Creative minds will think alike at the the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival, coming up May 16-18, when artists from all over the nation will set up shop for this three-day art celebration.
More than 200 artists from around the U.S. will be on-hand at Reston Town Center (11900 Market St. Reston, Va.), showing off their original sculptures, paintings, photographs and more. The festival showcases 16 fine art categories, plus music and dance performances each day of the festival.
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If you prefer to ring in the festival with a celebration, join in on the Opening Night Party (5-8 p.m. Friday) for live music, raffle prizes for a Celebrity cruise, and a silent auction. Guests will also receive a 10 percent discount toward a purchase at the Fine Art Festival. Tickets
for opening night are $100 per person.
Although the festival is free, a suggested $5 donation is suggested on Saturday and Sunday to support the Greater Reston Arts Center. Anyone 18 and under are free. Reston, Va. is located 35 minutes from downtown D.C.
Hours are 5-8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday