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Art on the Avenue Returns This Saturday To Mount Vernon Ave.

Festival was postponed due to Hurricane Ian

An artist with his work at Art on the Avenue in November 2020. (Zebra file photo)

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Art on the Avenue is back! The festival will take place on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. along Mount Vernon Avenue in Alexandria’s Del Ray neighborhood  Art on the Avenue was postponed due to Hurricane Ian.

“We’re grateful to our artists, volunteers, and City officials for their work to reschedule an event of
this magnitude,” said Pat Miller, Founder and Chair. “This new date is the perfect opportunity to finish all your holiday shopping early while supporting our wonderful artists and Del Ray small businesses!”

This year’s festival will feature over 350 local and regional artists, live music, international food, children’s activities, a pie baking contest, and more.

Held during fall (between Hume and Bellefonte Avenues), Art on the Avenue strives to reflect the diversity of the Del Ray community through art.

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Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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