The Family Focus Guide helps families and individuals, in and around the Fayetteville area, find resources in our community.

If you have a service-focused organization that serves families in the Fayetteville, Cumberland County area and would like to be listed, please email us at [email protected].

Arts/Cultural

Perfoming Arts
Organization Name
Campbell University
Program Name
Program Description

We got jazz! Like Baroque? We got Baroque! Like musical Theater? We got musical theater. As a matter of fact, we got something for everyone. Whether it the lyrical classicism of the Fabio and Chiara Parrini duo or the smooth jazz styling of Derek Day, here for you in Buies Creek. We at Campbell we believe that the University should be a leader in cultural and artistic endeavors. Programs include: Cape Fear Fine Arts, Community Concert Series, and Performing Arts.

Address
450 Leslie Campbell Avenue Buies Creek, NC 27506
Phone
910-893-1498
Counties Served
All Counties
Subjects Categories
Fourth Friday
Organization Name
Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County
Program Name
Program Description

4th Friday is a true celebration of the arts and downtown. Folks of all ages get a taste of Fayetteville's art and entertainment while enjoying the small galleries, bookstores, bistros and shops with unique items for shoppers. It's safe, it's fun ... and it's free!

Address
301 Hay Street Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone
910-323-1776
Hours of Operation
Monday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Tuesday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Wednesday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Thursday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Friday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Counties Served
Cumberland; Hoke
Subjects Categories
International Folk Festival
Organization Name
Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County
Program Description

Fall event following 4th Friday in September. Showcases the historic and artistic customs and traditions of many different cultures. Exhibits - entertainment - refreshments and featured astists all combine to bring the art of Fayetteville to everyone and free to everyone!

Address
301 Hay Street Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone
910-323-1776
Hours of Operation
Monday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Tuesday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Wednesday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Thursday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Friday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Counties Served
Cumberland; Hoke
Subjects Categories
Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County
Organization Name
Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County
Program Description

Nurtures, advocates and celebrates the arts in Fayetteville/Cumberland County. Provides grants to local art agencies, artists, and schools to increase and support art activities in the community. Produces International Folk Festival, Fourth Fridays, and Dickens Holiday.

Address
301 Hay Street Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone
910-323-1776
Hours of Operation
Monday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM; Tuesday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM; Wednesday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM; Thursday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM; Friday 8:30 AM-12:00 PM
Counties Served
Cumberland; Hoke
Subjects Categories
Music Academy
Organization Name
Snyder Memorial Baptist Church
Program Name
Program Description

Provides quality music & instruction in a Christian setting. Offers private and group instruction music instruction for a wide variety of age from infants to mature adults. Kindermusik classes for birth-5years. Clogging and Christian hip-hop classes for ages 3-adults.

Address
701 Westmont Drive Fayetteville, NC 28305
Phone
910-484-1041
Hours of Operation
Monday 9:00 AM-8:00 PM; Tuesday 9:00 AM-8:00 PM; Wednesday 9:00 AM-8:00 PM; Thursday 9:00 AM-8:00 PM; Friday 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
Counties Served
Cumberland
Subjects Categories
Airborne and Special Operations Museum
Organization Name
Airborne and Special Operations Museum
Program Description

Teaches students, civilians, and military service members about the core values, sacrifice, courage, devotion to duty, and exploits of this unique sector of our armed forces. Exhibit galleries are free; theater and motion simulator have admission charges.

Address
100 Bragg Blvd. Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone
910-643-2778
Hours of Operation
Tuesday-Saturday 10AM-4:30PM
Sunday 12PM-4:30PM
Closed Mondays and Federal Holidays
Open Memorial Day, 4th of July and Veteran's Day
Counties Served
Cumberland; Harnett; Hoke
Subjects Categories
Poster Contest
Organization Name
Armed Services YMCA
Program Name
Program Description

An annual contest done in conjunction with Military Family Week. Open to family members (kindergarten through sixth grade) of active duty, Reserves, National Guard, DoD civilian employees, and Retirees.

Address
Bldg.2-2411 Rodney Trail Fort Bragg, NC 28307
Phone
910-436-0500
Hours of Operation
Monday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM; Tuesday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM; Wednesday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM; Thursday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM; Friday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Counties Served
Cumberland; Harnett; Hoke
Fayetteville Symphony
Organization Name
Fayetteville Symphony
Program Description

Concerts. Please see our website for schedule and ticket prices.

Address
308 Green Street Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone
910-433-4690
Hours of Operation
Monday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Tuesday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Wednesday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Thursday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM; Friday 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Counties Served
Cumberland
Subjects Categories
Fayetteville Dogwood Festival
Organization Name
Fayetteville Dogwood Festival
Program Description

Coordinates the planning and execution of the annual Dogwood Festival, held the 4th weekend in April. This event encompasses approximately 30 events which target all members of the community. Also coordinates an annual fall event called Historic Hauntings: A Ghastly Ghost Tour. This tour, conducted via hayride, explores the mysterious happenings of downtown Fayetteville with ghostly re-enactors and story-tellers highlighting the history and spooky legends of the past.

Address
301 Hay Street Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone
910-323-1934
Hours of Operation
Monday 8:30 AM-2:30 PM; Tuesday 8:30 AM-2:30 PM; Wednesday 8:30 AM-2:30 PM; Thursday 8:30 AM-2:30 PM; Friday 8:30 AM-2:30 PM
Counties Served
Cumberland
Subjects Categories
Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex
Organization Name
Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex
Program Description

Recounts the social, economic, and political history of southern North Carolina. Comprised of the Museum, the 1897 Poe House, and the Arsenal.

Address
801 Arsenal Avenue Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone
(910) 500-4240
Hours of Operation
Wednesday through Saturday 10am-3pm.
Counties Served
Cumberland
Subjects Categories