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Art Meets Life 6:00 pm
Art Meets Life @ The Sweet Palette
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm
Every first Friday, The Sweet Palette hosts a show where the audience witnesses art in motion. To kick off the night, an open-mic session is held. Then the featured guest artist is interviewed before taking the[...]
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Downtown Farmers Market 9:00 am
Downtown Farmers Market
Sep 3 @ 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[...]
LibrariCon 2016 10:00 am
LibrariCon 2016 @ Cumberland County Public Library - Main Branch
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
LibrariCon 2016 @ Cumberland County Public Library - Main Branch | Fayetteville | North Carolina | United States
Librari-Con is an annual anime/graphic novel/sci-fi mini convention featuring anime viewing, panels and forums, Artist Alley, Chibi Corner, Manga Lounge, Cosplay Runway, and more. This year is going to be really exciting because it is[...]
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Heritage Square Tours 1:00 pm
Heritage Square Tours
Sep 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Visit Heritage Square to see a selection of Fayetteville’s historic houses, to include the Sandford House, the Oval Ballroom, and the Baker-Haigh-Nimocks House. Sites are open on the first Sunday of every month. Call for[...]
Black, White & Silent Film Series at the Cameo 1:30 pm
Black, White & Silent Film Series at the Cameo @ Cameo Art House Theatre
Sep 4 @ 1:30 pm
Black, White & Silent Film Series at the Cameo @ Cameo Art House Theatre | Fayetteville | North Carolina | United States
  SEPTEMBER 4:  The General, starring Buster Keaton (1926).  When Union spies steal an engineer’s beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines. SEPTEMBER 11:  Safety Last, starring Harold Lloyd and Mildred Davis[...]
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MoonShadow Film Society Presents “Rosenwald” 7:00 pm
MoonShadow Film Society Presents “Rosenwald” @ Cameo Art House Theatre
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Julius Rosenwald never finished high school, but rose to become the President of Sears. Influenced by the writings of the educator Booker T. Washington, this Jewish philanthropist joined forces with African American communities during the[...]
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Downtown Farmer’s Market 2:00 pm
Downtown Farmer’s Market @ Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 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[...]
Fayetteville Art Attack 6:00 pm
Fayetteville Art Attack @ The Rock Shop
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fayetteville ART attack is all about YOU, our local artists and bringing us all together! Admission $2 at The Rock Shop with local art and artisan vendors.
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Art Walkabout 5:00 pm
Art Walkabout @ Downtown Fayetteville
Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Art Walkabout @ Downtown Fayetteville
Join us September 8th at 5 pm for a 3 hour long immersion in Fayetteville’s vibrant downtown arts’ scene for the first ever Art Walkabout. This quarterly event seeks to showcase Fayetteville’s blooming art scene.[...]
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Lafayette Birthday Celebration 5:30 pm
Lafayette Birthday Celebration
Sep 9 @ 5:30 pm – Sep 10 @ 8:30 pm
Lafayette Birthday Celebration
The Lafayette Society welcomes everyone to come help celebrate the 259th birthday of the Marquis de Lafayette in the official North Carolina celebration, as recognized by the State and US Congress. This series of events, beginning[...]
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Downtown Farmers Market 9:00 am
Downtown Farmers Market
Sep 10 @ 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[...]
Historic Tours By Carriage 9:00 am
Historic Tours By Carriage @ Downtown Alliance
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Historic Tours By Carriage @ Downtown Alliance | Fayetteville | North Carolina | United States
The Downtown Alliance and the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum will host Historic Tours of Old Fayetteville by Horse and Carriage on Saturday, August 13. Narrated tours will depart on the hour from 222 Hay[...]
Historic Tours By Carriage 9:00 am
Historic Tours By Carriage @ Downtown Alliance
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Historic Tours By Carriage @ Downtown Alliance | Fayetteville | North Carolina | United States
The Downtown Alliance and the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum will host Historic Tours of Old Fayetteville by Horse and Carriage on Saturday, August 13. Narrated tours will depart on the hour from 222 Hay[...]
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Black, White & Silent Film Series at the Cameo 1:30 pm
Black, White & Silent Film Series at the Cameo @ Cameo Art House Theatre
Sep 11 @ 1:30 pm
Black, White & Silent Film Series at the Cameo @ Cameo Art House Theatre | Fayetteville | North Carolina | United States
  SEPTEMBER 4:  The General, starring Buster Keaton (1926).  When Union spies steal an engineer’s beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines. SEPTEMBER 11:  Safety Last, starring Harold Lloyd and Mildred Davis[...]
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Downtown Farmer’s Market 2:00 pm
Downtown Farmer’s Market @ Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 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[...]
Fayetteville Art Attack 6:00 pm
Fayetteville Art Attack @ The Rock Shop
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fayetteville ART attack is all about YOU, our local artists and bringing us all together! Admission $2 at The Rock Shop with local art and artisan vendors.
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Concert: Dark Water Rising 7:00 pm
Concert: Dark Water Rising @ The Arts Center
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Dark Water Rising is a Native American group featuring an Indie rock/Blues sound. Based in Robeson County, North Carolina, they formed in 2010 and won the 2010 Native American Music Award for “Debut Duo or[...]
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Downtown Farmers Market 9:00 am
Downtown Farmers Market
Sep 17 @ 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[...]
Mini-Golf Fundraiser 10:00 am
Mini-Golf Fundraiser @ Fascinate-U Children's Museum
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mini-Golf Fundraiser @ Fascinate-U Children's Museum | Fayetteville | North Carolina | United States
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13th Annual Heritage Festival
13th Annual Heritage Festival @ Cape Fear Botanical Garden
Sep 18 all-day
Celebrate life “down on the farm” with a fun filled day of history in our Heritage Garden Complex made up of a Farm House, General Store, Tobacco Barn, and Corn Crib. Take a tour, learn[...]
Black, White & Silent Film Series at the Cameo 1:30 pm
Black, White & Silent Film Series at the Cameo @ Cameo Art House Theatre
Sep 18 @ 1:30 pm
Black, White & Silent Film Series at the Cameo @ Cameo Art House Theatre | Fayetteville | North Carolina | United States
  SEPTEMBER 4:  The General, starring Buster Keaton (1926).  When Union spies steal an engineer’s beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines. SEPTEMBER 11:  Safety Last, starring Harold Lloyd and Mildred Davis[...]
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Downtown Farmer’s Market 2:00 pm
Downtown Farmer’s Market @ Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 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[...]
Fayetteville Art Attack 6:00 pm
Fayetteville Art Attack @ The Rock Shop
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fayetteville ART attack is all about YOU, our local artists and bringing us all together! Admission $2 at The Rock Shop with local art and artisan vendors.
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4th Friday – September 2016 6:00 pm
4th Friday – September 2016 @ Downtown
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
4th Friday - September 2016 @ Downtown
  Everybody’s invited on a trip ’round the world this 4th Friday, as we guide you into the 38th annual International Folk Festival! Pick up your passport from your favorite Downtown business, collect 8 or[...]
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Downtown Farmers Market 9:00 am
Downtown Farmers Market
Sep 24 @ 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[...]
International Folk Festival – Parade of Nations 10:30 am
International Folk Festival – Parade of Nations @ Hay Street
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
The Arts Council of Fayetteville / Cumberland County kicks off its 38th annual International Folk Festival with the Parade of Nations at 10:30 Saturday morning.  Come down for the parade, then walk over to Festival[...]
International Folk Festival 12:00 pm
International Folk Festival @ Festival Park
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
It’s that time again!  The Arts Council of Fayetteville / Cumberland County hosts the 38th annual International Folk Festival this weekend at Festival Park, with live performances on multiple stages, authentic cuisine at the International Café,[...]
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International Folk Festival 12:00 pm
International Folk Festival @ Festival Park
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
It’s that time again!  The Arts Council of Fayetteville / Cumberland County hosts the 38th annual International Folk Festival this weekend at Festival Park, with live performances on multiple stages, authentic cuisine at the International Café,[...]
Black, White & Silent Film Series at the Cameo 1:30 pm
Black, White & Silent Film Series at the Cameo @ Cameo Art House Theatre
Sep 25 @ 1:30 pm
Black, White & Silent Film Series at the Cameo @ Cameo Art House Theatre | Fayetteville | North Carolina | United States
  SEPTEMBER 4:  The General, starring Buster Keaton (1926).  When Union spies steal an engineer’s beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines. SEPTEMBER 11:  Safety Last, starring Harold Lloyd and Mildred Davis[...]
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Downtown Farmer’s Market 2:00 pm
Downtown Farmer’s Market @ Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 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[...]
Fayetteville Art Attack 6:00 pm
Fayetteville Art Attack @ The Rock Shop
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fayetteville ART attack is all about YOU, our local artists and bringing us all together! Admission $2 at The Rock Shop with local art and artisan vendors.
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ONGOING AND RECURRING EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS
Contemporary Art Forms by America’s First People
Aug. 26-Oct. 22

While art by “America’s First People” is deeply rooted in tradition, the work in this exhibition is contemporary and shows the perspective of Native American artists who are living and creating today.
(Note: Special exhibition hours during September 4th Friday and International Folk Festival weekend)

The Arts Center
301 Hay Street

 

Atmospheric – Wood Fired Ceramics by Stephen Heywood
Aug 26 -Sep 20

Stephen Heywood received his Bachelors of Science Degree in ceramics from Southern Utah University and his Masters of Fine Arts Degree in ceramics from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. He has been a visiting artist at a number of colleges and Universities throughout the country. Heywood Exhibits his work extensively and had been in over 200 national juried shows and invitationals. In 2004, Heywood was selected to represent the United States in the First International, Ceramics Journal Editors Symposium, Emerging Artist exhibition, in Xian China. In 2011, Heywood participated in and won the “Craft Award” in the Westmoreland Arts National in Westmoreland Pennsylvania. In 2013, he was awarded an honorable mention at the 8th Cheongju International Craft Biennale in Cheongju, Korea. He is a member of The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts and Florida Craft Art.
See website for hours.

Cape Fear Studios
148 Maxwell Street

 

Art Interrupted – Unfinished Works by Bob Rector (1933-2014)

The current art exhibit at City Center Gallery & Books is inspired, in part, byUnfinished: Thoughts Left Visible at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Their exhibit features 197 unfinished works from the Renaissance to the present. At City Center Gallery & Books the pieces by artist Bob Rector are in various states of near-completion. They were left unfinished by the artist’s death in 2004.

City Center Gallery & Books
112 Hay Street

 

For the Love of Creativity

The exhibit explores contemporary popular culture:  the artists, brands and events that shape what’s made popular by the masses today.

Gallery 116th
116 Anderson Street

 

Fayetteville ART Attack!

Visual and performing artists, craftspeople and artisans show their stuff everyWednesday beginning at 6:00PM.

The Rock Shop
128 S. King Street

 

Downtown Farmers’ Market / City Market at the Museum 
Fresh produce, local and homemade foods, and crafts of all types are available.
Wednesdays from 1:00PM-5:00PM and Saturdays from 8:00AM-1:00PM

Fayetteville Area Transportation & Local History Museum
325 Franklin Street

While you’re here, come inside and enjoy these ongoing historical exhibitions:
Punitive Expedition
Edward Evans
Modern Greece:
Local Law Enforcement:
Death and Remembrance: A Historical Perspective:
Frances Benjamin Johnston Photo Exhibit:
200th Anniversary of the Fayetteville Observer:
From State House to Statehood
Lafayette in Fayetteville
Civil War Sesquicentennial Exhibit
Railroading in Fayetteville
Early Camp Bragg and Pope Army Airfield

 

Task Force Ranger and the Battle of Mogadishu

“Task Force Ranger and the Battle of Mogadishu” won the 2015  John Wesley Powell Prize, an award given for historic preservation or display.  All Federal institutions across the nation were considered for this prize that grades exhibits based on its thoroughness of historical research, high level of technical expertise, and the ground breaking aspects of the exhibit. Award Criteria may be found here.  This exhibit is the first time that Special Operations veterans were given permission to share their experiences in a public venue, and the first time their families were interviewed regarding their experiences.  The U.S. Army Center of Military History wrote a detailed article about the exhibit and the reasons for which it was chosen for this award: Task Force Ranger and the Battle of Mogadishu Exhibit; Free

Airborne & Special Operations Museum
100 Bragg Boulevard

 

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