Getting together with a special someone and bonding as a community, 250 guests will sit down to get reacquainted and make some new friends over a great meal and some fine beverages just minutes from your house in South Lakes new home community, as a part of the annual event “Dinner on Depot Street,” to be held on May 19 in Downtown Fuquay Varina.
Taking place in the historic Downtown Fuquay Varina shopping district, “Dinner on Depot Street” in addition to offering up ticket holders an elegant dining experience “under the stars” also raises funds for the continued development of Downtown Fuquay Varina. There will be a silent auction, in which those in attendance will have a chance to bid amongst friends and win a number of unique and highly valued items. Making the night even more magical will be the dancing under the moonlight, and finally, “Dinner on Depot Street” will conclude with the annual awards ceremony where individuals and businesses who have supported and contributed to growth and development of Downtown Fuquay Varina.
All of the money raised through ticket sales and the auction will in turn be used by the Fuquay Varina Downtown Association (FVDA) and put towards their continued revitalization efforts. Aimed at bringing both commerce and culture to Downtown Fuquay Varina, the monies raised is planned to be spread out in several ways including down town gathering spaces, a possible walking tour, streetscape projects, and an enhance “Grower’s Market.” Additionally, the FVDA will be looking for ways to continue the expansion of their community arts programs in an effort to make Downtown Fuquay Varina a destination for both residents and community members and visitors, too.
This years’ “Dinner on Depot Street” will begin at 6:00 p.m. and run through until 11:00 p.m. For specific details and information on how to attend, visit the event page on the FVDA website at fuquay-varinadowntown.com.