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The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival has everything from painting to photography

More than 200 artists from around the nation take part in the 26th annual event

Metal by Matthew Naftzger

More than 200 artists from around the nation will take part in this 26th annual event drawing over 30,000 people and organized by the Greater Reston Arts Center.

In addition to artworks in a variety of media, from painting to photography to jewelry, the festival also includes performances and family art-making activities.

Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reston Town Center, 11900 Market St. Reston. Suggested donation of $5 provides festival program with dining certificates inside. Call 703-471-9242 or visit


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Doug Rule covers the arts, theater, music, food, nightlife and culture as contributing editor for Metro Weekly.

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