Tags: Lorton

Lorton Fall Festival

Join the Merchants of Lorton Station Town Center for the 4th Annual Lorton Fall Festival, featuring a magic show, a photo booth with awesome props, pumpkin painting, games and prizes, vendors with crafts, art, and jewelry, and so much more! 

VenueLorton Station Town Center
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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