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September 2018

11th Annual FCPS Artist Teacher Exhibition

September 26 - October 21
Building W-16 (McGuireWoods Gallery), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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11th Annual FCPS Artist Teacher Exhibition McGuireWoods Gallery On View September 26 – October 21, 2018 In collaboration with the Workhouse Arts Center, the FCPS Fine Arts Office presents the 11th Annual Artist Teacher Exhibition, an art exhibition recognizing the creative endeavors of FCPS artist-teachers. FCPS art and music teachers are invited to submit original works for consideration.

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Canceled – Short Film Showcase

September 28 @ 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm
The Quad, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. In celebration of 10 years of providing unique arts experiences to the community, we invite short filmmakers of all skill levels to showcase their work during an evening of arts, film, music and food! This is a free film screening, open to the public, no tickets required. Date/Time/Deadline/Rules The Short Film Showcase will be screened outdoors at the Workhouse Arts Center, during a week-long 10th Anniversary Celebration on Friday September 14 beginning at dusk (approx. 7:45pm) and continuing for approximately two hours (ending approx. 9:45pm). Awards to be presented following the showcase. Recipients need…

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The Rocky Horror Show

September 29 - October 28
Building W-3 (Theatre), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror Show Book, Music, Lyrics by Richard O'Brien Directed by Jeff Davis, Mary Payne Musical Direction David Weinraub   BUY TICKETS   Richard O'Brien's modern classic musical tribute of the golden age of Sci-Fi "B Movies". Young, naive couple Brad and Janet are celebrating their engagement when their car breaks down in the most unlikely of places. They soon find themselves at a mysterious castle in the middle of night, where a mad scientist (who's also a "Sweet Tranvsestite") is about to unveil his greatest creation, a Charles Atlas inspired Frankenstein's monster. This…

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Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

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WMAI – Recovery Forge Forging Open Studio

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - September 30 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2018

Building W-9A, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

The Workhouse Arts Center has partnered with Recovery Forge for Metal Forging! If you are a Military Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, Every weekend you can join Adam Porras of Recovery Forge for free open studio time in forging. Recovery Forge's main mission is to teach blacksmithing and bladesmithing to Wounded Warriors, Active Military, Veterans, and First Responders. Due to the nature of this activity it is mainly held outdoors and thus subject to cancellation when weather is poor or too cold. To keep up-to-date on when the Forge must close, please consider liking the Recovery Forge and the WMAI…

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WMAI – Recovery Forge Forging Open Studio

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - October 1 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2018

Building W-9A, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

The Workhouse Arts Center has partnered with Recovery Forge for Metal Forging! If you are a Military Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, Every weekend you can join Adam Porras of Recovery Forge for free open studio time in forging. Recovery Forge's main mission is to teach blacksmithing and bladesmithing to Wounded Warriors, Active Military, Veterans, and First Responders. Due to the nature of this activity it is mainly held outdoors and thus subject to cancellation when weather is poor or too cold. To keep up-to-date on when the Forge must close, please consider liking the Recovery Forge and the WMAI…

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October 2018

Open Life Drawing

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 14, 2019

Building W-6, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Open Life Drawing All Skill Levels, Ages 16 & Up Drop in and Draw! Three hours of drawing from a live model for a low-low-price. Come to brush up on your skills or work on that portfolio! The poses will range from 1 minute gestures to long poses; nude and clothed model sessions. Models will vary from 1 week to 3 week increments. Bring your own drawing supplies (i.e. Charcoal, drawing board, paper, etc.) Easels, stools, tables and rolling carts are provided. This is not a class. No instruction will be provided. There will be a monitor present to accept…

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Madhaunter’s Madhouse

October 5 - October 31

The Workhouse Arts Center is thrilled to announce the return of Madhaunter’s Madhouse haunted maze of terror and Ghost Bar Cinema to the Workhouse (9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton, VA 22079) for a third year of scares on select nights from October 5 through October 31, 2018.   IMPORTANT: Please be aware that this event is VERY popular and there will almost certainly be a wait when you arrive - sometimes a long one. We have a bar, food trucks, scary movies, escape room, and paintball arena so you can have fun while you wait. ALSO: The remaining nights of the…

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Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

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WMAI – Yoga for Creativity

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Building W-11 (Art of Movement), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

If you are a Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, caregiver, or family member you have a spot in Yoga for Creativity. Get ready to take your yoga off the mat and into the art studio. Quiet the mind to get in touch with your intuition and Inspire creative ideas! Join us in this 6-week series this fall or winter! A course designed to be much more than Yoga, we'll get you off the mat and help you amp-up your creativity through guided meditative experiences. Fall series: Fall is a time of transition. As trees and shrubs prepare for the winter,…

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Open Call – Telling Our Stories: Artist-Veterans in Our Community

October 11 @ 8:00 am - October 30 @ 5:00 pm
Building W-9A, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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An exhibition at the Workhouse Arts Center in support of the Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative program funded by the Potomac Health Foundation. The WMAI invites all active duty or retired service members, veterans, and reservists to submit art to the upcoming exhibition at the Workhouse Arts Center. The show will feature works representing personal identities of each veteran expressed through their artworks and art pursuits in whatever form that takes. WMAI would like to challenge general assumptions about what a veteran is by opening the conversation about who they are, or what interests them within and beyond that…

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Open Life Drawing

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 14, 2019

Building W-6, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Open Life Drawing All Skill Levels, Ages 16 & Up Drop in and Draw! Three hours of drawing from a live model for a low-low-price. Come to brush up on your skills or work on that portfolio! The poses will range from 1 minute gestures to long poses; nude and clothed model sessions. Models will vary from 1 week to 3 week increments. Bring your own drawing supplies (i.e. Charcoal, drawing board, paper, etc.) Easels, stools, tables and rolling carts are provided. This is not a class. No instruction will be provided. There will be a monitor present to accept…

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Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

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Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

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WMAI – Recovery Forge Forging Open Studio

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - October 14 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2018

Building W-9A, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

The Workhouse Arts Center has partnered with Recovery Forge for Metal Forging! If you are a Military Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, Every weekend you can join Adam Porras of Recovery Forge for free open studio time in forging. Recovery Forge's main mission is to teach blacksmithing and bladesmithing to Wounded Warriors, Active Military, Veterans, and First Responders. Due to the nature of this activity it is mainly held outdoors and thus subject to cancellation when weather is poor or too cold. To keep up-to-date on when the Forge must close, please consider liking the Recovery Forge and the WMAI…

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Second Saturday Art Walk

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Entire Campus, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Join us from 6p-9p on the Second Saturday of each month to discover all the Workhouse Arts Center has to offer. Whether it’s your first visit or your hundredth, the Second Saturday Art Walk is the perfect time to meet nearly 100 Resident and Associate Artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our 12 campus galleries. Enjoy thrilling performances of dance, cabaret, comedy, big band, jazz, and theater. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around the globe. Experience art exhibitions in nine galleries of the region’s finest sculpture, painting, glass, ceramics, and fiber…

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WMAI – Recovery Forge Forging Open Studio

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - October 15 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2018

Building W-9A, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

The Workhouse Arts Center has partnered with Recovery Forge for Metal Forging! If you are a Military Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, Every weekend you can join Adam Porras of Recovery Forge for free open studio time in forging. Recovery Forge's main mission is to teach blacksmithing and bladesmithing to Wounded Warriors, Active Military, Veterans, and First Responders. Due to the nature of this activity it is mainly held outdoors and thus subject to cancellation when weather is poor or too cold. To keep up-to-date on when the Forge must close, please consider liking the Recovery Forge and the WMAI…

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Open Life Drawing

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 14, 2019

Building W-6, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Open Life Drawing All Skill Levels, Ages 16 & Up Drop in and Draw! Three hours of drawing from a live model for a low-low-price. Come to brush up on your skills or work on that portfolio! The poses will range from 1 minute gestures to long poses; nude and clothed model sessions. Models will vary from 1 week to 3 week increments. Bring your own drawing supplies (i.e. Charcoal, drawing board, paper, etc.) Easels, stools, tables and rolling carts are provided. This is not a class. No instruction will be provided. There will be a monitor present to accept…

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Lorton Community Blood Drive

October 19 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Inova HealthPlex – Lorton, 9321 Sanger Street
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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SIGN UP TO DONATE BLOOD   To celebrate the return of our Madhaunter's Madhouse haunted trail, we're partnering with our friends at Inova Health System and their fabulous Inova Healthplex - Lorton to support the first-annual Lorton Community Blood Drive! There will be free Halloween-themed shirts and even ***half-priced tickets*** to our Madhaunter's Madhouse Haunted Trail for anyone who donates! Don't miss this great way to support our growing Lorton community AND snag a discount to Virginia's fan-voted "#1 Must-See Haunt" of 2018! Sign up online today!

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Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

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WMAI – Recovery Forge Forging Open Studio

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - October 21 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2018

Building W-9A, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

The Workhouse Arts Center has partnered with Recovery Forge for Metal Forging! If you are a Military Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, Every weekend you can join Adam Porras of Recovery Forge for free open studio time in forging. Recovery Forge's main mission is to teach blacksmithing and bladesmithing to Wounded Warriors, Active Military, Veterans, and First Responders. Due to the nature of this activity it is mainly held outdoors and thus subject to cancellation when weather is poor or too cold. To keep up-to-date on when the Forge must close, please consider liking the Recovery Forge and the WMAI…

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Date Night: Chef’s Table

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until February 23, 2019

Building W-3 (Culinary Classroom), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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$150

Anyone can go out for dinner and a movie so why not make your night something special to be remembered! Date Night cooking classes are designed to be fun, relaxing and an escape from the daily grind. They are great way to learn some basic cooking techniques while enjoying your company and making new friends. The menu items will be prepared by participants working together at each of the cooking islands. No one will leave hungry! Every month you will prepare a new dish! Reservations are required. Reservations must be made at least two days prior to event start date.…

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Workhouse Social Dance

October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Building W-16 (McGuireWoods Gallery), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Join us for our monthly Workhouse Social Dance in the McGuire-Woods Gallery (second floor of W-16) featuring dancing, complimentary refreshments and cash bar. The social dance will be led by professional ballroom instructors Bobbi Brennan and/or Cookie Bell beginning at 8:00pm and the music, dance, food and fun continue through 10:00pm. All skill levels welcome! The night begins at 7:30pm with a complimentary 30 minute mini-lesson led by a professional dance instructor, versed in ballroom, Latina and social dance styles. General dancing begins at 8pm and continues until 10pm. For the schedule of mini-lessons, see below. We are occasionally asked about dress code for the dances hosted at…

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Cabaret Series

October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Building W-16 (Muse), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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TBD

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WMAI – Recovery Forge Forging Open Studio

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - October 22 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2018

Building W-9A, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

The Workhouse Arts Center has partnered with Recovery Forge for Metal Forging! If you are a Military Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, Every weekend you can join Adam Porras of Recovery Forge for free open studio time in forging. Recovery Forge's main mission is to teach blacksmithing and bladesmithing to Wounded Warriors, Active Military, Veterans, and First Responders. Due to the nature of this activity it is mainly held outdoors and thus subject to cancellation when weather is poor or too cold. To keep up-to-date on when the Forge must close, please consider liking the Recovery Forge and the WMAI…

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December 2018

Solitary Confinement by Rupert Holmes

December 9 @ 2:03 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:03pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 12, 2017

Exceedingly wealthy Richard Jannings, fueled by paranoia, lives in self-imposed isolation atop a high rise where he runs his corporation through any actual contact from the outside world. His ruthless style of management has caused some unrest in his business empire and tonight’s twists and turns will leave you nearly breathless. “The thrill of the show comes from how tries to get to Jannings and how Jannings retaliates. The resulting duel is between the two as well as between Holmes and the audience. Because the show’s surprises and twists are what makes the show, none of the tricks can be…

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Rock of Ages: The Musical

December 9 @ 2:03 pm
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Rock of Ages Created by Chris D'Arienzo Featuring the Music of Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister and many others   BUY TICKETS NOW   This Tony-Award winning musical takes you back to the 1980s era of big: big bands, big egos big guitar solos and big hair! Aqua Net, Lycra and liquor flow freely on the legendary Sunset Strip rock music scene. Amidst the madness, aspiring rock star Drew longs to become the next big thing in music, and longs for fresh-off-the-bus newcomer Sherrie, a Kansas kid with stars in her eyes. This musical comedy lovingly nudges…

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October 2018

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

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WMAI – Recovery Forge Forging Open Studio

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - October 28 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2018

Building W-9A, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Workhouse Arts Center has partnered with Recovery Forge for Metal Forging! If you are a Military Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, Every weekend you can join Adam Porras of Recovery Forge for free open studio time in forging. Recovery Forge's main mission is to teach blacksmithing and bladesmithing to Wounded Warriors, Active Military, Veterans, and First Responders. Due to the nature of this activity it is mainly held outdoors and thus subject to cancellation when weather is poor or too cold. To keep up-to-date on when the Forge must close, please consider liking the Recovery Forge and the WMAI…

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WMAI – Recovery Forge Forging Open Studio

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - October 29 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2018

Building W-9A, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Workhouse Arts Center has partnered with Recovery Forge for Metal Forging! If you are a Military Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, Every weekend you can join Adam Porras of Recovery Forge for free open studio time in forging. Recovery Forge's main mission is to teach blacksmithing and bladesmithing to Wounded Warriors, Active Military, Veterans, and First Responders. Due to the nature of this activity it is mainly held outdoors and thus subject to cancellation when weather is poor or too cold. To keep up-to-date on when the Forge must close, please consider liking the Recovery Forge and the WMAI…

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November 2018

Open Life Drawing

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 14, 2019

Building W-6, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Open Life Drawing All Skill Levels, Ages 16 & Up Drop in and Draw! Three hours of drawing from a live model for a low-low-price. Come to brush up on your skills or work on that portfolio! The poses will range from 1 minute gestures to long poses; nude and clothed model sessions. Models will vary from 1 week to 3 week increments. Bring your own drawing supplies (i.e. Charcoal, drawing board, paper, etc.) Easels, stools, tables and rolling carts are provided. This is not a class. No instruction will be provided. There will be a monitor present to accept…

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Cooking with local Artisan Beers

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Building W-3 (Culinary Classroom), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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$70

Instructor: Chef Kathleen Linton Some say fall is the most delicious season of the year—and a good beer can only add to that flavor. Whether lager, ale, porter or stout, you’ll discover how different beers enhance flavor, tenderize cuts of meat, and bring out the best in seasonal food. Our Chef will pick from a series of local Virginia breweries and design a menu that will best bring out the rich flavors and intricate balances of each beer. You will learn to prepare an appetizer, a main course, and a dessert utilizing these flavorful complexities.   One day Workshop Friday…

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Cheese & Wine Pairing Party

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 23, 2019 at 10:00am

$50

Instructor: Chef Kathleen Linton Learn how to throw the perfect Holiday party by understanding the basics of cheese styles, different cheese profiles and wine-and-cheese pairings, making your house the “go-to” for all holiday gatherings. This is not a hand’s- on cooking class. The Chef will be preparing tastings prior to the class and will cover “how-to” basics to make these events in the comfort of your own home. One day Workshop Tuition: $50 Materials Fee: $10 spirits re-stocking fee will be added to your tuition. Bring additional $10 for fresh foods/appetizers provided by instructor. Location: W-3, 302

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Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

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WMAI – Recovery Forge Forging Open Studio

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - November 4 @ 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2018

Building W-9A, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

The Workhouse Arts Center has partnered with Recovery Forge for Metal Forging! If you are a Military Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, Every weekend you can join Adam Porras of Recovery Forge for free open studio time in forging. Recovery Forge's main mission is to teach blacksmithing and bladesmithing to Wounded Warriors, Active Military, Veterans, and First Responders. Due to the nature of this activity it is mainly held outdoors and thus subject to cancellation when weather is poor or too cold. To keep up-to-date on when the Forge must close, please consider liking the Recovery Forge and the WMAI…

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WMAI – Recovery Forge Forging Open Studio

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - November 5 @ 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2018

Building W-9A, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Workhouse Arts Center has partnered with Recovery Forge for Metal Forging! If you are a Military Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, Every weekend you can join Adam Porras of Recovery Forge for free open studio time in forging. Recovery Forge's main mission is to teach blacksmithing and bladesmithing to Wounded Warriors, Active Military, Veterans, and First Responders. Due to the nature of this activity it is mainly held outdoors and thus subject to cancellation when weather is poor or too cold. To keep up-to-date on when the Forge must close, please consider liking the Recovery Forge and the WMAI…

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Open Life Drawing

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 14, 2019

Building W-6, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Open Life Drawing All Skill Levels, Ages 16 & Up Drop in and Draw! Three hours of drawing from a live model for a low-low-price. Come to brush up on your skills or work on that portfolio! The poses will range from 1 minute gestures to long poses; nude and clothed model sessions. Models will vary from 1 week to 3 week increments. Bring your own drawing supplies (i.e. Charcoal, drawing board, paper, etc.) Easels, stools, tables and rolling carts are provided. This is not a class. No instruction will be provided. There will be a monitor present to accept…

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Virginia Wine Dinner

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 22, 2019 at 6:00pm

$70

Our Chef will pick from a series of local Virginia wineries and design a menu that will best bring out the rich flavors and intricate balances of the wines. You will learn to prepare an appetizer, a main course, and a dessert utilizing these flavorful complexities. One day Workshop Tuition: $70 Materials Fee: $10 spirits re-stocking fee will be added to your tuition. Bring additional $30 for fresh foods/appetizers provided by instructor. Location: W-3, 302

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Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

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WMAI – Recovery Forge Forging Open Studio

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - November 11 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2018

Building W-9A, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

The Workhouse Arts Center has partnered with Recovery Forge for Metal Forging! If you are a Military Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, Every weekend you can join Adam Porras of Recovery Forge for free open studio time in forging. Recovery Forge's main mission is to teach blacksmithing and bladesmithing to Wounded Warriors, Active Military, Veterans, and First Responders. Due to the nature of this activity it is mainly held outdoors and thus subject to cancellation when weather is poor or too cold. To keep up-to-date on when the Forge must close, please consider liking the Recovery Forge and the WMAI…

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Veterans Day Open House!

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Join us on Saturday, November 10th for our Veterans Day Open House. The Open House is designed to help raise awareness in the community about the Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative (WMAI) which through grant-funding, donations and fundraising helps heal Veterans and their families through Arts workshops and Art Therapy. Here at WMAI, we have a creative, holistic approach to providing community assistance to our Nation’s armed forces military family members. Our unique method features therapeutic arts practices as well as arts courses to enhance the quality of life and to promote rehabilitation, coping skills and family functioning and…

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Second Saturday Art Walk

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Entire Campus, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Join us from 6p-9p on the Second Saturday of each month to discover all the Workhouse Arts Center has to offer. Whether it’s your first visit or your hundredth, the Second Saturday Art Walk is the perfect time to meet nearly 100 Resident and Associate Artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our 12 campus galleries. Enjoy thrilling performances of dance, cabaret, comedy, big band, jazz, and theater. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around the globe. Experience art exhibitions in nine galleries of the region’s finest sculpture, painting, glass, ceramics, and fiber…

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VMFA on the Road

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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VMFA on the Road Parked in front of the main entrance to Building 16 Saturday, November 10, 2018 6pm – 8pm DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE   Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to welcome the VMFA on the Road vehicle on Saturday, November 10th from 6pm – 8pm! In 1953, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts was among the first museums in the world to create what was then called the Artmobile. During its lifetime, the Artmobile program circulated 60 exhibitions and served over 2.5 million people. As the originator of this concept, VMFA will offer its own, re-authorized version of the exhibition,…

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Hand-Crafted Mixologist

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until March 9, 2019

Building W-3 (Culinary Classroom), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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$45

All Skill Levels, Ages 21 and up Take your cocktail party to the next level! Learn how to create special, signature drinks sure to wow your guests and friends. This is a great class for groups, friends and couples and features a cocktail theme that changes monthly. (Meets in W-3, 302)   REGISTER NOW  

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WMAI – Recovery Forge Forging Open Studio

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - November 12 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2018

Building W-9A, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

The Workhouse Arts Center has partnered with Recovery Forge for Metal Forging! If you are a Military Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, Every weekend you can join Adam Porras of Recovery Forge for free open studio time in forging. Recovery Forge's main mission is to teach blacksmithing and bladesmithing to Wounded Warriors, Active Military, Veterans, and First Responders. Due to the nature of this activity it is mainly held outdoors and thus subject to cancellation when weather is poor or too cold. To keep up-to-date on when the Forge must close, please consider liking the Recovery Forge and the WMAI…

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Open Life Drawing

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 14, 2019

Building W-6, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Open Life Drawing All Skill Levels, Ages 16 & Up Drop in and Draw! Three hours of drawing from a live model for a low-low-price. Come to brush up on your skills or work on that portfolio! The poses will range from 1 minute gestures to long poses; nude and clothed model sessions. Models will vary from 1 week to 3 week increments. Bring your own drawing supplies (i.e. Charcoal, drawing board, paper, etc.) Easels, stools, tables and rolling carts are provided. This is not a class. No instruction will be provided. There will be a monitor present to accept…

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Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

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WMAI – Recovery Forge Forging Open Studio

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - November 18 @ 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2018

Building W-9A, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

The Workhouse Arts Center has partnered with Recovery Forge for Metal Forging! If you are a Military Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, Every weekend you can join Adam Porras of Recovery Forge for free open studio time in forging. Recovery Forge's main mission is to teach blacksmithing and bladesmithing to Wounded Warriors, Active Military, Veterans, and First Responders. Due to the nature of this activity it is mainly held outdoors and thus subject to cancellation when weather is poor or too cold. To keep up-to-date on when the Forge must close, please consider liking the Recovery Forge and the WMAI…

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Workhouse Gala 2018

November 17 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Quad (Rizer Pavilion), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Board the luxurious Orient Express at the 2018 Workhouse Gala. Intrigue, suspense, humor, and good times await. Please join us for an extraordinary evening of art, music, dining, dancing and more. Thank you for supporting the art, education and history programs of the Workhouse Arts Center.   We're in search of volunteers to help make this night a success. If you are interested in helping - jobs range from coat check and registration to auction support and more - please click here to visit our volunteer signup page. Thank you!   Purchase Sponsorships and Tickets   6:00 p.m. Cocktails and hors…

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Date Night: Chef’s Table

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until February 23, 2019

Building W-3 (Culinary Classroom), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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$150

Anyone can go out for dinner and a movie so why not make your night something special to be remembered! Date Night cooking classes are designed to be fun, relaxing and an escape from the daily grind. They are great way to learn some basic cooking techniques while enjoying your company and making new friends. The menu items will be prepared by participants working together at each of the cooking islands. No one will leave hungry! Every month you will prepare a new dish! Reservations are required. Reservations must be made at least two days prior to event start date.…

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Workhouse Social Dance

November 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Building W-16 (McGuireWoods Gallery), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Join us for our monthly Workhouse Social Dance in the McGuire-Woods Gallery (second floor of W-16) featuring dancing, complimentary refreshments and cash bar. The social dance will be led by professional ballroom instructors Bobbi Brennan and/or Cookie Bell beginning at 8:00pm and the music, dance, food and fun continue through 10:00pm. All skill levels welcome! The night begins at 7:30pm with a complimentary 30 minute mini-lesson led by a professional dance instructor, versed in ballroom, Latina and social dance styles. General dancing begins at 8pm and continues until 10pm. For the schedule of mini-lessons, see below. We are occasionally asked about dress code for the dances hosted at…

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Cabaret Series

November 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 18, 2020

Building W-16 (Muse), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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TBD

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WMAI – Recovery Forge Forging Open Studio

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - November 19 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 18, 2018

Building W-9A, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

The Workhouse Arts Center has partnered with Recovery Forge for Metal Forging! If you are a Military Veteran, Active Duty or Retired, Every weekend you can join Adam Porras of Recovery Forge for free open studio time in forging. Recovery Forge's main mission is to teach blacksmithing and bladesmithing to Wounded Warriors, Active Military, Veterans, and First Responders. Due to the nature of this activity it is mainly held outdoors and thus subject to cancellation when weather is poor or too cold. To keep up-to-date on when the Forge must close, please consider liking the Recovery Forge and the WMAI…

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Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

November 24 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

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December 2018

Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

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Open Life Drawing

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 14, 2019

Building W-6, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Open Life Drawing All Skill Levels, Ages 16 & Up Drop in and Draw! Three hours of drawing from a live model for a low-low-price. Come to brush up on your skills or work on that portfolio! The poses will range from 1 minute gestures to long poses; nude and clothed model sessions. Models will vary from 1 week to 3 week increments. Bring your own drawing supplies (i.e. Charcoal, drawing board, paper, etc.) Easels, stools, tables and rolling carts are provided. This is not a class. No instruction will be provided. There will be a monitor present to accept…

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Workhouse Military in the Arts Initiative – Open Studio

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Building W-16, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join us every Saturday, beginning September 29th! The WMAI Open Studio is intended to foster creativity and encourage experimentation in an atmosphere of cultural exchange, conversation, encouragement, and freedom of expression. The Open Studio is monitored and run by Yonsenia White, MS, ATR (Registered Art Therapist, Resident in Counseling). Designed to bring Military families, Veterans, Retirees, Active Duty and Reservists together, the WMAI Open Studio allows the current or former Service Member a chance to express themselves artistically, and work alongside fellow Service Members in a safe and creativity-fueled environment. Open Studio occurs weekly on Saturdays in the newly named…

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2nd Annual Instrument Petting Zoo

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Building W-4, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Free

The Workhouse Arts Center is hosting its 2nd Annual Instrument Petting Zoo in Building W-4 from 12pm - 3pm! This free family event is a chance for everyone to try the musical instruments they have been dreaming of! Professional musicians and instructors will be available to help guide you through making your first sounds. There will also be performances and demonstrations throughout the 3 hours and an instrument donation drive to benefit local youth music programs. We hope to see you there!

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Second Saturday Art Walk + Winterfest

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Entire Campus, Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Join us from 6p-9p on the Second Saturday of each month to discover all the Workhouse Arts Center has to offer. Whether it’s your first visit or your hundredth, the Second Saturday Art Walk is the perfect time to meet nearly 100 Resident and Associate Artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our 12 campus galleries. Enjoy thrilling performances of dance, cabaret, comedy, big band, jazz, and theater. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around the globe. Experience art exhibitions in nine galleries of the region’s finest sculpture, painting, glass, ceramics, and fiber…

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Hand-Crafted Mixologist

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until March 9, 2019

Building W-3 (Culinary Classroom), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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$45

All Skill Levels, Ages 21 and up Take your cocktail party to the next level! Learn how to create special, signature drinks sure to wow your guests and friends. This is a great class for groups, friends and couples and features a cocktail theme that changes monthly. (Meets in W-3, 302)   REGISTER NOW  

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