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Christmas Eve, the Most Serene Night of All

Suffice it to say, Christmas comes at you faster than a falling star.             Just four days, and old Saint Nick and Prancer, Dancer, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Dasher, Vixen and Blitzen will be on their way out of town just before dawn, with Rudolph leading ‘em back to the North Pole for a hiatus and […]

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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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Virtual Christmas Tour of Homes

Heritage Square Historical Society will be hosting a virtual Christmas Tour of Homes.  Visit https://www.heritagesquarefay.com/ for updates.

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The Green Grump Who Stole Foo-Ville

Help us find The Green Grump Who Stole Foo-Ville! The Grinch has been stealing gifts from our shops in Downtown Fayetteville and we need your help to catch him green handed! This is a free self-guided scavenger hunt, with appearances made by the Grinch. There is no starting point, and you can come any time […]

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Jingle and Mingle in Historic Downtown Fayetteville

JINGLE & Mingle in Historic Downtown Fayetteville Friday, December 4th from 7pm-11pm at Huske Hardware Restaurant & Brewery! Our full-service bar will be stocked and staffed by Fayetteville’s Premier Bar Team and music will be provided by Dj Eclipze! Christmas Attire is welcome! Reservations can be made by calling (910)437-9905, emailing events@huskehardware.com, or messaging us […]

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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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Thanksgiving Dinner in Downtown Fayetteville

Don’t feel like cooking on Thanksgiving? No problem! Head to Huske Hardware House in Downtown Fayetteville. Full-service restaurant and bar including a special Thanksgiving menu will be available! 

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Holiday Lights Laser Show

Holiday Lights Laser Show to light up the night sky! Fayetteville, NC: Coming off the recent success of a global, interactive light exhibit, the Cool Spring Downtown District is proud to continue building the arts and entertainment district with lights and lasers. A Holiday Lights Laser Show will take place on Friday, November 6th from […]

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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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Deck Your Halls Downtown Holiday Open House

Deck your Halls with us! Downtown Alliance is celebrating our Annual Holiday Open House in Downtown Fayetteville. Get a jump on your holiday shopping with special discounts, giveaways, holiday items, unique and curated local gifts, gift wrapping, beautiful photo-ops plus more! Collectively between our shops, we have over 100 vendors! Many participating businesses will serve […]

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Art Alley Featuring Richard Wilson

In the heart of Fayetteville a unique place exists; a functioning alley that features rotating works of art. Art Alley is a place where large canvas artwork is hung to create a place of joy and social commentary. Art Alley is another initiative by the Cool Spring Downtown District that acts as a symbol and […]

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Turkey Time is Any Time

BY JANET GIBSON Rewind to Sept. 22, 2008, when Basil Hasapis, a 24-year-old son of Greek immigrants, opened his first location of The Fried Turkey Sandwich Shop in a modest strip shopping center off Cumberland Road. Basil, who grew up in the restaurant business, had the support of his family, lots of practical experience and […]

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Downtown Ghost Tours

Book your Downtown Ghost Tour with our Downtown Alliance member and partner, Downtown Fayetteville Tours! Use the code: DTA2020 for 25% OFF when you book a Ghost Tour Oct. 23-Nov 1st. Tickets available on this event page, or you can visit https://downtownfaytours.com/ghost. … This tour will meet on the corner of Winslow St. & Hay St. […]

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Pumpkins for Pups

Oct 9 at 10 AM EDT – Oct 10 at 7 PM EDT   The Downtown Market Of Fayetteville   Public · Hosted by The Downtown Market Of Fayetteville, Bail For Tails Rescue, NC and Beehive Yourself   We are excited to partner with Bail for Tails Rescue and Beehive Yourself this upcoming weekend! All proceeds from pumpkins will […]

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A Friendly Face in the Storm

We were sitting at a table outside a downtown restaurant when the sudden, if not completely unexpected, rainstorm hit. The pellets of rain were accompanied by gusty winds, which seemed unusual for noon in the middle of a summer day. One of the gusts lifted the large umbrella from the center of our wrought-iron table […]

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