The Fluvanna Arts Council is proud to present the upcoming 14th Season at the Carysbrook Performing Arts Center. In addition to this wonderful and varied entertainment scheduled planned, the FAC has upgraded it’s website to make it more interactive and provide for online ticket purchasing. We’ve also reduced the cost of the tickets.
October 20, 2012 kicks off with a double-header featuring Gary Osteen and Beth Brookman, one of the winners of Fluvanna’s Got Talent opening the evening with their unique country music. The main act for the evening is Sid Davis, North Carolina’s Number One Comedian, whose family-friendly humor finds the hilarity in everyday events. “Davis hits the audience with both barrels of brilliance!…” SLO Comedy Festival
We are pleased to have the Persimmon Tree Players back on our stage after too many years. They will present the comedy, “Harvey” on November 9, 10, 11; 16, 17, 18. In the spring, they will present the thought-provoking, “To Kill a Mockingbird” on April 12, 13, 14; 19, 20, 21. Dates for auditions for “Mockingbird” will be posted on this website when finalized.
Of course, the Fluvanna Community Singers will be back with their Holiday Concert to start off the Holiday Season on December 8th & 9th; and their Spring Concert on May 4th & 5th. Last year’s Spring Concert, “Shades of the Blues” was a huge hit and while the theme of the 2013 concert has not been announced, its sure to be a wonderful evening of entertainment. The Fluvanna Community Singers concerts are always free so plan to join us for these fun-filled concert events.
2013 starts off with the Barter Theatre Players on Jan. 20 with “Miss Nelson is Missing.” The afternoon performance starts off with an acting workshop for youngsters and, trust me, it will put a smile on any “oldsters” face to watch. Make sure you mark this date for your children, grandchildren or great grandchildren….or just come and enjoy.
To brighten up those dismal days in February we have the jazzy and swinging music of Big Ray and the Kool Kats on Feb. 23. Big Ray has entertained in Vegas, at DC Inaugural Balls, and the Greenbrier Resort just to name a very few. Classy and Professional is this group!
This year we are excited to have the Celtibillies on March 16. Their unique fusion of Appalachian and Celtic music will keep your toes tapping and your head nodding the whole evening.
Get ready for the Second Annual Fluvanna’s Got Talent on April 27. Auditions will be held March 9. Applications will be available on this website as well as in local places of business plus the Fluvanna County Library. Last year’s event was roaring success so start practicing, you may be one of the winners this year.
It has been a year of recovery from former Council President, Bill Anderson’s death in late October, 2011. The recently dedicated William C. Anderson Room now sports a wet bar so that refreshments can be served and small receptions can be held as we continue to honor his memory.
You Can Participate
As the Fluvanna Arts Council continues to provide quality entertainment for our full community, all of this requires many hands and lots of financial resources. If you would like to be a volunteer, a member or a financial supporter…or all three, please contact us through this website; or write to The Fluvanna County Arts Council, Box 210, 265 Turkey Sag Trail, Suite 102; Palmyra, VA 22963; you may also call 434-842-1333 and someone will be happy to call you back to discuss the opportunities for your involvement. We would love to have you join us.
PS: If you see a local entertainer or performance that you think would be a good fit for the Carysbrook Performing Arts Center, please pass it on via the avenues listed above.