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City of Fairfax Calendar
Washington-Dulles International Airport, VA
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Yearly Archives: 2012
Saturday, November 16, 2013, 10am-5pm
Sunday, November 17, 2013, 10am-3pm
Over 200 juried crafters and gourmet food vendors
$5 per person each day; or
$8 for a two-day ticket
Under 18 years old are free
Free Shuttle Bus Service! More
10515 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22030
Casa Italia is now open in the City of Fairfax, across from Truro church. We can accomodate parties up to 150 guests. Come join us for lunch or dinner in our newly renovated covered patio area. We offer homemade italian dishes, great wine selections and daily specials from 4 to 7 in our lounge area..
Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is an adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ classic tale of a forest creature who shares the enduring power of hope. The animated adventure follows the journey of a boy as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. More
APRIL 20-MAY 6, 2012
Visual arts, music, dance and drama More
Wednesday, April 4 thru Thursday, April 26
Spring 2012 NOVA Student Art Exhibition
NVCC’s CM Building, 3rd Floor
This exhibit will feature artwork from students representing two of NOVA’s excellent arts programs. From the Communication Design program, examples of graphic design, visual imagery, multimedia design, animation and web design are included. More
Highlights of the festival include:
Highlights of the festival include:
- A performance by the Virginia Opera at the Sherwood Center
- The 2012 Video Fairfax Awards hosted by the Arts Council of Fairfax County at the Sherwood Center
- A premiere performance of Disney’s “Winnie the Pooh” by Acting for Young People at the Sherwood Center
- “Forever Young” Art Exhibit at Adam Lister Gallery
- “Spring Awakening,” a performance by the NOVA Annandale Symphony Orchestra at NOVA’s Annandale Campus
If you or your organization would like to apply for a grant, contact us for more information: 703-352-2787 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A 2012/13 Grant Application form will be posted shortly. Application deadline is in October, 2012
These are some recipients of grants from the Commission on the Arts. By receiving grants from the Commission they have staged performances, concerts, book readings and generally improved the artistic benefits to their members, students and audiences alike. More
The Bonita Lestina Performance Series at Old Town Hall this year celebrates a 22year tradition at Old Town Hall ! Please consider becoming a Friend of the Series. Your donation will help us to continue to bring in the professional performers that we have always enjoyed here in the City of Fairfax.
Do you want to be an active advocate for the arts?
Have you been a City resident for the past year?
Are you a registered voter in the City?
Volunteer to serve on the Commission on the Arts!
If you are interested in serving on this Commission please send a letter of interest and resume of pertinent experiences (not required) to:
The Commission on the Arts meets on the third Tuesday in the month at The Sherwood Center, 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. More
The Honorable John Mason
Richard D. Castro, CPA
John E. Ritzert, Esquire
Diane Cox Basheer
L. Burwell Gunn
William F. Reeder
Charles S. Stringfellow
The Honorable Jane Woods
Joanna (Jo) Ormesher, MloD, CPRP
Founded in 1985 as a collaboration between the City of Fairfax and George
Mason University, the Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts Festival aims to enhance
the community’s awareness of the many arts and cultural opportunities in
Fairfax and encourages expansion of the arts through supporting fledging
arts organizations in the community.