Events for Sunday, October 29, 2017

Daddy Daughter Halloween Dance

Sunday, 10/29/2017 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Dads and Daughters come dressed up in costume, enjoy a delicious buffet dinner, and have fun partying on the dance floor with VA National Ballet dancers doing the Monster Mash, Thriller Dance, and more. Prizes for the best costumes!Attachments

Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park Tours

Sunday, 10/29/2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Bristoe Station Battlefield staff and volunteers will provide guided tours of the hallowed grounds that contain camps, cemeteries, and battlefields. Learn about Camp Jones and the battles that took place in 1862 and 1863. Tours begin on the hour and depart from the kiosk in the parking lot on Iron Brigade Unit Avenue. The last tour leaves at 3PM. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Insect repellant is encouraged. No pets please. Attachments

Halloween Party and Movie Night

Saturday, 10/28/2017 10:00 PM - Sunday, 10/29/2017 1:00 AM

IT'S BACK!!! >> THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW << >> Saturday - Oct 28th - 10pm << The return of Movie NIght in all its GLORIOUS fashion!! Oh yea. Let's do the Time Warp together for Halloween. It's just a step to the right. GET DRESSED UP!!! BRING YOUR PROPS!! **** 10% OFF FOR EVERYONE IN A COSTUME **** **** BEST COSTUME CONTEST **** >> 1st Place = FREE TAB up to $100 >> 2nd Place = 50% off your check up to $50 GET HERE EARLY for a good seat in the Back Lounge with the couches. We'll have the movie on multiple TVs around the bar but you WANT to be in the back lounge!! THINGS YOU ARE ALLOWED TO BRING - one handful of rice - newspaper - dry toast - flashlight or glowstick - noisemakers - rubber gloves - squirtgun (must be EMPTY upon entering the theatre, you can fill it at the SINK with WATER)--NO SUPERSOAKERS! - - bell party hat THINGS YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BRING including but NOT limited to): - eggs - prunes - hot dogs - ANY FOOD PRODUCT other than a handful of rice and dry toast toilet paper - lighters/open flames - confetti - playing cards - supersoakers .....and anything not listed above. Live Music 7-9:30. Attachments

Ghost Walks

Saturday, 10/07/2017 7:00 PM - Tuesday, 10/31/2017 9:00 PM

SATURDAYS ONLY: Hear Ghost Stories during a guide-led outdoor walking tour! Check out historic and modern paranormal detection devices. Enjoy hot cocoa and cider in Eerie Merchant Park! Advance Tickets Recommended. Attachments

The Forgotten World War and Its Impact at Home: World War I Collaborative Exhibit with the Manassas Musuem

Friday, 10/06/2017 9:00 AM - Sunday, 03/04/2018 5:00 PM

Working in conjunction with the Manassas Museum this exhibit will look at the home front in Prince William County and Manassas during World War I. Themes will include music and propaganda, the impact of the Spanish Flu epidemic in the area, and the growth of farms and local military bases and their impact on the county. A final section will list all the soldiers from the area that were KIA. Attachments

Rippon Lodge in Mourning

Sunday, 10/01/2017 11:00 AM - Tuesday, 10/31/2017 4:00 PM

Why is black a color for mourning? Why are mirrors covered when one passes away? How long did someone wear mourning attire? How did mourning practices change over the centuries? Learn this and more during the month of October at Rippon Lodge, as we dress the historic house in various periods of mourning. Guided tours of this special look at how death was commemorated and celebrated over the centuries are on the hour. Attachments


 

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