Music & Arts Itinerary
Do you love art? Take a walk down Farmville’s Main Street and you’ll find it. Stroll by Longwood’s Center for the Visual Arts and enjoy the display windows, or take in an exhibit and or sign up for a workshop. On either side of LCVA there’s Red Door 104 offering paint parties and art classes, Mainly Clay with pottery classes and pottery items for sale and the j fergeson gallery featuring contemporary artwork, sculpture and photography.
Longwood Center for the Visual Arts — art on display seven days a week along with workshops, children’s programs and special events; in the heart of town on the corner of Main and Third streets; call (434) 395-2206 for more information.
LCVA Guided Tours — did you know the LCVA offers guided tours of their galleries as well as the galleries on campus? Call or email to make your reservation; (434) 395-2941 or [email protected]. All tours are free.
Downtown Murals — take in the Warehouse Triptych Mural by Longwood graduate Monty Montgomery next to the Farmer’s Market on North Street; the Third and Main streets mural celebrates Farmville as the first two-college town.
Art at the Riverside Café — enjoy local art with breakfast or lunch as you peruse the rotating exhibits by members of Central Virginia Arts; Series located at 522 N. Main Street, hours are 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Main Street Music Series — rock with the best in regional talent on third Thursdays, May to September, 6-8:30 pm, on the Crute Stage, Fourth and Main streets in Farmville.
Stars under the Stars Outdoor Film Series — take in a free outdoor movie on the Crute State second Fridays in June, July and August; bring a blanket or lawn chair; popcorn, candy and drinks are for sale.
Players on the Plaza Concert Series — sing while you shop on Main Street and take in some live music the first Saturday of the month, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the High Bridge Trail Plaza; for more information go to farmvilledowntown.com.