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

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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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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Kiwanis Care for Kids Golf Tournament

Cypress Lakes Golf Course
11:30 a.m.

The Kiwanis Club of Fayetteville will sponsor its Care for Kids Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament with proceeds benefiting the Child Advocacy Center. Prizes will be awarded for a variety of scores including teams finishing in first, middle and last places.

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Wine & Whimsy Painting

Cape Fear Botanical Garden
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Wine & Whimsy, a summer painting event will occur on the Third Thursday of every month beginning with the month of July.

Enjoy a glass of wine or beer while painting your Garden theme masterpiece. A canvas, paint, brushes, palette, an easel and instruction will be provided. Beverages will be available for purchase by the glass or bottle along with a few beer selections. Make it a date night or girl's night out. Limited to the first 16 attendees - register early!

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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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Gallberry Corn Maze - September

5991 Braxton Road, Hope Mills
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Gallberry Corn Maze is Cumberland County's newest corn maze! The attraction, which started with little more than seeds, will offer hay rides, a corn box similar to a sand box, campfires, concessions, farm animals, and a huge and colorful jumping pillow!

The maze is a fashioned as an American Flag along with the words God Bless America. Enjoy the local attractions filled with history and fun!

Hours: Friday 5 p.m. - 11 p.m., Saturday 12 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Monday - Friday groups by appointment

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Operation Ceasefire Movie Night

Kingdom Impact Global Ministries
7:30 p.m.

Get to know your neighbors and local law enforcement in a safe, fun environment for all. Outdoor movies are family-friendly so bring your chairs, blankets, family, and friends. Together we make Fayetteville/Cumberland County a great place to live.

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NUNSENSE! The Musical

Gilbert Theater
Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 2 p.m.

The Gilbert Theater presents a musical by Don Goggin and directed by Matthew Overturf called NUNSENSE! God help's habit forming!

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Fall Concert Series: Strike!

Cape Fear Botanical Garden
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Cape Fear Botanical Garden hosts the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra in mini concerts with a variety of musical talents. The Garden is the perfect place to spend a fall evening and enjoy a musical treat. Plan to bring a lawn chair or blanket to enjoy the outdoor event.
Strike! featuring upbeat, lively music performed by the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra Percussion Section, accompanied by principal flutist, Sarah Busman. This concert is for Garden Members Only. Members can bring a guest for $15, or a non-member can pay to become a member at the door and enter for free.

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