by Ann Marie Maher President and CEO Discover Prince William & Manassas
September brings on cooler weather and along with it a flurry of outdoor festivities to enjoy. From picking your own pumpkins to sipping wine on the Potomac, here in Prince William & Manassas we are lucky to have a wide variety of fall activities to choose from. So get your family together and take advantage of the many events happening. You will be glad you did.
Enjoy the Prince William County Farm Tour and visit the 10 stops on Saturday, September 26th and Sunday, September 27th. Pick your own pumpkins while at Yankey Farms. Watch a sheep-shearing demonstration at the Ben Lomond Historic House or learn how to play historic lawn games at Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre. This tour incorporates the important role that agriculture plays in our community.
Historic Downtown Manassas has countless activities to offer families and friends. Check out the 5th annual Bands, Brews, and BBQ on Saturday, September 12th. This lip-smacking event will feature top local beers, tasty Virginia BBQ and live music. Held on the Manassas Museum lawn, this will be a real treat for all ages.
At the Taste of the Potomac at Rippon Lodge, sip on local wine and beer while relaxing by the river on September 26th. The whole family can join in on the fun. Find local food vendors selling tasty treats and breweries and wineries serving regional microbrews and handcrafted wines. Have a picnic on the lawn and listen to live music. Historic home tours will also be offered during the day with costumed interpreters serving as your host.
With everyone’s busy schedules gearing up for fall, it’s easy to miss these events happening in your backyard. Make sure to mark your calendars to discover all of the fall festivities in Prince William & Manassas.
Ann Marie Maher is the President/CEO of Discover Prince William & Manassas. For more information about what’s going on in Prince William and Manassas, visit DiscoverPWM.com or visit us on facebook.com/pwcmanassas.