WinterFest at the Workhouse
WinterFest is family-friendly celebration of the winter season highlighting multiple destinations with entertainment, food and activities for all ages in the Lorton-Occoquan-Lake Ridge region of Virginia. The day begins at 11a.m. with Santa’s Lake Ridge Parade and continues throughout the day at various sites including Tackett’s Mill Center, the Town of Occoquan, and the Prince William Marina. This year, there are exciting free and low-priced activities at the Workhouse Arts Center sure to delight guests of all ages!
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Free Activities Happening Throughout the Day at the Workhouse
Instrument Petting Zoo
Discover or reconnect with your musical talent.
Free for Military Veterans and First Responders. Other participants – $20.
Ages 16 and up.
Second Saturday Art Walk
Discover all that the Workhouse has to offer!
Giant Snowflake Workshop
Work with our fiber artists in this fun, hands on workshop.
Small Price to Pay for Amazing Holiday Art Experiences at the Workhouse
Pre-register for these activities at reservations.workhousearts.org
Winter Wonder Arts Camp
Campers will apply techniques to create special holiday cards for loved ones, design one-of-a-kind ornaments, and collage functional
artwork! Ages 6-10
Building W-3, $75
Candy-Making for Parents and Kids
Take a trip to Candyland with your youngster, where everyone will be a winner. Ages 8 and up
Building W-3, $35 plus materials
Fused Glass Ornaments
Make your tree sparkle, and your relatives and neighbors envious with your very own handmade fused glass ornaments! This three-hour workshop gives a quick introduction to kiln formed glass including cutting, grinding and fusing. Create gifts for you AND a friend! Participants will be able to pick up ornaments within 5-6 days of workshop. $75 plus $40 for materials.
Learn how to create special, signature drinks to wow your guests and friends. Ages 21 and up,
Building W-3, $45 plus materials