Fuquay-Varina
Fuquay-Varina

Community Events Newsletter

UPCOMING EVENTS

National Day of Prayer
Sponsored by:  Various Fuquay-Varina Churches
Thursday, May 7, 12 - 1 pm
401 Old Honeycutt Road, Fuquay-Varina NC  
Please join us on the lawn for the Fuquay-Varina National Day of Prayer Service at Fuquay-Varina Town Hall at 401 Old Honeycutt Rd., Fuquay-Varina, NC for a time of prayer for our town, our state, and our nation.  We will join thousands nationwide.
 
In addition to uniting in prayer, we will be collecting donations for two local area ministries:
Diapers/baby wipes/cash for Hand of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center and
Canned/dry goods for The FV Food Pantry
No donation is too small!
 
Art After Dark 2nd Friday Walk
Sponsored by:  Fuquay-Varina Arts Council
Starts Friday, May 8, 5-9 pm
Various places throughout Fuquay-Varina
Fuquay-Varina - The Fuquay-Varina Arts Council continues its Art After Dark season with May’s event, on Friday, May 8th from 5-9pm at 600 E. Broad Street (next to Aviator Tap House).  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, music, and an art walk. Admission is free.   

South Wake Relay for Life
Sponsored by the American Cancer Society
Friday May 15 & Saturday, May 16
South Park, 900 S. Main Street
The South Wake Relay for Life will be held at South Park in Fuquay-Varina on May 15 & May 16. If you are interested in participating in this team organized, overnight community walk, please visit www.relayforlife.org.

Join the Town's Relay for Life Team!  

Follow Me 2 Fuquay-Varina Concert Series
Featuring Liquid Pleasure
Sponsored by: Town of Fuquay-Varina
Thursday, May 21, 6:30-9:30 pm
Centennial Square, 102 N. Main Street
Follow Me to Fuquay-Varina to hear great live music! That’s the mantra this spring as the Follow Me to Fuquay-Varina (FM2FV) concerts kick off in April with a great band line-up playing at Centennial Square. The series debuted this past fall to rave reviews! The spring line-up will keep you dancing the entire concert! These bands are fun, entertaining and play the music we love! Bring a friend or the whole family! Here’s the free concert schedule for the spring:
Thursday, June 18 – Smile

 

PUBLIC MEETINGS IN MAY


 

Date

Meeting

Where

Mon., May 4, 5:30 pm

Branding & Marketing Public Meeting to introduce project

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Mon., May 4, 7 pm

Town Board of Commissioners

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Tues., May 5, 6 pm

Budget Workshops

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Mon., May 11, 7 pm

Board of Adjustment

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Mon., May 11, 7 pm

PRCR Advisory Board

F-V Community Center, 820 S. Main Street

Tues., May 12, 7:30 am

Public Works Committee Meeting

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Mon., May18, 7 pm

Planning Board

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Tues., May 19, 5:30 pm

Law & Finance Committee Meeting

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Tues., May 19, 7 pm

Town Board of Commissioners

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

 

OTHER WAYS TO GET INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY


 

CALL FOR ARTISTS

Event Date: Saturday, June 6, 2015
Deadline to Submit: Friday, April 10, 2015
More information: www.fuquay-varinadowntown.com
The Celebration of the Arts, now in its 12th year, has grown from a street-type art fair to a large art festival with more than 90 art vendors. The Celebration of the Arts is part of a town-wide festival called Celebrate Fuquay-Varina. This festival showcases regional music acts as well as a variety of free, family-fun entertainment. The combination of music, great food, fun activities and incredible art vendors attracts large crowds. In 2012, the estimated attendance at Celebrate Fuquay-Varina/Celebration of the Arts was more than 9,000 people. We are currently accepting Artist Applications. EARLY BIRD applications receive a discount before April 10th!!! Applications are due by Friday, April 10th. If all available booth spaces are not filled, applications MAY be accepted after the deadline. We had to turn artists away last year so get your application in EARLY!! 

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!