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Fire from the Mountain exhibit opening

The David McCune International Art Gallery at Methodist University celebrated the opening of its Fire from the Mountain exhibit with a reception on September 6. The exhibit, featuring works of glass and steel by ten artists from western North Carolina, runs through November 10.

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28th Annual Greek Festival

The 28th Annual Greek Festival on September 7-9 featured demonstrations of Greek culture and tasty examples of Greek food, as well as fun and educational activities. As always, it drew appreciative crowds.

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Festival Of Yesteryear

Figures from North Carolina’s Colonial and Revolutionary War-era roamed Arsenal Park on Saturday, September 8, in the Festival of Yesteryear, which is part of the annual Lafayette Birthday Celebration. The festival gave visitors a sense of what life was like back in those times as the re-enactors portrayed daily life, culture, music and art in the late 18th […]

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Alzheimer Walk

Hundreds of people participated in the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in downtown Fayetteville on September 8. More than $82,000 was raised.

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App State Alumni

Some Mountaineers gathered on July 25th at Bright Light Brewing Co. for the first social event of a newly formed Fayetteville chapter of Appalachian State University alumni. 

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The Little Gym’s Messtival

Kids both big and small turned out at Honeycutt Park on August 17 for The Little Gym’s third annual Messtival. The free event was full of free, messy, fun activities and also included paid activities that raised money for Paul Newman’s Serious Fun Children’s Network, which provides free recreational experiences for children with severe illnesses and their families.

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Purple Heart Dinner

Purple Heart recipients and their families, Gold Star Mothers and the families of those killed in action were honored Saturday, August 18, at the Sandhills Purple Heart Dinner at the Crown Expo Center. A special recognition of World War II veterans was also held.

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The United Way Luncheon

The United Way of Cumberland County kicked off its annual fund-raising campaign on Tuesday, August 21, with a luncheon at the Crown Ballroom. The agency seeks to improve the quality of lives in Cumberland County by addressing critical human needs.

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Northwood Temple Dinner Theater

A crowd turned out Saturday for the opening night of Northwood Temple’s 31st annual dinner theater. The  dinner theater runs through the end of October.

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SPLASH Pad at Kiwanis Recreation Center

The splash pad at Kiwanis Recreation Center drew a crowd of delighted children and parents on a hot July day.

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Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Campers attending a “Nature Nuts” camp at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden took a walk along its paths on July 16 in search of pretty colors and interesting shapes in nature.  

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Independence Day Concert

Hundreds of people gathered Sunday night at Festival Park to hear the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra perform patriotic music in honor of Independence Day. There were stars in the sky, stripes all around and plenty of fireworks to make everyone go ooh and aah. Happy Fourth!

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African World Peace Festival

Music, dancing, art, smiles and celebration were the order of the day at the 4th Annual African World Peace Festival, held in downtown Fayetteville July 13-15. The event aims to bring a diverse community together while promoting peace, love and respect.

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Celebration of the Museum of the Cape Fear’s 30th Birthday

Celebration of the Museum of the Cape Fear’s 30th Birthday   Birthday parties should always include cake, silly hats and balloons – even if the birthday honoree is a museum. And that’s just the kind of party that was held on June 21 to celebrate the 30th birthday or anniversary, of the Museum of the Cape Fear. […]

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The Woman’s Giving Circle Gives Back Again!

The Woman’s Giving Circle Gives Back Again!   The Woman’s Giving Circle of Cumberland County awards $48,000 in grants to agencies that provide services for women and children in need of food and shelter. The foundation has provided nearly $500,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations in Cumberland County that provide assistance to women and children […]

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Fayetteville After 5

FAYETTEVILLE AFTER 5  – JUNE 2018   Hundreds went out to Festival Park for the second installment of everyone’s favorite concert series, Fayetteville After 5! The sounds of summer filled the air as the public enjoyed an array of delicious food, refreshing drinks and good company. CityView loves to be on the scene for these […]

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June Business Breakfast

Our Business Breakfast in June was a total success! A huge thank you to all of our Sponsors, Speakers and wonderful guests. Here are some pictures below from our event. If you missed it this time – be sure to get your tickets for our next one in September! See you there!

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Blues & Brews 2018

The 16th Annual Blues-N-Brews Festival took place Saturday, June 2 at Festival Park in downtown Fayetteville, NC.      

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The Arts Council Announcement Statue

On May 31, the Arts Council announced its acquisition of “Natural Embrace,” one of several outdoor art sculptures displayed in downtown Fayetteville. The Venus Flytrap-inspired work was made possible by generous donors – as well as by its talented artist, Paul Hill. Did you know that the Venus Flytrap is found only in a small area of […]

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