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Over The Hump – Weekend Events in Prince William and Manassas

By Prince William Living Welcome to our new weekly column that will list just a few things to do in the Prince William Region each weekend! We hope that making some fun weekend plans will help you get over the hump that is Wednesday. If you like yoga, you’ll want to check out one (or both!) of these yoga classes: …

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July Events in Greater Prince William

Provided by Prince William Office of Tourism There are so many reasons for visitors to enjoy Prince William County this month. Summer is here and there are a variety of events you can find throughout the region to get out and enjoy! Events include concerts, festivals and family friendly events for the community. For more events in Greater Prince William, …

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Welcome in a Tea Cup

Tea article July 2018

By Carla Christiano Although tea has long been popular in the U.S., and in Europe since the 7th century, it was the Duchess of Bedford who, in about 1850, turned it into an event. As the story goes, she invented what we know as afternoon tea to stave off her hunger pangs until she could eat dinner at 8 p.m. At a “low tea,” …

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Mountaintop Cooking Schools

The Swag Cooking Schools in North Carolina

Provided by Werner PR The Swag, just outside Waynesville, North Carolina, announces the next two dates for their popular Mountaintop Cooking Schools. The Summer School will take place from August 19-21 and the Fall School from November 12-14. Produce from The Swag’s bountiful garden will be incorporated into recipes whenever possible. Located on a secluded mountaintop, the inn is an …

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Taste of Woodbridge

Taste of Woodbridge Guma Spicy Pies

Photos by Amy Falkofske Prince William Living was one of the sponsors of the annual Taste of Woodbridge festival held this weekend at Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center.  Vendors included food trucks, restaurants, fitness centers, and more. The Prince William County Police had a display. And there were dogs!

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Summer Events at National Museum of the Marine Corps

Provided by Marine Corps Heritage Foundation The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation and the National Museum of the Marine Corps announce the 2018 summer events schedule including summer Family Days, the Summer Concert Series and the screening of movies, “The Magic of Flight” and “Aircraft Carrier.” Family Days are free educational, interactive family events centered on Marine-related topics including STEM, aviation …

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Occoquan Lemonade Stroll July 20 & 21

Occoquan Lemonade Stroll 2018

The Occoquan Merchants’ Guild is sponsoring the Sixth Annual Occoquan Lemonade Stroll on Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21 from 10:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m. Escape the heat and enjoy a lemon zesty day in Occoquan. Explore this historic waterfront town and soak up the flavor of the day enjoying free tasty lemon treats and sipping lemonade. …

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Widewater State Park Set to Open in Fall 2018

Widewater State Park in Stafford County

A beautiful new 1,100-acre state park is set to open on the Widewater peninsula in Stafford County. The park, which is bordered by both the Potomac River and Aquia Creek, is being built in three phases with a $43 million budget. It will feature recreational opportunities on water and land as well as provide educational opportunities. It will also preserve …

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The Not So Battlefield of Gettysburg

By John Cowgill When people think about visiting Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the number one thing that comes to mind is the Gettysburg Battlefield.  People from all over the world come to see this site where a massive turning point in American history took place.  Although the battlefield is the big place in town, there are so many other places to see …

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June Events in Greater Prince William

Summer is here and there are a variety of events you can find throughout the region to enjoy! Events include concerts, festivals and family friendly events for the community. For more events in Prince William, click here. Need a hotel? Click here. Father’s Day Events (June 17):  Potomac Nationals Game vs BC Astros (Woodbridge) Father’s Day is about fathers, family, …

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