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Workhouse Arcade

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

You're invited to our second "Arcade Night" at the Workhouse and a DRAGON BALL FIGHTER Z Tournament! Join us for an evening of intense gaming thrills on different systems from Nintendo Switch to Sega Genesis! Top scorers will earn a place on the Workhouse High Score Leaderboard and we'll also have a grand prize for the tournament, a $25 Gamestop gift card. Don't miss multiple gaming consoles, a chance to make new friends, and have fun with our art tables and doodle station. $5 admission at the door.

Camp Open House

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come one! Come all! To the 2019 Camp Open House on Saturday, April 6th from 12pm -3pm! The Camp Open House is a one-stop-shop where parents and potential campers can meet camp instructors, meet camp counselors, talk to our Camp Director, register for a summer camp and even try your hand at mini-camp arts lessons and activities! Located in building W-3, “Camp Central” as we call it, the Spring and Summer Camp Open House provides parents with all the information they need concerning our various camp programs. Come with questions, and we’ll have the answers! If you find a camp…

COLLECT! The Love Boat Art Cruise

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

ALL ABOARD! COLLECT! The Love Boat Art Cruise Saturday, April 27, 2019  7:00 – 10:00pm   PURCHASE TICKETS   Dress: Fun casual – from resortwear to 70s disco queen. Enjoy! Your ticket gets you… -Multiple entries in the art raffle -Thousands in “funny money” for the casino and “horse racing” -Tropical cocktails and delicious nibbles -Dancing in our “Lido Deck” disco -The pleasure of supporting the arts in our community You could leave with one (or more!) of 70 original works of art by the acclaimed community of Workhouse artists – including paintings, sculpture, photography, fiber arts, jewelry, ceramics, glass, and…

Quick Draw 2019 Drawing Rally

May 11 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Quick Draw is an exciting live art event that brings together dozens of artists working side by side under a one-hour time limit. As the clock ticks down, spectators are encouraged to watch and talk to the artists as their creative process unfolds. Artworks created during the event are available upon completion for just $75/each.

Workhouse Fireworks 2019

June 29 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, June 29th, when Workhouse Fireworks race skyward and illuminate the Northern Virginia landscape in an expertly-choreographed display of pyrotechnic light and thunder. Launched from our historic, 55-acre campus, the region’s largest pre-Independence Day fireworks show celebrates the history of this amazing nation and honors the courage and sacrifice that have made America a beacon of hope and freedom around the world. A nearly 30-minute fireworks show follows our Rizer Pavilion musical performance and will dazzle visitors with an incredible display of vibrant colors, bright lights, and ground-shaking explosions.     If you have questions or would…

Workhouse Brewfest

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Workhouse Brewfest takes place September 14th, with more than 30 Virginia craft breweries, artisan distilleries, and Virginia wineries on tap! This unique event features live performances by some 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 beer, spirits, and wine. The day provides an unforgettable experience for every kind of beer lover – from the uberknowledgeable beer geek to the casual drinker and those new to the world of craft beer. This year's Fourth Annual Brewfest builds on the incredible success of the…

Haunted Trail

October 1 - October 31

Don't miss our annual haunted trail event this October at the Workhouse Arts Center! Our frightmasters are working on ghoulishly terrifying plans for 2019, so stay tuned for announcements as we get closer to October.   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. There are usually lots of ways to have fun before it's your time on the haunted trail, from a bar to food trucks, scary movies, escape room, and more! Also, October weather in Virginia can be...unpredictable, so be sure…

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