Beginning October 18, 2021, proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result is required for all audience members. Details here.

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Welcome back to campus for a one-night-only family-friendly extravaganza full of arts, food, and community to celebrate the return of the arts to campus and the 20th anniversary of Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts!

The event features outdoor and indoor performances by current students and alumni as well as food trucks, visual art exhibits, interactive gaming activities, an artist marketplace, and more! Proceeds support student scholarships in Mason’s College of Visual Performing Arts, Mason Community Arts Academy, Green Machine Ensembles, and the Great Performances at Mason season at the Center for the Arts.


5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 
Student and alumni showcases on Holton Plaza; an art installation, film screenings, and interactive gaming stations in Buchanan Hall; an artist marketplace in the Center for the Arts lobby; and food and drink will be available for purchase from The Roaming Coyote, The Big Cheese, and East Coast Creamery along Mason Pond Drive. 
8 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
Student, faculty, and alumni showcase in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall celebrating 20 years of the College of Visual and Performing Arts. 

Tickets: $10 per person

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities available to support student scholarships.

Free Tickets for Mason Students
A limited quantity of free student tickets will be available for each event. Eligible Mason students should log onto Mason360 to claim their tickets beginning two Tuesdays prior to the event. Learn more.

What to Expect
This event will take place indoors and outdoors surrounding the Center for the Arts. Information on what to expect when attending an indoor performance at the Center for the Arts can be found on the website.

Face Coverings
For outdoor events: face coverings are required for all unvaccinated visitors ages two and up, and may be removed only when drinking or eating. When outside, face coverings are highly encouraged for fully vaccinated patrons.
For indoor events: face coverings are required indoors for all patrons, regardless of vaccination status.

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