Community Events Newsletter

Town Tree Lighting
Sponsored by:  Town of Fuquay-Varina 
Thursday, December 1, 6-8 pm
Fuquay Business District

A great holiday tradition!  Visit with Santa and listen to holiday favorites sung by local schools and choral groups. Festivities are located in the large municipal lot at the corner of E. Vance Street and S. Main Street. 

Expect Street Closures: Main St. from Academy St. to Spring St.; Spring Ave. from W. Academy to W. Spring Street; First St.; Depot St. from S. Main St. to Spring Ave; Vance St. from Spring Ave. to Fuquay Ave; Raleigh St. from S. Main St. to Fuquay Ave.

Fuquay-Varina Christmas Parade
Sponsored by: Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce
Sunday, December 4, 3 pm
Downtown Fuquay District

Ring in the season with this traditional parade that promises floats, bands and, of course, Santa! Event will be held rain or shine.

Expect Street Closures: Main St. from Ennis St. to Spring St.; Vance Street from Main St. to S. Fuquay Ave; S. Fuquay Ave. from E. Vance St. to E. Jones St.; E. Academy St. from S.Fuquay to S. Ennis St.

All vehicles will need to be cleared from Main St., Vance St., S. Fuquay Ave., and Academy St. before 2:30 pm. Once the parade begins, no vehicles will be allowed to exit any parking lots or private property along the parade route due to safety.

Fuquay-Varina Museums Holiday Open House
Sponsored by Friends of the Museum
Sunday, December 4, 4-6 pm
Fuquay-Varina Museum, 131 S. Fuquay Avenue, Fuquay-Varina, NC

Don't rush off after the Christmas Parade!  Skips the traffic and make your way over to the Fuquay-Varina Museums Complex to enjoy a tour of the Museum and enjoy some hot cider.  Musical entertainment by Can Jo.

Holiday Artist Market & Art Extravaganza
Sponsored by Fuquay-Varina Arts Council
Friday, December 9, 4-8 pm
Saturday, December 10, 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, December 11, 12-5 pm
405 Broad Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC

Fine arts exhibition and crafters market.  Meet Santa!  Kids corner and lots of fun holiday activities and shopping.

Mistletoe Madness Holiday Market
Saturday, December 10, 12-4 pm
109 E. Spring Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC

Discover handmade treasures and wonderful treats at this year’s holiday shopping event of the year. Proceeds will be donated to 4 Paws for Ability that provides service dogs to children and veterans with disabilities and our local Fuquay-Varina Emergency Food Pantry.

Fuquay-Varina Fire Department Food Drive
Nov. 1- Dec. 12
The Fuquay-Varina Fire Department is collecting non-perishable food items for the Fuquay-Varina Emergency Food Bank.  Donations will feed local families.  Drop your donation at one of our fire stations or Town Hall.

Town tree lighting ceremony.
Date Meeting Place
Mon., Dec 5, 7:00 PM Town Board Meeting Town Hall
Tues., Dec. 6, 5:30-7:30 PM Transportation Plan Workshop Public Service Center
Mon., Dec. 12, 7 PM Board of Adjustment Town Hall
Mon., Dec. 21, 7 PM Planning Board Town Hall
Tues., Dec. 22, 7 PM Town Board Town Hall

Around Town - Others Ways to Support Your Community

Fuquay-Varina Museum Tours
Sponsored by: Friends of the Museum
Monday, 10 am - 1 pm and Wednesday, 10 am – 4 pm
131 Fuquay Avenue

The museums are a true treasure! If you haven’t visited, make a point to visit them!

Fuquay-Varina Library
133 S. Fuquay Avenue
M-F open 10 am – 9 pm, Sat: 10 am – 6 pm

Learn more about programming for the month.

Arts Programming in Fuquay-Varina
Learn about concerts, performances.

Getting Ready for Kindergarten Program
Every Thursday from 9:30-11;30 am - October 13, 2016-May 18, 2017
Fuquay Varina UMC,100 S Judd Parkway SE, Fuquay Varina 27526
Project Enlightenment is still accepting applications for their Getting Ready for Kindergarten Program. This FREE program is for children who will be entering kindergarten next fall and are not attending childcare or preschool. This program is open to families who live in Wake County, have limited family income and have a child who was 4 by August 31, 2016. For more information call 919-664-7789.