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13 Days of First Night Virginia - Day 8

- Friday, December 26, 2014
The Haven features Youth Orchestra of Central Virginia, Gorilla Theater, and Hamner Improv.

The Youth Orchestras of Central Virginia seeks to provide quality instruction and varied performance opportunities in full orchestral, ensemble and chamber music for the young people of Central Virginia. Gorilla Theater is just like it sounds. This is an opportunity for young thespians to dive in to the theater experience as well as share what they know. Shows in this category are 100% safe for all ages with a kid-friendly focus, and are generally adaptations of classic literature.  With Hamner Improv Troupe come be part of the fun and watch your zany suggestions be incorporated into impromptu scenes by the Hamner Improv Troupe, the zanier, the better!

Youth Orchestra of Central Virginia have 2 shows at 3:00 and 4:15
Gorilla Theater performances at 6:15 and 7:30
Hamner Improv have 3 performances at 8:45, 10:00, and 11:15

First Night Virginia is an annual community celebration of the arts that began in Charlottesville in 1982 and is the second oldest First Night in the country. 2015 is the 33nd annual festival of the arts with many family-friendly activities on and around the historic Downtown Mall.
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