The Torpedo Factory Art Center is open 10am-5pm New Year's Eve. Starting at 2pm, visitors may enjoy family-friendly art activities in the main hall and in The Art League Gallery. Discover Alexandria's salt-glazed stoneware pottery and create your own take-home designs on paper using markers and paint in the Alexandria Archaeology Museum. That night, the Torpedo Factory transforms into a concert venue for First Night Alexandria ticket-holders. Fireworks over the river begin just before midnight.
Event begins at 2:00PM
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