Free and fun for the whole family! Entertainment starts at 4:30pm. Tree lighting at 5:15pm
In partnership with the County of Henrico Division of Recreation and Parks, The Center welcomes you to this beloved holiday event on Saturday, December 7. Enjoy magical holiday music performances, hot chocolate and cookies, a toasty bonfire and, of course, a special visit from Santa to light our 60-foot cedar Christmas tree at The Center’s entrance!
Plus, visit the inside of The Cultural Arts Center for our seasonal gift shop, holiday crafts for the kids, new art exhibits and The Cultural Arts Center’s “Illumination: Festival of Trees” – featuring beautiful artisan crafted Christmas trees in various themes and a fun scavenger hunt! It’s the perfect way to kick off the holidays and treat yourself and the whole family to a fun day full of art and discovery! Admission and parking are free. Mark your calendars to join us at this holiday tradition!
This event runs from December 7, 2019 - January 2, 2020
Opening: Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 4:30-7pm following The Center’s annual Tree Lighting. Entertainment starts at 4:30pm. Tree lighting at 5:15pm. Santa and his elves will be on site for a visit with the children.
Artisan created Christmas trees deck the Center’s halls as we celebrate our annual Illumination. Each tree designed with its own special theme is sure to thrill the youngest to oldest visitors. Don’t forget the scavenger hunt or you’ll miss out on a special treat at the end!
Sponsored by Wave Church
February 8, 2020, 10am-5pm
We invite you and your family to explore The Cultural Arts Center and the visual and performing arts as you participate in hands-on art projects and enjoy live performances by a variety of talent. Free and open to the public, there is something for everyone in the family to enjoy! Food service will be available from 11am-4pm so you can enjoy lunch or snacks without having to stop all the fun!
2PM - 7PM
Meet popular artist P. Buckley Moss, known as the people’s artist. Ms. Moss will be onsite to meet fans old and new and will sign prints and books purchased from The Center gift shop or brought from home. Don’t miss the special edition print created just for this event!