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CityView Food and Wine Party 2017

The CityView Food and Wine Party highlights some of the best food and drink around Fayetteville! This party is to celebrate the October Special Issue which focuses on local food and wine around the community. The fifth annual Food and Wine party was held at Cape Fear Botanical Gardens from 6pm-10pm on Thursday, October 12th.

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Homegrown Arts Festival

Cumulus Broadcasting of Fayetteville and Cape Fear Botanical Gardens brought the arts into the Garden for a spectacular showcase of local Fayetteville artists. Film, music, dance, visual arts, spoken word and more was featured in this hometown arts festival.

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FAPS Woofstock

The 6th annual Woofstock event was set for Friday, October 6, at Cape Fear Botanical Gardens. Woofstock will featured a catered dinner, drinks and live music! Despite its groovy attitude and laid back atmosphere, Woofstock was an event with a purpose: to help Fayetteville’s homeless animals find new forever homes. ​ In 2016, more than […]

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The Freindship House: Chef Auction

The Chef Auction payed tribute to the culinary excellence of local chefs and caterers from the community and surround areas, all the while helping raise (all net proceeds) to benefit Friendship House Fayetteville. During the evening, local chefs and caterers presented their signature dishes during a cocktail reception, which included a silent auction. A live […]

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LSF Cumberland County Golf Classic

The Lone Survivor Foundation held is first annual Cumberland County Golf Classic on Saturday, September 30th at the Gates Four Country Club. All proceeds from the event benefited the construction of a retreat facility for Lone Survivor Foundation in Fayetteville, N.C. The vision of the Lone Survivor Foundation is to provide exceptional therapeutic, outdoor, and […]

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Lone Survivor Ground Breaking Ceremony

The Lone Survivor Foundation will be opening a Healing Retreat Center in Fayetteville, North Carolina. On Sunday, October 1st the Foundation celebrated the upcoming retreat with a ground breaking ceremony. The Fayettville Retreat Facility has been designed to suit the needs of all LSF’s retreat types and can sleep up to 9 individuals; 6 couples; […]

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Fusion Salon 10-Year Customer Appreciation Celebration

After ten years in beautiful downtown Fayetteville, Fusion Salon hosted a “Give-Back-To-The-Community” event. They have become the most award winning salon in Fayetteville.  They teamed up with local downtown buisnesses including CEED , Cooking4Fitness, The Floating Shanti, and the local new baseball team! Food was provided by bite Cooking 4 Fitness, Blue Moon and Burney’s! […]

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September Fourth Friday

This September Fourth Friday was no exception! A great time was had by all! As the Art’s Council puts it: There is plenty to see and do every 4th Friday in downtown Fayetteville!  From musicians on the streets, to airborne artists, you can expect something different on Fourth Friday! 4th Friday is a true celebration of the […]

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Home is Where the Art Is

The community was encouraged to attend the Home is Where the HeArt Is, an art auction fundraiser hosted by Connections of Cumberland County (CCC), on Thursday, September 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at SkyView on Hay in downtown Fayetteville. More than 25 local artists committed to offering their original art works, which was sold […]

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Presidential Lecture Series: Cal Ripken, Jr.

The 4th Annual Presidential Lecture Series is presented “Get in the Game” by Cal Ripken, Jr., the former baseball shortstop and third baseman known as “The Iron Man” who played 21 seasons for the Baltimore Orioles in the Major Leagues.The event was held at Huff Concert Hall, Methodist University.

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State of the Community Luncheon

On Wednesday, September 20, the Chamber hosted its State of The Community Luncheon at the Crown Complex. Participants heard from elected leaders about what is happening across the city and county. With many new projects coming our way, and more in the works, this is a chance to hear from the source what we as […]

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Open House Reception: Sue Byrd

Operation Inasmuch hosted an Open House reception on Sunday, October 17th at the Snyder Memorial Baptist Church for the Founder and Director of Community Engagement, Sue Byrd. Operation Inasmuch is a Christian, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Since 2007, they have served homeless and struggling people a hot, nourishing, home-cooked breakfast each weekday morning.  Breakfast is followed […]

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10th Annual Lafayette Birthday Celebration

On September 8 and 9, 2017 in Historic Downtown Fayetteville, NC the community celebrated the Lafayette’s Birthday. This is North Carolina’s official celebration as recognized by the NC General Assembly and the United States House and Senate. 

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Greek Festival 2017

The 27th Greek Festival of Fayetteville was held on September 8 -10th at the Hellenic Center. The spectacular three-day Greek Festival was a wonderful family event that drew thousands of visitors. Guests enjoy ed mouthwatering Greek cuisine and homemade pastries, traditional Greek dancing, arts, crafts, a marketplace and more.

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Fayetteville Chamber Leadership Reception

The Greater Fayetteville Chamber welcomed Chamber Members to attend at Leadership Reception to meet individuals who are in Leadership Roles in our community. The event brought together a range of people representing organizations who play a huge role in the sustainability and the future of Fayetteville, The event was hosted at the Airborne Museum on Thursday, […]

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Libraricon 2017

Fun was had by all comic-fans on Saturday, September 2nd 2017. The event was held at the Cumberland County Public Library in Downtown Fayetteville. 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. #Libraricon2017

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Cumberland County Fair Ribbon Cutting

On Friday, September 1st the Crown Complex had a Ribbon Cutting to being the annual Cumberland County Fair. The fair will run from September 1st to September 10th at the Crown Complex.

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The School of Hope Open House

The School of Hope is being built in memory of Jarred and just what he means to all of us. If you ever met Jarred, you wouldn’t forget that contagious smile, or laugh that he always had. He wasn’t special to just his family, he was special to all who knew him. -Amy Sparks The School […]

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Marksmen Hockey Mascot Unveiling

The Fayetteville Marksmen and Cross Creek Mall have partnered to unveil the new mascot, as well as the name as chosen by the fans, on Saturday, August 26, 2017. “The mascot is our way to engage with the community,” Marksmen CEO/Owner Chuck Norris said. “He is going to be actively involved with the community, in […]

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Better Health Dodgeball

Better Health of Fayetteville hosts an annual Dodgeball Tournament to raise awareness for diabetes. All proceeds from the event go towards diabetes, direct aid and other critical program at local nonprofit, Better Health. Thirty teams participated in the event and hundreds of spectators watched. This year the Fayetteville Police Department won the title. Prior year […]

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