Enjoy the Arts Outdoors at Artisans in the Park!
September 8 & 9 | 10 am - 5 pm on Saturday & 10 am - 4 pm on Sunday | Great Neck Park
Explore the works of over 75 artists and craftsmen during the 37th annual Artisans in the Park, all in the serenely secluded backdrop of Great Neck Park. This two-day art and craft festival is now in September, offering you the opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy Virginia Beach's early autumn weather while checking out the local and regional artists displaying, demonstrating and selling original art and fine craft wares.
Artists & Craftsmen
A variety of art and fine craft styles are represented, including pottery, metal and glass work, photography, jewelry, drawing and paintings, and sculpture. All work is of original design.
Main Stage Musical Performances
Saturday | 11 am & noon | Local singer/songwriter Rachel Rocheleau
Saturday | 2 pm & 3 pm | The Steve Daley Band
Sunday | 11 am & noon | Jazz saxophonist "Johnny J"
Sunday | 2 pm & 3 pm | Musical Group Zig Zag
A variety of food concessionaires will be selling delicious items including, hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage, pitas and more! Smoothies, lemonade, kettle corn, ice cream and even funnel cake will be available too.
Please Note Our Upcoming Facility Closures
Bow Creek Recreation Center is closed for a long-term modernization project. Expected re-opening is September 2014.
Great Neck Recreation Center will be closed through September 2 for annual maintenance. The pool will remain closed through September 9.
All Virginia Beach Recreation Centers and Owl Creek Tennis Center will be closed on Monday, September 3 for Labor Day. Parks remain open for your enjoyment.
Bayside Recreation Center will be closed September 10-16 for annual maintenance. The pool will remain closed through September 23.
Kempsville Recreation Center will be closed September 24-30 for annual maintenance.
Princess Anne Recreation Center will be closed October 8-14 for annual maintenance. The pool will remain closed through October 21.
Don't forget that your membership is good at all six Virginia Beach Recreation Centers! If your usual center is closed for maintenance, take the opportunity to visit another center. Use this locator to help you find one!
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