Event Calendar

Upcoming events

    • 28 Nov 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
    • Rock Harbor Grill, 132 S Fuquay Ave., Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

    You are invited to a Book Marketing workshop on November 28th, 2017.

    Attendees will create their own book marketing plan, task list, and learn ways to promote and sell books.

    Cost: Workshop cost $70 - before our group discount.

    As a member of the FVAC or Writers Guild group, you can receive an extra discount for the conference. Please contact Vickie Wilson at vickiewilsonart@yahoo.com to obtain your special discount code for Members only.
    The discount decreases the closer we get to the show so register as soon as possible.

    35% off until 13 Nov - $45.50

    20% off until 20 Nov - $56.00

    So if you are looking to learn successful ways to promote and sell your books, this is workshop you should attend.
    There are a limited number of tickets at this rate so be sure to register today!
    Registration:
    To see more details or register to attend:
    book-marketing-workshop.eventbrite.com
    Workshop Description:
    “How-To” Book Marketing is a one day Workshop that helps new book writers, published authors, and marketing professionals to learn book promotion processes, get media plans/templates, and see real examples and typical results. The workshop starts by attendees updating a master book marketing plan and sample task list for their book. This is followed by instruction on ways to earn revenue from book sales and other related options. Book distribution options are explained along with how to select and optimize how to sell your books online, direct, and through other channels. You will learn key media channels to create and use to publish search discoverable media that attracts and motivate qualified book buyers. You will then learn 30+ effective marketing activities (campaigns) and how to implement them.
    Tickets provides full access to the 1 day workshop, presentation materials, book marketing worksheet, sample task list, media templates, access to online book marketing course (to be released Jan 2018), and includes lunch and evening networking party.
    Agenda:
    9:00 am - 9:15 am Registration & Check-In
    9:15 am - 9:45 am - Book Marketing Overview
    10:00 am - 11:00 am - Book Marketing Plan & Task List
    11:10 am - 12:00 pm - Book Revenue Options
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Lunch
    1:00 pm - 1:50 pm - Book Distribution
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Media Channels & Posts
    3:15 pm - 4:45 pm - Marketing Campaigns (Tasks)
    5:15 pm - 6:30 pm+ Networking Party
    Workshop Materials:
    Attendees will receive online access to "how-to" guides, sample plan, task list, and media templates to help setup and quickly do book marketing activities.
    This is a great “how-to” for promoting your book ... It'll be well worth it.
    To your success,

    - Jill


    • 03 Dec 2017
    • 3:00 PM
    • Downtown Fuquay

    NEW THIS YEAR! 

    The Fuquay-Varina Arts Council is challenging all area businesses, organizations, churches, clubs, etc. to bring their creativity to this year’s FV Christmas Parade on December 3rd!

    We are pleased to announce that we will be awarding prizes for the most amazing floats in this year’s parade. Entries will be judged based on artistic creativity and presentation.
    1st Prize - $300
    2nd Prize - $200
    3rd Prize - $100
    All award winners will be announced during the parade procession, and also receive a plaque to display their bragging rights throughout the year.

    Enter your float through the Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce at the link below, and start decorating your float today to be eligible. Good luck!

    https://fuquay-varina.com/community-events/annual-christmas-parade/

    Please consult The FV Chamber of Commerce for parade line-up location, staging order, and time.
    All judging will be done in the line-up area, prior to the start of the parade by representatives of the FV Arts Council.

    • 07 Dec 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • TCB - The Corner Biergarten & Bottle Shop, 1625 N. Main St., Ste. 133 Fuquay-Varina, NC 27539

    The Fuquay-Varina Arts Council is proud to host the FV Chamber of Commerce's December meet up of the "Business After Hours" program series at TCB.

    This month's meeting will feature a Pop-Up Gallery Around Town, showcasing local artists and their work. There will also be live music, refreshments, and door prizes. Meet, Mix, and Mingle with FV Chamber of Commerce and Arts Council Members.

    This is a business development event designed to showcase one of the Chamber's member businesses or organizations, and allow for members to network and exchange ideas. Business After Hours events are hosted by a different member each month and there is no charge to attend.

    Prospective Chamber of Council members are encouraged to attend one Business After Hours event prior to joining!

    • 10 Dec 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • 405 Broad St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

    If you enjoy the Fuquay-Varina Christmas Parade, and you or your children would like to meet and talk to Santa Claus, and even have pictures taken, the Jolly Old Elf and his helpers will be on the patio at 405 Broad Street, Fuquay-Varina on December 10th from 10am until 4pm. 

    Santa will be there in support of the Arts in our town. All are welcome including your pets. Individual and group photos will be taken for special price of $10 for a set of 3 professional quality digital pictures, which you will receive on a flash drive to keep. 

    If you come hungry or thirsty, refreshments will also be available.

    100% of proceeds will go directly to the Fuquay-Varina Arts Council to be used to grow the Arts in its many forms in our community.


    • 11 Dec 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • The Mill, 146 S. Main St., Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
    The writers group Writing and Beyond... 


    Topic To Be Announced




    This will be a casual meeting at The Mill in downtown Fuquay-Varina.  You do not have to be an Arts Council member to attend.



Past events

13 Nov 2017 FVAC Writers Guild: Writing and Beyond...
09 Oct 2017 FVAC Writers Guild: Writing and Beyond...
07 Oct 2017 The Artists Village in Celebrate Fuquay-Varina
11 Sep 2017 FVAC Writers Guild: Writing and Beyond...
14 Aug 2017 FVAC Writers Guild: Writing and Beyond...
10 Jul 2017 FVAC Writers Guild: Writing and Beyond...
24 Jun 2017 FVAC Artist Day at Electric Beanz
20 Jun 2017 FVAC Family Night at Cooleys
12 Jun 2017 FVAC Writers Guild: Writing and Beyond...
30 May 2017 Framing Workshop
11 May 2017 Artists' Village in Follow Me to Fuquay - May 11, 2017
08 May 2017 FVAC Writers Guild: Writing and Beyond...
27 Apr 2017 Artists' Village in Follow Me to Fuquay - April 27, 2017
25 Apr 2017 Art Supply Swap
21 Apr 2017 Kids En Plein Air 2017
13 Apr 2017 Artists' Village in Follow Me to Fuquay - April 13, 2017
10 Apr 2017 FVAC Writers Guild: Writing and Beyond...
10 Apr 2017 FREE Healing Rhythms Drumming Class for the 55+ crowd
08 Apr 2017 2nd Annual Balloon Art Competition
28 Mar 2017 From the Eiffel Tower to Ireland
13 Mar 2017 FVAC Writers Guild: Writing and Beyond...presents Lawrence Harte
28 Feb 2017 Introduction to Art Quilting
28 Feb 2017 Registration open for Celebrate Fuquay-Varina
13 Feb 2017 FVAC Writers Guild: Writing and Beyond... Create A Vision
31 Jan 2017 Taxes for Crafters Workshop
12 Dec 2016 Writing and Beyond...Discussion: Busting Review Myths
09 Dec 2016 Holiday Artist Market Friday-Sunday Dec. 9 - 11
08 Dec 2016 Fuquay-Varina Arts Council's Art Extravaganza - Fine Arts Exhibition
29 Nov 2016 Holiday Art Extravaganza Decorating Meeting
14 Nov 2016 Writing and Beyond...Discussion: Pushing Your Book to #1 in One Day
05 Nov 2016 The Artists Village in Celebrate Fuquay-Varina
26 Oct 2016 Holiday crafting with Kellie - an Art Assembly
28 Sep 2016 Costuming! Cosplay to Halloween - An Artist Assembly
09 Sep 2016 September Art After Dark Market
31 Aug 2016 Using Facebook as a Gallery - An Artist Assembly Workshop
12 Aug 2016 August Art After Dark Market
27 Jul 2016 July Arts Assembly - Art for Health
08 Jul 2016 July Art After Dark Market
29 Jun 2016 June Arts Assembly - A vacation to Japan
10 Jun 2016 June Art After Dark Market
13 May 2016 May Art After Dark Market
15 Apr 2016 Kids En Plein Air 2016
08 Apr 2016 Artist Market Spring for the Arts
30 Mar 2016 March 2016 General Meeting Mixer
27 Jan 2016 January 2016 General Meeting
31 Dec 2015 Purchase FV Arts Council Calendar
11 Dec 2015 Holiday Artist Market Friday-Sunday Dec. 11-13
10 Dec 2015 Fuquay-Varina Arts Council's Art Extravaganza - Fine Arts Exhibition
28 Oct 2015 October General Meeting
23 Oct 2015 Gallery Around Town Reception
30 Sep 2015 September General Meeting
26 Sep 2015 Special Edition Artists' & Crafters' Market
11 Sep 2015 Artist Market: September Art After Dark
26 Aug 2015 August General Meeting
14 Aug 2015 Artist Market: August Art After Dark
29 Jul 2015 July General Meeting
24 Jul 2015 Gallery Around Town Reception
10 Jul 2015 Artist Market: July Art After Dark
24 Jun 2015 June General Meeting
12 Jun 2015 Artist Market: June Art After Dark
06 Jun 2015 Benefit Art Auction: Live Auction Registration
06 Jun 2015 Benefit Art Auction: Silent Auction Registration
27 May 2015 May General Meeting
08 May 2015 Artist Market: May Art After Dark
29 Apr 2015 Arts Council Members Meeting
17 Apr 2015 Kids En Plein Air
25 Mar 2015 Arts Council Members Meeting
20 Mar 2015 Gallery Around Town Reception
06 Feb 2015 Golden Gates Russian & Georgian Song and Dance Performance
28 Jan 2015 Arts Council Members Meeting
14 Dec 2014 Holiday Artist Market Sun Dec 14th Art after Dark
13 Dec 2014 Holiday Artist Market Sat Dec 13th Art after Dark
12 Dec 2014 Holiday Artist Market Fri Dec 12th Art after Dark
11 Dec 2014 Fuquay-Varina Arts Council's Art Extravaganza - Fine Arts Exhibition
02 Dec 2014 Art Extravaganza Planning Meeting
21 Nov 2014 Gallery Around Town Artist Reception
19 Nov 2014 Art Extravaganza Planning Meeting
15 Nov 2014 Score One For the Arts - A Benefit Art Auction
15 Nov 2014 Annual Benefit Art Auction
30 Oct 2014 Art Extravaganza Planning Meeting
29 Oct 2014 Arts Council Members Meeting
10 Oct 2014 Gallery Around Town Art Walk
26 Sep 2014 Gallery Around Town Artist Reception
24 Sep 2014 Arts Council Members Meeting
12 Sep 2014 Artist Market at "Art after Dark"
27 Aug 2014 Arts Council Members Meeting
21 Aug 2014 Art Extravaganza Planning Meeting
16 Aug 2014 Golden Gates Russian Song and Dance Performance
08 Aug 2014 Artist Market at "Art after Dark"
30 Jul 2014 Arts Council Members Meeting
11 Jul 2014 Art after Dark
11 Jul 2014 Artist Market at "Art after Dark"
25 Jun 2014 Arts Council Members Meeting
20 Jun 2014 Gallery Around Town Artist Reception
18 Jun 2014 Gallery Around Town Committee Meeting
13 Jun 2014 Walk the Art Walk - Meet Up
13 Jun 2014 Art after Dark
13 Jun 2014 Artist Market - June Art After Dark
28 May 2014 Arts Council Members Meeting
21 May 2014 Gallery Around Town Committee Meeting
09 May 2014 Art after Dark
09 May 2014 Artist Market at "Art after Dark"
30 Apr 2014 Arts Council Members Meeting
16 Apr 2014 Gallery Around Town Committee Meeting
11 Apr 2014 Artist Market Spring for the Arts
11 Apr 2014 Spring for the Arts
11 Apr 2014 Kids' En Plein Air
26 Mar 2014 Arts Council Members Meeting
14 Mar 2014 Gallery Around Town Artist Reception
26 Feb 2014 Arts Council Members Meeting
14 Feb 2014 Golden Gates Russian Song and Dance Performance
29 Jan 2014 Arts Council Members Meeting
14 Dec 2013 Holiday Artist Market Saturday Dec 14th
13 Dec 2013 Holiday Artist Market Fri Dec 13th Art after Dark
13 Dec 2013 Art after Dark - December
12 Dec 2013 Art Extravaganza
12 Dec 2013 Fuquay-Varina Arts Council's Art Extravaganza - Fine Arts Exhibition
08 Nov 2013 "Let There Be Art" Annual Masquerade Art Auction
08 Nov 2013 Art after Dark - November
02 Nov 2013 Defining Design's Art Affair
30 Oct 2013 Arts Council Members Meeting
25 Oct 2013 Social Meet-Up: Western Wake Studio Tour Preview Exhibit
11 Oct 2013 Gallery Around Town Artist Reception
11 Oct 2013 Art after Dark - October
25 Sep 2013 Arts Council Members Meeting
13 Sep 2013 Fall for the Arts
13 Sep 2013 Artist Market 600 E. Broad St. - Sept 13 Fall for the Arts
28 Aug 2013 Arts Council Members Meeting
09 Aug 2013 Art after Dark - August
09 Aug 2013 Artist Market August Art after Dark
31 Jul 2013 Arts Council Members Meeting
12 Jul 2013 Gallery Around Town Artist Reception
12 Jul 2013 Artist Market 600 E. Broad St. - July 12th Art after Dark
12 Jul 2013 Art after Dark - July
11 Jul 2013 Social Meet-Up: Open Studio Show Opening Reception
26 Jun 2013 Arts Council Members Meeting
14 Jun 2013 Artist Market - June Art after Dark
14 Jun 2013 Artist Market - June Art after Dark
14 Jun 2013 Art after Dark - June
29 May 2013 Arts Council Members Meeting
10 May 2013 Art after Dark - May

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