Arts Council announces schedule for A Dickens Holiday

By Staff Report, posted 8 months ago

The 22nd annual celebration of A Dickens Holiday is this Friday, and the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County just announced their schedule for their free festivities, all of which are open to the public. 

The Event Partners include Piedmont Natural Gas, H&H Homes and Cape Fear Valley Health. 

Supporting Partners are Truist (formerly BB&T), Fayetteville Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, Cape Fear Eye Associates, P.A. and Systel Business Equipment. 

Friends of the Arts include the Fayetteville Cumberland Economic Development Corporation, First Citizens Bank, Holmes Security Systems, City Center Gallery & Books, Valley Radiology, Lumbee Guaranty Bank, ERA Strother Real Estate and Callahan and Rice Insurance Group. 

Community Partners include the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County and the North Carolina Arts Council. 

The popular event draws crowds from across the region. 


Event schedule:

100 Block (Capitol Encore)


Canterbury Dance Group 1 p.m. 

Coventry Carolers 1:30 p.m. 

Canterbury Dance Group 2:30 p.m. 

Fay Symphony Youth Orchestra 3 p.m. 

Oakwood Waits Ensemble 4 p.m. 

Juggler: Tain Collins 4:30 p.m. 

Fire Performance 6:30 p.m. 

Fire Performance 7:30 p.m. 

200 Block (CSDD Office)


 Highland Brass Ensemble 1 p.m. 

Oakwood Waits Ensemble 3 p.m.

Highland Brass Ensemble 3:30 p.m. 

Coventry Carolers 4:30 p.m. 


 300 Block (Arts Council)

Anthony Sutton & Friends 1 p.m.

Anthony Sutton & Friends 2 p.m.

Gilbert Glee 2:30 p.m.

Coventry Carolers 3:15 p.m.

Alpha Omega Dance Academy: 4 p.m.

Excerpts of The Nutcracker

Oakwood Waits Ensemble 5 p.m.

Tree Lighting w/ Winslow 
Ratliff Jr. 6 p.m.

Winslow Ratliff Jr. 7 p.m.


Dickens After Dark begins at 5 p.m.,featuring the Community Holiday Tree & Candle Lighting.

For more information, visit A map can be found on the website. 


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