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September 2017

Education Open House

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Full Campus, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Learn about the creative arts offerings at the Workhouse during our Education Open House on Saturday, September 9, 12-3pm! This free event is open to the public and will feature demos, hands-on workshops, opportunities to talk one-on-one with our amazing instructors as well as explore our beautiful, historic campus. Young and young-at-heart attendees will enjoy free balloons and cotton candy. And as a bonus, students can take advantage of a special 10% tuition discount on weekly classes online or by…

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Workhouse Ceramics Student Art Sale

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Workhouse Quad & Campus Grounds, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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The Workhouse Ceramics Student Art Sale returns to the Workhouse Quad on Saturday, September 9, from 12p-6p. Visit the Ceramics tents outside building W-8 to treat yourself or buy a ceramics gift for that special someone. You'll discover mugs, bowls, pitchers, vases, boxes, sculpture, and much, much more. Christmas will be here before you know it - this is a perfect way to give a unique and meaningful gift that also supports the arts and artists at the Workhouse.

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Second Saturday Art Walk

September 9 @ 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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Open Life Drawing

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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…

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2nd Annual Tour de Mount Vernon

September 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mount Vernon District Supervisor Dan Storck invites you to join him for a community bike ride on Saturday November 4, 2017, at 8:30am, starting and ending at the historic Fort Hunt Park. The Mount Vernon District is home to many cultural and environmental resources and the ride will provide an opportunity to learn more about the hidden treasures of the Mt. Vernon District. Download the official event flyer to learn more about the event or visit Supervisor Storck's Mount Vernon…

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September 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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You’re invited to the 9th Annual Beads of Courage Bead Challenge! We believe there is strength in numbers, and we invite you to join us to achieve our ambitious goals for Bead Challenge 2017: Goal 1: To raise $100,000 to give children and teens coping with serious illnesses the ability to record, tell and own their stories of courage Goal 2: To gather 25,000 artist-made glass beads for children in the Beads of Courage program Goal 3: To increase public awareness of the…

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Date Night: Chef’s Table

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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W-3, Classroom 302, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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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…

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Open Life Drawing

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018

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…

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SCAPE 4th Fridays at the Workhouse: Veteran/Service Member Open Mic

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join us on the fourth Friday of each month to enjoy special performances, classes, talks, and other exciting events for our Veteran and Service Member communities. These events are FREE and open to the public, but space is made available on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions about 4th Fridays, Open Art Studio, or the SCAPE program? Email questions to scape@workhousearts.org 28 Apr - Veteran/Service Member Open Mic Instrumentalists, singers, storytellers, poets, jugglers, magicians and others are all welcome. Sign-up is at…

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Mannheim Rocket: Mozart Meets Beethoven

September 24 @ 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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