Events Calendar

Current & Coming Events


Second Saturday Art & Music Hike

Held the Second Saturday in May, June, August, September, and November from 2-10 pm.


ArtReach East

Opening reception Friday April 7, 6-9 pm

On display April 7th through May 27th

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, 7 pm


Summer Play Auditions: 9 to 5

Sunday, May 7, 2 pm and Monday, May 8, 6 pm


Kidshop Theatre "Through the Looking Glass"

Monday through Friday June 12-June 30. Performances June 30, 7 pm and July 1, 5 pm

Tuition: $135


Garden Gala & Elkin Roots Festival

Friday, June 23, 6-10 pm

This year the Roots Festival and the Garden Gala combine to create a 40th Anniversary celebration that's not to be missed!


Summer Play: 9 to 5

Dates to be announced soon


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


KidsFest: Lego Edition

Saturday, July 8, 11am-2pm


Summer Art Camp w/ Jan Gilliam

July 17 -20

Tuition: $65


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 & Light Up Elkin

Friday, December 1st and 2nd

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 Light Up ELkin is not to be missed and is sure to become a favorite holiday tradition with your family and loved ones.

Check back soon for more information about Light Up Elkin.

2017 Past Events


Surry Old Time Fiddlers Convention

Friday, March 31 & Saturday, April 1st

Surry Community College


Mountains to Sea Trail Conference & Art Hike

Saturday, March 25, 3-9 pm


Youth Art Expo

Friday, March 10, 5:30-7 pm

Additional viewing dates March 23rd through 25th.


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


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.