Fuquay-Varina
Fuquay-Varina

Community Events Newsletter

UPCOMING EVENTS
Sponsored by:  Fuquay-Varina Arts Council
August 14, 5-9 pm
Fuquay-Varina 
The Fuquay-Varina Arts Council continues its Art After Dark season with August’s event, on Friday, August 14th from 5-9pm in Downtown Fuquay, Centennial Square, 102 N. Main Street.  Those passionate about the arts in their community will join together to provide a variety of creative activities to showcase local talent.  Events will include an artists' and crafters' market, kids’ creative activities, an Art Walk, and music. Admission is free.      
The Fuquay-Varina History Museum will be open from 5-7 pm during Art After Dark.  Come see the plans for the caboose and view the extensive improvements to Ashworth Park by the Town. 
 
Featuring Love Tribe
Sponsored by:  Town of Fuquay-Varina
Thursday, August 20, 6:30-9:30 pm
Centennial Square, 102 N. Main Street
This fall, experience live music and local brews in the heart of downtown Fuquay-Varina the third Thursday of each month from August-October.  Check out the concert series everyone is talking about!  (link:  http://www.fuquay-varina.org/departments-and-services/parks-recreation-and-cultural-resources/fm2fv-concert-series.html) 
Fall schedule:
Thursday, Sept. 17– Emily Minor Band 
Thursday, Oct. 15 – The Embers featuring Craig Woolard
 
Sponsored by:  Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce
August 27th, 2015, 10am-4pm
Fuquay-Varina Community Center
The Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its sixth annual “Core Connection” Business Expo at the Fuquay-Varina Community Center on Thursday, August 27th from 10:00am to 4:00pm.  This Expo celebrates the wide variety of new and existing businesses that have recently made southern Wake County a mecca for new business development.
 
In addition to great speakers and business booths, the EXPO will include a Health & Wellness corner, free food samples by area restaurants, and a business resource center with lots of information for small and medium-sized businesses to explore. There will also be a Town of Fuquay-Varina booth with special appearances from our new police chief, Laura Fahnestock, as well as a Shredding Event for the general public from 12am-4pm. Residents wishing to have materials shredded must attend the EXPO and get a shredding ticket before accessing the ProShred truck.
 
Carillon Antique Roadshow
Sponsored by:  Friends of the Museum 
Saturday, September 19, 2- 4 pm
Carillon Assisted Living, 6516 Johnson Pond Road, Fuquay-Varina
Wondering what those family heirlooms and treasured keepsakes are worth?  Find out at our Antique Road Extravaganza!  This is a fundraiser benefiting The Friends of the Museum with an appraiser on site! Advance tickets available at Carillon and through The Friends of the Museum.  Tickets are $10/item in advance.  All proceeds to benefit The Friends of the Museum.  To RSVP, call or email:  
 
Sponsored by:  Fuquay-Varina Downtown
Saturday, September 26, 3-8 pm
Downtown Varina
Craft beer, great BBQ and bluegrass make the perfect recipe for this fall festival.  If you are interested in competing in the BBQ contest, contact  1st prize is $1000!  
 
PUBLIC MEETINGS IN AUGUST

Date

Meeting

Where

Mon., August 3, 5:30 pm

Law & Finance Committee

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Mon., August 3, 7 pm

Town Board of Commissioners

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Mon,. August 10, 7 pm

Board of Adjustment

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Mon., August 10, 7 pm

PRCR Advisory Board

F-V Community Center, 820 S. Main Street

Mon., August 17, 7 pm

Planning Board

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Tue., August 18, 8:30 am

Economic Development Meeting

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Tue., August 18, 7 pm

Town Board of Commissioners

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Mon., Sept. 7 - all day

Town offices Observe Labor Day

 

 

OTHER WAYS TO GET INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY


AROUND TOWN 

Fuquay-Varina Museum Tours
Sponsored by:  Friends of the Museum
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 this summer!  www.fuquay-varina-museums.org
 
Fuquay-Varina Library
133 S. Fuquay Avenue
M-F open 10 am – 9 pm, Sat: 10 am – 6 pm
Visit your Fuquay-Varina Library!  Learn more about programming for the month!

Arts Programming in Fuquay-Varina
Learn about concerts, performances and more by clicking here!