Events for Sunday, August 13, 2017 thru Saturday, August 19, 2017

Dale City Farmers Market

Sunday, 08/13/2017 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Since 1987, Dale City Farmer's Market has been at the forefront of serving Prince William County residents. With nearly 50 vendors, we are one of the largest open-air markets in the region.  Our market is a producer-only market, meaning all products must be grown or made by the seller. We do not accept “resales” or craft items. This is great news for both our buyers and our sellers as consumers have access to produce, meats, plants and other goods locally-grown or created. MARKET LOCATION  VDOT Commuter Lot (off Dale Blvd.) 14090 Gemini Way, ?Dale City, VA 22193  Hours of Operation April through the first weekend in December - Sundays 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., rain or shine. Second weekend in December through mid-April - Sundays 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., rain or shine. Attachments

Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park Tours

Sunday, 08/13/2017 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

SEA ESCAPES Meet The Artists Reception

Sunday, 08/13/2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SEA ESCAPES August 13th 1pm - 5pm - Meet The Artists Reception The featured artists for August are Mary Rose Janya, featuring her watercolor and mixed media paintings, and Tyler Kulenguski, featuring her jewelry. The exhibit runs July 4th through August 7th. Attachments

Styx, REO Speedwagon, & Don Felder at Jiffy Lube Live

Sunday, 08/13/2017 7:00 PM

Are you ready to experience the biggest Rock line-up of the entire year?! This Summer you will be able to catch the mighty; Styx, REO Speedwagon & Don Felder as they come to Jiffy Lube Live on Sunday 13th August 2017! This exciting show is already the talk of the town as fans have been waiting for this moment for a long time. If you love Styx, then don't miss your chance to catch them LIVE – tickets are on sale right NOW – but are bound to sell fast!! Styx are an incredible hard hitting act with their full power sound! Starting back in the early 1970's, where many of their main influences took place for their sound that would shape them into later being one of the biggest bands. The three members; Chuck, John and Dennis begun to perform at their school and progress around their local venues. At their young age they quickly broke through onto the mainstream and released hit songs such as; "Lady" (#6, 1973), "Come Sail Away" (#8, 1977), "Babe" (#1, 1979), "The Best of Times" (#3, 1981), "Too Much Time on My Hands" (#9, 1981) and "Mr. Roboto!" Styx are now a worldwide name and continue to sell out globally as they take to the road, now as the legends that they are! Attachments

Civil War Advanced Camp

Monday, 08/14/2017 9:00 AM - Friday, 08/18/2017 12:00 PM

The Civil War Advanced Camp picks up where the Basic Camp leaves off. Participants will have the opportunity to speak with famous officer from the war, expand their knowledge of campaign foods and how they were prepared, learn of the cavalry, participate in artillery drill, build a sunshade. This camp includes a tour of 2nd Manassas battlefield sites at Manassas National Battlefield. Registration for this camp can be completed on line at www.pwcparks.org or by calling 703-792-8320. Attachments

Potomac Nationals vs. Salem Red Sox

Monday, 08/14/2017 7:05 PM

Monday night baseball in Woodbridge as the P-Nats start a set with the Salem Red Sox. The final Monday home game of the year, which means the final dollar night of the season. Want to get rid of some of that spare change in your pocket? Come out to the ballpark. Tickets are just $1, and hotdogs are just $1. Attachments

Fresh & Local Farmers Market

Tuesday, 08/15/2017 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

Potomac Nationals vs. Salem Red Sox

Tuesday, 08/15/2017 7:05 PM

It's Deuces Wild Tuesday at the ballpark as the P-Nats continue with the Salem Red Sox. You can purchase tickets for just $2, and there will also be various $2 concessions, both pre-planned as well as based on player performance on the field. Attachments

MCHF Summer Concert Series featuring the U.S. Navy Band Commodores

Wednesday, 08/16/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation is once again hosting a Summer Concert Series at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Join us for a summer evening of great music by the U.S. Navy Band Commodores. Jazz is America’s music and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble, have been performing the very best of big band jazz for the Navy and the nation for over 40 years. Formed in 1969, this 18-member group continues the jazz big band legacy with some of the finest musicians in the world. The concert will be performed outside on the Museum's Entry Plaza. Free Admission. Free Parking.Attachments

Potomac Nationals vs. Salem Red Sox

Wednesday, 08/16/2017 7:05 PM

The final Wednesday home game of 2017 as the P-Nats continue with the Salem Red Sox. There will be various raffles and contests to provide 9 innings of winning, as well as 2 chances to win $10,000 cash! Attachments

Thursday's at La Grange!

Thursday, 08/17/2017 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for food & wine specials and stay to enjoy the beautiful sunset over the vineyard! Cafe Havana Food Truck will be on-site serving up delicious sandwiches! Attachments

Potomac Nationals vs. Salem Red Sox

Thursday, 08/17/2017 7:05 PM

College night at the ballpark as the team wraps up their set with the Salem Red Sox. College students , present a valid college ID and you can get into the game for just $5, and once inside, head over to the picnic area of the ballpark to participate in cornhole, water pong, and themed trivia tournaments. In addition, for those of the legal drinking age, it is $1 beverage night. Attachments

Circo Hermanos Vazquez traveling Circus

Friday, 08/18/2017 - Monday, 08/28/2017

Potomac Mills will play host to the renowned Circo Hermanos Vazquez traveling circus this week from August 18th to the 28th. Taking place under a huge blue and purple top tent near Marshalls, the show features clowns, trapeze artists, and amazing aerial acrobatics. Founded in 1969, this breakthrough show features performers from around the world and is completely animal-free. Performances begin this week with weekday shows starting Thursday at 7:30pm and over the weekend at 2:00pm, 5:00pm, and 8:00pm. Tickets can be purchased on the Circo Hermanos Vazquez website (http://www.circovazquez.com/compreboletos) or by phone at 1-877-829-7839.  

Potomac Nationals vs. Winston-Salem Dash

Friday, 08/18/2017 7:05 PM

Friday night Carolina League baseball action as the P-Nats welcome to town for the first time this year the Winston-Salem Dash (White Sox affiliate). Players will be wearing vintage franchise jerseys that will be auctioned off after the game to benefit local charities. It will also be Bark in the Park, where you can bring your dog to the game, and be invited to participate in a dog parade pre-game. Postgame, there will be fireworks, and kids will be invited down to the field to run the bases. Attachments

Storks- Friday Night Family Movie Night

Friday, 08/18/2017 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

So You Want to be a Civil War Soldier Camp

Saturday, 08/19/2017 9:00 AM - Sunday, 08/20/2017 1:00 PM

This camp is designed to put all of the lessons learned in the previous camps into practice as participants enlist in a company, establish a camp and become a soldier in camp for two days through a series of hands on activities and drills. Parents and children will be staying in shelter tents and performing camp duties from 4 pm Friday to noon on Sunday. Participants will need to bring sleeping bag or blankets. Registration for this camp can be completed on line at www.pwcparks.org or by calling 703-792-8320. Attachments

Yoga on the Lawn at Rippon Lodge

Saturday, 08/19/2017 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

A Double Event Day at Historic Brentsville!

Saturday, 08/19/2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Art in the Park 10am-2pm; Free & Movie Night at 8pm; Free. Join us for a day filled with art! We will hace local artists, free art supplies for art projects , free workshops, and local art for sale! Later, when it gets dark , come back for our 4th Annual Brentsville Movie Night! Featured Film: The Count of Monte Cristo. Bring chairs or blankets. Concessions will be available for purchase. Attachments

National Bee Day at Rippon Lodge

Saturday, 08/19/2017 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Enjoy National Bee Day at Rippon Lodge Historic Site. With special guest Sweet Virginia and the Freedom High School Bee Club, learn about honey bees, how they work as a hive, produce honey, how you can contribute to protect these endangered species, and what can be made out of the honey and wax. Taste fresh honey as well. Space is limited. Please note bees are temperamental and may sting. If you are allergic to bees or honey, please make sure you use extra caution or do not attend. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes, do not wear black, as it attracts bees. Reservations recommended. Attachments

Prince William Farm to Table Dinner for Environmental Education

Saturday, 08/19/2017 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

On Saturday August 19, 2017 the Prince William Environmental Excellence Foundation (Foundation) will be hosting their second annual Farm to Table fundraiser dinner to support environmental education. This year’s event will be held at Windy Knoll Farm located at 11602 Kettle Run Rd., Nokesville, VA 20181. Windy Knoll Farm is a working sheep and cattle farm with an event center that hosts the MWEE program that the Foundation helps to provide to Prince William county 3rd graders. The event will run from 4 – 8 p.m. with the meal being served from 5 – 7 p.m. In addition to the meal, there will also be opportunities to meet the local sponsors and view vendor displays and antique equipment. A silent auction and 50/50 raffle will be held until 7 p.m. at which time winners will be announced. For those interested in a tour of the farm, hay rides will be provided that include a MWEE experience that area third graders receive at the farm. Cooking demos will also be available that highlights preparing fresh produce. The meal will be an open seating buffet style dinner consisting of pork, chicken, and beef brisket BBQ, roasted corn on the cob, coleslaw, potato salad, a fresh greens garden salad, and seasonal fruit cobbler with ice cream prepared by Blue Dog BBQ. Refreshments will be provided by PWCSWCD that include; lemonade, tea, and water. All ingredients for this meal have been provided & produced by farms within Prince William County. . Two of our sponsors, Old Bust Head Brewing Company and The Winery at La Grange will be on site offering by the glass purchase of locally produced beer and wine. The list of farms that have contributed to this wonderful meal include; Yankey Farms, Rainbow Acres Farms, Evergreen Acres, True Farms, The Bloom Farm, Windy Knoll Farm. Kettle Wind Farms, Dutchland Farms, Greenville Farms, Out on a Limb Orchard, and Moose Acres. Additional sponsors include: The Winery at La Grange, Old Bust Head Brewing Company, Prince William – Fairfax Farm Bureau, Nokesville – Bristow Ruritans, Blue Dog BBQ, Get Bubbly Ferments, Tractor Supply Company, and Shumate Auctions. All proceeds from the event go towards the implementation of beyond the walls of the classroom environmental and agricultural education for the Prince William County Community. This mission is achieved through educational programs: Farm Field Days, Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEE’s), Arbor Day activities, Water Quality Monitoring, and Adopt-A-Stream, to name a few. Your support of the Foundation and the community enable us to provide these outreach programs. Unfortunately tickets are limited and there will be no day of event sales. Purchase your tickets early and bring a friend or neighbor to a dinner that highlights the wonderful agricultural products produced in Prince William County. All ticket sales for this event are final. We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing you at the dinner. Attachments

Music on the Mill-The Amazing Kevin

Saturday, 08/19/2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Music on the Mill concert series continues on this night with The Amazing Kevin. Blankets and Lawn Chairs are welcome, but no tents or pop-ups. Free public parking available in the streets or the town public parking lots. Attachments

Potomac Nationals vs. Winston-Salem Dash

Saturday, 08/19/2017 6:35 PM

Its Saturday night baseball in Woodbridge as the P-Nats continue their series with the Dash. The first 1250 fans will receive an Anthony Rendon "Real Electric Hair" Bobblehead. Scouts are invited to bring their den, pack, or troop to the game, and after the game pitch a tent on the field to camp out over night. Former MLB pitcher Dwight "Doc" Gooden will be in town to throw out the first pitch and sign autographs. Flying Dog Brewery will be on site to provide beer tastings. After the game, there will be postgame fireworks, and kids will be invited to the field to run the bases. Attachments

Movies Under the Stars-Angry Birds Movie

Saturday, 08/19/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Saturday night, perfect night to get out of the house and watch an outdoor movie. Bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets and either a meal from home or stop in at any one of the surrounding restaurants to pick up a meal and bring it outside and watch Movies Under the Stars. Tonight's showing is THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE. Attachments

Movie Night at Brentsville

Saturday, 08/19/2017 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Join us for our 4th Annual Brentsville Movie Night! Enjoy an old movie the way they were meant to be seen! Movie starts at nightfall. We will be showing The Count of Monte Cristo. Bring chairs and or blankets. Concessions will be available for purchase. Attachments



 

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