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October 2018

Matinee Idylls: Gourmet Symphony

Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018 12:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Matinee Idylls

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Named “Washington Innovators” by DC Modern Luxury in 2016, the Gourmet Symphony team brings its celebrated “culinary-inspired concert” concept to the Hylton Center for the first time. The multisensory experience pairs classical masterworks with creative cuisine in a c...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level I

Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room

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Musicians of all skill levels are invited to bring their own guitar or try one of ours in this ten-week series of lessons with Glen McCarthy, guitar instructor at George Mason University, who has shared his expertise with the community during Veterans Day events at the Hylton Center. Inform...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level II

Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room

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Musicians of all skill levels are invited to bring their own guitar or try one of ours in this ten-week series of lessons with Glen McCarthy, guitar instructor at George Mason University, who has shared his expertise with the community during Veterans Day events at the Hylton Center. Inform...Read More


Manassas Chorale: Silver Serenade

Friday, Oct 05, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Manassas Chorale

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Join the Manassas Chorale and its talented instrumentalists for a variety of choral selections – a musical kaleidoscope. 90+ voices will be joined by local high school musicians as the Chorale kicks off its twenty-fifth season in style!

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Songwriting Series for Military Children

Saturday, Oct 06, 2018 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room
Presented By: Center for American Military Music Opportunities (C*A*M*M*O) and the Hylton Cent

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Join us for this three-part series of music and songwriting - no prior experience is necessary.  Create your own song during the series and share it at Celebrating Veterans and the Arts at the Hylton Center on November 10.  The workshop series is free and open to military children between t...Read More


Hylton Center EXTRA!: Will Ackerman

Saturday, Oct 06, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Center EXTRA!

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With Shaun Hopper and Vin Downes

Acoustic guitar enthusiasts will not want to miss this intimate evening of guitar mastery with Grammy Award®-winning recording artist and producer, Will Ackerman. The highly regarded founder of Windham Hill Records and pioneer of the New Age music movemen...Read More


Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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Benny and Beyond

Eddie Daniels, clarinet

Travel back to the era of big bands and dancehalls when Benny Goodman was “The King of Swing” with “Renaissance” clarinetist Eddie Daniels and Northern Virginia’s treasured favorite, the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. Benny and B...Read More


Prince William Little Theatre: 9 to 5 The Musical

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

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With music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and the book by Patricia Resnick, 9 to 5 The Musical is based on the seminal 1980 hit movie. PWLT presents this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era that is outrageous, thought-provoking, and even a little...Read More


A Tribute to the Music of Motown

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Brencore Entertainment

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The delivery, energy and powerful voices of the Brencore Allstars Band never disappoint.  Diverse audiences from 300 miles in any direction from DC have snapped their fingers, tapped their toes and been musically transported to a time when the music of Motown’s Greatest Greats such as th...Read More


CANCELLED: Olate Dogs

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Family Series

Due to illness, this tour has been cancelled.  We regret that this cancellation includes the performances at the Hylton Performing Arts Center on October 14, 2018. Ticketholders for these performances will be contacted by the ticket office.

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Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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Glazunov: Idyll
Françaix: Octet
Beethoven: Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20

Celebrating more than 50 years of musical excellence, this world-renowned chamber ensemble presents a sublime concert of classical masterworks for strings and winds. Unique in the world of chamber...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: Dracula

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

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Manassas Ballet Theatre (MBT) opens its 2018-19 season with the ultimate vampire story – DRACULA. Theatrical and seductive, Merchant Hall stage becomes Transylvania after dark where just one taste of blood guarantees eternal youth. The Kim Reynolds Band accompanies MBT as they weave this...Read More


Galileo's Science Café

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

Science for the Community

“From Cyanobacteria Blooms to Clear Water: The Remarkable Story of the Tidal Potomac River Recovery,” presented by Christian Jones, Ph.D., Professor
Director, Potomac Environmental Research and Education Center George Mason University.  Learn about the latest scientific and...Read More


Veterans History Project Lecture and Interview Workshop

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

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Presented by the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, Marine Corps Base Quantico Volunteer Program, Lifelong Learning Institute Manassas, and the Hylton Center Veterans and the Arts Initiative

Join us on October 26 or October 27 for a lecture on the Veterans History Project and to ...Read More


Veterans History Project Lecture and Interview Workshop

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room

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Presented by the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, Marine Corps Base Quantico Volunteer Program, Lifelong Learning Institute Manassas, and the Hylton Center Veterans and the Arts Initiative

Join us on October 26 or October 27 for a lecture on the Veterans History Project and to ...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Symphonic Journey

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

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The American Prize-winning Manassas Symphony Orchestra (MSO) begins its twenty-sixth concert season with music from Rossini and Tchaikovsky. The symphony is pleased to welcome the Marcolivia Duo, violinist Olivia Hajioff and violist Marc Ramirez in a performance of th...Read More


Chinese Warriors of Peking

Sunday, Oct 28, 2018 4:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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The whole family will be enthralled by the high-intensity martial arts and breathtaking acrobatics of the Chinese Warriors of Peking. Set during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) in the ancient capital Peking, this amazing performance reenacts the annual royal Martial Arts...Read More


Gallery Exhibit: Hidden Narratives

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Buchanan Partners Art Gallery

Patrick Sargent

October 30 - December 15, 2018

Hidden Narratives abound in the world around us, but none are as close as the untold stories contained in the clothes we wear every day.  Our clothes carry our personal narratives and history. Through hand papermaking we enable veterans, families and co...Read More


Nature Visions 2018: Northern Virginia Photography Expo

Friday, Nov 02, 2018 8:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall, Hylton Performing Arts Center Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology

The annual Nature Visions Photo Expo (NVPE) offers over 30 presentations by locally and nationally known photographers with expertise in a variety of fields. 

Take in an all-day seminar on Friday, November 2nd, led by Thomas Heaton, world-renowned photographer from the UK. Saturday’s keynote address...Read More