Events for Saturday, August 5, 2017

Movies Under the Stars-A Dog's Purpose

Saturday, 08/05/2017 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 A DOG'S PURPOSE. Attachments

Paranormal 101

Saturday, 08/05/2017 7:00 PM

Ben Lomond has a diverse history from being a Civil War hospital to the home of countless slaves. Today, many local residents claim that the house and grounds are haunted by spirits from the past. Ben Lomond Historic Site is partnering with East Coast Research and Investigation of the Paranormal (ECRIP) to host a paranormal seminar and investigation at Ben Lomond. ECRIP is a local volunteer group of researchers who investigate claims of potential paranormal phenomena and educate interested parties by sharing collective research, experience, knowledge and theories. Participants will first attend a seminar with discussions about various theories and current techniques. Afterwards, participants will work alongside members of ECRIP in a paranormal investigation. The seminar will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The investigation will be held from 9 p.m. to midnight. Space is limited for the investigation. Reservations are required. Attachments

History Happy Hour at Rippon Lodge

Saturday, 08/05/2017 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Enjoy a festive night of pop culture trivia, games, music and more at Rippon Lodge Historic Site. Explore one of the oldest homes in Prince William County, mingle with new friends, try on historic attire, and maybe win a prize. Attachments

Live Music! At The Winery at La Grange

Saturday, 08/05/2017 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Live Music! Live music by Pete Baker! When Sat Aug 5, 2017 2pm – 6pm Attachments

Dog Days of Summer!

Saturday, 08/05/2017 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Dog Days of Summer! Come support Homeward Trails Animal Shelter while enjoying live music and Cafe Havana Food Truck! Attachments

Life-Sized Candy Land

Saturday, 08/05/2017 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

All ages with caregiver. Bring your family and friends, and play your way through a life-sized version of Candy Land! Enjoy moving through the different lands in the game while collecting treats on your way to the enchanted castle. Drop in anytime during the game time; first come, first served until capacity is reached. You may go through the game up to three times; last chance 10 minutes before end of program. Funded by The Friends of the Library. For further information about this program, visit our web site at Event Link: Attachments

Kids Fishing Tournament

Saturday, 08/05/2017 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Meet at the Marina in Lot #1. Join our kids fishing tournament and see what you can catch. There is some fishing equipment that participants can borrow, but we encourage folks to bring their own. There are several volunteers on hand to give participants help. Sponsored by the Friends of Leesylvania State Park.

Yoga on the Lawn at Rippon Lodge

Saturday, 08/05/2017 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, 08/05/2017 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

Florida Georgia Line, Nelly & Christ Lane at Jiffy Lube Live

Saturday, 08/05/2017

It's one of the hottest country shows of the year, as Florida Georgia Line head to Jiffy Lube Live on Saturday 5th August 2017! The bro-country superstars have spent most of the last year on the road, and they show no signs of stopping, extending their hugely successful Dig Your Roots Tour all the way through this summer! Not only will the guys be bring you a larger than life FLAGA show, but they're also bring special guests: "Cruise" collaborator Nelly, and fellow country star Chris Lane! American country music duo Florida Georgia Line formed in 2008 when vocalists Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard met at Belmont University. Their first independent EP, Anything Like Me, was released in 2010, but it was 2012's single “Cruise” (from their major label debut Here's to the Good Times) that launched the band into the mainstream. The single reached #1 on the Country Airplay chart dated December 15, 2012, and a remix of the track, featuring Nelly, later hit #4 on the Billboard Hot 100. Considered their signature song, “Cruise” made history by becoming the best-selling country digital song of all time, with sales surpassing 7 million; and spent 24 weeks at #1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs Chart, the longest reign in the history of the chart. The band released their second album, Anything Goes on October 14, 2014, and their third, Dig Your Roots, was released on August 26, 2016. Attachments

Virginia Sales Tax Holiday

Friday, 08/04/2017 - Sunday, 08/06/2017 11:55 PM

When is it? August 4-6, 2017. The 3-day sales tax holiday starts the first Friday in August at 12:01 am and ends the following Sunday at 11:59 pm. What is it? During the sales tax holiday, you can buy qualifying school supplies, clothing, footwear, hurricane and emergency preparedness items, and Energy Star™ and WaterSense™ products without paying sales tax. What items are eligible? School supplies, clothing, and footwear Qualified school supplies - $20 or less per item Qualified clothing and footwear - $100 or less per item Hurricane and emergency preparedness products Portable generators - $1,000 or less per item Gas-powered chainsaws - $350 or less per item Chainsaw accessories - $60 or less per item Other specified hurricane preparedness items - $60 or less per item Energy Star™ and WaterSense™? products Qualifying Energy Star™ or WaterSense™ products purchased for noncommercial home or personal use - $2,500 or less per item Detailed lists of qualifying items and more information for retailers can be found in the 2017 Sales Tax Holiday Guidelines. Attachments


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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