Hylton Performing Arts Center

Performing Arts Center
George Mason's new performing arts center in Manassas includes the 1,100 seat Merchant Hall and a 270-seat family theater.

Gainesville Ballet

The ballet company's professional dancers and students perform "The Nutcracker" with New York City principal dancers Theresa Reichlen and Ask laCour. At the Merchant Hall.

Northern Virginia Youth Ballet

Dancers from the company and the American Ballet Theatre perform "The Nutcracker.". At the Merchant Hall.


The 12-voice, all-male a cappella group presents its annual holiday concert at the Hylton Center. At the Merchant Hall.

Swing Machine Big Band

At the Merchant Hall.

Manassas Symphony Orchestra Concert

The orchestra presents a family-friendly, holiday concert of animal-related songs called "Circus! Circus!!". At the Merchant Hall.

Asaph Dance

Performance of "Clara's Christmas," an interpretation of the traditional "Nutcracker," and choreography created for Handel's "Messiah.". At the Merchant Hall.

American Festival Pops Orchestra

Conducted by founder and Artistic Director Anthony Maiello, the 60-member pops orchestra celebrates the holidays with an evening of Christmas carols, holiday songs and a sing-a-long. At the Merchant Hall.

Manassas Chorale

The choral group presents "Joyful and Triumphant," a holiday concert. Guests are asked to bring non-perishable food items to donate to SERVE.

Clint Black

At the Merchant Hall.
12/19 - 12/23

Manassas Ballet Theatre

The ballet sets "The Nutcracker" in 19th-century Germany. With accompaniment by the Manassas Ballet Theatre Orchestra. At the Merchant Hall.

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel - Popular Piano Classics

Siegel offers up another installment of his concerts with commentary series, this time, examining the music of Chopin, Brahms, Beethoven, Gershwin, and Leonard Bernstein.