• LCVA Holiday Tree at Hotel Weyanoke, co-hosted with Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce & Farmville Downtown Partnership

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    Celebrate the holiday season by participating in a new Farmville tradition: creating hand-cut snowflakes to decorate a holiday tree at Hotel Weyanoke!  This snowflake project is co-hosted with the Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce and Farmville Downtown Partnership.  

    Community members of all ages are invited to create their own snowflake, or drop off an ornament of your own design, that will be added to a holiday tree at Hotel Weyanoke. “Each snowflake is unique and a beautiful reflection of the individuals and businesses in our community,” said LCVA executive director Rachel Ivers. “Together our snowflakes will create a scene that lifts our spirits and warms our hearts during the happiest times of the year.”

    Snowflake kits will be available for distribution to downtown businesses starting Tuesday, November 3rd.  Kits are also available online at lcva.longwood.edu, and for contactless pick-up in the LCVA foyer. All snowflakes must be returned to LCVA foyer by November 20th during normal gallery hours; Tuesday-Saturday 11am to 5pm and Sunday 1-5 pm. 

    Farmville has many wonderful holiday traditions, and the organizers hope this will be a new favorite for the community.  Hotel Weyanoke’s tree lighting is scheduled for November 24th so that visitors and community members alike will be able to enjoy the tree all holiday season.  Also mark your calendars for Downtown Farmville’s annual tree lighting, which will be held virtually on November 20th, as well as the LCVA’s popular Winter Wonderland Art-on-the-Go bags sponsored by Hotel Weyanoke, which will be available for pick up in the LCVA foyer beginning on December 5th.

    About LCVA:

    The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts presents a rotating program of inspiring and conversation-starting exhibitions. Admission to LCVA and its programs is—and always has been—free for all. It is located at the intersection of Main and Third Streets (129 North Main Street) in Farmville, Virginia. For additional information on these exhibitions or other programs and events, contact LCVA at lcvainfo@longwood.edu or 434.395.2206.

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    LCVA exhibitions and programs are made possible through the generous support of the Wells Fargo Foundation, the Walter J. Payne Foundation, Anne Carter & Walter R. Robbins, Jr. Foundation, the E.B. Duff Charitable Lead Annuity Trust, Southside Electric Cooperative, Walmart, Julie Kline Dixon and Guy Dixon, Navona & David Hart, Real Living Cornerstone, Helton House, Haley Auto Mall, The Woodland, Inc., Candice Jamison Dowdy ’69 and Charles H. Dowdy III + Northwestern Mutual, Foster Fuels, Linda Arthur, Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, Hotel Weyanoke, Karol and Philip Hull, Lisa & Tim Tharpe, and Longwood University Office of Alumni and Career Services.

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