Events for Saturday, September 16, 2017

Under the Streetlamp

Saturday, 09/16/2017 8:00 PM

The Hylton Presents season opens with a lively celebration of classic hits from the 1950s to the 1970s. In an evening of unforgettable entertainment, Under the Streetlamp transports audiences back to an era of sharkskin suits and flashy cars with their tight harmonies and slick dance moves. Former stars of the Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical Jersey Boys, Michael Ingersoll, Christopher Kale Jones, Brandon Wardell, and Shonn Wiley exude the irresistible rapport of a modern day Rat Pack as they perform doo-wop, motown, and old time rock ‘n’ roll favorites. Enjoy popular hits from The Drifters, Roy Orbison, Nat King Cole, The Beach Boys, and The Beatles, plus a show-stopping salute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons that is guaranteed to bring down the house. A favorite of PBS audiences, this dynamic quartet comes to the Merchant Hall stage in an electrifying performance. Retro never sounded so good. Attachments

Sam Hunt, Maren Morris & Chris Janson at Jiffy Lube Live

Saturday, 09/16/2017 7:00 PM

"Drinkin' Too Much" singer Sam Hunt embarks on a summer-long tour this year, and he comes to Jiffy Lube Live on Saturday 16th September 2017! The country singer is hitting the road with fellow rising country stars Maren Morris & Chris Janson, and will be entertaining fans with his high-octane genre-bending hits, and some brand new hits in the making! Sam Hunt launched into the country music scene in 2014 with his smash hit debut album Montevallo, which became (and remains) the best-selling debut album for a country artist since 2011. Montevallo charted several record-breaking singles, making Hunt the first country music artist in 22 years to reach the top of three country music charts simultaneously, the first country music artist since Clint Black in 1989 to occupy both year-end number one album and single, and the first solo male artist to land four number ones on the Country Airplay chart from a debut studio album. Attachments

Dance the Evening Away at the Rippon Lodge Canteen

Saturday, 09/16/2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

From Hollywood to New York City, canteens were the place for soldiers to relax and enjoy good food, music, entertainment and dancing during World War II. Musicians and actors such as Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, Bob Hope, Betty Davis, Marlene Dietrich, Shirley Temple, and even former President Herbert Hoover could be found spending time with the service men at canteens across the country. Dance the night away at Rippon Lodge as it is transformed into a dance hall reminiscent of a canteen with live Big Band music, delicious food and beverages. Guests are encouraged to “Dress the Part!” and attend the event in their best dress, vintage costume, or active military uniforms. Food and non-alcoholic beverages available; extra drinks available for purchase. Discounted admission for all active military members. Reservations are required to attend this unique and fun evening dance. Attachments

Music on Mill

Saturday, 09/16/2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come on out to River Mill Park on the Occoquan waterfront, as the town's inaugural Music on the Mill Summer Concert series wraps up for the year with James Drake and CT3, performing acoustic rock. This show is sponsored by the town's own Bottle Stop Wine Bar. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome-pop up tents are not. Parking is available in the streets and in the town lots. Attachments

Osprey Observation

Saturday, 09/16/2017 3:00 PM - Sunday, 09/17/2017 4:00 PM

Osprey Observation Time: 3:00 p.m. To 4:00 p.m. Location: Fishing Pier Description: 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

Pond Play!

Saturday, 09/16/2017 11:00 AM - Sunday, 09/17/2017 12:00 PM

Pond Play! 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

Heritage Festival

Saturday, 09/16/2017 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Explore the history of Prince William Forest Park through demonstrations, music, crafts, and exhibitors at the annual Heritage Festival. Visit one of Prince William Forest Park’s historic Civilian Conservation Corps cabin camps. Experience the kids' craft lodge, just as children did in the 1930s when the park was the Chopawamsic Recreation Demonstration Area. See Civil War and World War II reenactors and learn about the park's military history. Take a break to sit and listen to the bluegrass bands playing throughout the day. Enjoy stepping back in time at Prince William Forest Park, your neighborhood National Park. Attachments

"Dog Days of Summer" Event

Saturday, 09/16/2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

NMMC's annual event celebrating the Dog Days of Summer! Bring the kids! There will be crafts, a puppet show and an animal scavenger hunt! Inside the Museum, there will be a Bulldog "Kissing Booth" and birds of prey on display from the Raptor Conservancy of Virginia. Outside, on the grounds of the Museum, visitors will have a chance to see working dogs in action and meet many different animal rescue groups. Organizations in attendance include: State Department Working Dogs MCB Quantico MP Working Dogs Virginia German Shepherd Rescue Lab Rescue of the LRCP (Potomac) Semper K9 Dogs on Deployment Leashes of Valor Stafford Police will be demonstrating their Disaster Animal Trailer Food and drinks from our Devil Dog Diner Dogs are welcome on the grounds of Museum. Please keep dogs on a leash and use "doggie" relief area near the flag pole. Entrance to the Museum and parking are always FREE! Attachments

42nd Bull Run Region AACA Edgar Rohr Memorial Car Show

Saturday, 09/16/2017 10:00 AM - 3:15 PM

Enjoy wide variety of pre-war and post-war vehicles ? 1992 and older cars on display--street rods/modified cars included ? Free admission to Manassas Museum ? Opening Flag Presentation & National Anthem Ceremony at 11:30 AM ? Participant Judging – 50 class awards plus 14 Special Awards! ? Special display of Unique Commercial Vehicles ? Have a bite to eat at the fabulous “29 Diner” barbecue tent ? Free spectator admission, free trailer parking and free garage parking ? Door prizes +50/50 raffle + Silent Auction + Car Corral + Flea Market ? Free Country/Western concert by Miss Hannah Polk ? Model T Assembly /Disassembly demonstration ? One block to Manassas Farmer’s Market and International Food festival ? RAIN or SHINE, the show goes on! 

Heroic Aleworks Maryland Renaissance Fest Bus Trip

Saturday, 09/16/2017 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Heroic Aleworks is organizing an excursion to the Maryland Renaissance Festival and you're invited! We'll meet at the brewery on Saturday morning. We'll open the doors at 8:45 but the bus won't leave until 9:30 and no one's gonna judge if you decide to have a beer before we take off... We should arrive at Revel Grove a little after 10:30, where you'll have the afternoon to eat, drink, and be merry. Before heading home, we'll rendevouz at the Dragon Inn around 3:30-4 for one last beer. The bus leaves at 4:45 to get us back to the brewery around 6 PM. Costumes are always fun but are certainly not required. Ticket price includes transportation, entry to the Fest, a souvenir mug, and a coupon to use at Heroic at the end of the day. Added bonus - you won't have to worry about being the one who gets stuck driving home! Huzzah! Attachments

Yoga on the Lawn at Rippon Lodge

Saturday, 09/16/2017 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

Haymarket Day

Saturday, 09/16/2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Annual Haymarket Day is the biggest event Haymarket holds and it draws thousands of participants, spectators and vendors from Haymarket and surrounding towns. Haymarket Day is a huge celebration that kicks off with a lively parade with over 1800 participants including talented performance groups of all sorts, colorful floats, the spirited Battlefield High Marching Band, respected military personnel and many more. Attachments

Mid-Atlantic Police Motorcycle Rodeo

Saturday, 09/16/2017 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

100-150 motorcycle police officers will be competing in a riding skills rodeo. This provides training and networking for the officers and fun for the public to watch. We are also raising funds to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The Rodeo will be held Sept. 13-16. The 13 and 14 are practice days. Sept. 15 there will be practice in the morning and competition from noon to 1600. Saturday the 16, opening ceremonies are at 0800 followed by competition until 1600. There will be raffles and a live auction on Saturday with fabulous items to win. We will have vendors from Harley Davidson, Super Seer, Mortons BMW, Laser Technology and Rider Alert to name a few. On Friday and Saturday the 540 Boyz – a motorcycle stunt team – will do a performance at noon. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend and cheer on the riders, win prizes, have delicious food from the food trucks and see a great show. Parking available at the BuyBuy Baby Store lot.

Manassas' Civil War Hospitals Caravan Tour

Saturday, 09/16/2017 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Manassas was the site of two major battles fought on July 21, 1861, and August 28-30, 1862, along the banks of Bull Run. The horrors of battle did not end for many men when these battles ended, but continued in the numerous hospitals that were set up throughout the area, proving to be some of the bloodier battles in history to that point, the hospitals were overrun with more casualties than they expected. Join us as we visit the hospitals of Manassas, to learn about medicine at the beginning of the Civil War, about the soldiers who were treated in these hospitals, and about the families whose homes were commandeered. Reservations are required. Attachments

One Year Anniversary Party

Saturday, 09/16/2017

Live Music, Food, Double Beer Release, Raffles, Expanded Beer Garden, and More! Attachments

Oktoberfest 2017 Celebration

Saturday, 09/16/2017 - Tuesday, 10/03/2017

German Food and Beer Menu. Attachments

Battle Street Live

Thursday, 09/14/2017 5:30 PM - Saturday, 09/16/2017 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

Opening exhibit: Visual Magic, The Art of Four Picture Book Illustrators

Wednesday, 09/13/2017 - Thursday, 10/26/2017

Visual Magic - The Art of Four Picture Book Illustrators Visual Magic features four talented children’s book illustrators: Janet Stoeke, Carol Schwartz, Susan Roth, and Jennifer O’Connell. The artists have contributed to multiple children’s publications, and their crisp dynamic images bring life to the stories. They work with various mediums, including gouache, Photoshop, and even collage to express topics that range from science and nature to culture and history! Meet the illustrators at the reception, September 16, 2017 at 5:30 pm. *Bookworm Central will have books available for purchase at the reception. ********* Greater Manassas/Prince William County sponsors theatrical productions for children and adults, teaches arts classes, promotes visual arts and provides community outreach programs for local youth. Founded in 1984 by a group of artists and art lovers, the Center aims to enrich the quality of life in the Northern Virginia suburbs through arts performance and education. A theater, an art gallery and classrooms are located in the historic Candy Factory building in Old Town Manassas, at 9419 Battle Street. 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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