Winterfest 2017!  December 2nd & 3rd
Nov03

Winterfest 2017! December 2nd & 3rd

The Floyd Center for the Arts 23rd Annual Winterfest Arts & Crafts Festival will be held December 2 & 3, 2016, from 10AM to 5PM on Saturday and 11AM to 5PM on Sunday and features around 30 local artisans and vendors this year. The first Winterfest was designed as a year-end showcase of local artisanship and creativity, in time for local residents’ holiday shopping, many of whom have always had a policy of buying locally made...

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Halloween Kidsfest: Sunday, October 29!
Sep06

Halloween Kidsfest: Sunday, October 29!

Join us for our Annual Halloween Kid Fest October 29th, 1-4pm! This event is FREE and fun for all ages. We play games, have spooky themed events, facepainting, a costume parade, candy, pumpkin painting, snacks, education arts activities, group photos and more! We love to see the whole family come out and don’t forget to dress up! Thank you to all the volunteers and donors that make this event happen. Business Donors include:...

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2017 Winterfest Applications Now Available!
Sep04

2017 Winterfest Applications Now Available!

The Floyd Center for the Arts’ 23rd Annual Winterfest Holiday Celebration will be held on December 2 & 3, 2017 – Saturday, 10:00am- 5:00 pm and Sunday 11:00am- 5:00pm along with other community celebrations. As last year, the dates are both Saturday and Sunday, which offers a second shopping day and provides more opportunity for sales and more options with any weather issues.  We are excited to celebrate the 23rd...

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Floyd Plein Air Festival Celebration and Awards
Aug21

Floyd Plein Air Festival Celebration and Awards

Floyd Plein Air Festival Awards: Best in Week Platinum Award, Sponsored by Plein Air Magazine and the Floyd Center for the Arts: Kyle Buckland, “A Quiet Night on the Town”. Gold Award, Sponsored by SourceTek: Jeremy Sams, “Vaughan’s Mill” Silver Award, Sponsored by Golden Products: Thomas Bradshaw, “The Hangout” Bronze Award, Sponsored by Ampersand: Kathleen Hudson, “Morning Shroud” Best Farm Scene, Sponsored by Raymar: Maria Reardon,...

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Farm-to-Table Dinner, August 17th

Dinner will be created by Chef Ashleigh Ward at Riverstone Farm. Ms. Ward baked her first cake at six years old, cultivating her passion for cooking at a young age.  With 18 years of experience in the industry, Ashleigh has filled many roles, from catering for films and commercials, feeding the masses at festivals, to creating intimate private events. Through this a deep appreciation was gained. Discovery and experimentation are...

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Floyd Plein Air Festival Patron Passes

Two types of tickets are available! Please Print and Keep your online receipt as your ticket! Exclusive All-Access Patron Pass $100 (Limit of 25 available): Thursday, August 17, 6-10pm: Farm to Table Dinner with Festival Artists.  Organic and farm-fresh foods will be prepared for this unique experience at Riverstone Organic Farm by Chef .  Dinner will feature wines from Chateau Morrisette Winery.  Artist works from the day of painting...

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Floyd Plein Air Festival Artists

Artist’s Name, Origin & Website Sarah Baptist of Wilmington DE  www.sarahbaptistart.com   Joanna Barnum of Abingdon, MD www.joannabarnum.com   Thomas Bradshaw of Blackstone, VA www.thomasbradshaw.net   Nancy Brittle of Remington, VA www.nancybrittle.com   Kyle Buckland of Abington, VA www.artpal.com/bucklandfineart   Arlene Daniel of Winston Salem, NC www.arleneedaniel.com   Jan Finn-Duffy of...

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Floyd Plein Air Festival Juror & Prizes

Prizes include: Best in Week Platinum Award – $1,000 and a ¼ page artist’s ad in an upcoming issue of Plein Air Magazine valued at $1,200! Quick Paint Competition Winner – $500 Gold Award -Gift Package of Premium Panels from SourceTek, valued at $250 Silver Award – $200 Gift Certificate from Golden Artists Colors Bronze Award – $150 Gift Package from Ampersand Art Best Local Artist Award – $200 Gift...

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Floyd Plein Air Festival Schedule

Schedule of events for the Floyd Plein Air Festival 2017: Monday, August 14 – Venue: Apple Ridge Farm located at 9230 Pine Forest Rd NE, Copper Hill, VA 24079 Artists arriving early to Floyd are invited to spend the day at Apple Ridge Farm painting and experiencing Floyd County. Welcome Reception 5-7pm is free and open to the public. All artists, patrons, sponsors, and hosts are invited to toast the future of a wonderful upcoming...

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Floyd Plein Air Festival, August 14-19
Feb08

Floyd Plein Air Festival, August 14-19

The Floyd Plein Air Festival 2017 is a new and exciting event that grew from the success of 2016’s Floyd Plein Air Crush weekend. Expanding to a week-long event, the festival will bring national and regional artists to paint the beauty of the county’s open spaces and favorite places. Partnering with The Center in this endeavor are Plein Air Magazine, Fine Art Connoisseur, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Chateau Morissette Winery, Riverstone...

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