Floyd Plein Air Festival, August 14-19
Mar08

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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Floyd Artisan Trail Participant Applications and Information
Feb03

Floyd Artisan Trail Participant Applications and Information

The Floyd Artisan Trail is a tour of artisans, farms, galleries and more throughout Floyd County.  The tour dates for this year are Friday through Sunday, June 9-11, 2017. Anyone interested in being represented on the tour as a stop or a sponsor is asked to fill out the application and return it with payment by Wednesday, March 1, 2017 to the Floyd Center for the Arts.   Click here to download a PDF version of the application to print...

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Announcing Floyd Plein Air Festival 2017, Aug 14-19
Dec30

Announcing Floyd Plein Air Festival 2017, Aug 14-19

The Floyd Plein Air Festival 2017 is a new and exciting event that grew from the success of 2016 Plein Air Crush weekend. We invite artists to come and join fellow national and regional painters for a WEEK of plein air painting in beautiful Floyd County, Virginia!  Patrons of the arts will be invited to participate in many free and ticketed portions of the week.  More information about how to buy patron tickets will be available in...

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Winterfest! December 3-4, 2016
Nov18

Winterfest! December 3-4, 2016

The Floyd Center for the Arts 22nd Annual Winterfest Arts & Crafts Festival will be held December 3 & 4, 2016, from 10AM to 5PM on Saturday and 11AM to 5PM on Sunday, featuring more than 30 local artisans and vendors this year. Plus, Santa Claus will be making a special appearance for children’s photos from 2:30-4:30 on Saturday. The first Winterfest was designed as a year-end showcase of local artisanship and creativity, in...

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Halloween Kidsfest: Sunday, October 23!
Oct17

Halloween Kidsfest: Sunday, October 23!

This year’s family-friendly seasonal event is bigger and better than ever! Begun by Chris Shackelford back in 2001, Halloween Kidsfest has been a free community service for 14 years. 2016 will be no different with many traditional aspects and several new activities for all ages! Come for the tots, come for the frightening fun, come for the games and make-it-yourself workshops: Sunday, October 23, 1 to 4 PM all around the center....

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2016 Winterfest Applications Now Available!
Aug16

2016 Winterfest Applications Now Available!

The Jacksonville Center’s 22nd Annual Winterfest Holiday Celebration will be held on December 3-4, 2016 – Saturday, 10:00am- 5:00 pm and Sunday 11:00am- 5:00pm along with other community celebrations.    Our festival will include local art and crafts exhibits, refreshments, children’s activities, Santa visit and other festive activities. Other businesses and organizations in Floyd will also be hosting special events that weekend...

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Art at the Barn, Call for Artists
Mar01

Art at the Barn, Call for Artists

Intersection of Contemporary & Traditional Arts in Appalachia Event to be held on July 16-17, 2016 Art at the Barn is the newest Jacksonville Center for the Arts event. It’s a two-day open-air fine art and craft event for all types of art media held on the center’s beautiful seven-acre property.   The call for entry is now open to all interested artists.   Prizes for Best in Show and others will be awarded during the event. A...

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Winterfest!
Nov24

Winterfest!

Come Shop Locally for Handmade Gifts! The Jax will be loaded with vendors with gifts that will make your holiday shopping easy. Free entry, free pictures with Santa, free children’s crafts! The Jax Cafe will be open for breakfast, lunch and snacks to enjoy too! Doors are open Saturday, Dec. 5, 10am-5pm and Sunday, Dec. 6, 11am-5pm. We’ll be posting links to our vendors on the Facebook Event.  You can view the event by...

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20th Anniversary Gala!
Sep24

20th Anniversary Gala!

Celebrate with us!  Its our 20th Anniversary this year! We are holding a 1920’s themed gala on November 14! Experience the glitz and glamour of the roaring twenties at our 20th Anniversary Gala! Tickets now available! Cocktails, wine, and beer along with heavy hors d’oeuvres provided by Cast Iron Catering.  Cash Bar. (One free drink with each ticket included) Music by: David Oakes, John Winnicki & Sally Walker, and...

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Call for Vendors – 2015 Winterfest Applications Now Available!
Aug17

Call for Vendors – 2015 Winterfest Applications Now Available!

  The Jacksonville Center’s 21st Annual Winterfest Holiday Celebration will be held on December 5 & 6, 2015 – 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 21st Winterfest!...

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