The Nutcracker 

December 8, 2023, 7pm

December 9, 2023, 11am, 2:30pm and 5:00pm

All seats $6

The Fuquay-Varina Arts Center is proud to present the fifth annual production of The Nutcracker. Loosely based on the E.T.A. Hoffman fantasy story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" the Arts Center's production always offers a new twist to the classic tale. 

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Tea with the Sugar Plum Fairy

Saturday, December 9, 2023

12pm noon


Our sweetest event of the Year! This family-friendly add-on event is a perfect way to celebrate the season. Enjoy festive bites and crafts, and take your picture with the Sugar Plum Fairy!

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The Hall Sisters Holiday Show
December 15, 2023, 7:30PM

Tickets: $20/Adults; $16/Seniors & Students

A vocal/instrumental foursome of talented siblings, the Hall Sisters marry stunning harmonies along with a brilliance and excellence on their instruments to create an entirely unique sound. Drawing from inspirational groups of decades past, The Hall Sisters combine their favorite bits and pieces of all those iconic sounds to create a unique sound of their own. "Synergy" best defines these young women in that the combined output of their talents and musicality is greater than the sum of each individual part.

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Big Band Christmas
featuring the Gerald Parker Jazz Orchestra

Saturday, December 16, 7:30pm

All seats $10

Time to get your jingle on as holiday favorites are brought to the stage as only the Gerald Parker Jazz Orchestra can do it! The GPJO delights with their special brand of swinging holiday tunes. The evening promises to be a great night of holiday music and merriment!

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Eduardo's Noche Flamenca 2023

Saturday, January 27, 2023


Celebrate the new year with an audience favorite! Eduardo de Rosamaria's Noche Flamenca is your night out in Spain. Musicians perform traditional Sevillanas, Guajiras, Alegrias, Malaguenas, and Rumbas transporting you to the Andaluz region of Spain for an authentic Flamenco experience. Be captivated by the emotional power of Flamenco and an authentic Spanish Tablao--feel the passion and energy of a night out in Spain, right here, in Fuquay-Varina.

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On the Border--The Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band

Friday, October 15, 2021


From Charlotte, NC, On the Border continues to be one of the most exciting and authentic tribute bands in the country, satisfying audiences up and down the East Coast. Their passion, showmanship and precise attention to replicating the details of The Eagles music has earned them critical acclaim, name recognition and a very loyal following.

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The Importance of Being Earnest

By Oscar Wilde, adapted by Nancy Rich

February 8, 9 & 10; All shows 7:30pm

Tickets: $14/Adults; $12/Seniors & Students

Two charming young ladies--sophisticated Gwendolen from the city and naive Cecily from the country--are in love ith Earnest Worthing. But there is no such person as Earnest Worthing. Gwendolen thinks Jack is Earnest, and Cecily thinks Algy is Earnest. Each girl swears that she could never love a man who wasn't named Earnest. In the midst of all this confusion comes Lady Bracknell who doesn't like the idea of anybody loving anybody. One of the most popular stage comedies ever, this version has been delightfully updated to take place in 1920's Charleston, South Carolina.

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String Queens

February 22, 2024

All seats $18

Praised for its authentic, soulful, and orchestral sound, The String Queens (TSQ) is a dynamic trio that creates stimulating musical experiences that inspire diverse audiences to love, hope, feel, and imagine! With an array of repertoire spanning from the Baroque era to the Jazz Age to today’s Billboard Hot 100 Chart, TSQ performs versatile programs that take listeners on a rousing musical journey through time and a multitude of musical genres.

Based in Washington, D.C., TSQ has been featured in performances at renowned concert halls and venues across America, including Carnegie Hall in New York City and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in the nation’s capital.

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The Raleigh Ringers

Friday, April 5, 2024

All seats $18

The Raleigh Ringers is an internationally acclaimed, Emmy-nominated, advanced community handbell choir that dazzles concert audiences.

Under the direction of David M. Harris, The Raleigh Ringers has released a number of CDs and DVDs, and has had their concert specials broadcast in 45 states. The group has performed in 39 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, England and France during, and plays two dates each year at a major venue in Raleigh. The Raleigh Ringers also sponsors an annual festival for adult ringers, an annual festival for youth and less experienced ringers, biannual sight-reading sessions for those interested in new handbell music, a biennial performance experience for advanced ringers, and handbell techniques classes several times a year.

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Blossom Time with the Fuquay Varina Chorale

Friday May 3, 2024 at 7:30pm

Saturday May 4, 2024 at 3pm

$10/adults;$8/seniors & students

The Fuquay Varina Chorale has quickly become our favorite collection of local voices! Celebrate the songs and Spring with the Fuquay Varina Chorale!

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Angel Street

by Patrick Hamilton

May 16, 17 & 18; all shows at 7:30pm

Tickets:$14/Adults; $12/Seniors & Students

First produced under the title Gaslight, Angel Street tells the story of the Manninghams. The suavely handsome Mr. Manningham is slowly driving his gentle, devoted wife to the brink of insanity with an insinuating kindness that masks more sinister motives. One of the most brilliant, suspenseful stories in modern theatre.

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The Box Office at the Arts Center is open Monday through Saturday, between 10am and 5pm.

On Event nights, the Box Office opens one hour prior to curtain.

If you have any questions regarding accessibility or accommodations, please call the Box Office at 919-567-3921 prior to your visit.