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Annual Art on the Avenue

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Dancers with the Choreographers Collaboration Project performs to a little Ragtime music as the opening act on the Children’s stage.

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Brooke Hudd sings and plays the piano on the Barkley Square patio.

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Alina Hall and Cecilia Baxter join Burke & Herbert CEO and board chairman Charlie Collum and his wife Sandy and the famous parrot for pictures.

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TC Williams art student Thomas Caine sketches the streetscape at the festival.

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Alexandria Volunteer Bureau volunteers work with the children to make Halloween bags.

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Chris Ritthaler shows a young patron the process of weaving on a heddle loom.

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Jocarol Robb of Springwater Fibers quickly knits a scarf with large needles.

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TC Williams Orchestra Department chair Suzanna Sitomer shows a young student how to hold a violin at the musical instrument petting zoo.

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Students from George Washington Middle School Tech classes displayed a variety of crafts made in Mr. Reyns classes. Ray Boone offers frames for pictures that school mate Christopher Gerlach is taking of patrons at the fair.

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Sam Barnett works on a decorating a bookmark at the Campagna Centers activity table.

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Bird Brains by Ed Jett of Green Bank WV

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Inside Bohemian Crafts a pterodactyl in flight catches the eyes of a young child.

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Team Samba a U-11 girls soccer team looks over the beaded jewelry.

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The Metropolitan Youth Tap Ensemble gets instructions before their performance on the Children’s Stage.

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Pie Judge and Alexandria Sheriff Dana Lawhorne gets a another piece of pie from one of the Pie Police, Tommy Knoernschild.

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Portraits by New York artist Jonathan Blum.

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By mid afternoon, the Avenue was overflowing with neighbors and visitors to the annual arts festival.

Del Ray celebrated the arts, visual, musical and culinary Saturday along Mount Vernon Avenue.