Upcoming Events

from Art in the Park, 2014Art in the Park

Create original artwork at outdoor stations using the natural inspiration of Franklin Park. Group and individual art projects will be located in several places in the park near the Franklin Park Arts Center. Watercolor painting by the memorial gardens, clay in our front yard, sponge splat planets near the playground, outdoor weaving and more!
Rain or shine event. $8/person or $25/family Pay at door
Sunday, September 13 1:00 - 5:00 pm

Gallery Coffeehouse: Love Loss & What I Wore

Imagine That! Readers Theater presents this funny play by Nora and Delia Ephron that recounts memories of a lifetime and the clothing that marked those occasions. You will laugh and cry all in the same evening. Coffee included, in a real mug.
Tickets: $8.00/person At Door
Sunday, September 13, 2015 @ 6:30 PM

Kaydee Puppets:  Sheep Dog DetectivesKaydee Puppets: Sheep Dog Detectives

Help the pups solve some mysteries in this 40-minute puppet show, a show in our monthly series. Puppet Craft Class after the show for additional fee of $5 -- call to register or go online to Webtrac.
$5.00/person Call to Reserve 540-338-7973
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 @ 10:00 AM -- General Admission

Last Ham Standing

Don't miss this hilarious show full of laughs for the entire family. A group of talented performers take suggestions from the audience to create wacky scenes and funny improv games. If you like Whose Line Is It Anyway?, you’ll love Last Ham Standing, the other comedy meat!
Tickets: $12 Adult, $10 Student, $8 Child. Visit www.lastham.com or click below to buy online

The Seldom SceneThe Seldom Scene

For more than four decades, profoundly influential bluegrass band The Seldom Scene has shared its undeniable talent, progressive repertoire, and creative spirit both in the studio and on stage.

Tickets: $45 for main section, $35 for rear section
Call 540-338-7973 for further information. General ticket sales open June 11th at 10 a.m » Get your tickets now!

This Gold Star Performance is being sponsored by the Friends of Franklin Park Arts Center, a non-profit organization which raises money to support Franklin Park Arts Center.

Gallery Coffeehouse: Meet the Artist, J.RILEY STEWART

We welcome J. Riley Stewart for a singular artist show, Reflecting on Shadows, in our lobby Gallery from September 11 - October 11, 2015. J. Riley Stewart specializes in creating large photographic art, using a unique large format camera. He will share the behind the scenes stories of his exhibition and discuss his artistic process and vision. Coffee included, in a real mug.
Tickets: $8.00/person Pay at Door
Sunday, September 20, 2015 @ 6:30 PM

Tidewater Guitar Orchestra

The Tidewater Guitar Orchestra is an ensemble of more than a dozen accomplished guitarists who use the lush timbral resources of different sized guitars to explore a rich repertoire ranging from Bach to Bartok. TGO is composed of classical guitars, requintos (soprano guitars tuned a fifth higher) and bajas (baritone guitars tuned a fourth lower). A Virginia Commission for the Arts roster artist.
Tickets: $15/person Click below to purchase on-line

The Kingston TrioThe Kingston Trio

Through changing times, the Trio has played on, remaining popular for a simple reason... great songs that sound as good today as the first time you heard them.

Tickets: $55 for main section, $45 for rear section
Call 540-338-7973 for further information. General ticket sales open June 11th at 10 a.m » Get your tickets now!

This Gold Star Performance is being sponsored by the Friends of Franklin Park Arts Center, a non-profit organization which raises money to support Franklin Park Arts Center.