Inside Fayetteville- September/October
09/09/2015 03:42PM ● Published by Aubray Onderik
Fall Concert Series: Motown Sound
Cape Fear Botanical Garden
The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra will bring the sounds of Motown to the Garden. The gates open at 6:00 p.m. and wine and beer plus food will be available for purchase. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved indoors. For more information, visit www.capefearbg.org/event/fall-concert-series.
September 11 & 12
9th Annual Lafayette Birthday Celebration
Join Fayetteville’s Lafayette Society as they kick-off the annual birthday celebration for our city’s namesake, Marquis de Lafayette. Various activities from tours, to sidewalk sales to wine tastings will occur. Visit www.lafayettesociety.org for times and locations.
September 11, 12 & 13
Fayetteville Greek Festival
Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church
The annual Greek Festival will be held at the Greek Orthodox Church on Oakridge Avenue. Authentic Greek food and ware will be for sale as well as fun activities for children and adults. Visit www.stsch.nc.goarch.org for more information.
Fayetteville-Cumberland Glow Fest & 5K
Benefitting the Fayetteville Cumberland County Youth Council, the first annual 5K and Glow Fest will be held at Festival Park from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. For more information and to register, visit www.fayettevilleglow.com.
CityView’s Food & Wine Party
Join us from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for our annual event celebrating food and wine in Fayetteville. This fabulous CityView party is brought to you by Vizcaya Villa, Five Star Entertainment and our numerous food and beverage sponsors in the community. Visit www.cityviewnc.com for more information.
Kids Peace 2nd Annual Chair-ity Auction
Join KidsPeace, a non-profit that helps foster children at their Second Annual Chair-ity Auction from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Individuals and businesses donated nearly 50 specially designed chairs for auction. Help KidsPeace help kids! For more information, visit www.kidspeace.com.
“On the river” off Wilmington Highway
The fun-filled annual 60s themed fundraiser for the Fayetteville Animal Protection Society will begin at 6:00 p.m. Live music will be provided by Midnight Allie & Venters and a great feast will be brought to you by Fred Chason’s Grandsons BBQ with vegan options available. For tickets, details or sponsorships, visit www.fapspet.org or contact 910.864.2077.
Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation’s Friends of Children Golf Classic
Highland Country Club
The annual fundraiser for the Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation will be held at Highland Country Club. For sponsorships and more information, please visit www.capefearvalley.com/golf/.
Pinwheel Masquerade Ball & Auction
The Metropolitan Room
Child Advocacy’s annual ball to unmask child abuse and silent auction will be held from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. for tickets and more information, visit www.childadvocacycenter.com or contact 910.486.9700.
October 22, 23 & 24
Dogwood Fall Festival
Get ready for three days of fun fall activities and events at Festival Park including: Haunted Hayrides, Boo and Brew Beer Garden, Haunted House, Food Truck Festival, Entertainment and more! For more information, visit www.faydogwoodfestival.com.
American Girl Fashion Show Open Model Call
North Regional Library
Calling models! The Child Advocacy Center will be scouting for a diverse group of models who are sizes 6x or 10 (the only two sizes provided by the American Girl company) from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Models are encouraged to fundraise for the event. More than 150 girls were a part of the 2015 shows. For more information, contact 910.486.9700.