Events for Saturday, August 26, 2017

Music at the Marina - U.S. Navy Band Country Current

Saturday, 08/26/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Music at the Marina - U.S. Navy Band Country Current Date: 08/26/2017 Time: 7:00 p.m. To 8:30 p.m. Location: Breakwater Marina Store Description: The United States Navy Band, Country Current, is the Navy's premiere country-bluegrass ensemble. The group is nationally renowned for its versatility and "eye-popping" musicianship, performing a blend of modern country music and cutting-edge bluegrass. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic basket and enjoy the Country Current. Stay a little later to watch the fireworks over the Potomac River! Sponsored by Steve's Auto Repair ( and Friends of Leesylvania State Park. Attachments

Movies Under the Stars THE PRINCESS BRIDE

Saturday, 08/26/2017 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 PRINCESS BRIDE. Attachments

Jackson at Bristoe Station Anniversary "In-Time" Tour

Saturday, 08/26/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park staff and volunteers on the 154th anniversary of Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's capture of Bristoe Station, the precursor to the Battle of Second Manassas. Jackson's capture of Bristoe, would allow him to capture the large Federal warehouses in Manassas on the 27th. Visit the park on the actual anniversary for a specialized in-time walking tour. Attachments

Potomac Nationals vs. Frederick Keys

Saturday, 08/26/2017 5:15 PM

The final Saturday home game of the season, as the P-Nats take on the Keys. First 1250 fans will receive a MASN's Dan Kolko-Jayson Werth bobblehead (voted on by fans choice last winter), First 1000 fans will take home a 2018 magnet schedule, and Flying Dog Brewery will be on site for beer tastings. In addition, the Potomac Nationals Booster Club will hold a silent auction of sports memorabilia. Kids will be invited to the field after the game to run the bases, and there will be postgame fireworks. Attachments

Osprey Observation

Saturday, 08/26/2017 3:00 PM - Sunday, 08/27/2017 4:00 PM

Saturday and Sunday. 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. Attachments

Battle of Kettle Run Anniversary Tours

Saturday, 08/26/2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park staff and volunteers on the 154th anniversary of Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's capture of Bristoe Station and the Battle of Kettle Run – the opening round of what would become the Second Battle of Manassas. This August 27th battle, while small, was bloody and took a heavy toll on the regiments that fought there. Visit the park on the actual anniversary for specialized in-time walking tours that will make this forgotten battle come to life in vivid detail. Attachments

Pond Play!

Saturday, 08/26/2017 11:00 AM - Sunday, 08/27/2017 12:00 PM

Pond Play! Date: 08/26/2017 Time: 11:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m. Location: Pond by Playground Description: Explore the animals that live in our pond. You'll get to see frogs, turtles, and fish. A ranger will use nets to catch animals that are under the water so you can see them up close and personal. For more information please call (703)583-6904. Attachments

Rippon Lodge Car Show

Saturday, 08/26/2017 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Enjoy a display of vintage and classic cars on the lawns of Rippon Lodge Historic Site. Cars from 1950 to 1900 are welcome to be displayed. Visitors may ask questions and take pictures of the vehicles. Period games available for kids to play on the lawn. Guided tours of the lodge are available for $5 per person on the hour. Attachments

Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park Tours

Saturday, 08/26/2017 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, 08/26/2017 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

Jason Aldean, Chris Young & Kane Brown at Jiffy Lube Live

Saturday, 08/26/2017

Treat yourself with tickets to the show of the year as the one and only: Jason Aldean takes to the stage this Summer! On support for this incredible show is fellow country favorites, Chris Young & Kane Brown! This awe-inspiring entertainment will take place LIVE at Jiffy Lube on Saturday 26th August 2017! So what are you waiting for, if you're a fan of either one of these groundbreaking acts, then escape to your happy place with a night of excitement! Get your Jason Aldean, Chris Young & Kane Brown tickets today!! Jason Aldean kicked off his successful career almost 20 years ago with a move to Nashville, Tennessee in 1998. Here he released his groundbreaking debut record via Warner Chappell Publishing and continued to churn out hit after hit with his dedicated and passionate approach to making music. Fans around the globe were formed and til this day have enabled him to pretty much tour every single year. His first album certified platinum and six next studio records smashed the charts also. But 2010-2012 brought his best success to date with his album 'Night Train', as it certified as double-platinum and 'My Kinda Party' certified as triple-platinum! Attachments

Growling Bear Brewing 2nd Anniversary

Friday, 08/25/2017 - Sunday, 08/27/2017


Battle Street Live

Thursday, 08/24/2017 5:30 PM - Saturday, 08/26/2017 11:30 PM

Enjoy live music while enjoying dinner on Battle Street every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from May through September. Visit for a schedule of performers. 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.  


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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