Events Around The Community
About Fort Bragg Communities
A visit to Fort Bragg Communities will make you proud to be an American. There’s a patriotic spirit running through Fayetteville, Spring Lake, Hope Mills and the other Cumberland County municipalities that unites everyone who lives here, as well as those just passing through. Here, we hold fast to the friendly feel of a true hometown, while providing the cultural and entertainment amenities of bigger cities. We are the nation’s first Military Sanctuary Community, and we’re proud of our military and its rich role in our nation’s history.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...