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Leclair's General Store

Something for everyone. It’s a simple concept, but one that describes the retail scene in Fayetteville.

On the town

Boyz II Men sings a fan favorite during the 2023 Community Concerts season finale at the Crown Theatre. Photo by Tony Wooten

From outdoor concerts and festivals to art galleries and theatrical productions, Fayetteville has lots of ways to entertain you. Whether it’s a family outing or an evening with out-of-town …

Festive times

Juneteenth Jubilee

From dogwood blooms to the Indigo Moon, cultural narratives to family heritage, festivals and fairs, there’s a lot to celebrate in life.

Food & Drink

Foodie ’Ville

Southern Coals

As one of the country’s most culturally diverse cities, Fayetteville offers a melting pot of cultures from its variety of restaurants, cafés and food trucks.

What’s on tap?

Gaston Brewing Co. offers fall brews to celebrate at its restaurant location on Hay Street. Pictured are Pumpkin Ale and Oktoberfest.

Beer lovers, you’re in luck. Fayetteville has no shortage of craft beer outlets to quench your thirst.

2023 Summer Camp Guide


Campbell University STEM Camps: 143 Main St., Buies Creek. Students participate in activities with faculty and staff in the college of pharmacy and health sciences and the school of engineering. …

Arts, Music, Performing Arts

ARTS, MUSIC, PERFORMING ARTS Methodist University Summer Jam!: 5400 Ramsey St. The camp is open to musicians ages 11-18 of all experience levels. July 10-15. For more information, contact Linda …


ATHLETICS Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks and Recreation youth sports camps fcpr.us/programs-activities/summer-camps Basketball camp at Westover Recreation Center: Skills, drills and …

Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation

FAYETTEVILLE-CUMBERLAND PARKS & RECREATION Summer Day Camp: For children who have completed kindergarten through age 12, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, May 30-Aug. 18, at the following …

General Interest

GENERAL INTEREST Camp Dixie: 373 Bladen Union Church Road. Age-appropriate activities include music, crafts, hiking, swimming, sports and life skills. Weekly in June and July for grades 2-12. …


Cape Fear Botanical Garden: 536 Eastern Blvd. Outdoor exploration, art projects, science experiments, and games in a mix of one-day and week long camps. Space is limited; register at …

Sports & Recreation

Mustangs bring indoor football back to Fayetteville

The Fayetteville Mustangs made quite a splash in their inaugural game in the National Arena League. Most expansion teams in any professional sports league take their lumps during that initial season. …

Get in the game

Fayetteville Woodpeckers

Whether you are an observer or a participant, Fayetteville and Cumberland County offer a variety of sports activities.

‘A whole gamut of opportunities’

Cape Fear River Trail

With the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the rearview mirror, there are various opportunities for parks and recreation activities for Fayetteville and Cumberland County residents.


Cumberland County Schools

Jack Britt High School held its 2023 commencement at the Crown Coliseum.
The public school system has 89 schools and more than 50,000 students.

Higher education

Fayetteville Technical Community College. Contributed photo
More than 280 degrees, diplomas and certificates in science, applied science, the arts and general education are offered at Fayetteville Technical Community College. Transfer credits for entry into four-year universities are offered as well.
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Faith in the community

A cross is displayed at the entrance of First Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville. Photo by Tony Wooten

It won’t take a leap of faith to find the right place to worship in Fayetteville.

Here’s to your health

Cape Fear Valley Health, which has eight hospitals in the region, continues to expand its health care services. In the past year, it has opened a five-story education tower and announced plans to establish a medical school in a partnership with Methodist University.

City of Fayetteville

Fayetteville at a glance

Cumberland County government

Cumberland is the fifth-largest county in North Carolina with a population of about 337,000.

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