31 Days of Honoring the Military

By: FACVB

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 www.31DaySalute.com.

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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Find Your Run This Spring in Greater Fayetteville

By: FACVB

Fayetteville and Cumberland County is quickly becoming a destination for marathons, fun runs and specialty running events. Whether you are a serious runner working to set a personal record or charting your times future events; or a weekend runner interested in having fun while you are active, there’s a run for you in 2014.   Here’s a sample of the what’s happening this  spring.  A full listing of upcoming running events can be found HERE.

If you’re visiting for for any of these events, we’ve got a room ready.   Book Your Hotel Room Here.

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Valentines Day Fun

By: FACVB

Although Valentines Day celebrations can include tradition romantic things like flowers and chocolate – it doesn’t have to!  Hare a couple of non-traditional ideas for celebrate Valentine’s Day in Cumberland County.

Soar through the Trees at ZipQuest

6985799106_4fb36fcec3_zWhen you take  a ZipQuest tour, your feet don’t touch the ground for at least 2 and a half hours. The Canopy Tour takes you over Carver Falls – the largest waterfalls in Eastern North Carolina! It includes eight ziplines, two swinging bridges and a bunch of platforms to overlook the flora and fauna.

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Black History Month Events in Fort Bragg Communities

By: FACVB

Black History Month, or National African American HisTolliver_guitartory Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history.

 Throughout February, special arts, cultural and history events in Fayetteville and Cumberland County honor the contributions of African Americans.

 

 

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2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Events

By: FACVB

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Martin Luther King, Jr. was many things in his lifetime: a clergyman; an activist and a Nobel Peace Prize winner. He was also a prominent leader in the fight against Civil Rights in our country. We all know who he is, as it’s no wonder that he is a national icon in the United States. Every year on the third Monday of January, we recognize this legend and the advancements that he helped make for our country.

Greater Fayetteville is no different in celebrating this man and what he has done. A number of organizations around Cumberland County take part in honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

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