BBQ, Blues and Brews- November 17th

BBQ, Blues and Brews- November 17th

Originally scheduled for September 22, this event will now be held on November 17th from 1 PM – 5 PM.
This is a fundraising event for Fuquay-Varina Downtown Association and features things people love about North Carolina: BBQ, Blues, and Craft Beer! Guests are encouraged to sample delicious BBQ, savor a unique selection of locally brewed beer and enjoy live music. Join the fun at the old Stephens Hardware Building- 405 East Broad Street. Got BBQ worth bragging about? Enter your cook team here: https://fuquayvarinadowntownassociation.growthzoneapp.com/ap/Events/Register/gLWOnwLX?sourceTypeId=Website
$10.00 per 10 Tasting tickets – available for purchase the day of event. The BBQ always sells out before the end of the day, so come early if you want to sample the best BBQ around! BBQ, Blues & Brews is laid back, fun and profitable event for winners as they compete for bragging rights and Prize Money. We hope to see you there!
Art Walk in Downtown

Art Walk in Downtown

Head Downtown this weekend and take an Art Walk! See the winning En Plein Air canvases 🎨find artists painting in this year’s event 🐅spot Bengal Tigers on Parade and other works that have become part of the growing arts scene in downtown. 🚶From start to finish, it’s just over a mile and there are over 100 local businesses to discover along the way!

Printable Art Walk Map

 

 

2018 En Plein Air Paint- Off

2018 En Plein Air Paint- Off

En Plein Air paint-off is an exciting free outdoor event, sponsored by Fuquay-Varina Downtown as a way to support artists in our area and bring public art to our streets.

Friday and Saturday afternoon a contest of skills will challenge each artist to create an original painted masterpiece of Fuquay-Varina Downtown’s historic landscape. On Saturday evening a public auction will be held where art enthusiasts will have a chance to take home one of these treasures.

Friday, May 4th: Artists begin to paint in both downtown districts

Saturday, May 5th:
Morning & Late Afternoon: Artists finalize paintings
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM: Paintings will be judged
6:00PM – Public viewing inside Ann’s Diamond Center
6:30 PM: Winners Announced. Public Auction begins on Depot Street

Discover the work of our 2018 Artists through their sites below &
 look for them painting LIVE in & around Downtown!
We hope you enjoy the scenes and  landmarks that have a place in the story of Fuquay-Varina!
Follow us for sneak peaks on Instagram @fvdowntown
Share your En Plein Air pics #fvdowntown

2018 En Plein Air Printable Tour Map

Printable Art Walk Map

Veronica Samuel
Varina District


Artist Sponsors:
Mary Kelly Craspe
Hamby Family Dentistry

Varina District

Artist Sponsors:
John & Michelle Braxton
Floyd & Tiffany Taylor

Centennial Square
102 E Academy St
Artist Sponsors:
Merle Norman
Myra Greene
Anne Smith

FV Museums- Ashworth Park
Heritage Day
114 S Aiken St
Artist Sponsors:
Marilyn Gardner
Max & Betty Ashworth
Stephen M. Strader CPA
FV Museums-Ashworth Park
Heritage Day
114 S Aiken St
Artist Sponsors:
Mollie Stephenson
Senter, Stephenson & Johnson, PA
FV Arts Center
123 E Vance St
Artist Sponsors:
John & Patty Byrne
FV Woman’s Club

Ballentine-Spence House
109 E Spring St
Artist Sponsors:
Paul & Jessica Kaplar
Zaxby’s

Medrith Nuttle
Christofferson Home
504 E Academy St
Artist Sponsors:
Eric & Mary Christofferson
Beth Austin
Amico-Hunsberger House
508 E Academy St
Artist Sponsors:
Ann Marie Amico & Jim Hunsberger
Gloria Powell
Something You Boutique
511 Broad St
Artist Sponsors:
Huff & Huff Family Dentistry
Morgan & Perry Law, P.L.L.C.
Adcock Law Firm, PA
202 E Academy St
Artist Sponsors:
John & Cara Adcock
FV Garden Club
Depot Street
Fuquay District
Artist Sponsors:
Ashworth’s Clothing
Breathing Space
McCormick Family Dentistry
TE Connectivity- Tobacco Barn Park
8000 Purfoy Rd
Artist Sponsors:
John & Sally Stewart
Fred & Rachel Walters
TE Connectivity
Fuquay District
Artist Sponsors:
Massengill Design Build
FV Woman’s Club