You can buy seasonal crafts, go to children’s dance performances and peruse an art show on 7th Street SE this weekend.
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop will hold its annual Winter Performance Festival & Arts Showcase on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The event is a chance for Hill residents to experience art together, CHAW Executive Director Jill Strachan said.
“The festival is a perfect opportunity to come together in an open space to share, play and connect,” she said in a statement. “It is important to us to take a moment to thank and celebrate the students and faculty who actively contribute to CHAW’s work and mission of building community through the arts.”
Here are the events scheduled at 545 7th St. SE:
11 a.m.-5 p.m.: Art Sales/Shop ‘n Drop and winter class registration in the Gallery
12-1 p.m.: Youth Arts Program performances and demonstrations in the Dance Studio; Youth Arts Program Art Show in the Art Studio
[Special event 1-4 p.m.: Gingerbread House-making fundraiser at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 3rd and A streets SE. Donation-based. Thanks to the generous support of CHAWsome sponsors Phil & Jeanne!]
1:30-2:30 p.m.: Youth Music and Dance performances in the Dance Studio
2-3 p.m.: Faction of Fools Theatre Company Benefit Performance for Homeless Children’s Playtime Project in the Black Box Theatre
4-5:30 p.m.: Adult class performances
5-7 p.m.: Student Art Show Opening & Reception with wine and cheese
Photo courtesy of Capitol Hill Arts Workshop