Over the Hump: Area Weekend Events

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By Prince William Living

It’s Wednesday and we’re over the hump! We’re here twice a month to give you the events happening in the area each weekend. Here are just a few of the events happening locally the next few weekends.

Farmers Markets

The City of Manassas Farmers Market will be held at the Harris Pavilion on Saturdays. Saturdays, 9:00 am. to 1:00 p.m. | Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center St., Manassas

The Dale City Farmers Market is a producer-only market, meaning all products must be grown or made by the seller. Sundays 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (through March); 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (starting in April) | Dale City Commuter Lot, Dale Boulevard & Gemini Way, Dale City

Easter Egg Hunts at Manassas Park Community Center

Flashlight Egg Hunt for ages 8 to 11 – Bring a flashlight and get ready to find eggs hidden around the park! There may be special surprises hidden in a few eggs! Pre-registration is required: 703-335-8872. Friday, March 26, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. | Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams St., Manassas Park

And for ages up to 7 – Bring your family and friends to the Community Center for some springtime fun! Spend the afternoon looking for Easter eggs and taking photos with the Easter Bunny! Egg hunts will be divided into groups, so be sure to register your child in the right age group! Pre-registration is required: 703-335-8872. Saturday, March 27, starting at 10:30 a.m. | Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams St., Manassas Park

Weems-Botts Bibliophiles: Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

The Executive Director of Historic Dumfries Virginia Inc. will host this virtual presentation discussing the history and lore behind the fascinating Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales, focusing on lesser-known stories. Participants will receive the links to the short stories and Stash’s Sweet Honeydew Melon Green Tea in the mail. Register here. Saturday, March 27, 10:00 a.m. | Online

Hop Around Downtown (Historic Manassas)

Hop around from store to store for sweet surprises! For each purchase from a participating merchant, customers will get to select an egg from the merchant’s basket and win a prize. Three of the eggs will contain Grand Prizes! More information here.  Sunday, March 28 through Saturday, April 3 during store hours | Historic Downtown Manassas

Say Hi to the Easter Bunny

Alvorada Dentistry invites the community to drive by their office and say hi to the Easter Bunny. There will also be an opportunity to take pictures! Saturday, April 3, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Alvorada Dentistry, 13922 Estate Manor Dr., Gainesville

Easter Skate

Bring the family and friends to Skate N Fun Zone to skate on Easter! Sunday, April 4, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. | Skate N Fun Zone, 7878 Sudley Rd., Manassas

Park Day at Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park

Join the staff at Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park and the American Battlefield Trust at Park Day 2021! Park Day is a nationwide event that encourages Civil War enthusiasts to help maintain, restore and preserve Civil War sites through volunteerism. A fun and rewarding day of work! Projects will include litter pick up, cleaning cemeteries, and trail maintenance throughout the 140-acre park. Wear sturdy work shoes, bring gloves and remember sunscreen. Tools and snacks will be provided. Meet in the parking lot off Iron Brigade Avenue. Please no pets. Saturday, April 10, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon | Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park, Iron Brigade Unit Avenue, Bristow

Doggie Days of Spring – Treat Hunt

Bring your dog to the park and enjoy an afternoon of activities for large and small dogs. Dogs must remain on a leash and be accompanied by an adult ages 18 or older. Costume Contest, treat hunt, vendors and more! Proof of rabies vaccination required. Registration deadline April 2, 2021: 703-491-6673. Saturday, April 10, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. | Veterans Memorial Park, 14300 Featherstone Rd., Woodbridge

Pups & Pints at Ornery Beer Co.

Happy hour pricing while your dogs socialize.  Join the Paws of Fame wall. On-site pet vendors will be inside. Sunday, April 11, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. | Ornery Beer Company Taproom, 8088 Flannery Ct., Manassas

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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? Email calendar@princewilliamliving.com.

 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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