Month Long Events

Mediating Relevance: The Politics of Gender

Arts Council of Fayetteville
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This exhibit features works of art, from many different perspectives, that investigate and question society's position or perceptions on gender roles and otherness.

Hours: Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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Cumberland County Goes to War

Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Visit the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum to experience “Cumberland County Goes to War,” an exhibit commemorating the sesquicentennial anniversary of the American Civil War. This exhibit features artifacts, pictures, documents, and educational panels which explore Cumberland County’s war experience both on the battlefield as well as the sacrifices made on the home front.

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Lafayette Exhibit

Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum
Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fayetteville is the first city named for the Marquis de Lafayette and the only city named for him that he visited. This exhibit explores the very important days in 1825 when Lafayette traveled the country as guest of the nation and spent a few days here.

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Task Force Ranger and the Battle of Mogadishu

Airborne and Special Operations Museum (ASOM)
Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Visitors can walk through a mock up of a street in Mogadishu as they read information boards about the battle and actions taken by the US Army's units there. This temporary exhibit will have displays of donated items from the Soldiers involved in the battles that they used there as well as artifacts recently recovered from Mogadishu. A video will play explaining the missions in the words of the Soldiers involved from interviews with them.

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Ending This Month


Colored Pencil Exhibit and Workshop

Cape Fear Studios
Monday - Friday 11:00 a.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m.

Colored pencils are the featured medium in this exhibit by Donna Slade.

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Upcoming This Month

Red Zone - September

Sports USA
11:00 a.m.

Do you want to watch your game with your friends VIP style? Enter to win with the Sports USA Red Zone! Bring your friends and watch your game(s) in the Red Zone (Bill’s Corner) with pizza and drinks.

Pick the correct winning team for Monday Night Football and win the NFL Red Zone Prize Pack to include exclusive seating in the Red Zone Area. Pick the game on the Big Screen for the next Sunday Afternoon and enjoy complimentary pizza and drinks during the game!

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Julius Caesar

Seabrook Auditorium, FSU
7 p.m.

Shakespeare’s bloody take on ultimate betrayal. Enjoy Shakespeare under the stars. Live preshow music beforehand. Food and drink available for purchase.

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Fayetteville City Market - September

Fayetteville Transportation and Local History Museum Grounds
Wednesday 2:00 p.m., Saturday 8:00 a.m.

The City Market will be held at the Transportation Museum, downtown Fayetteville. The market will feature local artisans, produce, music and history. On Fourth Friday the market will be open from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

The museum grounds are filled with eggs, honey, meats, as well as vibrant seasonal fruits and vegetables. Artisans add to the variety of items with soaps, pottery, original art, jewelry, and more. The atmosphere of both markets is enhanced by rocking chairs, music, and children’s activities making this the perfect place for healthy, creative, family fun. Local residents and visitors can experience this festive market component to the historic downtown landscape.

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Monty Python's Spamalot - September

Cape Fear Regional Theatre
Wednesday - Saturday 7:30 p.m., Saturday - Sunday 2:00 p.m.

“Resplendently silly.” NY Times “I laughed like a howler monkey…” The Telegraph Monty Python’s SPAMALOT a new musical “lovingly ripped-off” from the internationally famous comedy team’s most popular motion picture, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” telling the story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail.

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Fayetteville Farmers Market - September

Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum Grounds
Saturday 8:00 a.m., Wednesday 2:00 p.m.

At the Fayetteville Farmers Market, you will find fresh vegetables, fruits, berries, eggs, cut flowers, herbs, honey, crafts and more. So grab your family, friends or pets and come get some fresh local food!

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Buck's Dynasty - September

Northwood Temple Church
6:45 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sept 20

Northwood Temple Church presents its annual dinner theater production, Buck's Dynasty. This year the crazy characters from Smith Corner set out to film their very own reality tv show! Dinner is served at 6:45 and the performance starts at 7:45. You won't want to miss the trouble and laughs that comes with the gang.

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The Arts Council 4th Friday - September

Downtown Fayetteville
6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Downtown Fayetteville continues to boast wonderful exhibitions and local artists highlighted each month during 4th Friday, presented by the Arts Council and the Downtown Alliance. Held the fourth Friday of each month (January – October), 4th Friday is an opportunity to find the arts in galleries, shops and on the street in historic downtown Fayetteville. See website for more details on places to visit!

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36th International Folk Festival

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7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Friday, All day Saturday and Sunday

Kick off the festival with a 4th Friday Downtown event at the Arts Council building. Folks of all ages get a taste of Fayetteville’s arts and cultural offerings, from gallery openings to artist performances. On Saturday is the Parade of Nations where you can witness all the pageantry and customs of our diverse community. There will also be live performances on multiple stages, authentic cuisine at the International Café, unique arts and crafts vendors, children’s area, Native American Cultural Showcase.

Location: Friday Downtown Fayetteville, Saturday Hay Street and Festival Park, Sunday Festival Park.

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Cape Fear Studios
Monday - Friday 11:00 a.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m.

One of Fayetteville's favorite artists, Greg Hathaway exhibits his works in both 2D and 3D multi-media on the topic of "Crows."

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Vander Haunted Trail

123 Joy Drive
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The Vander Haunted Trail is one of the scariest haunted houses around! Don't miss this frightening experience! This is where your nightmares become your reality!

Friday and Saturday 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.; Sundays 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.; Hallows Eve 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

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