Events Calendar

The Wiz @ Cape Fear Regional Theatre
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 14 @ 9:30 am

 Move on down the road with this winner of 7 Tony® Awards including “Best Musical”. This beloved Broadway musical sets Dorothy’s adventures in the land of OZ to music in a dazzling, lively mixture of rock, gospel, and soul! The Wiz is Cape Fear Regional Theatre’s Classic Theatre Series production for the 2015-2016 season and is presented in partnership with Cumberland County Schools, providing an opportunity to engage, entertain, and educate students. Free tickets will be provided to all 11th grade CCS students.

Please see the CFRT website for performance dates and times.

Gallery Exhibit: Romare Bearden – Beat of a Different Drum @ The Arts Council
Jan 25 – Mar 5 all-day

(NOTE:  The exhibition opening has been rescheduled to Monday, January 25 due to inclement weather)

North Carolina born artist Romare Bearden used collage, watercolor and ink to create distinct works of art in a style all his own.   View the only children’s book ever written and illustrated by Bearden, Li’l Dan, the Drummer Boy: A Civil War Story  during the exhibition  Romare Bearden: Beat of a Different Drum.

This much anticipated exhibition, with related programming that includes lectures, performance and a workshop and  continues through March 5 in the Arts Council Galleries (301 Hay Street).

“Cabin Fever” Exhibition at Cape Fear Studios @ Cape Fear Studios
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 23 @ 8:00 pm

This is a non-juried exhibition and is open to all artists, 18 or older. The Exhibit will be on display fromJanuary 29th – February 23rd, 2016. A People’s Choice award will be presented. For more info go to:  http://www.capefearstudios.com/2015/12/31/2016-cabin-fever-prospectus/

Exhibit: Edward and Sallie Evans @ Fayetteville Area Transportation & Local History Museum
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – Feb 29 @ 4:00 pm

Remembered by many as the long serving principal of the Orange Street School, Edward Evans was an influential African-American educator in Fayetteville in the early 20thCentury. His wife Sallie Elliott Evans was equally influential as an educator and community leader. Learn more about these two, their family and their efforts toward improving lives and making Fayetteville strong. Opening on Tuesday, Feb. 2, this exhibit is a chance to learn more about the education history of our community.
All ages; During museum hours; Free

CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2016 Annual National 2-D Competition @ Cape Fear Studios
Feb 3 @ 8:00 am – May 2 @ 5:00 pm

National Juried Exhibit: June 24 to July 18, 2016 —-Cape Fear Studios, Inc. is looking for art from all over the nation created in all 2D painting and drawing media, hand pulled prints, and collage. Photographs and digitally produced images will not be accepted. —-JUROR: Dan Beck, artist, teacher, and author. Workshop 6/24-25, 2016. AWARDS: Best In Show – $1,000; 1st Place, $350, 2nd Place $250, and two $50 Honorable Mention Awards. ENTRY FEE: $35/2 entries. —- For PROSPECTUS and ENTRY FORM go towww.capefearstudios.com . For more information send email to artgallery@capefearstudios.com or call (910) 433-2986

Downtown Farmers Market
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Local produce and artisan booths every Wednesday from 2 to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum at 325 Franklin Street. Celebrate local and shop from area farms!

Valentine’s Carriage Rides
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm




Treat your Valentine to an old-fashioned horse-drawn carriage ride in Historic Downtown Fayetteville. Private rides or group rides are available.

The carriage departs from 222 Hay Street across from the Cameo Art House Theater for a 15 to 20 minute ride over the brick-paved streets of old Fayetteville. Tickets are $15 per adult and $10 for children under 10. You can make it a truly romantic evening by reserving a private carriage just for the two of you for $60.

Tickets may be purchased at 222 Hay Street on the day of the event, but advance reservations are strongly recommended because the Valentine’s rides often sell out.Make reservations now at City Center Gallery & Books or call 910-678-8899 to charge by phone. In the event of bad weather, the Valentine’s rides will be rescheduled to the next day. If in doubt or for additional information, call the Downtown Alliance at 910-222-3382. Weather date: Sunday, Feb 14 (call the DTA at 910-222-3382 if Saturday’s weather is dubious)


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Hedda Gabler @ Gilbert Theater
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hedda Gabler @ Gilbert Theater
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hedda Gabler @ Gilbert Theater
Feb 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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