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Fayetteville/Cumberland CountyMarch 25 april 1st


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Fayetteville/Cumberland CountyMarch 25 april 1st

  1. 1. Available until April 20, 2013 / Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m./ Fayetteville Area Transportation Museumand Local History Museum/ (910) 433-1457The Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum is pleased to offer a glimpse into the life and pottery ofE. A. Poe. Often confused with the poet, Fayetteville’s Edgar Allan Poe was a prominent businessman and communityleader who manufactured bricks and pottery. His home is now a historic house museum, the 1897 Poe House, part ofthe Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex. Learn more about the man who shaped the historic downtownlandscape with his bricks and solidified his name in history with his pottery.Ongoing / Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. / Fayetteville Area Transportation Museum and Local History Museum/(910) 433-1457Visit the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum to experience “Cumberland County Goes to War,”an exhibit commemorating the sesquicentennial anniversary of the American Civil War. This exhibit features artifacts,pictures, documents, and educational panels which explore Cumberland County’s war experience both on the battlefieldas well as the sacrifices made on the home front. until Sunday April 7, 2013 / David McCune International Art Gallery, Methodist University /Tuesday - Friday 11a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturdays 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. / (910) 630-7107A new exhibition of vitreograph print (prints from glass plates). Featuring Dale Chihuly, Erwin Eisch, Herb Jackson,Clarence Morgan, and Tom Nakashima among others. www.davidmccunegallery.orgFriday, March 15, 2013- Sunday, April 21, 2013 / Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum/ Tuesday -Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m./ (910) 433-1457A History of Fayettevilles Jewish Community, displays images and artifacts about how Fayettevilles economic, social,and cultural welfare has been positively impacted by local Jewish contributions. The first part highlights Fayetteville’sJewish contributions from the early 19th through the mid 20th Centuries. The second part explores the Holocaust andthe role of the local Jewish community during World War II. 103/25/2013
  2. 2. Monday, March 18, 2013 - Saturday, May 25, 2013 / 82nd Airborne Division War Memorial Museum / Tuesday -Saturday 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. / (910) 432-3443/ Admission: FreeExhibit of Dutch National Socialist Movement related artifacts captured by the Division during WWII. Additional exhibitabout the liberation of Wobbelin concentration camp by the Division on 2 May 1945.www.82ndairbornedivisionmuseum.comMonday, March 18, 2013 - Sunday, April 21, 2013 / Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County / Monday - Thursday9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. - Noon; Saturday Noon - 4 p.m. /(910) 323-1776/ Admission: FreeVisitors learn about the Holocaust through the perspective of Anne Frank and her family and the historical events thatgoverned their lives. In particular, the exhibit introduces visitors to the history of World War I and World War II. Theimportance of individual action – then and now – is a key component of the exhibit. "Anne Frank: A History for Today"encourages visitors to learn more about scapegoating, anti-Semitism, racism, ethnic cleansing, and genocide as well ashuman rights, democracy, and conflict resolution., March 18, 2013 - Sunday, April 21, 2013 / Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County / Monday - Thursday9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. - Noon; Saturday Noon - 4 p.m. / (910) 323-1776/ Admission: FreeThis vivid exhibit on Dutch Resistance Art and Official Propaganda during the period 1940-1945 is based on threecollections: 8 original propaganda posters distributed by the Nazi-controlled Dutch government; 21 linoleum andwoodcut prints by Marie de Zaaijer, which depict the suffering and hardship Holland endured during the war; andseveral original drawings by the Dutch artist Henri Pieck, created during the artist’s internment at Buchenwaldconcentration camp. Together, the artworks convey the Nazi oppression that enveloped Holland and its citizens duringthe occupation., March 18, 2013 - Sunday, April 21, 2013 / John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Museum /Tuesday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. /(910) 436-2366 /Admission: FreeThe JFK Special Warfare Museums permanent collection features many propaganda posters published during WorldWar II by different organizations such as the Office of War Information. Four major themes are displayed: Support ofAllied efforts; Security; Homeland Conservation and Production and War, March 18, 2013 - Sunday, April 21, 2013 / Airborne and Special Operations Museum (ASOM) / (910) 643-2766/Tuesdsay - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m./ Admission: FreeThe Airborne & Special Operations Museum tells the story of the airborne and special operations soldier from 1940 tothe present. The World War II portion of the museums permanent gallery features many examples of Americanpropaganda posters published during the war, as well as other artifacts pertaining to the airborne and special operationssoldiers role in the liberation of Europe. 203/25/2013
  3. 3. Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - Sunday, June 16, 2013 / Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex / Tuesday - Saturday 10a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. / (910) 486-1330/Admission: FreeThe Fayetteville and Wilmington Race Riot of 1898 Exhibit will highlight the political and historical factors that led to theriot and will explore Fayettevilles connections to the event including Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry memberswho went to Wilmington immediately following the riot to keep the peace and Fayetteville-raised author CharlesChesnutt wrote about the riot. www.museumofthecapefear.ncdcr.govWednesday, March 27, 2013 / 3- 6 p.m. /Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum GroundsAt the Fayetteville Farmers Market, you will find fresh vegetables, fruits, berries, eggs, cut flowers, herbs, honey, craftsand more. So grab your family, friends or pets and come get some fresh local food!www.thefayettevillefarmersmarket.comWednesday, March 27, 2013 / 10 a.m. /West Regional Branch Library / (910) 487-0440I saw a little bunny go hop, hop, hop, down to story time to help us celebrate Easter. Children 12-23 months, enjoystories, songs, finger plays, flannels, and an egg hunt. No registration required., March 27, 2013 / Reeves Auditorium, Methodist University/ 7:30 p.m. / (910) 570-7223/ Admission:General admission; first come first serve.The Army Ground Forces Band presents legendary trumpeter Allen Vizzutti. Join us for an evening of classical and jazzmusic featuring Mr. Vizzutti with the concert band and Jazz, March 27, 2013 / Headquarters Library / 7 p.m. /(910) 483-7727/ Admission: FreePut on your Shag dancing shoes and learn about a unique aspect of North Carolina living and culture. Join John Hook, a43-year-veteran radio broadcaster and Shag expert dancer, as he shares his love of Shag. Hook has written several booksabout Shag and Beach culture, and will describe his most recent project. His works will be on sale at the program.This program is offered in conjunction with the March 29 downtown Fayetteville Shag festival, Spring Break: The BeachComes to Fayetteville., March 27, 2013 / Crown Coliseum / 7 p.m. / (910) 438-4100/ Admission: $17 - $60The Globetrotters new world tour show puts you in charge. "You Write The Rules" lets you decide the new rule we addto Globetrotters basketball, a rule that could affect the outcome of the game!!! And, dont forget to get autographs andphotographs with your favorite players after the show! 303/25/2013
  4. 4. Thursday, March 28, 2013 / West Regional Branch Library / 11 a.m. / (910) 487-0440Children ages 3-5 years old, enjoy a fun holiday storytime and participate in an Easter Egg, March 28, 2013 / Lake Rim Park / 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. / (910) 433-1018 / Admission: $2 (paid date of event);Call to register by March 26th; Ages 3+ with an adultLearn about the different kinds of eggs in nature while decorating your own Easter, March 29, 2013 / Festival Park /6 p.m. / (910) 485-8855 /Admission: FreeThe Epicenter Church will host an Easter Event, HOP in the Park. Bring your family and enjoy a sky-diving Easter bunny,an egg hunt with 75,000 eggs and a showing of the film Hop on a big screen! With all sorts of family friendly activitiesincluding inflatables, food, caricature artists, face painters, a photo booth and more!Friday, March 29, 2013 / Crown Coliseum / 7:30 p.m. /(910) 835-0919/ Admission: $25The Cape Fear Heroes will face the Washington Eagles. Home games are fun events for the whole family. SupportFayettevilles only American Indoor Football team! American Indoor Football Association provides fast paced, fan-friendly professional football at affordable prices. www.capefearheroes.comFriday, March 29, 2013 / 3 p.m. - 10 p.m. /Downtown Fayetteville / (910) 486-6633 /Admission: Tickets for The Embers$25; other admission variesDuring Spring Break, The Beach comes to Fayetteville! There will be Shag lessons and demonstrations. Classic Soul 321Hay Street, Parkview Office.3 p.m. Enjoy the Fayetteville Shag Club - Shagging on Hay Street. Downtown Beach Crawl - businesses will providediscounts on items including beach supplies, books, best wine, restaurants, beach music and even beach art.3 p.m. Showing of movie: SHAG at the Cameo Art House Theatre7 p.m. Showing of movie: SHAG at Gilbert Theater"Fun" Raiser for Cameo Art Theatre, Metropolitan Room, Emcee: Curtis Caprenter; Cash Bar and Pizza by MellowMushroom. 6 p.m. Classic Soul; 7- 10 p.m. The Embers www.cameoarthouse.comSaturday March 30, 2013| 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Fayetteville Area Transportation Museum| (910) 433-1457The City Market will be held at the Transportation Museum, downtown Fayetteville. The market will feature localartisans, produce, music and history. The museum grounds are filled with eggs, honey, meats, as well as vibrant seasonalfruits and vegetables. The atmosphere of both markets is enhanced by rocking chairs, music, and children’s activitiesmaking this the perfect place for healthy, creative, family fun. 403/25/2013
  5. 5. Saturday, March 30, 2013 / Airborne and Special Operations Museum (ASOM) / 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. / (910) 643-2778 /Admission: Easter Egg Scramble is free; Cost varies for other events. Pre-register for events requiredJoin Airborne and Special Operations Museum Foundation for the 4th Annual Easter Egg Scramble, Breakfast andPictures with the Easter Bunny! Beginning at 8 a.m. the Museum Foundation will host a pancake and sausage breakfastwith the Easter Bunny in the Reflection Garden. From 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. there will be an Easter Egg Scramble for kids 10and under. Photos with the Easter Bunny, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., cost only $5 www.asomf.orgSaturday, March 30, 2013 / Stedman Recreation Center / 9 - 10:30 a.m. / (910) 433-1440 /Admission: $3; Tickets mustbe purchased in advance.Kick off Easter festivities with Pancakes and Sausage served Hot and Ready! Be sure to have your camera ready to getthat perfect picture with the Easter Bunny!, March 30, 2013 / Smith Recreation Center/ 9 a.m. - Noon / (910) 433-1571/ Admission: Free; Ages 12 andunderHippity Hoppity…come out and join in the fun at our annual Easter Egg Hunt!, March 30, 2013 / Spivey, JS Recreation Center and Christina Smith Park / 10 a.m. / (910) 433-1572/Admission: Free; 12 years and underThe Silver Square Lodge will co-sponsor this activity for children to enjoy hunting for eggs with prizes awarded to theones that collected the most eggs in their age divisions. Refreshments will be served. Come out and enjoy a wonderfulfamily activity., March 30, 2013 / Stedman Recreation Center / (910) 433-1440/ 10:45 a.m. /Admission: Free; All AgesFollowing Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, the Easter Egg Hunt will commence. Tummy is full and pictures are takenwith the Easter Bunny, now let’s head out to hunt for hidden goodies! Don’t forget to bring your own, March 30, 2013 / College Lakes Recreation Center / 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Egg hunt times: 2-5 yrs, 11 am; 6-8 yrs,11:30 am; 9-12 yrs, noon / (910) 433-1564 /Admission: Free; Please call the center to pre-register your family.Join us for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt in the gym. There will be gathering of eggs, two bounce houses, the Easter Bunnyand more. Note: there will be different times for different age groups. Please have children bring their own 503/25/2013
  6. 6. Saturday, March 30, 2013 / Pine Forest Recreation Center / (910) 433-1196 / 12 - 2 p.m. /Admission: $5 per child; Ages 5 - 12Come show your talent. Let’s make a unique cookie for the Easter, March 30, 2013 / Lake Rim Park / Ages 5 and under, 2 p.m.; Ages 6-8, 3 p.m.; Ages 9 - 12, 4 p.m. /(910) 433-1018 / Admission: $1 (paid day of hunt)Celebrate Easter at Lake Rim Park with an Easter egg hunt for the kids. Bring a basket and have fun as you help youryoung ones find hidden Easter eggs while keeping your eye out for the “lucky egg.” Special prizes will be awarded fordifferent categories and all participants will leave with treats., March 31, 2013 / Hope Mills Lake Gazebo / 6 - 8 a.m. / (910) 426-4109 /Admission: FreeHighland Baptist Church will host a Sunrise Easter Service!Sunday, March 31, 2013 / O’Hanlon Memorial Amphitheatre; Methodist University / 7 a.m. / (910) 630-7043Light refreshments will be offered before the service. In case of bad weather the service will be moved to ReevesAuditorium., April 1 - Wednesday, May 22, 2013 /Headquarters Library / Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. -6p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m.- 6p.m. /(910) 483-7727Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings is a multi-media exhibition that explores how bookburnings became a potent symbol in Americas battle against Nazism and why they continue to resonate with the publicin film, literature and political disclosure to this day. 603/25/2013