Over the Hump: Area Weekend Events

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By Prince William Living

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It’s Wednesday and we’re over the hump! Here are some of the events in Greater Prince William this weekend.

The Arts

Sacred Music at All Saints Concert Series presents a series favorite, Trio Illumino. The trio, violoncellist Stephen Czarkowski, trumpeter Neil Brown, and pianist Virginia Lum, perform classical and contemporary works, written and arranged for this unique trio ensemble. There’s sure to be something everyone will enjoy.  A meet-the-artists reception follows. Friday, Jan. 17, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. | All Saints Catholic Church, 9300 Stonewall Road, Manassas

Don’t miss “I Hate Hamlet!” The laughs are nonstop as Andrew Rally wrestles with his conscience, John Barrymore, his sword, and the fact that he fails as Hamlet in Central Park. Castaways Repertory Theater production directed by Sallie Willows. Please make reservations at 703-232-1710. Friday, Jan. 17 and Saturday, Jan. 18, 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 19, 2:00 p.m. | Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building Auditorium, 15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Woodbridge

The Center for the Arts presents “Camera Eyes: On Poetry” featuring local published poet and photographer JoAnn Lord Koff. The meet the poet reception is on Saturday evening. “Camera Eyes: On Poetry” cultivates a visceral connection between JoAnn’s original, timeless photographic images and the heartfelt vision within her accompanying poems.  Saturday, Jan. 18, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Center for the Arts, 9419 Battle Street, Manassas

For Families

Crime and Punishment: As Prince William County’s seat for 70 years, Brentsville’s Courthouse and Jail was the focus of law and order in the community. Take a tour of the public lot and learn about the laws, crime, and punishment of the 19th century while you hear about some of the high-profile cases that were tried on-site. Additional Information and Registration here.  Saturday, Jan. 18, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre, 12229 Bristow Road, Bristow

Head over to the Weems-Botts Museum to make pinecone bird feeders to help our cold wildlife friends! Dispel common wildlife myths and learn how early Americans survived the cold months by touching different fabrics and imagining yourself in their shoes. Children’s Day at the Museum Sponsored by Walmart is a free program offered every third Saturday throughout the year focusing on different themes each month. Free crafts and snacks (including allergy-free) available while supplies last!  Saturday, Jan. 18, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. | Weems-Botts Museum, 3944 Cameron Street, Dumfries

It’s Popcorn Skate at Skate N Fun Zone! Enjoy free popcorn when you go skating on Sunday afternoon. Sunday, Jan. 19, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. | Skate N Fun Zone, 7878 Sudley Road, Manassas

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Please join the members of the Prince William County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (PWCAC-DST) at the 30th annual King Day Youth Oratorical Program. The program honors the legacy and humanitarian efforts of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and celebrates our students’ thinking, writing, and speaking skills – skills needed for a lifetime of meaning and success.  Six middle and high school students representing schools from Prince William County, Manassas City, and Manassas Park will amaze and inspire the audience with their oratorical skills. The program will also showcase the MLK Community Choir. Contact/Registration information: Visit pwcacdst.org or Facebook. Monday, Jan. 20, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Hylton Memorial Chapel, 14640 Potomac Mills Road, Woodbridge

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Want to know what else is going on this weekend? Visit our Events Calendar. Have events of your own to submit? Visit princewilliamliving.com/events/community/add.

These events are current as of the time we receive the information. While we make every attempt to be accurate, please check with the event sponsor or hosting organization prior to attending any event. Prince William Living is not responsible for event schedule changes or group policies.

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