Events

'Ballroom Prep for Wedding Season' Dance Class: 4 Tues ~ July 8th-29th
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 7:30 PM thru Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:30 PM
Location: Center for the Arts at the Candy Factory
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Are you looking forward to a very special event?  This new class at Center for the Arts will add polish to your cherished moments on the dance floor, and get you ready to shine and have fun. Just in time for Fall Wedding Season, our Ballroom Prep is the perfect class for busy engaged couples, proud parents, members of the wedding party, or happy guests.  In just four sessions you will gain grace and confidence while learning dance steps both romantic and joyful.  Don't miss your chance to practice popular dances that will make lifetime memories!  

Member Cost =  Single : $44;  Couple: $69
Non-Member Cost =  Single : $48; Couple: $77

 


Pied Piper Theatre Camps Open at the Hylton Performing Arts Center
Monday, July 28, 2014 9:00 AM thru Friday, August 8, 2014 3:30 PM
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center
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Take the stage this summer at the Hylton Performing Arts Center with the Pied Piper Theatre Summer Camps.  Featuring Theatre Express! for ages 8-12, this two week exploration of theatre and drama offers acting, improvisation, dance, musical theatre, stage combat, mime, juggling, music and voice.  Professional guest artists and teachers provide a wide variety of skills essential to the young actor.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in a musical theatre production workshop with a performance in the Gregory Theatre on the final day of camp.  Two upcomingTheatre Express! camps are available and run Monday-Friday from 9am-3:30pm from July 28th to August 8th and August 11th- August 22nd.


Responding to Nature
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:00 AM thru Wednesday, September 10, 2014 5:00 PM
Location: Center for the Arts at the Candy Factory
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July 28 – September 10 2014
Responding to Nature:
Judy Almond, Michele Frantz, Genevieve Ivan

Sharing internal responses to natural surroundings, artists Judy Almond, Michele Frantz and Genevieve Ivan paint in textures – smooth, to the heavily layered. From acrylics to pastels or glazes of watercolors, these artists translate sensory stimuli and share their intrigue made by study of the discarded to the sublime. Meet the artists in the gallery, August 2nd, 6-8pm.


Artists Reception - Responding to Nature
Saturday, August 2, 2014 6:00 PM thru 8:00 PM
Location: Center for the Arts at the Candy Factory
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Responding to Nature -- Artists Reception, August 2, 2014

Meet artists Judy Almond, Genevieve Ivan and Michee Frantz in the Center for the Arts Caton Merchant Family Gallery 6-8pm. 


SummerSounds Concert: Bruce Ewan, “The Red Harmonica King”
Saturday, August 2, 2014 6:30 PM thru 8:00 PM
Location: Loy E. Harris Pavilion
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Bruce Ewan – “The Red Harmonica King” brings the blues to your summer of cool. The musician, native of Washington D.C., has been honing his skills for more than 25 years. He has been working the scene internationally too with tours in Latin America and Europe. Come out for this free concert and enjoy the groove!

Presented by the Center for the Arts; a gift from Micron Technology Foundation and the City of Manassas. At the Loy E. Harris Pavilion in Downtown Historic Manassas, 6:30p.m. Free.

 


Sunday Ballroom Dance - August 3rd - SAMBA !
Sunday, August 3, 2014 3:30 PM thru 6:00 PM
Location: Center for the Arts at the Candy Factory
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Join us for the fabulous dance sessions one Sunday each month from 4-6pm at the Center for the Arts . Arrive at 3:30pm for a dance lesson with great dance instructors teaching you specific dances, followed by an open dance session where you can practice what you’ve just learned or refine steps you may already know!  Beginners and advanced dancers are all welcome.  Come try the gorgeous floors of the Kellar Theater at the Candy Factory.  Bring your friends and family! Cost is $15.00 per person for lesson and dance session, $10 Dance only. Pay at the door.


Pied Piper Theatre Camps Open at the Hylton Performing Arts Center
Monday, August 11, 2014 9:00 AM thru Friday, August 22, 2014 3:30 PM
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center
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Take the stage this summer at the Hylton Performing Arts Center with the Pied Piper Theatre Summer Camps.  Featuring Theatre Express! for ages 8-12, this two week exploration of theatre and drama offers acting, improvisation, dance, musical theatre, stage combat, mime, juggling, music and voice.  Professional guest artists and teachers provide a wide variety of skills essential to the young actor.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in a musical theatre production workshop with a performance in the Gregory Theatre on the final day of camp.  Two upcomingTheatre Express! camps are available and run Monday-Friday from 9am-3:30pm from July 28th to August 8th and August 11th- August 22nd.


"Magical, Majestic Horses" Art Class for age 13 to Adult: Aug 11th - 15th!
Monday, August 11, 2014 6:30 PM thru Friday, August 15, 2014 8:30 PM
Location: Center for the Arts at the Candy Factory
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Magical, Majestic Horses
(10 Hours)           Ages 13 and up
Instructor: Abby Binkey
Do you love horses and wish you knew more about how to freehand draw these beautiful creatures?  Horses have always intrigued us with their presence, personality and majesty.  In this session you will learn how horses move and grow, as well as how to sketch and draw them from any angle.  By studying horses in motion and using accurate models, you will create many sketches, a colored pencil drawing and an acrylic painting.  Teen and adult artists will enjoy this class; join with a friend, a parent or a sibling and learn how to be an equine artist!
Member: $108                  Non-Member: $120
Supply Fee: $20
August 11th - 15th                           Mon.-Fri. 6:30-8:30pm