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Woman’s Club of Manassas Annual Holiday House Tour

Provided by GFWC Woman’s Club of Manassas The GFWC Woman’s Club of Manassas is hosting their Annual Holiday House Tour on Sunday, Dec. 9 from 1:00-4:00 p. m. Four homes in Historic Downtown Manassas will be on the tour. Liberia House will host refreshments, entertainment, and an ornaments sale. Historic District merchants will display their unique merchandise, available at their …

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Occoquan Hosts Haunt the Town on Oct. 27

Halloween, Occoquan, Haunt the Town

Provided by Town of Occoquan The Town of Occoquan and the Occoquan Merchants Guild will host Haunt the Town on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 11:00 a. m. to 8:30 p. m. in downtown Historic Occoquan. This brand-new event features a full day of free activities for everyone, including a carved pumpkin contest, a costume parade, a magic show, a movie …

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Bull Run Mountain Conservancy (BRMC) Annual Halloween Safari

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Provided by Bull Run Mountains Conservancy Bull Run Mountains Conservancy (BRMC)’s annual Halloween Safari will be held on Oct. 20, 26, and 27. Come participate in the region’s most unique Halloween event as you take a nighttime hike through the Bull Run Mountains and meet native “wildlife,” this year with brand new animals and a longer trail! The night begins after you park your …

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Halloween Safety for Haunted Houses and Carnivals

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Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Halloween is a fun time of the year, with a number of haunted houses and carnivals in the community. Life-safety issues do become a concern. We want to remind non-profit organizations, merchants, and school personnel to ensure the safety of their patrons during operation of these activities and events. Precautions and Guidelines As haunted …

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Ghost Walks in Historic Dumfries

Provided by Historic Dumfries Virginia Join us for Ghost Walks in Historic Dumfries on Saturday evenings (7:00-9:00 p. m.) in October. So you hear the Weems-Botts Museum is haunted? Learn about our haunted history on an outdoor, lantern-led walking tour. Enjoy cider, cocoa, and roasted marshmallows in Merchant Park. Cost: $12/adults; $10/youth, seniors, and members. Space is limited and advance …

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Dale City 4th of July Parade

Dale City 4th of July parade 2018

Photos by Mark Gilvey | Mark Gilvey Creative The 47th annual Dale City Independence Day Parade, sponsored by the Dale City Civic Association, was held this morning. Spectators lined Dale Boulevard to watch the parade and the participating scout troops, churches, politicians, performing arts groups and other groups from throughout the area.  

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Fourth of July Safety

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Provided by Prince William County Police The Prince William County Fire Marshal’s Office offers these safety tips in an effort to assist residents in preparation for the Fourth of July and additional festivities held throughout the summer: Fireworks should only be used under adult supervision. Fireworks should only be used outdoors on a driveway, sidewalk or other fire-resistant surface. Remember, fires are …

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Oh Say Can You See…Where to Catch the Area’s Best Fourth of July Fireworks

By Marianne Weaver From sea to shining sea, as the sun sets on the Fourth of July, both young and old will cast their attention skyward to witness the explosions of color celebrating the birthday of the United States of America. Residents of Prince William don’t have to travel too far to catch spectacular fireworks displays. Historic Downtown Manassas The city of Manassas and …

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What’s Your Favorite Place to Watch Fireworks?

Fireworks and American Independence Day celebrations go together like apple pie and ice cream. Even though fireworks were invented in China in the ninth century during the Tang Dynasty, watching fireworks on the day that we celebrate our independence from the British is an American rite of passage. Everyone has a favorite type of firework or place to see them. I’ve lived in this area …

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Safely Celebrate 4th of July

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Leading up to the Fourth of July and throughout the summer, consumers purchase fireworks to make a special holiday even more memorable. Rarely do we consider these pleasing effects as being harmful, much less deadly; yet fireworks are one of the biggest fire dangers to life and property. There are more reported fires on the 4th of July than on any other day of …

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