Tim Sutton Trio—December 18, 7pm

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:

https://red.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=f843af3ecde03be866685fd104d4ec79 

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!

 

Upcoming October Events

Pitt Community College Symphony Orchestra to Perform Family-friendly Concert in Farmville, NC
The Farmville Community Arts Council is hosting The  PCC Symphony Orchestra on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at 7:30pm, at
Farmville Central High School Auditorium, 3308 E Wilson St, Farmville, NC 27828  
(This is a change of venue from the old Elks Lodge)
With over 45 musicians from the community and PCC, this is a free concert for the entire family.  (Donations will be accepted at the door).
There will be a Halloween Costume Contest for children 12 and under.  The winner will direct the PCC Symphony Orchestra.
Music includes:
“Selections from West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein; “Night on Bald Mountain” by Moussorgsky; “L’Arlesienne Suite No. 1” by Bizet; “Soundtrack Highlights” by John Williams and more. R. Michael Stephenson is the Conductor.
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Tarboro Water colorist, H. Marie Easley, Will be the Artist of the Month in Farmville
Ms. Easley creates portraits and creates water color landscapes, focusing on the beauty of eastern North Carolina and Bald Head Island.  The Farmville Community Arts Council is hosting an Opening Reception for Ms. Easley on Thursday, October 18, 2018, 5:30-7pm, at the DeVisconti Fine Art and Event Center, 3732-A West Wilson Street, Farmville, NC 27828.  This event is free and open to the public

Artists of the Month: Rebecca Thomas and Michael Horne

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.

April is National Poetry Month!

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