Events for Saturday, April 29, 2017

International Jazz Celebration

Saturday, 04/29/2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us April 29 from 7-10 pm for our International Jazz Celebration! It will be an eventful night filled with art, music, and culture. The International Jazz Celebration includes live music brought to you by the Bruno Nasta Ensemble, Salsa and Bachata dancing, Argentinian art by Ignacio Alperin, refreshments, and Argentinian wine!Attachments

The Deadliest Enemy: Disease in the Civil War

Saturday, 04/29/2017 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Since the very beginning of the Civil War, disease was a critical problem among the armies of both North and South. By the war’s end, two thirds of the soldiers who died during the fighting died from disease instead of battle wounds. During this special tour of the field hospital, learn about why disease was such a big issue, what diseases swept through the regiments, their causes, and the treatments used to try and cure the soldiers. Tours begin on the hour. Attachments

5th Annual Kite Festival

Saturday, 04/29/2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us as we launch our kites into the sky at Signal Hill Park. All kites are welcomed. You may purchase a kite for $5 if you do not have a kite. Supplies are limited. Saturday, April 29th 10:00am – 12:00pm FREE Event Please register if you are purchasing a kite. Attachments Kite Festival.pdf

Lost Towns of Prince William County

Saturday, 04/29/2017 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

While historic towns such as Dumfries, Occoquan, and Manassas survive to the present day, many smaller communities (and even towns), were abandoned, destroyed, or lost throughout history. Join local historians as we explore these long forgotten communities and learn about a lost chapter in Prince William County history. Attachments

Spring Migration Bird & Nature Walk

Saturday, 04/29/2017 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Julie J. Metz Neabsco Creek Wetlands Preserve is home to a diverse bird population. Join local birding and nature experts on a guided walk along the trails and boardwalks. Discover this unique 120 acre property in the heart of Woodbridge. Bring binoculars and guide books. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. You will get muddy if it has rained in the days proceeding. No pets please. Attachments

Festival of Spring: Holland comes to Haymarket

Sunday, 04/16/2017 10:00 AM - Sunday, 04/30/2017 6:00 PM

Holland comes to Haymarket as the Festival of Spring gets underway at Burnside farms. Come for the wonderful photo opportunities and bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the warm weather now settling in to Prince William County. This will be a festival that will be fun for all ages. For ticket information, please visit their website at http://www.burnsidefarms.com. Attachments


 

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