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The Vietnam War

Headquarters Branch, Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center
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In conjunction with the Heroes Homecoming V events taking place throughout Cumberland County, the Headquarters Branch of the Cumberland County Public Library is hosting an exhibit focused on the Vietnam War era, in its Local and State Rooms. The Hope Mills Branch is featuring a complementary exhibit. Exhibit is open during normal business hours. For more information on the full Heroes Homecoming itinerary, visit www.HeroesHomecoming.com.


Library Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Friday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Event Admission: Free

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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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Reclaimed

Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County
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Unique works of art promote recycling by encouraging the reuse of materials in new and creative forms. The exhibit will remain on display through December 16, 2017.


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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Harvest Train

Falcon Town Hall, Town of Falcon
8:30 a.m.

Falcon Children's Home and Family Services invites the public to join them for their Harvest Train, a tradition that has been making a difference in the lives of children since 1949. The Harvest Train Parade will begin in front of Falcon Town Hall and conclude in front of J.A. Culbreth Memorial Auditorium. Then a special program, "At the King's Table," will be given in the auditorium. Lunch will be served on campus immediately after the program. Contact the home for additional information.

Event Admission: Free

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Tai Chi for Health

Cape Fear Botanical Garden
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Practice this flowing Eastern exercise with instructor Rich Martin while overlooking the garden. Tai Chi is best practiced in loose, comfortable clothing; dress for the weather, as class may be held outside, and bring a water bottle. All levels and walk-ins are welcome.

Event Admission: $17 per Non-Member; $15 per Member

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1897 Poe House in Christmas Splendor

1897 Poe House, Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex
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Enhance your holiday season with a tour of the 1897 Poe House and its Victorian decorations, to include a big tree in the parlor. You will come to know and appreciate how people from the 1900's celebrated the traditions that so many hold dear today. Decorations will remain up through January 7, 2018.


Tour Hours: The Poe House is open for free tours Tuesday through Friday, at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.; Saturdays on the hour, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; and Sundays on the hour, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The house is closed on all Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Event Admission: Free

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Nature Story Time

J. Bayard Clark Park and Nature Center
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Adults and their children are invited to Clark Park for a nature story and craft time, featuring a different theme each month (usually on the third Tuesday). A youth librarian from the Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center reads and interacts with the children. Call to register. Children, ages 6 and under, are welcome with an adult.

Event Admission: Free

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Motherwell in Fayetteville

Ellington-White Contemporary Art Gallery
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The works of acclaimed Abstract Expressionist Robert Motherwell are being presented in collaboration with the Jerald Melberg Gallery in Charlotte, North Carolina, and representative of the Dedalus Foundation (Robert Motherwell Estate). A reception will be held on Saturday, October 14th, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The exhibit will remain on display through December 16, 2017.


Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Saturday, 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Event Admission: Free

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Local Organic Farmers Market

Guiding Wellness Institute
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Enjoy high quality, locally sourced produce and meat from certified organic farmers. Support these hard-working, local farmers who believe in growing and serving their community with only the highest quality, most nutrient-dense, organically grown food.

Event Admission: Free to Attend

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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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