Events for Sunday, September 17, 2017

Free Book Talk

Sunday, 09/17/2017 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Join us for a free book talk with Joseph D'Arezzo on his book "Virginia in the Civil War" at 1:30 p.m. No other even in American history has so indelibly shaped the country than the American Civil War. Virginia provided the setting for countless clashes and battles. The American Civil War was one of the first armed conflicts to be heavily documented through photographs. In recent years, the Library of Congress has compiled many of these images, helping to make this journey through history possible.Attachments

Arts Alive!

Sunday, 09/17/2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra. Fanfare for the Common Man, Aaron Copland Brook Green Suite, Gustav Holst Serenade for Winds in E-flat Major, Richard Strauss Attachments

History in Your Hands

Sunday, 09/17/2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

HIYH is a program for visitors of all ages who are blind or have low vision. HIYH is an opportunity to interact with the collections through tactile exploration of selected objects, and through verbal description, tactile graphics, and other materials for artifacts that cannot be touched. Trained Museum volunteers and Visitor Services staff lead these events. There is no fee for this program, but pre-registration is required. Registration for the monthly program closes 1 week prior to the event. 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

Oktoberfest 2017 Celebration

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

German Food and Beer Menu. 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

MUSEUM AT THE MARKET

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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