Freedom of Expression Alive in America’s Hometown


Freedom of Expression is alive and well in Fort Bragg Com10394026_723804024348438_4512601972147112056_nmunities of Cumberland County!  In the second half of July,  there are number of free or inexpensive musical and theater options to get out and enjoy.   From Shakespeare to Disney princesses to the world renown Army Soldier Show, mark your calendars for some of these great upcoming events.

July 16-20  / Taming of the Shrew

Sweet Tea Shakespeare presents this Shakespeare classic in the garden at the 1897 EA Poe House on  the grounds of the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex.  Showtime is 7 pm; pre-show music starts at 6:30. Guests should bring their own seating and insect repellant. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and military, $7.50 for students and $5 for kids 5-12.

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Celebrate Independence Day in the Most Patriotic Community in the United States


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Four years ago, the greater Fayetteville community was named the most patriotic community in America by Newsmax magazine. This patriotism is most evident during patriotic holidays and July 4th is no exception.  Events and celebrations around the community mark the birthday of our country.

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Guest Post: Prepare Ahead for a Fun-Filled, Budget-Friendly Vacation


When you are thinking about a family vacation, plan ahead to help cut costs and avoid being caught unprepared while ensuring that everyone will have fun. Here are some things you can do ahead of your vacation.

Memorial Day Weekend Offers Opportunity to Pay Tribute


Throughout the year,  Fort Bragg Communities of Cumberlan7294654166_ca9e4e057a_zd County honors the contributions and sacrifices of the military and  their families.

Memorial Day, the national holiday set aside to honor those that have died in service to   our country, holds special meaning for the community. This Memorial Day weekend, join us in honoring the military. Attend one or more of these events and pay tribute to those that paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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31 Days of Honoring the Military


Fort Bragg Communities of Cumberland County appreciates the sacrifices of the military  and their families every day.  During the month of May, National Military Appreciation Month, the tourism community recognizes the history, tradition and sacrifices of the military in a special way.  We come together to offer a series of special events that are billed as a “31 Day Salute.” Field of Honor

Here is a sampling of the special events.  For a full recap, head over to

May 10 – June 21/ Field of Honor – The NC Field of honor is a living display of heroism that flies as a patriotic tribute to the strength and unity of Americans. Each of the 1000+ flags honors someone that is currently serving, has served or died in service to the United States.  The field is on the grounds of the Airborne & Special Operations Museum.

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