The Sandler Center Turns 5!

Join us for a FREE Open House on Saturday, Nov. 3

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Join us at the Sandler Center for a fifth birthday celebration and open house! Be a star on our stage and explore behind the scenes of the Sandler Center in an event that will be fun for the whole family! The doors will be open Saturday, Nov. 3 from 2 to 4 p.m.


The festivities include:

- Backstage access

- Live entertainment

- Face painting and balloon animals

- Door prizes and raffles

- Cupcake celebration

- Free commemorative souvenirs

- Snacks and drinks available for purchase


This event is free and open to the public. Don't miss this great day of all access fun, prizes, cupcakes and more!


Full schedule of Birthday Celebration events includes:

-          Capitol Steps – Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. (ticketed)

-          Drumline Live! – Friday, Nov. 2 at 8 p.m. (ticketed)

-          Sandler Center Open House – Saturday, Nov. 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. (Ffee and open to the public)

-          Virginia Symphony Orchestra presents: Super Heroes at the Symphony – Sunday, Nov. 4 at 2:30 p.m. (ticketed)


To purchase tickets to the ticketed events, visit, call 1-888-326-9849, or visit the Sandler Center Box Office.


Highlights of the past five years:

            - Total number of events – 2,543

            - Total number of patrons – 522,526

            - More than 110 sold-out performances

            - Total number of students reached – 27,000

            - Total “Ynot Wednesdays?” attendees – 65,000