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11180 Fairfax Blvd
Fairfax, VA 22030
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DC Hippodrome is a world arts entertainment company for live dance entertainment. Their group shows include the Polynesian Hawaiian Entertainment Show, Hawaiiana and Latin Caribbean dance shows called Fiesta. These are lively interactive full length dance shows complete with authentic costume and music.
First-run movies and critically acclaimed films are shown at this cinema which also features comfortable seating and a large concession stand.
Center for the Arts at George Mason University puts on Great Performances and is associated with the College of Visual and Performing Arts. This college believes exploring each art as an individual discipline and gaining in depth information about interdisciplinary forms. They work with the knowledge that education is enhanced when you come in contact with artists through their work, lectures, demonstrations and other creative endeavors. The Center for the Arts is a part of this college and does productions, presentations, and exhibitions for the various departments here and the Great Performances at Mason.
An annual holiday show that provides an opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind handmade crafts hsuch as baskets, dolls, floral, jewelry, paintings, pottery/clay and a multitude of wood items made by local and regional artists. More than 250 juried crafters and gourmet food vendors participate. Santa visits the show for children to make their holiday wish.
An all-volunteer community group that provides four major theatrical productions each year which can include classic and original plays, popular Broadway musicals, dramas, mysteries, and comedies. They also offer workshops in the various disciplines of theatre and an inventory of costumes, props, and scenery for rental.
One of the premier venues for concerts and musical programs, Barns at the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, is renowned for its originality. As the name suggests Barns is a barn, complete with wood and the works. The quaint surroundings enhance the musical performances and make your experience a memorable one. This one surely cannot be missed. Check website for event schedules, and catch your favorite star perform live in a rustic and vibrant environs.
Located in Wakefield Park, Audrey Moore RECenter is a state-of-the-art leisure facility in the city. Sprawling over 76,000 square feet (7060 square meters), it is home to an aquatics center, gymnasium, fitness suite and arts and craft centers. Amenities include natatorium, squash courts, basketball and volleyball fields. Visitors can enjoy fitness workshops, pottery classes, and outdoor activities like sports and skating, and unwind at the picnic spots on site as well.
Wolf Trap's Filene Center is located at America's National Park for the Performing Arts. This outdoor venue offers performances in every genre of the performing arts as well as educational programs, master classes, special events, and holiday activities for families. The Filene Center opened in 1971. Half of the seating (roughly 4,000) is under cover with open sides while the rest of the seating is on a sloping lawn, perfect for picnics.
This IMAX branch, located inside the National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, has one enormous screen for your viewing pleasure. Most of the films played here are of an informative nature, focusing on aviation, naturally. But the experience is one that will be memorable. See the website for more information.
Created by a group of teachers, actors and artists, 1st Stage Theater opened its doors in 2008. Located in Tysons Corner.
Offers an exciting day of activities, demonstrations, and animals galore. Pets for adoption will be on site looking for a loving home. There will also be entertainment, face painting, and other fun for the entire family.
Located across the Rolling Road, the Empire is a popular music venue. This venue features artists/bands from all over; every show is well attended and loved by all. Given its popularity, do book tickets in advance to avoid last minute disappointment. For gig guide and other details, check website or call ahead.