Events Calendar

Current & Coming Events


Winter Play: Maybe Baby It's You

Friday & Saturday, February 23 & 24 at 7 pm and Sunday, February 25 at 2 pm.

First Baptist Church of Elkin

$12 Admission includes coffee/tea and dessert.


ArtMix: Women in Art

March 15 through April 28

Foothills Arts Council Gallery

An immersive group exhibition featuring twelve women artists from Northwestern North Carolina.


MST Art Hike

Saturday, March 24, 3-6 pm

Nine participating locations in downtown Elkin.

Join nine participating downtown locations featuring local art and craft. Live music by Shay Martin Lovette at the Foothills Arts Council from 4-6 pm.


Surry Old Time Fiddlers Convention

April 6-7

Surry Community College

Two days of activities including a Friday night Square Dance, Adult and Youth individual instrument, dance, folk song and band contests, cake walks, 50/50 Cash Drawings, quilt raffle,  Luthier displays, Jamming, and dining at The Knight's Grill. 


Geoffrey Walker

May 4 through June 9

Foothills Arts Council Gallery

A solo exhibit featuring 2d and 3d works by Elkin artist Geoffrey Walker.


Elkin Roots Music Fest

Friday, June 22, 6-10 pm

Foothills Arts Council Amphitheater

An evening of roots music, food trucks, and local craft beer and wine.



Saturday, July 7, 11 am - 2 pm

Foothills Arts Council Garden

FREE Admission

An annual event for kids and kids at heart featuring art activities, food, snow-cones, a steel-drum band, and a waterslide! 


Reevestock Music Festival

Saturday, August 4, Gates open at 1 pm.

Elkin's Hidden Amphitheater

Featuring rock and folk music, food and drink, and activities for the kids!


Ron Storey

September 7-29

Foothills Arts Council Gallery

A solo exhibit featuring the wildlife photography of Elkin artist Ron Storey.


28th Annual Clifford Morrison Competition

October 5-27

Foothills Arts Council Gallery

A regional annual fine art and craft competition.


Stacey Griswell

November 2 through December 1

Foothills Arts Council Gallery

A solo exhibition of new paintings by Wilkes County artist Stacey Griswell.


FAC Holiday Market

December 7-9

Coley Hall at The Liberty

Featuring 30 local and regional art and craft vendors, food, and beverage, and live holiday music performances.

2017 Past Events


Open Air Art Market at the Liberty

Friday, December 1st - 3rd


Small Business Saturday Art & Craft Market

Saturday, November 25th 12-6 pm


Clifford Morrison Competition

Opening reception Friday, September 1, 6-8 pm

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


Reevestock Music Festival

Friday, August 4th & Saturday, August 5th

Gates open at 1 pm: Music at 2pm


Summer Art Camp w/ Jan Gilliam

July 17 -20

Tuition: $65


KidsFest: Lego Edition

Saturday, July 8, 11am-2pm


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


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!


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


Summer Play: 9 to 5


Summer Play Auditions: 9 to 5

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


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.