Events for Sunday, December 17, 2017

History in your hands

Sunday, 12/17/2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

HIYH is a program for visitors of all ages who are blind or have low vision. HIYH is an opportunity to interact with the collections through tactile exploration of selected objects, and through verbal description, tactile graphics, and other materials for artifacts that cannot be touched. Trained Museum volunteers and Visitor Services staff lead these events. There is no fee for this program, but pre-registration is required. Registration for the monthly program closes 1 week prior to the event. Attachments

Teen Masters Bowling Tournament

Saturday, 12/16/2017 11:00 AM - Sunday, 12/17/2017

Come out and bowl or to cheer on your team at the Teen Masters Bowling Tournament in Manassas Virginia! Doubles: Entry into Saturday's optional Doubles event includes a 30-minute practice session on SKILL37, the same oil pattern that will be used during Sunday's Singles, and qualifying for the $5,000 Double Trouble XL in Las Vegas. Sign up online as an individual, bowl as a doubles team. Singles: Six games on the Teen Masters Skill37 oil pattern will determine invitations to compete in the 2018 Championships. For all information, see the aforementioned website.  

Holidays Through the Ages

Friday, 12/01/2017 11:00 AM - Saturday, 12/23/2017 4:00 PM

Visit Rippon Lodge and stroll through seasonal celebrations gone by. The interior and exterior of the historic house will be decorated for the holidays. Various rooms inside the home will represent different periods of seasonal celebrations, from the Colonial Period through the 1940s. Light refreshments, a warm beverage, and shopping for unique Rippon merchandise round out a wonderful tour. Reservations strongly recommended for groups larger than 4. Tours begin on the hour on the front porch. Guests should dress in appropriate attire and comfortable shoes for this walking tour. 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


 

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