Fuquay-Varina
Fuquay-Varina

Community Events Newsletter

UPCOMING EVENTS 
 
Friday, August 12, 8:30-10:30 am
Sponsored by:  Fuquay-Varina Police
Krispy Kreme, 728 N. Judd Parkway
Okay.  We don’t want to perpetuate any stereotypes, but our Police Officers LOVE DONUTS.  Join them at Krispy Kreme in Fuquay-Varina 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.
 
Sponsored by:  Fuquay-Varina Arts Council
Friday, August 12, 5 – 9 pm
Downtown Fuquay-Varina
Join the Fuquay-Varina Arts Council in downtown on the Second Friday of every month (April-Dec) for the “Art after Dark” art walk. 
 

All in Community Cookout
Saturday, August 13, 12-5 pm
Sponsored by: The All In Community Committee
Falcon Park, 105 Falcon Park Drive, Fuquay-Varina, NC
This family oriented event is meant to uplift our youth and community! We encourage all Fuquay-Varina’s families and youth to join in this event that sends the message that “we are all in!” There will be children's activities, speakers and a family style cookout. It’s all free and made possible by volunteers and the Fuquay-Varina Police working together in true community spirit!

The event still needs volunteers and supplies. Sign up to volunteer!  

Veteran Owned Business Festival (VOB Fest)
Saturday, August 17, 11 am – 4 pm
322 S Main Street, Fuquay-Varina - near Fainting Goat
Join us for a fun, free, family-friendly event benefiting MMIA, Heroes United and Operation 300 at the Veteran-Owned Business Expo. There will be live music, food trucks , local breweries (3), games for all ages, prizes, and lots of fun! Proceeds raised will benefit Military Missions in Action, Heroes United of NC and Operation 300.

Sponsored by:  Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce
August 25, 10am-4pm
The Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 7th annual “Core Connection” Business Expo at the Fuquay-Varina Community Center on Thursday, August 25th 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.
 

BBQ Scholarship Fundraiser
Saturday, September 10, 11 am – 2 pm
Sponsored by: Fuquay-Varina Garden Club
The Garden Hut, 1004 Old Honeycutt Road, Fuquay-Varina
The Fuquay-Varina Garden Club will host a BBQ Dinner Fundraiser for FVHS AG Students. The cost will be $10 a plate which includes a BBQ, a beverage, sides and dessert. The event will also include short talks from current NCSU Agricultural students. A Silent Auction will include many great items such as a weekend in Boone, a ride in a Polaris Slingshot, golf for four at Bentwinds Golf Course, food, lessons, gifts, etc. You do not have to be present to win. Help us support our senior agricultural students!  More information is available at  or on The Fuquay-Varina Garden Club Facebook page.

Sunday, September 25, Walk Begins at 2:00 pm
Check-in/Registration Time at 1:00 pm
South Park & Jeff Wells Envir. Greenway
When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.  Thanks to Walkers and Donors like you, AFSP has been able to set a goal to reduce the annual suicide rate 20% by 2025.
 
For more information, please contact , 919-600-9914 or , 919-762-8021. Online registration closes at noon (local time) the Friday before the walk. However, anyone who would like to participate can register in person at the walk from the time check-in begins until the walk starts. Walk donations are accepted until December 31st. Register online for the Walk.  

Celebrate Fuquay-Varina Festival
10th anniversary!
Saturday, October 8, 10 am - 4 pm
Sponsored by: Town of Fuquay-Varina
Fuquay Business District
Hard to believe, but the festival turns 10 this year! To celebrate, we've created a new look and moved the event to the fall in hopes of cooler weather. A dash more festive! Expect live entertainment at 5 venues, a free kid zone, a craft beer garden (there will be wine too), arts, crafts and classic cars. The kick-off concert will be held on Thursday, October 6th at 6:30 in the Varina Business District. Sponsorships are available!

Here’s a list of Community Events for 2016.  

 
PUBLIC MEETINGS IN AUGUST

Date

Meeting

Where

Mon., Aug. 1, 7 pm

Town Board of Commissioners

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Mon. Aug. 8, 8 am

Law & Finance Meeting

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Mon., Aug. 8, 7 pm

Board of Adjustment

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Mon., Aug. 15, 7 pm

Planning Board

Town Hall, 401 Old Honeycutt Rd.

Mon., Sept. 12, 7 pm

PRCR Advisory Board

F-V Community Center, 820 S. Main Street

 

OTHER WAYS TO GET INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY - AROUND TOWN


Summer Camp Registration 

The Town will host weekly-themed this summer for children who have completed K-5.  The cost is $100 per week for residents and $125 per week for non-residents.  Find information about camp.
  
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!  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

Toastmasters
Evey Monday at 7 pm
Universal Healthcare, 410 Judd Parkway
Toastmasters is starting a new club. Join us! Become a better speaker an ddvelop leadership skills.

 









 

 

 

 

 

 



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LDO Stakeholders' Meeting