Events Calendar

Current & Coming Events


Youth Art Expo

Friday, March 10, 5:30-7 pm

Additional viewing dates March 23rd through 25th.


Mountains to Sea Trail Conference & Art Hike

Saturday, March 25, 3-9 pm


Surry Old Time Fiddlers Convention

Friday, March 31 & Saturday, April 1st

Surry Community College


ArtReach East

Opening reception Friday April 7, 6-9 pm

On display April 7th through May 20th

Featuring artists from Stokes, Forsyth and Davie Counties, NC

Click HERE for ArtReach East Art submission information.


Art in the Garden: "You Can't be a Wimp and..."

Satyrday, April 8, 4 pm


Elkin Roots Festival

Saturday, June 24


Garden Gala 40th Anniversary Retrospective

Friday, June 23, 6-9 pm

Join us as we celebrate our history and toast our future!


Art in the Garden: June Summer Play


ArtReach South

Opening reception Friday, July 7, 6-9 pm

On display July 7th through August 19th

Featuring artists from Alexander, Iredell and Caldwell Counties, NC



Saturday, July 8, 11am-2pm


Reevestock Music Festival

Friday, August 4th & Saturday, August 5th

Gates open at 1 pm: Music at 2pm


Clifford Morrison Competition

Opening reception Friday, September 1, 6-8 pm

This year we will award prizes to 2d and 3d categories.


ArtReach West

Opening reception Friday, October 6, 6-9 pm

On display October 6th through November 18th

Featuring artists from Alleghany, Watauga and Ashe Counties, NC


Holiday Art & Craft Market

Saturday, November 25th 12-6 pm

Join us as we transform the Arts Council into an indoor handcrafted holiday market that will be on display through Saturday, December 23rd!


Open Air Art Market & Holiday Concert

Friday, December 1, 5-9 pm

Picture it... The smell of food, mulled wine, wood-smoke and toasted marshmallows in the air. The sound of live holiday music, laughter, and a crackling fire.  The sight of glowing tents filled with art and heritage craft below twinkling market lights. This annual event held in conjunction with Elkin Light Up Night is not to be missed and is sure to become a favorite holiday tradition with your family and loved ones.  


Santa's Workshops

Saturday, December 2, 12-6 pm

This new event is all about kids and family. A fun day of singing, art and craft workshops, and storytelling!

2017 Past Events


ArtReach North (Grayson, Carroll, Floyd, and Patrick Counties Va.)

Opening reception Friday, January 6, 6-9 pm

On display January 6th through February 25th.

Featuring artists Greg Arens, Andrea Denniston, Donna & Josh Ellis, Linda Fiedler, Bill & Corinne Graefe, Seth Guzovsky, Holly Hood, and Todd Price.


Dearly Beloved: Foothills Theatre

Thursday, February 23,7 pm coffee and dessert served 7:30 pm showtime

Friday, February 24, 7 pm coffee and dessert served 7:30 pm showtime

Sunday, February, 26, 2 pm coffee and dessert served 2:30 pm showtime

First Baptist Church 110 Gwyn Ave, Elkin, NC 28621

$12 Admission includes dessert & coffee/tea