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October

  • Art Start for Preschool: Trick or Treat Parade and Spooky Crafts
    October 29 • 10:30 to 11 a.m. FREE
    Wear a costume and come early for our 10 a.m. Trick or Treat Parade through the garden, then join us inside to create either a masking tape mummy or a q-tip skeleton. Free with the price of admission for adults; children under 5 have free admission. RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Limit: 12 children.

November

  • 2nd Day of the Dead Celebration
    Nov. 1 • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. FREE ADMISSION
    Join us for our second celebration of Dia de Los Muertos, the Day of the Dead devoted to remembering loved ones. Learn about the artistic traditions with CNU professor Liz Moran, write poems with Virginia Poet Laureate Emerita Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, get your face painted by A Mile of Smiles, meet a costumed Catrina, help build a community ofrenda and decorate clay skulls. Admission is free; face painting is $3 for children and $5 for adults.
  • Art Start for Preschool: Leaf Rubbings
    Nov. 5 • 10:30 to 11 a.m. FREE
    We'll gather fallen leaves in our lovely garden, then bring them inside to create colorful leaf rubbings using crayons over paper. Free with the price of admission for adults; children under 5 have free admission. RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Limit: 12 children.
  • Art Start for Preschool: Pointillist Fall Tree
    Nov. 12 • 10:30 to 11 a.m. FREE
    Using Q-tips, we'll paint fall trees with dots like pointillism master Georges Seurat. Free with the price of admission for adults; children under 5 have free admission. RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Limit: 12 children.
  • Art + Words with Jay Paul
    Nov. 13 • 6 p.m. FREE ADMISSION
    Our monthly poetry night has a new name, but the same format! CNU professor Jay Paul will share poems from his most recent release, "The Latest Monument," followed by an open period for poets to share original or favorite works.
  • 4th Annual Artini
    Nov. 14 • 7-10 p.m.
    Bartenders are challenged to bring the farm to the cocktail in this annual mixology competition with proceeds benefitting PFAC. Tickets are $40 per person/$55 per person after Nov. 7. VIP sponsorships include two tickets and early admission at 6:30 p.m. to get the first sips! VIP tickets are $100 and $125 after Nov. 7.
  • Art Start for Preschool: Tricolor Turkey
    Nov. 19 • 10:30 to 11 a.m. FREE
    Create a special turkey that has tricolor pasta for feathers! Free with the price of admission for adults; children under 5 have free admission. RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Limit: 12 children.
  • No Art Start on Nov. 26
  • Artful Giving Black Friday Sale
    Nov. 28 • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Find the perfect handmade gift at the Artful Giving pop-up shop Black Friday sale! All items will be 10% off (which means 20% off for members).