilbert Theater map
10-2 p.m. The Gilbert Gate is a competitive program devoted to young actor’s training, ages 16-25. The “Gate” represents the passage from young actor to adult actor. Our program is dedicated to performance training...
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 drawin...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Bright Star Theatre Presents: African Folktales

Thursday, March 14 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
From the desert lands of the Sahara to the plains of the Serengeti to Mount Kilimanjaro and beyond - join a variety of characters from a wide range of cultures in stories that celebrate the various folk tale traditions of ...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Class/Workshop, Multi-Day

Let's Have a House Party - Cape Fear Studios

Friday, September 22 - Sunday, September 24 | 5:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
In this class we will design and create a fantasy house with clay. Come join us for a fun weekend creating a house from your imagination. You will hand build your house using clay slabs and other techniques the instructor ...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Science: Slime

Tuesday, January 29 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Use your mad scientist skills to create slime to take home with you. Registration required by calling 910-864-3800 or by registering online. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Class/Workshop, Events

Open Studio - The Creative Frenzy

Tuesday, January 29 | 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Creative Frenzy map
Looking for things to do in Fayetteville, North Carolina? Need help with that Pinterest project you are dying to do but just not sure how to go about it or what supplies to get? Drop-in and craft with me and choose between...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Broken Pencils: Homeschool Writers' Group

Monday, January 14 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Discover your personal writing style and share your stories with others. Grades 6-12Event Details View Event Details
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Sweeney Todd - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Every 2 days until Sunday, January 27 | 7:00 PM
Fayetteville Pie Company map
January 17-19 at 7pm; January 20 at 6pm January 24-26 at 7pm; January 27 at 6pm January 31-February 2 at 7pm; February 3 at 6pm Location: Fayetteville Pie Company http://www.sweetteashakespeare.com/  
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Tots & Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, January 22 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Join us for a 30 minute story time filled with engaging stories, songs, fingerplays and wiggles.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free

Fourth Friday: Create a Dogwood Tree

Friday, April 27 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Visit us during 4th Friday and stop by our craft table to create a beautiful bloomingdogwood tree. Free museum play and crafts every 4th Friday. 7-9 p.m. Free http://www.fascinate-u.com/
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, Performance

Dickens Holiday Concert with Bella Venti!

Friday, November 23 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Coffee Cup map
We love Dickens Holiday celebration in our historic Downtown Fayettevilleand we absolutely adore the Bella Venti Quintet! • the day after Thanksgiving, join us for a warm cup of happiness from The Coffee Cup, Victori...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Cape Fear Studios Art Students Exhibition - Cape Fear Studios

Thursday, October 25 - Tuesday, November 20 | 11:00 AM
Cape Fear Studios map
Free 910-433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com
Events, Family Friendly

Holiday Lights

Varies
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Grab your golden ticket and your coat to come to the 8th annual Holiday Lights in the Garden! This year we’re celebrating the season on the Polar Express. Parents and children will be amazed by a mile-long stroll featur...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Nature Tales

Tuesday, September 04 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
A FREE, preschool story and nature time presented at Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N. Eastern Blvd., Fayetteville. Ages 2-6 are welcome! This month's theme is We Love Trees! Please register by calling 486-0221 ext. 27....
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, September 11 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Story time fun for children ages 3 - 5 years.Event Details View Event Details
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. In 1963, a U.S. Special F...
Events, Featured Events

Valentine's Dance - Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers

Saturday, February 16 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Roland's Dance Studio map
Join the Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers for their Valentine's Dance. Smart Casual Attire. 7 pm - 10 pm Member $10; Guest $15 http://www.capefearballroomdancers.org/calendar.html
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History

Birthday Party - Museum of the Cape Fear

Thursday, June 21 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
The Museum of the Cape Fear is celebrating its 30th birthday with a party and the public is invited. On June 21, the first day of summer, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, the museum is throwing a party, complete with balloons, g...
Downtown, Events, Exhibit, Free

Tuphlove Empowered Solo Art Exhibit Opening

Friday, July 12 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
City Center Gallery & Books map
View and purchase piece by artist Stephanie Tuphlove Brown at City Center Gallery and Books, Refreshments and beverages will be served and what’s a night with TUPHLOVE without a giveaway. 6-8 pm  
Neighborhood Art Attack
Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free

Neighborhood Art Attack – April 8

Saturday, April 08 | 11:00 AM
Mendoza Park map
11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Mendoza Park, Spring Lake Join us for music, crafts at fun at a Neighborhood Art Attack during Spring Lake's Spring Fling. This FREE mini arts festival with activities from the Arts Council, and Museum of...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Multi-Day

Indigo Moon Film Festival

Friday, October 13 - Sunday, October 15 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Fayetteville map
GroundSwell Pictures is pleased to present the Indigo Moon Film Festival (IMFF) on October 13-15, 2017. Filmmakers and audiences from around the world will gather in Historic Downtown Fayetteville, NC, for three days of fu...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Festival, Free, Performance, Multi-Day

Colt Ford at Fayetteville Dogwood Festival

Saturday, April 27 - Sunday, April 28 | 9:00 PM
Festival Park map
Don't miss Colt Ford LIVE at Fayetteville Dogwood Festival! 9 pm - 12 am Free (910) 323-1934 https://www.thedogwoodfestival.com/
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, March 12 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Story time fun for children ages 3 - 5 years.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Performance, Public Library

Vicky Town Presents: Playing with Stories!

Tuesday, March 19 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Storyteller Vicky Town creates a zany world of misfits, mayhem, and magic using voice and movement to draw the listeners into her wild world of folktales. Grades K-5. This program is part of the Cumberland County Storytell...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Kids Open Studio - Wine & Design

Saturday, February 16 | 11:00 AM
Wine & Design map
Please purchase one ticket per painter. If you are adding on a 2nd parent or more than one child, please indicate how many adults and children in the comments upon purchase so that we may add the additional corresponding c...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: How-to Thursday: DIY shrinky dinks

Thursday, January 24 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Learn how to do almost anything! Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Get Creative with Legos!

Wednesday, January 09 | 3:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Let your imagination soar with our LEGOs, DUPLOs and MEGA BLOKS! All ages.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddlers Story Time

Wednesday, January 16 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Toddler Story Time for 24-36 monthsEvent Details View Event Details
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History

Fourth Friday @ the Market House - Scottish Heritage

Friday, April 27 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Take a look inside the Market House to enjoy the temporary exhibit Scottish Heritage, which features various original documents such as receipts, bills and letters from businesses in the Downtown area. Many of these no lo...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free

Spanish Mommy and Me Class: Toddlers - Fascinate-U

Thursday, December 20 | 10:00 AM
map
This class is full of Spanish, music, culture, games and more! Classes are given by HUGS instructors. 10 - 10:50 a.m. Toddlers; 11-11:50 a.m. Preschoolers Pre-registration is required by emailing: mariella@holafriends.com...
Culture, Events

Derby Day

Saturday, May 04 | 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Save the Date!This Kentucky Derby-inspired party & social event will be the right mix of fun and flair for those who want to get “down & derby!” Expect the finest in fashion, food and entertainment while takin...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Wacky Wednesdays: Collage Painting

Wednesday, August 22 | 3:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Make a collage painting . All supplies are provided. Registration is required by calling 483-7727 ext. 1351. Grades K-5.     Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: How-to Thursday: make thermochromic slime

Thursday, September 06 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Learn how to do almost anything! Create slime that changes color with temperature. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Featured Events, Free, History, Multi-Day

Treasures of Carolina - Museum of the Cape Fear

Saturday, January 12 - Sunday, March 31 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
One-of-a-kind documents, photographs and other media rarely on public view. Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex Free 910-500-4240 https://museumofthecapefear.ncdcr.gov/
Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Beach themed Story & Art Time - Partnership for Children of Cumberland County

Thursday, July 25 | 10:30 AM
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Join us at the Library for this super beach time Story & Art Time.Two sessions:- Thursday (ages birth-2)- Friday (ages 3-5).The Eva L. Hansen Learning Library proudly offers Story & Art Time and Play Dates for chil...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly

Super Science Saturday: Garden in a Glove

Saturday, June 16 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Start your personal vegetable garden in a plastic glove. Watch the seeds sprout and when they get big enough plant them in your yard! Super Science is free with paid admission or museum membership. (910) 829-9171 fascina...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

The Giant, the Beanstalk, and Jack Puppet Show with Lee Bryan

Monday, July 29 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Fee-Fi-Fo-Fun! Puppeteer Lee Bryan tells the timeless tale of a lazy boy named Jack who outwits a giant, gets the gold and saves the farm in this mini-musical puppet show.  Registration is required by calling (910) 483-...
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History

Arsenal Tour - Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex

Tuesday, June 25 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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 The Museum of the Cape Fear is pleased to announce that Arsenal Tours will be offered to the public on the following dates: June 18 & 25; and July 2, 16 & 30, with tour times at 10am, 12pm & 2pm. No app...
Concert, Events, Performance

Road Trip Rendezvous - North Carolina Symphony

Saturday, December 16 | 11:00 AM
Tony-nominated Broadway stars and sisters Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway join the North Carolina Symphony to share family favorites including “The Christmas Song,” “Joy to the World,” “Silent Night,” “...
Fascinate-U Childrens Museum
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Public Library

Fascinating STEM Science at the Headquarters Library

Wednesday, January 17 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Join us at the Headquarters library for a fun morning of Pre K story time and hands-on science! This activity is free but please call the library to register your children at 483-7727 ext. 1351.  This month’s theme is: ...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene Viewer's Choice Movie

Wednesday, March 20 | 2:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Teen Movie Choice Fantasy/Science Fiction.  Snacks will be provided.  Grades 6-12Event Details View Event Details
Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

The Cultural EXPOsure exhibition

Friday, July 28 - Saturday, August 19 | All Day
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The Cultural EXPOsure exhibition will showcase Fayetteville/Cumberland County’s vibrant non-profit creative industry from July 28 to Aug. 19. Attendees will see engaging and informative tabletop displays representin...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce & Tots Story Time

Thursday, March 14 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for birth-23 months.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Thursday, March 14 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Regular storytime for children 24-36 months old.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Open - Ellington-White Gallery

Friday, September 22 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ellington-White Gallery map
View the new and exciting contemporary paintings and drawings from artist Dwight Smith, professor of visual arts at Fayetteville State University. Free (910) 483-1388 https://www.ellington-white.com/
Exhibit, Free, Multi-Day

gallery goes P O P: Warhol - The David McCune International Art Gallery

Thursday, February 07 - Friday, April 12 | 6:30 PM - 5:00 PM
David McCune International Art Gallery map
The current exhibition entitled “gallery goes P O P: Warhol" is an exhibition featuring 34 silk screened images, 30 images lent from The Cochran Collection, a private collector, and 4 images are lent courtesy of the Ackl...
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Sweeney Todd - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Every 2 days until Sunday, February 03 | 7:00 PM
Fayetteville Pie Company map
Attend the dark, witty and Tony Award-winning tale of love, murder and revenge. Sweeney Todd has become a bloody, worldwide success since being awarded eight Tonys (including Best Musical) for its Broadway premiere. Stephe...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 22 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Story time fun for children ages 3 - 5 years.Event Details View Event Details
Cape Fear Studios
Events, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, Multi-Day

Members’ Anniversary Exhibition

Friday, April 27 - Tuesday, June 19 | 6:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Enjoy Cape Fear Studios' Members' Anniversary Exhibit. Free (910) 433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com/monthly-exhibits/
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Christmas Ornament Painting - Greg’s Pottery

Friday, December 07 | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Our popular Paint Your Own Pottery event is back for another Christmas-y installation! We'll feature THREE princesses in attendance. Included in your ticket price is your 45 minute painting time with the three princesses,...
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! 5-8 pm Free https://www.facebook.com/events/212352569605406/
Untitled - Attributed to Lenthon B. Clark, 1960s
Exhibit, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Call It Black: An Exhibit Visualizing Images of the Black Subject from the 1930s to Present (Photography)

Saturday, August 25 - Sunday, September 30 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fayetteville State University's Rosenthal Gallery map
Dr. Deborah Willis, New York University (NYU) professor and renowned African-American artist, photographer, photographic historian, author, curator and scholar will attend a reception at Fayetteville State University (FSU)...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly

Toddlers & Preschool

Tuesday, September 04 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Story time for toddlers and preschoolersEvent Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Pre-School Story Time

Tuesday, September 11 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Story Time fun for 3-5 year oldsEvent Details View Event Details
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

National 2D Competition - Cape Fear Studios

Friday, June 22 - Tuesday, July 24 | 9:00 AM
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Join us for the 9th National 2D Competition! Come check out this amazing work from artist coming from all over the United States. Free 910-433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com
Events, Featured Events

St. Patrick's Formal Dinner-Dance - Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers

Saturday, March 16 | 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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Enjoy the St. Patrick's Formal Dinner-Dance with the Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers. Tuxedo attire. 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm Pre-Paid Reservations Only; Member $50; Guest $60 http://www.capefearballroomdancers.org/calendar.html
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Immersed in Abstraction - Ellington-White Gallery

Saturday, August 04 - Saturday, September 22 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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A national juried competition of abstract artwork. Members’ private reception will be August 03, 2018 Free (910) 483-1388 https://www.ellington-white.com/
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

10:10:10 Exhibition 2019 - The Arts Council

Friday, August 23 - Saturday, October 19 | 7:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Join us for 10:10:10 -- a juried show featuring 10 Local Artists, 10 Linear Feet, 10 Self-Curated Exhibitions. Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Fri 9 a.m. - noon; Sat noon-4 p.m. (910) 323-1776
Culture, Events

At The Death House Door

Tuesday, May 09 | 7:00 PM
Join us every 1st Tuesday of the month September – June as we screen amazing films from around the world! After the films we talk with filmmakers to get the inside scoop. Then join us in the Rainbow Room for a reception ...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Tuesday, August 08 | 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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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, Festival, Free, Performance

Pharcyde and Tone Loc at Fayetteville Dogwood Festival

Friday, April 26 | 5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival is excited to continue our nod to R&B and Hip Hop as we present a FREE concert in Festival Park featuring Pharcyde and Tone Loc. It's going to be a great night of music, fun and firewo...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Day Dreaming - Wine & Design

Saturday, February 16 | 3:00 PM
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Please plan to arrive 10 to 20 minutes prior to the scheduled class time so that you may sign in, pour a drink, and find your seat. The artist will begin PROMPTLY at the scheduled time, and class will last for approximatel...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene: Magnetization Station

Thursday, January 24 | 2:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Learn about magnetization and experiment with magnets! Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

CFS Members’ Holiday Show- Cape Fear Studios

Friday, November 24 - Tuesday, January 09 | 11:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Enjoy the Holiday Season with artwork from Cape Fear Studio member artists. Free http://www.capefearstudios.com/monthly-exhibits/
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Multi-Day

Cool Spring on Ice! - Cool Spring Downtown District

Friday, January 25 - Sunday, January 27 | 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Looking for something new on Fourth Friday Fayetteville this month? How about some Ice Skating Downtown Fayetteville! We will be setting up a temporary ice skating rink on Green Street Friday, January 25th - Sunday January...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Tots & Toddlers Story Time

Thursday, January 10 | 9:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Story time for children 1-3 years.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Whatcha' Makin' Wednesday: DIY duct tape pencil case

Wednesday, January 16 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Bring your imagination to life through crafts, games and conversation. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History

Fourth Friday @ the Market House - Civil War History

Friday, March 23 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Take a look inside the Market House to enjoy the temporary exhibit Civil War History, which features various original documents such as receipts, bills and letters from businesses in the Downtown area. Many of these no lo...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free

Spanish Mommy and Me Class: Preschoolers - Fascinate-U

Thursday, December 20 | 11:00 AM
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This class is full of Spanish, music, culture, games and more! Classes are given by HUGS instructors. 10 - 10:50 a.m. Toddlers; 11-11:50 a.m. Preschoolers Pre-registration is required by emailing: mariella@holafriends.com...
Airborne & Special Operations Museum
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free

National Airborne Day Celebration

Saturday, August 18 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Airborne & Special Operations Museum map
Join us on Saturday, August 18, 2018 for a fun day of demonstrations and entertainment. Displays will open on the parade field at 8am and the US Army Golden Knights and Black Daggers will finish the day with a HALO Dem...
Events, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, History

Festival of Yesteryear 2018

Saturday, September 08 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Musuem of the Cape Fear Historical Complex map
This annual event features historians and artists portraying daily life, culture, music, and art in colonial NC. The event focuses on the Colonial and Revolutionary War periods, with re-enactors, music and hands-on activit...
Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Beach themed Story & Art Time - Partnership for Children of Cumberland County

Friday, July 26 | 10:30 AM
Partnership for Children of Cumberland County map
Join us at the Library for this super beach time Story & Art Time.Two sessions:- Thursday (ages birth-2)- Friday (ages 3-5).The Eva L. Hansen Learning Library proudly offers Story & Art Time and Play Dates for chil...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free

Fourth Friday @ Fascinate-U: 3-D Patriotic Paper Sculptures!

Friday, June 22 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Visit us during 4th Friday and stop by our art table to learn paper folding techniques to create a 3 dimensionalsculpture. Free http://www.fascinate-u.com/
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

"Our town, Fort Bragg" - Airborne & Special Operations Museum

Friday, December 01 - Sunday, December 31 | 10:30 AM
Airborne & Special Operations Museum map
The Airborne & Special Operations Museum will be displaying “Our Town, Fort Bragg” throughout the month of December. The exhibit, designed and constructed by Hampton Primary School kindergarten students, was comple...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly

Super Science Saturday: Magnificent Magnets

Saturday, January 20 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Explore the world of forces and motion, attraction and repelling with a fun assortment of bar, ball and stunt magnets. Take home your unique artwork created by moving magnetics objects through blobs of paint. Super Science...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Get Creative with Legos!

Wednesday, March 20 | 3:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Let your imagination soar with our LEGOs, DUPLOs and MEGA BLOKS! All ages.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Fuel for the Fire

Friday, August 25 - Saturday, October 21 | All Day
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Transformative exhibition of contemporary artists working with some of art’s most organic materials to create works of art that transcend their elements and captivate the viewer. In this juried show, artists explore and...
Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Reclaimed

Friday, October 27 - Saturday, December 16 | All Day
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Unique works of art promote recycling by encouraging the reuse of materials in new and creative forms. Nine artists exhibiting in this show repurpose materials with no perceived value as they bring inner visions to life....
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Glass Exhibit - Cape Fear Studios

Thursday, September 14 - Friday, October 27 | 6:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
View the beauty of artistic glass creations featuring works from Rob Levine, Guerard, Judson, Kenny Pieper and John Geci. Free http://www.capefearstudios.com/event/glass-exhibit/
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene: Card Games

Tuesday, January 29 | 4:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Make a Difference Monday

Monday, January 14 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Complete activities to help your community and earn volunteer hours. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Theater

Sweeney Todd - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Sunday, January 20 | 6:00 PM
Fayetteville Pie Company map
January 17-19 at 7pm; January 20 at 6pm January 24-26 at 7pm; January 27 at 6pm January 31-February 2 at 7pm; February 3 at 6pm Location: Fayetteville Pie Company http://www.sweetteashakespeare.com/  
Concert, Events

Trial By Fire (Journey) Concert - Rock’n On The River

Friday, April 05 | 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Rock’n On The River map
The Guy Unger Band will kick off at 6pm with a mix of music, followed by Journey tribute band, Trial By Fire at 8pm! Parking opens at 5pm. Beer and food sales begin at 5:30pm. Bring a chair. Rock’n On The River 6-10:30 p...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Performance

Heart of Christmas Show

Saturday, November 24 | 1:00 PM
Crown Theatre map
The annual Heart of Christmas Show is back at the Crown Theatre this November. There will be three performances: Saturday, November 24 at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 25 at 3:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Frid...
Untitled - Attributed to Lenthon B. Clark, 1960s
Exhibit, Featured Events, Free

Reception - Call It Black: An Exhibit Visualizing Images of the Black Subject from the 1930s to Present (Photography)

Friday, September 07 | 6:00 PM
Fayetteville State University's Rosenthal Gallery map
Dr. Deborah Willis, New York University (NYU) professor and renowned African-American artist, photographer, photographic historian, author, curator and scholar will attend a reception at Fayetteville State University (FSU)...
Downtown, Events, Free

Community Crane Folding - Winterbloom Tea

Friday, June 22 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Winterbloom tea is offering an origami lesson geared towards us older kids both Friday evening andSaturday afternoon. Friday - 5-7 pmSaturday - 2-4 pm Free https://www.facebook.com/events/634157530274395/
Events, Featured Events

Monthly Dance - Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers

Saturday, April 20 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Join the Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers for their monthly dance. Casual Attire. 7 pm - 10 pm Member $10; Guest $15 http://www.capefearballroomdancers.org/calendar.html
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

The 4th Cumberland County Art Teachers Exhibition - Ellington-White Gallery

Wednesday, September 26 - Saturday, November 03 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ellington-White Gallery map
Members’ private reception will be September 26, 2017. Public reception, September 27, 2018, during Folk Festival weekend. Free (910) 483-1388 https://www.ellington-white.com/
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Traditions: Culture, Family & Holidays - The Arts Council

Friday, October 25 - Saturday, January 18 | 7:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Join us for a juried show exploring the traditions and culture of the holiday season. Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Fri 9 a.m. - noon; Sat noon-4 p.m. (910) 323-1776
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Songs of the NC Forest

Wednesday, April 10 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Can you guess what that sound is coming from the woods??  Children will learn about the animals that make those sounds and what those sounds mean. Colleen Bowers, Park Ranger at Carvers Creek State Park, will present th...
Art and flowers juried competition
Culture, Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

The 3rd Annual Art and Flowers Juried Competition - Presented by Ellington-White CDC

Friday, March 24 - Friday, May 19 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County map
As part of an ongoing commitment to promote the visual arts in Fayetteville, Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery (EWCG) will presents its 3rd Art and Flowers Exhibition,” a celebration pairing of original floral art...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Skills: Painting with Light

Monday, March 25 | 5:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Create art using photography techniques and light.  Experiment, and create images that express something about you or the world around you.  A picture is worth a thousand words, so make your story heard!  Registration i...
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...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Festival, Free, Performance

Fayetteville After 5 with Rivermist - The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival

Friday, September 20 | 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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Get excited! We're bringing your local, Fayetteville formed band to the stage in June. Rivermist is primarily a Classic Rock/ Variety party band. Their shows are relaxed; however intensively performed as only professionall...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddlers & Preschool Story Time: Get Your Move and Groove On!

Tuesday, March 12 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Join us for an extra-active story time featuring interactive books and lots of dancing. This program is part of the Cumberland County Storytelling Festival.Event Details View Event Details
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Patriotic Daisies - Wine & Design

Wednesday, February 20 | 6:30 PM
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Please plan to arrive 10 to 20 minutes prior to the scheduled class time so that you may sign in, pour a drink, and find your seat. The artist will begin PROMPTLY at the scheduled time, and class will last for approximatel...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, February 12 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Story time fun for children ages 24-36 months.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Afterschool Hang

Thursday, January 24 | 3:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
Hang out with friends at the library to chill, craft, play a board game, use a laptop or do homework. Teens and tweens are welcome.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly

Victorian Ornament - Fascinate-U

Friday, November 24 | 1:00 PM
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Play in the Museum and create a Victorian ornament to take home or hang on the community tree from 1 p.m - dusk. $2 per child, $1 per adult http://www.fascinate-u.com/
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Fourth Friday @ Chinese New Year Dragon

Friday, January 25 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Join us as we prepare for the Chinese New Year by creating fun, colorful 3 dimensional dragon art! Very easy to make and fun for the kids. Then enjoy free play in the Museum from 7-9 p.m. Special admission of $2/child and ...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddlers & Preschool Story Time

Thursday, January 10 | 9:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
  Event Details   View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene Viewer's Choice Movie

Wednesday, January 16 | 2:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Teens and tweens have viewer's choice when selecting a movie.  Teens vote on fantasy and science fiction movies.  Refreshments will be provided.  No registration required. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History

Fourth Friday @ the Market House - Banking

Friday, May 25 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Take a look inside the Market House to enjoy the temporary exhibit Banking, which features various original documents such as receipts, bills and letters from businesses in the Downtown area. Many of these no longer exist...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Performance

Jazz Express - Jazz at the Pate Room - Fayetteville State University

Sunday, November 18 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Enjoy Jazz at the Pate Room on the campu of Fayetteville State University. Pate Room, Fayetteville State University 4 pm
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 ...
Events, Family Friendly

Kids Craft: Shrinky Dink

Thursday, November 29 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Create your own shrinky dink designs. Pick up your completed craft the following week. Registration required by calling 910-864-3800 or by registering online. All ages.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free

Fourth Friday @ Fascinate-U: Apple Pencil Topper

Friday, July 27 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Visit us during 4th Friday and stop by our craft table to create an apple pencil topper and enjoy free play at the museum. Free 7-9 p.m. http://www.fascinate-u.com/
Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, History, Multi-Day

Hallowe'en Revels: Night Tours of the 1897 Poe House

Daily until Saturday, October 27 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Musuem of the Cape Fear Historical Complex map
For those who have not attended before, this is not a traditional Poe House tour. Guests will be transported back in time, witnessing a series of short vignettes while becoming immersed in early 20th century cultural norms...
Concert, Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free

Bella Venti Quintet Concert at The Wine Café!

Friday, July 26 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Listen to the talented and local musicians of the Bella Venti Quintet and be entertained by their music while sipping some delicious vino and enjoy a small bite. 6:30-9:30 pm https://www.facebook.com/events/1085318898345388/
Events, Featured Events, Theater

Annie Sing-a-Long - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Saturday, June 23 | 8:15 PM
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Get in touch with your inner child and have a blast!  June 23 @ 8:15 - Adults only for Shenanigans with Hannigan. Interactive games & adult beverages. ($25 Drinking flight, $10 non-drinking) June 24 @ 2 & 6 p.m. -...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Breakfast and Pictures Santa Claus- Airborne & Special Operations Museum

Saturday, December 09 | 7:30 AM
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Children of all ages are invited to enjoy a hearty breakfast and meet Santa Claus Saturday, December 9, from 7:30 to 9:30am at the Airborne & Special Operations Museum. For only $10 per adult and $5 for kids under 12...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free

Paper Cut Snow Flake

Friday, January 26 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Join us as we explore paper cutting techniques by creating incredible snowflakes! Enjoy an evening full of arts and culture in our downtown area.  We have free museum play and craft every 4th Friday! Free (910) 829-9171 f...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Dino-Dig and Story Time

Thursday, May 30 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Come sing, dance, and read about dinosaurs at this special story time. Then become a paleontologist and dig up dinosaur bones from long ago. Registration required by calling 483-7727 ext. 1389 or by registering online. ...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Tots & Toddlers Story Time

Monday, April 22 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Tots and Toddler story time.  Ages 12-36 months.Event Details View Event Details
Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

18th Annual Cumberland County High School Juried Art Exhibition

Tuesday, March 06 - Friday, March 16 | All Day
Drawings, paintings, sculpture and mixed media – made by local high school art students – are presented by the school system's Arts Education Program. See what these talented students create for this juried show!
Events, Performance, Theater

Jane Eyre - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

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Based on the groundbreaking classic novel by Charlotte Brontë, this premiere adaptation "Shakes" up this haunting, lush, gothic romance. Jane comes of age in a world where she must keep secrets to herself. When she falls ...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Story Time @ Godwin

Friday, February 08 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
We're taking story time on the road to Godwin Town Hall (4924 Markham St, Godwin, NC 28344). Ages 1-5.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Fuel for the Fire

Friday, September 22 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Arts Center map
Transformative exhibition of contemporary artists working with some of art’s most organic materials to create works of art that transcend their elements and captivate the viewer. In this juried show, artists explore and...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene Game On Mondays

Monday, January 14 | 2:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Teen Scene Gaming with WII, Xbox 1 & Xbox 360, and board games. No registration required. Grades 6-12. Tweens are welcomed.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Theater

Sweeney Todd - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Sunday, January 27 | 6:00 PM
Fayetteville Pie Company map
January 17-19 at 7pm; January 20 at 6pm January 24-26 at 7pm; January 27 at 6pm January 31-February 2 at 7pm; February 3 at 6pm Location: Fayetteville Pie Company http://www.sweetteashakespeare.com/  
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddlers & Preschool

Tuesday, January 22 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Story time for toddlers and preschoolersEvent Details View Event Details
Concert, Events

Bryan Mayer (Country) Concert - Rock’n On The River

Friday, March 15 | 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Rock’n On The River map
First Concert of 2019 features Country Music! The John Norris Band will start at 6pm, followed by The Bryan Mayer Band around 8pm! Parking opens at 5pm. Beer and food sales begin at 5:30pm. Bring a chair. Rock’n On The R...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Performance

Heart of Christmas Show

Saturday, November 24 | 7:00 PM
Crown Theatre map
The annual Heart of Christmas Show is back at the Crown Theatre this November. There will be three performances: Saturday, November 24 at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 25 at 3:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Frid...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Film

Indigo Moon Film Festival - GroundSwell Pictures

Sunday, October 14 | 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Cameo Art House Theatre map
See the award-winning Student, Animation, Documentary Feature and Short and Narrative Feature and Short films at the CAMEO immediately following the Awards BBQ.$10 tickets (Military, Student and Senior Discount) or part of...
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Members’ Silent Auction - Cape Fear Studios

Friday, August 24 - Tuesday, September 25 | 9:00 AM
Cape Fear Studios map
Join us for the Members’ Silent Auction! Come check out this amazing work from member artists. Free 910-433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com
Events, Featured Events

Monthly Dance - Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers

Saturday, May 18 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Roland's Dance Studio map
Join the Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers for their monthly dance. Casual Attire. 7 pm - 10 pm Member $10; Guest $15 http://www.capefearballroomdancers.org/calendar.html
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Leo Twiggs in Fayetteville - Ellington-White Gallery

Friday, November 09 - Saturday, January 19 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ellington-White Gallery map
Featuring paintings done in an innovative batik technique developed by this award-winning artist after several years of experimenting with the traditional medium. Events surrounding the exhibition will include an exclusive...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Black History Month Exhibition - The Arts Council

Friday, January 24 - Saturday, March 14 | 7:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Arts Center map
Join us for a celebration of Black History Month. Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Fri 9 a.m. - noon; Sat noon-4 p.m. (910) 323-1776
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

LEGO Free Play, Games and Story Time: Family Day @ the Library

Saturday, June 08 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
All ages.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Cliffdale Shutterbugs

Saturday, June 15 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Join us for a continuation of our photography workshop from our last meeting. New members always welcome. Please bring a camera if you have one.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free

Get Creative with LEGOS

Wednesday, December 06 | 3:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Let your imagination soar with our LEGOS, DUPLO, and MEGA BLOKS! All Ages. Event Details
Culture, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, History, Public Library

Hands-On History: Learn About Clay and Make Your Own "Pinch Pot"

Wednesday, April 10 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Do you know why can you shape clay so easily then turn it hard and waterproof by firing it? Learn about the science of clay, a North Carolina natural resource.  Make your own mosaic "pinch pot" using airdry clay, bea...
Culture, Downtown

Raising Bertie

Tuesday, May 09 | 6:00 PM
Join us every 1st Tuesday of the month September – June as we screen amazing films from around the world! After the films we talk with filmmakers to get the inside scoop. Then join us in the Rainbow Room for a reception...
Downtown, Events, Free, Performance

Art Meets Life: March Edition feat. Monique Williams

Friday, March 01 | 8:00 PM
The Sweet Palette map
We would like to welcome you to Art Meets Life.A show where not only will you get to see art in motion,but to get to know more about the artists that perform as well.This show is presented to you by Poetry-N-Motion LLC &am...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, March 12 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular pre-K story timesEvent Details View Event Details
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

ON WHEELS at Bonefish Grill - Wine & Design

Thursday, February 21 | 6:00 PM
Wine & Design map
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS OFFSITE. Please plan to arrive 10 to 20 minutes prior to the scheduled start time so that you may sign in, order beverages or food, and get settled. The artist will begin promptly at the scheduled...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Challenge: Greek and Roman Mythology

Thursday, January 24 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Compete as teams in a Jeopardy-style trivia game based on Greek and Roman mythology. Snacks provided. Registration required by calling 910-864-3800 or by registering online. Grades 6-12. Tweens welcome.Event Details View...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Kids Activity Club - Cape Fear Studios

Monday, January 21 | 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Most schools will be closed on Monday January 21st in observance of Martin Luther king Jr Day, bring you child down to the gallery to explore!! Often referred to as clam down bottles or sensory bottles, kids will create a ...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Fascinating Story Time at Fascinate-U

Thursday, January 10 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
A FREE preschool story time. Have fun at the museum afterwards with paid admission or museum membership. For more information call 829-9171.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History

Fourth Friday @ the Market House - World War I

Friday, June 22 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Take a look inside the Market House to enjoy the temporary exhibit World War I, which features various original documents such as receipts, bills and letters from businesses in the Downtown area. Many of these no longer e...
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. Kingdom Impact Global Ministries 5 pm https://www.uncfsu.edu/academics/colleges-schools-and-departments/colleg...
Culture, Events, History

African-American Heritage Bus Tour - Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum

Monday, February 04 | 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 ...
Events, Family Friendly

Winter Wonderland: Holiday Cookie Making

Thursday, December 06 | 4:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Make your own holiday cookies while watching a holiday movie.  Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Fourth Friday Aug 2018 - Back to Cool

Friday, August 24 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Downtown Fayetteville map
Your journey begins at 222 Hay St., where you’ll meet the “principal” and pick up a “student handbook,” which includes everything to explore in the Cool Spring Downtown District, as well as where to find Selfie S...
Events, Free, Public Library

DIY Inspirational Banners

Thursday, August 23 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Design a banner that is sure to brighten up your décor.  Materials provided.  Registration required. Event Details View Event Details
Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History, Multi-Day

Trick or Treat at the 1897 Poe House

Friday, October 27 - Saturday, October 27 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Musuem of the Cape Fear Historical Complex map
Includes nighttime tours of the 1897 Poe House and a day-long Trick or Treat event.  Free (910) 486-1330 https://www.facebook.com/MuseumoftheCapeFear/ http://museumofthecapefear.ncdcr.gov/Events
Culture, Downtown, Events, Free, Literary, Public Library

Librari-Con 2019 - Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center

Saturday, August 31 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Librari-Con is an annual anime/graphic novel/sci-fi mini convention featuring anime viewing, panels and forums, Artist Alley, Chibi Corner, Manga Lounge, Cosplay Runway, and more. Free 10 am - 5 pm https://cumberland.lib.n...
Events, Featured Events, Theater

Annie Sing-a-Long - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Sunday, June 24 | 2:00 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
Get in touch with your inner child and have a blast!  June 24 @ 2 & 6 p.m. - Family Showings ($10) 910-323-4234 www.cfrt.org
Culture, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History, Multi-Day

1987 Poe House in Christmas Spendor - Museum of the Cape Fear

Tuesdays through Sundays until Monday, January 08 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Musuem of the Cape Fear Historical Complex map
Enhance your holiday season with a tour of the 1897 Poe House and its Victorian decorations, to include abig tree in the parlor. You will come to know and appreciate how people from the 1900's celebrated thetraditions that...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce Story Time

Wednesday, June 05 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Bring your babies to story time and enjoy nursery rhymes, lap bounces, songs, fingerplays and lots of cuddles. Birth-11 months.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History, Multi-Day

Celebrating Heritage: An Estate Exhibition and Sale of African Art

Saturday, January 20 - Saturday, March 03 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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The estate of John and Hazel H. Biggers has graciously contracted with Ellington-White Contemporary for this momentous exhibition and sale of estate african artifacts collected by artist John Biggers. Art Gallery Hours: We...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 12 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for 3 - 5 yearsEvent Details View Event Details
Exhibit, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Impressions: More than Skin Deep

Friday, March 23 - Saturday, May 12 | 7:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Celebration of artistry and creativity of artists who work in the tattoo industry.  Free (910) 323-1776  
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Thursday, March 14 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Story time for children 3-5 years.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free

Nature Story Time - J. Bayard Clark Park and Nature Center

Tuesday, February 19 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
J. Bayard Clark Park and Nature Center map
Adults and their children are invited to Clark Park for a nature story and craft time, featuring a different theme each month (usually on the third Tuesday). A youth librarian from the Cumberland County Public Library and ...
Culture, Events, Featured Events, Free

Intercultural Dinner - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Thursday, March 08 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
Come and form deep connections that bridge racial, cultural, and socioeconomical divisions, while you enjoy a catered intercultural dinner. Tickets $25 (dinner only); $40 (dinner and Disgraced). Sponsored by Moonlight Com...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Theater

Evil Dead: The Musical - Gilbert Theater

Friday, September 22 | 8:00 PM
Gilbert Theater map
Five college students spend the weekend in an abandoned cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to our hero, Ash, and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Evi...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Craft Time: Giant Paper Flowers

Tuesday, January 29 | 6:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Teens, come get your craft on at this fabulous make and take program.  Registration is required by stopping by the library or calling 485-8455.  Grades 6-12.  Tweens are welcome! Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free

Fourth Friday: Create Your Own Farm Scene!

Saturday, February 24 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Create an exciting farm scene using animal cut outs and barn. Enjoy free museum play and craft every 4th Friday. 7-9 p.m. Free http://www.fascinate-u.com/
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Theater

Sweeney Todd - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Sunday, February 03 | 6:00 PM
Fayetteville Pie Company map
A rich and saucy production of the flavorful and “full-bodied” classic. Notes of peppery revenge, cat, and despair linger on the palate with an element of danger. January 17-19 at 7pm; January 20 at 6pm January 24-26 ...
Downtown, Events, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free

Spring Art Walkabout

Friday, April 13 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Downtown Fayetteville map
Come and enjoy a pleasant evening visiting the local art galleries and shops that display local artists work. You can explore the different galleries by picking up a passport at any of the participating venues. Remember to...
Concert, Events

Tuesdays Gone (Skynyrd) Concert - Rock’n On The River

Friday, August 16 | 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Rock’n On The River map
Country/ Southern Rock Mix Night! The John Norris Band will start at 6 pm , followed by Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band, Tuesdays Gone at 8pm! Parking opens at 5pm. Beer and food sales begin at 5:30pm. Bring a chair. Rock’n...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Tots & Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, January 08 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Join us for a 30 minute story time filled with engaging stories, songs, fingerplays and wiggles.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Performance

Heart of Christmas Show

Sunday, November 25 | 3:00 PM
Crown Theatre map
The annual Heart of Christmas Show is back at the Crown Theatre this November. There will be three performances: Saturday, November 24 at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 25 at 3:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Frid...
Events, Featured Events

Marquis Slam

Saturday, October 06 | 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...
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

6-By Exhibition - Cape Fear Studios

Friday, July 27 - Tuesday, August 21 | 9:00 AM
Cape Fear Studios map
Join us for the 6-By Exhibit! This exhibit caters to visual artists of any medium, so long as one dimension of each creation measures 6". Free 910-433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com
Events, Featured Events

Hot Summer Ball - Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers

Saturday, June 15 | 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Highland Country Club map
Enjoy a Formal Dinner-Dance Hot Summer Ball with the Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers. Tuxedo attire. 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm Pre-Paid Reservations Only; Member $50; Guest $60 http://www.capefearballroomdancers.org/calendar.html
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

A National Juried Print Exhibition - Ellington-White Gallery

Thursday, January 24 - Saturday, March 30 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ellington-White Gallery map
A national juried print exhibition dealing with issues pertaining to contemporary social justice. This national call for art will be posted on Café.com Juror selected from regional university and college printmaking facul...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Black History Month Exhibition - The Arts Council

Friday, January 24 - Saturday, March 14 | 7:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Arts Center map
Join us for a celebration of Black History Month. Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Fri 9 a.m. - noon; Sat noon-4 p.m. (910) 323-1776
Culture, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Caroline, or Change

Wednesdays through Sundays until Monday, May 29 | 7:30 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
It’s America in 1963, with the turmoil of the JFK assassination and the civil rights movement. In a Jewish household in Louisiana, the divorced African-American maid and the eight-year old family son have their own worri...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, Performance

National Anthem Auditions for Woodpeckers Baseball Games

Saturday, March 02 | 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
TapHouse map
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, March 12 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Story time fun for children ages 24-36 months.Event Details View Event Details
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Sammy the Sloth - Wine & Design

Saturday, February 23 | 3:00 PM
Wine & Design map
Please plan to arrive 10 to 20 minutes prior to the scheduled class time so that you may sign in, pour a drink, and find your seat. The artist will begin PROMPTLY at the scheduled time, and class will last for approximatel...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Tournament Tuesday

Tuesday, February 12 | 2:40 PM - 5:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Bring your friends for board games, video games and computer games. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Performance

Poe House Tour - Museum of the Cape Fear

Friday, November 24 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Musuem of the Cape Fear Historical Complex map
Take a free tour of the 1897 Poe House, decorated in Victorian style, at the Museum of the Cape Fear. Tours are available at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Free https://museumofthecapefear.ncdcr.gov/
Downtown, Featured Events, Free

Acrylic Pouring Level II - Cape Fear Studios

Saturday, January 19 | 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Sharpen your skills from level II in this class and focus on technique rather than color mixing! We hope to see everyone from level I soon!Class is $60.00 with supplies included 910-433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce & Tots Story Time

Thursday, January 10 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for birth-23 months.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

LEGO Freeplay

Wednesday, January 16 | 3:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
Let your imagination run wild with LEGO free play. Grades K-5.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History

Fourth Friday @ the Market House - Vintage Postcards

Friday, July 27 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Take a look inside the Market House to enjoy the temporary exhibit Vintage Postcards, which features various original documents such as receipts, bills and letters from businesses in the Downtown area. Many of these no lo...
Events, Performance

FSU Dance MLK Performance - Fayetteville State University

Monday, January 21 | 7:00 PM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
Seabrook Auitorium, Fayetteville State University 7 pm https://www.uncfsu.edu/academics/colleges-schools-and-departments/colleg...
Culture, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History, Multi-Day

Early African American Businesses in Fayetteville - Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum

Friday, February 01 - Monday, September 30 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fayetteville Area Transportation & Local History Museum map
From its early days, Fayetteville had a small but substantial free Black population, many of whom were engaged in business throughout the Downtown area. This exhibit will trace a number of prominent and prosperous African ...
Culture, Downtown, Events, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History

Fourth Friday @ the Transportation Museum

Friday, August 24 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fayetteville Area Transportation & Local History Museum map
Here are a few of several ongiong exhibitions you can view at the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum's: Camp Bragg and Pope Army Air Field Fayetteville “Over There”- Centennial of World War I 15...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Kids Craft: Morse Code Jewelry

Thursday, August 23 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Design your own jewelry as you learn Morse code. Registration required. Grades K and up.Event Details View Event Details
Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History, Multi-Day

1897 Poe House in Christmas Splendor

Tuesday, November 20 - Sunday, January 06 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Musuem of the Cape Fear Historical Complex map
See this historic house museum beautifully decorated for the holidays. Free (910) 486-1330 https://www.facebook.com/MuseumoftheCapeFear/ http://museumofthecapefear.ncdcr.gov/Events
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Literary, Multi-Day

Fayetteville Comic Con

Saturday, October 19 - Sunday, October 20 | 1:16 PM
The fan run Fayetteville Comic Con is a welcoming and family friendly place that celebrates all forms and fans of American and World Popular Culture. If you like comics, cosplay, gaming, collectible toys, anime, cool tv or...
Events, Featured Events, Theater

Annie Sing-a-Long - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Sunday, June 24 | 6:00 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
Get in touch with your inner child and have a blast!  June 24 @ 2 & 6 p.m. - Family Showings ($10) 910-323-4234 www.cfrt.org
Culture, Family Friendly, Performance

Taiko Drum Preformance - Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Saturday, June 15 | 2:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
"Taiko" is the Japanese word for "big drum". Taiko drums have been a part of Japanese life for thousands of years and have seen a variety of uses in everything from festivals to war to religious ceremonies. Formed in 2002,...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, June 26 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for 24-36 months.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 05 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Preschool Story Time.  Ages 3-5Event Details View Event Details
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Cabin Fever - Fourth Friday

Friday, January 26 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Enjoy the third annual multimedia exhibition of original artwork. 6-9 Free http://www.capefearstudios.com/monthly-exhibits/
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce Story Time

Wednesday, June 12 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Bring your babies to story time and enjoy nursery rhymes, lap bounces, songs, fingerplays and lots of cuddles. Birth-11 months.Event Details View Event Details
Exhibit, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Public Works 2018

Friday, May 25 - Saturday, July 21 | All Day
Triangles and trains, eagles and eyeballs. More than 150 pieces of work represent a cross section of subjects, styles and skill levels of our community. Presented by the Arts Council. Sponsored by the Fayetteville Public...
Events, Featured Events

Hawaiian Night

Saturday, August 19 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers map
Dust off those Hawaiian shirts and grass skirts for this dance!! Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers hold monthly dances at Roland's Dance Studio and quarterly dinner-dances at the Highland Country Club. Attire: Hawaiian Atti...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler & Preschool Story Time

Thursday, March 14 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for 2-5 years.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Mural Dedication - Capitol Encore Academy

Friday, January 25 | 2:00 PM
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Come celebrate Dare Coulter's mural dedication on Old Street (behind the Capitol Encore Academy). 2 pm Free  
Culture, Events, Featured Events, Free

Behind the Curtain: Disgraced - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Tuesday, March 06 | 5:30 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
Gain special access to the creative team & cast and catch a glimpse into the process of creating the production. Followed by our 2018-2019 season announcement! Free (910) 323-4233 www.cfrt.org
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Fun Friday

Friday, February 08 | 2:40 PM - 5:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Tabletop, classic board or video games...enjoy an afternoon of fun and games. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free

Toddlers & Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 29 | 6:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
  Event Details   View Event Details
Fascinate-U Childrens Museum
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Fascinating STEM Science at the Headquarters Library

Wednesday, February 21 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
During this fun session we will demonstrate the effects of static electricity to children. What will happen if we charge a balloon by rubbing it in our hair, and then hold it over several types of materials? Find out what ...
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Maid Marian - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Every 3 days until Monday, April 29 | 7:30 PM
Fayetteville State University map
Part of Sweet Tea Shakespeare's Honey Series. This project funded in part by an Arts Council Project Support grant. April 25-28, 2019, at 7:30pm; Location:Fayetteville State University May 2-5 and 9-12, 2019, at 7:30pm...
Concert, Events

Shoot To Thrill (female AC/DC) - Rock’n On The River

Friday, June 21 | 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Rock’n On The River map
Concert features Female singers. Starting at 6pm, Joyner Young & Marie play a mix of music, followed by ALL female AC/DC tribute band, Shoot To Thrill at 8pm! Parking opens at 5pm. Beer and food sales begin at 5:30pm. ...
Events, Free, Public Library

Quilt Club

Tuesday, January 08 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Bring your quilt scraps, make a beautiful quilt and meet new friends. No sewing in class. Registration is required.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free

Fourth Friday @ Fascinate-U: Dream Catcher

Friday, September 28 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Visit us during 4th Friday and stop by our craft table to create a Native American dream catcher and enjoy free play at the museum. Free 7-9 p.m. http://www.fascinate-u.com/
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

PAQA-South Fiber Arts Exhibit - Cape Fear Studios

Friday, September 28 - Tuesday, October 23 | 9:00 AM
Cape Fear Studios map
Join us for the PAQA-South Fiber Arts Exhibit!  Free 910-433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com
Events, Featured Events

Monthly Dance - Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers

Saturday, July 20 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Roland's Dance Studio map
Join the Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers for their monthly dance and potluck dinner. Patriotic Casual Attire. 7 pm - 10 pm Member $10; Guest $15 http://www.capefearballroomdancers.org/calendar.html
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Contemporary Sculpture: A Remix of Possibilities - Ellington-White Gallery

Friday, March 22 - Saturday, May 25 | 7:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ellington-White Gallery map
Will contain one or two outdoor sculptures in addition to a variety works exhibited in the gallery. Members’ opening reception April 11, 2019. Public opening on April 13, 2019. Open from 6-9 during May Fourth Friday (May...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

20th Annual Cumberland County High School Juried Art Exhibition - The Arts Council

Friday, March 27 - Wednesday, April 08 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Arts Center map
Presented by the Cumberland County Schools Arts Education Program Highlighting artwork in multiple mediums by students from high schools throughout Cumberland County. Come be amazed by what these talented students create f...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

NASA @ My Library: Constellation Station

Friday, June 21 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Immerse yourself in stories about the stars and make your own galaxy craft to take home! Registration is required by calling (910) 483-7727 ext. 1425.  All ages. This program is part of the NASA @ My Library project. Th...
Free, Public Library

So Easy Crafts: Paper Flowers

Tuesday, May 21 | 6:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Use recyclables and discarded books to make flowers that can be used in many ways: as arrangements, wreaths, and even jewelry!Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Christmastime Toddler Teddy Bear Tea

Thursday, December 07 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Toddlers, bring your favorite teddy bear for a fun tea themed storytime with songs, stories, a craft, and a special gift for you and your teddy. Registration required by calling 910 425-8455.Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Afterchool Hang: Invisible Messages

Thursday, April 04 | 3:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
Pirates of North Carolina once used secret messages to talk to each other. Now you can also learn this secret by testing out different reactions of light sources with lemon juice . This program is part of the North Car...
Culture, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

The Diary of Anne Frank

Friday, May 26 - Sunday, June 04 | 8:00 PM
The Gilbert Theatre map
Anne and her family share a claustrophobic attic with another family. Tension is often unbearable, as the people hiding know that their discovery by the enemy could lead to almost certain death at the hands of their captor...
Free, Theater

CFRT 2019-2020 Season Announcement

Tuesday, March 12 | 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
Join CFRT for the announcement of the 2019-2020 Season! 5:30-6:30 pm Free http://www.cfrt.org/
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Belmar Blues - Wine & Design

Saturday, February 23 | 7:00 PM
Wine & Design map
Please plan to arrive 10 to 20 minutes prior to the scheduled class time so that you may sign in, pour a drink, and find your seat. The artist will begin PROMPTLY at the scheduled time, and class will last for approximatel...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Family Paint Night @ Your Library

Tuesday, February 05 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Escape to the library to relax and let your creative juices flow.  Registration recommended. Register online or by calling 487-0440. All ages. Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Handheld Crafts

Tuesday, February 12 | 2:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Make a perler bead creation, a feltie and more! For grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Dickens Holiday
Culture, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free

Fascinators and Boutonnieres - A Dickens Holiday

Friday, November 24 | 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Rainbow Room map
Add to your VIctorian attire by creating a fascinator or boutonniere a part of "A Dickens Holiday" festivities! Free (910) 323-1776
Downtown, Featured Events, Free

Acrylic Pouring Level I - Cape Fear Studios

Saturday, January 26 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Come explore painting without a brush and let the paint do all the work! Acrylic pouring is a type of abstract art that uses acrylic paints mixed with different pouring techniques to create a fluid, flowing consistency. 91...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Thursday, January 10 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular storytime for children 24-36 months old.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Fingerprint Art

Wednesday, January 16 | 4:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Watch objects and creatures come alive using your thumb and fingerprints, in the style of artist and author Ed Emberley.  Grades K-5.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History

Fourth Friday @ the Market House - Market House History

Friday, August 24 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Take a look inside the Market House to enjoy the temporary exhibit Market House History, which features various original documents such as receipts, bills and letters from businesses in the Downtown area. Many of these no...
Exhibit, Free, Multi-Day

The Landscape as Self - Fayetteville State University

Saturday, January 26 - Saturday, February 23 | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fayetteville State University's Rosenthal Gallery map
Fayetteville State University's Rosenthal Gallery January 26 - February 23, 2019 https://www.uncfsu.edu/academics/colleges-schools-and-departments/colleg...
Downtown, Events, Film, Multi-Day

At Eternity's Gate - Cameo Art House Theatre

Friday, December 07 - Thursday, December 13 | 5:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Cameo Art House Theatre map
Julian Schnabel's At Eternity's Gate is a journey inside the world and mind of a person who, despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world's most beloved and stunning works of art. This is not a foren...
Culture, Events, Featured Events, Multi-Day

Renaissance Faire 2018

Saturday, September 15 - Sunday, September 16 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Smith Lake Park map
Elizabethan themed festival featuring: jousting, unicorn rides, period musicians, living history exhibits, renaissance dance, belly dance shows, magicians, horseback archery shows, period inspired games and activities, mer...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Fascinating Story Time at Fascinate-U

Thursday, September 13 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
A FREE preschool story time. Have fun at the museum afterwards with paid admission or museum membership. For more information call 829-9171.  3-5 years.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Film, Free, Public Library

Teen Movie Time

Thursday, August 23 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
  In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man learns the ropes of being a superhero under the tutelage of Tony Stark, all while juggling his responsibilities as a high schooler Peter Parker. Eager to prove himself to Stark, Par...
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, Free, Performance

Violinist Arta Prekadini - Methodist University

Sunday, September 29 | 7:30 PM
Methodist Univeristy map
Enjoy Violinist Arta Prekadinihttp://www.methodist.edu/mu-events
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Paws for Reading

Friday, August 02 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
Practice reading out loud to a four-legged friend. The animals from Love on a Leash enjoy listening to stories of all kinds and are a great way to encourage shy or reluctant readers. Bring your favorite book or choose one...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly

Sumi-e Ink Painting - Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Thursday, June 20 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Sumi-e is a Japanese term meaning “ink picture”. It was brought to Japan around the seventh century by Japanese scholars returning from a visit to China. They also brought back calligraphy (beautiful writing) and a sty...

Fourth Friday @ the Market House

Friday, January 26 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Take a look inside the Market House to enjoy the permanent exhibit, A View from the Square: A History of Downtown Fayetteville from 6 to 9 p.m.
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Tots & Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, April 30 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Join us for a 30 minute story time filled with engaging stories, songs, fingerplays and wiggles.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, History, Public Library

Civil War Quiz Bowl

Thursday, January 25 | 7:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Kick off the new year with the Museum of the Cape Fear's 17th annual Civil War Quiz Bowl. Contestants test their knowledge of trivia, tactics and history as they are assailed with questions covering all aspects of the War ...
Concert, Downtown, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Performance

Fayetteville After 5

Friday, August 11 | 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Fayetteville After 5 Fayetteville Dogwood Festival 5 to 11 p.m.  Fayetteville's FREE summer concert series is now on the SECOND FRIDAY of the summer months! Join us on August 11 for plenty of food trucks and a performance...
Events, Featured Events

Holiday Dinner-Dance

Wednesday, December 13 | 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Highland Country Club map
Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers hold monthly dances at Roland's Dance Studio and quarterly dinner-dances at the Highland Country Club. Attire: Casual Members: $50; Guests: $60 (910) 987-4420 http://capefearballroomdancers.org
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Bilingual Story Time: English & Spanish

Saturday, March 09 | 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Engage your child with books, activities, stories, and songs that encourage language development and literacy skills in English and Spanish. All ages.  Cautivar a su hijo con libros, actividades, cuentos, y canciones que...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Thursday, March 14 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular storytime for children 3-5 years old.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Afterschool Hang

Thursday, February 14 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
Hang out with friends at the library to chill, craft, play a board game, use a laptop or do homework. Teens and tweens are welcome.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Events, Featured Events, Free

Disgraced Preview Night Art Fun - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Thursday, March 15 | 7:30 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
Be the first to see this production and stay after for hands-on art making, with dessert and tea. $15 (910) 323-4233 www.cfrt.org
Events, Family Friendly, Public Library

Teen Scene Fun Friday

Friday, February 08 | 2:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Teen Fun Friday events, social hour games and more!Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 22 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular pre-K story timesEvent Details View Event Details
Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

King Lear - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Every 2 days until Sunday, October 01 | 7:30 PM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
Sweet Tea Shakespeare, in partnership with Honest Pint Theatre Company, Present KING LEAR. 7:30 p.m., Sept 28-30 Tickets $15 general/$13 seniors & military/$8 students and kids 6-12 years http://www.sweetteashakespeare...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, January 30 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for 24-36 months.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Young Songwriters Circle

Monday, January 14 | 6:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Anyone can be a songwriter, and there's no wrong way to write a song! We'll spend the first 30 minutes writing words or music using simple prompts. At 6:30 we'll share our songs in a low-pressure, supportive environmen...
Fascinate-U Childrens Museum
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Public Library

It’s All About Balance!

Saturday, February 17 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
map
Is it easier to push over a tall, lanky person or a short and stocky one? Does it make a difference? Find out about balance and the center of gravity with this Super Science Saturday. We’ll balance Jenga blocks and soda ...
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Maid Marian - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Every 3 days until Monday, May 06 | 7:30 PM
1897 Poe House map
Part of Sweet Tea Shakespeare's Honey Series. This project funded in part by an Arts Council Project Support grant. April 25-28, 2019, at 7:30pm; Location:Fayetteville State University May 2-5 and 9-12, 2019, at 7:30pm...
Downtown, Events, Film

Frame to Table - Indigo Moon Film Festival

Friday, May 04 | 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
SkyView on Hay map
Be sure to enjoy this one-of-a-kind evening of fun, films and friends! Frame to Table is a culinary trip around the world, offering creative foods and wines inspired by great films. Sample a variety of delectable Italian b...
Concert, Events

Nantucket - Rock’n On The River

Friday, July 19 | 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Rock’n On The River map
Local band Reflections II will take the stage at 6pm, followed by Nantucket at 8pm! Parking opens at 5pm. Beer and food sales begin at 5:30pm. Bring a chair. Rock’n On The River 6-10:30 pm https://www.facebook.com/events...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Performance, Multi-Day

The Nutcracker - NC State Ballet

Saturday, December 08 - Sunday, December 09 | 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 pm https://ev7.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventList?groupCode=NC&a...
Culture, Downtown, Events, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History

Fourth Friday @ the Transportation Museum

Friday, September 28 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fayetteville Area Transportation & Local History Museum map
Here are a few of several ongiong exhibitions you can view at the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum: Centennial of Fort Bragg Fayetteville “Over There”- Centennial of World War I 150th Annivers...
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Native American Exhibit - Cape Fear Studios

Friday, October 26 - Tuesday, November 20 | 9:00 AM
Cape Fear Studios map
Join us for the Native American Exhibit.  Free 910-433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com
Events, Featured Events

Marquis Slam

Saturday, September 01 | 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...
Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Music Together - Cliffdale Regional Branch

Friday, June 29 | 1:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
    Children will make music with voices, slow body rhythms and simple instruments.  They will learn about music in a playful, fun environment where they can experiment and grow. Music Together is a research based musi...
Concert, Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Performance

The Music of John Williams - Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, October 06 | 7:30 PM
Huff Concert Hall, Methodist Univeristy map
From the iconic melodies of the Star Wars saga, Harry Potter and E.T. to the patriotic strains of Saving Private Ryan, the music of John Williams is adored the world over. Experience these masterpieces and many mor...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Size Matters: Works that Push the Scale of Dimensions - The Arts Council

Saturday, April 18 - Saturday, May 16 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Arts Center map
Join us for the unique pieces of this juried show. Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Fri 9 a.m. - noon; Sat noon-4 p.m. (910) 323-1776
Events, Free, Literary, Public Library

Friends of the Library Present: Kevin Maurer

Sunday, June 09 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Join author Kevin Maurer as he discusses how he went from covering Fort Bragg and military affairs for the Fayetteville Observer to co-writing the New York Times bestseller No Easy Day, the story of the hunt for Osama bin...
Free, Literary, Public Library

Local Author Showcase

Saturday, June 15 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Writers from the Sandhills region are participating in a Local Authors Showcase sponsored by the Friends of the Library, giving the community a chance to meet the authors and learn more about their books. The Headquarters ...
Culture, Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Public Works Exhibition 2017

Daily until Sunday, June 18 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County map
Trees, triangles and trains. Eagles and eyeballs. More than 100 pieces of work represent a cross section of subjects, styles and skill levels of our community. Presented by the Arts Council with the Fayetteville Public Wo...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History

Fourth Friday @ the Market House - Fayetteville Pharmacies

Friday, March 22 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Take a look inside the Market House to enjoy the temporary exhibit Fayetteville Pharmacies is in addition to the permanent exhibit, A View from the Square: A History of Downtown Fayetteville from 6 to 9 p.m.
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, March 19 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular pre-K story timesEvent Details View Event Details
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Finding Crush - Wine & Design

Sunday, February 24 | 2:00 PM
Wine & Design map
 Please plan to arrive 10 to 20 minutes prior to the scheduled class time so that you may sign in, pour a drink, and find your seat. The artist will begin PROMPTLY at the scheduled time, and class will last for approximat...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, History, Public Library

Civil War & Reconstruction Quiz Bowl 2019

Thursday, January 24 | 7:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Kick off the new year with the Museum of the Cape Fear's 18th annual Civil War Quiz Bowl. Contestants test their knowledge of trivia, tactics and history as they are assailed with questions covering all aspects of the War ...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, History

Gold Star Family Ceremony - Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation

Thursday, November 09 | 6:00 PM
Airborne & Special Operations Museum map
 Rolling Thunder NC 1, in conjunction with the Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation and the Dogwood Chapter of the Gold Star Mothers, will host a Gold Star Family Ceremony Thursday, November 9, at 6pm at th...
Culture, Events, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History, Multi-Day

Treasures of Carolina: Stories from the State Archives - Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex

Saturday, January 12 - Sunday, March 31 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex map
An exhibit showcasing one-of-a-kind documents, maps, photographs, historic war-era posters, and other media from the State Archives of North Carolina. The exhibit will explain how different types of records are created an...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Thursday, January 10 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Story time for children 3-5 years.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Tots & Toddlers Story Time

Thursday, January 17 | 9:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Story time for children 1-3 years.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Performance

Jazz Fest

Friday, April 06 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Festival Park map
The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra will be hosting their annual Jazz Fest on Friday, April 6th from 6pm-10pm in Festival Park in Downtown Fayetteville. This casual and fun event will include performances by jazz bands a...
Events

Anansi & Friends - Fayetteville State University

Saturday, February 23 | 10:00 AM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
Join Anansi the Spider and his friends as we journey around the world to hear the folktales of West Africa, India, N. Korea, Maya and Native American traditions.  These tales will come to life through puppetry, dance, mus...
Downtown, Events, Film, Multi-Day

Maria by Callas - Cameo Art House Theatre

Friday, December 07 - Thursday, December 13 | 4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Cameo Art House Theatre map
Tom Volf’s Maria by Callas is the first film to tell the life story of the legendary Greek/American opera singer Maria Callas completely in her own words. Using an amazing range of sources, including a wealth of her mu...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Clark Park Nature Story Time

Tuesday, December 18 | 1:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
A FREE preschool nature story and craft time presented at Clark Park Nature Center at 631 Sherman Dr., Fayetteville. This month's theme is "winter birds." Registration is required by calling 433-1579. www.fcpr.us. 2-6 year...
Downtown, Exhibit, Free, Multi-Day

“Come Closer” Exhibition - Alter Egos Gallery

Friday, August 24 - Sunday, September 23 | 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Alter Egos Gallery map
Bold colors and attention to detail are signature traits in Cassidy English’s work. From nickel sized watercolors of everyday creature comforts, to bright bold abstracts, this body of work explores the mind of the modern...
Culture, Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, History, Public Library

Civil War & Reconstruction Quiz Bowl 2019

Thursday, January 24 | 7:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Kick off the new year with the Museum of the Cape Fear's 18th annual Civil War Quiz Bowl. Contestants test their knowledge of trivia, tactics and history as they are assailed with questions covering all aspects of the War ...
Concert, Culture, Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Festival, Performance, Multi-Day

All-American City Jazz Festival 2019

Friday, October 25 - Sunday, October 27 | 5:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Segra Stadium map
The inauguration of the All-American City Jazz Festival is the signature event for the Sandhills Jazz Society. It will be held Friday, October 25 - Sunday, October 27, 2019 in the Segra Stadium in downtown Fayetteville, NC...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library, Multi-Day

Summer Reading Programs - Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center

Friday, June 01 - Wednesday, August 15 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The summer reading program is gearing up for readers of all ages June 1 to August 15. Stop by any library branch to participate and pick up a reading record today. In addition to a paper log, there is an opportunity to pa...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly

Apollo 11th Anniversary - Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Thursday, July 11 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Join us for a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing! Explore the features of the moon and learn cool facts about space through fun hands-on activities. Get up close and personal with our planet...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Fascinating STEM Science: All About Birds

Wednesday, June 19 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Learn fun facts about bird including the habitat where they live, what kind of food some birds eat and why they are important.  Make a pinecone birdfeeder to take home.  Registration is required by calling (910) 483-7727...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, Public Library, Multi-Day

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Varies
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, February 6 from 4 - 7 p.m. Anyone who is not a member may join at the sa...
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Cabin Fever Exhibition

Daily until Wednesday, February 21 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Enjoy the third annual multimedia exhibition of original artwork. 6-9 Free http://www.capefearstudios.com/monthly-exhibits/
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

NASA @ My Library: Become a NASA Scientist

Wednesday, June 12 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Have  fun with astronomy through several hands-on activities and crafts! Registration is required by calling (910)483-7727 ext. 1351. Grades K-5.               This program is part of the NASA @ MyLibrary project....
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...
Events, Featured Events

Monthly Dance

Saturday, November 18 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Roland's Dance Studio map
Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers hold monthly dances at Roland's Dance Studio and quarterly dinner-dances at the Highland Country Club. Attire: Casual Members: $10; Guests: $15 (910) 987-4420 http://capefearballroomdancers.org
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Let's Do a Science STEM Club

Thursday, March 14 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Make creative, innovative projects based on various STEM-related challenges. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Alpha Romeo Tango 2019 - Opening

Friday, February 22 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
We strongly encourage all participants to attend the reception and awards ceremony on 4th Friday, February 22nd , 2019, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.The People’s Choice award will be announced at 7:00 pm.Voting will begin on ...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Kids Craft: Beaded Heart Safety Pins

Thursday, February 14 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Create a heart design using seed beads and safety pins. Registration required by calling 910-864-3800 or by registering online. Grades 3-6. Teens are welcome to attend.Event Details View Event Details
Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Fun Friday

Friday, February 01 | 2:40 PM - 5:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Tabletop, classic board or video games...enjoy an afternoon of fun and games. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Events, Featured Events, Free

No Politics at Dinner: How Do We Discuss Difficult Topics

Sunday, March 18 | 1:00 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
We are often warned against discussing politics and religion in social settings, but what are the benefits of talking about these topics? Break the rules of polite conversation as experts and journalists lead our pre-show ...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, January 22 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Story time fun for children ages 24-36 months.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History, Multi-Day

World War I Centennial Exhibit - Museum of the Cape Fear

Thursday, October 05 - Sunday, November 12 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
In a tribute to victory acres, war bonds and heroic efforts in battle, a traveling exhibition commemorating the centennial of the U.S. entry into World War I opens at the Museum of the Cape Fear on Thursday, Oct. 5. The ...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce & Tots Story Time

Wednesday, January 30 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Baby Bounce & Tots Story Time for 0-11 months & 12-23 monthsEvent Details View Event Details
Events, Free, Public Library

Crochet and Knit Club

Tuesday, January 15 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Beginners to advanced crocheters and knitters: socialize, learn from one another, tradetips and swap patterns.  Registration isrequired.Event Details View Event Details
Fascinate-U Childrens Museum
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Public Library

Make it Take it!: Valentine Cards

Saturday, February 10 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Visit us the second Saturday of each month and create a unique craft to take home! This month kids will make lovely Valentine’s Cards. Free with paid admission or museum membership. (910) 829-9171 www.fascinate-u.com
Events, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Richard III and The Merry Wives of Windsor - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Tuesday, June 04 - Sunday, June 23 | 7:30 PM
1897 Poe House map
June 4-23, 2019 Tuesday through Sunday evenings, 7:30pm Location: 1897 Poe House at the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex http://www.sweetteashakespeare.com/  
Culture, Events

Black History Cultural Art & Jazz - Community Preparatory Academy

Saturday, February 09 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Beans & Things map
February is Black History Month! Let’s inspire, honor, and celebrate African-American achievement through art and jazz! Jazz’s originators and most important innovators were primarily African-Americans. Come out to cul...
Concert, Events

A Night with the Masters - Cumberland Oratorio Singers

Friday, March 08 | 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Snyder Memorial Baptist Church map
There can be no doubt that over the long history of Art Music and music composition, there have been several composers that, because of their music, compositional techniques, and pioneering efforts, have stood head and sho...
Culture, Downtown, Events, History, Multi-Day

Lafayette Birthday Celebration - The Lafayette Society

Friday, September 07 - Saturday, September 08 | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Fayetteville celebrates the birthday of the Revolutionary War hero and French nobleman, Marquis deLafayette, every year. The main festivities include a French Music Concert, Festival of Yesteryear, LafayetteTrail Tour, His...
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Members’ Holiday Exhibit - Cape Fear Studios

Friday, November 23 - Tuesday, January 08 | 9:00 AM
Cape Fear Studios map
Join us for the annual Members’ Holiday Exhibit.  Free 910-433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, Multi-Day

28th Annual Greek Festival

Friday, September 07 - Sunday, September 09 | 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Hellenic Center map
The Greek Festival is a three-day family event that draws thousands of visitors each year. Guests can enjoy mouthwatering Greek cuisine and homemade pastries, traditional Greek dancing, arts, crafts, a marketplace and much...
Concert, Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Performance

Royal Court of Brandendurg - Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, November 15 | 7:30 PM
St. John's Episcopal Church map
Revel in the balanced beauty of the Baroque in a program of beloved masterpieces by J.S. Bach and Antonio Vivaldi. Bach’s six Brandenburg Concertos were a royal gift to the court of Brandenburg in 1721; they have rema...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Public Works 2020 - The Arts Council

Friday, May 22 - Saturday, June 20 | 7:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Arts Center map
The 15th annual Public works exhibition of art by the people, for the people! Anyone can enter - from children to seasoned artists working in a variety of mediums. Presented by the Arts Council with the Fayetteville Public...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, Performance

Fayetteville Art Attack

Friday, May 24 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
We are excited to bring the Fayetteville Art Attack to Downtown Fayetteville for the first time! This is a larger version of the Art Attack that was held at The Rock Shop by Shawn Adkins.The Art Attack will be a fun night ...
Concert, Events, Performance

Road Trip to Raleigh "My Fair Lady" in Concert - North Carolina Symphony

Saturday, February 17 | 11:00 AM
"Wouldn't it be loverly" for Valentine's Weekend? Join us for one of America's favorite musicals—My Fair Lady—a timeless love story performed in a concert setting. Emmy nominee Peter Scolari and Broadway star Elena Sh...
38th International Folk Festival
Culture, Downtown, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, Multi-Day

39th International Folk Festival

Friday, September 22 - Sunday, September 24
Downtown Fayetteville map
Everybody’s favorite trip around the world…for free!  This year enjoy an international street dance, Parade of Nations, live performances, authentic cuisine, arts and crafts vendors and American Indian Showcase.Frid...
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Ronan Peterson Ceramics Exhibit - Cape Fear Studios

Friday, March 22 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Enjoy the opening of the new Ronan Peterson ceramics exhibition. Free 6-9 pm 910-433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Allure - Wine & Design

Wednesday, February 27 | 6:30 PM
Wine & Design map
Please plan to arrive 10 to 20 minutes prior to the scheduled class time so that you may sign in, pour a drink, and find your seat. The artist will begin PROMPTLY at the scheduled time, and class will last for approximatel...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Valentine's Day Storytime and Craft

Wednesday, February 06 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Celebrate Valentine's Day by listening to stories about love, hugs, and kisses. Make your own valentine card to show a little love to someone. Registration is required by calling 910-483-7727 ext. 1351. Or register online...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Partnership for Children Story Time

Friday, January 25 | 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Join the Cumberland County Library staff for a story time and craft at the Partnership for Children 351 Wagoner Drive. 2-5 years. Call the Partnership for Children at 867-9700 to register.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Downtown, Events, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History

Fourth Friday @ the Transportation Museum

Friday, January 25 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fayetteville Area Transportation & Local History Museum map
Here are a few of several ongiong exhibitions you can view at the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum: Fayetteville Fire Department History Expanded Exhibit! Early African American Businesses in Faye...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddlers & Preschool Story Time

Thursday, January 17 | 9:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
  Event Details   View Event Details
Events, Featured Events, Film

True to Yourself: A Black History Month Film Talk

Saturday, February 23 | 7:00 PM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
What is the definitive moment when you commit to remaining true to yourself while attaining a goal that seems out of reach? When you reach rock bottom and are tempted to give up, what stops you? Join noted actor Boris Kodj...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, History, Performance

Umoja Festival 2018

Saturday, August 25 | 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. Seabrook Park 10 am - 7 pm https://www.facebook.com/events/427948254382960/?active_tab=discussion  
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History

Dancing Stories with April C. Turner

Saturday, February 02 | 2:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
Kick off you Black History Month celebrations at the Museum of the Cape Fear as we present Dancing Stories with April C. Turner. April C. Turner uses dances, stories and songs from traditional West African culture to aff...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Theater, Multi-Day

It's a Wonderful Life - Gilbert Theater

Friday, November 22 - Sunday, December 01 | 7:00 PM
Gilbert Theater map
The story of George Bailey, the Everyman from the small town of Bedford Falls, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, whose guardian angel has to descent on Christmas Ev...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

10:10:10 Exhibition - The Arts Council

Friday, July 27 - Saturday, August 18 | 7:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Arts Center map
Join us for 10:10:10 -- 10 Local Artists, 10 Linear Feet, 10 Self-Curated Exhibitions. Mon-Thurs 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Fri 9 a.m. - noon; Sat noon-4 p.m. (910) 323-1776
Family Friendly

Science and Nature Hours: :Life of a Seed - Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Wednesday, June 12 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
A Cape Fear Botanical Garden Partnership with Fascinate-U Join us for this program taught by Cape Fear Botanical Garden Education staff, at Fascinate-U Children’s Museum in downtown Fayetteville! Learn about the life of ...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, Public Library, Multi-Day

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Varies
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, May 15 from 4 - 7 p.m. Anyone who is not a member may join at the sale o...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 26 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Preschool Story Time.  Ages 3-5Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, Public Library, Multi-Day

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Varies
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 7 from 4 - 7 p.m. Anyone who is not a member may join at the sale ...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Free, History

The Man Who Won a Battle and didn't Lose the War: A Story of Leadership

Monday, January 22 | 7:00 PM
Medical Lecture Hall (Methodist University) map
The North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center presents the story of Lt. Col. Joshua L. Chamberlain, who fought for the Union in the Battle of Gettysburg. Though Chamberlain had no apparent skill at bein...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Thursday, March 21 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular storytime for children 24-36 months old.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Featured Events, Multi-Day

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 w...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events

Monthly Dance

Saturday, October 21 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Roland's Dance Studio map
Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers hold monthly dances at Roland's Dance Studio and quarterly dinner-dances at the Highland Country Club. Attire: Casual Members: $10; Guests: $15 (910) 987-4420 http://capefearballroomdancers.org
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Read Across America

Saturday, March 02 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Fayetteville Area Transportation & Local History Museum map
Read Across America is a national program to promote reading among children and to celebrate beloved author Dr. Seuss. Merchants and businesses Downtown will offers arts and craft activities, storytime and other events for...
Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Cookies & Cards

Thursday, February 14 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Decorate Valentine's day cookies and make beautiful cards to give to loved ones! Please register as we have limited supplies. Teens welcome.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene Fun Friday

Friday, February 01 | 2:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Teen Fun Friday events, social hour games and more!Event Details View Event Details
Fascinate-U Childrens Museum
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Fascinating STEM Science at the Headquarters Library

Wednesday, March 14 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Test the creativity and skills of your little ones as they take the building challenge to build a skyscraper, a bridge, and other structures.  At the end of the project, they will build a roller coaster to test the speed ...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce Story Time

Wednesday, January 30 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Bring your babies to story time and enjoy nursery rhymes, lap bounces, songs, fingerplays and lots of cuddles. Birth-11 months.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 08 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Story time for 3-5 year oldsEvent Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 15 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Story time for 3-5 year oldsEvent Details View Event Details
Fascinate-U Childrens Museum
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Public Library

Fascinating Story Time!

Thursday, February 08 | 11:00 AM
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Bring your preschoolers to the museum and enjoy stories, music and rhymes with our friends from the Cumberland County Public Library. Free with paid admission or museum membership. (910) 829-9171 www.fascinate-u.com
Culture, Featured Events, Free, Theater

Behind the Curtain: Crowns - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Tuesday, May 08 | 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
Gain special access to the cast & creative team of the highly anticipated show that will stir your soul and inspire you to connect to your roots.   5:30 - 6:30 PM Cape Fear Regional Theatre This event is free and op...
Culture, Events

2019 Black History Cultural Art Experience - Community Preparatory Academy

Saturday, February 16 | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Spring Lake Rec. Center map
American achievement through art! The Black History Cultural Art Experience Exhibit is a community event and all is welcome. Come out to cultivate your mind and stimulate your artistic thirst for a cultural experience of B...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, Performance, Multi-Day

2018 Dogwood Fall Festival

Saturday, October 20 - Sunday, October 21 | 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Festival Park map
The weekend serves as a community fundraiser, with live music, food trucks, and fall activities for everyone!  Free noon - 11 p.m. (910) 323-1934 http://www.faydogwoodfestival.com
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

2019 Cabin Fever Exhibit - Cape Fear Studios

Friday, January 11 - Tuesday, February 19 | 9:00 AM
Cape Fear Studios map
Join us for the annual 2019 Cabin Fever Exhibit!  Free 910-433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com
Events, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Icons in Transformation - Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

Daily until Saturday, January 12 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church map
Icons in Transformation, an internationally renowned exhibit by Russian-born contemporary artist Ludmila Pawlowska, will be on display at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Sept 8 - Jan 11. An opening reception will be held S...
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 ...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, Multi-Day

4th Annual Midsummer Night - Cool Spring Downtown District

Friday, July 19 - Saturday, July 20 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Downtown Fayetteville map
Join another year of magical fun at the 4th Annual Midsummer Night in Downtown Fayetteville. Shop, eat, play and enjoy a magical evening Friday- there is so much in store for the whole family. Saturday the Fairy Door Hunt...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Paws For Reading

Friday, June 21 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, History, Performance, Multi-Day

5th Annual African World Peace Festival

Friday, July 12 - Sunday, July 14 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Fayetteville map
We are excited to announce the 5th Annual African World Peace Festival in downtown Fayetteville! We are dedicated to promoting peace through dance performances, cultural exhibitions music and storytelling to preserve and i...
Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Songs For A New World - Sweet Tea Shakespeare at the Garden

Thursday, January 25 - Saturday, January 27 | 7:30 PM
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It’s about one moment: the moment before it all becomes clear…. The moment of decision: we’ve all faced it. Your head guides you one way, while your gut leads you another. How do you choose when choosing changes everyth...
Dickens Holiday
Culture, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free

A Dickens Holiday

Friday, November 24 | All Day
Downtown Fayetteville map
On Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, Historic Downtown Fayetteville will again be transformed into a unique and wonderful experience. So roll back the clock with us ­for A Dickens Holiday from 1 to 9 p.m.! Horse-drawn carriages ro...
Concert, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Performance

We Sing to Relate

Friday, October 20 | 7:30 PM
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church map
Through all of our differences, we all share one common thing:  we are Americans living in the greatest country in the world. We must remember that the American society is a tightly knit society and that we solve probIem...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, Multi-Day

Clue'Ville - A Downtown Mystery - Cool Spring Downtown District

Friday, March 22 - Saturday, March 23 | 6:00 PM
Your favorite board game comes to life in Downtown again this year. Move from business to business, gather clues, solve the crime. Watch the culprit's arrest at a Press Conference. Right or wrong you have a chance to win p...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Sunset Wave - Wine & Design

Thursday, February 28 | 6:30 PM
Wine & Design map
Please plan to arrive 10 to 20 minutes prior to the scheduled class time so that you may sign in, pour a drink, and find your seat. The artist will begin PROMPTLY at the scheduled time, and class will last for approximatel...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Fun Friday

Friday, January 25 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Tabletop, classic board or video games...enjoy an afternoon of fun and games. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Featured Events, Film

The Arts Council with Piedmont Natural Gas presents "True to Yourself"

Saturday, February 17 | 7:00 PM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
Join Tichina Arnold and Winsome Sinclair, C.S.A. for an empowering discussion on remaining True to Yourself while facing adversity and longevity in the entertainment industry as an African American woman. The event aims ...
Culture, Downtown, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, Multi-Day

41th International Folk Festival

Friday, September 27 - Sunday, September 29 | 7:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Downtown Fayetteville map
Everybody’s favorite trip around the world…for free!  This year enjoy an international street dance, Parade of Nations, live performances, authentic cuisine, arts and crafts vendors and American Indian Showcase.Frid...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler & Preschool Story Time

Thursday, January 10 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for 2-5 years.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce & Tots Story Time

Thursday, January 17 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for birth-23 months.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Multi-Day

Caixa Trio - Fayetteville State University

Monday, March 25 - Tuesday, March 26 | 7:00 PM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
Enjoy the Caixa Trio at Seabrook Auditorium. 7 pm https://www.uncfsu.edu/academics/colleges-schools-and-departments/colleg...
Downtown, Events, Theater

2018 Pryer Awards Fundraiser

Saturday, September 08 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Volta Space map
Join us as we celebrate 25 years of the Gilbert Theater and see who gets the coveted award this year!  September 8, 6-9 pm at the Taste of West Africa's Volta space!Lynn Pryer and Robyne Parrish will be joining us to cel...
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Public Library

Amazing Stories

Thursday, August 23 | 6:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Ever wonder what your computer was thinking?  Explore the concept of artificial intelligence with three award-winning short stories.  Copies of the stories are available upon request at the Headquarters Library Informati...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

New Vision Collaboration Group Exhibition - Ellington-White Gallery

Saturday, June 08 - Saturday, July 27 | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ellington-White Gallery map
Fine arts professors from area colleges and universities exhibit current ideas in contemporary art. Free (910) 483-1388 https://www.ellington-white.com/
Downtown, Family Friendly, Theater, Multi-Day

It's a Wonderful Life - Gilbert Theater

Friday, December 13 - Sunday, December 15 | 7:00 PM
Gilbert Theater map
The story of George Bailey, the Everyman from the small town of Bedford Falls, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, whose guardian angel has to descent on Christmas Ev...
Concert, Culture, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, Performance

Independence Concert 2019

Monday, July 01 | 7:30 PM
Festival Park map
 The concert will open with the Fayetteville Symphonic Band, Fayetteville’s only community wind band performing group. The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra will then begin their portion of the concert around 8:15pm. Fire...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, Public Library, Multi-Day

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Varies
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, November 13 from 4 - 7 p.m. Anyone who is not a member may join at the sa...
Family Friendly, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Fall Studio

Tuesday, September 05 - Tuesday, October 24 | 6:00 PM
The Studio offers a variety of classes for students ages 3+.  Each class is limited to 12-18 students per teacher to provide individualized attention to each student.  CFRT offers classes in 3 sessions per academic year...
Events, Featured Events

Anniversary Dinner-Dance

Saturday, September 16 | 6:30 PM
Highland Country Club map
Cape Fear Ballroom Dancers hold monthly dances at Roland's Dance Studio and quarterly dinner-dances at the Highland Country Club. Attire: Casual Members: $10; Guests: $15 (910) 987-4420 http://capefearballroomdancers.org
Downtown, Exhibit, Free, Multi-Day

"Bringing Awareness to the Veteran Suicide Crisis" - 22-13 Tour 2019

Friday, March 15 - Sunday, March 17 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Airborne & Special Operations Museum map
Mark your calendars for March 15-17, 2019, at Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation for a very special traveling art installation named "Bringing Awareness to the Veteran Suicide Crisis" Patriot Artist Scott...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Paws for Reading

Friday, February 01 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Practice reading out loud to a four-legged friend. The dogs from Love on a Leash enjoy listening to stories of all kinds and are a great way to encourage shy or reluctant readers. Bring your favorite book or choose one of ...
Fascinate-U Childrens Museum
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Public Library

Fascinating Puppet Show at Fascinate-U!

Thursday, March 08 | 10:00 AM
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As part of our partnership during the Cumberland County Storytelling Festival, the Library will bring their multi-cultural puppet show to Fascinate-U Children’s Museum!  Bring your preschooler to the museum to enjoy sto...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Tournament Tuesday

Tuesday, January 22 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Bring your friends for board games, video games and computer games. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, January 30 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for 3 - 5 yearsEvent Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 08 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Story time fun for children ages 3 - 5 years.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Tots & Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, January 15 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Join us for a 30 minute story time filled with engaging stories, songs, fingerplays and wiggles.Event Details View Event Details
Cape Fear Studios
Events, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free

Members’ Solo Show Opening

Friday, February 23 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Enjoy the opening of Cape Fear Studios' Members' Solo Show, featuring the work of potter Guy Jencks. Free (910) 433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com/monthly-exhibits/
Concert, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, Performance, Multi-Day

Fayetteville Dogwood Festival 2019

Thursday, April 25 - Sunday, April 28 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Festival Park map
The Spring Dogwood Festival is a Fayetteville community tradition! The 2019 festival brings free entertainment and classic community favorites to Downtown Fayetteville.Free (910) 323-1934 http://www.faydogwoodfestival.com
Events, Theater

"Tell 'em I'm Gonna Make It!" Stage Play

Saturday, December 08 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Tell 'em I'm Gonna Make It!, is a gospel musical stage play. This play is geared-towards encouraging every human being no matter what their going through their going to make it! 6-9 pmhttps://www.facebook.com/events/744139...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Theater, Multi-Day

Godspell - Gilbert Theater

Friday, September 21 - Sunday, October 07 | 7:00 PM
Gilbert Theater map
A small group of people help Jesus Christ tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques and hefty doses of comic timing. An eclectic blend of songs, ranging in style from pop to vaudevil...
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

CFS Member Solo Show - Cape Fear Studios

Friday, February 22 - Tuesday, March 19 | 9:00 AM
Cape Fear Studios map
Join us for the CFS Member Solo Show!  Free 910-433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Theater

Jesus Christ Super Star - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Saturday, August 11 | 2:00 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
What’s the buzz? The first musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice to be produced for the professional stage, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, has wowed audiences for over 40 years. A timeless work, the rock opera is set agai...
Concert, Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Performance

Magical Mozart - Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, January 17 | 7:30 PM
St. John's Episcopal Church map
St. John’s Episcopal Church is the perfect place to experience the magic of Mozart. Music Director, Stefan Sanders and the wind players of the FSO have crafted a program highlighting Mozart’s three most popular operas...
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, Multi-Day

8 By Exhibit - Cape Fear Studios

Friday, July 26 - Tuesday, August 20 | 6:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
View 8″ Small Art  by various artists. Free http://www.capefearstudios.com/monthly-exhibits/
Events, Family Friendly, Festival, Free, Performance

Caribbean American Unity Festival

Saturday, June 01 | 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mendoza Park map
Get a Taste of Caribbean Culture, Music & Food. (910) 988-4944 thecaribbeanfest@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/events/628447974279416/
Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Songs For A New World - Sweet Tea Shakespeare at the Garden

Thursday, February 01 - Saturday, February 03 | 7:30 PM
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It’s about one moment: the moment before it all becomes clear…. The moment of decision: we’ve all faced it. Your head guides you one way, while your gut leads you another. How do you choose when choosing changes everyth...
Concert, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Performance

We Sing to Remember

Saturday, December 16 | 5:00 PM
First Baptist Church map
During the winter, our thoughts turn to family, days gone by, and memorable events that are a part of who we are and what we believe. Whether it’s because of the chill in the air or the shorter days, the winter season is...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free

Fourth Friday @ Fascinate-U: Minion Magnet

Friday, March 22 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
What better way to display your child's masterpiece than with a Minion Magnet? Join us this 4th Friday as we have fun creating Minions that we can stick on the fridge. We have free museum play and craft every 4th Friday. F...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Abby with Flowers - Wine & Design

Friday, March 01 | 7:00 PM
Wine & Design map
Please plan to arrive 10 to 20 minutes prior to the scheduled class time so that you may sign in, pour a drink, and find your seat. The artist will begin PROMPTLY at the scheduled time, and class will last for approximatel...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene Fun Friday

Friday, January 25 | 2:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Teens and tweens enjoy a time to socialize, play games and more with your friends!  Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Young Adult Author Visit - Headquarters Library

Saturday, November 25 | 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Headquarters Library map
The Headquarters Library, 300 Maiden Lane, will host Carrie Ann DiRisio on Saturday, November 25 at 2:30 p.m. DiRisio is the author of the young adult parody book Brooding Ya Hero: Becoming a Main Character. This hys...
Dickens Holiday
Culture, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free

A Dickens Holiday 2019

Friday, November 29 | 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Downtown Fayetteville map
On Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, Historic Downtown Fayetteville will again be transformed into a unique and wonderful experience. So roll back the clock with us ­for A Dickens Holiday from 1 to 9 p.m.! Horse-drawn carriages ro...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Thursday, January 10 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular storytime for children 3-5 years old.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddler Story Time

Thursday, January 17 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular storytime for children 24-36 months old.Event Details View Event Details
Events

FSU Chamber Music Day and Night Concert - Fayetteville State University

Thursday, April 04 | 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
Enjoy the FSU Chamber Music Day and Night Concert at Seabrook Auditorium. 11 am & 7 pm https://www.uncfsu.edu/academics/colleges-schools-and-departments/colleg...
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Preschool Hibernation

Thursday, January 10 | 10:00 AM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Choose a session: 10am or 2pmReady for a nap? Some animals take naps, just like you! And they take them for a reeeaaallllyyyy long time. Come learn about hibernation, why animals do it, and how it helps them survive winter...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Partnership for Children Story Time

Friday, August 24 | 10:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Join the Cumberland County Library staff for a story time and craft at the Partnership for Children 351 Wagoner Drive. 2-5 years. Call the Partnership for Children at 867-9700 to register.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Festival, Theater, Multi-Day

NextStage Summer Play Fest - Gilbert Theatre

Wednesday, July 18 - Sunday, July 22 | 7:00 PM
Gilbert Theater map
NextStage Summer Play Fest will feature five days of plays. July 18 - 7 pmPerfectTetched!Mrs. Fly and Her Christmas in July July 19 - 2 pmTetched!ReparationsPerfect July 19 - 7 pmBedazzled ClosetE11EVENPerfect July 20 - 7...
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Members’ Holiday Show - Cape Fear Studios

Friday, November 22 - Wednesday, January 08 | 11:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Enjoy the Holiday Season with artwork from Cape Fear Studio member artists. Free http://www.capefearstudios.com/monthly-exhibits/
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Free

Independance Day Festival

Thursday, July 04 | 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
map
Enjoy live Music Fun and Games during this Independence Day celebration! 3-10 pm Main St. Spring Lake Free https://www.spring-lake.org/event/independence-day-festival-4th-of-july/
Events, Free, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Timon of Athens - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Thursday, August 22 - Saturday, August 24 | 7:30 PM
1897 Poe House map
One of Shakespeare’s lesser-performed plays, Timon is a breathtaking and heartbreaking story of foolishness, friendship, and loyalty. Timon, a lord of Athens, spends money wastefully on friends who quickly abandon him on...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Tour the Solar System

Wednesday, June 26 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Take a tour of the Solar System with an FSU astronomer.  Visit the planets and moons, learn how the Solar System was formed and what will happen in the future.  To finish off, we will create a scale model Solar System. R...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History

Dancing Stories

Saturday, February 03 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Museum of the Cape Fear map
Kick off you Black History Month celebrations at the Museum of the Cape Fear as we present Dancing Stories with April C. Turner. April C. Turner uses dances, stories and songs from traditional West African culture to aff...
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Origami in the Garden Opening Ceremony - Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Sunday, May 05 | 2:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Join us at CFBG for the opening ceremony on May 5th, 2019 at 2:00pm. Guests will have the opportunity to ponder origami’s simple messages and learn its history through interpretive signage, hands-on paper demonstrations,...
Family Friendly, Featured Events, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Spring Studio

Tuesday, September 05 - Tuesday, October 24 | 6:00 PM
The Studio offers a variety of classes for students ages 3+.  Each class is limited to 12-18 students per teacher to provide individualized attention to each student.  CFRT offers classes in 3 sessions per academic year...
Downtown, Exhibit, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Jewelry Exhibit

Friday, July 28 - Tuesday, September 12 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Featuring artisan jewelry by 4 amazing North Carolina Jewelry makes, each with her own style. Handmade one-of-a-kind items forged, trwisted, hammered, carved, textured and soldered in various metals. Necklaces, bracelets, ...
Family Friendly, Free, Performance, Public Library

Bright Star Theatre Presents: African Folktales

Thursday, March 14 | 4:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
From the desert lands of the Sahara to the plains of the Serengeti to Mount Kilimanjaro and beyond - join a variety of characters from a wide range of cultures in stories that celebrate the various folk tale traditions of ...
Fascinate-U Childrens Museum
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Public Library

Make it Take it!: Leprechaun Hat

Saturday, March 10 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Visit us the second Saturday of each month and create a unique craft to take home! This month kids will make lucky leprechaun hats out of popsicle sticks. Free with paid admission or museum membership. (910) 829-9171 www.f...
Family Friendly, Free

Nature Tales

Saturday, February 09 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
A FREE, preschool story and nature time presented at Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N. Eastern Blvd., Fayetteville. Ages 2-6 are welcome! This month's theme is Love Bugs. Please register by calling 486-0221 ext. 27. www...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene: Cupcake Competition

Tuesday, January 22 | 2:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Decorate cupcakes and then eat your creations. All supplies will be provided. Please register online or by calling 487-0440. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

Friends of the Library Present: Elliot Engel - The Brilliance of Jane Austen

Sunday, October 22 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Headquarters Library map
Make plans now to attend this special event. Dr. Elliot Engel is making his 40th appearance at Cumberland County Public Library with his talk on the first great woman writer in English, Jane Austen. Dr. Engel will single o...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddlers Story Time

Wednesday, January 30 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Toddler Story Time for 24-36 monthsEvent Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 15 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Story time fun for children ages 3 - 5 years.Event Details View Event Details
Cape Fear Studios
Events, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, Multi-Day

Members’ Solo Show Exhibition

Friday, February 23 - Wednesday, March 21 | 6:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Enjoy Cape Fear Studios' Members' Solo Show, featuring the work of potter Guy Jencks. Free (910) 433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com/monthly-exhibits/
Culture, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Festival, Free, History, Performance, Multi-Day

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 ...
Concert, Events

A Night of Screen and Stage - Cumberland Oratorio Singers

Friday, April 26 | 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Huff Auditorium, Methodist University map
The origins of music from the stage and screen comes from the mid 1800’s France and the newly formed genre (at that time), Opera Comique that was dominated by such composers as Georges Bizet and Jacques Offenbach. It was...
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! 11 am https://www.facebook.com/events/360636371176389/
Events, Family Friendly, Free

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, November 28 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Story time for 24-36 months.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Family Friendly, Theater, Multi-Day

It's a Wonderful Life - Gilbert Theater

Friday, November 23 - Sunday, December 16 | 7:00 PM
Gilbert Theater map
The story of George Bailey, the Everyman from the small town of Bedford Falls, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, whose guardian angel has to descent on Christmas Ev...
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Ceramics Exhibit - Cape Fear Studios

Friday, March 22 - Tuesday, April 23 | 9:00 AM
Cape Fear Studios map
Join us for the Ceramics Exhibit!  Free 910-433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Theater

Jesus Christ Super Star - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Saturday, August 11 | 6:00 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
What’s the buzz? The first musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice to be produced for the professional stage, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, has wowed audiences for over 40 years. A timeless work, the rock opera is set agai...
Concert, Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Performance

Love is in the Air - Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, February 09 | 7:30 PM
Huff Concert Hall, Methodist Univeristy map
“If music be the food of love, play on,” said William Shakespeare. Join the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra as we embrace this love themed program of passionate music including selections from Prokofiev’s colorful ...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Origami Days: July 18 - Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Thursday, July 18 | 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Unfold your imagination at our Origami Days! Twice a month from now until September we will be offering cultural programs and classes that coincide with the OrigamiintheGarden2 exhibit. Come back all summer long to experie...
Culture, Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Festival, Free, Performance

9th Annual Caribbean Heritage Festival

Saturday, June 22 | 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Festival Park map
Caribbean American Connection of Fayetteville North Carolina (CACOFNC) is hosting their 9th Annual Caribbean-American Heritage Festival. The festival's purpose is to share Caribbean culture with residents and visitors. E...
Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Songs For A New World - Sweet Tea Shakespeare at the Garden

Thursday, February 08 - Friday, February 09 | 7:00 PM
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It’s about one moment: the moment before it all becomes clear…. The moment of decision: we’ve all faced it. Your head guides you one way, while your gut leads you another. How do you choose when choosing changes everyth...
Concert, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Performance

We Sing to Experience

Friday, April 27 | 7:30 PM
Haymount United Methodist Church map
We sing in a choir to experience different things — empathy,  compassion, emotion, language, a sense of community, and teamwork. We also sing to experience the formalistic musical qualities in works — melody, harmony,...
Culture, Downtown, Events, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, History

Fourth Friday March 2019 - Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum

Friday, March 22 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fayetteville Area Transportation & Local History Museum map
Don’t miss out on your spring training in local history! “Baseball in Fayetteville” is the museum’s newest exhibit. Opening March 22, 2019, with a special 4th Friday celebration, this exhibit highlights our communi...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Hydrangeas in Ball - Wine & Design

Saturday, March 02 | 3:00 PM
Wine & Design map
Please plan to arrive 10 to 20 minutes prior to the scheduled class time so that you may sign in, pour a drink, and find your seat. The artist will begin PROMPTLY at the scheduled time, and class will last for approximatel...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Pottery by Rick Berman- Cape Fear Studios

Friday, October 27 - Tuesday, November 21 | 5:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Cape Fear Studios map
Rick Berman is a studio potter, workshop leader, educator and ceramic historian. Rick has an affinity for those woodfired pots from the “Six Ancient Kilns” of Japan: Shigaraki, Tamba, Echizen, Tokoname, Seto, and Bizen...
Exhibit, Free

"What Touches Us: Works by Sandy Rubiera" Opening - Gallery 208

Tuesday, January 15 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Gallery 208 map
Stop over at the Up & Coming Weekly's Gallery 208 on Tuesday 1/15 at 208 Rowan Street to view "What Touches Us: Works by Sandy Rubiera". This is a FREE public event from 5:30-7:00pm with refreshments and door prizes. F...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: How-to Thursday: soap carving

Thursday, January 10 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Learn how to do almost anything! Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Featured Events, Multi-Day

FSU Jazz Weekend Concert Feat. Tia Fuller - Fayetteville State University

Friday, April 05 - Saturday, April 06 | 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Butler Theatre, Fayetteville State University map
Enjoy the FSU Jazz Weekend Concert Feat. Tia Fuller at Butler Theatre. A symposium will be held on April 5 and a concert will be held on April 6 at 7 p.m. https://www.uncfsu.edu/academics/colleges-schools-and-departments/...
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Homeschool in the Garden: Skulls and Skeletons

Monday, January 14 | 2:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Do you know the difference between vertebrates and invertebrates? Come learn which animals have bones and which do not. Observe different animal bones and skulls up close while trying to determine what animal it is from. P...
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free

The Talk with Sonny Kelly

Sunday, October 14 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Arts Center map
Master storyteller Sonny Kelly presents The Talk, a powerful message in trying times In a masterful style that alternately prompts us to laugh, cry and think, Sonny Kelly is a storyteller for our times. The Talk with Sonny...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Program

Thursday, September 13 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular storytime for children 24-36 months old.Event Details View Event Details
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 & Reconstructi...
Culture, Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Free, History, Multi-Day

Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage

Thursday, July 11 - Sunday, September 22 | 6:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Airborne & Special Operations Museum map
The exhibit details the dramatic recovery of historic materials relating to the Jewish community in Iraq from a flooded basement in Saddam Hussein’s intelligence headquarters, and the National Archives’ ongoing work in...
Events, Free, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

HamLIT at the Arts Council - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Friday, October 04 - Friday, November 01 | 6:00 PM
The Arts Center map
What You Will Preshow 45 minutes prior to curtain Advance tickets: $17.50 general admission, $15 seniors/military, $10 student Day of Tickets: $25 910-420-4384 sweetteashakespeare.com
Free, Public Library

Teen Craft: Painting for Beginners

Wednesday, June 26 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Create a painting step by step. Registration required by calling 910-483-7727 ext. 1389 or by registering online. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddlers & Preschool Story Time

Thursday, June 06 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Bordeaux Branch map
Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Multi-Day

Origami in the Garden - Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Sunday, May 05 - Saturday, September 07 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Origami means “folding paper” in Japanese. Origami in the Garden2 tells the story of this art form through a traveling collection of metal sculptures displayed outdoors in public gardens and museums. Each sculpture i...
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, Family Friendly, Free

Fascinating Story Time

Thursday, August 10 | 10:00 AM
Fascinate-U map
Bring your kids to the museum and enjoy stories music and rhymes with our friends from the Public Library. 10 a.m. Activity is free, but paid admission is required to stay and play. http://www.fascinate-u.com/
Events, Free, Performance, Public Library

Sweet Tea Shakespeare: Movement Workshop

Saturday, March 09 | 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
How do professional actors use movement to tell their stories? Find out in this fun, interactive workshop led by actors from Sweet Tea Shakespeare. Grades 6-12.  Registration required by calling 910-485-2955 or by r...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Artrepreneur @ Your Library

Saturday, February 23 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Attention writers, potters, bakers, painters, musicians, dancers, crafters, and artists of all kinds. Learn how to make your passion pay at this free all day workshop. Local artists, crafters, and small business owners wil...
Featured Events, Free, Public Library

Latin Rhythms for Romance: the Tango

Saturday, February 02 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Show your lover some Latin moves! Instructors from Roland's Dance Studio teach the basics of the tango. Bring a partner or just yourself; all you need are your dancing feet! Registration is encouraged. Event Details View E...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly

Super Science Saturday: Marshmallow Engineering

Saturday, March 17 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Fascinate-U map
Explore engineering with marshmallows! Piles of marshmallows and fun colored straws will motivate and inspire engineering creations. Super Science is free with paid admission or museum membership. (910) 829-9171 fascinat...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

DIY Valentine's Day Cards

Saturday, February 09 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
Create your own personalizedValentine's Day card. All supplies provided. All ages welcomed.Event Details View Event Details
Free, Public Library

Cliffdale Book Club - How to Walk Away by Katherine Center

Tuesday, January 22 | 3:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
How to Walk Away by Katherine Center is an unforgettable love story about finding joy even in the darkest of circumstances. Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Whatcha' Makin' Wednesday: blackout poetry

Wednesday, January 30 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Bring your imagination to life through crafts, games and conversation. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 08 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Hope Mills Branch map
regular pre-K story timesEvent Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddlers & Preschool

Tuesday, January 15 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Story time for toddlers and preschoolersEvent Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free, Performance

4th Friday Presents: The Piney Woods Boys

Friday, February 23 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Headquarters Library map
Enjoy another helping of great music from The Piney Woods Boys, back by popular demand. The group plays Southern traditional string band music with deep roots in “old time” and bluegrass.  Light refreshments will be o...
Family Friendly, Theater

Silly Monster Day Camp - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Wednesday, May 16 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
Come make monsters (and friends), play theatre games, create your own puppet pal, create a skit & watch Monsters, Inc! Ages 6-12. Must bring own lunch and snack. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Drop-ff begins at 8:40 a.m., pick up by...
Events, Family Friendly, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Wednesdays through Sundays until Sunday, December 23 | 7:30 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...
Class/Workshop, Events, Featured Events

Holiday DIY Workshop - Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity

Saturday, December 01 | 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Habitat ReStore map
Join us for a new floating holiday DIY workshop! The awesome Habitat ReStore team will walk you through the steps of creating a holiday ornament. All tools and supplies will be provided. Register now! Walk-ins are welcome ...
Downtown, Theater, Multi-Day

Doubt - Gilbert Theater

Friday, February 01 - Sunday, February 17 | 7:00 PM
Gilbert Theater map
(910) 678-7186  http://www.gilberttheater.com/
Cape Fear Studios
Downtown, Exhibit, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Multi-Day

Members’ Annual Anniversary Exhibit - Cape Fear Studios

Friday, April 26 - Tuesday, June 25 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 AM
Cape Fear Studios map
Join us for the Members’ Annual Anniversary Exhibit! Annual celebration of Cape Fear Studios members' work . Jewelry, paintings , pottery something for everyone ! Free 910-433-2986 http://www.capefearstudios.com Funded ...
Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Film

Family Movie Break: A Wrinkle in Time

Thursday, August 16 | 3:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Spring Lake Branch map
Take a break with us and watch A Wrinkle in Time (PG). All ages are welcome, Snacks will be provided. Event Details View Event Details
Concert, Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Performance

FSO, March! - Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, March 09 | 7:30 PM
Huff Concert Hall, Methodist Univeristy map
A tribute to our Armed Forces by your Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra with portions of this concert side-by-side with students of the Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra program. Some pieces to be performed include Barb...
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Origami Days: August 10 - Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Saturday, August 10 | 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cape Fear Botanical Garden map
Unfold your imagination at our Origami Days! Twice a month from now until September we will be offering cultural programs and classes that coincide with the OrigamiintheGarden2 exhibit. Come back all summer long to experie...
Culture, Downtown, Events, Featured Events

Mediterranean Dinner & Dance Show

Friday, May 24 | 7:00 PM
Reyhan Sea and Mediterranean Grill map
Enjoy a beautiful evening at Reyhans! Experience a perfect union where Mediterranean food, music, and dance come together to bring you a experience that is unique and memorable.Reyhan Sea and Mediterranean Grill is excite...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Performance, Theater, Multi-Day

Gilbert Theater Summer Acting Camp

Monday, July 30 - Friday, August 10 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Gilbert Theater map
The Gilbert Theater 2018 Summer Acting Camp will take place July 30th - August 10th. Students will enjoy a whirlwind week of Improvisation, Comedy, Acting and Movement Classes! The camp week will culminate in a showcase ...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Meet Llama Llama Pajama Story Time

Monday, June 10 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - Cliffdale Regional Branch map
Wear your favorite pajamas at this story time with special guest Llama Llama from the Anna Dewdney series.  Afterwards lunch will be provided by Cumberland County Child Nutrition Department. Registration is required by ca...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Fun Friday

Friday, April 05 | 2:40 PM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Tabletop, classic board or video games...enjoy an afternoon of fun and games. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Culture, Events, Family Friendly, Free, Performance, Multi-Day

Voices of Tomorrow Youth Open Mic

Every Second Saturday | All Day
Headquarters Library (300 Maiden Ln.) map
Hear poetry the second Saturday of each month. (910) 489-7342
Events, Free, Theater

Audition Workshop with Jack Doulin, C.S.A. - Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Saturday, March 16 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cape Fear Regional Theatre map
Jack is the casting director for Theatre for a New Audience in New York City and has been the Casting Director at New York Theatre Workshop. Past casting credits include Tony Kushner's Homebody/Kabul. Caryl CHurchil's Fay ...
Class/Workshop, Downtown, Events

Elephant Sunrise - Wine & Design

Saturday, March 02 | 7:00 PM
Wine & Design map
Please plan to arrive 10 to 20 minutes prior to the scheduled class time so that you may sign in, pour a drink, and find your seat. The artist will begin PROMPTLY at the scheduled time, and class will last for approximatel...
Concert, Events, Featured Events, Free, Performance

Tchaikovsky Serenade - North Carolina Symphony

Saturday, February 02 | 8:00 PM
Huff Auditorium, Methodist University map
Soaring melodies stir the soul in Tchaikovsky’s tender Serenade for Strings, written as an homage to Mozart. Respighi’s Ancient Airs and Dances and Grieg’s "Holberg" Suite also find inspiration from the past, bring...
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene: Lego Day

Thursday, January 10 | 2:45 PM
Cumberland County Library - West Regional Branch map
Teens will build their own Lego creations and compete for a prize! Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Thursday, January 17 | 11:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Story time for children 3-5 years.Event Details View Event Details
Concert, Featured Events

The Musical Story for Kinder - Fayetteville Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, November 18 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Seabrook Auditorium, Fayetteville State University map
Join the Fayetteville Chamber Orchestra as they conclude their fifth season with a Chamber Music Concert. The Fayetteville Chamber Orchestra is a community orchestra whose performances are free and open to the public....
Events

Wine & Whimsy: Painted Peacock

Wednesday, January 16 | 6:00 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 yo...
Events, Family Friendly

Winter Wonderland: Paper Crafts

Saturday, December 08 | 9:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - North Regional Branch map
Create beautiful seasonal decorations using paper. Registration is recommended.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Free, Public Library

Crochet and Knit Club

Wednesday, December 19 | 10:00 AM
Cumberland County Library - East Regional Branch map
Beginners to advanced crocheters and knitters: socialize, learn from one another, tradetips and swap patterns.  Registration isrequired.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Festival, Free, Performance, Public Library

4th Friday Presents: The 2-U-Keys

Friday, August 24 | 7:00 PM
Cumberland County Library - Headquarters Library map
Rhonda and Maliheh are two voices and two ukuleles, playing a variety of fun and happy songs to get you tapping your feet and singing along.  This program is sponsored by Systel.  Light refreshments are offered.Event Det...
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, 18...
Downtown, Events, Family Friendly, Free

Parking Lot Party: July 2019 Edition

Friday, July 26 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County map
Join us for the Parking Lot Party at the Arts Center! In addition to the exhibitions opening on Fourth Fridays, we are expanding our footprint to include opportunities for artisans and crafters to sell their works and pe...
Downtown, Events, Free, Performance

Fayetteville Songwriters In The Round

Friday, August 09 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Sweet Palette map
Michael Daughtry, Lisette Rodriguez & Isabel Taylor will be In The Round this month. Come for the music. Stay for the good vibes, tasty cupcakes & intimate setting. North Carolina songwriters have a new platform he...
Concert, Downtown, Family Friendly, Featured Events, Free, Performance

Fayetteville After 5 - Slippery When Wet

Friday, June 08 | 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Fayetteville After 5 Fayetteville Dogwood Festival 5 to 11 p.m.  Kick off those work shoes and kick up your heels! Enjoy the live entertainment and food trucks, now occurring on the second Friday of each month (May throug...
Events, Free, Performance, Theater

HamLIT at Dirtbag Ales - Sweet Tea Shakespeare

Thursday, October 10 | 7:30 PM
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What You Will Preshow 45 minutes prior to curtain Advance tickets: $17.50 general admission, $15 seniors/military, $10 student Day of Tickets: $25 910-420-4384 sweetteashakespeare.com
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce Story Time

Wednesday, June 19 | 11:00 AM
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Bring your babies to story time and enjoy nursery rhymes, lap bounces, songs, fingerplays and lots of cuddles. Birth-11 months.Event Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Get Creative with Legos!

Wednesday, June 26 | 3:30 PM
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Let your imagination soar with our LEGOs, DUPLOs and MEGA BLOKS! All ages.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Free, Theater

Seussical: Behind the Curtain

Tuesday, January 23 | 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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LITTLE MERMAID was a fly away hit last year! This season, Cape Fear Regional Theatre is delighted to bring back the same creative team for an amazing, zany re-imagining of SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL. Be the first to see a previ...
Events, Free, Literary

Literary Cafe

Saturday, May 04 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Hosted by Rev. Barbara Feemster, this event will encourage, inspire, educate and connect you with like minded authors, publishers and educators who appreciate the art of connection. 1-4 p.m. Contact Herlene Ancar with ques...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Chillax for Teens: Tournament Tuesday

Tuesday, April 09 | 2:40 PM - 5:40 PM
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Bring your friends for board games, video games and computer games. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Family Friendly, Featured Events

Back to School Bash

Friday, July 28 | 12:42 PM
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Come join the fun during our biggest party of the year! The Back to School Bash will feature minions, princesses, hands-on scince, live animals, kids crafts, model trains, kids games, parent and teacher information lots of...
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free

Fourth Friday: Bookmarks

Friday, August 25 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Create fun bookmarks during our next 4th Friday! Afterwards, walk around unique stores and restaurants in downtown and enjoy an evening full of arts and culture. 7-9 p.m. Free http://www.fascinate-u.com/
Family Friendly, Free, History, Performance, Public Library

Bright Star Theatre Presents: African Folktales

Thursday, March 14 | 6:30 PM
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From the desert lands of the Sahara to the plains of the Serengeti to Mount Kilimanjaro and beyond - join a variety of characters from a wide range of cultures in stories that celebrate the various folk tale traditions of ...
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Baby Bounce Story Time

Monday, February 04 | 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Weekly story time for ages birth-11 months.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Family Friendly, Free

Fourth Friday: An “Egg-cellent” craft

Friday, March 23 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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With Easter upon us it is a perfect opportunity to make a craft with a Spring feel! Enjoy free museum play and craft every 4th Friday. 7-9 p.m. Free http://www.fascinate-u.com/
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Navigating the Steps to College

Tuesday, January 22 | 4:00 PM
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Learn about college expectations and opportunities from Dr. Belinda Wilkerson. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free, History

Community Forum on Civil War Monuments and Memorials - Headquarters Library

Thursday, October 26 | 7:00 PM
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he Cumberland County Public Library hosts a community forum at Headquarters Library, 300 Maiden Lane on Thursday, October 26 at 7 p.m. This moderated panel discussion gives our community an opportunity to learn from ex...
Family Friendly, Film, Free, Public Library

Teen Scene Viewer's Choice Movie

Wednesday, January 30 | 2:45 PM
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Teens and tweens have viewer's choice when selecting a movie.  Teens vote on fantasy and science fiction movies.  Refreshments will be provided.  No registration required. Grades 6-12.Event Details View Event Details
Events, Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Toddlers & Preschool

Tuesday, January 08 | 11:00 AM
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Story time for toddlers and preschoolersEvent Details View Event Details
Family Friendly, Free, Public Library

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 15 | 11:00 AM
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regular pre-K story timesEvent Details View Event Details
Culture, Downtown, Events, Free

Cool Spring Downtown District Public Forum

Tuesday, January 30 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Cool Spring Downtown District will host their first Downtown District Forum on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Arts Center, 301 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301. What is this event about? Th...
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Free

Flashback 4th Friday - Cool Springs Downtown District

Friday, May 25 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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This 4th Friday, we’re flashing back to high school! In our own nod to “The Breakfast Club,” come decked out in the squad you belonged to (or WANTED to!) during your High School years.Were you an ATHLETE?Or were you ...
Events, Featured Events

The Marquis Slam "All WOMEN SLAM"

Saturday, December 01 | 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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 ...
Airborne & Special Operations Museum
Downtown, Events, Featured Events, Film, History

GI JEWS: Jewish Americans in World War II

Tuesday, April 10 | 7:00 PM
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The Airborne