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The Carols at Gilbert Theater

November 27 – November 29, 2020 December 4 – December 6, 2020 December 18 – December 20, 2020 In a brand new musical only ever produced regionally in Pennsylvania, the Carol sisters are struggling to put up their annual production of ‘A Christmas Carol.’ The problem? All the men in town are currently off fighting […]

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In the Spirit of Dickens

With the health restrictions of COVID-19 preventing normal event activities, the Arts Council, the Cool Spring Downtown District and the Downtown Alliance of merchants have been working especially hard to create a more extended holiday experience in the Downtown beginning in mid-November and running until the end of December. As it has been said, “ You […]

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Create & Design

Are you looking for a fun night? We have the perfect solution! “Create and Design” paint night with The Arts Council!   Relax  while you paint from the comfort of your own home!  OR you can join us downtown and paint!  Art Instructor: Reddick Mack II Virtual or in-person, your choice! Space is limited! Arts Council ACTIVE Members/Donors/Sponsors […]

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Human Nature Exhibition

An art exhibition that explores organic elements, light reflections, and the playfulness of paint versus photo realism through portrait paintings based on a variety of photographers work along the Eastern coast. Join me at CEED-the hub of where creativity comes to life through entrepreneurism! Most original paintings will be for sale this evening

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Santa on the Half Shell

Call it Santa on the half-shell. For decades now, Fayetteville native Linda Barton Tillman has had a knack for finding the spirit of Christmas where others see only oyster shells washed up along the inland waterway. She collects the spent shells, takes them home and meticulously cleans them.   Then, with craft acrylic paints in […]

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Adventures with Arthur

Arthur Busman, an adorable preschooler who is as comfortable in front of the camera as most adults, is teaching us all that music theory can actually be fun. He and his mom Sarah, with cameos from dad Joshua, are the stars of “Adventures with Arthur,” a series of family-friendly videos available on the Fayetteville Symphony […]

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Barefoot in the Park

In Neil Simon’s classic American comedy, two newlyweds deal with the conflicts created by new neighbors, in-laws, and being married in The Big Apple. The Acting Cast will not be wearing masks during the performances except for the Saturday, October 10th 2pm and 8pm shows. The Gilbert will be following these safety standards: Online ticket […]

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VIRTUAL International Folk Festival

The Arts Council has transformed the 42nd Annual International Folk Festival, celebrating the multicultural vibrancy of Cumberland County, into an online experience. The virtual festival will premier on Facebook and YouTube.  Streaming live, at 1 pm on Saturday, September 26! The virtual festival will include cultural music, traditional dancing, customary garments, and much more.  Exclusively this year, the Arts Council will debut cooking segments […]

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