Cumberland County Events

Looking for things to do while you visit?

Nov
21
Tue
Task Force Ranger & the Battle of Mogadishu Exhibit
Nov 21 – Nov 22 all-day

This exhibit features a mock-up of a street in Mogadishu, information boards about the battle and actions taken by the U.S. Army’s units there, displays of donated items used there from the soldiers involved in the battles, as well as artifacts recently recovered from Mogadishu. A video explains the missions in the words of the soldiers involved, from interviews with them.

Museum Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Closed Mondays and Federal Holidays.

Early Camp Bragg and Pope Army Airfield Exhibit
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

For nearly 100 years, soldiers and pilots have come from all over the country to train and work just north of Fayetteville. This exhibit focuses on these two installations during the time-frame of 1918 to the eve of World War II. The establishment and growth of these two U.S. Military installations, now Fort Bragg and Pope Army Airfield, has been pivotal in our national defense and key to our community’s identity. All ages welcome.

From State House to Statehood Exhibit
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

In 1789, Fayetteville was the place where the North Carolina delegates ratified the United States Constitution. This exhibit explores the people and places that surround this pivotal event in our city, state, and national history. Visitors can also learn how Fayetteville has celebrated the ratification in previous milestone years. All ages welcome.

Railroading in Fayetteville Exhibit
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fayetteville’s historic importance as a transportation hub involved river, roads, and rails. From an early rail system in the 1820s to the Western Railroad bringing coal and iron to the passenger and freight connections established by the CF&YV Railroad and Atlantic Coastline Railroad, train travel has been vital to this community’s economy and wellbeing. Railroad enthusiasts will enjoy the artifacts and information highlighted in this exhibit. All ages welcome.

Fayetteville Art Attack
Nov 21 @ 9:00 pm

This weekly event unites local artists of all mediums. Stage performers include acoustic artists, rock bands, comedians / live improv from The Horrible Folks and friends, hip-hop artists, poets, and more. Artists will be painting, creating, and selling during the stage performances. Because weekly events could be canceled due to holidays or special events, calling to confirm before attending is recommended.

Nov
22
Wed
Task Force Ranger & the Battle of Mogadishu Exhibit
Nov 22 – Nov 23 all-day

This exhibit features a mock-up of a street in Mogadishu, information boards about the battle and actions taken by the U.S. Army’s units there, displays of donated items used there from the soldiers involved in the battles, as well as artifacts recently recovered from Mogadishu. A video explains the missions in the words of the soldiers involved, from interviews with them.

Museum Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Closed Mondays and Federal Holidays.

Cumberland County Goes to War Exhibit
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cumberland County Goes to War is the museum’s 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 on the battlefield, as well as the sacrifices made on the home-front. All ages welcome.

Early Camp Bragg and Pope Army Airfield Exhibit
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

For nearly 100 years, soldiers and pilots have come from all over the country to train and work just north of Fayetteville. This exhibit focuses on these two installations during the time-frame of 1918 to the eve of World War II. The establishment and growth of these two U.S. Military installations, now Fort Bragg and Pope Army Airfield, has been pivotal in our national defense and key to our community’s identity. All ages welcome.

From State House to Statehood Exhibit
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

In 1789, Fayetteville was the place where the North Carolina delegates ratified the United States Constitution. This exhibit explores the people and places that surround this pivotal event in our city, state, and national history. Visitors can also learn how Fayetteville has celebrated the ratification in previous milestone years. All ages welcome.

Railroading in Fayetteville Exhibit
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fayetteville’s historic importance as a transportation hub involved river, roads, and rails. From an early rail system in the 1820s to the Western Railroad bringing coal and iron to the passenger and freight connections established by the CF&YV Railroad and Atlantic Coastline Railroad, train travel has been vital to this community’s economy and wellbeing. Railroad enthusiasts will enjoy the artifacts and information highlighted in this exhibit. All ages welcome.

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