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WinterFest at the Workhouse

December 9

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!

For the latest Winterfest updates, visit the Occoquan River Communities Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/OccoquanRiverCommunitiesLLC/

Download and share a printable PDF of Winterfest activities at the Workhouse

Free Activities Happening Throughout the Day at the Workhouse

12pm-2pm
Instrument Petting Zoo
Discover or reconnect with your musical talent.
Building W-4

2pm-6pm
Blacksmithing Workshop
Free for Military Veterans and First Responders. Other participants – $20.
Ages 16 and up.
Quad

6pm-9pm
Second Saturday Art Walk
Discover all that the Workhouse has to offer!
Workhouse Campus

6:30pm-8pm
Giant Snowflake Workshop
Work with our fiber artists in this fun, hands on workshop.
Building W-6

Small Price to Pay for Amazing Holiday Art Experiences at the Workhouse

Pre-register for these activities at reservations.workhousearts.org

9am-12pm
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

10am-12pm
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

1pm-4pm
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.

7pm-9pm
Hand-Crafted Mixologist
Learn how to create special, signature drinks to wow your guests and friends. Ages 21 and up,
Building W-3, $45 plus materials

 

Details

Date:
December 9
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Venue

Full Campus
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Phone:
703-584-2900
Website:
workhousearts.org