The City of Fairfax promotes the value of arts and culture by nurturing, investing in and celebrating the creative contributions of artists, musicians and arts organizations.
By engaging the community, encouraging participation, and facilitating access to the arts, the city works with local artists and arts organizations to build a vibrant community for all citys residents, businesses, and visitors.
For more information about the cultural arts in Fairfax, contact Cultural Arts Manager Megan DuBois (emailCâu lạc bộ bóng đá nổi tiếng, 703-273-6097).
Below are upcoming cultural arts programs. Check back often for updates!
Enjoy family programming on Mondays, beginning on the second Monday in September.
Funday Monday is open to children of all ages; however, those who haven’t yet started school are particularly encouraged to attend. There will be musicCâu lạc bộ bóng đá nổi tiếng, movement, storytelling, performances, crafts, and more.
All performances and programs begin at 10:30 a.m. and — unless otherwise noted — are held at Old Town HallCâu lạc bộ bóng đá nổi tiếng, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. You can find ample parking in Old Town Fairfax, and stroller access is available at the rear of Old Town Hall (on Route 236/Main Street).
Got questions? Please click here to email Megan DuBois.
Upcoming Funday Mondays
In-person or Virtual
|Kids Nature Show|
Good Gollie It's Mollie
|October 5||Virtual||My Gym|
Câu lạc bộ bóng đá nổi tiếng No event - Columbus Day
|October 19||In-person||The Great Zucchini|
Fall for the Book - The Extraordinary Educational Journey of Frederick Douglass
In her latest book, Bread for Words: A Frederick Douglass Story,Câu lạc bộ bóng đá nổi tiếng Shana Keller tells Douglass' incredible story, teaching kids what it takes to learn a new and unfamiliar language. Follow along with his tale, and then try your own hand at learning letters in a new language just like Douglass.
|Program available October 3 on Fall for the Book's YouTube channel. Watch|
|November 2||In-person||My Gym|
Mr. Gabe, "The Pied Piper of Takoma Park"
|November 16||In-person||Oh Susannah!|
Fall for the Book - Jayla Jumps In: Community and Double Dutch
Join author Joy Jones as she talks about her latest book, Jayla Jumps In, and teaches the importance of group sports and collaboration. Students will be given the opportunity to learn new Double Dutch moves and try fun activities that test their creativity—from creating a club banner to making a new jumping chant
Program available November 14 on Fall for the Book's YouTube channel.
Watch On Demand!
|November 30||In-person||My Gym|
|December 7||Virtual||Storytime with Fairfax Country Library||Watch Here!|
|December 14||In-person||Oh Susannah!|
|December 21||Virtual||My Gym|
| All Events are Sponsored by
City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts & Paint Your Own Pottery
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS:
KNIT AND CROCHET FOR THOSE IN NEED
Local artist Debra Wright, in cooperation with The City of Fairfax, Virginia, and in conjunction with The Sherwood Center, is pleased to extend this open call to service.
Câu lạc bộ bóng đá nổi tiếngWe are seeking individuals of all ages to fabricate scarves for the homeless community in the Washington metropolitan area. Prior to distribution, the scarves will appear online on the Commission of the Arts Facebook page.
COMMUNITY KNITTING EVENTS
Please provide your own knitting needles/crochet hooks and yarn
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2020 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
ENTRANCE CODE WILL BE EMAILED
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2020 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
ENTRANCE CODE WILL BE EMAILED
Unable to attend, but still want to assist? We will be accepting finished scarves for the display until January 29, 2021 (scarves received after this date will still be shared with those in need, but will not appear in the public display). Please contact us to coordinate:
Câu lạc bộ bóng đá nổi tiếng (703) 273-6097
Lovingly creating something by hand for someone else is such a warm gesture. During this Holiday Season and into the New Year, may we all remember that the greatest gifts we have to give each other are the gifts of our time and loving kindness. Thank you for being a part of this amazing endeavor!
Câu lạc bộ bóng đá nổi tiếngPerformances begin at 8 p.m. from October through April. Please find the full schedule of performers below for the 2020-21 season.
Unless otherwise noted, all performance take place at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax VA 22030. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. — please arrive early, as there are no booked tickets, and seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Note: We have made decision to transition our November and December Concerts to Virtual! Stay tuned for more information on how you can still tune in and enjoy the music!
| November 20, 2020
||Dong Xi (Virtual)||International/Percussion|
| December 18, 2020
||Cathedral Brass (Virtual)||Brass ensemble|
| January 22, 2021
Albert Hunt and Friends
|February 5, 2021**||The Hot Lanes and Bobby J||Jazz|
| February 12, 2021
||Zach Smith and the Dixie Power Trio||New Orleans jazz|
| February 26, 2021
||Virginia Opera Arias and Duets||Classical/ Opera|
| March 12, 2021
||Beau Soir Ensemble||Chamber music|
| March 26, 2021
||Marcolivia - Women Composers Concert||String duo|
| April 9, 2021
||Calvin Earl||American spirituals/folk songs|
** This performance will take place at the Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center,
3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030
|All events are sponsored by
City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts
Tom Teasley & Chao Tian: Dong Xi
November 20th at 8pm - Online
Award winning world percussion fusing American jazz, world music, and funk converses with spellbinding virtuosity and Chinese folk melodies.
A Cathedral Brass Christmas 2020
December 11 at 8pm - Online
The Cathedral Brass will celebrate Christmas with a musical journey that explores the many facets of this beloved holiday.
Featured works include Anthony DiLorenzo's Fum Fum Fum, Vince Guaraldi's O Tannenbaum (from the television special “A Charlie Brown Christmas”), and LeRoy Anderson’s A Christmas Festival, jazz settings of traditional Christmas carols, including Go Tell It on the Mountain, Little Drummer Boy, and Greensleeves, and other holiday favorites. The concert features Roger Rossi, former trumpet soloist for the Army Blues, and the Cathedral Brass trombone section.
Founded in 1983 by Ray and Sharyl Abell, The Cathedral Brass is dedicated to high quality performance of unique sacred and secular music for the enjoyment of greater Washington DC audiences. The Cathedral Brass is based at Vienna Presbyterian Church and is led by Dr. L. Thomas Vining (conductor and Director of Worship at VPC) and by Dr. Dereck Scott (associate conductor and director of bands at Flint Hill School). The Cathedral Brass performs at VPC and throughout the area with a 22-person large ensemble, a trombone quartet, a brass quintet, and a jazz combo.
Câu lạc bộ bóng đá nổi tiếngArtScreen celebrates the arts with a free film series on Friday evenings in the City of Fairfax
All screenings will be at the Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center,
Câu lạc bộ bóng đá nổi tiếng 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax VA 22030
Câu lạc bộ bóng đá nổi tiếngDoors open at 7 p.m. • Film starts at 7:30 p.m.
Socially distant seating • Please wear face coverings and follow recommended health safety measures
Friday, January 15, 2021 — Strictly Ballroom (1992) • Rated PG
A maverick dancer risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner.
Friday, March 19, 2021 — Art and Craft (2014) • Documentary, Not Rated
When one of the most prolific art forgers in U.S. history is finally exposed, he must confront the legacy of his 30-year con.
Friday, April 30, 2021 — Umbrellas of CherbourgCâu lạc bộ bóng đá nổi tiếng (1964) • Not Rated
A young woman separated from her lover by war faces a life-altering decision.
• Returning in Spring 2021 •
In spring 2021, join us for a monthly showcase of
spectacular students from George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts.
Mason Arts highlights a different artistic discipline every month,
Câu lạc bộ bóng đá nổi tiếng and features talented students from the school.
The free events are at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive.
Kidz Korner @ Sherwood
Join us for a fun morning with your Family! Saturdays at the Sherwood Center. Pre-registration is required.
Câu lạc bộ bóng đá nổi tiếngTo register please click on the event you would like to attend:
General Safety Recommendations to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
- Avoid attending you have had a fever and/or any signs/symptoms of COVID-19, or have been recently exposed to the COVID-19 virus.
Câu lạc bộ bóng đá nổi tiếng
- Temperature self-checks is available at the door to decrease the potential of unintentional spread.
- The use of cloth face covers or surgical masks are required.