Join the Art League in its studio on the first floor of the Torpedo Factory Art Center for activities including: handmade sketchbooks and drawing demonstrations. This is a free activity.
Venue sells food and drink
If you're not a scavenger hunt person but want to participate in a fun, art activity for all ages and skill levels, visit the Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N Union St. You can make a button, mask or crown to wear to the best parties all night! Artists Lisa Schumaier and Dawn Benedetto and their elves will be there to assist! This is a free event sponsored by Dominion!
Learn about Alexandria's potters at this fun, hands-on activity at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum, located on the third floor of the Torpedo Factory Art Center from 2 to 5 p.m. on Monday, December 31. Discover Alexandria's salt-glazed stoneware potters and the decorative patterns unique to H.C. Smith (1825-1841) and B.C. Milburn (1841-1876). You’ll be able to copy, or create, your own take-home designs on paper using markers, paint, or both at this free, drop-in activity.
Join Barb and her associates for the best face painting you have ever seen! Free for children 12 and younger.
There is a $10 per person fee for older children and adults. Cash only.
7:00 pm-10:30 pm
Creative nail art.
Olio Taste Testing Bash - Calling all Foodies! Is your pallet up for the challenge? Join the party at Olio and try their taste testing challenge. Taste 4 infused flavors of oils or vinegars, guess which are which - get them all right and win a prize, including discounts on bottles and other giveaways!
"Countdown to Midnight" free cookie decorating (one cookie per child).
Puppetry performance - THE THREE NOT SO LITTLE PIGS. An offbeat and funny retelling of the classic children's story. Lots of laughs and a message of cooperation. For all ages.
American music in a blender with the lid off! High energy, fun-loving, roots rock and roll. Americana music brought to you by the award-winning quartet, The Grandsons.
Selected by the State Department as cultural ambassadors for a tour in El Salvador. The kids'music version of The Grandsons, the grandsons JR., was voted Best Children's Artist in 2013 and 2014 by the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA). Voted Best Roots Rock Band in 2014 by WAMA.