A popular activity for children was the pumpkin painting station hosted by St. Paul's Explorers Preschool.
Alexandria The annual Art on the Avenue took place on Saturday, Oct. 7, attracting
thousands to Mt. Vernon Avenue, Del Ray's main thoroughfare. The festival included booths showcasing the creations of 300-plus artists, multiple stages for musical performances and a Kids Art Corner on the field adjacent to Mt. Vernon Community School. The Food Court provided a number of booths for snacking and sampling, and restaurants along the Avenue set up shop outside their front doors for even more hometown delights.