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  November 2017 - FINAL

November 3, 4, & 5, 2016
City of Fairfax Film Festival for the Arts - ArtScreen
Cinema Arts Film Theatre at Fair City Mall and Sherwood Center
ArtScreen is an exciting three-day weekend festival of films about the arts and artists!  It will include a series of free programs to include an interactive learning component with each screening and hands-on experimental learning activities for children. All ARTScreen events are Free!

Fri, November 3
Sherwood Center, 3740 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 
8:00pm: "
Imagine: John Lennon" (1988) (“Happy Hour” begins at 7:00pm)

Sat, November 4
Cinema Arts Movie Theater, 9650-14 Main Street, Fairfax, VA
10:00am:
“Stars and Stripes Forever” (1952)
1:00pm:
“Miss Potter” (2006)
4:00pm:
"All That Jazz" (1979)

Sun, November 5
Children's Event
Sherwood Center, 3740 University Drive, Fairfax, VA
2:00pm:
“Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists: Vincent Van Gogh"
The screening will be followed by a variety of hands-on arts activities for children related to the film.

Sat, November 4 11AM – 1PM
Forgotten Fairfax: 100th Anniversary of the Night of Terror and the Occoquan Suffragists
City of Fairfax Regional Library, 10360 North Street, Fairfax
Presenter: Lynne Garvey-Hodge
Fairfax County History Commission member, Lynne Garvey-Hodge, speaks about the Night of Terror, when 33 female protesters picketing the White House for the right to vote were incarcerated at the Occoquan Workhouse and brutally tortured.
2017 Forgotten Fairfax Programs - Virginia Room, City of Fairfax Regional Library, Room A/B
Free Registration Required: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/events/ or (703) 293-6227 x. 6

Sat, November 4 7PM - 10PM
Fairfax Art League: Celebrating the Now Reception
Village Gallery, 3950 University Dr, Fairfax
The Fairfax Art League will be having a reception at the Village Gallery, from 7 - 10pm.  Come enjoy refreshments, meet the featured artist and be a part of your local artist community.  Free and open to the public. New members welcome.  Please visit the Fairfax Art League on Facebook or at www.fairfaxartleague.net or call 703-587-9481.

Mon, November 6 10:30AM
Funday Monday - Mr. Skip
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax
www.fairfaxva.gov/culturalarts
Join the City of Fairfax every Monday morning at 10:30am for Funday Monday!!! Sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts.  Funday Monday will offer a variety of children’s activities and entertainment in Old Town Hall.  FREE and open to the public.  Donations are gratefully appreciated. There is ample FREE parking in the downtown area.

Thu, November 9 10:30AM – 2:30PM
Art and Lunch
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax
The Fairfax Art League will be hosting an Art & Lunch event at Old Town Hall, from 10:30am - 2:30pm.  Bring lunch and enjoy the company of other artists.  Free and open to the public. New members welcome.  Please visit the Fairfax Art League on Facebook or at www.fairfaxartleague.net or call 703-587-9481.

Thu, November 9 7PM – 9PM
Artist Reception
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax
The Fairfax Art League will be having a reception at Old Town Hall, from 7 - 9pm.  Come enjoy refreshments, meet the featured artist and be a part of your local artist community.  Free and open to the public. New members welcome.  Please visit the Fairfax Art League on Facebook or at www.fairfaxartleague.net or call 703-587-9481.

Fri, November 10 8PM
The Bonita Lestina Old Town Hall Performance Series
Mellifera Quartet – String Quartet
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax
www.fairfaxva.gov/culturalarts
Join us for a free performance that begins at 8:00pm October through April, on the second and fourth Fridays of the month at Old Town Hall (except Government holidays).  Please come early as there are no booked tickets and it is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts
Mellifera Quartet: "Musical Pivots: Turning points, featuring music by Haydn, Thomson and Debussy"- String Quartet

Sat, November 11 6:30-9:30PM
The Ancient Order of the Hibernians presents the
Northern Virginia Ceili
"Irish Country Dancing"
Green Acres Center, 4401 Sideburn Rd., Fairfax
The second Saturday each month, October thru December.
Admission:
Adults: $15
Families: $25 (includes all children under 16, and uncles, aunts, and grandparents)
Children under 16: Free
GMU Students (with ID): $5
Free coffee, tea, and refreshments
Music by Shepherd's Pie
Sponsored by City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts & Father William Corby Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians

Sun, November 12 2 – 4PM
Second Sunday Program – Patriotic Quilts from WWI and WWII
Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center, 10209 Main Street, Fairfax
Quilt historian Bunnie Jordan will discuss and display patriotic quilts from World War I and World War II. Free event; light refreshments served.  For additional information call 703-385-8414.

Mon, November 13 10:30AM
Funday Monday - Oh Susannah
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax
www.fairfaxva.gov/culturalarts
Join the City of Fairfax every Monday morning at 10:30am for Funday Monday!!! Sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts.  Funday Monday will offer a variety of children’s activities and entertainment in Old Town Hall.  FREE and open to the public.  Donations are gratefully appreciated. There is ample FREE parking in the downtown area.

Thu, November 16 12PM - 1PM
Friday Morning Music Club
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax
www.fmmc.org
Friday Morning Music Club, Inc. is a community of music lovers and musicians dedicated to promoting classical music throughout the metropolitan area.  On the third Thursday of the month they host their performances at Old Town Hall.  Free and open to the public.

Fri, November 17 7PM
Sherwood Family Movie Night – Boss Baby
Sherwood Community Center, 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax
Looking for something FREE and fun for your family to do on a Friday night?!?  How about a family-friendly movie on the new state-of-the-art big screen?  Each movie is rated PG.  An adult must accompany anyone under the age of 14.
“Britepaths” Food Drive at Family Fun Nights.  Britepaths is a volunteer-based organization that identifies and addresses the unmet fundamental needs of Fairfax area residents.  Food can be dropped off at the Sherwood Center on the evening of the Family Fun Nights between 7pm – 9pm.  Thank you in advance for your support.

November 18 and 19, 2016 10AM
2016 Holiday Craft Show
Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax
www.FairfaxHolidayShow.com
The City of Fairfax Parks & Recreation Department welcomes you to our 32st annual Holiday Craft Show, November 18, 10am to 5pm and November 19, 10am to 3pm at Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax, VA 22030. What started out in 1987 as a very small show has grown to become a premium arts and crafts festival. Artisans from all over the United States, including many local artists, are participating in this year’s show and we are delighted to be able to offer you so many wonderful holiday gift choices. There really is something for everyone on your shopping list. Please take your time and visit all the areas of the show - you won’t want to miss a single one. Take a rest during the show to enjoy a hot lunch.
November 18th, 2017, 10AM – 5PM
November 19th, 2017, 10AM – 3PM
$5 admission fee
$8 for a two day pass
Under 18 years old free


Sat, November 18 2PM – 4PM
“The Benson-Rece Story”
Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax
The Benson-Rice Story—Storytellers from the historic Sudley United Methodist Church in Manassas will tell the story of the relationship of a Union soldier and Confederate family during and after the war.  Free event; light refreshments.   703-591-0560.

Mon, November 20 10:30AM
Funday Monday - Story Time & Craft
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax
www.fairfaxva.gov/culturalarts
Join the City of Fairfax every Monday morning at 10:30am for Funday Monday!!! Sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts.  Funday Monday will offer a variety of children’s activities and entertainment in Old Town Hall.  FREE and open to the public.  Donations are gratefully appreciated. There is ample FREE parking in the downtown area.

Tues, November 21 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Fairfax County's 275th Anniversary Lecture Series
History of the Fairfax County Workhouse Arts Center, Prison & Suffragists
Historic Fairfax Courthouse, 4000 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax
Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association: Pat Wirth, President
Panel Discussion: Ava Spece, President and CEO of the Workhouse Arts Center
For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.fxva.com/275

Thurs, November 23 9AM
3rd Annual Turkey Trot
Fire Station #3, 4081 University Drive, Fairfax
www.runpacers.com/race/fairfax-turkey-trot/
Join Pacers Running for the most fun you can have on turkey day! Grab your friends and family and join us in the heart of Old Town Fairfax for the third annual Fairfax Turkey Trot benefiting the City of Fairfax Fire Department Benevolent Fund. A fun course through Old Town, Fairfax and George Mason University; starts and finishes near the fire station (4081 University Drive in Fairfax City Virginia) just south of University Boulevard & Main Street. 

Sat, November 25 12PM – 3PM
Fairfax Art League - Art and Lunch
Village Gallery, 3950 University Dr, Fairfax
The Fairfax Art League will be hosting an Art & Lunch event at the Village Gallery, from 12pm - 3:00pm.  Bring lunch and enjoy the company of other artists.  Free and open to the public. New members welcome.  Please visit the Fairfax Art League on Facebook or at www.fairfaxartleague.net or call 703-587-9481.

Mon, November 27 10:30AM
Funday Monday - Zumba Kids
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr, Fairfax
703-385-7858
www.fairfaxva.gov/culturalarts
Join the City of Fairfax every Monday morning at 10:30am for FunDay Monday!!! Sponsored by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts.  FunDay Monday will offer a variety of children’s activities and entertainment in Old Town Hall.  FREE and open to the public.  Donations are gratefully appreciated. There is ample FREE parking in the downtown area.

Thurs, November 30 – Sat, December 2 7:00PM
Sun, December 3 2:00PM
Fairfax Players Present The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940
by John Bishop
Fairfax High School, 3501 Rebel Run, Fairfax, VA
The creative team responsible for a recent Broadway flop (in which three chorus girls were murdered by the mysterious "Stage Door Slasher") assemble for a backer's audition of their new show at the Westchester estate of a wealthy "angel." The house is replete with sliding panels, secret passageways and a German maid who is apparently four different people- all of which figure diabolically in the comic mayhem that follows when the infamous "slasher" makes his reappearance and strikes again.
Tickets available at fxplayers.org

 

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