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July 2017

Mount Vernon Nights: Lena Sekaily Trio

July 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCE JAREKUS SINGLETON CONCERT IS POSTPONED (alternate date TBA) LENA SEKAILY TRIO WILL PERFORM TONIGHT AT 6PM The Fairfax County Park Authority presents: Mt. Vernon Nights Concerts at the Workhouse Lena Sekaily Trio (Jazz) Summer Music Series at the Workhouse Arts Center's Rizer Pavilion Returns! LENA SEIKALY is a fresh voice on the national jazz scene from Washington, D.C. Named “one of Washington’s preeminent jazz singers" and “brightest voices in jazz" (The Washington Post), as well as…

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August 2017

Mount Vernon Nights: Lox and Vodka

August 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Blending traditional Jewish and klezmer music with folk, jazz, spiritual and original flavors, Lox & Vodka takes you on a journey from the old world to the new. Come ready to sing, clap, dance and raise your spirits to their vibrant sounds. Website: www.loxvodka.com

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Workhouse Brewfest 2017

August 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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BUY TICKETS More than 30 Virginia craft breweries, artisan distilleries, and Virginia wineries will be on tap at the second annual Workhouse Brewfest on Saturday, August 12, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Virginia. This unique event will feature live performances by 12 of the region’s most popular bands, unique food trucks, access to 12 air-conditioned art galleries and 65 artist studios, and some of the area’s most exciting…

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Second Saturday Art Walk

August 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Full Campus, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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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 85 Resident and Associate Artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our galleries. Experience thrilling performances of dance, cabaret, comedy, big band, jazz, and theater. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around…

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Mount Vernon Nights: The Honey Dewdrops

August 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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In the summer of 2014, after a long stretch of living on the road, performing and writing across the U.S., Americana songwriters and Virginia natives Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish, collectively known as THE HONEY DEWDROPS, decided to settle down in Baltimore, MD. "Touring is like collecting images of landscapes, sounds of voices, contents of stories, moods of places and environments," says Wortman. "All of that can be useful. It tells you something about human nature, about how the world…

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Sri Ganesha Festival 2017

August 25, 2017 - September 3, 2017
Full Campus, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Join us at the Workhouse Arts Center in August and September for the Biggest Ganesha Festival in the United States! 10 days of events, 100 vendor booths, a 1,000 pound laddu, and much more!

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King Soul

August 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Born of a mutual passion for the deep, down home sounds of an earlier time, King Soul brings you real Southern Soul, featuring original songs, gritty vocals, a slamming horn section and driving rhythms. Facebook page: www.kingsoulband.com

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September 2017

Mannheim Rocket: Mozart Meets Beethoven

September 24, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
W-16 McGuireWoods Gallery, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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PURCHASE TICKETS   Join us at the Workhouse for an evening with Mannheim Rocket, the premier period-instrument ensemble of Northern Virginia. Directed by founder and clarinetist Richard Spece, guests will be treated to Mannheim Rocket's incredible performance of Mozart’s Quintet for Clarinet and Strings and other works, using authentic instruments and stylistic performance practices of the 18th Century. Guests will enjoy a complimentary beverage and hors d'oeuvres with their admission. Tickets $30  

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November 2017

NIGHT OF TERROR – A Centennial Commemoration

November 12, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Reserve Tickets Now   If you're interested in supporting this event but cannot attend, please consider making a donation. Click the button below and be sure to select "Night of Terror" in the "Designate Fund" dropdown box. Donate to Support This Event   Workhouse Arts Center Prison Museum and Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association present: NIGHT OF TERROR - A Centennial Commemoration On November 14, 1917, 32 women who had been arrested for…

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December 2017

WinterFest at the Workhouse

December 9, 2017
Full Campus, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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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…

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