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Organization Profile

Art on the Avenue

http://www.artontheavenue.org

Art on the Avenue is a multi-cultural arts festival celebrating our communityýs diversity through the arts in the Del Ray neighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia. This festival will be held on Saturday, October 1, rain or shine! Every year, over 50,000 visitors stroll down Mt. Vernon Avenue in Del Ray, Alexandria, between Bellefonte and Hume Avenues ý people are greeted by over 300 artists (jewelers ý silversmith & beaders, woodworkers, pottery makers, soap crafters, glass makers, unique painters, sculptures, fabric artists), musicians (Irish, folk, rock ný roll, country and more), and food vendors (hot dogs, BBQ, Indian, crab cakes, chocolate bananas dipped on a stick, home made cider donuts). Kids activities have always been a vital part of the festival ý stuff your own scarecrow, paint a pumpkin, lotus flower design, weave screen art, to name a few.

Arts & Culture, Civic & Community, Other
Animals, Families, Immigrants, Refugees or Ethnic Groups, Low-income Communities, People with Disabilities, LGBT(Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,Transgender)
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