Events for Saturday, August 19, 2017

Movie Night at Brentsville

Saturday, 08/19/2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Join us for our 4th Annual Brentsville Movie Night! Enjoy an old movie the way they were meant to be seen! Movie starts at nightfall. We will be showing The Count of Monte Cristo. Bring chairs and or blankets. Concessions will be available for purchase. Attachments

Movies Under the Stars-Angry Birds Movie

Saturday, 08/19/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Saturday night, perfect night to get out of the house and watch an outdoor movie. Bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets and either a meal from home or stop in at any one of the surrounding restaurants to pick up a meal and bring it outside and watch Movies Under the Stars. Tonight's showing is THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE. Attachments

Potomac Nationals vs. Winston-Salem Dash

Saturday, 08/19/2017 6:35 PM

Its Saturday night baseball in Woodbridge as the P-Nats continue their series with the Dash. The first 1250 fans will receive an Anthony Rendon "Real Electric Hair" Bobblehead. Scouts are invited to bring their den, pack, or troop to the game, and after the game pitch a tent on the field to camp out over night. Former MLB pitcher Dwight "Doc" Gooden will be in town to throw out the first pitch and sign autographs. Flying Dog Brewery will be on site to provide beer tastings. After the game, there will be postgame fireworks, and kids will be invited to the field to run the bases. Attachments

Music on the Mill-The Amazing Kevin

Saturday, 08/19/2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Music on the Mill concert series continues on this night with The Amazing Kevin. Blankets and Lawn Chairs are welcome, but no tents or pop-ups. Free public parking available in the streets or the town public parking lots. Attachments

Prince William Farm to Table Dinner for Environmental Education

Saturday, 08/19/2017 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

On Saturday August 19, 2017 the Prince William Environmental Excellence Foundation (Foundation) will be hosting their second annual Farm to Table fundraiser dinner to support environmental education. This year’s event will be held at Windy Knoll Farm located at 11602 Kettle Run Rd., Nokesville, VA 20181. Windy Knoll Farm is a working sheep and cattle farm with an event center that hosts the MWEE program that the Foundation helps to provide to Prince William county 3rd graders. The event will run from 4 – 8 p.m. with the meal being served from 5 – 7 p.m. In addition to the meal, there will also be opportunities to meet the local sponsors and view vendor displays and antique equipment. A silent auction and 50/50 raffle will be held until 7 p.m. at which time winners will be announced. For those interested in a tour of the farm, hay rides will be provided that include a MWEE experience that area third graders receive at the farm. Cooking demos will also be available that highlights preparing fresh produce. The meal will be an open seating buffet style dinner consisting of pork, chicken, and beef brisket BBQ, roasted corn on the cob, coleslaw, potato salad, a fresh greens garden salad, and seasonal fruit cobbler with ice cream prepared by Blue Dog BBQ. Refreshments will be provided by PWCSWCD that include; lemonade, tea, and water. All ingredients for this meal have been provided & produced by farms within Prince William County. . Two of our sponsors, Old Bust Head Brewing Company and The Winery at La Grange will be on site offering by the glass purchase of locally produced beer and wine. The list of farms that have contributed to this wonderful meal include; Yankey Farms, Rainbow Acres Farms, Evergreen Acres, True Farms, The Bloom Farm, Windy Knoll Farm. Kettle Wind Farms, Dutchland Farms, Greenville Farms, Out on a Limb Orchard, and Moose Acres. Additional sponsors include: The Winery at La Grange, Old Bust Head Brewing Company, Prince William – Fairfax Farm Bureau, Nokesville – Bristow Ruritans, Blue Dog BBQ, Get Bubbly Ferments, Tractor Supply Company, and Shumate Auctions. All proceeds from the event go towards the implementation of beyond the walls of the classroom environmental and agricultural education for the Prince William County Community. This mission is achieved through educational programs: Farm Field Days, Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEE’s), Arbor Day activities, Water Quality Monitoring, and Adopt-A-Stream, to name a few. Your support of the Foundation and the community enable us to provide these outreach programs. Unfortunately tickets are limited and there will be no day of event sales. Purchase your tickets early and bring a friend or neighbor to a dinner that highlights the wonderful agricultural products produced in Prince William County. All ticket sales for this event are final. We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing you at the dinner. Attachments

National Bee Day at Rippon Lodge

Saturday, 08/19/2017 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Enjoy National Bee Day at Rippon Lodge Historic Site. With special guest Sweet Virginia and the Freedom High School Bee Club, learn about honey bees, how they work as a hive, produce honey, how you can contribute to protect these endangered species, and what can be made out of the honey and wax. Taste fresh honey as well. Space is limited. Please note bees are temperamental and may sting. If you are allergic to bees or honey, please make sure you use extra caution or do not attend. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes, do not wear black, as it attracts bees. Reservations recommended. Attachments

A Double Event Day at Historic Brentsville!

Saturday, 08/19/2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Art in the Park 10am-2pm; Free & Movie Night at 8pm; Free. Join us for a day filled with art! We will hace local artists, free art supplies for art projects , free workshops, and local art for sale! Later, when it gets dark , come back for our 4th Annual Brentsville Movie Night! Featured Film: The Count of Monte Cristo. Bring chairs or blankets. Concessions will be available for purchase. Attachments

So You Want to be a Civil War Soldier Camp

Saturday, 08/19/2017 9:00 AM - Sunday, 08/20/2017 1:00 PM

This camp is designed to put all of the lessons learned in the previous camps into practice as participants enlist in a company, establish a camp and become a soldier in camp for two days through a series of hands on activities and drills. Parents and children will be staying in shelter tents and performing camp duties from 4 pm Friday to noon on Sunday. Participants will need to bring sleeping bag or blankets. Registration for this camp can be completed on line at or by calling 703-792-8320. Attachments

Yoga on the Lawn at Rippon Lodge

Saturday, 08/19/2017 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

Circo Hermanos Vazquez traveling Circus

Friday, 08/18/2017 - Monday, 08/28/2017

Potomac Mills will play host to the renowned Circo Hermanos Vazquez traveling circus this week from August 18th to the 28th. Taking place under a huge blue and purple top tent near Marshalls, the show features clowns, trapeze artists, and amazing aerial acrobatics. Founded in 1969, this breakthrough show features performers from around the world and is completely animal-free. Performances begin this week with weekday shows starting Thursday at 7:30pm and over the weekend at 2:00pm, 5:00pm, and 8:00pm. Tickets can be purchased on the Circo Hermanos Vazquez website ( or by phone at 1-877-829-7839.  

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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