Events for Saturday, August 12, 2017

Movies Under the Stars-Storks

Saturday, 08/12/2017 7:00 PM

Come on out on a beautiful summer Saturday night and watch a major motion picture. Bring a picnic blanket and lawn chairs and either bring a meal from home or stop in at any of the surrounding restaurants to pick up a meal and bring it outside and watch Movies Under the Stars. Tonight's showing is STORKS. Attachments

Night Owl Hike

Saturday, 08/12/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come out for a rare opportunity to dissect owl pellets, learn about different owls, and learn the calls of each local species. Attachments

DISTRICT MOODS Artiist Reception

Saturday, 08/12/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

DISTRICT MOODS August 12th 1pm - 4pm - Meet The Artist Reception August 12th 2pm - 2:30pm Artist's Talk These are Nick Amans’ recent paintings of D.C. street scenes, which focus on iconic structures that define the city for him. He uses the early morning and late evening light to create a deep sense of mood and atmosphere. Attachments

Family Day-Girls make History

Saturday, 08/12/2017 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This month's Family Day theme is GIRLS MAKE HISTORY. Spend the afternoon with Felicity, Molly, Addie, and all their friends while you take a journey through Marine Corps History, from 1775 to the present day. Games, hands-on activities, special guests, and crafts will be on hand as well, making this a wonderful, family day at the Marine Corps Museum. As always, parking and admission are free to the MCM!  

Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park Tours

Saturday, 08/12/2017 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

Yoga on the Lawn at Rippon Lodge

Saturday, 08/12/2017 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Enjoy performing yoga on the lawn with amazing views of the Potomac River and historic Rippon Lodge in the background. No one could ask for a better outdoor venue to exercise. Join certified instructor Christopher Glowacki for an hour long Vinyasa yoga practice. Beginning yoga students to well-versed devotes are welcomed. Participants are encouraged to bring a yoga mat, towel and plenty of water; beginners may want to bring a block and/or strap. Classes are offered most Saturday mornings from May to September. Call Rippon Lodge to confirm class day and times. Those purchasing 10 classes will receive punch cards which are good for the whole season. Additional classes may be purchased at any time. Attachments

Farmers Market at Potomac Mills

Saturday, 08/12/2017 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Farmers Market at Potomac Mills Local Farmers Market at Potomac Mills in the Commuter Parking lot near the main entrance and restaurant plaza Every Saturday April 29-October 28, 2017 from 7a-2pm. More than 50 local vendors! Attachments

Summer Movie

Saturday, 08/12/2017

Date & Time: August12, 2017 Dusk Bring your friends and family for a night under the stars watching a FREE movie! The movie begins as soon as it gets dark outside, so grab a blanket, some chairs, snacks, and enjoy! - See more at: Attachments

Overnight Stay at the Pringle House Hospital

Friday, 08/11/2017 8:00 PM - Saturday, 08/12/2017 8:00 AM

From July 21 until the end of August, 1861, Ben Lomond was converted into the Pringle House Hospital to care for hundreds of wounded soldiers after the fateful events of the first major battle of the Civil War. Join site historians in a unique opportunity to spend the night in the hospital and learn about the wounded soldiers who were treated there, the families who were impacted, and the effects of the war on Northern Virginia. The evening will include a tour of the hospital, an evening campfire, and more. Breakfast will be provided in the morning. Participants must bring their own sleeping materials. Attachments

Prince William County Fair

Friday, 08/11/2017 - Saturday, 08/19/2017

Coming August 11-19, 2017 2017 Tickets Will Be Available at The Fairgrounds and Online. Please visit the Fairgrounds at 10624 Dumfries Rd. Manassas, VA 20112 to buy tickets! One Admission Adult Ticket $10 One Admission Child/Senior Ticket $6 Ride wristbands: Weekdays: $18 Sun 8/14: $22 Fri 8/19: $20 Sat 8/20: $22 Specials: Tickets are half price on Half Price Night—Aug 14th. FREE GATE ADMISSION. 2-5pm only on Tues, Aug 15th. Ladies admitted FREE on Ladies Night—Aug 16th. Children 4 and under and Active Military admitted FREE daily. NO TAX DOLLARS The County Fair receives NO FUNDS from federal, state, or local governments. The Fair is privately owned by the Prince William Veterans Farm Club. Mark your calendars for the 68th annual event August 11-19, 2017, and join the FUN4U. Be sure to Like the Fair Facebook page for updates (Click Here) and share it with your friends! ABOUT The Prince William County Fair is the largest County Fair in the state of Virginia. The annual event in Manassas includes livestock exhibits, home arts exhibits, tractor pulls, a rodeo, demolition derbies, baby contests, live music and a variety of midway shows. Games and carnival rides are provided by America’s #1 Carnival Company, Deggeller Attractions Inc. Prince William County 4-H Clubs participate in numerous activities and demonstrations. Upwards of 90,000 to 100,000 spectators are expected to pass through the turnstiles this year. HISTORY The Fair began in 1949 by a group of young World War II veterans who wanted to promote the agricultural industry in the county. The Fair history book, “Farms Forever – Forever Farms” is available at the Fair office (703-368-0173).  


Saturday, 05/20/2017 10:00 AM - Saturday, 10/28/2017 1:00 PM

What is the Museum staff up to today? Are they playing games, creating a craft, cooking a meal, or breaking a secret code from the past? Stop by the Manassas Saturday Farmer's Market at the Prince William Street commuter lot across from the new Baldwin School through October and see what is going on.Attachments


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