Show Your Spirit!
May
1
to Jun 30

Show Your Spirit!

If you are college bound or a proud alum, paint to show your pride and spirit between May 1 and June 30.

Receive a 15% discount on your college themed pottery when you post and check in to FaceBook or Instagram. Cannot be combined with others discounts, etc, etc.

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Big Fat Greek Patio Painting Party!
May
9
to Oct 10

Big Fat Greek Patio Painting Party!

Paint, eat and drink on Havabite’s patio (weather permitting) every Thursday.

How it works: Come to Paint Your Own Pottery to pick up your pottery and supplies. Proceed to Havabite to paint on the porch. Food and drink purchased separately at Havabite.

Special pricing offered for certain pieces for this weekly event. If you see something else you’d rather paint, by all means choose it and your materials fee will be capped at $7.50 no matter how long you take.

Reservations: Highly suggested to make sure Havabite has space. Call us to reserve your place on the patio, 703-218-2881.

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Pre-School Painting Party! The last one before summer break: June 12
Jun
12
10:30 AM10:30

Pre-School Painting Party! The last one before summer break: June 12

Enjoy a morning with your pre-school age child with story time and painting.

The book: Journey to Constellation Station by Lindsay C. Barry

Read by Linsay C. Barry herself! Come meet the author of Journey to Constellation Station and The Backpack. Books will be available for purchase.

Reservations are highly suggested.

Last Pre-School Party until September

The pottery: a star dish or 6” clay canvas (tile)

Cost: *$12 for your first child, $10 for the second includes story time, a snack, your choice between two options all materials needed and firing. Pick up your child’s plate in a week. Plate is dishwasher safe.

*You are welcomed to stay for story time and then leave at no cost. Or your child may paint another one item on our shelves up to $15 in value without paying a studio fee

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Creative Canvas: American Pride
Jun
14
6:00 PM18:00

Creative Canvas: American Pride

Join us for a night of canvas painting fun to celebrate Flag Day!

$15 per person includes all instruction and materials (16x20 canvas, paint, brushes). Our talented instructors will show you how to create a masterpiece full of movement and red, white, and blue soul.

Display your canvas at your Fourth of July event!

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Make an Earring Holder
Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

Make an Earring Holder

Make an earring holder that expresses your personality.

Choose between a ceramic option that you pick up and complete in a week or an acrylic frame that you can take with you that evening.

$15 covers frame, screening, and either a hanger or stand. Frame choices are limited at this price.

Reservations only.

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Mother's Day 2019
May
12
11:00 AM11:00

Mother's Day 2019

Paint by Saturday May 4th for delivery Saturday May 11th.

On Mother’s Day we have reserved seating and seating times, with a two hour time limit per reservation. We encourage everyone to paint. Non-painters will be charged a $25 studio fee on Mother’s Day.

1st Seating begins at 11 am

2nd Seating begins at 1 pm

3rd Seating begins at 3 pm.

Call to reserve 703-218-2881

FAQ:

What if I’m late? We will let your table go to any walk-ins 30 min after your reservation time.

Okay, then does my two hours begin when I get there? The two hour time periods begin at 11 am, 1 pm and 3 pm regardless of when you arrive.

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Kids Create Like Crazy Canvas
May
11
6:30 PM18:30

Kids Create Like Crazy Canvas

Continuing the Spotlight on the Arts 2019 theme, An Aquarian Exposition : 3 Weeks of Peace & Arts, we are teaching a Minecraft style painting of Peace Peeps.

Register your children for an evening of painting and pizza. Included in the price is instruction, 16 x 20 canvas and dinner.

$25 for your first child. $20 for each additional sibling.

Call 703-218-2881 for information.

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Paint Your Own Pet - Spotlight on the Arts Event
May
1
10:00 AM10:00

Paint Your Own Pet - Spotlight on the Arts Event

Paint Your Own Pet and help the Commission on the Arts bring art to the new City of Fairfax Dog Park.

Bring a picture of your pet any time on May 1st to receive step by step instructions to capture your four legged , feathered, finned, scaled or web building friend on any pice of pottery you choose. We give 20% to the Commission of the Arts.

Reservations requested. Last seating of the day will be at 7 pm for this event.

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Pre-School Painting Party! 2nd Wednesday in April
Apr
10
10:30 AM10:30

Pre-School Painting Party! 2nd Wednesday in April

Enjoy a morning with your pre-school age child with story time and painting. We are painting travel mugs.

The book: Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin

The pottery: a travel mug (with or without hand prints)

Cost: *$12 for your first child, $10 for the second includes story time, a snack, your choice between two options all materials needed and firing. Pick up your child’s plate in a week. Plate is dishwasher safe.

*You are welcomed to stay for story time and then leave at no cost. Or your child may paint another one item on our shelves up to $15 in value without paying a studio fee

  • We have our Earth Day special running this week. You may choose to pay the Pre-School party price or pay the regular price and take advantage of the free silicone lid offer.

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Pre-School Painting Party!
Feb
6
10:30 AM10:30

Pre-School Painting Party!

Enjoy a morning with your pre-school age child with story time and painting. We are doing Cookie Plates!

The book: Olivia Loves to Read.

The pottery: choose one 7” plate either coupe or rimmed style.

Cost: $12 for your first child, $10 for the second includes story time, a snack, your choice between two options all materials needed and firing. Pick up your child’s plate in a week. Plate is dishwasher safe. Additional plates can be purchased to Turkey Hand that morning for 1/2 the regular price.

*You are welcomed to stay for story time and then leave at no cost. Or your child may paint another one item on our shelves up to $15 in value without paying a studio fee

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Pre-School Painting Party! Note : this is the 2nd Wednesday of the month!
Jan
9
10:30 AM10:30

Pre-School Painting Party! Note : this is the 2nd Wednesday of the month!

Enjoy a morning with your pre-school age child with story time and painting. We are doing cocoa mugs!

The book: Snow on Snow on Snow.

The pottery: choose one the “perfect” or themed mugs.

Cost: $12 for your first child, $10 for the second includes story time, a snack, your choice between two options all materials needed and firing. Pick up your child’s mug in a week. Mug is dishwasher safe. Additional mugs can be purchased that morning for 1/2 the regular price.

*You are welcomed to stay for story time and then leave at no cost. Or your child may paint another one item on our shelves up to $15 in value without paying a studio fee

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Elvis Birthday Celebration
Jan
5
to Jan 8

Elvis Birthday Celebration

Celebrate Elvis Arron Presley’s birthday with us!

Come on by and take your picture with Elvis, post and check in to FaceBook or Instagram for 15% off. If you aren’t painting that day you will receive a 15% off voucher for future use.

Cannot be combined with other discounts, used for gift cards or parties.

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Pre-school Painting Party! The Golden Gift.
Dec
5
10:30 AM10:30

Pre-school Painting Party! The Golden Gift.

Enjoy a morning with your pre-school age child with story time and painting. We are doing Cookie Plates!

The book: The Golden Gift.

The pottery: choose one 7” plate either coupe or rimmed style.

Cost: $12 for your first child, $10 for the second includes story time, a snack, your choice between two options all materials needed and firing. Pick up your child’s plate in a week. Plate is dishwasher safe. Additional plates can be purchased to Turkey Hand that morning for 1/2 the regular price.

*You are welcomed to stay for story time and then leave at no cost. Or your child may paint another one item on our shelves up to $15 in value without paying a studio fee

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Fairfax City-opoly
Nov
24
to Nov 25

Fairfax City-opoly

Small Business Saturday happens in a big way in Fairfax City!

Make 5 or more purchases with participating merchants for a chance to $600 cash and a $100 gift card to ACE Hardware.

Visit 10 or more participating merchants to be eligible for a $300 cash prize.

Paint Your Own Pottery is on the game board. Don’t have time to to paint with us that weekend? Purchase a gift card for an upcoming holiday or some of Dave’s Chocolates.

Or just stop in to have your game board stamped.

See Fairfax City Connected to print out your game board.

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Pre-school Painting Party!
Nov
7
10:30 AM10:30

Pre-school Painting Party!

Enjoy a morning with your pre-school age child with story time and painting. We are doing turkey hands!

The book: Thank You Sarah : The woman who saved Thanksgiving!

The pottery: choose one 7” plate or one 8” tile

Cost: $12 for your first child, $10 for the second includes story time, a snack, your choice between two options all materials needed and firing. Pick up your child’s plate in a week. Plate is dishwasher safe. Additional plates or tiles can be purchased to Turkey Hand that morning for 1/2 the regular price.

*You are welcomed to stay for story time and then leave at no cost. Or your child may paint another one item on our shelves up to $15 in value without paying a studio fee

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Dish Week
Oct
22
to Oct 26

Dish Week

Want to design your own set of dishes? This is the week to do it.

Buy any dinner or salad plate or any mug up to $15, and get the second one at half price.

Dishes must be painted during the week and completed by Friday Oct 26.

Studio fees apply.

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Kids and Canvas : Minecraft October Night
Oct
19
6:00 PM18:00

Kids and Canvas : Minecraft October Night

Drop your child off, you get dinner in old town Fairfax. Note: Your child may arrive as late as 6:20, pizza is served at 7 pm and the foundation of the picture should be done by then. Pick-up time is 8 pm prompt!

The painting: Minecraft style October night with the Mystery Machine, pumpkins and ghosts on a 16x20 canvas

Cost: $30 per child, (not intended for parties), includes canvas, instruction, pizza, a drink and a dessert. An extra fee may be charged if your child is picked up after 8 pm.

Reservations only: 703-218-2881

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Pre-School Painting Party!
Oct
3
10:30 AM10:30

Pre-School Painting Party!

Enjoy a morning with your pre-school age child with story time and painting.

The book: How to Make and Apple Pie and See the World.

The pottery: an apple plate

Cost: $12 for your first child, $10 for the second includes story time, a snack, an apple plate, all materials needed and firing. Pick your child’s plate in a week. Plate is dishwasher safe.

*You are welcomed to stay for story time and then leave at no cost. Or your child may paint another one item on our shelves up to $15 in value without paying a studio fee

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It's a Harry Pottery Birthday Celebration
Aug
4
6:00 PM18:00

It's a Harry Pottery Birthday Celebration

Last class sold out, so we are celebrating Harry's birthday one more time this summer.

Reservations and a non-refundable pre-payent a must. Seating limited. Call 703-218-2881.

Paint your own Wand, and (2) small pieces that can be turned into magnets, pins or added to a flat surface. Plus: your choice of Hogwarts Express candies or Butterbeer to go, all for $20 per painter.

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Platform 9 3/4 or Marauder's Map
Jul
22
4:00 PM16:00

Platform 9 3/4 or Marauder's Map

Choose a mug, a plate or an 8" tile and learn the technique to paint bricks or maps to paint your own Platform 9 3/4 sign or Marauder's Map. (Photos of samples will be displayed after July 13)

Reservations necessary and confirmed only when pre-paid. 

$25 per person, all ages welcomed. Call703-218-2881  for details and reservations beginning July 10.

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Kids Create Like Crazy -Pokeball
Jul
14
6:00 PM18:00

Kids Create Like Crazy -Pokeball

Come build your own pokéball. Drop off your kids for an evening of ceramic painting fun, dinner, and socializing.

Pre-Registration Price $20             At the door $30

Per child covers all supplies, supervision and pizza! 

Parents, enjoy a few hours of free time at some of the lovely shops on Main Street. 

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Creative Canvas Night: Memory Tree
Jun
16
6:00 PM18:00

Creative Canvas Night: Memory Tree

Just in time for Father's Day. Paint and decorate a tree for Dad (or yourself). We will have buttons and other items for this fun mixed media art project, but you can bring your own special buttons, medals, ribbons, etc. to use.

Take your canvas home after the event. Guests 21+ are welcome to bring in their refreshments of choice.

$35 per guest includes instruction, one 12 x 12 inch canvas, and all supplies and materials

Taught by guest artist Karina Mosser.

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