Festival of Yesteryear: A Celebration of Early America
Sept. 6, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Focusing on the Colonial and Revolutionary War periods, this living history program features re-enactors demonstrating various aspects of daily life including woodworking, music, toys and games, militia drills, and even colonial dentistry! Living history groups include Camp Flintlock, the North Carolina Highland Regiment, and Captain Dry’s Militia Company. Be sure to visit Apprentice Alley, where children can participate and learn a variety of trades through hands on crafts and activities. This event is held annually the Saturday after Labor Day and in partnership with Fayetteville’s Lafayette Birthday Celebration honoring Revolutionary War hero marquis de Lafayette. For more on Lafayette’s Birthday Celebration visit www.lafayettesociety.org. This event is sponsored by a grant from the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County.
Sept. 24-28, show start at 7:00
Come and sit under the stars in the backyard of the 1897 Poe House and enjoy William Shakespeare's play, Julius Caesar, performed by Sweet Tea Shakespeare, an initiative of Fayetteville State University's drama department. Arrive early and enjoy an entertaining pre-show thirty minutes prior to the performance. Bring your own seating. General admission is $12; $10 for military and seniors; $7.50 for students; $5 for FSU students; $5 for children 6-12; under 6 free. For tickets, call 910-672-1724 or purchase them online at sweetteashakespeare.com.
click on the flyer to open a printable coupon for $2.00 off admission