Outdoors this fall in America’s Hometown

By: FACVB

Get out and enjoy the cooler temperatures! Fayetteville and Cumberland County offer some wonderful opportunities to get active outdoors this fall. Here’s a few fun things to do this fall.  For more ideas, go to www.VisitFayettevilleNC.com/events adasdgagasdg

Sandhills Farmers Market – At this friendly country market, the growers sell locall-grown food and handcrafted items. Held at 230 Chapel Hill Road in Spring Lake from 9 am – 2 pm every Saturday through the end of October.

Will The Real Uncle Sam Please Stand Up

By: FACVB

Uncle Sam had his origins in an actual man.

Samuel Wilson, Troy NY

Samuel Wilson, Troy NY

In 1789, Samuel Wilson and his brother Ebenezer moved to Troy, New York. Eventually they became well known and earned the respect of the citizens of the community. Sam’s generosity to the children of the community eventually earned him the nickname “Uncle Sam”.

911 Remembrance Events

By: FACVB

OrganizatioIMG_7006ns throughout Fort Bragg Communities of Cumberland County have planned special events to honor and remember the victims of the 9-11-01 terrorist attacks.

All events happen on Thursday, September 11th, 2014:

Spring Lake 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony  starts at 8:30 am with a moment of silence and remarks by Col. Thomas Solhjem, Forces Command chaplain, and the Spring Lake police and fire chiefs. Bells will ring at the time the first and second World Trade Center towers were struck. The ceremony will be held at Veterans Park on the corner of Ruth and Main streets.

On Stage In September and October

By: FACVB

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Theater lovers can rejoice at the range of theater offerings in September and October in Fayetteville and Cumberland County. From classic and contemporary drama to musicals, comedy,  and even musical comedies – the offerings are diverse. And this is just the first two months of the season!

 

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Great Picture Places in Cumberland County

By: FACVB

Cumberland County offers tremendous scenic beauty.  We have some favorite local sites that provide a scenic setting to get the perfect picture. What are your favorite sites to get the perfect shot?

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Cape Fear Botanical Garden. The Garden offers 78 acres of specialty gardens and natural beauty.  With ponds, butterflies, blooms, forests and overlooks, the garden offers many, many opportunities to grab the perfect picture. www.CapeFearBG.org

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