Annual Events

Annual events at The Jacksonville Center include:


Halloween Kid Fest – Sunday, October 23, 2016


Halloween Kid fest


Get your spook on at the Jacksonville Center for FREE!  Enjoy great family fun in your costumes at Halloween Kids Fest this year. There are refreshments, a costume parade, pumpkin painting, fortune-telling, a freaky photo booth, and a hands-on educational art activity.  This year’s art activity is Creating Small Clay Sculptures, hosted by our ceramic studio volunteers and Ferrum College sociology department.  This year’s event will be held on Sunday, October 23, 12-4pm.

Winterfest – Saturday and Sunday, December 3-4, 2016

Winterfest 2012


This year we will be celebrating our 22nd annual Winterfest!  As our longest running program, Winterfest is something you won’t want to miss.  Always the first weekend in December, and features local artists and artisans work, music, holiday craft activities for kids and a special Jax café. Children can participate in the free, supervised children’s holiday arts and crafts activities Admission is free. This year’s dates are December 3-4, Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 11am-5pm.