Events Around The Community
About Fort Bragg Communities
Greater Fayetteville is proud of its rich role in our nation’s history and holds fast to the friendly feel of a true hometown, while providing the cultural and entertainment amenities of bigger cities. You name it, we’ve got it: sophisticated restaurants, museums, unique shopping, musical and sporting events, kid-friendly fun, elegant and quirky art galleries, gardens, trails and parks, not to mention nearby Fort Bragg that solidifies the city’s deep roots in all things military. After all, we are the nation’s first Military Sanctuary Community and were declared “America’s Most Pro-Military Town” by TIME Magazine.Read More
Bureau Books 38 Events First Half FY 15/16
In the first half of the 2015/16 fiscal year, the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) secured 38 future meetings, tournaments and group tours for Cumberland County in the coming months and years. These events, which represent 14,714 room nights at county hotels, will impact Cumberland County’s economy at just over $5 million.
Military Veterans Open Craft Brewery and Tap Room in Hope Mills
While working as an army medic on the night shift at a military hospital, Dirtbag’s brewmaster Vernardo “Tito” Simmons-Valenzuela made a bargain with a fellow medic. Tito promised free beer for life in exchange for a homebrew kit the friend received for his wedding. That’s when Tito started his path to becoming a brewer. Partner Eric Whealton, a nurse who worked the same shift, attended tasting sessions. After lots of stovetop brewing, both Eric and other friends encouraged...