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Arena Stage Community Day - August 24

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    Arena Stage Community Day 2019

    Check out some of Arena Stage's Community Day offerings.

    (Published Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019)

    Celebrate Arena’s 2019/20 Season with a great day full of activities including live music, face painting, pony rides, dance performances, storytelling, delicious cuisine and much, much more! Community Day takes place at Arena Stage from 1p.m.- 6p.m.   

     

    Schedule

    THE MOLLY SMITH STUDY

    PROPS SALE

    1 - 5 p.m. Straight from the stage, pick up the perfect accent item and beautiful pieces from historic Arena Stage productions, including Carousel, Anything Goes, South Pacific, Kleptocracy, Disgraced,Smart People, Mother Courage and Junk. Pricing begins at $1 and includes full dining room table sets, lounge chairs, and specially-priced, handmade prop and set pieces that will be perfect in any living or office space. Both cash and credit card accepted. You won’t want to miss this!

     

    ROOFTOP TERRACE

    THE GRAPE STAND: WINE AND BEER GARDEN

    2 - 6 p.m. Hosted by Arena Stage’s Young Patrons Board, enjoy a day of live music, cocktails, great performances and all-day games, including shuffleboard, mini-golf and more! Must be 21+ to enter. Valid ID required.

     

    THE GRAND LOBBY

    LIVE MUSIC

    2 - 2:50 p.m. Trumpeter/singer/lyricist Jared “MK Zulu” Bailey

    3:05 - 3:55 p.m. Jazz, blues and soul vocalist Akua Allrich

    4:10 - 5 p.m. Traditional and contemporary Cuban rhythms from DC Cuban All-Stars

    5:15 - 6:15 p.m. Americana band Justin Trawick and the Common Good

    2 - 6:30 p.m. Fantastic aerial performances from Wings Aerial Entertainment, acrobatics, stilt walkers and more

     

    THE ARLENE AND ROBERT KOGOD CRADLE

    SPECIAL PERFORMANCES

    2 - 3 p.m. Maurice Hines and Leo Manzari (Arena Stage’s Sophisticated Ladies and Tappin’ Thru Life) are joined by Charles Randolph Wright for a special conversation and performance

    3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Get the behind-the-scenes scoop with members of the Arena Stage Production Department sharing details about some of Arena’s most memorable productions

    4:15 - 5 p.m. Get ready to enjoy traditional and contemporary Cuban dance moves with DC Casineros

    5:15 - 6:15 p.m. The Afro-Brazilian, all-female percussion band Batalá Washington

     

    RICHARD'S PLACE CAFÉ

    TASTE OF SOUTHWEST

    2 p.m. Featured restaurants include Station 4, Masala Art, Canopy Central by Canopy by Hilton, Richard's Place and more!

     

    Click here for more information about Community Day 

    During summertime when school is out low-income children lose access to school breakfasts, lunches and afterschool snacks they receive during the school year.  Seniors living on fixed incomes can also feel the impact of food insecurity.  Cropp Metcalfe is committed to making a difference by supporting the Stock the Shelves Summer Solstice Food Drive benefitting the Fauquier Community Food Bank and Thrift Store.  

     

    You can donate non-perishable items and drop off at any Cropp Metcalfe location, or the Fauquier Community Food Bank and Thrift Store.  

     

    On Thursday June 20th from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., NBC4 and Cropp Metcalfe will be on-site at the Food Bank in Warrenton, VA accepting food and monetary donations. 

     

    Suggested food items include:

    Peanut Butter

    Jelly

    Mac and Cheese

    Pasta

    Canned Meat

    Hot Cereal

    Pancake Mix

    Condiments

    Canned Fruit

    Canned Soup

    Canned Vegetables

    Boxed Meals (Hamburger Helper, Tuna Helper)

    Baby Food

    Diapers & Wipes

    Other personal items.

     

    Donations can be made online here

     

    Fauquier Food Bank location:

    249 East Shirley Avenue
    Warrenton, VA 20186

     

    Cropp Metcalfe locations:

    6649 Garland Drive #2

    Warrenton, VA 20187

     

    8421 Hilltop Road

    Fairfax, VA 22031

     

    5301 Holland Drive

    Beltsville, MD 20705