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July 11

African World Peace Festival and 5K

Taste of West Africa, Person Street

Join the Umoja Group for a day of fun downtown. The African Peace Festival begins at 8:00 a.m. on Person Street with a 5K. It is a fundraiser for Loving Hands International. Live entertainment starts at 2:00 p.m. featuring dance lessons, drumming and concerts. For more information, contact 910.728.2186.

July 14

Senior Citizens Entertainment Night

Eastover-Central Recreation Center


The Eastover-Central Recreation Center hosts a night of activities, just for seniors, every Tuesday. Each night will feature live music such as bluegrass, country, gospel and oldies. It is for adults age 55 and older. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. Please contact 910.433.1226 before attending and for more information.

July 16

The Tempest

1897 Poe House


Sweet Tea Shakespeare performs the famed playwright’s classic, The Tempest, beginning at 7:00 p.m. on the beautiful lawn of the 1897 Poe House. For tickets and more information, please contact 910.926.0281.

July 17

Tye Tribbett

Crown Arena


Grammy-nominated Christian artist Tye Tribbett will perform at the Crown Arena as part of the Faith Tabernacle’s 2015 Concert Series. For tickets and more information, please visit www.crowncomplexnc.com or contact 910.438.4100.

July 24

Fayetteville After 5

Festival Park


Enjoy Fayetteville After 5 at Festival Park during Fourth Fridays. Opening musical acts begin at 7:00 p.m. and the headliners hit the stage at 9:00 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival. Food and beverages will be sold. No outside food or beverage is allowed. For more information, please visit www.faydogwoodfestival.com or contact 910.323.1934

August 8

Disney Live! Three Classic Fairytales

Crown Theatre


Disney Live! is coming to the Crown Theatre. This stage production will feature 25 characters. Join Mickey and company as they bring to life the fairy tales of Snow White, Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast. The production begins at 1:30 p.m. For tickets and more information, please visit www.crowncomplexnc.com or contact 910.438.4100.

August 15

Airborne Heritage Day

Airborne & Special Operations Museum


Honor the anniversary of the U.S. Army Airborne and the anniversary of the opening of the Airborne & Special Operations Museum (ASOM) from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For more information, visit www.asomf.org.

August 29

J. Cole Forest Hills Drive Tour

Crown Arena

Fayetteville native, Grammy nominee and platinum-selling artist J.Cole’s 2015 Forest Hill Drive Tour will be at the Crown Arena. Show starts at 6:30 pm. For tickets and more information, visit www.crowncomplexnc.com.