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Fourth Annual Arts and Craft Show at South Run RECenter

From Fairfax County Park Authority:


Experience the world of arts and crafts by more than 50 artisans at the third annual Arts and Crafts Show at South Run RECenter.  The event takes place on Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, October 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Crafters will tempt shoppers with everything from beautiful jewelry to intricate woodworking.  Other crafting categories include photography, painting, glasswork, clothing, dolls and pottery to mention just a few.

This is an annual favorite for folks looking for holiday gifts and unique hand crafted items. The show has been juried by the Northern Virginia Hand Crafters Guild, ensuring the highest quality from the vendors, all of whom are members of the guild.  Door prizes will be awarded throughout the day.

The Art League at the Alexandria Festival for the Arts with the Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser

The Art League at the Alexandria Festival for the Arts with the Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser

The Art League is kicking off the festivities for the FREE Alexandria Festival for the Arts THIS SATURDAY, September 10 beginning at 10:00 am at Market Square (corner of King and North Fairfax Streets), and all are invited to come and join the festivities.

We will host a variety of free creative programs from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at Market Square in Old Town Alexandria (corner of King & North Fairfax Streets) on both Saturday and Sunday. Fun, hands-on, art activities for all ages will be offered throughout the day along with demonstrations by nationally recognized artists. The weekend will also feature our popular Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser, back for TWO days this year and with 1,000 bowls!!

Updated Event Cancellations Due to Hurricane Irene

From drink specials to cancellations, everything you need to know here! 

Jimmy Buffet at Jiffy Lube- Postponed until Thursday September 1st

Journey and Foreigner at Jiffy Lube - Postponed until Sunday September 4th

D.C. State Fair - Postponed (new date TBA)

Columbia Heights Day -Now Columbia Heights Bar Crawl!

D.C. United vs. Portland Timbers - Postponed

MLK Memorial Dedication - Postponed

MLK Memorial Dedication Party w/ Biz Markie at 9:30 Club - Postponed

Chuck Brown at 9:30 Club - Postponted to Sunday August 28th at 7 p.m.

Tickets on Sale Now for Vienna Youth Players Musical

From the Town of Vienna:

Vienna, VA- The Vienna Youth Players will present the musical “13” at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St. S.E., August 5, 6, 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. and August 14 at 1 p.m.

 The book, written by Dan Elish and Robert Horn, has become a hilarious, high-energy musical for all ages follows a teen as he navigates his way through a small town high school and is about discovering that cool is where you find it and sometimes where you least expect it.