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

History in Your Hands

Sunday, 07/16/2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

History in Your Hands 1:00pm-3:00pm 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. To register for the monthly program, contact Jack Oblein at 703-432-2622 email Attachments

Free Book Talk

Sunday, 07/16/2017 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

About the Book: Images of America: Virginia’s Presidential Homes takes a visual excursion to the homes of the eight Virginia-born men who served as president of the United States: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, Zachary Taylor, and Woodrow Wilson. Virginia, nicknamed the “Mother of Presidents,” is the birthplace of these eight men who were key to the success of the American Revolution, the forming of the U.S. government, the War of 1812, the annexation of Texas, the Mexican-American War, and World War I. Coming from diverse backgrounds and classes, their residences ranged from simple wood-frame structures to elegant, brick-pillared mansions and estates. Through images and drawings, this book will bring to life their homes and family life. About the Author: Author Patrick L. O’Neill is a professional historian and archaeologist, and he is the president of the Archeological Society of Virginia.Attachments

Sunday Ice Cream Social – St. Thom Cats

Sunday, 07/16/2017 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Sunday Ice Cream Social – St. Thom Cats JULY 16 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM  DETAILS Date: July 16 Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Event Category: Concerts,general - Harris Paviion Website: Attachments

Zac Brown Band at Jiffy Lube Live

Sunday, 07/16/2017 7:00 PM

With their eclectic, high-quality and enthusiastic approach to both touring and country music, its no wonder Zac Brown Band is one of the best groups you can see live! The Grammy Award-winning troubadours are heading to Jiffy Lube Live on Sunday 16th July 2017 in support of their latest album Welcome Home, so don't miss your chance to see these country heroes doing what they do best! American country singer, songwriter, bandleader and label manager Zac Brown began his music career when he was still in high school, and by 2002 had gathered a band together and amassed a following, performing a heavy schedule of 200 gigs a year. Home Grown was the band's first independent album, released in 2003. Five years later, their major label debut (The Foundation), released on Atlantic Records, went triple-platinum, and its follow-ups, You Get What You Give and Uncaged, are certified platinum. Zac Brown Band has released six studio albums to date, three of which have been in collaboration with Atlantic Records, plus two live albums, one greatest-hits album, and two EPs. Attachments

Civil War Basic Summer Camp

Monday, 07/17/2017 9:00 AM - Friday, 07/21/2017 12:00 PM

The Civil War Basic Camp is a unique, hands on approach to the history of the American Civil War. Activities include enlistment, drill and tactics, uniforms and equipment, flags, food ways and shelters used by both Union and Confederate Infantry. The camp includes a tour of the 1861. Camp is from July 17 - 21, from 9 am - 12 pm. Registration for this camp can be done on line at or by calling 703-792-8320 or 703-365-7895. Attachments

Museum Kid Monday!

Monday, 07/17/2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Bring your child to explore history through sight, sound, smell, and touch through hands-on activities and crafts. Topics vary each month and will include subjects such as farming, textiles, or 19th century toys and more. Adult must be able to participate with children. Please contact the site to learn about the subject of the month. Reservations required. Attachments

Fresh & Local Farmers Market

Tuesday, 07/18/2017 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Every Tuesday from May to October, from 3:30pm to 7:00pm, in the Tackett’s Mill parking lot off Harbor Drive, local producers come from around Virginia to offer fresh products. Here are some of our producers: •Real Country Sausage •Honeycomb Heroes •Green Hope Smoothie Co. •Gonzales Produce •Sergios’ Produce •Gypsy Hill •Great Harvest Bread Company •Valley View Bakery •C&A Produce Attachments

Take Out Tuesday Concert – Steve Potter

Tuesday, 07/18/2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Take Out Tuesday Concert – Steve Potter JULY 18 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM folk americana guitarist DETAILS Date: July 18 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Event Category: Concerts,general - Harris Paviion Website: Attachments

Night Owl Hike

Tuesday, 07/18/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come out for a rare opportunity to dissect owl pellets, learn about different owls, and learn the calls of each local species. Attachments

Author Ellen Butler discusses female spies of the OSS in World War II

Tuesday, 07/18/2017 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

July 18, 2017 – Author Ellen Butler discusses female spies of the OSS in World War II, the subject of her novel “The Brass Compass” Attachments

Kid’s Entertainment – Rocknoceros

Wednesday, 07/19/2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Kid’s Entertainment – Rocknoceros July 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am Wednesday, July 19th 10 am to 11 am Join us for children’s entertainment on Wednesday morning for live music and family time. Entertaining this week: Rocknoceros Attachments

Wednesday Lunch Concert – Zac Quintana

Wednesday, 07/19/2017 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Wednesday Lunch Concert – Zac Quintana JULY 19 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM guitarist performing a variety of americana songs from the 60’s to today  DETAILS Date: July 19 Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Event Category: Concerts,general - Harris Paviion Website: Attachments

Aviation Education Day Camp

Wednesday, 07/19/2017 2:00 PM

Tuesdays (10 a.m.) and Wednesdays (2 p.m.) – Bomber crew visits the Aviation Education Day Camp with the bomber nose. Note: This is a weekly recurring event through Aug. 16 Attachments

Rod Stewart & Cyndi Lauper at Jiffy Lube Live

Wednesday, 07/19/2017 7:30 PM

What a line-up as two of the most legendary singers in Rock history team up to bring you the biggest headline of the tour! That's right – Rod Stewart & Cyndi Lauper will both be coming to Jiffy Lube Live on Wednesday 19th July 2017! Here's your chance to witness all of their classic songs LIVE in concert… it's going to be a very special show indeed with plenty of emotive and inspiring moments! Tickets on sale today! "It's a mark of the man that even now, Stewart delivers a stunning performance which wows his audience, who hang on every word of hit after hit, classic followed by classic, aided by the most wonderful of musical backdrops." "Warm, wise and feisty as ever, Cyndi Lauper captured the hearts of her many fans when she brought her incredible show. And no matter how hard I try, I cannot see how any number of words in a review can do her justice." Attachments

Cirque Italia Water Circus Gold

Thursday, 07/20/2017 - Sunday, 07/23/2017

Cirque Italia is an Italian entertainment company that brings a performance of European style. It is described as a “vivid, dramatic, and moving experience under a customized traveling tent.” Cirque Italia brings the appreciation of production and circus arts together to create a night to be remembered. Cirque Italia, the first official water circus in the US, presents a magical, modern, breathtaking and unforgettable show under a customized traveling tent. The stage holds 35,000 gallons of water, and performers dazzle the audience with unique aerial acts, hand balancing, contortionists and surprise performances. For show times and tickets, please visit: Show times are as follows: July 20th, 7:30 PM; July 21st, 7:30 PM; July 22nd, 1:30 PM, 4:30 PM, 7:30 PM; July 23rd, 1:30 PM, 4:30 PM, 7:30 PM. Attachments

Potomac Nationals vs. Lynchburg Hillcats

Thursday, 07/20/2017 7:05 PM

College night at the ballpark as the P-Nats welcome the Hillcats back to town. College students with a valid ID can get in for $5, and once inside, head over to the picnic area to participate in water pong, cornhole, and themed trivia tournaments. In addition, it will be $1 beer night. Attachments

Virginia Little League Tournament

Friday, 07/21/2017 - Tuesday, 07/25/2017

It is the Virginia Little League Championship. Teams from across the state will travel to Prince William County, from as far as eight hours away, to play for the chance to win and move on to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. A total of 35 games will be played over the tournament’s five days, July 21 to 25. On the field, more than 500 children and teens will take the field and play baseball. Again, this is the tournament that will decide who will represent the great state of Virginia in the Little League World Series. Attachments

Most Excellent 80's party

Friday, 07/21/2017 7:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Pull on your legwarmers or acid washed jeans because Heroic is taking an excellent adventure back to days of metal bands and big hair with a party that celebrates everything that was awesome and oh so cheesy about the best decade ever - THE 80's!! -80's music and videos by DJ Mor starting at 7 PM -Pac Man High Score Competition on the FREE ARCADE -Rubik's Cube Challege: first three party goers to solve a Rubik's Cube win a $25 Heroic Aleworks gift card (and the Rubik's Cube) -Showing up in 80's attire means you get $5 pours of any of our beers until 9 PM It'll be like a totally tubular party! Attachments

OneRepublic, Fitz and The Tantrums, & James Arthur at Jiffy Lube Live

Friday, 07/21/2017 7:00 PM

Honda Civic presents an EPIC tour for 2017 with this unmissable line up! That's right the popular pop rockers OneRepublic have been booked to headline this incredible event and support acts won't disappoint… You can also catch, Fitz and The Tantrums & James Arthur as they join them LIVE at Jiffy Lube Live on Friday 21st July 2017! Tickets are NOW on sale – get yours quick to witness three talented artists all in one place! OneRepublic first broke onto the mainstream back in the early 2000's as they utilized their growing popularity with the help of Myspace (the platform for artists of the time). Every record label around the Country wanted to get their hands on this band as it was just a matter of time until their music was snapped up. 2006 saw their major success on the unforgettable track, 'Apologize' – one of their biggest tracks to date, with a push from Timbaland who remixed it, this became an international success and pushed them to number one in an impressive sixteen countries! It still can be heard on the radio today! Attachments

Potomac Nationals vs. Lynchburg Hillcats

Friday, 07/21/2017 7:05 PM

Friday night Carolina League baseball action as the P-Nats continue with the Hillcats. The players will be wearing vintage 1989 jerseys that will be auctioned off after the game to benefit local charities. ESPN 980's Steve Czaban will be doing a live remote broadcast of his show from the ballpark. After the game there will be fireworks, as well as kids being invited onto the field to run the bases. Attachments

Moana-Friday Night Family Movie Night

Friday, 07/21/2017 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Bring a blanket or a chair, wear your pajamas and bring popcorn and enjoy a great kid-friendly movie outdoors. June 9 – Sing June 23 – Surfs Up July 21 – Moana August 4 – Finding Dory August 18 – Storks Attachments

Saturday Morning Trail Runs

Saturday, 07/22/2017 7:30 AM

Saturday Morning Trail Runs Jul 08 - Dec 30 Join The Running Store at each Saturday for weekly trail runs at the Manassas National Battlefield Park! Runs usually range from 6-12 miles, but are entirely up to the individual/group. The running coordinator can match you with someone going your pace and distance so you don’t have to run alone! Meet at the Henry Hill Visitor Center at 8:00am December - February and 7:30am March - November. Attachments

Farmers Market at Potomac Mills

Saturday, 07/22/2017 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

156th anniversary of the Commemoration of First Manassas

Saturday, 07/22/2017 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Join park staff as we commemorate the 156th anniversary of the First Battle of Manassas (Bull Run) with a variety of historian led walking tours and living history demonstrations. All ranger-led walking tours will last 60-90 minutes. For the complete schedule of events: Attachments

ADA Fair

Saturday, 07/22/2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

ADA Fair – 703-257-5400 JULY 22 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM DETAILS Date: July 22 Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Event Category: Concerts,general - Harris Paviion Website: Attachments

The Aftermath of Battle First Manassas Weekend

Saturday, 07/22/2017 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM

After the Battle of First Manassas, Ben Lomond served as a Confederate field hospital to treat the wounded. Visit Ben Lomond close to the 156th anniversary of the battle and learn from historians and Civil War reenactors how soldiers were treated during the Civil War and how the conditions of these hospitals differ from the hospitals we have today. The weekend will consist of demonstrations, tours, children’s activities, and a special evening program recreating the hospital on Saturday evening from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be on site and those who donate blood will receive free admission into the daytime event or half price admission to the evening event. Attachments

Living History Program

Saturday, 07/22/2017 11:00 AM

MANASSAS NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK Living History Program Fees: Free View Details 07/22/2017 Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Infantry and Artillery Demonstrations. Attachments

Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park Tours

Saturday, 07/22/2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Bristoe Station Battlefield staff and volunteers will provide guided tours of the hallowed grounds that contain camps, cemeteries, and battlefields. Learn about Camp Jones and the battles that took place in 1862 and 1863. Tours begin on the hour and depart from the kiosk in the parking lot on Iron Brigade Unit Avenue. The last tour leaves at 3PM. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Insect repellant is encouraged. No pets please. Attachments

Artists’ Undertaking Gallery

Saturday, 07/22/2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Artists’ Undertaking Gallery in Historic Occoquan is hosting an Artist Reception From 13:00 Hours to 17:00 Hours (1:00 PM - 5:00 PM) This is your fabulous opportunity to meet and greet gifted artists David & Dale Barnes of Sterling, VA, Tina Kannapel and Steve Myles of Reston, VA all at the same time! The gallery is open 1100 Hours - 1700 Hours (11:00 AM – 5:00 PM) daily and is located at 309 Mill Street in Historic Occoquan, VA. For more information contact the gallery at 703-494-0584 Attachments

VA--Tour De France Wine Tasting Series Stages 10-14

Saturday, 07/22/2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Cork & Fork brings in guest wine speakers to present their most beloved wines - wines they wish everyone would taste and love and share just as much as they do. These tastings and classes allow for the most genuine insight possible into the world of wine from the perspective of these highly trained wine professionals. These classes are not to be missed! Click the below dates to purchase your tickets. RSVPs are required for these events. •Saturday, July 8th, 2017: Tour De France Saturday Wine Tasting Series •Friday, July 14th, 2017: Deconstructing the wines of Northern Italy with Mark Luna •Saturday, July 15th, 2017: Tour De France Saturday Wine Tasting Series •Saturday, July 22nd, 2017: Tour De France Saturday Wine Tasting Series •Friday, July 28th, 2017: Global Perspective in Pinot Noir with Mark Luna •Saturday, July 29th, 2017: Tour De France Saturday Wine Tasting Series •Saturday, August 19th, 2017: La Vuelta a Espana Saturday Wine Tasting Series •Saturday, August 26th, 2017: La Vuelta a Espana Saturday Wine Tasting Series •Saturday, September 2nd, 2017: La Vuelta a Espana Saturday Wine Tasting Series •Saturday, September 9th, 2017: La Vuelta a Espana Saturday Wine Tasting Series •Friday, September 15th, 2017: Gaja Italian Wine Tasting •Saturday, October 7th, 2017: Columbus Day Tasting, Celebrating with Bold Reds •Friday, ?October 27th, 2017: Vintage Madeira Wine Tasting with Broadbent Selections Educator, Lisa Morris •Saturday, October 28th, 2017: Full-bodied Reds and Ports for Halloween •Saturday, November 18th, 2017: Pinot Noirs for Thanksgiving •Saturday, December 16th, 2017: Pinot Noirs and Champagnes for Christmas •Saturday, December 30, 2017: Sparkling wine for the New Year Attachments

Potomac Nationals vs. Lynchburg Hillcats

Saturday, 07/22/2017 6:35 PM

Saturday night and it is MIGHTY DUCKS night at the ballpark as the P-Nats continue their set with the Hillcats. Actor Lester Averman, who played in the movie, will be on hand to sign autographs and throw out the first pitch-and he will be depicted on a bobblehead to be given out to the first 1250 fans. Players will be wearing Mighty Ducks-themed jerseys that will be auctioned off after the game. In addition, after the game there will be fireworks, and kids will be invited down to the field to run the bases. Attachments

Movie Under the Stars – Finding Dory

Saturday, 07/22/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Movie Under the Stars – Finding Dory July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Details Date: July 22 Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Event Categories: Family, Movie Attachments

Chris Stapleton, Anderson East & Brent Cobb at Jiffy Lube Live

Saturday, 07/22/2017 7:00 PM

Get prepared all fans of country, bluegrass, blues and R&B – we have the perfect event coming up for you!! The legendary songwriter Chris Stapleton, together with the brilliant Anderson East and amazing Brent Cobb will headline the to Jiffy Lube Live stage on Saturday 22nd July 2017!! This is going to be an unmissable show – make sure you’ve got your tickets ready! Click the “Buy Tickets,” button above to get yours now. Hurry though, as these acts will sell out fast!! Previously the frontman of hard-hitting dirty bluegrass band the SteelDrivers, Stapleton worked on his songwriting skills since leaving the band in 2010, and in 2015, unleashed them upon the public with his old-school, warm Southern rock album “Traveller.” It was a smash hit in the US, selling over 1.7 million copies and an enthusiastic critical reception that led to countless awards being given to Stapleton, including Album of the Year, New Artist of the Year, and Best Male Vocalist at the Country Music Awards – the first artist EVER to win all 3 at the same time!! In support is Michael Cameron Anderson, known by his stage name Anderson East. Co-writer with none other than Miranda Lambert on her songs "Getaway Driver" and “Well-Rested" for her 2016 album, Anderson East released his first major album, “Delilah,” in 2015 to positive reviews from Starpulse and American songwriter. Brent Cobb, a similarly accomplished songwriter, has also written for Miranda Lambert, and countless other artists including Kenny Chesney, Little Big Town, and Luke Bryan. His recent album, “Shine On Rainy Day,” has been a big hit, peaking at number 17 on the Top Country Albums chart. Don’t miss this collection of awesome talent! Get your tickets for the bluesiest, most rockin’ country show of your life!! Attachments


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