The Drop Arts & Crafts Clearly show returns to Occoquan this weekend for two days of a large range of nearly 300 makers and creators in in excess of 20 categories.
The display will be open up from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both equally Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine. There is no admission rate, but there is a demand for shuttle assistance.
“The Drop Arts & Crafts Demonstrate is a perennial favourite in the location and evolving calendar year immediately after yr with new and enjoyable highlights,” reported Julie Small, the town’s occasions director.
ARTS & CRAFTS and Live DEMOS
Learn a myriad of artisans, crafters and makers along the streets in Occoquan’s historic district. Craftmanship will be showcased in a broad range of mediums and cost factors. Site visitors can fulfill seasoned artisans, talk to them about their perform and look at demonstrations of some of their strategies.
BEER & WINE Backyard
A Beer & Wine Backyard will be open in River Mill Park the two days from noon to 5 p.m., showcasing community craft brews from Water’s Stop Brewery and handcrafted wines from Woodlawn Push Winery. Collective is the featured band on Saturday, and The D.C. Transit Band helps make its Occoquan debut on Sunday. The major foods court is at this close of city as nicely.
PAINT & SIP
The show’s to start with Paint & Sip will also be in River Mill Park. Regional artist Racheal Shiny will guideline readers to produce their personal make-and-consider acrylic masterpieces. Tickets consist of all the provides, along with the selection of a wine slushie from Woodlawn Push Vineyard or a pour from Water’s Conclude Brewery, and a absolutely free shuttle pass to the demonstrate.
In the centre of town, at 305 Mill St., Creativeness Alley will offer you make-and-choose assignments and relatives pursuits, which include:
Make art from recycled materials at the Artwork Bar
Build a masterpiece at the spin art device (fee)
Make a bracelet from handmade beads (cost)
Experience painting with Fairy Jennabelle (rate)
Creativeness Alley will be open up the two times from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
At a value of $8 for each rider round journey, or two riders for $15, site visitors can park at selected plenty and be transported by shuttle into city. Little ones 12 and less than journey no cost. The shuttle runs from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. from these three satellite parking areas:
Purple Ton (Lake Ridge Commuter Good deal): Corner of Old Bridge and Minnieville roadways, Woodbridge drop off/select up at The Golden Plum
Green Large amount (Yard Convey): Route 123 Commuter Ton, corner of Route 123 and Aged Bridge Road, Woodbridge fall off/decide on up at footbridge by River Mill Park
Yellow Great deal: Workhouse Arts Centre, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton drop off/select up below the Route 123 Bridge
Far more information
When: Saturday and Sunday Sept. 23 and 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each days.
On the web: occoquanfestivals.com for updated schedules