Community Events Newsletter

Coffee with a Cop
Friday, October 3, 8-10 am
Sponsored by:  Fuquay-Varina Police
Bojangles, 1400 N. Main Street, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

Join your neighbors and Fuquay-Varina Police officers for coffee and conversation.  No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know the police officers in your neighborhood.
Concert Featuring:  The Landsharks
Sponsored by:  Town of Fuquay-Varina
Thursday, October 6, 6:30-9:30 pm
Varina Business District

Let’s get the party started!  The Landsharks Band will sail into Fuquay-Varina on Thursday, October 6th to play a very special concert!  As one of the most well-known, well-liked, and in-demand bands in the country, the Landsharks have appeared with Jimmy Buffett, opened for The Beach Boys and performed at the Super Bowl!  They regularly play at Disney, Universal Studios and Margaritaville.  Now the Landsharks bring their Jimmy Buffet style music to Fuquay-Varina for a free, fun filled party on Broad Street.  Join us in the Varina Business District (500 Broad Street) for a great concert!  Fins up!

FM2FV Concert
Featuring The Embers
Sponsored by: Town of Fuquay-Varina
Thursday, Oct. 13, 6:30-9:30 pm
Centennial Square, 102 N. Main Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC

A dash more cool tunes and local brews at this free concert series that perfectly blends music, energy and local flavor to create a dash more great times in downtown Fuquay-Varina.  No coolers or pets please.
Fire Department Open House
Celebrate National Fire Prevention Week
Sponsored by the F-V Fire Department
Saturday, October 15, 10 am – 3 pm
Station #1, 301 S. Fuquay Avenue

Visit Station #1 and learn about fire prevention and safety planning and have FUN!  Sparky the Fire Dog and Pluggie the Fire Hydrant will visit.  See fire prevention and equipment displays and witness great demonstrations! Hand-on experience for young ones!  
Haunted Trail
Sponsored by:  Town of Fuquay-Varina Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources
Saturday, October 15, Family Fright:  5-6 pm; Full Fright: 7-9 pm
Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Education Park, 301 Wagstaff Road

There’s nothing like a good fright and apparently lots of people agree!  Last year, the Parks & Recreation Department hosted the Haunted Trail and more than 1500 people attended, so we’re doing it again!  
Family Fright, appropriate for families with younger children, will be from 5-6 pm.   Full Fright, which will be scarier, will take place from 7-9 pm.  Everyone is invited to attend.  The Haunted Trail is free, but please note there will be scary stuff, so enter at your own risk!  This is an outdoor activity with low lighting so remember to wear appropriate shoes, preferably tennis shoes and dress for the weather. 

Celebrate Fuquay-Varina Festival
Saturday, November 5, 10 am - 4 pm
Sponsored by: Town of Fuquay-Varina
Fuquay Business District 

This festival was originally scheduled for Oct. 6th but due to inclement weather had to be rescheduled to Nov. 5th.  The 10th annual festival features live entertainment at 4 venues, a free kid zone, a craft beer garden area with concerts by Crush and the Magic Pipers, arts, crafts and classic cars. The Bengal Tiger Auction and  Downtown Chili Cook-off with be held courtesy of Fuquay-Varina Downtown Revitalization. Join us for what promises to be a great fall festival!

Public Meetings

Date Meeting Place
Mon., Oct. 3, 7 pm Town Board Meeting  Town Hall 
Tues., Oct. 4, 5:30-7:30 pm Community Vision LUP Workshop Town Hall
Mon., Oct. 10, 7 pm Board of Adjustment  Town Hall
Mon., Oct. 17, 7 pm Planning Board  Town Hall 
Tues., Oct. 18, pm Town Board Meeting  Town Hall
Mon., Oct. 31, 12:30-3 pm 2035 Community LUP Work Session Public Service Center

Around Town - Others Ways to Support Your Community

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

Good news! Beginning September 12th, the Fuquay-Varina Museum will expand hours to include Monday mornings from 10 am- 1 pm. They will continue to open on Wednesday from 10 am – 4 pm and at community events.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.