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An Evening of Elegance by Ties by Marcus

It was An Evening of Elegance by Ties by Marcus on Saturday April 22, 2017. at the Crown Ballroom. Guests enjoyed fine dining, live entertainment, dancing and C2 Fashion Show.

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2017 Spring Art Walkabout

The Spring Art Walkabout took place Wednesday April 12 in historic downtown Fayetteville. Participants picked up passports at the participating galleries on the day of the Walkabout and entered their passports in a drawing of prizes. Particiapting galleries included: -Cape Fear Studios -300 Hay -Greg’s Pottery -The Art of Sandra Dee -Gallery 116th -Ellington White […]

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Easter Egg Scramble 2017

The Airborne & Special Operations Museum hosted their annual Easter Egg Scramble Saturday April 15. The Egg Scramble was held in the Reflection Garden. The event is free to the public thanks to First Citizens Bank. The Airborne & Special Operations Museum recounts the actions of heroic soldiers from the early days of the Parachute […]

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RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES

RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES is a live multi-media spectacular that takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world’s most celebrated band. The show was part of the Community Concerts series. Community Concerts was started 1935 and is Fayetteville’s oldest art organization. It is an all-volunteer, non-profit whose […]

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Char-ity Auction Kick Off

The 4th Annual KidsPeace Char-ity Auction held its kick off on April 11, 2017. The event was a way for artists and sponsors to get information about the Chair-ity Auction and KidsPeace. Food truck R-Burger was also on hand. For additional information text the word SPONSOR to 71441.

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Raise the Roof Bluegrass & BBQ

The Friendship House of Fayetteville hosted Raise the Roof Bluegrass & BBQ on Thursday April 6, 2017. Bluegrass & Country Music provided by Stoney Creek Boys. Friendship House is an intentional living community that provides affordable, integrated housing for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and healthcare professional students.

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2017 Fayetteville Dogwood Pageant

The Fayetteville Dogwood Pageant celebrated its 20th year. The pageant took place on April 8, 2017 at the Crown Theatre. Winners were chosen from four age groups: Junior Miss (6 to 9 years old), Miss (10 to 12), Teen Miss (13 to 16) and Miss Fayetteville Dogwood Festival (17 to 22). Contestants compete in three […]

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AsONE Prayer Walk 2017

Thousands came together on Saturday, April 8th for a silent prayer walk throughout the city of Fayetteville. This ecumenical gathering, AsONE Prayer Walk, was comprised of people of varied ages, ethnicities, religious denominations and backgrounds gathering to unite in prayer as one body.   The walk began at 10 a.m. in Festival Park and included five prayer stations […]

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Jazz on Top of the Town

Upsilon Kappa Omega, the Fayetteville/Fort Bragg/Pope Field Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, hosted their annual Jazz on Top of the Town event on Saturday, April 8 2017. The event took place at the Iron Mike Conference Center on Fort Bragg. This year’s theme was Harlem Nights – A Roaring 20s Experience. All proceeds will benefit scholarship […]

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Pinwheel Garden Planting

The Child Advocacy Center hosted its own Pinwheel Garden planting on April 4th at noon in honor of the 773 children served by the center in fiscal year 2016. The pinwheels “planted” around town in Cumberland County are in honor of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The pinwheel serves as a reminder of a happy, […]

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9th Annual Dancing With the Fayetteville Stars

The 9th Annual Dancing With the Fayetteville Stars was on April 1, 2017 at 6 p.m. at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden. Proceeds from this event will go towards the homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing program at the Center for Economic Empowerment and Development (CEED). CEED has been positively impacting the Sandhills region for over 27 years. CEED promotes growth, […]

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22nd Annual Blitz Day

Operation Inasmuch and Habitat for Humanity took part in 22nd Annual Blitz Day where volunteers worked on homes in Buxton Village along Old Wilmington Road that were damaged by Hurricane Matthew floodwaters.

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Dog day in the Garden 2017

Fayetteville Animal Protection Society hosted Dog day in the Garden at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden on March 25 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Dog day in the Garden is a special opportunity to bring the whole family, dogs included, to Cape Fear Botanical Garden for a pawsitivley paw-some day! Fayetteville Animal Protection Society, […]

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Greater Fayetteville Chamber 2017 Annual Awards Banquet

The Greater Fayetteville Chamber and chamber members celebrated the achievements and impact of business and community leaders in the Greater Fayetteville area during the Greater Fayetteville Chamber 2017 Annual Awards Banquet. The banquet was held Friday March 24. Each year, the Greater Fayetteville Chamber’s awards Banquet attracts hundreds of prominent business and community leaders to […]

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Walk Awhile In Her Shoes

Several men took to the streets to  WALK AWHILE IN HER SHOES 2017 for the Rape Crisis Volunteers of Cumberland County (RCVCC). The mission of RCVCC is to achieve zero tolerance for the crime of sexual violence and to reduce its trauma. RCVCC strives to reach this goal through community-wide educational programs to promote awareness […]

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Fayetteville Ultimate LipSync Showdown

The Child Advocacy Center presented the Fayetteville Ultimate LipSync Showdown Saturday March 25, 2017 at the Crown Complex. The event raised awareness and funds for the CAC. The Child Advocacy Center’s purpose is to alleviate the trauma children experience once a disclosure of sexual abuse or serious physical abuse occurs by creating a community of […]

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Third Thursday at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Every third Thursday beginning March 16 a and continuing through September the Cape Fear Botanical Garden will extend their hours to bring you Third Thursdays. Visit the Garden and soak up nature till 9p.m. Each month’s “Third Thursday” is a bit different from the next and sure to be fun. Evenings are free with a […]

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The Annual Holi Celebration

The Annual Holi Celebration at the Hindu Bhavan Temple took place on Saturday March 11th. This event was organized by the Interact Club Youth Group, part of the Fayetteville Rotary Club as part of their International Service Project. Ekal Foundation has been helping bring education in rural/tribal India for over 20 years. Students who received elementary education in the […]

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Cirque du Soirée

The Partnership for Children’s Signature Fundraiser was held Saturday March 11 at the Crown Arena. The Soirée is a signature fundraising event like no other in our community. Each year, The Partnership for Children develop a uniquely thrilling theme to excite guests through each of their 5 senses. This year’s theme was Cirque du Soirée. […]

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Fayetteville Academy Auction

Fayetteville Academy held their “Down the Stretch” Kentucky Derby-themed Auction in the Norris Gymnasium on Friday March 3, 2017.  Fayetteville Academy began in 1970 and is the only independent, non-sectarian, PK – 12th grade school in Cumberland County.

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