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Fourth Friday – August 2017

Downtown comes alive every fourth Friday of the month with vendors, dinner specials, entertainment, music and art. It is always a good time for the whole family and supports the community. The fourth Friday of August was held on August 25 from 5pm-9pm.  

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Fayetteville Baseball Groundbreaking Ceremony

The city of Fayetteville and the Houston Astros broke ground on a $31 million baseball stadium on Tuesday, August 21 at 11 a.m. The ceremony took place across the street from the Fayetteville Police Department and adjacent to the Prince Charles Hotel on Hay Street. The Black Daggers, the U.S. Army Special Operations Command parachute […]

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Dogwood Fall Festival Media Day 2017

The Dogwood Fall Festival media day was presented by Bud Light at the Addison Ridge Club House on Tuesday, August 22nd. The 2017 Dogwood Fall Festival will be held at Festival Park on October 19-21. The fourth annual Dogwood Fall Festival will include previous years favorites to include tractor pulled hay rides, Historic Haunting Tours, […]

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Southern Soiree Presented by Fayetteville Urban Ministry, Inc

Fayetteville Urban Ministry, Inc. presented a Southern Soiree for the Find-A-Friend Youth Enrichment Center Groundbreaking Celebration which took place at Highland Country Club at 7 p.m. on August 19, 2017. Belles and beaux enjoyed beer, wine, hor d’oeuvres and a silent auction. Sterling K. Brown, Emmy Award Winning Actor & Star of NBC’s “This is Us,” was […]

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SeriousFun Messtival – Fayetteville, NC

The Little Gym partnered with SeriousFun Children’s Network to bring a splash to summer through the messy celebration of fun known as the SeriousFun Messtival! The Messtival benefits and supports children with serious illnesses and disabilities, allowing them to enjoy summer camps through scholarship! Donations can be made any time at the gym/main mess event […]

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United Way Annual Luncheon

The United Way Annual Campaign Kick-off Luncheon was held at the Crown Ballroom on August 15, 2017. For more information about the Cumberland County United Way visit www.unitedway-cc.org. 

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Starbucks Foundation Awards Hiring Our Heroes the “Opportunity for All” Grant

We are proud to announce that The Starbucks Foundation has awarded Hiring Our Heroes a 2017 “Opportunity for All” grant for $15,000! With this investment, Hiring Our Heroes and In Gear Career will further its impact in the community, continuing to help Veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.   The […]

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Fayetteville Hyperbarics Open House

On Tuesday, August 15th Fayetteville Hyperbarics, LLC opened their doors to the public in celebration of the business 4 year anniversary. The Open House included a meet-and-greet with the Holistic Wellness Team, and detailed information regarding the partnership with Mission 22 and the Veterans Rehab Project.

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Make-A-Wish Rock 103 Radiothon

Rock 103 (WRCQ-FM) hosted a radiothon Saturday, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the goal of raising $7,500 for Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina. The station broadcasted live from the plaza, including fun challenges, prize drawings and special guest performances throughout the day. A silent auction included electric guitars signed by bands like […]

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Grease Lighting Pub Run

The Fleet Feet Runner’s Spot celebrated the start of the school year with their Grease Lighting Pub/Walk. Participants dressed up their 50s gear and ran/walked two miles. Participants stopped at Huske Hardware and Latitude 35 for food and beer. There was a back to school supply donation drive for local schools. People donated backpacks stuffed […]

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Run/Walk for Victims of Domestic Violence

The Fleet Feet Sports Runners Spot hosted the Run/Walk for Victims of Domestic Violence on on Sunday, July 30th at 4:00 pm. This event was to help raise awareness about domestic violence to the community. Each participant was given a purple satin domestic violence awareness ribbon during the run. There was also a donation drive […]

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Fourth Friday: A Midsummer Night Downtown

Fourth Friday was a flurry of fairies and fairy doors! From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. downtown Fayetteville transformed into a Midsummer Night Downtown. Locals and visitors shopped, ate, played, and enjoyed a magical evening. Were you someone who participated in the Fairy Door Scavenger Hunt? Fun also included a magic man show, princesses, street […]

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Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic Ribbon Cutting

On Tuesday, July 25th the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic opened its doors to the community to celebrate their grand opening. The event was well attended and participants were given tours of the facilities and a history of the clinic.  The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Cape Fear Valley is a unique […]

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39th Folk Festival Media Day

The 39th Folk Festival Media Kit was held on Wednesday, July 19th at the Arts Council. The festival, produced by the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, is a free event that welcomes around 100,000 visitors each year to Festival Park and surrounding areas in Downtown Fayetteville. The three-day event kicks off on the evening of […]

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Fleet Feet Runner’s Spot Ice Cream Run

Did you know that Sunday was National Ice Cream Day? Fleet Feet The Runner’s Spot did! On Sunday, July 16th the local running store hosted a fun ice cream social 5K run/walk. The event was well attended by families, seasoned runners and all ages. The even began with a coach led warm-up and was finished […]

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African World Peace Festival

AFRICAN WORLD PEACE FESTIVAL, Fayetteville’s first peace event, was to created as partnership between Culture and Heritage Alliance and Loving Hands International; as a community music festival and 5k run events, to bring diverse community people together while promoting PEACE, LOVE and RESPECT for all, promote togetherness while finding ways to end the divisive and […]

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Junior Master Gardner Ceremony

The Cumberland County Cooperative Extension Office & The Cape Fear Botanical Garden proudly announce our second annual Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp! The camp was hosted at Cape Fear Botanical Gardens for those students who were currently enrolled in a 4-H programs. Ages ranged from 6-13 years old. Students learned the techniques and tools of […]

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Summer Art Walkabout

The Art Walkabout is an arts based event where ten Downtown galleries open their doors to promote local artists. The Summer art walkabout was hosted by the Cape Fear Studios. Special guest DJ Briddy set the vibe with an amazing playlist while participants learned more about the local artists. Participants journeyed from one gallery to […]

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Women’s Giving Circle Annual Grant Awards

The Women’s Giving Circle of Cumberland County, a fund of Cumberland CommunityFoundation, Inc. announced the awarding of grants for 2017-2018 at the home of Denise Lynch, Wednesday, July 12 at 5:30 P.M. Grant awards for this year total $50,715.00. The selected projects focus on homelessnessamong women and children, food insecurity among women and children, and […]

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Red, White and Bruised Fayetteville Rogue Derby

On Saturday, July 8th the Rogue Rollergirls played their last home Bout of the 2017 season. The Fayetteville Rogue Derby hosted the Columbia Quad Squad Allstars as they took on Mother State Mayhem followed by FRD Allstars taking on Columbia Quad Squads B team. Fayetteville Roller Derby, better known as the Rogue Rollergirls, is Fayetteville’s […]

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