Save the date for the third annual Holly Springs Community Arts Festival February 1 – 6, 2016 at the Holly Springs Cultural Center. This year, the community celebration’s theme is “Imagination.”
All events will take place:
Holly Springs Cultural Center
300 West Ballentine Street
Holly Springs NC 27540
Take a class Feb 1-6, Free
Try your hand at a new art form or learn a new technique at one of our many short programs. Each is a one-time event designed to make art fun and rewarding for young and old. This year’s schedule includes a variety of topics suitable for adults and many geared to children as well. Click here, for class schedules.
Enjoy Student Artists’ Work, Free
The Young Artist Display Show will feature pieces of visual art from local students. Stop by during the month of January and vote for your favorite to win! Awards ceremony for participating students during CAF. On display from Jan. 8 – Feb. 6, 2016.
Shop the Arts & Crafts Vendor Showcase Feb 6, 10-3pm, Free
Stop into the Cultural Center to see some of the area’s finest arts & crafters. A wide variety of shopping opportunities – Mother’s Day, Easter, Birthdays and Teacher Appreciation gifts.
Capture a Taste of North Carolina: Food Truck Rodeo Feb 6, 10-3pm
Grab breakfast, lunch, or a snack at Stuft, Waffle C, and Olio & Aceto when they serve up delicious food for our annual Food Truck Rodeo!
View Professional Artists’ Work Jan 8 – Feb 6, Free
Experience the artistic interpretation of local artists in visual arts. Join us for the Artist Reception on Jan. 15 from 7 – 9pm and meet participating artists, enjoy light refreshments, and even take art home with you!
Watch Community Variety Shows, Feb 4 & 5
Join us on Thursday, February 4 for “Holly Springs Got Talent” Dance Recital at 7pm. See local dancers take the stage and dazzle with their amazing dance routines! Come back on Friday, February 5th for “Twain: The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea” by the Holly Springs Readers Theater troupe at 7:30pm. Mr. Twain himself will steal the spotlight, telling real and “tall” tales from his famous literary collection. Call the Holly Springs Cultural Center at (919)567-4000 for ticketing information.
Attend the Gala Fundraiser Feb 6, 7-10p, tickets $15
The grand finale to the Community Arts Festival is Saturday night’s Gala fundraising evening and silent auction. Attendees will be treated to hors d’oeuvres, as well as a unique lobby attraction. There will be a cash bar offering wine and beer. Funds raised will support the Holly Springs Arts Council and its efforts to promote the arts in our community. Tickets are $15 in advance at the Holly Springs Cultural Center (919.567.4000) or online at ETix.com, or $20 at the door. Tickets are on sale now!
Want to volunteer during the Festival?
We have positions for adults and students on Saturday, February 6th. Help our arts & craft vendors set up, assist staff during the Fundraising Gala, or just let visitors know what is going on throughout the day! Every position is vital to the success of the Festival and it’s a great opportunity to help your community. See available positions and sign up: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C084DADAC22A75-community. We’ll see you there!