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 Valentine’s weekend.

Valentine’s Day Events

Enjoy cocktails, share an appetizer, bowl a game or two and finish off the evening with a sweet treat at Uptown Alley! Get your tickets for two hours of fun here! Friday, Feb. 14, starting at 12:00 noon |Uptown Alley, 8300 Sudley Road, Suite 806, Manassas

Skate N Fun Zone is offering a Valentine’s Day Skate on Friday night. Friday, Feb. 14, 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. | Skate N Fun Zone, 7878 Sudley Road, Manassas (Skate N Fun Zone is also hosting a Presidents’ Day Skate on Monday, Feb. 17 from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m.)

Enjoy a night out while Let’s Play hosts your little one for an evening of pizza, movies, and playtime!  Friday, Feb. 14, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.| Let’s Play-Potomac Mills, 2700 Potomac Mills Circle, Suite 307, Woodbridge

Paint by You Studio is holding a Valentine’s Day event with live music, ceramic painting, and a buffet dinner. RSVP to 703-490-6000. Friday, Feb. 14, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. | Paint by You Studio, 2709 Potomac Mills Circle, Woodbridge

Want to see the movie Ghost for Valentine’s Day? Alamo Drafthouse & Cinema is putting together a very special Valentine’s dinner. Your ticket includes a full three-course meal, featuring a decadent cheese plate, chicken saltimbocca served with potato “pottery,” and a warm, flaky apple-pear galette. Friday, Feb. 14, 7:20 p.m. | Alamo Drafthouse & Cinema, 15200 Potomac Town Place, Woodbridge

Speedskating Race

This weekend, it’s the Presidential Cup at Prince William Ice Center. Short track speedskating race for all ages and ability levels hosted by the Potomac, St. James and United Capital Blades Speedskating Clubs. Registration and race details here. Saturday, Feb. 15 and Sunday, Feb. 16, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Prince William Ice Center, 5180 Dale Boulevard, Woodbridge

African American History Month

The Leesylvania property is associated with the escape of multiple enslaved women and men from 1784 through 1861. Within that time, three women and nine men escaped. Celebrate Black History Month by learning about the park’s rich history through its Underground Railroad display. The display is part of the National Park Service Network to Freedom program. Discover the hidden messages behind the beautiful, handmade quilt donated by Stone House Quilters. Saturday, Feb. 15; Sunday, Feb. 16, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. |Leesylvania State Park, 2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Drive, Woodbridge

Celebrate African American History Month at historic Lucasville School. Visit the reconstructed 19th- century school used by the community of Lucasville.  Learn surprising facts of African American history in Prince William County and throughout the Northern Virginia region. Saturday, Feb. 15; Sunday. Feb. 16, 11:00 a.m.to 4:00 p.m.| Lucasville School, 10516 Godwin Drive, Manassas

The Second Virginia Regiment was authorized by the Virginia Convention, July 17, 1775, as a force of regular troops for the Commonwealth’s defense. Come to Rippon Lodge to meet members of the Second Virginia, see their encampment, ongoing historical interpretation, cooking, drilling and more. Tours of the historic lodge are included. Saturday, Feb. 15, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Rippon Lodge Historic Site, 15520 Blackburn 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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