Cumberland County Events

Looking for things to do while you visit?

Jul
21
Fri
Task Force Ranger & the Battle of Mogadishu Exhibit
Jul 21 – Jul 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.

Jul
22
Sat
Task Force Ranger & the Battle of Mogadishu Exhibit
Jul 22 – Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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.

City Market at the Museum
Jul 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This downtown market for local farmers and crafters is hosted on the grounds of the museum every Wednesday and Saturday, with the exception of certain holidays. Fresh, locally grown vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, and other farm products are offered for sale. These seasonal offerings–along with plants, flowers, pottery, tea, soap, candles, jewelry, and more–can be purchased. The market season runs from April through December, but a number of vendors appear year-round.

Jul
23
Sun
Task Force Ranger & the Battle of Mogadishu Exhibit
Jul 23 – Jul 24 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.

Jul
25
Tue
Task Force Ranger & the Battle of Mogadishu Exhibit
Jul 25 – Jul 26 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
Jul 25 @ 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.

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