On Stage In September and October




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


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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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.