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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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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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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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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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Movie Night at I-95 Muscle

I-95 Muscle, Town of Hope Mills
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

For the first Movie Night at I-95 Muscle, they will be showing Hit and Run (rated R). Allison's Latino Food Truck will be onsite, serving up tasty Mexican food. Bring a lawn chair and a blanket.

Event Admission: $1 per person, or 1 canned good

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Fayetteville State University Day of Percussion

Rosenthal Building, Fayetteville State University
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

FSU Day of Percussion will feature clinics, master classes, and performances by guest artists and groups of students on a variety of areas of percussion--to include drum set, keyboard percussion, and hand percussion. The focus of the day is on exposing students from kindergarten thru 12th grade to the traditions/fundamentals, as well as current trends in the percussive world.

Event Admission: Free

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Rockefeller House Tour

Carvers Creek State Park, Town of Spring Lake
2:00 p.m.

Park staff lead a historical tour through Mr. James Stillman Rockefeller’s winter estate. The group is led through and around the estate as they discuss the history of the surrounding structures, some dating back to the early 1800's. To attend the tour, sign-up is required ahead of time, either by stopping in or calling the park office. Participants are asked to allow at least 15 minutes to walk the half-mile to the Rain Shelter. Program will be cancelled if it rains or if other weather conditions make it unsuitable; if in doubt, call the main office.

Event Admission: Free

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Fayetteville Marksmen vs. Mississippi RiverKings

Crown Coliseum
6:00 p.m.

Watch the Fayetteville Marksmen, a professional minor-league hockey team, battle it out against the Mississippi RiverKings. Enjoy great food, drinks, and hockey with family and friends!


Note: Game day schedule and theme nights are subject to change; refer to event website for updates.

Event Admission: $7 - $25

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Celebrating Heritage: An Estate Exhibition & Sale of African Art

Ellington-White Contemporary Art Gallery
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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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City Market at the Museum

Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The City Market at the Museum is a farmers' and crafters' market in the heart of Downtown Fayetteville. The market is operated by the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum, and meets on the museum grounds every Saturday morning. Locally grown vegetables, fruit, eggs, honey, and other farm products are offered for sale. These seasonal offerings--along with plants, flowers, coffee, pottery, tea, soap, candles, jewelry, knitted goods, and other handcrafted products--may be purchased. The main market season runs from April through December, but a number of vendors appear year-round.

Event Admission: Free to Attend

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