Upcoming This Month


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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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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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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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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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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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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Fayetteville Marksmen vs. Birmingham Bulls

Crown Coliseum
8:00 p.m.

Watch the Fayetteville Marksmen, a professional minor-league hockey team, battle it out against the Birmingham Bulls. 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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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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Silly Saturday

Fascinate-U Children's Museum
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Every fourth Saturday, the museum hosts a special guest or a special activity for the children. Bring the family out and join the fun at the museum!

Event Admission: Free with Paid Admission or Membership

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