This Week in Fayetteville
November 22-28, 2023
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22
INDIGENOUS DRESS TOUR
ARTS COUNCIL OF FAYETTEVILLE
As part of the “Still Here, Still Native" Exhibition*, the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County will be hosting the Indigenous Dress Tour. This tour, organized by April Whittemore Locklear in tribute to her mother, Sandra Whittemore. Thirteen distinct pieces of traditional attire, crafted by Sandra Whittemore throughout the years, will be showcased on mannequins at The Art Center's gallery during regular gallery hours until Dec. 16 (excluding November 23rd and 24th). For more info, visit the Facebook Event Link at https://bit.ly/47roVms or call 910-323-1776.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23
THANKSGIVING DAY TURKEY TROT
CLARK PARK NATURE CENTER
It's that time of year once more! Join in the yearly Turkey Trot and canned food collection on Thanksgiving Day to support the Fayetteville Urban Ministry! Shed those additional calories so you can indulge in all the delectable holiday meals! Bring your canned foods and make this a triumphant canned food drive! Visit the event link at https://bit.ly/3QJ5xdw.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER `24
DIY BLACK FRIDAY KID'S WORKSHOP
BOARD & BRUSH
Looking to do some shopping on Black Friday but not sure what to do with your kids (aged 6-12)? Let them get crafty while you chase down all those ideas. Board & Brush will have a selection of wood projects and totes for the kids to choose from in their gallery. They'll provide lunch and snacks, and of course, there will be ornaments! All the necessary materials will be provided, and their instructors will guide your child step-by-step to create a beautiful decorative piece. Visit https://bit.ly/47jTjPN for more information.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER `24
A CHRISTMAS CAROL THE MUSICAL
PURPLE DOOR PRODUCTIONS
Purple Door Productions introduces a fresh holiday tradition with "A Christmas Carol, the Musical". Join in as the world's most renowned ghost story back to the stage of their Studio Theatre in downtown Lumberton. N.C. playwright Lee Yopp has created a new musical adaptation of Dickens' beloved novel, bringing it to life with exquisite Victorian costumes, enchanting Christmas music, and breathtaking dance sequences, including a mesmerizing Irish Step dance. A talented ensemble of over 20 local performers and singers will breathe new life into traditional songs and carols while remaining true to the essence of Dickens' original story.
Call 910-635-0011or visit https://bit.ly/3sKb4IS for more info.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25
MAKE YOUR OWN BATH SOAKS WORKSHOP
THE DOWNTOWN MARKET OF FAYETTEVILLE
Who doesn't love a homemade gift? Spend Shop SMALL Saturday supporting a great local business and make your very own bath soaks. Great to give as a gift (or keep for yourself). The class is $75 and will include: Christmas-themed drinks (alcohol and non) and Christmas charcuterie, all ingredients to make 3 different bath soaks to take home or use for Christmas gifts, and (of course) Christmas cheer, bonding and laughter! Visit https://bit.ly/47ugg2m or call 919 349-6062.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26
PHOTOS WITH SANTA
CROSS CREEK MALL
Indulge in the enchantment of the festive season by paying a visit to Santa at Santa's Workshop located within Cross Creek Mall. Craft timeless holiday memories as you capture a photograph with Santa and confide in him your heartfelt holiday desires! While reservations for Santa are recommended, they are not obligatory. Santa will be available daily until Dec. 24th, ensuring every moment is filled with joy and wonder. Visit https://bit.ly/3MLxyQu for more information.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27
FULL MOON MEDITATE & PAINT CLASS
PRIMA ELEMENTS HOLISTIC WELLNESS CENTER
Now is the moment to articulate your thoughts and release any pent-up emotions. Meditation during the Full moon will serve as a potent means to connect with the radiant energy of the lunar cycle and harness the dynamic force emitted by the moon's illuminating glow. You will concentrate on your breath and purpose. Afterward, you will dedicate time to transferring your intentions onto a blank canvas. Feel free to bring your own personal yoga mat. $45 Ticket price includes Pressed Juice or Kombucha, snacks and paint materials. This will be a great evening spent with amazing people! Space is limited and tickets need to be purchased in advance. Visit https://bit.ly/47uh8Ea for more information.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28
FAYETTEVILLE SYMPHONIC BAND'S HOLIDAY CONCERT
Join in for a unique musical collaboration between the Fayetteville Symphonic Band and The Methodist University Concert Band. Witness an extraordinary performance featuring a repertoire that includes beloved classics like "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," "Blues for Santa," "A Charlie Brown Christmas," and many more. Don't miss this special event taking place at Huff Concert Hall, located at Methodist University. This concert is free to attend with no ticket required. For more information, visithttps://bit.ly/49x39iV.