Join us for Picnic at the Hollow welcoming Pitmaster and Fayetteville Native Wyatt Dickson of Picnic Restaurant in Durham, NC.

Admission must be paid by Friday, September 8th

Purchase online here, call us at (910)433-4690, or mail a check to Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, P.O. Box 302, Fayetteville, NC 28302.


Articles in Our State Magazine, Bon Appetit, Garden and Gun, Southern Living, The Washington Post, Fayetteville Observer, and Raleigh News and Observer are among those giving accolades to Wyatt’s authentic, wood smoked, whole-hog BBQ. Time Magazine has listed Picnic among the 8 best BBQ spots in the Carolinas.

Join us in welcoming Wyatt home for good food and a good time with Picnic at Fox Hollow!

Fox Hollow is the Private Home of Kathy and Daniel Fitch


Admission is $50 per-person, and may be paid by credit card online or over the phone, or by check made out to Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra.

To pay your admission online, click here. To pay over the phone, call the symphony office at (910)433-4690.









Featured Musician

Arta Prekadini Hardin – Violin

Arta Prekadini Hardin started her violin studies at the age of 9 in her hometown of Ferizaj, Kosovo. She continued her studies with Sihana Badivuku in Pristina, Kosovo. In 2003, she won second place in the ARSKOSOVA Violin Competition, and in 2004 she won third place.

Arta has participated in masterclasses  with Eugenia Tchougayeva, Mirijam Contzen, Johannes  Watzel ,Francis Duroy, Pierre Homage, Ruth Waterman ,Ervis Gega, and many others. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree at the “University of Music” in Violin Performance as a student of Sihana Badivuku . She was a member of the youth Orchestra at Bern Academy touring around Europe and Balkan in 2005 (Germany, Croatia,Bosnia Herzegovina , Montenegro ,Kosovo).
Between 2008-2014 Arta was a member of Kosovo Philharmonic. During this time she won second violin in the Kosovo Philharmonic Soloist Ensemble and also became a member of the Balkan Chamber Orchestra Concert tour in Japan ( Tokyo,Kanazawa,NHK TV). From 2011-2013, Arta participated with the NBO Orchestra Concerts tour in Germany,Pristina ,Macedonia, as well as the Albanian Philharmonic Orchestra concert tour in Germany, Albania, and Kosovo. In 2013, Arta performed a solo with the Kosovo Philharmonic.
Currently Arta is a member of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra and Carolina Philharmonic here in North Carolina.

To Educate. To Entertain. To Inspire.

The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1956 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and is a professional, regional orchestra whose mission is to educate, entertain, and inspire the citizens of the Fayetteville, North Carolina region as the leading musical resource.  Praised for its artistic excellence, the Symphony leads in the cultural and educational landscape for Fayetteville and the southeastern North Carolina region.

The Fayetteville Symphony performs 6-8 concerts during any given season performing both at Methodist University and Fayetteville State University. Partnerships with other arts agencies include collaborative performances with Cape Fear Regional Theatre, chamber concerts at St. John’s Episcopal Church, as well as a military appreciation concert held over Memorial Day Weekend. The Symphony brings music to the schools and the community by performing educational concerts, as well as having its own Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra and Summer Music Camps.

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Fayetteville, NC 28301
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