Washington West Film Festival

The Washington West Film Festival celebrates innovation and impassioned film that will both comfort and challenge the audiences who, in turn, can make lasting differences in our world. Washington West will screen and, in many cases, premiere some of the finest independent films from all around the world in three in-competition categories: dramatic features, documentary features, and short films. Washington West aims to connect both emerging and renowned artists with audiences who are eager for a ...

DateOctober 19-24, 2016
VenueMultiple, see website for specific event locations
Wolf Trap - Children's Theatre in the Woods

Across the meadow from the Filene Center, literally tucked in the woods at Wolf Trap National Park, the Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods has been a summer tradition for generations of children and families. Performances range from music and dance to puppetry and storytelling—interactive, educational, and fun. All shows are about an hour long and are perfect for children ages 4 and up. It welcomes guests Tuesday through Saturday mornings at 10:30 a.m., beginning June 23 through August 8. Tickets ...

Category:Performing Arts
Wolf Trap - The Barns

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, known locally in the Washington, D.C. area as simply Wolf Trap, is a performing arts center located on 130 acres of national park land in Fairfax County, Virginia near the town of Vienna. The Barns is the indoor concert venue portion of Wolf Trap. The Barns at Wolf Trap is a popular night spot for DC area music lovers. At 382 seats, it allows audiences to experience top-notch artists in an intimate setting. The venue is owned and operated by the ...

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts - Filene Center

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, known locally in the Washington, D.C. area as simply Wolf Trap, is a performing arts center located on 130 acres of national park land in Fairfax County, Virginia near the town of Vienna. Built of Douglas Fir and Southern Yellow Pine, the Filene Center is a beautiful outdoor amphitheater designed to be in harmony with its national park setting. The venue hosts more than 80 performances each summer, as well as 2 free annual celebrations—the Summe ...

Wolf Trap Sing-a-Long

Kick off the holiday season with family and friends at Wolf Trap’s 2013 Holiday Sing-A-Long! This annual musical celebration hosts a performance by the United States Marine Band and a Sing-A-Long of Christmas carols and Hanukkah songs with choir and vocal groups from the metropolitan Washington area.

DateDecember/ TBD
VenueWolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts Filene ...
Woodlawn Estate and Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighy House

Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House and Woodlawn are located on the same grounds in Alexandria, Virginia and are sites of the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP). The site is open March through November and offers guided tours of both historic houses, programs and events. A private, non-profit membership organization, NTHP is dedicated to saving historic places and revitalizing America's communities.

Workhouse Arts Center

The Workhouse Arts Center, a program of the Lorton Arts Foundation, provides visual and performing arts studio and exhibition space as well as arts education programs. In 2002, the then Lorton Arts Foundation, Inc. put forward a plan to transform the former prison facility into a cultural arts center and, in July 2004, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved the rezoning of a 55-acre portion of the former correctional facility to become the Workhouse Arts Center. In 2005, the site was ...

Workhouse Arts Center - W-3 Theatre

This onetime prison is now a 55-acre cultural center offering a wide range of arts classes & events. Intimate 100-seat W-3 Theater with individual stadium-style seating on collapsible bleachers. When bleachers are retracted it allows for the option of doing floor seating for chairs, with or without tables. Stage size is approximately 25' x 25'. Ideal for the following: Plays and small musicalsChildren's theaterFilm screeningsMusic and dance performances and recitalsTheater classes and wor ...


Workhouse BrewFest

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In partnership with Celebrate Fairfax, Visit Fairfax, and Fairfax County Government, the Workhouse is presenting its inaugural BrewFest. The event will feature nearly 100 craft brews by 30 breweries. We are excited to highlight many of our local brewers. The day will feature a dozen bands performing on three stages, numerous food trucks, lawn games, and of course, our artists will be in their galleries, which will be open for you to explore.

DateAugust 13, 2016
VenueWorkhouse Arts Center
Workhouse Carnival and Arts Party

The Workhouse Arts Center is hosting its annual Carnival + Art Party from June 2-5 2016. The excitement begins on Thursday, June 2 at 5p, with rides, games, music, vendors, carnival food, and family fun. Saturday and Sunday will also feature a number of delicious food trucks from around the region. This event will raise funds in support of the Workhouse’s arts, education and history programs

DateJune 2-5, 2016
VenueWorkhouse Arts Center
Workhouse Fall Arts Festival

The historic Workhouse Arts Center announce the 2nd annual Fine Arts Festival with more than 120 artists including 65 from around the nation and 60 resident artists on a repurposed historic campus.

DateSeptember 10-11, 2016
VenueWorkhouse Arts Center
Workhouse Prison Museum at Lorton

The Workhouse Prison Museum presents an overview of the history of the D.C. Correctional Facility at Lorton, Virginia, including a few of the stories associated with its long history. Minimum security prisoners were first brought to a wooded site purchased by the Federal Government near the Occoquan River in 1910. The original Workhouse was designed to rehabilitate and reform prisoners through fresh air, good food, honest work, and fair treatment. The museum is located in several studios in the ...


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