Herndon Arts Week Begins Oct. 8
Events include free kids classes, a barbershop quartet and more.
Herndon Arts Week will offer many exciting art activities and entertainment for all ages beginning Oct. 8.
Arts Week will include concerts, events for local residents to meet area artists and much more. Arts Week is produced by the Council for the Arts of Herndon.
"I am excited that once again, CAH is able to provide wonderful, interactive arts experiences to town residents and visitors, with most of the events absolutely free and open to the public," said CAH President Grace Wolf. "There is something for everyone — from art classes for kids to wine and art for the adults. Come out and experience the arts in Herndon!"
The week begins with free kids art classes at The Artory on Monday, Oct. 8. From 10 a.m. to noon children and teens of all ages can "Make It and Take It," creating colorful artworks using art materials.
At 10 a.m. there will be a dance and movement class for preschool aged children ages 3-5. At 10:30 a.m. there will be a school-age improv class for children ages 5-12.
Pre-registration is suggested for the dance and movement class as well as the improv class. For more information or to register, click here.
On Tuesday, Oct. 9 join the Reston-Herndon Folk Club at Amphora Diner for a concert. Pint and Dale will take the stage at 7:15 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.
An artist donation of $12 is requested, $11 for Folk Club members. For more information, visit the Reston-Herndon Folk Club online.
An Art Pub Crawl will be the featured event from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11. Join local artists as they meet at restaurants in downtown Herndon to eat, drink and discuss and enjoy their artwork.
Artists Keith Naquin and Lee Love will have work featured at Jimmy's Old Town Tavern; Trish Charrington Ratliff will have work featured at O'Sullivan's Irish Pub; and Dan Root and Mary Sears will have work featured at Ice House Cafe.