November 2015 Events for Northern Virginia

Our online events calendar features a week-by-week rundown of the region’s music, theater, dance, art, comedy and festival events, as well as special events specifically for kids.

 For food and wine events throughout the region, visit our Food & Wine Calendar.  

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Nov. 1 – Nov. 7

Art of Time Ensemble

Begins Nov 6th.// Canada’s well-kept secret, Art of Time Ensembleis coming to Northern Virginia during its first USA tour: The Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, which covers the famous Beatles album. At Hylton Center for Performing Arts and GMU Center for the Arts    View all


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Nov. 8 – Nov. 14


Nov. 8, 2p.m. // Bring your little one out for an adventure on the Island of Elska and its lovely inhabitants: Elska and her small friend, Gobbler. This live show features storytelling, musical performances and, of course, theater. This show will captivate the young ones. / The Alden Theater: 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean; 703-790-9223; $10-$15  View all

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Nov. 15 – Nov. 22

‘Shrek’ the Musical

Through Nov. 17, times vary. // Your favorite ogre is coming to life in this musical theater production of “Shrek.” Just like the popular 2001 movie, “Shrek” will have you singing and laughing along the entire time. Come see this Tony Award-winning performance this month. /Center Stage at the Reston Community Center: 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston; 703-476-4500; $20-$23 View all


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Nov. 23 – Nov. 30

Baby Canvases Five

Nov. 28, 7-10 p.m. // Join Olly Olly and  co-curator Jennifer Crawford for a one night only event featuring miniature artwork measuring 3” x 3” or smaller by an ever expanding and extraordinary roster of local artists. Baby Canvases Five is your chance to celebrate local art, jump start your art collection, add a rare and amazing little find to your already growing collection, or pick up an exceptional gift of art for your special someone.//Olly Olly: 10417 Main St. 2nd floor, Fairfax, 703-789-6144; Free   View all