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Fayetteville "Over There" - Centennial of World War I

Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum
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The Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum is opening its newest exhibit, Fayetteville "Over There" - Centennial of World War I. This area’s organizations, businesses, institutions, families and individual men and women and children rose to the occasion when our nation entered World War I. With a focus on both military service and efforts on the home-front, this exhibit commemorates the centennial of the United States in the Great War. This exhibit will run through 2018. All ages welcome.


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Event Admission: Free

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Clash of the Barriers: The Battle of the Coral Sea

Airborne and Special Operations Museum (ASOM)
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An Australian naval exhibit, Clash of the Carriers: the Battle of the Coral Sea, is on display at the U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum (ASOM). The three-banner display and dramatic new video documentary presentation highlights the four days in May 1942 when three navies, four aircraft carriers, 255 aircraft and 76 ships fought a battle that changed naval warfare forever. The exhibit is on loan from the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM), with the ASOM as the second stop on its tour of the United States. The exhibit will remain on display here through February 4, 2018.


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.; closed federal holidays.

Event Admission: Free

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Celebrating Heritage: Selections from the Hazel & John Biggers Collection

Rosenthal Gallery, Fayetteville State University
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As part of the Fine Arts Series and FSU Sesquicentennial Celebration, the Rosenthal Gallery will present an exhibition of artworks from the John and Hazel H. Biggers Estate, entitled Celebrating Heritage: Selections from the Hazel and John Biggers Collection. It will feature over 35 works from leading African American artists of the last century. Highlighted in the selection will be works from John Biggers, Elizabeth Catlett, Hale Woodruff, Walter Williams, Charles White, James Van Derzee, Paul Goodnight and others. The exhibition is an excellent survey of Black creativity from 1930 to 1999.


An opening reception will be held on MLK Day, January 15th, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Family members of John Biggers will speak at 2:00 p.m. The exhibit will then remain on display through February 25, 2018.


Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Event Admission: Free

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Yoga in the Garden

Cape Fear Botanical Garden
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Cape Fear Botanical Garden and YMCA of Sandhills have partnered to bring you "Yoga in the Garden." Grab your yoga mat and rejuvenate at this peaceful yoga session in the beautiful Orangery. Improve your flexibility, build strength, ease tension, and relax through posture and breathing techniques for beginners and experts alike. Bring a yoga mat, a water bottle, and an open mind to enjoy this all-levels class. Pre-registration is required. Call 910-486-0221, ext. 36, or stop by the Garden to register.

Event Admission: Free for Garden Members and YMCA of Sandhills Members; $5 per Session for Non-Members

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Celebrating Heritage: An Estate Exhibition & Sale of African Art

Ellington-White Contemporary Art Gallery
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***This exhibit has been postponed by the gallery to a later date, to be announced.***


The estate of John and Hazel H. Biggers has graciously contracted with Ellington-White Contemporary for this momentous exhibition and sale of estate African artifacts collected by artist John Biggers. A reception will be held on Saturday, January 20th, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. The exhibit and sale will then continue through March 3, 2018.


Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Event Admission: Free

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17th Annual Civil War Quiz Bowl

Headquarters Library, Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center
7:00 p.m.

Contestants test their knowledge of trivia, tactics and history as host Jim Greathouse assails them with questions covering all aspects of the War Between the States. The questions challenge the most avid Civil War buff. Open to contestants of all ages, prizes will be awarded for both the adult and student (16 and under) winners. This event is open to the public. For more information and to register, contact Leisa Greathouse at the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex.

Event Admission: Free

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Songs for a New World: A Musical by Jason Robert Brown

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
Pre-Show 6:45 p.m.; Curtain 7:30 p.m.

Sweet Tea Shakespeare’s first-ever musical is Jason Robert Brown’s beloved “theatrical song cycle” about making choices in the modern world. A handful of performers portray multiple characters facing a moment of decision in their families, jobs, and relationships; their choices and consequences are revealed through some of musical theatre’s most-loved songs.


Note: A jazz preshow will start 45 minutes prior to showtime. Food from Blackstone Smokehouse will be available for purchase, plus beer and wine.

Event Admission: $8 - $15 in Advance; $13 - $20 at the Door

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Music of the New World Concert

St. John's Episcopal Church
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

The second chamber concert at St. John’s will feature the Fayetteville Symphony Brass and Woodwind Quintets performing American works, including ones by Foster, Gershwin, and Bernstein.

Event Admission: Adults $27; Seniors/Military $24; Students (w/ ID) $11; Children (ages 6-18) $11; Children (ages 5 and under) Free

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It Is Well with My Soul: The History and Artistic Form in African-American Cemeteries of Cumberland County

Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County
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Examine the history, tradition and artistic form in the historic African-American cemeteries of Fayetteville / Cumberland County. This exhibit is presented by the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum, and will remain on display through February 24, 2018.


Gallery Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Saturday, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Event Admission: Free

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Arsenal Tours

Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex
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Join an Arsenal Tour on the grounds of the Museum to learn the historical relevance of this site for the city of Fayetteville. Visitors learn about the free and enslaved black men that worked in the Arsenal, the women who filled ammunition cartridges during its Confederate period, and the soldiers and families who experienced those changing political and social ideals first-hand. Dress comfortably for walking outdoors. Tours last approximately 45 minutes. During inclement weather, interpretive talks about the Arsenal will be given inside the Museum. Tours meet in the Museum lobby.


Tour Times: Every Friday at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Event Admission: Free

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