Discover Prince William & Manassas April 2015

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by Ann Marie Maher, President and CEO Discover Prince William & Manassas

With Spring in full swing, now is the perfect time to shake off those winter blues and enjoy the outdoor activities and
events Prince William and Manassas has to offer.AnnMarie DPWM

Spend the weekend camping or RVing at Greenville Farm in Haymarket, and experience a 200-acre working farm in action. You can also spend an evening under the stars at Prince William Forest National Park, which offers tent, RV and cabin sites, as well as 35+ miles of hiking and biking trails. Hikers should also explore the scenic Bull Run Mountain trails. After, spend the day shopping local in the historic Town of Haymarket.

At Locust Shade Park in Triangle or Lake Ridge Park, rent a paddle boat, go fishing or play a round of mini golf. Locust Shade even has batting cages. If you’ve graduated beyond mini golf, Golf Styles ranked Prince William as one
of the Top 100 places to play golf.

Remember to root for the home team—and wish them happy birthday, as the Potomac Nationals celebrate their 31st season. Take the entire family to opening day on April 9 at Pfitzner Stadium to see them play the Lynchburg Hillcats.

Fitness fans can compete in the Soaring Eagle 5K on April 18 at Osbourn High School in Manassas, and then head on over to the Harris Pavilion for the Live Well Festival, held in honor of Earth Day. Here, free health screenings, fitness classes, document shredding, recycling and donation centers, kid activities and entertainment can be found from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Looking ahead, the Arts Alive! Festival on May 2 at the Hylton Performing Arts Center promises a day of live performances, demonstrations, food and art vendors. Events take place both inside and outdoors. For more ideas on adding to your activity calendar, please be sure to follow Discover Prince William & Manassas on Facebook.

Ann Marie Maher is the President and CEO of Discover Prince William & Manassas. For more information about what’s going on in Prince William and Manassas, visit and like us on


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