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

Prince William Little Theatre presents “Sister Act” over the next two weekends. Sister Act is filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing and a truly moving story. Friday, March 13, 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, March 14, 2:00 and 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, March 15, 2:00 p.m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas

Dr. Yemonja Smalls and signs copies of her book “The Day it Rained” on Saturday at Center for the Arts. “The Day It Rained” is a story that peeks at Alzheimer’s disease through the eyes of a little girl. This is a love offering, rendered to present a unique interactive opportunity for open communication with children about what it means to continue to love someone who has dementia. Saturday, March 14, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. | Center for the Arts, 9419 Battle Street, Manassas

Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra performs works by Wagner, Fauré, Grieg, Holst, and Elgar, featuring special guests Marcolivia.  Join violinist and wine connoisseur Chris Sexton at 6:00 p.m. in the Buchanan Partners Arts Gallery for a pre-performance discussion about the evening’s program and the wines that pair best with the music, allowing the audience a taste! Saturday, March 14, 7:00 p.m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas

St. Patrick’s Day Events

Pre-St. Patrick’s Day Corned Beef and Cabbage! Additional menu items available. Bar service available. All entrees come with salad bar, rolls, choice of baked potato or fries, and vegetables. Open to the public. Friday, March 13, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. | American Legion Post 364, 3640 Friendly Post Lane, Woodbridge

The 6th Annual Lucky Clover 5k starts at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday with a kids 1-mile fun run. The 5k begins at 9:00 a.m. The course is flat and family-friendly to strollers, walkers, and runners of all levels. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. Wear your favorite festive costume for a chance to win a special Lucky Clover Prize! Prizes will be awarded Best Leprechaun and the Cutest Clover! Saturday, March 14, 8:30 a.m. | Dominion Valley Country Club, 15200 Arnold Palmer Drive, Haymarket

The 21st Greater Manassas St. Patrick’s Day Parade presented by Inisfail, Inc. will march through Old Town Manassas, starting at the corner of Quarry Road and Prescott Avenue. Enjoy numerous pipes and drums bands, along with the Marine Corps Color Guard. Watch as Irish dance groups, Ancient Order of Hibernians Divisions, and other area groups and organizations celebrate the Grand Irish Tradition of the Feast of St. Patrick. Following the parade, enjoy the fine pubs, restaurants, and shops of Historic Downtown Manassas. Saturday, March 14, 11:00 a.m. | Historic Downtown Manassas

The dancers from the Boyle School of Irish Dance will perform at Monza immediately following the parade. Monza is serving brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Seating is first come first served and the entire party must be present to be seated. Come on and get your Irish on! Saturday, March 14, performance at 12:00 noon | Monza, 9405 Battle Street, Manassas

Simply Desserts is offering Afternoon Tea with an Irish theme on Sunday. Enjoy scones, sandwiches, and teas. Reservations required: info@simplydessertsonline.com  or (703)754-2257. Sunday, March 15, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. | Simply Desserts, 14035 Promenade Commons Street, Gainesville

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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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