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Candlelight Loft Tours

The 2017 Candlelight Loft Tour was held on Sunday, December 10th. This is an annual event which showcases loft living in Downtown Fayetteville. This event is hosted by the Cool Springs District of Downtown Fayetteville.

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Falcon’s Children’s Home Party

The annual Falcons Children’s Home Party was hosted on Thursday at Eutaw Round About Skating Rink. There were over 600 individuals in attendance and 140 kids. Children were given gifts, the opportunity to skate and hang out with some local mascots! Falcon Children’s Home has been providing a home for children for over one hundred […]

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Rotary Christmas Parade

The Rotary Christmas Parade was held on December 9th at 11:00AM. There were over 150 entries which showcased local businesses, schools, and clubs. Participants marched from Person Street to Market House to Hay Street to the Railroad Station. The parade was sponsored and produced by all Fayetteville area Rotary clubs, Rotary Clubs International and the […]

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A Dickens Holiday

On Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, Historic Downtown Fayetteville was transformed into a unique and wonderful experience for the Dickens Holiday. The streets were lined with horse-drawn carriages carrying shoppers the old-fashioned way, past merchants’ windows adorned with beautiful Victorian holiday decorations, past artisans and vendors of all sorts of delightful treats. To end the event, […]

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Reeves School of Business Symposium & Awards Dinner

The Reeves School of Business (RSB) at Methodist University hosted its Third Annual Reeves School of Business Symposium and Awards Dinner, formerly known as the Annual Economic Outlook and Stock Market Symposium, which has been a longstanding tradition in southeastern North Carolina. The Reeves School of Business and Methodist University continue to evolve and build […]

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Guiding Wellness: Float into Wellness

Guiding Wellness Institute celebrated the opening of their new float tank on Thursday, November 16th. The open house incorporated a live yoga flow, dedication ceremony, flotation therapy demo and door prizes.  Benefits of Floating and Sensory Deprivation Floatation Therapy is a healing treatment using sensory deprivation for your physical body, mental and emotional health and spiritual […]

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Greek Spaghetti Dinner

Over the past 56 years, the for members of Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Fayetteville, North Carolina take 4,000 pounds of dry spaghetti and 900 gallons of tomato sauce to feed folks each fall. They also have many baked goods including baklava. This is commonly known as the “World’s Largest Spaghetti Dinner” […]

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CityView Business Breakfast

WHAT’S MORE APPETIZING than a good breakfast? A good breakfast where you also can get the low-down on major happenings in local business. CityView hosted its first CityView Breakfast and Business Forum on November 15th at Highland Country Club at 7:30am. The event highlighted four main speakers: Jordan Jones, a partner in Prince Charles Holdings […]

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24 Heroes in 24 Hours – 3rd Group Warrior Fund

RedPoint CrossFit teamed up with 3rd Group Warrior Fund and their community for a 24 Heroes in 24 Hours event hosted at the RedPoint Crossfit gym. The gym completed a different Hero WOD each hour for 24 consecutive hours. Participants were able to do all of the WODs or only one. The WODs were done […]

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Vietnam Moving Wall

To celebrate Heroes Homecoming, the Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation hosted the Vietnam Moving Wall at the museum’s parade field Thursday, November 9, through the morning of Monday, November 13.  A ceremony was held on November 11th. The half-size replica of The Vietnam Wall in Washington, DC allowed visitors to experience seeing the more […]

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Heroes Homecoming Motorcycle Rally

Freedom Biker Church Fayetteville and the Fayetteville Convention and Visitors Bureau proudly presented the 1st Annual Heroes Homecoming Motorcycle Rally in honor of all Vietnam Veterans. The Heroes Homecoming Motorcycle Rally was the Grand Finale to a week of honoring Vietnam Veterans throughout Cumberland County. Featuring 9 Bands, food trucks, vendors of all types, motorcycle […]

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Hollyday Fair 2017

Welcome to the Jr. League of Fayetteville’s 51st Annual Holly Day Fair! Holly Day Fair, presented by the Junior League of Fayetteville, is the largest holiday gift show in Eastern North Carolina. Holly Day Fair is a one-stop holiday shopping event that draws an average of 23,000 attendees and over 160 vendors. It is also […]

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RCCC (Rape Crisis of Cumberland County) Calendar Reveal

The RCCC (Rape Crisis of Cumberland County) “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” calendar reveal was held at Bright Light Brewery on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. This event brought awareness to supporting survivors of rape and sexual assault in the community of Fayetteville. Attendees witnessed Cumberland County taking a stand against sexual violence. There was […]

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2017 Carolina Caledonian Fest

By the thousands they came to North Carolina, first to Brunswick Town, later Wilmington. The earliest settlers came by choice in 1734, looking for land to stake their claim in the new World. Over the next century came thousands more, defeated at Culloden, punished by the English government and “cleared” off their lands by their chiefs. Most spoke no English, they […]

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Zombie Walk – 4th Friday

The October Fourth Friday was themed the “Zombie Walk”. The Zombies meet up and PRE-PARTY was held downtown off of Maiden Lane at Headquarters Library, hosted by 104.5 Wccg Hip-Hop and R&b Station. with MC Johnny Awesome of Cape Beard. The costume contest was held just before the walk with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place […]

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Hallowe’en Revels — Night Tours of the 1897 Poe House

Visitors of the Poe House experienced a WWI era Halloween with the Poe family, and members of their household, during a short play. The family-friendly evening tour give visitors a chance to encounter Halloween customs and traditions from the past. Twenty minute tours were given of the home on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – 6:00pm to Friday, […]

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Annual United Way Marquis Society Social

Each year, United Way of Cumberland County hosts this event to honor members of the Marquis Society, who have shown a commitment to investing in Cumberland County through United Way during the previous year. The Marquis Society is a prestigious group of individuals who pledge $1,000 or more to United Way of Cumberland County. This […]

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FTCC Foundation – Chair’s Gala

The annual Chair’s Gala was held on October 20th, 2017, to support student scholarships, book, and emergency funds. Last year, donor support permitted the Foundation to award nearly $200,000 in scholarships. The evening included a catered dinner, sponsored beverages, and Entertainment provided by The Soul Psychedelique The event was held at the Tony Rand Student […]

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Rock ‘n’ Roll + The Masters: Alex Munroe’s Art Collection at Cape Fear Vineyard & Winery Rocks

By Erin Pesut            The soundtrack in The Cork Room, the boutique southern-style farm-to-table restaurant at Cape Fear Vineyard and Winery in Elizabethtown, cycles through the Temptations, Michael Jackson and the Beach Boys. The atmosphere is casual. Relaxed. When you walk in, you feel right at home. It doesn’t have the pin-drop silence and footstep shuffle […]

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Pinwheel Masquerade Ball & Auction

The Pinwheel Masquerade Ball & Auction is a premier event in Fayetteville. The elegant night featured culinary delicacies, live and silent auctions and a celebratory atmosphere. Event goers were donned with elaborate masks, exquisite gowns and suits to unmask child abuse in Cumberland County. This annual event is in its third year and has grown […]

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