Holiday Events at Lorton Workhouse Art Center

Holiday Events at Lorton Workhouse Art Center

Small Business Saturdays - 20% Off

Saturdays, Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec 10 

Visitors can celebrate Small Business Saturday by supporting artists at the Workhouse Arts Center with a 20% discount  on all items in gift shops, galleries, and artist studios! For three consecutive Saturdays—Nov. 26, Dec. 3, and Dec. 10— visitors can get a head start on their holiday shopping while supporting artists and their small businesses. 

Thanksgiving Weekend Comedy Showcase

Saturday, Nov. 26, 7 - 8:30 pm 

Comedy showcase featuring comedians  Patrice DeVeaux, Charlie Ross, Prince Arora, and Eddie Morrison. Tickets are $20. The show will be held in the  McGuireWoods Gallery in building W16. 

Holiday Card Making: Family Workshop 

Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 am - 12 pm 

In this one-day workshop families will design and decorate holiday cards together. From drawing a family of penguins  singing holiday songs to a giraffe wishing a happy birthday, this workshop will add joy and cheer to the festive season. Tuition is $55; materials provided. Location, Room 30, building W3. 

Ceramic Gingerbread Houses 

Saturday, Dec. 3, 1 – 5 pm 

In this one-day workshop participants will create a "gingerbread" house made out of clay. Students will construct the  house and decorate it using cut-outs, sprigging, and applied colors. Students are encouraged to bring ideas, photos, and  favorite tools if they have them. Post-workshops finishes will also be discussed. Materials provided. Tuition is $110; materials included. Location, Ceramics building W8.

New Year's Eve In Lorton with Anthony DeVito 

Saturday, Dec. 31 – Showtimes 7 pm and 9:30 pm

New Year’s Eve comedy  celebration. Participants will ring in the new year with one of the hottest comics in the country, Anthony DeVito. The show is hosted by Apple Brown Betty, and features comedian Dewayne White. Tickets are $55 for the 7 pm show.  Tickets for the 9:30 show, which includes music until midnight and a champagne toast, are $65. Both shows will be held  in the McGuireWoods Gallery in building W16.