Events for Sunday, February 18, 2018 thru Saturday, February 24, 2018

Sunday Funday

Sunday, 02/18/2018

Join us every Sunday for #SundayFunday (patent pending), starting at noon, for brunch, football, board games, hot and BBQ chicken wings, $5 mimosas, and of course, beer! Attachments

Louie Loves Semper K9

Sunday, 02/18/2018 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Visit Bar Louie on this date to support Semper K9 Assistance dogs. 20% of all sales will be donated to this local charity, which rescues dogs from local shelters and trains them to be service dogs for disabled veterans. Attachments

History in Your Hands

Sunday, 02/18/2018 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 preregistration is required. Registration for the monthly program closes 1 week prior to the event. To register for the monthly program, contact Scott Gardiner at 703-432-8455, email Attachments

Guerrilla Limited Series Release

Monday, 02/19/2018

Brew Republic’s pilot/experimental program — The Guerrilla Series — with a new release every Monday in the tap room. These beers are brewed in extremely small batches, so no growler fills, no keg sales, and no distribution. Only 10 gallons of these rare beers exist, so when it’s gone, that’s it! That’s about 100 glasses. First come, first served. You’ve been warned. Attachments

President's Day Celebration

Monday, 02/19/2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate President’s Day at the Weems-Botts Museum during our free, family-friendly program with specially-themed tours of the historic house museum. Learn about Parson Weems, George Washington’s first biographer, who used the house as a bookshop. Tours start every half hour with the last tour starting at 3:30pm. Once you arrive, check in at the Museum Annex to sign up for the next available tour time. Enjoy free children's activites and ice cream in the Museum Annex before or after your tour! Space is limited. Reserve your ticket through Event Brite or RSVP to Karleen Kovalcik at (703) 221-2218. The Annex is located at 3944 Cameron Street, Dumfries, VA 22026. Parking available alongside Merchant Park on Duke and Cameron Streets. Attachments

Taco Tuesday

Tuesday, 02/20/2018

Join us every Tuesday for tacos… Mix and match 3 beef, chicken, or fish tacos, soft-shell or hard-shell, and get a glass of beer, all for only $9.99! It’s perfect for all your lunch, dinner, or anything-in-between needs. Attachments

Paint Nite at Ornery

Tuesday, 02/20/2018 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

~~ Paint Nite in the Biergarten ~~ ~~ Drink Creatively ~~ Paint Nites by Paint Nite DC in the Biergarten every Tuesday Use Coupon Code Ornery30 and save 30% on your ticket!!! Raise your glass to a NEW kind of night out! Paint Nite® invites you to create art over cocktails at a local restaurant or bar, guided by a professional artist and party host. Grab your friends and spend two hours drinking, laughing, and flexing your creative muscles. There’s no experience necessary and we’ll provide all the supplies, so you don’t have to worry about a thing (except having a great time!). Must be 21+. Food and drink may be purchased at the event. The event begins promptly at the start time listed above. Please allow extra time to find parking and get settled. If you're coming with a group (yay, how fun!) make sure you arrive early to get seats together. If you're planning to eat dinner before the event, please inform the host/hostess that you're with Paint Nite® and check in with us to reserve your seats. We do need some time to complete set up, but will be glad to open doors 30-45 minutes prior to event start time. Attachments

Citizen’s Choice Randall (Beer Infusion) Day

Wednesday, 02/21/2018 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Have any great ideas of what would go great infused into beer? Maybe chocolate and strawberries infused into our oatmeal stout; or mangoes and habanero peppers into our VAIPA? Let us know what flavor-enhancing ingredients (like fruit, coffee beans, spices, tootsie rolls, whatever else) you think would go well with one of our beers on drought. We’ll take the best ideas and create a poll each week for other citizens to vote on. The top choice each week will be featured in our taproom on Wednesdays (4-7pm) and the citizen submitting the winning idea will get a sample of the beer they concocted. Have your ideas submitted before Saturday of each week so voting can start Sundays. Submissions made after Saturdays will be considered for the next poll. Attachments

Karaoke Wednesday at Ornery! $25 Karaoke Winner Every Week!

Wednesday, 02/21/2018 9:00 PM

Join us for Karaoke every Wed from 9pm - 12am at Ornery Beer Company & Public House, Prince William County’s first brewpub! Hosted by MC Big Swig of Finest Sounds Entertainment. Check out to browse the karaoke inventory and find your song. Sign up at the karaoke kiosk or download the Songbookdb app, (enter DJ code "FINEST"). See you there! Attachments

Thursdays at La Grange

Thursday, 02/22/2018 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM

We are open late every Thursday with happy hour specials from 4-7pm! Attachments

Sowing the Seeds of Victory: The Women’s Land Army of America in Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Thursday, 02/22/2018 7:00 PM

February 22 Sowing the Seeds of Victory: The Women’s Land Army of America in Virginia and Washington, D.C. 7 p.m. FREE, donations always welcome In 1917, the Women’s Land Army of America began recruiting the first of more than 20,000 women who would work the land while America’s farmers were called up to serve in the Great War. Join Adjunct In-structor Anna E. Kiefer as we explore these amazing women and this time in our states history. Old Manas-sas Courthouse, Manassas, VA. 703-792-5618. Attachments

Radio Bingo

Thursday, 02/22/2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Get a bingo card and a glass of beer (or wine) and keep your ears peeled for the hit Indie songs listed on your card. Do you have the music recognition skills to outlast the competition? You could win major awards! It’s more fun than should be allowed on a Thursday night… but it is… we checked. Here’s how it works: You get a bingo card with your initial purchase of a beer or wine, and additional cards can be purchased for $2 each. The proceeds from the additional cards will go to support wounded warriors through Azalea Charities. Music will play over the speakers, and if you correctly identify the song, and it is on your card, you mark that song. If you get 5 in a row before everyone else, you’ll win a major award. And as an added twist, if two or more people get bingo at the same time, we’ll have a dance-off to determine the winner (by popular vote of course). Visit the taproom every Thursday night 7-9pm to join the fun! Attachments

The Underground Railroad Network to Freedom

Friday, 02/23/2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Leesylvania property is associated with the flight of two runaway slaves as well as a slave who escaped in 1848. A band of escaped slaves also informed Union soldiers of Confederate activity at the property's Freestone Point in September 1861. Learn about aspects of the park's rich and diverse history as we celebrate Black History Month. Displays will illustrate our inclusion into the National Park Services Network to Freedom program. For more information please call 703-583-6904. Attachments

Homeschool Fridays

Friday, 02/23/2018 11:00 AM

Join the fun, with a ranger, for an outdoor learning experience once a month. During these sessions, children will get the chance to learn material related to social sciences and environmental science. The activities have been designed to stimulate the development of cognitive, social, and critical thinking skills through various outdoor activities. Fee is $2 per child. Register in advance. Attachments

Irene V Hylton Planetarium 2018 Show Schedule

Friday, 02/23/2018 5:30 PM

Feb 23 5:30 pm Laser Vinyl: Classic Rock Experience: Reminisce, tap your feet and enjoy a truly fantastic audio-visual event that will rock your body, mind and soul! Feb 23 7:00 pm Stars: Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. This dramatic program features the voice talent of Mark Hamill. Feb 23 8:30 pm Laser Led Zeppelin: Relive the magical sounds of Led Zeppelin while enjoying a visual treat of custom laser imagery. Attachments

2nd Annual DCVFD Daddy Daughter Dance

Friday, 02/23/2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us in DeSanto Hall (in the back of Station 13) for the Dale City Volunteer Fire Department's 2nd annual Daddy Daughter Dance! $10 per couple/family and you can pay at the door (cash or card). RSVP here or on RSVP/pay on Eventbrite (link below) so we have a head count. Walk in's welcome! Put on your fancy attire and treat your daughter like a princess! Light refreshments, cake, selfie station, professional photo opportunity, DJ, and more! Attachments

Charity Poker Night

Friday, 02/23/2018 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Come join us for the second monthly Charity Poker Night where the proceeds benefit Patriots for Disabled Divers! Attachments

Mafia Murders (Mystery Dinner Theater)

Friday, 02/23/2018 7:00 PM

Its the time of Prohibition. The local mob boss has invited you to a meal of mystery and intrigue during this wild and romantic time in our history. However, someone on the guest list has come with another purpose: murder. Come in costume as your favorite mobster or moll, or even a swanky singer or dancer. Remember that no one is safe from murder...but everyone will have a chance at solving it. Cash bar opens at 6:30. Dinner and show starts at 7. Tickets at their website. Attachments

Where They Slept: Spend the Night in Ben Lomond's Slave Quarter

Friday, 02/23/2018 7:00 PM - Saturday, 02/24/2018 8:00 AM

The Slave Quarter at Ben Lomond is one of only three to survive to this day in Prince William County that can help tell the story of the many enslaved African Americans who had to live and work for a lifetime in which freedom and choice were taken away. Join us for an exclusive opportunity to spend the night in the original slave quarter where throughout the evening, historians and interpreters will help you learn about the people who lived and worked at Ben Lomond, and how they worked to survive and resist. A continental breakfast is included. Reservations are required for space is limited.  

Luck of the Draw Dart Tournament

Friday, 02/23/2018 7:30 PM

Luck of the Draw Dart Tournament $5 Entry FEE DOUBLE ELIMINATION POT SWEETENERfor 12 Players or More Beer Specials for PLAYERS - FOOD AVAILABLE Attachments

Heroes Among Us

Saturday, 02/24/2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Heroes Among Us" is a new veteran-focused event at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Representatives from service organizations, both private and government, will be on hand to help veterans navigate life after the military. There will also be informative talks and demonstrations. A highlight of the event will be overview tours of our Final Phase galleries that are under construction. The new galleries cover USMC history from 1976 to 2015. Attachments

16th Annual Polar Plunge

Saturday, 02/24/2018 10:00 AM

Special Olympics polar plunge at Tim’s Rivershore will be the 24th of February this year. Attachments

The Underground Railroad Network to Freedom

Saturday, 02/24/2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Leesylvania property is associated with the flight of two runaway slaves as well as a slave who escaped in 1848. A band of escaped slaves also informed Union soldiers of Confederate activity at the property's Freestone Point in September 1861. Learn about aspects of the park's rich and diverse history as we celebrate Black History Month. Displays will illustrate our inclusion into the National Park Services Network to Freedom program. For more information please call 703-583-6904. Attachments

Bar-J's 2nd Anniversary

Saturday, 02/24/2018 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Please come join us this Saturday the 24th, for our 2nd Anniversary for Good Times and lots of FUN including our Pineapple drink Specials all day long! Attachments

Every Day Full of Work: The African American Experience at Ben Lomond

Saturday, 02/24/2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Ben Lomond Historic Site is proud to present special guided tours in recognition of African-American History Month. Visitors can explore the historic home and the original slave quarter to learn about the enslaved population living at Ben Lomond in the years before the Civil War. Visit spaces not ordinarily open to the public and participate in hands-on activities to learn about some of the chores that enslaved men, women, and children, were expected to complete, as well as the lives of the enslaved community.  

Lucasville School Open House

Saturday, 02/24/2018 11:00 AM - Sunday, 02/25/2018 4:00 PM

Join us as we celebrate African American History Month at historic Lucasville School with our open house weekends in February. Visit the reconstructed 19th century school used by the community of Lucasville. Learn surprising facts of African American history in Prince William County and throughout the Northern Virginia region. Each weekend, enjoy a different activity in the schoolhouse, from tours and crafts, to photograph exhibits.

Irene V Hylton Planetarium 2018 Show Schedule

Saturday, 02/24/2018 2:00 PM

Feb 24 2:00 pm Secret of the Cardboard Rocket: Adventure through the solar system in the Cardboard Rocket! Travel with two children and their navigator, the talking astronomy book. Visit the Sun, the planets, the Moon and more. The narration track was edited in 2007 for the reclassification of Pluto to dwarf planet. References to “smallest planet,” “ninth planet,” and “last planet” were removed and Pluto is simply termed a planet in view of it being a new category of planet. Feb 24 3:30 pm Laser Spirit of America: A laser program that celebrates the accomplishments and dreams of humanity. Utilizing a wonderful mix of pop, classic rock, oldies, adult contemporary, and patriotic music, Laser Spirit is a motivating laser show that will make you proud to be a visionary, idealist, achiever and American. This program is accompanied with stirring laser effects, beautiful background artwork and images that all come together to produce an uplifting and inspirational experience. Visitors of all ages will enjoy this fun and unique laser presentation! Feb 24 5:00 pm Astronaut: The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut. Explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, from floating around the International Space Station to maneuvering through microscopic regions of the human body. Discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject ‘Chad’, our test astronaut, to everything that space has to throw at him. Feb 24 6:30 pm Dynamic Earth: Dynamic Earth explores the inner workings of Earth’s climate system, following a trail of energy that flows from our Sun into the interconnected systems that create our climate. You’ll ride on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and whales and fly into fiery volcanoes! This fulldome planetarium show is the result of a two-year collaboration between Spitz Creative Media, the advanced visualization lab at the National Center of Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois, and Thomas Lucas Productions Inc. Produced in association with the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and NASA Earth Science. Narrated by Academy Award-nominated actor Liam Neeson. Attachments

Open Mic Night

Saturday, 02/24/2018 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join us every Saturday all winter long* for Open Mic Night. Music? Poetry? Comedy? Creatively reading Green Eggs and Ham? We’ve got the stage; you bring the talent! Attachments


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