Events for Sunday, April 16, 2017 thru Saturday, April 22, 2017

Festival of Spring: Holland comes to Haymarket

Sunday, 04/16/2017 10:00 AM - Sunday, 04/30/2017 6:00 PM

Holland comes to Haymarket as the Festival of Spring gets underway at Burnside farms. Come for the wonderful photo opportunities and bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the warm weather now settling in to Prince William County. This will be a festival that will be fun for all ages. For ticket information, please visit their website at http://www.burnsidefarms.com. Attachments

Colonial Children's Games

Sunday, 04/16/2017 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

See what games children used to play during the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. Play a few innings of Town Ball. Race hoops against each other and play a game of catch called Graces. Appropriate for children 4 years old and up. For more information please contact 703-583-6904. Attachments

Potomac Nationals vs. Wilmington Blue Rocks

Sunday, 04/16/2017 1:05 PM

It is the first daytime game of the season as the Potomac Nationals wrap up their series against the Blue Rocks. First 1000 fans get a team photo, and there will be a player autograph signing on the field before the game. In addition, kids can get complementary concessions during the game and work that food off by running the bases after the game. Attachments

Potomac Nationals vs. Down East Wood Ducks

Monday, 04/17/2017 7:05 PM

The Potomac Nationals will, for the first time, get a look at one of the expansion teams in the Carolina League as the Wood Ducks come to Woodbridge. It is Dollar Monday, as tickets will be $1, as well as hot dogs. Attachments

Potomac Nationals vs. Down East Wood Ducks

Tuesday, 04/18/2017 7:05 PM

The series continues with the Wood Ducks, and fans can take advantage of $2 Tuesday Specials. There will be $2 tickets to the game as well as various $2 concessions, both mystery as well as based on player performance on the field. Attachments

Potomac Nationals vs. Down East Wood Ducks

Wednesday, 04/19/2017 10:35 AM

It is morning baseball in Woodbridge as the P-Nats finish up their series with the Wood Ducks. Attachments

Lighting the Night

Wednesday, 04/19/2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Step back in time and learn the trade of a tinsmith. Tinsmiths were very important in the 1700's because they made many of the things that people used in their houses. You will get to design and make your own metal lanterns so that you can light up your house after dark. Appropriate for children 5 years old and older. Fee is $2 per person or $6 per family. 2 Sessions: 11 a.m.-12 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Attachments

Colonial Children's Games

Thursday, 04/20/2017 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

See what games children used to play during the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. Play a few innings of Town Ball. Race hoops against each other and play a game of catch called Graces. Appropriate for children 4 years old and up. For more information please contact 703-583-6904. 2 Sessions: 11 - 11:45 a.m. and 1 - 1:45 p.m.Attachments

Brews and Brains at Bad Wolf Brewery

Thursday, 04/20/2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Prince William and Northern Virginia area has a rich social history throughout the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries in which beer played a part. From the role of taverns as a social and political venue throughout the 18th and 19th century, the impact of alcohol throughout the Civil War, to the economic influence of the development of breweries throughout the 20th century and prohibition, alcohol played a role in shaping the area today. Join the Historic Preservation Division and Bad Wolf Brewery as we examine the role of beer throughout American History in this three-part series of lectures, artifacts, and activities. Attachments

Cemetery Tour

Friday, 04/21/2017 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

This year's installment learning about the Manassas City Cemetery to discover the contributions from the people who have gone before us. The theme will be "Important Citizens who Influenced Prince William County History." To purchase tickets visit Echoes Online Store, call 703-368-1873 or visit Echoes, the Manassas Museum store for tickets. Attachments

Junior Girl Scouts Gardening Badge

Saturday, 04/22/2017 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Come out and help Rippon Lodge plant the vegetable garden for spring while earning the Junior Girl Scouts Gardening Badge. This program meets all of the requirements for the badge. Scouts are encouraged to bring their own gardening gloves as well as dress appropriately for being outside and getting dirty. Scout leaders must purchase the badges on their own. The program will run rain or shine. Reservations are required and space is limited. Attachments

Art in the Park - Brentsville

Saturday, 04/22/2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

In the tradition of Monet, O'Keeffe, and Ansel Adams, come and set up your easel, open your sketchbook or focus your camera at Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre. Join us for a day of art appreciation and picturesque views of the historic site, natural surroundings and our nature trail. We will have art table fun for the budding artists, art for sale, and pop-up art lessons throughout the day. Be sure to look in the historic schoolhouse which will feature Prince William County student art! Attachments

11th Annual Live Well Festival

Saturday, 04/22/2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Free event at the Harris Pavilion, in Manassas, where you can get free health screenings and participate in fitness classes. In addition, there will be entertainment, kids activities, and plenty more. You can also bring donations of household items and gently worn clothes and recycle them to a worthy cause. There will also be exhibitors talking about the environment and the importance of recycling. Attachments

National Jr. Ranger Day

Saturday, 04/22/2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Prince William Forest Park will have Junior Ranger Day activities for all ages. Youth can participate in a variety of programs and work to earn their Junior Ranger badge. Be at Prince William Forest Park on April 22, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM for National Junior Ranger Day. Attachments

Art in the Park at Brentsville Courthouse

Saturday, 04/22/2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

In the tradition of Monet, O'Keeffe, and Ansel Adams, come and set up your easel, open your sketchbook or focus your camera at Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre. Join us for a day of art appreciation and picturesque views of the historic site, natural surroundings and our nature trail. We will have art table fun for the budding artists, art for sale, and pop-up art lessons throughout the day. Be sure to look in the historic schoolhouse which will feature Prince William County student art! Attachments

Earth Day: Useful Garbage & Green Fire

Saturday, 04/22/2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Description: Everyone knows that we are responsible for keeping our planet clean and green. One of the ways we can help reduce our negative impact on the planet is to reduce the trash we create. We'll show you how to craft useful objects that help wildlife out of common household garbage. For more information please call 703-583-6904. 2 sessions: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. From 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Join us for a screening of Green Fire. This film explains how Aldo Leopold shaped conservation and the modern environmental movement. For more information please call (703)583-6904. Sponsored by the Friends of Leesylvania State Park. Attachments

Doggie Egg Hunt

Saturday, 04/22/2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us as we launch our kites into the sky at Signal Hill Park. All kites are welcomed. You may purchase a kite for $5 if you do not have a kite. Supplies are limited. Saturday, April 22nd 12:00pm – 2:00pm $5/Dog Attachments DoggieEggHunt.pdf

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel "A Few of Your Favorite Things"

Saturday, 04/22/2017 8:00 PM

Virtuoso pianist Jeffrey Siegel returns to the Hylton with another of his very popular performances. This concert will include pieces that audience members at his March 2016 performance requested as their favorites. He has selected from among the requests to create a program in his unique “concert with commentary” format that will appeal to long-time classical music lovers and newcomers alike. His unique Keyboard Conversations performances provide the story behind the score, as he shares fascinating information before playing each piece in its entirety. Become a classical music insider as Jeffrey Siegel provides illuminating insights into the lives of the world’s greatest composers. Full of wit, knowledge, and a deep admiration for the music, this performance will make you fall in love with classical piano. “Expressive and full of passion…This is an artist who means every note he plays.” (The New York Times)Attachments



 

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