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.
House of Mercy’s 15th Anniversary Celebration Food Truck Festival
Enjoy an afternoon of fun, food and prizes celebrating the 15th anniversary of the House of Mercy Food Pantry! Enjoy the best food Northern Virginia food trucks have to offer, along with raffles for prize baskets! Basket collection themes include baking, family movie night, family game night, wine night, teachers, ice cream, wedding, baby, Christmas, Fall/Halloween, Arts & Crafts, Teens and more! Registration is encouraged. Register by Aug. 24 and receive 10 free raffle tickets! Saturday, Aug. 28, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. | House of Mercy, 8170 Flannery Ct., Manassas
Goat Yoga Date Night
First Friday: Manassas Cooks!
Calling amateur home chefs! Show off your skills and imagination to create a dish to impress the panel of discerning food judges. Top three winners will receive a gift card to spend at Manassas businesses. Chefs register here. Friday, Sept. 3, 4:30 p.m. | Historic Downtown Manassas
Porters for a Purpose
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
10th Annual Bands, Brews & Barbecue
Historic Downtown Manassas will hold its 10th Annual Bands, Brews, and Barbecue Festival on Sept. 4, 2021. This ticketed event features award winning craft beers and distilled spirits for sampling, some of Northern Virginia’s best barbecue for purchase, and incredible live music. Purchase tickets here. Saturday, Sept. 4, 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. | Manassas Museum Lawn, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas
Fall Festival & Chili Cook-off
The 2021 Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center’s Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off is a day full of food, entertainment, activities, and family fun! Food vendors and non-food vendors in attendance. Saturday, Sept. 11, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center, 15201 Potomac Town Pl., Woodbridge
Brentsville Bluegrass Concert Series: King Street Blues
For hundreds of years, the Brentsville Public Lot has been a place of entertainment and festivities, and that tradition continues today! Bring your chairs, kick up your heels, and enjoy some Bluegrass and comfort food at the historic centre! Before the concert starts, self-guided tours will be available. Food and beverage will be available for purchase on-site. The lawn will be marked to help maintain social distancing, and face masks are required when indoors. Pre-purchased tickets are recommended; call 703-365-7895. Saturday, Sept. 11, 4:00 p.m. | Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre, 12229 Bristow Rd., Bristow
Arts Alive! 2021
A co-production of the Prince William County Arts Council and Hylton Performing Arts Center, this annual family-friendly arts festival features Prince William County Arts Council members and other community performers and fine artists. Enjoy hands-on activities for all ages, multiple stages of performances indoors and out, exhibits, food vendors, and more! Come out and celebrate your local arts community! Free, no tickets required. Sunday, Sept. 12 | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas
Hispanic Heritage Festival
Over 60 Artisan Vendors from Latin America, Family friendly activities for all ages. Academy of Dance to perform with groups from Columbia, Peru, Brazil and Puerto Rico. Children’s favorite characters, live music with Joe Faler , Ritmo Latino and Los Game Band along with Zumba with Rochi Bracale and Carolina Hernandiz. Full day of fun for everyone! Sunday, Sept. 12, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center St., Manassas
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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.