Provided by City of Manassas
The Manassas Museum offers great free programs for residents and visitors. When it is too cold outside for the kids, the Manassas Museum offers a scavenger hunt for kids and kids at heart. Here are other fun events at the Manassas Museum for February and March 2017.
Not For Glory: Manassas Veterans & the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; Through February 19, 2017; free
This exhibit highlights the stories of local veterans who served in America’s most recent conflicts. It was produced in partnership with the Freedom Museum.
Free Book Talk: Finding Elijah: Following His Footsteps in Civil War Virginia with Author Geneva Lindner; February 12 (snow date February 19); 1:30 p. m.; free
Follow the Civil War adventures of Elijah F. Hutchison, a soldier in Company K of Loudoun’s 6th Virginia Cavalry, through the research uncovered by his great-great granddaughter.
New Exhibit: Illusions March 3-April 16; free
Now in its fourth year, this annual exhibit features the art of the talented students from Osbourn High School.
Free Book Talk: The Battle of Glendale with Author Douglas Crenshaw March 12; 1:30 p. m.; free
Learn about the battle during the Seven Days’ Campaign where A.P. Hill, James Longstreet and “Stonewall” Jackson helped to prevent Union forces from retreating.
Manassas Cemetery Tour March 17; 8:00 p. m.; $5
(9317 Center Street) Learn about important citizens who influenced local history.
Free Book Talk: Lincoln’s Greatest Journey with Author Noah Andre Trudeau March 19; 1:30 p. m.; free
Learn about President Lincoln’s influential 16-day trip to City Point in March of 1865, just as the Civil War was winding down.
Everything is New Here, Prince William History Symposium
March 25; 9:00 a. m. – 6:30 p. m.; $10 (Old Manassas Courthouse, 9248 Lee Avenue)
Learn about significant events in local history from the Revolution to modern times, including an account of early Manassas and the Great Fire of 1905. Sessions at the Old Manassas Courthouse will be followed by a special evening reception with the Curator at the Manassas Museum. Call 703-792-4754 or email [email protected] for tickets and more information.
Environmental Stewardship Day Camp
March 31; 9:00 a. m. – 3:00 p. m.; ages 10-13; $25 (Mayfield Earthwork Fort – 8401 Quarry Road)
Spend the day learning about the fort’s history while helping to preserve and protect the only Civil War Confederate earthwork in the City of Manassas.