June Events at the Manassas Museum

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Provided by Manassas Museum

The Manassas Museum offers great free programs for residents and visitors.  Below are some of the events for June.

Museum at the Market; Through October; Saturdays from 9:00 a. m. till 1:00 p. m.; free; Prince William and Main Streets
Have you ever written with a quill pen? Have you ever broken a spy code?  These are just some of the activities the Museum staff features at the Saturday Farmer’s Market that are fun for the whole family. Visit the City of Manassas Farmer’s Market Facebook page for each week’s activity.

Historic Downtown Walking Tours
Every 2nd, 3rd & 4th Saturday through September; 2:00 p. m.; meet at museum; free

Have you ever wondered about the city’s Civil War history, how Manassas got its name, or what the town’s first streets looked like? This costumed staff-narrated tour will explain these tidbits and much more in a Historic Downtown tour.

New Exhibit: Tailor-Made: Vintage Fashions from the Museum’s Collection Unveiled

Through September 24; free
Drawing almost exclusively from the museum’s large collection of textiles and accessories, this exhibit, guest curated by Meaghan Reddick, will look at the fashions of the first quarter of the 20th century.

Clean the Bay Day at Liberia; June 3; 9:00 a. m. – 12:00 Noon; 8601 Portner Avenue

Join thousands of Virginians in this 29th annual effort to remove litter and debris from the rivers, streams, and beaches of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Our local effort will focus on stream clean up at Liberia, the city’s historic site. The event offers a good opportunity for families, businesses, clubs, and civic or church groups to give back to local waterways. Visit cbf.org/clean to register.

Architectural Tours of Historic Downtown; June 3; 2:00 p. m.; $5

Learn about well-known local architect Albert Speiden, visit the homes and businesses he designed, and get a look at his original century-old sketches.

Free Book Talk: Determined to Stand and Fight with Author Ryan Quint

June 11; 1:30 p. m.; free

Learn about the pivotal 1864 Battle of Monocacy that brought the war to Washington’s doorstep. The book is part of the popular Emerging Civil War series.

Free Book Talk: The Maryland Campaign of September 1862 with Author Tom Clemens

June 25; 1:30 p. m.; free

Learn about the Battle of Shepherdstown and the End of the Maryland Civil War Campaign.

 

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