Lisette Fee, Jeweler, is the Farmville Community Arts Council’s Artist of the Month.
Join us on Sunday, January 6, 12:30pm-2pm, for a reception honoring Lisette, at the old Elks Lodge that has been newly renovated and is now “3856 South on Main”.
Second Annual Christmas on Main Street December 18, 7pm, Paramount Theater
The Farmville Arts Council is pleased to invite the public to celebrate the rich and joyous sounds of the Christmas season with its second annual presentation of “Christmas on Main Street” The event will take place at 7pm, Tuesday December 18th, 2018, at the Paramount Theater, 3723 Main Street in Farmville, N.C.
Jill Howell, Dana Sawrey, and Tim Sutton (Tim Sutton Trio) will be joined by Nicole Chestnut, Ernest Silver, and 11-year old vocal sensation Mallory Flowers showcasing an elegant arrangement of all your holiday favorites.
Tim Sutton Trio will be performing Christmas songs from their new 12-song Christmas CD project Noel, produced by Grammy award winner and Gaither Homecoming Artist Wesley Pritchard.
The idea behind “Christmas on Main Street” is to offer patrons the opportunity to enjoy a delightful concert full of familiar tunes and grand classics that blend beautifully into the atmosphere of the season.
Individual tickets ($10 advance/ $15 at door) for this special concert go on sale November 15th and can be purchased online by clicking HERE:
There is a $2 surcharge for any ticket purchased online. A limited number of paper tickets will be available at area merchants prior to Dec 18 (no surcharge for a paper ticket). Don’t delay…purchase your tickets today!
STUART SCHUCKMAN, visual artist
FCAC Artist of the Month for November
Thursday, November 15, 5:30-7pm, East Carolina ArtSpace
3747 Main Street, Farmville
You are invited to the Opening Reception for our November Artist of the Month, Stuart Schuckman. Raised mainly in Wilmington, he has been drawing ever since he picked up a crayon. Throughout high school he concentrated on pen & ink expressions but turned to watercolor and eventually gouache in his late teens. He is building up his technical knowledge of landscapes, portraits, comic book-inspired art, fantasy, sci-fi, and superheroes. You may contact Stuart at email@example.com
Coleen Starling, owner and baker of Cafe Madeleine will provide the refreshments along with the FCAC.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE VENUE HAS BEEN CHANGE TO THE EAST CAROLINA ARTSPACE ON MAIN STREET.
In Concert: The Farmville Downbeats
Sunday, November 11, 2pm
The American Legion Building
3444 Bynum Drive, Farmville, NC
Begun in the hallways of Farmville High School, it has been 50 years since the Farmville Downbeats reunited! Jones Fuquay, Mike Taylor, Glenn Johnston, Henry D. Jefferson, Frank Jones, and Richard “Dick” Anderson will be putting down the tunes from the 60s at this reunion on Sunday afternoon, November 11 AND paying tribute to our veterans. Come join the celebration of this family-friendly event as this awesome reunites to play beach music, rock & roll…be ready to dance. Donations welcomed at the door.
Back by popular demand! Our third Brews and Brushes event at Duck-Rabbit Brewery is an event that is not to be missed! Under the guidance of the multi-talented Lesley Albritton, you will create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece while enjoying delicious craft brew at the award winning Duck-Rabbit Brewery! Take a tour of the brewery and enjoy time with friends (old and new). We’ll even provide snacks for you. Space is limited. Purchase your ticket today. $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers.
When school is out, drama is in!
Using instruction and performance opportunities, kids will learn the fundamentals of theatre over the course of one week, including a performance on that Friday!
Join us to learn that left is right and down is front, as well as The Importance of Being Off-Book!
This drama camp is co-sponsored by the Farmville Community Arts Council and Farmville Parks and Recreation.
Contact Parks and Rec Director, Matt Johnston, at 252-753-6712 with any questions and to register.
Location: Farmville Community Arts Council (The Paramount Theatre, 3723 N. Main Street
Dates: June 18-22
Ages: 6-9 and 10-18
Time: 9 am-12 pm for 6-9 and 1 pm-4 pm for 10-18
Thursday would be 9am-4pm for both age groups
April 12, Thursday, 5:30-7:00pm
Paramount Theatre, 3723 North Main Street
April’s Artist of the Month reception is a celebration of TWO artists!
Both have been practicing their art throughout their lives. FCAC is delighted that Rebecca Thomas and Michael Horne will be sharing the Gallery at the Paramount Theatre throughout the month of April.
Rebecca B. Thomas is a pen & ink specialist. She is known primarily for her renderings of homes, businesses, and historic sites. She is also an accomplished portrait artist
Michael Horne Jr. is also a pen and ink specialist. One of his pieces of art was auctioned with great success at a pre-inauguration party in 2008 for President-elect Obama.
Please join us for this free event as we celebrate the art of Rebecca and Michael.
Farmville is celebrating National Poetry Month! Join the FCAC and the Farmville Public Library throughout the month for fun and informative opportunities to embrace your poetic side!
April 3, Tuesday, 6:30pm—Farmville Mayor proclaims that Farmville will participate in the month-long celebration of poetry; Town Hall
April 15, Sunday, 2pm-4pm—Take a Poetry WalkAbout with Sheila Turnage and Lori Drake—rain or shine; wear comfortable shoes; family-friendly. You will come away with a poem or two of your own. Farmville Public Library
April 16, Monday, 6:30pm—An Evening of Poetry: Featuring Poets Malaika King Albrecht (Pamlico Poet Laureate) and Gabrielle Brant Freeman (professor at ECU). Farmville Public Library
April 17, Tuesday, 5pm-7:30pm—Farmville’s Agri-Cultural Market will include a PoeTree planting and the reading of Joyce Kilmer’s famous poem, “Trees”. DeVisconti Gardens (behind the GlasStation on Wilson Street)
April 26, Thursday, All Day—it’s POEM IN YOUR POCKET DAY! Carry a poem in your pocket and share it with others. FCAC and the FPL will be sharing poems at the Farmville Dogwood Festival on Main Street and at School-A-Palooza.
If you need to find a poem or ways to celebrate poetry, check out www.poets.org