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Hylton Center’s Annual Gala

Provided by Hylton Performing Arts Center The Hylton Center’s 8th Anniversary Gala was held on the evening of Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas. The evening opened with a warm welcome by Rick Davis, Executive Director of the Hylton Center and Dean of George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts, which was followed by a special …

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Local High School Students to Perform with Manassas Symphony Orchestra

Provided by Manassas Symphony Orchestra The Manassas Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Music Director James Villani, will conclude its 25th Anniversary Season with Russian Silver on May 12, 2018 at 7:30 p. m. at the Hylton Performing Arts Center.  The highlight of the concert will be the performance of Rimsky-Korsakov’s magical Scheherazade, where the orchestra will be augmented with …

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Fauquier Community Theatre Offers New Role of Co-Executive Director

Provided by Fauquier Community Theatre The board of directors of Fauquier Community Theatre (FCT), welcomes Debra H. Smyers in the new job position of co-executive director, alongside current executive director Christie Clark. At the recent 40th Anniversary Gala at the Inn at Vint Hill, Smyers was introduced to many of the theater’s board members and longtime members of FCT. Smyers volunteered her time …

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Arches Gallery Artists Announce April People’s Choice Winner

Provided by Arches Gallery Artists The Arches Gallery Artists is pleased to announce that Anne Hollis is the winner of the April 2018 People’s Choice Award for the current exhibition in Building W9 at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton. We have 22 artists of varying artistic disciplines. The People’s Choice winner was chosen during the monthly 2nd Saturday Art …

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New Dominion Choraliers Spring Show

Provided by New Dominion Choraliers The New Dominion Choraliers (NDC) of Prince William County, an award-winning community chorus, invites you to attend an exciting and memorable musical program Saturday, May 12, 7:30 p. m., and Sunday, May 13, 3:30 p. m., at Forest Park High School, 15721 Forest Park Drive in Woodbridge. Featuring award-winning music from stage and screen the New Dominion Choraliers …

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Annual Awards Recognize Outstanding Portrayal of Marine Corps History

Provided by Marine Corps Heritage Foundation The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the Foundation’s 2018 Annual Awards. Seventeen honorees were selected from the greatest number of entries received since the awards program was created. The recipients will be honored at the Foundation’s Annual Awards Gala on April 28, 2018 at the National Museum of …

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Prince William Public Library May Highlights

Provided by Prince William Public Library System The Prince William Public Library System (PWPLS) offers a number of programs throughout the year for all ages including families, children, teens and adults. PWPLS would like to highlight some of those programs and events below. Please visit our website (pwcgov.org/library) to learn more about all of the events offered for the month. Chinn Park …

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Occoquan Spring Arts and Crafts Show

By Jennifer Lazzo Occoquan will be filled with vendors, shoppers and entertainers taking part in the spring Occoquan Arts and Crafts show on June 2 and 3. For 49 years, booths displaying handmade items, artwork and home decor have lined the historic town’s normally quiet streets, enticing visitors young and old alike. “While the size of the show has gotten …

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Freedom High School Forensics Winners

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) The Freedom High School Forensics Team recently competed at the VHSL State Forensics Championship Tournament. After competing at the regional and super regional levels, the team qualified two students to compete at the state level on March 24 at Clover Hill High School in Midlothian. Alexa Zaldivar placed second in original oratory and …

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New Exhibit at the Manassas Museum About Beer Baron Robert Portner

Provided by City of Manassas Opening this Friday, April 13 at 7:00 p. m., Living the American Dream, the new exhibit at the Manassas Museum, tells the story of German immigrant Robert Portner, the Washington, D.C. beer baron.  He was an entrepreneur, a philanthropist and a Manassas resident. It was while visiting the Mathis family in Manassas that Robert Portner, …

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