Events for Sunday, June 17, 2018

Osprey Observation

Sunday, 06/17/2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

During the spring and summer, osprey dominate the skies over Leesylvania as they build nests and raise their young. Join a ranger to get a closer look at these feathered fishermen. Learn where they go in the winter and what adaptations they have that make them so good at living over the water. For more information please call 703-583-6904. Meet at the fishing pier. Attachments

Potomac Nationals vs. Buies Creek Astros

Sunday, 06/17/2018 1:05 PM

Come on out for some baseball action on Fathers Day in the warm June sun in Woodbridge as the P-Nats wrap up their set, and wrap up the first half of the season, with the BC Astros (Astros affiliate.) There will be a expo of special products that will be appealing to dads, as well as a Fathers Day picnic. Also, fans can take home a Trea Turner replica signature oven mitt. Finally, it's kids day at the ballpark, which means kids will eat free, be able to avail themselves to a face painter, be randomly selected to serve as PA announcer for a half inning, and after the game can run the bases, play catch on the field, and participate in a kids only autograph signing. Attachments

History in Your Hands

Sunday, 06/17/2018 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

Sunday Funday

Sunday, 06/17/2018 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us every Sunday for #SundayFunday (patent pending), starting at noon, for Sunday comfort food, pro sports on the tvs, board games, hot and BBQ chicken wings, $5 mimosas, and of course, beer! Attachments

Father's Day at the Weems-Botts Museum

Sunday, 06/17/2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Weems-Botts Museum celebrates Father's Day with free candy for fathers with museum admission. Tours start on the hour at the Museum Annex; last tour starts at 3:00pm. Tour admission: $5/ adults; $3/youth and seniors; free for children under 6 and members.Attachments

Pond Play!

Sunday, 06/17/2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Frogs, turtles, and fish, oh my! Come explore the animals that live in our pond. A ranger will use nets to catch animals that are under the water so that you can see them up close and personal. For more information please call (703)583-6904. Meet at Pond by Playground. Attachments

The Eagle has Landed

Sunday, 06/17/2018 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Leesylvania State Park is the home for a multitude of avian species and one of those species is the Bald Eagle. Celebrate the Bald Eagle by joining us on a canoe tour at Powell's Creek to look for and learn about these majestic creatures that nest by the water. The cost is $9.00 per person, or $6.00 per person when reserving for groups of 4 or more. Register 24 hours in advance. Attachments

Baby Goat Snuggle Open House

Sunday, 06/17/2018 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Looking for a fun way to spend the weekend. Spend a day at the farm! Come spend time with our animals and even snuggle a baby goat or two. Ticket Prices - $15 (adult) $10 (children 2-12) Children 2 and under are free Attachments

Father's Day Seafood Boil

Saturday, 06/16/2018 11:00 AM - Sunday, 06/17/2018 9:00 PM

Celebrate Dad @ Farm Brew LIVE Saturday & Sunday • June 16-17 Join us for our family backyard-style seafood boil, all the fixin's and, of course, 2 Silos craft beer! We'll do the cooking & brewing, you just BYOD (Bring Your Own DAD!) Limited reservations available For more information and full menus visit Reservations: 703-420-2264Attachments

Living History Demonstration @ Manassas Battlefield

Saturday, 06/16/2018 - Sunday, 06/17/2018

Living history demonstrations will be offered on the weekend of June 16-17. Join us for portrayals of camp life, drill, and historic weapons firing. Demonstrations will take place at Henry Hill. Please check back at a later date for firing times. Attachments

Father's day at Tim's

Saturday, 06/16/2018 - Sunday, 06/17/2018

Tim’s Rivershore will celebrate Father’s Day all weekend long on June 16th and 17th, 2018. Make plans to bring Dad down for fresh seafood and other specials while taking in water views from one of the most scenic vantage points on the Potomac! Attachments

DC/Virginia Tiny House Festival 2018

Friday, 06/15/2018 12:00 PM - Sunday, 06/17/2018 6:00 PM

The 2018 DC/Virginia Tiny House Festival is coming! After the incredible success of our 2016, 2017 & 2018 Georgia Tiny House Festivals, and our World-Record 2016 & 2017 Florida Tiny House Festivals, we’re brining our unique-one-of-a-kind for-charity tiny House music festival to our Nation’s Capital! As with all our charitable Tiny House Festivals, Friday evening is 5PM-8PM is FREE to everyone! Also, Friday from 9AM-2PM is FREE for students, their teachers and immediate family who pre-register by downloading tickets at: One day tickets are $25.00 per person (ages 13 and older) for either Saturday or Sunday at the gate during the event ($20.00 discount tickets available online at ). Two day tickets for both Saturday and Sunday are $40.00 (ages 13 and older) during the event at the gate ($35.00 discount tickets available online at ). (Our organization donates proceeds from all our Tiny House Festivals to charities, non-profits and the local community.) Tickets are all-inclusive to our event's workshops, entertainment, presentations and tiny house tours... and children ages 12 and under get in FREE all weekend! Additionally, active/retired military, law enforcement, first-responders (firefighters/EMTs) get in FREE at the gate with valid photo ID. Tickets CAN BE purchased at the gate or online at . Feel free to check out our Frequently Asked Questions Page on our web site, where there is a lot more information about our for-charity Tiny House Festivals: Visit us online at for answers to many of the questions people ask about our for-charity Tiny House Festivals Attachments

Home School Day at the Weems-Botts Museum

Tuesday, 06/05/2018 10:00 AM - Thursday, 07/05/2018 2:00 PM

The Weems-Botts Museum welcomes area home school families to a tour of the historic house museum and a hands-on, SOL-based lesson on archaeology. Families will participate in a mock "dig." Kids will have so much fun they won't even know they are learning about observations versus inferences while they use their critical thinking skills to interpret the artifacts they discover. They will also get the chance to hold real artifacts, try and piece together pot sherds, and make a fossil imprint or petroglyph carving to take home. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy it in our covered pavilion area in Merchant Park. $5/youth (6-18); adults and children under 6 free. Reservations appreciated.Attachments

Baby Bottle Feed and llama and Alpaca Bedtime

Saturday, 05/19/2018 7:00 PM - Monday, 07/23/2018

Have you Bottle fed a baby or toddler goat? Here's your chance rain or shine, to cuddle with lots of babies or just that special one and enjoy the experience and the tranquil view of the lake, fish jumping, local swan, blue crane, bald eagle family and more. feel free to join one of the farmers and hand feed the alpacas and llamas as they have their bedtime snack Right out of your hand. Feel the rich soft fiber of these regal creatures! Attachments


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